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MVCC reschedules VanderWaal concert

Entertainment Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, Grace VanderWaal’s March 24 concert at Mohawk Valley Community College has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in the Jorgensen Athletic and Event Center at the college’s Utica Campus. Tickets, which will cost $20 for the general public and $15 for MVCC employees, will go on sale at noon Monday, Dec. 4,... 4:00pm 02/24/18

Red Cross seeks blood donors at upcoming drives

Health During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world. Red Cross Month is a celebration of supporters, who are the face of the Red Cross in... 4:00pm 02/20/18

Second annual Kristin’s Fund Gala scheduled for March 10

Entertainment VERONA — The second annual Kristin’s Fund Gala, which is Saturday, March 10 at Turning Stone Resort Casino, will feature special guest speaker Taylor Armstrong. Tickets for the gala are $125 and can be purchased on www.kristinsfund.com. For more information, to donate, or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.kristinsfund.com. Armstrong is a domestic violence... 4:00pm 02/24/18

Forgiveness service Sunday

Religion Grace Union A.M.E. Church, 606 Woodland Ave., will host its annual Forgiveness Service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The service has been held for 50 years on the last Sunday in February to celebrate Black History Month and is an adaptation of an African traditional service. The Rev. Cary Beckwith, pastor of Hope Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church of Utica, will be guest preacher. The service... 4:00pm 02/24/18

Commandments hold deeper meaning

Religion I was reading the account in the Bible of the rich young ruler approaching Jesus and asking how to obtain eternal life (Matthew 19:16-22). Interestingly, Jesus response to him was, “You shall not murder, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Now this is... 4:00pm 02/24/18

Dorfman Center to host Indoor Picnic

Senior Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., will host an Indoor Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Cost is $5, or $7 for non-members. The center is serving hotdogs, hamburgers, potato salad, pickles, potato chips, iced tea or lemonade, and ice cream sundaes. There will also be opportunities to win door prizes. Those planning to attend may sign up at the front desk or call... 4:00pm 02/23/18

Silk marbling class March 3

Arts & Learning OLD FORGE — View arts center, 3273 Route 28, will hold a silk marbling and painting workshop starting Saturday, March 3, at 10 a.m. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. The cost for the workshop is $80, $75 for View members. Registration deadline is March 2. To register, go online www.ViewArts.org or call 315-369-6411. Participants will learn the artistic... 4:00pm 02/21/18

Cinema screens Oscar nominated foreign language film

Entertainment Cinema Capitol, 230 W. Dominick St., will present the Swedish comedy-drama “The Square” Friday through Thursday. In “The Square,” Christian (Claes Bang) is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, and a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is “The Square,” an installation which invites passersby to... 4:00pm 02/22/18

Apply for Maple Foundation scholarship by March 15

Home The New York State Maple Foundation’s Terry Laubish Maple Scholarship returns for 2018. All applications for the scholarship must be postmarked by March 15. Any high school senior with a connection to a New York State maple operation, either as a family member or employee, who is planning to attend a two- or four-year college beginning in fall 2018, can apply. Applications and... 4:00pm 02/23/18

Zombie inspired ‘Romeo and Juliet’ starts March 2 at Colgate

Entertainment HAMILTON — The Colgate University Theater production “R & J & Z” takes place on March 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8. All showings are at 7 p.m., and are free and open to the public though reservations are recommended. Performances are held in Brehmer Theatre at Dana Arts Center. Ticket reservations can be made at www.eventbrite.com. “R & J & Z” is a new zombie inspired play in verse... 4:00pm 02/22/18