HELP US PROMOTE YOUR BAND, CONCERTS AND EVENTS by emailing [email protected], faxing 315-268-8701, mailing to North Country Now, c/o North Country This Week, PO Box 975, Potsdam, NY 13676 or drop it off at our office at 19 Depot St., Potsdam.
CRANE WIND ENSEMBLE WITH POTSDAM BRASS QUINTET AND GUEST COMPOSER ANTHONY PLOG, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Helen M. Hosmer Concert Hall, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music.
GOSPEL ACCORDING TO GROOVE AT THE IMPROV LAB, 8-9:30 p.m., Launders Underground at St. Lawrence University’s Noble University Center; students, faculty and staff and community members improvise music; free, open to public.
BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; open mic night; discount well drinks; 8:30-midnight; info: 265-8888.
NICANDRI NATURE CENTER ENVIRONMENTAL CAMPS, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Massena, for ages 6-12; info: 315-705-5022, [email protected].
POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND HEALTH CARE PROXIES, free National Healthcare Decision Making Day program by Atty. Efstathia G. Kyriakopoulos of Snider, Kyriakopoulos and Snider Law Firm, Massena Memorial Hospital Wing Board Room, main level; approximately one hour, includes question-and-answer session and free lunch; to register: call MMH Public Relations, 315-769-4262..
FREE RABIES CLINIC, 6-7 p.m., Morristown town highway barn, County Route 2, Brier Hill; Town and Country Veterinary.
DECORATIVE FOLK PAINTING CLASS, 9:30-noon, The Gallery, 10 Main St., Waddington; $15, materials supplied; register: www.lakestlawrencearts.com, 315-308-4410.
DIABETES ALERT DAY, 1-3 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, conference room C, first floor; physician referral required; info, register: 315-713-5181, or 315-713-5116.
BOOK CLUB MEETS, 6:30 p.m., Hepburn Library of Madrid.
CURIOUS CUBS STORYTIME, Potsdam Public Library, 10:30 a.m., stories, rhymes, and movement activities to build early literacy skills for ages two and up, younger siblings welcome; info: [email protected] or call 315-265-7230.
DROP-IN CHESS CLUB, Potsdam Public Library reading room, weekly event, 5 – 8 p.m.; all experience levels welcome; info: 315-265-7230.
HIGH SCHOOL OPEN STUDIO, Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m., Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St., Ogdensburg; studio space stocked with art supplies, open to high school students; bring whatever project you're working on, or start something new.
CHURCH SCHOOL, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Massena, 3:45-5 p.m., every Wednesday during normal academic calendar; snack, video, story, crafts, music; for grades K-8; free, open to all denominations.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 9:30 a.m., Norfolk Hepburn Library; stories, songs, poems, finger plays, crafts, snacks; ages 3-5; free.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver; no registration is needed; meets Wednesday mornings from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; involves books, flannel board stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and crafts; Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; info: Valerie White, 315-386-3712 ext 4, [email protected].
LUNCH BUNCH, Kid's Place, Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 303 Washington St., O’burg; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; toddlers & caretakers bring bagged lunch, make seasonal art project, play; info: 315-393-2425.
SANCTUARY TO OPEN, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5:30-6 p.m.; every Wednesday; all are welcome.
MASTERS CLUB, First Baptist Church, 1742 SH 72, Parishville; 6:30-8 p.m.; bible lessons, games, kids activities; ages pre-k-sixth grade; info: Pedro Morales, 265-4574.
STORY HOUR, 10:30 a.m., Ogdensburg Free Library children’s room, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.
AMVETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; ladies auxiliary lunch and dinner specials, noon-7 p.m.
PUB QUIZ, W/ local host & questions by Geeks Who Drink; The Cactus Grill, Raymond St., Potsdam; free; prizes; 7-9 p.m.
BINGO, Ogdensburg Amvets post, downtown mall, 7 p.m.; doors 5:30 p.m., ticket sales 6 p.m.; refreshments, bingo supplies, available; raffles; info: 393-6140.
WATERCOLOR CIRCLE, TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 10 a.m.-noon; watercolorists and other artists gather bringing materials and projects, to paint, consult, converse; anyone welcome; info: Camilla at 384-4289 or [email protected].
‘DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM,’ EJ Noble Building, Betty Evans Room, Canton; 1-2 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.; covers type-2 diabetes; more info: 315-261-4760.
YOUTH CHURCH GROUP, Knapps Station Community Church, 3035 CR 47, Norwood; 6:30-8 p.m.; for all teens, led by David Tullock and will include scripture, music and games. Info: Lee Sweeney at 212-3085.
AMVETS POST 11 LADIES AUXILIARY LUNCH & DINNER, noon-7 p.m.; 4348 U.S. Hwy. 11, Dekalb Jct.; info: 347-3099.
DEKALB AMVETS WEDNESDAY LUNCH & DINNER SPECIAL, noon-7 pm., at the post, Rt. 11; info: 347-3099.
BASIC WORD, 9-11 a.m., Potsdam Public Library Public Computer Center; free; info: 265-7230.
