The Barracks to open on Thursday
PLATTSBURGH — The Barracks Golf Course will open for the season on Thursday. Early-season hours for the clubhouse are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Siberian Rod, Gun meeting tonight
PLATTSBURGH — The Siberian Rod & Gun Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the clubhouse.
Maynard to speak at TU meeting
PLATTSBURGH — Lake Champlain Trout Unlimited will feature local and noted angler Mickey Maynard as its speaker at 7 p.m. on April 16. The meeting will be held at Gander Mountain in the Champlain Centre Mall.
Maynard is the proprietor of the Lake Champlain Angler and a local charter captain. He will speak on his adventures of fishing for fresh- and salt-water species in Florida this past winter.
The event is free and all are welcome.
Treehouse 10k to be held on the Saranac River Trail
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department and the Saranac River Trail committee will host a 5K and 10K on Saturday May 11, at 9 a.m. All proceeds will go toward building of the Max Moore Memorial Treehouse that will be erected near Pine Street.
The route will begin on Durkee Street and lead to the Saranac River Trail. Participants will run the full length of the trail and continue to the SUNY Plattsburgh field house where they will take a lap around the Fieldhouse and head back to the starting point on Durkee Street for the 10K portion of the race. For the 5K portion, participants will follow the same route, but will turn around at Kent Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh Campus.
On the day of the race, Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. and the race will start at 9 a.m.
Participants have the option of choosing either to participate in the 5K or the 10K and can walk or run in the race. All participants will receive a race hat and have access to the after-party held at the finish line.
The registration fee will be $20 for the 5k and $25 for the 10k and can only be done online at www.plattsburghrecreation.com. Registration will include a Treehouse race hat, goody bag, after-party access and bib number. The deadline for race entry is May 1. Registration will continue up until the day of the event, but hats and goody bags cannot be guaranteed for those registering after May 1.
To register for the event and learn more information or to become a volunteer, visit www.plattsburghrecreation.com. For sponsorship or general inquiries about the treehouse, contact Ashley Cousens at Ashley.email@example.com.
For race and course information please contact the City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department at (518) 324-7709 or firstname.lastname@example.org .