FunZone proceeds to help
Champlain museum June 28
PLATTSBURGH — A fundraiser to benefit the Champlain Valley Transportation Museum and Kids’ Station is planned from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 28 at Champy’s FunZone, Comfort Inn and Suites, 411 Route 3.
Families can purchase a pass for swim, putt or bowl and the museum will receive the proceeds.
The Kids’ Station will offer activities and light refreshments in the party room from 4 to 9 p.m. There will also be raffles, including a chance to win a birthday party at the Comfort Inn and Suites.
For questions, call 566-7575.
Swim Program starting soon
BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Summer Swim Program begins June 25 and will run from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Children should be dropped off at the Town Pavilion at 2:20 p.m. to board the bus at 2:30. The camp is open only to residents of Beekmantown.
For questions, call Sanford Coakley at 563-4650 or 561-1149.
Educator scholarships available for Fort Ticonderoga seminar
TICONDEROGA — Four scholarships are available for teachers at all grade levels to attend the ninth-annual Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution Sept. 21 through 23 in the Deborah Clarke Mars Education Center.
The seminar explores the political, military and social history related to America’s War for Independence. Topics include an examination of new sources related to the Battle of Valcour on Lake Champlain in October 1776.
Teachers interested in applying for a scholarship should download an application at www.fort-ticonderoga.org by clicking on “Explore and Learn” and selecting the “Educators” tab. Applications are due by Aug. 15. Successful applicants will receive free registration, two box lunches and an opportunity to dine with the seminar speakers at a private dinner the Saturday evening of the seminar. Contact Rich Strum, director of education, at 585-6370 for questions.
Non-teachers can register to attend the seminar as well. The cost is $120 if registering before July 15; $145 after that date. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Fort’s website under the “Explore and Learn” tab by selecting “Life Long Learning” on the drop down menu and then clicking on the “Ninth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution.” A printed copy is also available upon request by contacting Strum.
Author visiting, reading from novel at Lake Placid book store
LAKE PLACID — Author Ginger Moran will read from her novel, “The Algebra of Snow,” which is set in the Adirondacks, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Bookstore Plus, 2491 Main St.
For information, call 523-2950 or visit www.thebookstoreplus.com.
Summer program open
to Saranac Lake youth
SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Area Youth Program is holding a summer 2012 program, which is open to all children ages 7 to 13 who are residents of the Saranac Lake Central School District.
The program registration fee is $60 per child living within contributing municipalities and $80 per child living outside of contributing municipalities. The program will operate from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with breakfast served from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. July 2 through Aug. 3. Children must be registered to participate.
If a child is not registered by June 29, there will be a two-day waiting period before he or she is admitted into the camp. This will allow time for examination of the child’s records and placement in the camp. Registration forms are available at any elementary school main office, middle school main office or at the Saranac Lake Village Office. For questions, email Elena Toishi at etoishi30 a.m. Mondays July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Altona Town Hall.
For questions, call DeAnn Gregory at 594-7546.