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25 WEDNESDAY

Music

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

CANTON CENTRAL 5TH AND 6TH GRADE CONCERT, Canton Central HS auditorium; 7 p.m.; free; community welcome.

Community Events

SCRAP METAL DAYS FUNDRAISER, Drop off scrap metal to Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad parking lot, 29 Elm St., Potsdam; any time; refrigerators, washers, dryers, batteries, more accepted; info: Tim Rivers at 212-6751.

FREE SMORGASBORD PICNIC BUFFET, Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St.; 4:30 p.m.; donations accepted, not expected, proceeds to church food pantry; sponsored by United Methodist Women.

BEEKEEPER GROUP, Betty Evans Community Room, 80 East Main St., Canton; 7 p.m.; info: 347-4223.

‘SO YOU WANT TO BE YOUR OWN BOSS,’ Workshop on starting business w/ Massena Business Development Corporation, Adirondack Economic Development Corp.; Massena Town Hall; 6-8 p.m.; register: admin@town.massena.ny.us or 705-0009.

FREE RABIES CLINIC, Hammond town bard; 6-7:30 p.m.; info: http://bit.ly/1j016JH.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT HEALTHCASE PROVIDER TRAINING, Norwood Adult Education Bldg., Seaway Tech, SH 56; 6-9 p.m.; $45 fee prepaid; $10 fee for certification card payable day of class; course if for professionals; register: 1-888-360-7693 orwww.sllboces.org.

YU-GI-OH, POKEMON CARD BATTLES, Badenhausen Library, SR 11C, Brasher Falls; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; more info: www.facebook.com/librarybrasher.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 'BUSINESS IN THE SPOTLIGHT,' Badenhausen Library, 4 Main St., Brasher Falls; tour 4 p.m., event 5-7 p.m.

WIC CLINIC, Presbyterian Church, 423 Ford St., O’burg; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; more info: 386-8128.

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

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: 384-4289, programs@tauny.org.

YOUTH CHURCH GROUP, Knapps Station Community Church, 3035 CR 47, Norwood; 6:30-8 p.m.; for teens; led by David Tullock; scripture, music, 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.

TRIVIA NIGHT, St. Lawrence Brewing Co., 19 Commerce Ln., Canton; 6:30 p.m.; four rounds; free; cash bar.

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.

‘PRESCHOOL STORYTIME,’ Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; 10:30-11:15 a.m.; ages 3-5 years old and caregivers; books, flannel board stories, music, finger plays, movement, crafts.

MASSENA NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM MEETING, 7 p.m.; Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; info: 250-2496.

LUNCH BUNCH PROGRAM, Frederic Remington Museum Kids Place, 303 Washington St., O’burg; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; toddlers and their caretakers bring bagged lunch, make seasonal art project, play; info: 393-2425.

FLOTILLA MEETING, Massena VFW, W. Hatfield St., 5:30 p.m.; info: Richard Evans, 322-2164.

Recreation/Sports

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE SECTION 10 PLAYOFFS, Heuvelton at Canton, Massena at Salmon River, 5 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL SECTION 10 PLAYOFFS, Parishville-Hopkinton at Harrisville, Hammond at Madrid-Waddington, Lisbon at Edwards-Knox, Hermon-DeKalb at Heuvelton, 4:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL, Potsdam at Tupper Lake, 4:30 p.m.

‘DANCING FOR FUN AND EXERCISE,’ Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 6-8 p.m.; sponsored by Massena Senior Citizens; more info: Paulette, 384-4312.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.-midnight; College Bowling Club, 10 p.m.; info: 265-9210.

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.

CARDIO FITNESS BOXING, Yoga Loft, 30 Court St., Canton; 7 p.m.; instructor Dan Pinto; $5/class; info: www.yoga-loft.org.

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, 107 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.

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