Live Entertainment

AMVETS POST 11, 4348 Rt. 11, DeKalb Jct., Alan Betrus Band, 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.


EDWARDS OPERA HOUSE, Panache Quartet; Canadian fiddlers; 7 p.m.; fiddling introduction from Don Woodcock and Friends; $20, $10/ages 6-12, <6 free.

WADDINGTON HOMECOMING, Donna Miller, gazebo, 11 a.m.

Community Events

TRI-TOWN SUMMER FESTIVAL, events take place at arena unless noted otherwise; 5K Color Walk/Run for Autism, 8 a.m.; "Some Gave It All" Co-Ed Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament at North Lawrence Ball Fields, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; frog jumping contest, 9 a.m.; Getting It Done Obstacle Challenge geared toward children with disabilities, 9:30-11 a.m.; parade line up at SLC Elementary School, 10 a.m.; "Superheroes and Villains Take Over Tri-Town Summer Festival" parade, 11 a.m.; route SLC to Agway; carnival featuring games, huge slide, bouncy house, face painting, noon-3 p.m.; wine slushies, 1-5 p.m.; eating contests at Primabella’s; ice cream, pizza, hotdogs; 2 p.m.; cash prizes; blindfold bicycle rally inside arena, 2 p.m.; TTMH Duck/Turtle Race behind arena, 3 p.m.; wine tasting, 3-5 p.m.; live music by Tri-Town Entertainers at Crasper Hall Porch, 3-5 p.m.; Pine car race inside the arena, 4 p.m.; adult kickball tourney at arena ball field, 4 p.m.; steak dinner at Brasher-Winthrop Fire Dept., 5 p.m.; Class of '94 reunion at American Legion, 6:30 p.m.; 6th Annual Cory Jock Home Run Derby at the arena, 8 p.m.

WADDINGTON HOMECOMING, Pancake breakfast, Methodist church, 7 a.m.; Hepburn Library book sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; craft, antique, flea market, town hall square, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; art show, former elementary school, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; dunk tank, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., town hall square; chicken BBQ, fire hall, 11 a.m.; car show, Island View Park, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; dancing, town hall square, 1:30-2 p.m.; The Amazing E Race, town hall square, 2:30 p.m., pre-registration 1:30 p.m.; parade, from Lagrasse St. to Island View Park, lineup 5 p.m., march 6 p.m.; fireworks, dusk, Island View Park; info: Shelly Shirley 276-6327.

163RD ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR, Gouverneur Fairgrounds, East Barney St.; free gate admission, parking $5; rides 1-11 p.m.; petting zoo, agricultural awareness exhibit, Future Farmers of America and 4-H agricultural judging, demonstrations;country music artist Craig Campbell 7 p.m., tickets $25; info: 287-3010.

UPSTATE COMIC CON, Massena VFW, E. Hatfield St.; 15% ticket sales to Massena Boys and Girls Club; weather-permitting outdoor activities 4 p.m. w/ inflatables, Rapidz ice cream; doors 6 p.m., 2 Batman fan films, panel w/Brothers in Awesome Studios, Magic: The Gathering & Pokeman tournaments, art contest, face painting, photography for those in costume by Vandal Films; raffle for signed movie, video game posters, DVDs; $10 general admisstion, $20 VIP; tickets: Star Tech Computers at 260 East Orvis St., Massena or I Got Hame at 205 Ford St., Ogdensburg, door until 7:30 p.m.; tickets are cash only.

WADDINGTON ART GROUP HOMECOMING ART EXHIBITION AND SALE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; @ “old school,” corners of Rtes. 37, 345; any artist can submit up to three pieces in any 2D or 3D medium; 2D work must be framed w/ wire for hanging; being submission to school 7/26 1-3 p.m. or 7/29 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; pick up after show or 8/5 10 a.m.-noon; info: D. Tomlins 388-5521, G. Thew 388-7731, R. Ritter 388-5644.

BOTTLE DRIVE FUNDRAISER, Parishville-Hopkinton Central School, 9 a.m.-noon; drivers will be going around to houses in Parishville, Hopkinton to collect or drop off at school; to request bottle pickup, call 244-2047; proceeds benefit PHCS Class of 2016.

WELLNESS FAIR, Norwood Municipal Building, 11:30 a.m-2:30 p.m.; massages, blood pressure checks, CPR experts, tooth and healthcare tips, nutrition info, psychic readings; Zumba from 10-10:45 a.m., 4-4:45 p.m., $5 per session; raffles, giveaways; donations received go to “Friends of the Norwood Library,” info: 353-6692.

