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On the corner of North Salina Street in Syracuse, New York stands a fanciful red brick building with a big round tower. From its castle in the midst of the culturally diverse and exciting North Side neighborhood, Open Hand Theater’s International Mask and Puppet Museum provides a doorway into a whole world of mask, and puppetry theater, and the borderless world of the human imagination.

The Open Hand Theater, Inc
518 Prospect Avenue,
Syracuse, New York 13208

Tel: 315-476-0466
FAX: 315-472-2578
Email: Info@openhandtheater.org

Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 @ 12:36 pm by Curt
Filed under: History & Arts,Kid's Stuff Village


Ithaca Discovery Trail 

Atoms to artifacts, foxes to fossils, robins to rhododendrons, sculpture to storytellers – Ithaca’s Discovery Trail has something for everyone!

From peaceful walks to famous talks, from hands-on fun to genealogical research, there’s so much to see and do along the Discovery Trail. These eight fascinating sites are an easy drive from downtown Ithaca, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Cayuga Lake and other Finger Lakes attractions. 
The Discovery Trail Partnership is a group of educational organizations based in Ithaca, NY. The only organization of its kind, the Discovery Trail promotes awareness and understanding of the connections among art, history, literature, science, and the natural world.

Discovery Trail Coordinator     PO Box 986     Trumanburg, NY     14886

Posted: Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 @ 12:29 pm by Curt
Filed under: Kid's Stuff Village



Community Center Skaneateles Rock and Skate

Rock n’ Skate
Friday Nights   7:30pm – 9:00pm
Live DJ
Skate Under the Club Lights
Door Prizes & Contests
Plus: Table Tennis Competition from 6pm-9pm – Upstairs Lounge
on Rock n’ Skate Nights for additional fee.

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2007 @ 9:41 am by Curt
Filed under: Kid's Stuff Village


Beak and Skiff an apple a day 

Hi apple picker!

The orchards and Store are now  open.  Check out our Picking Schedule to see when your favorite apples will be ready for picking.

Beak and Skiff webpage here

Beak & Skiff is an apple farm located near Lafayette, N.Y.  It’s name comes from the two families that started the company in 1911, the Beak family and the Skiff family.  (more…)

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2007 @ 7:05 am by Curt
Filed under: Kid's Stuff Village


The Most, your science playground for Summer fun

The Most, your science playground for Summer fun!


Building Thrill Rides, a special exhibit at the MOST, will captivate you and provide you the opportunity to explore the science, math and technology behind hair-raising amusement park thrill rides.


Posted: Monday, June 11th, 2007 @ 7:11 am by Curt
Filed under: Kid's Stuff Village