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Information must be received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include any and all information pertaining to the event including: Sponsoring Group or Organization, Contact person(s) and phone numbers, Location, Time, Cost & Benefactor of the event. Send all announcements to PSA@WXHC.com.
Catholic Charities of Cortland Annual Holiday Basket applications are available through Thursday, November 30th, for Cortland County families only. Sign up at the main office at 33-35 Central Avenue. Proof of residency required. Applications accepted Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Please note that the office is closed from noon to 1pm.
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 email@example.com 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.
Barry School has opened it’s doors to seniors in the community who would like a safe, warm, dry location to walk the halls for exercise this winter. Program hours will take place every Tuesday evening from 4:30 – 7:00pm. The program is free and open to any seniors in the community. Those taking advantage of the program are required to sign-in with the RSVP volunteers who will be overseeing the program.The program will operate from November through March, only on days schools are in session. For more information please contact Susan Williams at 756-4198.
The city of Cortland Fire Department will hold CPR and First Aid Classes. The classes that will start in 2018 will be held on 2/10, 4/7, 6/9, and end on 8/9. Classes will be held at the Armory Classroom at 25 Wheller Avenue, Cortland NY. Class dates will be divided into two sections: Heart-saver First Aid will run in the morning from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Heart-saver CPR/AED will go from 1pm to 5pm. Each section will cost $30. Students will have the option to sign up for First Aid, CPR, or can take both which will be $60. Feel free to call Fire Captain David Jensen anytime at (607)423-6908 to get help choosing the class thats right for you.
The Homer Center for the Arts is hosting a production of a Christmas Carol on December 12, 13, 14 with a 7:30pm start. We invite you to share in our celebration of the holiday season with music, dancing and the heartwarming tale of the Christmas season. Admission is $10 for Adults, $8 for Seniors, $7 for Students, and $5 for Children and Military Personnel.
Sign up today a Access To Independence is proud to present “Preserving Community Integration in the MLTC Era: A Community Dialogue” taking place on Thursday, December 14th from 11amto 1pm. A light lunch will be provided and there is no cost to attend the meeting. For more information or to RSVP for the training, contact Access to Independence at 607-753-7363, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you looking for a great, fun place to volunteer. The Cortland Regional Medical Center’s coffee shop is looking for volunteers. For more information stop by the coffee shop, located in the lobby of CRMC. They are open from 9am to 9pm daily.
-Friday, November 24th
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 465, Homer is hosting a Holiday Bazaar/Small Business Showcase at the Legion Post, 63 S. Main St. Homer from 1pm to 5pm. Several Crafters, Vendors and Small Businesses including Crafty Creations, John’s Crafty Critters, LuLaRoe – Dani Dugan, 31, a bake sale by Unit 465 along with many more vendors and crafter. Help us to kick off the Holidays with this first annual event.
-Saturday November 25th
A Spaghetti Dinner is being held from 5pm to 7:30pm at Scott United Methodist Church on 6816 NY-41, in Homer. All proceeds go towards the campership Fund. Admission is $8.00 adults $5 for kids 6 to 17 years of age, and kids 5 and under get in for free! So come on down to the Scott United Methodist Church for some good spaghetti and more.
-Sunday, November 26th
The American Legion Family will be hosting a Buffet Breakfast with omelets available at the Post, 63 S. Main St. Homer from 7:30 to 11am. Affordable pricing and Veteran and Senior discounts. Proceeds to be used for the many Veteran and community service projects of the American Legion Family.
-Saturday, December 2nd
The Marathon United Methodist Church is hosting the St. Petersburg Men’s Ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia at the Marathon United Methodist Church at 27 Main Street in Marathon. Dinner will be served at 6pm and the Men’s Ensemble will perform at 7pm. The concert will feature hymns and folk music performed in Russian. A free will offering to support the Men’s Ensemble’s ministry will be collected.
-Saturday, December 2nd
The YWCA’s Holiday Family Gala is from 11am to 2pm. The event includes crafts for the kids, Lime Hollow Nature Center presentation, and interactive music with “Doolin”. Punch and cookies will be served and Santa is available for photos! For more information email Sara Earl at email@example.com.
-Saturday, December 2nd
The Cincinnatus Area Heritage Society presents the Annual Festival of Trees at the Rogers House on Telephone Road Extension from 4pm to 7pm This free event will include touring the Festival of Trees inside the Roger’s House and enjoying holiday cookies.
-Sunday, December 3rd
The Arts at Grace presents its 14th Christmas concert at Grace and Holy Spirit Church, 13 Court Street, Cortland at 3pm. The Cayuga Vocal Ensemble will perform Christmas Ancient and Modern. No admission charge. A reception with audience and ensemble members will follow the concert.
-Saturday, December 9th
The Christmas Cookie Café to benefit the Columbian Presbyterian Church is from 9:30am to Noon. Create custom cookie trays from the dozens of home-made varieties available. Bring your own tray, or purchase one. Cookies are still only $10./lb. For more information call 315-677-3293, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.