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23 SATURDAY

Music

RAQUETTE RIVER PUB, 102 Main St., Colton; 11 p.m.; Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band; event will kick off Colton Block Party.

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

Community Events

O'BURG SEAWAY FESTIVAL, 9 a.m. Remington Canoe Race, Heuvelton Boat Launch, more info: Katie Cole 323-9888; 9:30 a.m. 'Adirondack Biology Presentation/Exhibit,' Greenbelt Park; 9:30-11 a.m. Kid’s Fishing Derby at Greenbelt Docks, more info: Angel Maroney 393-4629; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wine, Arts and Craft Show at Lockwood Arena, more info: Michelle Morrison 393-9274; 2 p.m. Family Feud at Lockwood Arena sponsored by Buster’s, $1 admission, $250 grand prize, more info: 355-1852; 1-4 p.m. Firefighter’s kid’s games at Morrisette Park, sponsored by Ogdensburg Fire Fighters Local 1799.

‘COLTON COUNTRY DAYS BARN RAQUETTE RIVER DOCUMENTARIES,’ pancake breakfast, Colton Methodist Church, Church Street, 7 a.m.; frog-jumping, Zion Episcopal Church, 9:30 a.m.; crafters and vendors on Main Street, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; flea market and used book sale, fire stations; BBQ chicken, 11 a.m.; live music between bridges, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; new fire station dedication, 10 a.m.; whitewater release, 8 a.m.; ice cream social and fireworks, Firemen’s Field, Hanson Road, 7:30 p.m.; info: Scott at 262-2524.

HOPKINTON FIELD DAY, Hopkinton-Fort Jackson Fire Dept., 2876 SH 11B; 10 a.m. starts w/ parade; bounce house, garden tractor pulls, chainsaw carving demos, live music, food, dunk tank, vendor, fireworks at dusk.

WEST STOCKHOLM TOWN-WIDE SALES, Maps available at Village Market, 148 CR 57; more info: 265-5737.

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY, Speedway Plaza, 935 NYS Hwy. 37, Hogansburg, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., bounce houses, hot dog eating contest, dunk tank with team from Salmon River Central School, clown, photo booth, Dinosaur BBQ, wine Slushies, in-store specials.

TOWN-WIDE YARD SALES, Madrid; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL, FIREWORKS SHOW, Fireman’s field, Gulf Road, Colton; 7:30 p.m.; 7:30 p.m.; at 9 p.m. there will be music; donations accepted at gate toward fireworks; concessions will be sold; fireworks start at dark.

CHICKEN BBQ, Colton fire station, 89 Riverside Dr.; 11 a.m.; $10 general admission, $8 senior citizens, $6 half chicken only; menu includes salt potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, roll, brownies.

NORFOLK-NORWOOD FIGURE SKATING CLUB FUNDRAISER, Norfolk American Legion, 2 East High St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; car wash, bottle drive, bake sale $10 per car for it to be washed.

‘FOWLER FAMILY DAY,’ Fowler Town Hall; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; bounce house, chicken BBQ, raffles, more.

FRIENDS OF THE MADRID LIBRARY BOOK SALE, Library community room, 11 Church St., Madrid; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; DVDs, CDs, VHS tapes also for sale.

POTSDAM CENTRAL CLASS OF 1966 REUNION, Elks Lodge, 10 Elm St., Potsdam; $35 per person; make checks payable to Debbie Herring, 2622 Virgo Lane, San Antonio, TX 78260. For more info: Debbie at scarlet@gvtc.com.

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY TREK AT CHIPPEWA BAY PRESERVE, 9 a.m. - noon, Chris Murray, photographer and guide; registration limited to 10; fee $20; sponsored by Chippewa Bay Community Club; info and registration: chippewacommunityclub@yahoo.com.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION, St. Vincent de Paul, 128 Main St., Massena; St. Lawrence County residents only; close early if supplies deplete.

FRIENDS OF THE HEPBURN LIBRARY OF COLTON USED BOOK SALE, Old Colton Fire Station, Riverside Drive; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; info: Dennis at 262-2310.

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, Ives Park, Potsdam; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; local veggies, cheese, wines, crafts, more; rain or shine; info: www.gardenshare.org.

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

MASSENA SENIOR CITIZENS DANCE, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 6-10 p.m.; music by Time Line; $4 cover; kitchen open 5:30 p.m.; info: Carol, 764-5919.

Recreation/Sports

DIRTY DUCK FUN MUD RUN, obstacle course of less than two miles, 9 a.m. Parishville Park. Registration at 8 a.m. $12. Info: Karl Tremper, kellen105@yahoo.com or parishville.us on the web.MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 1 p.m. – midnight; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-close; info: 265-9210.

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: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie.

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: www.timadojo.com, 713-7509.

TRILLIUM CTR. CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; Community yoga, 9-10 a.m., $5-$10, fee student choice; Yoga for pregnancy w/ Terry de la Vega, 10:30 a.m.-noon, regularly scheduled 6-wk sessions, see website for dates- $72, or drop-in, $15; more info: trilliumyogacenter.com

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 www.americankangdukwon.org.

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

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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