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Community Events

DIABETES EDUCATION, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Ctr., O’burg; 1-3 p.m.; speakers: diabetes educator, dietician, exercisist, doctor, pharmacist; fee, most insurance covers; registration required: 713-5181.

HEUVELTON AMVETS AUXILIARY POST 1997 MEETING, 107 State St., Heuvelton; 6:30 p.m.; second nominations and elections.

GOUVERNEUR HEAD START OPEN HOUSE, 22 Church St., Gouverneur; 9-11 a.m.; take tour, meet staff, applications; for kids who turn ages 3-4 by Dec. 1.

BRASHER FALLS FAIRVIEW CEMETERY ASSN. MEETS, American Legion Post 514, Winthrop; 6:30 p.m.

INTRO TO ANDROID, Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; 9:30-11 a.m.; bring phone and questions; register: 265-7230.

CPH ‘PARTNERING IN YOUR CARE’ LUNCH, Second floor conference rooms A&B, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; noon-1 p.m.; ‘The Importance of Family-Centered Care,’ presented by Marie Martin; free; register w/ Tandy at 261-6005.

‘USING LINKEDIN,’ Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; 1-2 p.m.; bring laptop and professional photo of yourself saved on the computer; register: 265-7230.

MMH ‘NATIONAL HOSPITAL & NURSES WEEK,’ Massena Memorial Hospital courtyard; 2 p.m.; recognize ‘Nurse of Distinction,’ give out ‘Hershey Kiss Award,’ recognize year’s accomplishments for hospital, MMH Foundation & Auxiliary.

WIC CLINICS, Community Health Ctr. of the North Country, 3 Remington Ave., Canton, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Methodist Church, 34 Grove St., Gouverneur; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; more info: 386-8128.

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,

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

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.

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


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS LACROSSE, Potsdam at Salmon River, 4:30 p.m.; Massena at Saranac Lake, 5 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE, Heuvelton at Massena, 4:30 p.m.; Canton at O’burg, 5 p.m.; Potsdam at Saranac Lake, 5:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL, Potsdam at Massena, Madrid-Waddington at St. Lawrence, St. Regis Falls at Tupper Lake, Harrisville at Lisbon, Salmon River at Malone, Canton at Gouverneur, Brushton-Moira at Chateaugay, 4:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL, Norwood-Norfolk at St. Regis Falls, 4 p.m., doubleheader; Salmon River at Malone, Harrisville at Lisbon, St. Lawrence at O’burg, Potsdam at Massena, Canton at Gouverneur, Colton-Pierrepont at Parishville-Hopkinton, Brushton-Moira at Chateaugay, 4:30 p.m.; Edwards-Knox at Lowville, 5 p.m.

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:

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

SILVER SNEAKERS & RANGE OF MOTION W/LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 9-10 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO W/LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10-11 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

ZUMBA W/ JADE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 5-6 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS W/MATT, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 7-8 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

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

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

YOGA FOR EDUCATORS, Jean Benvenuto, 3:45 - 4:45 pm, 8 sessions $80, 3/8-5/9, no class 3/21, 4/11, first class $10, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St, Potsdam, info at

HATHA FLOW WITH SHANNON MILLER, 5:30 - 6:45 pm, class card or $15 drop-in, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St, Potsdam, info at

MODERATE FLOW YOGA WITH HEATHER BARKLEY, 7 - 8:15 pm class card or $15 drop-in, Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St, Potsdam, info at

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

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

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,, 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; 7:55 a.m. & 5:15 p.m.; w/ Sean Boutin; info: or visit

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.

Support Groups

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

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8 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.

FREEDOM IN CHRIST, Faith-based recovery group for “habits, hurts and hang-ups;” New Hope Church, 33 Grant St., Potsdam; 7 p.m.; info: 353-5199.

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.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, 7 p.m.; Gouverneur First Methodist Church, 34 Grove St., across from post office.

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

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