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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
EVERYTHING LISTED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Some events require preregistration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.
Peg & Cat Story Hour. 10 a.m. Mountain Lake PBS, 1 Sesame St., Plattsburgh. Stories, math and craft activities. Register by calling 563-9770.
“Give the Spirit” Holiday Sale. 4 to 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 57 Church St., Saranac Lake. Holiday gift market including fairly traded goods from around the world. Proceeds benefit world missions.
Book Signing. 7 p.m. Edy’s Of Course, 34 Skyway Plaza, Plattsburgh. “How to Survive the Next Katrina and Other Disasters,” with author Ricky Healy.
SAT., NOV. 9
Brandon Sorrell Memorial Scholarship Foundation Benefit Dinner. 2 to 9 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 309, 710 Route 22B, Peru. Spaghetti dinner, auction to include gift card wreath, Lotto Christmas tree, Adirondack coffee table, Titus Mountain lift passes, Cabot cheese basket and more. Adults, $6, children, 5 to 10, $4, under 5, free. Bring a nonperishable food item for food pantry and be entered in a mystery drawing. Benefits scholarship and pedestrian-safety efforts in memory of Brandon, who with three other teens was killed in a November 2011 pedestrian/vehicle crash in Peru.
Holiday Mail for Heroes. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walmart Supercenter, 25 Consumer Square, Plattsburgh. Make cards, donate construction paper and supplies or stop by to sign a pre-made card to military members. Cards and greetings can also be made by sharing photos and videos at hashtag#HolidayMail on Twitter.com/redcross, at facebook.com/redcross, Instagram and Vine accounts or mail to Holiday Mail for Heroes, P.O. Box 5456, Capitol Heights, MD 20791-5456. Call the local Red Cross at 561-7280 for further information.