Live Entertainment

DEKALB AMVETS, Pure Country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

THE FINISH LINE, 102 Main St., Colton; SIX DAYS rock-n-roll, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; info: 384-8998.

GRAN-VIEW RESTAURANT, Rt. 37, Ogdensburg, Joe Ramsey on piano, 7-10 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.

HOTEL NADEAU, 43 Andrews St., Massena, DJ

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

GOOSE LANDING RESTAURANT, Winthrop. GrassTransit Bluegrass, during dinner hour, 5 to 7 p.m.


VOSS FERNANDES AND THE FLYING COCONUTS, Russell Theater, 4 Pestle St., 7 p.m.; admission is free, donations accepted at door; they sing fun, thoughtful songs of John Prine, along with country/blue grass songs by the likes of Jerry Jeff Walker, Merle Haggard, John Denver, and a mix of classic rock songs, many by Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, and a few songs about Hawaii.

CHICK COREA AND THE VIGIL, Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.; 20-time Grammy award-winning jazz keyboardist and composer; info: www.chickcorea.com; tickets $15-$50: https://itkt.choicecrm.net/templates/POTS/.

Community Events

PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL ART SHOW/LIVE AUCTION, noon-4 p.m.; 41 Elm St., Potsdam, front lawn, weather permitting; cash prizes awarded for Best in Show, Juror’s Choice, People’s Choice; live art auction to benefit the festival, a show and sale for community members to purchase in person from the artists, and cash prizes awarded by a juror.

SANDSTONE FESTIVAL, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be coffee and crumpets sponsored by Emily V. Clarkson Moore at the Old Snell Hall Lawn, 1 Park St., across from the Civic Center. A walking tour of the Red Sandstone Trail in Hannawa Falls is set for 10 a.m. Meet at the trailhead across from the fire station on Mill Street near the bridge. The suggested donation is $5. The Snell Lawn Tent is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will have paintings displayed and for sale from the Plein Air Festival. Also in attendance will be the North Country Children’s Museum, Graymont Stone with sample of sandstone from the quarry in Parishville and Jane Lammers of Red Squirrel Photography will have sandstone cards and art. info: www.PotsdamPublicMuseum.org.

CABBAGE ROLL SALE, St. Andrews Church, 2 Park Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $3 each; take-out only; sponsored by Norwood Knights of Columbus; pre-order at 353-2796 with Jim or 353-8821 with Mark.

‘ROBOTZONE,’ Clarkson University Bookstore, 39 Market St., Potsdam; 12:30-3 p.m.; grades 1-8; design and build LEGO robots to solve challenges such as healthcare, sustainable energy, and more; trained robot mentors will assist with hands-on activities; program is run by Dr. Jim Carroll, professor of engineering at Clarkson.

GIRL SCOUT RECRUITMENT/REGISTRATION DAY, Lawrence Avenue Elementary School, Potsdam; 10-11:30 a.m.; activities include making tie-dye squares, customizing pins, playing relay games; bring non-girl scout friend to earn a patch; Girls from Potsdam, Madrid, Waddington, Norwood, Norfolk, Colton, Pierrepont, Parishville and Hopkinton are welcome. For more information, contact 782-1890 ext. 2111 or biwinski@gsypenn.org.

BBQ FOR BAILEY, FUNDRAISER’ Hounds Haven Field, Hannawa Falls; noon; chicken bbq, many raffles, 50/50 raffle; Chinese auction, cash bar; proceeds go to Nicole Bailey, 28, who was diagnosed with brain cancer.

BOOK SALE, Norwood Village Green, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; books $1 and under, CDs $1, select books $1 per bag; info: 353-6692.

BOTTLE DRIVE FOR PHCS YEARBOOK, PHCS, School Street, Parishville, 9 a.m.-noon; to have pickup, call 265-4642 ext. 136, between 2:30-3:10 p.m.; or bring to CJ’s in Potsdam and tell them they are for PHCS Yearbook.

NORTH COUNTRY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM ROBOTZONE, Clarkson Bookstore, Market St., Potsdam; 12:30-3 p.m.; led by local college faculty, artists, craftspeople; for kids in grades 1-8; $10 or $5 w/ season pass; walk-ins welcome; sign-ups: clear@potsdam.edu or 267-2167.

SPAY/NEUTER/NOW’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER, Hammond Town Dock, Chippewa Bay; 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; $30 per person; guided boat tour of Thousand Islands, Singer Castle; dessert served in Singer Castle’s Tea Room; buy tickets in advance; info, tickets, directions: 324-5541 or www.spayneuternow.org; proceeds benefit Spay/Neuter/Now which offers affordable spaying and neutering for North Country residents.

