Library Hosts John Muir Celebration

Journey with John Muir: Exploring the Wilderness of Our Lives

John Muir celebrated by the Long Lake Library

John Muir celebrated by the Long Lake Library

Friday, July 22nd
– 5:30 p.m. Potluck at the Long Lake Town Hall (bring a dish to pass!)
– 7:00 p.m. Square Dance for all ages & abilities, with Quickstep, LL Town Hall

Quickstep leads the Square Dancing at the Long Lake Town Hall on Friday, July 22nd at 7pm

Quickstep leads the Square Dancing at the Long Lake Town Hall on Friday, July 22nd at 7pm

Saturday, July 23rd
– 10 a.m. Guided Nature Hike at the Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC), Newcomb
– 12 p.m. Reading of John Muir’s book Stickeen AIC, Newcomb
– 2 p.m. Nature Up Close and Personal, nature journal workshop with Caitlin Stewart, Conservation Educator from Hamilton County Soil and Water Department (all materials provided) AIC, Newcomb
– 7 p.m. John Muir program with Dr. Dick Shore. Dick brings Muir to life as he changes before your eyes into the very person of the legendary John Muir. Light refreshments will be served. Long Lake Pavilion

Sunday, July 24th
– Canoe or Kayak paddle with Raquette River Outfitters, a guided trip (fee required)
– Pontoon boat ride with Martin Friedman (fee required)
– 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Intermediate Photography workshop with Joe LeFevre (Limited space, $45 registration)

Joe LeFevre will teach a photography class

Joe LeFevre will teach a photography class

Wilderness Art Exhibit
Throughout the month of July there will be an exhibit of Wilderness themed artwork in a variety of mediums by local artists.

During the weekend, bagged lunches will be available to order & delivered at a cost of $10 by the ADK Trading Post in Long Lake.

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”
-John Muir

This project is made possible, in part, with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

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