Elizabethtown Column

Free osteoporosis classes continue to be held every Thursday, at the Hand House on River Street at 10 a.m. For more details or to attend, call 546-3565.

There are a few changes in various meetings this month. The Planning Board will be meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the town hall, the public is welcome. The Elizabethtown Town Board meeting has been changed from Tuesday, Feb. 19, to Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m., this change is only for February, to avoid some scheduling conflicts. The public is always welcome.

If you haven't had a chance to get there yet, the Winter Carnival in Saranac Lake is on going through Sunday, Feb. 10. Many fun events beginning each day at 10 a.m., great food, and of course the ice castle. If you would like to know the exact schedule, go to their website at saranaclakewintercarnival.com.

Valentine's Day is next week, remember we have many excellent restaurants in the area, all offering specials for that sweet date night with that special someone. While you're out around town, stop in and pick up that Valentine's gift at one of our great local stores.

If you saw the full page ad about riding the buses, going green and saving on gas, there's another bus trip that is an excellent way to do the same. On the third Wednesday of the month, Feb. 20, there is a shopping trip to Plattsburgh. It begins in Keene/Keene Valley, comes through Elizabethtown and Lewis. You can shop in just about any store you're interested in and never worry about parking or gas prices. If you are interested in this trip, call Ellen at 576-4444 by Monday, Feb. 18. I can also get you the set schedule if you email me at time4hfd@yahoo.com. or call 873-9279.

Parents, work on your plans for childcare for Mid-Winter Recess, school is closed beginning Monday, Feb. 18, through Friday, Feb. 22.

Congratulations to CATS, Champlain Area Trails, for being awarded the third annual ROOST Destination Award for promoting the trails in our area, hosting the Travel Writing Contest and helping to bring many people to hike, while investing in our local economy.

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