December 8, 2012

Family Fare: Dec. 8, 2012


---- — Imaginarium features holidays of the world

PLATTSBURGH — Organizers of the Imaginarium Children’s Museum of the North Country are inviting families to “Holiday Celebrations Around the World” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.

Various aspects of several holiday cultures, countries and religions will be unearthed at the event. The goal is to help children explore and learn the traditions and meanings this holiday season.

Each person who brings an unwrapped Christmas present will receive free admission for the event. All toys collected will be donated to the Christmas Bureau.

The Imaginarium’s regular open hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at its 4709 Route 9 location.

Admission is $4 per person age 2 and up. Children under the age of 2 are free.

For more information, email or call 324-7426.

Keeseville Library hosts holiday story hour

KEESEVILLE — The next story time at Keeseville Free Library, 1721 Front St., is at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11.

The event, “Waiting for the Holiday,” is for all preschoolers.

For more information, call 834-9054.

Holiday Magic Show set for Thursday

SARANAC LAKE — Bob Seidenstein will present a “Holiday Magic Show: Where has the Magic Gone?” at noon Thursday, Dec. 13, in the Cantwell Community Room at the Saranac Lake Free Library.

Seidenstein is a graduate of Paul Smith’s College and, since 1973, has been a professor there. He teaches English and is part of the Science and Liberal Arts Department.

A native of Saranac Lake, Seidenstein has had a lifelong fascination with magic and sleight-of-hand. He has studied the history and lore of magic; he plans to share “all” with the library audience. Those attending the show will find out why seeing is not believing.

Bring soup or sandwich, and enjoy a dessert and beverage provided by the Refreshment Committee. The program is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 891-4190.

Santa making stop in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Harrietstown Town Hall on Main Street by sleigh with the help of the Saranac Lake Police Department and Volunteer Fire Department at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14.

Santa will stay until all the children have been seen. The event is sponsored by Homenergy Services, Goody Goody’s, Town of Harrietstown, Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, Home for the Holidays, the Saranac Lake Police Department and the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

For questions, call 524-9791.