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Easter Egg Hunt, Skaneateles NY – Saturday, April 7

 

 

th @ 10 AM Open to Children Ages 7 & Under. Clift Park

 

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

 

(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Tuesday, March 20

 

OPEN HOUSE: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Holy Trinity Preschool, 37 W. Genesee

 

St. For Parents & Children! Explore the school, see & hear “What makes us different” brief

 

presentation by the director at 6:45. Call (315) 685-5820 for more information.

 

www.holytrinitypreschool.com

 

Tuesday, March 20

 

COOKING CLASS: Aurora Inn, 391 Main Street, Aurora. Chef’s Specialty

 

Makes for Educational, Exotic Fun. Enjoy a Latin Cuisine. The class runs from 6 p.m. until 8:30

 

p.m. and costs $115 per person. The price includes a full meal, served at 8:30, of the dishes

 

prepared throughout the class. For further information, or to make your reservation for the

 

class, call Meryl Davis, director of training and service, at (315) 364-8862. Visit

 

www.innsofaurora.com/food-wine/cooking-classes for information on this class and others in the

 

series.

 

Tuesday, March 20

 

CHAMBER: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Business After Hours, Endurance Monster,

 

11 Fennell St. (315) 685-0552.

 

Wednesday, March 21

 

EDUCATION: The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond opens for the

 

season. See member announcements below for more details on Lenten specials, Easter Dinner &

 

information on a series of organic orcharding and gardening classes. (315) 252-6025.

 

Wednesday, March 21

 

WOMEN EVENT: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM Skaneateles Branding Panel &

 

Luncheon, “Building A Stronger Brand” featuring Joanna Giansanti, owner Giansanti Design.

 

Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. Cost: $29.00 includes sales, promotion, lunch, and a panel

 

program. Reservations due today. To register and for more information visit,

 

www.womenties.com

 

 

. Sponsored by Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce & Karey

 

Ballway/Cooley Group.

 

Thursday, March 21

 

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry.

 

Creekside Coffeehouse

 

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free

 

Friday, March 23

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sarah Horner Band at Creekside Books &

 

Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday, March 23

 

FUNDRAISER: Annual Senior Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction & Sophmore

 

Circus (separate charge and in the Gymnasium). HS Cafeteria & Upper Commons. 5 – 8 PM.

 

Cost: $6.00/person; Under 5 Free. Proceeds from the Pasta Dinner & Silent auction, benefit the

 

Senior Class 2012 after the ball safe activities.

 

Friday, March 23

 

DINNER & WINE PAIRING: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Wine tasting extravaganza (all

 

sweet wines for the tasting) and 4 decorated plates at Joelle’s French Bistro, 4423 State St. Rd.

 

(on the patio). Cost: $65.75/ person; Space is limited. Call (315) 685-3063 for reservations.

 

Visit,

 

www.joellesfrenchbistro.com

 

Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24

 

FUNDRAISER: Members of the Skaneateles Fire Dept.

 

are holding a bottle drive in support of the “The Johnson Family Home Project”. Bring

 

bottles/cans to Station 1 @ 77 W.Genesee St., or arrange a pick up by calling Paul (315) 569-

 

8423.

 

Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24

 

MOVIE: Melanchoia. 3/23 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 3/24 at 8 PM.

 

Auburn Public Theater

 

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online

 

$5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Friday & Saturday, March 23 & 24

 

COMMUNITY EVENT: Skaneateles Figure Skating Club

 

annual show, “Ice Dreams” “Road Trip – Skating Across America”. WG Allyn Ice Arena at the

 

Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center. Friday, 3/23 @ 7 PM; Saturday, 3/24 @ 2 PM. Advance

 

tickets available from members. At the door, Adults $8.00; Students/Seniors $6.00; Under 5

 

FREE.

 

Saturday, March 24

 

FUNDRAISER: 9:00 AM – Noon. Hospice of the Finger Lakes, “Friends of

 

Hospice” Thrift Shop, “Welcome Spring” Sale. Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St. Room 7.

 

(315) 255-2733. All proceeds benefit Hospice of the Finger Lakes’ mission of providing services

 

in our community.

