Seneca Nation of Indians Master Calendar

‹‹ February April ›› March 2015
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  • Book Club at the Catt. Library
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    @Cattaraugus Branch Library
    The Seneca Nation Library (Catt) is currently recruiting for new members to join their 2015 Book Club. In the past, they have read books that have become movies. If you love to read, then give us a try and share your passion of reading. If interested, please call 532-9449 or contact Roberta Jones at 532-8162. The next book club meeting is on March 2nd 5 - 7pm. Refreshments will be served.
    Book Club at the Catt. Library
  • Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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    @Buffalo Native Resource Center 135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 300 Buffalo, NY 14202 Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Delaware Ave. and W Mohawk St.
    Basic Seneca Language Class with Anne Tahamont, 6pm-8pm Culture Class featuring Basic Sewing Instructions with Dee Greene (Tuscarora) and Beanie Jamieson. Beanie & Dee are teaching Doll Making with Annuity Cloth Dolls followed by Ribbon Shirt Making Classes Schedule will be updated as new activities are planned. For more information, contact Beanie Jamieson at beanie.jamieson@sni.org or call the office at 716-845-6304. Will be changing to Mondays starting 1/19/15. From 6-9 pm, until May 11th.
    Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
  • Jamestown Community College Information Session
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    @Seneca Nation Library Broad Street Ext. Salamanca, NY
    Jamestown Community College provides you with an educational experience that will allow you to reach your personal, academic and professional goals. See flyer for information on this session.
    Jamestown Community College Information Session
  • Sewing Basics Class
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    @Saylor Building
    This class will serve 10 participants for six weeks on Mondays beginning February 9th, 6:30-8:30pm, at the Saylor Building. Participants will learn about basic sewing machine components, terminology, and how to use the machine. Also reading and using a basic pillow pattern, cutting the pattern and sewing cut pieces together, reviewing and practicing techniques will be taught. If you are interested please see the attached brochure.
    Sewing Basics Class
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  • Winter Farmers Market
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    @William Seneca Building Lobby 12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
    Local Farmers Bringing You Local Food! The mission of our market is to provide a venue where regional farmers, food producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of high-quality, locally-grown healthy food options, organic produce, grass fed animal products and handcrafted goods directly to Seneca Nation members and surrounding communities.
    Winter Farmers Market
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  • Old Time Corn Bread Making Class
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    @CCC Kitchen
    You are invited to an Old Time Corn Bread Making Class (see attached flyer) next Wednesday March 4, 2015 5-9pm in the Cattaraugus Community Center Kitchen, 12767 Route 438, near Irving NY. Each participant will make and get a wheel of Corn Bread. Cost is $20 at the door for ingredients and the instructors- Luis Santiago and Belinda Patterson from Tuscarora. Limited space for 15, register today with the Indigenous Women's Initiatives Seed Institute Director Nancy Johnson-Onondaga 716-361-4880. This class is sponsored by Women Meeting of Seneca Strong, the Food Is Our Medicine Project, and the Seneca Nation of Indians. Please distribute the attached flyer widely to your email list-serves, facebook pages, twitter, instagram, etc. This is Women Meeting's regular first Wednesday of the month at the Cattaraugus Reservation and you are still invited to join us in the dining room of the Cattaraugus Community Center even if you may not be participating in the class. If you are in need of child care please call Agnes Williams at 716-532-4228 and let me know what age of each child that you will be bringing on March 4. Food Is Our Medicine is committed to another class if we get more than 15 responding this time. Come on out and join us for good fun, good food and good minded Peoples!
    Old Time Corn Bread Making Class
  • The Role of Nutrition in Body, Mind, and Spiritual Wellness
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    @Saylor Building
    This class will serve 10 participants for six weeks on Wednesdays starting February 25th, 6-7:30pm, at the Saylor Building. The primary goal for this nutrition education series is to improve the health status of Native People by providing information that will contribute to positive behavior change regarding eating habits and food choices. Presentations over the six weeks will promote health eating, provide a historical overview and maintain between Indigenous and introduced foods. Cooking activities will include preparation and cooking demonstrations using primarily Indigenous ingredients. If you are interested please see the attached brochure.
