September 22, 2012

Family Fare: Sept. 22, 2012

T-shirts available for Fun Run participants

PLATTSBURGH — The CVPH Medical Center/Town of Plattsburgh Fun Runs have been completed.

All participants who ran/walked in five of the eight runs are eligible to receive a free T-shirt.

Call the Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department at 562-6860 or visit its 151 Banker Road location to pick them up.

Children’s painting class offered

PLATTSBURGH — The War of 1812 Museum will be hosting a children’s painting class from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at its 13 Washington Road location.

Children are invited to attend the class, where they will learn about 19th century swords and local history, while they paint and decorate their own wooden sword.

The cost of the class is $15 per child. Seating is limited, so reserve a spot soon. For more information, call the War of 1812 Museum at 566-1814 or email

Adirondack Carousel gearing up for student art program

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Carousel is offering a five-week after-school educational art program for fourth- to sixth-graders starting Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Three carving projects — “Ivory Soap Carvings,” “Snake Walking Sticks” and “Advanced Pumpkin Carving” — will be be featured over the five weeks. Master carvers and local artists will lead the classes, which will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays at the Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot St.

A special reception for participants and their families to view the finished projects will take place the last day of the program, Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The program costs $125, with all materials included. Space is limited. To register or for more information, contact the Adirondack Carousel at 891-9521 or

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