18 THURSDAY

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.

Recreation/Sports

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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