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Community Events

7TH MODEL TRAIN, TOY AND COLLECTIBLE EXPO, Massena Arena; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $4 admission, free <11; operating train layouts, mini railroad rides outdoors (weather permitting), vendors buying, selling, appraising new/used model trains, toys, coins, sports cards, other items; refreshments available; free model railroad scenery clinic; more info:, 267-6945.

BLACK RIVER VALLEY FIDDLERS' FLING, Hammond Fire Hall, 300 Lake St., 1-5 p.m.; sponsored by Hammond Museum; round and square dancing; refreshments available; sponsored by Hammond Museum; info: Joan Hadlock at 324-5517.

VENDOR AND GARAGE SALE BENEFIT, Norwood Village Park, downtown; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; proceeds benefit local food bank; spaces are $20 each, supply own tables; info: Dayna at 353-2352.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Morley Volunteer Fire Department, 7220 County Road 27, Canton, 8-11 a.m.; pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast; $9; info: Morley Volunteer Fire Company Inc. on Facebook.

POTSDAM VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD SCRAP METAL FUNDRAISER, Drop donations of any metals off to parking lot, 29 Elm St.; accepted through Sept. 30; info: Tim at 212-6751.

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,

ACUPUNCTURE, Instructor Michael Ayotte; 12:30-3:30 pm; $25, Trillium Ctr., 25 Market St, Potsdam; info:

NINTH ANNUAL PLAYER DEVELOPMENT CAMP, Jack Phillips Stadium, Clarkson University, Potsdam, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; open to high school seniors, juniors and sophomores; $75 includes on-field instruction and evaluation, t-shirt and lunch; info/register: Jim Kane at 268-3759 or

BREAKFAST, Heuvelton AMVETS Post 1997, 107 State St., 8-11 a.m.; $6 adults, $4.50 for children 12 and under; info: 344-2364.


WEST POTSDAM FIRE DEPT ‘BIGGEST LITTLE GUN SHOW IN UPSTATE NEW YORK,’ FD bingo hall, 45 Blanchard Rd.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; guns sold, bought, traded, raffle, food and drinks available; info: Brad at 268-1000.

OGDENSBURG YOUTH BOWLING ASSOCIATION, Ogdensburg Bowl, 1121 Patterson St.; beginning of season and sign-ups for Saturday youth bowling leagues; $6.75 per week for Senior League, $4.50 for Little League; sign up with Andy Mitchell at 528-1925.

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

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.

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.

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