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Pirate Treasure Hunt Hike- POSTPONED

September 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
Red Sandstone Trail (North Entrance)
Back Hannawa Rd
Potsdam, New York
THE HIKE HAS BEEN POSTPONED ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH. ALTERNATE DATE TBA. Long ago, Pirates from the Caribbean found themselves lost up the Raquette River and left behind their gold. Learn the legend and look for their treasure on this 3 mile kid-friendly walk on the Red Sandstone trail. Along the way we’ll learn about frogs, beavers, hydropower, the history of the region and much, much, more. We will have hotdogs and marshmallows (provided) at the midpoint of the three mile hike.

Nature Scavenger Hunt & Fundraiser

September 20, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Massena Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Rd Robert Moses State Park
13662 Massena, New York
Phone: (315) 705-5022
"Children of Hope" will hold a Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser along the Massena Nature Center trails on Saturday, September 20, from 1-5, with a rain date of September 21st. Registration is $5 for kids 4-12 and $10 for adults. Special grab bags will be awarded to the first 75 kids. There will be door prizes, refreshments and prizes for all participants. All proceeds will be used to provide food, shelter and education in Uganda. For more information, check out www.childrenofhopeug.org.

Skeleton Skamper

October 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Dobinsky Center 13669 Ogdensburg, New York
Phone: 315-713-5163
Claxton-Hepburn is sponsoring a 5K walk/run for Fun. Halloween theme, so dress up if you like. All ages are welcome. Fees apply, to cover cost of Prizes. $15 for Adults $10 for children Under 12 Food Drive- if you can donate a non-perishable good, to be donated to a local food pantry, that would be wonderful, not required to participate T-Shirts to the first 100 to register Medals to 1st place in all age Groups. Costumes welcome and prize for the best Costume Many other prizes to be given away.