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Music

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY POP CHORAL STAGE BAND FESTIVAL, Norwood Village Green, 3-9 p.m.; bands from Canton, Potsdam, Massena, Lisbon, Hermon-DeKalb, Edwards-Knox; info: 353-2437.

Community Events

SCRAP METAL DAYS FUNDRAISER, Drop off scrap metal to Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad parking lot, 29 Elm St., Potsdam; any time; refrigerators, washers, dryers, batteries, more accepted; info: Tim Rivers at 212-6751.

PAPAL ENCYCLICAL PROGRAM ‘CARING FOR GOD’S CREATION,’, St. Mary’s Church, Potsdam; 6:30 p.m.; guest speaker; more info: Molly Amoriell at 265-4850.

JUANITA’S FIRST THURSDAY CREATION, Potsdam Food Co-op, 24 Elm St., 3:30-5:30 p.m.; bulgar risotto; info: 265-4630.

ST. LAWRENCE BREWING COMPANY, 19 Commerce Ln., Canton; pub trivia; teams compete in four rounds, winners receive coupons for taproom merchandise; 6:30 p.m.; free to play; cash bar available.

GAMES, CARDS, Waddington Library; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

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

FREE STORY TIME, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., 10 a.m.; ages 2-5.

KNITTING CLASSES, 6-8 p.m.; Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., Potsdam; 3-week session $20; choose from several projects; register, info: 265-1660.

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.

FREE GENEAOLOGY RESEARCH, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints family history ctr., 284 Andrews St., Massena; 6-8 p.m.; volunteers provide assistance; records from 100+ countries; more info: 643-2129.

MINDFUL MEDIATION CLASS, Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton; w/ Charlie Bradt; noon-1 p.m.; info: Charlie, acbradt@gmail.com or 386-2854.

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.

ST. GIANNA MOLLA LIFE CELL MEETS, Massena K of C, 53 E. Orvis St., 7-8:30 pm.

TRAVEL IMMUNIZATION CLINIC, Canton Human Service Ctr., 80 St. Hwy. 310, Canton; 1-4 p.m.; immunizations needed to travel abroad available for cost of vaccines; appointments required; info: 386-2325.

STOCKHOLM HISTORICAL ORGANIZATION MEETING, 1 p.m.; Stockholm Municipal Building court room; dues $5/year.

ACUPUNCTURE AT CPH CENTER FOR CANCER CARE, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; w/ Shelby Connelly; info: 261-5890.

Recreation/Sports

YOGA IN THE GALLERIES WITH AMY, Remington Museum, O’burg; 5:30 p.m.; Thursdays through August; $8 museum members, students, $10 everyone else; all experience levels welcome; register: mflack@fredericremington.org or 393-2425.

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.; info: 265-9210.

RUNNING CAMP FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 9 TO 13 YEARS OLD begins tonight 7 p.m. at Pine Street Arena in Potsdam, runs Thursday evenings through July 21, sponsored by Potsdam Recreation and the Clarkson cross country running and Nordic ski teams. Info: Recreation office, 265-4030.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, St. Lawrence University, Canton; 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; info: hotal@tds.net.

FITNESS KNOCKOUT, The Body Shop, 47 State Highway 345, Potsdam ; noon; $7; fun, energetic class w/ upbeat, modern tunes and easy to follow moves; info: danpinto77@gmail.com.

TRILLIUM CTR. FOR YOGA CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; Morning Vinyasa with Lori Dye, 8:30-9:45 a.m.; Restorative Yoga with Terry de la Vega, 10-11:30 a.m.; basic tai chi w/Sean Boutin, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Tabata w/ Tracy Sharlow, 4-5 p.m.; ‘Evening Bliss’ w/ Shannon Miller, 6-7:15 p.m.; most classes $15 drop-in fee or class card; more info: trilliumyogacenter.com

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5-6 p.m.; $5; wear work out cloths, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at kmikel@clarkson.edu.

TAI CHI EXERCISE CLASS, North Country Center for Health and Yoga, 205 State St. Rd., 1-2 p.m.; $66/six classes, $108/12 classes or $15/drop in class; info: Ann Heidenreich, 379-0959 or heidenreichann@gmail.com.

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, sducote@twcny.rr.com, 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.

KRIPALU YOGA, Norwood Public Library; 6:30-7;45 p.m.; six weeks; $60; register: 353-6692.

YOGA IN THE GALLERIES W/ AMY, Remington Museum, O’burg; 5:30 p.m.; Thursdays through August; $8 museum members, students, $10 everyone else; all experience levels welcome; register: mflack@fredericremington.org or 393-2425.

THURSDAY DROP-IN YOGA, Jane O'Neill, Instructor Gentle Yoga: 9-10:15 am, Moderate Yoga: 5-6:15 pm. $10 per class, 5 classes/$40 or 10 classes/$80, Hosted by the Chippewa Bay Community Club. Info: Jane at 518-852-0546 or email: jane@sourcerx.com.

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: ange_24@hotmail.com .

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.

ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-7 p.m.; in main gym; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithRachandHolly

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 p.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.

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