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February 22, 2014

Family Fare: Feb. 22, 2014

NCCCA to hold Tea Time for Two

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts in Plattsburgh is offering a Tea Time for Two two-session class for ages 5 and up.

Classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, and 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 2.

Cost is $40; materials included. Instructor will be Ashlee Goddeau.

Children are encouraged to bring their favorite doll, as they will design a special plate for themselves and a miniature version for their doll companion.

For more information, call 563-1604.

Clinton Community College to host Poetry Out Loud

PLATTSBURGH — This year’s Poetry Out Loud competition for the North Country region will be held at Clinton Community College at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25.

High school students from the region will recite poetry and engage with the Clinton campus community. The competition is open to the public.

Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest for high school students, was created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation and is administered in partnership with the State Arts Agencies of all 50 states. In New York, Poetry Out Loud is managed by Teachers & Writers Collaborative on behalf of the New York State Council on the Arts.

The competition will be held in at the college’s Stafford Center for Art, Science and Technology.

Kids’ Station offers Kreative Krafts Saturday March 1

PLATTSBURGH — The Kids’ Station is presenting a free Kreative Krafts Saturday event from 10 a.m. to noon March 1 at the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum.

The event, for pre-K through third grade, will feature a morning of activities, including Mardi Gras mask decorating, creating St. Patrick’s Day necklaces and more.

For more information, call 566-7575.

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