POTSDAM: “Stories of Constellations” presented by Geology Prof. Emeritus Frank Revetta, in Revetta Planetarium, basement of Stowell Hall, SUNY Potsdam, 4 – 4:45 p.m., all ages welcome, no food, drink or cellphones; 315-267-3441 or [email protected].
OGDENSBURG: Movie night featuring A.A. Milne classic brought to the big screen, 5:30 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; free; 315-393-4325.
Comrades of HOPE
MASSENA: Comrades of HOPE (Heroin/Opiate Prevention/Education) will meet at 6 p.m. at the Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St. They are a support group for those having loved ones, current/deceased, who suffer from the disease of addiction. This is their last meeting of 2018. Group officials encourage attendees to bring a friend. Meetings are free and confidential. Refreshments will be served.
Family holiday celebration
OGDENSBURG: Family holiday celebration, 4:30-8 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center's Hess Auditorium; holiday-themed event with Santa Claus, an illusionist, Christmas cookie decorating, holiday treats; held to promote the Wellness Center and destigmatize mental health; free; 315-713-5720.
CANTON: Empanadas: Flavorful Hand Pies, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Harvest Kitchen at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Learning Farm, 2043 State Highway 68, part of a four-part December Baking Series: Sweet and Savory; class size limited, pre-registration required; each class is $20 and feature hands-on opportunities, samples and printed recipes to take home; reserve your spot online at stlawrence.cce.cornell.edu, 315-379-9192, ext. 237 or [email protected]; each class in series taught by different instructor from Big Spoon Kitchen in Potsdam; ingredients donated by Nature's Storehouse in Canton.
POTSDAM: “Preparing Your Business for the New Year” workshop, sponsored by St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, at Hampton Inn, Outer Market Street, Potsdam; presented by Northern Insuring Agency Inc.; 9:30-11:30 a.m.; professional seminar will following business compliance topics for 2019, including NYS Paid Family Leave, NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, Overtime Rule, Minimum Wage Updates, and more; coffee, tea, and pastries will be provided; space is limited; RSVP online at http://bit.ly/Prepfor2019 or by calling the St. Lawrence County Chamber at 315-386-4000.
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Queen of Cheeses
POTSDAM: Potsdam Food Co-Op hosts 2nd Thursday Sampling, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 24 Elm St.; featuring Cheese of the Month: French double crème brie, the “Queen of Cheeses;” 315-265-4630, www.PotsdamCoop.com.
Free holiday dinner
CANTON: St. Lawrence Outing Club hosting free holiday meal, 5-7:30 p.m., Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; all welcome, free, open to public; 315-386-4500.