Community Events

HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE OF ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY TASTE OF AUTUMN FUNDRAISER, Violi’s Restaurant, Massena; specialty soups, salad, bread, desserts by local chefs, three entrée choices, cash bar; seatings every half hour from noon-3:30 p.m.; limited seatings; tickets $40; reserve by Oct. 17: 265-3105.

SPAGHETTI DINNER TO RAISE MONEY FOR BACK THE PACK, Massena Italian American Club, Beach St.; noon-6 p.m.; menu: spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, dessert; $8; bring own takeout container; drawing for two baskets of cheer.

TURKEY DINNER, Rossie Community Ctr.; 1 p.m.-all served; menu: turkey, dressing, masked potatoes, gravy, vegetables, dessert, rolls, beverages; $9/adults, $4.50/children 5-12, <5 free, takeout 50 cents extra.

KIDS HALLOWEEN PARTY, Heuvelton Amvets; 1-3 p.m.; for children, grandchildren of Amvets, Sons of Amvets, Ladies Auxiliary members.

TURKEY DINNER, Helena fire station, SR 37C; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; $8/adults, $4/ages 5-12, free/<age 5; proceeds to Helena Vol. Fire Dept. equipment fund.

9TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF SACRED MUSIC AND TEXT, Dunn Theater, SUNY Potsdam campus; 3 p.m.; various faith communities will be present; readings from sacred texts, music from different religious traditions; canned food donations accepted for Thanksgiving Meal Program for community.

SUNY POTSDAM STUDENT-ATHLETE LEAF-RAKING DAY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; athletes, coaches from all varsity programs will rake leaves for seniors, special needs, disabled residents in Potsdam village; schedule a raking: Lauren Bruce, brucele@potsdam.edu or 267-2322.

HALLOWEEN PANCAKE BREAKFAST, Massena Moose Lodge; 9 a.m.-noon; $10/adults, $5/children; costumes optional; funds to group of local girls trying to perform in Orlando, Fla. in May; lottery tree, 50/50.

MORLEY HISTORY GROUP, Morley Library, 2 p.m.; informal group meets to share stories, photos and memorabilia about the community; info: 379-9863, ptdom1@verizon.net.

HEUVELTON AMVETS SUNDAY BREAKFAST, 8-11 a.m.; $5.50/adults, $4/kids <13.

Regional Events

WATCH SNOW GEESE RETURN IN MALONE, W/ ADK Club Laurentian Chapter; date subject to change, depending when birds come in, changes posted on adklaurentian.org; short, easy walk to watch as geese settle on Salmon River; dinner on way home; to join, contact Ann Spencer, 379-1383.


CANTON PAVILION SKATING, 90 Lincoln St.; public skating, 3-4:45 p.m.; all sessions $2 per person for ages 6 and over; ages 5 and under are free; skate rentals are $3/pair.

PINE STREET ARENA SCHEDULE, Pine Street, Potsdam; public skating, 12:30-2 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair per session; info: Potsdam Recreation Office, 265-4030.

AZURE MT. HIKE, ROCK WORK, Hike up mountain and relocate rocks people have carried up the mountain; bring two cloth or canvas bags; 2.5-mi. round trip; 900-ft climb; to join, must contact Mike McLean, mpmclean@twcny.rr.com or 262-2564.

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