AMVETS POST #11, 4348 Rt. 11, DeKalb Jct.; round, square dancing with Back Country.; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
TON’S SPORTS BAR, 159 Market St., Potsdam; Vault; 8 p.m. to midnight.
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
FRIAR TUCKS, 4 Main St., DJ Kasanova
MOM’S SCHOOLHOUSE, 809 County Route 34, Potsdam; Sing Along with Mom, 5 p.m.
THE GRASS TRANSIT, the Russell Opera House; 7 p.m.; Rick Williams, Lee and Ken Alger; bluegrass style; mandolin, banjo, bass; donation to opera house is admission; light refreshments, 50/50 raffle; Russell Town Hall; info: contact Tess Eells at 347-2358.
‘SALUTE TO THE VETERANS’ VARIETY SHOW, Amvets Post 19 Auxiliary, Ogdensburg; 5 p.m.; prime rib dinner; Acoustic Brothers; last year raised $1,000; tickets: $10 in advance, $12.50 at door; info: Sue House at 854-1228 or Charlene Romano at 276-0891.
OPENING RECEPTION FREDERIC REMINGTON ART MUSEUM MEMBERS' JURIED ART EXHIBIT, 303 Washington St., Ogdensburg; 2 to 4 p.m.; exhibit runs through Sept. 7; info: email@example.com or 393-2425 or visit fredericremington.org/photos/custom/members%20juried%20prospectus.pdf.
PANCAKE BREAKFAST, The Massena Senior Citizens Center, 61 Beach St.; 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.; all you can eat pancakes, sausage, real maple syrup; $5.
OPEN HOUSE, Rensselaer Falls Fire and Rescue; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; barbeque; try on gear, watch rescue; face painting, hose rolling relay; blood drive, appointments: Karin Blackburn at 854-4971.
LITERARY FREE-FOR-ALL, The Friends of Potsdam Library; basement of the Potsdam Civic Center; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; thousands of books; hundreds of books on tape; bring own boxes.
VFW POST 1194, 95 Market St., Potsdam; Paparazzi Scandal; 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; $3.
WINE TASTING, Alkies Liquors, 191 North Main St., Massena; 3 to 5 p.m.; Pat Berber from Opici Family Distributing; 20 percent discount.
CAR WASH, junior class at Parishville-Hopkinton Central School; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Evans and White Ace Hardware, Potsdam; donations accepted.
GRADUATION, SUNY ESF, Wanakena; at Clifton-Fine Central School auditorium; 11 a.m.
BLOOD DRIVE IN MEMORY OF JOANNE BIGWARFE, American Red Cross, Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; at school; donors eligible to enter to win $50 Lowe’s gift card; appointments: 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org.
ORGANIC ART BOCES CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASS, The Friends of the Robert Moses State Park Nature Center host; 1 to 3 p.m.; Massena Public Library in the downstairs BOCES room; make your own cards, invitations, print making using natural materials; $8; register: BOCES, 1-888-360-7693, the Nature Center, 705-5022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘THE AMISH’ BOOK SIGNING, Karen Johnson-Weiner, co-author; 1 to 3 p.m.; Brewer Bookstore, St. Lawrence University; companion book to PBS series “The American Experience”; info: bookstore at brewerbookstore.com or 229-5460.
‘SWING INTO SPRING’ DANCE, Presbyterian Church, Potsdam; 7:30 p.m.; celebrate 40th anniversary of the C.O.R.C. Store; lessons, 7 p.m.; $8; Jack Kelley and his "Little Big Band."
ART EXHIBIT OPENING, St. Lawrence County Arts Gallery, 51 Market St., Potsdam; 4 to 6 p.m.; Potsdam-based artists Sara E. Lynch, Leigh Chapman, Isaac Snell, Tim Damon, Christina Adams; info: gallery at 265-6860 or www.slcartscouncil.org.
CHARITY AUCTION, St. Regis Falls Fire Station; noon; antiques, slightly used, new items; door prizes; refreshments; to benefit St. Regis Falls Fire Department, North Country Animal Shelter; donations: Donna Bailey at 856-9474.
PIG ROAST, Knights of Columbus Hall, Brasher; 5 to 7 p.m.; barbeque pork, roast pork, salt potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans, dessert; $10 adults, $5 kids age five to 12, free under five; takeout: 389-5492.
