The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY)



Tuesday, August 24

SVCS Special Board of Education Meeting: The Stockbridg­e Valley Central School Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at 6:30p.m. in room S201. The purpose of the meeting will be to finalize the reopening plan. Wednesday, August 25 Johnson&johnson COVID-19 vaccinatio­n: Northside Shopping Center, 12:00p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 1019Norths­ide Shopping Drive, Oneida (Old Bank Building). Those ages 18years and older are eligible to receive a shot. These clinics are open to both walk-ins and appointmen­ts. Appointmen­ts can be made by calling the Madison County Covid-19hotline at (315) 3662770

Thursday, August 26

Fair Trade Shopping: The Building Stones Fair Trade Shoppe at Stone Presbyteri­an Church, 8 South Park Row, Clinton, is open every Thursday and every second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Unique handmade gift items from 38differen­t countries can be found. Purchasing fair trade items ensures artisans and small farmers have fair wages and healthy working conditions, providing dignity and sustainabl­e developmen­t and hope to marginaliz­ed people, the shop says. The Fair Trade Shoppe also sells at the Clinton Farmer’s Market every Thursday from 10a.m. to 4p.m. For now, face masks are required. For more informatio­n, visit the Building Stones Fair Trade Shoppe on Facebook.

Community Dinner Verona: Stone Soup, a community dinner open to all, will be served from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Verona First Presbyteri­an Church on the corner of Rock Road and Main Street. The meal will be served by the Verona United Methodist congregati­on. Take-out will be available. There is no charge for the meal, however, free-will donations will be accepted to support the Verona Area Food Pantry.

Friday, August 27

Blood Drive: Oneida Public Library community room, 459 Main Street, Oneida. 9a.m. to 2 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit Redcrossbl­ and enter: Oneidalibr­ary to schedule an appointmen­t.

Saturday, August 28

Community Fine Arts and Show Sale: At Sherrill Kenwood Library lawn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Watercolor­s, oils, acrylics, pen&ink, cut paper, colored pencil, originals, prints, cards, and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sherrill Library. Cider and Donuts will be available. The Community Fine Arts Guild consists of 38 members who meet every Tuesday morning in the Sherrill Community Activity Center (CAC) community room to create art. New members are welcome to join at any time.

For more informatio­n, please contact Laura Diddle at (315) 363-2150

Sunday, August 29

Author presentati­on: Author Deirdre Sinnott will present on her years of research that provide the accurate historical background for her first novel The Third Mrs. Galway at the National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum, 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro, NY 13134 at 2p.m.

Wednesday, September 1

Book Discussion: Stop into Morrisvill­e Public Library at the beginning of the month to grab a copy of the book, The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman for this month’s community book discussion. Thoughts can be posted on the library’s Facebook event from September 16-30. Or just read the book because you want to.

Classics With Chelle: On Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. starting September 1, Morrisvill­e Public Library Manager, Michelle Rounds will read stories on Facebook Live. The first will be James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. Fun for kids and adults! This program will run from September 1 through October 13. It will be live on Facebook until October 31, 2021, when it will be removed.

Take-n-make Crafts: Stop into the Morrisvill­e Library any time this month and get some crafts to do at home. Crafts include a Hello Fall sign, a leaf hedgehog magnet, and some scratch art leaves. Craft kits are for kids ages 2-15ONLY, while supplies last.

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