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Enjoy Dinner, Sunsets, Sightseeing on the Erie Canal
 
Father Fred Daley, pastor of All Saints Church in Syracuse, was looking to do something special for the church’s teachers of faith formation, to show his appreciation for their work over the past year. So, on June 21, he treated them and their spouses – 21 people in all – to a Mid-Lakes Navigation dinner cruise on the Erie Canal.
 
“The experience was just delightful,” says Kathy Meus, director of faith formation. “We couldn’t have had a better night. It was a great ride down the canal and the Seneca River—it was wonderful to see how the canal is now and appreciate what it was in the past. We saw birds along the shoreline, people waved to us, the narration was great, the staff was friendly and attentive to our needs.”
 
Through Aug. 30, Mid-Lakes Navigation offers a variety of daily cruises on the Erie Canal:
 
• Champagne dinner cruises, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m., $49 adults/$40 children
 
• Dinosaur Bar-B-Que dinner cruises, Thursdays, 6 to 8:30 p.m., $44 adults/$38 children
 
• Lunch cruises, Fridays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., $28 adults/$23 children
 
• Sightseeing cruises, Fridays, 2 to 2:50 p.m., $12 adults/$8 children/$38 family
 
• Cafe brunch cruises, Sundays, noon to 2 p.m., $37 adults/$30 children
 
• Pasta dinner cruises, Sundays, 5 to 7 p.m., $35 adults/$25 children
 
All of the daily cruises are on the Emita II, a refitted Casco Bay ferry, and depart from Dutchman’s Landing in Baldwinsville. Mid-Lakes Navigation also offers day trips and two- and three-day cruises that travel the Oswego Canal, the Western Erie Canal, the Cayuga-Seneca Canal and the Eastern Erie Canal.
 
Would Meus take another Mid-Lakes Navigation cruise? “In a heartbeat,” she says. “It was a magical evening.”
 
For more information, go to
http://www.midlakesnav.com or call 315-685-8500.

Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 @ 1:55 pm by Curt
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Baltimore woods kids

Summer Adventure Day Camp continues in August, 2011
Send your children ages 4-14 to a camp adventure they’ll remember forever! Hiking and exploring 182 acres of woods including streams, ponds and meadows. Experienced certified counselors help your children learn about nature through hands-on, minds-on activities while they play outdoors. Before and after care available. FMI including registration packets, visit www.baltimorewoods.org.
12 Star Party: Perseid Meteor Shower 9-11 pm.
The Perseid meteor shower is one of the year’s best meteor showers and one of our most popular astronomy programs. The bright moon will blot out some of the fainter meteors, but many brighter ones should still be visible. In addition: how about views of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune? Bring a lawn chair or blanket to lie back and gaze for meteors. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family. Back-up date: August 13.
20 Run for the Woods at Marcellus Park 7:45am
Co-sponsored by Marcellus Rotary Club, the run benefits Baltimore Woods and community service projects in Marcellus. Runners can choose the 5-mile or 4-kilometer run. Check-in and registration is at 7:45am in Marcellus Park. A 1K fun-run for kids starts at 8:30am. Call Phyllis Dank at (315) 463-9993 for more information.
27 Fireflies! 8:30-10pm
Fireflies know just what to do on a warm summer night. They have been delighting and mesmerizing people for time beyond measure. Come to The Woods to watch the light show and discover the fascinating and sometimes sneaky world of lightning bugs. Be sure to bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
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: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 @ 8:38 pm by Curt
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THIS WEEKS’ EVENTS

(For more events visit www.skaneateles.com)Wednesday, June 29 – July 20

THEATER: Merry-Go-Round Playhouse presents“Hairspray” Emerson Park, Rt. 38A, Auburn. For tickets call (800) 457-8897 or online

www.merry-go-round.com

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday July 5, 6 & 7

and every Tues., Wed., Thurs. 9:00 AMDaily mass with Father McGrath at Stella Maris, 130 E. Genesee St. Questions call (315) 685-

6836

Wednesday, July 6 & 13

THRIFT SHOP: Friends of Hospice Thrift Shop, located in WillardChapel

,17 Nelson St., room #7. Open Noon – 4 PM. The shop also accepts donations duringthese 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.

Wednesday, July 6

TRIVIA NIGHT: 5:30 PM Kid’s Trivia begins and runs until 7:00 PM. Adulttrivia starts at 7 PM.

Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St. admission $1.00 per person.(315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comWednesday, July 6

2011 Tiffany Summer Concert Series featuring the Cayuga Chords – VocalConcert at Noon. Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn. The concerts are free and

open to the public. Donations accepted.

Wednesday, July 6

MUSIC: Barrigar Brothers. Market Street Park in Downtown Auburn.Beginning at 6:00 PM.

Thursday, Friday & Saturday July 7, 8 & 9

FUNDRAISER: The Friends of the SkaneatelesLibrary

present the annual Library Book Sale at 49 E. Genesee St. on the Lawn. 7/7 6 PM – 9PM; 7/8 9 AM – 9 PM; 7/9 9 AM – 4 PM. Volunteers Wanted! Call 685-5135 or email

help@skaneateleslibrary.org

Thursday, July 7

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.(315) 685- 0379

www.creeksidebooks.com FreeThursday July 7

FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion3:30-6:30 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range

chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Friday, July 8

MUSIC: 7:30 PM Skaneateles Community Band Concert Lakeside in Clift Park.Bring your own chair or blankets. Rain Place: Austin Park Pavilion.

Friday & Saturday July 8 & 9

FUNDRAISER: The Friends of the Skaneateles Library presentthe annual Library Book Sale at 49 E. Genesee St. on the Lawn. 7/7 6 PM – 9 PM; 7/8 9 AM – 9

PM; 7/9 9 AM – 4 PM. Volunteers Wanted! Call 685-5135 or email

help@skaneateleslibrary.orgFriday, July 8

MUSIC: Jon Peterson’s Song Writer’s Night 7:30 – 9:30 PM CreeksideCoffeehouse

, 35 Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.comFriday, July 8

FUNDRAISER: Gold Bug fundraising event at the Skaneateles Library to benefitthe

Barrow Art Gallery. You bring in, or drop off, unwanted, broken, or mismatched pieces ofgold or platinum jewelry. This can include chains, rings, earrings, gold fillings, watches, etc. The

piece is tested for its carat and weight and you are issued a check on the spot! (see more details

under Member Announcements at the end of the calendar listings) 10 AM – Noon or 3 PM – 5PM.

Friday & Saturday, July 8 & 9

MOVIE: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall his past Lives – Winnerof the Pame d’Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. 7/8 @ 1 & 8 PM; 7/9 8 PM at

AuburnPublic Theater

, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669. $4.00/personwww.auburnpublictheater.org

Friday & Saturday, July 8 & 9

ANTIQUES & CRAFTS: Skaneateles United Methodist ChurchAnnual Antique & Craft Show. Held at Austin Park Pavilion. Over 70 antique dealers, local

artisans & craft vendors. Garden café catered by Doug’s, & desserts by Methodist Church

women’s group Hours: Friday – 10 AM – 5 PM; Saturday – 10 AM – 5 PM.

www.skanantique.comSaturday, July 9

Happy 15th Anniversary Hairtique! All day on the 9th 15 minute chair massagefor $15.00.

Hairtique Salon & Day Spa, 20 E. Genesee St.. Open Tues – Sat.www.hairtique-salon-dayspa.com

(315) 685-7303.Saturday, July 9

FUNDRAISER: The Friends of the Skaneateles Library present the annualLibrary Book Sale at 49 E. Genesee St. on the Lawn. 7/7 6 PM – 9 PM; 7/8 9 AM – 9 PM; 7/9 9

AM – 4 PM. Volunteers Wanted! Call 685-5135 or email

help@skaneateleslibrary.orgSaturday, July 9

FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion 10AM – 1 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range

chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Saturday, July 9

PR: Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS news & syndicated talk radio host,was in Skaneateles on Wed. June 22 for a taping of his travel themed radio show “Peter

Greenberg Worldwide” The 3 hour show will highlight some of the food & travel destinations

that can be found in Central New York. Local listeners can hear the program at 3 PM 7/9 on

Rochester’s WYSL 1040-AM or 7/10 at Noon on Syracuse’s 105.9-FM

Saturday, July 9

MUSIC: Mark Zane & Friends 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comSaturday & Sunday, July 9 & 10

