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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

(For more information call (315) 685-0552 or visit

www.skaneateles.com)

Tuesday, April 16

TRIVIA: 8:00 PM Trivia Night at LakeHouse Pub, 6 W. Genesee St.

Wednesday, April 17

CHAMBER EVENT: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Business After Hours at Emerson

Park Pavilion, hosted by H&J Hospitality. Network with fellow Skaneateles and Cayuga County

Chamber members. RSVP Skaneateles Chamber (315) 685-0552.

Wednesday, April 17

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, April 17

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, April 17

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Thursday, April 18

EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. FingerLakes Realty Partners

presents “Buying Strategies” at the Sherwood Inn. RSVP Lisa McGlynn, (315) 685-9755 or email

Lisa.McGlynn@flrpartners.com

Thursday, April 18

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside Books

& Coffee

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

Thursday, April 18

EDUCATION: 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM. New York Family Business Center in

collaboration with Home Builders and Remodelers of Central New York presents a morning of

Sharing of ones wisdom. 8

:00 – 9:30 AM, How to Run a Family Business, 9:45 – 11:30 Strategies

for The Coming of Affordable Health Care. $15 Members; $20 Non-Members. Contact

Dherlihy@NYFBC.org

. (315) 579-2871.

Thursday, April 18

AAUW EVENT: 7:00 PM First Presbyterian Church, 97 E. Genesee St. Estate

Planning by Attorney Fred Davies. Free and open to the public.

Friday, April 19

FILM: 6:30 PM. Argo at the Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. When

militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution,

CIA agent Tony Mendez creates a fake Hollywood film production in order to rescue a group of

American diplomats who have sought refuge at the home of a Canadian ambassador. Inspired by

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actual events. Rated R; run time 120 minutes (2012).

Popcorn provided! No need to register,

just drop in.

(315) 685-5135.

Friday & Saturday, April 19 & 20

MOVIE: Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away. 4/19 @ 1 & 8 PM;

4/20 @ 8 PM.

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

$5.00 online; $6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, April 20

FAMILY MOVIE: 1:00 PM. Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St. Wreck-

It Ralph: Game character Ralph longs to be as beloved as his game’s perfect Good Guy, Fix-It

Felix. Problem is, nobody loves a Bad Guy. But they do love heroes… so when a modern, firstperson

shooter game arrives, Ralph sees it as his ticket to heroism and happiness, but he soon

learns there’s more to being a hero than he thought. Rated PG; run time 101 minutes (2012).

Popcorn provided! No need to register, just drop in.

Saturday, April 20

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Dick Ward at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

Sunday, April 21

Sunday Afternoon Music Series 4:00 PM Diana Jacobs & Midnite Mood with

openers The APT House Band Cool R&B and Jazz at

Auburn Public Theater. Tickets $10 (315)

253-6669.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Sunday, April 21

SPEAKER: John Francis McCarthy. At 4pm at the Sherwood Inn, McCarthy

will host “Irish Seanachies.” The presentation, sponsored by the Central NY Irish Cultural

Society, will highlight the bardic tradition of storytelling. $10 w/reservation, $15 at the door.

For reservations call 437-2131.

Tuesday, April 23

AUTHOR EVENT: 6:30 PM Local author, Lee Abbott will discuss his latest

book

Living with Dying at Creekside Books, 35 Fennell St. A brief Q&A and book signing will

immediately follow the discussion. (315) 685-0379.

Wednesday, April 24

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb at Auburn Public

Theater. The amazing guitar duo returns to APT following their European tour. $15 advance/ $20

door visit

www.auburnpublictheater.org or call, (315) 253-6669.

Wednesday, April 24

TRIVIA: 7:00 PM at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. $1.00

per player. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, April 24

MUSIC: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM Moro’s Table, 1 E. Genesee St. Auburn.

(315) 282-7772. Confirm entertainment by calling Moro’s Table.

