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January 24, 2014

Community Calendar: Jan. 24, 2014


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 or


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



North Country Chamber of Commerce Bling Fling. 6 to 10 p.m. Westside Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh. Annual chamber dinner; dress funky and flashy or gorgeous and glam. Annual awards to be presented. Tickets, $60; call 563-1000. Sponsored by North Country Chamber of Commerce.

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Winter Survival. 1 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. How mammals survive area’s winters. To register, call 582-2000 or email

Winter Hike. 8 a.m. Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Road. Hosted by certified guide Spencer Morrissey, to Sawyer and Little Sawyer. Snowshoes required.  $20 per person. Call 624-3077 to reserve a spot.

Children’s Program/Therapy Dogs. 10:30 a.m., Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Owners will explain use of therapy dogs, and “tail-waggin’ tutors” will listen to stories read by the kids.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth to 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play. 

Horse Rescue fundraiser. 1 p.m. Schroon Lake Fire Hall, 28 Industrial Drive. $10 donation includes spaghetti and meatball meal and dancing to The Vintage. To benefit the Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue.

World Premier of NASA Film “Water Falls.” 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. A film created exclusively for spherical screens like The Wild Center’s Planet Adirondack, introduces the global Precipitation Measurement mission. A core satellite anchors a fleet of domestic and international satellites designed to measure precipitation around the globe about every three hours, driven by the need to understand more about the global water cycle. At 1 p.m. Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, GPM applications specialist, and Michael Starobin, will talk about the GPM mission. Free.

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