College Presents Calendar of Summer Events
PLATTSBURGH, NY (May 27, 2008) - The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to announce a calendar of events for the end of May through August.
For more information, visit the college's Web site at www.plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette, associate director of public relations and publications at 518-564-3095.
Thursday, May 29
EXPLORE: 31st Heart Teaching Day, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh. Workshop features experts on heart-related issues. Open to all healthcare professionals and students. Students $50. Professionals $90. For more information, contact Kate Chilton at 518-564-3054 or [email protected] or www.plattsburghcas.com.
Tuesday, June 10
"Breathing Fresh Air into Tobacco-Free Efforts: Bringing the Pieces Together," 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh. Attendees will gain a past/present/future perspective on the significant cultural shift that has occurred regarding the use and promotion of tobacco products. This workshop will look at how the tobacco-free movement got where it is today and what the next steps are. Registration deadline is June 3. Register online by going to www.plattsburghcas.com and clicking on "conferences and events." For information, call 518-564-4092.
Wednesday, June 11
Got Clicks? Getting Your Business Plugged in to the Internet: Creative Ways to Market Your Business. 4-6 p.m. North Country Small Business Development Center, 194 U.S. Oval. This workshop is for entrepreneurs with big ideas and little wallets. It will help them drive traffic to Web sites with seven simple, easy-to-follow Internet tactics. For information, contact North Country SBDC at 518-564-2042 or [email protected]. To register online go to web.plattsburgh.edu/offices/support/sbdc/register.
Thursday, June 12
The Adirondack Dance Company performs "Swan Lake," Act II and an "Evening of the Arts," 7:30 p.m., E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and children. They will be available at the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts and at the door. Guests will include the Chazy Music Theater, Adirondack Liturgical Dance Troupe, the Accidentals A Cappella Group, After Five Brass and the Bernadette Short Irish Dance Troupe.
Friday, June 13
IRS Small Business Forum, 8:30 - 11 a.m. Plattsburgh North Country Chamber of Commerce, 7061 Route 9, Plattsburgh. For information, call the North Country Small Business Development Center at 518-564-2520. For reservations call the Chamber at 518-563-1000.
Tuesday, June 24
Campus Community Partnership Meeting, 4 - 6 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Topic to be announced.
Thursday, July 10 - Saturday, July 12
SUNY Plattsburgh's music and theater departments present the Lyric Scenes Performance Class in "A Double Bill of American Musical Theater," 7:30 p.m. each night. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Students perform two, short, one-act plays: "A Hand of Bridge" by Samuel Barber and "A Game of Chance" by Seymour Barab. Different students perform each night. Dr. Karen Becker is the musical director, and Timothy Morningstar is the director. Free. For information, call 518-561-2283 or email [email protected].
Thursday, July 17, and Friday, July 18
"Social Security Benefits Training: Myths, Tips, Tricks and How to Make It Work," 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Room 202, Yokum. Presented by John B. Allen Jr., director of the Bureau of Recipient Affairs, New York State Office of Mental Health. Topics covered will include helping people to get benefits in 60 days or less, to go back to work and keep benefits, to know how to ask and to ask for a waiver for Social Security overpayments. Registration is required. Space is limited.
Wednesday, July 30
Pentimento Playback Theater with John Stevenson, 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building, on the SUNY Plattsburgh Campus. This audience participation event is part of the International Haiku Festival and Conference sponsored by the college, the Lake Champlain-Adirondack Haiku Society, the World Haiku Club and the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts. (See listing under Ongoing Events) Ticketing information to be announced.
Tuesday, August 12
Well, Wise and Whole Event, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Warren Ballroom, Angell College Center. This day of wellness for adults, age 40 and older, who reside in Clinton, Essex, and Franklin counties, will feature a variety of mind, body and spiritual workshops followed by keynote speaker Dr. Richard Johnson of St. Louis, Mo. The two morning workshop sessions will be facilitated by local nutritional, mental and physical health educators. Following lunch, Dr. Johnson will present the "30 Spiritual Strengths" every adult has and how they can best use these strengths to increase their energy for enjoyable daily living. Following the formal presentation, Dr. Johnson will also facilitate small group discussions. A question and answer session will be offered at the close of the day. Cost of admission is $7. A healthful lunch will be served. Co-sponsored by Clinton County Office for the Aging and Eastern Adirondack Health Care Network. More registration details available in June 2008 by calling 518-564-4322.
Cardinal Hoop Camp, Monday, July 7 - Thursday, July 10, 9 a.m. -3 p.m. and Friday, July, 11, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Memorial Hall. Basketball camp for girls ages 9 - 16. $140 for the week (includes camp shirt and basketball). Contact Cheryl Cole, 518-564-4147 or [email protected].
Summer Safari: Summer Enrichment Programs for Kids at SUNY Plattsburgh, July 7 - Aug. 8. Summer Safari offers a variety of programs for youth, including the Summer Theatre Workshop for the Young Performer in which students will perform "Once Upon This Island." Other workshops include "Forensics: to Catch a Thief," "The Magic World of Chemistry," "Lake Champlain Youth Poetry Day" and various art, foreign language and dance classes. To register online go to www.plattsburghcas.com and click on "conferences and events."
10th Annual Lake Champlain Sea Kayak Institute, July 14 - 25, on Lake Champlain.
Two weeks of multi-day kayak class plus a citizen's race and a weekend of demo opportunities. The cost is $550 for Level I or Level II multi-day classes; $10 for the race; demo days free. For more information, visit www.plattsburgh.edu/adx/lcski.
The Champlain Valley Three-Day Traveling Volleyball Camp at Lake Placid High School, July 22 - 24, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. This camp is designed to teach the basic fundamental skills of the sport to the new player, as well as improve the skill of the more experienced player. Boys and girls ages 10 - 19 are welcome to participate. Fee: $75 or $60 for Lake Placid residents. A minimum of 30 youth must participate in order to have this camp. The maximum is 50. A $35, non-refundable deposit is due by Friday, July 18. This fee includes a t-shirt. For more information contact Dena O'Connell, at 518-569-5142 or [email protected].
Champlain Valley Volleyball Camp, two sessions:
- July 28 - Aug. 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. for ages 9 - 14, $120.
- Aug. 4 - 8, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. for ages 15 - 19, $170.
A $60 non-refundable deposit is due by Friday, July 18. The camp is designed to teach the fundamentals of the sport to the new player and improve the skills of the more experienced player. First time players should attend the first session. For information contact Dena O'Connell, at 518-569-5142 or [email protected].
International Haiku Festival and Conference, July 29 - August 2, Angell College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh. Event features world-renowned poets, poetry readings, opportunities to write poetry, trips to Burlington and Montreal, a haiga exhibition at the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts and events like Pentimento Playback Theater with John Stevenson. Sponsored by the college, the Lake Champlain-Adirondack Haiku Society, the World Haiku Club and the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, the conference will bring together world-class poets from the United States, Ireland, Croatia, India, Japan, Quebec, Ontario and beyond. For information or to register, www.plattsburghcas.com and click on "conferences and events," or call Kate Chilton at 518-564-3054 or [email protected].