May 2015
S & S Auxiliary Doll Drawing
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

The Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is conducting a drawing for a Danbury Mint collector doll “Maryann  Ballerina” by Susan Wakeen. The doll can be viewed in the Peppermint Parlor at the Hospital, 418 North Main Street, Penn Yan. 

Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and are available at the Peppermint Parlor at Soldiers & Sailors, from members of the Auxiliary and volunteers at Soldiers & Sailors, or from the Community Services office at the Hospital (315-531-2053). The drawing will be held on Friday, June 19. 

Proceeds from the drawing will be used by the Auxiliary to support projects at the Hospital and Homestead.
Boater Safety Course
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sheriff David Gould reports that the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is offering a Boater’s Safety Course. 

It's Saturday, May 23rd 2015 8-4 at the Moravia Fire Department, 38 Keeler Ave Moravia NY 13118

This course is mandatory for anyone who operates a motorboat and was born AFTER May 1, 1996 as well as anyone who operates a personal watercraft. There is no cost for the course. Lunch will be provided by the Cayuga County Deputy Sheriff’s Benevolent Association. Open to Adults and Children 10 and older. NYS Boater Safety Cards issued by New York. There is a $10 NYS fee for adults over 18. Register with Deputy Dudley at 253-4905 or

Seneca Falls Memorial Day 2015
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
For more information:
(315) 604-1396
Rose Hill Mansion Opens
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Rose Hill Mansion will open for the 2015 season on Friday, May 1. Administered by the Geneva Historical Society, the Greek Revival mansion and National Historical Landmark perches above Seneca Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.

Rose Hill Mansion is located at 3373 Route 96A, about a mile south of Routes 5&20, near Geneva, New York. The house is open May 1 to October 31, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and July 4. The last daily tour is at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, at 4 p.m. on Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sundays. The grounds are open year round, free of charge.

For more information:
Geneva Historical Society
(315) 789-5151
Chicken BBQ
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Branchport United Methodist Church (3376 Guyanoga Road Branchport, NY) will be holding its annual Memorial Day Chicken BBQ Staring at 4:30 on May 23, 2015. A full meal is $9.00, kids meal $5.00 and chicken only $4.50. 

For more information:
Sandi Perl
(315) 536-2080