What's Going On: Fishing expo in Massena, WhiteOut Weekend in Clifton-Fine, artist reception in Canton
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 9:18 am

LOCAL EVENTS ON FRIDAY

Artist reception

CANTON: Artist Ola Aldous is showing a series of artworks at the Root Cellar, downstairs from the Flying Lotus Yoga Center, located at 81 Main St.; opening reception from 5-7 p.m.; works were conceived as album art for a recent album release by Ola and her partner, Claude Aldous, on the Steep Gloss record label in the United Kingdom; this opening celebration was postponed from last Friday due to the weather.

WhiteOut Weekend

CLIFTON/FINE: Annual Adirondack WhiteOut Weekend (WOW) held in the communities of Star Lake, Cranberry Lake and Wanakena is scheduled for Feb. 14-16; admission is free to the family event which will feature a variety of outdoor recreation, music and arts, food, crafts, interactive presentations, kids activities, snowmobile-accessible events and more; some costs will apply for individual events; staged through 100% volunteer efforts and the generosity of sponsors, donations and fundraising proceeds; https://sites.google.com/view/adkwow.

Singing Valentines

CANTON: Singing Valentines delivered by the Canton Goldenaires Men's Barbershop Chorus will be delivering Singing Valentines, starting at 8 a.m. and continuing throughout the day; Canton Winterfest event; proceeds benefit high school scholarship awards at all schools in St. Lawrence County; to order Singing Valentine, call Vickie at 315-261-9828 or 315-379-9848.

Craft shop

OGDENSBURG: Pop-up Craft Shop 9 -11 a.m. Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Cornerstone Café; handmade works of art, winter, and Valentine’s Day crafts and much more; for more information contac Auxiliary Liaison Ramona Kennedy, 315-393-1559, [email protected]

Food distribution

HOPKINTON: Hopkinton Food Pantry open from 10 -11:30 a.m. at the Hopkinton Town Hall; bring your own containers for food and clothing; no longer accepting clothing donations after Feb. 29; stay tuned for alternate location; for more info: Georgia 315-328-4168 or Mary 315-328-4681

Dairy discussion

CANTON: Cornell Cooperative Extension Grazing Dairy Discussion Group meets at noon, Extension Learning Farm classroom; Extension, county and regional specialists welcome A. Fay Benson, small dairy farm specialist, talking about grant projects around the state, including: his grass-fed dairy study, pasture soil compaction and the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship program; light lunch is served with donation; registration is appreciated, contact Betsy Hodge, 315-379-9192 Ext 227, [email protected] or Casey Havekes [email protected].

Drug prevention meeting

CANTON: St. Lawrence County Partners 4 Substance Use Prevention (P4SUP) Coalition meets at the Fairfield Inn 10 a.m. - noon; St. Lawrence Health System provides an update on their Behavioral Health Services and overview of their new Maternal Warp Around program; the coalition discuss 2020 projects; meetings are held 2nd Friday, monthly, for more information contact Brigette Conklin at 315-229-3404 or [email protected]

Massena Fishing Expo

MASSENA: Massena Fishing Expo from Feb. 14-16 at the St. Lawrence Centre’s expo center will feature fishing pros and celebrities, boat displays and a variety of local exhibitors with fishing gear and tackle; also kids’ trout pond, archery range and other youth activities; admission is $12 and children younger than 12 are admitted free, parking is free; 1-8 p.m.; seminars: “Understanding the River Systems – Fishing Current” with MLF pro angler Adrian Aveena at 3 p.m., “Smallmouth Crush – Targeting Trophy Smallmouth” with Travis Manson at 4 p.m., “Conservation – Protection of our Smallmouth Fisheries – Fizz Instruction” with Barb Elliott at 5 p.m., “How to Produce QUALITY Fishing Videos” with author and TV personality Jim Root at 6 p.m.; massenafishingexpo.com.

Lady Roos hockey

CANTON: SUNY Canton Women's Hockey vs. Anna Maria College at SUNY Canton Roos House, 4 p.m.; Canton Winterfest event.

SLU vs. Princeton

CANTON: St. Lawrence University Women's Hockey vs. Princeton University, 6 p.m., at Appleton Arena; Canton Winterfest event.

SUNY vs. Buffalo

CANTON: SUNY Canton Men's Hockey vs. Buffalo State College, 7 p.m., at SUNY Canton Roos House; Canton Winterfest event.