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 17 Friday

Music

KARAOKE, AMVETS Post 19, 215 Ford St., Ogdensburg, 7-11 p.m.; info: 315-393-6140.

KARAOKE WITH TAMMY AND TIM, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction, 7-11 p.m.

DJ JODY MONTROY, Woody’s Tavern, 803 State St., Ogdensburg, from 9 a.m.-1 a.m.

BEN TODD, of Six Food Midgets, solo acoustic, 8 p.m., The Club II, West Orvis Street, Massena; no cover.

Community Events

TEDDY BEAR TOSS, at the St. Lawrence University hockey game versus Cornell; sponsored by the Friends of St. Lawrence Hockey; between first and second periods. Donators are asked to bring new, unused stuffed animals in a plastic bag.

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.

SWEET TREATS FOR SOLDIERS, Potsdam Elks Lodge will collect candy bars at the St. Lawrence University men’s hockey game. Spectators attending the game are asked to bring a candy bar to donate.

‘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.

SQUARE DANCING, Skirts N Flirt Modern Western Square Dance group will hold their weekly dances on Friday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at Banford Elementary cafeteria, Canton; all ages welcome; info: Sandy, 543-2175, or Joe, 714-2246.

GOUVERNEUR BREASTFEEDING MOM’S CAFÉ, Discuss and learn about breastfeeding, snacks provided; 10 a.m.-noon; Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center, Cambry Courts off Rt. 11; info: Britny, 804-1724.

CONCEALED CARRY PISTOL PERMIT CLASS, Potsdam Hampton Inn, 6 p.m.; Register: 724-376-2373, www.concealedcarryusa.us.

Recreation/Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY, Lake Placid at Plattsburgh, 6 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL, Potsdam at Oneonta, 5:30 p.m; Skidmore at St. Lawrence, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, Skidmore at St. Lawrence, 5 p.m.; Potsdam at Oneonta, 7:30 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY, Potsdam at Brockport, Cornell at St. Lawrence, 7 p.m.; Colgate at Clarkson, 8:30 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY, St. Lawrence at Cornell, Clarkson at Colgate, 6 p.m.; Stevenson at Canton, 7 p.m.

CANTON PAVILION HOURS, Lincoln Street; adults, tots, senior citizens, 11a.m.-12:20 p.m.; adult hockey, 12:30-1:50 p.m.; public skating, 2:30-4:20 p.m.; admission $2 over age five; free under age five; skate rentals available; info: 386-3992.

‘YOGA AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WITH SARAH HARRIS, The Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton; 4-5 p.m.; $15 for drop-in or use class card; info: sharris31@gmail.com.

OPEN HOCKEY, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, noon - 1:30 p.m.; info: 265-4030.

PUBLIC SKATING, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, 1:45-2:45 p.m.; rental skates available for $3 per pair; info: 265-4030.

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, 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.; cosmic bowling, 10 p.m.-close; info: 265-9210.

TRILLIUM YOGA CENTER CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam: HATHA & YIN, Terry de la Vega, 9:00-10:15am. Most classes: class card or $15 drop-in, 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., 7:30 a.m.

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