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Carl Hoffner

Exploring the Digital Landscape   May 7 – June 29, 2012

 

Marcellus, NY: Baltimore Woods Nature Center is pleased to host the artwork of Carl Hoffner, from May 7th through June 29th, 2012 in the Weeks Art Gallery, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY. This collection of work is open to the public during regular business hours: M-F 9am-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. There is no admission charge to the gallery, and parking is free.

 

Hoffner’s work surrounds the viewer in a cacophony of color. Hoffner’s contemporary landscapes of the Central NY region vibrate with intense color. Says Hoffner: “In my work I explore the inherent abstractions and extraordinary color within Upstate New York’s wealth of natural beauty.”

 

While Hoffner also works in traditional lithograph, the work being exhibited are part of his digital portfolio. Hoffner uses the computer paired with a Wacom tablet, and Corel painter software to draw and paint directly on the computer. Hoffner explains: “Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques are applied using digital tools by means of a computer,  Within the software, I choose the medium, brush type, and drawing surface.  I can also select colors from a limited pallet or color wheel.  Corel Painter has all the materials or mediums one would find in a professional art store.” He continues, “I have found this to be a liberating artistic experience bringing back the play in my art as well as offering a chance to re-explore my passion for painting and color.”

The completed digital paintings are produced in limited editions using giclee inkjet printing technology.

 

Hoffner received his MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He taught in the art department  of Onondaga County Community College, Syracuse, NY in the1980s. His work is in collections in the United States and abroad including galleries in Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe, United Kingdom, and Australia.

Hoffner is originally from Wyoming, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Fayetteville, NY.

More information on Hoffner’s work can be found on his website: www.HoffnerArt.com.

For more information on summer camp and upcoming events at Baltimore Woods Nature Nature Center please visit www.baltimorewoods.org.

 

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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.

Baltimore Woods Nature in the City brings authentic natural science learning to K-6 grade urban school children. Supported by the Syracuse City School District and corporate sponsors, tied to the Syracuse City School District curriculum and New York State Science Standards, lesson content supports teachers while directly impacting students. Holding programs in parks and neighborhood green spaces as well as the classroom, students’ earliest learning experiences in the sciences are relevant, meaningful and fun.
Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information

Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 @ 9:03 am by Curt
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SKANEATELES SKINNY Activities and Events in Skaneateles, NY

 

April 24, 2012

 

THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

 

(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)

 

Tuesday, April 24

 

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

 

Skaneateles Press editor Jason Emerson will talk about his new book, Giant in the Shadows: The

 

Life of Robert T. Lincoln. Emerson, after nearly ten years of research, draws upon previously

 

unavailable materials to offer the first truly definitive biography of the famous lawyer,

 

businessman, and statesman who, much more than merely the son of America’s most famous

 

president, made his own indelible mark on one of the most progressive and dynamic eras in

 

United States history.

 

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

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

HEALTH CARE: 12:OO PM – 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. In honor of

 

Oral Cancer Awareness Month,

 

Smiles Of Skaneateles, the office of Dr. Lorey and Dr. Smith

 

will be offering free oral cancer screenings to the public. Oral cancer is not a rare disease.

 

Approximately 37,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer each year in the US. It kills one

 

person every hour of every day. The good news is that it can often be found early in its

 

development, through a simple, painless, and quick screening. Please call our office at 685-

 

5874 to schedule a time for your free screening. Walk-ins welcome up till 6pm.

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Stevie Tombstone. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn,

 

6141 West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00

 

PM and Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Wednesday, April 25

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

 

685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com $1.00 admission.

 

Thursday, April 26

 

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.

 

Thursday, April 26

 

CHAMBER: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Business After Hours at The Athenaeum,

 

150 E. Genesee St. Reservations appreciated, call the Chamber at (315) 685-0552.

 

Friday, April 27

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Jim Clare. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell

 

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

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday, April 27

 

DINNER & WINE: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Joelle’s Wine & Tasting Party. Joelle’s

 

French Bistro

 

, 4423 State St., Rd. Four course, four wines. $69.75/person. Seating Starts at

 

5:30 – 8:00. Space is limited, call early for reservations. (315) 685-3063. Visit,

 

www.joellesfrenchbistro.com

 

 

for the complete menu.

