Live Entertainment

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



NORTH COUNTRY MATTERS, WCKN, Time Warner Digital Channel 30; 7:30 p.m.; conversation NCM host Donna Seymour, AAUW- St. Lawrence County held with the new president of SUNY Canton, Dr. Zvi Szafran discusses college access and affordability, the current student body and program offerings, and how SUNY Canton outreaches into the community; second show, 8 p.m. features two staff members from the St. Lawrence Valley Renewal House for Victims of Family Violence. Valarie Dana, a Counselor and Advocate, and Caitlin Hill, the Legal Advocate, discuss Renewal House’s effort to educate people about domestic violence and the services they provide.

PEAK MOMENT TV, WCKN-TV, 7 p.m.; host Janaia Donaldson concludes her visit with Unlearn, Rewild author Miles Olson, who examines at the challenge of unlearning industrial civilization’s distortions. He says, “We learn through being broken, we learn through imperfection. That’s how evolution happens;”Olson also discusses being a compassionate hunter, and how facing death can bring us fully alive. “Peak Moment programs are available at www.wordpress.peakmoment.tv/conversations/ in both video and audio format.

Community Events

VISIT WITH SANTA, St. Lawrence Centre, Massena; noon-8 p.m.; pet photos 4-8 p.m.

‘HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS OPEN HOUSE,’ Sheard Literacy Center, Satterlee Hall, SUNY Potsdam; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; 4:30-7 p.m.; holiday open house will bring together educational opportunities and application assistance, in a festive atmosphere with treats and raffle prizes; information about: undergraduate and transfer options; graduate programs and courses; Winterim and summer session courses and non-credit courses; online registration is required at potsdamholidaysevent.eventbrite.com.

SEMINAR ON SEARCHING AND UTILIZING NEW YORK STATE HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS WEBSITE, at the Northern New York Library Network, Meeting Room; 1-2:30 p.m.; instructor for the seminar will be Eric Alan, the Regional Services Librarian at NNYLN. He will explain the history behind the website, search strategies, and specific genealogical and personal name search methods. The class is free but registration is required at http://nnyln.org/classes/.

NORWOOD-NORFOLK KEY CLUB GIFT WRAPPING, St. Lawrence Centre, Massena; former Game Stop; noon-9 p.m.

HOLIDAY ORAGAMI WORKSHOP, Canton Free Library; 11 a.m.; info: Krista, 386-3712, ext. 5 or kbriggs@ncls.org.

BLOOD DRIVE, Potsdam Town Office, 18 Elm St.; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; info, appointments: 1-800-733-2767.

WIC CLINIC, Gouverneur, 34 Grove St.; 12:15-6 p.m.

FREE HOT MEAL, sponsored by St. Lawrence University's Campus Kitchens Project; 5-6:30 p.m.; Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 1/2 E. Main Street, Canton; public invited; info: 386-2498.

CANTON GOLDENAIRES CHORUS MEETS, 7:15 p.m., Partridge Knoll Retirement Community, 30 Sullivan Dr.; men of all ages are welcome; info: 386-2802 or topaben@gmail.com.

STORY TIME, Potsdam Public Library, 10:30 a.m.

CANTON DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB MEETS, 12:30 p.m., Marine Corps League Center, Madrid. New members always welcome. Info: 262-2628.

MINDFUL MEDITATION CLASS, Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton; Charlie Bradt; Mondays, Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m.; info: Charlie at acbradt@gmail.com or 386-2854.

STORY TIME, Hepburn Library, Waddington; toddlers, ages 0-3, 10 a.m.; no registration required; info: wadlib@ncls.org or 388-4454.

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM, Deep Root Ctr., Main St., Canton; 2:30-4:30 p.m.; create art and crafts or music, play card or board games, read, build with Legos, request a specific class or activity, socialize; info, registration: 244-3034, deeprootcenter@gmail.com, www.deeprootenter.org.

CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL SLEEP DISORDERS SCREENING, 7 p.m. in the sleep lab lobby, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam; info: 268-0642.


HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS HOCKEY, Potsdam at Massena, noon; Canton at Lake Placid, 4 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL, Potsdam at Saranac, 4 p.m.; Lisbon at Heuvelton, 6 p.m.; Peru at Massena, Hermon-DeKalb at LaFargeville, 7:15 p.m.; Colton-Pierrepont at Chateaugay, Norwood-Norfolk at Alexandra Bay, 7:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL, Colton-Pierrepont at Chateaugay, 6 p.m.; Brushton-Moira at St. Regis Falls, 6:30 p.m.; Ausable Valley at F.A., 7:15 p.m.; Salmon River at OFA, 8 p.m.

FREE PUBLIC SKATING SPONSORED BY POTSDAM LION’S CLUB, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam; 1:45 -2:45 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair.

FREE SKATING, Massena Arena; 2-3 p.m.

CANTON PAVILION SKATING, adult & teen hockey, noon-1:20 p.m.; youth hockey 1:30-2:50 p.m.; public skating, 3-4:20 p.m.; info: 386-3992

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.-1 a.m.

PINE STREET ARENA, Pine Street, Potsdam; youth hockey, 10:45-11:45 a.m.; adult hockey, noon-1:30 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair per session; for ice rental times/info: call 265-4030.

COMMUNITY SWIM PROGRAM, Merritt Hall, SUNY Potsdam campus, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; $1, under age five are free; participants asked to use parking lot #6.

AQUA ZUMBA WITH MAGGIE, SUNY Canton, Roos House Fitness Center; $6 class; free for students; 5:15-6 p.m.; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie

ZUMBA WITH MAGGIE, SUNY Canton, Dana Hall, $6 class, free for students; 6:30-7:15 p.m.; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie.

FREE WORKOUT, 7:30 pm, McDuffs Tavern, 59 Market St, Potsdam; come dressed to workout, bring water and a friend; info: Lauren, laurenkaylor@gmail.com.

ZUMBA WITH ALISAH TODD, 6 p.m.; Norwood Municipal Building; $5 per class; info: alisahtodd@gmail.com

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays; First Presybterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5 to 6 p.m.; $5; wear work out cloths, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at kmikel@clarkson.edu.

CHAIR YOGA, Massena Senior Citizens, 4 to 5 p.m.; Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St., instructor Dolly Kirman; donations accepted.

DUCOTE FAMILY KARATE CLUB CLASSES, Canton Town and Village Recreation Department, upstairs warm-up room, 90 Lincoln St.; 6, 7 p.m.; ages four and up; info: Sensei Steve DuCote at 518-481-4228, sducote@twcny.rr.com, 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; call 244-0753 for information.

TAI CHI CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 17 Park St., Canton, 7:55 a.m. and 5:15 p.m., Sean Boutin, contact: northcountrytaichi@gmail.com or visit northcountrytaichi.com.

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.

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, O’burg Dance Ctr., Ford St.; 5:15 p.m.

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 room. Info: Reachout, 265-2422, www.coda.org.

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

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS MEETING, Van Housen Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 7 p.m.; info: Reachout265-2422 or www.coda.org.

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 room A.

CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL’S FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP, 5 p.m., second floor of Clarkson Hall, Center for Health Sciences, 59 Main St., Potsdam.

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP, 7 p.m., second-floor classroom, Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Leroy St., Potsdam. Info: Beverly, 261-5975.

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