What’s Going On: Planetarium show, seismology workshop in Potsdam, author speaks in Canton
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 11:34 am

Local events on Thursday

Planetarium show

POTSDAM: “North Star” presented by Geology Prof. Emeritus Frank Revetta, in Revetta Planetarium, basement of Stowell Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 4 – 4:45 p.m., all ages welcome, no food, drink or cellphones; 315-267-3441 or [email protected].

Junior Writers meet

CANTON: The Junior Writers’ Group starts meeting, Canton Free Library, 3:30-4:50 p.m.; meetings continue the second and last Thursday of every month; creative and lively group for children ages 8-12 who like to have fun with words, led by Kaitlyn Baker, from Canton’s middle school; children should bring paper and a writing instrument: info: Val, 315-386-3712 ext. 4 or [email protected] .

Author Jill Bialosky

CANTON: St. Lawrence University’s annual Writers Series launches 2018-19 season with author Jill Bialosky, 8 p.m., Sykes Common Room; free, open to the public; poet, memoirist, novelist, and editor Bialosky’s bestselling memoir, “History of a Suicide: My Sister’s Unfinished Life,” was called “a source of solace and understanding” by Time Magazine; 315-229-5125.

Planning board meets

CANTON: St. Lawrence County Planning Board meets, 7 p.m., County Public Safety Complex, second floor conference room, 49 ½ Court St.; board plans to review the subdivision proposal at 301 County Route 36 in Louisville.

Seismology workshop

POTSDAM: “Are Earthquakes a Hazard in Northern New York?” presented by Geology Prof. Emeritus Frank Revetta, Stowell Hall room 131, SUNY Potsdam, 3 p.m., limited to 10 people so participants encouraged to arrived early; 315-267-3441 or [email protected].