Wednesday, April 24

MUSIC: 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM at the Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

6141 West Lake Rd. Serving dinner weekly Mon – Thurs. 4:30 – 9:00 PM; Sat 4:30 PM – 10:00

PM; Traditional Springside Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Closed Sunday for Dinner Oct -

April. (315) 252-7247. Visit

www.oakandvine.com for weekly entertainment schedule.

Wednesday & Thursday, April 24 & 25

COOKING CLASS: 5:45 PM. Sushi is not only fun to

eat, it’s fun to make! Start incorporating a Sushi night in your house after learning the basics of

rolling Sushi and making Nigiri. $25.00 per person includes tax and gratuity.

Mirbeau Inn &

Spa

, 851 W. Genesee St. For more information and to register (315) 685-5006.

Thursday, April 25

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM Open Mic Night led by Joanne Perry. Creekside Books

& Coffee

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

Friday, April 26

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Edgy Folk at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Friday, April 26

SPANISH PARTY: Joelle’s French Bistro. 3 course dinner, 3 wines.

Reservations from 5:30pm-8pm. 685-3063.

Friday & Saturday, April 26 & 27

MOVIE: Where Do We Go Now. 4/26 @ 1 & 8 PM; 4/27 @ 8

PM.

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. Tickets: $5.00

online; $6 at the door.

www.auburnpublictheater.org

Saturday, April 27

SPEAKER: The Athenaeum of Skaneateles presents Michael Ahearn

teacher, historian, long distance cyclist and contributing writer to the National Civil War

Museum’s Magazine, “Nation Divided”. Mr Ahearn will share his 800 mile bike quest focusing on

“Civil War Battlefields”. 2pm. Free to the public, refreshments will be offered.

Saturday, April 27

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Sloppy Joes at Creekside Books & Coffee, 35

Fennell St. Open to the public. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebooks.com

Sunday, April 28

Mary Gardner, writer and poet, will be participating with four other published

and honored poets in a Poetry Month Reading At

Creekside Books & Coffee from 3 -5pm.

Mary’s work was recently honored by Upstate’s “The Healing Muse” and The Syracuse Poster

Poster Project. Other poets participating in this Reading are Heidi Nightengale, Elizabeth Patton,

Judith Trice and Mark Montgomery.

Wednesday, May 1

SKYLO (Skaneateles Young Leaders Organization) presents the 1st Annual

Iron Chef Grilled Cheese Cook Off. Johnny Angels, 22 Jordan St. 5:30 to 7:30 pm. $5 to Taste!

Cash Bar available. To sign up go to: facebook.com/pages/SKYLO/409233892/499190

May 3 First Friday

Friday, May 3

First Friday in Skaneateles starts tonight! 6-9 pm. Come celebrate the arts in

Skaneateles. Imagine, Gallery 54, and Skaneateles Artisans will all be featuring artists. Also,



Rhubarb will host Anyelas Vineyards for Wine tasting



Joe’s Pasta garage will host artist Ryan Dove



Snake Oil Glassworks will bowl you away with their expertise in handblown glass bowls.

Please stop by from 6-9 pm and see the demonstration. Light Refreshments. Questions

315-685-5091

or www.snakeoilglassworks.com

Thursday, May 9

Skaneateles Chamber monthly meeting at Anyela’s Vineyards, West Lake Rd.,

Skaneateles. 5:30-7:30. Appetizers and free glass of wine included. $15 per person.

Reservations necessary by calling 315-685-0552.

Saturday, May 13

HISTORY: 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Book Discussion at Seward House, South St.,

Auburn. Museum launches Civil War Series. The first program in the series will honor the

Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Admission for the lectures, $10.00 for Seward House

members; $15.00 non-members. Seating is limited & reservations are required. (315) 252-

1283. Additional events in the series are: 6/8 Tour of the Seward House; 6/15 Lecture Cayugans

at Gettysburg; 6/19, 27 & 8/24 Abolition to Emancipation Tours of the Seward House; 6/22

Special Lincoln tour of the Seward House. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own

photographs from that period for discussion & stay for light refreshments.

