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SINGER-SONGWRITER SHAWN STODDARD, 2-5 p.m., Lone Wolf Saloon, 107 Church St., Hermon.

Community Events

45TH ANNUAL TRI-TOWN WINTER CARNIVAL, starts at 8 a.m. pancake breakfast, selfie scavenger hunt, spirit tour, chicken barbecue, Freezin for a Reason Snowmobile Bikini Drags; info:

CRARY MILLS PLAYGROUND SLEDDING PARTY, 1-4 p.m., open to the community, free; bring own sleds; hot cocoa provided; info: 315-261-8181.

ADIRONDACK WHITE OUT WEEKEND, various festival activities in the communites of Star Lake, Cranberry Lake and Wanakena; info, schedule:

TUPPER LAKE LUMBER JACK AND JILL WEEKEND, starts at 8 a.m. with breakfast from Tupper Lake Firemen; 1 p.m. performance by Red & Black Players; lunch at noon; info: Big Tupper Brewing facebook page, 518-359-6350.

ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY HORSEMEN’S ASSOCIATION MEETS, 1:30 p.m., Ogdensburg First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall.

VINTAGE SLED SHOW, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Potsdam Amvets Post 282, 6771 U.S. Highway 11; registration 10 a.m.-noon, $5 per sled up to three; awards; free admission for spectators; benefits Sons of Amvets; info: 315-261-1402, [email protected].

PROJECT FEEDERWATCH, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nicandri Nature Center, Massena; free, citizen-science opportunity tracking bird populations; info:

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES, Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., Canton; 9-10 a.m.; info: 315-386-3714.

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

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 315-386-4500 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: 315-265-2912.


FREEZIN' FOR A REASON BIKINI SNOWMOBILE RALLY, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department, 1081 County Route 54, North Lawrence; register, info: 315-842-2614.

EDWARDS-KNOX CHEERLEADING COMPETITION, noon to 3 p.m. at the school, 2512 County Rt. 24, Russell. Doors open 11 a.m. $3 adults, $2 students, kids 5 and under. Raffles, concession stand, Cheer Store. Info: Rachael Matejcik, [email protected].

NORTHERN NEW YORK SNOWMOBILE DRAG RACING CLUB MEET, Whalen Park, Route 131, Louisville, starting at 11 a.m. All classes vintage through outlaw. $25 entry fee per class, $25 insurance fee per sled. 100 percent payout. Pits open 7 a.m., registration 8 a.m. to noon. More info: Greg Brown, 518-353-1435, Al Rush, 315-244-7716.


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; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m., to reserve parties, or more info: 315-265-9210, 315-267-6655.

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

PUBLIC SKATING AT PINE STREET ARENA in Potsdam, 12:30-2 p.m. Adults $2, students and seniors $1, kids under 6 free; Skate rental $3. OPEN HOCKEY 9:15-9:45 a.m., $3; helmets required.

COMMUNITY YOGA NIDRA WITH DONNA CLARK, 4-5 p.m., Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton. $5 drop in. No experience required. Info:

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 10 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 315-261-5954; 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: 315-755-5880.