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 11 THURSDAY

Music

VFW POST 2936, 525 Caroline St., O’burg, 393-1260, open mic, 7 p.m.

AMVETS POST 11, 4348 Rt. 11, DeKalb Jct., acoustic jam, 7-9 p.m.; host Dan Cole; bring acoustic instrument.

NIG’S TAVERN, 803 State St., O’burg, Triple Play, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Community Events

CANTON WINTERFEST, ‘State of the River Talk,’ Grasse River Heritage Room, 1 Riverside Dr., 7 p.m.; speaker Dr. Jeffrey Chiarenzelli, SLU professor.

‘HARRISVILLE’S GOT TALENT,’ Harrisville Central auditorium; 6 p.m.; hosted by HCS senior class; visual, performing art pieces; tickets at door.

CHEESE SAMPLING, Potsdam Food Co-op, 24 Elm St., 3:30-5:30 p.m.; featured cheese is creamy Gorgonzola; info: 265-7630.

ST. LAWRENCE CENTRAL PTO SPAGHETTI DINNER, St. Lawrence Central, Brasher Falls; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; $6/adults, $4/kids, $20/family; raffle table.

HALF OFF SALE, St. Vincent de Paul, 128 Main St., Massena; clothing, shoes, purses; more items put out daily; hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

MUSICAL MASTER CLASS, TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; free, open to all; Dana Lyn, fiddle and Kyle Sanna, guitar; to discuss and demonstrate techniques and traditions; instruments welcome; concert to follow at SLU.

UNITED HELPERS TASK AIDE CAREER INFO SESSION, Riverledge, O’burg; 3-6 p.m.; no admission, open to anyone; reservations not necessary; task aides work as member of UH health care team, duties include making beds, assisting w/laundry, interacting w/residents; more info: 393-0730.

AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST TO SPEAK, SUNY Canton, Nevaldine North, Room 102; noon; discuss his career opportunities in STEM; free, open to all.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS MEETING, Norwood American Legion Post, 68 Maple St.; 10 a.m.; speaker, coffee and donuts served; lunch served for fee following meeting; anyone is welcome; info: 384-3155.

ST. LAWRENCE CTY. CHAPTER OF NYS WOMEN MEETS, The Club, West Orvis St., O’burg; noon; physician assistant Cosette Witty Lewis to speak, topic ‘Take Time for You; Managing Your Health in Today's Busy Woman's Lifestyle’; reservations: 769-5997.

FREE PLANETARIUM SHOW, Stowell Hall basement, 4-4:45 p.m.; w/ SUNY professor Dr. Frank Revetta; ‘North Star (Polaris);’ no food or drinks; free parking in Lot 6, near Kellas Hall; info: 267-3441 or revettafa@potsdam.edu.

SPECIAL ARTS CLASS FOR AGES 5-9, SLC Arts Council, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; $5 per child; 4-5 p.m.; art theme; register or info: 265-6860.

SPECIAL ARTS CLASS FOR AGES 2-5, SLC Arts Council, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; $5 per child; 2:30-3 p.m.; art theme; register or info: 265-6860.

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

FREE INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE, Ogdensburg Rescue Squad Bldg., Pickering Street; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; no appointments needed; bring all documents showing last year’s income, photo ID and social security cards for anyone included on return.

ST. LAWRENCE BREWING COMPANY, 19 Commerce Ln., Canton; pub trivia; teams compete in four rounds, winners receive coupons for taproom merchandise; 6:30 p.m.; free to play; cash bar available.

GAMES, CARDS, Waddington Library; 1:30-3:30 p.m.

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

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

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

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.

FREE GENEAOLOGY RESEARCH, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints family history ctr., 284 Andrews St., Massena; 6-8 p.m.; volunteers provide assistance; records from 100+ countries; more info: 643-2129.

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

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.

MASSENA VFW MONTHLY DINNER, 101 W. Hatfield St.; 4-6 p.m.; $10; info, takeout: 769-3434.

BIG BINGO, Morristown Fire Dept.; doors 5:30 p.m., games 7:30 p.m.; $3,000 in prizes, two 50/50 drawings.

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 344-6592.

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY COUNCIL OF SENIOR CITIZENS, Potsdam American Legion Hall, SR 345; 10 a.m.; guest speaker, free coffee, donuts; info: 384-3155.

ACUPUNCTURE AT CPH CENTER FOR CANCER CARE, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam, Shelby Connelly, licensed acupuncturist from Colton; info: 261-5890.

SMORGASBORD SUPPER, Russell United Methodist Church; 5 p.m; chicken & biscuits, baked beans, macaroni & cheese, meatballs, scalloped potatoes, goulash or Spanish rice, meatloaf, potato and macaroni salad, salad, coleslaw, dessert; $7.

MADRID HEPBURN LIBRARY BOARD MEETS, 6:30 p.m., in the library.

‘JUNIOR WRITERS CLUB,’ Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; 3:30-5 p.m.; ages 8-12 years old; books, Children brainstorm on a theme, write and illustrate a short story, and share it with the group if they wish.

Recreation/Sports

PINE STREET ARENA SKATING, open hockey noon-1:30 p.m. $3; public skating 1:45 to 2:45 p.m., 6-7 p.m. Adults $2, $1 for students, free 5 and under. Skate rentals $3.

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.; cosmic bowling, 7 p.m.-midnight info: 265-9210.

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.

WEIGHT WATCHERS, St. Lawrence University, Canton; 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.; info: hotal@tds.net.

FITNESS KNOCKOUT, The Body Shop, 47 State Highway 345, Potsdam ; noon; $7; fun, energetic class w/ upbeat, modern tunes and easy to follow moves; info: danpinto77@gmail.com.

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 6 p.m., adults 7 p.m.; info: 713-7509.

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, Mosaic Ctr., 100 Ford St., O’burg; 7 p.m.; fee; more info: ange_24@hotmail.com .

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

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

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, 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; 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.

KRIPALU YOGA, Norwood Public Library; 6:30-7;45 p.m.; six weeks; $60; register: 353-6692.

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

OPEN HOCKEY AT POTSDAM’S PINE STREET ARENA, noon to 1:30 p.m. $3 per session.

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 p.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.

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