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Local events

Bag sale

POTSDAM: Paper bag sale, C.O.R.C. Store, 8 Willow St., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., clothing and anything else, except for shoes, that can fit into a paper bag for $4; 315-265-3940.

Meet the candidate

WANAKENA: Community Conversation with NY-21 Congressional candidate Tedra Cobb, 5-7 p.m., Otto’s Abode, 6 Hamele St.; everyone welcome; refreshments served; and Tedra Cobb for Congress on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more about Community Conversations across the district, Cobb’s position on issues from health care and education to the environment and immigration, and her campaign.

Flotilla meeting

MASSENA: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 092-01-01 Massena, 5:30 p.m. at the Massena VFW.

Sports, recreation

Wednesday Duathlon

CANTON: 3rd Wednesday Duathlon, with the St. Lawrence Valley Paddlers, sign in at 6 p.m., race begins at 6:30 p.m.; run 1.25 miles, then paddle 2 miles, then run 1. 25 miles again; family friendly event, team-up or solo; tandem boats welcome; starts the the Little River boat launch on Park Street; free;

Workshops, programs

Making barn quilts

MORRISTOWN: Barn quilt workshop, 9 a.m., Morristown Gateway Museum, register, info: 315-713-4549; cost: $75.

Strawberry preservation

CANTON: Strawberry Bonanza, Cornell Cooperative Extension's Harvest Kitchen Preservation Series, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Extension Learning Farm, 2043 State Highway 68; fee: $20; learn to can berry preserves, dehydrate fruit leather and bake mini pies, sample all the recipes, take home finished product; pre-registration required:, 315-379-9192, ext. 229, or [email protected].