ORISKANY

Waterbury children’s choir and drama troop forming

The Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church of Oriskany is organizing a children’s choir and drama troop for students from pre-k to high school. This new program is for children who like to sing, dance and have fun acting on a small stage. The children’s first performance will be a Christmas play to be presented during the worship service Dec. 10, at Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1117 Utica St. Parts will be available for all skill levels.

An organizational meeting will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church. The children will take part in a sing-a-long of familiar songs while the parents take part in an organizational meeting. The sessions will be followed by a get to know each other pizza dinner. All children are welcome to take part in the program and are not required to perform in the church presentation.

Additional information and registration forms are available by calling 315-533-5249 or emailing kkstockton@twcny.rr.com.

 

LITTLE FALLS

Line dancing offered at co-op through YMCA

The Little Falls Family YMCA is offering Line Dancing, where participants learn easy to follow specific dance steps to the beat and accompaniment of country music, which helps improve posture, coordination, agility, flexibility, stimulates the brain, increases energy, burns calories, helps with weight loss and more.

Classes are ongoing from 5 to 6 p.m. Sundays at the Lower Level Community Co-op, 589 E. Albany St. Use the William Street entrance.

To register or for information, call 315-823-1740.

For information and updates on programs and scheduling visit //lfymcaweb.wixsite.com/lfymca.

 

MARCY

Give blood, enjoy a free root beer float on Oct. 17

Maynard United Methodist Church and the American Red Cross are hosting an upcoming blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the church, 9626 Maynard Drive.

Free root beer floats will be given to all who donate.

To make a donation to donate blood, call 315-733-4769 or visit redcrossblood.org.

 

UTICA

Lubey completes basic training in San Antonio, Texas

WITH PHOTO - KEITH LUBEY

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Keith Lubey graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Lubey is the son of Richard and Angeline Lubey of Utica and a 2015 graduate of Thomas R. Proctor High School.

MARCY

Crannell studying abroad in Prague, Szech Republic  through St. Lawrence University

Julia Crannell of Marcy is participating in an off-campus study abroad program during the Fall 2017 semester through St. Lawrence University.

Crannell is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in biology and psychology. She is studying abroad with the Council on International Educational Exchange's (CIEE) program in Prague, Czech Republic.

Crannell is a graduate of Whitesboro High School.

UTICA

After Breast Cancer Support Group meeting set for Oct. 14

The After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus, 1650 Champlin Ave.

Certified Lymphedema Therapist Margaret Celebi will present on the positive impact that rehabilitation services have on cancer survivorship, and the importance of early detection and treatment of Lymphedema. She also will discuss information on a variety of rehabilitation services that are available to assist cancer survivors in improving health, wellness, function and overall quality of life.

ABC Support Group meetings are free and were created by women who have survived breast cancer. The group is dedicated to providing education, information and emotional support to women and men who are facing biopsy, surgery or recovery from breast cancer.

For information or to register, call 315-624-5764 or email cancerinfo@mvhealthsystem.org.

NEW HARTFORD

Personal Growth Workshop offered to maintain healthy relationships

St. Margaret’s House, 47 Jordan Road, is hosting a two-day personal group workshop for men and women.

The workshop, titled "Creating Healthy Relationships" will take place from 9 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22.

Attendees will participate in an experiential weekend of discovery, healing and renewal in all aspects of relationships: family, work, marriage/partnership and community.

The cost is $200.

To register and for information, call 315-794-8054.

 

HERKIMER

Shopping bus trip to Tannersville, Pennsylvania outlets set for Nov. 4

The Herkimer County Historical Society is hosting a one-day bus trip to the Crossings Premium Outlets in Tannersville, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, Nov. 4.

The bus will pick up passengers in Herkimer and Clinton.

Crossings Premium Outlets feature 100 brand name and designer outdoor outlet stores.

Everyone on the trip will receive a coupon book to extend their savings.

The cost is $50 per person.

For information and to sign up for the trip, call 315-866-6413.