Kids fishing derby in Ogdensburg

The Ogdensburg Seaway Festival kids fishing derby drew a number of young anglers to the St. Lawrence River on Saturday. Photo submitted by Troy Taylor. See story for more details on Seaway Fest, which goes through July 31.

View enlarged photo.

HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing events@northcountrynow.com, faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.



NORWOOD VILLAGE GREEN CONCERT SERIES: THE GIBSON BROTHERS, Village Green, Norwood; 6 p.m.; free admission, ‘pass-the-hat- donations; blend of country, folk, bluegrass and western swing; info: www.nvgcs.org.

Community Events

CANTON -- An evening paddle on the Grasse River will take place July 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Little River boat launch. Spend some time exploring the Little River and surrounding wetlands, while organizers provide basic canoe/kayak tips. Bring a canoe or kayak, or borrow one for free. Boats are limited, so RSVP at http://natureupnorth.org/events-up-north for more information. Read More >>
POTSDAM -- Wheel-thrown pottery classes will be offered with Isaac Snell beginning Aug. 1 at the St. Lawrence County Arts Council. Ages 10-14 can attend a class from 3 to 5 p.m. and ages 14 and up can sign up for the 6 to 9 p,m. workshop. The cost for the youth class is $97 for council members and $126 for non-members. The cost for the teen to adult class is $126 for members and $148 for non-... Read More >>
NORFOLK -- Wagners Whistle Stop thrift shop, 11 Main St., will host a $4 per bag sale July 26, 28 and 30. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 26 and 28 and from 10 a.m. until noon on July 30.   Read More >>
NORWOOD -- Play the original Pokemon card game at Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St. The Pokemon Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. Trade cards and catch Pokemon. Special guests at the July 26 meeting include Wonder Woman and Batman. Info: 353-6692.   Read More >>
CANTON -- SUNY Canton is hosting several events in July for prospective students who are interested in applying for the fall semester. The college's “Admissions Drop-In Days” will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 25 and Thursday, July 28. Walk-in visitors are welcome and no prior registration is needed. "We encourage anyone... Read More >>