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Posted: Saturday, October 13, 2012 3:26 am

Family Arts program

returns to NCCCA

PLATTSBURGH — The popular Second Saturday Family Arts program is returning to the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The program is dedicated to providing families with the opportunity to create together. Projects are themed according to month and use materials that can be found in the average family household. Families can use these monthly sessions as inspiration to continue art projects at home.

Family Arts is held on the second Sunday of every month. No registration is required, and the cost of the program is $5 per child or $12 for a family of three or more children.

For a complete listing of all classes and workshops, visit the NCCCA website at

Sign-up deadline today

for Empty Bowls workshop

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts is inviting community members ages 10 and up to attend a ceramic bowl-making workshop on Monday, Oct. 15.

Workshops are held from 5 to 6 p.m., 6 to 7 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. in the Jackie Sabourin Clay Studio. No experience is necessary. Local potters will guide participants through making and decorating a bowl, which when fired will be donated to the Empty Bowls project.

The workshop is free.

The sign-up deadline is today. To register, email or call 563-1604.

Story time in Saranac Lake is set for Tuesday

SARANAC LAKE — An evening children’s Story Time program is planned for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Children’s Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St.

Terrie Perkins will present stories about Halloween and pumpkins.

Call 891-4190 for more information.

‘Kids’ Nite Out’ tonight

at SUNY Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s basketball team is hosting “Kids’ Nite Out” from 5:30 to 9 p.m. today at the Memorial Hall gym, SUNY Plattsburgh.

Activities include sports, games, movies, swimming, and arts and crafts. The cost is $10 per child, with a special family rate of $7 for each additional sibling.

For more information, contact Cheryl Cole at or 564-4147.

Library Book Sale

coming up in Plattsburgh

PLATTSBURGH — The Friends of the Plattsburgh Public Library Fall Book Sale will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, and 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the library’s 19 Oak St. location.

Except for some specially priced books, prices are 50 cents for hardcover and 25 cents for paperback.

A bag sale is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday; cost is $1 for a bag of books.

A preview sale for current Friends library members is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18.

New memberships will be available at the door for $10.

For more information, call the library at 563-0921.

Playgroup offered

Fridays in Morrisonville

MORRISONVILLE — The Communities of One Safe Schools/Healthy Students project is offering a free playgroup from 9 a.m. to noon every Friday at Morrisonville Elementary School, 47 Sand Road.

The group is open to parents and caregivers and their children birth to 5 years of age.

For questions, call 572-6026.