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TYRADE REUNION SHOW, St. Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 85 East Barney St., Gouverneur; 5 p.m. doors open, 6 p.m. show starts; $10 admission, all ages welcome; food and drinks will be sold; other bands include Breaking Solace, One Step From Falling, Glen Street and Only the Chosen; tickets:

BELLA-BROOKE VINEYARD, 2989 CR 6, Hammond; Shawn Stoddard & The Backwater Blues Band; 7-10 p.m.

DEKALB JUNCTION AMVETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; music and dancing w/ Country Rollers w/ special guest Don Woodcock; 8 p.m.-midnight.

Community Events

HANNAWA FALLS FIREWORKS, Postwood Park, dusk; can be viewed from NYS Hwy. 56.

MODEL RAILROAD OPEN HOUSE, SWAP MEET, Adirondack Exhibit Ctr., 4195 SR 3, Star Lake; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; 12’x28’ model Cranberry Lake railroad w/scenery based on 1907 photos; book signing w/photographer R.D. White; short talk on progress of reopening the railroad, shipping crushed stone from Benson mine; more info: 848-2048 or 2581.

4TH OF JULY SAND ART, Meet at Barnhart Beach registration bldg., Massena; 10 a.m.-noon; create picture using red, white, blue sand; hosted by Friends of the Nature Ctr.; more info:, 705-5022.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, First Congregational Church, Lisbon; 8-10 a.m.; $6.50, free/<age 5; home-baked goods sale.

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:

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, First Congregational Church, corner of Five Mile Line Rd. & CR 28, Lisbon, 8-10 a.m.; $6/adults, $3/ages 6-10, free/<5.

SATURDAY STORY TIME, Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St., stories, activities, crafts; info:

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

ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE CLUB, Dobisky Ctr., O'burg; 7-9 p.m.; Regency Era dancing, circa 1780-1812; instruction, calling; no partner necessary; $5; more info:

FIBER ARTS GROUP, Norwood Public Library; 10:30 a.m.; bring a project to work on, chat, exchange ideas w/other crafters; info: 353-6692.

SATURDAY STORY HOUR, Morley Library, 7230 CR 27, Canton; 10-11 a.m.; free; K-second grade students welcome; younger kids must be accompanied by an adult; books, crafts, snacks; info: Susan Mende at


'FUN FACT WALK,' Jacques Cartier State Park, Morristown; 10 a.m.; all ages; about 90 mins.; take short walk, lean about flora in area; bring water, inspect repellant.

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:

CRANBERRY LAKE BOAT CLUB FIRECRACKER RACE/WALK starts at 9 a.m. from the club on Columbian Road. Registration, $30, for the 5 and 10K run and 5K and mile walks, 8 a.m. Refreshments and prizes for the winners. More 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 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:

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 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: 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.

NAVIGATING HOPE SUPPORT GROUP, For those affected by cancer & their caregivers; 1-3 p.m.; Hospice Center, 6805 U.S. Rt. 11, Potsdam; info: Kay DePerno 265-3105.

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