STARTING OVER FOR 2014

Organizations and groups who meet on a regular basis, weekly or monthly, must submit a new announcement for Community Calendar for 2014. It must include the day of week and specific dates; time of the meeting or event; name of the organization or group; and exact location, including street address, town and/or name of building, if applicable.  Meetings must be open to everyone in order to be listed. Send notices to: stobias@pressrepublican.com.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

The Press-Republican events calendar appears every Friday. Be sure submissions reach the Press-Republican newsroom at least one week before the calendar in which they need to appear. 

They should be mailed to: Press-Republican Community Calendar, P.O. Box 459, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-0459; faxed to 561-3362; or sent by email to news@pressrepublican.com or stobias@pressrepublican.com.

EVERYTHING LISTED IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Some events require preregistration or reservations, so make sure to look for those details.

EVENTS

TODAY

Celebrate the History of the Winter Games. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. High Peaks Resort, 2384 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid. Celebrate the upcoming excitement of Sochi, Russia, and history of the Winter Games, with antiques appraisers, storytelling from regional historians and museum curators, show and tell your stories and collectibles, games, photos.

Legion Bikers Big Bike Drop. American Legion Post 1619, 219 Rand Hill Road, Morrisonville. Tickets go on sale through March 1 to guess when the bike will drop through the ice at the legion pond. $5 per ticket available at the legion.

SAT., JAN. 18

Benefit for Drake Family. 4 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 504, AuSable Forks. Spaghetti dinner, live auction, music and bake sale to benefit Howard and Amy Drake, who lost all in a structure fire in AuSable Forks. Auction at 7 p.m. Spaghetti dinner, $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under and $5 for seniors. Takeouts available.

Full Moon Snowshoe Hike and Chili Chow Down. 6:30 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. $5 chili at 6:30. Informal hike at 7:15. Hot chocolate at 8 p.m. Preregistration required. Call 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu.

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth to 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of play. 

Movie Night. 7:30 p.m., The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. “20 Feet from Stardom.” Adults, $5, under 18, $2. Refreshments available.

Fireworks. 9:30 p.m. Olympic Jumping Complex, 5486 Cascade Road, Lake Placid. Live music at 6:35 p.m., jumping competition at 8 p.m. Adults, $16; juniors and seniors, $10; Whiteface, Gore, Bellearye, Mount Van Hovenberg pass holders, free.

Chamber Family Ski Day. 9:30 a.m. to midnight, Titus Mountain, 215 Johnson Road, Malone. Lift tickets, adults, $30; kids 5 to 12, seniors 65 to 69, $27; rentals, $20; tubing park, $20. Pre-register and purchase tickets by calling the North Country Chamber of Commerce, 563-1000. Tickets good only on Jan. 18. Event fundraiser for the chamber.

SUN., JAN. 19

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

“I Have a Dream” Cross-Country Ski Race. 9 a.m., registration and race at 10 a.m.  Visitor Intrepretive Center, 8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths.10-kilometer free-style. $20 per person, $15 for Friends of the VIC. Hot beverages, prizes and snacks provided. 

Family Art and Nature. Noon to 2 p.m., The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Explore the unique traits of reptiles. Meet a snake, play a game about turtles and make a felted hand puppet. Adults (15 to 54), $17; youth (4 to 14), $10; seniors (65-plus), $15; and 3 and younger and members, free.

MON., JAN. 20

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

Fireworks. 6:30 p.m. Olympic Jumping Complex, 5486 Cascade Road, Lake Placid. Adults, $16; juniors and seniors, $10; Whiteface, Gore, Bellearye, Mount Van Hovenberg pass holders, free.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. 1:30 p.m. Newman Center, 90 Broad St., Plattsburgh. Speakers, music to honor legendary civil-rights leader.

TUES., JAN. 21

Evening Story Time Program. 5:30 p.m. Children’s Room, Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Terrie Perkins will present “Winter Fun!”

WED., JAN. 22

Fireworks. 6:30 p.m. Olympic Jumping Complex, 5486 Cascade Road, Lake Placid. Adults, $16; juniors and seniors, $10; Whiteface, Gore, Bellearye, Mount Van Hovenberg pass holders, free.

THURS., JAN. 23

Smammaling. (Small mammal trapping), 9 a.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. Preregistration required, 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu.

