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Sign up fort the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department Snowmobile Safety Course on December 20th at the Cortland County Regional Training Center.
Those wishing to attend this course must pre-register by calling Joyce Smith at the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department at 607-758-5599 Ext. # 7.
Space is limited for the free one day course, which starts at 8am.
Youths between the ages of 10 and 18 years of age must take the course and earn a safety certificate before they may lawfully operate a snowmobile alone in New York State.
The course, sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, is being offered locally by the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department. No lunch will be provided, although there will be a lunch break given.
Any questions or concerns may be directed to CPO Paul Knapp, or CPO. Mark Starner at 753-3311.
Sign up for the YWCA of Cortland's indoor soccer clinic running from January 6th to February 10th for children ages 5-7 and 8-12.
They also are running basketball classes for children in grades kindergarten through fourth.
Beginner and intermediate classes will run from January 10th to February 28th.
And several basketball clinics for girls in grades 5th to 8th are being offered.
Choose between six-week clinics starting January 10th to February 28th or one-day clinics on January 18th and February 8th.
All clinics will focus on shooting & ball handling. Game time will be included too.
For more information, contact the YWCA at 753-9651.
Sign up by December 22nd for the LGBT and Ally Smoking Cessation Class running from January 5th to February 9th from 6pm to 7:30pm.
The class does require a $25 deposit that will be returned upon graduation.
For more information or to sign up for this 6 week course vsit them at the
Cortland LGBT Resource Center, located at 73 Main St. or call 756-8970 or visit
-Ongoing to December 23rd
The Lamont Memorial Free Library in McGraw is hosting Santa’s Book Shoppe in the front rooms of the library at 5 Main St.
The sale will provide members of the community an opportunity to purchase quality pre-owned books as gifts and giving financial support to the library.
Santa’s Book Shoppe will be open during regular library hours, Monday and Tuesday from 2pm to 8pm, Thursday from 10am to Noon and 2pm to 8pm, Friday from 10am Noon and 2pm to 5pm and Saturday from 10am to 1pm.
For more information call 836-6767.
-Tuesday, December 16th
The Cortland County Board of Health is meeting at 4pm in Room 304 of the Cortland County Office Building.
-Wednesday, December 17th
The next meeting of Ithaca-Cortland PFLAG (Parents & Friends of Lesbian And Gays, a support group is at 4pm at the Interfaith Center, located at 7 Calvert St. (Just off the SUNY Cortland campus)
All interested people are welcome to attend .
For more information visit pflagithacacortland.com and 'Like' them on Facebook.
-Thursday, December 18th
Moondance, the Music of Van Morrison is at 7pm at the Center for the Arts in Homer.
Mystic Moondance is an eight member group of journeyman musicians. Fronted by Bruce Beadle, who has captured the unique phrasing and free form melody
styling that are the trademark of Van Morrison, the band consists of guitar, bass, drums and keyboard and features a three piece horn section.
For more information, call 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.
-Thursday, December 18th
Celebrate the Holidays with SAGE and the Center!
Their Holiday Celebration begins at 5pm at the Cortland LGBT Center, located at 73 Main St. in Cortland.
Please, bring your favorite holiday snack or dessert, if you're able too.
For more information call Hannah at SAGE at 315-478-1923.
-Sunday, December 21st
December 21, A Christmas Cantata! Is at 2pm at the Center for the Arts in Homer.
A fundraising gift to the center from the music ministry of Christ United Methodist Church of Moravia and Locke.
Hear such beloved standards as "Angels We Have Heard on High," "Joy to the World," "Ding Dong Merrily on High" and selections from Handel's "Messiah" wrapped into a contemporary setting and featuring orchestration and several local soloists.
The suggested donation is $5. For more information, call 749-4900 or visit center4art.org.
-Wednesday, January 24th
The Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at the First Presbyterian Church of Dryden is at 7pm.
Join them for carol singing, a Christmas message by the Rev. David Robinson and special music by our excellent church choir.
Look for the lighted cross on “The Brick Church on the Village Green” in Dryden, at 6 North Street (route 13 and 38).
Parking is available behind the church.
For information call the church office at 844-8321, or visit drydenpres.com.
-Saturday, January 3rd
The Homer Community Blood Drive is from 8am to 1pm at the Homer 1st United Methodist Church, located at 16 Cayuga Street (on the Green).
A Double Red Cell Collection unit will be available at this drive.
Anyone who wishes to donate should call and make an appointment at 1-800-RED-CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org.
Folks with appointments are given first priority, but walk-ins are welcome.
-Saturday, January 10th
The Cortland Crush Baseball Team is having their ‘Hot Stove’ Banquet at the Ramada Inn from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
It’ll feature former Major League Pitcher Steve Grilli. A silent auction will include an authentic locker from the old Yankee Stadium.
Proceeds benefit the Crush and the Crown City Little League.