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February 18, 2014

Snowball events continue

Looking for something to do during winter break?

Here are some family-fun ideas:

TODAY

Evening Story Program. 5:30 p.m., Children’s Room, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Terri Perkins will present stories about “Making Friends.”

Snowball/Hearty Kids. 9 to 11 a.m., Crete Memorial Civic Center, Plattsburgh. Social, recreational, cultural and educational events designed for ages 8 through 12. Complete calendar of events at mountainlake.org/snowball.

Snowball/Family Outdoor Adventure. 2 to 4 p.m., Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Program. Cadyville Recreation Park. Preregistration required at Clinton County Youth Bureau by calling 565-4750.

Harlem Globetrotters Fans Rule World Tour. 7 p.m., Olympic Center, Lake Placid. Online voting to choose which new game-changing rules they want to see in their hometown, www.harlemglobetrotters.com/rule. Tickets available at www.tickets.com or 523-3330.

Staying Warm in Winter. All day, The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Learn different ways animals tough out the cold and stay warm in harsh weather. Adults (15 through 64), $17; youth (4 through 14), $10; seniors, (65-plus); 3 and younger and members, free.

WEDNESDAY

No-School Day at the VIC/Winter Botany. 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Visitors Interpretive Center, 8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths. Children ages 7 through 11 invited to join VIC educator Michelle Berrus to search for winter botanical life. Reservations required by noon Feb. 18 by calling 327-6241. $35 per person, $25 for Friends of the VIC.

Winter Break Kids Workshop. 1 to 3 p.m., Winkel Sculpture Court, Myers Fine Arts Building, SUNY Plattsburgh. For families. Free. Call 564-2498 to register.

Wings Wednesday. Noon, The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Meet live Adirondack birds and learn about their winter survival strategies. Adults (15 through 64), $17; youth (4 through 14), $10; seniors, (65-plus); 3 and younger and members, free.

THURSDAY

February Break Winter Explorers. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Hiking, trapping and tracking and building snow forts. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb.

Winter Homes. Noon, The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Discover how animals get cozy in winter weather. At 1 p.m., join the skunks to see how they survive tough Adirondack winters. Adults (15 through 64), $17; youth (4 through 14), $10; seniors, (65-plus); 3 and younger and members, free.

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