HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing events@northcountrynow.com, faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.

3 WEDNESDAY

Music

MADRID DAM SUMMER MUSIC SERIES, Madrid Community Building; 6 p.m.; ‘Bridge the Divide;’ Christian rock; free admission; more info: https://www.facebook.com/Madrid-Dam-Summer-Music-Series-1528303720811181/.

COLTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, Pavilion at Swift Field, South Colton; 6:30 p.m.; Northern Lights Orchestra; free admission, donations accepted; bring lawn chair or blanket.

BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; open mic night; discount well drinks; 8:30-midnight; info: 265-8888.

Community Events

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR, Gouverneur fairgrounds; rides, games, food all day; ‘Carlton Peck Band Day’; Comedian Matt Episcopo on grounds; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. 4-H youth building open; 9 a.m. 4-H English horse show (horse ring) and open beef show (show ring); 10 a.m. 4-H dairy showmanship (show ring); noon flower show under grandstand; 1 p.m. local high school bands at grandstand, free; 1:30 p.m. 4-H open sheep show (sheep barn); 2 p.m. 4-H dog show (dairy show ring); 2 p.m. mannequin modeling (youth building); 7 p.m. firemen's parade, free.

‘T3: THE TEEN TIMELINE W/ MARK HART THE BIBLE GEEK,’ St. Mary’s Church, 17 Lawrence Ave., Potsdam; 8:45 a.m.-noon; video clips, discussions, activities, snacks, more; info: 212-2231.

REGIONAL HORTICULTURE AND CROPS SPECIALISTS, Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043B RT 68, Canton; 6:30 p.m.; free, open to all; topics: training and pruning high tunnel cherry tomatoes, leaf mold-resistant cherry tomato variety trial, this year’s disease challenges and summer cover crops register by July 31 at 379-9192.

SANCTUARY TO OPEN, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5:30-6 p.m.; every Wednesday; all are welcome.

WIC CLINIC, Methodist Church, Gouverneur, 34 Grove St.; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; more info: 386-8128.

MASTERS CLUB, First Baptist Church, 1742 SH 72, Parishville; 6:30-8 p.m.; bible lessons, games, kids activities; ages pre-k-sixth grade; info: Pedro Morales, 265-4574.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, Norfolk Hepburn Library, 1 Hepburn St., stories, songs, poems, finger plays, crafts, snacks, more; ages 3-5; free.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; chicken wing special $4.80/dozen, eat-in only; info: 384-8998.

AMVETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; ladies auxiliary lunch and dinner specials, noon-7 p.m.

THE CACTUS GRILL, Raymond St., Potsdam; pub quiz w/ local host & questions by Geeks Who Drink; free; prizes; 7-9 p.m.

BINGO, Ogdensburg Amvets post, downtown mall, 7 p.m.; doors 5:30 p.m., ticket sales 6 p.m.; refreshments, bingo supplies, available; raffles; info: 393-6140.

WATERCOLOR CIRCLE, TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 10 a.m.-noon; watercolorists and other artists gather bringing materials and projects, to paint, consult, converse; anyone welcome; info: Camilla at 384-4289 or programs@tauny.org.

YOUTH CHURCH GROUP, Knapps Station Community Church, 3035 CR 47, Norwood; 6:30-8 p.m.; for all teens, led by David Tullock and will include scripture, music and games. Info: Lee Sweeney at 212-3085.

AMVETS POST 11 LADIES AUXILIARY LUNCH & DINNER, noon-7 p.m.; 4348 U.S. Hwy. 11, Dekalb Jct.; info: 347-3099.

DEKALB AMVETS WEDNESDAY LUNCH & DINNER SPECIAL, noon-7 pm., at the post, Rt. 11; info: 347-3099.

BASIC WORD, 9-11 a.m., Potsdam Public Library Public Computer Center; free; info: 265-7230.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, Norfolk Library, 1 Hepburn St.; 9:30-10:30 a.m.; stories, poems, learning songs, finger play, snacks, more; ages 3-5; info: 384-3841.

MEN’S PRAYER SESSION, 5 a.m.; Potsdam Church of the Nazarene, intersection of Rts. 56 & 72; info: 265-2198.

STORY TIME, Potsdam Public Library; 10:30 a.m.

STORY HOUR, Potsdam Public Library; 11 a.m.

FREE COMMUNITY DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church; 4-6 p.m.; info: 386-4500.

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

OPEN KNITTING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 3-5 p.m.; info: 714-3206.

KNITTING GROUP, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St.; 6:30 p.m.

AT THE WELL, Emmanuel Congregational UCC alternative worship service; 7:30 p.m.; 39 W. Orvis St., Massena; pastor Judy Van Kennen; info: 769-8523.

HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena; 6 p.m.; info: 769-5203, 600-7766.

STORY HOUR, Ogdensburg Public Library children’s room, 312 Washington St.; 10:30 a.m.; stories, games, activities; info: 393-4325.

MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP, Northside Community Church, 41 N. Main St., Massena; 6:30 p.m.; info 769-6697

COUPONING GROUP, Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; exchange coupons, ideas, resources, techniques; 1:30 p.m.; bring newspaper flyers, scissors, coupons, ltd. number of Sunday papers for $1.50 each, when available; free onsite childcare w/ snacks, crafts, story time; info: 714-4038 or coupongroup2014@yahoo.com

STORY & CRAFT TIME, 2-3:30 p.m., Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; all ages; free; info: Linda, 714-4038.

BINGO, Knights of Columbus, East Orvis St., Massena; 7 p.m.; fireball $1; refreshments, daubers sold.

FREE COMMUNITY HOT LUNCH, O’burg K of C, 721 Hasbrouck St.; noon; info: 393-7990 or 394-1008.

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education rm.; 7 p.m.; sign up by 20 weeks gestation; info: 769-4305.

HAMMOND FARMERS’ & ARTISANS’ MARKET, Hammond Museum, Main St.; 3:30-7 p.m.; vendors sought; more info: hamfaam@yahoo.com or 324-5032.

ORCHARD EXCHANGE & DISCUSSION GROUP, E.J. Noble Medical Bldg., Betty Evans Community Room, 80 East Main St., Canton; 7 p.m.; info: 347-4223 or LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com.

BINGO, Amvets Post #19, 215 Ford St., O’burg; two $100 games, $300 game; doors 5 p.m., card sales 6 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.; refreshments available.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY ROCK & MINERAL CLUB MEETS, 6 p.m.; Canton Free Library; info: www.stlawrenceco.com or Bill 287-4652.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBINAR, Noon-1 p.m.; chamber members only; register: http://conta.cc/1bmu8yY

Recreation/Sports

PICKLEBALL, Massena Arena; 2 p.m., weather-permitting; one court for recreational play, one for more competitive play; for teens <age 14, adults, seniors; beginners welcome, those who don’t know how to play will be taught; rules: usapa.org; more info: rl_cpp@yahoo.com, 769-7561.

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 10 a.m.-noon; ages 60+; slow moving, deep breathing exercises; free; sponsored by St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging and Cornell Cooperative Extension; registration required: ddurant@stlawco.org, 386-4730.

FITNESS KNOCKOUT CARDIO BOXING CLASS, St. Lawrence University; led by Daniel Pinto, 4-5 p.m.; info and class prices, contact drlisaftowle@yahoo.com.

FITNESS KNOCKOUT, The Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton; 7 p.m.; $5; fun, energetic class w/ upbeat, modern tunes and easy to follow moves; info: danpinto77@gmail.com.

TRILLIUM YOGA CTR. CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; morning yoga w/ Jean Benvenuto, 8:30-10 a.m.; gentle Hatha Yoga with Terry de la Vega, 3:30-5 p.m., 5:15-6:15 p.m.; class card or $15; more info: trilliumyogacenter.com.

NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; instructor Sean Boutin; info: 229-4003, northcountrytaichi@gmail.com or northcountrytaichi.com.

PIYO, 4Me Fitness, Crasper Hall, 897 SR 11C, Brasher Falls; 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; more info: http://on.fb.me/1VnUMZR.

SILVER SNEAKERS & RANGE OF MOTION W/LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 9-10 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO W/LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10-11 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

ZUMBA W/NICOLE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 7-8 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

PIYO LIVE W/FELICIA NEAHR, River Run Fitness, Waddington; 5-6 p.m.; $5/class; info: felicianeahr@gmail.com.

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox Central; 6-6:45 p.m.; $5/class; info: rachaelmatejcik@gmail.com .

Support Groups

AL-ANON MEETINGS, 8-9 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital 2nd floor conference rm. A; 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel Congregational Church, West Orvis St., Massena.

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Akwesasne, Hogansburg Senior Center, State Rt. 37, behind Tribal Police bldg.; info: 265-2422, www.coda.org.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 7:30 p.m.; New Hope Church, Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m.; Rose Hill Rehab Center, Town Line Rd., Massena.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Christ-centered 12-step group, 6-7:30 p.m., Cross Current, 58 Main St., Massena; coffee follows meeting; info: 769-9951.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5 p.m., Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St., Massena; 9 a.m., Lawrenceville Fire Station, 1081 County Rt. 54; 4 p.m., Gouverneur VFW, 100 W. Main St.; 4 p.m., Norwood ARC Day Treatment Building; fee.

MOTHERS OF PRE-SCHOOLERS SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, 9-10:30 a.m.; Lisbon Wesleyan Church, 48 Church St. children’s ministry provided; info: 393-1079.

NEUROLOGICAL DISABILITIES SUPPORT GROUP, 6 p.m.; Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Occupational Therapy Services, 49 Lawrence Ave., Potsdam; info: 261-5461.

To submit an item for the 7-Day Calendar pages, email information to events@NorthCountryNow.com. Please remember to include the day, date, time, location, admission price and other important information, along with a daytime phone number we can call in case there are questions.