 

Friday, April 27 & 28

 

MOVIE: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” 4/27 @1 PM & 8 PM 4/28 @ 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, April 28

 

ART DEMO: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. presents

 

Weaving on a Triangle Frame Loom by Lynda DeLallo. Lynda will demonstrate weaving a capelet

 

on a triangle frame loom using hand dyed silk and yarns. Hours: Sunday – Friday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. visit,

 

www.gallery54cny.com. (315) 685-5470

 

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Saturday, April 28

 

BOOK SIGNING: 1:00 PM Local Author Ruth Colvin will be at Creekside

 

Books & Coffee

 

, 35 Fennell St. with her new book, “Off the Beaten Path”. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

 

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Saturday, April 28

 

MUSIC: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Sarah Horner acoustic duo at Anyela’s

 

Vineyards

 

, 2433 W. Lake Rd. Bottles of wine for purchase and cheese platters available. (315)

 

685-3797.

 

Saturday, April 28

 

FUNDRAISER: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Sons of the American Legion annual

 

Steak Bake. Tickets $16.00/person from the

 

American Legion, 3808 Jordan Rd. (315) 685-

 

7614. Tickets must be purchased by Wednesday, April 25

 

th.

 

Saturday, April 28

 

HEALTH & EDUCATION: Reception 5:00 PM; Workshop 5:30 PM. Laughter

 

is the best medicine: The Emotional & Physical Benefits of Humor with Special Guest Yvonne

 

Conte at

 

Mirbeau Inn & Spa, 851 W. Genesee St. Over 50,000 people throughout the country

 

have attended this hilarious, interactive, educational and inspiring presentation. A seasoned

 

motivational humorist, Yvonne takes good clean real-life experiences and adds a delightful

 

serving of laughter helping her audience to discover how thoughts, feelings and behavior can

 

affect work performance, relationships and personal success. Cost: $25.00/person. RSVP:

 

315.685.1927 or 877-MIRBEAU.

 

www.mirbeau.com

 

Saturday, April 28

 

MUSIC: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Solist Sue Alexander. Creekside Books &

 

Coffee

 

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

 

Saturday, April 28

 

COMEDY: 8:00 PM A night out with funny man ANDY PITZ! Auburn Public

 

Theater

 

, 8 Exchange Street at Genesee Auburn. TICKETS: $12 Regular Admission; $10.80 APT

 

Members; $8 Student (with ID). Tickets can be purchased through the Box Office (315) 253-

 

6669 or online at

 

www.auburnpublictheater.org.

 

Sunday, April 29

 

POETRY READING: 3:00 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St. Local

 

poets Elinor Cramer, Mary Gardner & Mike Sickler will read chosen poems from original works.

 

(315) 685-0379

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Wednesday, May 2

 

MUSIC: 8:00 PM Kevin Dorsey. Oak & Vine at Springside Inn, 6141

 

West Lake Rd., (315) 252-7247.

 

www.oakandvine.com Serving dinner weekly M-S 4:30 – 9:00 PM and

 

Sunday Brunch 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

 

Wednesday, May 2

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: 7:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. (315)

 

685-0379 or

 

www.creeksidebooks.com $1.00 admission.

 

Wednesday, May 2

 

FUNDRAISER: 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.

 

Thursday, May 3

 

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

 

Thursday, May 3

 

POETRY READING: 6:30 PM Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.

 

Winners of the 57

 

th annual Pen Women Poetry Contest, co sponsored by the National League of

 

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April 24, 2012

 

American Penn Women & The Post Standard. 1

 

st, 2nd, 3rd, place winners in the Adult, High

 

School, Middle School categories. (315) 685-0379.

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Thursday, May 3 – May 25

 

FILM SERIES: The Schweinfurth Art Center presents Making

 

Movies, Contemporary film & video visiting artist series. For more information

 

www.schweinfurthartcenter.org

 

Friday, May 4 FIRST FRIDAY:

 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM (unless otherwise noted). Join us for the

 

first, First Friday of the season!

 

 

Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Rd. will be featuring the diverse works of Alison

 

Fisher (Manlius, NY) for their next First Friday. This will be a two-day event that will

 

continue on Saturday from 11-4 pm. Alison is known for her acrylic and mixed media

 

paintings; jewelry made of unique mixed metals and found objects; one-of-a-kind textiles

 

including handbags, scarves, pillows, and throws. Light Refreshments. Questions (315)

 

685-5091 or www.snakeoilglassworks.com.

