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May 2016 ^ Top
   
Friday, May 20 Seneca Falls Civil War Conection
Seneca County Historian Walter Gable will relate how industries in Seneca Falls secured contracts to supply the Union forces with their war needs. The various pump-making plants were providing many of the pumps and other iron products needed in the war efforts. It will be held in the Guntzel Theatre in the Visitor Center of Women’s Rights National Historical Park at 7:00pm
   
Saturday, May 21 Yogi's Cummunity Fun Day and Ziti Luncheon
Seneca Falls Elk's Lodge #992 AT 2221 River Rd Seneca Falls. Ziti Luncheon, games and activities, raffle, silent auction Ziti Luncheon Cost: Adults (13 and over) $10.00, Children (5-12) $8.00. Children under 5 FREE. Tickets for activities and games $.50 each. Some activities take 2 tickets. Wildlife Defenders will be there between 130p-4p! Come meet and greet the animals! Also on exhibit; Phoebe's K9 Resort, Seneca Falls Police and Seneca Falls Fire and much more! Contact Yogi 315-651-2657 http://tinyurl.com/YogiFunDay
   
Sunday, May 22 Finger Lakes Car & Bike Show
First annual car and bike show, with proceeds to benefit Family Counseling Service of the Finger Lakes. There will be awards, silent auction, raffles, entertainment, food and other vendors. The event will be held in the Generations Bank parking lot located at 20 East Bayard Street, and will run from 10:00 - 4:00 with vehicle registration beginning at 9:30, and awards to be given out at 3:00. Online pre-registration can done at the Family Counseling Service of the FL website, www.fcsfl.org. Pre-registration entry fee is $8, and day of show registration fee is $10. The event is free to spectators.
   
June 2016 ^ Top
   
Friday, June 3 Taylor-Brown Auxiliary Golf Tournament
Our twentieth tournament! Seneca Falls Country Club, tee-off time 9 a.m. Fee of $65 includes lunch, buffet dinner, prizes, raffles 50/50. Benefits the residents of Huntington Living Center. For more information contact Linda Quackenbush at 539-8163 or Debbie Lockett, Asst. Admin, at HLC at 787-4949,
   
Friday, June 3 Songs of the Erie Canal
7:00pm at the Wesleyan Chapel at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park. John and Joe Dady are The Dady Brothers, and as audiences know, the name is synonymous with fine musical talent and fun! They are a Rochester based folk duo and their shows consist of Celtic and folk-roots music. This versatile duo plays a variety of instruments the fiddle, mandolin, bodhran, uilleann pipes and even penny whistle, to name just a few, while performing a wide range of music styles including Country, Bluegrass, Folk, Irish. Tonight’s performance will highlight the songs that were sung by the Irish immigrants who were instrumental in the building of the Erie Canal and the Irish heritage. FREE Admission
   
Saturday, June 4 Princess and Superhero Meet and Greet
From 1 - 2 pm at the Seneca Falls Community Center. Children can get autographs of all princesses and superheros. Parents can take pictures of kids with the princesses and superheros. Cookies and Juice available at the event. Tickets being sold for: $10 for 1 child, $15 for 2 children, $20 for 3, or more children. Parents are free.
   
Friday, June 10 Boom and Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal Film
7:00pm at the Guntzel Theatre at the Women’s Rights National Historical Park. Presented by Producer Dan Ward this remarkable film tells the story of industrial expansion and decline along the Erie Canal, and examines its impact on the lives of workers in steel , grain, textiles and shipping. In the wake of economic collapse, can the people of America’s cities find meaning and worth? Produced by City Lore, the Erie Canal Museum and American Focus, Inc. FREE Admission
   
Monday, June 13 2nd Annual Birdies for the Birds Golf Fundraiser
We’re dedicated to enhancing the habitat of the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and surrounding Important Bird Areas. We offer high-quality education programs, trails, and exhibits for the public to discover the importance of healthy habitats for birds, wildlife and people. $225/golfer to $850/foursome
   
Wednesday, June 22 37th Annual American Cancer Society Golf Tournament
9:30am Registration – Tee-Off at 10:30am at Seneca Falls Country Club 4 person teams - $80 per player. Sponsorship opportunities available. Winning team takes home the Bob Rosenkrans Memorial Trophy. Contact marketing@mygenbank.com for more information.
   
Friday, June 24 15 Miles on the Erie Canal
Author Dorothy Stacy will preset 15 Miles on the Erie Canal at the Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry at 7:00pm. A power point presentation of life on the Erie Canal in 1840 when locks, low bridges, mules, and towlines were a part of everyday life. It was a time when the canal was alive with colorful canal boats, prosperous towns and businesses, and interesting sights, included in it will be how Dorothy wrote and published her books, the Erie Canal Cousins, based on her research of the canal. FREE Admission
   
Saturday, June 25 Catching Frogs & Other Slimy Creatures
Catching frogs, polliwogs and other slippery critters is just plain fun! Come meet our many spineless friends at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve! To register, call 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls Date: Saturday, June 25th, 3:00 – 4:00 pm Cost: FREE Program Type: Family
   
July 2016 ^ Top
   
Friday, July 1 Harriet Tubman - The Chosen One
Gwendolyn Briley-Strand will be performing her dynamic one-woman show "Harriet Tubman - The Chosen One". The performance takes its audience on one of the many journeys Ms. Tubman took on the Underground Railroad. The show celebrates the life of this great American who made her way to freedom, and then risked her freedom to free others. Watch Ms. Briley-Strand, change into more than a dozen characters, right before your eyes. See for yourself the people who helped her along the path to freedom... and the ones who tried to stop her in her tracks. Listen as she sings spiritual after spiritual showing how the enslaved used this "secret language" to communicate with one another.Join Ms. Briley-Strand as she transports you into a time you've only read about. FREE Admission
   
