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WADDINGTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, Main Street blocked off, Waddington; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; bring lawn chair; wheelchair accessible; free, donations accepted; Northbound, pop, folk, rock band.

THE CLUB 2, W. Orvis St., Massena; Big Papa & Margarita Mike; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

CHIPPEWA BAY COMMUNITY CLUB, 1172 CR 6, Chippewa Bay; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Fort Drum Military Band; free.

DEKALB JUNCTION AMVETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; music and dancing w/ Pure Country; 8 p.m.-midnight.

Community Events

O’BURG SEAWAY FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Remington Museum Day; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Amusements of America rides at Greenbelt Park; 6-7 p.m. karaoke at main stage, more info: Laurel Roethel 393-4770; 7-9:45 p.m., Dragnfly concert, main stage; 10 p.m. ‘Fireworks Spectacular’ at Greenbelt Park.

TRI-TOWN FESTIVAL, Sidewalk art contest 6 a.m.-6 p.m., draw ‘game night’ themed art on sidewalk from rescue squad to Pit Stop; ‘Four hours of fun’ 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., magic show at Badenhausen Library 10 a.m., lunch for kids behind library after, ‘Back at the Farm’ animal exhibit, noon, town hall parking lot; LBSH senior ice cream social 12:30-3 p.m. High Peaks Winery ‘Redneck Horseshoes’ 5 p.m., Pickle Street; MMH & Brasher Falls Family Health Center free ice cream @ bus garage, 8 p.m.; parade marshal selection & fireworks 9 p.m., turn in Tri-Townopoly board.

OFA CLASS OF 1961 REUNION, Shermann Inn, O’burg; meet-and-greet 7-9 p.m.; free beer, wine, refreshments.

‘ENCAUSTIC WAX DEMONSTRATION II,’ St. Lawrence County Arts Council, Elm Street, Potsdam; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; w/ Veronica Lucas; free; use wax to enhance artwork and photography; topics: image transfer, embedding objects, creating texture and depth; register: 265-6860 or

COLTON TOWN-WIDE GARAGE SALES, Schedules available at Colton and South Colton post offices, town hall, info centers; info: Scott Mueller at 244-9956.

PHCS CLASS OF 1991 25TH YEAR REUNION, Between the Buns, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; 5:30 p.m., cocktails; 7:30 p.m., dinner; info: 212-1598 or 261-0602.

WIC CLINIC, North Country Family Health Ctr., 4 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.

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:


‘RING OF FIRE,’ SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Ctr.; 7:30 p.m. tickets: 267-2277, CPS box office,


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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