Community Bulletin Board

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Bubble Blast Run

8/31   8 AM

The second annual Bubble Blast Run presented by Tim Hortons will be held at the Great New York State Fair this year on August 31st at 8:00 a.m. It is a 5k fun run filled with bubbles and different obstacles. We welcome people of all ages to participate. It is $45 to register now and $50 on the day of event. Children 7-16 are half price and 6 and under are free. Registration also includes a ticket to the Great New York State Fair.  100% of the proceeds will go to ACR Health and Operation Walk. Go to or call us at 1.800.475.2430 for more information and to register.

Otter Lake Steak Bake & $2 Truck Raffle

8/31   4 PM

This is our 30th Anniversary! Great steak dinner with the fixin’s starts at 4:00pm, band/DJ starts at 7pm, raffle items, 50/50, etc.
Truck drawing at 10:00 pm!  Seriously it is only $2 a ticket for a brand new 2014 GMC pickup. Mark your calendars for next year too, it’s always the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend!  Otter Lake Fire Hall State Route 28. 369-6089

Grief Survivors

7/1 through 9/3   6 to 7:30 PM

Drop ins welcome. Faith based support for those suffering the loss of a loved one and meets weekly to help you face those challenges and move from mourning to joy. Contact Melissa at 735-6210 or or visit

Herkimer’s Friends of the Basloe Library Mini Book Sales

7/29 through 9/30

The Friends of the Basloe Library will be holding a series of mini books sales in the specials section of the library. A mini children’s book sale will be available for .10 to .25 for most of August, to be followed by paperbacks for .25 or .50 in September. Additional mini sales will follow either a theme or type of books. These mini sales are in addition to the regularly available books on the shelves in this section, as well as media, puzzles and magazines all at low rates. The Basloe Library is located at 245 N. Main Street in Herkimer. For more information call the library at 315-866-1733. It is time to get your bargain reading at a low price. With fall and winter on the way, it will give you something at home to read.

Oneida County Public Market

5/24 through 10/18  9 AM to 1 PM

A GREAT place to shop weekly and buy produce, meats, cheeses, wines and many other items for local artisans. AND bring your appetite! Tons of food & beverages cooked on site. Union Station, 321 Main St, Utica.

Boonville Farmers Market

6/19 to 10/22  12 Noon to 6 PM

This is our 3rd year. The Farmer’s Market will be every Wednesday, from June 18 – Oct. 22. It runs from 4-7pm.We are always accepting new vendors. If interested please call: Patti 737-7087 or Clarissa 855-4256. We hope to see you at the Farmer’s Market. Boonville Oneida County Fairgrounds.335-9851 for more information.

Farmers Market

6/18  4 to 7 PM

This is our 3rd year. The Farmer’s Market will be every Wednesday, from June 18 – Oct. 22. It runs from 4-7pm.We are always accepting new vendors. If interested please call: Patti 737-7087 or Clarissa 855-4256. We hope to see you at the Farmer’s Market. West Winfield Federated Church, Route 20

Farmers Market/Oriskany Falls Fire Department

Every 4th Friday  6/27, 7/25, 8/22, 9/26 and 10/24  11 AM to 5 PM

Fireman’s Field, Route 12 B, Oriskany Falls. 821-6314 for more details.Seeking vendors-please call Garry Johnson at 240-5718 for more information.

Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014.

Weekly Sunday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 AM until 11/30/2014

The new exhibit, “Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014”, showcases Iroquois art which explores contemporary issues including the environment, the digital/disposable age, the impact of national/international events and decisions and the role of tradition and community. The Museum represents the world’s most comprehensive collection of modern Iroquois art. (Closed Easter and Thanksgiving Day.) 324 Caverns Rd, Howes Cave, 518-496-8949 for more information.

Thursday Night Recovery Meeting

Weekly until December 18th 2014. Thursday nights 7 to 8:30 PM

Learn Recovery’s practical coping techniques. Peer group habits helps one another struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, or stress. Leader Lorraine may be reached at 858-0449 of call 585-234-2434 or go to First Presbyterian Church of Utica, 1605 Genesee St.

Mothers & Children of the Oneida Community

5/10/2014 through 5/10/2015

Through original photographs and artifacts this exhibit examines the lives of mothers and children of the original Oneida Community. The utopian community of more than 300 people lived as one family, challenging contemporary social views on property ownership, gender roles, child-rearing practices, monogamous marriage, and work. The exhibit opens Saturday, May 10 and is free both Saturday and Sunday and will run until May 2015, 9 to 5 PM. Oneida Community Mansion House, 170 Kenwood Ave. 363-0745 for more details.

Free Legal Clinic

6/2/14  to 1/4/16   9 AM to 4 PM

The monthly clinic by Legal Services of Central New York offering free legal services in Rome, New York is on Monday June 2, 2014. The clinic is at the Rome City Courthouse, 100 West Court Street, Rome, New York, from 9:00am to 4pm.
Free legal services are available to a wide range of individuals and families, with incomes at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. A family of 4 with gross annual income of $47,700 qualifies for our free services.
We offer experienced legal counsel for problems related to housing, education, public benefits, consumer debt or access to healthcare, or guidance on everyday issues. 793-9105 for more details.