Live Entertainment

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; SIX DAYS rock-n-roll, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; info: 384-8998.

OGDENSBURG AMVETS POST 19, 215 Ford St., Ogdensburg; karaoke, Friday nights with Susie Q and The Agitator, come sing.

AMVETS POST 262, State Hwy. 56, Colton, live entertainment; 7-11 p.m.; info: 262-2507.

DEKALB JUNCTION AMVETS POST 11, 4348 Rt. 11. Karaoke with Larry, 8 p.m.-midnight.

GRAN-VIEW RESTAURANT, Rt. 37, Ogdensburg, The Ramsey Duo, Joe & Ken Ramsey, guitar & piano, 7-10 p.m.

BLACK LAKE TAVERN, 4448 County Rt. 6, Ogdensburg, WD-40 Plus (with Wanda & Dianna), 5-8 p.m.

THE OLE SMOKEHOUSE, 3512 CR Rt. 14, Madrid, Lacey Stoddard, 8-11 p.m.

WAYSIDE TAVERN, Russell. Guest DJ 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

RUSTY WHEEL, 32 Willow St., Massena, karaoke, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk, DJ, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

HOTEL NADEAU, 43 Andrews St., Massena, DJ

MCDUFF'S, 59 Market St., Potsdam; live DJ, 11 p.m.

SATCH’S, 1156 Ct. Rt. 17, Russell; live entertainment; 8 to 11 p.m.


ECHOES IN BLACK, Classic country; Sandstoner Park, Pine Street, Potsdam, weather-permitting; 6-8 p.m.; Dick Arlen & Jackie Brabant playing tunes from 1940s-60s and beyond; info: Jackie, 386-1228 or www.echoesinblack.com

HOUSE CONCERT BENEFIT, Robin McClellan’s home, Sanfordville; 7 p.m.; music by Rick Bates aka Tas Cru and Mary Ann Casale; $10 admission plus non-perishable food donation; directions http://robinmcclellan.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/directions-to-robins.pdf

MERLING TRIO, Peterson-Kermani Hall, St. Lawrence University, Canton; 8 p.m.; features Brahms’ Selected Hungarian Dances, Haydn’s Gypsy Trio and Smetana’s Piano Trio, Op. 15; trio includes violin, cello, piano; info: www.stlawu.edu/music or 229-5184.

CRANE WIND AND JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT, Helen M. Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam campus, 7:30 p.m.; "Toccata Marziale" by Ralph Vaughan Williams, followed by Rob Smith's "Beacon Fires; "Trauermusik" by Richard Wagner, concluding its program with "J'ai Été au Bal" by Donald Grantham, which incorporates the popular and folk music styles of Louisiana -- including Cajun music and the brass band tradition; 20 musicians perform on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass, percussion; concert will be broadcast at www.potsdam.edu/academics/Crane/streaming.

Community Events

SANDSTONE FESTIVAL, 11 a.m. tour of Trinity Episcopal Church and Tiffany windows, meet at 8 Maple St., Fall Island; at 1 p.m. there will be a guided tour of the First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm Street and Lawrence Avenue; at 4 p.m. there will be walking tour of Clarkson University’s First Building at Old Main, 51-53 Main St. in Potsdam. See the new renovations. Happy hour at Maxfields, 5 Market St., featuring live music and 50/50 raffle; at 5:30 p.m. there will be a walking tour of historic downtown, meet at Maxfields; at 7 p.m. the Plein Air Festival painting live auction, hosted by SLC Arts Council, will take place at Maxfields  info: www.PotsdamPublicMuseum.org.

PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; artists will paint at scenic locations around the village; meet the artists’ reception, Maxfields, 15 Market St.; 5-7 p.m.; live auction, live music by Alex Vangellow; info: www.slcartscouncil.org.

PAINTING CLASS WITH WILSON BICKFORD, Downtown Snell Hall, 41 Elm St., room 229, Potsdam; noon-3 p.m.; cost $40, includes materials; teach how to paint ‘Sunset Lake,” info: www.wilsonbickford.com; register: www.slcartscouncil.org or 265-6860.

‘LOST/FOUND AUCTION, Merritt Hall Gym, parking available in Lots 1, 2, 6, 9, SUNY Potsdam; 11 a.m. until all sold; hosted by SUNY Potsdam University Police; items can be viewed from 10-11 a.m.; items include: bicycles, electronics, jewelry, clothing, miscellaneous; all items sold as-is; cash and check only; questions: UP at 267-2222.

ROAST BEEF DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., 5 p.m. until sold out; $9.50 adults, $5 kids, free for ages five and under, over 90; take-outs available at 4:30 p.m.

