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Master gardeners list classes

Home WHITESTOWN —  Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County Master Gardener Volunteers have announced classes scheduled for the 21st Annual Herb and Flower Festival. The event, which promotes fun gardening and learning, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Oneida County’s Parker F. Scripture Botanical Gardens, 121 Second St.... 4:00pm 05/19/17

Food $en$e orders being taken at five sites

Home Registration for the June Food $en$e program — open to everyone regardless of income — will be held at United Methodist churches in Rome, Lee Center and Verona, 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 05/23/17

Dining for a Cause ticket deadline May 31

Home UTICA — The Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) invites you to an evening of fine cuisine and auctions. On Wednesday, June 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dorothy Smith Center for Advocacy at RCIL, 1607 Genesee St., RCIL is bringing together area chefs to benefit elderly individuals who would not otherwise be able to afford attending RCIL’s Adult Day Service program.... 4:00pm 05/19/17

Plant sale Saturday; children’s contest slated

Home The Gardener’s of Rome holding its Annual Plant Sale Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m.-noon at Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E. Locust St. “We will have annuals, perennials, magazines, books, and baked goods,” club officials said, adding, “Some plants are grown in our members gardens the rest are from several local greenhouses.” It is also that time of year for the club’s Big... 4:00pm 05/19/17

Plant sale in Sherrill

Home SHERRILL — The Sherrill Garden Club will hold a plant sale from 8 a.,m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Community Activity Center, 139 E. Hamilton St. Organizers said there are new plant varieties this year, many annual flowers, veggies and tomatoes, plus perennials from members’ gardens. Planting instructions are offered. There are also home-baked pies and cookies and a tag sale of... 4:00pm 05/19/17

Farmers’ Market each Tuesday

Home ONEIDA — The Madison County Historical Society, 435 Main St. will host the third annual Cottage Lawn Farmers’ Market every Tuesday through Sept. 5. Admission is free and will run from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. each week except for July 4. The market will feature fresh local produce and will have a series of events focusing on family, nutrition and recreation. Visit... 4:00pm 05/19/17