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31 WEDNESDAY

Music

COLTON SUMMER CONCERT SERIES, Colton Gazebo, Main Street; 6:30 p.m.; The Hoax led by Dan Sullivan-Catlin; free; info: Scott at 244-9956.

MADRID DAM SUMMER MUSIC SERIES, Madrid Community Park; 6 p.m.; Josh Barkley and Musical Friends; free admission ice cream social, concessions; www.facebook.com/Madrid-Dam-Summer-Music-Series-1528303720811181/.

LIVE MUSIC, Potsdam AMVETS Post 282, 6771 US Highway 11, 5:30-7 p.m.; music and free bowl of chili; public welcome; free; info: 261-4764.

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

Community Events

COMMUNITY DINNER, ST. PHILIP'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 42 S. Main St., 5-6:30 p.m.; hamburgers, hot dogs, salad, chips and dessert; free and open to all.

FREE ART FUNDING WORKSHOP, St. Lawrence County Arts Council; 41 Elm Street, Room 230; 10-11:30 a.m., for artists, public libraries, non-profits, municipalities; register: www.slcartscouncil.org/grants or arts@slcartscouncil.org.

WIC CLINIC, Community Health Ctr. of the North Country, Commerce Ln., Canton; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; more info: 386-8128.

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

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.

PUB QUIZ, W/ local host & questions by Geeks Who Drink; The Cactus Grill, Raymond St., Potsdam; 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.

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.

BEES & BEEKEEPING DISCUSSION GROUP, Canton, Betty Evans room, E.J. Noble Medical Bldg., 80 E. Main St.; 7 p.m.; all levels welcome; pass-the-hat; sponsored by Local Living Venture; info: locallivingventure@gmail.com or 347-4223.

FREE WILL DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; all invited; donations accepted but not expected; volunteers welcome to help serve and clean up; info: 386-4500.

GOOD WILL DINNER, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 42 S. Main St., Norwood; 5-6:30 p.m.; free.

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.

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.

BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP, Gouverneur Mental Health Clinic; 1-2 p.m.; peer education, guidance, support for those undergoing bariatric surgery; info: 287-2811.

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