Live Entertainment

DEKALB 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.


ADIRONDACK FOLK SINGER ALEX SMITH, TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton; 7 p.m.; $5-15 donation suggested, includes refreshments, cash bar; Smith was influenced by Adirondack folk legends Dan Berggren, Chris Shaw, and Peggy Lynn, as well as Canadian artist Stan Rogers; info: AlexSmithLongLakeMusic.com.

Community Events

THANKSGIVING CRAFT FAIR, Holy Name of Jesus Academy, 337 Trippany Rd., Massena; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; vendors sought, $15/table, $25 for two; tables and chairs can be provided; lunch orders available; info: 769-6030.

ART MARKET, Potsdam Town Hall, 18 Elm St.; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. free; meet local artists, see their work, and purchase’ artist vendors include: pottery by Isaac Snell of Isaac Jude Pottery in Colton; mixed media collages including greeting cards by Hilary Emerson Lay of Parishville and Angela Ballou of Chocolate Dragon Paper Arts in Potsdam; Boho wearable art by Mary Holland of MaryGwyneth in Colton; and functional textile art by Jane Rue of Deja Ru in Richville; info: www.slcartscouncil.org.

CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR, Norwood Municipal Building, Main St.; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; jewelry, homemade gifts, craft bags, baked goods, gift baskets, Tastefully Simple, 31, Arbonne, Tupperware, South Hills Design, more; fundraiser for SUNY Potsdam Child Care Center; info: Roberta Greene, 250-1688.

ARTISANS OF THE RIVER VALLEY OPEN STUDIO TOUR, ART SALE, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Mare’s Wares, Morristown, handmade designs by local artists, pottery, painted furniture; Morristown Library, jewelrymaker Deb Monteith, Liz Halpin showcasing Edward Basta’s wood-base oil lamps, encaustic art; Scott Ouderkirk’s home studio, 291 River Road, Hammond, stained glass windows, panels, lamps; Melanie Connor’s home studio, 347B River Road East, Morristown, leaf pottery, ornaments, dishes, fused glass leaves for windows, homemade soap; info: 393-1425.

KIWANIS CHRISTMAS TREE SALE, Norwood Recycling Center, Bernard Avenue; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $30-45 each; proceeds stay local by funding different programs for children in the area.

GIFT WRAPPING STATION, Potsdam Chamber of Commerce office, 24 Market St.; customers who make local gift purchases on listed days can bring gift to chamber to have it wrapped or gift bagged; bring receipt; if business is chamber member, free wrapping up to three gifts per store; non-member businesses charge is $2 for every three items; info or to volunteer, contact Marylee at potsdam@slic.com, 274-9000,

CLAXTON-HEPBURN GIFT SHOP SALE, O’burg; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 15% off everything.

WELCOME HOME PARTY FOR MONAST BROTHERS, Amvets Post 262, Colton; 2-11 p.m.; for Jason Monast, U.S. Army specialist who received Purple Heart in Afghanistan & Nicholas Monast, honorably discharged as corporal from U.S. Marines; veterans, military members, friends, family encouraged to come.

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

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

OGDENSBURG WINTER FARMERS MARKET, First Presbyterian Church; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL, Lisbon at Belleville-Henderson, 1:30 p.m.; St. Regis Falls tournament: St. Regis Falls vs. Clifton-Fine, 2:30 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN’S HOCKEY, Hamilton at SUNY Canton, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S HOCKEY, University of New England at SUNY Canton, 3 p.m.

CANTON PAVILION SKATING, Adult & teen hockey 5-6:30 p.m.; public skating 7-8:20 p.m.

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

PINE STREET ARENA, Pine Street, Potsdam; public skating, 12:30-2 p.m.; opem hockey, 8:15-9:45 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair per session; for ice rental times/info: call 265-4030.

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.

CLOTH DIAPER SUPPORT GROUP, meets from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Discussing the different types of cloth diapers, advantages, how to use and wash them, and answer questions. More info: Liz Hobkirk at 276-8568 or lizhobkirk@gmail.com.

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