FRSA FLASH 17 November 2011Contents 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 FORT DRUM HOLIDAY RELIGIOUS SERVICE SCHEDULE MAIN POST CHAPEL BUILDING P10785 (772-5591)19 NOV 1000 Family Advent Wreath Worshop/Brunch01 DEC 1715 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony08 DEC 1200 Catholic Immaculate Conception of Mary08 DEC 1700 Catholic Immaculate Conception of Mary13 DEC 1800 Catholic Advent Penance Service24 DEC 1930 Christmas Eve ServiceNOVEMBERNovember 14, 2011 – January 7, 2012Onondaga Lake Park, Liverpool, NYLights on the Lakehttp://lightsonthelake.com/Special walking preview on 14 & 15 Nov from 5-9pm and visitors can choose to park at either the WegmansLanding (Griffin Visitor Center), Salt Museum or Willow Bay lots. This is a great opportunity to get some fresh airand exercise. Walkers can cover as much of the two mile stretch as they desire and should dress for the weather.Shuttle service is not provided. Holiday characters will be on the trail and refreshments will be available for sale.Cars are not allowed on the trail for this special evening but will be admitted to the show beginning Thursday,November 17. Please leave pets at home. Donations collected on Monday, November 14 will benefit the Friends ofOnondaga County Parks (Friends of Beaver Lake, Friends of the Zoo, Friends of Carpenters Brook and the Friendsof Historic Onondaga Lake. Donations collected on Tuesday, November 15 will benefit the Rescue Mission.16 Nov only Dogs are welcome at the Lights on the Lake for the special Dog Walk from 5-9pm donationscollected will benefit the Humane Association.17 Nov to 8 Jan 2012 from 5 - 10pm • Open Nightly except New Years EveAdmission: Monday-Thursday - $8.00 per car (including motorcycles) - show your Wegmans Shoppers Club Card for $2 off on Mondays and Tuesdays. Visitors with a Drivers Village or Burdick Automotive license plate frame will get $2 off on Wednesdays. Friday, Saturday & Sunday - $12 per car (including motorcycles). $75 per motorcoachFor more information, call (315) 453-6712 or email email@example.com Jan at 11pm sharp, run thru Wegmans Lights on the LakeThis 4 mile (approx.) run begins promptly at 11pm at the Griffin Visitor Center. Runners go to Willow Bay andback. No walkers please, lights will be turned off at midnight.
19 NovSackets HarborARTS & CRAFTS HOLIDAY SALESackets Harbor Arts Center 119 West Main Street Sackets Harbor10:00am-4:00pm Get into the holiday spirit with a visit to Sackets Harbor Arts Centers annual Arts and CraftsHoliday Sale. A great place to find those unique holiday gifts with many handcrafted and original pieces includingpottery, ceramics, jewelry, soap, note cards, and more.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org LINDA SCHMONSEESPhone: 315-646-7226 - LINDA SCHMONSEESLinks: http://www.aanny.org19 Nov – 29 DecClayton17TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES, Thousand Islands Museum - 312 James St.The Festival of Trees is sponsored by the Thousand Islands Museum. Come in and vote on your FAVORITE tree.10 am- 4 pm. Email: email@example.com T.I. MUSEUMPhone: 315-686-5794 - T.I. MUSEUM Links: http://www.timusuem.org24 NovWatertown28TH ANNUAL TURKEY DAY RUN, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ives St.The Watertown YMCA will be hosting the 28th Annual Turkey Day Run on November 24, 2011. Start time for therace will be 9:00AM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ives Street, Watertown, New York. Formore information contact the YMCA at 315-782-3100 or Links:http://www.watertownymca.orgNov 27Watertown2011 Holiday Craft Fair Dulles State Office Building$2 admissionDate: November 27, 2011 Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMhttp://www.watertownurbanmission.com/craftfair.htmEvent Description Start your Christmas and Holiday shopping off right with great deals from more than 50 localvendors selling unique and meaningful gifts for every special someone in your life. Plus, your shopping experiencewill also help make sure the Christmas season is a little bit brighter for your neighbor.For more information, call the Watertown Urban Mission at 315-782-8440 and ask for Drew.27 NovWatertownHoliday ParadeDate: November 27, 2011 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMEvent DescriptionBegins at Watertown High School and ends on Stone St. with reviewing stand in front of Dulles State OfficeBuilding. Call Stan for more information at (315) 416-108730 NovWatertownZOO TO DO WINE IN THE WILDBlack River Valley Club, Washington St.6 - 11 pm. Join us for the 14th annual foremost fundraising event benefiting the the educational programs at the NewYork State Zoo at Thompson Park. This black tie optional holiday social will put everyone is a festive mood. Theevening will be a wine and hors doeuvre pairing. Phone: 315/755-0892 - MORE INFORMATIONLinks: http://www.nyszoo.org
