Big Dipper

POTSDAM: SUNY Potsdam Geology Professor Emeritus Dr. Frank Revetta, Hon. '05, hosts planetarium show "Using the Big Dipper to Locate Constellations," 4 p.m., SUNY Potsdam’s Dr. Frank A. Revetta Planetarium, basement of Stowell Hall; 45 minutes, all ages welcome; arrive early, once show starts the doors are locked; no food or drink allowed inside, cell phones cannot be used during the show; free parking in Lot 6 near Kellas Hall; free.


Thursday Triduum Services

POTSDAM: Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 28 Elm St., celebrating Easter with Thursday Triduum Services, 7 p.m.

Easter scavenger hunt

MASSENA: Easter themed Scavenger Hunt from 12-3 p.m. at the customer Service counter in the St. Lawrence Centre Mall, NYS Hwy. Prizes to be awarded.

Stroke recovery group

OGDENSBURG: United Helpers will be hosting a stroke recovery support group at RiverLedge Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Ogdensburg at 6 p.m.; group, which meets the third Thursday of the month, is free for all stroke patients and/or their caregivers; topics will vary from month to month and some meetings will include a guest speaker; led by certified stroke rehabilitation specialist Alycia Dezell, [email protected], 315-393-0730 ext. 2432.

SUNY Canton exhibitions

CANTON: Part of SUNY Canton’s weeklong Scholarly Activities Celebration, SUNY Canton Graphic and Multimedia Design program will host two art exhibitions: a senior showcase, noon-4 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 16, 17, and 18 at the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center and a portfolio presentation from students enrolled in the Professional Practices course Thursday, April 18, in the Miller Campus Center, Rooms 218-220; included works in both shows will represent a variety of media including photography, illustration and graphic design; free, open to public.

Maundy Thursday meal

POTSDAM: Maundy Thursday meal, 6 p.m., followed by worship; Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St., church is accessible with an elevator; ample municipal parking nearby: info: 315-265-7474.


Nest Hunt

MASSENA: Hunt for nests 10-11 a.m; free event; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd; for more info: 315-705-5022.


SLU Writers Series

CANTON: St. Lawrence University’s Writers Series will wrap up its 2018-19 season with author Ross Gay, 8 p.m., Sykes Common Room; free and open to the public; Gay is the author of three books: Against Which, Bringing the Shovel Down, and, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; Writer Series is sponsored by St. Lawrence University’s Department of English and directed by Professor Natalia Singer; 315-229-5125.

Northridge Earthquake

POTSDAM: "Northridge Earthquake," Thursday seismology workshop, 3 p.m., Stowell Hall Room 131; hands-on activities dealing with the use of real seismic equipment and seismograms of local and distant earthquakes; class size is limited to 10 people, so participants are urged to arrive early, parking is also available in Lot 6.

Smartphone, tablet class

CANTON: Cyber Seniors class on smartphones and tablets, 2:30-4 p.m., St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES, 40 W. Main St.; offered by county Office for the Aging, taught by St. Lawrence University students; classes are free to those 60 and older with little or no knowledge, as well as those who want to gain more knowledge of tablets, smartphones and computers; classes are offered in I & II part sessions, so registration will be for 2 classes to be sure topics are covered fully; must bring your own tablet or smartphone.

Spring Death Cleaning

POTSDAM: Monthly Lunch and Learn series hosted by Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, “Spring Death Cleaning,” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 6805 U.S. Highway 11; held the third Thursday of every month, open to all, free of charge, lunch provided; info, register: Samantha Jones, 315-265-3105, [email protected].

Dragon eggs for teens

NORWOOD: Create “dragon eggs” with Ms. Amanda; 2-3 p.m. at Norwood Public Library; ages 12 and up; free with all supplies included; please register by calling library at 315-353-6692 or [email protected]


Free dinner

HEUVELTON: Presbyterian Church hosting free supper, starting at 4:30 p.m., donations accepted, but not expected.

Pot luck dinner

CANTON: Pot luck dinner, 5 p.m., Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; 315-386-4500; bring a dish to pass, drinks provided.