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August 2, 2013

Community Calendar: Aug. 2, 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. 

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


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



First Weekend. Downtown Plattsburgh. Melissa Hood exhibition opening, NCCCA, 5 to 7 p.m.; free integral Hathu Yoga class, NCCCA front lawn, 5 to 6 p.m.; Haley Wright-McGivney, NCCCA, 5 to 7 p.m.; Jason Andrew Torrance opening reception, ROTA, 5 to 7 p.m.; Ben Bright and Mike Maddix, Grandma’s Sewing and Alteration, 5 to 7 p.m.; James Van Etten, ROTA, 5 to 7 p.m.; Giovanni Bucci, Cheechako Taco, 5 to 7 p.m.; Bruce Lawson, Margaret Street, 5 to 7 p.m.; Mad Dog, Rescued Treasures, Clinton Street, 5 to 7 p.m.; $5 wine tasting, Irises Cafe & Wine Bar, City Hall Place, 5 to 7 p.m.; Meet the Artist: Jonathan Cron, Champlain Wine Co., 8 City Hall Place; 5 to 7 p.m.; Style & Substance Free Advice Night, Champlain Wine Co., 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jumpin’ Music Concert, NCCCA, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Eat.Sleep.Funk. and Zip City Blues.

Bluff Point Lighthouse Tours. 1 to 3 p.m. Learn the history of the lighthouse and Valcour Island. New exhibits feature camps of Valcour Island. Must provide own transportation to lighthouse.

Rummage Sale. 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Masonic Lodge, Route 22, West Chazy (former Methodist Church). To benefit the Miramichi Chapter, Order of Easter Star. 

Farmers Market. 2 to 5:30 p.m. Visitor Interpretive Center, 8023 Route 3, Paul Smiths. Fresh vegetables, berris, beads, baked goods, herbs, jams, jellies, plants, more. Part of the Adirondack Cooperative. 

The Big Latch On. Register at 9:30 a.m., be in place on lawn by 10:20 a.m., event at 10:30 a.m. sharp. CVPH Medical Center front lawn, Beekman Street, Plattsburgh. Breastfeeding women and their families participate as part of a worldwide endeavor to promote breast feeding as a healthy start for babies. A blanket, lawn chair and umbrella are recommended in case of rain. Gift bags will be awarded to the oldest and youngest nursing. A reception will follow for families with Blair & Webber Photography providing a free photo. Park in Emergency Care parking lot. 

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