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 28 THURSDAY

Music

JAM SESSION, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction, 7-9 p.m.; hosted by Dan Cole.

Community Events

PLEIN AIR SESSIONS, 2-4 p.m., on the lawn in front of Old Snell Hall, 41 Elm St., during the summer; lead by artist David Crowell; free, no registration required; parking behind Old Snell Hall.

SEACOMM PRESIDENT MEET AND GREET, 10-11 a.m., Scott A. Wilson to meet and talk with customers at Canton branch, 101 E. Main St.; info: www.seacomm.org.

REMINGTON PAINTING AND DRAWING CIRCLE, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St., Ogdensburg; chance for artists of all levels to work and share ideas in relaxed, friendly atmosphere; bring materials and projects; free and open to the public; info: 315-393-2425.

WELLNESS DAY, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, New York Avenue Park; refreshments served; info: 315-713-5720.

CARDIO-PULMONARY TALK, 9 a.m.-noon, “Living Well with Cardio-Pulmonary Diseases,” Clarkson University’s occupational therapy department, 20 Cottage Street conference room; free, open to the public; info: 315-268-4415, 315-268-7692.

CHRISTMAS TREE CARD HOLDER CLASS, 1-3 p.m., Susan’s Stitches, Rensselaer Falls; cost: $55; register: 315-344-5043.

MORRISTOWN TOWN BOARD MEETS, 6 p.m., town hall; to open road sand, heating oil bids; work on 2018 budget; meeting open to public.

FREE DINNER, 5-6:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church on Fall Island, 8 Maple St., Potsdam; scalloped potatoes, cole slaw and dessert; info: 315-265-5754, or [email protected].

FALL RUMMAGE SALE, First United Methodist Church, 637 Water St., Nicholville; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; all items 50 cents unless otherwise marked; donations accepted, no TVs or computers; more info: 315-328-4667, 315-212-7476.

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

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

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

COMMUNITY LUNCH, Helping Hands of Potsdam, Rt. 56 & Church St., Hannawa Falls; noon; free, donations accepted; open to everyone; info: 268-0633.

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

ENGLISH SPEAKING CLASS, 10:30-noon, Potsdam Library’s Cleveland Computer Center; informal setting, provides area residents from other countries opportunity to use and practice speaking and understanding spoken English in a non-threatening environment; free; register: 315-265-7230, [email protected].

GOUVERNEUR FARMERS’ MARKET, at the Village Green, Church Street, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 27; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility requirements may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details and applications: gardenshare.org.

FAMILY BOOK CLUB, 5 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; free; group will discuss “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown and make robot sculptures; info: 315-393-4325.

SUMMER STORYTIME, 10 a.m., Norwood Village Green, hosted by the Norwood Public Library; stories, rhymes and movement activities for preschoolers and their families.

MASSENA FARMERS’ MARKET, at Danforth Place Park, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. through Oct. 12; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility requirements may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details and applications: gardenshare.org.

CANTON SUMMER READING PROGRAM, “Build a Better World,” 10 a.m., for 18-35 months old, with caregiver; www.cantonfreelibrary.org/children/summer.

NORTH COUNTRY PARKS QUEST, 10 a.m. Coles Creek State Park and at 2 p.m. Robert Moses State Park's Sault Pavilion; nature programs for children 18 and younger; earn a patch; info: 315-705-5022, www.massenanaturecenter.com.

COMMUNITY SUPPER, Trinity Church parish hall, Potsdam, 5-6:30 p.m.; donations accepted, not expected; info: 315-265-5754.

JUNIOR WRITERS CLUB, Canton Library, 8 Park St.; 3:30-5 p.m.; ages 8-12; bring paper, pens; meet downstairs in community room; info: Linda at 315-344-6592.

MASSAGE SERVICES AT CPH CENTER FOR CANCER CARE, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; w/Ramsey Thomann; info: 315-261-5890.

GENEALOGY CLUB, Massena Musuem, 200 E. Orvis St.; 6:30 p.m.; more info: www.nnyresearcher.com or 315-764-7420.

OGDENSBURG AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, Dobisky Center, community room, 100 Riverside Ave.; 7 p.m.; info: Joe Dempsey 315-323-4949 or www.oarc.us.

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

NORTH COUNTRY 350 ALLIANCE, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 ½ Main St.; [email protected]; climate-change advocates looking to build local movement.

FREE DINNER, 5-6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Center, corner of Elm St. & Lawrence Ave., Potsdam; free, donations accepted; info: 315-265-9434.

DEEP ROOT CENTER INFO SESSION, Deep Root Center, 17 Main St., Canton; noon-2 p.m.; families can visit, ask questions, learn more about programs for youth; info: [email protected], 315-244-3034 or www.deeprootcenter.org.

COFFEE CLUB, Jernabi Coffee Shop, 11 Maple St., Potsdam; 10 a.m.; led by financial analyst Gary Throop; discuss, receive market updates; reservations: 315-265-3471.

MASSENA AMVETS AUXILIARY DINNER, Fregoe Road, Massena; 5-7 p.m.; $10.

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

NATURE NUTS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM, 10-11 a.m., Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd., Massena; free; children should be dressed for hiking; info: 315-705-5022 ext. 203, www.massenanaturecenter.com.

