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  • 1. FRSA FLASH 07 June 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 Military families will have access to 1,600 art exhibits, science centers, and amazing museums all over the nation. Visit the sitehttp://www.bluestarfam.org/Programs/Blue_Star_Museums to see participating museums.
  • 2. CHECK OUT THE DRIVEIN MOVIES www.baydrivein.com Adults (12 & over) $6 Active duty military with ID $5 Children 7-11 $2 and under 6 free www.blackriverdrivein.com Adults (12 & over) $7 Children 7-11 $2 and under 6 free Showing this week: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted The Pirates: Band of MisfitsJune 9&10MadridThe St. Lawrence Power & Equipment Museum can offer active duty and wounded warriors free admission to ourJune Exhibition June 9 & 10 in Madrid, NY. Ronald Day 315-344-8823 June 9Lowville"The Might Mutt Strut ~ Dog Walk & Festival" is being held at the Veterans Memorial Park in Lowville from 12:00to 3:00pm, rain or shine! Refreshments & Fun for everyone with vendors, prizes, dog games, demonstrations andmore! All proceeds to benefit the animals entrusted to The Lewis County Humane Society.June 9LowvilleShultz Farm is hosting a "Family Farm Day" from 10:00 am to 2:00pm, rain or shine! There will be:Chicken BBQ 11am - 2pm, Educational Displays, Cheese making demonstrations, Childrens activities, ScavengerHunt, Farm Tours, Free Ice Cream Sundaes, and much more! All proceeds to benefit Lewis County Junior HolsteinClub for more information, (315) 376-5270June 9ClaytonTRASH & TREASURES DAYTime to clean out those closets, attics,and basements. Village wide sales throughout the day. For more informationplease contact the Clayton Chamber. One mans trash is another mans treasure!Email: www.info@1000islands-clayton.com CLAYTON CHAMBERPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERLinks: http://www.1000islands-clayton.com
  • 3. June 14 – 17ClaytonSAILING SEAWAY CLAYTONThousand Islands Regional Dock at Frink Park, Riverside Drive. The 2012 featuredvessel, the 110-foot sailing training tall ship Fair Jeanne. Email:theshipwatcher@yahoo.com MIKE FOLSOMJune 15-17LowvilleTUG HILL BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL 2012held at the Maple Ridge Center, 7421 East Rd, Lowville. The hostbands, the Atkinson Family and Lost Time would like you to join us in our 7th year, 2012 when we bring to TugHill The Lonesome River Band, The Spinney Brothers, Acoustic Blue and Remington Ryde to name a few! Also bypopular demand, Audie Blaylock and Redline, and Heather Berry and Tony Mabe, along with your host bands, theAtkinson Family and Lost Time. Come and join us for the 6th Tug Hill Festival!June 15Alexandria BayPOKER RUNS AMERICAN THUNDER IN THE BAYPoker Run of the most powerful boats in the water. Take off from the Village docks and travel to Clayton, CapeVincent, and Ogdensburg.Phone: 315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBER Links: http://www.pokerrunsamerica.comJune 15ClaytonTHE GREAT NEW YORK STATE FOOD & WINEFESTIVALRecreation Park Arena - East Line Rd.This is an event celebrating quality "Made in New York" food andwine products including candy and cheeses, nuts, sauces, herbs &spices, maple syrup and other maple products, apple cider, cookiesand ice cream and of course, NYS wines. Come and taste and buythe great foods and wines of New York St...Email: www.info@1000islands-clayton.com CLAYTONCHAMBERPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERLinks: http://www.nysfoodwinefestival.comJune 16Clayton1000 ISLANDS FAMILY DAY Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street, Join us for a day of free admission, free boat rides and activities for thewhole family!Email: mhummel@abm.org MARGARET HUMMELPhone: 315-686-4104 - MARGARET HUMMELJune 16-17WatertownThompson Park ZooZOOM is coming back to the North Country! The Fast and the Furriest.Presented by the Car-Freshner Corporation and sponsored by Otis Technology, ZOOM is a car show like noother! This years event will be hosted at the New York State Zoo on June 16th and 17th and will feature big trucks,fast cars, sleek limos, smoking sports cars, giant dump trucks, fire trucks; all the hottest vehicles in one place!ZOOM has raffles, giveaways and kids games; plenty to do and see!This years highlights include the Highway Legends and a demonstration by the heroes of the Watertown FireDepartment as they perform a vehicle extraction right before your eyes!