SUMMER CLOTHING CLEARANCE SALE, C.O.R.C. Thrift Store, 8 Willow St., Potsdam; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; everything in the store will be 25 cents; winter clothing will be put out Sept. 20.

‘CHANGE THE WORLD CONFERENCE’ FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT EVENT, Grace Covenant Church; movie showing, “Nefarious: Merchant of Souls,” spaghetti dinner, $8 adults, $5 ages 12 and under, $25 for family of four; register, 393-1510 or CTWRegistration@gccnny.org.

TAUNY JAM, TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton; 7-8:30 p.m.; all level of musicians, singers, step dancers, listeners welcome, tunes played at variety of speeds throughout evening; sheet music, lyrics, chords provided to read along; music stands not provided, bring own. James hosted by fiddler Gretchen Koehler and singer/guitarist Barb Heller’ contact programs@tauny.org to be added to the TAUNY Jams email list for future updates and details.

OPEN HOUSE, 78 Market St., Potsdam; 2:30-6:30 p.m.; jewelry from Tina Siebel, drawings, refreshments, 10 percent off nearly everything in the store; info: 265-6265.

ALBANY TIMES EDITOR TO SPEAK, Hepburn Auditorium, SLU campus, 7 p.m.; Smith hosts a nationally syndicated weekly program, “The Media Project,” on Northeast Public Radio, an NPR affiliate in Albany; info: contact 229-5998.

MEMORIAL SERVICE, Edward c. Seymour VFW Post 1231, 34 Gouverneur St., Canton; 7 p.m.; for all P.O.W. and M.I.A. veterans; public invited.

CLAXTON-HEPBURN MEDICAL CENTER AUXILIARY CRAFT SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; CHMC lobby; fall & Halloween items, hats, mittens, scarfs, baby blankets, other handmade crafts.

STUDENT ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF THE NEW YORK (SUNYSA) TOWN HALL MEETING, hosted by SUNY Potsdam, 7 p.m., Barrington Student Union, Fireside Lounge; opportunity for SUNY students, alumni to meet with the SUNYSA Executive Committee for a candid question and answer session.

FREE SPAGHETTI DINNER, Brasher Falls United Methodist Church, 2 S. Church St.; 5-6 p.m.

SKIRTS’N’FLIRTS, square dancing with live caller, 7:30 – 10 p.m., Banford Elementary cafeteria, 99 State St., Canton; beginners and experienced dancers welcome; Info: 315-543-2175 or 315-287-0384.

BINGO, Marine Corps League Bingo, 166 Maple Street, Massena, doors open at 5 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m.

FRIED HADDOCK DINNER, Ogdensburg Amvets, 308 Isabella, 4-7 p.m., $8.50, baked potato, French fries, macaroni and cheese, cole slaw, dinner roll, desserts available at extra cost, deliveries available to the Towers and correctional facilities, reservations appreciated, info: 393-6140.

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

FREE FRIDAY DINNER, Canton's Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., 4:30-6 p.m.; restaurant-style meal; takeouts available; public welcome; info: 386- 3714.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, Norwood Public Library; 10:30 a.m.; stories, rhymes, activities for preschoolers; info: 353-6692.

THE LANDING, Free program for teens; 6-9 p.m.; music, fellowship, snacks, discussion of teen-related topics; free; Life In His Arms Community Church, 1952 SR 11C, N. Lawrence; info: Michele Parker, mparker9660@outlook.com or 250-1281.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, OFA at Potsdam, Franklin Academy at Tupper Lake, 7 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER, Colton-Pierrepont at Parishville-Hopkinton, Chateaugay at Norwood-Norfolk, Massena at Canton, OFA at St. Lawrence Central, Franklin Academy at Gouverneur, Harrisville at Heuvelton, 4:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL, Tupper Lake at Canton, Edwards-Knox at Brushton-Moira, 6 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER, Massena at Chazy, 6 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER, St. Lawrence University at SUNY Potsdam, 4 p.m.

CUB SCOUT INTEREST MEETING, First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Main St., Massena; 6 p.m.; discuss Scout program and its core values; hosted by Massena Cub Scout Pack 31; info: massenacubscouts@gmail.com or 323-5212.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-close.

Support Groups

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS, 8 p.m., Waddington Municipal Building, Lincoln Avenue; 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.

GOUVERNEUR BREASTFEEDING MOM’S CAFÉ, share and learn about breastfeeding, snacks provided; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center, Cambry Courts off Rt. 11; info: Britny, 804-1724.

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