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PAUL MEYERS, 6-8 p.m., solo jazz guitar on the deck at Maxfields, 5-7 Market St., Potsdam.

FOLK JAM, 7 p.m.; Pickens Hall 2nd floor, State St., Heuvelton; bring instruments, play, sing, dance or listen.

Community Events

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CONVERSATION GROUP, 10:30-noon, Fred W. Cleveland Computer Center, Potsdam Library, 2 Park St.; participants will use YouTube, podcasts and other sites to improve fluency and confidence; no stress, comfortable environment; learners at all levels welcome; free; register: 315-265-7230, [email protected].

STOCKHOLM HISTORIAL ASSOCIATION SUMMER VISITOR HOURS, 607 SH 11C, Winthrop; 6-8 p.m.; archives will be open; view tools, furniture, clothing, whole room arrangements, a store and a school house of long ago.

CONSTRUCTION CLASS, 7 a.m.-noon, United Helpers Mosaic Training Room, 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg; cost: $125; OSHA 10-hour construction class; pre-register required: 315-394-6702 ext. 303, [email protected].

SUMMER PROGRAM, 8-10 a.m., Canton Recreation’s Adventures in Learning, Banford Elementary School playground; info: 315-386-3992 or [email protected].

ZIKA VIRUS PROGRAM, presented by Rebecca Allen, county public health emergency preparedness coordinator, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Gouverneur Hospital’s community room in the east wing; presentation, lunch and time for questions; reservations by June 26; info: 315-535-9309, [email protected].

POTSDAM INTEGRATED ELEMENTARY MUSIC & ART, 5:30-6:30 p.m., SLC Arts, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; inclusive group for 5- to 9-year-olds with disabilities, their family, and friends; cost: $10; register:, 315-265-6860.

MENTAL HEALTH FAIR, noon-3 p.m., hosted by Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Wellness Center, at New York Avenue Park, Ogdensburg; free; carnival games, bouncies, dry slide, joust house, bounce house, snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs, hamburgers; info: 315-713-5720.

CONSTRUCTION CLASS, 7 a.m.-noon, hosted by United Helpers Mosaic, at Mosaic training room at 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg; OSHA authorized 10-hour construction class; advance registration required: 315-394-6702, ext. 303, [email protected]; cost: $125.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Norfolk Wesleyan Church, 33 W. Main St.; for all children; theme: ‘Cave Quest;’ info: 315-353-2449.

NY HERITAGE WORKSHOP, 10:30-noon, Cleveland Computer Center in the Potsdam Public Library; with Chuck Henry, integrated technologies coordinator at the Northern NY Library Network; discussing using the databases of the website NY Heritage; register: 315-265-7230, [email protected].

CRAFT SALE, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary Crafters, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., medical office building lobby, Lyons Place, Ogdensburg; Fourth of July items, household items, personal items, doll clothes and items for babies; raffle tickets; proceeds to the auxiliary.

BLOOD DRIVE, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Lowe's Home Improvement, 61 Country Lane, Potsdam; info: or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

CANTON FARMERS MARKET, in Village Green at Park Street and Main Street, open from 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 may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details, applications:

OPEN KNITTING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; info: 714-3206.

PRESCHOOL MUSIC AND MOVEMENT CLASS, Ogdensburg Public Library; free; 10 a.m.

FREE STORY TIME, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; ages 2-4; playtime, letter of the week, music, stories, crafts.

OPEN SPINNING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 2-4 p.m.; info: 714-3206.

BINGO AT RENSSELAER FALLS FIRE HALL, 7 p.m.; refreshments available.

BOOK OF MORMON GROUP, LDS Chapel, Castle Drive, Potsdam; 7 p.m.; info: 316-3301

STORY TIME, Hepburn Library, Waddington; ages 0-3, 10 a.m.; info: [email protected] or 388-4454.

CHILDREN'S CHORUS OF CRANE, 4-6 p.m.; room C 107, Crane School of Music; info: 267-2435.

ACAPELLA NORTH CHORUS REHEARSAL, 6:30-9 p.m.; Potsdam Middle School, Lawrence Avenue, Potsdam- info: Mary Hamilton, [email protected] or 486-4794

QUILTING, SEWING CLASSES, 6 to 9 p.m., Madrid Library community room; register, info: 386-3082.

COMMUNITY GOOD WILL DINNER, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Life in His Arms Community Church, 1952 St. Hwy. 11C, North Lawrence; take-out, deliveries to Tri-Town area available; menu: 755-5880.

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

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT PROGRAM, 10 a.m. Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St. in the children’s room; free; for birth-5 years old; info: 315-393-4325.

