City library to host holiday program for children
PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Public Library will hold a holiday program for children from 2 to 3 p.m. today in the library’s Children’s Room.
Youth Services Librarian Sharon Bandhold will read holiday stories, with a craft for younger children to follow.
Children of all ages are welcome. No registration is required.
For more information, contact Bandhold at 536-7445. The library is located at 19 Oak St., Plattsburgh.
PLATTSBURGH — The Champlain Centre mall welcomes people to bring their pets for photos with Santa from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17.
The photo stand will be in Center Court (in front of JCPenney). The professional photos can be purchased immediately after each session.
Those interested are asked to enter the mall using entrance 3, located on the back side of the mall, between Gander Mountain and Dick’s Sporting Goods, near the Gizmo ball machine.
While in the mall, all animals must be on a leash or in their cage, and all animals must have their owner present at all times. Owners may also have their animal dressed in their favorite holiday outfit.
SARANAC LAKE — The pre-school Story Time Program at the Saranac Lake Free Library will not be held Thursday, Dec. 19; Thursday, Dec. 26; and Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014.
The program will resume at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the Children’s Room of the library.
PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Historical Association is offering the Family Heritage Interview, a program that will allow children to interview a member of their family or friend, and have the session recorded and added to CCHA’s collection.
CCHA’s Education Committee is pioneering the interview series as part of a larger oral history project underway at the museum. The program first presented throughout the summer months is taking on a winter spin. The museum is asking families to come out to talk about their seasonal traditions and pastimes living in Clinton County.
Participants can arrange to pick up a copy of the interview at a later date for their personal collection.
Interviews can be set up at the museum, by appointment only, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday through February 2014. An interview generally takes 30 to 45 minutes.
SARANAC LAKE — Winter Walking Tours of Saranac Lake will be offered twice each month through January.
On the second Tuesday will be the Downtown Walking Tour. Meet at 10:30 a.m. at Riverside Park Bandshell for a walk through historic downtown. Stop at the Blue Moon Café for a hot drink and history chat. Finish with a tour of the historic Saranac Laboratory on Church Street. Cost is $5 per person; free for children and members of Historic Saranac Lake. Call 891-4606 to reserve a spot by noon the day before.
On the third Tuesday will be the AMA Tour (former Trudeau Sanitorium). Meet at 10:30 a.m. inside the Park Avenue gates, where street parking is available. Cost is $5 per person; free for children and members of Historic Saranac Lake. Call 891-4606 to reserve a spot by noon the day before.
PAUL SMITHS — The 18th-annual Joy of Giving Party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the Paul Smith’s College Forestry Cabin, sponsored by New & Improved, LLC and the members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 12.
The party is open to anyone who has giving in their heart, according to a press release. There will be music, song, dance and snacks.
For more information or to help in any way, call Sheila or Bob at 327-3554.
CPR, circulatory workshop set for Sunday
PLATTSBURGH — North Country Herbalists and the local Red Cross chapter are teaming up for a workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the ROTA Gallery.
The workshop will feature a hands-only CPR demonstration and practice, followed by presentations on the circulatory system and herbal remedies for cardiovascular health.
There is no cost and no materials are required, but paper and pen is recommended. Donations are encouraged to benefit the ROTA Gallery.