Chamber Family Ski Day at Titus moved to Jan. 18
MALONE — Due to the forecast of rain for today, the North Country Chamber Family Ski Day at Titus Mountain has been rescheduled for 9:30 a.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan. 18.
Membership with the chamber is not required.
Tickets must be purchased through the North Country Chamber by Jan. 16. Cost is $30 for adults; $27 for kids/seniors 65-69; $20 for rentals; and $20 for tubing. Included will be a free lesson for those who are interested and free munchies at the Apres Ski Party at 4:30 p.m. All ticket sales are final; no refunds. Tickets must be used on Jan. 18.
There is also a race scheduled for that day, and night skiing will be offered following the party.
The band Backdraft will play from 6 to 10 p.m.
Call 563-1000 for more information.
PLATTSBURGH — Mountain Lake PBS is encouraging early elementary-aged students to stretch their creative wings, hosting the PBS KIDS Writers Contest for the 20th year.
Thousands of local kids in kindergarten through third grade have participated in the annual contest.
Each child’s participation is recognized with a certificate. Winning entries will be invited to a special celebration at the station and have the chance to move on to the national competition. National winners will be recognized with a variety of prizes including e-readers.
Applications and additional information are available at http://mountainlake.org/writers.
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Visitors to ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center are invited to enjoy Alice’s Wonderland, an interactive exhibit based on Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” beginning Saturday, Jan. 18.
Alice’s Wonderland is an innovative approach to helping children and adults build a shared foundation for science and math literacy, a press release states.
An interactive story based on the exhibit can be found on http://www.cdm.org.
For more information, call (877) 324-6386 (toll free) or visit www.echovermont.org.
BURLINGTON, Vt. — ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center will open its doors for $4 admission as part of a community-wide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20.
The day’s events will feature family-friendly programming honoring Dr. King’s legacy, including a musical performance by A2VT; family workshops on race, diversity and inclusion; and more.
Interactive walk-up activities will be ongoing, including a community photo project, sustainability mapping activity and participatory social justice timeline.
PLATTSBURGH — La Leche League, a breast-feeding information and support group, will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 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.
Village of Champlain Culture Series begins Jan. 16
CHAMPLAIN — The Village of Champlain will be hosting a series of cultural events focusing on history, music, literature, art and dance throughout the coming year.
The first lecture will be presented by Dr. Mark Richard, a professor of history and Canadian studies at SUNY Plattsburgh. His talk, “The Ku Klux Klan Confronts Franco-Americans in the 1920s,” will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, in the Samuel de Champlain History Center, 202 Elm St., Champlain.
Seating is limited; refreshments will be served.