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ONEIDA AREA

Events

April, 2014
25 Historic Canastota
Oneida
315-363-0745
phoffman@oneidacommunity.org
www.oneidacommunity.org
As part of the spring Adult Enrichment Series Focus on Photography: 19th-Century Collections Around Town¯ Joe DiGiorgio, President, Canal Town Museum, whose Historic Canastota¯ presentation will feature slides of the Biograph¯ (the moving image) and local imagery of bygone times. 3 p.m. As a special treat for series attendees, the new restaurant located in the Mansion House, Kenwood and Vine, will open for happy hour following the talks and lecture attendees will receive 15% off selections from a special appetizer menu.
May, 2014
3 De-mystifying Digital Photography
Oneida
315-363-0745
phoffman@oneidacommunity.org
www.oneidacommunity.org
As part of the spring Adult Enrichment Series Focus on Photography: 19th-Century Collections Around Town¯ Juan Junco will lead a workshop on De-mystifying Digital Photography. Learn how to best use your camera settings, how to compose winning photographs, tips for controlling light and other techniques to create winning photographs. Then explore the Mansion House and grounds to test your skills and share your work at the end of the workshop. Juan is well known for his extraordinary photographs of the Central New York landscape and music scene. Cost is $20 for Mansion House members, $30 for non-members. Reservations are required: Call 315-363-0745.
3 Old Erie Canal State Park - I LOVE MY PARK DAY
Oneida
(315) 363-3590
pmeakin@oneidacity.com
www.ptny.org/ilovemypark
Come join the Oneida Rail Trail Committee to celebrate I LOVE MY PARK DAY. I Love My Park Day is an exciting statewide event to improve and enhance New York parks and historic sites and bring visibility to the entire park system and its needs. From 9 AM to 12 PM, volunteers will help pick up litter, clear overgrown brush, assess maintenance/painting projects and make other improvements along the 3 mile stretch of the Old Erie Canal from Rt. 46 in Oneida to N. Court Street in Wampsville. All volunteers will be asked to meet at Jacks or Better at 193 Lake Road, Oneida, N.Y. Register at: I Love My Park Day at www.ptny.org/ilovemypark With any questions, please contact Patti Meakin at pmeakin@oneidacity.com or (315) 363-3590.
9 Reflections from the Past: 19th-C Photos at Onondaga Hist As
Oneida
315-363-0745
phoffman@oneidacommunity.org
www.oneidacommunity.org
Pamela Priest, Archivist and Research Center Manager, Onondaga Historical Association, brings samples of historic photos from the Associations holdings and explains different photographic processes of the period. As a special treat for series attendees, the new restaurant located in the Mansion House, Kenwood and Vine, will open for happy hour following the talks and lecture attendees will receive 15% off selections from a special appetizer menu.
10—30 Mothers and Children of the Original Oneida Community
Oneida
315-363-0745
pcaputi@oneidacommunity.org
www.oneidacommunity.org
The roles of mothers and children in this radical 19th century utopian community will be examined through photographs, artifacts, and written and oral history. This community challenged contemporary social views on property ownership, gender roles, child-rearing practices, monogamous marriage, and work.
31 Shred Fest
Oneida
(315)363-2000
www.oneidabank.com
The general public is invited to bring their personal documents, financial statements, credit card offers, and other sensitive material to be securely shredded at no charge by the experts from Confidata. Oneida Savings environmentally friendly eStatement enrollments, as well as identity theft prevention tips, will be available. The process takes only a few minutes and Confidata will come to your car to assist you with your bags and boxes. A maximum of 5 boxes, or 175 lbs. of material, will be accepted per person (no business shred, please). SECURE shredding provided by Confidata.
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