HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing [email protected], faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.



NO-KNOCK RAID EPITAPH, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jernabi Coffehouse, 11 Maple St., Potsdam; original music blending guitar, electronic beats, vox, and samples from nature.

KARAOKE WITH TAMMY JOE, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction, 7-11 p.m.

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

Community Events

WIC CLINIC, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., WIC Canton branch, 4 Commerce Ln., second floor of the Community Center of the North Country.

BLACK FRIDAY GALA, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., North Country Showcase, located at the St. Lawrence Centre Mall, Massena; info:

34TH ANNUAL CANTON HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS CELEBRATION, 6 p.m. Canton's Village Green; Santa, tree lighting, sleigh rides, Frosty, Rudolph, Honey Bear and Spot the Fire Dog on hand for photos; hot chocolate, cookies at First Presbyterian Church.

‘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, activites 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.



BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL, 2:30 p.m. Edwards-Knox vs. Hermon-DeKalb @ LaFargeville tournament; 3:30 p.m. Heuvelton Vs. Parishville-Hopkinton @ St. Regis Falls tournament; 5 p.m. Colton-Pierrepont vs. St. Regis Falls @ St. Regis tournament.

GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL, 10 a.m. Thousand Island @ Canton scrimmage; 12:30 p.m. Colton-Pierrepont @ Lisbon non-league; 3 p.m. Heuvelton @ Saranac tournament; 3:30 p.m. Peru vs. Hammond @ Morristown tournament; 6:45 p.m. Hermon-DeKalb @ Morristown tournament.

PUBLIC SKATING AT LOCKWOOD CIVIC CENTER, OGDENSBURG, 1-3 p.m. $1 children, $2 adults. Skate rentals $3.

PUBLIC SKATING AT CANTON PAVILION, YOUTH OPEN HOCKEY, 12 & under, noon-1:20 p.m.; TEEN OPEN HOCKEY, 13 & up, 1:30-2:50 p.m.; PUBLIC SKATING 3-4:50 p.m. $2, rentals $3.

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.

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.


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