Hoping for honks in Hannawa

Jerikco Oakes, 13, helps his cousins, Michael Gilbo, 8, Trevor Patterson, 7, Tanner Patterson, 6 and Kendall Patterson, 4, collect honks outside their father's home in Hannawa Falls. Photo submitted by Kristin Patterson.

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JR MURRAY & FRIENDS, 9 p.m., The Club, 10 W. Orvis St., Quality Inn, Massena; no cover.

NEW BUCKSKINS, 8 p.m.-midnight, Lisbon American Legion Auxiliary, dance; cost: $3 single, $5 couple; coincides with Lisbon's Homecoming Weekend.

SHAWN STODDARD & THE BACKWATER BLUES BAND, Raquette River Pub, 102 Main St., Colton; 9 p.m.

POTSDAM -- The SUNY Potsdam men's hockey team will host their third Horan Invitational Bears Hockey Golf Challenge on Sept. 9 at Potsdam Country Club. The tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. The cost is $50 per person and the format is four-man scramble, 18 holes with a cart. There are prizes for first, second and third place. The tournament is open to all alumni, family and... Read More >>
OGDENSBURG -- Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center will sponsor a free diabetes education day Thursday, Aug. 24. The program will include information on meal planning, medications, exercise, complications, and how to make lifestyle modifications. Speakers are Dr. Michael Seidman, and diabetes educators Karen Cole and Shannon VanHouse, Alison Felt, dietitian, and Danny Sekhon, pharmacist. Registration... Read More >>
Here are the top five things happening in St. Lawrence County on Saturday, as chosen by the North CountryNow.com editorial staff: • Lisbon Homecoming celebration continues with races, food, games, craft show, parade and fireworks • Potsdam community-wide sale planned; maps will be available • Village-wide garage sales planned in Norwood • Mystery dinner to be staged in Ogdensburg • Fine... Read More >>
CANTON -- Little River Community School is having an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Child-care and refreshments will be provided. There will be an informal discussion about the program and the philosophy of the school and time for questions and answers. School officials describe Little River Community School as “a K-12 democratic school with a cooperative, multi-age learning... Read More >>
POTSDAM -- The course “Techniques of Seed Saving” will be offered at the Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St., Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Students will learn how to save tomato seeds, what makes a seed viable or ripe for saving, and how to store seeds. Bring a ripe tomato (an open pollinated variety), a quart-size jar with cover, and a small spoon. Email [email protected] or call 315-265-7230 for... Read More >>