Tired of re-arranging the living room furniture? Don't despair, spring is coming to the Ticonderoga area and local activities are starting to pick up.
Looking for something to do? How about -
World Day of Prayer will be celebrated by the Ticonderoga area Church Women United at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, March 6, at the First United Methodist Church on Wicker Street in Ticonderoga.
A brief business meeting will open the event.
The theme of the program, written by the women of Papua New Guinea, is "In Christ We Are One."
Grace Trombley will be accompanist. The Rev. Helenmarie Sunkenberg will read the story from Exodus of Moses being rescued from the river by women who worked together. Several readings of experiences of women from Papua New Guinea will be part of the program.
Following the study, refreshments will be enjoyed. The refreshment committee members are Dorcey Crammond and Jane Crammond.
All women are invited and men are welcome as well. The gatherings bring together people from Ticonderoga, Putnam, Hague, Crown Point and Schroon Lake.
Through prayer and offerings, they reach out to all women around the world.
The local group also supports the Ticonderoga Meal Site each month. Their funds buy necessities not supplied by the county.
Collections of toiletries are also made at each meeting for the safe house in Ticonderoga.
The Moriah Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast buffet Sunday, March 15, 7-11 a.m. at the fire house on Tarbell Hill Road. Donations will be accepted.
The menu will consist of: eggs, bacon, sausage, French toast, home fries, toast, coffee and juice.
The Schroon Lake Public Library will offer a hands-on science/math club for children ages 3-6. The club will meet Tuesday mornings 10 - 10:45 a.m. through March 31.
The content focus is on the four "big" ideas of math and science that children need to encounter before and they begin school - : patterns and relationships, change over time, geometry and spatial sense and numbers and operations. For further information contact the library at 532-7737 ext. 13.
Mountain Lake Services will host a health fair and blood drive on Monday, March 23, from 3 - 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga Middle and Elementary School auditorium. The blood drive will be 3 - 6 p.m. The event is held in recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
The health fair is a free event that is open to the general public. It will feature such health-related topics as nutrition, safety and exercise. Any organization interested in promoting a health-related topic, is encouraged to participate in this event. For information or to register for booth space, call Dawn McCarthy at 546-7151, ext. 44.
The Black Watch Memorial Library in Ticonderoga will continue its series on Alzheimer's Disease. The series is titled "Coping Keys: Three interactive sessions to help you understand and manage Alzheimer's disease and Related Dementia."
The series will continue Thursday, March 19, 3 - 4:30 p.m. looking at behavior. Call Jamie at 438-2217 ext. 209 to register or get information. The workshops are free to public.
The Ticonderoga Elementary and Middle Schools are open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for senior citizens who want to exercise by walking.
People should enter the building through the middle school entrance. Room 1 will be available for changing into walking shoes and a place to put coats and hats.
Interested people should register at the school office at 585-7442, ext. 216.
This is available only during days school is in session.
Students of Mountainside Christian Academy in Schroon Lake will participate in a math fair on Friday, March 27, hoping to raise enough money to start a farm for a family in need.
Some type of academic fair is held each year at MCA, usually history or science. For the first time ever, math will be the subject of the evening.
The Moriah Central School Parent-Teacher Association will hold its fourth annual basket raffle to be held Friday, April 3, at Moriah Madness.
The basket raffle has been one of the PTA's biggest fund-raisers in past years. To donate a basket contact Rose Rice at 546-3623, Brenda Baker at 546-7234 or drop a donation at the school's central office during normal business hours.
Deadline for donations is March 27.