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Pigeon Forge Nov. 6 - 12.  Price of $580 includes 6 shows, 10 meals, admission to the largest Titanic in the world, driver's tip, snacks/water, and too many other amenities to list here.  For further details call Debbie 315 769 9592 or visit Deb's Senior Trips  

OFFICE FOR THE AGING TO PROVIDE INFORMATION SERVICES LOCALLY The St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging announces that the New YorkConnects Program is expanding  to bridge the gap to services by increasing accessibility. Starting in September and continuing each month, a New YorkConnects Information and Assistance Specialist will travel to several towns within St. Lawrence County and be available to provide free information and assistance services to individuals of all ages and their families; to help them make informed decisions regarding their long term care needs. NY Connects serves the elderly, adults and children with disabilities, family members, caregivers, and any other interested parties.  New YorkConnects Dates and Locations for September 2016  DeKalb / SunriseApartments, 26 Josephine Street Wed.,  Sept. 28th 11:00-12:00pm                                                         

2016 Public Hearings and Medicare Q & A Forums Schedule Tuesday, Oct. 11th:         10 am– Clifton-Fine Community Center, 4208 SH 3, Star Lake Wednesday, Oct. 12th:     10 am– DeKalb Nutrition Site, SunriseValleyApts., Josephine Street, DeKalb Junction Thursday, Oct. 13th:        10 am– County Council Meeting, Norwood American Legion, 10 Maple Street Norwood   About St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging:  The Office for the Aging provides service and advocacy for county residents 60 years and older. Programs and services includes: Nutrition Centers and Home Delivered Meals; Home Care Services; Family Caregiver Support; Senior Community Service Employment Program; Medical Transportation; Legal Services; Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance.  The Office’s mission is to develop a service system specifically designed to best meet the social and human needs of the elderly. Contact:  Andrea Montgomery Department Head St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging (315) 386-4730 amontgomery@stlawco.org

NORWOOD, NEWYORK– Save The Fountain’s campaign on Adirondack Gives has been extended to October 6, to raise monies needed for complete restoration of the fountain. Many thanks to the 42 donors who have contributed to the success of our suggested $2,000 goal; we are extremely grateful!  Because we are thankful our campaign has been such a success, we requested an extension to allow more people to make a donation.  Even though Adirondack Gives suggested $5,000, we appreciate and accept any donation made to complete the repair and restoration of our fountain.  Donations can be made here: Save the Fountain at Adirondack Gives  Join our Save The Fountain Facebook groupto stay up-to-date on this project!

Northern Insuring in Massena will offer the AARP driver-safety courses in October.  The course is designed to meet the needs of older drivers, but is suitable for all drivers — regardless of age. Classes are scheduled from 3:30to 7 p.m.October 25 and 26 at 280 Main Street.  Participants must attend both sessions of the “Smart Driver” course in order to receive a three-year insurance discount.  In addition, they can reduce up to four points on their New YorkStatedriver’s license after completing the course.  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 769-2404 at least one week prior to the course dates..The fee is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members.  Participants can pay by check or money order payable to AARP at the first class session. Participants must bring their driver’s license and a current AARP card, if a member, to each class session.  For the first class session, participants should arrive 15 minutes early.

The Massena Senior Citizens Center triad council meets the First Thursday each month at 1:30pmat the new MassenaCommunity Centersenior wing for info call 769-3577. The Massena Triad is a membership consisting of the Massena Senior Citizens, The Massena Police Department and several more community organizations, including the IndependentLivingCenter, St. Vincent DePaul, Massena Village Board and a number of concerned citizens.  At this time, meetings are held at the Massena Independent Living Center, 156 Center Street, on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except for July & August) – So our next meeting is scheduled for September 8th, 2016.

Hearts of hope is a support group for the LOVED ones of addicts. Meetings are held every Tuesday at Norfolk rescue squad bldg. 7 Sedwick street@ 6:00 p.m.Contact Email: sonyas00@hotmail.com


St Lawrence County Council of Senior Citizens INC hold their meetings at Norwood American Legion hall. Maple ST the second Thursday of the Month, starts at 10am free coffee and donuts.  Guest speakers each month

Sept 26th

The CHMC Crafters will hold a Craft Sale on Monday September 26 from 9 AMto 4 PMand Tuesday September 27 from 9 AMto 3 PMin the hospital lobby.  The craft sale will feature items for Fall and Halloween..  There will be many one of a kind hats, mittens, scarfs, baby blankets, doll clothes including Halloween outfits as well as many other hand made crafts. It will be a great chance to get an early start on buying gifts for people on your Christmas list.   It is also the final time tickets will be available for their quilt, "Pinwheel Landscape"  raffle.    All proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.  


