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Register now - Own it! A conference to inspire and empower women is Thursday October 8th at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel.
SEPTEMBER IS LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH
A time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all. Libraries play an important role in the education and development of children, and offer a broad range of programs and resources for just about everyone else, too
9/20-29 - 10a-6p Friends of CCLD Book Sale. Elmira Eastowne Mall 161 Lake Street. $5 bag sale day the 29th!
9/29-10/6 - The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is September 29 – October 6 at the East Corning Fire Hall. Find your favorite books, music, movies and more among the 30,000+ items being offered. Proceeds benefit the Southeast Steuben County Library. http://www.ssclibrary.org/activities/friends-of-the-library-fall-book-sale-open-to-public-3/
9/21 - Friday - Past To Present Cruise Night - Big Flats Consumer Square – County Rd. 64 Elmira, at Field and Stream’s upper parking lot for an evening of cars, music and fun for all. This cruise event is open to all vehicles and vehicle owners who would like to showcase their rides and share their passion for automobiles past to present.
9/21 - Friday - WSKG will be showing Chasing the Dream. Hosted by Natasha Thompson, President and CEO of the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Each episode will feature a local story and interview with community leaders paired with a national look at causes of poverty in the US.
9/22 - Saturday - Annual Addison Fall Festival 10am-4pm Family festival that's fun for all ages. Live music, street vendors, food, hay rides, pumpkins, civil war reenactment, cannon fire and more!
9/22 - Saturday - HARVEST-Celebrating 150 Years of Glassmaking in Corning, NY Don't miss HARVEST in Corning's Gaffer District, featuring only our Gaffer District businesses, harvest-inspired food, community tables for gathering, and regional music throughout the afternoon! Starts at 12:00 Pm-7:00 PM, followed by 7:15 pm 150th anniversary of glassmaking celebration in Riverfront Centennial Park that will cap off the day with a huge fireworks display.
9/22 - Saturday - Corning Museum of Glass - Harvest Homecoming. Browse the Glass Farmers Market, welcome home our glassblowers who spent the summer traveling the state aboard GlassBarge, and experience demos, tours and more. You won't want to miss the special demo, The Story of the Crystal City, to discover how Corning became the "Crystal City." Have some hands-on glass fun with a Make Your Own Glass experience (fee required). https://www.cmog.org/event/harvest-homecoming
9/22-23 - Saturday & Sunday - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the Big Flats Business Association will host their 11th Annual Big Flats Appleumpkin Days There will be a Vendor Fair in Community Park Extension on State Route 352 with over 80 crafters, product vendors and exhibitors, plus food vendors and more. Visitors to the vendor fair can also pick up a Big Flats Appleumpkin Days Passport and visit businesses throughout the town for a chance to win a $250 Shopping Spree. This year's participants include Amish Workshop, Antique Revival, Big Flats Historical Society, Cottage Gift Shop, Elmira Gymnastics Club & Fitness Center, Elmira Savings Bank, Oldies But Goodies, Shear Knowledge, Ted's Produce & Flower Market, The Dairy Barn, The Witch's Stitches and Wit's End Fashions. Visit http://sites.google.com/site/AppleumpkinDays or www.BigFlatsBusinessAssociation.com or call (607) 733-9063
9/28 - Friday - The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes has formed a new exhibition partnership with First Heritage Federal Credit Union in Corning, NY. This first exhibition features the work of Laura Jaen and her Waterfalls of the Finger Lakes paintings. On view during regular business hours from September 24 - December 14. The Opening Reception for Waterfalls of the Finger Lakes will take place on Friday, September 28th from 5:00 - 8:00pm.
9/29 - Saturday - Schuyler Family Fit Fest 10a-1p at the Montour Falls Carnival grounds route 224 Montour Falls. Fun, Drinks, Music, Games, Prizes!!! https://cayugahealthsystem.org/schuyler-fit-fest/
10/6 - Saturday - Fall Artist Harvest at Community Arts of Elmira. 6p-8p https://www.facebook.com/events/836807993181180/
10/6-7 - Saturday & Sunday - Twin Tiers Comic-Con Express Edition at Elmira High School. Kids 12 and under free with paid adult ticket. $10 or $15 for two day ticket. Other options and more information at https://twintierscomiccon.com/
10/13 - Saturday - Free Rabies Clinic sponsored by Steuben County Public Health 9a-11a at the Mt. Washington County Barn, the Fire Dept in HOrnell, and the Town of Corning Water Building. For more info call 664- 2438 or 800-724-0471.
10/18 - Thursday - Fall Pasta Buffett Fundraiser for Corning/San Giovanni Valdarno Sister City Committee. 4:30-7p at the VFW Post #524 281 Baker St Corning. $10 Adult/ 5-under $5. Eat in or take out! Tickets at Browns Cigar STore, Gerould's Pharmacy, Marich Music, Market St Apothecary, Market Street Barber Shop, and VFW Post #524. 607-936-6216 for any questions.
10/27 - Saturday - Tire Rack Street Survival Teen Driving School will be at WGI 8a-4p. Tire Rack Street Survival is open to licensed and permitted drivers ages 15 – 21. Forms, schedules and more information can be found online at www.streetsurvival.org. The cost is $95 per student and some insurance companies offer premium discounts to graduates.
1/5/2019 - Saturday - The Chemung County Sheriff's Office announced a new pistol permit upgrade and safety class. The three hour class is open to New York State and Bradford County Pennsylvania residents. The course will show pistol permit applicants the safe handling of a firearm, and cover current laws regarding guns. 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Department of Social Services on Pennsylvania Avenue in Elmira. The class has a $20 fee -- and you must register with the pistol permit division with the sheriff's office.
2/??/2019 - Twin Tiers Outdoor Expo!! - You heard it first here! Watch for more information.
--For events at the Chemung County Libraries check out ccld.lib.ny.us/
--For events at the Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning check out ssclibrary.org/
Farmers Markets -
Elmira - Wisner Market 10a-2p Thursdays
Corning - Riverfront Park 11a-3p Thursdays
Arnot Health Farmer's Market - 11a-2p Fridays
East Side Farmers Market - Holiday Inn Riverview Fridays 2:30p-6p
--Are you looking for a part-time or full-time position this summer and beyond? Your Hammondsport Chamber of Commerce is here to help! Keuka Lake Jobs Week is under way with the launch of their new "Help Wanted" page on our website: hammondsport.org/helpwanted!