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Adirondack Museum Winter Cabin Fever Schedule 2012

Each winter the Adirondack Museum offers a Sunday series of special events that appeal to a variety of tastes. Lectures, writing workshops and concerts are some of the offerings for the 2012 winter. So cozy up and break through your own cabin fever at the Adirondack Museum.  Unless specified the cost for the Cabin Fever events is f ree to members and children; $5 for non-members and takes place at the Adirondack Museum auditorium at 1:30 p.m.  Special Events Chester Gillette: The Adirondacks' Most Famous Murder Case  Lecture JANUARY 15, 2012 Talk by author Craig Brandon Big Cats of the Adirondacks  Lecture JANUARY 29, 2012 Presentation by Paul Jensen, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Natural Resources, McGill University Nature: From Howling Wilderness to Vacation Destination  Lecture FEBRUARY 12, 2012 Presented by Charles Mitchell, Associate Professor, American Studies, Elmira College

Adirondack Museum offers FREE admission for kids 17 and under FAMILYPALOOZA

Familypalooza! Join the Adirondack Museum and kick-off your summer with an action packed day for families. Children age 17 and under will be admitted free of charge on July 9 for this special event. The Albany Radio Disney Station  will be at the museum to start the day! Enjoy 2 hours of fun, games and prizes while rocking out to the hottest kid-friendly songs. The Utica Zoomobile from the  Utica Zoo  will be on-site with animals of New York State. Special programs will take place between 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Members of the  Adirondack Mountain Club, Albany Chapter will be offering introduction to kayaking and safety and rescue demonstrations. The action-packed demonstrations will take place on the museum's pond in the morning and afternoon. Let the kids burn off some energy with a trip to the bounce house, or to the museum's Tot Lot and Little Log Cabin. After that, grab a scavenger hunt map and explore the Adirondack Museum's exhibits. Make believe with the Adirondack L


Camp Out for Families: An Overnight at the Adirondack Museum Join the Adirondack Museum and the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts for a fun-filled night July 8-9, 2001. See the exhibits by lantern, get dramatic about Adirondack history, hear songs and stories by the campfire, and have a sleepover in the  Woods and Waters  exhibit. For families with children ages 7 - 13;  1 adult chaperone requested for every 1 to 4 children.  Program starts at 5:30 p.m. and ends the following morning at 9:30 a.m. Pre-registration required. Call or email to register:  or (518) 352 - 7311 ext 115  or (518) 352 - 7311 ext 128 Fee includes dinner, evening snack, light breakfast, and all activity materials. $45 per person for Adirondack Museum members and Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts members; $55 per person for non-members all content and photos © Diane Chase, author of  Adirondack Family Time: Tri-Lakes &  High Peaks:Your Four-Season Guide to