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Lake Placid Summer Fun: FREE Sinfonietta in the Park

It has been touted that listening to classical music makes children smarter (though watching videos cancels it out) and “music soothes the savage beast.” So then it would only make sense to partake in the Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s concert series . Watching a taped performance is no substitute when a live one is available so the video issue is solved. We see a peaceful change come over our children when we join other patrons during the Wednesday evening Pops Series so the beastie issue is temporarily pacified. Once again the Lake Placid Sinfonietta will be holding its free community concerts (Wed. 7:00 p.m.) at the Paul White Memorial Bandshell. This is also the first year that children 18-under will be admitted free to the Sunday Symphony Series at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA). That series starts at 7:30 pm and is followed by a reception where guests can mingle with the performers. What an amazing opportunity for children and adults. Another midsummer treat will be