Syracuse Chiefs vs Rochester Redwings
Come out to the Alliance Bank Stadium and cheer on the Syracuse Chiefs, the AAA affiliate of the Washington Nationals baseball team, as they take on the Minnesota Twins AAA affiliate, the Rochester Redwings.
Alliance Bank Stadium
1 Tex Simone Dr.
Syracuse, NY 13208
Call or see website for ticket prices
Vintage Cars, Bikes to be on Display
Sunday August 16
11 am to 4 pm
Facility Recreation Center,
Franklin Street Road
Facility will hold a classic
car and bike show from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday,
In addition to vintage
cars and bikes owned by
facility employees, the
event will include music,
food and raffle prizes.
The show will be held at
the Auburn Correctional
Facility Recreation Center,
Franklin Street Road,Sennett.
Tickets are $5, children
under 12 are free.
For more information,
call the facility’s diversity
committee at 253-8401 ext.
— From staff reports from The Citizen
‘Laura’s List: Books For Women 2nd Annual Lavender Tea Party’
Saturday, August 15, 2009 At 03:00 PM
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Laura Ponticello Email: email@example.com
Nourish Your Mind, Body and Spirit – The Lure of Lavender Afternoon Tea Party in Monet Garden Settting. Wear or borrow your favorite hat. “Lavender has been described as mystical, magical, spiritual, therapeutic, seductive and intoxicating. No other plant elicits such a wide range of visions or emotions.” Featuring: Lavender Culinary Delights, Lavender Coffee, Lavender Lemonade, Lavender garden Signature cocktails, Lavender garden tour, Creative Living with Lavender. 10 things you can use lavender for in everyday life, 20% off coupon for Lavender signature spa service, prizes for favorite hats. Dr. Barb Connor, ER physician and Clinic Medical Director of Duk Lost Boys Clinic, will showcase her journey to Southern Sudan with the John Dau Sudan Foundation, where she delivered with a team, malaria nets to help protect children. 100% of raffle will support, http://johndaufoundation.org, transforming health care in Southern Sudan. $30.00/person. Purchase ticket at Pay Pal Link or send check to Laura’s List, PO Box 206, Skaneateles, NY 13152 Seating Limited to 60. Event Location Mirbeau Inn & Spa 851 W. Genesee Street Skaneateles.
The Great Race XXXII
The 32nd annual Captain Myles Keogh Paddle, Wheel & Run
Run, Bike, and Paddle
(Canoe or Kayak)
Team Relay Races
On August 9, 2009 at 9:30 AM…
we renew Central New York’s tradition of fun, competition, and celebration: Emerson Park
The Great Race in Auburn, New York, also known as the Captain Myles Keogh Paddle, Wheel, & Run, will mark its 32nd year in 2009. Five distinct Run, Bike, and Paddle (either canoe or kayak) Team Triathlon Relay races will begin at 9:30 A.M. on the second Sunday of August at Emerson Park, on Owasco Lake in New York’s Finger Lakes region.
The feature event, also known as the Traditional Canoe Race, is a relay of 4 person teams. It begins with a 10k run on county roads and the streets of Auburn. After finishing, runners hand off to their cycling teammate who then completes a course of about 19 challenging miles on country (all paved) roads. The cyclist then hands off to one canoe teammate who runs to the beach at Auburn’s Emerson Park (about 400 yards) where his canoe and canoe partner await. The canoers then complete an out and back 4 mile sprint course on Owasco Lake to try to earn the coveted title of Great Race Champion.
The Traditional Race is joined by the newer, popular Short Canoe Race, where 4 person teams compete similarly with a 5k run, 10 mile bike, and 2 mile canoe . We also include a Tandem race, for two person teams, on the Traditional Course only (Sorry, this is a team race. There is no solo division).
Also, there are kayak team races on both the Short and Traditional courses consisting of 3 person teams (runner, biker, 1 kayaker). Although all teams race together, the kayak and canoe teams are scored separately in their own divisions.
Each year the Great Race attracts participants of all ages and abilities, from elite athletes to people for whom the Great Race is the only event they do. We cater to every level of athlete.
Following the race, the annual post race Capt. Myles Keogh Celebration is a much anticipated area summer event. (1) All racers and volunteers are treated to a complimentary lunch, wholesome refreshments and an entertaining live band all within the setting of beautiful Emerson Park. Along with the racers, many area spectators and “summer fun enthusiasts” are always on hand to join in the fun. Each year we strive to make race day a memorable, fun experience that will keep people coming back year after year.
Last Minute Registration
1. Enter Online until 5PM Friday the 7th.
2. Enter in person at the Great Race office (at the Auburn YMCA, 29 William St.), M-F 10 AM to 5PM, Sat 9AM to 1PM.
3. Enter race day morning at Emerson Park, 7AM to 9AM
Skaneateles NY Mid-Lakes Navigation Plans Hijinks on the High Seas
Shiver me timbers!
Aug. 12, 2009 is Pirate Day aboard all Mid-Lakes Navigation cruises.
On Skaneateles Lake, Finger Lakes Region of Central New York:
Captain Kidd’s Family Lunch Cruise sets sail at 11 a.m., offering adult and children’s menus, a pirate hat, tattoo and gold coin. For sale will be such pirate treasures as bandanas, skull rings, eye patches, mugs and swords. Guests are encouraged to don pirate gear; a prize will be awarded for best costume. Tickets are $19 adults, $14 children.
Captain Hat’s Mighty Sights sightseeing cruises depart at 2 and 3 p.m. Crew members will be dressed up as pirates and wenches, and pirate-themed drinks will be served. Tickets are $11 adults, $7 children, $35 family.
The Pirate Dinner Cruise will run from 6 to 9 p.m., offering the same menu as the Champagne Dinner Cruise, drink specials in a pirate mug, and pirate treasures for sale. A prize will be awarded for best costume, and anyone who dresses in pirate gear will be entered in a raffle drawing for a dinner cruise for two. Tickets are $47 adults, $38 children.
On the Erie Canal:
The Buccaneer BBQ Pirate Cruise departs Dutchman’s Landing at 6 p.m., running until 9 p.m. The menu is the same as for the Dinosaur Dinner Cruise, with drink specials and pirate treasures for sale. A prize will be awarded for best costume, and those dressed in pirate gear will be entered in a drawing for a dinner cruise for two. Tickets are $40 adults, $33 children.
“Given the popularity of pirates, we thought Pirate Day would be a lot of fun for the entire family,” said Sarah Wiles, a co-owner of Mid-Lakes Navigation. “We’re really excited about it and hope to offer other theme cruises in the future.”
For more information, call 315-685-8500 or visit http://www.midlakesnav.com or Mid-Lakes Navigation’s Facebook fan page.