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19 TUESDAY

Community Events

RIBBON CUTTING, Cam’s Pizzeria, noon, 302 Ford St., Ogdensburg; with the Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce; public invited.

CARAVAN SCOUTS MEET, 6-7 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, 11 State Highway 72, Potsdam; for children grades k-6; meetings every other Tuesday; info: 315-265-2198 or [email protected].

ART CLUB FOR GRADES 6-8, Tuesdays 3 to 5 p.m., Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St., Ogdensburg; art supplies and project ideas are provided.

BABY STORYTIME for 0-18 months and a caregiver, no registration needed; Tuesday mornings 10-10:45 a.m.; books, bounce rhymes, songs, finger plays, and social/play time; Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; info: Valerie White, 315-386-3712 ext 4, [email protected].

WIC CLINIC, 8:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m., New Hope Chuch, 33 Grant St., Potsdam.

POTSDAM INCLUSIVE PRE-SCHOOL/EARLY ELEMENTARY MUSIC & ART, 5:30-6:30 p.m., SLC Arts, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; inclusive group for pre-schoolers and early elementary students with disabilities, their family, and friends; cost: $10; register: slcartscouncil.org, 315-265-6860.

OPEN KNITTING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; info: 714-3206.

SACRAMENT OF PENANCE SERVICES, 2-3 p.m., St. Andrews Church, Norwood.

POTSDAM ADULTS MUSIC & ART GROUP, 10:30 a.m.-noon, opportunity for adults with special needs including cognitive disabilities, autism and severe learning disabilities, to participate in a supportive and therapeutic group activity; SLC Arts, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; cost: $10; register: slcartscouncil.org, 315-265-6860.

TUESDAY SOUP, SANDWICHES, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Massena First United Methodist Church, 189 Main St., fellowship hall; free, open to the public.

FREE TUESDAY DINNER, 5:30 p.m., Life in His Arms Community Church, 1952 State Highway 11c, North Lawrence; open to the public; info: 315-250-1930.

OPEN SPINNING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 2-4 p.m.; info: 714-3206.

BINGO AT RENSSELAER FALLS FIRE HALL, 7 p.m.; refreshments available.

BOOK OF MORMON GROUP, LDS Chapel, Castle Drive, Potsdam; 7 p.m.; info: 316-3301

ACAPELLA NORTH CHORUS REHEARSAL, 6:30-9 p.m.; Potsdam Middle School, Lawrence Avenue, Potsdam- info: Mary Hamilton, [email protected] or 486-4794.

QUILTING, SEWING CLASSES, 6 to 9 p.m., Madrid Library community room; register, info: 386-3082.

COMMUNITY GOOD WILL DINNER, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Life in His Arms Community Church, 1952 St. Hwy. 11C, North Lawrence; take-out, deliveries to Tri-Town area available; menu: 755-5880.

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

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT PROGRAM, 10 a.m. Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St. in the children’s room; free; for birth-5 years old; info: 315-393-4325.

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, www.massenanaturecenter.com.

REMINGTON PAINTING AND DRAWING CIRCLE, Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St., Ogdensburg, weekly 10 a.m.-noon; artists of all levels come together to work and share ideas in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere; bring your materials and whatever art project you are working on; free; info: 315-393-2425.

TACO TUESDAY & RADIO BINGO, Massena VFW; $2 tacos, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; bingo 7 p.m., $12, 50/50 $2; bring non-perishable food donation to be entered for free bingo card; dabbers available; info: 769-3434.

FREE SKIN TUMOR/LESION DETECTION CLINIC, 9-11 a.m., 180 Maple St., Massena, across from MMH; all ages; appointments only: 769-4656.

SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES MEETING, area fiber arts and handicrafts group, 1 p.m., community room at the Morley Public Library, 7230 County Route 27; anyone interested in knitting, crocheting, and other fiber arts crafts may join; info: 315-854-0185.

Theater

A GARFIELD CHRISTMAS, LIVE ON STAGE, 7 p.m., Ogdensburg Command Performances, George Hall Auditorium, Ogdensburg Free Academy, 1100 State St.; tickets: $15-$43, children under 5 half price; info: http://www.ilovetheatre.org.

Recreation/Sports

VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL, 7:15 p.m. Chateaugay @ Colton, Morristown @ Harrisville, Lisbon @ Hermon-DeKalb, Tupper Lake @ Madrid, Canton @ Ogdensburg, Brushton-Moira @ Parishville-Hopkinton, Salmon River @ St. Lawrence Central.

VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL, 7:15 p.m. St. Lawrence @ Salmon River.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.- midnight; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m., to reserve parties, or more info: 315-265-9210, 315-267-6655.

BUCC WILD RUN CLUB, Buccaneer Lounge, 4 West Main St., Canton, 6 p.m.; social running club meets every Tuesday for group run of 2-4 miles; all levels welcome; post-run drink specials and dinner available; info: www.facebook.com/BuccWildRC or @BuccWildRC.

