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Pre-register today as the Cortland County Area Agency on Aging and RSVP is offering A Matter of Balance on Tuesdays from Sept. 16th to Nov. 4th, from 1pm to 3pm at the Cortland Senior Center, located at 60 Central Ave.
This program is designed to reduce the fear of falling among older adults, reduce fall risk factors, and increase strength, balance and activity levels.
Call 607-753-5060 to register or for info.
Get a team together and register today for the Annual Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District River Clean-Up along the many streams, lakes, and ponds in Cortland County on Saturday, September 27th.
Participants form teams and claim a portion of a stream, pond, or lake from which they remove accumulated trash and debris for a few hours.
The trash clean up will run from 10am until Noon. Supplies and materials are provided to teams in advance.
Teams will have the option of depositing trash collected at a designated drop off point or the Cortland County Soil and Water Conservation District Office.
This event is free and open for all to participate.
Register as soon as possible to reserve your place. Supplies and materials will be made available to those registered on Monday, September 23rd.
Please call 607-756-5991 for more information or to register.
Call for artists’ proposals for the Dryden Road parking garage in College Town.
The City of Ithaca Public Art Commission (PAC) invites artists to submit mural proposals for the beautification of numerous large walls within the City parking garage at 111 Dryden Road. Successful proposals will demonstrate positive use of color, imagery, a sense of community, good will, and furthermore humanize a traditionally blank, stark structure.
Walls range in size from the largest: 150’w x 8’h to the smallest: 15’w x 8’h. Artists must specify their preferred dimensions in their proposal. Artists (or a collaborative group of artists) may submit more than one proposal however no more than one proposal will be chosen per individual artist. Collaborative groups of artists may submit a proposal for the entire garage.
Deadline for entries is September 9th. Winning artists will be notified by October 10th. Deadline for artwork completion is November 9th.
-Wednesday, September 3rd
Come On out to the East River Dairy for the Corn Silage Harvest Meeting and Bunk mini Lab, brought to you by the Cornell Cooperative Extension from 1pm to 3pm.
You can have a piece of your corn field evaluated by specialists.
Contact Betsy Hicks at 753-5077 or Janice Degni at 753-5215 if you would like to find out more information.
-Friday, September 5th
Come out to a “Family Movie Night” at the Groton Public Library. They'll be showing 'Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris' at 7pm.
Snacks will be available.
-Saturday, September 6th
Do you like to be hunt, fish and be outdoors? The Outdoor Sportsman Exhibition the J.M. McDonald Sports Complex is from 10am to 6pm.
Cost is $5 per person and attendees 16 and under get in for free.
-Saturday, September 6th
Check out the “Love of Country” 1890 Union Fair in Marathon.
There will be a surplus of great food, numerous family-friendly exhibits and even a Horse Show Parade. The event aims to “celebrate the American family and is dedicated to the preservation of families and the things they do together.”
Sponsored by the Marathon Lion's Club.
-Saturday, September 6th
The Homer Community Blood Drive is being held 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.
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.
-Sunday, September 7th
There is a Ithaca-Cortland Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Meeting at 4pm at the Interfaith Center, 7 Calvert St. in Cortland.
Anybody that is interested is welcomed.
-Sunday, September 7th
Come out for the First Cortland Elks Run. (11k Run, 1.1 mile run/walk) (“Tot Trot for children 3 years old and under”)
The race will be at the Cortland Elks Lodge and all funds go to the Parker Foundation of Health and Happiness, Cerebral Palsy, MDA and Cortland SPCA.
11k starts at 9am and the 1.1 mile starts at 10am and the tot trot is at 10:30am.
Register is until 8:30am on the day of the race.
Breakfast food and refreshments served after the race.
-Wednesday, September 10th
Do you ever think to yourself about how are the congressional districts in your area decided. Well right now there is a proposed Amendment being talked about, and will be bought up for a vote in November.
At 5pm The Cortland League of Women Voters will be going over the Pro's and Con's of the Ammendment.
The event will be held at the SUNY Beard Building at 5 Main St, Cortland. If you are Interested, Come on down and be enlightened.
-Friday, September 12th
Beginning at 7pm, the Cincinnatus Area Heritage Society & the Kellogg Free Library is hosting a program by Craig Brandon, noted author of “Murder in the Adirondacks – An American Tragedy Revisited”, chronicling the murder of Grace Brown and the subsequent trial and conviction of Chester Gillette.
The program is at the Cincinnatus Heritage Hall on the corner of Rt. 26 and Telephone Road in Cincinnatus.
There is a $2 donation at the door and the public is invited.
-Saturday, September 13th
Do you love to ice skate?, Well if you do come on down to the JM McDonald Complex to take part in the Skate-A-thon running from 2:30pm to 5:30pm.
Make sure you register by September 6th and make sure you collect your donations. There will be guest appearances by none other than Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Buzz and Woody from the hit Toy Story Triology.
-Sunday, September 14
The Cortland Chiro 5k run returns for its third year. It's the fourth race in the 2014 Borg Warner/YMCA race series beginning at 9am.
The Course is a beautiful jaunt through the Cortland City Water Works, starting and ending at the 281 Parking Lot of SUNY Cortland.
Proceeds to benefit youth and family scholarships at the Cortland Y. Registration forms can be found online at www.cortlandymca.org and at the Y, on 22 Tompkins St.
All registrations received by September 2 will be guaranteed a Cortland Chiro 5K race shirt!
-Saturday, September 20th
Do you like to see interesting animals? Come on down at 1pm to the Southworth Library Association on West Main St. in Dryden for your chance to see some Porcupines, Armadillos and much more.
This event is free.
For More information contact Diane Pamel, Library Director at email@example.com or 844-4782.
-Sunday, September 22nd
There's a cruise in from 1pm to 5pm at the Elks Lodge at 9 Groton Ave. in Cortland.
This is a free event. All cars and motorcycles, any year and any make are welcome.
Proceeds will benefit all Elks Youth Programs.
-Thursday, September 25th
beginning at 7m a the Southworth Library is a lecture given by distinguished and “Internationally Acclaimed” Speaker Sanford Sternlicht, who is a retired English Professor from Syracuse University.
Professor Sternlicht will giving a lecture based on his known work “All things Heriot”. The event is free.
For more information contact Diane Pamel, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-844-4782.
-Friday, September 26th and Saturday, September 27th
The Art of Marriage Conference comes to Grace Christian Fellowship.
The Art of Marriage video event weaves together expert teaching, real-life stories, humorous vignettes and more to portray both the challenges and the beauty of God's design for relationships.
Come enjoy this conference as a couple in a relaxed environment. The per-person cost includes workbook, snacks, beverages and lunch.
There will be door prizes and special giveaways including a Weekend to remember gift certificate. Childcare will not be available.
Grace Christian Fellowship is a handicapped accessible building. To assist in preparations, pre-register by September 21st. A small number of tickets will be available at the door.
For more information, go to the church website, gcfcortland.org or contact Lynne Sypher at 749-3233.
-Saturday, September 27th
Come celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Order Sons of Italy in America with the Stella D'oro annual dinner at the Cortland Elks Lodge.
Cost is $30 per person or $55 for two people.
For more information or tickets, call the Parish Center at 756-9967.