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Chipman Jazz All-Stars
WADDINGTON: Waddington Concert Series 2019 opening show of the season presents The Chipman Jazz All-Stars, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the pavilion, Island View Park overlooking the beautiful St. Lawrence River; rain or shine; All-Stars comprised of Tom Baker on vocals and guitar, Steve Manders on drums, Ted Ritzko on tenor and alto saxes, Steve LeMere on flugelhorn, George Cox on bass, and Josh Barkley on keyboards; jazz from the 30s, 40s, and even the 50s for their younger fans; admission is free; donations are welcome; info: www.waddingtonconcertseries.com.
CANTON: Folk and blues with guitarist and singer Sal Sarmiento, 7-11 p.m., Buccaneer Lounge, 4. W. Main St.
GRH Solstice Festival
CANTON: Grasse River Heritage Solstice Festival, 6-8 p.m., Heritage Park, Main Street, with D.J. David Sommerstein; raffle, balloon prizes, pie-in-the-face with Todd Moe, kids activities with Nature Up North, and Bruce McClure of earthsky.com answers solstice questions; food available and cash bar; supports Grasse River Heritage and the Park’s maintenance.
MASSENA: Make robot spiders with build kit for ages 8 and up; free; 3:30-4:30 p.m; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd.
Free Movie Friday
MASSENA: 'Smallfoot,' 7:30 p.m., Massena Arena, Harte Haven Plaza. Bring lawn chair and blanket. Info: Massena Recreation Commission, 315-769-3161.
OGDENSBURG: Ogdensburg Parks & Recreation Department hosting Summer Kick-Off Party 4 p.m. at Library Park; arts and crafts, wide assortment of youth games, bounce houses, hot dogs, popcorn and sno-cones; FunFlicks will offer a free outdoor movie at the park.
Louisville Summer Bash
LOUISVILLE: Annual Louisville Summer Bash, in conjunction with the 123rd NNY Firemen’s Convention; 6 p.m. Lion’s Club ice cream social, duck race and cruz-in at the Louisville Fire Station #1 at the corner of Thompson Ridge Road; proceeds from Summer Bash benefit the Bash committee, Louisville Boy Scouts, Helping Hands, Lions Club, local vendors and the Massena Rod and Gun Club.
SPORTS & RECREATION
Community Bank charity golf
CANTON: Community Bank, N.A. 48th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Partridge Run Golf and Country Club, to benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. $75/person, $300/team includes dinner, prizes, fees. Registration forms at Community Bank branches, Hospice, local golf courses. Info: Kellie Hitchman at Hospice, 315-265-3105.
Bassmaster College Series tournament
WADDINGTON: Final day of Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Northeast Regional, from Whittaker Park, Waddington, daily through June 21, hosted by Clarkson University; public is invited to Clarkson’s campus at 2:30 p.m. for the final weigh-ins of the tournament; top 12 teams will showcase their final day’s catch on the lawn in front of the Student Center.