What's Going On: Trivia nights in Norwood & Ogdensburg, horse club meets in Waddington, benefit dinner in Massena, protest in Potsdam, Colton Winterfest, and more
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 1:30 pm


Trivia night

NORWOOD: The Norwood-Norfolk Class of 2020 All Night Party Parent Committee hosts Trivia Game Night; snacks provided, basket raffles, and trivia contest; registration starts at 6 p.m. or pre-register at [email protected]; contest from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Norwood American Legion, 10 Maple St; teams of 4-6 players, cost $100 per team.

Horse group meets

WADDINGTON: St. Lawrence Valley Horsemen's Association (SLVHA) will hold its next meeting 2020 at the Waddington Hepburn Library community room at 7 p.m.; election of officers will be held and recommendations from the Show Committee for the 2020 Horse show season will be presented.

Pam Bogdan benefit

MASSENA: Spaghetti dinner benefit for Pam Bogdan planned at Trinity Catholic School, 188 Main St., 5-7 p.m.; Bogdan, a long-time Trinity Catholic teacher, is currently undergoing medical treatments, proceeds from the dinner will help offset travel and other expenses Bogdan may incur from her treatment; cost of the dinner is $6 per person, and $20 for a family of 4; peanut butter bars will also be sold; basket available for additional donations.

Trivia, live auction

OGDENSBURG: Ogdensburg Command Performances is hosting a trivia night and live auction to raise money to support OCPs Youtheatre: Class Acts!; at The GranView Restaurant, 6765 State Highway 37; registration, silent auction at 5:30 p.m., trivia competition and live auction at 7; $20 per person to attend; call 315-393-2625 to register a team; maximum of 4 people, and limited to 20 teams total; Ogdensburg Command Performance tickets will be given as prizes for first, second and third place teams.

Global Day of Protest

POTSDAM: North Country Anti-War Working Group hosting “Global Day of Protest-No War on Iran”; cities across the globe plan protests against new war in the Middle East; 11 a.m.-1 p.m; Potsdam Post Office, 21 Elm St.

Colton Winterfest

COLTON: 2020 Town of Colton Winterfest from Jan. 23-26, “100 Years of Progress - Equal Rights for All,” commemorates town celebration's history from 1920-2020; benefits the Neighborhood Center serving Colton, Pierrepont and Parishville; throughout the festival, fundraising for Neighborhood Center including a silent auction of fine and folk art including Dick Bailey print, Judy Filarecki paintings, Stephen Hewer pyrography, locally painted barn quilts, and more, Art Around Town installations including the unveiling of Winterfest barn quilt mural, baby barn quilts, and more, Remembrance Trees, 42 trees displayed in the hamlets of South Colton and Colton, open skating in the pavilion at Swift Field (weather dependent) at times to be announced; 7-11 a.m. Pancake breakfast at Masonic Lodge, details TBC; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. NYS Snowmobile Safety Course at CPCS, no fee, sponsored by Sno-Skippers and St. Lawrence County Snowmobile Association, registration from 7:30-8 a.m., adults and youth welcome, free lunch provided, Colton-Pierrepont Central School Room 216, 4921 State Highway 56; 9 a.m. 10-mile foot race on roads around Colton; goes until the last person finishes; starts and ends at CPCS, race day registration begins at 7 a.m. in Colton-Pierrepont Central School Cafeteria; route is along well-marked and marshaled roads; trophies 5 deep in 8 age groups along with other prizes and maple syrup awards; for pre-registration or questions: Dan or Renee Dominie 315-379-9290; 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Rod Thomas Memorial Higley Hustle Ski Races at Higley Flow State Park, weather dependent; all ages and abilities, first timers welcome, two classical events, awards for first three places in both events by age and gender; 5 & 10K Classic Technique Race, all ages and abilities at 10 a.m., registration at 9 a.m., $10 race entry fee; Youth Race, variable length by age 2.5K maximum race for youth younger than 14 years of age, noon; $5 race entry fee; Higley Flow State Park, 442 Cold Brook Drive (outside hamlet of South Colton); 9 a.m.-3 p.m. White elephant sale plus lunchtime food at Colton Methodist Church, 11 Church St.; includes $1 bag sale from 12-3 p.m.; before sale donations can be left with any church member or brought to the church on Friday from 9 a.m.-noon; lunchtime food includes baked goods and soup; 9 a.m-4 p.m. First day of Annual Quilt Show at three venues: Colton Hepburn Library at 84 Main St. featuring Art Quilts by Fiberistas, St. Patrick's Church Parish Center at 4897 State Highway 56 featuring the Towns of St. Lawrence County Barn Quilt Mural plus painted barn quilts for sale inspired by the mural on display [Also site for Colton apparel and other products plus Silent Auction of Fine & Folk Art supporting Neighborhood Center], and Catamount Lodge at 2092 State Highway 56 featuring creations by The Quilting Friends; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. First day of free clothing giveaway at CPCS Auditorium Lobby, free to all to reduce, reuse, and recycle; clothing for infants, boys, girls, men and women of all sizes including shoes, boots, and winter items; time to be announced, skiing and snowshoeing at Catamount Mountain with ADK Laurentian Chapter, no fee, registration required in advance by contacting event organizer; 3-4 miles round trip; 330 feet of elevation gain; level 2, slow pace, 1st mile gradual climb, last _ mile quite steep; option to visit Catamount Lodge afterwards for refreshments and quilt show; 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Story hour at library, no fee, story, craft, and snack, Colton Hepburn Library, 84 Main St.; 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Chilifest at CPCS gym lobby, $4 for bowl of homemade chili with roll, $2 for chili dog, $1 for drinks; 1-4 p.m. Wine & spirits tastings at Higley Hooch, 3924 State Highway 56, no fee, discounts on featured products; time to be confirmed, tap takeover by Genesee Brewing and live music at 8:30 p.m. by Divided Roads at Raquette River Pub; 7 p.m. Basketball game CPCS staff vs. NYS Troopers, $5 admission, $1 off if donating a can or box of food to benefit Neighorhood Center food pantry; free for children younger than 5 years of age; CPCS Gymnasium, 4921 State Highway 56.

Dog Daze

MASSENA: AKC match, 4-H dog club, pet parade, obedience mini classes and more; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; St. Lawrence Centre mall; 6100 St. Lawrence Centre.

Exhibit open house

WADDINGTON: Open house, 1-4 p.m. at The Gallery, 10 Main St., Waddington; “A Once In A Lifetime Art Show” by Attorney Mark Snider of Massena; collection of original art; all welcome, refreshments served; show runs Jan. 20 to Feb. 28.

Hawaiian beach party

ST. REGIS FALLS: Hawaiian beach party, 8 p.m.-12 a.m., Saint Regis Falls Sportsmen's Club, 160 County Route 14; dress Hawaiian, music by Plan B.

Saturday afternoon movie

MASSENA: Free 2019 mystery-comedy drama “Where'd You Go Bernadette?” in library screening room; 1 p.m.; popcorn and beverage provided; Massena Public Library.