FRSA FLASH 04 April 2012Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Materialpresented does not represent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers are encouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines
OPERATIONPURPLENational Military Family Association<http://www.facebook.com/militaryfamily>is accepting applications for its annualOperation Purple Camps.Apply at: http://www.militaryfamily.org/our-programs/operation-purple/Operation Purple Camp applications are being accepted now. Theseare free summer camps for qualifying military dependents. There are 2camps available in NY State, Camp Wabasso locally from July 29,2012 - August 3, 2012 and Pioneer Camp from July 8, 2012 - July 13,2012 in Western NY. There are also camps available in other areas ofthe country as well. To find out more about the camps, thequalifications to apply, and to register go to www.militaryfamily.org
“Soldier’s Song’ marches onward and outwardThe production of “Soldier’s Song,” an Easter tradition in the city,has marched out of its home base for the first time this year.Faith Fellowship Church, Moore Avenue, first presented the musicaldrama in 1980 and has repeated it every two or three years since then.The last time it was staged was in 2008. All productions were at thechurch, which is the former Thompson School. This year the six-actplay will be in the Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St.THE DETAILSWHAT: “Soldier’s Song” presented by Faith Fellowship and eight other churchesWHEN: 7 p.m. April 6 and 7 and at 4 p.m. April 8, Easter SundayWHERE: Dulles State Office Building, 317 Washington St.PRICE: No admission charge, but a freewill offering will be accepted to help with productioncostsApril 10Carthage7:00 pm. The internationally acclaimed Dallas Brass will be performing at Carthage High School, tickets availablefor $12 contact Richard Weber at 493-5945April 13-15Clayton40TH ANNUAL 1000 ISLANDS SPRING BOAT SHOW, Cerow Recreation Park Arena Spring is in the air andthe River is calling you. Stop by and see the latest from fishing boats to cruisers. Admission charged.Email: email@example.com CHAMBER STAFF Phone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERApril 20ClaytonBALLROOM DANCE PARTY FRIDAYS WITH DOUG & BONNIE Clayton Opera House, 405 Riverside Dr.Waltz & Mambo $10 at the door. 7 - 10 pm, featuring 1 hour of instruction and 2 hours of open dance.Phone: 315/686-2200 – INFORMATION Links: http://www.claytonoperahouse.comApril 28Watertown10th Annual Taste of the Town 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMDulles State Office Building, Taste of the Town is a fundraiser for Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson Countywith all proceeds to benefit services to victims of violence and crime in Jefferson County.April 28WatertownSymphony Syracuse will present an all-Mozart concert at 8 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 227 Sherman St.The concert will open with Mozarts popular “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” (A Little Night Music) and will concludewith his Symphony No. 40. Daniel Hege will conduct. Tickets are $20 general admission, $17 for seniors andmilitary, and $10 for students. Tickets are available in advance of the concert at the Greater Watertown Chamber ofCommerce, 1241 Coffeen St., and at the door on the evening of the performance. The concert is sponsored by theNorthern New York Community Foundation.
May 4PotsdamCPS presents National Players: "Of Mice and Men" Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM http://cpspotsdam.org/Event Description: Now celebrating its 62nd anniversary season, National Players brings to life “Of Mice andMen,” a classic tale by Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck. This tragic and endearing story follows themismatched friendship of two displaced migrant ranch workers, George Milton and Lennie Small, in Californiaduring the Great Depression.May 6Watertownhttp://www.msupstateny.org Event Description Walk MS is a simple but incredibly powerful way for you to sharein the hope for the future. Walk MS is our rallying point, a place and time for us to stand together and to betogether, while raising funds to end this disease.May 20Sackets HarborGREAT STRIDES WALK TO BENEFIT CYSTIC FIBROSIS Held @ Gazebo on W. Main Steet Starts @ 8amand ends 4pm Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MORE INFO Phone: 315-463-7965 - CRISTINA JARDINEMay 26Sackets HarborVILLAGE WIDE YARD SALE Phone: 315-783-2995 - BARB MCKEEVERMay 26Alexandria BayGrape Blossom Festival at Thousand Islands Winery Time: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PMhttp://www.thousandislandswinery.com Event Description: Come help us welcome Spring at the winery during ourGrape Blossom Festival! We will have a pig roast, beer, Thousand Islands Winery Wine, local craft vendors, andlive music! Complimentary wine tastings and winery tours available! Dont miss this fun for the whole family event!May 26 – June 24Sackets HarborSACKETS HARBOR 12TH ANNUAL SPRING ART SHOW Sackets Harbor Arts Gallery 119 West Main StreetOpen to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-4:00pm. Free admission. The Arts Association ofNorthern New York invites you to come and enjoy the competitive artwork of our local and regional artists. Sevendivisions plus youth. Email: email@example.com MARSHA DEMING Phone: MARSHA DEMING - (315)785-9038 DONNA REPATY - (315) 777-2492Links: http://www.aanny.orgMay 29Sackets HarborTHE WAR OF 1812 STORY FROM A CANADIAN PERSPECTIVESackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site Barn, Hill St., off West Washington St.Join the Sackets Harbor Battlefield Alliance for their annual meeting with guest speaker MJ John Grodzinski fromKingstons Royal Military College for his presentation at 7pm following the annual business meeting at 6pm. MJGrodzinski teaches history and writes extensively on military topics.Email: box 27, sackets harbor, ny CONSTANCE.BARONE@OPRHP.STATE.NY.USPhone: 315-646-3634 - CONSTANCE BARONELinks: http://www.sacketsharborbattlefield.orghttp://www.sacketsharborny.comhttp://www.nysparks.comMay 30WatertownOpening Day Watertown Farm & Craft MarketDate: May 30, 2012 Time: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Contents of this news letter are compiled from multiple military family news sources and local area event sources. Material presented does notrepresent the views or endorsement of the 2nd BSTB, 2 nd BCT or the Army. This material is for personal use by the readers. All readers areencouraged to do further research for all applicable restrictions and guidelines.