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Potsdam Community Band
POTSDAM: Potsdam Community Band will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a concert on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. in Hosmer Hall at the State University of New York at Potsdam. A Jan. 26 weather date is set if the concert this Sunday needs to be canceled. Music will include popular pieces written by Gustov Holst, Percy Grainger, and Leroy Anderson, as well as marches by Henry Fillmore and R.B Hall.
HERMON: Singer-songwriter Shawn Stoddard, 3 p.m., Lone Wolf Saloon, 107 Church St.; Shuffleboard Sunday.
Madrid Dam Winter Music Series
MADRID: The Madrid Dam Music series presents ‘Americana’ with Mary Ann Casale and Nick Rycroft. They will play easy, gentle sounds of their favorites. The free performance will be 2 to 4 p.m. at the Madrid Park Community Building. There is no admission fee but people can choose to make a donation. There will be raffles. More info: Anna Campbell, 315-265-2047, madriddammusic.com or find the series on Facebook.
Legion Riders social
NORFOLK: Legion Riders January Social, 1 p.m., American Legion Riders Post 925; pizza and wings as well as items brought in from home; 50-50 drawing; all Legion Riders welcome as well as guests and prospective members; RSVP at [email protected].
Ski for beginners
MASSENA: Free cross-country ski class and ski rentals for beginners, weather permitting; 2-3 p.m.; Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd; 315-705-5022.
Free childbirth class
OGDENSBURG: Free childbirth class, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Hess Auditorium; register: 315-713-5251, www.claxtonhepburn.org; facilitated by certified childbirth educator.