AMVETS POST 11, Dekalb Junction, 4348 U.S. Highway 11; music, dancing with Charlton Brothers Band, 9 pm.-1 a.m.; info: 347-3099.
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
FRIAR TUCKS, 4 Main St., DJ Kasanova
MCDUFF'S, 59 Market St., Potsdam; live DJ, 11 p.m.
FREE CHRISTMAS MOVIES, Norwood-Norfolk Central School high school auditorium, 7953 St. Hwy. 56, 1 p.m.; “The Year Without Santa Claus,” “Elf;” concession stand with popcorn, goodies, beverages; proceeds benefit Wounded Warrior Project; in case of cancellation listen to B99.3 or visit their website.
FREE GIFT WRAPPING, New Media Outpost, 101 Patterson St., Ogdensburg, 5-8 p.m.; drop presents off and volunteers will wrap them for the holiday.
FLOWER SHOP OPEN HOUSE, Verville’s Flowers, 235 East Orvis St., Massena, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; drawings, classes, refreshments, Renewal House fundraiser; bring donation of linen, baby products, paper products, cleaning supplies, toiletries, receive $5 off next purchase; classes $25, include supplies; wreath class, 10-11 a.m.; centerpiece design class, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; candle arrangement design class, 1-2 p.m.; info: 769-3581.
CRAFT, FOOD, AND WINE SHOW, St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce; at Cheel Arena, Clarkson University, SUNY Potsdam; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 110 vendors; jewelry, Amish baskets, wine; $3; info: http://northcountryguide.com/News/Story.asp?ID=71.
VISIT WITH SANTA CLAUS, St. Lawrence Centre Mall, 6100 St. Hwy. 37, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Carol Barclay Photography will offer professional pictures with variety of mounting options.
‘AMAZING WOMEN’S GROUP LUNCHEON, Dars Restaurant, corners of Main, West Orvis Streets, Massena, 11:30 a.m.; all ladies welcome; reserve by Dec. 9 with Carol at 250-0822.
FREE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, Brier Hill Fire Station, 2704 NY 37, 9-11 a.m.; info: Shawn at 317-4280.
ANIMAL HIBERNATION PROGRAM FOR KIDS, Clarkson University Bookstore, 39 Market St, Potsdam; 12:30-2 p.m.; for grades K-5; kids will learn about how birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians survive the winter; kids will play an animal tracking game, make craft.
LOCAL AUTHOR BOOK SIGNING, Potsdam Public Museum, 2 Civic St., 1-3 p.m.; John Austin, retired teacher from DeKalb; bring copy of book to sign or purchase one day of; refreshments will be served.
NORWOOD HOLIDAY FESTIVAL, Village Park, 5-8 p.m.; Santa, Disney characters, wagon rides, tractor-pulled wagons, photo’s with Santa, candy, lighted floats, hot cocoa; raffles, memory tree.
ADIRONDACK SANTA TO VISIT, Silas Wright House, 3 ½ East Main St., Canton, 11 a.m.; ages four-10 can take photo with Santa, make holiday craft; free admission; holiday sale runs from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. to benefit St. Lawrence Historical Association; park in back of SLHA, next to museum entrance.
LIVING NATIVITY PAGEANT, Macomb Town Barn, 6669 St. Hwy. 58, 1:30 p.m.; presented by Macomb community members, Macomb Community Wesleyan Church; live animals, acting, singing, light refreshments; snow date of Dec. 15 in case of inclement weather.
BOOK SALE, Richville Library, 87 Main St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; large selection of books for all ages, VHS tapes.
RUG BRAIDING ORNAMENT WORKSHOP, TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton; 10:30 a.m.-noon; ages seven and up; taught by Helen Condon; $20 fee, $15 for TAUNY Friends, materials provided; register: email@example.com or 386-4289.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA, Canton VFW Post 1231, U.S. Hwy. 11, Canton; 9-11 a.m.; $7 adults, $5 kids, under age five eat free; Santa will give gifts to all kids who attend; sponsored by the Throttle Junkie Bike Club.
ANIMAL SHELTER FUNDRAISER, Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, St. Hwy. 68, Canton; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; bring dish to pass; donation examples: clay cat litter, wet food, treats, collars, leash, toys, bleach, laundry soap, paper towels, dish soap; info: 379-9192.
NATURE STOREHOUSE OPEN HOUSE, 21 Main St, Canton, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; free gluten-free cookies, doorprizes, 10 percent off purchase, excludes deli items, milk, eggs; store offers locally made gift ideas, coffee, vegetarian soups, salads, wraps.
