Children’s pets for Canton show July 21 should be registered by Monday
CANTON – Children 12 and under may register pets such as dogs, cats, small furries, fish, birds, amphibians, lizards and even arachnids for the Canton Free Library’s annual pet show, Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. in Canton Village Park. Critters must be registered by July 18.
Animals should arrive by 1:45 p.m. the day of the show.
In the event of rain, the show will be in the Fellowship Room of the First Presbyterian Church. Rules are posted at the library and on notice boards around Canton.
All pets will receive a ribbon and their child will get a prize.
The Great Northern Naturals hosted their first annual Great Northern Challenge softball tournament this past weekend at the Pine Street field in Potsdam, and the Naturals took the championship. The Naturals took a last inning, 7-6, come-from-behind win over Edwards-Knox in the first game. Beth Pearson from Canton started and pitched the first three innings, and Mackenzie Rowe from Gouverneur, pictured above, picked up the save.
With crews in Canton, Ogdensburg, Massena and Potsdam, St. Lawrence County Youth Conservation Corps kicks off 35th year
The Youth Conservation Corps is kicking off its 35th year in St. Lawrence County this summer.
Employing young adults from ages 14 to 21, the program gives adolescents a memorable work experience. Those employed by YCC, work to conserve the environment and address unmet needs of St. Lawrence County.
The YCC employees will work three days a week until Aug. 10 with unique work experience each day. They conserve the environment and gain work experience and hands-on skills that may benefit them in their future careers.
Free 'Reading with Animals' program at Canton Free Library Thursday
CANTON – The Canton Free Library will present “Reading with the Animals” as part of the Summer Reading Program Thursday, July 14 at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church on the Park.
A naturalist from the NYS Zoo at Thompson Park will read a story and then introduce some live animals that were featured in the book.
This free, all-ages program requires no registration.
Call Valerie at the library at 386-3712 ext 4 for more information.
Yoga basics classes Start Thursday in Canton
CANTON -- “Yoga Basics” will be offered Thursdays from 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. July 14 – Aug. 25 at Northern Light Yoga Center, 595 Miner Street Rd.
Cost is $60.
The class is designed for students new to yoga, introduces foundational poses of Svaroopa Yoga and is suitable for all fitness levels.
To register or for more info, contact Gail Baxter, at 265-2645 or [email protected].
Roland Renaud, Bob Moyer, Ken West and Rev. Fred Sykes, all of Canton, take a lunch break recently on the steps of the First Baptist Church on Main Street in Canton. The men were refinishing the floors in the church. Photo by Misty Thomas of DeKalb.
Rep. Owens to take questions from citizens during 'telephone tall hall' tonight
Congressman Bill Owens will hold a telephone “town hall” Tuesday.
Beginning at 6:45 p.m., Owens will update callers about his effort to create jobs in upstate New York, and then take questions from constituents during the hour-long call.
Great Northern Naturals host first softball tournament in Potsdam
POTSDAM -- The Great Northern Naturals hosted their first annual Great Northern Challenge softball tournament this past weekend at the Pine Street field in Potsdam, and the Naturals took the championship.
The Naturals took a last inning, 7-6, come-from-behind win over Edwards-Knox in the first game. Beth Pearson from Canton started and pitched the first three innings, and Mackenzie Rowe from Gouverneur, pictured above, picked up the save.
CORC thrift store in Potsdam plans bag sale July 14, 15
POTSDAM -- The C.O.R.C. Thrift Store, 8 Willow St., will hold a $3 bag sale Thursday, July 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Shoppers can fill a bag with summer clothing, housewares, toys and books for $3.
All new inventory will be on sale on Saturday, July 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More info: 265-3940.
Mr. Bo the Clown to juggle, tell jokes, perform magic at Massena library July 14
MASSENA – The Massena Public Library invites children to come see Mr. Bo the Clown at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 14.
No registration is required for this free event.
Mr. Bo presents an entertaining show that includes juggling, jokes, magic, pantomime, hand puppets and balloon animals for all. He puts on his clown make-up and costume as part of his show, children will watch as Mr. Bo transforms into a clown.