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.
BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; open mic night; discount well drinks; 8:30-midnight; info: 265-8888.
SENIOR HEALTH, WELLNESS FAIR, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by State Sen. Patty Ritchie, at Richard G. Lockwood Civic Center, 141 W. River St.; free screenings, health tips, free lunch; info, pre-register: www.ritchie.nysenate.gov, 315-782-3418.
REYNOLDS RETIREES MEET, 11:30 a.m., Malone golf club; all former hourly and salaried employees welcome, with spouses, guests; reservations by Sept. 21: 315-769-5997.
ORBITAL PACEMAKER OF CLIMATE AND SEA LEVEL, Science Café presentation, 7:15 p.m., Jernabi Coffeehouse, 11 Maple St. Potsdam; Dr. Antun Husinec of St. Lawrence University will discuss orbitally paced long-term oscillations that are critical for understanding the earth’s climate evolution.
CABBAGE ROLLS, SPAGETTI DINNER, 4-7 p.m., to benefit U14 North Country North Storm Girls Hockey; at Norwood American Legion Post 68, Maple Street; take-outs, deliveries, pre-orders available: 315-250-4344; cost: $8, $7 seniors/pre-orders, under 5 free; rolls only: $3.50 pre-order, $30 for 10, or $4 each day of.
BUSINESS IN THE SPOTLIGHT, organized by St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce, 5-7 p.m., Eugene Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd., Massena; business networking, tour of the facility, program, door prizes, refreshments; $5 admission; RSVP: 315-386-4000, http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=axublqsab&oeidk=a07....
MASSENA KIDS/TEENS MUSIC & ART, 4:30-6 p.m., SLC Arts, Massena Community Center, 60 Beach St.; opportunity for music and arts exploration in a supportive and therapeutic group environment; free; register: slcartscouncil.org, 315-265-6860.
FREE SMORGASBORD BUFFET DINNER, 4:30 p.m., Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St., donations accepted; proceeds support hurricane relief.
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.
BOOK CLUB, 6:30 p.m., Hepburn Library of Madrid, 11 Church St., Madrid; open to all; info: 315-322-5673.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 9:30 a.m., Norfolk Hepburn Library; stories, songs, poems, finger plays, crafts, snacks; ages 3-5; free.
ADULT COLORING NIGHT, 6-8 p.m., Hepburn Library of Madrid, 11 Church St., Madrid; info: 315-322-5673.
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].
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.
WING NIGHT, Potsdam VFW Post 1194, 40-cent wings; call 315-212-0020 for more information.
THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; chicken wing special $6/dozen, $3/half dozen, eat-in only; info: 384-8998.
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].
BINGO, West Potsdam Fire Department, Blanchard Rd.; card sales 6:30 p.m., bingo 7:20 p.m.; 50/50, progressive game; food, beverages, pull tabs until 9 p.m.; info: 315-265-2577.
‘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.
HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena; 6 p.m.; info: 769-5203, 600-7766.
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, East Orvis St., 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.
HAMMOND FARMERS’ MARKET will be open at the Hammond Museum, 1A North Main St./Route 37, 3-6 p.m. through Sept. 20; SNAP benefits accepted, GardenShare will double purchasing power; households without SNAP benefits but meeting income eligibility requirements may purchase $10 of farmers’ market tokens for $5 from GardenShare; details and applications: gardenshare.org.
MASSENA NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM MEETING, 7 p.m.; Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; info: 250-2496.
LUNCH BUNCH PROGRAM, Frederic Remington Museum Kids Place, 303 Washington St., O’burg; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; toddlers and their caretakers bring bagged lunch, make seasonal art project, play; info: 393-2425.
FREE SMORGASBORD COMMUNITY DINNER, Heuvelton United Methodist Church, 44 Lisbon St.; 4:30-6 p.m.; info: 713-4389.
BEES & BEEKEEPING DISCUSSION GROUP, Canton, Betty Evans room, E.J. Noble Medical Bldg., 80 E. Main St.; 7 p.m.; all levels welcome; pass-the-hat; sponsored by Local Living Venture; info: [email protected] or 347-4223.
FREE WILL DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; all invited; donations accepted but not expected; volunteers welcome to help serve and clean up; info: 386-4500.
GOOD WILL DINNER, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 42 S. Main St., Norwood; 5-6:30 p.m.; free.
‘PETE THE CAT,’ for grades preK-2, Ogdensburg Command Performances Youtheatre: Class Acts; 9:45 a.m., Gouverneur Central; based on the popular books by famous author and illustrator James Dean; info: www.ilovetheatre.org.
GIRLS VARSITY SOCCER, 4:30 p.m., Madrid-Waddington @ Chateaugay.
BOYS VARSITY SOCCER, 4:30 p.m., Potsdam @ Ogdensburg.
SENIORS STRENGTH AND TONING ADDING LIFE TO YOUR YEARS, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m., $2; St. Lawrence University’s athletic department; register before first class; info: www.saintsathletics.com/sports/2013/7/19/Fitness%20Classes.aspx?id=28 .
SUNY CANTON WOMEN’S SOCCER at Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, N.Y., 5 p.m.
SUNY CANTON MEN’S SOCCER at Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, N.Y., 3 p.m.
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].
FIGURE SKATING SIGN-UPS, 6-8 p.m., hosted by Norfolk-Norwood Figure Skating Club; at the Dominic Zappos's Community Center, Norfolk; cost: $60 due at registration; info: 315-705-1229.
YOGA-PILATES BLEND: CORE STRENGTHENING AND STABILIZATION, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton, Wednesdays with Alison Brant, no class the third Wednesday of each month; cost: card punch or $15 drop-in; core strengthening exercises, dynamic yoga postures, and mid-range aerobic intensity; info: www.yoga-loft.org.
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.
PRENATAL YOGA, 5-6:15 p.m., at the Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton, with Sarah Oakley of MamaBirth Yoga; cost: class card punch or $15 drop-in; info: www.yoga-loft.org.
FITNESS KNOCKOUT CARDIO BOXING CLASS, St. Lawrence University; led by Daniel Pinto, 4-5 p.m.; info and class prices, contact [email protected].
WORKOUT WITH CARRIE with Carrie Whalen, 10 to 11 a.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam. Cardio fitness, strength training, and flexibility movement, suited for any fitness level. Students will need to bring indoor sneakers and a water bottle. Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].
GENTLE YOGA FOR STRENGTH AND STABILITY with Terry de la Vega, , 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 25 Market St., Potsdam. Focus on breathing deeply, strengthening core, joint mobility, toning for improved posture and balance, deep relaxation. All ages and ability levels. Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].
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.
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.
AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox Central; 6-6:45 p.m.; $5/class; info: [email protected].
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.
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.
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.; New Hope Church, Potsdam, 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, 6-7:30 p.m., Cross Current, 58 Main 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.
BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP, Gouverneur Mental Health Clinic; 1-2 p.m.; peer education, guidance, support for those undergoing bariatric surgery; info: 287-2811.
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