HARVEST FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT JULES FOR LIFE, O’burg; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; local business specialties, homemade gifts, food, music, surprise fun activities, baking contest, pie sale; to aid Jules of Life Foudnation, assists local children with cancer; info: 393-5310.

ACTING FOR TEENS & ADULTS, 1-4 p.m.; intro level acting & monologue development w/ Molly Gushea; $36; Potsdam, 41 Elm St., room 230: pre-registration required: 265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org and click "Calendar."

ROAST PORK DINNER & SILENT AUCTION, Macomb Wesleyan Community Church, Pierce’s Corners, corner of CR 7 & 10; 4-6 p.m.; menu: roast pork, mashed potatoes & gravy, string beans, dressing, apple sauce, relish tray, rolls, pie, drink; $8.50/adults, $4 kids ages 6-12, <age 5 free; take-outs; proceeds to church building fund.

TURKEY DINNER, Waddington Methodist Church, SR 37; 4:30 p.m. until all gone; $9/adults, $6/ages 5-12, <age 5 free; sponsored by Order of the Eastern Star, Fulton Chapter.

42ND AUTUMN FESTIVAL, Norwood Village Green; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; craft vendors, exhibits, classic car show, music and entertainment from Johnny "Big Bad" Wolf, Erin Chapin, Time Line, St. Lawrence Line Dancers; food from Norwood Kiwanis; Norwood-Norfolk Figure Skaint Club offering registration, bake, apparel & used skate sale; info: Louise, 353-2554.

GIRL SCOUT SIGN-UPS, Raquette Valley Bring A Friend event, Potsdam; $15/year, assistance available; info: 782-1290, www.gsnypenn.org .

FREE RABIES CLINIC, Norwood fire station; 3-4 p.m.; bring pets, most current rabies certificate; donations welcome.

ARTS IN THE PARK, Village park, Gouverneur; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; artists, crafters, used book sale, food; rain location St. James School; benefits Gouverneur Public Library.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, PIE SALE, Lisbon United Methodist Church, 26 Church St.; 7:30-10:30 a.m.; menu: ham, sausage, scrambled eggs, French toast, home fries, toast, beverage; $7/adults, free/<6; info: Sheila, 393-2656.

CRAFT, FLEA MARKET, Donald Martin Arena, Waddington; antiques, crafts, jewelry, wood art, cloth goods, home décor, taxidermy displays, more; food and beverages sold all day; $1 suggested donation, free <age 16; info: 388-4251.

CHICKEN BBQ, Massena Moose, 4 Ames St.; 1-5 p.m. or until all served; to benefit Lexi Love, area girl with cancer; half-chicken, salt potatoes, sides, roll, dessert; take-outs; info: 769-5720.

POTSDAM FOOD CO-OP OPEN HOUSE, 41-YEAR CELEBRATION, 24 Elm St.; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; food samples from Co-op’s Carriage House Bakery and Deli, St. Lawrence Brewing Company, Artemis Bakers, Kaneb Orchards, Prosper's Farmstead Creamery, Kent Family Farms, more; activities for kids, face apinting, art stations; music by Animal Crackers, Dan Sullivan-Catlin and Friends, Crescent Street Jam; 10% discount on purchases, a few exceptions.

FREE LUNCH, First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg, 423 Ford St.; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; info: 393-2510.

BOOK STORE, operated by Friends of the Potsdam Public Library, downstairs in Civic Center; used paperbacks, hardbacks and records, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

FOOD WASTE COMPOSTING WORKSHOP, 10 a.m.-noon with Janet Lomastro in Potsdam. Learn how to create a compost pile that actually works. Suggested donation $17 general, $30 couple, $7 student, to benefit the Local Living Venture, scholarships available upon request. RSVP: 347-4223 or LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com. More info: www.LocalLivingVenture.org.

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center, 8:30 to 11 a.m.; help Norwood Kiwanis raise funds for the community by bringing clean glass, clear or green, without labels or tops.

COFFEE AND CAMARADERIE, Amvets Post 282, 6671 U.S. Hwy 11, Canton; 8-10 a.m.; all veterans welcome, special invite to WWII, Korean War vets; info: 261-4764, 386-8974.

KRIPALU YOGA, Yoga Loft, Canton; with Cintia Hongay, certified instructor; 10:30 a.m.-noon; info: info@yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

SATURDAY STORYTIME, Canton Free Library; third Saturday of each month; 10:30 a.m.; ages three and older; books, storytelling, finger plays, poems, songs; info: Christine at 714-2510 or ckschrauth@gmail.com.

MASSENA YU-GI-OH CARD CLUB, noon-4:30 p.m.; Massena Public Library; bring cards to play and trade; info: 250-5947.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL, Gouverneur at Canton, St. Lawrence Central at Massena, 1:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER, Tupper Lake at Madrid-Waddington, 10 a.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER, Colton-Pierrepont at Madrid-Waddington, 11:30 a.m.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL, SUNY Morrisville at St. Lawrence University, 1 p.m.

