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September 2019

Join us for an armchair cruise down the Erie Canal

September 30
Vestal Public Library, 320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850 United States
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FREE

Wyatt Doremus will give a presentation on the Erie Canal: Then and Now on Monday, September 30th at 5 pm at the Vestal Public Library. This is a program that will appeal to all ages. Middle school and high school students might have a history or journalism project in which case the topic of the Erie Canal might be of interest. Wyatt Doremus has worked at various news stations in Rochester in the capacity of either reporter or producer. He…

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Join us for an armchair cruise down the Erie Canal

September 30
Vestal Public Library, 320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850 United States
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FREE

Wyatt Doremus will give a presentation on the Erie Canal: Then and Now on Monday, September 30th at 5 pm at the Vestal Public Library. This is a program that will appeal to all ages. Middle school and high school students might have a history or journalism project in which case the topic of the Erie Canal might be of interest. Wyatt Doremus has worked at various news stations in Rochester in the capacity of either reporter or producer. He…

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October 2019

Southern Tier Genealogical Society

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vestal Public Library, 320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal, NY 13850 United States
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The October 3rd 2019 meeting of the Southern Tier Genealogical Society features speaker Will Platt. His presentation is titled Genealogy and the Civil War. Our meetings are held in the large conference room at the Vestal Public Library. The meeting runs from 7PM till 9PM and is open to the public at no charge.

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Newark Valley Apple Festival

October 5 @ 9:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Bement-Billings Farmstead Museum, 9241 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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$2 – $20

Family fun at Newark Valley's 39th annual Apple Festival: live music; great food; Johnny Appleseed and other historic interpreters; gift shop; kids' activities; antique tractors, 1800's skills to watch & try; wagon rides; mountain men & women; vendors; and APPLES!

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SUNY Oneonta President’s Installation

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for the installation of Dr. Barbara Jean Morris as Oneonta's seventh president.

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Historic Stewart Park Tour

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Picnic (Large) Pavilion, Stewart Park, 1 James L. Gibb Drive
Ithaca, NY 14850 United States
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$8 – $12

Join Historic Ithaca, Friends of Stewart Park, and Wharton Studio Museum and explore the historic landscape of Ithaca’s beautiful lakeside park, Stewart Park. Learn about the history of the park, the Wharton Brothers’ motion picture studio, the Cascadilla Boathouse, and the ongoing revitalization of this community gem!

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Civil Rights Pioneer Jim Obergefell

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$3

After careers in teaching, training, IT consulting, and real estate, Jim Obergefell is now an LGBTQ activist, speaker, and author. He is also the co-founder of Equality Vines, the first cause-based wine label that supports organizations devoted to civil rights and equality for all. Obergefell is the named plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges, a decision that brought nationwide marriage equality to the United States on June 26, 2015. He and his husband John launched their…

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Chats in the Stacks: Suman Seth on Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire

October 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
107 Olin Library, Cornell University, 107 Olin Library, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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The evolution of medicine in the 18th-century British empire was deeply intertwined with constructions of race, according to Suman Seth, a professor of History and Science and Technology Studies. In a Chats in the Stacks talk, Seth will discuss his new book Difference and Disease: Medicine, Race, and the Eighteenth-Century British Empire (Cambridge University Press, 2018), where he explores the complex histories of tropical medicine and colonial politics. Apart from unveiling how medicine influenced ideas of race in early British…

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CELEBRATE THE SMITH: AN ORIGINAL, THEATRICAL EXTRAVAGANZA!

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Smith Center for the Arts, 82 Seneca Street
Geneva, NY 14456 United States
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$5 – $37.50

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE SMITH OPERA HOUSE! To celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Smith Opera House, we will be creating an immersive, site-specific theatre event that will bring the history of this building to life in a unique and thrilling fashion. Professor Chris Woodworth will be assembling dozens of theatre artists who, in one week, will create an original work that focuses on artifacts that tell the Smith’s unique history. Performances will take place all over the building (mezzanine,…

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November 2019

Matthew Pritchard on Gorges History: Landscapes and Geology of the Finger Lakes Region

November 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
160 Mann Library, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853 United States
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Free

Deep lakes, waterfalls, shale, salt deposits, drumlins, and gorges—the unique landscapes of the Finger Lakes captivate locals and tourists alike. In a Chats in the Stacks talk, Matthew Pritchard will discuss Gorges History: Landscapes and Geology of the Finger Lakes Region (Paleontological Research Institution, 2018) by the late Art Bloom, a professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS), who introduced generations of Cornellians and other inquisitive minds to our beautiful landscapes and the powerful forces that formed…

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December 2019

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority – Apalachin Alumnae Chapter presents an evening all about “The Harlem Renaissance”

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Traditions at the Glen, 4101 Watson Blvd.
Johnson City, NY 13790
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$50.00

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority - Apalachin Alumnae Chapter presents an evening all about "The Harlem Renaissance" jazz music, dance, fashion, and fine dining. All proceeds benefit the Chapter's scholarship program that supports college-bound Triple cities, high school seniors. Tax-deductible ticket donations are $50.00 per guest. Email "info@apalachinalumnae.com" or call 607-444-5420 for ticket and sponsor information.

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