FRSA FLASH 01 December 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)01 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 Service
November 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.DecemberWatertownDuring the month of December, The New York State Zoo will be magically transformed into a holiday wonderland!Businesses, community organizations, and individuals from around the North Country have come together totransform the Zoo with holiday lights. Each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, beginning December 2nd, the Zoo will beopen from 5pm - 9pm to provide visitors with an opportunity to explore this illuminated landscape. In addition, eachweekend will feature a variety of activities for the entire family. Admission is just $2 for everyone. Children 3 andunder are free.01 DecWatertownThe 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.com
03 – 04 DecAlexandria BayThe 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 782-349114 DecWatertownThe Syracuse Symphony orchestra presents a Holiday Pops Concert 8pm at the Dulles State OfficeBuilding Auditorium Washington Street Watertown.17 DecWatertownThe Nutcracker will be presented by dancers from In Motion School of Dance on Saturday December 17thwith showings at 2pm and 7pm at the Dulles State Office Building Auditorium Washington StreetWatertown.17-23 DecLisbon2nd Annual Lights on the River event to be held at the Lisbon Beach & Campground. This year’s eventwill start on Saturday December 17th and run through Friday December 23rd. This year, Lights on theRiver is looking to expand their support to more North Country food pantries. If you are interested inmaking a donation or setting up a display in this wonderful event, please contact Scott Wilhelm at315-854-2657 or Amy Fortin at 315-528-5660, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Businesses, groups,organizations and families throughout the North Country are encouraged to participate in this new holidaytradition. It is FREE to enter a display and its an opportunity to showcase your holiday spirit to thousandsof people coming from all over the Northern New York and Southern Canada. Lights on the River is a localnon-profit working towards our 501c3 status. Lights on the River will be working hard to benefit local foodpantries again this year. You can find us on the web at www.LightsontheRiver.org as well as on ourfacebook page, just search for Lights on the River. You can also contact us at email@example.com.
Sunday - December 18 3:00 & 7:45 PM A brand new holiday event with acontemporary spin on a classic yuletide revue thats perfect for theentire 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 VISITWWW.ILOVETHEATR E.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.