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Clarinet recital

POTSDAM: Faculty recital with J. Kirk Doyle, clarinet, 7:30 p.m., Sarah M. Snell Music Theater, Crane School of Music; free; featuring Dean Michael Sitton on piano and Timothy Sullivan on percussion; will include works by composers Germaine Tailleferre, Stacy Garrop, Katherine Hoover, Libby Larsen, Shulamit Ran and Amanda Harberg.


Gaslands! session

CANTON: Canton Free Library hosting vehicular mayhem through play of the game Gaslands!, 6 p.m., main floor; tabletop game of post-apocalyptic vehicular mayhem; with fast and cinematic rules, it is designed to be played with toy cars, allowing players to ram, skid and race their way through the wreckage of a burnt-out Earth; no cost to play; materials provided.

Birding 101

MASSENA: Birding 101 with nature center staff; free event; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd. For more info: 315-705-5022.

Ash Wednesday services

CANTON: The Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., hosts two Ash Wednesday Services at Noon and 5:30 p.m. following the free will dinner downstairs in the dining hall.

Ash Wednesday service

MORLEY: Morley Wesleyan Church will have an Ash Wednesday Service at 6pm. Come join us!

Retirees meet

MASSENA: Reynolds Retirees meet for lunch, 11:30 a.m., Coach’s Corner, 191 Park Ave.; all former hourly and salaried employees welcome to attend, along with spouses and guests; reservations: 315-769-5997 by Feb. 20.


Arts Academy

NORWOOD: Kris Rozelle is offering her Arts Academy classes for children at Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St., in February on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.; children ages 3 and older may participate; those younger than age 5 must be accompanied by an adult; register: [email protected], 315-353-6692,

Senior living

CANTON: United Helpers will host, “Senior Living: Understanding Your Options” 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room at United Helpers Independent Senior Living, 30 Sullivan Dr.; this same presentation will again be held on Monday, March 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the large classroom at United Helpers Behavioral Health and Life Skills, 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg; free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged, as space is limited: Andrea Smith at 315-714-3117 or [email protected].


Free soup, sandwich

HEUVELTON: Free soup and sandwich dinner at the Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St., 4:30 p.m.; donations accepted but not expected; any proceeds received will be used for world missions; sponsored by the United Methodist Women.