Oswego County 4-H is conducting a series of workshops.
Learn to sew, which will teach children ages eight-19 how to sew with a sewing machine and also by hand. The classes will be held from 1:30-3 p.m. on the following dates Tuesday, April 15, Wednesday, April 16, and Thursday, April 17 at the Oswego County Cooperative Extension office in Mexico. Each day participants will go home with a finished project: potholder, pillowcase, and decorative initial shaped pillow.
SUNY Oswego's Quest has chosen Bruce Coville, alumnus and famed author of books for children and young adults, as keynote speaker for the daylong celebration of scholarly and creative pursuits in April.
Coville is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, in the Campus Center auditorium. The session is free and open to the public, as are scores of presentations, exhibitions and demonstrations that day, most in the Campus Center.
A 1973 alumnus and author of more than 1
The Empire State Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local Union 747 (Syracuse) Zone 5, will conduct a recruitment from March 6-Feb. 5, 2015 for 10 carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Peter M. Rivera announced recently.
Applications can be obtained and accepted from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, excluding legal holidays, during the recruitment period, at the Carpenters Local Union 747 JATC School, 3247 Vickery Road, North Syracuse.
More than 250 runners have registered for the third 'Run For Dennis' 5k run/walk is scheduled for 10 a.m., March 15 to honor the memory of Oswego resident Dennis Pacheco (May 28, 1959-March 17, 2011), a victim of bladder cancer, it was announced by Jessica Newson, race director and Pacheco’s daughter.
“There are less than three weeks before the race,” Newson said. “We strongly encourage anyone whose interested in walking or running the 5k to register as soon a
Lakeside Artisans, 191 W. First St., Oswego will offer classes in hand-painted silk scarves and in making scrap fabric tote bags.
Scrap fabric tote bags will meet with Lakeside Artisans’ Kathy Fenlon, on Wednesday, March 26 from 6-9 p.m. Students will use scrap fabrics and learn a method called “quilt as you go” to complete a cute, useful tote bag. Once they learn this skill, they could use it for many other small projects. All supplies will be provided, but if