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Family Fare: April 26, 2014

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Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 3:26 am

Kent-Delord House to hold 1812 Costume Workshop

PLATTSBURGH — The Kent-Delord House Museum will host an 1812 Costume Workshop at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26.

The workshop will focus on making a costume for the Battle of Plattsburgh Bicentennial. Cost is $5.

For more information, call 561-1035.

Author, educator to appear at Educators’ Showcase Thursday

PLATTSBURGH — Author and educator Linda Klein Weisman will be discussing her book “Yes, I Can Read” at the 2014 Teaching is the Core Educators’ Showcase to be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at SUNY Plattsburgh’s Sibley Hall.

“Yes, I Can Read” is a reading program for fourth-graders through adults. Copies of the book will be available and Weisman will be available for questions.

I Love My Park Day activities set

POINT AU ROCHE — Point au Roche State Park will host I Love My Park Day events Saturday, May 3, at the park’s Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh.

The day begins at 8 a.m. with birding with Judy Heintz (all experience levels welcome). A 5K Trail Run (Gerry and Mary Duprey, organizers) is planned for 9 a.m., followed at 10 a.m. by a beaver dam walk with Alice Sample (children and parents), birds and mammals program (activities for children) lead by Danielle Garneau and Jake Straub at 11 a.m., and volunteer projects lead by Ken Showalter at noon.

Storyteller Michael Parent to appear at Clinton Community

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton Community College will welcome storyteller Michael Parent for a performance from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the theater of the Stafford Center for the Arts, Science and Technology on Clinton’s campus.

The free performance is open to the public.

For more information, visit or contact David Graham ( or Debra Nelson (562-4176).

BHSN program plants pinwheel garden at center

PLATTSBURGH — Behav-ioral Health Services North’s Healthy Families Clinton/Early Advantages program has planted a pinwheel garden on the Center for Well-Being’s front lawn in the shape of a big smiley face.

“We want to celebrate children’s innocence by planting a pinwheel garden in honor of families that do everything they can to raise happy, healthy and safe children,” program director Esther Piper said in a press release. “The pinwheel stands as an uplifting reminder of childhood and the bright futures all children deserve. Please visit our location at 2155 Route 3 (opposite the Fairgrounds) and feel free to take a pinwheel or two home to do your part in planting this hope and happiness in your own gardens.”