Foothills Arts Council, Inc Upcoming Events

Children’s Theater Camp – August 19-23 . 10am to 3pm.
Open to children ages 8 to 14.  Amsterdam Free Library.
This camp is designed to help campers become more creative, and self-expressive, by immersing them in techniques of theater production. Subjects of study will be: theater games, improvisation and acting, as they  put on a performance on the Friday evening at the end of camp. Please contact Cheryl, for more information. To Register: Contact the library at (518) 842-1080. This event is Co-sponsored by the Amsterdam Free Library, 28 Church St. Amsterdam, NY and Foothills Arts Council, Inc. 

Italiafest -Saturday Sept. 7th - Rec. Department/River Ridge Italiafest street fair,  11 AM - 9 PM Bridge St.,  Amsterdam, NY.  Come find our booth for children's activities, 50/50 raffle, and info from our staff about upcoming events! 

Poetry Night at the Meadowbrook Saloon – Glen, NY Thursday, September 19th, 7-9 PM. An open mic night at the historic Meadowbrook, with featured poet and Foothills member, Judith Prest. Come see, come hear, come participate! Admission: $5.00

Almost, Maine by John Cariani
Presented by The Foothills Arts Players. This play is a mostly comic, but occasionally serious,  look at love in the magical, mystical, fictional town of Almost, Maine. 
Friday, September 27, Saturday, 28, at 7:00 pm.
Sunday, 29, at 2:00  pm.
Pawling Hall, 86 N. Pawling St., Hagaman, NY 12086   
$12.00 general admission.

First Annual Foothills Creative Writing Contest. Aug 10 - Nov 1, 2019. Free and open to all NY State residents age 13+. Prizes of publication in our Inspired anthology for 3 people in each of 3 categories: Fiction, Non-fiction, and Poetry. For rules and submission addresses visit the Creative Writing Contest page. Co-sponsored  the by Amsterdam Free Library.

Creative Harvest – October – A yearly spoken word program, co-sponsored by the Amsterdam Free Library, featuring the best poets and speakers the region could offer. A wide range of topics greet us as we engage speakers with an audience in what always proves to be an entertaining and worthwhile event.

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