THROUGH FEB. 27 PUBLIC SKATING AT PINE STREET ARENA in Potsdam, 1:45-2:45 p.m. Adults $2, students and seniors $1, kids under 6 free; SENIOR SKATING, 10-11 a.m. $2, skate rental $3. OPEN HOCKEY noon-1:30 p.m., $3; helmets required.

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASSES, 5:30-6:30 p.m. & 6:45-7:45 p.m. (advanced), Norwood Municipal Hall, 15 S. Main St.; led by black belt instructors. Info: Debbie Hintopoulos, 267-6331, www.americankangdukwon.org.

HE YEE DAO CLASSES, St. Regis Mohawk School, 385 Church St., Hogansburg; youth class, 6-7 p.m.; adult/teen class, 7-8:30 p.m.; youth $45/three months; adult/teen $60/three months; self defense, conditioning, aerobic, focusing on confidence not competition; black belt instructors; info: Joe 244-0753 or [email protected]

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-6:45 p.m.; $6. Info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithRachandHolly or rachaelmatejcik.zumba.com.

AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, Norwood Civic Center Hall, 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:45-7:45 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

TRILLIUM CTR. YOGA, Potsdam; wake up yoga with Fred Montville, 7-8 a.m.; yoga with weights with Montville, 5:45-6:45 p.m.; new student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15, 10-class card $120. Info: 315-265-5732, [email protected].

BOOMER YOGA WITH JEAN BENVENUTO, 9:30-10:45, at Trillium, 42 1/2 Elm St., Potsdam.

LINE AND SQUARE DANCING CLASSES, 6-8 p.m., hosted by the Massena Senior Citizens Inc., at the community center, 61 Beach St.; instructor: Louie Siguin; free, donations accepted; info: 315-769-7810, 315-764-9480.

CHAIR DANCING, with instructor Ellen Armitage, at Chippewa Bay Community Club, in the historic one-room schoolhouse, 1172 County Route 6, next to the Post Office; 11 a.m.-noon; register: 518-852-0546, [email protected]; donations accepted; wear loose clothing, bring water.

ZUMBA, With Monica Boyea, Trinity Catholic gym, Massena, 5:15 p.m., $5/class; w/Maggie, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls, 6:15-7:15 p.m., $5/class; info: www.facebook.com/zumbawithmaggie; Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg: Zumba toning w/Bethany 5-6 p.m., Zumba w/Nicole 7-8 p.m., info: 393-2024.

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.

MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING, Thousand Islands Martial Arts Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’Burg; juniors, 6 p.m., adults, 7 p.m.; info: www.timadojo.com.

YOUTH AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, Gouverneur Recreation Center, 4-5 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, East Side Elementary School gymnasium.

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8-9 p.m.; E. J. Noble Building Bernadine Room, US Hwy. 11, Canton; info: 261-5413; Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Presbyterian Community Center, Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.; St. Phillips Episcopal Church, 8 p.m.;

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 5 p.m., SUNY Potsdam Van Housen Hall Extension, third floor conference rm.; info: Reachout, 265-2422, www.coda.org.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS & GAM-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Newman Center, 33 Court St., Canton; info: 482-9445.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, noon, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena; Unitarian Universalist Church, Main St., Canton, 8 p.m.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehab Unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 1:30 p.m., Hepburn Lisbon Library, 10 Main St.; 6 p.m., Lisbon American Legion, 6991 County Route 10; 1:30 p.m., Hepburn Lisbon Library, 10 Main St.; 8:30 a.m., Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St.; 5 p.m., Norfolk Hepburn Library; Chapter 576 meets 8 a.m., Fowler Town Hall, 87 Little Your Rd., Gouverneur; 6:30 p.m., Star Lake Community Center. Fee.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 6:30 p.m., E.J. Noble Medical Building, 80 E. Main St., Canton; entrance on lower level, behind building; info: 379-9948.

DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM, Massena Memorial Hospital, main floor board room; 6-7 p.m.; info: 261-4760 ext. 230 or [email protected]

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, Emmanuel Congregational Church, 39 W. Orvis St., Massena; 6-7 p.m.; info: 842-2687.

HEARTS OF HOPE, Norfolk Rescue Squad building, 7 Sedwick St.; 6 p.m.; support group for family and friends of drug addicts.

QUIT TOBACCO WORKSHOPS, Lower level conference room, Massena Memorial Hosp.; 4 p.m.; free nicotine replacement available through workshops; info: 769-4262.

BREAST-FEEDING SUPPORT GROUP, 10 a.m.-noon, St. Thomas More Newman Center, 39 Court St., Canton; children welcome; snacks available; info: Sherrie Revet, 379-9192.

MAN-TO-MAN PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 4-5:30 p.m.; 2nd-floor conference room A, Canton-Potsdam Hospital; info: 268-9314.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital; 5:30 p.m.; info: 1-800-272-3900.