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February 15, 2013

Community Calendar: Feb. 15, 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 preregistration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.



Wee People Gym Play Group. 10 to 11:45 a.m. City Recreation Gym, 52 US Oval, Plattsburgh. Bounce House, tricycles, Pop-Up Village, open to ages infant through 5 years. Sponsored by Family Connections Family Resource Center. 

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.

Mountain Lake PBS Kids’ Movie Night. 5 p.m. Mountain Lake PBS, One Sesame St., Plattsburgh. “Wild Kratts, Under the Sea” movie, crafts, science and literacy activities. Donations accepted. Preregister at 562-9770.

Dinner by Donation. 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction. Northern Adirondack Central School, Ellenburg. Proceeds from dinner will benefit Lori Kashorek and her son, who are both battling cancer. Lori is a former NACS FFA member. 

Novel Reading By Local Author. 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4 Palmer St., Plattsburgh. “Some Several Souls” by Laura Palkovic. 

SAT.-MON., FEB 16-18

President’s Day Weekend and Black History Month Special Opening. North Star Underground Railroad Museum, 1131 Mace Chasm Road, Ausable Chasm. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibits feature stories of fugitives from slavery and the abolitionists who assisted them on the Lake Champlain Line of the Underground Railroad.  

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