HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing, faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.



BILL VITEK & FRIENDS, 6-8 p.m., Mama Lucia, Depot Street, Potsdam, Saturdays on the Patio.

UPROOTED, 7 p.m., Edwards Town Hall Opera House, 161 Main Street, Edwards, tickets available at the door and go on sale at 6 p.m. the day of the show; info: 919-360-4462, or 315-267-6883.

'COUNTRY LIVING ENTERTAINMENT' WITH LARRY EBERE, 7 p.m., Russell Theatre, 4 Pestle Street Road, Russell; info: 315-347-2358.

NEW BUCKSKINS, 8-midnight, music and dancing, DeKalb AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; info: 315-347-3099.

NEW HORIZONS BAND, 7-9 p.m., at the Meetinghouse Museum, 696 E. DeKalb Rd., DeKalb Junction; will perform battle hymns, campfire songs; part of DeKalb Historical Association’s historic music series; free; info: 315-344-6592,

SHAWN STODDARD, singer-songwriter, 6 p.m., Hosmer’s Marina, 54 E. River St., Ogdensburg.

Community Events

NORWOOD-NORFOLK GRADUATION, 7 p.m.; Hosmer Hall, SUNY Potsdam.


CLIFTON-FINE GRADUATION, 11 a.m. in the high school auditorium.

MORRISTOWN GRADUATION, 7 p.m., school gym

PHOTO SHOOT, for children with special needs 18 years old and younger, with photographer Dawn Davison; 4-6:30 p.m., Heritage and Willow Island parks, East Main Street, Canton; reservations: or 315-528-4805; free; info:

STORY HOUR, Ogdensburg Public Library children’s room, 312 Washington St.; 10:30 a.m.; stories, games, activities; info: 393-4325.

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

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

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center; 8:30-11 a.m.; clean glass, clear or green, w/out labels or tops.

LIBRARY BABIES, Potsdam Public Library; 11 a.m.

POTSDAM FARMERS’ MARKET, in the Ives Park Main Street parking lot, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 28; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details and applications:

KNIT IN, Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., Potsdam; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; info: 265-1660.

LOUISVILLE SUMMER BASH, starts 9 a.m., Louisville Community Center, mud run (info:, center dedication, barbecue, vendors, firematic drills, concession stand, ice cream, beer, wine slushies, free games, water slide, bounce house, obstacle course, snowboarding, cake contest, auction, music, human foosball, fireworks at 9:30 p.m.; info: 315-764-7473,


‘ORCHARD OF HIDE AND SEEK,’ 7 p.m., by St. John’s Conservatory Theater, OFA Auditorium, Ogdensburg; tickets: or at the door; info:


LOUISVILLE 5K TURTLE MUD RUN starts at Louisville Arena, 44 Arena Dr., 9 a.m. Course includes 15-plus obstacles through the woods, swamps and river. Registration $25 before race day, $30 on race day. Make checks payable to Town of Louisville, 14810 State Hwy 37, Massena, NY 13662. Info: Wendy Chapman at or on Facebook.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 1 p.m.-midnight; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-close; info: 265-9210.

FREE FISHING WEEKEND AT NICANDRI NATURE CENTER AND ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK BEACH, MASSENA. 10-11 a.m., fish feeding at the nature center; 11 a.m.-noon, fishing at Barnhart Beach; 1-3 p.m., Fish-O-Lympics: knot tying, accuracy casting, plastic fish catching; 3-4 p.m., fish crafts at the nature center.

JUNIOR BOWLING LEAGUE, Pappy’s Bowling Alley, 277 E. Orvis St., Massena; 10:30 a.m.; ages 5-20; beginners welcome; info: 842-8874.

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls; 9:15-10:15 a.m.; $5/class; info:

NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY CLASSES, O’burg; Tiny Champs w/Matt, 8-8:30 a.m.; kids’ karate w/Matt, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 10-11 a.m.; more info: 393-2024.

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’burg; tots 9 a.m., juniors & adults 10-11 a.m.; info:, 713-7509.

TRILLIUM YOGA CENTER CLASSES, 25 Market St, Community Yoga, rotating teachers, 9:00-10:00am; drop-in $5-$10, June 17 - August 12 meet at the Gazebo in Ives Park, more info:

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, 386-3029 or

YOGA LOFT CLASSES, 17 Main St., Canton; community yoga, 9 a.m., $5; yoga sculpt w/Cintia Hongay, 10:30 a.m.-noon, beginners welcome; info: or 605-8637.

ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, St. Mary's School gymnasium, Canton, 9-10 a.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., Potsdam, Trinity Church social hall (side door), Fall Island; info, Reachout, 265-2422; newcomers welcome.

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

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.

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