Short films to be screened in Canton

Several short films that tell the stories of TAUNY Heritage Award recipients will be shown at TAUNY, 53 Main St., Thursday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m. Fiddler and teacher Gretchen Koehler, left, and packbasket maker and singer-storyteller Bill Smith will both be featured. See story for more details.

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MADRID — The Madrid Fire Department will host their annual Mother’s Day chicken BBQ on Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. or sold out at 10 Church St. Adult meals cost $9, $8 for ages 65 and up and $6.50 for chicken only. The meal includes baked beans, coleslaw and a roll. The fire department is celebtating 100 years this year. Read More >>
COLTON -- Campsite and trail cleanup will be featured in Higley Flow State Park’s participation in the state’s fifth annual I Love My Park Day promotion May 7. Events will begin at 9 a.m. Sponsored jointly by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and Parks & Trails New York, I Love My Park Day is a statewide event to bring visibility to the entire park... Read More >>
Chicken barbecues are planned for Saturday in Lisbon, Richville and DePesyer. • RICHVILLE -- Richville Volunteer Fire Department, 71 Main St., will serve a chicken barbeque May 7 at 4 p.m. Menu includes a half chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw, baked beans and dessert. Dinner is $10. Chicken only is $6. People can eat in or take out. • LISBON -- United Presbyterian will serve a May 7 chicken... Read More >>
MACOMB -- Macomb Wesleyan Church, corner of county routes 7 and 10, will serve a turkey dinner with a silent auction May 7 from 4 to 6 p.m. Menu includes bird meat, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, vegetable, cranberry sauce, relish tray, rolls pie and drink. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for ages 6 to 12 and free for under age 6. Proceeds go to the church building fund.   Read More >>
POTSDAM -- Misty Hollow, 22 Market St., will offer an Adirondack pack basket class on Saturday, May 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. The $100 fee includes all materials. Baskets will be completed the same day. Call 265-1660 to register or for more info.   Read More >>