    The Role of Nutrition in Body, Mind, and Spiritual Wellness
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  • Beading Circle w/ Charla (3/5)
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    @44 Seneca St. (TV Room)
    Anyone is welcome to join us for beading. Please bring your own materials—scissors, thread, beading needle(s), material & beads. And a dish to pass would be greatly appreciated.
    Beading Circle w/ Charla (3/5)
  • Open Youth Volleyball
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    @Cattaraugus Community Center
    New to the CCC this year. Grab your friends and come have some fun. Ages 12-17. Every Thursday starting January 8th, 2014.
    Open Youth Volleyball
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  • 4 v 4 Women's Volleyball Tournament
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    @Allegany Community Center
    The format is teams of 4, double elimination, 2 sets-25. Best 2 of 3 in playoffs goes to finals. Entry fee is $100 per team with roster. If you are interested or would like more details please call Chad @ 945-8119 ext 3713.
    4 v 4 Women's Volleyball Tournament
  • C.I.R.V.F.D. 9 Pin No-Tap Tournament
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    @Eden Bowling Lanes 8716 S. Main St. Eden, NY 14057
    4 person team mixed couples. Cost is $150 per team. No handicap will be given. Prize money will be determined on how many teams sign up. Banquet and awards immediately following tournament @ C.I.R.V.F.D. Please see attached for sign up form.
    C.I.R.V.F.D. 9 Pin No-Tap Tournament
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  • After-School Cultural Arts Program
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    @Location Varies Weekly
    As part of our effort to reach out to students, we will be visiting the surrounding school districts (Gowanda, Silver Creek, Lakeshore Middle School, Lakeshore High School) to conduct a Seneca Cultural Arts Activity for one week each month for the remaining school year. These classes are open to all middle and high school students; but will be limited to 10 students per session. They are free of charge. check with your local Title VII office to sign up and main office to arrange to catch your districts’ after school bus home. Example: If you attend GCS you will sign up for and attend only the March 9th, April 13th, and May 11th sessions. Please see the attached document to see the complete schedule and activities available. Contact Jordan Cooke at the SNI Education dept. for more information at 532-3341 or via email at jordan.cooke@sni.org.
    After-School Cultural Arts Program
  • Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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    @Buffalo Native Resource Center 135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 300 Buffalo, NY 14202 Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Delaware Ave. and W Mohawk St.
    Basic Seneca Language Class with Anne Tahamont, 6pm-8pm Culture Class featuring Basic Sewing Instructions with Dee Greene (Tuscarora) and Beanie Jamieson. Beanie & Dee are teaching Doll Making with Annuity Cloth Dolls followed by Ribbon Shirt Making Classes Schedule will be updated as new activities are planned. For more information, contact Beanie Jamieson at beanie.jamieson@sni.org or call the office at 716-845-6304. Will be changing to Mondays starting 1/19/15. From 6-9 pm, until May 11th.
    Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
  • Empire State College Informational Session
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    @Seneca Nation Library Broad St. Ext. Salamanca
    Thinking about going back or starting college? Empire State offers many degree programs including individualized programs of study. Come meet with the reps to see what Empire offers. Refreshments & sandwiches at 5:30 p.m.
    Empire State College Informational Session
  • Sewing Basics Class
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    @Saylor Building
    This class will serve 10 participants for six weeks on Mondays beginning February 9th, 6:30-8:30pm, at the Saylor Building. Participants will learn about basic sewing machine components, terminology, and how to use the machine. Also reading and using a basic pillow pattern, cutting the pattern and sewing cut pieces together, reviewing and practicing techniques will be taught. If you are interested please see the attached brochure.
