August 24, 2013

Family Fare: Aug. 24, 2013


---- — Children’sactivities coming up at bookstore

LAKE PLACID — The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St., will host author Amy Guglielmo for a reading, children’s craft project and book signing from 3 to 5 p.m. today. 

Guglielmo is author of the “Touch the Art” books. 

As well, the bookstore will hold its weekly Monday summer story time at 10 a.m. Aug. 26. There will be crafts and stories.

For questions, visit or call 523-2950.


BOP Commemoration buttons on sale

PLATTSBURGH — Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration buttons are now on sale around the North Country.

Each year, area fourth-graders are invited to participate in the poster contest to determine the image on the button. This year’s winning image by Skylar Staley from Morrisonville Elementary School featured a militiaman with a musket and a flag in the background. Second place went to Daren Purisic from Rouses Point Elementary School, and third place went to Marlie Sample from Mooers Elementary. 

Battle of Plattsburgh activities run from Friday, Sept. 6, to Sunday, Sept. 15. The cost is $10 for adults, with children under 18 years old admitted to events and activities for free. Included in admission are nine concerts, reenactments, lectures, self-guided tours, a military parade, fireworks and more over 10 days. The Children’s Old Time Village Fair is on Sunday, Sept. 15.

Buttons are available at the Corner-Stone Bookshop, Battle of Plattsburgh Museum, Aubuchon Hardware at Skyway Plaza, Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, Key Bank, North Country Co-Op, Kent-Delord House, the Plattsburgh Farmers Market (Aug. 31 and Sept. 7) and Studley Printing and Publishing in Plattsburgh; and Rulfs Orchard in Peru.

For a schedule of events and more information, visit