 

 

Skaneateles Artisans will be having a First Friday “Arty Party”. This celebration will be

 

held at the Old Stone Mill Gallery, 3 Fennell St., (lower level) and will feature a selection

 

of newly handcrafted work. Refreshments will be served

 

. www.skaneatelesartisans.com or (315)

 

685-8580.

 

 

Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St. celebrates First Friday in Skaneateles. The show features

 

stained glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho and carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren

 

Ritchie. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments, (315) 685-5470 or

 

wwwgallery54cny.com

 

Spring hours: Sun-Fri 11-5 and Sat 10-5.

 

 

Please join Paris Flea, 23 Jordan St. to celebrate First Friday in Skaneateles. 6:00 PM –

 

8:00 PM. Local artist, Joyce Bond Backus, will exhibit nature and figurative art. (315)

 

685-7228.

 

 

Imagine, 38 E. Genesee St. opens its exhibition “For the Child in All of Us.” which will

 

feature handmade puppets, playful clocks and other crafts for children. (315) 685-6263.

 

 

Listen to Chuck Schiele & Phil Smith from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Café, 35

 

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

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

 

Village Bottle Shop, 18 W. Genesee St. offers a wine tasting during First Friday! 6:00

 

PM – 8:00 PM. Several wines from different regions will be available for sampling. Try

 

some wines from France, California & Argentina to name a few. (315) 685-5197.

 

Special celebration of Charles Dickens 200

 

th birthday. James Greene (aka Charles Dickens) will

 

be in attendance. Birthday cake will be served starting at 6:30 PM in front of Dr. Kiltz’s building

 

at 42 E. Genesee St.

 

Fridays, May 4 – May 25

 

FITNESS: Noon – 1:00 PM. Georgia Stormes will be leading a four

 

class series of Gentle Yoga for Women Cancer Survivors at

 

Gazella Performance & Wellness

 

Studio,

 

3986 Jordan Rd. (315) 729-3030 or (315) 729-8645.

 

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Friday, May 4

 

MUSIC: Chuck Schiele & Phil Smith. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Café, 35

 

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

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

Friday & Saturday, May 4 & 5

 

MOVIE: “Every Little Step” 5/4 @ 1PM & 8 PM; 5/5 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, May 5

 

FUNDRAISER: 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Family Fun Extravaganza to benefit the two

 

O.O.T.M.

 

(Odyssey of the Mind) teams headed for the World Finals. Skaneateles High School,

 

49 E. Elizabeth St. No admission, pay per attraction. Ice Cream, cake wheel, dodge ball, raffles,

 

games, auction, tricycles, food. Contributions may be made payable to Skaneateles Central

 

Schools (odyssey of the mind in the memo line please) and mailed to State St. 72, State St.

 

attn: Kelley McQuiggan.

 

Saturday, May 5

 

MUSIC: Soloist Denn Bunger. 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM at Creekside Café, 35

 

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

 

www.creeksidebooks.com

 

MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

cate&sally is now open at their new location, 4 E. Genesee St. If you are trying to reach

 

cate&sally, leave a message on their answering machine which will be checked daily,

 

until their new phones are installed. (315) 685-1105.

 

Executive Director of Baltimore Woods, Patty Weisse earns award. On Saturday, April 14

 

the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship at Syracuse University named

Baltimore

 

Woods Nature Center

, Executive Director Patty Weisse Social Entrepreneur of the

 

Year. The prestigious award was issued during the Whitman School of Management

 

Celebration of Entrepreneurial Excellence. Ms. Weisse was chosen because of her work

 

to build sustainability into Baltimore Wood Nature Center programs and build social

 

equity in the community. Congratulations Patty!

 

DATE CHANGE:

 

The Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce tourism committee date

 

has been changed from May 9

th to Friday, April 27th 8:30 AM at the Sherwood Inn.

 

Lodging, dining, attractions and shop owners, please come! Your input is needed.

 

On Friday, May 4, the

Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce will Kick off its FIRST

 

FRIDAY event of the 2012 season! Several retail stores and art galleries are planning to

 

participate in this already popular event. Paris Flea, Skaneateles Artisans, Gallery 54,

 

Snake Oil Glassworks, Creekside Books & Coffee, Imagine, and Village Bottle Shop. If

 

you know of an artist that would like to participate and show their work, contact

 

sdove@skaneateles.com

 

. For more information call, contact (315) 685-0552.

