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CANTON: First exhibition of 2019 at St. Lawrence University’s Richard F. Brush Art Gallery featuring the works of Alootook Ipellie (1951–2007) in “Walking Both Sides of an Invisible Border” opens; curator guest lecture Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Griffiths Arts Center, room 123, gallery reception to follow; info: 315-229-5174, www.stlawu.edu/gallery.
MASSENA: American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12:30-5:30 p.m., St. Lawrence Centre mall.
Ski, snowshoe lessons
MASSENA: Ski and snowshoe lessons, 10-11 a.m, and 3:30-4:30 p.m., Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd, 315-705-5022; [email protected].
One Hour One Work
OGDENSBURG: Frederic Remington Art Museum “One Hour One Work” session, featuring Frederic Remington’s 1899 oil painting “Captured;” 2 p.m. ongoing program, chance for participants to slow down and dive deep into a single work of art on display at the Remington Museum; museum educator will facilitate 60 minutes of focused looking, consideration, conversation, and interpretation of a single artwork; free with admission to museum; reservations requested: fredericremington.org, 315-393-2425, [email protected].
Forest pest class
CANTON: Cornell Cooperative Extension hosting a workshop on emerging invasive forest pests 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Education Center, 40 W. Main St.; forest-land owners, arborists, foresters, other land managers, and concerned citizens will learn to identify, prevent, and manage new invasive pests which pose a threat to northern forests; topics include Asian lanternfly, hemlock woolly adelgid, oak wilt; includes a field session; please dress for the weather; 8:30 a.m. registration; $10 cost, includes lunch, materials; pre-registration: 315-379-9192.