Hula Hoop workshop in Canton Saturday
CANTON – Come join a workshop to make a custom Hula Hoop and learn some hooping skills.
Hoopdancing can be fun and playful, a self-confidence builder, a stress reliever, great exercise, a form of creative expression, or a meditation.
The workshop will be on Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon in the fellowship hall of the First Presbyterian Church. The material/workshop fee is $20 and pre-registration is necessary.
Contact Valerie at 379-0434 or [email protected] to reserve a spot.
Morgan Johnston recently caught these reflections at Madrid Park.
World dodgeball record on the line in Potsdam Saturday
POTSDAM -- In a quest to break the world dodgeball record and raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Clarkson University Student Association will host "Dodging for Dreams: The Ultimate Dodgeball Game" on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 3:30 p.m. at Hantz Field on Clarkson Avenue.
CUSA seeks to break the Guinness World Record for the largest dodgeball game, now at 1,700 participants.
Registration is $2 and includes a team headband and entrance onto the field.
Canton Chamber's 2010 Holiday Giveaway taking entries for prizes
CANTON – A total of $660 in Canton Gift Certificates will be handed out this year in the Canton Chamber of Commerce “2010 Holiday Giveaway.”
Entry forms and boxes will be located at many participating chamber businesses throughout the holiday shopping season. Last year, 2,500 entries were received during the “shop local” campaign.
Gift certificates will be given away on four consecutive Wednesdays. Two $50 certificates will be presented on Nov. 26, two $70 certificates on Dec. 3, two $90 certificates on Dec. 10 and two $120 certificates on Dec. 17.
Musical 'On the Town' Friday and Saturday at SUNY Potsdam
POTSDAM – SUNY Potsdam's Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with the Crane Opera Ensemble and Orchestra, performs the musical "On the Town" Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-13 at 7:30 p.m. in Snell Theatre.
"On the Town," with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, premiered on Broadway in 1944. It tells the story of three sailors visiting New York City for the first time while on 24-hour shore leave.
Ticket prices are $12 for general admission and $8 for faculty, staff, senior citizens and students.
Seneca women's lifeways presentation in Canton Saturday
CANTON - Native American lifeways in New York State and life in the longhouse are the topics of the Second Saturday Program The Life of Seneca Women at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 E. Main St., Canton from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 13.
This activity is another in the SLCHA's series of free and fun monthly educational programs for kids age 4-10.
Donna Vargo of Harrisville will teach children about Seneca women's lifeways - including food preparation, tools, baskets and false face - through the use of music, storytelling and historic artifacts.
Well into planning for the Friday, Nov. 26, annual night-after-Thanksgiving Canton Holiday of Lights visit by Santa and lighting of the trees, the committee of elves (left to right), Phyllis Howard, Joyce Lilholt, Chair Carol Johnson, Karen Thatcher, Marilyn Mintener, and Brad Mintener (Brenda Snow absent) has been busy. They have been lining up tree decorator groups for the business windows, and details about wagon rides with Dr.
Commissioner of Social Services to discuss 'Our County's Growing Poor and Homeless' at Canton Zonta meeting Nov. 16
CANTON – St. Lawrence County Commissioner of Social Services Christopher Rediehs will speak on “Our County’s Growing Poor and Homeless” at the Canton Area Zonta Club dinner Nov. 16.
Rediehs will speak about the increase in the number of county families and individuals who have had to resort to using Food Stamps and have found themselves without jobs and in some instances, without a place to live.
'Make the Season Sparkle' theme of Norwood bazaar Nov. 13
NORWOOD – A “Make the Season Sparkle" Bazaar sponsored by the United Methodist Church, Prospect Street will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A luncheon of sandwiches, soup, and desserts will be available from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
There will be tables of candy, food, novelties, white elephant, and crafts for sale.
Red Cross offering CPR course for healthcare providers, lifeguards, professional rescuers Nov. 13 in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- Healthcare providers, lifeguards and professional rescuers can update their skills or get fresh certification during the American Red Cross of Northern New York’s CPR for the Professional Rescuer from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Red Cross office, 73 Market St.
This course teaches those with a duty to act (professional rescuers, healthcare providers, lifeguards) the skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to care for a victim of cardiac arrest.