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Leon LeBeau SOARing Educator Award presented to John McDonald
SOAR honors naturalist lecturer John McDonald at SOAR Fall 2019 Luncheon.
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AARP honoring SOAR
On 8/20/19, our local AARP Chapter held their meeting at the Lobster House. Jim Barry and Mark Coleman attended. SOAR was given a plaque recognizing the contribution SOAR has made made for our loca...

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Course Updates

February 23, 2020 - Canine Body Language Course #14 Canine Body Language is CLOSED, but a repeat of it (#59) has been scheduled on the same days and in the same place at 2 pm - i.e. April 3 and 10, 2pm to 4 pm, in SLU Valentine 107.
February 19, 2020 - Stumped by Salamanders There was a change in the room for course #47. It will meet in SLU Valentine 103, not 107. It is still meeting on March 13 at 10 am.
February 19, 2020 - Watercolor/Mixed Media Art Workshop The time for this course, #52, has been changed to meet an hour earlier. It will meet from 11:30 to 1:30 (was 12:30-1:30). It will still meet in Satterlee 225.
February 13, 2020 - We have already had some changes in the scheduling of classes and have also found some errors. The PDF Registration Documents in the upper right corner of this web page reflect these modifications: #3 Addressing...Nursing Shortage: will be held in the SUNY Canton Kingston Theater; #8 Backcountry Campsite Monitoring: will be held in SLU Griffiths Hall 123; #25 Honoring our Descendants: will meet on 4/29 and 5/13, not on 5/6; #32 Line Dancing: does not meet on 5/8; #43 Secret Lives of Turtles: will be held in SLU Piskor 10.
February 10, 2020 - Registration packets were mailed today! We had hoped to mail them last Friday, but SUNY Potsdam, including the SOAR Office, was closed for the day due to the snow storm. Have fun reading through the list of interesting courses that SOAR is offering this Spring! Classes will start on March 9th and run until May 15th.
September 12, 2019 - REMINDER: If you have to withdraw from a course, please email ( or call the SOAR office: 315-267-2690 (if no one is picks up, please leave a message). This might allow another person to join that course.


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