June 15, 2013

Family Fare: June 15, 2013

Fun Run/Walk series starts Wednesday

CADYVILLE — The Fun Run/Walk series at the Cadyville Recreation Park will resume at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 19.

The program, put on by the Foundation of CVPH Medical Center and the Town of Plattsburgh Parks & Recreation Department, is held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays for eight weeks, rain or shine.

The Fun Runs are set up for age groups and distances, and are as follows: Under 4 years old, ¼ mile run/walk; ages 4 to 6, ½ mile run/walk; ages 7 to 10 and 11 to 14, 1 mile run/walk. There is also an open division 5K run.

Participants who attend five out of eight Fun Runs will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, call Jim Medieros at 293-8540 or the Town Recreation Department at 562-6860, or visit


BOP poster-contest winner announced

PLATTSBURGH — A Morrisonville Elementary School fourth-grader is this year’s winner of the Battle of Plattsburgh’s 16-th annual poster contest.

According to a press release, Skylar Staley’s entry “represents a militiaman with musket expressing both fear and courage with our flag as background.” The image will appear on all admission buttons for September’s Commemoration events.

Daren Purisic from Rouses Point Elementary School placed second, and Marlie Sample of Mooers Elementary School placed third.

First-, second- and third-place winners each receive a cash award of $100, $75 or $50. All three posters will be framed and displayed at the Battle of Plattsburgh Museum. The three winners will also be invited to ride in September’s mega-parade.

The entries totaled 268 from eight area elementary schools and home-schools. In August, many posters will be displayed at Champlain Centre Mall, North Country Teacher Resource Center and the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts as well as at downtown merchants.

The purchase of a $10 button includes admission to all events from Sept. 7 through 15. Events will include 17 concerts (inclusive of the tavern’s entertainment) as well as Saturday’s activities (reenactments, parade, etc.) and Sunday’s action, which specializes in children’s activities and fun. Children are not required to have an admission button.


Evening story-time program planned

SARANAC LAKE — The children’s evening story-time program is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, in the Children’s Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St.

Children are invited to enjoy the fun as Terrie Perkins presents “Enjoy Summer!”

Call 891-4190 for more information.

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