JAM SESSION, AMVETS Post 11, 4348 US Highway 11, DeKalb Junction, 7-9 p.m.; hosted by Dan Cole.

Community Events

COLLECTIVE GOODS BOOK & GIFT FAIR, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Claxton Hepburn Medical Center Auditorium; mulitiple forms of payment accepted; portion of proceeds benefit the CHMC Auxiliary.

EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP LECTURE SERIES sponsored by Corning Incorporated Foundation, 4 p.m., SUNY Canton, Nevaldine Hall Room 102; Jeffrey J. Tubolino and Ike A. Cook, owners of Blue Line Engineering in Watertown; presented by Canton College Foundation and SUNY Canton President’s office; free, open to public; info: 315-386-7390.LITTLE RIVER COMMUNITY SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE, 6:30 p.m., 1227 County Route 25, Canton; info:

TOBACCO CESSATION COUNSELING, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Conference Room C, Ogdensburg; register: 315-713-5116; info:

FAMILY BOOK CLUB, 5 p.m., Ogdensburg Public Library, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.

MCDONALD’S NIGHT TO BENEFIT OFA CLASS OF 2018 PROJECT GRADUATION, 5-8 p.m., Ogdensburg McDonalds, portion of proceeds from sales donated to Project Graduation; info: 315-276-5966.

DATE NIGHT OUT COOKING CLASS, 6-7:30 p.m., Maple Rock Bed and Breakfast, 719 Old Potsdam-Parishville Road, Potsdam; RSVP required: or 315-212-4155; cost: $45.

REMINGTON PAINTING AND DRAWING CIRCLE, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St., Ogdensburg; chance for artists of all levels to work and share ideas in relaxed, friendly atmosphere; bring materials and projects; free and open to the public; info: 315-393-2425.

COMMUNITY LUNCH, Helping Hands of Potsdam, Rt. 56 & Church St., Hannawa Falls; noon; free, donations accepted; open to everyone; info: 268-0633.

ENGLISH SPEAKING CLASS, 10:30-noon, Potsdam Library’s Cleveland Computer Center; informal setting, provides area residents from other countries opportunity to use and practice speaking and understanding spoken English in a non-threatening environment; free; register: 315-265-7230, [email protected].

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,

NATURE NUTS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM, 10-11 a.m., Nicandri Nature Center, 19 Robinson Bay Rd., Massena; free; children should be dressed for hiking; info: 315-705-5022 ext. 203,

LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY, Northside Community Church, 41 N. Main St., Massena; 1 p.m.; info 769-6697

THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER, Ogdensburg Amvets; $5; 4-6:30 p.m.

FREE DINNER, Massena United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall behind church, 189 Main St.; 4:30-6 p.m.; takeout available after 5:30 p.m.; info: 769-8036.

GRACE FOOD PANTRY, 9 a.m.-noon, Christian Life Fellowship, Church St., Gouverneur.

FREE TAX HELP, AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM, open to all, info: 315-212-0450; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Ogdensburg Rescue Squad Bldg. (former Hackett’s Store), Pickering St., Ogdensburg.

COMMUNITY SUPPER, Trinity Church parish hall, Potsdam, 5-6:30 p.m.; donations accepted, not expected; info: 315-265-5754.

JUNIOR WRITERS GROUP for ages 8-12; meets the second and fourth Thursday from 3:30-4:50 p.m.; no registration needed; children brainstorm on a given theme, write and perhaps illustrate a short story, and share it with the group if they wish; Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; info: Valerie White, 315-386-3712 ext 4, [email protected].

MASSAGE SERVICES AT CPH CENTER FOR CANCER CARE, 50 Leroy St., Potsdam; w/Ramsey Thomann; info: 315-261-5890.

ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY DOG CLUB MEETS, location & time vary; check

FREE DINNER, 5-6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Center, corner of Elm St. & Lawrence Ave., Potsdam; free, donations accepted; info: 315-265-9434.

DEEP ROOT CENTER INFO SESSION, Deep Root Center, 17 Main St., Canton; noon-2 p.m.; families can visit, ask questions, learn more about programs for youth; info: [email protected], 315-244-3034 or

COFFEE CLUB, Jernabi Coffee Shop, 11 Maple St., Potsdam; 10 a.m.; led by financial analyst Gary Throop; discuss, receive market updates; reservations: 315-265-3471.

MASSENA AMVETS AUXILIARY DINNER, Fregoe Road, Massena; 5-7 p.m.; $10.

GENEALOGY CLUB, Massena Musuem, 200 E. Orvis St.; 6:30 p.m.; more info: or 315-764-7420.

OGDENSBURG AMATEUR RADIO CLUB, Dobisky Center, community room, 100 Riverside Ave.; 7 p.m.; info: Joe Dempsey 315-323-4949 or

LAWRENCE HISTORICAL ORGANIZATION MEETS, 7 p.m., 638 Water St., Nicholville, old Nicholville telephone building; open to anyone who would like to visit or to join.


FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT, 7 p.m., Norwood Public Library; rated PG; [email protected] or 315-353-6692.