 

Finger Lakes Chapter of Antique and Classic Boats

 

will be kicking off its 2012 season, May

 

12th on Cayuga Lake. Join them for their annual “Spring Fling”. The day begins at the

 

Morehouse Museum & concludes with dinner and a Silent Auction. Please RSVP by May 3. For

 

reservations and more information email,

 

jillpill717201@yahoo.com or call Jill at (912) 604-

 

4850.

 

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April 24, 2012

 

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 (315) 685-5759.

 

SALES:

 

Stop in for the 2nd anniversary event and sale, at

 

Once and Again Consignment Shop, 22

 

Jordan St. every item in the store is 20 % off, one day only, May 1, raffle, goodies and much

 

more!

 

$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.

 

Sherwood Inn

 

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

 

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

 

www.thesherwoodinn.com

 

 

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

 

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April 24, 2012

 

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.

 

Commercial Space Available for Lease

 

Charming historic village building located at

 

9 E. Genesee St. two floors approx 1850 sf

 

(subdivided) Prime Main Street location for retail, office and/or restaurant. Finished interior

 

includes kitchenette, two bathrooms, ample closet & dry basement storage, handicap access to

 

the first floor, original banister, beautiful southern exposure. 2 tenant parking spaces included, &

 

huge municipal lot for patrons located directly behind the building. Heavy foot & car Traffic.

 

Brokers welcome. For more information please call (802) 825-6112 or email

 

9e.genesee@gmail.com

 

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 will be holding a Duck Dash during the sidewalk sales on July

 

21

 

st. We are looking for people to assist on the committee. 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.

 

Skaneateles Chamber

 

membership council, join now. Call Patti Hall at (315) 685-8316.

 

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.

 

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April 24, 2012

 

May – June

 

 

The Creamery Museum, 28 Hannum St., will be open Friday & Saturday, 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. Online,

 

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.org

 

 

.

 

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.

 

Beginning May 4 – May 31

 

 

Exhibition at Imagine Is ‘For the Child in All of Us’ Imagine, the

 

fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., launches its 2012 gallery season with an

 

exhibition debuting its new collection of crafts made for children. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to

 

6 p.m. Monday – Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Sunday. For more information, call 315-685-6263 or go to http://www.imagineskaneateles.com

 

or

 

http://www.facebook.com/imagineskaneateles.

 

Have a good 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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On-going Onondaga County Events!

The Red House Arts Center is featuring a new exhibit Nevin Mercede:  “The Reflections Series”.  For details on this as well as their other great programs, call them at 425-0405 or visit their website at www.TheRedHouse.org.

 

~  Syracuse Chiefs Baseball is back!  Enjoy great professional baseball with the whole family.  For details call 474-7833 or go to www.SyracuseChiefs.com for details!

 

~   CNY Regional Farmers Market is open from 7am to 2pm each Saturday & Sunday (flea market); Market Common shops open daily.  Call 422-8647 for information.

 

~  Everson Museum of Art is featuring these exciting exhibits:  From New York to Corrymore: Robert Henri and Ireland and Reliquaries: New Work by Drew Goerlitz,  William Wegman: Flo Flow as well as  CNY Art Showcase Juried Preview & Live AuctionCheck out their art classes & other exciting programs as well!  Call 474-6064 or visit www.Everson.org for info.

 

So much to do at Beaver Lake Nature Center!  Enjoy many fantastic seasonal programs – for details, call 638-2519 or visit www.OnondagaCountyParks.com.

 

~  The Onondaga Historical Association Museum is currently featuring the exhibit Tales, Talents and Treasures: A Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Syracuse Diocese & 100 Years of the New York / Pennsylvania Girl Scouts Exhibit. For details on this or other events at their museum, call 428-1864 or go to www.CNYHistory.org.

 

~  Syracuse Crunch Hockey is back with great slammin’ action at the War Memorial at Oncenter!  Call 435-2121 or go to their website at www.SyracuseCrunch.com for details.

 

~  IMAX Movies:   Born to be Wild, Coral Reef Adventure & Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol are currently showing at the MOST.  For details, call 425-9068 or www.most.org.

 

~  Enjoy animal enrichment activities and demonstrations at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.  Go to their website (www.RosamondGiffordZoo.org) or call 435-8511 for details.

 

~  Spaghetti Warehouse features Acme Mystery Dinner Theater  on Thursday evenings and Magic Circle Children’s Theater on Saturdays about noon.  Call 475-1807 for details.

