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HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing [email protected], 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.

17 SUNDAY

Music

JAZZ WITH BILL VITEK AND LAURA BROWN, 3-4:30 p.m., Potsdam Museum civic center, 2 Park St.; free, open to the public; info: 315-265-6910, www.PotsdamPublicMuseum.org.

CHRISTMAS CANTATA, 2 p.m., United Church of Christ, 39 W. Orvis St., Massena; with Norwood-Norfolk Ecumenical Choir and Musicians; international carols and folk songs with narration and scripture readings; suggested donation $10; pre-sale tickets available.

BARB HELLER CHRISTMAS SING ALONG, 2 p.m., Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; free; donations of cash or non-perishable food item accepted; event will benefit St. Raphael’s and Heuvelton Methodist food pantries; info: www.pickenshall.com, 315-344-7950.

CHRISTMAS CANTATA, 5 p.m. at the Christian Fellowship Center, 3662 County Route 14, Madrid; free; adult and children choirs, special readings, and musical ensembles.

Community Events

FREE GIFT WRAPPING, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., with the Youth Advocate Program, Rex Hardware, 125 E. Main St., Canton.

COOKIE DECORATING WORKSHOPS, noon and 2 p.m., at North Country Showcase, St. Lawrence Centre Mall; Kristen Ashley, Sugar Valley Bakery, $25 per person (parents may assist younger children). Register: [email protected] by Dec. 14.

MASSENA MALL EVENTS, craft vendor fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; at St. Lawrence Centre Mall, Massena.

KID’S CHRISTMAS PARTY, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ogdensburg Moose Lodge, 609 Pickering St.; Santa and helpers on hand; 315-393-3170 to register child to attend to receive gift.

MADRID MEMORY TREE LIGHTING, 1 p.m., by the Christmas tree on town square.

KRIS KRINGLE VISITS, 3-6 p.m., Chilly Delight, 12 Main St., Potsdam; storytime.

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES, Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., Canton; 9-10 a.m.; info: 315-386-3714.

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

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SERVICES, 10 a.m.; SUNY Potsdam campus; park w/out sticker in lots 20 & 25; call or email for location: [email protected] or 771-7579.

CANTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH YOUTH GROUP, 3-5 p.m.; grades 7-12; talk, food, games; info: Rev. Michael Terrell 386-4500 or www.CantonUMC.weebly.com.

SPECIAL NEEDS BIBLE STUDY, 3 to 5 p.m. at 306 South Canton Road. Limited to 20 people. Music, crafts, Bible study and snacks. Info: 265-2912.

Theater

‘MR. SCROOGE,’ 2 p.m., St. John’s Conservatory Theater’s annual musical comedy, Ogdensburg Free Academy auditorium; $15 tickets at the door or $10 at brownpapertickets.com.

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS MUSICAL, ‘A SUPER CHRISTMAS,’ 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 189 Main St., Massena; info: Glenda Zobel, 315-769-5438, [email protected].

Recreation/Sports

VARSITY BOYS ICE HOCKEY, 1 p.m. Pelham Memorial @ St. Lawrence.

ANNUAL OGDENSBURG ELKS HOOP SHOOT FREE THROW CONTEST, for kids ages 8 to 13, O.F.A main gym. Registration 1 p.m., contest starts 2 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More info: Kyle Sharp, (315) 528-7749.

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; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m., to reserve parties, or more info: 315-265-9210, 315-267-6655.

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

PUBLIC SKATING AT PINE STREET ARENA in Potsdam, 12:30-2 p.m. Adults $2, students and seniors $1, kids under 6 free; Skate rental $3. OPEN HOCKEY 9:15-9:45 a.m., $3; helmets required.

COMMUNITY YOGA NIDRA WITH DONNA CLARK, 4-5 p.m., Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton. $5 drop in. No experience required. Info: www.yoga-loft.org.

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 10 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 315-261-5954; 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.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Christian-based program for addicts; 3-5 p.m.; 1952 St. Hwy. 11C, North Lawrence; info: 755-5880.