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Leonardsville F.D. 6 Hour Defensive Driving Class

11/17  9 am to 3 pm

Call 315-525-7165 to register. $35, cash, check or MO. Refresh your driving skills! Receive a 10 % insurance discount on collision, or reduce up to 4 points on your license for violations within 18 months. 11306 Mill St, Leonardsville.

Pre-Thanksgiving Fundraiser

11/17   9 am

Luncheon from 11 to 1 pm. Bake sale, and craft corner located in the Winter Chapel. Church of Christ Uniting, 22 Church St, Richfield Springs.

2nd Annual Food Drive with the “Feed Our Vets” Program

11/17    12 noon

Sangertown Square Mall, 8555 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford. Non-perishable food collection will take place in the Center Court from noon to 2 pm. The food is donated to the Feed Our Vets Pantry in Utica. Contact Victoria Orlio at 315 797-8520.

Holiday Basket Celebration

11/17   10 am

Silent auction will be held for holiday baskets, gift certificates decorated Christmas tree, TV and other new items. This benefit is for the residents of the Mohawk Homestead. For more information please call Claudia Gloo at 315-866-7634.

Clothing Giveaway

11/17    9 am

All are welcome. St. Bernard’s Church, 199 Stafford Avenue South, Waterville. Contact Mabel Silliman at 315-841-4481 for more details.

Clinton Pet Vet Rescue & Sanctuary Bake & Jewelry Sale

11/18   10 am

100 %  of the proceeds go to the Rescue. 186 Meadow St, St 2, Clinton.  Contact Dr. Jessica Price at 315-853-3551.

Clinton Shoppers Stroll & Holiday Parade

11/23   10 am

Activities will include horse-drawn wagone rides around the village and holiday carolers performing throughout the village. Friday, November 23 Shops open at 10 am 6 pm – Tree Lighting – Preceding the tree lighting, a reading of the traditional holiday poem by Clement Clarke Moore, Twas the Night Before Christmas 7 pm – Parade – starts down College Street and continues around the Village Green to the Fire House where kids of all ages can visit with Santa and share with him their Christmas wishes. Shoppers’ Stroll Continues onto Saturday, November 24th! NEW – Join us in the 5K Jingle Jog ( starting at 8 am at the corner of Willams/College Street. The festivities continue as we celebrate Small Business Saturday! Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Village Green Gazebo as well as the horse-drawn wagon rides in front of the Alexander Hamilton Institute. Many more activities are planned for the day. 5 – 8 pm – Spaghetti Dinner to Benefit Patty Louise Clinton is Kraft Hockeyville USA! The week after Clinton won Hockeyville, Patty learned she has breast cancer. Through it all – surgery, hockey meetings and chemo – things went on close to normal just at a slower speed. The fight is not over yet as radiation treatments will wrap up the year. As a community member, owner of the The Waterville Times, supporter of all community events we THANK Patty Louise for making it all possible! Cost: $8/ Children 6 and under: $4 Raffle Baskets & 50/50 and Special Raffle – Signed NHL Buffalo Sabres Jersey donated by the NHL All money raised will go directly to the family to help with medical bills and expenses. Monetary donations can be made out to: Clinton Lions Club – Patty Louise Benefit and mailed to Clinton Lions Club, 131 Sanford Avenue, Clinton, NY 13323

Charity Beer & Wine Tasting

11/30  7 to 9 pm

The proceeds support the Oneida Boy Scouts and St. Patrick’s School. Oneida Elks Club, 191 Main St, Oneida. Tickets are $20 and for more info email: Friends of

Exploring Tabletop Games

Every Wednesday    3:30 pm

Come and participate in the modern golden age of board games! Learn some new games and play some favorites. Ages 10 to 18. Utica Public Library, 303 Genesee St, Utica.