DEPEYSTER FESTIVAL, Baby contest, car derby 9-10:30 a.m.; frog jumping contest 10:30-11 a.m.; parade @ noon; Julie’s Dance Studio performance 12:45-1:30 p.m.; nail driving, cross cut saw contests 1:30-3:30 p.m.; cake walk 3:30 p.m.; chicken BBQ, Wesley & Clover Gleason 4 p.m.; Pure Country on stage 5-8 p.m.; Boon, jazz rock from Pennsylvania, 8-9:30 p.m.; info: Shirley Waller 528-4550.

NORTH COUNTRY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM KID POWER EXHIBIT, Madrid-Waddington Homecoming; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; theme is health & wellness education for children <14 and families.

SCRAPBOOKING DAY CROP TO BENEFIT PARISHVILLE-HOPKINTON JV GIRLS SOCCER, P-H school; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $30, includes lunch; all proceeds to soccer team, which was cut from school budget; info, sign-ups: Colleen Ayers, 261-8134, 265-7904, colleenayers1626@gmail.com.

BENEFIT JAMBOREE FOR FRIENDS 4 POUND PAWS, Skunk’s Nest, Hermon; 3 p.m.; performers: John Danis, Larry Holly, Tony III, Greg Baker, more; $3 admission, $5/two people; dancing, food, raffles, guitar raffle.

ALDI’S GRAND RE-OPENING, O’burg; 1101 Park St.; 9 a.m.; renovated w/ higher ceilings, green lighting, refrigeration; Aldi reps on-hand; public welcome.

MORRISTOWN PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL, Pick up brochures @ Morristown library w/ artists’ paint sites, can watch them work; 9 a.m.-noon book sale @ library; 6 p.m. ‘Jazz Up Your Hotdog,’ Chapman Park, Morris St., Morristown, meet artists, preview of work, Woody’s Snack Shack & Bedrock Café wine slushies on site; entertainment from Jack Kelly’s Little Big Band.

FIDDLE WORKSHOP WITH THE PANACHE QUARTET, TAUNY Center, Canton; 2-4 p.m.; for intermediate-advanced skill level; session w/ each fiddler, music from Cape Breton, American Old Time, Quebecois, Celtic traditions; $40, $35 for TAUNY friends; pre-registration required: 386-4289 or programs@tauny.org .

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.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, First Congregational Church, corner of Five Mile Line Road and Count y Route 28, Lisbon, 8-10 a.m.; adults $6, ages six-10 $3, under age five free

‘SATURDAY STORY TIME,’ Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St., stories, activities, crafts; info: www.norwoodnylibrary.org/storytime

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


WADDINGTON HOMECOMING, 5K run, Island View Park, register 7:30 a.m., race 9 a.m.; no octane go-kart race, Pine Street, 10 a.m.; piyo class, Island View Park, 11 a.m.; bounce houses, Island View Park, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; bed races, Main Street, 2:30 p.m.; duck race, 8 p.m.; info: Shelly Shirley 276-6327.

‘SWIM A MILE FOR HOSPICE,’ Postwood Park beach, Hannawa Falls; 8 a.m.; swim begins, ends at beach; non-competitive; each swimmer asked to raise $100 for hospice; youth swimmer, 14-17 years old $50; includes $25 registration; light breakfast, t-shirt for participants; group that raises most money will display special trophy at nest year’s event; register: www.swimamileforhospice.org or 265-3105.

ANNUAL DEKALB JUNCTION VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT GOLF TOURNEY, Partridge Run Golf Course, 70 Sullivan Dr., Canton; 1 p.m.; four-man captain and crew format, $55 per person; includes 18 holes, a cart, dinner at DeKalb Fire Hall; info: Ross Putman, 528-6323.

ZOMBIE WALK IN THE PARK, O’burg Public Library; noon; dress as a zombie and amble around the park for summer reading; zombie games; make-up workshop @ library 10 a.m.; apply zombie make-up and fake blood; wear old clothes.

ADK LAURENTIAN HIKE TO LYON MOUNTAIN, Via the new 7 mi. round-trip trail (elevation gain 1900’) winds its way gradually to the summit and fire tower; 360 degree views of Montreal, Lake Champlain, Green Mts., High Peaks; moderate to strenuous; to join, contact Tom Wheeler 386-2482 or northflow@gmail.com

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.

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.

NAVIGATING HOPE SUPPORT GROUP, for those affected by cancer and their caregivers, 1 to 3 p.m., Hospice Center, 6805U.S. Rt. 11, Potsdam. Info: Kay DePerno at 265-3105.

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