5 THURSDAY

Live Entertainment

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

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.

MYERS’ PUB, 17 Commerce St., O’burg, 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 7-9 p.m.; talent contest; sign up for three-song slot: theblackbirdcafe@gmail.com or come early.

Community Events

WRITER’S SERIES SPEAKER, Sykes Common Room, St. Lawrence University; 8 p.m.; John Dermot Woods; creative writing; has written novels, stories, comics have appeared in many journals; info: www.stlawu.edu/English.

MORLEY LIBRARY ASSOCIATION MEETING, Morley Library, 7230 CR 27, Canton; 6 p.m.; meeting open to public; info: 379-9863 or morleylibassoc@gmail.com.

DIABETES WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS, Primary Care Community Room, Lawrence Avenue Medical Complex; 9:30 a.m.-noon; register: 261-4760 ext. 230 or linda@gethealthyslc.org. Caregivers are welcome to attend the meetings.

PLANETARIUM WORKSHOP W/FRANK REVETTA, SUNY Potsdam, Stowell Hall basement planetarium; 4 p.m.; ~45 mins.; ‘The Brightest Stars’; info: 267-3441, 267-2286 revettfa@potsdam.edu or greenera@potsdam.edu.

RABIES CLINIC, Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm, 2043B SH 68, Canton; 5-8 p.m.; dogs, cats must be at least three months old; cats must be in an animal carrier or pillowcase; dogs must have collar and leash; pets must be under control of an adult. Info: 386-2325.

EXHIBIT OPENING, Gibson Gallery, Brainerd Hall, SUNY Potsdam; ‘Forget Grammar Think Potatoes’ by Bang Geul Ham; 5-7 p.m.

WIC CLINIC, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 1:15 to 6 p.m.

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; 10 a.m.

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

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

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

MINDFUL MEDIATION CLASS, Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton; w/ Charlie Bradt; noon-1 p.m.; info: Charlie, 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 w/ Legos, can request a class or activity; socialize; info, registration: 244-3034, deeprootcenter@gmail.com, www.deeprootenter.org.

CARD, BOARD GAMES, Waddington Library community room; 2 p.m.; info: 388-4145.

ST. GIANNA MOLLA LIFE CELL MEETS, Massena K of C, 53 E. Orvis St., 7-8:30 pm.

TRAVEL IMMUNIZATION CLINIC, Canton Human Service Ctr., 80 St. Hwy. 310, Canton; 1-4 p.m.; immunizations needed to travel abroad available for cost of vaccines; appointments required; info: 386-2325.

STOCKHOLM HISTORICAL ORGANIZATION MEETING, 1 p.m.; Stockholm Municipal Building court room; dues $5/year.

ACUPUNCTURE AT CPH CENTER FOR CANCER CARE, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; w/ Shelby Connelly; info: 261-5890.

BOOK TALK, "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools" by Diane Ratvich; 4-5:30 p.m.; Maxfield’s, Potsdam; RSVP, info, 244-0377.

Movies

‘RENEWAL,’ Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; feature-length documentary captures vitality and diversity of today's religious-environmental activists; from within their Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim traditions, Americans are re-examining what it means to be human and how we live on this planet; hosted by Ministerial Association of Potsdam; all are welcome; cookies, popcorn will be available.

Recreation/Sports

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, 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 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.

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, 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.

YOGA FOR REJUVINATION, Yoga Loft, 30 Court St., Canton; 7 p.m.; w/ Erica Sharpe; using yoga to cope with stress; info: www.yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

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.

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 Ctr., Ford St.; 5:45 p.m.; $5.

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

LITTLE LOTUS YOGA FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, Yoga Loft, Canton; 9:30 a.m.; for kids, adults; yoga poses, dancing, stories, craft; info: www.yoga-loft.org or 605-8637.

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

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

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

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

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