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April 26, 2013

Community Calendar: April 26, 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.

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Some events require pre-registration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.



Spring Rummage Sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. First Congregational Church, Clay Street, Malone. Proceeds go to local charities.

19th-annual Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. SUNY Plattsburgh, Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. To register call 564-3370. 

Saranac Lake Daffest. 1 p.m., walking tour will leave Riverside Park, led by Historic Saranac Lake Director Amy Catania; 4 p.m., Blue Moon kickoff celebration and dinner; 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wine tasting at Saranac Lake Discount Liquor; 5:30 to 8 p.m., Try Mine Pastry Contest and Daffest Derby reception and equipment check, Harrietstown Hall. Bakers present their creation to a panel of professional judges at 8 p.m.

Rummage Sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; United Methodist Church, 127 Beekman St., Plattsburgh.

New York State Police, Troop B child safety seat clinic. 1 to 4 p.m. Bloomingdale Fire Department.

Go Digital or Go Dark World Premiere. 5 p.m., Palace Theatre, Lake Placid. Debut of campaign by independent theaters across the region to make the conversion to digital projectors. Screening of trailer for the campaign, made by filmmaker Aaron Woolf (”King Corn”) and T.J. Brearton (Adk Mogul). Come dressed in Hollywood best. Paparazzi, free refreshments.

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