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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

October 03, 2018 - Vintage Antique Jewelry and Coins At the request of the presenter, "Vintage Antique Jewelry and Coins" has been canceled. (No class on October 12th or 19th!)
September 16, 2018 - REMINDER: MEET-the-CHEF at MORLEY'S AMERICAN GRILL in Massena. The due date for getting your reservation to the SOAR Office for this event is Monday, October 1st!
October 03, 2018 - Climate Change Presenter Wil Rivers has emailed parking passes to participants of "Climate Change." These passes are for Lot 7 (recommended) and a few other lots. The easiest lot to come from is lot 7 which is near French Hall at SUNY Canton. (If you didn't receive a parking permit, can't print it, or forget it, stop at French Hall and ask the greeter at the desk for a pass.) Put it on your dash in your car - face up. Under "LOCATIONS" you will now find a description of the path to Cook 213. There are also links to maps of SUNY Canton. NOTE: Some photos also will be added later today (10/3)
September 07, 2018 - CLOSED COURSES: #1 Aaron Burr; #3 American Predators; #5 Art for Beginners; #13 Climate Change; #20 Dams of the Raquette River; #22 Digestive Wellness; #23 Drawing for Everyone; #26 Exploring Patterns in our DNA; #28 Fitness for Optimal Aging; #32 Galaxies; #34 Holiday Traditions; #36 Intro to Yoga; #40 Line Dancing for Beginners; #46 Nomads in World History; #51 Secret Soldiers of the Civil War; #54 Tax, Estate, Financial Planning for the Elderly; #63 What is Bitcoin and What Does it Do?

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Events / Trips

F18 Meet-the-Chef: Morley's American Grill
240 East Orvis St. Massena, NY 13662

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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


Visit our sponsoring institution:
SUNY Potsdam

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R. Kreuzer, SOAR website manager