What’s Going On: Dog jumping contest in Potsdam, live raptors in Massena, barn quilt party in Colton
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 1:48 pm


Barn Quilt Party

COLTON: Barn Quilt Party, 1-5 p.m. at Swift Field (with Pavilion as rain location) in hamlet of South Colton; includes barn quilt information, story sharing, demonstration, and sales plus rock painting & scavenger hunt, food by Colt’s Pride Booster Club, music by New Horizons Swing Band, and much more; contact: Ruth McWilliams (315-262-2450) for Town of Colton Tourism & Beautification Committee in cooperation with Traditional Arts in Upstate New York and Barn Quilt Tourism Project; part of Colton Country Days July 14-21 “Rockin’ in the Great South Woods.”

Dog jumping contest

POTSDAM: Dock Dogs dog jumping contest, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Potsdam Agway, 14 Pine St., www.ThePotsdamAgway.com; free for onlookers, leashed pets welcome, prizes, vendors, children’s booth, free samples and swag, food, beverages; pre-registration at DockDogs.com.

Old Home Day service

DEPEYSTER: Old Home Day Service, 9 a.m. at the DePeyster United Methodist Church, followed by a covered dish brunch; public is welcome to attend.

Reunion Weekend

POTSDAM: SUNY Potsdam Reunion Weekend from Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 14; several special celebrations, including the 50th anniversaries of the departments of politics and computer science, as well as the College's Educational Opportunity Program (EOP); farewell breakfast 8:30-11 a.m. in Thatcher Hall; reunion attendees will be encouraged to donate non-perishable goods or make cash donations to support the Campus Food Pantry, which is open to all SUNY Potsdam students who may be experiencing food insecurity; 315-267-2120, www.potsdam.edu/alumni.

Sons of Amvets meet

HEUVELTON: Sons of Amvets Post 1997 meeting,1:30 p.m., Amvets Post 1997, 107 State St.

Lifesaver benefit

CANTON: Benefit for Project Lifesaver, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Canton Park; vendors, crafters, sheriff’s deputies doing Safe Child presentaions, K-9 unit, food truck, raffles, 50/50.

Outdoor skills

MASSENA: Learn Girl Scout outdoor skills; free; 11 a.m.-1 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.

Campfire treats

MASSENA: Make campfire treats, free event; 10-11 a.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.

Live raptors

MASSENA: Join Mark Manske of Adirondack Raptors to learn about owls, hawks, and more; live birds at show; free; 2-3:30 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.

Saori Weaving

WADDINGTON: Fibers, Weave Structures, and Saori Weaving, 1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; $35, instructor Susan Riley; pre-register: www.lakestlawrencearts.com.

Chicken BBQ

ROSSIE: Chicken barbecue, 1 p.m., Rossie Community Center; half chicken, baked beans, salads, roll, dessert, beverage; $10, children $5, under 5 free; take-outs available. 315-324-6088.