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Trunk or Treat/Pitcher Hill Community Church

10/31  5:30 to 7:30 PM

Church members will park in the rear and will open their trunks for children to collect candy and other treats. This is a free event. 605 Bailey Rd, 457-5484 for more information.

Halloween Party

10/31  8:30 PM to 12:30 AM

VFW #7290, 105 Maxwell Ave, North Syracuse, $3 to attend, prizes for costumes.

FREE Mammograms for Women Without Health Insurance


FREE Mammograms For Women Without Health Insurance


When was your last mammogram? On October 17th celebrate National Mammography Day by scheduling your mammogram. Women between the ages of 40 and 64 who do not have health insurance may qualify for a free mammogram through the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP). If you are an uninsured woman ages 40 to 64, call 435-3653 or visit the CSP website at to register today.

 Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer detected among women in the United States.  About 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime.  Routine screenings are an important step in the early detection and successful treatment of breast cancer.

 All women are at risk for breast cancer, but as women grow older their risk increases. Besides age, there are other factors that may increase a woman’s chance of developing breast cancer. Some of these factors include having a family history of breast cancer, having inherited changes on specific genes such as the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, never having had children, or having a first child after the age of 30.  Breast cancer may not cause any symptoms in its early stages, however as it progresses symptoms may include:

  • §        a lump or thickening in the breast
  • §        pain in the breast or in the nipple
  • §        nipple discharge
  • §        dimpling of the breast skin
  • §        flaky, red, or swollen skin anywhere on the breast.

 Screening for breast cancer includes a clinical breast exam and a mammogram. A clinical breast exam is an exam of a woman’s breasts by a healthcare provider that allows him/her to feel for any lumps or abnormalities. A mammogram is an x-ray of the breast.

 In addition, women ages 40 to 64 who do not have health insurance may also be eligible for a free Pap test through the CSP. Free colorectal cancer screening for eligible women and men ages 50 to 64 who do not have health insurance is offered as well. These services are available at numerous healthcare provider sites throughout the city of Syracuse and OnondagaCounty. Please call 435-3653 today to see if you qualify!      



40th Annual Holiday Church Mouse Bazaar & Craft Show

11/1  10AM to 3 PM

Handmade Crafts, Holiday Decorations, Jewelry and Beadwork, Cross Stitch,Knit & Crocheted Hand stitched Items, Candles, Novelty Foods, Baked Goods, NY Cheese, Country Store, Pre Loved Book Store,Unique Holiday Items at Affordable Prices. A hot lunch of chili, soup & sandwiches, available 11:00 AM-3:00 PM. MINOA FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. A Community Church for YOU. For Information, call 656-2064. Start your Holiday shopping

LHS Volleyball Teams to Host Fall Craft Fair & Bazaar

11/1  10 AM to 4 PM

The Liverpool High School Volleyball Program will host its 2014 Fall Craft Fair and Bazaar on Saturday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the LHS gymnasium and cafeteria, 4338 Wetzel Road. More than 100 vendors will be on hand – great crafts, raffles, food and fun! Proceeds from the event will benefit the volleyball program. Free to attend

Old Fashioned Pot Roast Like Mama Used to Make

11/1  4 to 6:30 PM

Pot Roast with Potatoes, Carrots, rye bread, dessert, beverage

Adults: $10.00, Seniors: $9.00, Children 4-12: $6:00 – Children Under 4 – Free
Take out available
For directions or more information, call 487-2756. Holy Cross Church, 3690 Armstrong Rd, Lakeland
Cost: Adults $10, Seniors $9, Children 4-12: $6, Children Under 4 – Free

Harvest Dinner & Bazaar

11/1  10 to 7 PM

The bazaar will have multiple vendors and will  be open from 10 to 7 PM, the dinner will be served between 4 and 7 PM. State Street United Methodist Church. 357 State Street, Fulton. Call between 9 and noon at 592-4559. Dinners will be $9 children 8 and under are $5.

Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church Harvest Dinner

11/1  4:30 to 7:30 PM

Bottom round beef, slow roasted on site that day, mashed potatoes & gravy, butternut squash, corn, cole slaw, assorted breads & rolls, assorted desserts, coffee, tea, milk and orange drink. $30 max per household. Takeouts are available. Church is handicapped accessible.
Cost: Adults 13 and up $11, Children 5-12 $5, Under 5 free

Paws-of-Plenty Harvest Dinner

On Saturday, November 1st, the AO of Hibernians in Oswego, NY will be hosting the Paws-of-Plenty Harvest Dinner. The dinner will begin at 1 p.m. and will end when all dinners are sold. In addition to dinner, items from Oswego local businesses will be raffled off and there will be baked goods for sale at the desert table. Tickets are $10 for a turkey or ham dinner either dine-in or carry-out on the day of the event. All proceeds go to the Oswego County Animal Shelter for medical equipment for an on-site surgical suite. Spaying and neutering animals is a concern in the Oswego community and the shelter tries its best to combat this issue. With an on-site surgical suite, the shelter will be better equipped to serve the Oswego community and give the animals of the area the best life possible.

Cost: $10

Otisco Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

All you can eat pancake breakfast
1st Sunday of the month (Oct. thru Mar.)
Next breakfast: November 2nd, 2014
Serving hours: 8am-12 noon
Located at: 1933 State Route 80, Tully, NY 13159
Prices are:
$6.00 Adults (ages 13-61)
$5.00 Children (ages 6-12) & Seniors (age 62+)
Free Children (age 5 & under)

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 for more information and tickets.

Roast Beef Dinner Fund Raiser

11/8  4 PM until Gone

Adults $10, Children $5, under 5 free(eat in only).Take outs will be available for other dinners. Bridgeport United Methodist Church, Corner of Route 31 & North Rd.

Free Drawing Lessons

10/16, 10/23/, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13

Join us at the Fine Arts Center every Thursday evening, 6 – 8, for our free drawing class taught by Patricia A. Tanner. Artists of all ages are welcome and all materials are provided. This event is made possible by a generous donation from Drs. Patricia and Jay Chapman. Salmon River Fine Arts Center, 4848 N Jefferson St, Pulaski.