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JACKSON CAVALIER, roots music, Americana, blues, 7-9 p.m., Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St., Canton.

BETTY HEBERT CONCERT, 5-7 p.m., Massena VFW Post 1143; no cover, public welcome.

DJ JODY MONTROY, Woody’s Tavern, 803 State St., Ogdensburg, from 9 a.m.-1 a.m.

DJ SKIP SAVAGE, Amvets Post 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; no cover charge, donations accepted.

Community Events

OGDENSBURG VETERAN’S MEMORIAL JET PLANE PROJECT PRESENTS ‘FEMALE IMPERSONATORS SHOW FUNDRAISER,’ Freight House Restaurant, Market Street, O’burg; doors open at 6:15 p.m.; showtime, 7:30 p.m.; hosted by Amber Skyy; performers are scheduled to appear: Lexapro Paxil, Lady D, Rachel Summers and Chyna Dior; VIP tables $20 (groups or 4 or 8.); admission $10 per person in addition to VIP table; general seating without tables in back will be available at door for $10 per person; VIP tables limited; food and beverages available to buy from Freight House; be advised this show will have some mature language; reservations, call or text Kim Snyder at 315-276-5966.

FISH FRY FRIDAY NIGHT, 4:30-6:30 p.m., hosted by the Ogdensburg Knights of Columbus, at Ogdensburg Martin's Field Club, Hasbrouck Street; all-you-can-eat haddock, breaded shrimp, clams, macaroni and cheese, french fries, baked potato, coleslaw, salad, soup, coffee, tea; take-outs available; cost: $10 adults, $9 seniors and children under 10; under 5 eat for free; public welcome.

POGA (PAINTING YOGA PARTY), 6-8 p.m., organized by the Frederic Remington Art Museum at the Dobisky Visitors’ Center, 100 Riverside Ave., Ogdensburg; cost: $25, or $20 for members; proceeds benefit the musuem; RSVP: 315-393-2425 or [email protected].

CORN BEEF AND CABBAGE DINNER, 4-6 p.m., Dekalb Junction fire hall; cost: adults $10, and children ages 6-12 $5, children 5 and younger eat for free; take-outs available.

MARCH SUPPER CLUB COOKING CLASS, 6-7:30 p.m., Maple Rock Bed and Breakfast, 719 Old Potsdam-Parishville Road, Potsdam; RSVP required: or 315-212-4155; cost: $35.

CRANE LATIN ENSEMBLE CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music; free, open to the public.

PIERREPONT FRIDAY FISH FRY, 4-6:30 p.m., Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department; every Friday during Lent; cost: $10; includes fried haddock, macaroni and cheese, french fries, cole slaw, roll and brownie; take-outs available; info: 315-386-3235, 315-350-0075.

ST. PAT’S SALE, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Auxiliary Gift Shop, Ogdensburg; 10 percent off anything green; info:

PAINTING YOGA PARTY, 6-8 p.m., Dobisky Visitors’ Center, 100 Riverside Ave., Ogdensburg; proceeds benefit Frederick Remington Art Museum; cost: $20 for members, $25 for non-members; register: 315-393-2425, [email protected].

C.O.R.C. THRIFT STORE SALE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 8 Willow St., Potsdam; all clothing, winter wear, foot wear 50 cents each, 13 gallon bags for $8, half bag for $4; info: 315-265-3940.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Harrisville Central School, 14371 Pirate Lane; info:

SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK REGIONAL ART SHOW, 5-7 p.m., Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St.; free, open to public; 315-265-6860, or visit

‘READ, SING, PLAY!,’ Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.; 10:30 a.m.; build skills needed before learning how to read; info: 353-6692.

PRE-SCHOOL STORY HOUR, 11 a.m., Hepburn Library of Madrid, 11 Church St., Madrid; stories, crafts, snacks, activities for children and their families; info: 315-322-5673.

FRIED HADDOCK DINNER, Ogdensburg Amvets, 308 Isabella St.; 4-7 p.m.; $8.50; deliveries available to Towers & prisons; reservations appreciated; info: 393-6140.

‘WATERCOLOR CIRCLE,’ TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 10 a.m.-noon; watercolorists and other artists gather bringing materials and projects, to paint, consult, converse; anyone welcome; info: Camilla at 384-4289 or [email protected].

SQUARE DANCING, Skirts N Flirt Modern Western Square Dance group will hold their weekly dances on Friday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. at Banford Elementary cafeteria, Canton; all ages welcome; info: Sandy, 543-2175, or Joe, 714-2246.

GOUVERNEUR BREASTFEEDING MOM’S CAFÉ, Discuss and learn about breastfeeding, snacks provided; 10 a.m.-noon; Gouverneur Activity and Learning Center, Cambry Courts off Rt. 11; info: Britny, 315-804-1724.


COMEDY SHOW, 7 p.m., Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; donation of $5; no take-outs; info: 315-386-4500,


FRIDAY WALKING CLUB, at Nicandri Nature Center; walkers meet at 9 a.m. at the outdoor firepit; dress for the weather; open to all; info: 315-705-5022, [email protected].

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.-midnight; cosmic bowling, 10 p.m.-close; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m.; to reserve parties, more info: 315-265-9210, 315-267-6655.

PUBLIC SKATING AT PINE STREET ARENA in Potsdam, 1:45-2:45 p.m. PARENT-TOT SKATING, 10-11 a.m. Adults $2, students and seniors $1, kids under 6 free; skate rental $3. OPEN HOCKEY noon-1:30 p.m., $3; helmets required.

NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY WORKOUTS, O’burg; Silver Sneakers & range of motion w/ Lori, 9-10 a.m.; Silver Sneakers cardio circuit w/ Lori, 10-11 a.m.; Zumba w/Jules, 6-7 p.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 7-8 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

SHUFFLEBOARD TOURNAMENT, American Legion 514, 675 State Highway 11C, Winthrop; 6 p.m.; $2 fee; winner takes all; open to anyone; info: 389-5360.

ROCK & SKATE AT PINE ST. ARENA, Potsdam, 7:45-8:45 p.m. Themes and music.

Support Groups

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETINGS, 8 p.m., Waddington Municipal Building, Lincoln Ave.; Office for Aging Center, Business Park Rd. off Rt. 37, Hogansburg.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 8:30 a.m., Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Presbyterian Community Center, Potsdam, 8 p.m.; Knapp’s Station Community Church, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., 7:30 a.m.