    Sewing Basics Class
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  • Winter Farmers Market
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    @William Seneca Building Lobby 12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
    Local Farmers Bringing You Local Food! The mission of our market is to provide a venue where regional farmers, food producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of high-quality, locally-grown healthy food options, organic produce, grass fed animal products and handcrafted goods directly to Seneca Nation members and surrounding communities.
    Winter Farmers Market
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  • GCS Title VII Parent Committee Meeting
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    @SNI Library, Cattaraugus Territory
    The Title VII Staff and Parent Committee at Gowanda Central Schools is reaching out to all parents and guardians of Native American students to recruit new participants in our monthly meetings. The Title VII Parent Committee is an essential part of our grant, but currently our parental involvement is low. Our parents and guardians serve to advise, make recommendations, approve major changes and help to develop the next year's Title VII grant. Our Parent Committee meets with the GCS Title VII Staff and GMS Principal David Smith on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:00pm at the Seneca Nation Library, Cattaraugus Territory. Discussion items include school programming, special events, student achievement, and grant planning. Please come to learn more, or call our GCS Title VII Director, Whitney Nephew at 532-3325 x5218 for more details.
    GCS Title VII Parent Committee Meeting
  • The Role of Nutrition in Body, Mind, and Spiritual Wellness
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    @Saylor Building
    This class will serve 10 participants for six weeks on Wednesdays starting February 25th, 6-7:30pm, at the Saylor Building. The primary goal for this nutrition education series is to improve the health status of Native People by providing information that will contribute to positive behavior change regarding eating habits and food choices. Presentations over the six weeks will promote health eating, provide a historical overview and maintain between Indigenous and introduced foods. Cooking activities will include preparation and cooking demonstrations using primarily Indigenous ingredients. If you are interested please see the attached brochure.
    The Role of Nutrition in Body, Mind, and Spiritual Wellness
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  • Open Youth Volleyball
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    @Cattaraugus Community Center
    New to the CCC this year. Grab your friends and come have some fun. Ages 12-17. Every Thursday starting January 8th, 2014.
    Open Youth Volleyball
  • Computer Basics Class
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    @Saylor Building
    Facilitator: Janet Black Please note, the last two sessions of this class have been rescheduled for March 12th & 19th. Participants will learn how to become familiar with using basic components of a computer- keyboarding, mouse, printing documents, using the Internet, email, how to use free software from the Internet, etc. To register or to get more contact please see attached brochure.
    Computer Basics Class
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  • Community Culture Day
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    @Cattaraugus Community Center
    You are invited to join the CCC and SNI Education & Language Depts for a day filled with outdoor activities around the activity of Maple Sugaring. Bring the entire family down to help gather, boil and bottle the final product. See the whole process from start to finish and find out a little about how important this healthy natural food product is to our traditional culture. Dress for the weather. Contact Jordan at SNI Education for more info or to volunteer at 532-3341 or jordan.cooke@sni.org.
    Community Culture Day
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  • After-School Cultural Arts Program
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    @Location Varies Weekly
    As part of our effort to reach out to students, we will be visiting the surrounding school districts (Gowanda, Silver Creek, Lakeshore Middle School, Lakeshore High School) to conduct a Seneca Cultural Arts Activity for one week each month for the remaining school year. These classes are open to all middle and high school students; but will be limited to 10 students per session. They are free of charge. check with your local Title VII office to sign up and main office to arrange to catch your districts’ after school bus home. Example: If you attend GCS you will sign up for and attend only the March 9th, April 13th, and May 11th sessions. Please see the attached document to see the complete schedule and activities available. Contact Jordan Cooke at the SNI Education dept. for more information at 532-3341 or via email at jordan.cooke@sni.org.
    After-School Cultural Arts Program
  • Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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    @Buffalo Native Resource Center 135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 300 Buffalo, NY 14202 Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Delaware Ave. and W Mohawk St.
