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May 9th 2009  Stand-up Comedian PAUL MECURIO 7:30pm & 9:30pm

A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Paul Mecurio graduated with high honors from Georgetown Law School and began his career on Wall Street as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at the law firm of Willkie, Farr and Gallagher and later as an investment banker at CS First Boston. All the while, Paul was honing a secret, second career writing and performing comedy in New York City. After several years on Wall Street, Paul moved center stage, leaving Wall Street and starting his career as a stand-up comedian.

In 1996, Paul was invited to be on the original writing and performing team for a new Comedy Central show called “The Daily Show.” In 2001, as a writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Paul won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement In Writing In A Variety, Music or Comedy Program. For his work on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Indecision 2000,” Paul was honored with a Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting (think The Pulitzer Prize for Broadcasting). In 2002, Paul received his second Emmy nomination for his work on “The Daily Show.” Paul has also been featured as a field correspondent on “The Daily Show” and in “The Daily Show” segment, “Second Opinion,” in which he skewered the medical profession playing an HMO representative with a less than sympathetic mindset. Paul recently shot the television pilot “Sports Central,” in which he starred, co-created and executive produced. Using a news format, “Sports Central” is a funny, smart look at the controversial off-the-field issues and player behavior plaguing sports. A national headliner in clubs and theaters across North America and in Europe, Paul has performed at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and has made numerous TV appearances including “Comedy Central Presents,” “The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn,” “Late Night w/Conan O’Brien,” Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn,” Comedy Central’s “Dr. Katz”, NBC’s “Late Friday,” and numerous appearances on VH1′s popular clip shows.

Paul has been a guest on Fox News Channel and makes regular appearances on CNN, CNNfn and MSNBC as a political satirist. On May 21, 2004, Paul premiered his own “Comedy Central Presents” half-hour special. Paul was featured as a political satirist in the 2004 Presidential Election coverage by The Daily News, CNN, MSNBC, CNNfn, and ESPN2.Paul was seen in a guest-starring role opposite John Cleese in the ABC sitcom “Wednesday at 9:30″ and shot, “The Joke Show,” a television pilot set in New York City for famed producer/directors Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. He can also be seen in the upcoming film drama, “High Art, Low Life,” written and directed by Peter Nourjian and recently shot the lead role in the independent film “Faux Pix.”Paul has written, produced and directed five short films, the latest of which, “Gloves,” an off-center dark comedy has been screened at several prestigious film festivals including “The US Comedy Arts Festival” in Aspen, “The Toronto Film Festival,” “The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival” and “The San Sebastian Film Festival” in Spain. Paul also worked on the film “American Buffalo,” starring Dustin Hoffman and Dennis Franz based on the award winning David Mamet play of the same name.

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SKANEATELES SKI CLUBS ANNUAL MEETING AND SPRING DINNER May 09, 2009   ANNUAL MEETING AND SPRING DINNER
SKANEATELES SKI CLUBS ANNUAL MEETING AND SPRING DINNER
Date:   May 9, 2009
Time:   05:00 PM – 12:00 PM
Location:   SKANEATELES SKI CLUB RTE
RTE. 174
MARIETTA,  NY    13110
Contact:   ANDREA QUICK
Email:   AQUICK@WESTOWER.COM
Date/Time Details:   MAY 9,  2009
5:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   NO FEE – Pot Luck Dinner
PLEASE BRING A DISH TO PASS AND YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGE 

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Marcellus Community Childcare Center May 09, 2009   A Family A Fair Craft/Vendor Show
Over Forty Vendors & Crafters to Choose From! Marcellus Community Childcare Center presents A Family   A Fair Shopping Spree on Saturday, May 9, 2009 from 10 AM  to 4 PM. A Family-Fun Day of Shopping! Driver Middle School in Marcellus Free Admission! Over 40 raffles to choose from! Free Entertainment! Lunch Options Bake Sale- Our parents are the best bakers in town! Contact: Andrea at (315)383-1322 or stewartbabies@yahoo.com ****Crafters and Vendors Wanted****
Date:   May 9, 2009
Time:   10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

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spafford-area-garden-enthusiastsMay 02, 2009   ”Make and Take” Rain Barrel Workshops
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County is hosting a ?Make and Take? Rain Barrel Workshop, co-sponsored by the Spafford Area Garden Enthusiasts. Workshop participants will convert recycled food-grade containers into rain barrels that can then be attached to the end of a downspout to capture the rainwater that falls onto the rooftop. Rain barrels are becoming increasingly popular with homeowners because they provide a free source of clean water to use in lawns and gardens. Workshop participants will also learn the basics of rain barrel installation and maintenance and will be able to paint their barrel to better match the landscape of their home. Call 424-9485 for more information. 
Date:   May 2, 2009
Time:   10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
Location:   Village Water Department Garage
75 Fennell Street
Skaneateles, NY
Contact:   220 Herald Place – Second Floor Syracuse, NY 13202 (315) 424-9485
Email:   csm94@cornell.edu
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, May 2, 2009
10 am – 1 pm
Fees/Admission:   Registration brochures for the workshop are available at the Skaneateles Library, Skaneateles Town Hall and the Spafford Town Hall. To sign-up for the workshop, please fill out the registration form in the brochure and send it along with a payment for $40 (cash or check payable to CCE-Onondaga) to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County by April 24, 2009. Barrels will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis in the order that we receive completed registration forms with payments. The number of barrels is limited, but all are welcome to attend for free to just watch and learn how to build a rain barrel.

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2009 @ 4:11 pm by Curt
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tom_filicia_skaneatelesApr 30, 2009   An Evening with Celebrity Thom Filicia
Laura’s List and the Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts present THOM FILICIA STYLE Inspired Ideas for Creating Rooms. You’ll Love this exclusive reception which features Thom Filicia, one of the nation’s foremost interior designers, who rocketed to success as the design expert of the Fab Five quartet on Bravo’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
 
This special two hour event will be held at Anyela’s Vineyards, 2433 West Lake Road, Skaneateles, NY. The event includes: a conversation with Thom Filicia, book-signing, cocktail reception catered by the Sherwood Inn, delectable desserts by She Takes the Cake, and an espresso bar provided by Creekside Books & Coffee.
 
Tickets are $50 and may be purchased in Skaneateles at Bijou Salon, 6 Jordan St., Creekside Books and Coffee ,35 Fennell St. or at laurasbooklist.com using paypal.
 
Limited Tickets Available.
Date:   April 30, 2009
Time:   06:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.laurasbooklist.com/events
Location:   Anyela’s Vineyards
4 miles south on Rt 41A from Rt 20 in the Village of Skaneateles.
Contact:   Laura’s List: Books for Women
Email:   laurasbooklist@aol.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, April 30, 2009
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $50.00/person
 
A portion of ticket supports local breast cancer organization, Positively Pink Packages.

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2009 @ 4:06 pm by Curt
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