Friday, September 25, 2009

I'm pretty sure I have the plague ...

Or a garden-variety cold.


I'm probably going to bundle myself up this weekend and plant myself in the middle of the driveway ... right about where that pretty blue bin is sitting now ... and egg the kids on as they chase each other up and down on their Plasmacars.

If I have any bursts of energy, we may hit up one of these events:

Five Rivers Environmental Center, 56 Game Farm Road in Delmar is hosting its Fall Festival Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. Center naturalists have planned a bunch of fun family activities including guided hikes, hands-on crafts for kids and plant and book sales. Refreshments will also be available. Free. Call 475-0295 for more information.

The Brunswick Community Library is hosting the grand opening of its new facility, located at 4118 Brunswick Road from 10 a.m. to 4. p.m. Saturday. Festivities included stories and crafts for kids, readings and book signings with local authors, food and entertainment as well as a family sing-a-long with Ruth Pelham of the Music Mobile at 1 p.m. for more information, check out the Web site at

Grafton Lakes State Park on Sunday is hosting the 23rd annual Barge Chaser Canoe and Kayak Race. Registration is at 10 a.m. at the Beach Nature Center. Race will begin at 11 a.m. Paddlers of all skills levels are welcome to participate. Two races will be held, a 2.5 mile sprint and a 7 mile paddle and portage. The event is sponsored by Northern New York Paddlers, and participants are encouraged to bring a potluck dish to share.
For more information, call 343-8133.

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