April 23, 2014

Senior Briefs: April 23, 2014

Constable Garage Sale set for May 3, 4

CONSTABLE — Constable Adult Center senior citizens and town residents are preparing for the 27th Annual Garage Sale Weekend to be held May 3 and 4.

A map of the Constable area has been prepared extending south to the Town Line Road, north to the Canadian border, west to Route 37 and east to Route 11. A list of all participants and some of the items they’ll be selling will be attached to the map.

Maps are not handed out until 8 a.m. Saturday, May 3.

Peddler’s Alley will once again be located in Veterans’ Park in the center of town with vendors offering a wide variety of crafts and flea market items. The Constable Volunteer Fire Department and the Constable Historical Organization will have some garage sale items available in the fire station garage.

The Malone Auto Club has volunteered to prepare hamburgers, michigans, hot dogs, french fries and other lunch items. Soft drinks, desserts and other treats, depending on the weather, will also be sold at the center. Music will be provided by Dave and Tina’s DJ and Karaoke.

Proceeds from the food concession and donations from participants help fund the Constable Adult Center’s services to senior citizens.

To have your sale listed or to reserve a spot in the park, call the Adult Center at 483-0561 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays or email Teresa Robideau at

Charlie Stone & Split Rock lists remaining April show dates

PLATTSBURGH — The band Split Rock has two dates left on its April schedule.

On April 24, the group will play at 3:30 p.m. at Pine Harbour Assisted Living, 15 New Hampshire Road.

They will perform at 2:30 p.m. April 30 at Meadowbrook Healthcare, 154 Prospect Ave.

Sherman Library to provide computer help for seniors

PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library of Port Henry is offering a Computer Help Desk for Senior Citizens from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 23.

Older adults age 55 and up will receive individual help with questions about such topics as basic computer use, setting up an email account, navigating the Internet, using social networking sites and more. If you need help with a laptop, tablet or iPad, bring it with you.

There will also be a Moriah Central High School student available after 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays to help with computer use beginning April 23 until May 28.

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