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Community Events

GIFT SHOP SALE, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Gift Shop, Ogdensburg, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; 10-40% discount on all gift items; special treats; proceeds benefit CHMC Auxiliary.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, Waddington Hepburn Library, 30 Main St., 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;; 1-800-733-2767;

‘TRUNK OR TREAT,’ Norfolk Fire Hall, West Main Street, 5-7 p.m.; hosted by Norfolk Wesleyan Church; free coffee, cider, hot chocolate, cookies; those planning to decorate vehicles should arrive early; info: 384-4823.

TODDLER STORYTIME, Canton Free Library, 8 Park St., 10:30-11 a.m.; for children 18-35 months; runs in 4-week sessions; books, flannel board stories, finger plays, music and craft activities; registration required; info:

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; all-you-can-eat spaghetti, $7; 4-8 p.m.; info: 384-8998.

FREE HOT MEAL, 5-6:30 p.m.; Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 E. Main Street, Canton; info: 386-2498.

CANTON GOLDENAIRES CHORUS MEETS, 7:15 p.m., Partridge Knoll Retirement Community, 30 Sullivan Dr.; men of all ages welcome; info: 386-2802, [email protected].

MINDFUL MEDIATION CLASS, Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton; w/ Charlie Bradt; noon-1 p.m.; info: Charlie, [email protected] or 386-2854.

CANTON DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB MEETS, 12:30 p.m.; Marine Corps League Center, Madrid; new members welcome, refreshments served, help finding partners available; info: 541-4248 or [email protected]

BINGO, Canton Knights of Columbus, 30 Miner St.; 7 p.m. games start, 5 p.m. doors open; info: 714-2016.

COMMUNITY LUNCH, Helping Hands of Potsdam, Rt. 56 & Church St., Hannawa Falls; noon; free, donations accepted; open to everyone; info: 268-0633.

LINE DANCING, International Campgrounds, SH 37, Massena; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; hosted by Country Rebels; info: Louis at 250-7653.

NORTH COUNTRY WRITERS' GROUP MEETS, 6-8 p.m.; Canton Free Library, upstairs.


MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5 – 10 p.m.; special: 7-10 p.m. $10 per hour per lane for up to five people; info: 265-9210.

PUBLIC SKATING, Canton Pavilion, Lincoln St., 2:30-4:30 p.m.; $2; ages six and over, free for 5 and under; skate rentals $3 per pair.

OPEN HOCKEY, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, noon - 1:30 p.m.; info: 265-4030.

PUBLIC SKATING, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, 1:45-3:45 p.m.; rental skates available for $3 per pair; info: 265-4030.

PICKLEBALL, Alcoa Field tennis courts, Massena; 6:30 p.m., weather-permitting; one court for recreational play, one for more competitive play; for teens <age 14, adults, seniors; beginners welcome, those who don’t know how to play will be taught; rules:; more info: [email protected], 769-7561.

AQUA ZUMBA WITH RACH, SUNY Canton Roos House Pool Mondays 5:15-6 p.m., $6 per class, SUNY Canton students free with ID. Info: Rachael Matejcik,

WEIGHT WATCHERS, SUNY Potsdam; 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; info: [email protected].

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5 to 6 p.m.; $5; wear work out cloths, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at [email protected].

DUCOTE FAMILY KARATE CLUB CLASSES, Canton Rec. Dept., upstairs warm-up room, 90 Lincoln St.; 6-7 p.m.; ages 4+; info: Steve DuCote, 518-481-4228, [email protected], or DuCote Family Karate Club on Facebook.

HE YEE DAO KARATE, youth class, 6-7 p.m.; adult class, 7-8:30 p.m.; Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School; drop-ins welcome; info: 244-0753.

TAI CHI CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 17 Park St., Canton; intermediate, 7:55-8:55 a.m. & 5:15-6:15 p.m.; w/ Sean Boutin; Tai Chi Basics, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; info: [email protected] or visit

NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Tai Chi Basics, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; instructor Sean Boutin; info: 229-4003, [email protected] or

TURBO KICK CLASSES, 5:15 p.m.; outside at the SUNY Canton gazebo in nice weather, in the Roos’ House if rain or extreme heat; venue changes posted on Roos’ Facebook page.

TRILLUM CTR. YOGA, 25 Market St., Potsdam; hatha flow w/ Shannon Miller, 5:30-6:45 p.m.; moderate flow yoga with Heather Barkley, 7-8:15 p.m.; class card or $15; community meditation, 7-7:30 p.m., $5-$10; more info:

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, Mosaic Ctr., 100 Ford St., O’burg; 7 p.m.; fee; more info: [email protected] .

NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY WORKOUTS, O’burg; Silver Sneakers & range of motion w/Lori, 9-10 a.m.; Silver Sneakers cardio w/Lori, 10-11 a.m.; Zumba w/Jade, 5-6 p.m.; mixed martial arts w/Matt, 7-8 p.m.; more info: 393-2024.

TURBO KICK W/FELICIA NEAHR, River Run Fitness, Waddington; 5-6 p.m.; $5/class; info: [email protected].

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’burg; juniors & adults 6 p.m.; kickboxing 7-8 p.m.; info:, 713-7509.

NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m.; w/Sean Boutin; info: 229-4003, [email protected] or

CHAIR YOGA, Massena Senior Citizens; 4-5 p.m.; Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; w/ Dolly Kirman; donations accepted.

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA TONING, Crasper Hall, 897 SR 11C, Brasher Falls; 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; more info:

YOUTH AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, St. Mary's School gymnasium, Canton, 5-6 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: master instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, St. John's Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Ogdensburg, youth lesson from 4-5 p.m., teens and adult lesson from 6-7 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: master instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

Support Groups

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Norfolk Wesleyan Church, 33 W. Main St.; Mondays in fellowship hall; 6:30 p.m.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 261-5954; Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; St. Patrick’s Church, Colton, 8 p.m.;

AL-ANON MEETINGS, 8 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 500 Caroline St., Ogdensburg; 8 p.m.,

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., SUNY Potsdam Van Housen Hall Extension, third floor conference rm.; info: Reachout, 265-2422,

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 6 p.m., Dobisky Community Center, Riverside Avenue, Ogdensburg; 4:30 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Ctr. auditorium, Ogdensburg; 5:30 p.m., Fowler Town Hall, upper level; 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 116 Lincoln Ave., Waddington; fee.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m.; Massena Memorial Hospital conference rm. A.

FIBROMYALGIA GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 7 p.m.; info: 769-5778 or 4262.