Night of the rolling dead to be held this Saturday

— The North Country Lumber Jills will end their 2012 bouting season on Saturday, Oct. 27, against the Black River Rollers from Watertown.

The bout will take place at the Plattsburgh City Recreation Center on the U.S. Oval. Doors open to the public at 5 p.m. with the first whistle at 6 p.m.

Stop by Body Art Tattoo, North Country Food Co-Op, and Conroy's Organics, or http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/262083 to buy your tickets in advance for $10. Children ages 5 to 12 are $5, and children under 5 are free; general admission tickets are $12 at the door on the day of the event). The ROTA Gallery, a not-for-profit organization that "embodies and encourages a DO IT YOURSELF ethic will be tabling the event.

ROTA, located at 50 Margaret Street, is dedicated to providing weekly art shows, music shows and more to the local community to further enrich and educate local minds.

Smooth Moves will be providing food, while Olive Ridley's will be in charge of the beer garden as well as hosting the final after party of the season. Costumes are highly encouraged and children will be able to enter the costume contest at half-time.

If you enjoy what you see on Saturday and want to be a part of the fun, come to Fresh Meat Night on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. to meet the Lumber Jills and learn how to join the team. Not interested in skating? The Lumber Jills are always looking for Non-Skating Officials (NSO's) and Referees.

Plattsburgh Roller Derby is a skater-owned and operated roller derby league that formed in the spring of 2010. PRD prides itself in supporting the local community and dedicates its time to furthering the understanding of roller derby and female athleticism. For more information about the North Country Lumber Jills, visit www.plattsburghrollerderby.com.

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