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Membership Stats for Fall 2017
As of 09-15-17: 357 participants have registered for SOAR classes.
Tim Messner and his archaeology students craft a canoe
Spring 2015 SOAR presenter Tim Messner and his archaeology students created a dugout canoe this summer "using nothing but fire, handmade tools and one giant pine log."
The 2015 Super SOARer is ...
SOAR is proud to announce that our most recent Super SOARer is Dot Howe!

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Course Updates

January 12, 2018 - A "TEASER" FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2018. About 70% of our spring courses have been scheduled; once scheduling is finished, we will post the final list of presenters and courses. Details of the schedule won't be posted until all have been established. Volunteer SOAR staff members have been working hard on this processing. HERE ARE THE SPRING SEMESTER DATES: Spring semester classes begin on: MARCH 12, 2018 and end on MAY 18, 2018. (Spring luncheon date is still TBA). Our MEET-THE-CHEF Luncheon is booked for Wednesday, April 18th at "The Freight House" in Ogdensburg.(Serving at 1:00pm.) The deadline for registering - April 2, 2018. (The flyer will be included in your course packet which you will receive in February.) More later...
October 12, 2017 - Monsters, Menace, and Mystery: 1950's-60's Atlas/Marvel Comic Books The readings for 10/18/17 "Monsters, Menace, and Mystery..." have been posted on the course page.
September 19, 2017 - Creating Clean Air at Home Andrea Ferro added some new links and more info and recommendations on clean air monitoring devices.
October 07, 2017 - Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine: Metaphors of Small Town America The website for "Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine..." is now complete - view the links on the course page.

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Fall 2017 SOAR Member Letter (pdf)
(from Bill Mein, Chariman of the Board)
F17 Meet-the-Chef - Robideau's (pdf)
Wed. 10/18, 1pm, pay by 10/02, (cap: 44)
SOAR Trifold Fall 2017 (pdf)
Brochure with General Info about SOAR


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SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, New York 13676

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Van Housen Hall Extension
Room 382 (on the SUNY Potsdam Campus)

Office hours: 9:00-2:00 - Monday, Wednesday, Friday (hours may vary when SOAR is not in session)

Phone: 315-267-2690


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