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View hosts Bread Basket Workshop Tuesday

Arts & Learning OLD FORGE — View will host a Bread Basket Workshop led by Barbara Green from Adirondack Green House Basketry on Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Participants will create their own bread basket with warming stone in this workshop, weaving in a basic stop and start fashion, choosing their own accent colors, and learning how to stain their basket. These creations will also come... 4:00pm 08/15/18

RMH recognized nationally for promoting organ, eye and tissue donation

Health Rome Memorial Hospital is among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for promoting enrollment in state organ donor registries in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). More than 443,000 donor enrollments were added to state registries nationwide as a result of the... 4:00pm 08/13/18

Arts at the Palace hosts Dar Williams Aug. 25

Arts & Learning HAMILTON — The public is invited to join Arts at the Palace on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. as they host Dar Williams for a book signing and presentation, sponsored by the Colgate Bookstore. Her book, What I Found in a Thousand Towns will be available for purchase at the event. This event is free. Dubbed by the New Yorker as “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters,”... 4:00pm 08/15/18

History Club of New York Mills meets Monday

Arts & Learning NEW YORK MILLS — The History Club of New York Mills will host a discussion on strange and unique museums across the world on Monday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Community Center at 320 Main St. in New York Mills. History Club president Cheryl Pula will discuss the Toilet Seat Art Museum in Alamo Heights, Texas, the Hammer Museum in Haines, Alaska, and the Museum of Carrots in... 4:00pm 08/15/18

Jervis offers online genealogy workshop Aug. 27

Arts & Learning Those interested in tracing their family tree using online resources can attend Jervis Public Library’s Online Genealogy Drop-In Help session at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27 in the library’s accessible fourth-floor auditorium. Participants will have the opportunity to use the library’s laptops to search Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, Familysearch, and Digital... 4:00pm 08/15/18

Steuben Old Home Days slated for Aug. 25

Arts & Learning TOWN OF STEUBEN — Mark Williams, president of the Steuben Old Home Day Association, has the organizing committee busy planning the annual event for Saturday, Aug. 25. It will be the 92nd year that the community has come together to raise funds for the five cemetery associations located in the township and the United Methodist Women’s Association. Several vendors are already... 4:00pm 08/15/18

Capitolfest 16 underway today at Capitol Theatre

Entertainment Capitolfest 16’s three-day, seven-program festival begins with more than nine hours of films today at the Capitol Theatre. The first session, 11:20 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., kicks off with a pair of digital presentations. Friday’s evening program, 6:30 to 11 p.m., begins with Capitolfest 16’s oldest movie: the 1911 silent short “On The Brink”, presented in digital. Capitolfest 16’s... 4:00pm 08/10/18

Financial exploitation seminar Friday

Senior Representatives from Oneida County Office for the Aging and Berkshire Bank will be at the Parkway Center, 220 Memorial Parkway, Utica, to conduct a seminar on financial exploitation at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Every year older adults lose billions of dollars to financial exploitation.  The seminar will cover ways in which this happens and what to look out for. Call the... 4:00pm 08/14/18