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The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Obituaries -

Gar­den club will meet Thurs­day

ONEIDACASTLE » The Green Thumb Gar­den Club will meet Thurs­day, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Oneida Cas­tle Vil­lage Hall. Fol­low­ing a short busi­ness meet­ing, Jo Jones will present a work­shop on cre­at­ing Christ­mas or­na­ments for The Madi­son County Historical So­ci­ety’s House Tour. Re­fresh­ments will be served.

Con­cert se­ries kicks off Nov. 17

ONEIDA » The Kal­let Civic Cen­ter’s 2nd An­nual Win­ter Warm Up Con­cert Se­ries will be­gin Fri­day, Nov. 17 with Grupo Pa­gan a Latin-Amer­i­can band based in Syra­cuse. Ad­mis­sion to the con­cert is free thanks in part to the Gor­man Foun­da­tion and CNY Arts. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show be­gins at 8 p.m. Kal­let con­ces­sions and cash bar will be avail­able. The Win­ter Warm Up Con­cert Se­ries takes place the third Fri­day of ev­ery­month through April 2018. For more in­for­ma­tion call the Kal­let at (315) 363-8525.

Auc­tion planned for Dec. 5

WAMPSVILLE » Otto Short­ell Mid­dle School will hold a fundrais­ing auc­tion on Dec. 5 be­gin­ning at 5:30 p.m. in the mid­dle school gym. The pub­lic is in­vited to bid on a va­ri­ety of items. There will also be raf­fles. Snacks will be pro­vided. Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit ac­tiv­i­ties for the stu­dents.

In­duc­tion cer­e­mony at VVS

VERONA » Ver­non-Veron­aSher­rill High School will hold hold its fifth an­nual in­duc­tion cer­e­mony for the Wall of Distinc­tion on Tues­day, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. The 2017 in­duc­tion class in­cludes Robert Drake, Class of 1989 and Ruth Wey­dig, Class of 1981.

Fam­ily Game Night at OPL

ONEIDA » Oneida Pub­lic Li­brary in­vites fam­i­lies to re­dis­cover the fun of play­ing board games to­gether on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. at the li­brary, 220 Broad St. Youth Ser­vices Co­or­di­na­tor Megan Gil­lan­der has col­lected some old and new board games for fam­i­lies to try out, while she en­cour­ages board-game en­thu­si­asts to bring their fa­vorite games in to in­tro­duce to other fam­i­lies. For more in­for­ma­tion, stop by the Oneida Li­brary or call 315-363-3050.

Thanks­giv­ing Craft Time of­fered

HAMIL­TON » Hamil­ton Pub­lic Li­brary will hold a Thanks­giv­ing Craft Time on Mon­day, Nov. 20 at 3:30 p.m. for ages 3 and older. Snacks will be pro­vided by Friends of the Li­brary.

Tur­key Trot set for Thanks­giv­ing Day

ONEIDA » Oneida High School will hold a Tur­key Trot 5K Run/Walk on Thurs­day, Nov. 23 be­gin­ning at 9 a.m. at the school, Reg­is­tra­tion will be held from 7:45-8:45 a.m. The cost is $10 and two cans of non-per­ish­able food items. A one­mile fun run will also be held, along with a cos­tume con­test. All pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Oneida Food Pantry and Oneida All Sports Booster.

Beer, wine tast­ing to ben­e­fit Scouts

ONEIDA » Friends of Troop 2 will hold a Char­ity Beer & Wine Tast­ing on Fri­day, Dec. 1 from 7-9 p.m. at Oneida Elks Club, 191 Main St. Tick­ets are $20. Pro­ceeds will sup­port Troop 2 High Ad­ven­tures.

An­nual Hol­i­day Sale in Hamil­ton

HAMIL­TON » The Com­mu­nity Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal Aux­il­iary will hold its 62nd An­nual Hol­i­day Sale and Cafe on Satur­day, Dec. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the First Bap­tist Church, 27 Broad St. The sale will in­clude hand-crafted items from the com­mu­nity, at­tic trea­sures, baked and canned items, kid’s stuff and an as­sort­ment of raf­fle bas­kets. The Hol­i­day Cafe will serve sweet treats and warm bev­er­ages through­out the sale for $2 (a cou­ple of cook­ies and a hot drink).

