Karl Buchholz, is a member of the Kindertransport Association, he was born in Hanover, Germany in May 1929. He will discuss his experiences living in Germany during the Nazi regime, his separation from his parents, the circumstances surrounding his exodus from Germany, his time in England during the war, reuniting with his parents after the war, and the impact these events had on his life. He is a passionate advocate for all refugees worldwide. He will be taking questions after the lecture which will be held at the Jewish Community Center at 2310 Oneida Street in Utica.
Donation Pancake Breakfast Leonardsville
The Leonardsville Fire Department will be having a Donation Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Hall on Mill Street. The menu is pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, applesauce, coffee, tea, OJ, hot chocolate and milk. For takeouts call 855-4466.
A Walk and 5K Run to benefit Mountain Valley Hospice at FMCC and BOCES. Run begins at 10am and walk begins at 1pm. No cost to walk, and just $20 to run. Food vendors, raffles, memorial wall, and lots of fun. visit our website for details at www.mvhcares.org!
160th Anniversary of the Church of Rural Grove
The Christian Church of Rural Grove will host a special worship service and community meal to celebrate their 160th Anniversary. The church is at 170 Rural Grove Rd in the town of Sprakers. Everyone is welcome to attend the 10:00 am worship service, the free community meal at noon, and/or the ceremony to dedicate the fellowship hall at 1:00 pm.
Charleston Historical Society Presentation
The Charleston Historical Society will be hosting its first program for the year titled “The Howard Family and Broom Manufacturing in Fort Hunter and Amsterdam, New York”. The program will feature guest speaker Terri Moran.
The Charleston Historical Society’s headquarters is the former First Baptist Church of Charleston, located on Polin Road in the Town of Charleston. Follow NYS Route 30A south outside of Fultonville to the Town of Charleston. Take a right off of Route 30A on to Polin Road to the Charleston Historical Society’s headquarters. For more information call 518-829-7592.