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.
BETWEEN THE BUNS, 6 Elm St., Potsdam; open mic night; discount well drinks; 8:30-midnight; info: 265-8888.
INTRODUCTION TO MS WORD CLASS, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St.; info: potsdamlibrary.org, 315-265-7230.
WIC CLINIC, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Ogdensburg Presbyterian Church, 423 Ford St.
UGLY SWEATER WEDNESDAY, at Madrid’s Home Town Café, prizes awarded to patrons wearing ugliest sweater; info: 315-265-2047.
HIGH SCHOOL OPEN STUDIO, Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m., Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 323 Washington St., Ogdensburg; studio space stocked with art supplies, open to high school students; bring whatever project you're working on, or start something new.
CURIOUS CUBS STORYTIME, 10:30 a.m., Potsdam Public Library, 2 Park St., info: potsdamlibrary.org, 315-265-7230.
CHURCH SCHOOL, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Massena, 3:45-5 p.m., every Wednesday during normal academic calendar; snack, video, story, crafts, music; for grades K-8; free, open to all denominations.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME, 9:30 a.m., Norfolk Hepburn Library; stories, songs, poems, finger plays, crafts, snacks; ages 3-5; free.
POTSDAM ADULTS MUSIC & ART GROUP, 1:30-3:30 p.m., opportunity for adults with special needs including cognitive disabilities, autism and severe learning disabilities, to participate in a supportive and therapeutic group activity; SLC Arts, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; cost: $10; register: slcartscouncil.org, 315-265-6860.
ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD MEETS, 8 a.m., Canton human services building, State Highway 310, second floor conference room.
WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 4-5:30 p.m., Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center’s Richard E. Winter Cancer Center; info: 315-393-2314.
POTSDAM TEENS MUSIC & ART, 4-5:30 p.m., music and arts exploration in a supportive and therapeutic group environment; SLC Arts, 41 Elm St., Potsdam; cost: $10; register: slcartscouncil.org, 315-265-6860.
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME for 3-5 year olds and a caregiver; no registration is needed; meets Wednesday mornings from 10:30-11:15 a.m.; involves books, flannel board stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and crafts; Canton Free Library, 8 Park St.; info: Valerie White, 315-386-3712 ext 4, [email protected].
LUNCH BUNCH, Kid's Place, Eva Caten Remington Education Center, 303 Washington St., O’burg; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; toddlers & caretakers bring bagged lunch, make seasonal art project, play; info: 315-393-2425.
SANCTUARY TO OPEN, First Presbyterian Church, 42 Elm St., Potsdam; 5:30-6 p.m.; every Wednesday; all are welcome.
MASTERS CLUB, First Baptist Church, 1742 SH 72, Parishville; 6:30-8 p.m.; bible lessons, games, kids activities; ages pre-k-sixth grade; info: Pedro Morales, 265-4574.
STORY HOUR, 10:30 a.m., Ogdensburg Free Library children’s room, 312 Washington St.; info: 315-393-4325.
WING NIGHT, Potsdam VFW Post 1194, 40-cent wings; call 315-212-0020 for more information.
AMVETS POST 11, 4348 U.S. Highway 11, DeKalb Junction; ladies auxiliary lunch and dinner specials, noon-7 p.m.
PUB QUIZ, W/ local host & questions by Geeks Who Drink; The Cactus Grill, Raymond St., Potsdam; free; prizes; 7-9 p.m.
BINGO, Ogdensburg Amvets post, downtown mall, 7 p.m.; doors 5:30 p.m., ticket sales 6 p.m.; refreshments, bingo supplies, available; raffles; info: 393-6140.
WATERCOLOR CIRCLE, TAUNY, 53 Main St., Canton; 10 a.m.-noon; watercolorists and other artists gather bringing materials and projects, to paint, consult, converse; anyone welcome; info: Camilla at 384-4289 or [email protected].
BINGO, West Potsdam Fire Department, Blanchard Rd.; card sales 6:30 p.m., bingo 7:20 p.m.; 50/50, progressive game; food, beverages, pull tabs until 9 p.m.; info: 315-265-2577.
‘DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM,’ EJ Noble Building, Betty Evans Room, Canton; 1-2 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.; covers type-2 diabetes; more info: 315-261-4760.
YOUTH CHURCH GROUP, Knapps Station Community Church, 3035 CR 47, Norwood; 6:30-8 p.m.; for all teens, led by David Tullock and will include scripture, music and games. Info: Lee Sweeney at 212-3085.
