Sandy Cook
Chuck Poirier
Dave Williams
Jim Bohannon

 

Wednesdays in July & August

PotsdamAMVETS post 282is having cruise night every Wednesday 6-8pmthrough the month of July and the whole month of August. $1 hot dogs and 50/50 raffle. Come and bring your hot rod, motor bike or what ever you think is kool. Located at 677

August 27th

Reynolds Retirees will meet for lunch at Coaches Corner in Massena at 11:30am.  Order from the menu.  All former hourly and salaried employees are welcome, along with spouses and guests.  For RSVP call Pat McGrath at 315-769-5997 by 8/22/14.

August 28th

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.  The menu includes meat loaf, salt potatoes, salad and dessert.

The St. Lawrence County Industrial Development Agency, the IDA Local Development Corporation, the IDA Civic Development Corporation and the St. Lawrence County Local Development Corporationwill meet at 8:30 AMin the main conference room of the IDA offices located at the ErnestJ.LaBaffIndustrialBuilding, 19 Commerce Lane, Canton.

August 29th

Flying Coconuts performing as part of the Waddington Summer Concert Series.  From 6-8pmat the IslandViewParkon Main Streetin Waddington, admission is free.

August 31st

The second annual Bubble Blast Runpresented by Tim Hortons is now the official run of the Great New York State Fair this year on August 31st at 8:00 a.m.It is a 5k fun run filled with bubbles and foamy obstacles. We welcome people of all ages to participate.

It is $45 to register now and $50 on the day of event. Children 7-16 are half price and 6 and under are free with a paid entry. Registration also includes a ticket to the Great New York State Fair and a Bubble Blast t-shirt.

100% of the proceeds will go to ACR Health and Operation Walk. Go to http://bubbleblastrun.comor call us at 1.800.475.2430 for more information and to register.

Richville Welsh Society  will hold their annual church service in the Welsh Church of Richville beginning at 1pm.  The Richville Historical Society will have their museum open following the Welsh service.  The public is welcome to attend this service.

September 1st – 15th

St. Lawrence County Office for the Aging, in partnership with St. Lawrence University, is again offering computer classes this fall. “Cyber Seniors” will begin in mid-September.  These classes are designed to assist seniors who have little to no computer experience; as well as those who would like to gain additional computer knowledge.  Students from St. Lawrence University’s Community Based Learning Program will provide the instruction.  

The class will meet every Thursday from 3:15 pmto 4:45 pmat the BOCESBuildingin Canton.  The classes are FREE and offered to seniors age 60 and over.

This program has been very popular in past years and class size is limited. To register, contact Chris Fobare at Office for the Aging, 386-4730 or email cfobare@stlawco.org.

September 2nd

Quit Tobacco Workshops– There will be NO Quit Tobacco Workshops at MassenaMemorialHospitalfor the month of August 2014.  The next workshop will be at 4:00 p.m.

The Quad Town Senior Citizenswill hold its 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.

September 3rd

Massena Senior Citizensmembership will be held at the MassenaCommunity Center, 61 Beach Street, at 1:30 p.m.  Refreshments will be served and all board members are urged to attend.

September 4th

MORLEY LIBRARY ASSOCIATION INC.  Members of the Morley Library Association Inc. and all area residents interested in the future of the Morley Library are reminded that the annual meeting of the Morley Library Association Inc. will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 4, at the Morley Library, with election of officers and discussion of plans for the coming year.  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.comfor more information.

September 5th

Social afternoonwill be held at the MassenaCommunity Center, 61 Beach Street, for members of the Massena Senior Citizens on at 2:00 p.m.  All members welcome and Aug-Sept. Birthdays will be celebrated!

September 5th & 7th

"Shania Twin" Donna Huber and Tim McGraw tribute performer Adam D. Tucker are double-billed at the Massena High School Auditorium on Friday, September 5th at 7pm.  The pair of tribute entertainers has been invited by the Massena Rotary Club to help benefit the Massena Boys and Girls Club. 

On the road since 1996, Donna Huber is one of Canada's most successful tribute acts in the United States, Europeand Canada.  The artist has become critically acclaimed for her energetic renditions of Shania Twain hits.  She has captured the approval of Shania Twain herself who said, "I thought that was me."

The opening act for the evening will be Adam D. Tucker showcasing the mega-hits of Tim McGraw from the '90's and beyond. Tucker's interpretation of McGraw appeals to audiences of all ages and brings back memories while touching hearts of all. 

Tickets are on sale now from any Massena Rotarian, at the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce offices, 16 Church St., Phil & Jackie's on Main St. or by telephoning 769-6146.  All seats are general admission for a donation of $25.

September 6th

AMVETS Post#4will be sponsoring a golf tournament at Twin Brooks Golf Course in Waddington.  The tournament is a 4-man captain and crew format with a 10amshotgun start.  The cost for the tournament is $240 per team including entry fees, green fees, and carts.  Included also are lunch at the turn, a buffet dinner following the tournament at AMVETS Post#4, Andrews St.  To enter a team, contact Ben Gladding at 250-6969 or AMVETS Post#4 at 769-0686.  To sponsor a team, hole or donate a prize, call Nancy Curran at 769-6604.  The proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Wounded Warrior Outdoor Adventures, a local charity that provides therapeutic sporting activities for wounded warriors, located by the St. Lawrence Riveron Rt. 131 in Louisville.

The Greater Massena Chamber of Commerceand CapeAirwill host the first Harvest Festival bake-off on Saturday, September 6th as part of the annual street festival.

While Main Streetis teeming with street vendors, crafters and farmers market, entertainment, a kids’ fun zone, inside the CapeAircity ticket office at 45 Main Streeta committee of representatives from the Massena Ministerial Association will be taste testing a host of zucchini recipes submitted by the local community.

