Sixth Annual Fall Freeze presented by Mountainside Medical Equipment
Mountainside Medical Equipment presents the Sixth Annual Hockey Fights T1D Fall Freeze from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the New Hartford Recreation Center, 4 Mill St.
This is a family friendly draft style fundraising hockey event that helps raise awareness for Type 1 Diabetes. The Fall Freeze is for hockey players of all skill levels, who are ages 19 and older. The mission of this event is to raise awareness and funds for Type 1 Diabetes and bring the love of hockey into the community.
The event included raffle prizes, appearances by local hockey players, and donations made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund.
Registration forms for both fundraising and participating in the game are available online at hockeyfightst1d.org.
Call for all artists
The Earlville Opera House at 18 E. Main St. is presenting a Regional Artist Network hosted by willow artist Bonnie Gale.
The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, in the opera house’s Arts Café.
This is a free event open to artists of all media.
An Artist Showcase will be on display at the event. All attending artists are welcome to set up a small display of their work with publicity materials.
Tables are provided by the opera house. Artists should provide their own props beyond table space.
Set-up is planned for 11 a.m. with short introductions at noon, followed by a potluck lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Following lunch, each artist will have the opportunity to present to the whole group.
Those interested in displaying and presenting at the Artist Showcase, should register by emailing email@example.com and provide your name and artistic medium.
For information, call 607-336-9031.
Veterans’ program and lunch set
The New Hartford Senior Center at 8635 Clinton St. is honoring all veterans with a program by the New Hartford American Legion Color Guard.
The event will take place at 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7.
Reservations are required for the lunch by calling 315-724-8966 by noon Nov. 6.
Cayo Industrial Horror Realm returns at a new location
Cayo Industrial Horror Realm is celebrating its 17th season at a new location at 530 Harbor Way.
Venture through a dark labyrinth compiled of Cayo's past attractions in an industrial district. Parking is available on site or on Mill Street.
Once on site, walk toward the water tower and red Cayo sign. There you will enter the realm.
Cayo Industrial Horror Realm will be open from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 27, and Thursday, Oct. 31, through Saturday, Nov. 2.
Admission is $25 per person. Bring a can pet food to support the Rome Humane Society and receive $2 off admission.
Children’s Story Hour focuses on eagles
As part of Children’s Story Hour, the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust will present a story about an eagle’s adventures from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Western Town Library, 9172 Main St.
Activities and snacks will follow.
Registration is required by calling 315-827-4118.
Get on your bike and helps save lives from stroke
CycleNation Utica will take place Thursday, Nov. 7, at Thrive Athletic Center, 8387 Seneca Turnpike.
Registration is at 3:30 p.m., and the stationary bike ride is from 5 to 7 p.m. That will be followed by the closing ceremony and celebration until 8 p.m.
This "event helps raise awareness and funds in the fight against stroke.
There are still a few bikes available for fundraising participants. Sign up online at www.cyclenation.org/utica.
Unity Hall's annual Silent Auction set for Nov. 2
Come find a special item at Unity Hall’s annual Silent Auction from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at 101 Vanderkemp Ave. and help raise funds to support upgraded lighting improvements for the Landecker Theatre performance space.
The bidding will start at 4:30 p.m.
Admission is $10 per person at the door and includes passed hors d’oeuvres, beverages and musical entertainment by Dharma Duo. Catering will be provided by Irwin’s Fine Food.
This year’s auction will include original paintings by Jessie Landecker, Mary Murphy, Ed Christiana and others. Additional items offered will be furniture, home décor, and gift certificates from local merchants and restaurants.
Silent bids will be accepted from 4:30 to 6 p.m. When bidding is concluded, auction items are awarded to the highest bidders.
Tickets for Unity Hall’s upcoming Valentine’s Day Gourmet Dinner Dance also will be on sale. The cost is $60 per person. Music will be provided by Monk Rowe.
If you have a new or "like new" item you would like to donate, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register now for free Thanksgiving luncheon
New Visions Telephone pioneers is again hosting a free Thanksgiving luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Westside Senior and Community Center, 717 Court St.
The luncheon is open to Westside Center members and friends.
Reservations are required by Oct. 28, by calling 315-269-0559.
Discover Opportunities in Agriculture’at The Farmers’ Museum's conference
Opportunities in Agriculture, the sixth annual conference on food and farming featuring knowledgeable speakers, panel discussions and exhibitors, will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Farmers’ Museum’s Louis C. Jones Center, 5775 State Highway 80.
Admission is free.
With a focus on the theme "Opportunities in Agriculture," the conference will provide essential tools and inspiration to help people of all ages find their place in this growing and ever-changing industry. It should be especially useful to high school and college students seeking more information about farming and associated industries, as well as older individuals seeking a change of direction.
Exhibitors include Farm Service Agency, NRCS, and Otsego County Soil and Water. Lunch will be available onsite.
Farmers, agricultural partners, and vendors are invited to share their products or information at the conference. The fee is $30 for vendors and free for exhibitors. If interested, call 607-547-1534 or email email@example.com.
For information, visit FarmersMuseum.org.