FREE COMMUNITY DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church; 4-6 p.m.; info: 386-4500.
COMMUNITY LUNCH, Helping Hands of Potsdam, Rt. 56 & Church St., Hannawa Falls; noon; free, donations accepted; open to everyone; info: 268-0633.
OPEN KNITTING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 3-5 p.m.; info: 714-3206.
KNITTING GROUP, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St.; 6:30 p.m.
AT THE WELL, Emmanuel Congregational UCC alternative worship service; 7:30 p.m.; 39 W. Orvis St., Massena; pastor Judy Van Kennen; info: 769-8523.
MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP, Northside Community Church, 41 N. Main St., Massena; 6:30 p.m.; info 769-6697
COUPONING GROUP, Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; exchange coupons, ideas, resources, techniques; 1:30 p.m.; bring newspaper flyers, scissors, coupons, ltd. number of Sunday papers for $1.50 each, when available; free onsite childcare w/ snacks, crafts, story time; info: 714-4038 or [email protected]
STORY & CRAFT TIME, 2-3:30 p.m., Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; all ages; free; info: Linda, 714-4038.
BINGO, Knights of Columbus, St. Mary and St. Joseph Church hall, Massena; 7 p.m.; fireball $1; refreshments, daubers sold.
FREE COMMUNITY HOT LUNCH, O’burg K of C, 721 Hasbrouck St.; noon; info: 393-7990 or 394-1008.
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education rm.; 7 p.m.; sign up by 20 weeks gestation; info: 769-4305.
MASSENA NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM MEETING, 7 p.m.; Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; info: 250-2496.
MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5-midnight; college bowling club, 10 p.m. ; 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.
WALK WITH EASE PROGRAM, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Potsdam Town Hall Community Room, 18 Elm St., Wednesdays for 12 weeks starting Sept. 13; Arthritis Foundation fitness program provided by the Office for the Aging; registration required: 315-386-4730, [email protected].
FITNESS KNOCKOUT CARDIO BOXING CLASS, St. Lawrence University; led by Daniel Pinto, 4-5 p.m.; info and class prices, contact [email protected].
YOUTH HOCKEY AT LOCKWOOD CIVIC CENTER, OGDENSBURG, 4-5 p.m. $2 per skater.
YOGA LOFT CLASSES, 17 Main St., Canton; prenatal yoga w/Sarah Oakley, 5-6:15 p.m.; yoga-Pilates blend w/Alison Brant, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; cost: class card punch or $15 drop-in; info: www.yoga-loft.org.
TRILLIUM CTR. CLASSES, Potsdam; workout w/Carrie Whalen, 10-11 a.m.; gentle yoga with Terry de la Vega, 5:15-6:15 p.m.; new student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15, 10-class card $120. Info: 315-265-5732, [email protected].
MORNING YOGA WITH JEAN BENVENUTO, 8:30-9:45, at Trillium, 42 ½ Elm St., Potsdam.
NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Tai Chi Basics, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; instructor Sean Boutin; info: 229-4003, [email protected] or northcountrytaichi.com.
TAI CHI CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 17 Park St., Canton; intermediate, 7:55-8:55 a.m. & 5:15-6:15 p.m.; w/ Sean Boutin; Tai Chi Basics, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; info: [email protected] or visit northcountrytaichi.com.
ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, Madrid-Waddington Central School elementary cafeteria, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; St Mary's School gymnasium, Canton, 6-7 p.m.; Heuvelton Central School cafeteria, 6-7 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo, 386-3029.
PIYO, 4Me Fitness, Crasper Hall, 897 SR 11C, Brasher Falls; 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; more info: http://on.fb.me/1VnUMZR.
NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY CLASSES, O’burg; Silver Sneakers & Range of Motion w/Lori, 9-10 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio w/Lori, 10-11 a.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 7-8 p.m.; more info: 393-2024.
PICKLEBALL, Massena Arena; 2 p.m., weather-permitting; one court for recreational play, one for more competitive play; for teens <age 14, adults, seniors; beginners welcome, those who don’t know how to play will be taught; rules: usapa.org; more info: [email protected], 769-7561.
AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox Central; 6-6:45 p.m.; $5/class; info: [email protected].
FLOTILLA MEETING, Massena VFW, W. Hatfield St., 5:30 p.m.; info: Richard Evans, 322-2164.
AL-ANON MEETINGS, 8-9 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital 2nd floor conference rm. A; 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel Congregational Church, West Orvis St., Massena.
CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Akwesasne, Hogansburg Senior Center, State Rt. 37, behind Tribal Police bldg.; info: 265-2422, www.coda.org.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 7:30 p.m.; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 p.m.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m.; Rose Hill Rehab Center, Town Line Rd., Massena.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Christ-centered 12-step group, 6-8 p.m., 265 Andrews St, Massena; coffee follows meeting; info: 769-9951.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5 p.m., Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St., Massena; 9 a.m., Lawrenceville Fire Station, 1081 County Rt. 54; 4 p.m., Gouverneur VFW, 100 W. Main St.; 4 p.m., Norwood ARC Day Treatment Building; free.