    Basic Seneca Language Class with Anne Tahamont, 6pm-8pm Culture Class featuring Basic Sewing Instructions with Dee Greene (Tuscarora) and Beanie Jamieson. Beanie & Dee are teaching Doll Making with Annuity Cloth Dolls followed by Ribbon Shirt Making Classes Schedule will be updated as new activities are planned. For more information, contact Beanie Jamieson at beanie.jamieson@sni.org or call the office at 716-845-6304. Will be changing to Mondays starting 1/19/15. From 6-9 pm, until May 11th.
    Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
  • Sewing Basics Class
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    @Saylor Building
    This class will serve 10 participants for six weeks on Mondays beginning February 9th, 6:30-8:30pm, at the Saylor Building. Participants will learn about basic sewing machine components, terminology, and how to use the machine. Also reading and using a basic pillow pattern, cutting the pattern and sewing cut pieces together, reviewing and practicing techniques will be taught. If you are interested please see the attached brochure.
    Sewing Basics Class
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  • Winter Farmers Market
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    @William Seneca Building Lobby 12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
    Local Farmers Bringing You Local Food! The mission of our market is to provide a venue where regional farmers, food producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of high-quality, locally-grown healthy food options, organic produce, grass fed animal products and handcrafted goods directly to Seneca Nation members and surrounding communities.
    Winter Farmers Market
  • Penn-York College Night
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    @St. Bonaventure, Reilly Center
    Over 110 universities and colleges will be represented at this exciting event! Contact Sue John-Blakesnake at SCCSD Guidance Office 945-2400 ext. 6013 for more information.
    Penn-York College Night
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  • Native American Education Youth Conference
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    @Allegany Community Center
    For grades 9-12. Please see Ms. Sue John Blacksnake in Guidance for permission forms.
    Native American Education Youth Conference
  • The Role of Nutrition in Body, Mind, and Spiritual Wellness
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    @Saylor Building
    This class will serve 10 participants for six weeks on Wednesdays starting February 25th, 6-7:30pm, at the Saylor Building. The primary goal for this nutrition education series is to improve the health status of Native People by providing information that will contribute to positive behavior change regarding eating habits and food choices. Presentations over the six weeks will promote health eating, provide a historical overview and maintain between Indigenous and introduced foods. Cooking activities will include preparation and cooking demonstrations using primarily Indigenous ingredients. If you are interested please see the attached brochure.
    The Role of Nutrition in Body, Mind, and Spiritual Wellness
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  • Beading Circle w/ Charla (3/19)
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    @44 Seneca St. (TV Room)
    Anyone is welcome to join us for beading. Please bring your own materials—scissors, thread, beading needle(s), material & beads. And a dish to pass would be greatly appreciated.
    Beading Circle w/ Charla (3/19)
  • Open Youth Volleyball
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    @Cattaraugus Community Center
    New to the CCC this year. Grab your friends and come have some fun. Ages 12-17. Every Thursday starting January 8th, 2014.
    Open Youth Volleyball
  • Computer Basics Class
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    @Saylor Building
    Facilitator: Janet Black Please note, the last two sessions of this class have been rescheduled for March 12th & 19th. Participants will learn how to become familiar with using basic components of a computer- keyboarding, mouse, printing documents, using the Internet, email, how to use free software from the Internet, etc. To register or to get more contact please see attached brochure.
    Computer Basics Class
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  • After-School Cultural Arts Program
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    @Location Varies Weekly
    As part of our effort to reach out to students, we will be visiting the surrounding school districts (Gowanda, Silver Creek, Lakeshore Middle School, Lakeshore High School) to conduct a Seneca Cultural Arts Activity for one week each month for the remaining school year. These classes are open to all middle and high school students; but will be limited to 10 students per session. They are free of charge. check with your local Title VII office to sign up and main office to arrange to catch your districts’ after school bus home. Example: If you attend GCS you will sign up for and attend only the March 9th, April 13th, and May 11th sessions. Please see the attached document to see the complete schedule and activities available. Contact Jordan Cooke at the SNI Education dept. for more information at 532-3341 or via email at jordan.cooke@sni.org.
