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  • 1. FRSA FLASH 28 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
  • 2. CHECK OUT THEDRIVEIN MOVIESwww.baydrivein.comAdults (12 & over) $6Active duty military with ID $5Children 7-11 $2 and under 6 freewww.blackriverdrivein.comAdults (12 & over) $7Children 7-11 $2 and under 6 free
  • 3. June 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.comJune 30CarthageSPIRTIUAL MUSIC IN THE GAZEBO Gazebo at Turning Point ParkNoon - 1 pm, weather permitting. Bring a chair and join us by the River for some praise, worship and song withCrystle River from Cape Vincent.Email: spirit292@juno.com INFORMATIONJune 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.comJuly 5th – Sep 5th (Every Wednesday Night)WatertownConcert on the SquareTime: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMEvent 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.
  • 4. July 7Sackets HarborMADE IN NEW YORK FESTIVAL Madison Barracks (off of Military Rd)2nd annual. 75 NYS product vendors, 6 bands, to benefit Meals on Wheels of Greater Watetown. Come see themany items made right here in New York State.Phone: 315-646-3374 - MIKE CAMPBELLJuly 8LaFargevilleSTRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Northern New York Agricultural Society at Stone MillsOur annual festival to celebrate the local sweet harvest of strawberries. Classic Cars, Food and Music.Phone: 315/658-2353 Links: http://www.stonemillsmuseum.orgJuly 10- 15Watertown195TH ANNUAL JEFFERSON COUNTY FAIR Coffeen Street, I-81, Exit 46Its everything you remember when you were a child. The excitement of an old-fashioned fair continues withmidway rides, grandstand entertainment, contests, food and agricultural displays and demonstrations.Email: manager@jeffcofair.org Phone: 315-782-8612 Links: http://www.jeffcofair.orgJuly 11-Aug 29Alexandria BayCONCERT IN THE PARK SERIES Scenic View Park Fuller StreetWednesday evenings at 7 pm enjoy aFREE concert for the public. Each week will be a different genre. Stop in andenjoy the music on the waterfront.Email: info@alexbay.org Phone: 315-482-9531Links: http://www.visitalexbay.orgJuly 12-14Alexandria BayNYS HOG RALLYThroughout the VillageMusic, vendors, bike games and great rides around the beautiful 1000 Islands. More plans added as we get closer tothe event so check the website regularly.Links: http://www.nystatehogrally.comJuly 14-15Cape Vincent44TH ANNUAL FRENCH FESTIVALFrom the south:Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route 12E at Paddy Hill.Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12E straight into CapeVincent. Approximately 20 miles. From the north:Route 12E follow the Seaway Trail into village of Cape Vincent.Cape Vincents 44th Annual French Festival Celebration has something for the entire family. Food, crafts, parades,fireworks, tournaments and more create a full schedule for the weekend. Festivities begin on Friday evening with aFamily Block dance at 7:30 pm.Email: thecape@tds.net SHELLEY HIGGINSPhone: JEFF CALL - 315-744-4773 or SHELLEY HIGGINS - 315-654-2481Links: http://www.capevincent.org
  • 5. July 14Adams3RD ANNUAL CHEDDAR CHEESE FESTIVAL10 am - 5 pm. Lots of events for the whole family. Adams in the heart of dairy country in Jefferson County andCheddar Cheese is a favored product from all that milk! Activities include the Fuccillos Kid Zone where allchildrens’ activities are free.Email: info@southjeffchamber.org Phone: 315-232-4215Links: http://www.cheddarcheesefestival.comJuly 20-21Clayton44TH ANNUAL DECOY & WILDLIFE ART SHOWRecreation Park Arena - East Line Rd.This annual event is a summertime favorite. The best wildlife artwork and carvings are on display and for saleduring this event. Many vendors offer demonstrations of their craft. Sponsored by the Thousand Islands Museum.Email:info@timuseum.org Phone: 315-686-5794 Links: http://www.timuseum.orgJuly 21-22Alexandria BaySUMMER CRAFT FAIR Scenic View Park Pavilion Fuller StreetOver 30 vendors available for your shopping pleasure. 10am to 5pm each day.Email: info@alexbay.org Phone: 315-482-9531Links: http://www.visitalexbay.orgJuly 21-22Sacekts HarborCAN AM FESTIVALW. Main Street (Sackets Harbor)Food, music, craft fair, parade, fireworks and so much more. This is a great family event.Phone: 315-646-3850July 21ClaytonCONCOURS D ELEGANCE Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624Join us for the most unique and rare display of automobiles in the region!Email: mhummel@abm.org Phone: 315-686-4104Links: http://abm.orgJuly 21-22WatertownJEFFERSON COUNTY FARM & FOOD, FAMILY OPEN DOOR WEEKENDJefferson County agricultural businesses will open their doors to the public. From south of Adams to WellesleyIsland, from Sackets Harbor to Theresa, and at almost every town and hamlet in between, farms, wineries, farmsupply businesses, retail establishments specializing in locally grown products, will all be offering an authenticexperience for the whole family. The choices are many and varied: Take a hay-ride. Meet animals and vegetablesfrom alpacas to zucchinis. Pick your own raspberries or flower bouquet. Explore the agricultural history of theregion. Walk a trail on a farm preserve. Tour a dairy, livestock, or vegetable farm. Find out how grain is milled,wine is made, and yarn is spun. Learn about growing food organically, or inside high tunnels. Visit storesspecializing in locally produced products. Taste locally produced foods and wine. There is something foreveryone. Why not plan to spend the whole weekend exploring the agricultural wealth of Jefferson County? To find the location of participating agricultural businesses and more about each, visit www.agvisit.com,www.comefarmwithus.com, or www.facebook.com/FarmOpenHouse.
  • 6. July 22Cape VincentTIBBETTS POINT 5K-10K RUN/WALKCape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route 12Eat Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12E straightinto Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off at the Claytonexit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles.The Cape Vincent Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual Tibbetts Point Run/Walk at Recreation Park onJames Street at 10:00am.Email: thecape@tds.net Phone: 315-654-2481 - SHELLEY HIGGINSLinks: http://www.capevincent.orgJuly 28-Sep 1Cape VincentCONCERT ON THE GREEN SERIESCape Vincent, NY - From South: Take Route 81 North to exit 46. Turn left onto Route 12F and follow to Route 12Eat Paddy Hill. Turn right onto Route 12E into Brownville. Turn left in Brownville and follow Route 12E straightinto Cape Vincent approximately 20 miles. From Canada: Take TI Bridge at Collins Landing. Get off at the Claytonexit and take Route 12 into Cape Vincent approximately 22 miles. Village Green is on Broadway Street.Saturdays. Free entertainment varies from the Big Band sound to Rock and Roll to Blues. The concerts are from5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on the Village Green on Broadway and James Street. The concerts are held outside so bring ablanket or chair. Rain location is in the Fire Hall on Broadway Street.Email: thecape@tds.net Phone: LIZ WILLIAMS-KELLY - 315-654-2413 orSHELLEY HIGGINS - 315-654-2481 Links: http://www.capevincent.orgAugust 11WatertownThompson Park ZooBobcats, Bears and Brews - (21+ only)Taste test good food and different brews with a special evening view of the animals.
  • 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.