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10 WEDNESDAY

Music

TRUMPET RECITAL, Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam; 7:30 p.m.; free; alumni Mark Ponzo.

BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; open mic night; discount well drinks; 8:30-midnight; info: 265-8888.

MYER’S PUB, 17 Commerce St., Ogdensburg; open mic; 7 p.m.

Community Events

CANTON WINTERFEST, free meal, Methodist Church, Court Street, 4:30-6 p.m.; vegetarian sushi workshop, Nature’s Storehouse, 21 Main St., 6:30-8 p.m.; $5 per person, $10 for families; proceeds support Church and Community Program; free movie, Canton Free Library, 6 p.m.; free popcorn, bring beverage.

CLAXTON-HEPBURN MEDICAL CENTER GIFT SHOP RE-OPENING, Noon, CHMC, O'burg; hosted by CHMC Auxiliary; drawing for gift card, author Barbara Briggs Ward signing books, can bring copies from home.

VEGETARIAN SUSHI WORKSHOP, Nature’s Storehouse, 21 Main St., Canton; 6:30-8 p.m.; $5 per person or $10 per family; includes organic brown rice, vegetables, nori, wasabi, ginger; proceeds benefit Canton Church and Community food bank; info: 386-3740.

SPECIAL ARTS CLASS, Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St.; 4:30-6 p.m.; $10 per person; ages 9-adult; singing, dancing, arts, more; register: 265-6860.

SLC AUUQ BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB, Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; noon; discuss “Lila;” brown bag lunch encourages; info: Pat at 265-7230.

WIC CLINIC, O’burg, Presbyterian Church, 423 Ford St.; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME, Norfolk Hepburn Library, 1 Hepburn St., stories, songs, poems, finger plays, crafts, snacks, more; ages 3-5; free.

THE COACH TAVERN, 3 Main St., Norfolk; chicken wing special $4.80/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.THE CACTUS GRILL, Raymond St., Potsdam; pub quiz w/ local host & questions by Geeks Who Drink; free; prizes; 7-9 p.m.

DISCIPLINED INQUIRY IN EDUCATION SEMINAR SERIES, Satterlee Hall Room 300, SUNY Potsdam; noon; Dr. Kelly Bonnar; ‘Rurality as a Predicator of Health.’

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 programs@tauny.org.

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.

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

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 coupongroup2014@yahoo.com

STORY & CRAFT TIME, 2-3:30 p.m., Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; all ages; free; info: Linda, 714-4038.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

FREE COMMUNITY DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church; 4-6 p.m.; info: 386-4500.

TRIVIA NIGHT, St. Lawrence Brewing Co., 19 Commerce Ln., Canton; 6:30 p.m.; four rounds; free; cash bar.

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.

HAMMOND FARMERS’ & ARTISANS’ MARKET, Hammond Museum, Main St.; 3:30-7 p.m.; vendors sought; more info: hamfaam@yahoo.com or 324-5032.

‘PRESCHOOL STORYTIME,’ Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; 10:30-11:15 a.m.; ages 3-5 years old and caregivers; books, flannel board stories, music, finger plays, movement, crafts.

BINGO, Amvets Post #19, 215 Ford St., O’burg; two $100 games & $300 game; doors 5 p.m., card sales 6 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.; refreshments available.

LINE DANCING, Rochelle LaShomb instructs; senior wing, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St., Massena; 3-5 p.m. $2/hour.

LUNCH BUNCH PROGRAM, Frederic Remington Museum Kids Place, 303 Washington St., O’burg; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; toddlers & caretakers bring bagged lunch, make seasonal art project, play; info: 393-2425.

NORTH COUNTRY FIDDLERS DANCE, 1-4 p.m.; Lawrenceville Fire Hall, Cty. Rt. 54; refreshments; admission $4; info: 353-2049, jbsherm@northnet.org.

POTSDAM PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEET, 5:30 p.m.

FREE WILL DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; all invited; donations accepted, not expected; volunteers welcome to help serve, clean up; info: 386-4500.

TV

POTSDAM AND CANTON TRANSITION GROUP, Sponsors of Peak Moment TV programs; WCKN-tv, cable channel 30; Community Room of Potsdam Civic Center, 7 p.m.; info: pact.transition-initiative.info.

Recreation/Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS HOCKEY, Thousand Island at Ogdensburg, Canton at Salmon River, 6:30 p.m.; Tupper Lake at Norwood-Norfolk, 7 p.m.

SKATING AT CANTON PAVILION: Adults, tots & seniors, 10:30 a.m. to noon; adult hockey, 12:30 to 2 p.m.; public skating, 2:30 to 3:50 p.m. $2, 5 & under free. Skate rentals $3/pair.

PINE STREET ARENA SKATING, Open hockey noon-1:30 p.m. $3; public skating 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Adults $2, $1 for students, free 5 and under. Skate rentals $3.

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5 p.m.-midnight; College Bowling Club, 10 p.m.; info: 265-9210.

COMMUNITY SWIM AT SUNY POTSDAM’S MERRITT HALL POOL, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. $1 per swimmer, ages 5 and under free. Info: 265-4030.

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Martial Arts, O’burg; tots 5:45-6:30 p.m., juniors & adults 6:30-7:30 p.m.; more info: www.timadojo.com, 713-7509.

NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; instructor Sean Boutin; info: 229-4003, northcountrytaichi@gmail.com or 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.

SILVER SNEAKERS & RANGE OF MOTION W/LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 9-10 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

SILVER SNEAKERS CARDIO W/LORI, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10-11 a.m.; info: 393-2024.

ZUMBA W/NICOLE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 7-8 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

PIYO LIVE W/FELICIA NEAHR, River Run Fitness, Waddington; 5-6 p.m.; $5/class; info: felicianeahr@gmail.com.

CARDIO FITNESS BOXING, Yoga Loft, 30 Court St., Canton; 7 p.m.; instructor Dan Pinto; $5/class; info: www.yoga-loft.org.

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’burg; tots 5:30 p.m., juniors & adults 7 p.m.; info: 713-7509.

FITNESS KNOCKOUT CARDIO BOXING CLASS, St. Lawrence University; led by Daniel Pinto, 4-5 p.m.; info and class prices, contact drlisaftowle@yahoo.com.

FITNESS KNOCKOUT, The Yoga Loft, 107 Main St., Canton; 7 p.m.; $5; fun, energetic class w/ upbeat, modern tunes and easy to follow moves; info: danpinto77@gmail.com.

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

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox Central; 6-6:45 p.m.; $5/class; info: rachaelmatejcik@gmail.com .

OPEN HOCKEY AT POTSDAM’S PINE STREET ARENA, noon to 1:30 p.m. $3 per session.

WALK WITH EASE’ ARTHIRITIS FOUNDATION FITNESS PROGRAM FOR SENIORS, Gouverneur Recreation Ctr.; 10 a.m.-noon; walking, strengthening, toning, healthy eating tips; space ltd.; more info, register: cfobare@stlawco.org or 386-4730.

Support Groups

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, CPH, 2nd Flood Classroom, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; 4:30-6 p.m.; open to survivors, those who are newly diagnosed, those in remission; info: Jackie at 261-5935 or jgreen@cphospital.org.

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.

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; fee.

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.

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

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education rm.; 7 p.m.; sign up by 20 weeks gestation; info: 769-4305.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 4:30 p.m.; 2nd floor classroom, Canton-Potsdam Hospital; info: 261-5935.

WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, Richard E. Winter Cancer Center, O’burg; 5-6:30 p.m.; more info: 393-2314.

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