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Make your reservation today as The 1890 House Museum is celebrating its annual Spring Gala on Friday, May 31, from 6pm to 10pm at 37 Tompkins Street in Cortland.
The fundraiser will feature sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, delectable desserts, fine wine, beer, and other beverages. The popular local band Unreal City will provide entertainment, and there will be a 50/50 Raffle and a Silent Auction.
Proceeds will go toward operating expenses for The 1890 House Museum. For more information and to make reservations, call 607-756-7551.
Relay For Life has quilt raffle. The winner will be drawn at Relay For Life on June 7th.
Tickets are $3 each or 2 for $5. Email email@example.com or call 607-597-9422 for ticket info. You don’t need to be present at Relay For Life to win.
The Relay for Life has a Tim McGraw Concert Tickets raffle. Win two tickets to Tim McGraw’s concert at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open; this includes admission to the golf tournament and a chance to meet Tim McGraw.
Cost is $10 per raffle ticket. The drawing will be held at the Cortland County Relay for Life on June 7th. You don’t have to be present to win.
Contact Relay for Life Team Wendy’s Warriors at Sandyl@wendecentral.com.
Register in advance for the next Human Services Coalition.
Nearly every week of the year you can find a workshop from the Human Services Coalition. If you want to find out how to do your job more efficiently, manage your time, handle the difficult people in your life, or become a more effective non-profit board of directors, go to hsctc.org/workshops. There you'll see the schedule of professionally led, inexpensive offerings.
The next Coalition workshop is "Evaluating the Agency Chief Executive" with Scott Heyman and JoAnne Miner on Thursday, May 30th from 9am to 11:45am at the Tompkins County Public Library.
Register in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 607-273-8686.
-Tuesday, May 21st
The Cortland County Board of Health at 4pm in Room 302 of the Cortland County Office Building located at 60 Central Ave. in Cortland.
-Wednesday, May 22nd and Thursday, May 23rd
RSVP, AARP, the Cortland County Health Department & Area Agency on aging are offering a driver safety course at the Truxton Senior Center, United Methodist Church on Route 13 in Truxton.
Although this is a refresher course geared for drivers 50 years and older anyone can attend.
You must bring your driver’s license to class. Call the Cortland County Health department at their new number 607-758-5509.
-Friday, May 24th
The Panthers Club, a booster club for TC3 athletics, is hosting a golf tournament at Elm Tree Golf Course in Cortland.
The seventh-annual Panthers Club Golf Outing will feature a two-person scramble format tournament with a shotgun start at noon. The $120 per team registration fee includes golf, cart, dinner, and prizes.
The goal of the event is to raise funds for TC3 athletics while bringing TC3 students, staff, alumni, and community members together in a relaxed setting.
Revenue generated by this event will be used to support team-building opportunities, supplement funds for team equipment, and develop ways TC3 athletics can have a positive impact on young people in the community.
A registration form with more details is available at www.TC3.edu/Panthers or by calling 607-844-8222, Ext. 4492.
-Saturday, May 25th
Join the Cortland County Historical Society as they premier their new military exhibit.
Exhibit designer Ben Wells will be on hand to discuss it.
There will be light refreshments.
-Saturday, May 25th
The Relay for Life Nightcrawlers Team Chicken BBQ is from 11am until sold out behind 281 Bowl, off Tops parking lot in Cortlandville.
Chicken halves or dinners will be available- halves for $5 and dinners for $8, which includes salt potatoes, beans and a roll.
All proceeds benefit Cortland County Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.
-Monday, May 27th
The Columbian Presbyterian Church in Lafayette is hosting a Memorial Day Benefit for Lafayette Outreach, Inc. (the local food pantry and service-referral agency) from 8am to Noon, on the church grounds at the corner of routes 11 & 20, in Lafayette.
The event will consist of a silent auction; bake sale, plant sale, "Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Sundaes", and free Kid's Craft Area.
For more information or to help out call 315-677-3293, or email email@example.com.
-Tuesday, May 28th
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, located at 159 Sapsucker Woods Road in Ithaca
Is having a Seminar from 7:30pm to 9pm.
They will have speaker Dr. Mark Avery, former Conservation Director for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and wildlife blogger for The Independent newspaper.
Description: Dr. Mark Avery spent 25 years working for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in the UK–an organization with more than 1.1 million paying members. As Conservation Director for more than a decade, he led conservation actions: lobbying the UK government; carrying out species reintroductions; providing outreach to farmers; buying land for nature reserves. Dr. Avery will discuss how much of this success came down to science and how much to luck or politics.
Admission is Free. Contact: (800) 843-2473, or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
-Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st
The Lamont Memorial Free Library of McGraw is holding its annual book sale at the McGraw Community Center, located at 15 Clinton St.
