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Seaway’s 60th event

MASSENA: The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation will host a public event to commemorate the Seaway’s 60th Anniversary, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Dwight D. Eisenhower Lock and Visitors’ Center, 76 Barnhart Island Road; event will include dignitaries from the U.S. and Canada, including federal, state, and local representatives, as well as stakeholders from the commercial navigation industry, said a newsletter from the SLSDC; those planning to attend should RSVP to [email protected] by Friday, Sept. 13; accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Tuesday, Sept. 10 to Julie Kuenzler, EEO, Labor Relations & Employee Development Manager at [email protected] or 315-764-3230.

Frog sniffing dog

CANTON: Nature Up North is hosting a wildlife detector dog demonstration on Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. featuring Newt, a young Labrador retriever, who learning to find and alert to Eastern Spadefoot Toads; Wachtmeister Field Station, County Route 27; Newt, SLU student/handler Hannah Duffy, and SLU Biologist Kris Hoffmann will host the discussion about frogs, dogs, and conservation; Newt will mingle with the crowd and demonstrate his talents; free and all ages welcome; RSVP to [email protected] or by contacting Nature Up North on social media @natureupnorth.


Skating registration

NORFOLK: Registration for Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club winter season 6-8 p.m; Norfolk Arena; all paperwork and $60 due at registration before child allowed to skate; for questions call or text Amy: 315-705-1229.


Folk painting

WADDINGTON: Decorative Folk Painting, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; $15; 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 or bring your own; to preregister or call 315-308-4410.

$10 Tuesday

WADDINGTON: $10 Tuesday Get-Together, 1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; $10; bring your project or your questions or bring your project; to preregister or call 315-308-4410.

Resume workshop

NORWOOD: Resume workshop to learn to use Cypress Resume templates and other resume resources; 7 p.m.; to register: [email protected] or 315-353-6692; Norwood Public Library.


Fall craft sale

OGDENSBURG: CHMC Auxiliary Crafters fall craft sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., medical office building lobby, Lyons Place; will feature items for Fall and Halloween; one of a kind hats, mittens, scarfs, baby blankets, American Girl Doll clothes including Halloween outfits as well as many other hand made crafts; anyone making at least a $20 purchase will receive a free tote bag; credit card purchases may be made; proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.