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FOLK JAM, 7 p.m.; Pickens Hall 2nd floor, State St., Heuvelton; bring instruments, play, sing, dance or listen.
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.
MASSENA MEMBERSHIP ARTISTS SHOW RECEPTION, 6:30 p.m., Massena Public Library; public invited; oils, acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, photography, drawing fiber art, sculpture and pastels; refreshments, awards.
HEALTHCARE CAREERS AWARENESS DAY, E.A. Newell Golden Dome, O’burg; 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; for 10th graders from Lisbon, Morristown, Heuvelton, O’burg schools.
TRUNK OR TREAT, 6-8 p.m., Riverview Restaurant Parking Lot, 928 State Highway 11C, Brasher Falls; community members can decorate their trunks or truck beds and hand out candy; must provide own treats, no homemade treats; prizes for best decorated trunk; info: 315-261-0842.
PLATE TECTONIC THEORY AND BASIC PRINCIPLES, 1 p.m., Stowell Hall Room 131, SUNY Potsdam Geology Department; with Dr. Frank Revetta; free; class size limited to 10; info: 315-267-3441, [email protected], www.potsdam.edu/academics/AAS/Geology.
UNION CEMETERY ASSN. MEETS, Home of Shirley DuBois, 487 Nichols Rd., Winthrop; 6 p.m.; agenda includes election of officers, trustee appointments, review of unfinished business, discussion of 2018 plans; anyone w/interest in Union Cemetery may attend; more info: Bruce Winters, 315-261-4357.
ART EXHIBIT OPENS, Massena Artists Association Member’s show, at Henry H. Warren Memorial Public Library, 41 Glenn St., Massena; on display for two weeks.
LOCAL EARLY INTERVENTION COORDINATING COUNCIL (LEICC) MEETS, 1-3 p.m. at the Human Services Center, 80 State Highway 310, second floor conference room, Canton; will discuss policies for children with disabilities; open to public; info: 315-386-2325.
POTSDAM INTEGRATED 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.
HEALTHCARE CAREERS AWARENESS DAY, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., hosted by Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center at Ogdensburg Free Academy Golden Dome; for tenth graders in St. Lawrence County; info: www.claxtonhepburn.org/careers.
UNION CEMETERY ASSOCIATION MEETING, 6 p.m., at the home of Shirley DuBois, 487 Nichols Rd., Winthrop; election of officers, trustee appointments, review of unfinished business and discussion of 2018 plans; all welcome; info: 315-261-4357.
LUNCH AND LEARN PROGRAM, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Gouverneur Hospital east wing community room; “What is the Swing Bed Program” by Renee Smith and “Otago (A Home Based) Exercise for Balance” by Valerie Storie; free and open to the community; reservations required by Oct. 23: 315-535-9309, [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].
CANTON FARMERS MARKET, in Village Green at Park Street and Main Street, open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through Oct. 27; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details, applications: gardenshare.org.
OPEN KNITTING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; info: 714-3206.
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.
TRI-TOWN ATV TRAIL RIDERS MEET, 7 p.m.; Pit Stop, Main St., Winthrop; info: John or Kathy Lamay, 389-4470.
NO HITCH LUNCH, 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.
VARSITY GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, 6 p.m. Potsdam @ Tupper Lake; 5:30 p.m. Ogdensburg @ Canton.
TUESDAY NIGHT ADULT VOLLEYBALL, 6:30-7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s School gym, hosted by Canton Recreation Department; no volleyball experience is required; cost: $15 for the 8-week program; runs Tuesday, Oct. 3-Nov. 21.
COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER, 3 p.m. Clarkson @ St. Lawrence; 7 p.m. Plattsburgh @ Canton.
COLLEGE MEN’S SOCCER, 6 p.m., Potsdam @ Clarkson.
SENIOR FITNESS CLASSES, with instructor Carrie Montgomery, 10-11 a.m., Canton Recreational Pavilion community room; cost: $15 for the 7-week program; register: cantonnewyork.us/recreation.
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.
YIN-YANG YOGA 5-6:15 p.m. with Kelly Burnham, at the Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton; cost: card punch or $15 drop-in; blend of energizing yoga flow and grounding Yin yoga; info: www.yoga-loft.org.
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.
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 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.
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.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP MEETS, 7 p.m.; Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St., rm. B downstairs.
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