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Monday Evening Xplorations

Monday Evening Xplorations: Let’s MEX at Your Place!

Join us for this season’s Monday Evening Xplorations delivered live to your home! These engaging VIRTUAL programs will explore diverse topics from around the Adirondack Park. The evening programs require a registration and are available to all Adirondack Experience members. For non-members, registrations are limited to 100, first come, first-served. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation with the link to the program. If you are not a member, please consider making a donation in the amount of your choosing to help support programs like these.  If you are a member and still wish to make a donation, we greatly appreciate it!

All programs will begin at 7:30 pm EDT. Missed a program? Recordings will be available for viewing on theADKX.org website the week after each live program.

Monday, July 6 at 7:30 pm

Steven Engelhart

The Legacy of Harvey Kaiser’s Great Camps of the Adirondacks

This program will explore the importance of the region’s rustic architecture, the role that Kaiser’s Great Camps had in its appreciation and stewardship, and some of the unintended consequences of this success.

Monday, July 20 at 7:30 pm

Katie Torchetti

Rural Rosie (encore program)

Find out how the women of the Adirondacks stepped up during wartime to protect their country, keep up morale, and find resourceful ways to make a living while they were left to be the family breadwinners.

Monday, August 3 at 7:30 pm

Alan Via

Doghiker: A Talk about Hiking with Dogs

In addition to 77 great hikes with dogs, Alan will discuss proper trail etiquette for dog owners, Leave No Trace (LNT), and review getting a dog, training for hiking, safeguarding your dog, first aid, field first aid, and gear.

Monday, August 17 at 7:30 pm

Kimberley A. Bouchard, Laura Rice, Allison Studdiford, Chris Leifheit, and Nathalie Costa Thill

Arts in the Adirondacks in the Age of Coronavirus

Join us for an evening presentation featuring a brief reading from the diary of a North Creek soldier and a discussion about how cultural organizations in the Adirondacks are adapting to the challenges of this time—the most momentous period in US history since World War II.  (Photo of Joseph Minder, WWII veteran, taken by Daniel Way, M.D.)

Anne LaBastille on front porch

 

Monday, September 7 at 7:30 pm

Leslie Surprenant

Anne LaBastille: Trailblazer and Hell Raiser

Explore the life and legacy of Adirondack “Woodswoman” author and internationally-recognized conservationist Anne LaBastille, PhD. Through this discussion, Leslie Surprenant, a long-time friend and LaBastille’s estate executor, shares the exceptional life story of this trailblazer.

If you are not a member, please consider making a donation in the amount of your choosing to help support programs like these.  If you are a member and still wish to make a donation, we greatly appreciate it!