What’s Going On: Annual chamber dinner in O’burg, Luminary Vigil in Canton, Potsdam Police auto auction
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:57 am

LOCAL EVENTS ON FRIDAY

Annual chamber dinner

OGDENSBURG: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, 5:30 p.m., GranView Restaurant; annual chamber awards to be presented; $40 tickets, $45 at the door; info, RSVP: Laura Pearson at 315-393-3620.

Luminary Vigil

CANTON: Luminary Vigil, 6 p.m., hosted by SUNY Canton Alumni Association at Canton Village Park; remembrance luminarias will be lighted throughout the park, each written with the name of someone who has passed away; to submit a name, contact Jordan Walker, [email protected]; donations accepted for the SUNY Canton Veterans Application Fee Fund and food donations will be accepted that evening for the SUNY Canton food pantry.

Trivia Night

CANTON: Trivia Night with Quizmaster General Lauren Rosenthal, 7-9 p.m., Buccaneer Lounge, 4 W. Main St., beneath the Cascade Restaurant.

Night For Overcomers

RICHVILLE: Night for Overcomers, 6:30 p.m., Richville Baptist Chapel, 209 Main St.; two-days Nov. 9 and 10; testimonies and worship about people overcoming obstacles and trials in their lives.

Potsdam Police auto auction

POTSDAM: Police Department Impound Car Auction, 10 a.m., Impound Lot on Hatch Rd., out Rt. 11b just before airport, across from UPS. Previews 9 a.m. Conducted by Potsdam auctioneer Kip Blanchard. More info: https://www.facebook.com/PotsdamPoliceDepartment/

Resource Project presentation

CANTON: North Country Resource Project presentation, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Room 10 of Piskor Hall (across from Brewer Bookstore), St. Lawrence University; Stephen Barnard from SLU Sociology Department, along with students from his class "Criminal (In)Justice," will present their work on the North Country Resource Project -- website designed to make local resources such as housing, legal help, education and transportation more easily available to at-risk members of the community (northcountryresource.org); presentation followed by questions and discussion; everyone welcome.

Friday Night Out

OGDENSBURG: Friday Night Out for teens and adults with social needs and their friends, organized by SLC Arts; fall-harvest themed activities, United Helpers’ Mosaic Complex, 100 Ford St.; registration encouraged, $5 materials fee, paraprofessionals attend for free; slcartscouncil.org/friday-night-out.

Food distribution

HOPKINTON: Hopkinton Food Pantry distribution, Hopkinton Town Hall, 10-11:30 a.m.; bring your own containers for food and clothing; free turkeys and winter wear will be distributed at this pantry; supplements those in the Hopkinton, Fort Jackson, Nicholville areas and those closer to this pantry than any other; 315-328-4168, 315-328-4681.

Christmas Open House

WEST POTSDAM: "Thankful for Christmas" Open House, Tree of Life Christian Bookstore, 809 County Route 34, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Christmas cards, gifts, books, and music available, meet some local crafters and authors, door prizes, "Shop and Sing" from 6-8 p.m. with the Old-Time Gospel Choir; 315-261-4203, treeoflifebooksandgifts.com/.