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Sign up for an “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls” class. This can help older adults improve their quality of life and remain more independent. Two class series are being offered to begin in May. Participants must pre-register for a specific class series and can only attend classes for that location. Call the Area Agency on Aging at 607-753-5060 to register and for more information. This class series is sponsored by Cortland County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

A six-hour driver refresher course geared for drivers aged 50 and older, but open to drivers of any age, is being offered over two days on May 10th and May 11th from 1:30pm to 4:30pm at the Virgil Town Hall located at 1176 Church Street in Virgil. This course is approved by the N.Y.S. Department of Motor Vehicles for points and insurance reduction. Pre-registration is required by calling the Cortland County Health Department at 758-5509. Class may be rescheduled due to lack of registrations, and walk-ins might be turned away. This class is sponsored by AARP, the Cortland County Health Department, the Cortland County Area Agency on Aging, and the Cortland County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. (RSVP)

A new session of Red Cross swim lessons will be starting soon at the YWCA of Cortland. Lessons are for ages 5-12. They also have classes for babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolers. Choose from Waterbabies, Awesome Tadpoles, and Pre-school swim. Sign-up for our Adult Swim class to brush up on strokes and improve endurance. Class times vary. Registration begins April 29th and runs until May 15th. Classes run from May 15th to June 24th. For more information, call the YWCA at 753-9651.

-Saturday, April 29th
Studio Z Dance Studio, located at 191 South Main Street in Cortland is having a Scrap Metal Fundraiser. They will have a dumpster at Studio Z. They’ll take any scrap metals: washers, dryers, grills, fridges and more. If you would like to donate and can not get to the studio, please leave a message at 607-345-0423 and someone will pick it up. It must be located within Cortland County.

-Saturday, April 29th
The Homer Junior High Science Club is holding a can and bottle drive from from 9am to Noon behind the Homer Junior High. Proceeds help to support club activities, such as the Raquette Lake field trip.

-Sunday, April 30th
The “Run Free for Ron Reed” is happening at the Lime Hollow Center for Environment and Culture Center. This a free 5 km (3.1 miles) trail run/walk. The race is in memory of Ronald William Reed who passed away unexpectedly on September 22, 2016. This 5K combines Mr. Reed’s love for running with his passion for the outdoors. Donations will be collected and there will be a 50/50 raffle to benefit a scholarship in Ron’s name to support teacher and environmental education. Race registration begins at 8 am and includes entry to the race, a custom race bib, a bottle of water, post-race snacks, and handouts from our sponsor check-in. Visit to register.

-Sunday, April 30th
Post 465 American Legion Family is holding a Breakfast Buffet with omelets available from 7:30 to 11am. Family Friendly pricing with Veteran and Senior Discounts. Proceeds go toward the Veteran and Community Service projects of the American Legion Family.


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May is Older Americans Month and the Cortland Senior Center is having a Dinner & Celebration from 4pm to 6:30pm on May 11th. Tickets are available at the Cortland Senior Center, Room B40 of the County Office Building The cost is a suggested donation of $6. Call 753-5166 for more information.

-Saturday, May 6th
The Corn Ducky Derby starts at 11:00am in Suggett Park. Proceeds benefit area youth. First place prize is 2500 dollars! Buy a $5 donation ticket at local businesses.  The Cortland County Relay for Life joins the fun with Paint the Town Purple. They are raising awareness for cancer from 10am to 2pm with live music, a chicken barbecue, local vendors will be there and there will be children’s activities.

-Sunday, May 7th
The next Ithaca-Cortland PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Meeting is at 4pm at the Interfaith Center, located at 7 Calvert St. All are welcome. For more information visit

-Monday, May 8th
Relay For Life Cortland County has an Organizational meeting at 6pm at the Cortland Regional Medical Center’s Nursing and Rehab Center. all interested invited to attend. The Relay for Life Event is in a new location this year on the Homer Village Green from Noon to Midnight.

-Monday, May 29th
The Columbian Presbyterian Church (corner of routes 11 & 20, in LaFayette, is hosting it’s annual Memorial Day Benefit for LaFayette Outreach, the local food pantry from 8am to Noon. The event consists of: silent auction, bake sale, plant sale, ice cream sundaes, & free kids’ craft area. All of the proceeds will be donated to LaFayette Outreach. For Questions and/ or donations call 315-677-3293 or email Is Powered By:
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