Events Calendar

Events Calendar

September 18, 2014
Essential Oils 101 For Your Family, Animals, and Home
6:30 - 8 pm, Potsdam Community Room, Civic Center, 2 Park Street, Potsdam, NY
This class is a beginner’s look at the holistic use of essential oils,
presented by Michelle Young. Pre-registration is recommended but not necessary. Walk-in's are welcome on a first-come first-served basis. There is a suggested donation of $20 general, $35 couple, $10 student. Email to RSVP.


September 20, 2014
COMPOSTING Made Simple for Garden and Home Food-Waste
10 am - 12 noon, Potsdam, NY
As part of our series of Beginning Gardener Workshops, Janet Lomastro, the doyenne of decomposition, will dig in the dirt once again to show you her unique and sensible 3-bin composting system, in Potsdam, NY. Attendance is limited to 12 and it fills up! RSVP is necessary due to limited session size. There is a suggested donation of $17 general, $30 couple, $7 student. Email to RSVP for your spot.

September 20th, 2014
The Potsdam Food Co-op Annual Open House
11am - 3pm, 24 Elm Street
A day of Food, Music, and Fun! Free and open to everyone.
Food to sample from the Co-op’s own Carriage House Bakery & Deli and from local vendors such as St. Lawrence Brewing Company, Artemis Bakers, Kaneb Orchards, Prosper's Farmstead Creamery and Kent Family Farms. Face-Painting and Art Stations. Music will be provided throughout the day by local bands Animal Crackers, Dan Sullivan-Catlin & Friends, and Crescent Street Jam.

 September 21, 2014
People's Climate March in New York City.
The local organization, North Country 350 Alliance is chartering a bus, leaving from the lean to in front of Paul Smiths College promptly at 5 am Sunday morning, participating in the march then returning that night.We are trying to arrange carpools when possible and fill the bus, to maximize efficiency. The current bus cost is $50 round trip. Contact for more information. More information about the walk itself here.

September 22, 2014
"Fed Up" Cinema 10 film showing
7:15 pm, Roxy Theater, 20 Main St., Potsdam
Hunger Action Month is when our nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action against food insecurity in their communities. To help raise awareness of some of the troubling aspects of our food system, come watch this new documentary from Katie Couric. Panel discussion with Dr. Nick Knowles, Linda Caamaño, Paula M. Youmell, Daisy Cox to follow! See here for more info. 

September, 26, 2014
ANCA's 2014 Annual Meeting
3:30 PM to 6:30 PM, The TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton, NY
Meeting from 3:30-5:30 followed by a reception with locally sourced food and drinks! Please R.S.V.P. by Wednesday, September 10th. Register Here