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February 19, 2014

College, Wild Center host kids events


Hearty Kids Organ Wise Guys. 9 to 11 a.m., Crete Civic Center. Activities, games to teach kids ages 8 to 12 how their body works and how to keep their organs in healthy shape. Healthy snack. Open to Clinton County residents. Co-sponsored by the Clinton County Youth Bureau and City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department. Pre-register at 565-4750.


Therapy Dog Library Visit. 10:30 a.m., Children’s Room,109 Main St., Saranac Lake. Tail-wagging tutors will listen to stories read by the children.

Harry Potter-inspired Wand-Making Workshop. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Imaginarium Children’s Museum, 4709 Route 9, Plattsburgh. $6 per child includes admission to exhibit hall. Preregister at 324-7426.

Adirondack Survivor with History Out of the Box. 11 a.m. to noon, Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Ave., Plattsburgh. Learn how early trappers and explorers survived the harsh winter climate of the Adirondacks. Participants will build a fire, get some cooking tips and learn how to build a shelter with Jan McCormick.

Mid-Winter Walk with Peter O’Shea. 1 p.m., Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. Snowshoes available.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth through 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play.


Maple Day. 9 a.m., The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. The Adirondack Museum will bring a collection of regional maple sugaring artifacts and stories through photographs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local residents may register for the 9 a.m. free pancake breakfast and sugaring workshop at

Snowball Zumba Party. Noon and 2 p.m., JC Penney Court, Champlain Centre mall, Smithfield Boulevard, Plattsburgh. For the whole family. Prizes at both sessions. Free.

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