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Music

ALLIE FOX AND THE IVORY TOWER, 6-8 p.m., Cactus Grill Cantina, 11 Raymond St., Potsdam.

PAUL MEYERS, jazz guitar, 6-8 p.m., Barnstormer Music Series, at The Grange Hall at the 1844 House, Route 11, Potsdam; info: 315-268-1844, http://1844house.com/special-events/the-grange-hall-at-1844-house/ .

TARA YOUNG, 6 p.m., singer-songwriter from Batavia, part of the new MOOD Series 2017, at Ogdensburg Public Library park; free, 50-50 drawings; info: on Facebook @MOODFes .

ECHOES IN BLACK, with Dick Arlen and Jackie Brabant, 6:30-8 p.m., classic country music; free, donations accepted; weather permitting; info: 315-386-1228.

JAM SESSION, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction, 7-9 p.m.; hosted by Dan Cole.

Community Events

K-5 STORY HOUR, 2 p.m., Hepburn Library, 11 Church St., Madrid; info: https://www.hepburnlibraryofmadrid.org/ .

VOLUNTEER TRAINING, 3-5 p.m., hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of Massena, 30 Bayley Rd.; info: [email protected].

FREE, SLIME MAKING CLASS, 11 a.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.

FREE DIABETES EDUCATION DAY, 8 a.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg; free breakfast, lunch; info: 315-713-5181, 315-713-5116.

FREE CHURCH SUPPER, 5-6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church on Fall Island, 8 Maple St., Potsdam; meat loaf, potatoes seasoned with butter, garlic and basil, cole slaw, dessert; donations accepted; info: 315-265-5754, [email protected].

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS TRAINING, 1-4 p.m., Canton Fire Hall Training Room, 77 Riverside Dr., Canton; free, open to all; registration required: 315-261-5413, [email protected].

$4 BAG SALE, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Whistle Stop Thrift Shop, 13 Main St., Norfolk; all shop items included.

PLEIN AIR SESSIONS, 2-4 p.m., on the lawn in front of Old Snell Hall, 41 Elm St., during the summer; lead by artist David Crowell; free, no registration required; parking behind Old Snell Hall.

MIDDLE SCHOOL INFO SESSION, 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., Ogdensburg Free academy; info: www.ogdensburgk12.org.

CLASS OF ’71 PICNIC, at Louisville Arena, Massena; set up around 4 p.m., dinner at 5:30 p.m.; all welcome; bring own food, set-ups, and a dish to pass if you would like; RSVP: Paula Spriggs Nezezon, 315-769-3385, [email protected], class Facebook page.

LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY, Northside Community Church, 41 N. Main St., Massena; 1 p.m.; info 769-6697

THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER, Ogdensburg Amvets; $5; 4-6:30 p.m.

FREE DINNER, Massena United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall behind church, 189 Main St.; 4:30-6 p.m.; takeout available after 5:30 p.m.; info: 769-8036.

COMMUNITY LUNCH, Helping Hands of Potsdam, Rt. 56 & Church St., Hannawa Falls; noon; free, donations accepted; open to everyone; info: 268-0633.

GRACE FOOD PANTRY, 9 a.m.-noon, Christian Life Fellowship, Church St., Gouverneur.

ENGLISH SPEAKING CLASS, 10:30-noon, Potsdam Library’s Cleveland Computer Center; informal setting, provides area residents from other countries opportunity to use and practice speaking and understanding spoken English in a non-threatening environment; free; register: 315-265-7230, [email protected].

GOUVERNEUR FARMERS’ MARKET, at the Village Green, Church Street, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 27; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility requirements may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details and applications: gardenshare.org.

SUMMER STORYTIME, 10 a.m., Norwood Village Green, hosted by the Norwood Public Library; stories, rhymes and movement activities for preschoolers and their families.

MASSENA FARMERS’ MARKET, at Danforth Place Park, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. through Oct. 12; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility requirements may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details and applications: gardenshare.org.

CANTON SUMMER READING PROGRAM, “Build a Better World,” 10 a.m., for 18-35 months old, with caregiver; www.cantonfreelibrary.org/children/summer.

NORTH COUNTRY PARKS QUEST, 10 a.m. Coles Creek State Park and at 2 p.m. Robert Moses State Park's Sault Pavilion; nature programs for children 18 and younger; earn a patch; info: 315-705-5022, www.massenanaturecenter.com.

COMMUNITY SUPPER, Trinity Church parish hall, Potsdam, 5-6:30 p.m.; donations accepted, not expected; info: 265-5754.

JUNIOR WRITERS CLUB, Canton Library, 8 Park St.; 3:30-5 p.m.; ages 8-12; bring paper, pens; meet downstairs in community room; info: Linda at 344-6592.

MASSAGE SERVICES AT CPH CENTER FOR CANCER CARE, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; w/Ramsey Thomann; info: 261-5890.