AMVETS POST 11 LADIES AUXILIARY LUNCH & DINNER, noon-7 p.m.; 4348 U.S. Hwy. 11, Dekalb Jct.; info: 347-3099.
DEKALB AMVETS WEDNESDAY LUNCH & DINNER SPECIAL, noon-7 pm., at the post, Rt. 11; info: 347-3099.
BASIC WORD, 9-11 a.m., Potsdam Public Library Public Computer Center; free; info: 265-7230.
FREE COMMUNITY DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church; 4-6 p.m.; info: 386-4500.
COMMUNITY LUNCH, Helping Hands of Potsdam, Rt. 56 & Church St., Hannawa Falls; noon; free, donations accepted; open to everyone; info: 268-0633.
OPEN KNITTING GROUP, Celtic Knot, 17 Main St., Canton; 3-5 p.m.; info: 714-3206.
KNITTING GROUP, Massena Public Library, 41 Glenn St.; 6:30 p.m.
AT THE WELL, Emmanuel Congregational UCC alternative worship service; 7:30 p.m.; 39 W. Orvis St., Massena; pastor Judy Van Kennen; info: 769-8523.
HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 139 Main St., Massena; 6 p.m.; info: 769-5203, 600-7766.
MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP, Northside Community Church, 41 N. Main St., Massena; 6:30 p.m.; info 769-6697
COUPONING GROUP, Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; exchange coupons, ideas, resources, techniques; 1:30 p.m.; bring newspaper flyers, scissors, coupons, ltd. number of Sunday papers for $1.50 each, when available; free onsite childcare w/ snacks, crafts, story time; info: 714-4038 or [email protected]
STORY & CRAFT TIME, 2-3:30 p.m., Better Living Center, 105 N. Main St., Massena; all ages; free; info: Linda, 714-4038.
BINGO, Knights of Columbus, East Orvis St., Massena; 7 p.m.; fireball $1; refreshments, daubers sold.
FREE COMMUNITY HOT LUNCH, O’burg K of C, 721 Hasbrouck St.; noon; info: 393-7990 or 394-1008.
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION, Massena Memorial Hospital, community education rm.; 7 p.m.; sign up by 20 weeks gestation; info: 769-4305.
BINGO, Amvets Post #19, 215 Ford St., O’burg; two $100 games & $300 game; doors 5 p.m., card sales 6 p.m., bingo 7 p.m.; refreshments available.
LINE DANCING, Rochelle LaShomb instructs; senior wing, Massena Community Ctr., 61 Beach St., Massena; 3-5 p.m. $2/hour.
NORTH COUNTRY FIDDLERS MEET, 7 p.m.; Lawrenceville Fire Hall, Cty. Rt. 54; business meeting, followed by refreshments & open jam; musicians & public invited; info: 353-2049, [email protected].
POTSDAM PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEET, 5:30 p.m.
FREE WILL DINNER, Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St.; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; all invited; donations accepted, not expected; volunteers welcome to help serve, clean up; info: 386-4500.
POTSDAM AND CANTON TRANSITION GROUP, Sponsors of Peak Moment TV programs; WCKN-tv, cable channel 30; Community Room of Potsdam Civic Center, 7 p.m.; info: pact.transition-initiative.info.
VARSITY GIRLS ICE HOCKEY, 5:15 p.m. Malone @ Canton; 6:30 p.m. Salmon River @ Potsdam.
VARSITY BOYS WRESTLING, 6 p.m. Malone @ Massena, Gouverneur @ Ogdensburg.
VARSITY BOYS ICE HOCKEY, 7 p.m. Malone @ Norwood-Norfolk.
VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL, 7:15 p.m. Chateaugay @ Madrid, Canton @ Malone, Gouverneur @ St. Lawrence; 7:30 p.m. Lisbon @ Alexandria, Hammond @ Harrisville.
ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE CLASS, 6:30-8 p.m., Trillium Wellness Center, 42 ½ Elm St., Potsdam. Recognize and undo habitual everyday movements that lead to muscular stress and strain. Drop-in $15 or use a Trillium class card. More info: http://trilliumyogacenter.com/
MARKET LANES BOWLING, 144 Market St., Potsdam; open bowling, 5-midnight; college bowling club, 10 p.m. ; 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.
