FRSA FLASH 16 February 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 Jefferson Community College (JCC) will host a 3-D juggling show for youth featuring international juggling champion, Mark Nizer, on Tuesday, February 21 at 11:00 a.m. in Sturtz Theater. Tickets for the performance are $5 and may be purchased from the JCC Student Activities Center, Room 4-100, or by calling 786-2431. JCC students presenting SUNY ID will receive one free ticket. Advanced ticket sales are recommended! Further details are available at www.sunyjefferson.edu.
February 17 & 18SyracuseValentines in the Forest7:00pm – 11:00pm$85 per coupleCelebrate love and loved ones at Valentine’s in the Forest, and support the hard-working volunteers of the NordicSki Patrol with a buffet dinner and live entertainment in the Skyline Lodge at Highland Forest County Park. Eachevening begins with a cheese & vegetable platter and live entertainment followed by a candle-lit dinner whichfeatures carved roast prime rib of beef, oven roasted chicken, and riggies with vodka sauce. After dinner guest willenjoy horse drawn sleigh rides, a commemorative photograph and a bon fire, or folks may opt to remain at the lodgeand dance the night away to live music.Location: Highland Forest ParkWebsite: www.onondagacountyparks.com/highland/Phone:683-5550Email: email@example.comSpring 20122012 Black River Valley Concert SeriesFebruary 11 ~ Martha Gallagher, Adirondack Harper February 25 ~ Marc Black Trio, Singer Song WriterMarch 3 ~ Bear Cat Jazz Band, Classic Jazz March 24 ~ Nicole Johndrow, Broadway CabaretMarch 31 ~ Lipone Redding, Unique Artistry**First concert at Lowville Academy, all others at Lewis County Historical Society, 7552 South State St, LowvilleAll concerts at 7:30pm, Tickets $20 at the door, $18 in advance, Season Tickets $100For more information please call (315) 376-8957March 16-18WatertownNorth Country Goes Green Irish Festivalhttp://www.ncirishfest.com/March 17 & 18 and 24 & 25Lowville Area16th Annual Maple WeekendMaple Weekend is a family event...and theres no better way to spend time with family and friends! Five mapleproducers in Lewis County, along with over 90 other maple producers across New York State, will be hosting openhouses for the public to see how Maple Syrup and other related products are made. This family oriented event is sureto delight visitors of all ages. Participants will be boiling sap into maple syrup and many will demonstrate themaking of other maple products...and of course, visitors can sample and purchase maple products. In addition, someof the sugar houses will provide a variety of other activities to make your visit more memorable.The following Lewis County Maple Producers will be participating:Swisser Sweet Maple - Open 3/19, 3/20, 3/26 & 3/27 from 10am to 4pm ~ Jason & Barbara Zehr at 6242 Swiss Rd,Castorland NY. (315) 346-1034 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.swissersweetmaple.comTug Hill Sweets & Treats - Open 3/17,18,24 & 25 from 10am to 4pm ~ County Route 163, Copenhagen NY. (315)408-8100Golden Maple Shanty - Open 3/26 from 10am to 4pm ~ Marvin Widrick at 4836 Sharp Rd, Lowville NY. (315)376-6310 email@example.com or visit: www.mapleshanty.comPierces Sugar Spigot - Open 3/17,18,24 & 25 from 10am to 4pm ~ Karen & Carl Pierce at 11603 Route 812,Croghan NY. (315) 543-2980 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.lcida.org/sspigot.htmlYanceys Sugarbush - Open 3/24 & 3/25 from 10am to 4pm ~ Haskel & Jane Yancey at 7981 Long Pond Rd,Croghan NY. (315)346-6356 email@example.com
March 17Sackets Harbor10AM at the Seaway Trail Discovery Center12th annual quilt show...the War of 1812 quilt challenge....at least 75 quilts to be displayed @ Seaway TrailDiscovery Center on March 17 and 18 from 10am to 5pm....$5.00 admissionContactDaryl Or Lynette PHONE- firstname.lastname@example.orgMarch 30 & 31Alexandria BayBonnie Castle Resort, Holland St.The Thousand Islands Bluegrass Preservation Societys Eleventh Annual Winter Getaway Weekend. Friday, 7 - 10pm: Delaney Brothers (first Getaway appearance) $10 per person Saturday, 7 - 10 pm: Darren Beachley & HeartTown $10 per person Dave Nichols and Spare Change will open both Friday and Saturday shows. Jamming everyday including Sunday. Guitar Raffle, 50/50 raffles and more. Tickets available at the door. Special room rates beingoffered at Bonnie Castle.April 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 SHOWCerow Recreation Park ArenaSpring is in the air and the River is calling you. Stop by and see the latest from fishing boats to cruisers. Admissioncharged. Email: email@example.com CHAMBER STAFFPhone: 315-686-3771 - CLAYTON CHAMBERApril 20ClaytonBALLROOM DANCE PARTY FRIDAYS WITH DOUG & BONNIEClayton 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 Town11:00 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.May 4PotsdamCPS presents National Players: "Of Mice and Men"Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMhttp://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. While George dreams big, Lennie seeks the comfort of little everyday pleasures. AsGeorge’s dreams become reachable, his compassion is tested through Lennie’s mistakes, posing the question - Whatmakes true friends and what makes true men?
May 6Watertownhttp://www.msupstateny.orgEvent Description Walk MS is a simple but incredibly powerful way for you to share in the hope for the future.Walk MS is our rallying point, a place and time for us to stand together and to be together, while raising funds toend this disease.May 20Sackets HarborGREAT STRIDES WALK TO BENEFIT CYSTIC FIBROSISHeld @ Gazebo on W. Main Steet Starts @ 8am and ends 4pmEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org MORE INFO Phone: 315-463-7965 - CRISTINA JARDINEMay 26Alexandria BayGrape Blossom Festival at Thousand Islands WineryTime: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PMhttp://www.thousandislandswinery.comEvent Description: Come help us welcome Spring at the winery during our Grape Blossom Festival! We will have apig roast, beer, Thousand Islands Winery Wine, local craft vendors, and live music! Complimentary wine tastingsand winery tours will be available! Dont miss this fun for the whole family event!May 26Sackets HarborVILLAGE WIDE YARD SALECome stroll the streets of our lovely village; you may just find that little something youve been looking for!Phone: 315-783-2995 - BARB MCKEEVERMay 26 – June 24Sackets HarborSACKETS HARBOR 12TH ANNUAL SPRING ART SHOWSackets 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 DEMINGPhone: MARSHA DEMING - (315) 785-9038DONNA 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
TRAINING INFORMATION MOBILIZATION AND DEPLOYMENT (YOU MUST CALL TO RSVP 772-0470) FRG Leader : MAR 08 0900-1300 ACS Key Caller: MAR 15 1000-1130 or 1400-1530 ACS Informal Funds: MAR 08 1400-1500 or 1700-1800 ACS Care Team Training: FEB 21 0900-1230 ACS OpSec for Families: FEB 27 1300-1230 ACS AFTB (YOU MUST RSVP TO 772-6710/9229) Level 1 MAR 06-07 0900-1600 ACS Stress Management - For more information, call 772-0593. MAR 06 1330-1530 ACS Anger Management - For more information, call 772-0593. FEB 21 1330-1530 ACS Conflict Resolution - For more information, call 772-0593. MAY 29 1330-1530 ACSContents 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, 2nd 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.