The village of Camillus has a full lineup of activities planned for this year's Feb Fest, set to take place throughout the day on Saturday Feb. 26. This family-centered tradition will offer everything from story times to human "dog" sled races. Village businesses will also offer "Feb Fest Specials."
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Snow Sculptures throughout the village. Bragging rights at stake! Who can make the best snow sculpture?
10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Medallion treasure hunt: $250 cash prize. Sponsored by local businesses. Meet at the Senior Center to find the first clue.
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Library events: Ongoing stories and crafts for children. Demonstrations of new library technology, including downloadable books, audiobooks and music. Hot cider and cookies. All free.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Library event: Artist Louise Woodard will create her delightful thumbprint paintings for children and exhibit her collection of miniature paintings.
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - First Methodist Church: Soups, Hoffman hot dogs, homemade pies, brownies and hot chocolate will be sold. Face painting will be offered on behalf of Camillus Town Shop.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Senior Center: Camillus Police Department will perform finger printing for ID cards.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Senior Center: The Total Wellness Center will offer "Bowl an Allergen and Get Rid of It." Dr. Bernard Straile will check kids for allergies from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Receive a complimentary chair massage from Donna Gullotto, LMT, from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn a T'ai Chi Chih move with Neena Mitchell, and bring your small pet! (They too have allergies.) Preventive Medicine Associates will offer blood pressure screenings as well as information on other health related matters. The Camillus Fire Department will present information and tips on fire prevention. Come meet your local fire department and find out what it takes to be a fire fighter.