FRSA FLASH 09 August 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 School District Holiday/Vacation Dates Augustinian Thanksgiving 21 – 23 November 12 The first day of school for Beaver River the 2012-2013 school year is Belleville Henderson Christmas 24 Dec 12 - 1 Jan 13 4 September 2012 for: Carthage Beaver River, General Brown, LaFargeville, and Copenhagen Winter 18 – 22 February 13 Sackets Harbor. Faith Fellowship General Brown Spring 1 – 5 April 13 The first day of school for Gouverneur the 2012-2013 school year is 5 September for: Harrisville Augustinian, Belleville Immaculate Heart Henderson, Carthage, Indian River Copenhagen, Faith Fellowship, Immaculate LaFargeville Heart, Indian River, Lowville, Lowville Lyme, South Jefferson, Lyme South Lewis, and Thousand Islands. Sackets Harbor South Lewis The first day of school for Thousand Islands the 2012-2013 school year is 6 September for Alexandria, Watertown Gouverneur, and Harrisville. Watertown district will start 5 School District Holiday/Vacation Dates September except for the Alexandria Thanksgiving 21 – 23 November 12 grades 10-12 and they will start on 6 September. Christmas 24 Dec 12 - 1 Jan 13 Winter 18 – 22 February 13 Spring Undetermined
PWOC- Protestant Women of the Chapel: All women, military and/or spouses,and their children are invited to be a part of PWOC. At our FALL KICK-OFF onSept. 4th we will have a Bouncy House for children, information about PWOC,options concerning the upcoming classes, tours of the new facilities andwatchcare available. The Fall Kick Off is a POT LUCK, so please bring a dishto share as we get to know each other. Bible Study Classes will startSeptember 11th and both will run 9:30 - 11:30 at the Religious EducationBuildings, located at 427 A 4th Street W on Old Post. Watchcare is providedfor children ages 5 and under who are not yet primary school age. POC JudyWest at email@example.com or 315-777-4774.
CONCERT SERIES NOW THROUGH THE END OF SUMMER Watertown (Every Wednesday Night 5-9pm)Event Description Every Wednesday night the Downtown Business Association will again be hosting "Concert onthe Square" July 5th-September 5th. Bring your lawn chair and listen to the sounds of local musicians. Sackets Harbor (Every Sunday 3-5pm) Concert on the Battlefield State Historic SiteBands are as listed below:Jul 29th BabikAug 5th The Opera Real String BandAug 12th Prime Time FunkAug 19th The 10th Mountain Division BandAug 26th Quickstep with John Kirk and Trish MillerSep 2nd The Mario De Santis Orchestra Lowville (Every Wednesday 7pm)Village Band will perform their 2012 concert series at Veteran’s Park every Wednesday starting at 7pm. They arealso scheduled to perform a 7 PM program at the Library in Constableville on Friday August 10. Phone: 376-8971 Carthage (Every Wednesday 7pm)Sounds of Summer Concert SeriesJoin us every Wednesday from 7:00-9:00pm at the Farmers Market Pavilion. Alexandria Bay (Every Wednesday 7pm) Scenic View Park Fuller Street, Wednesday evenings at 7 pm enjoy aFREE concert for the public. Each week willbe a different genre. Stop in and enjoy the music on the waterfront.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 315-482-9531Links: http://www.visitalexbay.org Cape VincentVillage Green is on Broadway Street. On Saturdays. Free entertainment varies from the Big Band sound to Rockand Roll to Blues. The concerts are from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on the Village Green on Broadway and JamesStreet. The concerts are held outside so bring a blanket or chair. Rain location is in the Fire Hall on BroadwayStreet. Email: email@example.com Phone: LIZ WILLIAMS-KELLY - 315-654-2413 orSHELLEY HIGGINS - 315-654-2481 Links: http://www.capevincent.orgAugust 11WatertownThompson Park Zoo Bobcats, Bears and Brews - (21+ only)Taste test good food and different brews with a special evening view of the animals.August 10-19Alexandria