HOWL STORY SLAM, organized by North Country Public Radio and the Adirondack Center for Writing, 7 p.m., Sykes Common Room at St. Lawrence University, Canton; features true stories, told by local residents; stories are 5 minutes long and the teller has no notes; $5 suggested donation; theme is “Leap of Faith/Going for It.”

‘VENUS’ presented by SUNY Potsdam Department of Theatre and Dance, 7:30 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,


VARSITY GIRLS LACROSSE, 5 p.m. Saranac Lake @ Massena

MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 3 p.m.-midnight; special: two games, free shoes for $5 from 3-6 p.m.; comic bowling, 7 p.m.-close; call for lane availability during league bowling Sunday-Friday, 6-9:30 p.m.; to reserve parties, more info: 315-265-9210.

BEGINNER’S YOGA, Nicandri Nature Center, Massena, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., Thursdays through April 12. Different aspect of yoga each week. Pre-register: 315-705-5022, [email protected].

WEIGHT WATCHERS, Hampton Inn, Potsdam; weigh-in 5 p.m., meeting 5:30 p.m.; info: 315-212-5265 or [email protected].

ZUMBA FITNESS CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5-6 p.m.; $5; wear workout clothes, bring water bottle; info: Kate Mikel at [email protected].

RELEASE AND RELAX with Fred and Trish Montville, 7 to 8:15 p.m., Trillium Center, Potsdam; new student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: 315-265-5732, [email protected].

DUCOTE FAMILY KARATE CLUB CLASSES, Canton Rec. Dept., upstairs warm-up room, 90 Lincoln St.; 6-7 p.m.; ages 4+; info: Steve DuCote, 518-481-4228, [email protected], or ‘DuCote Family Karate Club’ on Facebook.

HE YEE DAO KARATE, Youth class, 6-7 p.m.; adult class, 7-8:30 p.m.; Norwood-Norfolk Elementary School; drop-ins welcome; info: 244-0753.

TURBO KICK CLASSES, 5:15 p.m.; outside at the SUNY Canton gazebo in nice weather, in the Roos’ House if rain or extreme heat; venue changes posted on Roos’ Facebook page.

ZUMBA CLASSES, Colton Amvets, SR 56; 6 p.m.; $5/session; info: 262-2507.

WAKE UP YOGA with Fred Montville, 7 to 8 a.m., Trillium Center for Yoga and Health, 42 ½ Elm St. Market St., Potsdam. Incorporating breath work with sequence of postures Classes are on-going. New student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15 per class, 10-class card $120. Info: Terry at 315-265-5732, [email protected].

YOGA CLASSES, with instructor Jane O'Neill, at Chippewa Bay Community Club, in the historic one-room schoolhouse, 1172 County Route 6, next to the Post Office; gentle yoga, 9-10:15 a.m.; moderate yoga, 10:30-11:45 a.m.; register: 518-852-0546, [email protected].

4ME FITNESS ZUMBA, KIDS' DANCE CLASS, Crasper Hall, 897 St. Hwy. 11C, Brasher Falls; kids' dance 5-5:50 p.m.; zumba 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; info:

ZUMBA TONING WITH BETHANY, Northern Physical Therapy, O’Burg; 5-6 p.m.; info: 393-2024.

ENDURANCE CLASS, Thousand Islands Dojo, O’burg; juniors & adults 6-7 p.m.; info:, 713-7509.

PIYO WITH ANGELA BURKE, Mosaic Ctr., 100 Ford St., O’burg; 7 p.m.; fee; more info: [email protected] .

MASSENA KARATE SCHOOL, Massena High School gym; juniors 6-7 p.m., adults 7-8:30 p.m.; open to ages 7+; those w/ physical disabilities welcome; $25/month for first child, $15/month each add'l family member, $5 extra for adults; can start anytime; info: Patti, 842-7912.

AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox School, Russell; 6-6:45 p.m.; $6. Info: or

Support Groups

SMART RECOVERY, Massena Memorial Hospital, lower level conference rm.; 7 p.m.; non-religious support group for all addictive behaviors; more info: 250-4338, 769-4262.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Massena Memorial Hospital community education rm., 7 p.m., info: 265-2422 or 384-4833.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 a.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 20 Cottage St.; 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sycamore St., Massena.

AL-ANON FAMILY GROUP, 7 p.m., 3rd floor, Van Housen Hall, SUNY Potsdam; 7:30 p.m., Sunrise Acres Apartments, 378 NYS Hwy. 37, Building 2, Akwesasne.

TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5:30 p.m., UCPA of the North Country, 4 Commerce Ln., Canton; 9 a.m., Riverside Drive High-rise, 35 Riverside Dr., Canton; 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 100 Grove St., Gouverneur; 6 p.m., Hermon Hepburn Library, 105 Main St.,; info:

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Madrid Public Library, 7:30 p.m.; Parishville fire hall, 8 p.m.; K of C, Canton, 8 p.m.; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 p.m.

OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m.; O’burg, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center conference rm. C, 2nd floor old mental health unit; info: Karen Cole, 315-393-8880, ext. 5181.

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM, Ogdensburg, Claxton-Hepburn Medical Ctr. auditorium; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; register: 315-713-5116.

COMRADES OF HOPE, For those w/addicted loved ones; Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St.; 6 p.m.; 18+.