September 26th and 27th from 6 PMto 8 PMat the massena community center on beach st. Massena basketball will have registrations for grades k-6 and also 5th and 6th grade boys and girls travel teams registration for those who would like to try out for those teams. Any questions call Shane Cameron at 250-9590 or 769-5750
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Sept 27th

The Lunch and Learn Program hosted by GouverneurHospitalwill be held on Tuesday, September 27th.   The topic is “Pelvic Health Changes as Women Age” presented by:  Nicole Weber, MD, FACOG, Board Certified OB/GYN. 


This program is free and open to the community.  Join us in the East Wing Community Room from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM.  The session will include a presentation, lunch and time for your questions. Please join us and bring a friend.  Advance reservations are required by September 26th.   For more information or to reserve your spot today, contact Bonnie Porter at 535-9309 or bporter@gvnrhospital.org.  

Sept 28th

CANTON, NY-- The Bees & Beekeeping Discussion Group monthly gathering is coming up and all beekeeping enthusiasts are welcome to attend on Wednesday, September 28. The monthly event is hosted by the Local Living Venture on the last Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  All novice to advanced levels of beekeepers are welcome to attend.

Reynolds Retirees will hold a buffet lunch at the Malone Golf Club at 11:30am.  All former employees welcome with spouses and guests.  Call Pat McGrath 315-769-5997 for reservations

Sept 29th

The FirstUnitedMethodistChurch, located at 189 Main Street, will be offering a meal to the community on Thursday, September 29 from 4:30-6pmin their fellowship hall.  The meal is free to anyone in the community, regardless of income.  This week the meal will consist of: Cabbage Rolls Dessert Beverage We offer this meal free to everyone, but we do accept donations with appreciation.  We look forward to seeing the many people each week enjoying the food and the fellowship with their friends and others.

Sept 30th

Spaghetti Dinner prepared by Vino Vidi Vici to Benefit Meals on wheels 70 E Hatfield St. Massena, 430-630pm $8per person or $30 immediate family of 4 or more take out available 769-5083

Free community Dinner, Turkey, Brasher Falls United Methodist Church 5-6pm

October 1st

Lego Club at the Brasher Falls Public Library at 10 am ages 6 and up

Lego Club at the Massena Public Library at 2pm ages 6 and up

Gun and Knife Show at the K of C Meeting Place in Brasher located on CTY RT 50 9am – 5pm $3 admissin 12 and under free  for more information please call Phil Davis 315-389-4627

Emmanuel Congregational UCC, located on West Orvis Street in Massena, will be holding a cabbage roll sale on Saturday, October 1, 2016from 10amto 2pm. The cabbage rolls will be made by our very own local members.  They will be made with fresh ingredients from local and regional vendors.  Our culinary crew will only be making a certain number of these so we are encouraging the public to preorder at www.uccmassena.org or via phone at 315-769-8523.  The cabbage rolls will be sold for $3.50 each or six for $20.  The sale is take out only and we are asking for individuals to bring their own containers if possible.

The North Country Equine Expo will be held October 1, 2016 at Loomis Quarter Horses facility in Waddington NY. Gates open at 9am to the public. There is no admission fee, but donations are greatly appreciated, proceeds from this event will be to benefit the St Lawrence County Cancer Fund. There will be demonstrations from professionals in the equine industry,each  focusing on a different discipline. Demonstrators for this year’s Expo include: Mike Bednarek, Jen Bruno, Tiffany Buschbascher, Jerry Dean, Melanie Cook-Douglas, Honey Dew Acres, Scott Loomis and Tammy Reynolds. Pony Rides will be available from 1pm-2pmVendors will offer a great variety of shopping and informational booths, including tack shops, craft vendors, and many other agribusinesses. Many shopping opportunities for horsemen and non horsemen! . Vendor booths are open from 10am-6pm. There will be a used show clothing consignment sale, please contact Mary Beth Green for more information. JPs North will have a new tack sale beginning at 6pm, offering many items for sale! This inaugural event will be to benefit the St Lawrence County Cancer Fund. The St Lawrence County Cancer Fund is a volunteer organization dedicated to fighting cancer within the county. All proceeds for SLCCF remain in St Lawrence County to benefit the community. Anyone interested in being a vendor, or inquiring about sponsorship opportunities, please email us at proequinegroup15@gmail.com  or contact Scott Loomis 315-212-1696 For updates on this event, find us on Facebook  North Country Equine Expo