FRI., JAN. 24

North Country Chamber of Commerce Bling Fling. 6 to 10 p.m. Westside Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh. Annual chamber dinner; dress funky and flashy or gorgeous and glam. Annual awards to be presented. Tickets, $50 each by Jan. 6 or $60 after; corporate tables up to 10 people, $500. Sponsored by North Country Chamber of Commerce. Call 563-1000 for tickets.

SAT., JAN. 25

Winter Survival. 1 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. How mammals survive area’s winters. To register, call 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu.

Winter hike. Town of Long Lake, hosted by certified guide Spencer Morrissey, to Sawyer and Little Sawyer. 8 a.m. at Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Road, Long Lake. Call 624-3077 to reserve a spot. $20 per person. Snowshoes required.

Children’s Program: Therapy Dogs. 10:30 a.m., Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Owners will explain use of therapy dogs and “tail-waggin’ tutors” will listen to stories read by the kids.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth to 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play. 

Fundraiser. 1 p.m. Schroon Lake Fire Hall, 28 Industrial Dr. $10 donation includes spaghetti and meatball meal and dancing to The Vintage. To benefit the Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue.

World Premier of NASA Film “Water Falls.” 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. A film created exclusively for spherical screens like The Wild Center’s Planet Adirondack, introduces the global Precipitation Measurement mission. A core satellite anchors a fleet of domestic and international satellites designed to measure precipitation around the globe about every three hours, driven by the need to understand more about the global water cycle. At 1 p.m. Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum, GPM applications specialist, and Michael Starobin, will talk about the GPM mission. Free.

SUN., JAN. 26

Family Art and Nature. Noon to 2 p.m., The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Discover more about how plants and animals rely on each other to survive in the Adirondacks with a day all about animal connections. Meet a live raptor to see how they rely on smaller animals for food and then take a scavenger hunt around the museum for other animal partnerships. Create a set of nature dominoes to take home. Adults (15 to 54), $17; youth (4 to 14), $10; seniors (65-plus), $15; 3 and younger and members, free.

TUES., JAN. 28

Book Signing. 4 p.m. The Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St., Lake Placid. Author Donna Jo Napoli to sign copies of her book, “Skin,” written for young adults.

WED., JAN 29

Winter Astronomy Night. 7:30 p.m. Visitor Intrepretive Center, 8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths. The 16-inch Celestron Deep Space Telescope will explore the winter night sky. Dress appropriately for standing outside in cold temperatures. $10 per person, $6 for Friends of the VIC. Pre-register at 327-6241.

THURS., JAN. 30

Smammaling. (Small mammal trapping), 9 a.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. Preregistration required, 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu.

Winter Owl Prowl. 7:30 p.m. Visitor Intrepretive Center, 8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths. Led by Adirondack Birding Center Director Brian McAllister. Bring snowshoes, headlamps or flashlights and warm winter clothing. $10 per person; $5 for Friends of the VIC. Pre-register at 327-6241.

FRI., JAN. 31

Meet the Cardinals. Plattsburgh State vs. Oneonta, 6 p.m. women’s game, free admission and “Go Cards” wristband for youths who attend wearing their own team jersey and accompanied by an adult. Autograph session with the men’s team at half-time of the women’s and with the women’s team after their game.

Fireworks. 6:30 p.m. Olympic Jumping Complex, 5486 Cascade Road, Lake Placid. Adults, $16; juniors and seniors, $10; Whiteface, Gore, Bellearye, Mount Van Hovenberg pass holders, free.

SAT., FEB. 1

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth to 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play. 

Movie Night. 7:30 p.m., The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. “Captain Phillips.” Adults, $5, under 18, $2. Refreshments available.

SUN., FEB. 2

Family Art and Nature. Noon to 2 p.m. The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Learn about some unique adaptations of winter birds in the Adirondacks. Get a close-up encounter with our resident blue jay. Adults (15 to 54), $17; youth (4 to 14), $10; seniors (65-plus), $15; 3 and younger and members, free.

Snowshoe Hike. 2 p.m. Deborah Clarke Mars Educational Center, Fort Ticonderoga. Explore a portion of the fort’s grounds with Director of Horticulture Heidi Karkoski on the new battlefield trail. Bring own snowshoes. $10 per person, free for members.

