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Community Events

SALUTE TO NORTH COUNTRY HERITAGE, TAUNY Center’s annual public reception, 2-4 p.m. at the center, Main Street, Canton; North Country Heritage Award recipients honored.

‘ALL BIRTHS CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION,’ 2:30-4 p.m., Trillium Wellness Center, 42 1/2 Elm St., Potsdam; with Mary Michalek, doula; four-week course, Sunday afternoons; info, register: 802-310-5297, [email protected].

HALLOWEEN PARTY, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nicholville Volunteer Fire Department Recreation Committee, at the fire station, 3341 State Highway 11B; musical chairs, costume judging, fire safety trailer, firetruck rides, hay rides (weather pending), games and prizes, food and snacks, music and crafts; info: 315-296-6224, [email protected].

KIDS HALLOWEEN PARTY, 1-3 p.m., at the Norwood American Legion; first 100 kids will receive a gift bag; music, balloons, crafts, coloring and a buffet of "groolin" goodies; costume judging will be held at 2 p.m.

LEATHER BOOKMAKING CLASS, with instructor Scott Ouderkirk, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Lawrence County Arts Council, Snell Hall, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; cost: $92, or $77 for members; register:, 315-265-6860.

FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVAL, Finen Maple Sugar House, 529 Austin Ridge Rd., Norwood; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; pancake/sausage breakfast, maple hot dogs, sundaes, donuts, more; tour; vendors, silent auction; kids activities; proceeds benefit Hurricane Irma Relief Fund; info: 315-353-2015.

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.

MASSENA FARMERS’ MARKET, at Danforth Place Park, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 12; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details, applications:

MORLEY HISTORY GROUP, Morley Library, 2 p.m.; informal group to share stories, photos, memorabilia about the community; info: 315-379-9863, [email protected].


'A CHRISTMAS CHAOS,' comedy dessert theatre show, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; show at 2 p.m. followed by all you can eat dessert buffet; cost: $10, $5 for children; tickets: 315-379-9709.

THE MET: LIVE IN HD, WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART'S ‘DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE,’ encore screening at 6:30 p.m., Roxy Theater, Main Street Potsdam; tickets: $18 adult, $15 seniors, $12 students, $9 youth age 18 and under; discounts available for groups of 10 or more; tickets available at 315-267-2277, at theater or CPS Box Office; reserve tickets at Brick & Mortar Music, Potsdam, or online; info:


TRAIL MAINTENANCE ON THE RED SANDSTONE TRAIL, general trimming and maintenance of the trail that runs from Hannawa to Potsdam; call or email to determine start time and location w/ Blair Madore at [email protected] or 315-261-0751.

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].

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.


To submit an item for the 7-Day Calendar pages, email information to [email protected]. Please remember to include the day, date, time, location, admission price and other important information, along with a daytime phone number we can call in case there are questions.