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Membership Stats for Spring 2016
As of March 15, 283 people have registered of our total 401 members.
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

May 06, 2017 - The Spring 2017 SOAR newsletter is posted online (as well as Spring 2017 Luncheon info) - in the UPPER RIGHT CORNER OF THIS HOME PAGE. (New mailing requirements have delayed receiving the newsletter which was posted Monday, May 8.)
March 10, 2017 - View .pdf's of the Spring 2017 course booklet and updated inserts posted in the upper right corner. The print "Calendar" has class start dates in red + corrections and later changes. More online info is coming for "Locations." Be sure to view the maps and photos, especially for places/classrooms which are new to you.
March 23, 2017 - When Americans Invaded Quebec The room for "When Americans Invaded Quebec" - has been changed to Flagg 236 (a larger room) Same day of the week and same time: May 1 at 2:00-3:30.
March 21, 2017 - Line Dancing for Beginners "Line Dancing..." has been canceled for 2017 spring semester due to the presenter's continuing illness. It will return in fall 2017.
March 06, 2017 - The Musicals and Lyrics of Stephen Sondheim CORRECTION: The classroom for "Musicals..." is Kellas 217, NOT Maxcy 104 (as it says the print calendar).
March 17, 2017 - THESE COURSES ARE NOW CLOSED: "Appreciating Trees...," "Benson Mines and the Opening of the Western Adirondacks," "Breakfast Cooking," "Early Signs of Spring," "Fertilizing the Ocean...," "Graveyards, Coffins and Burial Customs...," "Lewis and Clark...," "The Musicals & Lyrics of...Sondheim," "Otzi the Iceman," "Raptors of the North Country," "Those Disappearin' Railroad Blues," "When Americans Invaded Quebec"
March 04, 2017 - Registration is "ongoing"! Mail in your "Registration Form" and "Ambassador Interest Form," or drop them into the mail box on the SOAR office door: 382 Van Housen Ext.
March 10, 2017 - Photos taken by Don Leonard at the "Meet-the-Chef-Sabad's" event last fall are posted here (link is to the right)
March 04, 2017 - ENJOY THE PHOTOS FROM THE FALL 2016 LUNCHEON! (View them above!)
March 07, 2017 - Living Better with Diabetes CORRECTION: "Living...w/Diabetes" meets from 9:00-11:30 (not -11:00 as it says on the print calendar insert)

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Fall 2017 Working List of SOAR Courses (pdf)
A peek at what's coming in fall
Spring 2017 SOAR Newsletter (pdf)
with luncheon flyer as p.4
Spring 2017 Luncheon Flyer (pdf)
(single page) r.s.v.p. by May 10
Spring 2017 Luncheon Flyer for PRESENTERS (pdf)
r.s.v.p. needed by May 10! (1 page)

Events / Trips

Spring 2017 Meet-the-Chef: Goose Landing
(in Winthrop)
Fall 2016 Luncheon
(enjoy the flashing by photos on the home page)
Fall 2016 Meet-the-Chef: Sabad's
(View photos of this event)

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382 Van Housen Ext.
SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, New York 13676

In person visit us at:
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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