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October 4, 2013

Community Calendar: Oct. 4, 2013

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


Parent’s Night Out. 6 to 9 p.m. Nazarene Church, 187 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Children infant through sixth grade invited for pizza, crafts, gym games and a special visit from Ish Kabibble. Preregister at 561-1960 or

SAT., OCT. 5

Rally to Save Chateaugay Correctional Facility. 11 a.m. Chateaugay Rec Park. Speakers include Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury), Assemblywoman Janet Duprey (R-Peru), Chateaugay Mayor Jason LaPlante and prison union officials. T-shirts, free hotdogs, hamburgers. Scheduled to close July 26, 2014, the prison employs 111 people. T-shirts, free hotdogs, hamburgers.

Trunk Treasures Rummage Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fashion Exchange, Truman Avenue Plaza, Plattsburgh. Also local vendors and artists, food available from Quiche et Crepe and Michigans Plus. Sales and giveaways plaza-wide. $10 to bring a carload of items to set up and sell; setup at 9:30 a.m. Put on by Fashion Exchange and North Country Mission of Hope to raise money for the mission’s Children Feeding Children program.

Heroic Corn Maze. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Find history clues among towering stalks of corn in a maze in the shape of the fort. Included in general admission cost, $17.50 for adults, $14 for age 62 and older, $8 for children 5 through 12, kids 4 and younger, free.

Story Time. 10 a.m., Chazy Public Library. Brandy Juneau will encourage children to explore the beauty of nature with a fall story, nature hunt and activity for ages 3 through 8.

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