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NEW BUCKSKINS, 4-8 p.m., Riverview Bar and Restaurant, 928 State Highway 11C, Brasher Falls, 315-389-4100.

Community Events

NORWOOD VILLAGE-WIDE SALES, maps available at village businesses; call 315-353-2372 to be listed.

CONCESSION STAND, operated by Norwood-Norfolk Class of 2018, by the Norwood recycling center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. during Norwood Garage Sale days; hot dogs, chips, baked goods, soda, water; proceeds go to the senior class trip.

34TH SUMMER SOCIAL, Hosted by Parish of the Visitation & St. Raymond; Fr. Amyot Parish Ctr., 3 Morris St., Norfolk; 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; children’s midway w/fish pond, face painting, balloon pop, other events; cake spin, silent auction, Chinese auction, ‘Whooo’s the Winner,’ ‘Break the Bank,’ Pepsi ring toss; food sampling w/Irish, Italian, Chinese, Hungarian, French, Mexican, traditional American cuisines, $8/adults, $4/ages 5-10, free/<age 5; simple children’s meal $2.

CAR WASH AND BOTTLE DRIVE, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; Norwood Fire Station; to benefit tNorth Storm Girls 14U hockey team for new jerseys; cans and bottles can also be dropped off at CJ’s in Potsdam under the North Storm Girls hockey team.

ANNUAL SUMMER SOCIAL AND FESTIVAL OF FOODS, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Parish of the Church of the Visitation and St. Raymond, Norfolk; food, games, prizes, silent auction, raffles.

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.

MASSENA FARMERS’ MARKET, at Danforth Place Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 12; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details, applications:

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SERVICES, 10 a.m.; SUNY Potsdam campus; park w/out sticker in lots 20 & 25; call or email for location: [email protected] or 771-7579.

CANTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH YOUTH GROUP, 3-5 p.m.; grades 7-12; talk, food, games; info: Rev. Michael Terrell 386-4500 or

SPECIAL NEEDS BIBLE STUDY, 3 to 5 p.m. at 306 South Canton Road. Limited to 20 people. Music, crafts, Bible study and snacks. Info: 265-2912.

LASAGNA DINNER, 4-7 p.m., hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, at American Legion, Fenton Street, Waddington; lasagna, salad, rolls, drink, dessert; cost: $8 adults, $5 children; 50/50 raffle tickets.


NYS BASS FEDERATION TOURNAMENT AND SPORTSMAN SHOW, Dobisky Visitor’s Center marina, Ogdensburg. Free admission. More than 150 anglers compete on the St. Lawrence River. Many vendors. Info: (315) 393-3620, [email protected]

LOUISVILLE MINOR HOCKEY REGISTRATION, Louisville Arena; 6-8 p.m.; must first register with USA Hockey, registration # required before signing up for Louisville hockey; register online anytime:

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.

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.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Christian-based program for addicts; 3-5 p.m.; 1952 St. Hwy. 11C, North Lawrence; info: 755-5880.