NEW HARTFORD

Sangertown Square hosts Wiggle Waggle Walk-A-Thon preregistration

Sangertown Square is hosting preregistration for the Stevens-Swan Human Society’s annual Wiggle Waggle Walk-A-Thon.

Preregistration will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, in Sangertown Square's Center Court.

The annual Wiggle Waggle Walk-A-Thon will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Kirkland Town Park, 3314 Post St., Clinton.

Sangertown Square will be attending the walk-a-thon with giveaways and registration for a chance to win a Sangertown Square prize pack.

 

HERKIMER

Murder mystery to take stage at Herkimer Elks Lodge

Little Falls Theater (LiFT) presents an interactive murder mystery turkey dinner at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Herkimer Elks Lodge 1439, 124 Mary St.

Guests are encouraged to interact with the players, ask questions, collect information and try to identify the crazed killer in the mystery, "Donate to Murder."

This fully-original and not-so-usual "whodunit" is authored by Cynthia V. Quackenbush.

Tickets are $25 per person and include a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from PK’s Pub.

Tickets are available at the Herkimer Elks downstairs bar and by calling 315-866-1439.

For additional information, visit "LiFT Theater Company" on Facebook.

 

UTICA

It can be your turn to take the mic

Open Mic Night returns to Players of Utica from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at 1108 State St.

Whether your talent is music, dance, stand-up or the spoken word, take the stage and express yourself.

Each act will have a specified amount of time to perform original or covered work.

If performing isn’t your thing, stop by to enjoy a variety of live acts. Admission is $10 at the door.

Those interested in supporting Players of Utica may purchase a 2018-2019 season subscription online at www.players.ticketderby.com or call 315-724-7624.

 

ROME

Free conference on Alzheimer’s disease at MVCC

Area residents may take part in a free educational conference on Alzheimer’s disease from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, at the Rome campus of Mohawk Valley Community College, 1101 Floyd Ave.

The conference is being hosted by state Sen. Joseph Griffo, R-Rome, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, Jr. and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

More than 400,000 people in the state have Alzheimer’s, which is the most common cause of dementia, according to the foundation.

To register, go to www.alzfdn.org or call the foundation at 866-232-8484.

 

UTICA

CNY Diabetes offers Growing Up Healthy Education Program

The Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is hosting its Growing Up Healthy Education Program from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Ave.

This class is the first of a multi-session program to begin family lifestyle changes.

The number of children with prediabetes and diabetes is growing. For this age group, excess weight is the number one risk factor. Children and teens may be able to prevent Type 2 diabetes or delay the onset of diabetes for many years with some simple lifestyle changes. Even small changes can result in big rewards.

Seating is limited so register by Monday, Sept. 17, by calling 315-624-5620 or email mrios1@mvhealthsystem.org.

 

REGION

Parade of Homes advance sale discount tickets available

The Central New York Parade of Homes advance sale discount tickets are on sale now.

Advance sales tickets for the event are $10 and will be available through Friday, Oct. 12.

Tickets are only available at hbrcny.com/#/parade-of-homes. Tickets at the gate are $12.

The 2018 Parade of Homes to see nine professionally decorated and landscaped luxury homes, will take place from Saturday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 28, at Crown Point Summit Meadows, a Cordelle Development Corporation project, in the Hamlet of Jamesville, Town of Onondaga.

See the latest in building and design trends. Experience the ultimate in home décor, appliances, lighting, smart home technology and outdoor living.

 

NEW HARTFORD

Readers Theater is ready to entertain, seeks new members

The New Hartford Seniors Readers Theater is a community outreach group of the Parkway Center’s RSVP program. Known informally as RSVP Readers Theater, the group is comprised of local men and women, and open to anyone interested in reading, performing and hearing plays in a group setting.

Readers Theater is a form of theater where lines are not memorized but read by actors from a script and provides a comfortable way for individuals to experience theater and try their hand at public performance.

No previous theatrical experience is necessary. The group rehearses a variety of plays, skits/sketches and other materials adapted for Readers Theater that includes drama, comedy, educational/informative and seasonal offerings.

RSVP Readers Theater is available to perform at local libraries, clubs, senior living centers/adult care facilities and other community organizations.

For information on becoming involved with RSVP or if your are interested in inviting the group to perform, call 315-732-8059 or email charpef@gmail.com.

 

OLD FORGE

Hotel Transylvania at Water’s Edge Inn

Water’s Edge Inn at 3188 state Route 28, will be transformed into Hotel Transylvania on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26-27, for a frightfully fun-filled family weekend of activities and entertainment.

Festivities will include a coloring contest, door decorating contest, Halloween games, trick or treating and a costume contest. A complimentary breakfast will be served Saturday and Sunday.

Check in is at 3 p.m. Friday.

Reservations must be made in advance by calling 315-369-2484 or online at watersedgeinn.com.

 

ONEIDA

Free tours at Mansion House Oct. 6-7

As part of New York state’s biannual celebration of its rich historic legacy the Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave., is offering free admission to the museum during business hours.

Free guided tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7.

A special tour of the Mansion House architecture is offered by the Curator of Collections at noon both days.

Self-guided tours are available throughout the day.

To see more information visit paththroughhistory.iloveny.com.