 

~   The Central Library at the Galleries features various exhibit as well as other wonderful programs to explore.  For details, call 435-1834 or visit the website at www.onlib.org.

 

Syracuse University’s Warehouse Gallery is featuring these new exhibits Noriko Ambe – Inner Water and Chaz Griffen Window Projects & Educational Toys by Roy Wilson.  For details, call them at 443-6450.

 

Continuing thru 4/26/2012

Event:     Thursday Live Music at Parisa: Gary Frenay & Arty Lenin

Location:  Parisa Restaurant, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-565-5118

 

Continuing thru 4/30/2012

Event:     Exhibit:  Syracuse – A Retrospective

Location:  Fayetteville East Area YMCA, 200 Towne Drive, Fayetteville

For More Info:  315-299-7576

 

Continuing thru 4/25/2012

Event:     Civic Morning Musicals Wednesday Recital

Location:  Everson Museum of Art, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-424-3984

 

Continuing thru 4/29/2012

Event:     Exhibit:  Gnome Show

Location:  XL Projects, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-442-2542

 

Continuing thru 4/26/2012

Event:     Thursday Poetry Readings – Cruel April

Location:  The Point of Contact Gallery, 914 E Genesee Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-2169

 

Continuing thru 5/13/2012

Event:     Exhibit:  MFA 2012

Location:  Syracuse University, 018 Sims Hall, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-4097

 

Continuing thru 4/28/2012

Event:     Rarely Done Productions Presents: My First Time

Location:  CNY Jazz Central, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-422-8284

 

Continuing thru 4/22/2012

Event:     Syracuse Shakespeare Festival Presents: Love vs. Time

Location:  The Warehouse Theatre, 350 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-476-1835

 

Starts:  4/18/2012         Ends: 5/13/2012

Event:     Syracuse Stage Presents: The Brothers Size

Location:  Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-3275

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Darrell Joyce & Michael Speirs Live at Wise Guys

Location:  Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-477-9898

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 4/26/2012

Event:     Thursday Evening Jazz at Phoebe’s

Location:  Phoebe’s Restaurant, 912 East Genesee St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-5154

 

Starts:  4/19/2012         Ends: 5/13/2012

Event:     Hidden in Plain Site: Urban Sculpture and the Work of the Syracuse Public Artist in Residence, Location:  SPAR Space, 109 South Warren Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-422-8284

 

Starts:  4/20/2012         Ends: 4/20/2012

Event:     2012 Rockin’ the Red Cross Battle of the Bands

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  4/20/2012         Ends: 4/20/2012

Event:     Downtown Writer’s Center Presents:  Poet MICHAEL BURKARD

Location:  YMCA of Downtown Syracuse, 340 Montgomery Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-474-6851

 

Starts:  4/20/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     La Mama Series: In Retrospect by LOCO7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company

Location:  Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-0405

 

Starts:  4/20/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Syracuse Opera presents Madama Butterfly

Location:  Mulroy Civic Center at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-5915

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Junior Cafe Scientifique

Location:  Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-9068

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Landmark Theatre presents Daughtry

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Party for the Planet

Location:  Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park, 1 Conservation Place, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-8511

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Professional Championship Bull Riders featuring a concert by Montgomery Gentry

Location:  Onondaga Community College, 4585 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-498-2699

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/21/2012

Event:     Sensory Friendly Time at the MOST

Location:  Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-9068 x2132

 

Starts:  4/21/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Syracuse Gun Show 2012

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  607-748-1010

 

Starts:  4/22/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Contemporary Film Series: Waking Ned Devine

Location:  Everson Museum, 401 Harrison St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-474-6064

 

Starts:  4/22/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Folk Music Series – Salty Pink

Location:  Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St, Liverpool

For More Info:  315-457-0310

 

Starts:  4/22/2012         Ends: 4/22/2012

Event:     Lyrical Revolt! II

Location:  Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-0405

 

Starts:  4/23/2012         Ends: 4/23/2012

Event:     Ecosocialism Teach-In: How the 1% Profits from Environmental Destruction

Location:  ArtRage Gallery, 505 Hawley Ave, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-472-5478

 

Starts:  4/24/2012         Ends: 4/24/2012

Event:     Science and Magic of Film: Blade Runner

Location:  Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-0405

 

