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Friday, December 19, 2014
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Price: Free —

Syracuse Styling is presenting the “Strut Hair & Fashion show” to promote our salons services. We are a international Salon and Barbershop. This event is also to highlight/promote Syracuse University alumni graduate Sheridonna Wilson-Bedell designs. Designs by Sheridonna is will be featured to help expose her as a fashion designer in Syracuse. We are also here to promote the upcoming stylings and barbers in syracuse. Come out and support the community!!

Christmas Bake Sale

Saturday, December 20, 2014
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Price: Free —

Sat. Dec. 20, 2014 North Manlius United Church Bake Sale

other Christmas items will be for sale and some fresh flower arraingements.

Contact Info

Kathy K Namitz

North Manlius United Church


Annual Wreath Sale


West Monroe Historical Society will be holding its Annual Holiday Wreath Sale from November 28 – December 20, Thursday – Saturday, noon-4pm. Fresh locally gathered greens are fashioned into wreaths in a variety of sizes, ranging from 6 inches to 4 feet in diameter. Decorations and ribbons are included. Reasonably priced from $10-$75. Proceeds benefit the West Monroe Historical Society. Please call 315-676-7414 with questions or pre-orders.

Candlelight Tours

Thursday, December 18, 2014
12:00 am – 5:34 pm

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:00 am – 5:34 pm

Saturday, December 20, 2014 12:00 am – 5:34 pm

Festival of Lights

The City of Syracuse Parks Department will be decking out Burnet Park again this holiday season for the annual Festival of Lights event. It will be held on Dec. 12, Dec. 13, Dec. 19 and Dec. 20 at Burnet Park, beginning at 6 p.m. The last wagon leaves at 8:45 p.m. each evening. Families will gather at the warming room at Burnet Park and board the horse-drawn wagons for rides through the decorated park hillside and up to the clubhouse, decorated as “The North Pole,” where Santa awaits to visit with the youngsters. Free holiday treats. Admission is free, and no reservations are required. Not to be confused with the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park, Burnet Park’s entrance is on Coleridge Avenue at Burnet Park Drive (between the 200 and 300 blocks of Coleridge Avenue). The event is presented with support from Price Chopper. For more information, please call the Syracuse Parks Dept. at 473-4330.

First Day of Winter Hike

Sunday, December 21, 2014
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Price: Free —

Join us on a hike for the first day of winter. If there’s been a snowfall, we can wear snowshoes. Otherwise, warm winter boots! Registration required to reserve snowshoes. Meet at the Nature Center. Registration/questions: call Katie @ 315-492-1756

Syracuse Chorale Presents/A Carol Celebration

12/21  4 PM

This holiday concert will be showcasing carols for the Christmas season featuring  the Chorale, the Chamber Singers and an appearance by the Hutchinson Family Singers. Enjoy the traditional audience sing-along! St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 310 Montgomery St. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. $12 for students & seniors, children under 12 admitted for free. To order tickets please call 682-4840 or visit

Books Before Bed

Monday, December 22, 2014
7:00 pm – 6:46 pm


Price: Free —

A special pajama storytime. Be sure to wear your pjs and bring a favorite stuffie to leave for a sleepover at the library. All ages are welcome but this program is designed for children ages 3-5.

Menorah Lighting in Clinton Square

12/16    4:00 pm – 4:40 pm Additional Dates: 12/17, 12/18, 12/19 3:32-4:40, 12/20  6:30 to 4:40 PM


Clinton Square, Syracuse, NY. Each day of Chanukah (Hanukkah), Rabbi Yaakov Rapoport lights the giant menorah placed in Clinton Square for the holiday. Time varies. For more information, please visit

Open Writer’s Guild

12/2, 12/9/12/16 & 12/23  7 PM

Join with local writers to share tips, ideas, and support in getting the process going. Small group where you can share your current projects and get constructive feedback. The group hopes to have some writers’ events at the library, including author visits and workshops; bring your ideas! Baldwinsville Public Library, 33 East Genesee St, Baldwinsville.

Cicero Book Discussion Group

11/18 6:30 PM  12/16/ 1/20, 2/17, 4/21

Open to the public. New members welcome! North Onondaga Public Library, 5437 Library St, Brewerton.

Colorectal Cancer Screening


Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer related deaths for men & women in NY state (3,300 NYS deaths annually) However, when it is detected and treated early, it can often be cured. All adults should undergo recommended age appropriate screening for colorectal cancer. Those without health insurance do not need to put off screening in Onondaga County. There is help for the uninsured. The Cancer Services Program provides FREE recommended colorectal screening for medically uninsured adults aged 50 to 64 as well as FREE breast and cervical screenings for medically uninsured women aged 40 to 64. Call 435-3653 or visit