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March 28, 2014

Community Calendar: March 28, 2014

The Press-Republican events calendar appears every Friday. Be sure submissions reach the Press-Republican newsroom at least one week before the calendar in which they need to appear. 

They should be mailed to: Press-Republican Community Calendar, P.O. Box 459, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-0459; faxed to 561-3362 or sent by email to or


Some events require preregistration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.



Movie Showing. 7 p.m., St. Augustine’s Church, 3030 Main St., Peru. “Francis: The Pope from the New World,” an hour-long documentary begins with the pope’s election on March 13, 2013, and revisits his background in Argentina, where he served as archbishop of Buenos Aires and as a Jesuit provincial. Co-sponsored by St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 and St. Monica’s Court 2598 Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

“Turbo” Movie Showing. 7 p.m. Chateaugay Town Hall Theatre, 191 East Main St. $3 per person or $10 per family, rated PG 13. 

Winter Owl Prowl. 7:30 p.m., Visitors Interpretive Center, 8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths. Join Adirondack Birding Center Director Brian McAllister. Children younger than 12 free when accompanied by an adult. Preregistration appreciated. Call the VIC at 327-6241 or email

Franklin Academy Open House. 9 to 10 a.m., Franklin Academy Auditorium, 42 Huskie Lane, Malone. School tours and information presentation to include Middle School College and Career Pathways exploration that will assist all students in becoming college and career ready and gain 21st-century employability skills.


Maple Weekend. Tap into the sweetness of New York state’s maple sugar products with tours, tastings, pancake breakfasts (with charge), wagon rides, recipes and demonstrations. Participating locations include Black Rooster Maple, 3076 Route 73, Keene; Bechard’s Sugar House, 61 Sanger Lane, West Chazy; Brandy Brook Maple Farm, 439 Brand Brook Road, Ellenburg Center; Brow’s Sugar House, 889 Sugarbush Drive, West Chazy; Cornell University-Uihlein Forest, 157 Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid; Deno’s Sugar Shack, 1490 Route 11, Brushton; Friend’s Maple Products, 402 Spencer Road, Burke; Golden Arrow Resort, 2559 Main St., Lake Placid; Homestead Maple, 1075 Lake Shore Road, Chazy; Maple Knoll Farm, 784 14th Road, Minerva; Maple Ridge Enterprises, 6201 Military Turnpike, Ellenburg Depot; Moon Valley Maple, 215 Johnson Road, Malone; Parker Family Maple Farm, 1043 Slosson Road, West Chazy; Richard Atwood Maple Products, 161 Atwood Road, West Chazy; the Visitors Interpretive Center at Paul Smith’s College, Route 30, Paul Smiths; The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake; Tower Maple Products, 1547 Route 11B, North Bangor; Winter’s Harvest Sugar Shack, 409 Wagner Road, North Bangor; Woods Maple Products, 1470 Route 23, Chateaugay and 1812 Homestead Farm and Museum, 4403 Route 22, Willsboro. Visitors who make their way to eight or more sugarhouses, collecting a stamp or business card, will be entered into a maple gift basket giveaway, to be announced at First Weekends, Plattsburgh, on April 5. For more information go to or

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