LGA Event Calendar

Every year the Lake George Association offers great water ecology adventures, 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.

Keep checking back as we will continue to update with more information and additional events for 2014.

2014 Events

Date and Time
Event
Location
Notes

April 22nd
11:00am-2:00pm

Genpak's Earth Fest 2014


Genpak Gymnasium

68 Warren St, Glens Falls

Walk, bike, run, or roll over to Genpak on Earth Day!

Featuring: Electronic recycling, Green cleaning, Medicine Diposal, Food Drive, Bottle Drive, Your Carbon Footprint

We will be on hand with our lake-friendly living materials and information about invasive species.

 

April 26th
9:00am-1:00pm

Warren County Soil and Water's
Conservation Celebration

 

Hovey Pond Park

25 Lafayette St, Queensbury

Come celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day! The Celebration will have information and displays from the supporting partners (including us!) and will include: the EM River Model, information on improving your soil health, a tree seedling handout (first 100 visitors), green infrastructure ideas for the home and ways to reduce stormwater impacts. Stop by and see what you can do to help out in the field of conservation!

We will be on hand with fun water related activities for all ages! We hope to see you there for a day of environmental conservation and fun!

May 30th
3:00pm- 7:00pm

 

Invasive Plant Trade-in Event

 

Lake George Association office

 

Native plants will be available with the trade-in of an invasive species from your property.

Check back for more information about this event.

June 7th
1:00pm-4:00pm

 

“Make It, Learn it, Do It”

 

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Come be exposed to real-world science and engineering projects! LGA will be on hand to give you an up-close look at the plankton in Lake George.

July 7th-11th

 

Adirondack Park Invasive Species Awareness Week

 

Lake George Visitor Center

 

Stop by the Lake George Visitor Center to learn all about invasive species, including Lake George's aquatic animal invaders the Asian clam, spiny water flea, and Chinese mystery snail. We will be available to answer your questions about aquatic and terrestrial invasive species as well as invasive forest pests.

July 7th to 24th
1:00pm-3:00pm

Water Investigation
through SUNY Adirondack's Summer Enrichment Program

SUNY Adirondack,
Queensbury

 

Where will the water you drink this morning be tomorrow?
Have you ever explored a lake or pond? Come learn about how the water got there, what lives there, and if the water is healthy. You will investigate water through crafts, games and experiments. Each day we will cover a new topic, from H2O Olympics to Alien Invaders.

For students in grades 6-9. Class is Monday-Thursday. Cost $118. Registration is through the Office of Continuing Education at SUNY Adirondack.

Visit SUNY Adirondack's website here to learn more about this program and other Summer Enrichment Programs.

 

July 11th

Lake George Association
Summer Splash Gala

The Inn at Erlowest

"MAD 4 Lake George"

Ladies are invited to wear their best 1960's hairstyle, and men your finest 1960s tie, for a special contest! Or join us for a try at Best Dressed Couple! Hint- think Don and Megan Draper! Enjoy swinging hits by New York Players Entertainment Groups's City Rhythm!

Book early, this event fills up quickly!

 

July 19th
8:00am-9:00am

 

Annual Adirondack Loon Census

 

Any site on Lake George

 

Volunteer to count loons on Lake George as part of an annual monitoring program aimed at determining the relative health of the population of this signature Adirondack bird.

Learn more here.

August 8th
10:00am-1:00pm

 

Macroinvertebrate Bioblitz

 

TBA

 

Help determine water quality by catching and identifying the macroinvertebrates that live in our waters.

Learn more about macroinvertebrates here.

Check back for more information about this event.

August 16th

 

Fort Ticonderoga's
The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain

Fort Ticonderoga

 

LGA Education Coordinator, Kristen Rohne, will present "The Current Status of Invasive Species in Lake George."

The Lake Series: Lake George & Lake Champlain  focuses on the history, geography, culture, ecology and current issues related to these magnificent lakes that are so integral to Fort Ticonderoga. Attendees learn about these topics through three strands: history, arts/culture, and ecology/current issues. The series takes place on three Saturday mornings during the summer of 2014. 

Learn more about the event here.

August 22nd

 

Lake George Association's
129th Annual Meeting

 

Lake George Club

Learn about all the great programs and projects the LGA has underway!

 

 

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