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NOON IN THE CHAPEL, Gunnison Memorial Chapel, St. Lawrence University, 12:15 p.m.; “Music for High Holy Days – Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur," featuring SLU's Musician in Residence Sondra Goldsmith Proctor on the organ; parking in H-Lot; attendees encouraged to bring lunch; info: 229-5630 or

Community Events

HUNGER 101, Clarkson University, Potsdam, 2:30 p.m.; interactive simulation of feeding a family on a limited budget; presented by GardenShare; info:

FREEBIE FRIDAY, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; free jukebox, pool table, shuffleboard and snacks; $1.50 beers; info: 374-3099.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Meals on Wheels, 70 E. Hatfield St., Massena, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; kickoff of Annual Massena Meals on Wheels Week; sauce and meatballs by Vino Vidi Vici; $8 per person, $30 for immediate family of four; takeout available; info: 769-5083.

FREE TURKEY DINNER, Brasher Falls United Methodist Church, 2 S. Church St.; 5-6:30 p.m.

THIS & THAT SALE, Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St., 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; through Saturday, Oct. 1.; sponsored by United Methodist Women; bag sale at 1 p.m. on Saturday; refreshments available.

ANNUAL FALL RUMMAGE SALE, Presbyterian Community Center, 42 Elm St., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., also 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1; clothing, collectibles, toys, footwear, bedding, books, housewares, games, jewelry; items reduced to half price after noon on Saturday; info: 265-9434.

POTSDAM VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD SCRAP METAL FUNDRAISER, Drop donations of any metals off to parking lot, 29 Elm St.; accepted through Sept. 30; info: Tim at 212-6751.

SUSTAINABILITY DAY, Clarkson University, Student Center, 1 p.m. opening; panel discussions; breakout sessions on sustainability in higher education; tours; keynote address by Peter Bardaglio at 4 p.m.; poster session; sustainability fair; music by Potsdam Mix; free and open to public; info:

PAPER WREATH CRAFT WITH KELLY SMITH, Anastasia's Bakery, 3740 County Road 14, Madrid, 7-8:30 p.m.; $25; register:

UNITY PROJECT OPENING CEREMONY, Creasy Commons, St. Lawrence University, 2 p.m.; 32 poles will be placed around the commons; individuals encouraged to weave yarn around poles they identify with; part of a national project to bring people together; free and open to public; info:

WIC CLINIC, North Country Family Health Ctr. office, 3 Remington Ave., Canton; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

CANTON FARMERS’ MARKET, Village Green, Main Street; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; local veggies, cheese, wines, crafts, more; rain or shine; info:


"THE GLASS MENAGERIE," Proscenium Theater, SUNY Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.; Pendragon Theatre production of Tenessee Williams classic; $15 general admission, $10 for SUNY Potsdam faculty, staff, students, $8 senior citizens and youth; info/tickets: or


2016 BEARS ALUMNI HALL OF FAME WEEKEND BEGINS, continues Saturday. Info:

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER, Colton-Pierrepont at Brushton-Moira, Malone at Canton, Edwards-Knox at Clifton-Fine, Lisbon at Harrisville, Heuvelton at Hermon-DeKalb, Ogdensburg at Potsdam, Massena at Salmon River, Parishville-Hopkinton at St. Lawrence Central, Norwood-Norfolk at St. Regis Falls, 4:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER, Hammond at Morristown, Parishville-Hopkinton at Norwood-Norfolk, 4:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, Gouverneur at Tupper Lake, Malone at Potsdam, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER, Cortland at Potsdam, 3 p.m.; Vassar at Clarkson, Bard at St. Lawrence, 4 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER, Cortland at Potsdam, 3 p.m.; Clarkson at Vassar, St. Lawrence at Bard, 4 p.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.

COMMUNITY MEDITATION, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam; 7-7:30 p.m.; $5-10; info:

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 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.

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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