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Music

RANI ARBO AND DAISY MAYHEM, 7 p.m., Norwood Village Green Concert Series; free, info: nvgcs.org, or call 315-353-2437 or 315-261-2866.

ALEX VANGELLOW AND FRIENDS, 6-8 p.m., on the rooftop of the Cactus Grill Cantina, 11 Raymond St., Potsdam.

ATOM GHOST, jam band, 2 p.m., at the Waddington Bassmasters event, downtown Waddington.

ECHOES IN BLACK, Dick Arlen and Jackie Brabant, 6:30-8 p.m., Ives Park Gazebo, Potsdam; old school country music; free; http://www.echoesinblack.com.

TOM SEILING, 2 p.m., free family concert, Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.

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/ .

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

SHAWN STODDARD, singer-songwriter, 6 p.m., Raquette River Pub, 102 Main St., Colton.

Community Events

CAMP INVENTION, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., SUNY Canton’s Richard W. Miller Campus Center; teaches problem solving, collaboration, and the use of science, technology, engineering and mathematics; week-long session; cost: $225; info, register: www.campinvention.org.

FREE COMMUNITY DINNER, 5-6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Community Center, Lawrence Avenue and Elm Street; summer salads, tomato soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, iced tea, ice cream sandwiches; info: 315-265-9434.

ANNUAL TEA PARTY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Hammond Village Hall with a "Fairy House" theme; info: 315-324-5286.

SUMMER READING, Hopkinton Library, register at the library during normal operating hours; all ages welcome; games, crafts, prizes and drawings for reading.

NEW HORIZON’S BAND OPEN HOUSE, 10 a.m., Bishop Hall, Crane School of Music, Potsdam; info: [email protected].

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

FAMILY BOOK CLUB, 5 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.

CEMETERY MEETING, 7 p.m. at The Club on Court Street, Canton; annual meeting of the lot owners/board members of the Evergreen Cemetery.

POM POM DROP CHALLENGE, 2 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; for children 5-9 years old; info: 315-393-4325.

MUSIC & MOVEMENT, Massena Public Library; 10 a.m.; more info: 315-769-9914.

ARTS AND CRAFTS PROGRAM, 9 a.m.-noon, hosted by Ogdensburg Parks and Rec, Dobisky Visitors Center, Ogdensburg; info: Ogdensburg City Recreation Facebook page.

PAINTING CLASS, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Morley Wesleyan Church 7254 County Route 27; with Wilson Bickford, focusing on knife painting technique; cost: $40; info: www.facebook.com/MorleyWesleyanChurch/; register: 315-528-9600.

SENIORS MEET, 1:30 p.m., Ogdensburg Association of Senior Citizens, 202 Washington St.

BOOK SALE, 5-8 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library; info: 315-393-4325 or www.ogdlib.org.

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.

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.

ROAST BEEF DINNER, DePeyster Methodist Church, 4381 CR 10, DePeyster, 4:30 p.m.; $8.50, $4/kids, <5/free.

NORWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING, Library community room, 1 Morton St.; 6:30 p.m.

Theater

WORKING, Broadway musical, 7 p.m., old Colton Fire Station, Riverside Drive, Colton; local singers, actors, dancers; admission: $10; info: 315-244-9956, part of Colton Country Days.

Recreation/Sports

THREE NATIONS SENIOR B LACROSSE LEAGUE, Massena Arena; 8 p.m.; Snake Island Muskies vs. Tyendinaga Thunderbirds; admission fee.

MASSENA RECREATION DEPARTMENT’S ANNUAL BOSS FROG JUMPING CONTEST, 9 a.m. Massena Arena. Frog handler ge groups 5 & under, 6 – 9, and 10 & over Info, registration: 315-769-3161, Facebook page., or may register the morning of the event

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.

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-6:45 p.m.; $6. Info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithRachandHolly or rachaelmatejcik.zumba.com.

CHAIR DANCING, with instructor Ellen Armitage, at Chippewa Bay Community Club, in the historic one-room schoolhouse, 1172 County Route 6, next to the Post Office; 11 a.m.-noon; register: 518-852-0546, [email protected]; donations accepted; wear loose clothing, bring water.

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.

BREASTFEEDING CLASS, 7 p.m., conference rooms A & B at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, info: 261-5965.

PRENATAL CLASS, 7 p.m. 2nd floor classroom, Canton-Potsdam Hospital; info: 261-5965.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 7 p.m.; for patients, caregivers, family, friends, bereaved; info: Robin Beeson, 769-5359.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP, 4 p.m.; O’burg, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center auditorium; w/ Karen Cole, 393-8880, ext. 5181.