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9/6/2014 Airing of the Quilts

Travel to Rensselaer Falls for the Airing of the Quilts from 10 am to 3pm. We will be hanging quilts between Chapin's Market and the park to Susan's Stitches. If you would like to have a quilt displayed please bring it to the store( Susan's Stiches) by Friday, Sept. 5th. Come and vote for your favorite quilt. Chapin's Market will have hotdogs, hamburgers and soda. They are also hosting face painting for the children. There will be live music at both Chapin's and Susan's Stitches. For more information call 315-344-5043.

9/6/2014 Airing of the Quilts

The "Airing of the Quilts", modeled after a similar event held each year in Sister, Oregon, will be an open-air quilt show in downtown Rensselaer Falls, NY. Quilts will be hung from fences, on the fronts of buildings, on parked cars, and other available and suitable surfaces. The event will be hosted by Susan's Stitches, 216B Rensselaer St. from 10am to 3pm.

9/12/2014 Open House at TAUNY for Newcomers

An Open House for newcomers and old-timers alike! Stop in and learn about what makes the North Country special, at the TAUNY Center in Canton from 5:30 to 7pm. Light refreshments will be served alongside a cash bar, and guests will have an opportunity to meet new people, ask questions, tour The TAUNY Center, enjoy a variety of exhibits and relax with new neighbors and friends. The Welcom Open House is free and all are welcome. Bring a Friend!

9/15/2014 Canton Free Library

At the Canton Free Library, programming for children ages 18 months-12 years will resume in September. The first four-week session of Toddler Storytime for 18-35 month olds will start on the 15th, and children must be pre-registered for this program, for which there is one spot still open. Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5, with no registration needed, begins at 10:30 on Wednesday the 17th. "Books and Beyond" for Kindergarten through 2nd grade will meet at 3:00pm on the 16th., with registration necessary by the 15th and the first fall event for grades 3-6 is "Tween Time" and will be on Sept. 23rd at 3:00pm, with registration necessary by the 22nd.

9/18/2014 CHMC Craft Sale

The CHMC Crafters will hold a Craft Sale on Thursday, September 18 and Friday, September 19 from 9am to 3pm in the hospital lobby(Claxton Hepburn). The craft sale will feature items for Fall and Halloween. There will be many one of a kind hats, mittens, scarfs, baby blankets as well as many other hand made  crafts. It will be a great chance to buy gifts for people on your Christmas list. It is also the final time tickets will be available for their quilt raffle. All proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.

9/18/2014 Potsdam Sandstone Festival

The Potsdam Sandstone Festival includes walking tours of Trinity Church, St. Mary's Church, First Presbyterian Church, Old Main, OLd Snell, Historic Downtown Potsdam including the history of the Cox Building- now Maxfield's, the old train depot- now Mama Lucia's, the Sewall Raymond building- now Little Italy, Bayside Gatehouse and Cemetery, the Red Sandstone Trail in Hannawa Falls and NEW this year: a boating tour of the old Hannawa Falls LIght and Power Company Railroad bed up the middle of the Rawuette River starting at Ives Park- Bring your own canoe, guideboat or kayak! For more information visit  The event run from Sept. 18-21.

9/20/2014 Free Rabies Clinic

Free Rabies Clinic at the Norwood Fire Station, 716 Cty Rt. 36, Norwood.

9/25/2014 Remington Arts Festival

Join us for the 13th Annual Remington Arts Festival in Beautiful Canton, NY

Thursday, Sept. 25- Brown Bag Lunch- Silas Wright House at 12 noon       Remington's Birthday Party & Student Art Show & Sale Sneak Peak- TAUNY Center 7 to 9pm.

Friday, Sept 26- Frederic Remington Exhibit Ipen- Silas Wright House 12 to 8pm

Saturday, Sept. 27- Art Show & Sale in the Park- Village Park & Presbyterian Church 10am to 4pm  Remington Exhibit  & Student Art Competition remain open. Childrens games & dress up, Horse Drawn Carriage Tours of the Village of Canton.

Sunday, Sept, 28- Remington 5k Fun Run/Walk- Starts at the Evergreen Cemetery 8:45-10:30am

For more information visit  

9/26/2014 ANCA's Annual Meeting

Celebrate the ways ANCA has helped grow the local economy this past year and give your feedback on what's planned as we enter our 60th year. Collaborate in a discussion on ways to build a more resilient regional food economy. Meeting is at The TAUNY Center from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. At 5:30 there will be a reception with local food and beverages. Members $25, Non-Members $35. Please RSVP at 518-891-6200, visit 

9/27/2014 Musical Play Performance

The Grasse River Players will perform the musical play "American Muse" at the Russell Theatre on Sept. 27th at 7:30pm and Sept. 28th at 3pm. Tickets are $8at the door. All monies go to the renovations of the Theatre.