Oct 2cd


Groove Lab: Working Within A Rhythm Section




Start Time


12:00 pm



01:30 pm



KT Studios



384 Dutton Rd.
Canton, NY13617

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MusicalWayAcademy's first ever Groove Lab: Working Within A Rhythm Section will take place across 8 sessions in October, the first being on 10/2. This program is designed to get musicians thinking about their own parts and how they can affect the entire rhythm section. We will analyze a few different grooves to see how the artists built them, and then see what we can do to build our own, taking everyone's parts into account. This will build our listening skills and our awareness. The program is hosted by Jon Dufore and Kyle Tupper, and is the first program to be open to the community in addition to our current students. Space is somewhat limited so be sure to register today to secure your spot.

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Gun and Knife Show at the K of C Meeting Place in Brasher located on CTY RT 50 9am – 3pm $3 admissin 12 and under free  for more information please call Phil Davis 315-389-4627

Pro-Life Rally Main St Massena and 37 Harrowgate Commons RD 2-3pm, This is a peaceful prayerful and silent demonstration in support of all human life, from unborn baby to the elderly.  This is a rain or shine event please dress accordingly.  If need please bring an umbrella and a lawn chair.  We have 5-6 different posters you can choose from in support of the defenseless.  All church’s and denominations are welcome.  For further information please call Pastor Cliff 315-769-0898


"The CraryMillsTriTownCommunity Centeris having a Ham Dinner on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016from 12:00- ? Dinner includes; Ham, Scalloped Potatoes, Vegetable, Coleslaw, Rolls Dessert and Beverage.  Adults $9.00 Kids under 5 eat FREETakeouts available CMTTCC's "Lets Get Cooking" ON SALE $10.00 For more information call Twila @ 267-6413. Hall is available for rent."


Oct 4th

Ladies of all ages, Are you a gal who loves to sing in the car? In the shower?  Do you sing along when your friends are doing karaoke? If you answered YES to any of the above, we have a great opportunity for you to try. It’s FREEand there’s no commitment! The Acapella North Chorus of Sweet Adelines International invites you to check out their “BARBERSHOP BOOTCAMP” happening every Tuesday evening in October beginning Tuesday, October 4th at 6:30 at the Potsdam  MiddleSchoolSchool, Potsdam, NY. You will be with other novices and some experienced singers from the chorus to give you a chance to learn, sing, and decide if you would like to join our 4-part harmony, acapella-style chorus. You will also have a chance to listen and sing with the whole chorus and experience the harmony that binds us together for some great fun. Acapella North members range in age from college students to seniors of all decades and all walks of life who are passionate about singing harmony. To register or have any questions answered, please contact us at: acapellanorthchorus@gmail.comor call 315-486-4794. You can also Message us on Facebook us at Acapella North Chorus. We look forward to meeting new friends and singers of all sorts! Bring along a friend! Look for our BOOTCAMP POSTER around the area and online!

Members of the Silver Threads and Golden Needles, area fiber arts and handicrafts group, have been meeting each month  in the Community Room at the Morley Library for the past year. These gatherings have proven to be so popular with area folks who knit, crochet, and do needlework and crafts of all types that the group has begun meeting twice each month on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  Meetings continue to be held in the Community Room at the Morley Library at 1 PM  on those dates. At the next meeting on Tuesday, October 4, demonstrations and lessons in making quilted no-sew Christmas and other holiday ornaments will be presented.  New members are always welcome to join this informal group of crafters.Call Linda Smith at 323-0162 or Pat Dominie at 379-9863 for more information.

Oct 6th

Members of the Morley Library Association Inc.  and all area residents interested in the future of the Morley Library are reminded that the next meeting of the Morley Library Association Inc.  will be held at 6:00 P.M.on Thursday, October 6 ,  2016, at the Morley Library. Meetings of the Morley Library Association Inc.  are open to the public and new members are always welcome.  Come and support the efforts to promote and maintain services of the Morley Library. Call 379-9863 or email the Morley Library Association Inc. at morleylibassoc.@gmail.com for more information.


