Authors to sign books in Lake Placid today
LAKE PLACID — The Bookstore Plus at 2491 Main St. is hosting authors Laurie Burgdorff and Larry Weill from 3 to 5 p.m. today.
Burgdorff will be signing copies of her children’s picture book, “Lewis the Lamb,” which is set at North Country School. Weill will be signing his newest book, “Adirondack Trail of Gold.”
For more information, visit www.thebookstoreplus.com or call 523-2950.
TICONDEROGA — Fort Ticonderoga’s next Homeschool Day for homeschooled students and their parents is from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6.
Homeschool families will have an opportunity to take part in a series of programs while learning about life on the colonial frontier during the early days of the French and Indian War, centuries of horticulture history and historic trades.
Additional self-guided activities will highlight the fort’s world-known museum collections and include exploration in the 6-acre corn maze.
To register, call Nancy LaVallie, group tour coordinator, at 585-2821. The cost is $6 per student. One parent per family is admitted free of charge. Additional adults pay the adult group rate of $12. To learn more about programs for students and teachers at Fort Ticonderoga, visit www.fortticonderoga.org and select the “Explore and Learn” tab.
PLATTSBURGH — The Oriental Shriners are bringing their 2013 circus to the Clinton County Fairgrounds on Route 22B Sunday, Sept. 8.
Performance times are at 1 and 5 p.m.
Two children under the age of 12 are admitted for free with each paid adult ticket. Adult tickets are $12 each, and can be purchased at the ticket office on the day of the show or online at www.ticketweb.com.
PERU — The third-annual Kids’ Fair and Festival at the Babbie Rural and Learning Museum is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8.
Activities include old-time games with prizes, stagecoach rides, face painting, visits with the animals and special demonstrations for kids. A picnic area is also available.
General admission is $6, ages 3 to 12 years old get in for $3, and those under age 3 are admitted for free.
For questions, call 643-8052 or visit www.babbiemuseum.org. The museum is at 250 River Road in Peru.
PLATTSBURGH — La Leche League, a breast-feeding information and support group, meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Family Connections on U.S. Oval.
The group is for all women. Babies are also welcome.
To learn more, visit www.lalecheleague.org, or call Susan at 643-9436, Melissa at 643-8530, Kira at 314-5186 or Sue at 561-5186.