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Brass Quintet

POTSDAM: Potsdam Brass Quintet, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.


After Work Book Club

POTSDAM: Join a new book club that meets the 4th Tuesday of month at Potsdam Public Library 6:30-7:30 p.m. March’s book: “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr; for more info:

Local author featured

MASSENA: Massena Public Library book for March is “The Life she was Given” by local author Ellen Marie Wiseman; historical fiction of girl whose mother hides her in an attic for ten years, then sells her to circus during the Depression; 6:30 p.m. at Massena Public Library. Contact library to get copy of book. For more info:

IDA meeting

CANTON: St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency is scheduled to meet, 8:30 a.m., Ernest J. LaBaff Industrial Building, 19 Commerce Lane; meetings of the St. Lawrence County IDA-Local Development Corporation, St. Lawrence County IDA – Civic Development Corporation and St. Lawrence County Property Development Corporation will immediately follow; meetings are open to the public.


Barn quilt painting

MORLEY: Barn quilt painting class, hosted by the Morley Wesleyan Church and Madrid Dam Music Series, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the church’s activity center, 7254 County Route 27; $60 fee includes most supplies; light refreshments and beverages; limited to 10 people; Cindy Monnat Williams, 315-386-3023, or Anna Campbell, 315-265-2047, for more information or to register; proceeds will be used for programs for local children.

Folk painting

WADDINGTON: Decorative folk painting, 9:30 a.m.-noon, The Gallery, 10 Main St.; no experience necessary, everyone works at their own pace; all materials provided; $15;, [email protected], 315-308-4410 to preregister.

Wire wrapping basics

WADDINGTON: $10 Tuesdays – Wire Wrapping Basics,1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; no experience necessary, all materials provided, $10;, [email protected], 315-308-4410 to preregister.


Chicken & biscuits

HAMMOND: Chicken and biscuits will be served at Hammond Presbyterian Church from 4:30 to 7 p.m., proceeds will benefit the Hammond Historical Museum’s Scottish Festival; menu includes chicken, biscuits, potatoes, coleslaw, green beans, cranberry sauce, apple crisp; takeouts available. $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 5-12; 315-324-6628, 315-528-4742.