Live Entertainment

BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; karaoke with Bill; 7:30-11:30 p.m.

VFW POST 2936, 525 Caroline St., Ogdensburg, 393-1260, open mic night, 7 p.m.

AMVETS POST 11, 4348 Rt. 11, DeKalb Jct., acoustic "Jam Session"; 7 to 9 p.m.; host Dan Cole; bring acoustic instrument.

NIG’S TAVERN, 803 State St., Ogdensburg, Triple Play, 8 p.m. – midnight.

MYERS’ PUB, 17 Commerce St., Ogdensburg, DJ Kenny Chase.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk, DJ, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

MCDUFF'S, 59 Market St., Potsdam; DJ, 11 p.m.

ST. LAWRENCE BREWING COMPANY, 19 Commerce Ln., Canton; game night w/ darts, foosball, cards, board games, more; 5-9 p.m.

BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; karaoke; 7:30-11:30 p.m.

DEKALB AMVETS, Acoustic Jam w/ Dan Cole; bring instrument; 7-9 p.m.

BLACKBIRD CAFÉ, 107 Main St., Canton. Open mic night, promoting and celebrating local musicians, 7-9 p.m. Talent contest. To sign up for a three-song slot, email theblackbirdcafe@gmail.com, or come early.

Community Events

LIGHTS ON THE RIVER, Lisbon Beach, SR37; drive-through viewing of ~75 X-mas light displays; free admission; non-perishable food, cash donations accepted for local food pantries.

OFA KEY CLUB TALENT SHOW, OFA senior high gym; 7 p.m.; elementary, middle school, high school divisions; trophies; $5 admission; info: jimreagen1@gmail.com or 393-2154.

WINE TASTING, Sholette’s Liquor Store, corner of Linden St. & Rte. 37, O’burg; samples of Thousand Islands Winery; info: 393-0415.

DIY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS FOR KIDS, O’burg Public Library; 4 p.m.; strings of popcorn & cranberries; cut-out paper snowflakes, paper chains; free; info: 393-4325.

COMMUNITY DINNER, Potsdam Presbyterian Church community center, 42 Elm St.; 5-6:30 p.m.; menu: meatloaf, baked potatoes, vegetables and brownies; Art Frackenpohl to play Christmas music on piano; anyone welcome; info: 265-9434.

HOLIDAY THEATER, Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; 2 p.m.; back-to-back screenings of a classic holiday movie, snacks; kids under age 10 need adult supervision; free; info: 386-3712 or kbriggs@ncls.org.

TAUNY CAROLING, 53 Main St., Canton; 5-7:30 p.m.; sing through carols w/lyrics, then sing @ businesses and homes; hot cocoa & cookies @ center afterward.

BLOOD DRIVE, BOCES Southwest Tech, 3606 SH 58, Gouverneur; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; info, appointments: 1-800-733-2767.

WIC CLINIC, Canton, North Country Family Health Center office, 3 Remington St.; 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

INFORMATION ON DEEP ROOT CENTER FOR SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING, Canton, noon to 2 p.m. Filing required home school documents, support DRC offers discussed followed by questions and answers. Contact executive director Maria Corse for more information: deeprootcenter@gmail.com, 244-3034, www.deeprootcenter.org.

LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY, Northside Community Church, 41 N. Main St., Massena; 1 p.m.; info 769-6697

PRESCHOOL MUSIC AND MOVEMENT CLASS, Ogdensburg Public Library; free; Tuesdays, Thursdays; 10 a.m.

KNITTING CLASSES, 6 to 8 p.m. at Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., Potsdam; 3-week session $20; choose from several projects; to register or for more info, call 265-1660.

GRACE FOOD PANTRY, 9 a.m. to noon, Christian Life Fellowship, Church St., Gouverneur.

THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER, Ogdensburg Amvets post 19; $5; 4 to 6:30 p.m.

MINDFUL MEDIATION CLASS, Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton; Charlie Bradt; Mondays, Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m.; info: Charlie at acbradt@gmail.com or 386-2854.

FREE STORY TIME, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., 10 a.m.; ages 2-5.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR TODDLERS, Ogdensburg Public Library, children’s room, 312 Washington St., 10 a.m.; info: 393-4325

FREE COMMUNITY DINNER, Massena United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall behind church, 189 Main St.; 4:30-6 p.m.; take-outs available after 5:30 p.m.; info: 769-8036.

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM, Deep Root Ctr., Main St., Canton; 2:30-4:30 p.m.; create art and crafts or music, play card or board games, read, build with Legos, request a specific class or activity, socialize; info, registration: 244-3034, deeprootcenter@gmail.com, www.deeprootenter.org.

OGDENSBURG WINTER FARMERS MARKET, Claxton-Hepburn Med. Ctr.; 2-5 p.m.

OGDENSBURG AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, Dobisky Center, community room, 100 Riverside Ave.; 7 p.m.; info: Joe Dempsey at 323-4949 or www.oarc.us.; meets third Thursday of each month.

FREE WILL DINNER, Heuvelton Presbyterian Church; 4:30 p.m.; donations accepted, but not expected; info: 344-2440.

FREE WILL COMMUNITY DINNER, 5 to 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Center, corner of Elm St. & Lawrence Ave., Potsdam; open to public, free, donations accepted; info: 265-9434.

ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY DOG CLUB MEETS, location and time vary; check www.slvdc.com.

NORTH COUNTRY 350 ALLIANCE, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 ½ Main St.; northcountry350alliance@gmail.com; climate-change advocates looking to build local movement.

LAWRENCE HISTORICAL ORGANIZATION MEETS, 7 p.m., 638 Water St., Nicholville, the old Nicholville telephone building. Open to anyone who would like to visit or to join.


HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL, F.A. at Salmon River, Gouverneur at Potsdam, Massena at OFA, Canton at Brushton-Moira, Colton-Pierrepont at Norwood-Norfolk, Chateaugay at Madrid-Waddington, St. Regis Falls at Tupper Lake, Hammond at Morristown, Harrisville at Lisbon, Hermon-DeKalb at Heuvelton, Clifton-Fine at Edwards-Knox, 7:15 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL, F.A. at Saranac, 3:30 p.m.

CANTON PAVILION SKATING, Adult, teen, senior skating 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m.; adult hockey 12:30-2:20 p.m.; info: 386-3992

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, 3 p.m.-1 a.m.

PINE STREET ARENA, Pine Street, Potsdam; senior skate, 10-11 a.m.; open hockey, noon-1:30 p.m.; public skating, 1:45-2:45 p.m.; public skating, 6-7 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair per session; ice rental times/info: 265-4030.

RELUX YOGA, Studio 162, 47 Main St., Massena; 6-7:15 p.m.; all levels of experience welcome; bring own mat, wear comfortable clothes, arrive 15 mins. early; rates and info: www.reluxyoga.com or reluxyoga@gmail.com.

MASSENA KARATE SCHOOL, Massena High School gym; juniors 6-7 p.m., adults 7-8:30 p.m.; open to ages 7+, those with physical disabilities welcome; $25/month for first child, $15/month for each add'l family member, $5 extra for adults; can start anytime; info: Patti, 842-7912.

ZUMBA WITH MAGGIE, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls, 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5 class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie.

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday; First Presybterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5 to 6 p.m.; $5; wear work out cloths, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at kmikel@clarkson.edu.

YOGA FOR REJUVINATION, Yoga Loft, 30 Court St., Canton; 7 p.m. teacher Erica Sharpe; using yoga to cope with stress; info: www.yoga-loft.org for teacher contact information, class descriptions, costs, registration info; up-to-date schedule or call 605-8637.

TAI CHI EXERCISE CLASS, North Country Center for Health and Yoga, 205 State St Rd., 1 to 2 p.m.; $66 for six classes, $108 for 12 classes or $15 per drop in class; info: Ann Heidenreich at 379-0959 or heidenreichann@gmail.com.

DUCOTE FAMILY KARATE CLUB CLASSES, Canton Town and Village Recreation Department, upstairs warm-up room, 90 Lincoln St.; 6, 7 p.m.; ages four and up; info: Sensei Steve DuCote at 518-481-4228, sducote@twcny.rr.com, or DuCote Family Karate Club on Facebook.

HE YEE DAO KARATE, Youth class, 6-7 p.m.; adult class, 7-8:30 p.m.; Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School; drop-ins welcome; call 244-0753 for information.

PICKLEBALL, Canton, Priest Field tennis courts; for seniors, uses paddle & wiffle ball, not much running; wear tennis-type shoe; equipment, instructions provided; rules: www.usapa.org; info: bmax@slic.com or 386-2473.

TURBO KICK CLASSES, 5:15 p.m.; outside at the SUNY Canton gazebo in nice weather, in the Roos’ House if rain or extreme heat; venue changes posted on Roos’ Facebook page.

ZUMBA CLASSES, Colton Amvets, SR 56; 6 p.m.; $5/session; info: 262-2507.

ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6:30-7:30 p.m. in main gym; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithRachandHolly

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, O’burg Dance Center, Ford St.; 5:45 p.m.; $5.

Support Groups

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 7 p.m., 3rd floor, Van Housen Hall, SUNY Potsdam; 7:30 p.m., Sunrise Acres Apartments, 378 NYS Hwy. 37, Building 2, Akwesasne.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital community education room, 7 p.m., info: Reachout, 265-2422., Debbie at 384-4833.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5:30 p.m., UCPA of the North Country, 4 Commerce Lane, Canton; 9 a.m., Riverside Drive High-rise, 35 Riverside Dr., Canton; 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 100 Grove St., Gouverneur; 6 p.m., Hermon Hepburn Library, 105 Main St.,; info: www.tops.org

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM, Ogdensburg Medical Center’s Auditorium; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; register at 261-5436 or 1-888-908-2462.

POTSDAM WEIGHT WATCHERS, 11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; SUNY Potsdam, Satterlee Hall, rm. 117; info: 267-3109.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Madrid Public Library, 7:30 p.m.; Parishville fire hall, 8 p.m.; K of C, Canton, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St.; 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sycamore Street, Massena.

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center conference room C, 2nd floor old mental health unit., Ogdensburg; info: Karen Cole, 393-8880, ext. 5181.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP, 4 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center auditorium, with Karen Cole, 393-8880, ext. 5181.

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