September 24, 2012

Home Briefs: Sept. 24, 2012

Annual Scrapbook Convention approaching

PLATTSBURGH — First Assembly of God Women’s Ministries is hosting a Mini Scrapbook Convention fundraiser from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Senior Citizen’s Council, 5139 N. Catherine St.

The registration fee is $20 for Friday only; $30 for Saturday only; or $45 for both days. The cost includes access to several vendors, a 4-foot table space, lunch (Saturday) and a chance to win a door prize. In addition, all participants will be entered in a separate grand prize drawing for a $100 Michael’s gift card. Four workshops will be offered for a fee of $10 each. Funds raised go to outreach projects.

All information, including the registration form, can be seen at

Contact Colleen at 643-8774 or for more information. The registration deadline is Sunday, Sept. 30.

Outdoor-cooking demo part of upcoming festival

SARANAC — The New Land Trust’s second-annual Fall Festival and Potluck runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at 236 Plumadore Road.

Featured events include an outdoor-cooking demo, potluck meal, cider press, guided nature tours with bird-watching and tree identification, a geocaching workshop, yoga for the outdoors and music by Adrian Carr. The hiking, ski and snowshoe trails are also available for use.

For directions or more information, visit

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