 

Saturday, March 24

 

EDUCATION: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM “Saving Seeds” A demonstration in

 

rediscovering the time honored tradition of “Saving Seeds & Saving Money” presentation by

 

Laurel Aughampaugh. Ward O’ Hara Agricultural Country Living Museum & Dr. Joseph F.

 

Karpinski, Sr. Educational Center. Free parking; Free Admission; Donations Accepted. (315)

 

252-7644.

 

Saturday, March 24

 

WINE DINNER: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Aurora Inn, 391 Main Street,

 

Aurora will continue its epicurean series with a dinner featuring the wines of Shaw Vineyard. Silk

 

road-Inspired Menu Will Accompany Fine Local Wines. The meal will feature five paired courses,

 

with a reception wine and intermezzo, and will cost $60 plus tax & gratuity per person. The

 

event begins with a 6:30 reception; dinner will be served at 7 p.m. For more information on the

 

epicurean series or to preview the menu, visit the Inns of Aurora website at

 

http://innsofaurora.com/food-wine/epicurean-events. To make a reservation, call (315) 364-

 

8888.

 

Saturday, March 24

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Tom Wanamaker at Creekside Books &

 

Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379. www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Sunday, March 25

 

FUNDRAISER: Join Yankee Clipper as they help the St. Baldrick’s

 

Foundation Raise funds to help Conquer Kids’ Cancer! There are several ways that you can help:

 

Buy a raffle tickets for a chance to win great prizes. Sponsor one of the Yankee Clipper Stylists

 

for the day of the shave. Donate some cash for a good cause! On March 25th join Yankee Clipper

 

at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub & Restaurant. Event starts at 11:00 AM.

 

Tuesday, March 27

 

HISTORY: 7:30 PM The Museum at The Creamery, 28 Hannum St. Talk

 

given by Laurel Auchampaugh, Town of Owasco historian on St. Civil War Prisons, Providence

 

Spring, and Civil War Soldiers.

 

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org (315) 685-1360.

 

Wednesday, March 28 Creekside Books & Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. will be closed all day on for

 

some cleaning and to do inventory! (315) 685-0379.

 

Thursday, March 29

 

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Open Mic Night with Joanne Perry.

 

Creekside Coffeehouse

 

, 35 Fennell St. (315) 685-0379 or www.creeksidebooks.com Free

 

Friday, March 30

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Far From the Tree. Creekside Books & Coffee,

 

35 Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday, March 30

 

MOVIE: Tubman’s Reward. 3/30 @ 7 PM; Auburn Public Theater, 8

 

Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Advance online $5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org

 

 

$6.00 at the door.

 

Friday & Saturday, March 30 & 31

 

MOVIE: Nuremberg: It’s Lesson for Today. 3/30 @ 1PM &

 

8 PM; 3/31 at 8 PM.

 

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.

 

Advance online $5.00/person

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org $6.00 at the door.

 

Saturday, March 31

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Dave Ball. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

 

Fennell St. Free & open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Saturday, April 7

 

MUSIC: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Elephant Shoes at Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433

 

W. Lake Rd. Bottles of wine for purchase and cheese platters available. (315) 68-3797.

 

Saturday, April 7

 

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10:00 AM Clift Park. Open to children ages 7 and under.

 

(315) 685-0552

 

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond

 

opens for the season on Wednesday, March 21st. As in

 

past years we are serving our very popular fixed price Lenten Dinner Special along with our

 

regular spring menu. Our traditional Easter Dinner Celebration will be served at three separate

 

seatings on Easter Sunday, April 8th. During March, April and early May will be offering a series

 

of organic orcharding and gardening classes for those interested in learning organic methods to

 

plant and care for their home vegetable gardens, herb gardens and orchards. For details on any

 

of these functions visit our website www.elderberrypond.com. For reservations call (315) 252-

 

6025.

 

Skan-Ellus Drive-In, 1659 E. Genesee St. opens on Thursday, March 22

 

th for the season. (315)

 

685-8280.

 

Skaneateles Country Club House, 3344 West Lake Rd. opens for the season on March 30

 

th. The

 

pins are in on the golf course. (315) 685-5759.

