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Hip hop at Canton
CANTON: SUNY Canton’s spring concert, featuring Georgia-based rapper Gunna, along with performances by City Girls and North Country artist Eddie Cito, 7 p.m. doors open, Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center; $20 for SUNY Canton students, $40 for general admission advanced tickets with $50 tickets available at the door for cash only; tickets are currently available for purchase in person through the Student Activities Office in the SUNY Canton Richard W. Miller Campus Center; tickets also available online at www.canton.edu/tix/; 315-386-7315 or email [email protected].
Tammy Wynette Story
OGDENSBURG: Stand By Your Man - The Tammy Wynette Story, presented by Ogdensburg Command Performances; 4 p.m., George Hall Auditorium, Ogdensburg Free Academy; tickets: $19-$43; 315-393-2625, www.ILoveTheatre.org.
MADRID: The Shoes, 50s and 60s music, at the Madrid Dam Music Series 2019 spring dance event, 2-4 p.m., community building; light refreshments, costume contest, prizes; no smoking, alcohol, strobe lighting; free to attend, donations accepted; raffles, silent auctions; 315-265-2047.
HEUVELTON: Dance with music by New Buckskins, 1-5 p.m., Amvets Post 1997, 107 State St.; $2 cover.
Drum & Dance Ensemble
POTSDAM: West African Drum & Dance Ensemble, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam.
Spring dance concert
CANTON: St. Lawrence University 2019 Spring Dance Concert, 6 p.m., Edson R. Miles Black Box Theate; free and open to the public, although tickets are required due to limited seating; "Movement Stories" will consist of an array of dance styles – including ballet, modern and jazz; performances will include a variety of dance arrangements and choreographers done by St. Lawrence students.
CANTON: St. Lawrence University String Orchestra, directed by Christian Hosmer, 2 p.m., Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall; free, open to public; info: 315-229-5184.
2019 LoKo Arts Festival
POTSDAM: SUNY Potsdam's eighth annual LoKo Arts Festival will once again provide an immersive arts experience for the Potsdam community; 17 artists from around the country & Denmark will infuse the campus and community with energy from Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5; festival features traditional and contemporary musical and theatrical performances, workshops and gallery exhibitions; most events are free, all are open to the public, and parking permits are not required during the festival; performance of SOUL, jazz, R&B, gospel, noon and 6 p.m., multi-purpose room; performance of “Slanguage” at 2 p.m., Black Box Theater; presentation “From This Earth on Turtle’s Back,” 4 p.m., Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; Broadway Musicals of the 2000s, 7:30 p.m., Dunn Theater; Crane West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Snell Theater.
FD open house, demos
WEST POTSDAM: West Potsdam Fire Department, 801 County Route 34, will hold a Public Safety Open House, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; everyone is invited to watch the demonstrations and participate in hands-on safety training activities; kids corner fun all day, free lunch served noon to 2 p.m.; complete schedule at https://wpfd.info/openhouse or call 315-268-1000 for more information.
Vespers of Love
POTSDAM: St. Olympia Orthodox Church will hold a Vespers of Love service, 2 p.m. followed by a dinner of ethnic foods associated with Easter at Trinity Episcopal Church in Potsdam; all are welcome; [email protected].
SPORTS & RECREATION
Walk/Run for Life
CANTON: 41st annual Edward I. Moses Walk/Run for Life, for St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund, 11 a.m. at St. Lawrence University. Registration 9 to 11 a.m. at SLU’s Leithead Fieldhouse. Anyone can participate with minimum $25 entry/sponsor fee. Prizes for best fundraisers. Details, registration: WalkRunforLife.com.
MASSENA: Bring boots and love of mud to "Swamp School" to look for signs of spring with nature center guides; children under 10 should have an adult with them; short walk to the ponds.10-11:30 a.m; free; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd; for more info: 315-705-5022.
COLTON: 3-D archery shoot, Racquette Valley Fish and Game Club, 233 Cold Brook Dr. Registration 7 to 11 a.m. $10 adults, $5 ages 13 to 17, $3 for cubs and peewees. Cash prizes and door prizes. Breakfast 7 to 11 a.m., $6. Lunch served after 11 a.m.
RICHVILLE: Way of the Master Evangelism training, 6:30 p.m., Richville Baptist Chapel, 209 Main St.
Women spies of Civil War
CANTON: “Women Spies in the Civil War” program with Jim Dawson, 2 p.m., Civil War Round Table, St. Lawrence County Historical Society, 3 E. Main St.
ON THE MENU
CRARY MILLS: Pancake breakfast at Crary Mills Church, 8 a.m.-noon, maple syrup, pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fried potatoes, drinks; $6 adults, $5 children; under 5 free; 379-9382.