BOATER'S SAFETY COURSE, 9 a.m.; Massena Fire Department, Andrews Street; info: register call 276-8577.
BICYCLE MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP, Local Living Venture; at Potsdam Farmer’s Market, Ives Park, Potsdam; 2 to 4 p.m.; lubrication, shifting, braking; Jon Ignatowski to instruct; bring bike, tools, water; $15, $5 students; proceeds benefit venture; RSVP: 347-4223 or SustLivingProject@gmail.com.
COMPOSTING WORKSHOP, Local Living Venture; 10 a.m. to noon; Janet Lomastro; composting system; $15, $5 for students; bring gloves, hat, water; proceeds benefit Venture; RSVP: 347-4223 or SustLivingProject@gmail.com.
OIL PAINTING CLASS, Massena Senior Citizens; local artist Wilson Bickford; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; community center, 61 Beach St., Massena; painting “Horse in Meadow”; $40; sign up: wilsonbickford.com/ or 287-4514.
‘CRAZY SEASON’ READING, St. Lawrence University; English professor Paul Graham; 1:30 p.m.; Herring-Cole Hall; short-story fiction; info: www.stlawu.edu/news/fodyll13.html.
YARD SALE/BAKE SALE, Knapps Station Community Church, 3035 County Route 47, Norwood; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; movie, 4 p.m.; covered dish dinner.
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS, Canton Free Library; at First Presbyterian Church, Village Park, Canton; kids have studied to compete in double-elimination battle; 10 a.m.; info: Valerie at the library at 386-3712 ext. 4.
AFRICAN STORYTELLING, North Country Children’s Museum Without Walls, Clarkson University Bookstore, Potsdam; 12:30 to 2 p.m.; kindergarten through sixth grade; African drumming, song, dance; Jay Pecora, Krista Easton, Kimberly Busch; kids will use instruments, masks; final performance 1:50 p.m.; register $10: SUNY Potsam at www.potsdam.edu or 267-2167.
WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE, The Indian Creek Nature Center, Rensselaer Falls; 9:30 a.m.; east entrance; work on photographing wildflowers; bring camera.
CONCERT AND PUBLIC HEALTH FORUM, Massena Springs Park; 2 to 4 p.m.; raise awareness about industrial chemical contamination; Jesi Turner, First Nations acoustic guitarist, singer; Neddie Thompson of Environmental Genocide; David O. Carpenter, director at University at Albany Institute for Health and Environment, Donald L. Hassig, director of Cancer Action NY.
SUNY POTSDAM 2013 MASTER'S COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY, 9:30 a.m.; Hosmer Hall; Edward S. Marschilok, retired supervisor of state Department of Education's Curriculum, Instruction and Instructional Technology team to keynote speak, receive honorary degree; info: www.potsdam.edu/commencement.
SKIRTS ‘N’ FLIRTS 40TH ANNIVERSARY, modern square dance club; 1 to 4 p.m.; Banford Elementary School cafeteria, 99 State St., Canton; $10; light refreshment.
FLEA MARKET-CRAFT FAIR EXTRAVAGANZA, Colton Auxiliary Post 262, 5062 State Route 56, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; antique cards; vendor sign ups: Grace at 262-2439.
SALUTE TO VETERANS VARITY SHOW, Amvets Post 19 Ladies Auxiliary, Ogdensburg; 5 p.m.; prime rib dinner; performance by the Acoustic Brothers; proceeds to benefit needy veterans; tickets: post at 393-6140.
FREDERIC REMINGTON ART MUSEUM GIRL SCOUT VISIT, Ogdensburg; discovery tour, scavenger hunt 11 a.m. to noon; pizza from Ogdensburg Public Library noon to 1 p.m.; free time to explore studio 1 to 2 p.m.; guided art activity 2 to 3 p.m.; $10 per scout, $8 adults; non-scouts $12; register: www.gsnypenn.org/ebiz.
SOAP CARVING, Gouverneur Library; Ron Riley; 10 a.m. and noon; carve bear out of soap using plastic knives, popsicle sticks; young children; reservations: library at 287-0191.
‘MIND, BODY, SOUL – COME ALIVE!’ FRIENDS OF ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK, intro to wood carving for kids; 10 a.m. to noon; kids can carve with soap, popsicle sticks; Ron Riley, local woodcarver; info: Friends at 705-5022 or email@example.com.