GENEALOGY CLUB, Massena Musuem, 200 E. Orvis St.; 6:30 p.m.; more info: www.nnyresearcher.com or 764-7420.

OGDENSBURG AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, Dobisky Center, community room, 100 Riverside Ave.; 7 p.m.; info: Joe Dempsey 323-4949 or www.oarc.us.

ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY DOG CLUB MEETS, location & time vary; check www.slvdc.com.

NORTH COUNTRY 350 ALLIANCE, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 ½ Main St.; [email protected]; climate-change advocates looking to build local movement.

FREE DINNER, 5-6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Center, corner of Elm St. & Lawrence Ave., Potsdam; free, donations accepted; info: 265-9434.

DEEP ROOT CENTER INFO SESSION, Deep Root Center, 17 Main St., Canton; noon-2 p.m.; families can visit, ask questions, learn more about programs for youth; info: [email protected], 244-3034 or www.deeprootcenter.org.

COFFEE CLUB, Jernabi Coffee Shop, 11 Maple St., Potsdam; 10 a.m.; led by financial analyst Gary Throop; discuss, receive market updates; reservations: 265-3471.

Recreation/Sports

TAI-CHI FOR ADULTS Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m., Trinity Church, Maple Street, on Fall Island, Potsdam. Continues through August. $48 per month, single classes $10. Info: 315-265-0297.

WAKE UP YOGA with Fred Montville, 7 to 8 a.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam. Incorporating breath work with sequence of postures Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].

YOGA CLASSES, with instructor Jane O'Neill, at Chippewa Bay Community Club, in the historic one-room schoolhouse, 1172 County Route 6, next to the Post Office; gentle yoga, 9-10:15 a.m.; moderate yoga, 10:30-11:45 a.m.; register: 518-852-0546, [email protected].

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 3-10 p.m. ; special: two games, free shoes for $5 from 3-6 p.m.; comic bowling, 7 p.m.-close; info: 265-9210.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, St. Lawrence University, Canton; 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; info: [email protected].

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5-6 p.m.; $5; wear workout clothes, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at [email protected].

RELEASE AND RELAX with Fred and Trish Montville, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam. Combines classic yoga practice with guided meditation. Breathing, stretching, holding postures, and more. Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].

DUCOTE FAMILY KARATE CLUB CLASSES, Canton Rec. Dept., upstairs warm-up room, 90 Lincoln St.; 6-7 p.m.; ages 4+; info: Steve DuCote, 518-481-4228, [email protected], or ‘DuCote Family Karate Club’ on Facebook.

HE YEE DAO KARATE, Youth class, 6-7 p.m.; adult class, 7-8:30 p.m.; Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School; drop-ins welcome; info: 244-0753.

TURBO KICK CLASSES, 5:15 p.m.; outside at the SUNY Canton gazebo in nice weather, in the Roos’ House if rain or extreme heat; venue changes posted on Roos’ Facebook page.

ZUMBA CLASSES, Colton Amvets, SR 56; 6 p.m.; $5/session; info: 262-2507.

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA, KIDS' DANCE CLASS, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls; kids' dance 5-5:50 p.m.; zumba 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie.

ZUMBA TONING WITH BETHANY, Northern Physical Therapy, O’Burg; 5-6 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

ENDURANCE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, O’burg; juniors & adults 6-7 p.m.; info: www.timadojo.com, 713-7509.

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, Mosaic Ctr., 100 Ford St., O’burg; 7 p.m.; fee; more info: [email protected] .

MASSENA KARATE SCHOOL, Massena High School gym; juniors 6-7 p.m., adults 7-8:30 p.m.; open to ages 7+; those w/ physical disabilities welcome; $25/month for first child, $15/month each add'l family member, $5 extra for adults; can start anytime; info: Patti, 842-7912.

Support Groups

SMART RECOVERY, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 7 p.m.; non-religious support group for all addictive behaviors; more info: 250-4338, 769-4262.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital community education rm., 7 p.m., info: 265-2422 or 384-4833.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St.; 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sycamore St., Massena.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 7 p.m., 3rd floor, Van Housen Hall, SUNY Potsdam; 7:30 p.m., Sunrise Acres Apartments, 378 NYS Hwy. 37, Building 2, Akwesasne.

POTSDAM WEIGHT WATCHERS, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; SUNY Potsdam, Satterlee Hall, rm. 117; info: 267-3109.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5:30 p.m., UCPA of the North Country, 4 Commerce Ln., Canton; 9 a.m., Riverside Drive High-rise, 35 Riverside Dr., Canton; 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 100 Grove St., Gouverneur; 6 p.m., Hermon Hepburn Library, 105 Main St.,; info: www.tops.org

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Madrid Public Library, 7:30 p.m.; Parishville fire hall, 8 p.m.; K of C, Canton, 8 p.m.; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 p.m.