The Rome Chamber of Commerce is holding a Police Vs. Fire Fighters Basketball Game in Rome to raise money for mobile libraries. Tickets are available at the chamber.
Holiday Open House at Johnson Hall
In conjunction with the City of Johnstown’s Colonial Stroll holiday activities, Johnson Hall State Historic Site will hold an Open House. Johnson Hall’s first floor will be decorated for the holiday season, where music of the 18th century will be performed. Refreshments will be offered in the historic butler’s pantry. Horse-drawn wagon rides of the mansion’s south lawn will be available to visitors between 6pm and 8pm. The evening’s event is free and open to the public. Donations will be gratefully accepted and will be earmarked for the continued restoration of Sir William’s bedchamber. Johnson Hall State Historic Site is located at 139 Hall Avenue in historic Johnstown, just off West State Street (State Highway 29 West). For more information, visit www.nysparks.com
Center for Family Life and Recovery Community Expo
The Oneida County Professional Training Coalition and Center for Family Life & Recovery, Inc. will be presenting our 2nd Annual Community Expo at the Radisson, Hotel in Utica Sponsored by the Oneida County Department of Mental Health. The cost is $35.00 per participant, which includes morning coffee set-up, lunch & program materials. Please register prior to the event.
For more information on this event or how to become an Agency participant, please contact Jillian Zegarelli at 315-768-2650 or email at jzegarelli@CFLRinc.org. To register, please visit CFLR’s website at www.whenthereshelpthereshope.com or email srivera@CFLRinc.org
Otsego Manor Xmas Sale
Come join us for the annual Otsego Manor Christmas Sale wherein 100% of the proceeds from this sale will benefit the Life Enrichment and add to the quality of life of the residents. Memory Angels are currently for sale for $10 each and are handcrafted cut angels which will hang on the tree, either in memory of a loved one or for someone currently at the Manor. There will be a donated quilt with a colorful bird theme this year. A woodland themed decorated Christmas Tree raffle is also available. Please contact Amy Rose at (607) 544-2699 to purchase an angel.
Montgomery SPCA Holiday Pet Photo and Vendor Fair
The Montgomery County SPCA will hold its 6th annual Holiday Pet Photos and Vendor Fair. The event will take place in the Amsterdam Riverfront Center in downtown Amsterdam. Photos will be taken by Paws and Reflect Pet Photography. For a $10 donation per photo, or 3 photos for $25, a holiday photo of your pet will be taken by itself, with Santa or with the whole family. Also welcome are individuals and families without pets who would like to have a holiday photo taken, with or without Santa. All proceeds from this annual holiday event directly benefit the homeless animals at the Montgomery County SPCA Animal Shelter this holiday season. Visit www.mc-spca.org or Facebook, or email firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information about this and other programs of the Montgomery County SPCA...
Songs with Santa at the Utica Public Library
Children of all ages are invited to the Utica Public Library on Monday, December 16 at 6:00pm for Songs with Santa! The performance is free and open to all ages. Following the performance will be some time for children to meet Santa!
Scoharie Valley Hayshakers Square Dance
The Schoharie Valley Hayshakers will hold a mainstream level western square dance at the Middleburgh High School cafeteria. The dance theme is Pizza Night. The caller and cuer will be Mike Callahan. Please wear soft sole shoes.