Theater

‘WINTER CONSTELLATIONS,’ free planetarium show, 4 p.m., SUNY Potsdam’s planetarium, basement of Stowell Hall; open to all ages, lasts 45 minutes; info: 315-267-3441, [email protected], or 315-267-2286, [email protected].

‘PETE THE CAT,’ for grades preK-2, Ogdensburg Command Performances Youtheatre: Class Acts; 9:15 and 11 a.m., Salmon River Central; based on the popular books by famous author and illustrator James Dean; info: www.ilovetheatre.org.

‘MARIPOSA & THE SAINT,’ 7 p.m., SUNY Potsdam's Performing Arts Center; free and open to the public; panel discussion follows; info: www.potsdam.edu/events.

Movies

‘FLOATING ISLANDS’ AND ‘WORKHORSE RIVER,’ 7-9 p.m., at The TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., Canton; Niagara Mohawk promotional films concerning the Raquette River power project; suggested donation: $5; light refreshments; info: tauny.org.

Recreation/Sports

VARSITY GIRLS SOCCER, 4 p.m. Hammond @ Morristown; 4:30 p.m. Colton-Pierrepont @ Brushton-Moira, Malone @ Canton, Edwards-Knox @ Clifton-Fine, Hermon-DeKalb @ Heuvelton, Harrisville @ Lisbon, St. Regis Falls @ Norwood-Norfolk, Ogdensburg @ Potsdam, Massena @ Salmon River, Gouverneur @ St. Lawrence Central, Parishville-Hopkinton @ Tupper Lake.

VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, 6 p.m., Edwards-Knox @ Ogdensburg, Massena @ Tupper Lake.

FITNESS BOOT CAMP, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Bend in the River Park, 90 Lincoln St., Canton; organized by the Canton Recreation Department; all ages, fitness levels welcome; cost: $35 season, $5 drop-in; bring towel or yoga mat, water bottle; register: cantonnewyork.us/recreation.

WAKE UP YOGA with Fred Montville, 7 to 8 a.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam. Incorporating breath work with sequence of postures Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].

HIIT HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING, Tuesday and Thursday, noon-1 p.m., $60; St. Lawrence University’s athletic department; register before first class; info: www.saintsathletics.com/sports/2013/7/19/Fitness%20Classes.aspx?id=28 .

CORE YOGA, Tuesday and Thursday, 1–2 p.m., faculty and staff $10; St. Lawrence University’s athletic department; register before first class; info: www.saintsathletics.com/sports/2013/7/19/Fitness%20Classes.aspx?id=28 .

HOW DOES IT FIT (ending with a touch of Yoga), Tuesday and Thursday, 11-11:50 a.m., $60; St. Lawrence University’s athletic department; register before first class; info: www.saintsathletics.com/sports/2013/7/19/Fitness%20Classes.aspx?id=28 .

YOGA CLASSES, with instructor Jane O'Neill, at Chippewa Bay Community Club, in the historic one-room schoolhouse, 1172 County Route 6, next to the Post Office; gentle yoga, 9-10:15 a.m.; moderate yoga, 10:30-11:45 a.m.; register: 518-852-0546, [email protected].

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 3 p.m.-midnight; special: two games, free shoes for $5 from 3-6 p.m.; comic bowling, 7 p.m.-close; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m.; to reserve parties, more info: 315-265-9210.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, St. Lawrence University, Canton; 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; info: [email protected].

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5-6 p.m.; $5; wear workout clothes, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at [email protected].

RELEASE AND RELAX with Fred and Trish Montville, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam. Combines classic yoga practice with guided meditation. Breathing, stretching, holding postures, and more. Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].

DUCOTE FAMILY KARATE CLUB CLASSES, Canton Rec. Dept., upstairs warm-up room, 90 Lincoln St.; 6-7 p.m.; ages 4+; info: Steve DuCote, 518-481-4228, [email protected], 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; info: 244-0753.

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.

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA, KIDS' DANCE CLASS, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls; kids' dance 5-5:50 p.m.; zumba 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie.

ZUMBA TONING WITH BETHANY, Northern Physical Therapy, O’Burg; 5-6 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

ENDURANCE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, O’burg; juniors & adults 6-7 p.m.; info: www.timadojo.com, 713-7509.

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, Mosaic Ctr., 100 Ford St., O’burg; 7 p.m.; fee; more info: [email protected] .

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

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-6:45 p.m.; $6. Info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithRachandHolly or rachaelmatejcik.zumba.com.

CHAIR DANCING, with instructor Ellen Armitage, at Chippewa Bay Community Club, in the historic one-room schoolhouse, 1172 County Route 6, next to the Post Office; 11 a.m.-noon; register: 518-852-0546, [email protected]; donations accepted; wear loose clothing, bring water.

Support Groups

SMART RECOVERY, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 7 p.m.; non-religious support group for all addictive behaviors; more info: 250-4338, 769-4262.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital community education rm., 7 p.m., info: 265-2422 or 384-4833.

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

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.

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

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5:30 p.m., UCPA of the North Country, 4 Commerce Ln., 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

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

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m.; O’burg, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center conference rm. C, 2nd floor old mental health unit; info: Karen Cole, 315-393-8880, ext. 5181.

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM, Ogdensburg, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Ctr. auditorium; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; register: 315-713-5116.

COMRADES OF HOPE, For those w/addicted loved ones; Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 6 p.m.; 18+.

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