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July 12, 2013

Community Calendar: July 12, 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.



Invasive Species Awareness Week. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Invasive Species displays, Paul Smith’s College VIC, Route 3, Paul Smiths. 

Book Signing. 3 to 5 p.m. The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St., Lake Placid. Gary and Carol VanRiper will sign copies of their newest book in the series “Adirondack Kids #13 The Carousel Case, The Bicycle Race & the Black Fly Bad Guy.”

Plattsburgh Mayor’s Cup Regatta and Festival. 4 to 6:30 p.m. Trinity Park Stage, Mayor’s Cup Idol semifinals; 4 to 6 p.m. ARC Kids/Family Zone, lower Court Street parking lot by Trinity Park; 7 to 9 p.m., Enter the Haggis, Canadian/Indie folk rock world-fusion band at Lions Club Bandshell, near Macdonough Monument, City Hall Place.

Movie Showing. 7 p.m. United Universalist Fellowship, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh. “Lilies of the Field” on celluloid film, a extraordinary film of courage, conflict and devotion tells of an ex-GI who helps 5 Arizona nuns who escaped from Berlin to build a chapel in the desert, presented by 16mm film collector Andy MacDougall.

Story Time. 10 a.m. Mountain Lake PBS, 1 Sesame St., Plattsburgh. The Cat in the Hat Butterfly Bash, stories, crafts, STEM activities. Register at

Freaky Friday Ice Show. 4:30 p.m. Olympic Center, Lake Placid. 


Mayor’s Cup Regatta and Festival. 9 a.m. Plattsburgh City Beach. Fun Run 5K, fundraiser for North Country Biggest Loser Program. Register at; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farmers Market, Durkee Street parking lot, Plattsburgh. Local farm produce, baked goods, crafts, arts; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 36th-annual Mayor’s Cup Regatta, along the waterfront, register online at; 10:30 a.m. Youth Run for Fun, Plattsburgh City Beach; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family Arts, Entertainment and artist market, Center for the Arts, 23 Brinkerhoff St., Plattsburgh, activities and performances for the entire family and artist vendors; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. BHSN Kids Carnival in July, for 2 to 6 year olds, City Hall lawn; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., ARC Kids/Family Zone, lower Court Street parking lot by Trinity Park; Noon to 3 p.m. Mayor’s Cup Idol finals, Lions Club Bandshell, near Macdonough Monument, City Hall Place; noon to 4 p.m., Champlain Valley Classic Car Cruisers Car Show, City Hall Place (weather permitting); 3 to 6 p.m. Macdonough Monument tour, City Historian John Krueger, self-guided tours; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Zucchini Brothers (kids show), Trinity Park Stage downtown; 4 to 7 p.m., Mayor’s Cup BBQ and Awards Ceremony, Naked Turtle, Plattsburgh Boat Basin; 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., Michael Blaine Master Hypnotist, Lions Club Bandshell near Macdonough Monument, City Hall Place; 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fun Before the Fireworks, Kent-Delord House Museum lawn, 17 Cumberland Ave., Plattsburgh, carnival games old and new with prizes, food, historic games in conjunction with Imaginarium Children’s Museum; 8 to 11 p.m., Gas House Gorillas, Lions Club Bandshell, near Macdonough Monument; 9:30 p.m. Fireworks, downtown Plattsburgh. 

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