Press-Republican

April 5, 2014

On Course: April 5, 2014

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NORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Route 9, Plattsburgh

8-Hour OSHA Asbestos & Silica: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 15. Fee: $25 per person.

16-Hour Confined Space Safety: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April, 17, 18. Fee: $50 per person.

Preregister at 563-1000 or www.northcountrychamber.com.

VISITORS INTERPRETIVE CENTER

8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths.

Holy Shiitake Mushroom: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19. Bring a lunch. Fee: $5 suggested donation; free for Paul Smith’s College students, staff and faculty. 

Wetland-Detectives Training/Frogs and Toads: 2 to 5 p.m. April 19. 

Wetland-Detectives Training/Wetland Bird and Plant Monitoring: 2 to 5 p.m. May 17.

Register by email at dpatrick@paulsmiths.edu.

HID-IN-PINE VINEYARD

456 Soper St., Morrisonville

Grape Pruning: 1 p.m. April 26. 

Register with Richard Lamoy at 643-0006.

SOUTH PLATTSBURGH FIRE DEPARTMENT

4105 Route 22.

Boating Safety: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 29, May 1; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 17; and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 3, 5. Fee: $30 for study booklet, certificate, wallet card.

Register at 493-7251 or rshivokevich@yahoo.com. Sponsored by Plattsburgh Flotilla 15-8, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. 

DEC WEBINAR

How to Streamline Environmental Assessment Forms: 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 29; 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 6; 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 13; 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 15; and 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 22.  Free.

Send an email to depprmt@gw.dec.state.ny.us or call 402-9167 for online website address to register.

PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL

49 Broad St.

Yoga Classes: 5 to 6:30 p.m., Session 4, April 7; Session 5, April 9, 23, 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, June 2, 9, Duken Elementary. Fee: City residents, $20; senior citizens Gold Card member, $15; non-residents, $25.

Zumba Classes: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20. Fee: City residents, $40; senior citizen Gold Card members, $30; non-residents, $45, or pay per class with walk-in rate, $6 per night.

To register, call 561-4332 or go to www.plattscsd.org.

THE GRANGE

1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg.

Fruit Tree Grafting: 9 a.m. April 26. Fee: $25 benefits Lakeside School. Advance registration by email to farmsteadcatering@gmail.com

Planting for Pollinators: 7 p.m. April 29. 

Creating a Rain Garden. 7 p.m. May 6.

Skills-building Workshop for Nonprofit Groups: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 9. 

SUNY PLATTSBURGH

Front Desk Training: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 28, Myers Fine Arts Building. For hospitality and recreational staff.

SAT Review Classes: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, March 31 to April 30, Room 100, Sibley Hall.

Call 564-3054 for details.

There are also more than 200 summer courses with 125 online and open for registration. To access more information, go to www.plattsburgh.edu/academics/summer or call 564-2100.

CLINTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Basic Investing: 6 to 8 p.m. April 8. Fee: $25.

MSSC CPT Safety Fast-Track: 5 to 7:30 p.m. April 8. Fee: $400.

Power Squadron Boater Safety: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 8. Free.

Hot Topics in Nutrition/Food Cures: 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 9. Fee: $25.

Healthy Substitutions for Your Favorite Recipes: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 14. Fee: $20.

Five-Hour Pre-Licensing: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Fee: $35.

Register online at www.clinton.edu/ccwd or 562-4139.

SHERMAN FREE LIBRARY

20 Church St., Port Henry

Computer Help Desk for Senior Citizens: 1 to 3 p.m., April 23, May 15, June 17.  

Seniors and retirees age 55 and older. Bring laptops or tablets for help.

CLINTON COUNTY NEW YORK CONNECTS

All held at Clinton County Government Center, 137 Margaret St., Plattsburgh, first-floor meeting room.

Home-Based Primary Care: 10 to 11:30 a.m., April 9. A program for veterans.

Health Exchange Marketplace: 10 to 11:30 a.m., April 23. Affordable Care Act.

Call 565-4620 or email aging@co.clinton.ny.us. Visitor parking via Court Street.

EXPLORE Consortium

Westside Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh

Decision-Making as an Older Adult with Diabetes: 6 to 7 p.m. May 21. Register at 562-7320 or cblake@cvph.org.

Diabetes Conference for Healthcare Professionals: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 22.

Register at www.plattsburghcas1.com/pulmonaryconference or email kate.chilton@plattsburgh.edu or call 564-3054.

ONEWORKSOURCE

194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh

Computer Essentials 1/Introduction to Computers: 11 a.m., April 15, 20.

Creating a Targeted Resume: 1 to 3 p.m., April 8, 15, 22, 29.

Computer Essentials 2/Introduction to Email: 9:30 to 11 a.m., April 16, 30. Basic computer skills needed.

Job Search for the Older Worker: 1 to 2:30 p.m., April 23.

Dynamic Cover and Thank You Letters: 11 a.m., April 8, 22.

How to Apply for Federal Jobs: 1 to 2:30 p.m., April 9, 30.

Effective Interviewing Techniques: 9:30 to 11 a.m., April 10, 24. 

Unlocking Potential/Transferable Skills: 1 to 2:30 p.m., April 16.

Career Exploitation/Ability Profiler Test: 1 to 4 p.m., April 28.

All classes are free.

Call 561-0430 to register.

FORT TICONDEROGA

Third-annual Garden and Landscape Symposium: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12. Fee: with lunch, $75; members, $65.

An Army Rows and Marches on its Stomach: 2 p.m. April 13. Fee: $10 per person, free for members.

Clothing and Accoutrements: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26, 27. Fee: $100; members and volunteers, $80.

Colonial America Conference For Educators: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 16. Fee: $40

All classes held at Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. 

Preregister at www.fort-ticonderoga.org under the “Explore and Learn” tab or call 585-6370.

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGETiconderoga campus

Five-hour Pre-Driver’s Licensing: 6 to 8:30 p.m., April 28 and 29; and May 19 and 20. Students must attend both sessions. Preregistration required and available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fee: $30.

Call 354-5179.