Community Events

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE, Non-denominational Christ’s Church of Hope, 65 Page Rd., Parishville; 3 p.m.; all are welcome; Pastor Linda Dunning.

CHRISTMAS EVE. CANDLELIGHT WORKSHOP, Potsdam United Methodist Church, 26 Main St.; 7 p.m.; scripture and prayer, solo, choral, instrumental and organ music, and the message will tell the story of the first Christmas and celebrate the birth of Jesus; Rev. James Barnes will share his thoughts, entitled "Less Perplexed;" sing ‘Silent Night’ while sanctuary is filled with candlelight , baby Jesus will be placed in the manger; elevator accessible; info: 265-7474.

COMMUNITY SUPPER, Trinity Church, 8 Maple St., Potsdam; potluck dinner; donations accepted, not expected.

VISIT WITH SANTA, St. Lawrence Centre, Massena; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

CHRISTMAS EVE FAMILY MASS, Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., Canton; 5 p.m.

NORWOOD-NORFOLK KEY CLUB GIFT WRAPPING, St. Lawrence Centre, Massena; former Game Stop; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

X-MAS EVE SERVICE, Heuvelton First Presbyterian Church, 63 Lisbon St., Heuvelton; 8:30 p.m.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE, First Congregational Church of Morristown, Sand St., Brier Hill; praise team 10 p.m., pastor David Sheppard 11 p.m.

WIC CLINIC, Canton, North Country Family Health Center office, 3 Remington St.; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

STORY TIME, Canton Free Library, 8 Park St., 10:30-11:15 a.m.; ages three to five; stories, songs, dance, crafts, and more; call 386-3712 for information.

AMVETS POST 11 LADIES AUXILIARY LUNCH & DINNER, noon-7 p.m.; 4348 U.S. Hwy. 11, Dekalb Jct.; info: 347-3099.

BOARD & CARD GAMES, Waddington Hepburn Library, Wednesdays, 2 p.m.

DEKALB AMVETS WEDNESDAY LUNCH & DINNER SPECIAL, noon - 7 pm., at the Post, Rt. 11; info: 347-3099.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, Norfolk Library, 1 Hepburn St.; 9:30-10:30 a.m.; stories, poems, learning songs, finger play, snacks, more; ages 3-5; info: 384-3841.

MEN’S PRAYER SESSION, 5 a.m., Potsdam Church of the Nazarene, intersection of Rts. 56 & 72; info: 265-2198.

FREE COMMUNITY LUNCH, Ogdensburg Knights of Columbus Council 258, 721 Hasbrouck St.; noon; info: 393-7990 after 4 p.m. any day or on Wednesday’s after 10:30 a.m.

STORY TIME, Potsdam Public Library, 10:30 a.m.

STORY HOUR, Potsdam Public Library. 11 a.m.

STORY HOUR, Ogdensburg Public Library, children’s room, 312 Washington St., 10:30 a.m.; stories, games, and activities; info: 393-4325.

PRO MUSICA CHORUS REHEARSAL, O’burg, First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, enter from Franklin St.; 6 p.m.; made up of St. Lawrence County, Canada residents; all voice parts welcome; no auditions; $15; rehearses on Wednesdays.

FREE COMMUNITY HOT LUNCH, O’burg K of C, 721 Hasbrouck St.; noon; info: 393-7990 or 394-1008.

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.




SKATING WITH SANTA, Canton Pavilion, Lincoln St.; 1:30-2:50 p.m.; bring canned good for donation and skate for free; rental skates $3 per pair.

FREE SKATING, Massena Arena; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

CANTON PAVILION SKATING, youth hockey 10:30-11:50 p.m.; adult & teen hockey, noon-1:20 p.m.; skate with Santa for free with canned good, 1:30-2:50 p.m.; info: 386-3992.

FREE PUBLIC SKATING SPONSORED BY POTSDAM LION’S CLUB, Pine Street Arena, Potsdam; 1:45 -2:45 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market Street, Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.-1 a.m.

PINE STREET ARENA, Pine Street, Potsdam; youth hockey, 10:45-11:45 a.m.; adult hockey, noon-1:30 p.m.; skate rentals $3 per pair per session; for ice rental times/info: call 265-4030.

COMMUNITY SWIM PROGRAM, Merritt Hall, SUNY Potsdam campus, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; $1, under age five are free; participants asked to use parking lot #6.

TURBOKICK WITH ALISAH TODD, 8:30 a.m.; Potsdam Tap to Toe Dance Studio; $5 per class; info: alisahtodd@gmail.com.

Support Groups

AL-ANON MEETINGS, 8 -9 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s 2nd floor conference rm. A; 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel Congregational Church, West Orvis Street, 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.

CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Akwesasne at Hogansburg Senior Center, State Rt. 37, behind Tribal Police bldg. Info: Reachout, 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.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m.; Rose Hill Rehab Center, , Town Line Road, Massena.

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