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October 16th

The First United Methodist Church, 189 Main Street, will be serving a meal to the community free of charge from 4:30 - 6pm.  This week the menu will consist of: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Tossed Salad, Garlic Bread, Dessert, Beverage.

This will be free of charge to anyone who would like to attend.  We will, however, gratefully accept donations.  If food is still available, take-outs will begin at 5:30pm. 

Come join us for good food and for fellowship.  Please note that there will be no meal provided on Thursday, October 23 due to the Youth Group’s Garage Sale.  We will see you again on Thursday, October 30!

October 17th

The Holy Name of Jesus Academy Choirpresents "Sing Around the World," a free concert featuring folk songs and choral pieces from around the globe. 
Friday, October 17th at 7:00 PMand Sunday, October 19th at 3:00 PMat the Knights of Columbus Hall (53 E Orvis, Massena) 

Donations are gratefully accepted!

Amvets downtown from 4:30to 7pmserving Pulled Pork sandwiches, burgers, and a choice of fries or macaroni salad.  Cost is $7.

PARISHVILLE  BARN DANCE, PARISHVILLE  FIRESMANS HALL, 1PMUNTIL 4PM, SPONSORED BY PARISHVILLE HILL TOPPERS.  ROUND AND SQUARE DANCING $4.00 PER PERSON , MUSIC BY THE OLD TIMERS

October 18th

Call the Covenand get your Witches together. The 3rd Annual Ogdensburg Area Zonta Club Witches Night Out is from 7pm-11pmat the Freight House Restaurant in OgdensburgNY.

Admission is $10 for those in witch themed costume, $12 for those in mortal clothes.

This year we are flying in (by broom of course) a special Guest Hostess and Conjurer of Ceremonies to lead the festivities. The evening will include music by Northern Lights DJ, dancing, cash bar, silent auction, contests, pose for pictures on our Black Carpet and more! Psychic Rich will offer Tarot Card readings (first come, first served) and trophies will be awarded for each of the following: Diva Witch, Scariest Witch, Sweetest Witch, Funniest Witch, Most Creative Broom, Best Shoes and Best Cackle.

Oktoberfestat TitusMountainFamilySkiCenter. Gates open at 10am, races start at noon. 20 obstacles, 3 mountains, live music by Strange Brew, Kids' course, mud & fun. All to help benefit YMCA. Register today at www.titusmountain.com. Spectators welcome!

Massena Senior Citizenswill hold their 17th annual Fall Bazaar from 9amuntil ?  Lunch will be served starting at 11amat a reasonable price.  For more info please call Sylvia at 384-3155, or Sheila at 764-0071.

Food Distributionfrom 9to 10:30amat St. Vincent de Paul on 128 Main Streetin Massena.  For St. Lawrence county residents only, will close earlier if items are depleted.

Indian Dinner Benefitfor the Local Living Venture, seating at 5:30and 6:30 p.m.  $12 per person, children 12 and under half-price, under 5 years old Free.  First Presbyterian Church, 35 Elm St., Potsdam, NY.  Info: www.SustainableLivingProject.net/benefit-rsvp, (315) 347-4223, LocalLivingVenture@gmail.com

Norfolk Raymondville Food Pantry, food distribution will be at the RaymondvilleUnitedMethodistChurch, from 9 a.m.to 11 a.m.  You are asked to bring your own bags, totes, or boxes. 

October 19th

The Holy Name of Jesus Academy Choirpresents "Sing Around the World," a free concert featuring folk songs and choral pieces from around the globe. 
 Sunday, October 19th at 3:00 PMat the Knights of Columbus Hall (53 E Orvis, Massena) 

Donations are gratefully accepted!

St. John'sEpiscopal Church, 139 Main St.Massena, will present a concert of contemporary Christian music featuring the popular group ' Thirty 1 & mandolin

The concert will be held at St. John'schurch on Sunday Oct 19th from 6-8 pm. The tickets are $10 dollars each and all proceeds will go to the Massena Boys and Girls Club.  Tickets can be purchased at the parish office 769-5203 or at Phil and Jackies Gift Shop downtown Massena or you can call Helene Sharlow at 764-7433.

St. Mary’s Annual Turkey Dinner, St. Mary’s Parish Hall, in FortCovingtonwill be from 11amto 2pm.  Cost for adults is $9, under 12 $5, under age 5 FREE.  Take outs will be available for $9.

