Below is a calendar of events that we anticipate will take place in the upcoming 2017 season.

The Copake Lake Community is very active during the Summer months with various community activities and fundraising events. These include monthly meetings of the CLCS, educational and environmental programs, as well family oriented fun and entertainment. Please consider becoming involved by attending and/or volunteering for these activities and events. The success of our organization depends upon the support of our community members!!

For more information on Town of Copake Events or to sign up for the Town Newsletter "Copake Connection", please visit townofcopake.org

* Indicates events that are NOT sponsored by CLCS, but may be of interest to our members.

Saturday, May 13

9 AM  CLCS Board of Trustees Meeting
The Greens Restaurant

Saturday, May 20 
8 AM - 4 PM  New York State Safe Boating Course
Copake Town Hall
This comprehensive course teaches fundamentals of safe boating operation, and is held at the Copake Town Hall. There is no fee for this course. Participants will receive a New York State safety certificate upon successful completion. To register, please call Joyce Craw at 914-474-3786 and leave a message; or email her at craw311@aol.com. Space is limited.

Saturday, May 20
9 AM - Noon
Town of Copake Clean-Up Day*

The Town of Copake hosts an annual clean-up day every spring at the Town Garage, 44 School Road (off Rt 22 by the old Roe-Jan School). Residents are permitted to dispose of unwanted household items such as broken lawn chairs, mattresses, tires, etc. Household garbage or hazardous waste are NOT permitted. New restrictions this year include a maximum limit of four tires, and no construction or demolition debris. For more information, 

Saturday, May 27
9 AM - Noon
Annual CLCS Shoreline Clean-Up Day

Join your neighbors in this annual effort to remove debris that has accumulated over the winter months in and around the lake. CLCS committee members will be at the corner of Route 7 and Lakeview Road, where there will be a dumpster. Lake neighbors are asked to remove debris from the lake and shoreline. You can then either bring it to the dumpster or place it along the lake side of the road. Volunteers will remove and dispose of the debris. The dumpster is for lake debris only, no household trash please. Please plan to participate in this worthwhile event.

Saturday, May 27
Copake-Hillsdale Farmers Market Opens for the season. Open 9am to 1pm every Saturday through October 28. Location is 9140 State Rout 22, Hillsdale NY (just across from the Roe-Jane Library.  Visit their website for more details --- live music and special events every week. www.copakehillsdayfarmersmarket.com

Saturday, June 7
Treatment for invasive weeds in selected areas with Reward®. NYS requires a two-weeks swimming ban, but only in areas treated. Signs will be posted prior to and during the treatment. 

Thursday, June 8
7 PM: Copake Town Board Meeting
Copake Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Road

Saturday, June 10
9 AM CLCS Board of Trustees Meeting
The Greens Restaurant

Saturday, June 17
5 PM Party in the Park! 8th Annual Roe-Jan Library Benefit
This year honoring Bill Rasweller, DVM. See the library website for details: http://www.roejanlibrary.org

Monday, July 4
1 PM Annual Boat Parade*
Starting at Southwest Colony, the always popular boat parade features watercraft of all types taking a slow tour around the lake to the delight of participants and shoreline onlookers. Afterwards, all can gather at the Lighthouse. Decorate your boat or watercraft to compete for the coveted award of having your name engraved on the silver trophy!

Early July, TBD
If needed, copper sulfate treatment for algae control. Seven-day notice will be given and posted.

Saturday, July 8
CLCS Annual Meeting and Open House
10 AM -12 Noon (refreshments served beginning at 9:30 am)
Copake Town Hall; 230 Mountain View Road
Open to all CLCS members and anyone interested in learning more about our organization, the annual meeting provides an opportunity to get involved and stay up to date on lake related issues. Trustees are elected at this time, refreshments are served, and CLCS merchandise is available for purchase. Remember, your membership must be paid for the current year in order for you to vote.

Thursday, July 13
7 PM: Copake Town Board Meeting
Copake Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Road

Saturday, July 15
6:30 PM  CLCS Summer Bash
The Greens Restaurant
Please join us for a lively evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, at our thirteenth annual Summer Bash. 

Early August, TBD
If needed, copper sulfate treatment for algae control. Seven-day notice will be given and posted.

Saturday, August 12
9 AM  CLCS Board of Trustees Meeting
The Greens Restaurant

Thursday, August 10
7 PM: Copake Town Board Meeting
Copake Town Hall, 230 Mountain View Road.

Saturday, August 19
8 AM until Dark: Copake Falls Day
Check website www.copakefallsday.org or call 518-966-2233 for details. 

Mid-August TBD: Aquathol® treatment for late-season weeds, if needed. Tentative: Seven-day notice will be given.

Saturday, August 19
9:00 PM  Fireworks on Copake Lake
A spectacular fireworks display that has become an annual tradition. Board your watercraft, relax on your dock, or visit the Greens to enjoy the show. This event is organized by Denise Chickery and made possible by community donations.

Sunday, September 3
11 AM  CLCS Labor Day Raffle Drawing at the Lighthouse Marina
Tickets are available throughout the season for a chance to win a $1000 grand prize. Other fabulous prizes are donated each year by local businesses and organizations. For tickets, contact Debbie Ruggieri by phone at 518-325-4747 or email copakeelakee@verizon.net or contact any Board Member. 

Saturday, September 9
9 AM  CLCS Board of Trustees Meeting
The Greens Restaurant

Saturday, September 23
5th Annual Roe-Jan Ramble Bike Ride*
This ride will go through Copake, Hillsdale, & Ancram. Proceeds will benefit the expansion of the Hudson Valley Rail Trail. Registration is limited to 300 riders. More information at www.roejanramble.org

Saturday, October TBD
Lake Management Planning Meeting

November TBD
Finance Committee Meeting

CLCS Shoreline Clean Up 2014

Cherie Berk and Denise Chickery 
CLCS Annual Meeting 2014

Summer Bash 2014

Boat Parade 2014

Summer Bash 2014

Debbie Ruggieri, Lynn Hone, and Colleen Closson
Labor Day Raffle 2014


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