What’s Going On: Polar Bear Plunge, O'burg Figure Skating Club ice show; free showing of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in Massena
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 1:29 pm

Local Events on Saturday

Polar Bear Plunge

OGDENSBURG: Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad will host the 13th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, Dobisky Visitor’s Center; registration 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., plunge will start at 1 p.m.; prizes for the most pledges raised, costumes and teams; registration is $50 if no pledge money is raised; money raised will benefit the two organizations; Badge Battle, Scaredy-Cat Club, hot showers, food, raffles and other activities; donations of pet food or supplies for the St. Lawrence Valley SPCA will be accepted; free admission; info, pledge forms: 315-393-3620, [email protected], www.ogdensburgny.com.

Robotics Tournament

POTSDAM: FLL Robotics Tournament at Clarkson University, opening ceremonies at 8:30 a.m.; 25 teams of approximately 350 students from across the North Country will demonstrate their knowledge of this year's theme, Into Orbit; middle school teams will compete in the FIRST Lego League (FLL) competition; teams will demonstrate their research, be interviewed about core values, and explain the technical details of their robot design; robot play, which can be observed by spectators, will begin at 10:15 a.m. Closing ceremonies with awards are scheduled for 3:45 p.m. in the Forum; info: Mary Margaret Small, director of educational partnerships, at 315–268-3791 or [email protected].

Ice show

OGDENSBURG: Ogdensburg Figure Skating Club ice show “Tribute to the Legends” Saturday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m.; Ogdensburg Golden Dome, 100 State St. Performances by Ogdensburg Figure Skating Club members and local synchronized skating groups. Tickets $5 per person, free for children 4 and under.

Bohemian Rhapsody movie

MASSENA: Bohemian Rhapsody, 2018 Academy award winning musical/biographical film about Freddie Mercury of British rock band Queen, showing 1 p.m.; free popcorn, drink; Massena Public Library. For more info: massenapubliclibrary.org.

Crochet Circle meets

NORWOOD: Crochet Circle group, 11 a.m., Norwood Public Library, 1 Morton St.; Brittany Ashley of the Happy Hatters Company will be there to assist those who attend; library has extra yarn and hooks; free to attend and open to the public; all skill levels welcome; info: 315-353-6692, norwoodnylibrary.org, facebook.com/NorwoodPublicLibraryNY.