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Crane Concert Band

POTSDAM: SUNY Potsdam's Crane School of Music Concert Band, “Mutations” 7:30 p.m., Helen M. Concert Hosmer Hall; band will explore the ways in which composers use extant material and process it through their own aesthetic styles; free, and the public is invited to attend.


Rewild movie

POTSDAM: Clarkson University will screen shortened, 30-minute, version of John Davis’ documentary “Born to Rewild” followed by a discussion and Q&A session.; film follows Davis as he treks 5000 miles over eight months from Mexico to Canada to bring awareness to the importance of connected wildlife corridors along the spine of the continent; 5:30 p.m., Student Center, MPR A, followed by a Q&A with John Davis;

Alzheimer’s support

GOUVERNEUR: Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter support group meeting; free, facilitated by trained individuals; 1-800-272-3900, [email protected]; Gouverneur Community Center, 4673 NYS Route 58; 1:30 p.m.

Art study

OGDENSBURG: Frederic Remington Art Museum “One Hour One Work” session, 2 p.m.; chance for participants to slow down and dive deep into a single work of art on display, Self-Portrait on a Horse, which is on loan to the Remington Museum from the Sid Richardson Museum in Fort Worth, TX; museum educator will facilitate 60 minutes of focused looking, consideration, conversation, and interpretation of a single artwork; free with admission; register:, 315-393-2425, [email protected].

Documentary screening

POTSDAM: Premier screening of “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship,” a documentary about the hidden costs of academic publishing and the need for open access to research and science; produced and directed by Professor Jason Schmitt, Chair of Clarkson University’s Communication & Media Department; at Roxy Theatre; free to attend, sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the School of Arts & Sciences; reception at 4:30 p.m., screening at 5; free to stream and download.

Senior insurance day

CANTON: Senior Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, 101 Main St., first floor; licensed agent available to assist seniors with signups for Medicare Supplements, Advantage Plans, Drug Coverages or those on plans who wish to change for 2019; walk-ins welcome; make an appointment at 315-386-2107, [email protected].

SUNY Drop In Days

CANTON: Drop-In Days, SUNY Canton Admissions Office extending their office hours for those who may be interested in applying for the spring semester, 4-7 p.m., French Hall, Room 123; walk-in visitors are welcome and no prior registration is needed; 800-388-7123, [email protected].

Reynolds retirees meet

WINTHROP: Reynolds retirees lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., Goose Landing; all former hourly, salaried employees welcome with spouses, guests; order from menu; reservations: 315-769-5997 by Nov. 8.


School mathematics seminar

POTSDAM: Sergei Abramovich, "Diversity in Teaching School Mathematics: From Egyptian Papyrus Roll to Gestalt Psychology to Japanese Curriculum to Common Core;" part of SUNY Potsdam’s 2018-19 Disciplined Inquiry in Education Seminar Series; noon, Rebecca V. Sheard Literacy Center; free, open to the public;

Free essential oils class

POTSDAM: Free essential oils class, 6:30 p.m., Potsdam Village Community Room, 38 Main St.; 315-244-3195.

Eco-friendly home

CANTON: “Kids, Pets & Gifts Make-n-Take for the Eco-Friendly Home,” planned by Local Living Venture, 6-8 p.m., E.J. Noble Medical Building Community Room; with Jenna Decker of Three Spoiled Sisters; attendees will leave with a child-friendly immunity roll-on and doggie deodorizing spray; $28, $50 for two people, $15 for students, partial scholarships available; register: [email protected], 315-347-4223.