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POW/MIA Ceremony

9/19  7 PM

September 19, 2014 is POW/MIA day and a time to reflect on loved ones and veterans who were once lost, imprisoned, or never recovered. It is also a time to acknowledge those that are still missing and imprisoned. To commemorate all branches of armed forces and to remember and respect their lives, contributions, and sacrifices, the Hastings-Parish VFW Post 8823 (13 County Route 45, Hastings, NY 13076) will be open to the public and conducting a POW/MIA ceremony at 7 pm on Friday, September 19, 2014.

Ford Mustang is 50 Years Old

9/20  12 noon to 4 PM

The Clay Historical Association would like to invite anyone with a Mustang (new or old) to come and show it off at our annual fall festival on September 20, 2014 at the Clay Historical Park, Route 31, Clay, NY. If interested, please call Cheryl at 708-9997.

CNY Pagan Pride Day/Autumn Equinox Festival

9/20  9 to 6 PM

Come join us for a day of celebration! The 15th annual Pagan Pride Day celebration will include drumming and dancing, music and learning, shopping and eating, meeting with friends old and new. Join us in our festival of thanksgiving and harvest. Admission is free, suggested donation is a non-perishable food item which will be collected for The Central New York Food Bank. Long Branch Park, 3813 Long Branch Rd.

Bats!

9/20  7 to 8:30 PM

Misunderstood by many, repulsive to some, and feared by others, come spend an evening, indoors and out, as we find out why bats are truly beneficial creatures, with undeserved reputations.$5 for members; $8 for nonmembers. Please call (315) 673-1350 to register. Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Rd, Marcellus

The Laramie Project

9/12, 9/13, 9/14, 9/18. 9/19. 9/20/ 9/21/, 9/25, 9/26/ & 9/27  8 to 10:30 PM  8 to 10:30

In October 1998, a gay 21 year old University of Wyoming student by the name of Matthew Shepard was the victim of a hate crime, which lead to his brutal death. New York based Tectonic Theater Company traveled to Laramie conducting over 200 interviews with the citizens and primary individuals in the case. The Laramie Project is a breathtaking theatrical collage exploring the depths to which humanity can sink, and the height of compassion of which we are capable. Thursday 8pm, $15 Friday 8pm, $20, Saturday, Dinner & Show 6:30pm, $34.95 Saturday, Show Only 8pm, $20 Sunday 2pm, $15 Catered by Cathy’s Corner Chicken with vodka sauce,vegetables, potatoes, salad & bread Cash Bar Available. CNY Playhouse, 3649 Erie Blvd E, 885-8960.

Cortland Girl Scout Troop 9 Can & Bottle Drive

9/1 through 9/30  12 to 10 PM

To benefit Parker School Girl Scout Troop Jr/Cadette Troop Activities & Community Service Projects.

Margaret Bourke White: Moments in History 1930-1945

8/19 through 10/19  Closed Mondays

The Syracuse University Art Galleries is pleased to present “Margaret Bourke-White: Moments in History 1930-1945,” an exhibition of over 180 vintage photographs taken in the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Germany, England and Italy in the 1930s and 40s. The exhibition will also feature original Life and Fortune magazines, in addition to correspondence related to Bourke-White’s photography and projects. This is the first of a series of exhibitions that Syracuse University Art Galleries will be presenting in the 2014-2015 academic year celebrating women in the arts. A complement to the exhibition, “context: reading the photography of margaret bourke-white,” will be presented at the Special Collections Research Center, also opening August 19th. This exhibition was curated by Oliva María Rubio of La Fábrica, Spain, and is a co-production by the Hague Museum of Photography, La Fábrica (Spain), Martin-Gropius-Bau (Germany), Preus-Museum (Norway), and Syracuse University Libraries (United States). The Syracuse University Art Galleries is the closing venue for this monumental exhibition that has toured throughout Europe for the past two years. The exhibition will run August 19 – October 19, 2014, in the Shaffer Art Building at Syracuse University. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; and Thursdays 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. The SUArt Galleries will host a free opening night reception from 5:00 – 7:00pm on Thursday, Sept. 4. Patrons are welcome to view the exhibition until the gallery closes at 8:00 pm. The reception is open to the public. Free to attend

Deer Dear/Tammy Renee Brackett

8/19 through 10/19  11:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed Wednesday)

The Syracuse University Art Galleries is pleased to premiere a new media installation, Tammy Renée Brackett: Deer Dear. Curated by SUArt Galleries Associate Director and Curator of Collections David L. Prince, Brackett’s recent work combines the digital and natural world to explore humans’ relationship with animals. The exhibition focuses on the White Tailed Deer, posing questions about population control, loss of habitat, and mortality. Presented concurrently with the exhibition Margaret Bourke-White: Moments in History 1930-1945, this exhibition is the first in a series of presentations that celebrate women in the arts at the Syracuse University Art Galleries. The exhibition will run August 19 – October 19, 2014, in the Shaffer Art Building at Syracuse University. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; and Thursdays 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. The SUArt Galleries will host a free opening night reception from 5:00 – 7:00pm on Thursday, Sept. 4. Patrons are welcome to view the exhibition until the gallery closes at 8:00 pm. The reception is open to the public. Free to attend.

Sampling Syracuse Food Tours

6/28 through 11/8

Walking Food Tours of Downtown Syracuse! Sampling Syracuse Food Tours will provide you with a delicious and unique way to discover Downtown Syracuse. Our 3 hour walking tour which begins at 12 Noon ($39.00 per person) includes stops at award winning restaurants where participants will sample local fare as well as visit and learn about cultural and historic landmarks. Come join us! Check out www.syracusefoodtours.com for more information and tickets.

Yoga Pilates Fusion Class

$7 “drop-in” fee per class. Every Thursday 930am-1030am and 7:15pm-8:15pm through December at The Wellness Center, Studio A. Contact Diana at 315-488-8503 or DLBDYMGT@AOL.com Medical Center West, 5700 West Genesee St, Camillus.