31 SATURDAY

Live Entertainment

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.

Concerts

ATKINSON FAMILY BLUEGRASS BAND, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; $10; info: misterpickens@gmail.com or 344-7950.

FIDDLER DON WOODCOCK AND STORYTELLER BILL SMITH, TAUNY Ctr., E. Main St., Canton; 2 p.m.; light refreshments; suggested $10-$15 donation.

Community Events

HERBAL APPROACHES TO WELLNESS, Nature’s Storehouse, 21 Main St., Canton; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $25 for four-part series; other classes on Feb. 21, March 28, April 18; or $7 for one class; classes explore herbal approaches to health and wellness. Classes consist of lectures, group discussions and herbal medicine-making demonstrations. Participants will take home an herbal preparation related to each class topic; register: Nature’s Storehouse or 386-3740.

BEGINNERS ROBOTICS CLASS, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2043B SH 68, Canton; 9:30:11:30 p.m.; Cost is $30 per child if registering for all seven sessions; $5 per individual class; open to ages 5-18, due by 4 p.m. Jan. 23; opportunity to join competitive 4-H Robotics Club; contact Fiona at 379-9192 x252 or fml43@cornell.edu for information or to register.

KIDSTATE THEATRE, Clarkson Bookstore, 39 Market St., Potsdam; 12:30-2 p.m.; led by Dr. Jay Pecora of SUNY Potsdam; Participants will learn about puppet theatre, use hand puppets to create short plays and make their own hand puppets; hosted by North Country Children’s Museum.

COLLEGE GOAL NY, Clarkson, Bertrand H. Snell, 9 a.m.-noon; free; helps students and families who need assistance in completing financial aid forms. Financial aid professionals from several local colleges and universities will answer questions and assist with the online completion of both the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the New York State TAP application; register: www.collegegoalny.org. info: Pamela at 268-6413 or Stacey at 268-6451.

MEMORIAL SERVICE, POSTHUMOUS DEGREE CEREMONY FOR SCOTT DOSZTAN, Dunn Theater, SUNY Potsdam; 3-5 p.m.; off of Barrington Dr.; Dosztan was a longtime radio news director, died Jan. 7 at 44; parking in lots 1, 11 and 12; campus maps at www.potsdam.edu/about/visit/maps.cfm; in lieu of flowers, contributions to Potsdam Humane Society, 17 Madrid Ave., Potsdam, NY 13676, call 265-3199 or www.potsdamhumanesociety.org; note donations in memory of Scott Dosztan.

NORTHERN NEW YORK MAPLE EXPO, Gouverneur High School; 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; variety of maple topics, tubing and use of vacuum in sugar bush, tuning oil burners, woodlot safety, chainsaw use, more; $16, covers lunch & classes; info: 379-9192.

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

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

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

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center; 8:30- 11 a.m.; clean glass, clear or green, w/out labels or tops.

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

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

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

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

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center; 8:30-11 a.m.; clean glass, clear or green, w/out labels or tops.

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

Theater

OFFENBACH'S "LES CONTES D'HOFFMAN," Potsdam Roxy Theater, 20 Main St., 12:55 p.m.; magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production. tickets $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, $12 for students and $9 for youth; tickets: CPS office, lobby of SUNY Potsdam's Performing Arts Center, or 267-2277 or http://cpspotsdam.org.

Recreation/Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY, Massena at Potsdam, Thousand Islands at Franklin Academy, 1 p.m.; Tupper Lake at Norwood-Norfolk, 2 p.m.; Greece at Saranac Lake, 6:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL, Sackets Harbor at Morristown, 2 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN’S HOCKEY, Brockport at SUNY Potsdam, 7 p.m.; SLU at Clarkson, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S HOCKEY, SUNY Potsdam at SUNY Canton, 7 p.m.; Yale at SLU, 4 p.m.; Brown at Clarkson, 3 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL, Buffalo at SUNY Potsdam, 2 p.m.; Hobart at Clarkson, 8 p.m.; RIT at SLU, 4 p.m.; Alfred at SUNY Canton, 3 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, Buffalo at SUNY Potsdam, 4 p.m.; William Smith at Clarkson, 2 p.m.; RIT at SLU, 2 p.m.; Alfred at SUNY Canton, 1 p.m.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATION 40TH ANNIVERSARY EXTRAVAGANZA, Seveys Point, 8954 SH 3, Childwold; scenic rides, kids snowmobile track, food, music all day; chicken bbq, 1:30 p.m., $10; free horse drawn sleigh rides; bonfire; vendor booths, giveaways, t-shirt making, cozies, hats, more, raffles, silent auction.

HOSPICE CHALLENGE CROSS-COUNTRY SKI AND SNOWSHOE-A-THON, Higley Trails Lodge, Colton; 11 a.m-2 p.m.; register 11 a.m.; pledge sheets available at Colton School library, or register and make a donation to Hospice on day of event’ free refreshments; event co-sponsored by Colton-Pierrepont National Honor Society and Friends of Higley Flow State Park; info: Melinda Miller at 262-2100 ext. 426, or at 265-5449.

FREESTYLE WORLD CUP SKIING, Lake Placid-area Olympic venues.

‘WINTER FAMILY FUN DAY,’ Mandaville Camp and Retreat Center, 165 Sheldon Rd., Hopkinton; 1-4 p.m.; $10 cost for adults, under 18 admitted free; activities include sledding, snowman building, snow art, crafts, bake sale; info: 328-4581, programs@campmandaville.orr or "like" their page on Facebook.

MEMORIAL YOUTH PROJECT, Cheel Arena, 3 p.m., 7 p.m., during hockey games; Lil Knights will collect monetary donations for Memorial Youth Project raises funds to award scholarships for youth who otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in various activities, throughout the North Country community.

CANTON PAVILION SKATING, Lincoln Street; public skating, 7-8:20 p.m.; all sessions $2 for ages 6 & over, under age 5 skate for free; skate rentals $3 per pair, sizes 9J through adult 13; info: 386-3992.

‘FIRST STRIKE’ ICE FISHING DERBY, Signups start 4 a.m., Cranberry Lake FD, 7115 SR 3; fishing 7 a.m.; door prizes, 50/50 4 p.m. @ fire house; kids perch derby for <age 12; $30/adults before 1/26, $30 afterward, $10/kids derby; info: 848-2937 or flagup4506@yahoo.com.

BOATING SAFETY COURSE, Massena; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; by St. Lawrence Sail & Power Squadron; register: 388-4254.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., 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, 386-3029 or www.americankangdukwon.org.

TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 8:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5/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

‘FOCUSED ASANA’ YOGA, Yoga Loft, Canton; w/ Cintia Hongay; 10:30 a.m.-noon; beginners welcome; info: info@yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

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

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

TINY CHAMPS W/ MATT, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 8-8:30 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

KIDS KARATE W/MATT, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 8:30-9:30 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

ZUMBA W/ NICOLE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10-11 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS MEETS IN POTSDAM, 9 a.m., Trinity Church social hall (side door), Fall Island; info, Reachout, 265-2422; newcomers welcome.

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

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.

FIBROMYALGIA GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 1:30 p.m.; info: 769-5778 or 4262.

CLOTH DIAPER SUPPORT GROUP, 10 a.m.-noon; info: Liz Hobkirk, 276-8568 or lizhobkirk@gmail.com.

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