What’s Going On: Gardening class in Potsdam, leadership training in Potsdam, Ogdensburg history speaker in Canton
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Leadership trainingPOTSDAM: Strengths Based Leadership is the topic of a new training series hosted by the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, 5-7 p.m., at Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley in Potsdam; open to all; chamber is collaborating with Tedra L. Cobb and GrasseRoots Fund to offer the session as part of the new Board and Management Leadership Training Program; registration required: $25, or $30 for non members; register through the chamber’s Facebook page, or call 315-386-4000.
Gastro health lecture
POTSDAM: St. Lawrence Health System’s Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist James Vecchio, MD, will lead a new series of lectures as part of Colon Cancer Awareness Month; “Gastrointestinal Health – What You Must Know,” will be held on March 14, 21, and 28, from noon-1 p.m., in the second floor conference rooms of 50 Leroy St.; lunch provided, all welcome; reservations required: 315-261-5413, [email protected]; the discussion will focus on the role and function of EGDs (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) and colonoscopies.
POTSDAM: A three-part gardening series to help gardeners, both beginners and experienced; Thursdays on March 14, 21, and 28 from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Potsdam Public Library; the free classes are presented by Paul Hetzler, Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator for Cornell Cooperative Extension of St Law. Co; learn about soil health and site requirements, how to combat weather patterns and new disease strains, and how to identify and manage pests. Register online at www.potsdamlibrary.org.
MASSENA: Technology class for smartphones and iPad with apps for your camera, messages, phone calls, and more; ages 18 and over; Registration required for this free class offered by Massena Public Library at Patron Business Center;10 a.m.-12 p.m. For more info: massenapubliclibrary.org.
Brown Bag series
CANTON: Philip Paige will speak about Ogdensburg history and the Ogden family at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association’s Brown Bag Lunch series, noon, Brown Bag Lunches are free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch and enjoy a beverage and dessert provided by SLCHA.