Postings for May 03, 2014
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||3on3 Wheelchair Basketball Tournament
||The wheelchair basketball tournament will be held at Westmoreland Middle School. Teams will play in a single elimination tournament to benefit the J-Rob Foundation and the Sitrin STARS adaptive sports program. The team entry fee is $30.00. There will be a youth division (ages 8-12) and an adult division (13 & up). Team registration forms and general rules and information can be found at www.jrobfoundation.com/events.html. We will also be having a chicken BBQ beginning at 11 am. Chicken BBQ tickets will be available for pre-sale and are $10.00 each. Even if you cannot play, please come and show your support, admission to the event is free!!!
||AYSO Soccer Fest in Richfield Springs
||AYSO Soccer Region 829 Richfield Springs Area is hosting a Soccer Fest to celebrate 50 years of AYSO Soccer. Registration starts at 830am to 930am, its free for current Richfield AYSO members, $5 fee for non members. Games start at 10am for U-6, U-8, U-10 players. 11am for U-12 players. Officer Kellie will be there from 1030am to 1130am to see how powerful your
kick is for a $1 donation. We will be selling hotdogs, popcorn and drinks each for $1. Later in the day will be having our first Quarter Auction doors open at 1pm, bidding starts at 2pm, bring your quarter to bid. $5 to get in, includes two paddles and your door prize ticket. Extra paddles will be $1 each. We will have a 50/50, basket raffle, and a bake sale. We will have direct sale vendors coming in, to name a few we will have Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Origami Owl, All'Asta, Pink Zebra and Thirty-One. Everything will take place a the Richfield Springs School on Route 20.
||Destination Create Festival in Deansboro
||Destination Create Festival is at MKJ Farm in Deansboro. We have artisans, farmers market, activities for kids and adults, food, and, weather permitting, we're having a balloon walk. MKJ Farm is on RT12B just past the firehouse, and you can check out www.destinationcreatefestival.com for more info
||Relay for Life Breakfast in Richfield Springs
||In Memory of John A. Hinckley a Relay for Life Breakfast will be held at The Richfield Springs Community Center on Walnut Street (Turn off Route 20 - back two blocks on the right). Advance Tickets are $5.50 and available at SKINNER & DAMULIS (Routes 20 & 28). Tickets are $6.50 at the door and children under 5 free! Breakfast includes Eggs, sausage, pancakes, juice, Coffee & milk.
Come help Richfield's Light of Hope raise money for the American Cancer Society!!!
||Spring Clean Up at Johnson Hall
||Johnson Hall State Historic Site will hold a spring cleanup day on the grounds of Johnson Hall as part of I Love my Parks Day.
Johnson Hall State Historic Site is the 1763 home of Sir William Johnson, British Superintendent of Indian Affairs, located in the Saratoga-Capital District Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
For more information please call 518-762-8712.
||Hamilton College Arboretum free workshops
||The Hamilton College Arboretum will present free workshops through May on the Hamilton Campus. This workshop will focus on the wonders of spring in the root glen.
||O.B. Training & Sports Performance GRAND OPENING
||Join O.B. Training & Sports Performance for their GRAND OPENING. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony with US Congressman Richard Hanna, live music, FREE fitness classes, games for the children, free giveaways, and DISCOUNTED memberships. Don't miss out as O.B. Training & Sports Performance brings CNY a new outlook on fitness!
||Spring Craft Fair in East Herkimer
||The East Herkimer Fire Stations Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a Spring Craft Fair. Admission is free and there will be hot dogs, soup and desserts as well as great crafts; all at the East Herkimer Fire Station at 193 Main Road in East Herkimer.
||50 Children The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus
||50 Children is a documentary about a little-known saga, the rescue of Jewish children from Vienna. Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus embarked on a risky and unlikely mission. They rescued 50 Jewish children from Vienna and brought them to the United States. Filmmaker Pressman, tracked down the surviving rescued children, who are now in their 70s and 80s. Nine appear in the film, though Pressman believes 20 to 25 may be alive.\r\n After the film we will SKYPE with Elizabeth Davis and Fritz Nozik two of the women from the film that lived in Utica with their aunt and uncle after their rescue. This event is free and open to the public.\r\nSponsored by Rome Community Theater and made possible by the Decentralization Grant Program.\r\n The screening will be held at the Jervis Public Library at 613 N. Washington St. in Rome.
||Chicken BBQ in Stratford
||The Stratford United Methodist Church at 1511 State Route 29A in Stratford is having a Chicken Bar-B-Que. The cost is $9 for Adults and $4 for children.
||Chicken Biscuit Dinner at Wheelerville School
||The North Bush United Methodist Church will host a Chicken and Biscuit Dinner at the Wheelerville Union Free School. A dinner of chicken and gravy, home-made biscuits, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots, and coleslaw will be served family style. The dinner includes an assortment of hot and cold beverages and ice cream sundaes for dessert. Tickets available at the door, adults - $8, children under 12 - $4, and children under 5 free"
||Chicken and Biscuit Buffet in West Winfield
||The Federated Church in West Winfield is hosting a Chicken and Biscuit Buffet with chicken and gravy, biscuits, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, coleslaw, applesauce, beverages and a variety of homemade desserts.
||MVAS Solar Observation
||The Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) will offer solar observing on 5:00 pm until sunset, clouds permitting followed by "Saturn and Moon Watch" plus Star Gazing at the New Hartford Sherrill Brook Park on the basketball court on Route 12 South in New Hartford from dusk to 11 pm.