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.



JOHN MCNUTT BAND, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., McDuff’s Pub, Market Street, Potsdam; benefits “Blueline: A Literary Magazine Dedicated to the Spirit of the Adirondacks,” 21 and older only, $5 cover.

ALEX SMITH, 7-9 p.m., Cascade Restaurant, 4 W. Main St., Canton; Adirondack folk singer from Long Lake,; Buccaneer Lounge downstairs open for drinks and food at 7; no cover, but donations for the musician accepted.

OPERA PRODUCTION, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music.

TEN CENT GREEN, 7-11 p.m., Cedar View Golf Club, 462 State Highway 37C, Massena; no cover, drink specials; info: 315-705-4566, [email protected].

EAR CANDY, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Woody’s Tavern, 803 State St., Ogdensburg.

CROSS COUNTRY, Amvets Post 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; info: 315-347-3099.

Community Events

BACON DAY 2018, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Pine Cone Grill, Wanakena;

FOOD PANTRY DISTRIBUTION, 9-11 a.m., Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry, First United Methodist Church of Norfolk, 9 W. Main St.; clients should supply their own containers; 315-212-0520.

COUNTRY WESTERN MUSICAL AUDITIONS, 2 p.m., hosted by Sunday Rock Legacy at Colton town hall, Main Street; muscial: "Pump Boys and the Dinettes," info: Elaine, 315-212-0451.

CANTON LIBRARY BOOK SALE, hosted by Friends of the Canton Free Library, Paige room of the library, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; bag sale starts at noon.

SUNY- ESF RANGER SCHOOL IN WANAKENA OPEN HOUSE, a full day event. Presentations on the unique academic and student life, admission and financial aid, campus tour, a ‘mini-field experience.’ Info, registration:

INTERMEDIATE SOCK KNITTING CLASS, 1-3 p.m., The Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; cost: $35, includes 5-inch DP needles and sock yarn; register: 315-714-3206.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION, 9-10:30 a.m., St. Vincent de Paul Society, 128 Main St., Massena; for county residents only.

SILVER BRACELET WORKSHOP, 1-5 p.m., The Gallery, 10 Main St., Waddington; all materials provided; cost: $50.

PROJECT FEEDERWATCH, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nicandri Nature Center, Massena; free, citizen-science opportunity tracking bird populations; info:

LITTLE BEES FAMILY STORY TIME, for families with babies and toddlers, story, rhymes, fingerplays, play and socializing time, Potsdam Public Library, 11 a.m., info: [email protected] or call 315-265-7230.

FREE LUNCH, First Presbyterian Church of Ogdensburg, 423 Ford St.; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; info: 393-2510.

BOOK STORE, Operated by Friends of the Potsdam Public Library; downstairs in Civic Center; used paperbacks, hardbacks, records; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

POTSDAM TOWN-WIDE CLEANUP DAY, 10 a.m. to noon. Volunteers meet before 10 next to Potsdam Rescue Squad, Elm Street. Tools, trash bags, gloves will be available.

BOTTLE DRIVE, Norwood Recycling Center; 8:30-11 a.m.; clean glass, clear or green, w/out labels or tops.

LITTLE BEES, Potsdam Public Library; 11 a.m.; a storytime for families with babies and toddlers with a story, rhymes and fingerplays, and plenty of play and socializing time.

STORY HOUR, 10:30 a.m., Ogdensburg Free Library children’s room, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.

NORTH COUNTRY PARKS QUEST, 10 a.m. Coles Creek State Park and at 2 p.m. Robert Moses State Park's Sault Pavilion; nature programs for children 18 and younger; earn a patch; info: 315-705-5022,

MASSENA YU-GI-OH CARD CLUB, noon-4:30 p.m.; Massena Public Library; bring cards to play, trade; info: 315-250-5947.

ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE, 7-9 p.m.; Ogdensburg, Dobisky Center; instruction 7-7:30 p.m., dancing 7:30-9 p.m.; no partner needed; $5.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION, Norfolk-Raymondville Food Pantry, Raymondville United Methodist Church, State Highway 56, distributes food each third Saturday of the month 9-11 a.m.; bring clean bags, boxes or totes to carry food; if picking up food for first time, bring proof of residency; info: 315-384-4629.


FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS hosted by SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance; Black Box Theater, SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center; free, various times and plays presented; full schedule: 315-267-2556.

‘THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE,’ GILBERT AND SULLIVAN OPERETTA, 7:30 p.m., presented by the Crane Opera Ensemble, Sara M. Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam; tickets: $10, $8 students, faculty, staff; available at Performing Arts Cener, 315-267-2277 and


COLLEGE MEN’S LACROSSE, 1 p.m. RPI @ Clarkson, RIT @ St. Lawrence, Alfred State @ SUNY Canton

COLLEGE MEN’S BASEBALL, 1 p.m. Skidmore @ Clarkson, Union @ St. Lawrence; noon and 2:30 p.m. Ithaca College @ SUNY Canton

COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOFTBALL, 1 p.m. Skidmore @ St. Lawrence, RPI @ Clarkson

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY YOUTH TURKEY HUNT, free program for youth 12 to 15, continues today with hunt day, from Massena Rod and Gun Club, 155 Patterson Rd., Massena. Info: Troy Basford, (315) 265-2757

NORFOLK-NORWOOD MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION TRYOUTS FOR 14U GIRLS AND MIDGET TEAMS, SUNY Canton’s Roos House. Girls 4-5 p.m., midgets 5 to 6 p.m. More info: Jerry Lauzon, 315-842-8467,

4-H SHOOTING PROGRAM, 9 a.m.-noon, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2043B State Highway 68, 8-week program; $60 fee; register:, or call 315-379-9192.

HIKE LANDON BAY WITH ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB LAURENTIAN CHAPTER. Easy hike in Canada's Thousand Islands National Park. 5 miles, easy. Contact John Barron, 613-828-2296 or [email protected].

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon-10 p.m.; cosmic bowling, 9 p.m.-close; 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.

TRILLIUM YOGA CENTER CLASSES, Potsdam; Community Yoga, rotating teachers, 9-10 a.m.; drop-in $5-$10, more info:

SELF-DEFENSE FAMILY KARATE CLASS, St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 Powers St., Canton; 9-10:30 a.m.; led by black belt instructors; info: Frank Palumbo, 386-3029 or

YOGA LOFT CLASSES, 17 Main St., Canton; community hatha yoga, 9 a.m., $5; info: [email protected] or 605-8637.

ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, St. Mary's School gymnasium, Canton, 9-10 a.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo at 386-3029.

JUNIOR BOWLING LEAGUE, Pappy’s Bowling Alley, 277 E. Orvis St., Massena; 10:30 a.m.; ages 5-20; beginners welcome; info: 842-8874.

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls; 9:15-10:15 a.m.; $5/class; info:

NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY CLASSES, O’burg; Tiny Champs w/Matt, 8-8:30 a.m.; kids’ karate w/Matt, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 10-11 a.m.; more info: 393-2024.

KARATE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, 401 Franklin St., O’burg; tots 9 a.m., juniors & adults 10-11 a.m.; info:, 713-7509.

Support Groups

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, 9 a.m., Potsdam, Trinity Church social hall (side door), Fall Island; info, Reachout, 265-2422; newcomers welcome.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital Rehab Unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 8 p.m.; info: 261-5954.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education room; 7 p.m.; info: 769-9240.

AL-ANON MEETING, 7 p.m.; 39 East Orvis Street, Massena.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, 6:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 9 E. Main St., Canton; for those addicted to alcohol, drugs, gambling, over-spending, etc.; info: 386-3714.

FIBROMYALGIA GROUP, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 1:30 p.m.; info: 769-5778 or 4262.