Live Entertainment

DEKALB JCT. AMVETS, Music & dancing w/New Buckskins; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; live band or DJ, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; info: 384-8998.

GRAN-VIEW RESTAURANT, Rt. 37, Ogdensburg, Joe Ramsey on piano, 7-10 p.m.

WAYSIDE TAVERN, Russell; guest DJ, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

RUSTY WHEEL, 32 Willow St., Massena, karaoke, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

HOTEL NADEAU, 43 Andrews St., Massena, DJ

MCDUFF'S, 59 Market St., Potsdam; live DJ, 11 p.m.


MARY ANN CASALE, St. Lawrence University Bookstore, 92 Park St., Canton; 2-4 p.m.; singer/songwriter to play mix of classic folk, blues, original; she will perform upstairs in loft.

Community Events

LIGHTS ON THE RIVER, Lisbon Beach, SR37; drive-through viewing of ~75 X-mas light displays; free admission; non-perishable food, cash donations accepted for local food pantries.

DOG TREAT FUNDRASIER, Tractor Supply, 471 East Main St., Gouveneur; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Members of Pine Hill Pioneers 4H Club will sell homemade dog treats, 3 for a dollar, in a festive Christmas themed clear bag.

VISIT WITH SANTA, St. Lawrence Centre, Massena; 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

‘LEARNING ABOUT COMPUTERS’ WORKSHOP, Madrid Hepburn Library, 11 Church St.; 1 p.m.; become comfortable using applications, printing, and saving. Register at 322-5673 or madlib@ncls.org.

HOLIDAY SING-A-LONG FOR CHARITY, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 ½ East Main St., Canton; 7:30 p.m.; door prizes, refreshments; donations accepted at door to benefit the Spay/Neuter Now program.

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

VISIT FROM SANTA, O’burg Public Library; 2 p.m.; free; info: 393-4325.

BREAKFAST AND FUN W/ FROSTY, Massena Elks, 20 Bowers St.; 8 a.m.-noon; breakfast, family photos, snowman crafts, carnival games, raffles; $5/<13, $7/adults, $20/family.

X-MAS HOMECOMING, JCs River Run, Waddington; 8 p.m.-midnight; Santa Elvis; music by Acoustic Bros. w/Amy Rivera & Diane Foote.

BLOOD DRIVE, Brasher Falls; K of C, 138 CR 50; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; more info, appointments: 1-800-733-2767.

POTSDAM WINTER FARMERS' MARKET, Cheel Arena lobby; 8:30 a.m.-noon; local foods, crafts; info: 716-725-7782 or ThePotsdamFarmersMarket.org.

BLOOD DRIVE, Southwest Tech Center BOCES, 3606 SH 58, Gouverneur; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; register: www.redcrossblood.org; walk-ins welcome; sponsored by Allied Health.

FREE LUNCH, First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg, 423 Ford St.; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; info: 393-2510.

BOOK STORE, operated by Friends of the Potsdam Public Library, downstairs in Civic Center; used paperbacks, hardbacks and records, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center, 8:30 to 11 a.m.; help Norwood Kiwanis raise funds for the community by bringing clean glass, clear or green, without labels or tops.

LIBRARY BABIES, Potsdam Public Library, 11 a.m.

MASSENA YU-GI-OH CARD CLUB, noon-4:30 p.m.; Massena Public Library; bring cards to play and trade; info: 250-5947.

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE, 7-9 p.m. at the Ogdensburg Dobisky Center. Instructions are from 7-7:30 p.m., 7:30 to 9 p.m. is for dancing. No partner is needed. Cost is $5.


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY, Saranac at Thousands Islands (St. Lawrence tournament), noon; OFA at Potsdam, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake at Tupper Lake, 1 p.m.; Norwood-Norfolk at St. Lawrence (tournament), 2:15 p.m.;

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS HOCKEY, Hanover at Massena (Massena tournament), 12:15 p.m.; Bellows at Kenmore East (Massena tournament), 2 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL, St. Regis Falls at Gouverneur (Heuvelton tournament), 3:45 p.m.; Lisbon at Heuvelton (Heuvelton tournament), 7:15 p.m.; Beaver River at Harrisville (Harrisville tournament), 8 p.m.

CO-ED VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER, Edwards-Knox Central School, 2512 County Route 24, Russell; 8 a.m. start; teams must have at least two male and two female members, $60 per team; volleyball package raffle, concessions will be sold; proceeds benefit Edwards-Knox after-graduation party; preregistration is required: Dale at 405-6597 or dfbarker@tds.net.

‘SKATING WITH SANTA,’ Lockwood Civic Ctr., O’burg; 3;30-5:30 p.m.; ages 10 & under; $1/children, $2/adults, $3/skate rental; beverages, popcorn provided; info: 393-1980.

‘ROCK N SKATE,’ O’burg, Lockwood Arena; 6:30-9 p.m.; $3 admission, $3 skate rental fee; beverages, popcorn provided; info: 393-1980.

CANTON PAVILION SKATING, public skating, 7-8:20 p.m.; info: 386-3992.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, noon-close; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-closing.

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASS, St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 Powers St., Canton; 9-10:30 a.m.; led by black belt instructors; info: Frank Palumbo at 386-3029 or visit www.americankangdukwon.org.

TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 8:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5 per class; info: alisahtodd@gmail.com.

ZUMBA WITH MAGGIE, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls, 9-10 a.m., $5 class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie

KRIPALU YOGA, Yoga Loft, Canton; with Cintia Hongay, certified instructor; 10:30 a.m.-noon; info: info@yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

JUNIOR BOWLING LEAGUE, Pappy’s Bowling Alley, 277 E. Orvis St., Massena; 10:30 a.m.; for ages 5-20; beginners welcome; info: 842-8874.

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, O’burg Dance Ctr., Ford St.; 8:30 a.m.; $5.

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETS IN POTSDAM, 9 a.m., Trinity Church social hall (side door), Fall Island; 12-step program for recovery for all body sizes; info, Reachout, 265-2422. Newcomers are welcome.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehab Unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 261-5954; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education room, 7 p.m., info: 769-9240.

AL-ANON MEETING, 7 p.m., 39 East Orvis Street, Massena.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 9 E. Main St., Canton; for those addicted to alcohol, drugs, gambling, over-spending, etc.; info: 386-3714.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP meets, 11 a.m., Step by Step Drop In Center, Ogdensburg Mall.

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