Starts:  4/25/2012         Ends: 4/25/2012

Event:     Leadership Greater Syracuse presents the 2012 Distinguished Community Leader Awards Luncheon, Location:  Genesee Grande Hotel, 1060 E. Genesee Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-422-5471

 

Starts:  4/25/2012         Ends: 4/25/2012

Event:     Project-ION Business After Hours at Key Bank

Location:  Key Bank, 201 S. Warren St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-470-1870

 

Starts:  4/26/2012         Ends: 4/29/2012

Event:     Sheila Kay & Kris Shaw Live at Wise Guys

Location:  Wise Guys Comedy Club & Bistro, 201 South Salina Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-477-9898

 

Starts:  4/27/2012         Ends: 4/27/2012

Event:     Concert:  Imagination Movers – Rock-O-Matic 2012

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  4/27/2012         Ends: 4/27/2012

Event:     Lucky 7 Poker Run

Location:  Baldwinsville Village, 4 Syracuse Street, Baldwinsville

For More Info:  315-635-4871

 

Starts:  4/27/2012         Ends: 4/27/2012

Event:     Sweet Adeline’s Mass Group Sing

Location:  Onondaga County Court House, 215 Montgomery St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-470-1910

 

Starts:  4/27/2012         Ends: 4/29/2012

Event:     Country Folk Art Show

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  248-634-4151

 

Starts:  4/28/2012         Ends: 4/28/2012

Event:     21st Annual Central New York Irish Feis

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-487-7711

 

Starts:  4/28/2012         Ends: 4/28/2012

Event:     A Creekwalk Crawl – A Walking Tour of the Onondaga Creekwalk led by Dennis Connors, Location:  Creekwalk Park next to Sound Garden, 310 W. Jefferson St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-428-1864, ext. 312

 

Starts:  4/28/2012         Ends: 4/28/2012

Event:     Electric Flurry Tour | Syracuse University | THE WORLDS LARGEST FOAM PARTY, Location:  Westcott Theater & Performing Arts Center, 524 Westcott Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  516-810-5786

 

Starts:  4/28/2012         Ends: 4/29/2012

Event:     58th Annual African Violet Show

Location:  Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 East Mud Lake Rd, Baldwinsville

For More Info:  315-638-2519

 

Starts:  4/29/2012         Ends: 4/29/2012

Event:     Concert:  Human Nature – The Motown Show

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  5/3/2012           Ends: 5/12/2012

Event:     Play:  Vigil

Location:  Red House Arts Center, 201 S. West Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-425-0405

 

Starts:  5/4/2012           Ends: 5/4/2012

Event:     Concert:  Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-2121

 

Starts:  5/5/2012           Ends: 5/6/2012

Event:     Northeast Alpaca Expo

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  607-637-5201

 

Starts:  5/5/2012           Ends: 5/6/2012

Event:     PtHA of NYS Spring Fling Show

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-672-5105

 

Starts:  5/8/2012           Ends: 5/8/2012

Event:     UpstateShows.com presents Rise Against

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-378-4197

 

Starts:  5/11/2012         Ends: 5/13/2012

Event:     Syracuse University Commencement Weekend

Location:  Carrier Dome, 900 Irving Ave., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-443-1200

 

Starts:  5/12/2012         Ends: 5/12/2012

Event:     WWE presents RAW WORLD TOUR

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-2121

 

Starts:  5/15/2012         Ends: 5/15/2012

Event:     MassChaos Tour: Godsmack, Staind, and special guest Halestorm

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-8000

 

Starts:  5/17/2012         Ends: 5/17/2012

Event:     Concert:  Joe Bonamassa

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7980

 

Starts:  5/20/2012         Ends: 5/20/2012

Event:     Concert:  Primus

Location:  Landmark Theatre, 300 West Fayette Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  315-475-7979

 

Starts:  6/1/2012           Ends: 6/2/2012

Event:     Taste of Syracuse

Location:  Clinton Square, W. Genesee and S. Clinton Street, Syracuse

For More Info:  800-234-4797

 

Starts:  6/2/2012           Ends: 6/3/2012

Event:     “King of Trucks” All Trucks Supershow

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  800-753-3978

 

Starts:  6/2/2012           Ends: 6/3/2012

Event:     PtHA of NYS All Pinto Horse Show

Location:  Empire Expo Center/NYS Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-672-5105

 

Starts:  6/7/2012           Ends: 6/10/2012

Event:     Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

Location:  International Boxing Hall of Fame, 1 Hall of Fame Drive, Canastota

For More Info:  315-697-7095

 

