What’s Going On: Rabies clinic in Gouverneur, community campfire in Canton, invasive species talk in Massena
LOCAL EVENTS ON THURSDAY
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); Early Bird Gathering 4-6:30 p.m., in Becky's Place at Pratt Commons, located adjacent to the Raymond Hall lobby. Entertainment will be provided by Alex Vangellow (Hon. '14); following, there will be a gathering for all Greek alumni and friends in the Townhouse courtyard; 315-267-2120, www.potsdam.edu/alumni.
CANTON: Family friendly community campfire, 7-9 p.m., Wachtmeister Field Station, Route 27; knot-tying, skins and skulls identification, wild foraging, s’mores, and more; south end of the SLU campus in Canton; proceed south down Park St. approx. 1/4 mile past the campus athletic fields, drive will be on the left coming from the SLU campus and right if coming from Route 27; free and open to all ages; water and restrooms available; RSVP by [email protected] or contacting @natureupnorth on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
Invasive speciesMASSENA: Invasive Species of the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes’ talk; 2-3 p.m.; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd,; talk and discussion of invasive species in the St. Lawrence River and Great Lakes; discussed will be how foreign animals and plants have invaded local waters and what effects they have had; also to be discussed are what new threats are coming and how they can be controlled.
NORWOOD: music and celebrations from other countries, Norwood Public Library, 3 p.m. International students from St. Lawrence University Common Ground Connections Club discuss common cultural elements and how communities connect. Family program, free and open to the public.
GOUVERNEUR: St. Lawrence County Public Health hosting free rabies clinic Gouverneur Town Barn. 6-8 p.m.; bring current rabies certificate (not your rabies tag) to the clinic if you have one, as this is the proof of vaccination; www.stlawco.org/Departments/PublicHealth/, 315-386-2325.
Historical society meets
COLTON: Colton Historical society annual meeting, 7 p.m., Colton Museum; agenda includes election of officers, update on museum restoration and information on Colton Country Days; public is invited to attend.
POTSDAM: Potsdam Food Co-op, 24 Elm St., featuring Cheese of the Month Briar Summit, an Adirondack Cheese made by Nettle Meadow Farm and Artisan Cheese, located in Warrensburg, and home to more than 200 farm sanctuary animals and a cheese company. Briar Summit is a semi-soft pasteurized cheese produced from a combination of goat, cow, sheep milk, and cow cream, infused with raspberry leaf tea and finished with a bloomy rind. This pyramid-shaped vegetarian cheese has a dense fudge-like consistency and a tanginess that is more floral than fruity.