The October meeting of the Morley History Groupwill be held at 2:00 PMat the Morley Library. Currently, the group is compiling information about the men and women of the Morley area who have served in the military over the years. The project started during the Summer Festival as a listing of all the Civil War soldiers who are buried in the MorleyCemetery. The listing has since grown to include all veterans of any conflicts from the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Civil War, Spanish American War, World Wars I and II, Korean War, Vietnam, Persian Gulf War and current conflicts. The project has also moved beyond just those buried in the Morley cemetery to include all veterans from the Morley area buried in any cemetery.

The Group is looking for information such as military records, news articles and  photographs or family histories with information about these veterans.  Anyone interested in this project is invited to the October meeting to share information about area veterans or how the various conflicts affected life in the Morley area. 

Photos and records will be copied with the originals returned.  Call 379-9863 or email ptdom1@verizon.netfor more information.

October 20th

Free Community Luncheon, 11:30 - 1PM, Emmanuel Congregational Church, 39 W. Orvis St., Massena.  Call 769-8523.

October 21st

Bob Gormon from United Way will be speaking at the American Legion #74 on the Potsdam-Madrid road sponsored by the AARP.  The talk will follow lunch at 12noon.  Call Linda Wilkinson for RSVP at 265-4464 by October 7th.

GouverneurHospital’s “Lunch & Learn” Programwill be held on October 21st.   The topic will be PreventFalls, Balance Your Body:  Learn easy exercises to:  get strong, improve your balance. Presented by Sarah Klock, Physical Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapy Department.  The program will be held in the Former Kinney Nursing Home Dining Room from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM.   This program is free and open to the community. Sessions will include a presentation, lunch and time for your questions. Please join us and bring a friend.  Advance reservations are required by October 20th.    For more information or to reserve your spot today, contact Bonnie Porterat 535-9309 or bporter@gvnrhospital.org.

The newly formed handicraftsgroup will meet at the Morley Library at 1:00.  Bring a project and a friend.  Call Linda Smith at 323-0162 or Pat Dominie at 379-9863 for more information.

October 22nd

First Aid/CPR/AEDfor lay persons 6-8:30 PMat 73 Market St.Potsdamthis class is taught part on-line and part in-class,  to register, call 1-800-733-2767 or www.redcross.org/take-a-class there is a fee.

The Quad Town Senior Citizens2014 Fall Dinner for the senior citizens of the towns of Lawrence, Brasher, Stockholmand Hopkinton will be held at the K of C hall in BrasherFalls. Paid reservations will be accepted until Saturday, October 11.  Please call Kathleen at 389-5444 or Joyce at 389-4113 to make your reservation.

Reynolds Retireeswill meet for lunch at Goose Landing in Winthropat 11:30am.  Order from menu.  All former hourly and salaried employees are welcome, along with spouses and guests.  RSVP by calling Pat McGrath at 315-769-5997 by 10/17/14.

The Massena Memorial Hospital Foundationis sponsoring a Uniform, Shoe and Accessories Sale from 7amto 4pmin the Community Ed Room.  Featuring the latest in styles, prints and colors for uniforms and professional work shoes from major manufacturers.  Open to all MMH Employees AND the public.  Cash, check and credit cards accepted.  Payroll deduction available for hospital employees.

October 24th

Free Community Dinner, turkey, from 5 to 6 at the BrasherFallsMethodistChurch.

Pedro Card Partieswill be held at 7:00 P.M.on October 24th at the LBSH dining room in BrasherFalls.  These Card Parties are sponsored by the Quad Town Senior Citizens Club and are opened to the public.  Admission $1.00. Please bring a snack to pass.

Women’s Health Screeningfrom 8:30amuntil 3:30pmat MMH Women’s Imaging Center & North Country Women’s Health.  To schedule a clinical breast exam, mammogram, and/or pap smear please call 315-261-4760 ext. 225.

October 24th & 25th

The Youth Group of the First United Methodist Churchwill be holding a garage sale on October 24 from 9am-3pmand on October 25 from 9am-1pm(bag sale).  It will be held at the FirstUnitedMethodistChurchat 189 Main Streetin the fellowship hall.  This sale is to benefit Youth Group activities.  Donations may be left whenever the church is open (M-F, 9-noon).  For more information, please call 769-5438.

October 25th

Potsdam Rotary will be hosting its 5th annual Wheelchair Challenge at Maxcy Hall Field House at SUNY Potsdam.  4 person team elimination relay race, which not only provides wheelchairs for needy persons throughout the world, it allows participants to experience the difficulties one faces in maneuvering a wheelchair.  Entry fee is $75 per team of four which will be matched by the Wheelchair Foundation.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams.  Must pre-register no later than 10-17-14by downloading the registration form at www.potsdamrotary.org.