FESTIVAL: Lockwood Farm’s 4th annual Lavender Festivalat 1682 West Lake Rd. (approx 7.5 miles south from Rt 20). 9 AM – 5 PM Rain or Shine. Enjoy

culinary delights and the work of local artists. Workshops & demonstrations. Visit

www.lockwoodfarm.blogspot.com

Saturday & Sunday, July 9 & 10

FUNDRAISER: 20th Annual Book Bonanza to benefit St.Joseph School Fingerlakes Mall, Rts. 5 & 20 West of Auburn Thousands of used books, videos &

CDs Paperbacks & Children’s’ books 50 cents, Hardcovers $1.00 Better books, priced as marked

Sunday is $3.00 per bag day, bags are provided Sales are Cash Only. Info or have books to be

donated (315) 246-2146

Sunday, July 10

MUSIC: Dick Ward & Carol Bryant. 7:30 – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse,35 Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comSunday, July 10

POLO: Polo Matches at the Skaneateles Polo Grounds on Andrews Rd. 3 PM.Small parking fee.

Sunday, July 10

MUSIC: Dick Ward & Carol Bryant. 6:00 – 8:00 PM Creekside Coffeehouse,35 Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379

www.creeksidebooks.comSunday, July 10

BOAT CRUISE: Take a four hour excursion aboard the Judge Ben Wiles tothe Glen Haven. Enjoy a relaxing cruise all the way to the wooded hills of the south end of

Skaneateles Lake. Reservations required. (315) 685-8500. For more information visit

www.midlakesnav.com

Sunday, July 10

PR: Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS news & syndicated talk radio host,was in Skaneateles on Wed. July 22 for a taping of his travel themed radio show “Peter

Greenberg Worldwide” The 3 hour show will highlight some of the food & travel destinations

that can be found in Central New York. Local listeners can hear the program at Noon on

Syracuse’s 105.9-FM

Sunday, July 10

MUSIC: Dusty Pascal & Loren Barrigar. 6:00 – 8:00 PM Cover charge TBD.Creekside Coffeehouse

, 35 Fennell St. FREE (315) 685-0379 www.creeksidebooks.comMonday, July 11 – September 2

KIDS CAMP: Summer Adventure Day Camp at BaltimoreWoods

Send your children ages 4-14 to a camp adventure they’ll remember forever! Hiking andexploring 182 acres of woods including streams, ponds and meadows. Experienced certified

counselors help your children learn about nature through hands-on, minds-on activities while

they play outdoors. Before and after care available. FMI including registration packets, visit

www.baltimorewoods.org

Monday, July 11

FUNDRAISER: Friends of Dave Pirro Golf & Tennis Tournament atSkaneateles Country Club

. For more info contact Kim Baldwin (315) 439-2525 or emailfreindsofdavepirro@yahoo.com

Friday, July 11 – Friday, July 15

Stenuf Music Studio Summer Music Day Program inMarcellus, 19 North St. Choose one or take all three. Mary Poppins & the Legend of Walt Disney.

Singing & Hand Bell Extravaganza. Magic Flute Opera. Music Games. Air-conditioned studio.

Variety of Vocal & Music classes. Ages 6-11 yrs. Call Stenuf Music Studio at (315) 673-9541 to

register.

Wednesday, July 13

2011 Tiffany Summer Concert Series featuring pianist John Chapman.John is originally from Watkins Glen and has toured with musical groups in North America, South

America and Europe. John’s concert will consist of American classic standards and several

original compositions.the Cayuga Chords – Vocal Concert at Noon. Willard Memorial Chapel, 17

Nelson Street, Auburn. The concerts are free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

Wednesday, July 13

TRIVIA NIGHT: Kid’s Trivia starts at 5:30 PM Adults starts at 7:00 PMCreekside Books & Coffee

, 35 Fennell St. Admission $1.00 per person. (315) 685-0379www.creeksidebooks.com

Wednesday, July 13 – August 6

THEATER: Merry-Go-Round Playhouse presents “Cookingwith the Calamari Sisters” at

Auburn Public Theater at Genesee & Exchange Streets, Auburn.For tickets call (800) 457-8897 or online

www.merry-go-round.comWednesday, July 13

MUSIC: 2011 Tiffany Summer Concert Series featuring John Chapman –Piano Concert at Noon at

Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn. The concertsare free and open to the public. Donations accepted.

