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October 11, 2013

Community Calendar: Oct. 11, 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 be 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.



Spaghetti Dinner/Meet and Greet with Peru Republican Candidates. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. St. Augustine’s Parish Center, 3030 Main St., Peru. Adults, $8; ages 5 through 12, $5; under 5, free. Takeouts available. Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle.

Halloween Special Family Movie Night. 7 p.m. Village of Dannemora Community Center, 40 Emmons St. Free. Treats and drinks provided. Sponsored by the Village of Dannemora Parks and Recreation Commission.

118th Memorial Service of the Battle of Valcour. 4:30 p.m. Clinton Community College, 136 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh. Saranac Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution commemorate the 237th anniversary of the 1776 Battle of Valcour, overlooking the battle site. Speaker Peter Guibord will focus on Benedict Arnold’s role in the American Revolution prior to the Battle of Valcour. 

“Fill the Pantries, Feed the People” Northern Tier Food Drive. 7 am. to 7 p.m. Price Chopper, 860 Route 11, Champlain. Proceeds benefit food shelves in Champlain, Rouses Point, Chazy, West Chazy, Mooers, Mooers Forks, Ellenburg and Altona. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 3525.

SAT., OCT. 12

North Country Honor Flight. 7 a.m. Old Base Parade Grounds, U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh. Flag ceremony followed by sendoff ceremony at Plattsburgh International Airport at 7:45 a.m. Public invited to attend and encourage the 15 World War II veterans as they go to visit their memorial in Washington, D.C.

Elmore SPCA Furniture Sale. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. 142 Park Row, Cadyville. Proceeds benefit programs at the Elmore SPCA, Peru.

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