 

Join James Hares at Mandana Inn, 1919 West Lake Rd. for the opening of his second season on

 

April 6

 

th. (315) 685-7798

 

Self Portraits:

 

Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. Style! Opening Friday, April 6, 5 pm-8 pm. The

 

April show features self portraits by gallery members in a variety of mediums. Meet the artists,

 

enter drawing for a $25 gift certificate, and enjoy refreshments, Celebrate Spring and our First

 

Friday of the 2012 season! Gallery 54 is an artist cooperative located at 54 E. Genesee St,

 

Skaneateles.

 

wwwgallery54cny.com. April hours Sun-Fri 11-5 and Sat 10-5.

 

10 Fitch Bed & Breakfast

 

, a luxurious, romantic inn, announced that it has received a

 

TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence, which honors top-rated lodging businesses, restaurants

 

and attractions, as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site. CONGRATULATIONS

 

10 FITCH, one of the Chamber’s top lodging facilities!

 

The

 

Skaneateles Press is pleased to announce that they have received final approval from the

 

US Postal Service to begin mailing the

 

Skaneateles Press to all households in Skaneateles who

 

have sent in a request card for this subscription free of charge. You should start receiving your

 

free

 

Skaneateles Press on March 14th!

 

Registration is now open for the April children’s camp to be held at

 

Baltimore Woods Nature

 

Center,

 

4007 Bishop Hill Rd., April, 9 – 13. To register visit, www.baltimorewoods.org or call,

 

(315) 673-1350

 

New classes starting at the Skaneateles YMCA

 

 

ADULT Dance Class – Focus on Tap. Adults 18 and over may join our dance class with

 

instructor Madeline Raymond. Please have tap shoes, comfortable clothing , water.

 

Register early 9:30 am-10:00 am Wednesdays from April 18 – May 30,2012.

 

Skaneateles/Auburn YMCA members:$45; General Public:$65

 

 

ADULT Learn to Play Hockey – Dale Williams will lead participants through 8 weeks of

 

hockey skill development for novice through intermediate level players. This session

 

begins April 9, 2012 and is held from 9:30-10:45pm. Full hockey equipment is strongly

 

recommended. Helmets with face masks are required.

 

 

School’s Out Program – Swimming, skating, crafts, games and more surprises! Bring a

 

lunch and plan on having fun, meeting new people and making new friends

 

April 9-13; Boys and Girls age 5 (in kindergarten -12); Monday –Friday 6:30 am-6:00

 

pm; Skaneateles/Auburn YMCA members: $30 per day; General Public:$40 per day; Preregistration

 

required

 

 

Learn to Skate Camp – April 9 – April 12 Monday-Thursday;

 

11:30-12:00-First Time Skaters; 2-12:30 pm-Beginner Skaters;

 

12:30-1 pm-Experienced Skaters; Registration fee: Skaneateles/Auburn Y members:$50

 

General Public: $70

 

 

Babysitter Basics – Boys and Girls age 9-10; April 11 Wednesday;12 pm – 3 pm. This 3 -

 

hour course provides participants with the skills necessary to help care for children in a

 

safe and responsible manner.

 

To register and for more information about these classes or becoming a Y-member, call the

 

Auburn YMCA at (315) 253-5304 or the

 

Skaneateles YMCA at (315) 685-2266

 

Back by popular demand, Aveda’s make up artist Scott Dennis. Scott will be at

 

Hairtique Hair

 

and Day Spa.

 

April 14th from 9:00 to 5:00 and will be taking 45 min. appointments for make

 

up lessons. Scott will be showing Aveda’s new spring collection and tips on how to apply them to

 

your needs. A $50 deposit is requested to secure your appointment and can be used toward any

 

purchase. We are all so excited to have Scott back to join our team and pick up his make up

 

tips.

 

The Athenaeum

 

is holding a contest! “Where’s the Athenaeum NOW!” Be the first to spot the

 

model Athenaeum Gingerbread House and receive a Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce Gift

 

Certificate. Look for the Golden Ticket – remove and call the telephone number listed to claim

 

your award.

