LGA Event Calendar

Every year the Lake George Association offers great water ecology adventures, parties, educational events, and fun family outings. The calendar below includes events that the LGA is putting on as well as events where LGA staff will be present.

Reservations are required for many of our events. Registrations are required so that we can contact you in case of event cancellations or for additional information. Some events will be cancelled if a minimum registration number is not met.

For Public Floating Classroom dates and reservations, visit our reservation page here.

As event dates and details are determined, we will add information here.

2016 Events

Date and Time
Event
Location
Notes

June 28

8:00pm

5th Annual Iron Chef Party at Sushi Yoshi
in Benefit of The Lake George Association

Sushi Yoshi,

1818 State Route 9
Lake George, NY

Watch your favorite local businesses compete for Lake George's ultimate culinary prize!

All proceeds from the raffles being held that evening benefit the Lake George Association's Lake-Saving Projects.

Starting July 6, 2016

10:00am -12:00pm or 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

Floating Classroom

Shepard's Park, Lake George Village

 

Find out what makes Lake George so special! Learn about Lake George ecology, geologic history, animals, lake protection efforts and more.

Programs every Wednesday in July and August, from 10:00am -12:00pm or 1:00pm - 3:00pm.

Reservations are required and can be made online here.

July 8

10:00am-12:00pm

Lake George WAVE Program Training and Volunteer Refresher

Lake George Association

Office

Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) is a citizen-based water quality assessment developed by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Come learn how to collect biological data for assessment of water quality on wadeable streams in the Lake George watershed and get your stream assignments for the 2016 stream monitoring season.

Please contact Educator Jill Trunko to rsvp 518-668-3558 or jtrunko@lakegeorgeassociation.org.

July 8-10
Annual King George Fishing Derby

Lake George

22nd Annual King George Fishing Derby. Over $15,000 in prizes. Adult and Junior Divisions. A full weekend of FAMILY FISHING FUN.

Cash prizes for the following three categories: Lake Trout, Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass

For more information and how to register, visit kinggeorgefishingderby.com

July 11-15

10:00am-3:00pm

New York Invasive Species Awareness Week

Lake George Visitor Center

Come meet our Invasive Species Education Interns who will be set up with samples of invasive species found in Lake George and will be ready to answer any of your invasive species questions.

July 12

10:00am-1:00pm

Asian clam removal and research

Sandy Bay, Lake George

Come join us in Sandy Bay to assist with Asian clam research and removal. You will learn how to identify, collect, and document the Asian clam population in Sandy Bay.

Please contact the LGA at 518-668-3558 to let us know if you will be attending so we know how much equipment we will need.

July 15
LGA'S Annual Gala
The Sagamore Resort, Bolton Landing

You are cordially invited to the Speakeasy: A Benefit for the Protection of Lake George!

Flappers and fellas are invited to wear their best 1920's attire -- think Prohibition and Pearls!

Call our office at 668-3558 or email ssmith@lakegeorgeassociation.org for your ticket. LGA members are given priority seating for this event.

July 16

8am-9am

Annual Adirondack Loon Census

and

Lake George Goose Survey

Anywhere on Lake George

Count loons on Lake George as part of an annual monitoring program. Learn more here.

This year we are also asking volunteers to count geese while they are surveying for loons to help us determine future goose management on Lake George.

To sign up contact Educator Jill Trunko at 518-668-3558 or jtrunko@lakegeorgeassociation.org

July 20

7:00pm

Conservation Through the Lives of Adirondack Loons

Lake George Association office

Come join us for a presentation by Dr, Nina Schoch of the Biodiversity Research Institute's Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation about loon natural history and loon outreach and research in the Adirondacks.

Reservation are encouraged by calling the LGA at 518-688-3558 or e-mail Educator Jill Trunko at jtrunko@lakegeorgeassociation.org.

July 29

10:00am-3:00pm

Adirondack Lakes Alliance
Lake and River Association Symposium

Paul Smith's College

One-day conference focused on educating lake and river association members on the many aspects of watershed and lake/river management, while addressing regional and local issues with aquatic invasive species, stormwater runoff, program funding, and what you can do as an association to protect your waterways.

For more information and how to register, please visit adirondacklakesalliance.org

August 14
LGA Clambake at the Boathouse Restaurant
The Boathouse Restaurant, 3210 Lake Shore Drive What better way to spend a summer Sunday than eating clams, drinking cold beer and enjoying live music? How about doing all that with your friends at a benefit for the Lake George Association?

Once again, our friends at The Boathouse Restaurant (3210 Lake Shore Drive, Lake George) are hosting a benefit for the LGA on August 14. Come have a great meal and support the LGA’s work protecting Lake George.

August 19

10 AM

Lake George Association Annual Meeting
Lake George Club The 131st annual meeting of the Lake George Association is planned for Friday, Aug. 19, at the Lake George Club. Come hear about what your Lake George Association is doing to protect Lake George water and how your support keeps us moving ahead. Stay for a great lunch at the beautiful Lake George Club!
August 25, 7 PM

 
Managing Stormwater on Your Property

Master Class

LGA Office Come learn about ways to minimize runoff on your property. Participants will be entered into a drawing for a rain barrel to help capture runoff. Reservations are suggested by calling the LGA at 518-668-3558.

 

 

 

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