MARKET LANES JUNIOR BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; 9:45 a.m.; “Bring a Friend Day;” free trial for bowlers under age 18; info: 265-9210 after 5 p.m.

WOUNDED WARRIOR OUTDOOR ADVENTRUES BENEFIT MOTORCYCLE RUN, VFW, Gouverneur Street, Canton; 11:30 a.m.; register, 10-11:15 a.m.; free, donations accepted; 50/50 raffles at each stop; complete list of stops available at beginning of ride; sponsored by Throttle Junkies Motorcycle Group.

SANDSTONE FESTIVAL PADDLE TOUR, Ives Park, Potsdam; tour led by SUNY Potsdam professor Art Johnson; view remains of old Hannawa Falls Light and Power Company Railroad; bring boat; info: www.PotsdamPublicMuseum.org.

14TH ANNUAL FALL GUN SHOW, Parishville Firemen’s Field hall, Rutman Road; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $3 admission, under age 12 free; breakfast, 7-10 a.m.; refreshments sold all day; info: 261-4596 or 265-2922.

VETERANS AND SOLDIERS BENEFIT AND MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, Partridge Run, Canton; 9 a.a. registration, 10 a.m. start; lunch, raffles, silent auction; $260/team by 9/1, $280 after; team & hole sponsorship, $300; hole sponsored in honor or memory of serviceman, woman $100; by BOCES criminal justice, culinary ed classes; registration: Ken “Juddy” Plumb, 250-4344.

WATERFALL TOUR ON TOOLEY POND ROAD, Meet by ADK park sign at west end of Tooley Pond Rd., 9 a.m.; drive along paved, gravel roads, short, easy walks to falls; by St. Lawrence Land Trust & Peter O’Shea; info, directions: Tom Langen, 261-0182.

FRIENDS OF ST. LAWRENCE HOCKEY GOLF TOURNAMENT, SLU golf course; noon; $65/golf & dinner, $10/dinner only; all funds to SLU hockey; info: 388-7805 or 323-0881.

ENERGENTIC WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN WORKSHOP, 427 Ruddy Rd., Chase Mills; 10 a.m.-noon; $30; led by reiki instructor Sarah Pickard Geagan; workshop includes strategies to help adults create conductive living and learning environments, visualization techniques, practice methods to teach children; register: 860-488-1894 or www.upperroomreiki.com.

CHILDREN OF HOPE SCAVENGER HUNT FUNDRAISER, Robert Moses Nature Center, Robinson Bay Rd., Massena; 1-5 p.m.; $5/ages 4-12, $10/adults; grab bags for first 75 kids; refreshments, prizes; all proceeds to the needy in Uganda; rain date Sept. 21 1-5 p.m.; info: www.childrenofhopeug.org .

COLOR ME REMINGTON 5K, Participants race not to see who can cross the finish line first, but who can get the most color thrown on their white outfit as they traverse the course; $20, free for kids <7 w/ parent-signed waiver; applications on www.fredericremington.org or in musuem lobby; those who want to volunteer to throw colors at runners call 393-2425.

PUNT, PASS & KICK, SOCCER SKILLS CONTESTS, Canton Central varsity soccer field; registration 9 a.m.; for boys & girls ages 7-15; info: recreation@cantonny.us or 386-3992.

PIRATE-THEMED ADVENTURE, Red Sandstone Trail, Potsdam; 3-mile hike; kids can search for "pirate treasure;" learn about frogs, beavers, hydropower, the history of the region, more; hotdogs, marshmallows provided @ halfway point; dress for weather, wear hiking shoes, bring water; ltd. to 24; by Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter & Nature Up North; info, reservations: Blair Madore, atmadorebf@potsdam.edu or 265-0602.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, noon-close; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-closing.

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASS, St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 Powers St., Canton; 9-10:30 a.m.; led by black belt instructors; info: Frank Palumbo at 386-3029 or visit www.americankangdukwon.org.

TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 8:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5 per class; info: alisahtodd@gmail.com.

ZUMBA WITH MAGGIE, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls, 9-10 a.m., $5 class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETS IN POTSDAM, 9 a.m., Trinity Church social hall (side door), Fall Island; 12-step program for recovery for all body sizes; info, Reachout, 265-2422. Newcomers are welcome.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehab Unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 261-5954; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education room, 7 p.m., info: 769-9240.

AL-ANON MEETING, 7 p.m., 39 East Orvis Street, Massena.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 9 E. Main St., Canton; for those addicted to alcohol, drugs, gambling, over-spending, etc.; info: 386-3714.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP meets, 11 a.m., Step by Step Drop In Center, Ogdensburg Mall.

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