 

Poster Contest:

 

Lockwood Lavendar Farm annual Finger Lakes Lavendar Festival is seeking

 

original art work to be used as the official poster for the Finger Lakes Lavender Festival 2012 to

 

be held July 14 & 15. The winning artist will receive: $100 cash prize; featured in Plank Road

 

Magazine; copy of finished poster & tee shirt; artwork & artist biography will be displayed at

 

Lockwood Farm; opportunity to a poster signing during the Lavendar Festival; featured on the

 

lavender festival website. Deadline for submission is April 20, 2012. More information can be

 

found at

 

www.fingerlakeslavenderfestival.blogspot.com (315) 685-5369

 

Save the date: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 for the annual Boypower Dinner presents Kathryn H.

 

Ruscitto, President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center as this year’s

 

Distinguished Citizen Honoree. For more information contact John Paddock,

 

Advance Concept

 

Consulting

 

and Sunrise Rotary Club. (315) 685-9511.

 

Baltimore Woods announces Summer Nature Day Camps at 2012

 

Multiple child, refer-a-friend, and early registration discounts. Before and After Care is available

 

for all camp sessions.

 

• Summer Nature Day Camp runs from July 9 through August 31 for ages 5-12,

 

10am to 3pm. The 182-acre property is alive with campers enjoying a week-long

 

sessions loaded with educational activities and outdoors play.

 

• Nature’s Little Explorers is for preschoolers ages 4 and 5. Dates TBD, 10am to

 

noon. These children get in on the action with their own camp groups.

 

• Teen Camps for ages 13 –15 run from July 16 through August 24, 10am to 3pm.

 

Campers engage in hands-on learning experiences that will challenge their minds,

 

develop new skills, and dig deeper into nature conservation.

 

• Nature and Art Camp is for children in 4th and 5th grade. This camp runs From

 

July 9 through July 20, 10am to 3pm. Nature is our creative muse!

 

• Voyager Camps, July 9 through August 10, 10am to 3pm, are week long theme

 

camps for 5th-8th graders. Themes include: Herp It Up!; Wilderness Survival; Eco

 

Avengers, and more. Hunter Education Camp features NYS DEC Trained Instructor

 

Katie Mulverhill teaching skills and safe practices. Campers receive certification in

 

Hunter Safety upon successful completion of this camp. Register Early.–

 

Scholarships Available. For more information on Day Camps, visit

 

www.baltimorewoods.or or call

 

(315) 673-1350.

 

Skaneateles Country Club

 

offers play day program. One of the many benefits of joining the

 

Skaneateles Country Club is their play day program for your children or grandchildren. Camp

 

runs Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s July 10th -August 16th, 2012!! For information

 

on joining the Skaneateles Country Club call Jim Fields at 685-5759.

 

SALES:

 

½ off Facials throughout the Month of March with a service of $20.00 or more. Featuring an

 

Aveda Enbrightenment facial (reduces appearance of dark spots and improves skin clarity) at

 

Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St. Open Tuesday – Saturday. (315) 685-7303

 

www.hairtique-salon-dayspa.com

 

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

 

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

 

Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St! (315) 685-0100.

 

Sherwood Inn

 

March dining coupons (buy one, get one free), Sherwood Bucks ($10 off any

 

order of $50 or more) and winter lodging specials are now available. Restrictions do apply. visit

 

www.thesherwoodinn.com

 

 

for all of the details. (315) 685-3405.

 

Enjoy great food and your favorite wine. Bring your favorite bottle of wine to the Oak & Vine at

 

the

 

Springside Inn, 6141 West Lake Rd, Auburn and the Corkage fee will be waived. Mondays

 

only! (315) 252-8463 or

 

www.oakandvine.com for reservations. Serving: M – F 4:30 – 10 PM;

 

Sat Noon – 10 PM; Sun. 1 PM – 8 PM.

 

Professional Office Space Available for Lease

 

Newly renovated office space just east of the Village of Skaneateles located at The Trolley Bldg.

 

384 SF of private space with shared amenities including conference room, kitchenette

 

and facilities. $1,000 per month includes all utilities, Fios Internet, security system and

 

free parking. Build-outs available to fit your needs.

