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Saxophone recital

POTSDAM: Faculty recital, C. Grev, saxophone, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam.


Gateways to Careers

CANTON: SUNY Canton hosting Gateways to Careers, 8 a.m.-noon, at the ROOS House, SUNY Canton; career readiness workshop to help prepare the youth of the North Country become college and career ready; each year more than 1,000 high school juniors and seniors participate in Gateways.

Lego night

MADRID: Lego Night at Hepburn Library of Madrid from 4-7 p.m. Join the library for building and playing fun, with popcorn and drinks incuded. For more info: call 315-322-5673 or go online:

UPK info meeting

GOUVERNEUR: Informational meeting for universal pre-kindergarten program at Gouverneur Central School library, 6 p.m.; children must be four years old on or before Dec. 1 to be eligible for the pogram; info: 315-287-4870.

Flotilla meeting

MASSENA: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 092-01-01 Massena to meet, 5:30 p.m., Massena VFW.


Tracking signs

MASSENA: Free nature walk with guide to track signs of wildlife: 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd;


One Hour One Work

OGDENSBURG: Frederic Remington Art Museum invites public to attend “One Hour One Work” session, 1 p.m.; featuring “No More He Rides,” also known as The Cow Puncher, which is on loan to the Remington Museum from the Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth, Texas; Museum docent facilitates 60 minutes of focused looking, consideration, conversation, and interpretation of a single artwork; free with museum admission, reservations requested: 315-393-2425, [email protected].

Chair caning

CANTON: St. Lawrence County Historical Association is offering a low cost chair canning workshop on three consecutive Wednesday evenings, March 6, 13, and 20 from 7-9 p.m. at the Silas Wright House, 3 E. Main St., with Carl Stickney; $53 members, $63 for non-members, includes materials; bring one canable chair, scissors, an awl, a paring knife, a few clothespins, a rag, and a small water container; register: send your name, address, phone number, email and nonrefundable payment to the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, P.O. Box 8, Canton 13617; info: 315-386-8133 or e-mail [email protected].

Tree-pruning class

CANTON: Tree-pruning class, hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension and state DEC, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Learning Center, 40 W. Main St.; for tree-care professionals, town and village planners, groundskeepers and anyone wanting to learn proper technique; participants should bring a lunch and dress for weather; free, but registration required by calling 315-379-9192.

Foster parenting info

OGDENSBURG: Foster parenting informational session hosted by Fostering Futures of St. Lawrence County Therapeutic Foster Care Program, 6 p.m., Seaway Youth for Christ, 31 David St.; informal, casual setting, Q & A, light refreshments; 315-229-3504, [email protected].


Lenten luncheon

MASSENA: Lenten luncheon, a local 50-year tradition, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St.; ecumenical worship service at noon on five Wednesdays during Lent, starting on March 13, and continuing through April 10; sponsored by the Greater Massena Ministerial Association; each week’s service is conducted by a different member of the local clergy; hymns, scripture readings, and a brief message; lunch in the church social hall follows each service, starting at approximately 12:30; members of several local churches will prepare and serve the meals; offering will be accepted to benefit the Massena Meals on Wheels; will be cancelled in the event of bad weather. Please watch the school cancellation notices; quiche and tossed salad, prepared by the churches of St. Peter’s parish.

Lunch for Lent

COLTON: Lenten lunches, noon, sponsored by TREC served at the St. Patrick’s Parish Center; all welcome.

Chicken, biscuits

OGDENSBURG: Chicken and biscuit dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Ogdensburg Moose Lodge 814 and Woman of the Moose Chapter #199 hosting, 609 Pickering St.; supports OFA DC trip; tickets sold at the door will be divided up evenly amongst the entire class; obtain pre-sale tickets from a 7th or 8th grader that you know; dessert also available for sale.