TUES., FEB. 4

Winter Carnival Grand Marshal Reception and Royalty Dinner. Reception, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., free event. Red Fox Restaurant, 5034 Route 3, Saranac Lake. From 6:30 to 9 p.m. Royalty Dinner by reservation only before Jan. 26. Adults, $30; child 6 to 12, $10; 6 and younger, free. Call 891-4367 for meal choices and to reserve.

THURS., FEB. 6

25th-Anniversary Winter Book Sale. 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Books, DVDs, videocassettes, audio books and jigsaw puzzles.

FRI., FEB. 7

Wild Kratts Movie and Activities. 5 p.m. Mountain Lake PBS, 1 Sesame St., Plattsburgh. Register at mountainlake.org

25th-Anniversary Winter Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Books, DVDs, videocassettes, audio books and jigsaw puzzles.

Parent’s Night Out. 6 to 9 p.m. Nazarene Church, 187 Broad St., Plattsburgh. All community children, infant through sixth grade, invited for free night of pizza, gym games, crafts and more. Children should wear gym sneakers. Reserve by calling 561-1960 or www.plattsburghnazarene.org

SAT., FEB. 8

Northern New York Audubon Bird Walk. 10 a.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. Preregistration required, 582-2000 or aic@esf.edu.

North Country Cancer Fund Bowl-athon. 1 and 3 p.m. shifts, North Bowl, Plattsburgh. Five-person teams, $125 per team (plus donations). Prizes for most money raised, raffles, auction. More information: 572-1099 or 593-5602.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children up to age 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play. 

25th-Anniversary Winter Book Sale. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saranac Lake Free Library, 109 Main St. Books, DVDs, videocassettes, audio books and jigsaw puzzles.

SUN., FEB. 9

“Flight of the Butterflies.” 12:30 and 1:15 p.m. The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. A 22-minute film that follows one butterfly on its incredible journey and color a flip-book to watch a butterfly emerge from its chrysalis. Adults (15 to 54), $17; youth (4 to 14), $10; seniors (65-plus), $15; 3 and younger and members, free.

FRI., FEB. 14 

Snocade. Celebrating snowmobiling and winter activities in the Adirondacks, centered in Indian Lake. Event continues to Sunday, Feb. 23. Calendar of events available at faceboook.com/snocade.

SAT., FEB. 15

Full Moon Snowshoe Hike and Chili Chow Down. 6:30 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. $5 chili at 6:30. Informal hike at 7:15. Hot chocolate at 8 p.m. Preregistration required. Call 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu.

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon, The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth to 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play.

Movie Night. 7:30 p.m., The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. “All Is Lost.” Adults, $5, under 18, $2. Refreshments available.

Twitters Valentine Party. 2 to 4 p.m. Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot St., Saranac Lake. Includes carousel rides, cupcake decorating, bird-themed crafts, refreshments. $7 per person. Registration required by calling 891-9521 or operations@adirondackcarousel.org.

SUN., FEB. 16

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

Nature Recycles Everything. Noon to 2 p.m., The Wild Center, 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake. Meet a live animal that helps recycle nature’s waste and spend some time studying that waste with animal scat; create a personalized canvas bag to take home and reuse when you go shopping. Adults (15 to 54), $17; youth (4 to 14), $10; seniors (65-plus), $15; 3 and younger and members, free.

MON., FEB. 17

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

TUES., FEB. 18 

Snowball: Hearty Kids. 9 to 11 a.m. Crete Memorial Civic Center, Plattsburgh. Social, recreational, cultural and educational events designed for ages 8 to 12. Complete calendar of events at mountainlake.org/snowball. Pre-registration required.

Snowball: Family Outdoor Adventure. Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Program 2 to 4 p.m. Cadyville Recreation Park. Pre-registration required at Clinton County Youth Bureau: 565-4750.

Harlem Globetrotters Fans Rule World Tour. 7 p.m. Olympic Center, Lake Placid. Online voting to choose which new game-changing rules they want to see in their hometown, www.harlemglobetrotters.com/rule. Tickets available at www.tickets.com or 523-3330.

WED., FEB. 19

Snowball: Hearty Kids. 9 to 11 a.m. Crete Memorial Civic Center, Plattsburgh. Social, recreational, cultural and educational events designed for boys and girls 8 to 12 years old. Complete calendar of events at mountainlake.org/snowball. Pre-registration required.