Thursday July 14

FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion3:30-6:30 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range

chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Thursday, July 14

OPEN MIC: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Creekside Coffeehouse, 35 Fennell St.(315) 685- 0379 www.creeksidebooks.com Free

Friday & Saturday, July 15 & 16

MOVIE: Page One Inside the New York Times. 7/15 @ 1 & 8PM; 7/16 8 PM at

Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St @ Genesee St. (315) 253-6669.$4.00/person

www.auburnpublictheater.orgFriday, July 15

FUNDRAISER: Gold Bug fundraising event at the Skaneateles Library tobenefit the

Barrow Art Gallery. You bring in, or drop off, unwanted, broken, or mismatchedpieces of gold or platinum jewelry. This can include chains, rings, earrings, gold fillings, watches,

etc. The piece is tested for its carat and weight and you are issued a check on the spot! (more

details under Member Announcements at the end of the calendar listings) 10 AM – Noon or 3 PM

– 5PM.

Friday, July 15

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Dan Bliss. Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.(315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebook.com FREESaturday, July 16

FARMER’S MARKET: Skaneateles Farmers Market. Austin Park Pavilion10 AM – 1 PM Local growers sell fruits, vegetables, flowers, cheese, eggs, bread, free range

chicken, wine, baked goods, meats, herbs, etc.

Saturday, July 16

MUSIC: 7:30 – 9:30 PM Woodstone Creekside Books & Coffee, 35Fennell St. (315) 685-0379.

www.creeksidebook.com FREESunday, July 17

CHURCH SERVICE: Lakeside Service in the park located next to St. JamesChurch,

96 E. Genesee St. 10:30 AMWednesday, July 13

MUSIC: 2011 Tiffany Summer Concert Series featuring Marissa Rescott,Selina Rescott and Mary Doyle performing a piano/flute/vocal concert. A variety of genres will

be offered. Noon at

Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson Street, Auburn. The concerts are freeand open to the public. Donations accepted.

Wednesday, July 20

The Wine Club at Mirbeau presents Cocktail Party Cooking Class. ChefSteve will show you prepared-ahead classic comfort hors d’ oeuvres along with their modern

versions. 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Price $40/Public; $20/Spa Members, FREE Estate & Wine Club

Members. Price includes class, supplies (if interactive), meal (if classroom style), all tasting

wines. To register and more info (315) 685-5006

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, July 21, 22 & 23

Annual Curbstone Festival & Sidewalk Salessponsored by the Skaneateles Chamber. Special discounts, entertainment, Jackman Twins,

pottery demonstrations. Hours: 7/21 & 7/22 9 AM – 8 PM; 7/23 9 AM – 5 PM.

Thursday, July 21 Women TIES

Syracuse Luncheon “Let’s Really Talk Money – Tips toProsper Women Entrepreneurs” Justin’s Grill, 11:30 AM – 2 PM $29/person. Registration

requested by July 17

th. “This special summer program is meant to gather women entrepreneurstogether for a conversation on money. Enjoy a candid dialog with local financial experts Michelle

Shauger and Allison Haslam of Primerica, two long standing and trusted Women TIES members,

regarding money matters to help you strategically gain control of your business and personal

finances.” Register at

http://womenties.com/events.cfm#Event176MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Since August 1 2011 -

The Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center has increased its classofferings from 32 to 50 classes, a 36% increase….The Skaneateles YMCA is continually adding

new classes to fit EVERY members needs and fitness goals.

Springside Inn

, 6141 West Lake Rd., Auburn is pleased to announce the opening of their newOak & Vine room (renovated tavern). Serving 4:30 PM – 10 PM. Reservations (315) 252-VINE

Great food, Great drink.

Summer schedule for

St. Mary’s of the Lake – Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:30 PM and SundayMasses: 8:00, 9:15 & 11:15 AM through Labor Day. Weekend after Labor Day until the

weekend prior to Father’s Day Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:30 PM; Sunday Masses: 8:00 & 10:15 AM;

Daily Mass 7:30 AM; Holy Day Mass: 7 AM & 7 PM (no vigil mass) Questions please call the

Parish office at (315) 685-5083.

Local artist opens at

Baltimore Woods Beginning Tuesday, July 5 – August 31 In the WeeksArt Gallery

: Watercolors and Photography: ‘Nature As Our Muse’. Exhibition of works by localartists Peggy Manring and Diana Whiting.

Working in the very different media of watercolor and photography, these two artists take us

into the often fascinating and always compelling natural world. The art gallery is open to the

public. Admission and parking are free. The gallery is open during regular business hours, but

scheduled programs may on occasion limit accessibility.

