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Word has been received that some of our residents who try to escape to warmer climates are reporting much colder weather than they usually get to enjoy. North Country people seem to take it all in stride and kind of have a chuckle as we hear from those down south. A reminder that winter weather still offers us plenty of fun things to enjoy.

Reminder of the Coffee House gathering at the Willsboro Congregational Church on this Saturday evening, Jan. 16, starting at 7 p.m. with the Too Tall String Band providing the entertainment. They also make available homemade goodies for a low price and the gate price is only $5 per person. Another great opportunity on the same evening is to go see the movie "Julie & Julia" showing at the Willsboro School. Note the change in time this winter it starts at 7:30 instead of 8 p.m.

Camp Pok-O-MacCready is starting their Cabin Fever Lecture Series Tuesday, Jan. 19, starting at 7 p.m. featuring John Rayburn on the early Geology of our region. This is free; call 963-7967 for more information. They will also be featuring a Sunday Winter Survival program on Jan. 21 from 1:30 to 4 p.m., the cost is $8. Hereto call 963-7967 for more information or to sign up.

The Willsboro Drama Club has an exciting mid-winter event coming up also: "Love & Laugh" is an evening of fine Dining and Music, to be held at the Willsboro School, on Sunday, Jan. 24, starting with a four course meal and entertainment. The cost is $40 per person or $70 for a couple. Call 963-4456 ext. 400 to sign up. There is limited seating availability.

I was able to attend the Open House for the Essex Theater down at the Willsboro Visitors Center this past Sunday. They offer some great opportunities for people to get involved with their group, either acting, or assisting in the other parts it takes to put on a production. They would truly like to get more people from Willsboro to come join them, so give it some thought and call.

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