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.



LIVE BEAT AUTHORITY BROADCAST, 3-5 p.m., with NCPR’s David Sommerstein, McDuff’s Pub, 59 Market St., Potsdam; info:

BRAD LADISON, 8 p.m., Barking Dog Saloon, 495 W. Parishville Rd., Potsdam; info:, 315-261-4557.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT FISH FRY, 4:30-7 p.m., Ogdensburg K of C club house, Hasbrouck Street; all-you-can-eat haddock, breaded shrimp, clams, macaroni and cheese, french fries, chicken nuggets, baked potato, coleslaw, salad, soup, coffee, tea; take-outs available; cost: adults $10, seniors and children 6-10 $9; children 5 and under, free; chicken nuggets served until Lent.

TAI CHI, WINE TASTING, TIE DYE PARTY, 6-8 p.m., hosted by the Frederic Remington Art Museum at the Dobisky Visitors Center, 100 Riverside Dr., Ogdensburg; $25 online cost covers materials, wine tasting, refreshments and an introductory tai chi class; $20 if bringing own shirt; register: 315-393-2425 or [email protected]; event rescheduled from Jan. 12.

GOOGLE DOCS, 9:30-11 a.m., Potsdam Public library basement, Cleveland Computer Center; registration required: [email protected], or call 315-265-7230.

FREE UTILITY CONSUMERS' RIGHTS TRAINING, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., held in Potsdam, hosted by Community Conversation on Poverty and the North Country Energy Task Force; free, open to the public; RSVP:

UTILITY CONSUMERS RIGHTS CLASS, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., community room, second floor, Potsdam public safety building, 38 Main St.; free, open to public; RSVP:

WIC CLINIC, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Norwood Municipal Hall, 11 S. Main St., Norwood.

ERUZA VAPE MASSENA STORE GRAND OPENING, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 45 Main St.; snacks, beverages; info: 315-804-8273,

COMEDY SHOW, 7 p.m., Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; audience writes the script; $5 tickets, dessert included; info: 315-386-4500,

TODDLER PAINTING, 11 a.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St., free; info: 315-393-4325.

‘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.


VARSITY GIRLS ICE HOCKEY, 4:30 p.m. Canton @ Malone.

VARSITY BOYS ICE HOCKEY, 6 p.m. Massena @ Canton; 6:30 p.m. Ogdensburg @ Malone; 7:45 p.m. Bellows Free Academy @ Potsdam.

VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL, 6:45 p.m. Parishville @ Chateaugay; 7:15 p.m. Madrid @ Brushton, St. Lawrence @ Canton, Massena @ Malone, Potsdam @ Salmon River.

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL, 7:15 p.m. Malone @ Massena, Colton @ Tupper Lake.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S HOCKEY, 7 p.m. Salem @ SUNY Canton, Buffalo @ SUNY Potsdam.

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL, 6 p.m. U of Maine @ SUNY Canton; 7:30 p.m. Brockport @ SUNY Potsdam; 8 p.m. Hobart @ Clarkson, RIT @ St. Lawrence.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, 1 p.m. U of Maine @ SUNY Canton; 5:30 p.m. Brockport @ SUNY Potsdam; 6 p.m. William Smith College @ Clarkson, RIT @ St. Lawrence.

COLLEGE MEN’S HOCKEY, 4 p.m. King’s College @ SUNY Canton; 7 p.m. Harvard @ Clarkson, Dartmouth @ St. Lawrence University.

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.

ADULTS, TOTS, & SENIORS AT CANTON PAVILION, 11-12:20 p.m. Admission $2 (5 & under free), rentals $3, Kids 12 & under helmet & adult supervision required.

ADULT OPEN HOCKEY AT CANTON PAVILION, 12:30-1:50 p.m. Admission $2, rentals $3. Helmets required.

PUBLIC SKATING AT CANTON PAVILION, 3-4:50 p.m. Admission $2, kids 5 & under free, rentals $3. Kids 12 & under helmet & adult supervision required.

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.