February 2016
Fatherhood Connection
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Seneca County Fatherhood Connection

Men’s Community Support Group

Location:  Seneca County Office Building

1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY 13165

2nd Floor DHS Training Rm

A weekly program (13 weeks) that meets for 2 hours to cover that week’s topic and to have a group discussion.

Every Thursday at 11am-1pm     or     5:30pm-730pm.   

The Fathers program: Is designed to accept the responsibility & significant role of the father for the best interest of that child.  The program encourages fathers to share their life experiences and become open to explore various ways to raise their children in a comfortable, non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere.  Fathers will become more confident in their parenting skills, resulting in improved self-esteem and a willingness to take more responsibility for their interactions with their children.  To help men become more confident, informed, educated and competent as leaders, partners, and fathers in their families and communities.


Key topics …….Boyhood vs manhood…Fatherhood…Communication

                                    Faith & fatherhood…values& behaviors…problem

                                    Solving…The Law…healthy relationships…

                                    Importance of education…domestic violence…

                                    Fathers and blending family…anger management…

                                    Conflict resolution….etc… Plus Guest speakers.

Walking Trail
6:00 AM - 7:15 AM

In partnership with Our Town Rocks (OTR), Dundee Central School is pleased to share the opening of the  DCS Walking Trail. The DCS Walking Trail is a walking course that has been identified for community members to walk inside the school building during the cold winter months. One course includes stairs and a second does not. The Walking Trail is clearly marked and can be accessed by parking by the outside basketball court and using the entrance by the nurse's office. The Walking Trail is open to the public on days that school is in session, Monday through Friday from 6:00 am to 7:15 am and 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Working together to promote health and wellness in our community!

For more information:
Kelly Houck
(607) 243-5533
Waterloo Little League Registration
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Waterloo Little League is now registering players for the 2016 season. Registration is open now and will run until February 12th. Go to www.eteamz.com/waterloony for registration information or email wloolittleleague@gmail.com

For more information:
bob kime
(704) 810-4000
Geneva General Accessory Sale
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Geneva General Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a Jewelry and Accessory sale featuring jewelry, scarves, purses, ponchos, pashminas, and more. The sale will be held Thursday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lower Level of Geneva General Hospital at 196 North Street. The public is welcome. 

Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Geneva General Hospital which in turn supports the patients and residents of Geneva General Hospital and the Living Centers at Geneva. For more information, call (315) 787-4065.

Chat and Snack
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Physical Therapist Mary Grabbatin, long term care rehab coordinator for Finger LakesHealth, discusses good body mechanics, proper lifting and carrying techniques, at the Geneva Family YMCA.

The presentation is part of the Finger Lakes Health Chat & Snack at the Y series. Open to the public free of charge, the series of programs continues January 27, 11:30 a.m. with Kathy Wade, Adult Day Health Care director, who will discuss stress management, especially while caring for loved ones.

Then on February 11 at noon, Tom DelPapa, outpatient rehab coordinator, will present on balance issues that can make people dizzy and what to do about it. The current series will wrap up on February 24 at 11:30 a.m. with Julianna Tyler, orthopaedic clinical specialist for Finger Lakes Health, who will discuss exercise parameters for the aging population. The series Includes a light lunch provided by the Y. Reservations should be made by calling (315) 789-1616.

Ziti Dinner to benefit 5th Grade AAU basketball
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

There will be a ziti dinner on Thursday February 11th, from 5:00 - 7:30 at the SMS Hall on Ovid Street in Seneca Falls.  The proceeds from the dinner will benefit the 5th grade boys Shock AAU basketball team.   Adult dinners are $9.00 and children under 10 are $4.50.  Dine in or take out available.   If you have any questions, please call 315-651-3335.  Thanks! 

For more information:
Lisa Cosentino
(315) 651-3335
Ziti Dinner to benefit the 5th grade AAU Shock Basketball Team
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

There will be a ziti dinner at the SMS, on Ovid Street in Seneca Falls, on Thursday Frbruary 11 from 5:30 to 7:00.  Adult dinners are $9.00 and children under 10 are $4.50.  All proceeds will benefit the 5th grade boys AAU Shock Basketball Team.  Thank you, in advance, for your support!  Any questions, please call 315-651-3335.

For more information:
Lisa Cosentino
(315) 651-3335
Farm Bureau Monthly Mingle
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Seneca County Farm Bureau will hold its February Monthly Mingle at the Finger Lakes Cider House in Interlaken on Thursday, February 11th. The event is part of series aimed at bringing Farm Bureau members together for an evening of networking, education and a sampling of local foods and beverages. 

What: Seneca County Farm Bureau’s February Monthly Mingle

When: Thursday, February 11 at 6 p.m.

Where: Finger Lakes Cider House, 4017 Hickok Road, Interlaken 

The Finger Lakes Cider House at Good Life Farm offers artisan ciders of five local producers and local foods from dozens of Finger Lakes farms. The evening will offer networking, food and drinks and a look inside the cideriery and the cider making process. The event is free and open to Farm Bureau members and anyone interested in learning more about the organization. 

Awana Club Starting
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM

This is a club for kids that meet Thrusdays during September to April from 6:30pm - 8:15pm.  Kids ages 3 years old to 8th grade will have a ton of fun learning about the Bible and God's love through games, stories, music, contests, memorization and more.  Come on out!!

For more information:
Howie Crum
(607) 898-4087
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

It’s Showtime! 

     Arc of Seneca Cayuga presents “Showtime”, a talent show by cast members of their theatrical program, FAME.   ‘Showtime’ will begin at 6:30 on Thursday, February 11th, at 39 Genesee Street in Auburn. Light refreshments will be offered.  While there is no admission fee, donations are appreciated.  

     FAME is the performing arts program of Arc of  Seneca Cayuga and provides opportunities for personal growth through self-expression in the creative arts for people with developmental and other intellectual disabilities.  Classes are offered in Voice, Dance, Acting, Video Production, and the Visual Arts, including painting and sculpture.  The classes are conducted by Arc staff and a team of professional consultants, including Bob Piorun and Ed Sayles.  For more information, please call  Katie Smith at 315 252-7016.

To Kill a Mockingbird
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

On Thursday, February 11, 2016 the Geneva Historical Society and The Smith Center for the Arts will screen the 1962 classic film To Kill a Mockingbird, based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. Set in a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Gregory Peck. Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to defend Tom Robinson, a black man accused of rape. The trial and the events surrounding it are seen through the eyes of Finch's six-year-old daughter Scout. The film begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the show is $5.00.

Before the show there will be displays about the 1960s in the lobby, and Michael George will play music of the era. The Geneva Historical Society will give away a set of Harper Lee’s books and raffle off tickets to see Beatles tribute band the FabCats at the Historical Society’s Swingin’ Sixties Party at Club 86 on March 19.

For more information:
Geneva Historical Society
(315) 789-5151