  • 4. June 16WAR OF 1812 BICENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL PEACE GARDEN DEDICATIONSackets HarborWest Main Street corner of Ray Street, Sackets Harbor joins with communities around Lake Ontario observing theWar of 1812 Bicentennial by establishing an International War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden. The villagesgarden dedication is at 2pm. Join the village in commemorating this historic event. A community BBQ follows.Email: village clerk@sacketsharbor-ny.gov VILLAGE CLERKPhone: 315-646-3548 - VILLAGE CLERK Links: http://www.sacketsharborny.comJune 16LaFargevilleCIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT NNY Agricultural Society at Stone Mills, Route 180Come and watch as the North defends itself against the South. Here the cries of the wounded and the cheers of thevictors. Call for more information. Email: agstonemills@yahoo.com MUSEUM STAFFPhone: 315-658-2353 - MUSEUM STAFF Links: http://www.stonemillsmuseum.orgJune 16WatertownMidsummers Eve Masked BallDate: June 16, 2012 Time: 6:00 PM - 6:00 PM http://www.renuespaandskincarecenter.comEvent Description Renue Spa & Skincare Center proudly presents Midsummers Eve Masked Ball to benefit thechildrens charity projects of the Watertown Evening Rotary Club. In partnership with NNY CommunityFoundation Live music by "the Critics" of Syracuse, Catering by Dominicks Restaurant of Syracuse, NYHeld at the State Office Building at 317 Washington Street, Watertown from 6pm to 10 pmDancing, Great Food and plenty of fun! Chances to win spa packages and other prizes!Company sponsorship available Tickets are $70 per person Tables of 10 availableJune 17- 23GREAT INTERNATIONAL STEAMBOAT FLOTILLA Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624American and Canadian steamboat owners gather at the Antique Boat Museum for their annual event!Email: mhummel@abm.org MARGARET HUMMELPhone: 315-686-4104 - MARGARET HUMMEL Links: http://amb.orgJune 17LaFargeville32ND ANNUAL DRAFT HORSE SHOW AND PULLLocated at Rt 180 at Stone Mills.Draft Horse Show & Pull and Chicken BBQ...a great way to spend Fathers Day. This has become an annual favoritefor the whole family.Email: agstonemills@yahoo.com MUSEUM STAFFPhone: DONNA RUSSELL - 315-658-2333 AGRICULTURAL MUSEUM - 315-658-2353Links: http://www.stonemillsmuseum.orgJune 20WatertownSUMMER SOLSTICE AT THE ZOOThompson Park Watertown, NY 13601Find out what the solstice is all about with a fun and educational lecture, witness the construction of a NativeAmerican tipi, participate in live demonstrations, story time, crafts, animal enrichment opportunities, live music,refreshments and a one of a kind solstice ceremony. Admission Charged.Email: kurt@nyszoo.org KURT Phone: 315-755-0894 - KURTLinks: https://www.facebook.com/events/360915630598543/ or http://www.nyszoo.org
  • 5. June 21- July 9Alexandria BaySUMMER BOOK SALE AT MACSHERRY LIBRARY112 Walton StreetBook sale at the library for 2 weeks.Phone: 315-482-2241 - MACSHERRY LIBRARYJune 21ClaytonBLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS Clayton Opera House 405 Riverside Drive Clayton, NY 13624A musical institution, Blood Sweat & Tears has left an indelible mark on the American music scene since 1968. Oneof the greatest horn bands in the history of popular music, BS&T alumni roster reads like a Whos Who of theworlds greatest jazz and rock musicians. The last original member Bobby Colo...Email: boxoffice@claytonoperahouse.com BOX OFFICE Phone: 315-686-2200 - BOX OFFICELinks: http://www.ClaytonOperaHouse.orgJune 22 – July 30ClaytonALONG THE RIVERS EDGE ART SHOW & SALEThousand Islands Arts Center 314 John St Clayton, NY 13624Please join us on Friday, June 22nd for the Opening Reception of our Along the River’s Edge Art Show & Salefrom 5:00-7:00PM. The exhibit will remain in the Arts Center until the end of July.Email: info@tiartscenter.org INFORMATION Phone: 315-686-4123 - INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.tiartscenter.orgJune 23 & 24Free Fishing Days in New YorkAccording to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation website (DEC), each year, the last fullweekend in June is designated as Free Fishing Days in New York State. During those two days, anyone can fishNew York State waters, and no fishing license is required. This event started in 1991 to allow all people theopportunity to sample the incredible fishing New York State has to offer. Since no license is required, it is theperfect time to take a friend or relative fishing.June 27ClaytonTHE MANHATTAN STRING QUARTETClayton Opera House 405 Riverside Drive Clayton, NY 13624Critically acclaimed as one of Americas leading ensembles, The Manhattan String Quartet is celebrating its 41stseason. Hailed by Michael Steinberg of the Boston Globe as "a national treasure", The Manhattan Quartet hasappeared throughout the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, Mexico and South ...Email: boxoffice@claytonoperahouse.com BOX OFFICEPhone: 315-686-2200 - BOX OFFICELinks: http://www.ClaytonOperaHouse.orgJune 29-July 1Alexandria BayTI RIVER RUN MOTORCYCLE RALLYVillage of Alexandria Bay 3 day Motorcycle Event that includes live music, biker games, burn out contests, over 30vendors, and so much more. Poker Run on Sunday to benefit Childrens Miracle Network.Email: info@alexbay.org ALEX BAY CHAMBERPhone: 315-482-9531 - ALEX BAY CHAMBERLinks: http://www.tiriverrun.com
  • 6. June 30ClaytonTILTREK - GRINDSTONES GRASSLAND BIRDS HAYWAGON RIDE Grindstone Island10 am. Join expert Gerry Smith on this island tour aboard a haywagon to see sensitive grassland habitat and look forbirds. We may walk in wet fields, so wear appropriate footwear and bring binoculars. Meet at the TILT office. Spaceis limited! Make a contribution to TILT to participate.Email: events@tilandtrust.org TILT STAFFPhone: 315-686-5345 - TILT STAFFLinks: http://www.TILandTrust.orgJune 30Clayton3RD ANNUAL KEITH BRABANT MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FESTIVALCoyote Moon Vineyards. Continuous music from 2 stages, HUGE silent auction, craft vendors, food vendors,family activities, info & display booths.Phone: 315-686-5600 - INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.CoyoteMoonVineyards.comAugust 11WatertownThompson Park ZooBobcats, Bears and Brews - (21+ only)Taste test good food and different brews with a special evening view of the animals.
  • 7. ALL 2ND BRIGADE FAMILIES ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
  • 8. 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.

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