Child Care First Aid/CPR/AED 9-5 at 73 Market St.Potsdamclass for child care providers To register, contact:1-888-522-1277 (Option 5)

Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Zombie Run for the Boys & Girls Club of Massenawhen zombies and humans converge on the JohnStoryTraillocated on the campus of MassenaCentralSchool!  This year’s event will be held as darkness descends on Saturday, October 25th -- just days before Halloween -- in partnership with the Seaway Valley Prevention Council. Carve that day out on your calendar and plan to join our horde of zombies and human runners.  Your mission at this run is not speed, it’s to out-smart and out-maneuver the Zombies to reach the end safely with health flags left. Runners who register in advance receive a Zombie Run / Boys & Girls Club t-shirt — to boast about your skills as an Apocalypse legend and show your support for this great cause. Post-race refreshments are also provided.  The fate of the human population rests in your hands. Will there be any survivors left, or will the Zombie masses take over the world? There’s only one way to find out. Don’t miss this fun event and help save humankind. 

Register to participate as a Runner or a Zombie (limited to the first 30) before midnighton Saturday, October 19th, and save … advance registration donation is just $25. Registrations after October 19th and race day (if spaces remain) will be $30. (Kids and Boys & Girls Club members run for $1.)  Learn more and register at BGCMassena.org/support/zombie today!

Church of the Visitation Fall Bazaarfrom 9am to 2pmat the Fr.  AndrewAmyotParishCenterat 3 Morris streetin Norfolk.  Food sale with cabbage rolls, country store, candy sale, coffee & donuts, hand made crafts, x-mas crafts, attic table, and religious articles.  Luncheon served from 11:30amto 1pm.

The Youth Group of the FirstUnitedMethodistChurchwill be holding a garage sale on October 24 from 9am-3pmand on October 25 from 9am-1pm(bag sale).  It will be held at the FirstUnitedMethodistChurchat 189 Main Streetin the fellowship hall.  This sale is to benefit Youth Group activities.  Donations may be left whenever the church is open (M-F, 9-noon).  For more information, please call 769-5438.

First Presbyterian Church on the Park, Canton, will hold its annual Fall Bazaar, Saturday, from 9 AMto 2 PM.  All are invited.  Luncheon 11 AM to 1 PM, with homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts and beverages.  Find that perfect gift from a great variety of items, including candy, Christmas, crafts, baked goods, plants, handmade gifts, jewelry and “elegant” junk.  For further info: call 386-4361.

Halloween Craft at the Massena Public Library from 10to 11:30am.  Make great Halloween decoration using a variety of craft materials.  Children under 8 must have and adult helper.

October 26th

Turkey Dinner, Helena Fire Station on State Hwy 37C, 11am-3pm, Adults $8, ages 5 - 12 $4, under 5 free.  To benefit Helena Volunteer Fire equipment fund.
 

October 27th – November 26th

X-Mas Applications, Monday-Friday from 10am to 2pmat St. Vincent de Paul Office Building at 124 Main Streetin Massena.  Please bring social security cards for all family members and clothing sizes for children up to age 18.

October 28th

Halloween Storytime at the Massena Public Library at 10am.  No registration required.  Story, craft, music, games, and snacks, please bring a snack to share and wear your costume!

October 29th

Living With Alzheimer’s for Mid-Stage Caregivers at MMH from 1-5pm.  Registration is required by calling 315-621-4025 ext. 125.

October 30th

Harvest Dinner with all the trimmings at St.JamesSchoolin Gouverneur.  $9 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under, under 5 are FREE.  Eat in or take out, serving from 4:30pmuntil all are served.

Halloween Storytime at the Massena Public Library at 10am.  No registration required.  Story, craft, music, games, and snacks, please bring a snack to share and wear your costume!

NNY Chapter 4-AB1 of SOARwill hold a meeting at the MassenaCommunity Centerstarting at 4pm.  For more info call Richard Orton at 315-384-4216.

Trinity Episcopal Churchon FallIsland(8 Maple Street) in Potsdamwill hold its "fourth Thursday of the month" free-will community supper from 5:00to 6:30 pm.  This month's Octoberfest" menu includes Bratwurst and whole grain mustard, German-style noodles, glazed carrots, assorted salads, apple cider, and desert. The church phone is 315.265.5754.