DECEMBER01 DecWatertownAnnual Downtown Tree Lighting CeremonyThe City of Watertown and the Downtown Business Association presents the Annual Downtown Tree LightingCeremony on Thursday, December 1st at 5:30pm. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive in their sleigh to help the Mayorand City Council turn on the Citys holiday tree along with music and light display. The 22 minute music and lightdisplay will run every 30 minutes each night from 4:30pm-10:00pm from December 1st-January 2nd. During theevent, mulled cider and hot cocoa will be served free of charge courtesy of the Downtown Business Association andJohnny Ds.2-4 DecWatertownA North Country Festival of TreesAt the Dulles State Office Building Washington Street Watertown, Friday the 2nd with General Admission from10am-4pm, Preview Gala at 6:30pm, Saturday the 3rd with General Admission 10am-4pm with the Sugarplum Ball(a special Father-Daughter dance) at 6pm, Sunday the 4th with General Admission General Admission from 11am-2pm. To purchase tickets go to www.samaritanhealth.com03 – 04 DecAlexandria BayKris Kringle MarketThe Thousand Islands Winery will be holding a Kris Kringle Market on December 3, 2011 from 10am-5pm and onDecember 4, 2011 from 12pm-4pm. There will be an indoor Christmas market, Local Crafters, Holiday Cheer and ofcourse Santa. Admission is free. For more information, please contact the Thousand Islands Winery at (315) 482-9306.04 DecAdamsAdams Annual Christmas ParadeAnnual Christmas Parade sponsored by the South Jeff Chamber of Commerce on December 4th at 3pm For moreinformation www.southjeffchamber.com09 DecCroghanChristmas in CroghanCroghan will come alive for the 14th annual Christmas in Croghan. Businesses will stay open late (many offeringrefreshments and specials), Christmas music will be playing along Main Street and at the Fire Hall, there will be apetting zoo, horse and wagon rides, and Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride through the streets of Croghan and be at theFire Hall from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Stop in for free popcorn and more!09-12 DecTheresaHome Again Farm Alpaca Holiday Bazaar, you are invited to come meet the alpacas, have a cup of tea and somecookies, shop for that special alpaca knitwear gift. 37098 Schell Road and Rte 26 Theresa.10 DecWatertownCandlelight House TourJefferson County Historical Society 228 Washington Street Watertown, for more information contact 782-349117-23 DecLisbon2nd Annual Lights on the RiverFollowing a successful launch in December, Lights on the River, Inc. has announced their 2nd Annual Lights on the
River event to be held at the Lisbon Beach & Campground. This year’s event will start on Saturday December 17thand run through Friday December 23rd. This year, Lights on the River is looking to expand their support to moreNorth Country food pantries. If you are interested in making a donation or setting up a display in this wonderfulevent, please contact Scott Wilhelm at315-854-2657 or Amy Fortin at 315-528-5660, or email us firstname.lastname@example.org. Businesses, groups, organizations and families throughout the North Country areencouraged to participate in this new holiday tradition. It is FREE to enter a display and its an opportunity toshowcase your holiday spirit to thousands of people coming from all over the Northern New York and SouthernCanada. Lights on the River is a local non-profit working towards our 501c3 status. Lights on the River will beworking hard to benefit local food pantries again this year. You can find us on the web atwww.LightsontheRiver.org as well as on our facebook page, just search for Lights on the River. You can alsocontact us at email@example.com.Military families who have children with special needs face unique problems.Ensuring their children receive the education they are entitled to by law issometimes difficult.http://www.wrightslaw.com/
Snow Ridge Ski Resort is having their Military Free Day LiftTicket Days again this year.Dates are as follows: Wednesday - Every Wednesday thruthe entire ski season Friday - January 6 & 20, February 3 &10, March 2, 9 & 16, 2012Hours of Operation areMon and Tues ClosedWed 10am-4pmThurs - Friday 10am-8:30pmSat - Sun and Holidays 9am-4pmStop on by our Parks and Recreation building here on post torent skiing or snowboarding equipment. Click on the link forpricing information.http://drummwr.com/ParksandRecreation_files/Brochure%2010-2011%20winter.pdf Sunday - December 18 3:00 & 7:45 PM A brand new holiday event with a contemporary spin on a classic yuletide revue thats perfect for the entire family. When the "Man in Red" makes his grand appearance the fun continues for kids of all ages, from 1 to 92! "A DEFINITE HIT THAT KEEPS THE HOUSE A-ROCKIN!" FOR MORE DETAILS VISIT WWW.ILOVETHEATRE.ORG
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.