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June 7, 2014

Family Fare: June 7, 2014

Story Time finale to feature party

SARANAC LAKE — The final Thursday morning Story Time Program will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at the Saranac Lake Free Library and will include a small party in the Thomas B. Cantwell Community Room.

All preschoolers are invited.

The Thursday morning Story Time Program will resume in September.

 

‘Reliving History’ programs slated for summer

PLATTSBURGH — The Kent-Delord House Museum will conduct “Reliving History” workshops for youths ages 8 to 12 on three Saturdays: June 14, July 12 and Aug. 9.

The programs are scheduled to be three hours in length and participants will be able to gain hands-on experience in a number of early 19th-century crafts and trades, including haversack making, calligraphy, fire starting, butter churning, weaving, cartridge making and more.

Each session will feature different activities.

The cost is $10 per session; $27 for all three. Period snacks will be provided.

Attendees will be eligible to participate in the Battle of Plattsburgh parade and have the opportunity to reserve period clothing early.

Register forms are available on the museum website: www.kentdelordhouse.org.

For further information, call 561-1035.

 

Dozer Day events today

SOUTH PLATTSBURGH — The eighth-annual Dozer Day family event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 7, (rain or shine) at the Airborne Speedway in South Plattsburgh.

Children of all ages can try their hand operating loaders, bulldozers, excavators and a crane under close supervision of equipment operators employed by local contractors. 

Also available will be wagon rides, a jump house, music, face-painting, miniature golf, arcade-style games, fire education, arts and crafts, and more.

Cost for the event is $5 per adult, $4 for children 4 to 12 and free for children under 3.

For more information, visit www.plattsburghdozerday.org or like the Plattsburgh Dozer Day Facebook page.

 

Civil War re-enactment set for June 14, 15

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