October 31st

The zombie apocalypseis here, and this Halloween Massena Rescue Squad will be your emergency safe haven.  Come down between 6pmand 10pmfor emergency rations (snacks and punch) as well as travel supplies (goodie bags).  Despite the unconfirmed reports of zombie activity in the area, we will still be open, and will have soldiers to escort you through in the event the facility is over run.

October 31st & November 1st

Potsdam’s 1st Haunted Infirmary both days from 6:30to 11:30pm.  $10 at the door, $8 if purchased online (Campus ID cards accepted).  Located at Clarkson Hall, 59 Main Streetin Potsdam.  Checkout the facebook page at www.facebook.com/hauntedinfirmary

November 1st

The Altar Rosary Society of St. Patrick’s Churchin BrasherFallswill hold its annual craft show on Saturday, November 1, 2014at the K of C Hall, County Route 50 in BrasherFallsfrom 9:00 a.m.until 3:00 p.m.  Many dealers will be present with all kinds of crafts.  Luncheon and refreshments will be available.  Plenty of free parking is available.  The public is welcome.  Admission price is adults, $1.00 students, $.50, under 5 free.

Please run this community announcement as often as possible up until the date of the event.

November 3rd

Italian nightat the Parishville Fireman’s Hall, Rutman Road.  Complete Italian meal served from 4:30to 6:40pm, for take-outs call 315-261-4642 before 4pm.  One price for all, $7.  Hosted by Parishville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

November 4th

Election Day Dinner, Chicken and Biscuits. cost is $8, 4-6:30 a tEmmanuel Congregational Church.

Pedro Card Partieswill be held at 7:00 P.M.on November 14th at the LBSH dining room in BrasherFalls. 

These Card Parties are sponsored by the Quad Town Senior Citizens Club and are opened to the public.  Admission $1.00. Please bring a snack to pass.

The Pierrepont Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring their annual Election Day Chicken and Biscuit Dinner on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 4:00-7:00 p.m.at the Pierrepont Fire Hall.  Dinner includes: Chicken, Biscuits, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Vegetables, and Homemade Pies.  Prices: Adults ages 13-61: $8.50, Senior Citizens ages 62 and up: $8, Children ages 6-12: $5, Children ages 5 and under are free, Take-Out: $8.50.

November 8th

Storywalk & Campfire at the RobertMosesNatureCenterat 10am.  Fall walk, story, craft, campfire, and marshmallows.  Will read the book “The Busy Little Squirrel” page by page as you walk through the trail.  Get outside and enjoy before the snow flies.  For more info contact Samantha Page at 315-244-7530.

November 9th

North LawrenceFire & Rescue

TurkeyDinner

11 - ??

Menu: Fresh carved turkey, Real mashed potatoes Homemade Gravy & Stuffing, Vegetable , RollsDeserts, Coffee, Iced tea, Kool-Aid.

Adults: $8.00

Seniors: $7.00

Children 12 and under: $7.00

Under 5: Free

November 11th

The Quad Town Senior Citizenswill hold it's next Dinner/Business meeting at the LBSH dining room in BrasherFalls.  The covered dish dinner will start at 6:00 P.M.with the Business meeting to follow at 7:00 P.M.Please bring a dish to pass and your own table service.

November 15th

A Little Bit of Heaven Incis a new and upcoming business located in North LawrenceNY! We are formally known as the Silver Star Ranch, but in March of this year opened as a non-profit through the state of NY. We are an EquineRehabilitationCenter. We take unwanted horses that were heading to slaughter and have potential and rehabilitee them, and adopt out to good homes.

Recent headlines have brought us much attention and our number of volunteers and interest from the public is growing at a rapid rate! In five short months we have taken in 31 horses. These horses have come from places including Long Island, Vernon, Owl’s Head, Syracuseand Connecticut. The word is rapidly spreading as many callers with unwanted horses state that all other facilities are full or there is an extensive waiting list. In five short months we are almost at max capacity.

We will be hosting a Jamboree on November 15th at 1:00pmat The American Legion in Winthrop, NY. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go directly to the care of all the new horses.

November 28th

Pedro Card Partieswill be held at 7:00 P.M.at the LBSH dining room in BrasherFalls. 

These Card Parties are sponsored by the Quad Town Senior Citizens Club and are opened to the public.  Admission $1.00. Please bring a snack to pass.

November 29th

The Holy Name of JesusAcademy(337 Trippany Rd, Massena) is hosting a craft fair on Saturday, November 29th from 10:00 AMto 4:00 PM.  Vendors may reserve an indoor table for $15 or two for $25.  Tables and chairs are provided, and lunch orders are available. 

Call (315)769-6030 to register. 

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