‘MIND, BODY, SOUL – COME ALIVE!’ FRIENDS OF ROBERT MOSES STATE PARK, intro to wood carving for adults, teens; 1 to 3 p.m.; Ron Riley, local woodcarver; info: Friends at 705-5022 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORLD OF HARMONY MUSIC CLASS, Ms. B's Piano Keys, 111 Main St, Ogdensburg; age three to seven; 10 a.m.; Saturdays at 10 a.m. for ten weeks; $120 for ten weeks, or $15 per class for drop-ins; info: Christine Bookman at 528-5871.
MASSENA YU-GI-OH CARD CLUB, noon-4:30 p.m., Massena Public Library. Bring cards to play and trade. Info: 250-5947.
FREE LUNCH, First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday.
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 every Saturday, 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.
NEW BEGINNINGS THRIFT STORE, Outer State Street, Madrid, open Saturday mornings, 9 a.m.-noon; good used clothing for $1 a bag; Emergency food available by calling Gloria at 322-5631 for a pickup time.
OGDENSBURG GREENMARKET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; library park, Ogdensburg; hanging baskets, bedding plants, perennials, jewelry, all natural lotions and soaps, soy candles, potpourri, photography, unique bird houses, garden stepping stones, bakery gift baskets, ‘American Doll’ doll clothes, handmade baskets, personalized linens, wine.
‘ANGEL OF MUSIC: A SALUTE TO ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER,’ Ogdensburg Command Performances; 7:45 p.m. in George Hall Auditorium, Ogdensburg Free Academy; to star Franc D’Ambrosio, former phantom in “Phantom of the Opera,”Glory Crampton and two local singers; tickets: $15 to $37 at 393-2625 or www.ILoveTheatre.org.
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL, Parishville Hopkinton at Chateaugay, 10 a.m.; Norwood Norfolk at St. Lawrence, 11 a.m.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL, Parishville Hopkinton at Chateaugay, 10 a.m.; Madrid Waddington at Brushton Moira, Norwood Norfolk at St. Lawrence, 11 a.m.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PITCH, HIT & RUN COMPETITION for area kids 7-14 years old, 10 a.m., Ike Noble Field, State Street, Canton. Free. Info: 386-3992.
4 PAWS GOLF TOURNAMENT, Emerald Greens, Gouverneur; benefit Friends 4 Pound Paws; tee off 9 a.m.; $200 for a four person team; golf cart, lunch, dinner, prizes.
BREAST CANCER WALK, Gouverneur Business Women; registration 8:30 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10:15 a.m.; walk from Gouverneur village park to Riverview Park; proceeds to benefit local breast cancer patients; sign up: gouverneurbreastcancerwalk.com.
MOTORCYCLE RIDE TO BENEFIT THE L. WAYNE STRADER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND, approximately 120 miles through Adirondacks; door prizes; 50/50 raffle, item raffle, poker run, food, live music; sign up: Hounds Haven, Hannawa Falls, 9:30 to 11 a.m.; ride leaves at 11 a.m.; $15 per rider, $5 passengers; cars welcome; dinner, raffles only $10, starts at 4:30 p.m.; info: Paul or Ellie Newvine at 265-3686 or email@example.com.
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION MARINE UNIT-SPONSORED BOATER SAFETY CLASS, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Potsdam Police Complex Community Room off the Main Street parking lot. Required for anyone who wishes to operate a personal water craft. Free, taught by Jim and Sue Corbett, limited number of slots. 265-4354 with questions or to register.
LAMPSON FALLS CLEAN-UP, Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club; walk along Grass River; picnic on rock ledge; trip leader: Gene & Carolyn Kaczka at 265-4806 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUSHWACK: BLUE RIDGE EAST VIA STEPHENS POND, Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club; Lake Durant to Stephens Pond, bushwhack 2 miles to summit of Blue Ridge east; 12 miles round trip; 1,700 foot elevation gain; very strenuous; trip leader: Mike McLean at 262-2564 or email@example.com.
TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 9:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5 per class; info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ZUMBATOMIC CLASS, kids ages 4-12, Saturdays, 9 to 9:45 a.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; $5; info: Teri, email@example.com or Stephanie,firstname.lastname@example.org.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP meets, 11 a.m., Step by Step Drop In Center, Ogdensburg Mall.
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, 7:30 p.m., E. J. Noble Building, NYS Hwy. 11, Canton.
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