BayPIRATES WEEKEND: BLOCK DANCES: Friday, 8/10…..Bad Husband’s Club….8pm to 10pm (by Villagedocks) Friday, 8/17…..Tuff Luck……8pm to 10pm (between Skiffs & Downtown @ 11 James)INVASIONS:Saturday, 8/11 & Saturday, 8/18….2pm (by Casino Island & Scenic View Park)CHILDREN’S BOATS &TREASURE CHESTS: Saturday, 8/11 & 8/18….10am at the Scenic View Park. Children create boats or treasurechests out of shoe boxes. CHILDREN’S PARADE: Saturday, 8/11 & 8/18….11:30am line up and then lead byPirate Bill Johnston himself through the Village of Alex Bay at 11:45am. Line up is at the Scenic View Park andends at the same location. DRESS UP AND BE ONE OF BILL JOHNSTON’S BAND OF PIRATES!BURIED TREASURE: Sunday, 8/12….Scenic View Park Beach at 12pm…..open to ages 4 – 8 years
August 10-12TurinMOE DOWN 2012 ~ MUSIC FESTIVAL The 3 day event has become known for its laid back vibe and great music, as well as its intimate and scenic setting.With only 2 stages, bands never overlap and patrons never miss a beat! As in the past, the price of admissionincludes camping. MOE DOWN has a history of bringing a diverse collection of artists to the festival over its 12year history. For tickets, contact Snow Ridge at (315) 348-8456August 14WatertownJOURNEY Concert in WatertownDisabled Persons Action Organization (DPAO) is pleased to announce that the "American Rock Band ~JOURNEY" is coming to the Watertown Fairgrounds, for an outdoor concert on Tuesday, August 14th at 7 p.m. Theopening act will be Loverboy. To purchase tickets please visit DPAO.ORG or call DPAO at 782-0044.August 17-19BoonvilleNYS Woodsmen Field DaysThe Woodsmens Field days are being held in Boonville at the Oneida County Fairgrounds, Rt 294, Booville, NY.Forestry Exhibits, Parade, Fireworks, Greased Pole Climb, Beards Contest, Loader Contest, Lumberjack Contests,and Demonstrations throughout the weekend!August 18LowvilleHarvest of the Arts & Kite FestivalThe 11th Annual Lewis County Harvest of the Arts and Kite Festival is on Saturday from 9am-5pm. As always,delicious food will be available, and a wide variety of fun activities for your family to enjoy. Admission is FREE!For more information, feel free to call 376-2640. Kite Festival: Dont miss this incredible family event! Join us andour special guests from the New York Kite Enthusiast (NYKE) club for a fun filled event celebrating friendship,community, and an appreciation for the environment through the joy of kite flying. Admission and all activities arefree, open to anyone who enjoys flying or watching kites.September 7-9ConstablevilleFlywheels and Pulleys 37th Annual Old Time Gas and Steam Engine Show on their beautiful grounds on Route 26in Constableville, NY. Great show, always tons of antique power displays, with a large flea market and crafts.Contact John or Olga Miller at  465-4206 The New York State Fair August 23 to September 3, 2012 http://www.nysfair.org/
IMAXMOST IMAX Theater in Syracuse:www.most.orgZoosNYS Zoo at Thompson Park— Watertown: www.nyszoo.orgRosamond Gifford Zoo— Syracuse: www.rosamondgiffordzoo.orgToronto Zoo— Toronto, Canada: www.torontozoo.com
Fantasy Weekend August 11-12The village of Warwick pays tribute to the myths and legends of Merry Olde England. Sprites, fairies,witches and Robin Goodfellow himself will be seen in a whimsical masquerade of folklore characters.We invite you to join the fun in our our Favorite Fantasy Costume Contest!Grand Finale Weekend August 18-19The last chance for a whole year to experience a memorable repast, enjoying our unique and varied culinary delights.Select fine hand-crafted wares from our diverse and gifted artisans. Join in our lively Pub Sing, raising a tankard ofyour favorite ale to bid farewell to yet another glorious season at the Sterling Renaissance Festival. The Gran Finale -the one you must not miss! 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
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.