August 24, 2013

Family Fare: Aug. 24, 2013

Children’sactivities coming up at bookstore

LAKE PLACID — The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St., will host author Amy Guglielmo for a reading, children’s craft project and book signing from 3 to 5 p.m. today. 

Guglielmo is author of the “Touch the Art” books. 

As well, the bookstore will hold its weekly Monday summer story time at 10 a.m. Aug. 26. There will be crafts and stories.

For questions, visit or call 523-2950.


BOP Commemoration buttons on sale

PLATTSBURGH — Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration buttons are now on sale around the North Country.

Each year, area fourth-graders are invited to participate in the poster contest to determine the image on the button. This year’s winning image by Skylar Staley from Morrisonville Elementary School featured a militiaman with a musket and a flag in the background. Second place went to Daren Purisic from Rouses Point Elementary School, and third place went to Marlie Sample from Mooers Elementary. 

Battle of Plattsburgh activities run from Friday, Sept. 6, to Sunday, Sept. 15. The cost is $10 for adults, with children under 18 years old admitted to events and activities for free. Included in admission are nine concerts, reenactments, lectures, self-guided tours, a military parade, fireworks and more over 10 days. The Children’s Old Time Village Fair is on Sunday, Sept. 15.

Buttons are available at the Corner-Stone Bookshop, Battle of Plattsburgh Museum, Aubuchon Hardware at Skyway Plaza, Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, Key Bank, North Country Co-Op, Kent-Delord House, the Plattsburgh Farmers Market (Aug. 31 and Sept. 7) and Studley Printing and Publishing in Plattsburgh; and Rulfs Orchard in Peru.

For a schedule of events and more information, visit

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Videos: Editor Picks
Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Palestinians and Israeli Soldiers Clash Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kerry: No Deal Yet on 7-Day Gaza Truce Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow Gaza Residents Mourn Dead Amid Airstrikes Raw: Deadly Tornado Hits Virginia Campground Ohio State Marching Band Chief Fired After Probe Raw: Big Rig Stuck in Illinois Swamp Cumberbatch Brings 'Penguins' to Comic-Con Raw: Air Algerie Crash Site in Mali Power to Be Restored After Wash. Wildfire Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive
CVPH Job Opportunities