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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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Wednesday, August 11 Pirate Day with Mid-Lakes Navigation. All Cruises
throughout the day on Skaneateles Lake and the Erie Canal will have a pirate theme.
Prizes will be awarded for best costumes and drink specials and pirate loot will be
offered along with other surprises! Reservations required, call (315) 685-8500.

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 @ 8:30 pm by Curt
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auburn_business_improvement222nd Annual Holiday Parade and Family Fun Day

Saturday, November 29, 2008
2:00 PM Performance of Thanksgiving play by the children participating in Auburn Public Theater’s fall acting classes.  Tickets available at the door.  Call Auburn Public Theater at (315) 253-6669 for more info.
3:30 –
5:30 PM
 Horse-drawn wagon rides Downtown – FREE
Ornament making for kids – FREE
Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department Child ID Program – FREE
Homemade cookies from Girl Scouts Troop 1125 – FREE
Musical entertainment – FREE
Hot chocolate from the Cayuga County Red Cross
Food vending from Swaby’s
Raffle of Christmas items
“Toys for Tots” drop off box sponsored by the UPS Store

4:00 PM Performance of Thanksgiving play by the children participating in Auburn Public Theater’s fall acting classes.  Tickets available at the door.  Call Auburn Public Theater at (315) 253-6669 for more info.
6:00 PM Parade through Downtown – FREE
Chili samples at Daut’s Restaurant on 10 East Genesee Street – FREE
Community bonfire controlled by Auburn Fire Department – FREE
Music from Auburn Civic Band – FREE
6:45 PM
 Parade ends
Best float competition winners announced
Tree lighting ceremony – FREE
Visits with Santa Claus – FREE
Sing-a-long music with Bob Lyna – FREE
Reva Rollerdrome characters handing out coupons – FREE

Thanksgiving plays held at Auburn Public Theater, whose entrance is located on Exchange Street mall.
Other pre-parade activities all take place at Genesee Mall (located on the corner of Genesee and South Streets in Downtown Auburn ) or in the immediately adjacent Exchange Street mall area.
Parade begins on the corner of East Genesee and Fulton Streets.  It comes down Genesee Street through Downtown and turns left at William Street .  It then turns past the parking garage and ends at City Hall.
The Civic Band will play near the finish line for the parade.  This is also where the bonfire and tree lighting ceremony will be held.
Visits with Santa Claus and the Bob Lyna sing-a-long will also take place at the Genesee Mall.

Posted: Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 @ 11:35 am by Curt
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Creekside Books & Coffee Presents:
Saturday November 8, 2008 at 1 PM

[Skaneateles, NY]  Creekside Books & Coffee, an independent bookstore and coffeehouse in Skaneateles, is pleased to announce its fourth annual local author day celebration.  Authors include, Dan Roche, Matthew Dunn, Thomas Phillips, Bob Molinari, Rachael Ikins, Barbara Florance and Norman O. Keim. Authors will spend 15 minutes each presenting their work. Following the presentations, enjoy refreshments and time to linger, chat with the authors and get books signed.

“Join us for our fourth annual Local Author Day venue.  It always proves to be a spectacular overview of amazing local talent,” says Erika Davis, owner of Creekside Books and Coffee.  “These people never fail to impress me and their audiences.  Central New York is home to a wide variety of  incredibly talented and giving individuals.” (more…)

Posted: Friday, October 24th, 2008 @ 10:49 am by Curt
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Welcome to Central New York’s Premier Labor Day Weekend Event!

Before the picnics, parade and fireworks, you’ll get a chance to exercise,
compete and have fun in an unusual and unbelievable series of events
over the holiday weekend. This five-event weekend has something
for all ages of sports enthusiasts and spectators alike.

So check out all the events listed on the left, mark your calendar and plan
to be in Skaneateles for the weekend! We’ll see you in the Village!


2 Mile Bicycle Time Trial coonhill_race

Date: Sunday, August 31st 2008

Starting Time: 12:30pm

Race Description: New this year as part of our three event Sunday
is a two mile bicycle time trial. The event will be held at the Skaneateles Ski
Center located on Rt 174 in Marietta just south of St Rt 20. The time trial
starts at the entrance of the Ski Club On Rt 174 and travels south for only
2/10ths of a mile before turning right onto the legendary Coon Hill Road. Riders
now face a very scenic and challenging 8/10ths of a mile climb before hitting
the top. Now for the equalizer for those skinny climbers, cyclist will then turn
right (north) onto Rose Hill Road which is flat and fast into the finish one
mile down the road.

T-shirt and goodie bag to each participant.

Race Packet Pick-up: 3 – 7pm on Friday, August 29th, 2008 at the
Skaneateles Community Center or 10:30 – 11:30am on Race Day at
Skaneateles Ski Club.

Awards: King/Queen of the Hill (overall best time) receives a massage at
Mirbeau Inn and Spa valued at $125. $100 to the fastest male rider, $100 to the
fastest female rider. No duplication of prizes.

Age group awards will be given to the top three finishers in each category.
You must be present to receive your awards.
Awards cannot be sent to you – sorry.

Posted: Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 @ 9:00 am by Curt
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