Our resident CNY Model Train Club will host its second 2012 Family Train Day on Feb. 25 with club members present to answer questions and to run special trains and train exhibits.
The Second Annual MDA Muscle Walk will take place around the clock on Saturday, March 3. This includes a victory lap through the mall. Many of the MDA sponsors will be present to provide information on their services. Visit mda.org/musclewalk for information.
On Friday, March 9, Driver’s Village and SEFCU will co-host the next American Red Cross Blood Drive. Anyone interested in donating may call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE to schedule an appointment or visit donatebloodnow.org.
The Boy Scouts Pine Wood Derby returns on Sunday, March 11, with scouts and their families attending an afternoon of racing competition and awards.
Beginning in April many local high schools will return to use the Carnegie Conference Center facility on the second level of the mall, and Center Court for high school proms and balls.
The 2nd Annual Hardeko Helping Paws “Paws with a Cause” Animal Rescue will return on Sunday, May 20 with Shorty Rossi and Hercules from Animal Planet to raise funds and awareness of the needs for all rescue animals.
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Welcome new tenants inside the mall
The Brick House Café inside Sensational Driver’s Village opens at 7 a.m. Monday through Saturday and offers fresh breakfast and lunch and bakery items as well as their signature Finger Lakes coffee. Inside the Café you will find beautiful art and craft items for sale by local artists. A most recent addition is various gift baskets made to order. For more information you may call 452-1556 ext. 2996 or check oneidalakeartisans.com for unannounced special coupons.
Relocated from the Ponderosa Plaza in North Syracuse, Linda Facciponte, Dance Arts Studio, has recently made Driver’s Village their new home. The Dance Arts Studio is new to Driver’s Village but not to the dance world, with more than 25 years in business. Linda maintains a quality dance school with a nurturing environment fostering personal growth. The Director Linda Facciponte is highly esteemed in the community and holds various degrees and credentials in dance. For more information or enrollment opportunities, please check the website: danceartsstudio-syr.com.