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.



HIBERNATION MUSICFEST, starts at 1 p.m., Christ Church of Love, County Route 17, DeKalb Junction; covered dish potluck lunch, bring a dish to share; musicians Dan Gardner, Cheryl Crowe and friends to perform; info: 315-276-9063.

Community Events

PAINT CLASS, 1-5:30 p.m., Barking Dog Saloon, 495 W. Parishville Rd., Parishville; led by Joanne Lincoln of Art & Soul; cost: $45 which includes all supplies and step-by-step instruction; pre-registration required; portion of proceeds donated to Autism Speaks; send payment to [email protected].

AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS ANNUAL SOCIAL, 1-4 p.m., Norfolk Post 925, 1 E. High St.; all Legion Riders, guests and prospective members invited; pizza, wings, bring a dish to pass; info: 315-384-4700.

A CLIMATE-SMART COMMUNITY, Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter Outdoor/Indoor Series presentation, 7:30 p.m., Potsdam Civic Center Community Room. How Potsdam can become certified Climate Smart Community. Info: Danielle Jerry at 907-231-1332 or [email protected].

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.

ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SERVICES, 10 a.m.; SUNY Potsdam campus; park w/out sticker in lots 20 & 25; call or email for location: [email protected] or 771-7579.

CANTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH YOUTH GROUP, 3-5 p.m.; grades 7-12; talk, food, games; info: Rev. Michael Terrell 315-386-4500 or

SPECIAL NEEDS BIBLE STUDY, 3 to 5 p.m. at 306 South Canton Road. Limited to 20 people. Music, crafts, Bible study and snacks. Info: 315-265-2912.


VOLLEYBALL CLINIC FOR GIRLS IN GRADES 7 THROUGH 12 WITH ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM. Six sessions this winter begin today, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Burkman Gym, Augsbury Physical Education Center, Canton. $60 at the door on Jan. 21. Registration, more info: SLU Volleyball Coach Shelly Roiger at [email protected] or 315-600-6216.

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].

PUBLIC SKATING AT PINE STREET ARENA in Potsdam, 12:30-2 p.m. Adults $2, students and seniors $1, kids under 6 free; Skate rental $3. OPEN HOCKEY 9:15-9:45 a.m., $3; helmets required.

PUBLIC SKATING AT CANTON PAVILION, 3-4:50 p.m. Admission $2, kids 5 & under free, rentals $3. Kids 12 & under helmet & adult supervision required.

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

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.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Christian-based program for addicts; 3-5 p.m.; 1952 St. Hwy. 11C, North Lawrence; info: 315-755-5880.