Sale times are as follows on Friday from 3:30pm to 6pm and on Saturday from 8am to 2pm.
There will be a large selection of adult fiction, nonfiction, children’s picture books, and juvenile fiction.
All proceeds support library services.
-Saturday, June 1st
The Cortland Hamfest and Technology Fair is from 7am to 1pm at the Cortland County Fairgrounds.
VE testing will be available for all levels. Testing begins at 9AM. Reservations preferred, walk-ins welcome.
Admission is $5per person and the outdoor flea market is free. Indoors flea market $5 per 10' space plus admission. Bring your own tables and chairs. Vendor area $10.00 per space; includes tables and electricity.
SARC is raffling off an iPad. Tickets are $10each, with a maximum of 200 tickets to be sold. See any SARC member for tickets.
-Saturday, June 1st
The Homer Community Bloodmobile is from 8am to 1pm at the Homer 1st United Methodist Church, 16 Cayuga Street(on the Green).
A Double Red Cell Collection unit will be available at this drive.
All presenting donors in June can enter to win a $200 gift card, courtesy of Suburban Propane.
Anyone who wishes to donate should call and make an appointment at 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to www.redcrossblood.org.
Folks with appointments are given first priority, but walk-ins are welcome.
-Sunday, June 2nd
Purple hair for hope is happening from 10am to Noon at Color Me Red Salon on Clinton Ave. in Cortland.
Get a Purple hair extension and show your support for relay for life. Call Jeanette for an appointment at 607-597-9123 and please don’t call Color Me Red directly.
Purple hair extensions are just $10 each. Make cash or checks payable to the American Cancer Society.
Relay for Life Team Hanging on for a Cure brings this event to you.
-Sunday, June 2nd
The next meeting of Ithaca-Cortland PFLAG (Parents & Friends of Lesbian And Gays, a support group) begins at 4pm the Interfaith Center, located at 7 Calvert Street Cortland (Just off the SUNY Cortland campus).
All interested people are welcome.
For more information please visit pflagithacacortland.com or their Facebook Page at facebook.com/pages/PFLAG-Ithaca-Cortland/586897804655193?fref=ts.
-Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Cortland County is taking place with the opening ceremonies starting at 6pm at the Cortland County Fairgrounds.
Relay For Life, an overnight event, is a celebration of survivorship – an occasion to express hope and our shared goal to end a disease that threatens the lives of so many people we love. There are many ways you can get involved with your local Relay For Life event:
The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take that step by joining the global Relay For Life movement. When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it's your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from cancer and raise money to help fuel the world's largest walk to end cancer.
Become a Sponsor By supporting the American Cancer Society through a Relay For Life event, you are sending the message that you care about the well being of your community and are committed to saving lives by partnering with the world’s largest fight for more birthdays. There are a variety of sponsorship levels to choose from, but each level provides your company with valuable visibility.
Become a volunteer by joining the American Cancer Society volunteer family, you can make even more of an impact in the fight to end cancer. Unite with people in your community who have been affected by cancer and use your passion to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
Contact them today by calling 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.relayforlife.org.
-Saturday, June 8th
The Cincinnatus Town-wide Yard Sale day is from 9am to 3pm rain or shine.
Maps are available at Cincinnatus Home Center, Rural Services Farmer’s Market and at the Fire Department. This is the first such sale in 10 years.
-Saturday, June 8th
The McGraw Fire Department is hosting a Cruise Night & a Movie.
Line up for cruise at 5pm at the rec. field on Clinton Street in McGraw.
The Cruise starts at 5:45pm and returns to the park for music, food, show and shine and a movie at 9pm. There will also be door prizes and great food, and a 50/50 raffle.
A $10 donation per car please to help defray cost of the movie.
-Monday, June 10th
The Cortland County League of Women Voters Annual Dinner meeting honoring Sheila Cohen with the Alice Walker award for her community involvement & contributions is happening at Tinelli's Hathaway House at 6pm.
The cost is $22 with a choice of dinner selection: stuffed chicken in puff pastry; roast bee or vegetarian strudel.
Reservations are needed by June 4. Contact Sharon Stevans at 607-756-7049 or email@example.com or Nancy Hansen at 607-756-8237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
-Wednesday, June 12th
Cortland Regional Medical Center's Grief Recovery Outreach Program begins from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
This 8-week program is designed to help people dealing with loss due to death, divorce, job, relationship, or other reasons.
Those interested should register by June 10. For more information on the program please call Reverend Ina Warren at 606-756-3179.
-Saturday, June 29th
There is a Benefit for Yvette Oculien from 11am to 5pm Cole Park on Colesville Road in Harpursville.
Irt will be a picnic theme with games for the lil one’s, facepainting, baked goods table, basket raffles, 50/50 raffle picnic meal, Walking trail, swimming etc that park has to offer.