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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 18, 2019 - Spring 2019 classes will start on March 11, 2019. We are currently working on registration forms and anticipate mailing them in mid-February. Look for an email to alert you when we mail registration packets.
October 28, 2018 - SOAR FALL LUNCHEON: November 14, 2018 - serving at noon (come early to enjoy the band and displays.) Reminder: SOAR Luncheon reservations need to be made by 10/31! NOTE: The "New Horizons Band" (Ron Berry, conductor) will be playing, and there will be displays from the art classes to enjoy before the buffet opens at noon. For more info see EVENTS and DOCUMENTS---> (to the right)
November 13, 2018 - Learning about Shakespeare’s Comedy in Performance: Much Ado about Nothing SOAR members may attend the SUNY Potsdam performance of "Much Ado About Nothing," 11 a.m., Friday, November 16th, in the Proscenium Theatre in the Performing Arts Center. The director and actors will talk to the audience after this performance. Tickets not needed. (A donation will be collected.)
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

a celebration of the end of our SOAR semester
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


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SUNY Potsdam

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R. Kreuzer, SOAR website manager