COMMUNITY SWIM, 6:30-7:30 p.m., SUNY Potsdam's Merritt Hall, $1 per swimmer, 5 and under free. Info: Potsdam Recreation, 315-265-4030
WALK WITH EASE PROGRAM, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Potsdam Town Hall Community Room, 18 Elm St., Wednesdays for 12 weeks starting Sept. 13; Arthritis Foundation fitness program provided by the Office for the Aging; registration required: 315-386-4730, [email protected].
FITNESS KNOCKOUT CARDIO BOXING CLASS, St. Lawrence University; led by Daniel Pinto, 4-5 p.m.; info and class prices, contact [email protected].
PUBLIC SKATING AT PINE STREET ARENA in Potsdam, 1:45-2:45 p.m. PARENT-TOT SKATING in Potsdam, 10-11 a.m. Adults $2, students and seniors $1, kids under 6 free; skate rental $3. OPEN HOCKEY noon-1:30 p.m., $3; helmets required.
YOGA LOFT CLASSES, 17 Main St., Canton; prenatal yoga w/Sarah Oakley, 5-6:15 p.m.; yoga-Pilates blend w/Alison Brant, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; cost: class card punch or $15 drop-in; info: www.yoga-loft.org.
TRILLIUM CTR. CLASSES, Potsdam; workout w/Carrie Whalen, 10-11 a.m.; gentle yoga with Terry de la Vega, 5:15-6:15 p.m.; new student 3-class card $25, drop-in fee $15, 10-class card $120. Info: 315-265-5732, [email protected].
MORNING YOGA WITH JEAN BENVENUTO, 8:30-9:45, at Trillium, 42 ½ Elm St., Potsdam.
NORTH COUNTRY INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI CLASSES, Pickens Hall, 83 State St., Heuvelton; 10-11 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; Tai Chi Basics, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; instructor Sean Boutin; info: 229-4003, [email protected] or northcountrytaichi.com.
TAI CHI CLASSES, First Presbyterian Church, 17 Park St., Canton; intermediate, 7:55-8:55 a.m. & 5:15-6:15 p.m.; w/ Sean Boutin; Tai Chi Basics, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; info: [email protected] or visit northcountrytaichi.com.
ALL AGES AMERICAN KANG DUK WON KARATE, SAFETY, FITNESS LESSONS, Madrid-Waddington Central School elementary cafeteria, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; St Mary's School gymnasium, Canton, 6-7 p.m.; Heuvelton Central School cafeteria, 6-7 p.m.; invitational trial class available; info: instructor Frank Palumbo, 386-3029.
PIYO, 4Me Fitness, Crasper Hall, 897 SR 11C, Brasher Falls; 6:15-7:15 p.m.; $5/class; more info: http://on.fb.me/1VnUMZR.
NORTHERN PHYSICAL THERAPY CLASSES, O’burg; Silver Sneakers & Range of Motion w/Lori, 9-10 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Cardio w/Lori, 10-11 a.m.; Zumba w/Nicole, 7-8 p.m.; more info: 393-2024.
PICKLEBALL, Massena Arena; 2 p.m., weather-permitting; one court for recreational play, one for more competitive play; for teens <age 14, adults, seniors; beginners welcome, those who don’t know how to play will be taught; rules: usapa.org; more info: [email protected], 769-7561.
AQUA ZUMBA, Edwards-Knox Central; 6-6:45 p.m.; $5/class; info: [email protected].
AL-ANON MEETINGS, 8-9 p.m., Canton-Potsdam Hospital 2nd floor conference rm. A; 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel Congregational Church, West Orvis St., Massena.
CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m., Akwesasne, Hogansburg Senior Center, State Rt. 37, behind Tribal Police bldg.; info: 265-2422, www.coda.org.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, noon; Unitarian Universalist Church, Canton, 7:30 p.m.; New Hope Church, Potsdam, 7:30 p.m.; Canton-Potsdam Hospital rehab unit, 7:30 p.m.
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS, 7:30 p.m.; Rose Hill Rehab Center, Town Line Rd., Massena.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY, Christ-centered 12-step group, 6-8 p.m., 265 Andrews St, Massena; coffee follows meeting; info: 769-9951.
BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, 4:30 p.m.; 2nd floor classroom, Canton-Potsdam Hospital; info: 261-5935.
WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, Richard E. Winter Cancer Center, O’burg; 4-5:30 p.m.; more info: 393-2314.
TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 5 p.m., Massena Community Center, 61 Beach St., Massena; 9 a.m., Lawrenceville Fire Station, 1081 County Rt. 54; 4 p.m., Gouverneur VFW, 100 W. Main St.; 4 p.m., Norwood ARC Day Treatment Building; free.