What’s Going On: Potsdam chamber dinner, SUNY Canton Drop in Days, ‘Born to Rewild’ screens in Potsdam
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 2:26 pm

LOCAL EVENTS ON WEDNESDAY

Potsdam Chamber dinner

POTSDAM: Annual Potsdam Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner, 5:30 p.m., SUNY Potsdam Knowles Conference Center; presentation of Pride in Potsdam Award to the Dick Murphy / Dalton Guyette Memorial Youth Project, and the Commitment to the Community Award to Lou Ann Lange; buffet dinner with appetizers and dessert is $40 per person or $300 per table of 8; cash bar will also be available.

Rewild movie

POTSDAM: Clarkson University will screen shortened, 30-minute, version of John Davis’ documentary “Born to Rewild” followed by a discussion and Q&A session.; film follows Davis as he treks 5000 miles over eight months from Mexico to Canada to bring awareness to the importance of connected wildlife corridors along the spine of the continent; 5:30 p.m., Student Center, MPR A, followed by a Q&A with John Davis; www.rewilding.org.

Alzheimer’s support

GOUVERNEUR: Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter support group meeting; free, facilitated by trained individuals; 1-800-272-3900, [email protected]; Gouverneur Community Center, 4673 NYS Route 58; 1:30 p.m.

Art study

OGDENSBURG: Frederic Remington Art Museum “One Hour One Work” session, 2 p.m.; chance for participants to slow down and dive deep into a single work of art on display, Self-Portrait on a Horse, which is on loan to the Remington Museum from the Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth, TX; museum educator will facilitate 60 minutes of focused looking, consideration, conversation, and interpretation of a single artwork; free with admission; register: fredericremington.org, 315-393-2425, [email protected].

Documentary screening

POTSDAM: Premier screening of “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship,” a documentary about the hidden costs of academic publishing and the need for open access to research and science; produced and directed by Professor Jason Schmitt, Chair of Clarkson University’s Communication & Media Department; at Roxy Theatre; free to attend, sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the School of Arts & Sciences; reception at 4:30 p.m., screening at 5; free to stream and download.

Senior insurance day

CANTON: Senior Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, 101 Main St., first floor; licensed agent available to assist seniors with signups for Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans, Drug Coverages or those on plans who wish to change for 2019; walk-ins welcome; make an appointment at 315-386-2107, [email protected].

SUNY Drop In Days

CANTON: Drop-In Days, SUNY Canton Admissions Office extending their office hours for those who may be interested in applying for the spring semester, 4-7 p.m., French Hall, Room 123; walk-in visitors are welcome and no prior registration is needed; 800-388-7123, [email protected].

Reynolds retirees meet

WINTHROP: Reynolds retirees lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., Goose Landing; all former hourly, salaried employees welcome with spouses, guests; order from menu; reservations: 315-769-5997 by Nov. 8.