Oct 7th

Meals on Wheels Radio Telethon

Oct 8th


Electric Tramp Orchestra - A Night of ELO & Supertramp




Start Time


07:00 pm



10:30 pm



Cornwall Civic Complex



100 Water St E, Cornwall, ON K6H 6G4

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STRANGE MAGIC is the authentic re-creation of legendary '70s rock band ELO (Electric Light Orchestra), a multi-media show featuring not only music but background imagery,costumes and film. A 9-piece group of multi-instrumentalists perform all of the sounds used in a real ELO show, with live cellos, and intricate vocal arrangements. STRANGE MAGIC unleashes a span of ELO hits, including Living Thing, Evil Woman, Strange Magic, Don't Bring Me Down, Ma Ma Belle, Shine A Little Love and all the rest! Get ready to time-travel back to the classic rock era of the '70s! It doesn't get any closer than this!

DREAMER is the authentic re-creation of the legendary ’70′s rock band Supertramp. An 8 piece group of multi-instrumentalists perform all of the sounds used in the real Supertramp show, from sax, clarinet, trombone, vintage keyboards and of course the unmistakable Supertramp vocal sound. The musicians for DREAMER, hand picked for their incredible expertise in capturing the often intricate arrangements of Supertramp’s material and are a strong compliment to the feature vocals of Roger Hodgson (performed by Emmy award-winning Phil Naro) and Rick Davies (performed by keyboard player & singer Rich Hamelin)

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Craft Fair 9-3 Lawrenceville Vol. Fire Dept. County Route 54 Lawrenceville, Benefit Lawrenceville Fire Dept. Auxiliary, Food Sale, Cabbage Rolls, Silent Auction, Come browse and find gifts for all occasions, to reserve a table or pre order cabbage rolls call 315-208-4163 or 315-328-4939

The metaphysical discussion group 'Metaphysically Speaking' will meet on Saturday, October 8, 2016at 1 PMin the Massena Library. The featured speaker this month will be professional clairvoyant Kelly Lindsay from Bloomingdale, NY.  This event is free and open to the public.  For further information call: (315) 769-6235

Oct 15th

The Potsdam Group of Over Eaters Anonymous will be hosting a minithon at the Christian Fellowship Center on 41 Main St in Potsdam from 10-3.  The Minithon is What’s Eating the Family, it is to help identify family dysfunctions resulting from food disorders and ways to heal for all involved. $5 suggested donation open to the public for more information contact lynn at 353-7376 placidblack@yahoo.com

Oct 19th

Free Rabies Clinic Ogdensburg at the Ogdensburg Fire Hall 6-8pm

Oct 22cd

Lego Club at the Brasher Falls Public Library at 10 am ages 6 and up

Lego Club at the Massena Public Library at 2pm  ages 6 and up

West Potsdam Ladies Auxilary 5Th Annual Craft/Vendor Fair 10am-6pm West Potsdam Bingo Hall, Blanchard RD, for more information please contact Marsha Hollinger 315-261-8996


Oct 26th

Free Rabies Clinic Lisbonat the LisbonFire Station 6-7pm

Oct 27th

 ANNUAL SENIOR DINNER (K of C meeting hall, Brasher Falls)  Thursday Oct. 27, 2016  Cocktail hr. 5 PM. Dinner 6 PM  Open to ALL seniofrs in the Towns of Brasher, Stockholm, Lawrence, and  Hopkinton. Choice of beef or turkey. Cost per person $6  We will be having a keynote speaker.  Please call 315 328-4077 or 315 389-5557 to reserve, before Oct. 14.

Oct 28th

Canada’s Ballet Jörgen presents Swan Lake One-time Performance at Centrepointe Theatre  October 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm Choreographed by the company’s founder, Bengt Jörgen, this classical ballet showcases the extraordinary beauty of traditional ballet with Bengt’s signature touch of Canadiana: Louisbourg Fortress in Nova Scotia serves as the setting. With over 30 performers, Tchaikovsky’s famous score, lavish 17th century inspired costumes, and beautiful heritage park stage sets, this Swan Lake promises a truly inspiring experience for all! Where: Centrepointe Theatre, 101 Centrepointe Dr, Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7 When: October 28 at 7:30 pm   Tickets: Adult $49;  Student/Child $38; Senior $43; Family Early Bird 4pack $35 IGO $5 Cultural Access Pass - $24 Box Office Number: (613) 580-2700Website: http://www.centrepointetheatre.caContact: Kita Szpak, KS Communications, kita@sympatico.ca#613-725-2063


Nov 9th

Free Rabies Clinic Hermon at the HermonTownBarn 6-8pm

Nov 19th

Free Rabies Clinic SLCPublic Health at the HumanServicesCenter5-7pm




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