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DEKALB JUNCTION AMETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; music and dancing w/ ‘Savage Country;’ 8 p.m.-midnight; info: 347-3099.

PLAN B, at the Barking Dog Saloon grand opening, 495 W. Parishville Rd., drawings, wine tasting, tap takeover, food, drink specials; info: 261-4557.

Community Events

NORTH COUNTRY TRIVIA CONTEST, 2 to 4 p.m., Traditional Arts of Upstate New York (TAUNY), 53 Main St., Canton. Teams of up to 4 players test their knowledge of local history and culture. Suggested donation $5-$10 per player. Register: 315-386-4289.

SPAGHETTI FEED, Weller Mountain Fish and Game Club, Parishville; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; $9 for ages 13 and up, $5 all others; snowmobiles, ATVs and UTVs welcome; membership info will be presented; public is welcome.

ART OPENING, Frederic Remington Art Museum, 303 Washington St., Ogdensburg, 20th annual Middle School and High School Art Exhibit, 2-4 p.m.; exhibit will be on display through Feb. 26.

ELECTRIC CIRCUIT CLASS, Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St., Snap Circuits class, at 10 a.m.; teaches how circuits work using a Snap Circuits kit to complete several projects; info: 353-6692,,

FOOD DISTRIBUTION, St. Vincent de Paul, 128 Main St., Massena; 9-10:30 a.m.; close early if supplies run out; St. Lawrence County residents only.

BAG SALES, Norfolk Methodist Church thrift shop, 11 Main St.; from 10 a.m.-noon; $4 a bag. Everything in the shop is included.

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.

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

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE, 7-9 p.m.; Ogdensburg, Dobisky Center; instruction 7-7:30 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m.; no partner needed; $5.

TOTE BASKET CLASS, Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., Potsdam, from 11-2 p.m.; Fee: $25, includes all materials and instruction; info and to register: 265-1660.


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY, Ogdensburg at Beekmantown, 10:30 a.m.; Potsdam at Belows, 1 p.m.; Notre Dame of Batavia at Massena, 2:30 p.m.; Webster-Schroeder at Norwood-Norfolk, 3 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS HOCKEY, Plattsburgh vs. St. Lawrence Central (at Malone), 11 a.m.; Oswego at Potsdam, 1 p.m.; Ithaca at Salmon River, 1:15 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL, Watertown at Massena, 12:30 p.m.; Lisbon at Sackets Harbor, 2:30 p.m.; Brushton-Moira at St. Lawrence Central, Edwards-Knox at Madrid-Waddington, 5:30 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL, Brushton-Moira at St. Lawrence Central, 4 p.m.; Lisbon at Hermon-DeKalb, 4:45 p.m.; Heuvelton at Immaculate Heart (at JCC), 6:30 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL, Potsdam at Brockport, 2 p.m.; RIT at Clarkson, Hobart at St. Lawrence, Canton at Delhi, 4 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, RIT at Clarkson, William Smith at St. Lawrence, Canton at Villa Maria, 2 p.m.; Potsdam at Brockport, 4 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY, Stevenson at Canton, 3 p.m.; Clarkson at Colgate, St. Lawrence at Cornell, Utica at Potsdam, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY, Potsdam at Chatham, 2:30 p.m.; Colgate at Clarkson, Cornel at St. Lawrence, 3 p.m.

ROCK N' SKATE, Dominic Zappia Arena, 9 Clinton St., Norfolk; 5:30-7 p.m.; $3 per skater; prizes will be given; skate rentals available at the arena; hosted by Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club.

TENNIS CLINIC, Newell Field House, St. Lawrence University, Canton; 11 a.m.-noon; $15 per person; taught by SLU tennis players and coaches; must register in advance at 256-1854 or [email protected].

RIVER VALLEY GUN DOG CLUB ANNUAL WILD GAME BANQUET, St. Lawrence Valley Sportsman Club, 25 Sportsman Club Rd., O’burg; 5 p.m.; door prizes; main course is BBQ pork and deep fried turkey; wild game side dishes; $10 per person, under age 13 eat free; info: Lawrence at 323-2107.

BAGLEY BASKETBALL CLASSIC, SUNY Canton Roos House; 4 p.m.; Edwards-Knox vs. Madrid-Waddington Central; dedicated to the memory of Rachael and Leon Bagley; free admission; donations go to Rachael M. and Leon E. Bagley Scholarship Fund at SUNY Canton.

PUBLIC SKATING, Lockwood Arena, O’burg; noon-2 p.m.; $1/kids, $2/adults, $3/skate rental.


HIKE ST. REGIS MOUNTAIN WITH ADK LAURENTIAN CHAPTER. 6.6 miles RT with rewarding views and a recently restored fire tower at the summit. 1266' elevation gain. Strenuous. Contact Felicia Neahr 518-321-4956 or [email protected]

PUBLIC SKATING AT CANTON PAVILION, Lincoln Street, 2:30-4:20 p.m. Ages 5 & under free, 6 & up $2. Skate rentals $3.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon – 1 a.m.; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-close; info: 265-9210.

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

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls; 9:15-10:15 a.m.; $5/class; info:

NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY CLASSES, O’burg; Tiny Champs w/Matt, 8-8:30 a.m.; kids’ karate w/Matt, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 10-11 a.m.; more info: 393-2024.

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’burg; tots 9 a.m., juniors & adults 10-11 a.m.; info:, 713-7509.

TRILLIUM CTR. CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; Community yoga, 9-10 a.m., $5-$10, fee student choice; yoga for pregnancy w/ Terry de la Vega, 10:30 a.m.-noon, regularly scheduled 6-wk sessions, see website for dates- $72, or drop-in, $15; community meditation, 7-7:30 p.m., $5-$10; more info:

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

YOGA LOFT CLASSES, 17 Main St., Canton; community yoga, 9 a.m., $5; yoga sculpt w/Cintia Hongay, 10:30 a.m.-noon, beginners welcome; info: [email protected] or 605-8637.

ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, St. Mary's School gymnasium, Canton, 9-10 a.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

Regional Events

COOKBOOK SIGNING AND COMPLIMENTARY TASTINGS, with Ernest and Cathy Hohmeyer, authors of “Common Roots Cookbook” and owners of Lake Clear Lodge, 3 to 5 p.m., at the lodge in Clear Lake, with cooking demonstrations, live music, special dinner options from the cookbook, which features recipies “from the old World to the Adirondacks;” info: 518-891-1489 or [email protected].

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., Potsdam, 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.