March 7, 2014

Community Calendar: March 7, 2014

The Press-Republican events calendar appears every Friday. Be sure submissions reach the Press-Republican newsroom at least one week before the calendar in which they need to appear. 

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Some events require preregistration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.



Arts Madness. A celebration of the cultural arts of the Ticonderoga area, held through March 16. Check for details and location of events.

“42: The Jackie Robinson Story” Movie Showing. 7 p.m., Chateaugay Town Hall Theater, 191 East Main St. $3 per person or $10 per family. Rated PG-13.

First Weekend Fundraiser. 5 to 8 p.m., The Pepper, 13 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. Plattsburgh City Mayor Jim Calnon will be a host bartender at The Pepper. All proceeds from tips and 25 percent of proceeds will be donated to First Weekends in Plattsburgh Inc.

Parents Night Out. 6 to 9 p.m., Plattsburgh Nazarene Church, 187 Broad St. Infant through sixth grade are invited to a free night of pizza, craft and a demonstration by Villari’s Self-Defense Studio. Children should wear sneakers. Call 561-1960 to register or go to

Bird Language for All Seasons. 7 p.m., The Grange, Whallonsburg. Presentation by Connor Stedman, wildlife educator. $8.


Second-annual World Music Festival. 10 a.m. to noon, Kids Camp for children 5 to 12 plus all day events for everyone. Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid. Check or Facebook page at Reason2Smile for prices, events and event details. All proceeds benefit Reason2Smile and Jambo Jipya School in Mtwapa, Kenya.

War of 1812 Quilt Exhibit. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Champlain Centre, Center Court, Smithfield Boulevard, Plattsburgh. A display of War of 1812 quilts, with information and registration details to complete a quilt to be included in the 200th Anniversary of the battle this fall. Also, Col. David Fitz-Enz, author of “The Final Invasion,” will be present from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Quilt details are also included at or call Linda Harwood at 572-8703.

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