 

Contact: Robert O. Eggleston @ 315-685-8144 or Bob@Roeggleston.com

 

Mixed Use (Retail, Office, Residential Condos) property available. Available Sq Ft – Office or

 

Retail Space #1- 880 Sq Ft $1250.00/month; located

 

at The Old Stone Mill, 3 Fennell St. This

 

strategically located, Class A office building in a fundamentally strong office market. Tenants

 

include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Nixon Peabody LLP and The Skaneateles Artisans. For

 

further information on this property please contact J. Nicholas Slottje at (617) 939-6609.

 

Professional Office Space available at

 

Custom Business Services coop. Excellent opportunity

 

for small business to get all the benefits that a larger businesses enjoy without all the overhead

 

(Reception area, upscale conference room, professional presentation/training room, kitchen

 

access, free parking, etc). Interested persons contact Kim Manrow at (315) 258-8780.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The

 

Skaneateles Chamber Foundation along with Laker Limo and the Skaneateles YMCA

 

and Community Center

 

are considering holding a Duck Derby (similar to the duck derby event

 

that the Auburn and the Martisco Lions Club does). We are looking for people to assist on the

 

committee to organize this event. If you would be interested in helping please call Randy

 

Stockweather at (315) 685-3908. It is going to be lots of fun. Things we need help with are:

 

selling tickets, PR, sponsorships, numbering the ducks, and entertainment. The event would be

 

held during the Curbstone Festival Weekend in July. First committee meeting is Thursday, March

 

29

 

th at 5:30 PM at the Skaneateles YMCA. Join us!

 

Skaneateles Chamber

 

membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at 685-8316

 

The

 

Skaneateles Historical Society is looking for volunteers to help with some gardening at

 

the museum. There are two small beds in the front, one around the wooden sign and one around

 

the horse trough, that need some TLC—weeding, cutting back when necessary, and watering if

 

needed. If interested call The Creamery at (315) 685-1360

 

REOCCURING EVENTS:

 

Thru April

 

 

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Thursday and Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

 

Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

 

www.barrowgallery.org.

 

Thru April

 

 

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open Fridays, 1:00 – 4:00 PM, or

 

as always, by appointment. (315) 685-1360. Looking for a Holiday gift, visit the new Gift Shop

 

at the Creamery featuring many historical and Skaneateles themed gifts.

 

Thru April 30

 

 

ART EXHIBIT: at the Weeks Art Gallery, at Baltimore Woods, 4007 Bishop Hill

 

Rd. Open: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Three artists working in

 

very different mediums are united by their shared reference to the natural world. Featuring the

 

works of: Sharon Bottle Souva, Fabric handworks; Wesley Weiss, ceramics; Jill Newton,

 

Watercolors.

 

www.baltimorewoods.org No admission and free parking.

 

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

- Mass at 9:00 AM with Father McGrath at Stella

 

Maris

 

, 130 E. Genesee St. (315) 685-6836

 

First Wednesday of the month

 

 

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s Support

 

Group on the 1st Wed. of each month at The Athenaeum, 150 E. Genesee St. from 6:00 – 7:30

 

PM. Caregivers are welcome to bring their loved one to the Athenaeum for dinner and activity at

 

the same time for a reprieve during the meeting. (315) 685-5170

 

Every Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in Willard Chapel,17

 

Nelson St., room #7. Wednesdays – Open Noon – 4 PM; Thursdays – Open 10 AM – 2 PM. The

 

shop also accepts donations during these hours. Acceptable donations include: small items of

 

furniture, gently used, seasonal women’s, men’s and children’s brand name clothing, home

 

décor, antiques and collectibles. For more information about the Hospice Thrift Shop or any

 

questions about the work of Hospice, please call the Hospice office at (315) 255-2733.

 

Every Saturday

 

 

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Lane bar (315)

 

685-5117.

 

Every Sunday

 

 

4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)

 

685-3405

 

Enjoy this beautiful weather and your week!

 

Candace Searing

 

Administrative Specialist

 

Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce

 

csearing@skaneateles.com

 

http://www.skaneateles.com

 

(315) 685-0552

 

P.O. Box 199

 

22 Jordan Street

 

Skaneateles, NY 13152

 

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