Here’s a great chance to make some fast cash for your self and do a good deed at the same

time!

The Barrow Gallery is having a “Gold Bug” event as a fund raiser.It works like this….you bring in, or drop off, unwanted, broken, or mismatched pieces of gold or platinum

jewelry. This can include chains, rings, earrings, gold fillings, watches, etc. The piece is tested for its carat

and weight and you are issued a check on the spot! On top of that the Gallery will be given an

ADDITIONAL 10% of that value. This is not out of your pocket but in addition to that. Win Win Win Win

Win!!!! The price of gold has never been higher and you would be surprised by what that little old ankle

bracelet might be worth! Dig through that old box in the closet, dig out your husband’s class ring (those

clunky old relics are very heavy and bring BIG money), find a purpose for that singleton earring and go

home with some fun money! The attached flier explains it all in detail.

The appraiser will be at the gallery on two days: Friday July 8 – 10am-Noon & 3pm-

5pm Friday July 15 10am-Noon and 3pm-5pm

If you cannot be there in person, drop of your goodies and they’ll be placed in a zip lock bag with your

name, address and phone number. We will notify you of the value and you can determine if you want to

sell. A check will be mailed to you that day.

Save Ontario Shipwrecks Nautical Archaeology Society NAS Introduction & Part I Certification

Course. August 5 – August 7 at the Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center; Open water dive in

Skaneateles Lake. $250/person. Divers & non-divers welcome. Divers must be at least open

water certified. Bring your own gear. A certified dive master and a safety diver will be at the

site during Sunday’s open water dives. For more info, contact Sue Blakney, Pat Metcalf, Janet

Marsden or any ASDA officer. NAS:

www.nauticalararchaeologysociety.org; SOS:www.saveontarioshipwrecks.on.ca

; OUC: www.underwatercouncil.com; ASDA:www.auburnskindivers.org

Lockwood Lavender Farms

, Lavender Market and U Pick Lavender are now open on Saturdaysand Sundays 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM or by appointment. Located 6.7 miles south on (Rt 41A) West

Lake Rd. visit them online at

www.lockwoodfarm.blogspot.com (315) 685-5369The

UPS STORE on Fennell Street wants to remind all Chamber Members that they will do FREEpick up and drop off for all your copying and shipping needs. Call Matt at (315) 685-0155.

Congratulations

Beak & Skiff Apple Farms (1911-2011) Celebrating 100 years and stillgrowing!

www.beakandskiff.com. Located at 4472 U.S. Route 20, LaFayette A little history:Since 1911, Five generations of the Beak & Skiff families have worked on the farm, growing

apples, and growing the business for the next generation. Visit the Apple Hill Country Store at

Beak & Skiff’s on August 27 & 28 for a 100

th Birthday Party Celebration! Music, Balloons &Birthday Cake! Entertainment. Old fashioned games and prizes for the kids! 1947 John Deere

tractor on display. (315) 677-5105

Baltimore Woods Nature Center

is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108Hours: 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.

www.baltimorewoods.org

Stroke is the #3 cause of death in US and 80% of All Strokes CAN be Prevented. Life Line

Screening will be providing their affordable, non-invasive, painless health screenings for the

Community on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at

St Mary’s of the Lake. Screenings will be offeredthat scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries, which is a leading cause of

stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the

arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease; and atrial fibrillation or irregular

heart beat, which is closely tied to stroke risk. Register for the Stroke, Vascular Disease and

Heart Rhythm Package for $139. All four ultrasound screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.

Your Health is in Your Hands, so call 1-888-653-6441 to pre-register. 8 – 10% of all screening

results in ABNORMAL to CRITICAL Findings. The Screenings are Effective and are Saving Lives!!

The Auburn & Cortland YMCA’s sponsored Bon ton Roulet, will end its 7 day voyage throughout

the Finger Lakes in Skaneateles on July 29. The

Skaneateles YMCA & Community Centerwill host the group of 650 bike riders who will be here to enjoy our town on both Friday evening

and Saturday.

Skaneateles YMCA & Community Center

offers programs for people of all ages. Some oftheir upcoming programs are listed below. For more information contact the Skaneateles Y at

(315) 685-2266.

