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BackWater Blues Band

COLTON: BackWater Blues Band, 8:30 p.m., Raquette River Pub, 102 Main St., Colton.

Faculty, guest recital

POTSDAM: Crane School of Music Faculty and Guest Recital, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam.

The Way of the Cross

STAR LAKE: Immculate Heart Central Mystery Players present “The Way of the Cross,” a meditation and contemplation of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, 7:30 p.m., St. Hubert’s Church; 315-848-3612.

Common Ground

OGDENSBURG: Common Ground Band, 8 p.m.-midnight, VFW Post 2936, 1112 Champlain St.; public welcome, no cover; 315-713-4477, [email protected].

Six Foot Midget

MASSENA: Six Foot Midget live at Vino Vidi Vici, 10 W. Orvis St., 9-11:59 p.m.


43rd annual Ogdensburg Expo

OGDENSBURG: 43rd annual Ogdensburg Expo at the OFA Golden Dome, 1100 State St.; concessions, carnival games, exhibits featuring automobiles, boats, crafts and products of all kinds, live entertainment, raffles; $5 per adult, $4 per child, and $20 for a family of 5 or more; 3 p.m. Expo opens; 3:30 p.m. Ribbon Cutting Opening Ceremonies- Star Spangled Banner; 4 p.m. OFA Jr. Jazz Band; 4:30 p.m. Julies Dance Studio; 6 p.m. OBGC Stepping with Sydney and Club Talent; 6:30 p.m. OFA Jazz Band; 7:45-9 p.m. TBA.

Art exhibit opens

OGDENSBURG: K-12 Art Show “Portraits” opens, 6-8 p.m., James Montpelier Gallery, Ogdensburg Free Academy.


Scavenger hunt

MASSENA: Scavenger hunt indoor or outdoor, depending on weather 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd;


Special Arts

MASSENA: Special arts program for people with special needs; Ffee event with songs, crafts and more; 6-8 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd;


Perch dinner

MASSENA: Friday night perch dinners hosted by the Amvets Ladies Auxiliary 4, 5-7 p.m., 12 Andrews St.; all welcome, take-outs available, 315-764-0686.

Lenten fish fry

PIERREPONT: Fish fries every Friday during Lent, 3:30-6:30 p.m., Pierrepont Fire Hall, $11, take-outs available; hosted by the Volunteer Fire Department.

Haddock, catfish

NORTH LAWRENCE: North Lawrence Fire & EMS hosting fish fry, 4-7 p.m., haddock, catfish fillets, chicken tenders, French fries, cole slaw, rolls, dessert, drinks, fish dinner $10, chicken dinners $9, kids meal $5.

Haddock fry

MASSENA: Lenten fish fry, 4-7 p.m., American Legion Post 79, 40 E. Orvis St.; meal includes haddock, French fries, mac n’ cheese, cole slaw, bread, coffee; public welcome to attend; fish fries continue until April 19.

Fish fry at Elks

MASSENA: Fish dinner Friday nights for Lent, 5-7 p.m., Massena Elks Lodge 1702, 20 Bowers St.; options: fried or broiled haddock for $11, or perch for $12; includes fries cole slaw, dessert; also stuffed haddock with same sides for $14.

Spaghetti dinner

WADDINGTON: United Methodist Church hosting spaghetti dinner, 4:30 p.m.; spaghetti with meat sauce, tossed salad, Italian bread, dessert, beverage; $9, children 12 and younger $7; take-outs available.

VFW fish fry

CANTON: Canton VFW Post 1231 Auxiliary hosting fish fry, 4-7 p.m.; baked or fried fish, mac & cheese or French fries, cole slaw, dinner roll, dessert, coffee; $10, $9 for seniors, $7 for children, free for under 5 and over 90; take-outs available 315-386-8953; proceeds support VFW Auxiliary and community programs.

K of C fish fry

OGDENSBURG: Fish Fry Friday Night at the Knights of Columbus, Martins Field Club, 721 Hasbrouck St., 4:30-6:30 p.m., all-you-can-eat buffet that includes haddock (broiled or fried), breaded shrimp, clams, macaroni and cheese, French fries, baked potato, coleslaw, salad, soup and coffee or tea; take-outs available, $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and 10 and under, 5 and under free; public welcome, 315-393-7990.