Latest News

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."
Spring 2015 Luncheon - photos posted
Enjoy some photos from the Spring 2015 luncheon.
The 2015 Super SOARer is ...
SOAR is proud to announce that our most recent Super SOARer is Dot Howe!
Fall 2013 SOAR Luncheon
Photos are posted!
Meet-the-Chef: Sergi's Restaurant - Potsdam
Photos are posted! View them from the "Events/Trips" link here on the Home Page.
Fall 2013 Bus Trip to Syracuse Stage
Photos are posted! View them from the "Events/Trips" link on the Home Page.
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Course Updates

August 31, 2015 - The Fall 2015 Course Booklet is posted (and printed in the fastest time ever!) All the inserts, including the registration form, are posted in the upper right corner in the "DOCUMENTS" section of this page.
August 31, 2015 - As of today (8/31), 198 registrations have been processed. These five courses are now closed: "Digital Photography for Beginners," "Gentle Chair Yoga," "Knitting Pinwheel Snowflake Ornaments: Potsdam [Mayfield Apts]," "Memoir Writing" Finding Your Voice," "Quaking Bogs" "Life at the Extremes," "
July 27, 2015 - The SOAR Fall 2015 semester starts on Tuesday, September 8. (No classes on Labor Day!) The semester runs ~10 weeks - Sept. 8 - Nov. 13.
July 02, 2015 - COMING EVENTS... MEET-the-CHEF will be at "The Club" in Canton. The day/date/time: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 1:00pm. FALL 2015 LUNCHEON will be November 18, 2015 - serving at noon in the Multi-Purpose Room at Barrington Student Union.

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Fall 2015 Course Booklet (pdf)
(updated 09-03-15)
Fall 2015 Meet-the-Chef: The Club (pdf)
October 21, 2015 at 1:00pm
SOAR Trifold (pdf)
Brochure with general info about SOAR

Events / Trips

Fall 2015 SOAR Fall Luncheon
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Fall 2015 Meet-the-Chef: The Club
October 21, 2015 at 1:00pm

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