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“Tis’ The Season fa la la”

December 9th, 2009

It’s been a slow transition from autumn to winter, but worry not… winter is coming. In anticipation, the Town Shop has planned some cool outdoor experiences and some warm indoor activities.

Here are some highlights:

  • Seva (Samaritan Center) Wednesdays 3pm
  • Seva (Sunshine Horse Rescue) 12/5, 12/19, 1/2, 1/16, 1/30 9am
  • Holiday Music Concert 12/10 7pm At Camillus Methodist Church, featuring students from The String Corner.
  • Live Music Showcase 12/13 6pm (Town Shop opens at 4pm) With two great bands: Brothers We Grow (A reunion of sorts, and a chance to wish Dan Lyons well before deployment 12/15) and This Horseless Carriage.
  • DodgeBall 12/17, 1/21 6:30pm East Hill Elementary
  • Everson Museum 12/20 1pm “Impressionism: Turner to Cezanne” Normally $12 per student for this world famous touring exhibition, but down to $4 thanks to a generous gift from Travis Sky Ingersoll.
  • Cross Country Skiing 12/28, 1/10, 1/18, 1/25 & 1/28 (In the moonlight) Plus winter camping February 16-18. Snowshoes also available as an alternative.
  • Eating Our Way Around The World 12/29 1pm This time Thailand (Little Thai House)
  • Classic Movie Night Hosted By Dan Nolan. 12/30 7pm “The Sting” (Robert Redford and Paul Newman, Butch & Sundance, united again.)
  • English Shuffleboard Tournament (Henry VIII used to play this game as did Robinhood) Over 2 days 1/4 and 1/5 starting at 7pm.
  • Vegetarian Cooking Class 1/7, 1/26 6:30pm.
  • Rough Times Live (Teen Produced Television Show) 1/12 6pm, They’ll be coming to tape a feature on the town shop with open mic performances for poetry and music, plus a short theatrical piece.
  • Facials 1/14 7pm Cleansing toners masks and lotions, free and fun.
  • Zoo (Rosamond Gifford Zoo) 1/17 1pm The Town Shop has a group pass.
  • Town Shop Overnight 1/29-1/30 Food games music movies and a little bit of sleep, info available on 1/18.

More activities (like ice skating at Clinton Square or moonlight snowshoeing) may be announced as the winter goes on. Check out the Town Shop Facebook page for quicker program updates. Stay warm and stay cool.

Also, a sincere thanks to Camillus Methodist Church for keeping us supplied with peanut butter and hot chocolate all year. Much appreciated!