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Microburst performs

MADRID: Potsdam folk pop duo Microburst, Dave Welch and Andy Van Dyne with a veteran’s tribute, Madrid Dam Music Series 2018, 6-8 p.m., Madrid Park; free, no strobe lighting, alcohol, or smoking; info: Madrid Dam Music Series on Facebook; 315-265-2047.

Local events

Brasher car show

BRASHER FALLS: 10th Annual Brasher Cruise In and Car Show, 4-8 p.m., Brasher Town Hall, 11 Factory St.; 2 bands, giveaways, 50/50 raffle, Lions Club food tent; rain date Aug. 23; free admission to entrants; 315-389-4223.

Al-Anon meeting

HAMMOND: Al-Anon Women’s Meeting, every Wednesday, 9:30-10-30 a.m., May through October, Hammond Presbyterian Church basement; new members welcomed.

Workshops, programs

Curious Cubs

POTSDAM: Curious Cubs Storytime, Potsdam Public Library, 10:30 a.m.; stories, rhymes, and movement activities to build early literacy skills for ages 2 and up, younger

siblings welcome; every Wednesday; free.

Pencil decorating

OGDENSBURG: Personalized Pencil workshop, 2 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; for grades 7-12; free.