Thursday, April 5, 2012

Adirondack Calendar of Events: April 6-8, 2012

By Diane Chase,Adirondack Family Time High Peaks/Tri-Lakes: Your Four-Season Guide to over 300 activities, $17.95 available online and bookstore . With over 33 easy hikes to walk, cross-country (XC) ski or snowshoe in winter, 21 historic sites, 19 swimming holes, farmers markets, playgrounds, seasonal activities, maps, pictures and GPS coordinates for the towns of Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake, Keene, Keene Valley, Jay, Upper Jay and Wilmington. 



The Adirondack Weekend Highlights for April 6-8, 2012.  Spring Fever!


Have a great weekend from the Adirondack Park! There are a variety of activities and events happening around the Adirondack region this weekend that are great family fun!  


Calendar of Events April 6-8, 2012 
Adirondack High Peaks/Tri-Lakes and Beyond - What to do with kids, family in Tupper Lake, Lake Placid, Malone, Paul Smiths, Bloomingdale, Gabriels, Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley New York (NY)


Central Adirondack Family Time – including What to do with kids, family in Cranberry Lake, Newcomb, Thendara , Raquette Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Old Forge, Northville, Caroga Lake, Star Lake, Croghan, Indian Lake and Inlet New York (NY)


Southern Adirondack Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Schroon Lake, North Creek, Indian Lake, Whitehall and Lake George, Caroga Lake, Mayfield, Lake Luzerne, Bolton Landing, Gloversville, Thurman, Warrensburg, Hague New York (NY)


Champlain Valley, Adirondack Lakes Family Time – What to do with kids, family in Ausable Forks, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Westport, Port Henry, Elizabethtown and Keeseville, Wadams, Essex and Plattsburgh New York (NY)


High Peaks/Tri-Lakes Region and Beyond 


Friday - 4/6/12 For Art Events around the Saranac Lake  Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage and Museum is now open by appointment only until July 1.
Whiteface Memorial Highway will open May 10


8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. Call 327-6241. Building reopens April 9
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge Reopens after spring cleaning April 21.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is closed. (Soon will be open again for mountain biking)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center will reopen May 4 after spring cleaning
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Lake Placid Bobsled Experience 


Saturday - 4/7/12 
Whiteface Memorial Highway will open May 10

8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge Reopens after spring cleaning April 21.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is closed for the season. (Soon will be open again for mountain biking)
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. Call 327-6241. Building reopens April 9
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Lake Placid Bobsled Experience
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center will reopen May 4 after spring cleaning
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open 
10:30 a.m. Saranac Lake Library Story Time
11:00 a.m. Bowling opens at Romano’s Saranac Lanes in Saranac Lake
noon Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents LIVE IN HD: The Met: Massenet's Manon. $18/genera, $16/members
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Lake Placid Skeleton Experience


Sunday - 4/8/12 
Whiteface Memorial Highway will open May 10
8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Take a scenic Gondola ride up Whiteface (weather permitting) 
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Paul Smith's VIC trails are open. Call 327-6241. Building reopens April 9
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Olympic Jumping Center (Elevator) is open. 
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. High Falls Gorge Reopens after spring cleaning April 21.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Lake Placid Bobsled Experience
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Dewey Mountain Recreation Center is closed for the season. (Soon will be open again for mountain biking)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The Wild Center  will reopen May 4 after spring cleaning
10:00 a.m. - midnight Bowlwinkles in Lake Placid offers an arcade, laser tag, bowling and more 
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lake Placid Olympic Museum open
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Second Sunday French Club at the Left Bank Cafe, Saranac Lake. Clebrate frech holiday traditions. 


Central Adirondack Family Time
Adirondack Museum Opening Day is May 25, 2012


Friday - 4/6/12
Adirondack Museum Opening Day is May 25, 2012


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day. 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Medicine in the North Country"
10:00 a.m. Every Friday bring pre-schoolers to the Johnsburg Library for craft and story time (FREE)


Saturday – 4/7/12
Adirondack Museum Opening Day is May 25, 2012


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gallery open at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts
10:00 a.m. - noon Manifesting Workshop with Dina Kennedy at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Teens - Adults $40/ memnbers$30
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day. 
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Goodsell Museum presents "Medicine in the North Country"
1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt at Arrowhead Park, Inlet

Sunday - 4/8/12 
Adirondack Museum Opening Day is May 25, 2012


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. the Adirondack Interpretive Center's building is open Tuesday-Saturday. Trails are open from dawn to dusk every day. 


Lake Champlain Adirondack Family Time


Friday - 4/6/12 
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Fort Ticonderoga is closed for the season until Fort Fever Series begins January 22 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday  
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Visit the Clinton County Historical Museum, Plattsburgh (Wed-Sat or by appt)
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Friday Night Magic at the Champlain Centre Mall Courtyard
5:00 p.m. Fire and Ice Gala at the West Side Ballroom, Plattsburgh
6:15 p.m. Free Mystery Theatre movie at the Plattsburgh Public Library (18+)
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Church of the Nazene, Plattsburgh presents "Parents Night Out" with free pizza, crafts and gym games for infant to 6th grade, 561-1960 to register
7:00 p.m. Showing of The Wizard of Oz movie at the Town Hall Theatre, Chateaugay




Saturday - 4/7/12


9:00 a.m. Story Time and craft at the AuSable Forks FREE Library
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hancock House in Ticonderoga is open Wed-Saturday
10:30 a.m. Story Time at the Chazy Public Library, 9633 State Route 9 for ages 3-8
1:00 p .m. 3:00 p.m. Free Mini egg craft at Michael's, Plattsburgh

Sunday - 4/8/12 


Southern Adirondack Family Time


Friday - 4/6/12
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School 
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain is closed for the season 

10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
3:30 p.m. Fun activities at the Crandall Public Library Glens Falls for ages 9-12 each week


Saturday – 4/7/12
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:00 a.m. - noon Winter Farmers' Market at South St Pavilion Glens Falls
8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain is closed for the season
10:00 a.m. Glens Falls Rotary Club 2nd annual 5k race at the SUNY Adirondack campus Queensbury
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
1:00 p.m. Vantage pointe presents the annual Easter Egg-stragaganza at The Dome, Adirondack Sports Complex Free. Cost = one canned good, all children get to hunt for eggs inside The Dome
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adirondack BrewFest at the Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls: The best from local breweries.

Sunday - 4/8/12
Check out the Schedule of classes at the Adirondack Folk School
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. West Mountain is closed for the ski season
8:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Kid's Time at the Wells Wesleyan Church in Speculator every Sunday.  Snacks, lessons and fun activities.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Gore Mountain is closed for the season
noon - 4:00 p.m. GO to the World Children's Museum, 89 Warren Street, Glens Falls ($5 admission includes program)
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Easter Brunch at YMCA Camp Chingachgook on lake George, Adults/ $16, Children 15 and under pay their age, under 5 FREE
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Discovery Day at the Hyde Museum, Glens Falls 



photos and content © Diane Chase, used with permission of the Adirondack Family Activities Guidebook Series Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes  & High Peaks – July 2011 Adirondack Family Time: Adirondack Coast - Plattsburgh to Ticonderoga – July 2012 Adirondack Family Time: Central Adirondack – July 2013 Adirondack Family Time: Southern Adirondacks – Lake George July 2013 © Diane Chase, author of Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes and High Peaks (Your Four-Season Guide to Over 300 Activities) available online or bookstores/museums July 2011. Diane is currently working on the second guidebook in the four-book series of Adirondack Family Activities..

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