September 20, 2013

Community Calendar: Sept. 20, 2013

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. 

They should be mailed to: Press-Republican Community Calendar, P.O. Box 459, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-0459; faxed to 561-3362 or sent by email to


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



Family Game Night. 6:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 2 Clay St., Malone. Bring favorite board game or just join in. 

Inaugural Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet. 6 p.m., social hour, 7:30 p.m., dinner. Mo’s Pub and Grill, 3357 Route 11, Malone. Dinner, $30, dinner and membership $55, junior membership and dinner tickets, $20. Live and silent auctions, games, drawings, door prizes including firearms, artwork and collectibles. 521-4559 or or Hosted by Northwoods Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society. Proceeds to benefit restoration and protection of area grouse and woodcock habitat. 

“Vagabonding: Reminiscences, Songs, Stories and Poems of Marjorie Lansing Porter.”6 p.m. Adirondack History  Center Museum, 7590 Court St., Elizabethtown. Porter was museum founder. Music by Lee Knight and Speedy Arnold, who knew Porter; family will share music, her poems and letters. Museum members, $5, non-members $8, includes museum tour before program.

Fall Tent Sale. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 3028 Main St., Peru. Fill a large bag for $6.

Book Reading. 4 p.m. The Lake Placid Public Library, 2471 Main St. Author Robin Wall Kimmerer reads from her new book, “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants.” Sponsored by The Bookstore Plus. 

SAT., SEPT. 21

Hemmingford Town-wide Garage Sale. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hemmingford, Quebec. More than 100 locations on the map. 

Heroic Corn Maze. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga. Find history clues among towering stalks of corn in a maze in the shape of the fort. Included in general admission cost, $17.50 for adults, $14 for age 62 and older, $8 for children 5 through 12, kids 4 and younger, free. 

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