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Alex Vangellow

POTSDAM: Alex Vangellow playing piano on the patio for dinner, 6-8 p.m., Maxfields, Market Street.

Experimental art films

OGDENSBURG: Public is invited to attend a screening of short, experimental films by Rich Fedorchak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16 at the Frederic Remington Art Museum; final film will be accompanied by live, improvised, experimental music by local avant-garde musicians “Claude and Ola;” after the screening, Fedorchak will present an artist’s talk; free and open to everyone, and will be held in the Museum’s Tiffany Room.


Camp Med

RENSSELAER FALLS: Rensselaer Falls Volunteer Rescue Squad hosting Camp Med, a community-based healthcare career exploration event for high school students, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., July 15-18; local healthcare professionals from area agencies provide insider’s view of what it takes to prepare for and work in specific career fields; opportunity to practice a variety of hands-on skills; apply:, deadline: June 24, $35 payment deadline July 1; scholarships available, limited to 20 participants; students entering 9-12 grade; info: 315-379-7701, [email protected].

Open House

CANTON: Little River Community School is having open house, 6:30 p.m.; child-care and refreshments will be provided; informal discussion about the program and the philosophy of the school and time for questions and answers; Little River Community School is a K-12 democratic school with a cooperative, multi-age learning environment and an 8:1 student teacher ratio; school features hands-on experience, field trips, strong academic classes, and student input; accepting applications for the 2019/2020 school year; tuition aid, up to one half off the full price, is available to lower and middle-income families; busing within a 15-mile radius is provided by the local school district; Little River is located five miles south of Canton on the Canton-Russell Road, 1227 County Route 25; for more information.

History walk

SOUTH COLTON: History walking tour, 2 p.m., with historian Mary Jane Watson. Park at Swift Field on Sugar Bush Lane, across from the J.R. Watson Community Center. Info: 315-262-2617, or [email protected]

Scavenger hunt

MASSENA: Join a nature guide for a scavenger hunt; free; 2-3 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.

Morristown public meeting

MORRISTOWN: Residents of the Town and Village of Morristown are encouraged to come to a public meeting, 6 p.m., Brier Hill Fire Hall, 2680 State Highway 37 to discuss the community’s comprehensive plan; St. Lawrence County Planning Office is preparing a comprehensive plan for Morristown to help guide the future growth and development of the community; meeting is intended to allow an opportunity for seasonal residents to have input on the plan; planning office staff will summarize work done to date and ask attendees to share what they would like Morristown to look like in 10 years; Supervisor Frank Putman 315-783-4790, Mayor Cheryl Shatraw 315-375-8844, Jason Pfotenhauer of the St. Lawrence County Planning Office 315-379-2292.

Flotilla meets

MASSENA: Next meeting for U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Massena, 5:30 p.m. at the Massena VFW.


Safe boating

MASSENA: Learn safe boating part 1 (and part 2 on Thursday) $35; 5-9 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.


Didgeridoo down under

BRASHER & MASSENA libraries: Fun, interactive cultural experience for people of all ages; Raihan Alam, a didgeridoo player with passion for spreading cultural diversity; Brasher Library 10 a.m.; Massena Library 1 p.m.

Boating Safety

MASSENA: The US Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer Boating Safety Certificate Courses at Nicandri Nature Center, 5-9 p.m.$35 per person, family rates available for 3 or more family members; no need to preregister; must attend both July 16 and July 18 to earn certificate; bring pen, drink and snack recommended; 19 Robinson Bay Rd, Massena.

Folk painting

WADDINGTON: Decorative “folk” painting, 9:30 a.m.-noon, The Gallery, 10 Main St., $15; all materials provided, pre-registration not required, but appreciated, to preregister.

$10 Tuesday

WADDINGTON: $10 Tuesday Get-Together, 1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St., $10; pre-registration not required, but appreciated, to preregister.


Pulled pork

WEST STOCKHOLM: The West Stockholm United Methodist Church is having a pulled pork dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Menu includes pulled pork on a bun, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids under age 12.