The Chamber is calling for entries from amateur bakers across the North Countryto submit their favorite zucchini recipes for judging.  Categories include breads or muffins, cookies or brownies or bars, cake or cupcake and pies.  Zucchini must be the main ingredient in the recipe.

September 7th

Crary Mills Tri Town Community Centeris having a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner from 12: - ? Dinner includes: Chicken, Biscuit, Mashed potatoes, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Coleslaw, Beverage and Dessert.  Adults - $9.00 Kids under 5 eat FREE. Take outs available. Hall is available for rent. For more information call Twila @ 267-6413. Cookbooks are on sale for $10.00 each.

September 8th

State University of New York Empire State Collegewill hold public information session(s) about its associate and bachelor’s degree programs at the St. Lawrence County Economic Development Center, One Stop Career Center, NYS Route 310, Bldg. 80, Canton on:at 4:00 p.m.  For more information, please call 315-786-6541.

The St. Lawrence County Office for the Agingwill hold its next Advisory Council meeting at 10:00 am.  The meeting will be held in the 2nd floor conference room in the HumanServicesBuildinglocated at 80 St.Hwy. 310 in Canton.  The public is encouraged to attend.  The new Director of the OFA, Andrea Montgomery, will be the guest speaker.      

Advisory Councilmeets five times a year to review programs and services provided through the Office for the Aging. The Council advocates for needs of older adults and helps assure the development and continuum of care within communities. For information, call Office for the Aging at 315-386-4730. 

2014 Advisory Council Meetings: September 8th and November 10th

September 10th

Massena Senior Citizensmembership will be held at the MassenaCommunity Center, 61 Beach Street, at 1:30 p.m.  Refreshments will be served and all board members are urged to attend.

September 12th

Pedro Card Partieswill be held at 7:00 P.M.and 26th 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.

BRIER HILL FIRE COMPANYWILL BE HOLDING A SECOND AND THE FINAL LAWN MOWER RACES OF THE YEAR RACE ON SEPT.12. STARTING AT 7PMAT THE BALL FIELD ON SCHOOL STREET. WE WILL AGAIN HAVE FOOD AND REFRESHMENTS AS USUAL. AND NEW THIS YEAR BELLA-BROOKE WINERY WILL BE THERE.THE ENTRY FEE TO THE RACE WILL BE $5 PP. THERE WILL BE A 50/50 RAFFLE ALSO. WE WILL ALSO HAVE A DJ AFTER THE RACES,SO COME AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT.PLEASE BRING A LAWN CHAIR . ANY QUESTIONS CALL 586-3151 FOR ANY INFO. THANKS.

September 12th & 13th

Come to the First Presbyterian Churchon the Park, Canton, on Friday, September 12, 9 AM - 5 PM, and Saturday, September 13, 9 AM – 2 PMfor a back-to-school, fall and winter clothes rummage sale.  On Saturday a ‘store’ grocery bag sale begins at 9 AMand ends at 2 PM.  Find those gently used baby, toddler, young adult and adult clothes needed for fall and winter.  Also find other babies’ and children’s items, as well as books, household goods, “junk,” and other miscellaneous “stuff.”  All priced to go.  Come early on Friday for the best selection.

September 13th

The St. Lawrence River Walleye Associationwill be hosting the Fall Classic, two Bass & two Walleye Team Tournament. WhitakerParkin Waddington Saturday Sept 13, 7am-3pm.Registration locations will be at JC's River Run Bar & Grill (Waddington),Steve's (Louisville),and Salon 181(Massena). Teams can register until Thursday night 6:00pmSept 11th, thereafter a $10 penalty will be imposed through Saturday's 7:00amlaunch. Cost is $50.00 per team and $20.00 big fish entry (optional). All non SLRWA members will be charged a $5.00 conservation fee per person. Membership & complete set of rules can be obtained through our website@ www.stlawrenceriverwalleyeassociation.com or call 315-384-3450.

CANTON LADY BEARS SKILLS CAMP:  Canton Lady Bears Skills Camp will be at CantonCentralSchool. This camp is designed for boys and girls Modified, JV and Varsity levels. The purpose is to help prepare players for the upcoming basketball season. Participants will be evaluated by area coaches through skills and drills and competitive 5 on 5 play. The camp will be hosted at Canton Central School with local college men and women basketball players will be on hand to assist with drills.  Boys (Division 1- grades 9-12 and Division 2- grades 7-8) will be held from 8am-12pm and girls (Division 1- grades 9-12 and Division 2- grades 7-8) will be held from 1-5pm.

Number of participants will be limited due to space, cost per person is $20.00.  Any questions or to receive a signup form contact Coach Mike Meyers at 315-212-0368/ mimeyers@ccsdk12.orgor Coach Jim DiSalvo 315-261-9001/ disalvo5@earthlink.net.

September 18th

Massena Senior CitizensSeptember dinner tickets will go on sale immediately at the cost of $8.00.  The dinner is at the MassenaCommunity Center, 61 Beach Street.  Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.  Takeouts available after 6:15 pm.  Menu will be baked chicken breast.  For tickets call Patty Simpson 643-2577 or Dawn Corliss 764-5729 or the Massena Senior Citizens Center at 769-7810.

September 26th

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.

Ocotber 6th

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.

October 11th

CRAFT FAIR:Helena Fire Station on State Hwy37c from 10am-3pm.  20+Vendors, Bake Sale, Raffles, Lunch will be served.  To benefit Helena Fire Auxiliary.

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. 1 hwy,11 PotsdamNY. for more info call 384-4186.

 

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