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January 12, 2013

Family Fare: Jan. 12, 2013

‘Teens for Jeans’ drive to help homeless

PLATTSBURGH — Aeropostale in Champlain Centre will be hosting a “Teens for Jeans” drive from Monday, Jan. 14, through Sunday, Feb. 10, to help the estimated 1.7 million teens in the country who are homeless.

Last year, the Plattsburgh store collected 1,807 pairs of jeans, which were then donated to a local homeless shelter. All jeans collected will be donated to a local charity or shelter. As well, each person who participates will receive a 25 percent off coupon for a new pair of jeans.

Homeless shelters often have a greater need for large sizes, but the store will happily accept jeans of all sizes. All jeans should be in good condition.

All Aeropostale and P.S. from Aéropostale stores are participating in the drive.

Port Henry book club to meet Thursday

PORT HENRY — The Sherman Free Library of Port Henry book group will be discussing “Into Thin Air” by Jon Krakauer at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the library.

Books are available through the library and new members are welcome to join the group.

Evening story time offers winter theme

SARANAC LAKE — A children’s story-time program will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the Children’s Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St.

Terrie Perkins will present stories, poems and songs about winter.

Call 891-4190 for more information.

Volunteer sought to help with Plattsburgh children’s Museum

PLATTSBURGH — The Imaginarium Children’s Museum at 4709 Route 9 is looking for volunteers to help in many areas.

The museum is looking for help with fundraising, marketing, woodworking, construction, grant writing, planning educational programs, event planning, sharing hobbies, engineering, science and day-to-day administration. All areas of expertise and backgrounds are welcome.

Informational open houses are planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23; and 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25.

To learn more, contact the volunteer coordinator at icmvolunteer@aol.com or call 324-7426.

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