City of Ogdensburg commemorating 150 years
OGDENSBURG -- The City of Ogdensburg is selling commemorative glasses to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of the city’s incorporation.The glasses will sell for $5 each and can be purchased at the Dobisky Visitors’ Center, 100 Riverside Ave., and at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 330 Ford St. between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The date of the city’s incorporation was April 27, 1868. A complete list of 150th anniversary themed events are as follows:
June 9—Annual Car-B-Que in the Greenbelt: Classic car show, craft vendors, live music, bounce houses and facing painting sponsored by Chamber of Commerce
July 19—A Night at the Museum from 6-8 p.m. at the Frederic Remington Art Museum, to mark the 95th anniversary of the museum and the 150th anniversary of the city. Music in the courtyard, light refreshments, museum activities, cash bar will be offered.
July 22—Fred’s Wild West BBQ and Library Fun Fest at the Ogdensburg Public Library
July 22-28—Ogdensburg International Seaway Festival: Activities include Battle of the High School Bands, craft show, classic car show, concerts and contest, fireworks on July 27 and the Seaway Festival Parade on July 28
Aug. 11—Party in the Park hosted by the Ogdensburg Parks & Recreation Department. Fireworks, food, bounce house, face painting, games and more in Library Park
Sept. 8—Walking History Tour and City Hall Open House
Nov. 3—Finale Event— A Rock-N-Skate at the Lockwood Arena from 6 to 9 p.m.
For more information about these events visit http://www.ogdensburg.org/calendar.aspx.