Snowball: Family Outdoor Adventure. Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Program 2 to 4 p.m. Cadyville Recreation Park. Pre-registration required at Clinton County Youth Bureau: 565-4750.

THURS., FEB. 20

Snowball: Hearty Kids. 9 to 11 a.m. Crete Memorial Civic Center, Plattsburgh. Social, recreational, cultural and educational events designed for boys and girls 8 to 12 years old. Complete calendar of events at mountainlake.org/snowball. Pre-registration required.

February Break Winter Explorers. Hiking, trapping and tracking and building snow forts: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. Call 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu to register.

Snowball: Family Outdoor Adventure. Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Program 2 to 4 p.m. Cadyville Recreation Park. Pre-registration required at Clinton County Youth Bureau: 565-4750.

FRI., FEB. 21

Snowball: Hearty Kids. 9 to 11 a.m. Crete Memorial Civic Center, Plattsburgh. Social, recreational, cultural and educational events designed for boys and girls 8 to 12 years old. Complete calendar of events at mountainlake.org/snowball. Pre-registration required.

Snowball: Family Outdoor Adventure. Snowshoe and Cross-Country Ski Program 2 to 4 p.m. Cadyville Recreation Park. Pre-registration required at Clinton County Youth Bureau: 565-4750.

SAT., FEB. 22

Adirondack Survivor with History Out of the Box. 11 a.m. to noon, Clinton County Historical Association, 98 Ohio Ave., Plattsburgh. Learn how early trappers and explorers survived the harsh winter climate of the Adirondacks. Participants will build a fire, get some cooking tips and learn how to build a shelter. With Jan McCormick.

Winter hike. Town of Long Lake, hosted by certified guide Spencer Morrissey, to Mount Adams. 8 a.m. at Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Road, Long Lake. Call 624-3077 to reserve a spot. $20 per person. Snowshoes required.

Mid-Winter Walk with Peter O’Shea. 1 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. Snowshoes available.

Play Gym. 9:30 a.m. to noon. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. Children birth to 5 along with a caregiver join Lakeside School teacher Gregg V for a morning of energetic and fun play. 

TUES., FEB. 25

Weekly snowshoe hike. 1 p.m. Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N, Newcomb. All ages. To register, call 582-2000 or email aic@esf.edu.

SAT., MARCH 1

Movie Night. 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. “Gravity.” Adults, $5, under 18, $2. Refreshments available.

SAT., MARCH 15

Movie Night. 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. “12 Years a Slave.” Adults, $5, under 18, $2. Refreshments available.

SUN., MARCH 16

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

“March 16th, 1776 at Ticonderoga.” 2 p.m. Deborah Clarke Mars Educational Center, Fort Ticonderoga. Director of Interpretation Stuart Lilie will provide a sneak peek at Fort Ticonderoga’s 2014 interpretive theme, sharing information into the lives of Pennsylvania troops at Ticonderoga in 1776. $10 per person, free for members.

MON., MARCH 17

Camp Santanoni Winter Weekend. Newcomb Lake. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers will have access to the historic camp properties to rest and view interpretative displays, from the Gate House to the main lodge complex. Contact AARCH at 834-9328 for additional information. Sponsored by the Department of Environmental Conservation, AARCH, Town of Newcomb and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Adirondack Interpretive Center.

SAT., MARCH 29

Movie Night. 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. “Animated and Live-Action Oscar Shorts.” Adults, $5, under 18, $2. Refreshments available.

SUN., APRIL 13

An Army Rows and Marches on its Stomach. 2 p.m. Deborah Clarke Mars Educational Center, Fort Ticonderoga. Explore how diaries, military manuals and archaeological remains are being used to reconstruct how American soldiers cooked and ate at Ticonderoga in 1776 with Military Programs Supervisor Cameron Green.$10 person, free for members.

MEALS

TODAY (JAN. 17)

All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Peru Fire Department. Salad, spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert. Takeouts available. $8.

SAT., JAN. 18

Spaghetti dinner. 4 to 6 p.m., American Legion Post 504, AuSable Forks, $8 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under and $5 for seniors. Takeouts available. To benefit Drake family.

