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.



OPEN MIC, McDuff’s, Market St., Potsdam; 9 p.m.; hosted by local musician Sal Sarmiento.

BLUEGRASS JAM, 7 p.m.; second floor of Pickens Hall, State St., Heuvelton; bring instruments, play, sing, dance or listen.

Community Events

CANTON VILLAGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETS, 6:30 p.m., Canton Municipal Building, 60 Main St.; info: 315-386-2871.

LENTEN BIBLE STUDY CLASS, noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena; with the Rev. Mike Schulenberg; info: 315-769-5203, between 9 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Parishville-Hopkinton Central School, 12 County Road 47; info:

PURL JAM KNITTING GROUP, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cleveland Computer Center, downstairs below Potsdam Public Library. Share your passion for knitting while learning how to use online resources to enhance your work. Pack a bag lunch if you wish. No registration required. Info: [email protected]

FREE HOT MEAL, 5-6:30 p.m.; Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 E. Main Street, Canton; info: 315-386-2498.

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.

OGDENSBURG YOUTH GARDEN CLUB, open to 3-12 grades; membership: $10, meets Mondays, 3:30-5 p.m., at Kid’s Place Learning Gardens; info: 315-323-5824,

LEGO BUILDERS CLUB, 6 p.m., Hepburn Library of Madrid, 11 Church St., Madrid; open to all; info: 315-322-5673.

FREE TAX HELP, AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM, open to all, info: 315-212-0450; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St.

MAGIC CLUB FOR AGES 7-14 WITH RICH TENACE, 4-5 p.m.; second floor, Downtown Snell Hall, Potsdam; showmanship, acting, magic for beginners; $10; register: 265-6860,

COLTON AMVETS POST 262 LADIES’ AUXILIARY AND SONS MEET, 6:30 p.m., at the post, Route 56, info: 262-2507.


VARSITY BOYS LACROSSE, 3:30 p.m. scrimmage St. Lawrence @ Massena, 5 p.m. Saranac Lake @ Potsdam

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; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m., to reserve parties, or more info: 315-265-9210, 315-267-6655.

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

TRILLIUM CTR. YOGA, Potsdam; Workout with Carrie Whalen, 10-11 a.m.l yoga fundamentals with Fred Monteville, 7-8 p.m.; new student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15, 10-class card $120. Info 315-265-5732, [email protected].

BOOMER YOGA WITH JEAN BENVENUTO, 5:15-6:30, at Trillium, 42 1/2 Elm St., Potsdam

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.

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

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: 315-393-2024.

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’burg; juniors & adults 6 p.m.; kickboxing 7-8 p.m.; info:, 315-713-7509.

NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m.; w/Sean Boutin; info: 315-229-4003, [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:

WEIGHT WATCHERS, Gouverneur E.J. Noble Hospital; weigh in 5 p.m., meeting 5:30 p.m.; info: 315-212-5265 or [email protected].

Support Groups

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP, 5:30 p.m., Massena Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr., Lower Level Conference Room; info: 1-800-272-390, [email protected].

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.,

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.

UNITED PARENT SUPPORT MEETING, Support group for parents of a special needs child; New Testament Church, Massena; 6-8 p.m.; childcare available; social play group for children w/disabilities & their siblings.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP, Clarkson Hall, 59 Main St., Potsdam; noon; info: [email protected] or 268-1652.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP, 5:30 p.m., Massena Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr., Lower Level Conference Room; info: 1-800-272-3900, [email protected].