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Sam Bailey

HANNAWA FALLS: Appearing at Jake’s 5726 SH 56, from 6 – 8 p.m., Sam Bailey on sax and Tim Savage on piano


Alzheimer's support group

CANTON: Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter hosting support group, 6:30 p.m., United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care, 205 State Street Rd.; free to attend, facilitated by trained individuals; info: 1-800-272-3900 or email [email protected].

Hopkinton fire election

HOPKINTON: Hopkinton Fire District will conduct its annual election to fill one commissioner position on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 6-9 p.m. at the town hall; all residents of the district 18 or older are encouraged to vote; Hopkinton Fire District Commissioners provide policy and financial oversight for the Hopkinton-Fort Jackson Fire Department.

Seniors meet

MADRID: Next meeting for the Seaway Valley Senior Citizens will be Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Madrid Community Building at noon; annual Christmas luncheon for members only; cost for members is $6 and has to be paid prior to the luncheon; 315-764-5804.

Dairy Dialogue

CANTON: Cornell Cooperative Extension North Country Regional Ag Team is co-sponsoring a local Dairy Dialogue event, 6:30 p.m., St. Lawrence University campus located in the Sykes Common Room, 23 Romoda Dr.; Dairy Dialogue events are held throughout the state allowing community members to connect and converse with local dairy farmers;

Fire district election

MADRID: Annual election of the Madrid Fire District, 6-9 p.m., Madrid Fire Station, 6 Church St.; voters will elect one commissioner for a five-year term; candidates for the District must submit a signed letter of intent to the secretary of the Madrid Fire District, P.O. Box 69, Madrid 13660; any candidate for the offices must be 18 years of age, a resident of the Madrid Fire District and registered with the St Lawrence County Board of Elections.


Folk painting

WADDINGTON: Decorative “Folk” Painting, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St., $15, no experience necessary, everyone works at their own pace; all materials provided;, 315-308-4410 to preregister.

Tuesday Get-Together

WADDINGTON: Tuesday Get-Together, 1-4 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St.; donations accepted;, 315-308-4410 to preregister.

Fraud prevention

CANTON: Free fraud prevention informational session open to anyone, by St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union; 5:30-7 p.m.; refreshments provided, prize drawing; Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.


Bag sale

NORFOLK: Bag sale at the Whistle Stop Thrift Store, 11 W. Main St. (next to the United Methodist Church), $4 bag sale (all items included).


World famous spaghetti

DEKALB JUNCTION: DeKalb’s world famous spaghetti supper, 5-6 p.m., DeKalb Junction Methodist Church, freewill offering accepted.