HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing, faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.

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WADDINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, Main Street blocked off, Waddington; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Riverside Brass Quintet, bring lawn chair; wheelchair accessible; free, donations accepted.

STEELIN' COUNTRY, Lisbon Railroad Depot and Museum, 6-8 p.m.; collective of area musicians playing country music from the past as well as original compositions; classic car show and strawberry shortcake; seating limited, attendees encouraged to bring chairs; info: 393-4154.

BUCCANEER LOUNGE, 4 West Main St., Canton; singer-songwriter Shawn Stoddard, acoustic music; 8 p.m.

BELLA-BROOKE VINEYARD, 2989 CR 6, Hammond; Tommy Gunn Band; 7-10 p.m.; free admission; info: 375-3044.

DEKALB AMVETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11; music and dancing w/ ‘New Buckskins;’ 8 p.m.-midnight.

Community Events

‘ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ SUMMER READING CAMP,’ Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; ages 5-10; 10:30 a.m.-noon; free; registration required: 265-7230.

‘JAM WORKSHOP,’ TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 3-5 p.m.; $10 or $8 for TAUNY Friends; led by Barb Heller; info:

ICE CREAM SOCIAL, Louisville Community Church lawn, 885 County Route 39, 5 p.m.; hot dogs, cake, ice cream, beverages; music by Madrid Gospel Group; proceeds will benefit Louisville Helping Hands; info: Jane Laba at 764-0164.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY 2016 AG TOUR, County Courthouse parking lot, 48 Court St., Canton, 12:45 p.m. departure, 4:30 p.m. return; featuring USDA Rural Development Service Center, TeRiele Family Dairy Farm, Cornell Quality Milk Production Services, Canton Animal Clinic; RSPV at 379-2292 or by Wednesday, Aug. 24

WIC CLINIC, Community Health Ctr. of the North Country, Commerce Ln., Canton; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; more info: 386-8128.

BINGO, West Potsdam Fire Department, Blanchard Rd.; card sales 6:30 p.m., bingo 7:20 p.m.; 50/50, progressive game; food, beverages, pull tabs until 9 p.m.; info: 265-2577.

‘READ, SING, PLAY!,’ Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.; 10:30 a.m.; build skills needed before learning how to read; info: 353-6692.

FRIED HADDOCK DINNER, Ogdensburg Amvets, 308 Isabella St.; 4-7 p.m.; $8.50; deliveries available to Towers & prisons; reservations appreciated; info: 393-6140.

LARGE GARAGE SALE AT CRARY MILLS CHURCH, 159 County Route 35, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many tables with many items for sale. It will move indoors in case of rain.

STORYTIME, Hepburn Library, Waddington; toddlers, ages 3-5, 10 a.m.; no registration required; info: or 388-4454.

SKIRTS’N’FLIRTS, square dancing w/ live caller; 7:30-10 p.m.; Banford Elementary cafeteria, 99 State St., Canton; beginners & experienced dancers welcome; info: 543-2175 or 287-0384.

‘WATERCOLOR CIRCLE,’ TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 10 a.m.-noon; watercolorists and other artists gather bringing materials and projects, to paint, consult, converse; anyone welcome; info: Camilla at 384-4289 or

STORY HOUR, Potsdam Public Library. 10:30 a.m.

CANTON FARMERS’ MARKET, Village Green, Main Street; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; local veggies, cheese, wines, crafts, more; rain or shine; info:


‘FREE TAI CHI ON THE PARK SUMMER SERIES,’ Canton Farmer’s Market, Village Park downtown; noon-1 p.m.; w/ Sean Boutin; info: or Boutin at 229-4003.

SHUFFLEBOARD TOURNAMENT, American Legion 514, 675 State Highway 11C, Winthrop; 6 p.m.; $2 fee; winner takes all; open to anyone; info: 389-5360.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 6 p.m. – midnight; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-close; info: 265-9210.

TRILLIUM CTR. FOR YOGA ACTIVITIES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; Classic Hatha w/ rotating teachers, 8:30-10 a.m., $25; community acupuncture w/ Michael Ayotte, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $15 or class card; Happy Hour Yoga w/ Heather Barkley, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $15 or class card; more info:

SQUARE DANCING, Banford school, Canton; 7 p.m.; first 3 nights free; info: 287-0384 or 543-2175.

FREE YOGA ON THE CANTON VILLAGE GREEN, 11 a.m. to noon. Bring mat, blanket or towel. Free care for children 6 and older. Hosted by The Yoga Loft.

NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY WORKOUTS, O’burg; Silver Sneakers & range of motion w/ Lori, 9-10 a.m.; Silver Sneakers cardio circuit w/ Lori, 10-11 a.m.; Zumba w/Jules, 6-7 p.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 7-8 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

Support Groups

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS, 8 p.m., Waddington Municipal Building, Lincoln Ave.; Office for Aging Center, Business Park Rd. off Rt. 37, Hogansburg.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 8:30 a.m., Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Presbyterian Community Center, Potsdam, 8 p.m.; Knapp’s Station Community Church, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., 7 p.m.

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