SLFL & ACW team up for Banned Books Week Cover Design Window Display
To bring attention to national Banned Books Week (est. 1982), an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and drawing national attention to the harms of censorship, the Adirondack Center for Writing has created a Banned Books Cover Design Activity, the results of which will be posted in the window of ACW’s storefront at 15 Broadway for the week of September 18-24.
In collaboration with the Saranac Lake Free Library, ACW is building a Banned Books Week window display, featuring artwork from SL locals and visitors of any age! Anyone can stop by the Adirondack Center for Writing or the library to pick up a coloring sheet, pick a banned book from the list, and then draw their own interpretation of the cover. To be included in the window display, participants can drop off their completed coloring sheet to ACW (15 Broadway) by 5 pm on September 22nd, and they’ll add it to the front window to spread awareness about censorship and the power of books. The goal is to fill the entire window with book covers.
Learn more about the project HERE. You can also download your own coloring sheets there too.
Community Strings Orchestra of the Adirondacks
Now and Then with Bob Bayle & Andrea Matte
Based on their book of the same name.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 At 7 – 8:30 pm
Published by WCHS earlier in 2021 following a successful exhibition at the Chapman Museum, Now and Then contains 260 photos detailing the changes Glens Falls and Queensbury have gone through over the years. Bayle and Matte will discuss their research, the process of choosing the photographs to include, and bits of local history they learned along the way. Books will be available for purchase at $25 each.
This event is free and open to the public.
Third floor courtroom at City Hall, 42 Ridge Street, Glens Falls
Contemporary Iroquois Art with Colette Lemmon
Presented by Union College Academy for Lifelong Learning (UCALL) and the Kelly Adirondack Center
September 22, 2022, 5:30 pm program, refreshments from 5 pm
From the elegant beauty of baskets and antler carving to the thoughtful, occasionally provocative imagery of sculpture and painting, Iroquois art offers a window into the culture itself. Join us as we explore a wide range of contemporary Iroquois art and the inspiration, creative process, and purpose behind these amazing expressions.
Colette Lemmon has worked with Haudenosaunee/Iroquois artists since 1992 and currently holds a position as the Iroquois Museum’s Curator of Exhibitions (Howes Cave, NY).
More information is HERE.
Reamer Campus Center, Union College, Union St, Schenectady
Xperience For All
September 24, 202, 10 am – 5 pm
This new event will be a celebration of outdoor recreation and introduce the broad opportunities for outdoor enjoyment for those who are unfamiliar or not yet comfortable exploring the region’s woods and waterways on their own.
ADKX will be free for all on the day of the event. The day will feature workshops, games, demonstrations, and presentations, all in the spirit of providing museum visitors a foundation to safely pursue recreation on their own.
Find out more HERE.