RPEA Hol­i­day Luncheon slated

YORKVILLE » The Re­tired Pub­lic Em­ploy­ees As­so­ci­a­tion Mo­hawk Val­ley Chap­ter will hold its an­nual Hol­i­day Luncheon and Mem­ber­ship Meet­ing on Dec. 14 from 12-3 p.m. at Club Monarch, 16 Erie St. Guest speaker will be Jack McPad­den, RPEA pres­i­dent. The event will in­clude a lot­tery tree, door prizes and theme bas­ket raf­fle. Mem­bers are asked to bring an item for the food pantry. Reser­va­tions are due Dec. 7. For in­for­ma­tion on prices, call Elaine Dzi­adyk at (315) 735-7228.

Canastota/Lenox Se­niors will meet Nov. 16

CANASTOTA » The Ca- nas­tota/Lenox Se­niors will meet Thurs­day, Nov. 16 at noon at the United Church of Canastota for a Thanks­giv­ing cov­ered dish luncheon. Mem­bers are asked to bring a dish to pass and their own ta­ble ser­vice. Tur­key, cof­fee and tea will be pro­vided by the club. Tick­ets for the Christ­mas party to be held Wed­nes­day, Dec. 13 at the Rusty Rail will be avail­able at this meet­ing. The cost is $17 per per­son. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Alice at (315) 796-8998.

Pro­gram on black bears of­fered Nov. 19

NEWYORKMILLS » Kirk­land Bird Club’s next Wildlife Pro­gram will fea­ture “Re­ha­bil­i­tat­ing Black Bears,” pre­sented by Jean and Len So­prano of Kin­dred King­doms Wildlife Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter. The free pro­gram will take place Sun­day, Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. at the New York Mills Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 320 Main St. Kin­dred King­doms is a non-for­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that spe­cial­izes in the care of birds of prey and black bears. The So­pra­nos have been re­ha­bil­i­tat­ing wildlife since 1997 and to date have raised 123 bear cubs. This pro­gram will in­clude photos of how bear re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion works from the day a cub comes to the fa­cil­ity (or­phaned or in­jured) un­til the day he is re­leased back into the wild by DEC Wildlife Bi­ol­o­gists.

Pie sale will ben­e­fit mu­seum

EATON » The Old Town of Eaton Mu­seum will hold its an­nual Pie & Bake Sale on Satur­day, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Old Auc­tion Barn on Route 26, next to the post of­fice. An as­sort­ment of pies will be avail­able, in­clud­ing, pump­kin, blue­berry, ap­ple, black­berry, cherry, and mince, along with baked goods and hol­i­day bread. Other items in­clud­ing books and tee shirts will be on sale to ben­e­fit the mu­seum. For more in­for­ma­tion visit the Face­book pages for the Old Town of Eaton Mu­seum or Friends of the Eaton Mu­seum.

Do­na­tions ac­cepted for Christ­mas with a Cop

SHERRILL » The Sherrill Po­lice Depart­ment is ac­cept­ing do­na­tions for Christ­mas with a Cop, a pro­gram that helps chil­dren in the com­mu­nity have a mem­o­rable hol­i­day. The po­lice depart­ment works with lo­cal schools to iden­tify chil­dren for the pro­gram, and the depart­ment shops for gifts for those chil­dren. Mone­tary do­na­tions can be dropped off at City Hall week­days from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Do­na­tions must be re­ceived by Dec. 12. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact City Man­ager Bran­don Lovett at (315) 363-2440 or blovett@sher­rillny.org.

Free pip­ing, drum­ming lessons of­fered

ROME » The Mo­hawk Val­ley Frasers Pipe Band is of­fer­ing four free lessons on bag­pipes, drums or high­land danc­ing be­gin­ning Tues­day, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, 1807 Bed­ford St. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (315) 224-3006. The Mo­hawk Val­ley Frasers, the pre­mier pipe band in Cen­tral New York, draws its mem­bers from nearly ev­ery com­mu­nity be­tween Rochester and Lit­tle Falls.

Christ­mas bazaar set for Nov. 18

MUNNSVILLE » Stock­bridge Val­ley Cen­tral School will hold its 45th an­nual Christ­mas Bazaar on Satur­day, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 6011 Wil­liams Road. The event will fea­ture more than 50 booths with new and re­turn­ing ven­dors for one-stop Christ­mas shop­ping. Food will be avail­able.

Com­mu­nity meet­ing slated at CAC

SHERRILL » The Sherrill Re­cre­ation Depart­ment will hold a com­mu­nity meet­ing on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. up­stairs at the Com­mu­nity Ac­tiv­ity Cen­ter, 139 E. Hamil­ton Ave. Res­i­dents are in­vited to share their ideas for fu­ture pro­grams, ac­tiv­i­ties and events in the city. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Sara Get­man at (315) 363-6525 or sget­man@ sherrill.org.

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