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Oriskany Central School Ski & Snowboard Club to hold Book Fair

Entertainment NEW HARTFORD — Oriskany Central School Ski & Snowboard Club will hold a Book Fair Fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 6 at Barnes & Noble at Consumer Square. There will be activities planned throughout the day with a sports theme. Approximately 30 students in grades 5-9 participate in the Ski & Snowboard Club. The membership consists of a Friday night ski pass and... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Oneida Healthcare receives Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation

Health ONEIDA — On April 11, representatives from the Madison County Department of Health (MCDOH) recognized two practices within Oneida Healthcare’s Circle of Care network, Women’s Health Associates and Maternal Health Center, as Breastfeeding Friendly Practices. They represent the first in Madison County and the central NY region to obtain the Breastfeeding Friendly Practice... 4:00pm 04/16/18

Cornell University reminds residents to think globally, plant locally

Home Earth Day is celebrated once a year, but individuals can make this celebration matter by making a year-round commitment to a healthy planet. Two Cornell University experts note that you can make a difference by choosing native species of trees and plants for your land. Todd Bittner, director of natural areas for Cornell Botanic Gardens, says that people can have a... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Sign-up for May Food $en$e

Home Registration for the May Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held at United Methodist churches in Rome and Lee Center, the First Baptist Church in Rome, and the Presbyterian Church in Holland Patent. Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by the Central New York Food Bank. Everyone is welcome to participate. There are no income... 4:00pm 04/20/18

Spektral Quartet to perform at Hamilton College April 21

Entertainment CLINTON — Hamilton College Performing Arts presents Spektral Quartet on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.  Tickets for this event are $20, $15 for senior citizens and $5 for students. All seating is general admission. For more information, call the box office at 315-859-4331 or visit www.hamilton.edu. The... 4:00pm 04/19/18

MWPAI Concerts in the Court Hosts Tribute to Jazz Legend

Entertainment UTICA — Two-time Grammy-winning Turtle Island Quartet brings “Bird’s Eye View: A Tribute to Charlie Parker” to the Concerts in the Court series 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, in Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute’s Edward Wales Root Sculpture Court. “This high-flying program pays homage to the legendary brilliance of jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker. The genius of his... 4:00pm 04/19/18

Posthumous RACC exhibit honors Marilyn Schlueter

Arts & Learning Marilyn Schlueter passed away last April but her art fans will have another opportunity to see and purchase some of her works during a memorial exhibit to be held at Rome Art and Community Center from April 19 through May 16. One hundred-thirteen of her pieces will be on display during the exhibit as well as several piece from her private art collection. A free opening... 4:00pm 04/18/18

DuffleBag Theatre presents ‘Little Red Riding Hood’

Entertainment The “nearly-world famous” DuffleBag Theatre Co., returns to the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute for Kids and Families series to perform “Little Red Riding Hood” at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, April 26. Little Red Riding Hood is determined to visit her sick grandmother with a basket of goodies, on the other side of the woods. Unfortunately the Big Bad Wolf, waiting... 4:00pm 04/19/18