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OLE SMOKEHOUSE, 3512 County Rd. 14, Madrid; singer/entertainer Lacey Rae (Stoddard-Peets), newer country w/ a few classics; 7-10 p.m.
ALLIE FOX & THE IVORY TOWER, Russell Theater, 4 Pestle St.; 7 p.m.; alternative country to rock and roll; $10 admission will go toward restoration of the theater.
SUNY POTSDAM’S LOUGHEED-KOFOED FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS, campus-wide; photography presentation w/ Tesfa Alexander; 1 p.m.; Brainerd Hall 202; “I AM photo project” highlights the self-defined identities of black men around the country; voice masterclass w/ Christopher Feigum; 1 p.m.; Snell Theater; select voice students from Crane to receive instruction from the renowned opera singer; pure ink poetry workshop; 2 p.m.; Black Box Theater; explore writing and performance potential; Faure’s Requiem presentation; 3 p.m.; Wakefield Recital Hall; hear historic performances of Faure’s Requiem by the Crane Chorus, 1938-1966; presented by Gary Galo; photography presentation w/ Douglas Beasley; 3:30 p.m.; Brainerd Hall 202; lecture focuses on aesthetic and conceptual approaches to creativity; opening reception: Bachelor of Fine Arts, art alumni and “I AM” exhibit; 5 p.m.; Gibson Gallery in Brainerd Hall; features work of fine arts students and accomplished SUNY Potsdam alumni; senior choreography concert; 7:30 p.m.; Dance Theater – PAC; features work of graduating dance majors: Vianela Benitez, Mollie Bonnier, Fatima Simmons, Laura Smock, Toni-Ann Triolo and Zoe Walders.
THAT 60S SHOW’ SPRING FUNDRAISER VARIETY/TALENT SHOW, Norwood-Norfolk Elementary cafetorium; 7 p.m.; $10 adults, $5 kids and seniors; featuring music and fashions of 60s; free beverages, baked goods; raffles.
BULLHEAD DINNER, Brier Hill Fire Dept.; 2678 SR 37; 5-8 p.m.; $13; all-you-can-eat.
FREE TURKEY DINNER, Brasher Falls United Methodist Church; 5-6 p.m.
RUMMAGE SALE, St. Mary’s School, 2 Powers St., Canton 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
SHEEP AND GOAT QUALITY WORKSHOP, Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043B SH 68, Canton; 1 p.m.; free admission; 7 p.m. workshop, cost is $5 register or info: Betsy at 379-9192 or email@example.com.
‘CHALK THE WALK,’ Reality Check; in honor of Earth Day; chalk tobacco-related statistics on sidewalks; Ives Park; 1:30-3:30 p.m.; clean up cigarette butts, plant flowers; info: Jenna DeDonato 713-4861 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION, Canton, corner of Judson and Goodrich streets; 9 a.m.; Mayor Mike Dalton to spea; and assist with tree planting; info: 379-969.
ROAST PORK DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; 5 p.m.-all served; $9 adults, $6 ages 6-12, free for under age five and over 90; takeouts, 4:30 p.m.
STUDENT ART EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION, SLU Richard F. Brush Art Gallery; 5 p.m.; ‘(Dis)comfort Zone; info: www.stlawu.edu/gallery; gallery on display through June 4.
FISH FRY, O'burg Elks; 5-9 p.m.; $9; eat in, takeout; public welcome.
WIC CLINIC, Community Health Ctr. of the North Country, 3 Remington Ave., Canton; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; more info: 386-8128.
RENEWAL HOUSE COMMUNITY EDUCATION DAY FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH; Cory Jewell Jensen, well-known and much honored expert, teacher, consultant, hosts two sessions: for professionals in the field, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Kingston Theater, SUNY Canton; and 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Potsdam High auditorium, for the public, ‘Protecting Your Children: Advice from Child Molesters.’ Info: Ilene Burke, Renewal House, 379-9845, email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
STORY HOUR, Potsdam Public Library. 10:30 a.m.
SKIRTS-N-FLIRTS, Banford Elementary School cafeteria, Canton; 7-9:30 p.m.
‘HOKUM POKE ’EM CABARET,” OR “DECAMERON BLUES,’ St. Lawrence University, Edson R. Miles Blacl Box Theater, Griffiths Arts Center; 8 p.m.; free; tickets required; obtain them at Gulick Box office house, 1-5 p.m.; or call 229-5748.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL, St. Regis Falls at Brushton-Moira, 11 a.m.; Salmon River at Saranac, 1 p.m.; Salmon River at Lake Placid, 3:15 p.m.; Harrisville at Lowville, Norwood-Norfolk at Massena, Potsdam at Canton, 4:30 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL, Lisbon at O’burg, Harrisville at Parishville-Hopkinton, 4 p.m.; Massena at Norwood-Norfolk, Potsdam at Canton, 4:30 p.m.
O’BURG PARKS & REC SUMMER SPORTS CAMP SIGNUPS, Dobisky Visitors Ctr., 100 Riverside Dr.; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; camps include track, basketball, football, cheerleading, gymnastics, hockey, soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, wrestling, swimming lessons, infant & toddler swim; specials for 3 sports camps or swimming lessons & season pass combo; more info: 393-1980 or ‘Ogdensburg City Recreation’ on Facebook.
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.
SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO CIRCUIT W/ LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10-11 a.m.; info: 393-2024.
SILVER SNEAKERS & RANGE OF MOTION W/ LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 9-10 a.m.; info: 393-2024.
CLASSIC HATHA with Rotating roster of teachers, 8:30 - 10 am, class card or $15 drop-in, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St, Potsdam, info at trilliumyogacenter.com
COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE, Michael Ayotte, MSTOM, L.A.c., 11 am - 4 pm, drop-in $25, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St, Potsdam, info at trilliumyogacenter.com
HAPPY HOUR YOGA WITH HEATHER BARKLEY, 5:30 - 6:30 pm Happy Hour Yoga, class card or $15 drop-in, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St, Potsdam, info at trilliumyogacenter.com
ZUMBA W/NICOLE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 7-8 p.m.; info: 393-2024.
ZUMBA W/JULES, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 6-7 p.m.; info: 393-2024.
SQUARE DANCING, Banford school, Canton; 7 p.m.; first 3 nights free; info: 287-0384 or 543-2175.
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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