Here's a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:
NORTH COUNTRY CENTER FOR BUSINESS IN TRANSITION
Intergenerational Family Transitions, Creative Solutions and Alternative Structures: 8 to 10:30 a.m. July 10, Anchorspace, Potsdam. Hosted by St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
Monthly workshop series: Register at www.adirondack.org/CBITWorkshopSeries.
NORTH COUNTRY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
"Wheel Throwing: Bowls and Pottery with Lids": 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesdays from July 24 to Aug. 14. For more advanced students. Will teach new tips and techniques for making bowls and lidded pottery. $125.
Both classes will take place in the Pottery Studio of the Saranac Lake campus, 23 Santanoni Ave., Saranac Lake.
Visit www.craigardan.org/events for more information or registration.
Intro to Social/Club Rhythm Ballroom Dances: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30; Aug. 1, Room 301, River Street Hall, Saranac Lake. Will focus on rhythm style dances including Merengue, Salsa/Mambo, Cha Cha, Rumba, and Swing. Dance frame, dance styling, music identification and how to perform each dance at a club will all be covered. $10 per person, per class. Can register for all class sessions or single classes. To register for full series, call 518-891-2915 ext. 1689. To drop in on single class, register and pay with the instructor at the start of the class. Dance shoes or non-rubber soled dress shoes are recommended.
A.C.C.E.S. Vocational Rehabilitation: 12:45 to 2 p.m. July 9, 23.
Career Exploration/Ability Profiler Test: 1 to 4 p.m. July 29.
Creating a Targeted Resume: 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. July 9, 16, 23, 30.
Creating Cover Letters and Thank You Letters: 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 9.
How to Apply to Federal Jobs: 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 23.
How to Conduct an Internet Job Search: 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 25.
How to Make the Most of a Job Fair: 10:30 a.m. to noon July 12.
Job Club: 10:30 a.m. to noon, July 26.
Job Search for the Older Worker: 1:30 to 3 p.m. July 10.
Interviewing Skills: 10:30 a.m. to noon; July 11, 25.
Introduction to Email: 1 to 2:30 p.m. July 16.
Multi-Business Job Fair: 1 to 4 p.m. July 22.
Held at 194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh.
Participants must sign up with OneWorkSource 24 hours before workshop time. Register: 518-561-0430.
TOWN OF PLATTSBURGH
Running Camp. 5 to 6:30 p.m., July 8 to 12, South Acres Recreation Park, Flynn Ave., Plattsburgh. For ages 10 to 12. Program to help develop a lifelong love of running with a variety of games, running and core exercises. Register at www.townofplattsburghrecreation.com. $15 for Town of Plattsburgh residents, $40 for non-residents.
Senior Citizens Kayak Lesson. 9 to 10:30 a.m., July 11, Cadyville Beach, 2199 State Route 3, Cadyville. Instruction on basic skills of kayaking, with equipment provided. Class size limited to eight participants, but more a welcome to join with their own kayak. Register by visiting the Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department at 151 Banker Road or by calling 518-562-6860.
PLATTSBURGH CITY SCHOOL
Zumba: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. July 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 at Stafford Middle School cafeteria. Cost: City residents $40, Senior Citizen Gold Card $30, nonresidents $45 or pay per class, walk-in rate $6 per night.