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Red Cross Babysitter’s Training

7/31   9 AM to 4 PM

For youths 11 to 15 years of age. This course is designed to give teens the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school aged children. $75.00 for the course. Register @ Onondaga Free Library, 4840 West Seneca Turnpike, 492-1727.

Summer Food Service Program

Weekdays 11:30 AM to 1 PM

Free lunches for children up to 18 years of age. Parent can eat with their children for only $3.75. Michael A. Maroun Elementary School, 11 Elm Street, Phoenix. 695-1547.

First Baptist Church of Central Square Blood Drive

7/31  1 to 6 PM

Oswego County is low on their blood supply. This is an emergency and they need you to donate. Some slots are still open for more info please call 668-2138. Your help is needed. First Baptist Church of Central Square, 701 North Main Street, Central Square.

Chicken & Biscuit Supper

7/31  4:30 on

Take outs will be available at  4:30 @ 564-5977. $9 for adults, kids are $4.50 and under 5 are free. Martville United Methodist Church,13729 Martville Cut Off Rd, Martville

Fulton Community Band Concert

7/31   7 PM

Traditional marches & overtures as well as music from Broadway. Bring a chair and free to attend. Bullhead Point, Route 3, Fulton. 592-9246 for more info.

Chicken BBQ & Bake Sale

8/2  11 AM until Sold Out

Featuring their famous BBQ recipe. $8.50 for dinners, seniors 65 and up are $7.50 and 1/2 chickens are $5.50. Take outs available. Manlius United Methodist Church, 111 Wesley St (Corner of Wesley & Pleasant Streets) Manlius. 682-8021.

Women in Nature Rifle Clinic

8/2   12 Noon to 3 PM

Target some fun this summer. For women ages 12 and up. Learn about rifles and how to shoot. Firearms safety, range rules, holding, aiming and firing positions will be covered. Demonstration and hands-on! The $20 fee includes ammunition, shooting sessions and refreshments. Pre-Registration is required. To pre-register or for more information contact David Simmons,, 315-247-5141. Baldwinsville Rod & Gun Club,1405 Kingdom Rd, Baldwinsville.

12th Annual Ethnic Macedonian Festival

Saint George Macedonian Orthodox Church is proud to present its 12th Annual Macedonian Ethnic Festival taking place from Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd. The vibrant Macedonian population in Syracuse, New York has played an active role in the Central New York Community for many years, participating in events such as the New York State Fair and the Festival of Nations. We are pleased and honored to share our cultural diversity, heritage, customs, and traditions with Central New Yorkers. We encourage our fellow community members to join in a memorable celebration, and take in the customary folk dances and ethnic food, as well as a traditional performance and pig roast on Saturday, August 2nd. Experience the warmth of the Macedonian hospitality by sampling the wine, dance along with us, and take a glimpse at our extraordinary frescoes. The people of Saint George Macedonian Orthodox Church welcome everyone with free admission and parking, traditional Macedonian food and drinks, live music, and church tours! Saint George Macedonian Orthodox Church would also like to thank our 2014 festival sponsors, including Romano Auto Dealerships, Govsphere, Summit Automotive Group, John & Sons Fly Road Market, Liberty Deli, and Gianelli Sausage. Opa! Friday, August 1st from 4 – 10 PM
Saturday, August 2nd from Noon – 11 PM ,Sunday, August 3rd from Noon – 7 PM St. George Macedonian Orthodox Church,5083 Onondaga Road (RT. 173)  Syracuse, NY 13215 


7/22  7/29  8/5  8/12  1 to 2 PM

Mom, Dads, grandparents and caregivers are invited to bring their pre-k through 2nd graders to the WCNY Courtyard at 415 West Fayette St for Sit Stay Read story times. Participate in fun activities and listen to stories. The event will be held indoors if it rains. 453-2414 for more information.

Music in the Park

7/23  7/30  8/6 and 8/13  6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Spend a relaxing summer evening with friends and great music. This series will present four concerts held on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm:
July 23rd – Amanda Rogers  July 30th – Panloco Steel Drum Band  August 6th – Diana Jacobs Band  August 13th- Gary Branch and Friends. The concerts are handicapped accessible. The Music in the Park concert series is made possible in part by funding from the Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants (FLCAG) and Senator DeFrancisco.

DIY Club/Onondaga Free Library

7/16,7/23, 7/30, 8/6 and 8/20  1 PM

Build, repair, invent! Make something amazing and share it with your friends. New projects each week for ages 10 & up. register at

Summer Movie Express/Regal Cinemas

7/1 through 8/27 Tuesdays & Wednesdays Only

Family fun movies playing on Tuesdays & Wednesdays for the summertime!
Admission to these movies during the Summer Movie Express is only $1. Tickets must be purchased at the theater and all movies start at 10:00 am. A portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. The Summer Movie Express is playing at Regal Destiny USA, Great Northern Mall, & Shoppingtown Mall, starting July 1st. 2014 Movie Schedule Includes:Week 1: Hotel Transylvania, The Smurfs 2.Week 2:
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2,The Pirates: Band of Misfits. Week 3: Arthur Christmas, Despicable Me 2. Week 4: the Lego Movie, Free Birds. Week 5: The Adventures of Tintin, Rise of the Guardians. Week 6: Kung Fu Panda 2, Madagascar 3. Week 7: The Croods, Epic
Week 8: Turbo, Walking with Dinosaurs. Week 9: Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Rio 2

New Haven Farmers Market

6/16  3 to 6 PM (and every Monday though September 15)

Free to attend. 4279 State Route 104. 963-3900 for more details.

Volney Farmers Market

6/10  3 to 6 PM  (Every Tuesday through September 16th)

Free to attend. Fresh produce, crafts, local authors, hand made soaps. Volney Town Hall, State Route 3. 963-0944 for more information.

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.