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Community Events

SCIENCE CAFÉ, Pub 56, St. Lawrence University Campus, Canton, 7:15 p.m.; Conservation in Protected Areas: From Central Africa to the North Country; SUNY Potsdam Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Jessica Rogers; info:

POTSDAM VOLUNTEER RESCUE SQUAD SCRAP METAL FUNDRAISER, Drop donations of any metals off to parking lot, 29 Elm St.; accepted through Sept. 30; info: Tim at 212-6751.

LUNCH AND LEARN PROGRAM, Gouverneur Hospital, East Wing Community Room, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Nicole Weber, MD, FACOG, Board Certified OB/GYN, will present on the topic "Pelvic Health Changes as Women Age"; Q&A; lunch provided; free and open to community; register by Monday, Sept. 26 with Bonnie Porter at 535-9309 or

INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT WORD, Frank W. Cleveland Computer Center, Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St., 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.; learn basic Word skills including constructing a document including a table; free; pre-register: 265-7230.

SPECIAL ARTS: INTERGRATED PRESCHOOL MUSIC, SLC Arts Council, 41 Elm St., Potsdam, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; music and movement exploration for 2-5 year olds with disabilities in a supportive environment; $10; or 265-6860.

SPECIAL ARTS: ADULT MUSIC & ART, SLC Arts Council, 41 Elm St., 10:30 a.m. - noon; singing, movement, dancing instruments and more for adults with special needs; $10; info: or 265-6860.

WEIGHT WATCHERS WEEKLY MEETING, United Methodist Church, 627 Caroline St., Ogdensburg, 5 p.m. weigh-in, 5:30 p.m. meeting; info: Jennifer at

QUICKBOOKS BASICS CLASS, Frank W. Cleveland Computer Center, Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St., 5:30-8 p.m., through Thursday, Sept. 29; three-day course covers the basics of company and customer set up and billing and more; $50 fee covers all three sessions and must be received on or before Tuesday, Sept. 13; register: 265-7230.

SENIOR CITIZEN TRIP PRESENTATIONS, 35 Riverside Drive, Canton; 10 a.m. presentation on trip to Hawaii in May 2017; 1 p.m. presentation on trip to Australia/New Zealand in October 2017; info: Myrtle Regan at 386-8917.

SEISMOLOGY WORKSHOP, SUNY POTSDAM, Revetta-NYPA Laboratory, Timerman Hall Room B23, 4 p.m.; "Seismic Waves and the Earth's Interior"; ongoing series with Dr. Frank Revetta; free and open to public; info: 267-3441 or

LOCAL FOOD DINNER, Lehman Dining Center, SUNY Potsdam; 4-7:30 p.m.; dinner featuring locally grown and produced products; herb roasted chicken, veggie burgers, hamburgers, hot dogs, local bread and cheese, stuffed cabbage rolls and more; cash entry price $12 plus tax; info: 267-3097.

NORTHERN ZONE NYS RETIRED TEACHERS MEMBERSHIP MEETING, Malone Golf Club, Golf Club Drive, 9 a.m.; open to all retired educators and guests in Franklin and St. Lawrence Counties; guest speaker Karen Flewelling; continental breakfast; lunch; $21; deadline to register Tuesday, Sept. 20; register/info: Alice Galvin at 848-2312 or Gayla LePage at (518) 483-5014.

MICROSOFT WORD CLASS, Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; 1:30-3:30 p.m.; info or register: 265-7230.

WIC CLINIC, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

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: 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, 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.

FOLK JAM, 7 p.m.; Pickens Hall 2nd floor, State St., Heuvelton; bring instruments, play, sing, dance or listen.

KID’S PLACE, Frederic Remington Art Museum @ Ogdensburg Public Library; 3-5 p.m.

TRI-TOWN ATV TRAIL RIDERS MEET, 7 p.m.; Pit Stop, Main St., Winthrop; info: John or Kathy Lamay, 389-4470.

NO HITCH LUNCHEON, Free nutritious meal and safe social opportunity for HIV positive; noon; info: 386-4493.

FREE GENEALOGY CLASS, O’burg, Latter-Day Saints church, 6622 State Hwy. 37; track down ancestors using online collection of 3.5 billion documents; bring laptop if possible; info: 566-1373.

POKEMON CLUB, Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.; 6 p.m.; play original card game, trade cards, catch Pokemon; info: 353-6692.


CAPOEIRA CLASS, Canton Rec. Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St.; 3-4 p.m., kids intermediate class; 4:15-5:15 p.m., kids beginner class; 6:30-7:30 p.m., adult class; info:

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER, Gouverneur at Canton, Colton-Pierrepont at Chateaugay, Hermon-DeKalb at Clifton-Fine, Lisbon at Hammond, Heuvelton at Harrisville, Brushton-Moira at Parishville-Hopkinton, Massena at Potsdam, Madrid-Waddington at St. Regis Falls, 4:30 p.m.; Malone at Salmon River, 4:45 p.m.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOCCER, St. Regis Falls at Tupper Lake, Norwood-Norfolk at St. Lawrence Central, Massena at Canton, 4:30 p.m.

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: or @BuccWildRC.

PARISHVILLE AREA ATV CLUB MEETS, 7 p.m.; Parishville Town Hall; info:

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; more info:

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:; 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:

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,

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

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-6:45 p.m.; $6. Info: or

TAI CHI CLASSES, Trillium Center for Yoga, Market Street, Potsdam; w/ Sean Boutin; Tai Chi Basics, 12:30-1:30 p.m.; info: or visit

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

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.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, 7 p.m.; Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., rm. B downstairs.

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