HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing, faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.



‘THE MET: LIVE IN HD, GIACOMO PUCCINI’S ‘TURANDOT,’ Potsdam Roxy Theater, 20 Main St.; 12:55 p.m.; ticket info: 267-2277 or

BENEFIT CONCERT, Jernabi Coffeehouse, 11 Maple St., Potsdam; many local musicians to perform; $5 admission; raffles; more info:; proceeds benefit 1st annual Ives Park Concert Series.

Community Events

‘SWEETHEART FORMAL,’ Massena VFW, 101 W. Hatfield St.; doors 4 p.m., dinner 5 p.m.; bake sale, Chinese auction, 50/50, music by Leather & Lace DJs; advance admission $15, $25/couple, door prices $20, $30/couple, includes meal; tickets: 705-1469 or 1336, 296-8011.

FREE PROM RUNWAY SHOW, Eternity Bridal and Boutique, 47 Main St., Massena; 11 a.m.; register at 265-4426 or

VALENTINE’S DANCE, Heuvelton Amvets Post 1997, 107 State St.; 1-5 p.m.; music by Pure Country; free t-shirts to first 20 veterans.

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES, Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., Canton; 9-10 a.m.; info: 386-3714.

SILENT PRAYER, MEDITATION, Potsdam Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm & Leroy streets; 9:15-9:45 a.m.; room 2 in community ctr. behind church.

FREE MINISTRY TRAINING FOR MEN, Grace Covenant Church, O’burg; 8-9:30 a.m.; books, materials provided; must contact or 393-1510 before attending.

BRUNCH, Church of the Visitation Knights of Columbus, 3 Morris St., Norfolk; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; pancakes, scrambled eggs, home fries, French toast, ham, sausage, toast, juice, coffee, muffins; $8/adults, $5/<12, free/<5, $20/immediate family; takeout.

POTSDAM AMVETS POST 282 LADIES AUXILIARY MEETINGS, Amvets Post 262, 6771 U.S. Hwy. 11, Potsdam; 2 p.m.; info: 261-4764.


‘WAR ROOM,’ Morley Wesleyan Church, 7254 CR 27, Canton; 4 p.m.; drama w/ humor exploring the power that prayer can have on marriages, parenting, careers, etc.; drawing for DVD, gift card; info:


COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL, St. Joseph at Canton, 3 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL, St. Joseph at Canton, 1 p.m.

MONTREAL CANADIENS ALUMNI PLAY TEAMS FROM MASSENA AND POTSDAM AT MASSENA ARENA, 1:30 p.m. Tickets $20 in advance at Massena Arena; $25 at the door.

LAKE ST. LAWRENCE WINTER CHILL, Nichols Trail night skiing, snowshoeing, Waddington; 6-8 p.m.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon-10 p.m.; cosmic bowling, 2-4 p.m.; special: $10 per lane for five or more people; info: 265-9210.

PIYO W/ ANGELA BURKE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10 a.m.; fee; more info: .

PUBLIC SKATING AT POTSDAM’S PINE STREET ARENA, 12:30-2 p.m. $2 per session, students $1, free 5 and under. Skate rentals $3.

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 10 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 261-5954; St. James Church, Gouverneur, 9 a.m.; South Colton Community Ctr., 10:30 a.m.; Canton United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.; Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, 7 p.m.;

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam.

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