November 16, 2013

Family Fare: Nov. 16, 2013

Family child-care seminar scheduled for Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — The Child Care Council, in collaboration with JCEO, is offering a seminar for family and group family child-care providers from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at the council’s 194 U.S. Oval location.

“Taxes, Recordkeeping, Budgets and Contracts for Family and Group Family Child Care Professionals” will be taught by Tom Copeland, the nation’s leading trainer, author and advocate on the business of family child care since 1981.

Copeland is a licensed attorney from St. Paul, Minn., and has presented hundreds of business workshops for family child-care providers across the country. He has written nine books on the business of family child care.

Lunch will be served. The cost of the seminar is $50. For more information, call Colbie Mason at the Child Care Council at 561-4999 or 1 (800) 540-2273.


Santa’s Workshop offering deal for active military

WILMINGTON — Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole (on Whiteface Mountain) is offering free admission to all active-duty military and their families for military appreciation month.

This year, free admission will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24. Santa’s Workshop is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Attendees can visit with Santa, his reindeer and see the frosty North Pole. All shows and rides are included. Proof of active-duty military service will be required. For questions, call 946-2211.


Kids’ Night Out today at YMCA

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh YMCA, located on the corner of Brinkerhoff and Oak streets, is offering a fun-filled evening for children in grades kindergarten through five from 5 to 8:30 p.m. today.

For Kids’ Night Out, children will be able to use the YMCA’s climbing wall with the trained staff, eat pizza, swim, play games and do arts and crafts. The activities will be supervised by staff from the Y’s Time before and after school program.

The cost is $15 per child ($13 for YMCA members). The event is limited to the first 75 children. For questions, call 561-4290.

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