CRANE SYMPHONIC BAND, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music.

COUNTRY'OKE, 7 p.m., Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, 873 State Route 37; country karaoke event, in the Cascades Lounge; $3 drink specials, no cover.

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

Community Events

SAUSAGE SAMPLING, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Potsdam Food Co-Op, 24 Elm St.,, 315-265-4630; featuring Hilary’s Organic Breakfast Sausage in spicy veggie and apple maple flavors.

TRIVIA NIGHT, 6:30-8 p.m., Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St., Canton; with Quizmaster General Lauren Rosenthal.

RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY to celebrate upgraded imaging services equipment at Gouverneur Hospital, new 64-slice CT scanner, reception at 8:30 a.m., ribbon-cutting at 9 a.m. in hospital imaging department, 77 West Barney St.; light refreshments.

PUBLIC HEARING, 7:30 p.m. regarding additions to Agricultural Districts 1 and 2, at ounty planning office, located on the second floor of the public safety complex in Canton; info: [email protected].

CANTON COMPREHENSIVE PLAN PUBLIC FORUM, 6:30 p.m., Pyrites Fire Hall, hosted by Canton village trustee Sean O’Brien and Canton town councilman Tim Danehy.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVES, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Edwards Knox Central School, 2512 County Route 24 and from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Seaway Technical Center BOCES, 7225 State Highway 56;

CANTON LIBRARY BOOK SALE, hosted by Friends of the Canton Free Library, Paige room of the library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

DEPEYSTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH’S ANNUAL TURKEY DINNER, 4 p.m., Depeyster Masonic Hall; turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, squash, cabbage salad, cranberry sauce, rolls and pie for $9 for adults, $5 for children; 5 and younger free.

DEDICATION OF THE SUNY CANTON POLLINATOR GARDEN, noon, adjacent of French Hall; hosted by the Environmental Change Organization student club; rain date April 20, at 2 p.m.; free open to public; part of the college’s annual Scholarly Activities Celebration.

FREE SUPPER, 4:30 p.m., Heuvelton First Presbyterian Church, 63 Lisbon St.; donations accepted.

HEALTH LUNCH, LECTURE, 11:30 a.m., hosted by Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Wise Community, Wise Choices at Barben Rooms, Cheel Building, Clarkson University, Potsdam; speaker: Julie Cooke on the diabetes prevention and management; free, open to all; pre-register by April 17: 315-261-5413, [email protected].

PUBLIC HEARING, Norwood Public Library voters, 6:15 p.m., at the library, for the presentation of a proposed funding increase.

SUNY CANTON STUDENT ART EXHIBITION, 3-5 p.m., Southworth Library; free, open to the public; part of the college’s annual Scholarly Activities Celebration.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CONVERSATION GROUP, Potsdam Public Library upstairs mezzanine, 9-10 a.m.; info: [email protected] or 315-265-7230.

GAME NIGHT, 5-8 p.m., Potsdam Public Library, Park Street; board game event for all ages; games supplied but bring your own.

AFTERSCHOOL SQUAD, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Potsdam Public Library mezzanine, upstairs play space at the back of the library; hands-on activities in art, science, digital media, engineering for grades 3-6; registration required.

Until April 19 STORY THEATER, the Afterschool Squad at Potsdam Library will illustrate and perform stories based on the Japanese art form of kamishibai, or “paper theater;” final performances recorded.

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.

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

WIGGLY WORMS STORY TIME, for children up to age two, rhymes, fingerplays and fun, older siblings welcome, Potsdam Public Library, 10:30 a.m.; info: [email protected] or 315-265-7230.

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,

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,

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.

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

ROAST BEEF DINNER, DePeyster Methodist Church, 4381 CR 10, DePeyster, 4:30 p.m.; $8.50, $4/kids, <5/free.

NORWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING, Library community room, 1 Morton St.; 6:30 p.m.

KNITTING AND CROCHETING, 6:30 p.m., Hepburn Library of Madrid, 11 Church St., Madrid; open to all; info: 315-322-5673.


MAJOR MOTION PICTURE ABOUT MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. and his march from Selma to Birmingham, Alabama to demand voting rights for African Americans, Parish Center of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waddington, corner of Oak Street and State Highway 37, 7 p.m., free, open to public, sponsored by St. Lawrence County Fair Housing Task Force.

FREE MOVIE NIGHT, 5:30 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.


FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS hosted by SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance; Black Box Theater, SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center; free, various times and plays presented; full schedule: 315-267-2556.

IAN MCWETHY'S "THE INTERNET IS DISTRACT-OH, LOOK A KITTEN!" directed by Emily Lotocki, Festival of One-Act Plays hosted by SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance; Black Box Theater, SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center; 7:30 p.m.

BARBARA WIECHMANN'S "AUNT LEAF," directed by Rafael Villa, Festival of One-Act Plays hosted by SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance; Black Box Theater, SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center; 7:30 p.m.


COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOFTBALL, 3 p.m. Elmira @ St. Lawrence

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, Hampton Inn, Potsdam; weigh-in 5 p.m., meeting 5:30 p.m.; info: 315-212-5265 or [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, Potsdam; new student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: 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.

WAKE UP YOGA with Fred Montville, 7 to 8 a.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 42 ½ Elm St. 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].

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].

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:

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:, 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: or

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.

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:

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.

PRENATAL CLASS, 7 p.m. 2nd floor classroom, Canton-Potsdam Hospital; info: 261-5965.

CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 7 p.m.; for patients, caregivers, family, friends, bereaved; info: Robin Beeson, 769-5359.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP, 4 p.m.; O’burg, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center auditorium; w/ Karen Cole, 393-8880, ext. 5181.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP, 5:30 p.m., Gouverneur Community Center, 4673 NYS Route 58; info: 1-800-272-3900, [email protected].