Starts:  6/8/2012           Ends: 6/10/2012

Event:     Jamesville Balloonfest

Location:  Jamesville Beach Park, 4110 West Shore Manor, Jamesville

For More Info:  315-703-9620

 

Starts:  6/21/2012         Ends: 6/21/2012

Event:     Concert:  James Taylor

Location:  War Memorial at Oncenter, 800 S. State St., Syracuse

For More Info:  315-435-8000

 

Starts:  6/22/2012         Ends: 6/23/2012

Event:     Syracuse Jazz Fest

Location:  Jamesville Beach Park, 4110 West Shore Manor, Jamesville

For More Info:  800-234-4797

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 @ 4:49 pm by Curt
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First Friday Returns to Skaneateles….Charles Dickens Does,  Too!

First Fridays in Skaneateles return May 4, with art openings, entertainment, expanded hours and specials, and a celebration in honor of Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday.

Dickens (aka Jim Greene) will be on hand for the festivities, which run from 6 to 9 p.m. throughout the village. Birthday cake will be served in the alcove of Dr. Rob Kiltz’s property at 42 E. Genesee St. starting at 6:30 p.m.

Participating shops will fly First Friday flags outside their establishments. Maps of participating shops will be available at all venues.

“We invite everyone to join us for this grand kick-off celebration,” says Susan Dove, executive director of the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce. “After visiting your favorite shop or gallery, stop by some of the others, where you’ll discover new offerings and see why First Friday truly has become a ‘May to December romance with Skaneateles.’ We’ll have lots of surprises throughout the season, including an ongoing celebration of Dickens’ 200th birthday.”

Art openings May 4 will be held at:

• Imagine, 38 E. Genesee St., which will feature handmade puppets, playful clocks and other crafts for children in the exhibition “For the Child in All of Us.”

• Skaneateles Artisans, 3 Fennell St. (under the Old Stone Mill), which will have an “Arty Party,” featuring a selection of newly handcrafted work.

• Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St., which will feature stained-glass garden art by Liz and Rich Micho and carved stoneware lanterns by Lauren Ritchie in the exhibition “Garden Art in Glass and Clay.”

• Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan Road, which will feature acrylic and mixed media paintings, jewelry and textiles by Manlius artist Alison Fisher.

Also open late will be 1st National Gifts, Creekside Books & Coffee, Finger Lakes Photography, Fleur-de-lis Florist, Hobby House Toys, Mid-Lakes Navigation, Paris Flea (which will host artist Joyce Bond Backus), Rhubarb, Roland’s, The Country Ewe, The Irish Store (which will host harpist Lacy Lee) and the Village Bottle Shop (which will host a wine-tasting).

In search of dinner? Check out Joe’s Pasta Garage, Johnny Angel’s, Rosalie’s Cucina or the Sherwood Inn.

Local artists who would like to participate in upcoming First Fridays should contact the Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce at 315-685-0552.

For more information on First Friday, go to http://www.skaneateles.com or http://www.facebook.com/SkaneatelesFirstFriday.

 

Contact: Susan Dove
Thursday, April 19, 2012 Skaneateles Area Chamber of Commerce
315-685-0552
sdove@skaneateles.com
http://www.skaneateles.com

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 @ 12:20 pm by Curt
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This summer Auburn, NY will be the setting for the first official Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival season and we invite you for a tour of the venues and an overview of the 2012 productions. Please join us to learn about this exciting new event!

 

  • Date:   Tuesday, May 15, 2012
  • Time:   9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Start:   Merry-Go-Round Playhouse,
                 Emerson Park,  Auburn

 

Meet at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse at 9:00 a.m. sharp for an overview of the Festival, tour of the Playhouse and review of MGR’s upcoming season. Car pool to Theater Mack where you will get a glimpse of this exciting new venue and hear details on ‘The Pitch’ an innovative original concept in musical theatre. Next, we will stop in downtown Auburn and see plans for the Schwartz Performing Arts Center and tour Auburn Public Theater, while learning about their upcoming season. The tour will end with a ‘Tools for Tourism’ session and a delicious lunch from Mesagrande Taqueria.

 

The tour is FREE, but space is limited and reservations are required. Call 315-255-1658 to sign up by May 8, 2012.

Posted: Friday, April 20th, 2012 @ 11:57 am by Curt
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