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6 TUESDAY

Music

CHRISTIAN MUSICAN: BRUCE CARROLL, Hermon United Methodist Church, 115A Church St.; 7 p.m.; free; Carroll rose to fame in the Christian music scene in the early 1990s; following a career in concert ministry, he accepted a position of music director at a large church in Tennessee.

Community Events

NEW YORK CITIZEN PREPAREDNESS TRAINING PROGRAM, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Ctr., O’burg; attend one of two sessions: noon-1 p.m. w/lunch served, 6-7 p.m. w/light snack served; registration required: 713-5251.

COLLEGE PLANNING SEMINAR, SUNY Canton’s Richard W. Miller Campus Room 212; 6:30 p.m.; Kerrie L. Cooper, college's director of financial aid will join Jon Eng, retail banking specialist from North Country Savings Bank to explain government assistance, private funding sources and savings options; free and open to all; info or register, 386-7328.

‘ONE STOP HOLIDAY SHOP,’ Massena High School; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; vendors, raffles, 50/50; presented by Massena Rotary to benefit Massena Boys & Girls Club; more info: [email protected] or [email protected].

CANTON AREA ZONTA CLUB 30TH HOLIDAY AUCTION, The Club, 25 Court St., Canton; 5:30 p.m.; silent auction, live auction, dinner; info: Penny at 379-0977.

POTSDAM LIONS CLUB 80 YEARS OF SERVICE CELEBRATION, Potsdam Elks Lodge, 10 Elm St.; 5:30 p.m., cocktails; buffet dinner, speakers, 6 p.m.; $25 for dinner; includes prime rib, chicken cordon bleu, vegetarian lasagna, potatoes, salads, veggies, rolls, desserts; speakers include Potsdam Mayor Ron Tischler, district governor Kelly Clark, and first vice district governor Donna Ober; information or reservations, contact Michelle Theisen at 742-2172

HOLIDAY LUNCH, Morley Library, 7230 CR 27, Canton; noon; hosted by Silver Threads and Golden Needles handicraft group; bring dish to share; Holiday Treat Exchange of candy, snacks, etc.; info: Linda at 323-0162.

FREE POETRY READING, Hurley's Nightclub, Barrington Student Union, SUNY Potsdam; 7:30 p.m.; Ethan Shantie; read from his debut collection of poems: 'We Met Back Accident;' signed copies will be sold  for $10.

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER VALLEY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETS, Louisville Municipal Building, SR 37; 6 p.m.; open to public.

BABY STORYTIME, Canton Free Library, 8 Park St., 10-10:45 a.m.; for babies up to 18 months and caregivers; books, bounce rhymes, songs, finger plays, social/play time; info: www.cantonfreelibrary.org.

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

PRESCHOOL MUSIC AND MOVEMENT CLASS, Ogdensburg Public Library; free; 10 a.m.

FREE STORY TIME, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; ages 2-4; playtime, letter of the week, music, stories, crafts.

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

CHARISMATIC PRAYER AND PRAISE, Chapel at Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg; 7 p.m.; info: 344-7115.

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

STORY TIME, Hepburn Library, Waddington; ages 0-3, 10 a.m.; info: [email protected] or 388-4454.

CHILDREN'S CHORUS OF CRANE, 4-6 p.m.; room C 107, Crane School of Music; info: 267-2435.

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.

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

HEALING SERVICE AT TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, Maple St., Potsdam, 7 p.m.; contemporary music, anointing, healing prayers; info: 265-5754.

CHRISTIAN MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION MEETS, 7 p.m., Cascades Restaurant, 4 W. Main St., Canton; info: Jerry Herne, 854-6608.

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP, New Testament Church, Massena; 10 a.m.; refreshments; more info: 769-4249.

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital board room; 5 p.m.; more info: 769-4305.

Recreation/Sports

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL, Hermon-DeKalb at Clifton-Fine, 5:30 p.m.; Gouverneur at Canton, Madrid-Waddington at Colton-Pierrepont, Harrisville at Edwards-Knox, Heuvelton at Lisbon, Chateaugay at Parishville-Hopkinton, Ogdensburg at Potsdam, Massena at Salmon River, Malone at St. Lawrence Central, Tupper Lake at St. Regis Falls, 7:15 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS HOCKEY, Canton at Massena, 4:45 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY, Cortland at Canton, Potsdam at Morrisville, 7 p.m.

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL, Utica at Canton, 7 p.m.; Clarkson at Potsdam, 8 p.m.

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL, St. Lawrence at Potsdam, 6 p.m.

OPEN HOCKEY, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, noon - 1:30 p.m.; info: 265-4030.

PUBLIC SKATING, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam, 1:45-2:45 p.m.; rental skates available for $3 per pair; info: 265-4030.

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.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.- midnight; info: 265-9210.

TRILLIUM CTR. CLASSES, 25 Market St., Potsdam; ‘Baby and Me’ w/ Lori Dye, 9:30-10:30 a.m., 6-wk sessions, $72 or drop-in $15, see website for dates; Active Boomer Yoga, 50+, w/Jean Benvenuto, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. & 5:15-6:45 p.m., class card or $15; basic tai chi w/Sean Boutin, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; tabata w/Tracy Sharlow, 4-5 p.m., class card or $15; community meditation, 7-7:30 p.m., $5-$10; more info: trilliumyogacenter.com.

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.

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASSES, 5:30-7 p.m. & 7:15-8:15 p.m., 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 6:30-8 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: master instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

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

ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, East Side Elementary School gymnasium, Gouverneur, 6-7 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: master instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

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.;

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.

CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP, 5 p.m., Massena Memorial Hospital main floor conference room; info, support, recipes for those w/ the disease; info: 769-4305.

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

SURVIVING WIDOWHOOD, 41 Glenn St., Massena; 1-3:30 p.m.; for those grieving the death of a spouse or partner.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUPS: 1 p.m., Gouverneur Hospital Education Ctr., 103 W. Barney St., info Fred & Nancy Dunkelberg, 287-0276; 6:30 p.m.; Maplewood Campus, 205 State St. Rd., Canton; info: Sue Denesha, 347-3347.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m.; Congregational Church, Ogdensburg.

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