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Anyela’s Vineyards

, 2433 W. Lake Rd. is now open Noon – 5 PM. 7 days a week. (315) 685-3797.

MARCELLUS, N.Y. –

Baltimore Woods Nature Center is excited to announce the appointment of Mary

Kate Hartmann as its new Executive Director. Hartmann will officially begin her new role on May 6th,

2013. The Board of Directors at Baltimore Woods began their comprehensive search for a new leader in

2012 when the current head, Patty Weisse, announced her retirement after 14 years of dedicated service.

Hartmann’s appointment was approved by the Board of Directors on March 26, 2013.

The

Skaneateles YMCA and Community Center recently held a victory celebration for the successful

completion of its annual community support campaign. Over 50 volunteer campaigners were thanked for

their wonderful efforts. The Y raises dollars every spring to underwrite its central tenet of providing

services to all, regardless of economic condition. More than $40,000 was raised, far surpassing the goal

of $30,000. Special thanks go to Lynne Jones and Margaret Usdansky, and their families, for their superb

leadership in bringing the campaign to a successful conclusion. Their good work and that of all of the

volunteers ensures that Y services remain available to everyone. A special thank you goes also to the

many individuals and businesses whose generous contributions put us over the top. Supporting the

scholarship campaign is a wonderful way to give back to your community. All of you have indeed made a

difference.

The Restaurant at Elderberry Pond

is now available to reserve for business or informal group meetings

and luncheons on Mondays and Tuesdays. The farm and restaurant will make a quiet and refreshing

setting with morning coffee and farm breads or muffins. If desired a light lunch with many items prepared

using organic farm produce and meats is available. Walk around farm tours can also be arranged. Call

315-252-6025 for more information or to reserve a date.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed on Sundays.

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. Visit their website for more

information at

www.baltimorewoods.org (315) 673-1350. April programs: 4/20 “East Your Enemy” Earth

Day Event; 4/20, 21, 28, 28 Weekend Wildflower Walks; 4/22 Not So Silent Spring; 4/24 Birding Series:

Getting Started; 4/27 Birding Field Trip: Getting Started; 4/27 ESF Students Step Out: Spectacular Spring

Saturday.

SALES:

Merry Go Round Theater offers “Step into the Spotlight, plus tickets up to 40% off”. Gain visibility for

your business, celebrate an anniversary or recognize a loved one’s birthday, become a Spotlight Sponsor

for $500. By becoming a Spotlight Sponsor you, your family, or your business can support the

rejuvenation of the Finger Lakes while grabbing some of the spotlight yourself! For more information call

MGR at 255-1785.

Sherwood Bucks available. $10.00 off any order of $50.00 or more. Redeem your

Sherwood Inn bucks

toward any lunch or dinner order of $50.00 or more in the dining room or Tavern. Sunday – Thursday,

now through April 30, 2013 other restrictions do apply visit

www.thesherwoodinn.com (315) 685-0552

Did you know that HOT DEALS on

Skaneateles.com are a great way to run a last minute special for your

business! For only $5.00 per week, it is easy to post a special on our website, skaneateles.com. For more

information you can contact the Chamber at 685-0552 or log into you business listing and click on HOT

DEAL.

Winter White Sale at

the Inns of Aurora Offers reduced room rates to overnight guests on new

reservations through April 30, 2013: $130 for a Monday or Tuesday night stay; $150 for a Wednesday,

Thursday, or Sunday night stay; and $190 for a Friday or Saturday night stay. Prices are based on two

person occupancy and do not include tax. The

Inns of Aurora are located at 391 Main Street, Aurora. For

more details, or to make a reservation, call (315) 364-8888.