KID’S PLACE, Frederic Remington Art Museum @ Ogdensburg Public Library; 3-5 p.m.

TRI-TOWN ATV TRAIL RIDERS MEET, 7 p.m.; Pit Stop, Main St., Winthrop; info: John or Kathy Lamay, 389-4470.

NO HITCH LUNCH, Free nutritious meal and safe social opportunity for HIV positive; noon; info: 386-4493.

FREE GENEALOGY CLASS, O’burg, Latter-Day Saints church, 6622 State Hwy. 37; track down ancestors using online collection of 3.5 billion documents; bring laptop if possible; info: 566-1373.

POKEMON CLUB, Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.; 6 p.m.; play original card game, trade cards, catch Pokemon; info: 353-6692.


ABOUT BOATING SAFELY COURSE, 5-9 p.m., United Helpers Mosaic Center, 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg; hosted by United States Coast Guard Auxiliary; pre-register: 315-393-6488.

YIN-YANG YOGA 5-6:15 p.m. with Kelly Burnham, at the Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton; cost: card punch or $15 drop-in; blend of energizing yoga flow and grounding Yin yoga; info:

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.

LINE AND SQUARE DANCING CLASSES, 6-8 p.m., hosted by the Massena Senior Citizens Inc., at the community center, 61 Beach St.; instructor: Louie Siguin; free, donations accepted; info: 315-769-7810, 315-764-9480.

BASIC YOGA IN THE GALLERY, Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., O’burg; $5 per class; hosted by Heather Barkley; bring own yoga mat if you have one; info: 315-262-5568 or [email protected].

BUCC WILD RUN CLUB, Buccaneer Lounge, 4 West Main St., Canton, 6 p.m.; social running club meets every Tuesday for group run of 2-4 miles; all levels welcome; post-run drink specials and dinner available; info: or @BuccWildRC.

ZUMBA, With Monica Boyea, Trinity Catholic gym, Massena, 5:15 p.m., $5/class; w/Maggie, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls, 6:15-7:15 p.m., $5/class; info:; Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg: Zumba toning w/Bethany 5-6 p.m., Zumba w/Nicole 7-8 p.m., info: 393-2024.

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

MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING, Thousand Islands Martial Arts Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’Burg; juniors, 6 p.m., adults, 7 p.m.; info:

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASSES, 5:30-6:30 p.m. & 6:45-7:45 p.m. (advanced), Norwood Municipal Hall, 15 S. Main St.; led by black belt instructors. Info: Debbie Hintopoulos, 267-6331,

HE YEE DAO CLASSES, St. Regis Mohawk School, 385 Church St., Hogansburg; youth class, 6-7 p.m.; adult/teen class, 7-8:30 p.m.; youth $45/three months; adult/teen $60/three months; self defense, conditioning, aerobic, focusing on confidence not competition; black belt instructors; info: Joe 244-0753 or [email protected]

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-6:45 p.m.; $6. Info: or

AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, Norwood Civic Center Hall, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:45-7:45 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

YOUTH AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, Gouverneur Recreation Center, 4-5 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, East Side Elementary School gymnasium, Gouverneur, 6-7 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

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.

PARISHVILLE AREA ATV CLUB MEETS, 7 p.m.; Parishville Town Hall; info: [email protected].

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8-9 p.m.; E. J. Noble Building Bernadine Room, US Hwy. 11, Canton; info: 261-5413; Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Presbyterian Community Center, Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.; St. Phillips Episcopal Church, 8 p.m.;

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS & GAM-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Newman Center, 33 Court St., Canton; info: 482-9445.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena; Unitarian Universalist Church, Main St., Canton, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehab Unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 1:30 p.m., Hepburn Lisbon Library, 10 Main St.; 6 p.m., Lisbon American Legion, 6991 County Route 10; 1:30 p.m., Hepburn Lisbon Library, 10 Main St.; 8:30 a.m., Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St.; 5 p.m., Norfolk Hepburn Library; Chapter 576 meets 8 a.m., Fowler Town Hall, 87 Little Your Rd., Gouverneur; 6:30 p.m., Star Lake Community Center. Fee.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 6:30 p.m., E.J. Noble Medical Building, 80 E. Main St., Canton; entrance on lower level, behind building; info: 379-9948.

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM, Massena Memorial Hospital, main floor board room; 6-7 p.m.; info: 261-4760 ext. 230 or [email protected]

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, Emmanuel Congregational Church, 39 W. Orvis St., Massena; 6-7 p.m.; info: 842-2687.

HEARTS OF HOPE, Norfolk Rescue Squad building, 7 Sedwick St.; 6 p.m.; support group for family and friends of drug addicts.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, 7 p.m.; Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., rm. B downstairs.