Halloween Horror @ Petit

screaming facThursday, October 30, 2014
6:30 PM, Petit Branch

Halloween Horror:
Tales for Teens

Want to scare yourselves and your friends? Join us for an evening of telling horror stories the night before Halloween. Bring along a short tale or an excerpt to share, written by you or someone else. Or just come along to listen. There will be candy.  
(Grades 7-12. All content should be under or around five minutes in length and considered PG-13.)


The Forgotten War of 1812
@ Skaneateles Library

You're InvitedThursday, October 30, 2014
7:00 PM, Skaneateles Library

Historian Tom Henry will present part 2 of this two-part illustrated lecture series examining New York State as the key to the war, as well as the tremendous impact the war had on post-1815 New York. Registration appreciated.


Community Symbolic Tree Painting
@  Petit
Branch

Community Symbolic Tree logoSaturday, November 1, 2014
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM,
Petit Branch

Fine Artist Maria Rizzo, winner of the 2014 Individual Art Commission from CNY Arts, will hold a community painting session for her Onondaga County Symbolic Tree project.  Participants age 16 and older who will have been pre-selected and instructed by Maria will each have 25 minutes to work on the group painting.  If you want to be part of this special event, please email the artist at mariarizzoart@gmail.com.  The public is encouraged to observe the painters and their process.  To learn more about the project, visit Maria's blog at mariarizzoart.blogspot.com.


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