Town of DeKalb Historical Association receives grant to fund evening performances
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 6:21 am

DEKALB JUNCTION – The Town of DeKalb Historical Association has received a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program to fund this year’s performance series.

The series includes three evenings of entertainment which directly tie the community to its past.

The performance present the diverse history of St. Lawrence County and will all take place at the town’s Meetinghouse Museum, 696 E. DeKalb Rd. at 7 p.m.

The grant allows the Historical Association to offer the evenings free of charge.

Barbara Heller will sing early American folk songs for audience on June 16, the Akwesasne Women Singers will perform traditional tribal songs on Aug. 18 and Paul Stillman will take on the character of Ben Franklin on Oct. 13.

The events are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, administered in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties by the St. Lawrence County Arts Council.

Pictured above, Dancy Noble, member of the Town of DeKalb Historical Association, Suzy McBroom, grants coordinator for St. Lawrence County Arts Council, and Linda Batt, member of the Town of Dekalb Historical Association celebrate the grant for the Town of DeKalb Historical Association's performance series.