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.



SINGER-SONGWRITER SHAWN STODDARD, 2-5 p.m., Lone Wolf Saloon, 107 Church St., Hermon.

BARB KRISTOFFERSEN JAMBOREE, 1-6 p.m., Parishville Fireman’s Hall, Chinese auction, silent auction, 50/50 and bake sale; $5 cover, includes meal, door prize entry, music; music by New Buckskins, Connor Sullivan, Ben Todd and Friends; info: Lisa Foster, 315-265-4933 (home) or 315-262-4461 (cell) or Hope Gilbert 315-268-9410 (home) or 315-261-0334 (cell).

IN THE STACKS MUSIC SERIES: Jerod Stephen Doyle, 4 - 5 p.m., Potsdam Public Library Main Reading Room; anew program presented by the library and Madstop Records at SUNY Potsdam.

Community Events

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF ROADS IN THE ADIRONDACK PARK AND ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY, Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter Outdoor/Indoor Series presentation, 7:30 p.m., Potsdam Civic Center Community Room. Clarkson University Biology Department Chair Tom Langen on how roads affect environmental quality in Adirondack Park and St. Lawrence Valley and ways to improve road design and management. Info: Danielle Jerry at 907-231-1332 or [email protected].

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7:30 a.m.-noon, Pierrepont fire hall, hosted by Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department and Ladies Auxiliary; pancakes, sausage, eggs, toast, juice and coffee, with local maple syrup; cost: $7, seniors 62 years and older $6.50, 12 and younger $4; under 5 eat for free.

TURKEY DINNER, 11 a.m., hosted by West Potsdam First Responders, at West Potsdam Bingo Hall, Blanchard Road; cost: adults $9, and children and seniors $8; take-outs and delivery available; info: 315-261-4049.

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

CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES, Grace Episcopal Church, 9 East Main St., Canton; 9-10 a.m.; info: 315-386-3714.

SILENT PRAYER, MEDITATION, Potsdam Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm & Leroy streets; 9:15-9:45 a.m.; room 2 in community ctr. behind church.

MORLEY HISTORY GROUP, Morley Library, 2 p.m.; informal group to share stories, photos, memorabilia about the community; info: 315-379-9863, [email protected].


‘VENUS’ presented by SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance, 2 p.m., SUNY Potsdam Performing Arts Center’s Proscenium Theater; story of Hottentot Venus; tickets: $15 general, $10 SUNY students and seniors; discussion to follow performances; info: 315-267-2277, 315-267-2556,


COLLEGE MEN’S LACROSSE, 1 p.m. Johnson State @ SUNY Canton

POTSDAM HUMANE SOCIETY AND POTSDAM COMMUNITY DOG PARK THIRD ANNUAL BOWLING EXTRAVAGANZA , 1 to 7 p.m. Market Lanes, 144 Market St. Two shifts, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Entry fee $100 five-person team or $20 per person. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, lottery raffles. Info, registration: 315-265-3199, [email protected].

TUPPER TRIAD. Join ADK Laurentian Chapter as we attempt to snowshoe all three small mountains (Goodman, Coney and Arab) that form this challenge. Together, that is 7.6 miles and about 1700 feet of ascent. Participants can opt out after the first or second hike. Contact Blair Madore 315-261-0751, or email [email protected].

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, noon-10 p.m.; cosmic bowling, 2-4 p.m.; special: 7-10 p.m., $10 per hour per lane for up to five people; 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.

PIYO W/ ANGELA BURKE, Northern Physical Therapy, O’burg; 10 a.m.; fee; more info: [email protected].

COMMUNITY YOGA NIDRA WITH DONNA CLARK, 4-5 p.m., Yoga Loft, 17 Main St., Canton. $5 drop in. No experience required. Info:

NASCAR SUNDAY, 1 p.m., Amvets Post 11, DeKalb Junction; info: 315-347-3099.

Support Groups

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 10 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam, 315-261-5954; St. James Church, Gouverneur, 9 a.m.; South Colton Community Ctr., 10:30 a.m.; Canton United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.; Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, 7 p.m.;

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St., Potsdam; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 a.m.