    After-School Cultural Arts Program
  • Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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    @Buffalo Native Resource Center 135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 300 Buffalo, NY 14202 Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Delaware Ave. and W Mohawk St.
    Basic Seneca Language Class with Anne Tahamont, 6pm-8pm Culture Class featuring Basic Sewing Instructions with Dee Greene (Tuscarora) and Beanie Jamieson. Beanie & Dee are teaching Doll Making with Annuity Cloth Dolls followed by Ribbon Shirt Making Classes Schedule will be updated as new activities are planned. For more information, contact Beanie Jamieson at beanie.jamieson@sni.org or call the office at 716-845-6304. Will be changing to Mondays starting 1/19/15. From 6-9 pm, until May 11th.
    Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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  • Winter Farmers Market
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    @William Seneca Building Lobby 12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
    Local Farmers Bringing You Local Food! The mission of our market is to provide a venue where regional farmers, food producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of high-quality, locally-grown healthy food options, organic produce, grass fed animal products and handcrafted goods directly to Seneca Nation members and surrounding communities.
    Winter Farmers Market
  • "The Choices We Make Today Will Effect The Seven Generations" Presentation & Pot Luck
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    @Wellness Center Room 126
    The Cattaraugus Grandparents Club will be hosting presentations by Dr. Rodney Haring and Tom Porter. Please bring a dish to pass! Sponsored by Roswell Park Institute, Seneca Strong, & Cattaraugus Wellness Center.
    "The Choices We Make Today Will Effect The Seven Generations" Presentation & Pot Luck
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  • After-School Cultural Arts Program
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    @Location Varies Weekly
    As part of our effort to reach out to students, we will be visiting the surrounding school districts (Gowanda, Silver Creek, Lakeshore Middle School, Lakeshore High School) to conduct a Seneca Cultural Arts Activity for one week each month for the remaining school year. These classes are open to all middle and high school students; but will be limited to 10 students per session. They are free of charge. check with your local Title VII office to sign up and main office to arrange to catch your districts’ after school bus home. Example: If you attend GCS you will sign up for and attend only the March 9th, April 13th, and May 11th sessions. Please see the attached document to see the complete schedule and activities available. Contact Jordan Cooke at the SNI Education dept. for more information at 532-3341 or via email at jordan.cooke@sni.org.
    After-School Cultural Arts Program
  • Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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    @Buffalo Native Resource Center 135 Delaware Avenue, Suite 300 Buffalo, NY 14202 Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Delaware Ave. and W Mohawk St.
    Basic Seneca Language Class with Anne Tahamont, 6pm-8pm Culture Class featuring Basic Sewing Instructions with Dee Greene (Tuscarora) and Beanie Jamieson. Beanie & Dee are teaching Doll Making with Annuity Cloth Dolls followed by Ribbon Shirt Making Classes Schedule will be updated as new activities are planned. For more information, contact Beanie Jamieson at beanie.jamieson@sni.org or call the office at 716-845-6304. Will be changing to Mondays starting 1/19/15. From 6-9 pm, until May 11th.
    Seneca Language & Culture Class - Buffalo Office
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  • Winter Farmers Market
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    @William Seneca Building Lobby 12837 Route 438 Irving, NY 14081
    Local Farmers Bringing You Local Food! The mission of our market is to provide a venue where regional farmers, food producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of high-quality, locally-grown healthy food options, organic produce, grass fed animal products and handcrafted goods directly to Seneca Nation members and surrounding communities.
    Winter Farmers Market
Apr 1
  • 2015 Community Fair Culture Day
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    @Saylor Building
    Please see attached for a complete schedule of the 2015 Community Fair Culture Day activities. Note: We ask that participants please register as early as possible to ensure there will be a fair distribution of craft supplies, please let us know which class(es) you will be participating in. Contact the Education Department receptionist at 532-3341 to register for craft activities.
    2015 Community Fair Culture Day
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