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SIX DAYS, Jocko’s’s Bar, 2058 CR 27, Russell; 8 p.m.-midnight.

NEW BUCKSKINS, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction, 8 p.m. - midnight; live music and dancing; info: 347-3099.

RAQUETTE RIVER PUB, 102 Main St., Colton; Halloween party, costume contest, prizes, live acousitc music by Shawn Stoddard & The BackWater Blues Band.

Community Events

‘PHANTOMS IN THE PARK, Village Park, Canton; 12:30 p.m., costume contest; 1 p.m., parade; trick-or-treating, music, pumpkin decorating, more; more info: Canton Chamber at 386-8255.

‘RAG-A-MUFFIN PARADE,’ Lineup at Clarkson Inn parking lot, across from Potsdam Roxy, Main Street between 12:30-1 p.m.; starts at 1 p.m.; parade ends at fire station for cider, donuts, treats, fire truck rides; sponsored by FD and Kiwanis.

HARVEST SUPPER, DeKalb Junction Methodist Church, 4302 U.S. Highway 11; 4:30 p.m.; menu: ham, scalloped potatoes, squash, cabbage salad, desserts; $8 ages 12 and up, $4 ages 5-12; free under age five.

HORSEFEATHERS HAUNTS, 120 State Highway 345, Potsdam, 7-11 p.m.; black light zombie shoot, haunted outdoor maze, fortune teller, second hand store, photo lab, food, music by Alter Ego; $5-$20; info: 401-1883 or

SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN PARTY, Hawkins Point Visitors Center, St. Lawrence-FDR Power Project, Massena, 1-3 p.m.; pumpkin, face painting; games; movies; trick or treating for all children in costume; regular exhibits open; free; info: 764-0226 ext. 302 or

OPEN HOUSE, Madrid Volunteer Fire Department, 10 Church St., 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; opportunity for residents to learn about fire station's current status and Department's plans to address significant shortcomings.

HALLOWEEN DANCE, Parishville Firemen's Hall, 25 Rutman Road, 7-11 p.m.; co-sponsored by Parishville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and Parishville AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary 265; music by DJ Dick Wickwire; costume prizes; raffles; silent auction; refreshments; cash bar; $5; proceeds will benefit Village of Parishville decorations.

FALL BAZAAR, Fr. Amyot Parish Center, Morris Street, Norfolk, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; hosted by the Parish of Visitation and St. Raymond; luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; food sale; vendors tables; 2 p.m. raffle; all welcome; info:

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norfolk American Legion, Route 56, 9 a.m. - noon; to benefit Norwood-Norfolk Central School Class of 2017 All Night Party; info: [email protected].

HALLOWEEN PARTY, Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St., 11 a.m. - p.m.; scary stories, crafts, activities, trick-or-treating; free children's books; info: 353-6692.

FALL FESTIVAL, Colton-Pierrepont Central School; rummage and book sale 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.; festival 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; costume parade at 1 p.m.; food, face painting, vendors, games, bounces houses, silent auction and more; Unlimited games and bounce houses available for $10 per child or $25 for a family of three plus $5 for each additional child; supervision required for children under 12.

CRAFT FAIR, Morristown Fire Hall, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.; hosted by Morristown Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary; refreshments available; tables available for $10; reserve a table: Tracy at 375-6536, Ann at 778-9614 or Sally at 276-8539.

MANAGEMENT OF INTERNAL PARASITES IN SHEEP AND GOATS WORKSHOP, Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043B State Highway 68, Canton, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; led by Betsy Hodge, Livestock Educator; $35 for first person from farm, $10 each additional person; materials and lunch included; register by Oct. 27 with Bobbi-Jo at 379-9192 or Betsy at [email protected].

HAUNTED HOUSE AND PARTY, VFW Post 2936, 1112 Champlain St., Ogdensburg, 2-5 p.m.; free; adult party to follow at 6 p.m.

HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES, Deep Root Center, 7 Main St., Canton, 2:45-4 p.m.; haunted house; spooky space; story time, face painting, crafts, photo booth and more; $3 suggested donation per child; free for adults/caregivers; info: or [email protected].

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK SALE, Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; fiction, mystery, biography, children's lit; 50 cents to $1 per book.

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP, SUNY Potsdam, Satterlee Hall Room 200, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; six-hour training for individuals interested in becoming substitutes and those looking to improve their roles; free and open to anyone; registration limited; info/register: [email protected].

HALLOWEEN PARTY, Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St., 3-5 p.m.; pumpkin decorating; games; candy gathering; free; info:

MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY, Massena; athletes from Massena Central School will be raking and baking leaves for elderly and disabled community members; sign up with Trisha LaBarge at 764-3700, ext. 3106 before Friday, Oct. 21.HOLIDAY LUNCHEON, BAZAAR AND FOOD SALE, South Edwards Community Center, County Route 23, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. ADIRONDACK PACK BASKET CLASS, Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., Potsdam; 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; $100, includes all materials; seating limited; register: 265-1660.

COMMUNITY CRAFT CORNER, Salvation Army of Massena, 178 Victory Road, 1 p.m.; participants will make luminaries to take home and kettle corn for the Massena Volunteer Fire Company; info: 769-5154.

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:

SUPER SOAPY SATURDAYS, Blissfully Yours Boutique, St. Lawrence Centre, Massena, 10 a.m.; weekly soap project for children; adults welcome; treats; $8 per person; registration required: 705-4883.


COLLEGE MEN'S SOCCER, Clarkson at St. Lawrence, 2 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S SOCCER, St. Lawrence at Clarkson, 1 p.m.; Canton at Houghton, 2 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY, Minnesota at St. Lawrence, Wisconsin at Clarkson, Castleton at Potsdam, Cortland at Canton, 7 p.m..

COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY, New England at Canton, 2 p.m.; Harvard at St. Lawrence, Dartmouth at Clarkson, 3 p.m.; Potsdam at St. Michael's, 4 p.m.

PUBLIC SKATING, Canton Pavilion, Lincoln St., 2:30-4:15 p.m.; $2; ages six and over, free for 5 and under; skate rentals $3 per pair.

TOOLEY POND ROAD WATERFALL TOUR, Tooley Pond Road, Degrasse, 10 a.m.; tour led by St. Lawrence Land Trust advisor and naturalist Peter O'Shea; meet at ADK Park sign on western end of road; mix of drives and easy walks; approximately two hours; four waterfalls; info: Tom Langen at 261-0182, [email protected] and

JUNIOR TENNIS CLINIC, Newell Field House, St. Lawrence University, 11 a.m. - noon; open to children of all levels; led by SLU coaches and players; $15; registration info: [email protected].

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK, SUNY Potsdam Student Union, 11 a.m.; walk will last approximately one hour and finish at Dunn Hall; warm drinks, snacks provided after; suggested donation $5; all donations accepted; proceeds will benefit "All About Me!" Boutique.

MORNING BIRD WALK, Indian Creek Nature Center, Rensselaer Falls; info/start time: Eileen Wheeler at 386-2482 or Mary Beth Warburton at 268-0150.

ADULT AND TEEN HOCKEY, Canton Pavilion, Lincoln St., 7-8:20 p.m.; $2; ages 13 and over.

REIKI I CLASS WITH SARAH PICKARD, Chase Mills, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; $150; register: (860) 488-1895.

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 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; community meditation, 7-7:30 p.m., $5-$10; 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: [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: master 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.