15 June 2012 3-6 Field Artillery FRSA Flashwww.facebook.com/3.6FA.1BCT.10MTN Government Organization 16 June School Graduation- Immaculate Heart 16 June Splash into Summer 17 June FATHER’S DAY 21 June Riverfest 22 June School Graduations - Beaver River, Carthage, Faith Fellowship, General Brown, Governeur, Harris- ville, Indian River, LaFarge- ville, Lyme 23 June School Graduations - Watertown, South Lewis, South Jefferson, Sackets Har- bor, Lowville academy, Alex- andria 24 June School Graduations - Belleville Henderson, Copen- hagen, Thousand Island 25 June Change of Responsi- bility 25-27 June MountainFest 27 June Annual Remem- brance Ceremony 28 June Salute to the Nation
BIGGEST LOCAL MYTH: ―THERE’S NOTHING TO DO HERE!!‖ Wrong!! Things to do in the North CountryFishing 1000 Islands Bass Open, Gananoque, Ontario, July 7-8, www.canadasproangler.com/ BIGBASS.html Basic Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 16 June, 11 August, 1 September – 11 am to 1pm, email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMusic & EntertainmentDPAO Summer Concert Series – Watertown Fairgrounds, www.dpao.org Blake Shelton, July 6 Bill Cosby, July 28 Journey, August 14 Marshall Tucker Band – August 17,Clayton Opera House – www.claytonoperahouse.org•Rockin the Bay 23-26 AugBlues in the Bay 30 Aug – 3 Sept, www.visitalexbay.orgWineFinger Lakes Wine ToursThousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay, www.thousandislandswinery.com Winery Birthday Bash! (bbq, music & wine), July 14 Coyote Moon Winery, Clayton, www.coyotemoonvineyards.com 3rd Annual Howl at the Moon, Saturday, July 28 Bluegrass in the Vineyards, 25-26 August 2nd Annual Shore Dinner (benefits the TI Museum), July 20, 5pm – 8pm, dinner, hayrides, live music & wine!
Independence Day Fireworks Clayton—3 July @ dusk Alexandria Bay—4 July @ dusk Sackets Harbor—4 July @ dusk Fairs, Festivals, and FUN!Jefferson County: 10 July – 15 July, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, WatertownLewis County: 17 July – 21 July, Lowville Fairgrounds, FREE ADMISSION, parade & fireworks opening night,www.lewiscountyfair.orgSt. Lawrence County: usually the first week of August, Gouverneur, www.gouverneurfair.netAlexandria Bay Craft Fair – Scenic View Park Pavilion, 21-22 July, 10 am – 5pm, www.visitalexbay.orgCan-Am Festival – Sackets Harbor – music, food, crafts and fireworks! 21-22 July4th Annual TI Stamp, Coin, Postcard, Jewelry, Gem & Collectables Show – Clayton Rec Arena, 28 – 29JulyStone Mills Craft Fair – LaFargeville, 3 – 5 August30th Annual Craft Show & Sale – Clayton Rec. Arena, 25 - 26 AugustNYS Fair – 23 August – September 3, www.nysfair.orgMade in NY Festival – Sackets Harbor/Madison Barrack 7 July - 75 NY State Product Vendors44th Annual French Festival – Cape Vincent - 14 & 15 July - food, crafts, parade, fireworks!Woodsmen Field Days – Boonville, 17 – 19 August, www.starinfo.com/woodsmenPirate Invasion – Alexandria Bay, 10 – 19 August, www.visitalexbay.orgNew York State Hog Rally – Alexandria Bay , 12 – 14 July, www.nyshogrally.com–14 & 15 July - food, crafts, parade, fireworks!48th Annual Boat Show & Auction – Clayton,3 – 5 August, Antique Boat Museum,www.abm.org
Zoos•Watertown – NYS Zoo at Thompson ParkBobcats, Bears & Brews – Watertown–NYS Zoo at Thompson Park, parties and Picnics all summer, www.nyszoo.org•Syracuse – Rosamond Gifford Zoo–Penguin Palooza & Asian Elephant Extravaganza! www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org•Toronto, Canada – Toronto Zoo–Only about 4 hours away! www.torontozoo.com–11 August, www.nyszoo.org
NY State ParksDid you know there are 25 NYS Parks in the Thousand Islands Region??!?www.nysparks.comOffering hiking, biking, camping, golfing, nature trails, nature center activities, beaches, pools, kayaking andcanoeing!!Empire Passports = $65Daily Pass = from $8 - $10 per car load***Families with deployed Soldiers qualify for a FREE EMPIRE PASSPORT – details are on the web siteAdirondacks/ Lake Placidhttp://www.lakeplacid.com/do/outdoors/summerfall/hikingHiking Trails in the High PeaksBelfry MountainRooster CombSkylightJust to name a few…. Destination FunWatkins Glenn Race Track – races and wine festivals!Montreal and Quebec! Ooh la la!Enchanted Forest Water Safari, Old Forge, NYNiagara Falls, BuffaloLake George – The Great Escape Theme ParkSaratoga Springs – Horse Racing & Concerts (SPAC)Burlington, VT (Ben & Jerry’s!!!)Horne’s Ferry – Cape Vincent , Ferry to Wolf Island, Canada - Opens May 1, www.hornesferry.comHighway Legends Car, Truck & Bike Show – Clayton –18 – 20 May, www.highwaylegends.usSTRAWBERRY SEASON!! –End of June - U-PICS ALL OVERThousand Islands Hydroplane Regatta – Brockville,Ontario –Speeds up to 170mph! –30 June – 1 July,www.brockvillehydroplaneracing.com
Destination Fun.. Destination Fort Drum Still think there isn’t anything to do????
If you are interested in kid camps, just out the be- low website for camps in New York and through- out the United States for a variety of different pro- grams and activities. http://www.camppage.com/newyork.htmContact Kimberley Wil-liams at 315-774-5132 forregistration packets.Please note that registra-tion packets will not beaccepted after 22 June2012.