1. FRSA FLASH 25 July 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 guidelinesCONCERT 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 4WatertownMusical Playdate featuring "Doodlebops with Caillou"DPAO, Toyota and Car-Freshner presents "Doodlebops with Caillou" as part of the 2012 Summer Concert Series atthe Watertown Fairgrounds Arena. Reserved seats are $23.00 and General Admission seats are $18.00For more information, call (315) 782-0044August 11WatertownThompson Park Zoo Bobcats, Bears and Brews - (21+ only)Taste test good food and different brews with a special evening view of the animals.
2. August 10-19Alexandria BayPirates WeekendBLOCK DANCES: Friday, 8/10…..Bad Husband’s Club….8pm to 10pm (by Village docks) 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 treasure chests out of shoe boxes.Sponsored by Kinney Drugs of Alex Bay. CHILDREN’S PARADE: Saturday, 8/11 & 8/18….11:30am line upand then lead by Pirate Bill Johnston himself through the Village of Alex Bay at 11:45am. Line up is at the ScenicView Park and ends at the same location. DRESS UP AND BE ONE OF BILL JOHNSTON’S BAND OFPIRATES! BURIED TREASURE: Sunday, 8/12….Scenic View Park Beach at 12pm…..open to ages 4 – 8 yearsAugust 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 - September 3, 2012 http://www.nysfair.org/
3. FORT DRUM GOING TO PIECES QUILT GUILD KICKS OFF 2012 - 2013 YEAR, AUGUST 1 The Fort Drum Going to Pieces Quilt Guild kicks off the 2012- 2013 year on Wednesday, August 1, at 6:30 p.m. at the Range Control building (P-4855).During the August meeting, we will discuss our plans for the upcoming year.This is a great time for new members to join our guild. We meet every firstWednesday at 6:30 pm; meetings usually last two hours. We have membersteach some of our classes and once during the year host a guest speaker.In the past, we made baby quilts which were donated to the Fort Drum ACSBaby Bundle program, quilts donated to the children of fallen Soldiers, andquilts which were given to the Syracuse VA for distribution to more than 50Veterans. We donated "community" quilts to the Officers Spouses Club forscholarship fund raising. Last year we donated childrens pillow cases tothe Jefferson Rehabilitation Center. And last, but not least, our guildoffers camaraderie and respite from home!All quilters are welcome! No matter how long weve been quilting, we alwayslearn something new.For more info on the Going to Pieces Quilt Guild, please contact JillFraczek after 5:30 p.m. at 782-8360 or send an email to:firstname.lastname@example.org . 
4. IMAX MOST IMAX Theater in Syracuse: www.most.org Zoos NYS Zoo at Thompson Park— Watertown: www.nyszoo.org Rosamond Gifford Zoo— Syracuse: www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org Toronto Zoo— Toronto, Canada: www.torontozoo.comPirate Invasion Weekend July 28-29Yaar!! Those pirates are invading the Shire with swashbuckling adventure, comedyand song. Join our Pirate Costume Competition for kids and adults and enjoy rip-roaringshows featuring swordplay and antics throughout the day.Highland Fling Weekend August 4-5Wear your kilt and come celebrate the legendary Scots! Let the captivating sounds of thebagpipes carry you away as you delight in the colorful Highland dancing, games andbreath-taking demonstrations!Fantasy Weekend August 11-12The village of Warwick pays tribute to the myths and legends of Merry Olde England. Sprites, fairies, witches andRobin Goodfellow himself will be seen in a whimsical masquerade of folklore characters. We invite you to join the funin 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!
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7. 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.