Spaghetti dinner. 5 p.m., American Legion Post 912 Auxiliary, 29 Pratt St., Rouses Point. Adults $8, children 6-12 $5.

FRI., JAN. 24

Roast Pork Dinner. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Ticonderoga Masonic Temple, 10 Montcalm St. Adults, $10; children 12 and under, $6. Takeouts available. 

SUN., JAN. 26

Fourth Sunday Breakfast. 9 a.m. to noon, Peru Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, 710 Pleasant St., Route 22B, Peru. $7 per person. To benefit local veterans and their families.

SAT., FEB. 8

Winter Carnival Pancake Breakfast. 8 a.m. to noon. Saranac Lake Adult Center, 135 Broadway. Adults, $7; children 12 and under, $4. Sponsored by the Whiteface Mountain Lodge 789 F&AM.

SUN., FEB. 16

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast. 8 a.m. to noon, American Legion Post 769, 9509 State Route 9, Chazy. $8 per person.

TALKS

SUN., JAN. 19

“John Brown Lives.” Discussion by author of “The Nigger in You,” by Dr. J.W. Wiley of SUNY Plattsburgh. 4 to 6:30 p.m. Northwoods Inn, 2520 Main St., Lake Placid. Chili and hot dogs with $10 donation to John Brown Lives.

SAT., JAN. 25

“Self-Realization.” 3 to 5 p.m. The Professional Building, 1785 Route 9, Plattsburgh. Aum-sponsored three-part series on Ceremonie and The Human Heart. Led by teacher, spiritual leader, presenter Vivian Papson. Suggested donation, $5 for students; $10 for adults. Further information at 561-0277 or vivianpapson@gmail.com

THURS., JAN. 30

“Armchair Traveler: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp.” 7 p.m.  Visitor Intrepretive Center, 8023 Route 30, Paul Smiths. Tom Boothe.

TUES., FEB. 4

“Migraines.” 6 p.m. West Side Ballroom, 253 New York Road, Plattsburgh. Talk by Dr. Boris Chulpayev, board-certified neurologist, CVPH Neurology Services. 

“Our Wild Home.”  7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. A six-talk series on the history and place of the Adirondacks with David Franzi, professor of SUNY Plattsburgh Earth and Environmental Science. Suggested donation, $5.

WED., FEB. 5

“Wednesday After Program.” 1 p.m. Wells Memorial Library, 12230 State Route 9N, Upper Jay. Margot Brooks and Alex Eaton of Sugar House Creamery talk about turning an old dairy farm into a farmstead creamery.

TUES., FEB. 18

“Settling Wild Places: When Men and Mountains Meet.” 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. A six-talk series on the history and place of the Adirondacks with author and historian Glenn Pearsall. Suggested donation, $5.

THURS., JAN. 23

“Sounds of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival.” Noon. Cantwell Community Room, Saranac Free Library, 109 Main St., Saranac Lake. Presented by Andy and Dawn Flynn. Bring soup and sandwich; desserts and beverages provided.

TUES., FEB. 25

“The Invention of the Wilderness.” 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. A six-talk series on the history and place of the Adirondacks with Andy Buchanan, lecturer in history, University of Vermont. Suggested donation, $5.

TUES., MARCH 4

“Forever Wild: A History of the Adirondack Forest Preserve.”  7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. A six-talk series on the history and place of the Adirondacks with Ken Hamm, DEC Forest Preserve attorney. Suggested donation, $5.

TUES., MARCH 11

“The Influences of Wild Places.” 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. A six-talk series on the history and place of the Adirondacks with Marianne Patinelli-Dubay, Environmental Philosophy Program coordinator, SUNY-ESF’s Northern Forest Institute. Suggested donation, $5.

TUES., MARCH 18

“Wild Waters: Boats and Boating in the Adirondacks.” 7:30 p.m. The Grange, 1610 Route 22 at Whallons Bay Road, Whallonsburg. A six-talk series on the history and place of the Adirondacks with museum curator and author Hallie Bond. Free. Sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities.

MEETINGS

TODAY

Aquatic Invasive Species Committee. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Bolton Town Hall.

TUES., JAN. 21

North Country Community College Board of Trustees. 11 a.m. Board Room, 23 Santanoni Ave., Saranac Lake.

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