Laker Leaders Club 10-15 yrs 7/11- 8/25. Mondays & Thursdays, 1:30– 4:30 pm Underthe supervision of Lauren Ciraolo The focus of the Laker Leader initiative will be to

enhance personal growth and social skills. Participants will discover new skills and find

new confidence while having fun! Fee:Skaneateles Y members $80; Public $120 For

more information call (315) 685-2266

10 weeks sign up for one week or all summer the Skaneateles YMCA and CommunityCenter

. Anchors A-Y all day childcare and recreation and Yacht Club wrap around careThemed activities with swimming, skating, science and arts State licensed and inspected

facilities with highly trained staff.

SALES:

Special weekday rates at

Inn of the Finger Lakes. $89.99 Sunday – Thursday from nowthrough September. Rate includes continental breakfast, buffet and wine & beer reception. For

reservations call (315) 253-5000.

Happy 15

th Anniversary Hairtique Salon & Day Spa! Enjoy 15% off on all services nowthrough July 9

th. On July 9th stop by for 15 minute chair massages for $15.00 at HairtiqueSalon & Day Spa

, 20 E. Genesee St.. Open Tues – Sat. www.hairtique-salondayspa.com

(315) 685-7303.$3.00 Burgers every Thursday at

Johnny Angels Heavenly Burgers, 22 Jordan St.www.johnnyangels.biz

(315) 685-0100. Can’t beat the taste….can’t beat the price! Try onetoday. Join Johnny Angels on Facebook!

Mirbeau Inn and Spa

is now serving Sunday Brunch from 11:30am – 3:00pm. Buffet itemsinclude: Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Potatoes, Fruit, House-made Pastries, Salads,

Desserts AND MORE! $25 Adults, $12 Ages 6-12, 5 & Under FREE. (315) 685-5006 or online

www.mirbeau.com

Springside Inn

, 6141 W. Lake Rd., Auburn serves Sunday Brunch from 10:30am – 1:00pmEnjoy fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, homemade waffles with mixed berry syrup or Maple syrup,

bacon, sausage, oven roasted potatoes, Virginia baked ham, roast sirloin of beef, chicken ala

king with homemade biscuits, Seafood Newburg with toast points, Springside Inn’s famous

Cheese Souffle’, sauteed vegetables, bagels with cream cheese, homemade brownies and cream

puffs, “make your own sundaes” with homemade dessert sauces, orange juice, coffee, tea or

milk. $14.99/Adults; 10 and under ½ price; 4 and under free. (315) 252-7247

Professional Office Space

available at Custom Business Services coop. Excellentopportunity 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

Volunteers are still needed for the Skaneateles Library Book Sale.

If you have timeavailable and can help out please email

help@skaneateleslibrary.org Volunteers are needed onWednesday, 7/6 setup @ 5:30 PM; Thursday, 7/7 setup @ 9 AM; Sales Friday 6 – 9 PM. Other

times slots are available.

Community Preservation Committee at Willard Memorial Chapel

, 17 Nelson Street,Auburn Willard Chapel Seeks Volunteers. Willard Memorial Chapel is currently searching for

interested candidates to become volunteer docents. Tour guide positions are available with

flexible hours. Responsibilities include greeting guests and providing them with the history of

the Auburn Theological Seminary and Willard Chapel as well as occasional light clerical duties.

Information packets and training is provided by the Community Preservation Committee. If you

are interested and have a genuine love for people and history, please contact Marcia Walsh at

(315) 252-0339 for additional information.

REOCCURING EVENTS:

July and August

- The Skaneateles Historical Society’s Museum at the Creamery,located at 28 Hannum St. is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1 – 4 PM or by appointment.

Call (315) 685-1360

www.skaneateleshistoricalsociety.orgMemorial Day – Labor Day

John D. Barrow Art Gallery is open Monday – Friday 1:00 –4:00 PM and Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM . Private tours by appointment (315) 685-5135.

Visit the Gallery online at

www.barrowgallery.org.Thru August 31

- Watercolor and photography by artists Margaret Manring and Diana Whitingwill be exhibited and for sale and on exhibit at the Weeks Art Gallery,

Baltimore WoodsNature Center

, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd. Artworks in various media by artist Ruth Anne Reagan willbe on display. The public is invited to a reception for the artist on Saturday, May 28, from 11am

to 1pm. The gallery is open Monday – Friday, 9am–4pm, & Saturday 10am–4pm, closed

Sundays. There is no charge for parking and admittance. The gallery is open to the public.

