The event, the World Music Festival, will be the largest fundraiser ever held to benefit Reason 2 Smile, a non-profit organization that helps orphaned and at-risk children in developing countries.
A meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 3, in the War of 1812 Museum on the old Air Force base to discuss plans for the Plattsburgh Air Force Base Museum.
Jacqueline Madison is going to share a different perspective on history. On Sunday, March 24, she will give a presentation called “From Slavery to Citizenship” at the Peru library at 5 p.m.
The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts hosted its first annual Decentralization Grant Awards Ceremony on Friday, March 8.
On Sunday, March 17, from 2 to 6 p.m., January Jams will return to the Upper Jay Arts Center, but this time, it’s for a cause. There is a $5 suggested donation, with all proceeds going toward Reason 2 Smile.
On Saturday, May 18, North Country Honor Flights will bring its first group of veterans to the memorial, and Cowles will be among them.
North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas announced the findings of the chamber’s business confidence survey at the annual State Legislative Forum breakfast on Friday, March 1 at the Holiday Inn in Plattsburgh.
The Upper Jay Arts Center will host a free reading of The Lyons, a Broadway play by Nicky Silver, on Saturday, March 9.
Celtic rock band Callanach will perform at the Upper Jay Art Center on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Eye on Business
When Johnson’s Auto Glass and Trim Shop closed Oct. 26, Kevin Bushey and Trevor Gillespie decided it was time to open a shop of their own.