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March 8, 2013

Community Calendar: March 8, 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. 

Items should be brief, listing the time, date, place, prices, a contact number and any other essential information.

All items in the calendar must be open to the public.

They should be sent to: Press-Republican Community Calendar, P.O. Box 459, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901-0459.

Releases may also be faxed to the Press-Republican at 561-3362 or sent by email to:



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



Parents’ Night Out. 6 to 8 p.m. Turnpike Wesleyan Church, Plattsburgh. All community children welcome to join in movies, games and snacks. Appropriate pajamas or casual clothes for the evening. 

Holy Cow Thrift Shop. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tarbell  Hill Road, Moriah. Proceeds benefit the Moriah United Methodist Church. 


Tag Sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. St. Ann’s Church, Mooers Forks.

Family Swim Night. 7 to 9 p.m. The Wellness Center at PARC, New York Road, Plattsburgh. $2 per person. Opportunity for a swim in a heated indoor pool to exercise or just float around. Sponsored by Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department.

SAT.-SUN., March 9-10

Home and Lifestyle Expo. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Crete Memorial Civic Center, Plattsburgh. Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties home-improvement businesses and bounce house for the kids. Adults, $3, children free. Sponsored by the Adirondack Builders Association.

Ice Xtravaganza. 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Rouses Point Civic Center. North Country Skating Club annual show. Pre-show half hour before each performance.  General admission, $8, seniors $5, free 5 and under. 


“Four More Feet” film. 8 p.m. ADK’s High Peaks Information Center, end of Adirondack Loj Road, south of Lake Placid. The story of Randy Pierce, a totally blind hiker who takes on the challenge of hiking all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4,000-foot peaks in a single winter season.

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