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Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014 2:28 am

Here’s a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:

NORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

7061 Route 9, Plattsburgh

LockOut/TagOut: 8 a.m. to noon. Jan. 28. Fee: $12 with continental breakfast.

Preregister at 563-1000 or www.northcountrychamber.com

THE GRANGE

1610 Route 22, Whallonsburg

Cooking Class/Making Dog Biscuits & Birdseed Treats: 10 a.m. Jan. 25. Fee: $5 suggested donation.

Preregister at ghall@westelcom.com or call 963-4170.

THE WILD CENTER

45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake

GPRO Training for the Trades: 9 a.m. Jan. 29. Fee: $46.

Build a Greener Adirondacks: 8:30 a.m. registration. Jan. 30. Fee: $30.

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

6064 Route 22, Plattsburgh

Energy Saving Workshop: 6 p.m. Jan. 22. 

Reserve by calling 561-7450 or email Peter Hagar at phh7@cornell.edu.

VISITORS INTERPRETIVE CENTER

8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths.

Introduction to Maple Sugaring: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 28. Fee: $10. 

Register by email at bmcdonnell@paulsmiths.edu.

POK-O-MACCREADY

139 Reber Road, Willsboro

Why Every Farm Should Have a Sugaring Operation: 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 23. Suggested donation: $5.

CLINTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE

136 Clinton Point Drive, Plattsburgh.

Group Fitness Sampler: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 28 to March 4. Fee: $40

QuickBooks Made Easy: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 29 to Feb. 5. Fee: $87.

Excel In Your Career: 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 3 to 24. Fee: $59.

Introduction to Pose Running Technique: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 3 to 24. Fee: $45.

Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 5 to 15. Fee: $57.

Lunchtime Yoga-Integral Yoga Hatha I: Noon to 1 p.m.Thursdays, Feb. 6 to March 13. Fee: $75.

Pilates: 6 to 7 p.m. 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 6 to March 13. Fee: $49.

Hot Topics in Nutrition/Super Foods: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12. Fee: $25.

SARANAC CENTRAL SCHOOL

Yoga: 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 11 to April 8. Saranac Elementary activity room. Fee: $30.

Tai Chai For Beginners and Intermediates: 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 21 to April 1. Morrisonville Elementary gym. Fee: $40.

Zumba Basic: 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22 to April 30. Morrisonville Elementary gym. Fee: $60.

Yeast Bread From Scratch: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 3. Home economics room. Fee: $20. 

Cookie Making: 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26. Home economics room. Fee: $20. 

Digital Photography: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 10. Morrisonville Elementary School. Fee: $40.

Register by mailing a check and registration form (at saranaccontinuingeducation.org) to Saranac Continuing Education Program, Morrisonville Elementary School, 47 Sand Road, Morrisonville, NY 12962 or call 565-0411. 

CLINTON COUNTYNEW YORK CONNECTS

Assessing Potential Suicide in the Elderly: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29.

Home-based Primary Care: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12.

Clinton County Advocacy Center: Help for crime victims. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 15.

Sessions all held at Clinton County Government Center, 137 Margaret St., Plattsburgh, first-floor meeting room.

Call 565-5620 or email aging@co.clinton.ny.us to register. Visitor parking via Court Street.

ESSEX COUNTY SOIL ANDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT

Erosion and Sediment Control Training: 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 at the Essex County Fairgrounds, 3 Sisco St., Westport. Required training for all contractors working on projects that disturb more than 1 acre of soil and have a stormwater permit from the State Department of Environmental Conservation. Contractors and developers must preregister to receive credits. Fee: $75 for certification, reference materials and refreshments.

Registration deadline is Jan. 20 (groups of 10 or more can arrange a private workshop); call 962-8225 or email at essexswcd@westelcom.com.

MERCY CARE FOR THE ADIRONDACKS

Friendship Volunteer Training Program: For new volunteers and recruits: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 4 and 11 at 185 Old Military Road, Lake Placid; and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 8 Brentwood Ave., Tupper Lake. Both mornings required to complete the training.

Register at 523-5581 or visit http://www.adkmercy.org.

NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Five-hour pre-driver’s-licensing classes at Ticonderoga campus: 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 17 and 18, April 28 and 29; and May 19 and 20. Students must attend both sessions. Preregistration required and available Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fee: $30. More information: 354-5179.

ONEWORKSOURCE

Career Exploration: Ability Profiler Test: 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 27.

Dynamic Cover and Thank You Letters: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Jan. 28.

Creating a Target Resume: 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 21 and 28.

Computer Essentials 2/Introduction to Email: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Jan. 22.

Job Search and the Older Worker: 1 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 29.

Effective Interviewing Techniques: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Jan. 23 and 29.

All classes held at OneWorkSource, 194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh. Free.

Call 561-0430 to register.

PAUL SMITH’S COLLEGE

Awareness Through Movement Sessions: Rehabilitation for victims of stroke or for others with disordered movement or lack of coordination. First session, at Paul Smith’s, Jan. 25, Effortless Standing, 10 a.m. and Lengthening the Hamstrings Without Stretching at 2 p.m.; second workshops March 8, Moving from the Core at 10 a.m. and Free up your Shoulders at 2 p.m.; Third set May 17, Getting to Know your Gluteus Muscles at 10 a.m. and Gardening the Easy Way at 2 p.m. $25 per session with preregistration. Fee: $40 for full day.

Register at 327-6097 or pcoppola@paulsmiths.edu.

PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL

Duken Building, 49 Broad St., Plattsburgh

Community Education Program: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 28; Feb. 4, 11, 25; March 4. Fee: city residents, $40; Senior Citizen Gold Card members, $30; non-residents, $45 or pay per class; walk-in rate, $6 per night.

Community Education Program Yoga Classes: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Session 3: Jan. 22, 27, 29; Feb. 3, 5, 10, 24; Session 4: Feb. 12, 26; March 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31; Session 5: April 2, 9, 23, 29, 30; May 7, 14, June 2, 9.

Register at www.plattscsd.org and mail registration form to Plattsburgh City School District, 49 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901.

CLINTON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Families Learning About Staying Healthy (FLASH):5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12, 19, 26. Fee: $35 for one child, ages 9 to 11 and adult caregiver; $25 each additional child. All held at Plattsburgh Recreation Center, 52 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh.

Register at 565-4993. 

FORT TICONDEROGA

Clothing and Accoutrements Workshop: 10 a.m. Jan. 19. Fee: Friends of the Fort and volunteers, $290, non-members, $360.

Material Matters: It’s in the Details: 10 a.m. Jan. 25, 26. Fee: $145; $125, members; $105, students.

1776 at Ticonderoga: 2 p.m. March 16. Fee: $10 per person, free for members.

An Army Rows and Marches on its Stomach: 2 p.m. April 13. Fee: $10 per person, free for members.

All classes held at Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center. 

Pre-register at www.fort-ticonderoga.org under the “Explore and Learn” tab or call 585-6370.