Mark Your Calendar…

The Friends of the Macedon Public Library will be at Barnes & Noble in Pittsford on September 29 from 11 am until 4 pm.  By showing a coupon with a special code, shoppers will help to support the Friends of Macedon Public Library.  There is no additional cost added to the purchase; Barnes & Noble will simply count a small percentage of the purchase toward the fundraiser. The store will be having some fun events that day, too.  For example, if you have small children, don’t miss the special Neil Armstrong themed storytime planned for 11 am.  Learn about Neil Armstrong, … Continue reading Mark Your Calendar…

The Glowforge is HERE!

I know there are a few people who have been excited for the Glowforge to arrive.  It is here! Today I had a chance to fire up the equipment and see how it works.  It really was super easy and amazing to experience.  I really think the sky is the limit for what sorts of items creative people can envision using this machine to make.  I am really excited to develop programs around the use of this machine.  First I am learning how to use it so I can teach others.  So stay tuned for programs that incorporate the use … Continue reading The Glowforge is HERE!

Senator Helming Invites Residents to Nominate Vets

Senator Pam Helming invites residents throughout the 54th Senate District to submit nominations for the NYS Veteran’s Hall of Fame, an annual ceremony tha thonors and recognizes outstanding veterans from thoughout the state who distinguished thenselves while serving in the military as well as in civilian life.  One veteran from the 54th Senate District will be honored at an induction ceremony at the State Capitol along with inductees from throughout the state. Continue reading Senator Helming Invites Residents to Nominate Vets

Be Your Brother’s Keeper: Narcan (Nalaxone) Training

The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) announced that it will conduct a series of free naloxone training sessions to be held across the state. The trainings are supported by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. During the sessions, participants will learn how to recognize, respond to, and reverse an opioid overdose using naloxone. “Individuals and families who experience the tragedy of an overdose can save lives by being trained and prepared,” said Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, Co-Chair of the Heroin and Opioid Task Force. “These naloxone training sessions are … Continue reading Be Your Brother’s Keeper: Narcan (Nalaxone) Training

Creative Opportunities

Wayne County Council for the Arts is offering a wonderful slate of art classes this fall: INTRO TO WATERCOLORS Truly a class for the beginner, you will learn basic watercolor techniques that will be your building blocks to painting wonderful, luminous watercolors. You will complete a project each week introducing you to a different technique like washes, light and shadows, wet on wet, color mixing and more. The final class in the series will be devoted to completing a painting using the techniques learned. Teacher: Elaine Liberio Dates: Thursdays  September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4        Time: 6:30-8:30pm Cost: $50 members/$60 nonmembers.  To register: To … Continue reading Creative Opportunities