Elizabethtown Column

You can tell it’s fall when the Pleasant Valley Chorale is back in session. The group meets for rehearsals at 7 until 9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings at the Elizabethtown Social Center. This year’s holiday program is titled “Songs of the Shepherds” directed by Susan Hughes, two concerts will be held in December with dates and times to announced later. If you enjoy singing and would like to join, take time, call Susan at 873-7319. Dues are $12 to cove music and supplies.

If you have a young child that still needs a car seat when traveling, this week has been Child Passenger Safety Week. The Essex County Public Health will be checking car seats for correct installation for free and can provide car seats for those that are eligible until Saturday, Sept. 21. For more details please call 873-3500 or use the website co.essex.ny.us/PublicHealth.

The Elizabethtown Social Center is hosting a Frisbee Festival on Saturday, Sept. 21,at 3 p.m., there will be contests , prizes and activities for all ages. A certificate for a FREE ice cream will be provided by Stewart’s Shops. An Ultimate Frisbee Tournament for ages 12 through adult will be happening for those interested. Pick up a registration form at the social center or online at elizabethownsocialcenter.org, or Facebook.

Remember, for those who are working on outdoor fall lawn clean-up, the Elizabethtown brush dump is open this Saturday, Sept. 21, and next Sept. 28. Please respect the rules for what can be deposited.

Looking ahead to Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28, the return of the Ragnar Foot Race will be coming through our town. Over 2,000 runners will travel 196.2 miles from Saratoga Springs to the Lake Placid Show grounds. Unfortuanely, the time that they get to our town is late at night, but if you’re up between 11 p.m. and midnight come out and cheer them on, they do take a semi time break here!

Something very important is happening at the Cornell Cooperative Extension on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 7 until 9 p.m., they will be holding a workshop on the “Affordable Care Act,” which wil help anyone interested in the new health reform laws for Northern New York. Call Anita at 962-4810 to register for attendance.

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