Lifetime Achievement Award honorees announced

The Parkway Center has selected Congressman Richard Hanna, R-Barneveld, Janice Forte, and Joan Scalise as the recipients of its Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given to outstanding individuals who have made an impact on the community.

The awards will be presented at the Parkway Center’s Annual Lifetime Achievement Event on Friday, Sept. 16, at Hart’s Hill Inn, Whitesboro.

For information or to make a reservation for the event, call 315-223-3973.



Patient education program offered

Dr. Najam Din will present “Advances in Immune Therapies for Cancer,” a public education program, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Education Room B, at Slocum-Dickson Medical Group, 1729 Burrstone Road.

The programs is free.

Din completed his Hematology/Oncology Fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse where he managed patients with both solid tumors and hematological malignancies. He also completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Internship at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Din co-authored several publications on cancer that have appeared in national medical journals.

To register, call 315-798-1885.



Irish singer Byrne set to perform

Hailing from Kilkenny, Ireland, Helena Byrne has performed with well-known artists such as James Taylor and Moya Brennan. A singer, songwriter, and storyteller, Byrne will transport you to a magical Celtic world at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Kirkland Art Center, 9 1/2 East Park Row.

Tickets are $10 and are expected to sell out quickly for this small venue. To purchase tickets, call 315 827-4291 or hoke84@gmail.com.

This event is hosted by Craobh Dugan, an organization dedicated to preserving Irish culture in the Mohawk Valley.

For information, visit www.uticairish.org.



View to conduct ceramic workshops

View, a multi-arts center at 3273 state Route 28, announced two day-long, workshops with ceramic artist Mitch Lyons on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25.

Symphony of Surface Design will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Lyons will demonstrate his hand-building process, using colored clay bodies, including his unique “broomstick” method. He will color the clay using different pigments and oxides. The fee is $100 for View members and $120 for nonmembers.

Orchestrating Color will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Lyons will teach his clay printing method, demonstrating how to layer organic pigments and other colors using ceramic decorative techniques.

Brushing on colored slips, pouring pigments, using stencils, and various other traditional and nontraditional tools to create texture and other details will be shown.

The product of this workshop will be a two-dimensional print on paper or canvas. Combining ceramics and printing, he will be showing how to use a clay slab in order to create a 2D monoprint. The fee is $100 for View members and $120 for nonmembers.

Lunch will be provided for both workshops.

Registration is required by Wednesday, Sept. 14.

To register, visit ViewArts.org/workshops.