Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, is set to welcome historian and author Amy Godine to the Lyceum lecture series on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Her lecture will focus on the history of minstrel shows and blackface performances in theaters, Grange halls, churches, schools and other venues in the North Country, and the … Continue reading Godine’s “Adirondack Blackface: A Hidden History” at Whallonsburg Grange

Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Fran Yardley's book, Finding True North, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Regional Category. Winners will be announced in June. Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. It exclusively covers university and independent (non “Big … Continue reading Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Workshop @ View Arts Center: Writing Children’s Book and Young Adult Fiction

Writing for children has its own special challenges - and so does writing for the young adult reader. This workshop will explain how to meet those challenges, and also how to  land your work with a great publishing company. You can bring short selections to share. The cost of the class is $45 / $30 … Continue reading Workshop @ View Arts Center: Writing Children’s Book and Young Adult Fiction

North Country School seeks Director of Communications

North Country School and Camp Treetops is accepting applications for a Director of Communications.  The Director of Communications promotes and develops the institution’s voice and branding and is responsible for messaging to key constituencies and stakeholders. The ideal candidate is a thoughtful leader, strategic thinker, experienced writer, and creative problem-solver. Director of Communications job description

Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party

Finding True North A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks Fran Yardley The Adirondack Artists Guild will host a book launch party from 5-7 pm on Friday, July 13, for Fran Yardley’s book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks, published by Excelsior Editions, an imprint of State … Continue reading Finding True North by Fran Yardley Book Launch Party

Find Waldo in Lake Placid

Iconic children’s book character continues to create summertime fun to support the shop local movement 06/21/18 — Where’s Waldo? In Lake Placid of course! The iconic children’s book character in the red-and-white-striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five local businesses throughout our community this July. Find Waldo Local is a great summer vacation activity … Continue reading Find Waldo in Lake Placid