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LOCAL EVENTS

2019 LoKo Arts Festival

POTSDAM: SUNY Potsdam's eighth annual LoKo Arts Festival will once again provide an immersive arts experience for the Potsdam community; 17 artists from around the country & Denmark will infuse the campus and community with energy from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5; festival features traditional and contemporary musical and theatrical performances, workshops and gallery exhibitions; most events are free, all are open to the public, and parking permits are not required during the festival; painter, illustrator, storyteller David Fadden talks about growing up in traditional Mohawk family, 11 a.m., 102 Kellas Hall; presentation “Thread for Resistance and Social Change with Akwesasne clothing and beadwork designer Niio Perkins, 12:30 p.m., 104 Kellas Hall; papermaking workshop with June Tyler ’77, 1:30 p.m., 205 Brainerd Hall; “Shameless Feminist Comics” with graphic novelist Sabrina Jones, 3:30 p.m., 101 Kellas Hall; spoken word performance with Melissa Lozada-Oliva, 6 p.m., Black Box Theater; Festival of Light, 7 p.m., Academic Quad.

Open house

POTSDAM: Potsdam Orthodontics open house, celebrating move to new location at 15 Pierrepont Ave., 3-8 p.m.; Dr. Agnetta will donate $1 to food pantry for every attendee; donations accepted for community center; 315-267-6588.

SPORTS, RECREATION

Birding walks

RENSSELAER FALLS: Discover seasonal birds at Indian Creek Nature Center: contact trip leaders for details on time and meeting place: Mary Beth Warburton at 315-212-0722 or [email protected]; Ann Beaulieu and Joan Howlett at 315-212-8674 or [email protected].

WORKSHOPS, CLASSES

Folk Painting

WADDINGTON: Decorative “Folk” Painting, 9 a.m.-noon, The Gallery, 10 Main St., Waddington; work on your own project, learn the strokes and tips and tricks of the trade as you progress; no experience necessary, everyone works at their own pace; all materials provided; cost $15; go to www.lakestlawrencearts.com, [email protected], or call The Gallery at 315-308-4410 to pre-register; artisan gifts available for purchase in gallery before and after class.

$10 Tuesdays

WADDINGTON: $10 Tuesdays – Making Chain – 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Gallery, 10 Main St,, Waddington; chain is the basis for a lot of applications, not only jewelry, but in everyday use items as wel; learn how to make your own chain; 5-week workshop; $10, no experience necessary, everyone works at their own pace, all materials provided; www.lakestlawrencearts.com, [email protected], 315-308-4410 to preregister.