LEARN TO PLAY DREIDEL WORKSHOP, Ogdensburg Library, 312 Washington St., 2 p.m.; chance to win chocolates.
‘KIWANIS CHRISTMAS TREE SALE,’ Norwood Recycling Building, Bernard Ave., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; $30 per tree; proceeds benefit Kiwanis programs for local youth including scholarships, summer camp.
‘WHAT A GIFT: STORIES ABOUT GIFTS AND GIVING,’ Canton Library, 8 Park St., 10 a.m.; storytelling, books, finger plats, poems, more; kids must be accompanied by an adult; info: Miss Christine at 714-2510 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CRAFT, VENDOR SALE, Morley volunteer fire department; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Morley community center; lunch, raffles; signup: Rebecca at 854-8069.
NORTH COUNTRY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, University Bookstore, Potsdam; 12:30-3 p.m.; $10; Robotzone; grades 1-8; contact 265-2167 or email@example.com to register.
‘CABIN THE WOODS HOLIDA GALA,’ Fredric Remington Museum, 303 Washington St., Ogdensburg; 7 p.m.-midnight; Double Axel to perform, silent auction, raffles, photography, food, cash bar; $60 for museum members, $65 non-members, $5 discount for advance purchase; info: 393-2425.
FOUR DOLLAR BAG SALE, Wagner’s Whistle Shop, 11 West Main St., Norfolk; 10 a.m.-noon; winter jacks to choose from.
FREE LUNCH, First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday.
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 every Saturday, 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.
OGDENSBURG GREENMARKET, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; library park, Ogdensburg; hanging baskets, bedding plants, perennials, jewelry, all natural lotions and soaps, soy candles, potpourri, photography, unique bird houses, garden stepping stones, bakery gift baskets, ‘American Doll’ doll clothes, handmade baskets, personalized linens, wine.
DEKALB JUNCTION AMVETS LADIES AUXILIARY 11 MEETS, 6:30 p.m. at Post 11. Info: 347-3099.
KNIT IN, Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; info: 265-1660.
FIBT WORLD CUP BOBSLED AND SKELTON COMPETITION, Lake Placid, Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex, bobsled teams and skeleton athletes compete; info: www.whiteface.com
HIGH SCHOOL BOY’S HOCKEY, Tupper Lake at St. Lawrence, 1 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRL’S HOCKEY, Salmon River at Potsdam, 1 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL BOY’S BASKETBALL, Hammond at Gouverneur, 1 p.m.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, Clarkson at SUNY Canton, 6 p.m.
RABBIT HUNT CONTEST, Norfolk Rod and Gun Club, Cemetery Road, register 8 a.m.-noon; hunt ends at 5 p.m.; only one rabbit needed to qualify for prizes, no weigh-in, prizes: guns, tree stand, trail cam, youth prizes, refreshments, info: 268-0911.
FROZEN FOOTE SERIES, St. Lawrence Univeristy, Appleton Arena, Miner Street, Canton; register 9:30 a.m., race 10 a.m.; $5 for series, $2 per race; race through Appleton Arena parking lot to hill on Miner Street Rd.; info: Suna Stone-McMasters: 229-5105 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINTER SNOWSHOE/HIKE, Rensselaer Falls, Indian Creek Nature Center, two-miles long, easy pace; snowshoes available to borrow; s’mores, hot cocoa following hike by campfire; start time, info: Ann Spencer at 379-1383.
GUIDED SKI-SNOWSHOW EVENT, Nature Center Trialhead, 19 Robinson Bay Rd., Massena; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; all ages, abilities; about 1.6 miles long; skiers must be experienced; rentals $4; arrive 20 minutes early for rentals; if no snow, a guided hike will take place; register: 705-5022 or email@example.com
CANTON PAVILION RINK SCHEDULE, Lincoln Street, public skating, 7-8:20 p.m.; admission $2 over age six; skate rentals $3 pair, available in kids size 9 through adult 13; info: 386-3992.
MARKET LANES JUNIOR BOWLING, Potsdam; 10 a.m. to noon; juniors to age 18.
MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; noon-2 a.m., open bowling, 9 p.m.- 2 a.m., cosmic bowling, info: 265-9210.
PUBLIC SKATING, Pine Street Arena; 1:45-2:45 p.m.; $2 adults, $1 under five and seniors; skate rentals $3; info: Recreation office at 265-4030.
TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 8:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5 per class; info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
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