Waterfront Foundation fundraiser, search for the lost ward

Photo provided by Jerry Skrocki
Tropic Rhythm. Photo provided by Jerry Skrocki.

Waterfront Foundation Pig Roast Fundraiser

The Amsterdam Waterfront Foundation will be holding a pig roast fundraiser on June 13, 2014, 6pm at the Muni Clubhouse, 158 Upper Van Dyke Ave, Amsterdam. Tickets are $30 in advance (by June 6) or $40 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the clubhouse or online at riverlinkconcerts.com (scroll to bottom of home page).

The event will feature music by Tropic Rhythm, who play a mixture of bolero, merengue, salsa, classic rock, pop,motown, rhythm and blues, and jazz. The band will start playing at 7pm. Proceeds from the event will got to support the Riverlink Summer Concert series.

Rock City: In search of the lost ward

The Historic Amsterdam League will be hosting a free narrated bus tour of the historic Rockton neighborhood on Saturday, June 7th. The tour will start at the main pavilion at Shuttleworth Park, with buses leaving at 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM,  and 2:30 PM. At the pavilion there will be photographic displays and artifacts that highlight Rockton history and speakers will discuss the Chuctanunda Creek and life working at Mohawk Mills. Visit www.historicamsterdam.org for more information.