$4.00 Roast Beef Sandwiches every Monday at

LakeHouse Pub, 6 Genesee St. (315) 554-8194

$5.00 SUSHI all day every Tuesday at

Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-6600.

Taco Tuesday at

The Garage located at 28 Jordan Street. Choice of three different tacos (beef, turkey or

fish). Festive music & decorations in a fun friendly family atmosphere. All meats are local hormone free.

Also serving Margaritas and Mojito! (315) 685-6116. Available for Lunch or Dinner. Dine in or take out

available.

www.joespastagarage.com

$3.00 Burgers all day every Thursday at

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

COMMERCIAL SPACE AVAILABLE FOR LEASE/RENT/SALE:

Professional Class A office Space available in Marcellus. Located in the Prestigious Upper Crown Mill

Development. 650 sq ft for $800/month. Separate conference room, handicap accessible, private

restroom, kitchenette and convenient, free parking. Contact Sue La France at

Lake Architectural, 673-

9333.

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.

Affordable office space for rent at

Custom Business Services in the Auburn Grant Ave Plaza.

We have a beautiful office for rent that includes access to our private conference room, training

center, and full reception services with fax, copy, and Internet amenities.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County

is looking for volunteers to sign-up for

our CommuniTree Steward program. Community members looking for a hands-on education and

technical experience in urban tree management are invited. This volunteer service-based

program offers FREE training in tree biology, tree identification, and planting and maintenance

for young trees. Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) training, including in-depth ash tree identification, EAB

detection and monitoring, are included in the course curriculum.

Training sessions for new CommuniTree Stewards will start on May 1st at 6 PM. The deadline to

sign-up is April 24th. More information and registration forms are available online at

www.extendonondaga.org or by contacting Derek Conant at (315) 424-9485 or email

djc353@cornell.edu.

The

Skaneateles Historical Society is looking for a new volunteer webmaster for their

website. If you have these talents, and are interested, call Laurie Winship at (315) 685-1360 for

more details.

REOCCURING EVENTS:

John D. Barrow Art Gallery

is now open Thursday & Friday 11 AM – 4 PM or by appointment. Private

tours are available by appointment. Call (315) 685-5135. Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.

Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery

is open on Friday only now through April

30 from 1-4 pm, or by appointment. Looking for a gift? Visit the Creamery Gift Shop, featuring many

historical and Skaneateles themed items, 28 Hannum St. (315) 685-1360. Online, visit

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

.

March 4 – April 26

Paintings by Karen Burns & photography by David LoParco depicting local landscape

will be on display in the Art Gallery at

Baltimore Woods. The exhibit and reception are open to the public

with no admission or parking fee. Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm,

closed Sundays. Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108.

Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays. The hiking trails

and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk. The hiking trails and parking are free and

open every day from dawn to dusk.

Every Tuesday

Preschool Story Time at the Skaneateles Library 10:30 AM. Perfect for children ages 3

to 5 years. No registration necessary.

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers are

available to answer plant and garden questions on the Horticulture Hotline. The volunteers will research

and make management recommendations using current research based information. Hotline hours are

Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1-4 PM, at (315)424-9485 or anytime by email at onondaga@cornell.edu.

Good quality pictures of the symptoms will help the volunteers identify the plant species and the pest.

Email responses will be answered during Hotline hours. Visit us online at

http://www.extendonondaga.org/

.

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 & Sunday

entertainment at Lake House Pub. (315) 554-9194 or

www.lakehousepub.com

for music schedule. Daily hours Noon – 2 AM.

Every Tuesday

Trivia Night at LakeHouse Pub 8 PM Teams of up to 7 people! Come one come all.

Every Thursday

Toddler Story Time, at the Skaneateles Library 11:00 AM. Perfect for kids ages 18 months

to 3 years. No registration necessary.

Every Saturday

9:00 PM Live entertainment at the Cedar House Bowling Alley bar (315) 685-5117.

Every Sunday

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315)

685-3405.

Candace Searing

Administrative/Staff 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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