Live Entertainment

AMVETS POST 11, 4348 Rt. 11, DeKalb Jct., Pure Country, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; live band or DJ, 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.


WAY DOWN WAILERS, Edwards Opera House, 161 Main St., 7 p.m.; Rockabilly-style; tickets $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, free for kids under age 6; purchase at Northern Music & Video in Potsdam, Brewer Bookstore in Canton, Wood Family Grocery in Edwards, at Edwards Opera House on night of show; info: www.edwardsartscouncil.org.

Community Events

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY ROCK & MINERAL CLUB GEM AND MINERAL SHOW, Madrid municipal park & community center, intersection state routes 310 & 345; wire-wrapping lessons, demonstrations f/r club member Dave Millis; vendors, collectors from U.S. & Canada; presentations from geologist Dino Zack, 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m.; geode cracker, buy a geode and watch it be cracked open; raffles for large Brazilian amethyst cathedral; guided field trips to Power’s farm, Pierrepont to look for black tourmaline & quartz crystals, $5, all ages; mineral auction 5 p.m.; concessions; info: Bill DeLorraine, 287-4652 or www.stlawrencecountymineralclub.org

POTSDAM COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALES, List of sale locations available @ chamber office, 24 Market St. and @ UPS store in Save A Lot plaza; to get sale on list contact 274-9000 or potsdamchamber@slic.com by 8/15.

OGDENSBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALE, Addresses throughout the city; attendees expected from as far away as Ottawa; to get a name, address, time and brief summary of a sale included in the chamber's directory for $2, call their office at 393-3620 by Aug. 20.

BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE FUNDRAISER, Noon-2 p.m., conducted by Norwood-Norfolk Central School varsity hockey team; community members can drop cans off at school as well.

GARAGE/VENDOR/CRAFT SALE, AmVets Post 19 ladies auxiliary, 215 Ford St., 9 a.m.; $10 for first vendor table, $5 for additional; bake sale, soup and sandwich lunch; sale is covered from weather; info: Linda at 393-2519.

MORLEY SUMMER FESTIVAL, pancake breakfast, Morley Activity building; chicken bbq take-outs, noon, fire department; games, face painting, Mr. Ding-a-Ling’s ice cream truck; Dairy Princess’ Court appearance, movie at library, performance by Noteworthy Handbell Choir; open house, history and photo displays at Morley library.

NORWOOD LAKE REGATTA, 9 a.m., gates open; 11 a.m., races start; $5 admission, under age 12 free; racers compete in 600 and 800 oval races; crafts, vendors, food, beverages.

TRINITY CHAPEL OPEN HOUSE, Morley, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Noteworthy Handbell Choice performance, 1-2 p.m.; self-guided tours of Morley Cemetery; first established in 1818, many early settlers, Revolutionary War soldier, Civil War soldiers buried there.

POTSDAM HOSPITAL GUILD FIFTH ANNUAL GARAGE SALE, Pine Street Arena, 43 Pine St., 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; bake sale; all proceeds support CPH; donated items can be dropped off at Pine Street Arena Aug, 21 from 4-7 p.m., Aug. 22 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; info: 262-2746.

CHICKEN BISCUIT DINNER BENEFIT, Macomb Community Wesleyan Church, 12 CR 7, Gouverneur; 4-6 p.m.; chicken, biscuits, gravy, mashed potatoes, peas, carrots, relish tray, pie, baked beans, beverages; $8.50 adults, $4 ages 6-12; free for under age 5; take-outs available; silent auction; proceeds benefit church building fund; info: 578-2255.

DIY SCREEN PRINTING, Instructor Erich Neitzke helps students build screens from scratch and create original stencils; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $130; 41 Elm St, room 229, Potsdam; pre-pay, register: 265-6860, www.slcartscouncil.org, click “Calendar.”

GARDENSHARE/CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION FOOD EDUCATION, Potsdam farmer’s market; spotlight on cucumbers; shopping, storage, preparation tips, nutritional facts, a few easy recipes.

CHARITY ANTIQUE APPRAISAL, Frederic Remington Museum; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; walk-though appraisal of all items in a home, $200; single item appraisal $5; call for consultation if selling high-value items: 561-9777.

BOOK SIGNING, Camp Laurent, Lisbon; Kelly Ashley signing her book “Winter Gifts;” part of camp’s craft fair, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; info: 323-1228 or 3348.

FUNDRAISER SPAGHETTI DINNER, To benefit Fresh Start Fellowship Church Building Fund; at the church; 4:30-7:30 p.m.; menu: spaghetti, tossed salad, garlic bread,, dessert; $7.50/adults, $4.50/kids 4-10, <4/free.

SENIORS DANCE, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 6-10 p.m.; music by Time Line; food, beverages for sale; info: Carol, 764-5919.

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.

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.

FARMERS’ MARKET, Ogdensburg, library park; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

POTSDAM FARMERS’ MARKET & MARKET BOOK SAFARI, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Ives Park; debit, EBT, FMNP, SFNMP accepted; Free book giveaway for kids, who search vendor booths for brown paper-wrapped books.

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.

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


NORFOLK ARCHER’S TRADITIONAL FUN SHOOT, Norfolk Rod & Club; register 8-11 a.m.; 38 life-like targets, $10 adults, kids free; prizes for kids; info: Larry Butler, 769-3140.

NORTHERN NEW YORK BASSMASTERS TEAM TRAIL TOURNAMENT, Starts @ Paterson St. boat launch, O’burg; 6 a.m.-3 p.m.; weigh-in free to watch; angler with highest total weight of bass wins; info, sign-ups: www.nnybassmasters.com

HUMANS VS. ZOMBIES, Ogdensburg Public Library; 11 a.m.; zombie game and water fight in library park.

ADK LAURENTIAN HIKE TO HURRICANE MOUNTAIN, Open peak summit (el. 3678') near Keene with some of the best views in the High Peaks; 5.2 mi.; round-trip; moderate; to join, contact Blair Madore 265-0602 or madorebf@potsdam.edu

UNITED HELPERS RIDE FOR THE RESIDENTS, Check-in@ 9 a.m., RiverLedge Campus, 8101 SR 68 O’burg; ride 10 a.m.; 120 miles, O’burg to Northstar Restaurant in A-Bay, to Mullin’s Family Restaurant in Gouverneur, to Satch’s in Russell and up to Heuvelton; Parkey Piercey catered BBQ dinner @ Heuvelton FD w/ raffles, door prizes; registration fee $20/driver & riders, t-shirts to first 100, $15 dinner @ Heuvelton FD only; forms available @ www.unitedhelpers.org; info: 393-3074.

STUART BARKLEY MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT, Twin Brooks Golf Course; 10 a.m.; $240/4-person team, covers greens fees, cart, prizes, lunch, dinner @ the Ole Smokehouse in Madrid; captain & crew scratch tournament; proceeds aid local family in need or charity; sign up @ the Ole Smokehouse, 3512 County Rte. 12, Madrid or call 322-4125, checks payable to Stuart Barkley Memorial Tournament.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; noon-2 a.m., open bowling, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m., cosmic bowling, info: 265-9210.

SPORT CLAY SHOOTING, Brier Hill Fish & Game Club, 1 Gilmore Rd., off SR 58; 1 p.m.; info, reservations: 323-5585

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.

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