July 1 - August 1 Nature Photo Contest
You take awesome pictures at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve and we want to see them! From July 1 - August 1, 2016 Seneca Meadows is sponsoring an amateur, nature photo contest. All photos must be taken at the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve and submitted on a disk or USB flash drive to Seneca Meadows, 1786 Salcman Road, Waterloo, NY 13165 before or on August 1, 2016. A cash prize of $100 will be awarded to the first place judged photo, as well as the photo that receives the popular vote. Submissions will be judged by a team of professional photographers, and by the public via Facebook. (Look for Seneca Meadows Education Center on Facebook). To register, call 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls Date: July 1 – August 1, 2016 Cost: FREE Program Type: Adult
   
Friday, July 8 - Sunday, July 10 Canal Fest
Rides, music, food vendors, arts, crafters, much much more along the Seneca Falls Canal Harbor in downtown Seneca Falls.
   
Sunday, July 10 National Parks on the Air - Women's Rights Historical Park
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is celebrating with the National Parks 100 year anniversay. Squaw Island Amateur Radio Club (SIARC) will activate radio communications fron The Women's Rights Historical Park in Seneca Falls NY. Activation will be from 9:00am to 2:00 pm. The public is encouraged to come out and see what amateur radio us all about and to visit the park.
   
Thursday, July 14 Wine & Ales Along the Trails
Wine, beer and nature: what a great way to spend a Thursday! Let our nature guides lead you from tasting station to tasting station as we sample Finger Lake’s finest. To register, call 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls Date: Thursday, July 14th, 6:30—8:00 pm Cost: $8.00 per person Program Type: Adult (must be 21 or over)
   
Saturday, July 16 Catching Fireflies
Catching fireflies is one of the best memories of childhood! Bring your kids to get in on the summertime fun! (Nets provided. Please bring a Mason jar.) To register, call 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls Date: Saturday, July 16th, 8:00—9:00 pm Cost: FREE Program Type: Family
   
Monday, July 18 Annual Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament
9:30am Registration – 10:30am Tee-off at Silver Creek Golf Course. 4 person teams - $75 per player. Sponsorship opportunities available Help support this local organization and win great prizes Contact marketing@mygenbank.com for more information.
   
Wednesday, July 27 Seneca County House of Concern Golf Tournament
FOUR-PERSON SCRAMBLE TOURNAMENT at 10:00 AM Silver Creek Golf Course, 1790 River Road, Waterloo. All proceeds to benefit the Seneca County House of Concern Visit www.houseofconcern.org and click on Golf Tournament photo for more information and registration forms. Sponsorship Opportunties Available Registration: $340/team or $90/person - Includes: 18 holes and cart, Dinner and a Thank you gift.
   
August 2016 ^ Top
   
Saturday, August 13 Funny Campfire Story Night
Campfires are just cool. And when you add funny stories, and s’mores, it turns into a magical time for the whole family! To register, call 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls Date: Saturday, August 13th, 8:00 —9:00 pm Cost: FREE Program Type: Family
   
Saturday, August 20 Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty
Join us for a day of fun on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Paddle down the Cayuga/Seneca Canal from the Waterloo Lock to the Seneca Falls Community Center to benefit the Seneca County House of Concern. Like a walk-a-thon, kayakers and canoers will be raising money by collecting donations through pledges. It is similar in format to other physical activity based fundraising events but this low intensity, non-competitive event is ideal for a variety of ages. There will also be a few stops along the way for snacks and a scavenger hunt to occupy your time as you leisurely make your way down the canal. When you disembark at the Seneca Falls Recreation Center there will be a reception with food, music, awards and raffles. For more info go to www.houseofconcern.org or Facebook Page: Canal Crawl 2016: Paddling Poverty
   
Sunday, August 21 Seneca Meadows Open House
We have some surprises for you at this year’s Seneca Meadows Landfill Open House! In addition to tours of our facility, great entertainment, and a fantastic barbeque, this year, you can also hop on the Finger Lakes Railway for a short train ride! Come see all there is to see! (No registration required.) Location: Seneca Meadows Landfill, 1786 Salcman Road, Waterloo Date: Sunday, August 21st, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Cost: FREE Program Type: Family
   
Saturday, August 27 5K Race for Hunger – Sunset Run
Join us for an amazing sunset run through fields of native wildflowers and abundant wildlife! This year we will have great music from Sarah and Joe Mull, and complimentary beer for all runners after the race! (Must be 21 or over to receive complimentary beer.) Proceeds from the 5K Race for Hunger benefit the House of Concern, a very active, local food pantry that services hundreds of families in need. Register on www.active.com! Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls Date: Saturday, August 27th, 6:30 pm Cost: Register online at www.active.com Program Type: Family
   
September 2016 ^ Top
   
Labor Day Weekend (Fri - Sat) St. Anthony Italian Festival Festival
The Annual St. Anthony Italian Festival is a joint venture of the SMS and Runseyville Sportsmen Clubs and their auxiliaries. Join us every Labor Day Weekend at the SMS Field on Ovid Street in Seneca Falls. Music, rides, games, fireworks, delicious food and more await you and your family at the largest and most successful Italian festival in the country.
   
Labor Day Weekend (Sat - Mon) Seneca Falls Country Club Championship
36 holes of medal play for the first two rounds will then pit the top eight in match play through the Labor Day championship match. Divisions for men, women and seniors. Spectators welcome.
   
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