Meerae Firkins, a 10th grader in Cazenovia High School, spent the end of her summer this year on a scuba diving trip in the Bahamas where she made 25 dives in five days, swam with sharks, explored a shipwreck and won an award for creating the best underwater video on her ship.
The Cazenovia Public Library has announced its slate of child and adult movies for the months of October and November.
The work of Shauna Walsh, an accomplished glass blower and artist, will have her work displayed at Cazenovia Artisans during the month of October, with a reception for Walsh to be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18.
On Sunday, Oct. 20, in the Morgan Room at Cazenovia College, the Cazenovia High School Drama Club will be presenting, “Be Our Guest…For a Musical Feast,” an evening of Broadway songs coupled with an Italian meal.
Actress Mimi Kennedy to perform play about women’s rights visionary Matilda Joslyn Gage
Mimi Kennedy hasn’t always been passionate about history. In fact, until the mid-1990s, she even disliked it. The actress, author and activist was doing research for a fictional story when she called Sally Roesch Wagner, the executive director at the Matilda Joslyn Gage Foundation, with a question. When Wagner told Kennedy about who Gage was and her role as an American suffragist and abolitionist, Kennedy said that a lightbulb turned on inside of her head.
Lakshmi Singh, news anchor for National Public Radio, will deliver the next Cazenovia Forum lecture at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Catherine Cummings Theater in Cazenovia.
While countless radio programs provide chatter on the latest Syracuse University sports news, there is only one place where listeners might hear James Southerland talking candidly about why he chose to wear number 43: the NAPA Syracuse Legends Show with Mike Bristol.
Annual list of best college golf courses bumps Robert Trent Jones design up one place
Colgate University's Seven Oaks Golf Club moved up one position to 22nd in the annual Golfweek.com rankings of Best Campus Courses.
At 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, Josh Burke, a former North Syracuse Central School District student, will return to his old stomping grounds. He will once again take the stage at the North Syracuse Junior High School, where he began playing in front of large audiences at the school’s annual Talent Show. This time, though, he won’t be a solo act. Instead, Burke will be playing a concert with the international sensation Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.
For a dozen years, Jazz-N-Cazas brought top-shelf performers to the Catherine Cummings Theatre at Cazenovia College — acts such as Melba Moore, Vince Giordano, the Brubeck Brothers and Gap Mangione. This year festival director Colleen Prossner has outdone herself by booking three nights of rock’em sock’em entertainment ranging from chanteuse Jennifer Holliday, Broadway’s original “Dreamgirl” to trumpeter Al Chez & The Brothers of Funk, a boisterous big band from New Jersey.
The Cazenovia and Chittenango Lions will be holding a dinner and meeting Thursday, Oct. 3, at Clear Path for Veterans on Salt Springs Road between Fayetteville and Chittenango. Members of the greater Cazenovia and Chittenango communities interested in finding out more about the Lions and/or Clear Path are invited to attend.
Annual Community Day event hosted Sunday, Sept. 29 this year
From 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, The Friends of Lorenzo will once again host Community Day at Rippleton Schoolhouse. This free event invites children of all ages to celebrate our unique heritage and some of the many local autumn gifts our community has to offer.
The Cazenovia Public Library is hosting two new learning classes for adults.
CNY Playhouse looks on the bright side of life with wacky musical
During a climactic scene on opening night, “Spamalot” leading man Bob Brown misfired. Twice. Portraying King Arthur, Brown was trying to toss a grenade over a short scenic flat to blow up a killer bunny.
Join the fun in the Story Garden during the fall Story Time season at the Cazenovia Public Library. Beginning Monday, Sept. 9, story time will be held every week day morning with staff members who have had specialized training in early literacy.