Frankie Garrow Fun Run June 2
CHAZY — The third-annual Frankie Garrow 5K Fun Run/Walk is set for noon June 2 at the Chazy Rec Park on North Farm Road.
The run is in honor of Frankie Garrow, a Chazy Central Rural School student who died in a tragic car accident three years ago. All proceeds go toward a scholarship in his name for CCRS seniors. This year’s run will include a kids’ run for those 11 years and younger, prizes, raffles and more.
To get involved, call 593-0406.
PORT HENRY — High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care will hold a special memorial service at 6 p.m. June 7 to honor the memory of those the organization served who died between July 1 and Dec. 31, 2011.
Each person will be remember by name, and loved ones are invited to light a candle in their memory. Anyone from the community who has suffered a loss is warmly welcomed to attend the service, which will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 72 S. Main St., Port Henry. Time will be allowed for their remembrances as well.
For more information, call 942-6513. An RSVP is appreciated.
Support group for widows meets May 30 at St. Peter’s
PLATTSBURGH — A free support group for widows of all ages who want to grieve and mourn the loss of their loved ones with other women who understand the process will be held at 5 p.m. May 30 at St. Peter’s Church, the Emmaus Room, 114 Cornelia St.
The Widows’ Might Grief Support Group meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month for one hour.
For questions, call 420-9142.
PLATTSBURGH — Garrett Lemza, a fourth-grader from Seton Academy, is this year’s winner of the Battle of Plattsburgh’s 15th-annual poster contest.
Lemza’s poster features action of the British and Americans engaged in both the land and naval battles. This image will appear on all admission buttons for the events of the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration.
Lily Potthast from AuSable Forks Elementary finished in second place, and Kaitlyn Goodwin from Saranac Elementary was the third-place winner. All three posters will be framed and displayed at the Battle of Plattsburgh Museum. The students will be invited to ride in the parade, and each will be awarded a savings bond at that time.
A total of 170 fourth-graders contributed a poster for the contest. In August, many posters will be displayed at the Champlain Centre Mall, North Country Teacher Resource Center, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts and downtown merchants.
The purchase of a button includes admission to all events from Sept. 1 to 9. Buttons will be available for purchase at The Corner-Stone Bookshop, North Country Co-op, Aubuchon’s (Skyway), Rulfs Orchard and BOPA Museum. Jolly Good Productions have again donated the admission buttons.
Early Intervention council meets May 30 in E’town
ELIZABETHTOWN — The next Local Early Intervention Coordinating Council meeting is at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at Families First on Water Street.
Attendees are invited to share their Early Intervention experiences and hear about the programs and services available in the area.
For more information, call 873-3500.
Event allows public to
play with technology
WILLSBORO — The Paine Memorial Free Library at 2 Gilliland Lane will host Chad Chase of Clinton Essex Franklin Library system in a “Technology Petting Zoo” session at 3 p.m. May 30.
Laptops and a Kindle, iPad, Nook and Sony E-reader will be available for the public to handle and learn to use. Attendees can feel free to bring their own personal device and learn how to download free e-books and more.
The event is free. For questions, call 963-4478 or email email@example.com.
Junie B. to make stop at
Lake Placid Center for Arts
LAKE PLACID — Young readers and their families are invited to “Junie B. Jones Stupid Smelly Bus Tour,” a national tour sponsored by Random House Children’s Books that brings Junie B. to meet her fans, at 4 p.m. May 29 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive.
Junie B. will ride in the Stupid, Smell Bus for a time of hilarious antics through live and theatrical performances based on the bestselling “Junie B. Jones” series.
The event, which costs $2 for children and $5 for adults, includes giveaways and an official “book stamping.” In order to accommodate as many fans as possible, Junie B. will stamp only one book from home per child. She will be happy to stamp any new books purchased at the event, however.
Call the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 523-2512 to reserve a ticket.