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Dinner concert

NORWOOD: St. Lawrence County Chapter 2831 of AARP Inc. dinner concert, 5:30 p.m. Lobster House; featuring Goldenaires and Acapella North Coral singing groups; tickets cost $40 per person or $70 for couples; admission includes a meal, a non-alcoholic beverage, tax, gratuity and the performances. Meals will be ordered onsite; pre-order is not required; [email protected], or call 315-265-6964. Ticket sales end Sept. 11.

Local events

Makers meet-up

NORWOOD: "North Country Makers Meet-Up," monthly get-together for artists and other creative people in the North Country, 6-8 p.m., Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.; socialization, discussion about life as a creative person in the North Country, and the formation of workgroups to accomplish common goals;; free, open to everyone, and wheelchair accessible; 315-265-6860, [email protected],

Sports & recreation

N-N Minor Hockey registration

NORFOLK: Norfolk-Norwood Minor Hockey Association registrations for the 2018-19 season at the Norfolk Arena, 6-7 p.m.; online registration at; participants must first register with USA Hockey and get a USA Hockey registration number.

Workshops, classes

Beginner’s line dancing

MASSENA: The Massena Senior Citizens group hosting beginner’s line dancing class, 5:30 p.m., at the senior’s center, 61 Beach St.; no previous dance experience required; 315-250-7653.

Decorative painting

WADDINGTON: Decorative painting, 9:30 a.m.-noon, The Gallery, 10 Main St.; with artist/teacher Bonnie Grant; all materials provided; $15 (tax included) or $20 at the door;, 315-308-4410 to preregister and prepay.

Furlong lecture

CANTON: St. Lawrence University’s Department of Government hosting Scott Furlong ’85, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Oswego, as a guest lecturer, 4 p.m., Hepburn Hall, room 218; lecture titled “Public Policy and Rulemaking During the Trump Era;” free and open to the public; 315-229-5214 or visit

$10.80 Tuesdays

WADDINGTON: $10.80 Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; learn make leather beaded mantra bracelet; all materials provided; $10.80 (tax included);, 315-308-4410 to preregister and prepay; an additional $5.00 (plus tax) will be charged at the door for non-preregistration.

ABS course

MASSENA: About Boating Safely Course from U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Massena Flotilla, 5-9 p.m., Nicandri Nature Center at Robert Moses State Park; two days Sept. 25 and 27; meets requirements for the operation of motorboats and personal watercraft in all states; instructors are local auxiliary members with years of experience; both interactive class sessions must be attended; boating safety certificate will be issued after completion; $35 per person, family rate available; 315-842-3206.

Sales & bazaars

Halloween craft sale

OGDENSBURG: CHMC Auxiliary annual fall and Halloween craft sale, St. Lawrence Health Alliance Medical Office Building Lobby, 3 Lyon Place, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; items for Fall and Halloween, as well as many one-of-a-kind items such as hats, mittens, scarf’s, baby blankets and doll clothes, 50/50 raffle; proceeds benefit CHMC Auxiliary.