HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing [email protected], faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.



JOE BATTLES, 6:30-9 p.m., Bella-Brooke Vineyard, 2989 County Route 6, Hammond; info: [email protected], 315-375-3044,

ROSEJAM, 2-4 p.m., Jernabi's Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar, Fall Island, Potsdam.

Community Events

CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES, Ogdensburg, directories listing sale locations will be $3, and available Thursday, May 25, and Friday, May 26, in the chamber office in the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority building, the Label Shopper store or Kimro’s Medicine Place; info: 315-393-3620.

BIRDS OF PREY DAY at Eugene L. Nicandri Nature Center, Massena; 10 a.m. “Owl Pellets,” live birds of prey demonstration with the Adirondack Raptors organization at 1 p.m. and a nature walk at 2:30 p.m.; info: 315-705-5022.

VENDOR, CRAFT FAIR, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Brier Hill Fire Company, 2678 State Highway 37; free admission; hotdogs, hamburgers, chips, nachos and drinks; info: 315-276-0914, [email protected].

SUNDAY MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE, Heuvelton AMVETS Post 1997, 107 State St., 1 p.m. Heuvelton Hillcrest Cemetery, 2 p.m. Pine Hill Cemetery, luncheon to follow at post.

CHICKEN BARBECUE, 11 a.m., Hopkinton-Ft. Jackson fire department, at the Hopkinton Fire Station, 2876 State Highway 11B; half chicken, potato salad, baked beans, rolls and dessert; cost: $9, or $5 for chicken only; take-outs available; info:

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES, Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., Canton; 9-10 a.m.; info: 386-3714.

SILENT PRAYER, MEDITATION, Potsdam Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm & Leroy streets; 9:15-9:45 a.m.; room 2 in community ctr. behind church.

MORLEY HISTORY GROUP, Morley Library, 2 p.m.; informal group to share stories, photos, memorabilia about the community; info: 379-9863, [email protected].


LAWNMOWER RACES, 1 p.m., hosted by Edwards Lions Club, on Hall Road, Edwards, behind Jim’s Auto; food, drinks; sponsored by NNYLMR; info: 315-562-8228, [email protected].

PIYO W/ ANGELA BURKE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10 a.m.; fee; more info: [email protected].

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon – 10 p.m.; cosmic bowling, 2-4 p.m.; special: 7-10 p.m., $10 per hour per lane for up to five people; info: 265-9210.

COMMUNITY MEDITATION, Trillium Ctr., 25 Market St., Potsdam; 7-7:30 p.m.; $5-10; info:

TRILLIUM YOGA CENTER CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; MORNING FLOW, Amy Goldberg, 10:00-11:00 am; COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE, Acupuncture By Design: 1:30-4:30 pm; Please arrive by 2:30 pm, $25; HATHA SPA, Trish Montville, 4 weeks 1/15-2/6, $48, 6:30-7:45 pm. Most classes: class card or $15 drop-in, info:

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 10 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 261-5954; St. James Church, Gouverneur, 9 a.m.; South Colton Community Ctr., 10:30 a.m.; Canton United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.; Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, 7 p.m.;

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 a.m.