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Music

BUCANNEER LOUNGE, 4 West Main St., Canton; singer-songwriter Shawn Stoddard & The Backwater Blues Band; 8 p.m.

POTSDAM TOWN & COUNTRY CLUB, 6194 State Highway 56; Alex Vangellow; 7 p.m.

Community Events

LINE DANCING LESSONS, International Campgrounds, SH 37, Massena; 7-9 p.m.; hosted by Country Rebels; info: Louis at 250-7653.

SCRAP METAL DAYS FUNDRAISER, Drop off scrap metal to Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad parking lot, 29 Elm St., Potsdam; any time; refrigerators, washers, dryers, batteries, more accepted; info: Tim Rivers at 212-6751.

HOSPICE MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION, Hospice Center, 6805 U.S. Highway 11, Potsdam; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; display of American flags to honor the 95 veterans Hospice served in 2015; remembrance celebration, BBQ, info: Samantha Jones, 265-3105.

PEDRO CARD PARTY, LBSH dining rm., Brasher Falls; 7 p.m.; $1; bring snack to pass.

‘MOTHERS AND OTHERS’ PLAYGROUP, Morley Wesleyan Church, 7254 CR 27; drawing for Glow Skincare and Spa gift certificate; refreshments available’ info: Tiffany at 714-2152.

FISH FRY, O'burg Elks; 5-9 p.m.; $9; public welcome.

GRAND RE-OPENING, Blue Spruce Motel; 325 E. Orvis St., Massena; RSVP" info@massenachamber.org or 769-3525.

WIC CLINIC, Community Health Ctr. bldg., 4 Commerce Lane, 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.

STORYTIME, Hepburn Library, Waddington; toddlers, ages 3-5, 10 a.m.; no registration required; info: wadlib@ncls.org 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 programs@tauny.org.

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: www.gardenshare.org.

Recreation/Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASEBALL CLASS A PLAYOFFS, Massena vs. Franklin Academy at Norwood-Norfolk school, 11 a.m.

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: trilliumyogacenter.com.

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

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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