Here's a listing of upcoming educational opportunities around the North Country:



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



"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 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.



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 $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.



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.

Register at and complete registration form and mail to 49 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Email Michelle Walpole at with any questions.