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JEFF HUNT, Christian recording artist, Russell United Methodist Church, Pestle Street, 10:30 a.m.; singer, songwriter, humorist, author; free and open to the public.

Community Events

LAKE ST. LAWRENCE WINTER CHILL, SLRWA Assn. fish-off, Massena Intake, 7 to 11 a.m.; more info: 315-705-2181; Co-ed boot hockey, 10 a.m., Massena, more info or registration forms: Curt Wood 250-6588 or [email protected]; Redneck broomball, Waddington, 11 a.m., more info: Joe Howe 315-276-0197; antique snowmobile show and parade 10 a.m. followed by Ten Cent Green concert, 11 a.m. Waddington Arena; Family Snowshoe games, Massena Nature Center trails, 1 to 3 p.m.; antique snowmobile show and parade; pancake breakfast with Olaf from ‘Frozen,’ Massena Moose Lodge, Ames Street, 8:30 a.m.

DEMOLITION DERBY, North Lawrence Fire and EMS,, at noon, at ball field on Church Street. Gates open at 8 a.m.; registration closes at 11:30 a.m.; $25 per car; dmission is $5 per person at the gate; concessions available; info: text Joey at 315-261-3210. For a listing of the rules, log on to

PAINTING CLASS FUNDRAISER, for The Volunteer Transportation Center Inc. with Wilson Bickford, 1-5 p.m. at Heuvelton fire hall, 95 State St.; cost: $60 prepaid; seating limited; register: 714-2034.

CLOUD FOREST BIRDING, with Tom Wheeler, Laurentian chapter of the Adirondack Club, Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 7 p.m.; lecture on cloud forest birding in Montane, Ecuador.

BRIDAL EXPO, fifth annual “Redisovering Your Backyard: Special Day Expo,” featuring bridal and special event planning services, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Ogdensburg International Airport, 5840 state Route 812; info: [email protected], 315-386-2037.

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.

MORLEY HISTORY GROUP, Morley Library, 2 p.m.; informal group to share stories, photos, memorabilia about the community; info: 379-9863, [email protected].


CLARKSON VOLLEYBALL 6-ON-6 CLINIC, check-in at 7:45 a.m.; serving clinic 8-9 a.m. followed by games. $120/player. Info: Head Volleyball Coach Carol LaMarche, 268-4448, [email protected].

CANTON PAVILION HOURS, Lincoln Street; adults, tots, senior citizens, public skating, 3-4:50 p.m.; admission $2 over age five; free under age five; skate rentals available; info: 386-3992.

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

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon – 10 p.m.; cosmic bowling, 2-4 p.m.; special: 7-10 p.m., $10 per hour per lane for up to five people; info: 265-9210.

COMMUNITY MEDITATION, Trillium Ctr., 25 Market St., Potsdam; 7-7:30 p.m.; $5-10; info:

PUBLIC SKATING, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, 12:30-2 p.m..; rental skates available for $3 per pair; info: 265-4030.

ADULT OPEN HOCKEY, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, 8:15-9:15 p.m. $3 per skater.

TRILLIUM YOGA CENTER CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; MORNING FLOW, Amy Goldberg, 10:00-11:00 am; COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE, Acupuncture By Design: 1:30-4:30 pm; Please arrive by 2:30 pm, $25; HATHA SPA, Trish Montville, 4 weeks 1/15-2/6, $48, 6:30-7:45 pm. Most classes: class card or $15 drop-in, info:

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; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 a.m.