NCCS pottery classes scheduled

SARANAC LAKE – North Country Community College’s Art Department will host a pair of six-week pottery classes on the Saranac Lake campus this fall.

Open to the public, the Wheel Throwing and Hand Building classes will take place in the college’s Pottery Studio and cost $125 each.

Wheel Throwing will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. from Sept. 17 through Oct. 24. Participants will learn how to center clay on the wheel and throw or improve their throwing skills.

This course is open to all levels, from beginners to experienced potters.

Hand Building will run from Oct. 29 to Dec. 5, also on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m.

Beginner to experienced potters are welcome.

Participants will construct various forms without the use of the potter’s wheel. The course includes working with textures, adding handles, and the use of patterns.

To register, or for more information, contact the NCCC Registrar’s Office at or 518-891-2915 ext. 1689.

Champlain Fire Committee meeting tonight

CHAMPLAIN — The Champlain Fire District Building Committee will meet today at 6 p.m. to discuss the ongoing building project.

The meeting will be held at the Champlain Fire Station at 162 Elm St. in Champlain.

It is open to the public.

ORDA to meet Sept. 10

LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Olympic Center.

The meeting is open to the public.

Fire Commissioners to meet

KEESEVILLE — The Ausable-Chesterfield-Keeseville Joint Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a budget workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m., prior to their regular meeting at the Keeseville Fire station. All meetings are open to the general public.

Solid Waste meeting

SARANAC LAKE — The County of Franklin Solid Waste Management Authority will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m. at the Town of Santa Clara Town Garage, 5359 Route 30, Saranac Lake.

The meeting is open to the public.

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