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January 18, 2013

Community Calendar: Jan. 18, 2013

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.

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FRI.-SUN., JAN. 18-20

Adirondack International Mountaineering Festival. Keene Valley. Mountaineering clinics, slide shows, demos. See details at

SAT., JAN. 19

Square Dance. Clinton County Fairgrounds, Morrisonville. North Country Squares. Plus, 7 to 8 p.m.; MS, 8 to 10 p.m. Caller: Bob LaBounty; cuer: Mo Wall.

Wild Kratts Polar Animals. 10 a.m. North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh. Stories and activities. Register at

North Country Lumber Jills Bottle Drive. Noon to 4 p.m. City Recreation Department. Gather your bottles and cans, call 335-2295 and someone from the team will pick them up.

Unhuggables. 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Adirondack Carousel, Saranac Lake. Interactive program that explores the good in Adirondack animals with bad reputations. Humor, stories and live animals and creepy crawly things.

Fireworks over Ski Jumps. 9 to 9:30 p.m. Over the Olympic Jumping Complex, Lake Placid.

Car Seat Safety Check. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bill McBride Chevrolet, U.S. Avenue, Plattsburgh.

SAT.-MON., JAN. 19-21

Open House Ski Weekends. Great Camp Santanoni, off Route 28N, Newcomb.

SUN., JAN. 20.

Book signing. 2 to 4 p.m. The Bookstore Plus, Lake Placid. By author Jenny Milchman.

Draft Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Paul Smith’s College Visitors Interpretive Center. $10 per person or $20 per family. 327-6241.

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