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Register for 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 Monday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 22 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm at the Marathon Senior Center located in the Marathon Civic Center at Lovell Field on Brink Street in Marathon. This course is approved by the N.Y.S. Department of Motor Vehicles for points and insurance reduction. Preregistration 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).

The YWCA Cortland on 14 Clayton Ave is soon starting their fall classes. Sign-up for swim lessons, gymnastics, karate and youth basketball. For parents and their toddlers, check out our Water babies, Awesome Tadpoles and Pixie Gym classes. For more information, contact the YWCA, 607-753-9651. You can also drop by to pick up our fall program guide or check it out on our website.

Register for the 8th Annual Puzzle Solvers Golf Tournament coming up on Saturday September 24th from 10am to 3pm at Walden Oaks Country Club. Registration is $260 for a Captain & Crew team of 4. Includes 18 holes, golf cart, chicken BBQ and participation in auction. Sponsorship opportunities are also available starting at $50. Please print registration form to participate or complete sponsorship form to donate. Or like Puzzle Solvers (white puzzle piece with stick figure kids) on Facebook to keep up-to-date. All proceeds go to local families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Cortland County Farmers Markets are Saturday mornings in Cortland (On Main Street, 8am to 2pm. In Cincinnatus at Rural Services from 9am to Noon. In Homer on the Village Green, 9am to 1pm and Virgil at the Four Corners, 9am to Noon. Cortland also has one Tuesday from 8am to 2pm and Homer has one Wednesday evening 4:30pm to 7pm.

607 Healing Hearts, a group created out of necessity, is a group to help with the understanding and loss that really only a parent can understand from the loss of their child. 607 Healing Hearts is an overdose grief support group for parents and guardians who have lost a child. Please, if this group sounds like what you were looking for, please join. Email at for more info or simply to let them know you will be planning on joining. This group is anonymous. Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 28 N. Main Street, Cortland from 6pm to 8pm.

Sign up for a “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls” class.Find out how it can help older adults improve their quality of life and remain more independent. This class series will be held on Mondays at 1:30-3:30 from September 11 through November 6 at the Cortland Senior Center in the County Office Building, 60 Central Ave., Cortland. Preregistration is required. Call the Area Agency on Aging at 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).

-Saturday, August 26th & Saturday, September 9th
The League of Women Voters of Cortland County is sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates” forums on August 26th (County Legislature) and September 9th. (County Judge, City Mayor, City Common Council) This year, there are nine local elections where multiple people are seeking the Democratic or Republican Party nomination. September 12th is primary day. Contested seats include Cortland County Judge, City of Cortland Mayor, County Legislature (6 seats), and City of Cortland Common Council (1 seat). To enable voters to hear candidates and question them about important issues in the September 12 primary election. Email the League of Women voters for more information at

-Sunday, August 27th
The Cortland–Onondaga Federation of Kettle Lake Associations, Inc. has a
‘Preserving Our Kettle Lakes’ event from 10am to 2pm at Little York Lake,  Pavilion #3. Help stop the weeds and prepare to properly take your boat out of the lake. Bring your family and stop by Pavilion 3 for, Games, Free Ice Cream, Demonstration of Clean Drain & Dry, Boater Safety Tips and see the ‘invaders’ up close. This is open to the public and is free but donations appreciated. For more information visit or email

-Sunday, August 27th
The McGraw Dire Departments Antique fire Apparatus & car/bike show at the rec fields on Clinton St. in McGraw begins at 8am with early bird breakfast and great food cooked all day. They’ll have vendors, car coral , trophies. plaques and more Call Ed Greenman for more information at 836-4263.


-Saturday, September 9th
Chris Golden, formerly with the Oak Ridge Boys is performing at the Truxton Community Center on Saturday, September 9th from 6pm to 8pm. The concert will be inside in the gym. 200 pre-sale tickets will be sold for $10. Tickets sold at the door the day of the show will cost $15. Concessions will available for sale at the center. Chris will be singing primarily country music. This will be an intimate living room concert with Chris,  a microphone and either his guitar or his keyboard. Proceeds support the Truxton Community Center.

-Thursday, September 14th
NY Connects: Resource Fair in partnership with The Cortland County Mental Health is your link to long term services & supports from Noon to 4pm at the County Office Building gym. Meet your local agencies that provide long-term services & supports for people with disabilities of all ages. At 4pm Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation by a local government official. This event is free.

-Saturday, September 23rd
The Danby Fun Day is from 10am to 2pm grounds of the Danby Volunteer Fire Company. Fun Day has been the centerpiece of the summer season for several decades. The event is one of the major fundraisers–and volunteer recruitment moments–for Danby’s Fire Departments. Visitors can tour the Fire Station, see the fire trucks, and talk to the friendly volunteers. The event committee is still looking for additional volunteers to help, both before and during Fun Day. For more information, call 607-273-8678 or email


-Saturday, October 7th
Homestead Heritage Day at the Southworth Homestead, at 14 North Street, Dryden is from 10am to 3pm. Homestead Heritage Day is an outdoor free community event made possible by a grant from the Tompkins County Tourism Program. This year’s activities include demonstrations of activities offered that the Dryden Agricultural Fair of over 100 years ago, rescued wildlife, horse and wagon rides, great food, children’s activities, bands, quilt exhibits at the Presbyterian church, and tours of the Southworth House. Is Powered By:
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