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EVENTS    

FRIDAY, APRIL 2

"American Dreamer." 7 p.m., Best Western Plus, 446 Route 3, Plattsburgh. Movie screening on 16 mm film. Free, with donations welcome. COVID-19 restrictions apply. Register planned attendance by e-mailing serious_61@yahoo.com or calling/texting 518-802-1220. Presented by the Newman Center Film Series. 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 3

Family Scavenger Hunt. 10 to 11 a.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Join a park naturalist for a fun Early Spring scavenger hunt along the trails of the park. All ages and abilities are welcome. Walk will be approximately 1 mile on easy trails. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 4

Guided Hike. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Join a park naturalist to explore the nature trails and look for animal and plant life in the diverse habitats of the park. Length of walk will be 2-3 miles on easy trails. All ages welcome. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

Spring Clothing Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. Vincent's Thrift Store, 3028 Main St., Peru. Gently used spring/summer clothing and footwear. 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

Spring Clothing Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Vincent's Thrift Store, 3028 Main St., Peru. Gently used spring/summer clothing and footwear. 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 10

Spring Clothing Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Vincent's Thrift Store, 3028 Main St., Peru. Gently used spring/summer clothing and footwear. 

Nature Walk: Signs of Spring. 10 to 11 a.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Join a park naturalist for an approximately 1 mile on the park trails. Look for changes that are occurring throughout the park and see what wildlife is doing to get ready for spring. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 11

Point Au Roche Kids Club. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Kids Club will meet every other Sunday afternoon at different locations in the Park and will have one-and-a-half to two hours for playing and exploring. Program is geared towards ages 3 to 10, but all ages are welcome. For more information, contact the Park Naturalist. Visit the park's facebook page to find this week's meeting place.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 12

Little Explorers: Wiggly Worms. 10 to 11 a.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 5 and under. This week's theme will be worms. Come for stories, songs, and art projects from 10 to 10:30 a.m., then stay for some outdoor playtime. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 17

Wiggly Worms. 10 to 11 a.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Come learn everything you never knew you wanted to know about worms, and get up close and personal with some of our wiggly worm friends. All ages welcome. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 18

Guided Hike. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Join a park naturalist to explore the nature trails and look for animal and plant life in the diverse habitats of the park. Length of walk will be 2-3 miles on easy trails. All ages welcome. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Celebrate Earth Day. 10 a.m. to noon, Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Go on a scavenger hunt, play some Earth Day-themed games, plant a seed to take home and help clean up the park. All ages welcome. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

Point Au Roche Kids Club. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Kids Club will meet every other Sunday afternoon at different locations in the Park and will have one-and-a-half to two hours for playing and exploring. Program is geared towards ages 3 to 10, but all ages are welcome. For more information, contact the Park Naturalist. Visit the park's facebook page to find this week's meeting place.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 26

Little Explorers: Earth Day. 10 to 11 a.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. Join a park naturalist for our nature-themed story and playtime for ages 5 and under. This week's topic is Earth Day. Face masks are required for any program participant over age 2.

 

TALKS

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

"Underground Railroad and the North Country (V)." 7 p.m., viewable over Zoom videoconferencing. Jacqueline Madison, President of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association, to speak. Email dmwardell76@gmail.com for Zoom link. 

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 11

"Migrant Pathways at Northern Border (V, rescheduled)." 3 to 5 p.m., viewable over Zoom videoconferencing. To register for event, email 1vreiner@gmail.com or adkweston@gmail.com

 

MEETINGS 

MONDAY, APRIL 5

Champlain Village Board of Trustees. 6:30 p.m., Village Office, 11104 Route 9, Champlain.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 6

Town of Ticonderoga Airport Committee. 8:30 a.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

Champlain Valley Toastmasters (V). 6 to 7:30 p.m. viewable over Zoom videoconferencing. Email betsbrooks@gmail.com or visit champlainvalley.toastmastersclubs.org for more information.  

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

Ticonderoga Town Board Meeting. 6 p.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

Champlain Village Zoning Board of Appeals. 6:30 p.m., Village Office, 11104 Route 9, Champlain.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 13

South Plattsburgh Fire District. 5:30 p.m., Fire Station No. 1, 4105 Route 22, Plattsburgh. 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 20

Town of Ticonderoga Buildings, Grounds, Parks, Recreation, Historical Lands, Monuments, Beach, Cemeteries and Library. 8:30 a.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

Champlain Valley Toastmasters (V). 6 to 7:30 p.m. viewable over Zoom videoconferencing. Email betsbrooks@gmail.com or visit champlainvalley.toastmastersclubs.org for more information.  

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21

Champlain Village Planning Board. 6:30 p.m., Village Office, 11104 Route 9, Champlain.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 22

Town of Ticonderoga Library. 9:30 a.m., Black Watch Memorial Library, 99 Montcalm St., Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 26

Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System Board of Trustees. 4:30 p.m., 33 Oak St., Plattsburgh. Masks required if attending in person. To attend virtually, visit cefls.org/cefls-board and use password CEFLS to access the Zoom stream of the meeting. 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

Town of Ticonderoga Public Safety. 8 a.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

Town of Ticonderoga Highway/Transfer Station. 9:15 a.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

Town of Ticonderoga Public Works. 10:30 a.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

Town of Ticonderoga Municipal Facility Evaluation Committee. 1 p.m., Basement Meeting Room, Community Building, Ticonderoga. Regular meeting. Attendance limited to four people. Call 518-585-6677 to reserve a seat.

Town of Ticonderoga Youth Committee. 6 p.m., Town of Ticonderoga Armory, 123 Champlain Ave, Ticonderoga. 

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

Nature Book Club. 6 to 7:30 p.m., Point Au Roche State Park Nature Center, 19 Camp Red Cloud Road, Plattsburgh. This month's topic is climate change. Come join the discussion even if you haven’t read a book. Note that this program meets indoors and is therefore very limited in size. E-mail kristin.collins@parks.ny.gov or call 518-563-6444 for a book selection and to reserve your spot.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Virtual Nature Book Club. 6 to 7:30 p.m., email kristin.collins@parks.ny.gov for link to virtual meeting.

 

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