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SHOES, Woody’s Tavern, 803 State St., Ogdensburg, from 9 a.m.-1 a.m.

MISS ANGIE’S MUSIC, children’s songs and shadow puppet theater, 4 p.m., Potsdam Public Museum, 2 Park St.; free; Cabin Fever Concert Series; info:

PURE COUNTRY, 8 p.m.-midnight, music and dancing, AMVETS Post 11, Dekalb Junction; info: 3315-347-3099.

TIMELINE BAND, country dance, 6-10 p.m., Massena Community Center, with the Massena Senior Citizens; $4 cover charge; hot food, cold beverages; kitchen opens at 5:30.

MARGARITA MIKE AND FRIENDS, 6-10 p.m., Ogdensburg VFW Post 2936, 1112 Champlain St.; no cover charge; public welcome.

Community Events

BOTTLE DRIVE, 9 a.m.-noon., for Madrid-Waddington Central School Class of 2017; drop off bottles at the Waddington Town Barn, 48 Maple St., or at the Madrid Town Barn, 3529 County Route 14.

NATURAL MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM, 10:20 a.m. Saturday, March 25, in SUNY Canton’s Cook Hall; “Bridging the Gap: Nature and Chemistry,” will feature presentations by experts from the Ithaca Free Clinic and Paul Smiths College, session topics include botanical medicine and medicinal mushrooms; info: [email protected], [email protected].

BILLY MARTIN’S COLE ALL STAR CIRCUS, 1 p.m., Potsdam high school gym; and 7 p.m. at Hermon-DeKalb Central; cost: adult admission is $15 at the door, $10 advance; children are admitted free with an adult; Chinese acrobats, trick dogs, trapeze stars, unicyclists, comedy acts, etc.; benefits class of 2017.

OGDENSBURG BOY’S AND GIRL’S CLUB ANNUAL EXPO, Golden Dome, 1100 State St.; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; $5 admission adults, $4 youth, $20 family plan; exhibits, vendors, vehicles, boats, RVs, food, live entertainment, raffles, booths, carnival games, more; info: 315-393-1241.

DR. SEUSS PARTY, Madrid Hepburn Library, 11 Church St.; stories, a craft, cake; grades K-5.

‘MISS ANGIE’S MUSIC AND PUPPET SHOW,’ Potsdam Museum, 2 Park St.; 4 p.m.; $5 suggested donation; hosted by Angie Beeler; info:

SPAGHETTI DINNER, Racquette Valley Fish and Game Club, 233 Cold Brook Dr., South Colton; noon-3 p.m.; $8 adults, $5 ages 5-11, under age five eat free; menu includes three different sauces, salad, bread, dessert.

HEARTSAVER CPR/AED TRAINING COURSE, 9 a.m.-noon, Gouverneur Hospital education center, 77 W. Barney St.; for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED; $10; to register or info: 535-9311, or [email protected].

NORTH COUNTRY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM PRESENTS ‘PLAYSPACE,’ Clarkson University Bookstore, 39 Market St., Potsdam; 12:30-2 p.m.; $10 per child; register at 315-267-2167; more info

BAG SALE, Wagner’s Whistle Stop Thrift Shop, 11 Main St., Norfolk’ 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

DR. SEUSS PARTY, 1 p.m. in Hepburn Library community room, 11 Church St., Madrid; stories, crafts, cake; for children in grades k-5; no pre-registration required; info: 315-322-5673.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BREAKFAST, 8-11 a.m., Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; fundraiser for the “Steeple for the People” campaign; pancakes, sausage, donut holes, eggs, real maple syrup; cost: $7; info: 315-386-4500,

WELLNESS FAIR, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Norwood-Norfolk Central School, organized by Norwood Public Library, co-sponsored by Canton-Potsdam Hospital; screenings, massage, manicures, etc. available.

GUN, KNIFE SHOW, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Shamrock Club, 138 county Route 50, Brasher; cost: $3; children younger than 12 admitted free; concessions stand; concessions; info: 315-389-4627.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TRAINING, St. Lawrence Valley Teachers’ Learning Center, Feb. 4 and March 25, at SUNY Potsdam, Satterlee Hall, first floor boardroom, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; free; info, or to register: [email protected].

TRIVIA NIGHT, 7 p.m. at the Clar k-Robinson American Legion Post 68, 10 Maple St., Norwood; teams of 4-6, $100 per team; pre-register: [email protected], or register at event; refreshments, 50/50 raffle,Chinese auction. Proceeds to Norwood-Norfolk school’s Drug and Alcohol Free All Night Party.

MARCH MADNESS, 1-6 p.m., Colton Amvets Post 262; card playing at 1 p.m.; karaoke/DJ with New Beginnings at 3 p.m.; everyone is invited; info: 315-262-2439.

AYURVEDA WORKSHOP, 1-3:30 p.m., at The Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton, “Nourishing Your Senses: An intro to Ayurveda and Dinacharya” with Alison Brant; cost: $50 (which includes an $8 materials fee); register by March 17, 315-386-3040, [email protected].

JOURNAL MAKING WORKSHOP, 1-2 p.m., presented by Carrie Whalen of The Peak Living (, at Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, Market Street, Potsdam; cost: $15; register: [email protected]; all materials provided.

ROCK MONSTER MAGNETS, a children’s class, 2-3 p.m., Gallery at Lake Saint Lawrence Arts, 10 Main St., Waddington; $8; materials provided. Pre-register at 315-705-1241 or [email protected].

SPAGHETTI, MEATBALL DINNER, 5-8 p.m., Ogdensburg VFW Post 2936 Auxiliary, 1112 Champlain St.; also salad, roll, and a desert; suggested donation: $9; public invited.

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.

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


SHREK THE MUSICAL, 7 p.m., at Harrisville Central School.

GREASE, 7 p.m., at Edwards-Knox Central School; tickets are $7 at the door.


MAPLE WEEKEND, public can visit maple farms to learn about sugarmaking processes, try maple syrup samples; participating maple producers include: Spilman’s Sugar Shack, 2485 CR 11, Gouverneur, 315-276-6904; Fine-n-Dandy, 2620 CR 35, Norwood, 315-528-4700; Southville Maples, 56 West Stockhold Southville Rd., Potsdam, 315-268-1818; Sweeter Creations Sugar House, 3345 State Highway 345, Waddington, 315-322-5535; The Orebed Sugar Shack, 503 Orebed Rd., DeKalb Junction, 315-528-2450; Woody’s Maple, 418 Underwood Rd., Hermon, 315-347-2395; Finen Maple Products, 529 Austin Ridge Rd., Norwood, 240-405-2231; Trout Lake Maple, 672 Chub Lake Rd., Gouverneur, 315-562-8288; more info:

SNOWSHOE AT THE INDIAN CREEK NATURE CENTER WITH ADK LAURENTIAN CHAPTER. Hike the Upland trail through very interesting and sometimes dense woodland. 3 miles RT. Easy. Contact Tom Wheeler at 315-386-2482.

‘HIGH ENERGY CYCLING” WITH CHRISTINE TULIKANGAS,’ Stafford Fitness Center, SLU, Canton; 9=10 a.m.; 60 minutes classes twice a week costs $60.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon – 1 a.m.; 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:

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; Prenatal Yoga, Terry de la Vega/Sarah Oakely, 10:30-11:45am. Most classes: class card or $15 drop-in, 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: [email protected] 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.

FIBROMYALGIA GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 1:30 p.m.; info: 769-5778 or 4262.