Thru September 6

CRUISE: Beginning today and every Monday – Saturday you have theunique opportunity to cruise Skaneateles Lake on the

Barbara S. Wiles while crew membershand deliver mail to summer & year round lake residents. 10 AM – 1 PM. (315) 685-0552 or

online at

www.midlakesnav.com (see attached schedule for other cruise options).First Wednesday of the month

Peregrine Homecare Services holds an Alzheimer’s SupportGroup 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 Sunday

4 – 7 PM Live entertainment at the Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St. (315) 685-3405

Have a great day!

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

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 @ 6:26 pm by Curt
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Fun Fact about the Syracuse area …. did you know …..

…. that the hamlet of Iona, located in the town of Van Buren, was previously named Barns’ Corners (for Phineas Barns, Jr who founded the settlement in 1803).  When the post office was established there in 1816, it was renamed Ionia, after the ancient region on the west coast of Asia Minor (Turkey).  There is also another Ionia, NY located in the town of West Bloomfield, Ontario County.

 

Attached, please find this week’s edition of the Friday Facts.  For details on any of these events or others in our area, take a gander at our website at www.VisitSyracuse.org.

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Look-it … it’s right here at www.VisitSyracuse.org!

  

Linda Woodrow
Executive Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau
CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity
572 South Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315-470-1913 | Fax: 315-471-8545
 

Posted: Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 @ 9:05 am by Curt
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The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. In July and August, the office will be open from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday as well.

CAYUGA COUNTY EVENT LISTING

 

 

 

 

 

  

Wednesday, June 29 – September 4 - The Cost of Freedom: Cayuga County in the Civil War – Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. The Cayuga Museum honors the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War with an original exhibit focusing on the experiences of local people during the conflict. The Museum’s own important collection of Civil War artifacts will be enhanced with treasured heirlooms loaned by local families: photographs, letters, uniforms, weapons and much more. A series of public programs all summer will expand the Civil War theme, watch for dates and times. www.cayuganet.org/cayugamuseum (315) 253-8051

Wednesday June 29 – Sunday, August 21

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Wednesday June 29 – Sunday, September 4

- Auburn Doubledays Baseball – Class A professional baseball, farm team for Washington Nationals, New York-Penn League. 7PM start, Sun. 6PM, $. www.auburndoubledays.com (315) 255-2489

Saturday, June 29 – Sunday, July 17

- Lake Ontario Counties’ Summer Fishing Derby – Lake Ontario, Fair Haven. Adult & youth derby categories include salmon, brown, lake, rainbow or steelhead trout & walleye. Prizes, $. www.loc.org (888) 733-5246

Wednesday, June 29

- Last Wednesday Poetry Read – Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Relax in a comfortable atmosphere, share your work with other poetry lovers and enjoy creative discussion and feedback. Wine/beer cash bar for those with proper I.D. $2 suggested donation at the door. 7:30 PM. www.auburnpublictheater.org (315)253-6669 Wednesday, June 29 – July 20

– Hairspray – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Rt. 38A, Auburn. Upstate NY’s most popular professional theater performing six large scale musicals each season. Hairspray takes you to Baltimore in 1962 and tells the story of Tracy Turnblad, a girl with big hair, a big heart and a big passion to dance. Great music, great dancing, great story; Hairspray has it all. www.merry-go-round.com (800) 457-8897

Thursday, June 30

- Country Music at Dill’s Run – Dill’s Run Winery, 3862 State Route 90, Union Springs. “Country Music” Thursday evenings from 5 – 8pm. Singing a mix of classic country, romantic duets along with some contemporary country favorites, this musical act is sure to please. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the door. Entertainment & party platter included. Season tickets also available. www.dillsrun.com/vineyard.htm (315) 889-5007

Thursday, June 30

– July 3 – Sterling Stage Festival Ameribeat – Sterling Stage Kampitheater, 274 Kent Rd., Sterling. 2nd annual event features a musical stew of world influence and pure American roots. www.sterlingstage.com (818) 212-9489 New York Prints of Mind Exhibition – Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Contemporary Limited Edition Prints. . Curated by Joe Scala, E.D., Stone Quarry Hill Art Park. Selections from the Universal Limited Art Editions collection. www.myartcenter.org (315) 255-1553

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2011 @ 2:13 pm by Curt
Filed under: Blog Skaneateles