-Baby Storytime will resume on Fridays, from 10:30 to 11:00 AM in the Library’s Thaler/Howell Programming Room, starting June 14 and running through August 30.
At Baby Storytime, caregivers and babies up to 24 months embrace early literacy through books, music, movement and rhyming. This storytime is followed by an hour-long “Baby & Toddler Playtime”at 11:00 AM.
Contact TCPL Youth Services for more information at 607 272-4557, extension 275.
-Do you like turkey meal? Meal Test on Friday! Share your opinions about the meals and get $5. Sign up at http://bit.ly/2xaIYpM
-Tompkins County Public Library is pleased to present Summer Children’s Art Fun with Stiller Zusman. The program will occur Fridays, June 28 through July 26, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM in the Library’s Thaler/Howell Programming Room.
Children aged 3 to 6, along with their caregivers, are invited to celebrate summer and create masterpieces at this drop-in program. Stop by anytime to join the fun! This program is part of TCPL’s Summer Adventure for Pre-readers.
A Margaret Johnstone Hilton Children’s Endowment Fund program.
For more information about this and other youth programming at TCPL, contact Youth Services at 607 272-4557, ext, 275 or email@example.com.
-Date night, girls’ night or just not ready to commit to a series of classes. This two hour session will give you a taste of working on the potter’s wheel with no strings attached. This workshop is designed for those interested in a one night experience. If you happen to love the experience and want to commit to a 7-week term, you can apply the cost of the workshop you have taken to a future class.
$44 gets you just the workshop, and if you’d like to keep a piece you make can now buy it through the website or if you’re not sure you will also have the opportunity to buy it in the studio with cash or check for $15. The Clay School cannot accept credit cards in the studio.
-FRIDAY JUNE 28
702 Willow Ave.
7 PM Doors
Inspired by legendary Jamaican dancehalls, Ithaca Reggae Fest is proud to host the DJ Selector Sound Clash to kick the festival off on Friday June 28, 2019 at The Haunt! Spanning all genres of Reggae, from Dancehall to Ragga, Rub-a-dub to Roots, Reggaeton to… a few surprises, the Friday night Sound Clash promises to move your body with mashups between DJ ha-MEEN, DJ Ziggy, Proper Philth, DJ SolarLion, DJ Evo Evolution, and DJ Rockmon – and MC’d by Mike Judah of Reggae Explosions (LIVE Thursday Mornings on WICB.org) and SistaAna.
-Ithaca, NY- Ithaca Bakery announces today that they will be putting on another fun, engaging, lesson of “The Science of Bread”at the Ithaca Sciencecenter on June 29th 2019 (2pm). The Ithaca Bakery known for servicing the Ithaca area for delicious breads, sandwiches, pastries, wedding cakes and catering steps out to teach the public what makes bread rise.
Travis MacDowell Director of Marketing for Ithaca Bakery and Collegetown Bagels will be presenting with the Head of Pastry Heather Charron. They will be offering insights on what you knead to know about bread.
Yeast, protein, linking gluten molecules, carbon dioxide, and so much more goes into the Ithaca Bakery’s process that has been taking place at the same location for 108 years.
“The Ithaca Bakery has been open since 1910, the history alone is amazing. We hope to offer education behind the fascination of what we love. Our head baker has perfected a yeast strain that is almost 30 years old. The science behind perfecting and keeping an organism around that long is amazing. We hope to put on an engaging ShowTime for the guests of the Ithaca Science Center”–Travis MacDowell
A favorite in New York’s Finger Lakes region, the Ithaca Bakery stores feature terrific sandwiches, homemade entrées and salads, artisan breads and bagels, superb pastry, outstanding cheeses, and great fair-trade coffee and now offering regional beer, wine and cider at Meadow Street.
Conveniently located around this intriguing college town, our stores offer fine food as well as individual personality, exemplifying the many facets of Ithaca itself. For over 100 years, we’ve served Ithacans from every walk of life and dazzled travelers passing through, offering sustenance from the simple to the sublime. Most of all, our customers find an ongoing welcome with a local touch and a cosmopolitan vision.
-Enjoy the beauty of enchanting themed gardens while meeting new friends!Join Orleans County Master Gardeners on a field trip to Cornell Botanic Gardens! Price includes a chartered bus to and from Ithaca, a guided tour through Cornell’s stunning Botanic Gardens, a catered lunch on Botanic Gardens grounds, stretch and shop stop in Canandaigua. Open to the public! http://orleans.cce.cornell.edu/events/2019/06/29/cornell-botanic-garden-tour
-Cancer patients don’t stop because they’re tired, neither do we. Come walk with us to help signify that cancer never sleeps.
There will be raffles, games, kids activities including a bounce house, a bingo hall and much, much more at our Carnival themed event.
-New paint to the walls and ceiling and a whole heap of new light. A new bright and light and expanded workshop. The whole basement will soon become Wood and Metal work only. The front room Woodwork and the back room Metal work.
We need volunteers to help move equipment, clean, paint, install lights and then arrange the workshops.
Please go to our sign up sheet to get involved. snacks and beverage will be available.
Link to our Google sheet sign up
-Ithaca Children’s Garden welcomes summer with a mud-riffic day of play in the Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone. Mud slides, mud pools, mud pies, mud art = MUD FUN!
ICG’s International Mud Day celebration is free, open to the public, and fun for all ages. Suggested donation of $5-15 per family, but ALL are welcome. Come early and help Ithaca Fire Department flood the Hands-on-Nature Anarchy Zone, and then stay for slipping, sliding, tossing, stirring, building, and painting. Bring a few dollars for snacks, a towel or change of clothes, and a bundle of laughter to enjoy this afternoon of summertime play. It’s a muddy good time!
If you’re interested in volunteering at Mud Day, email Hannah
Teush at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is made possible in part by a grant from the Tompkins County Tourism Program and through our ongoing partnership with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
What does International Mud Day celebrate? Learn at ithacachildrensgarden.org/events/international-mud-day/
-Get your tickets ASAP. These cruises sell out fast.
DJ Gundz is partnering with Discover Cayuga Lake once again for CLUB CAYUGA, a summer series of gorgeous sunset cruises on Cayuga Lake! Expect your favorite 80’s, 90’s, and early 00’s throwback anthems, current hot jams, latinx, dance remixes, and more.
Ticket availability at the time of each cruise is not guaranteed. We STRONGLY suggest you book ahead of time!
LGBTQI, non-binary, queer-friendly boat parties w/ DJ at sunset. ALL are welcome.
21+, 7:15-9:15 pm
$25 (or $40 for 2). Visit bit.ly/clubcayuga
Online tickets only.
Departs from Allen H. Treman Marina promptly at 7:15 pm.
BYO drinks and snacks. No smoking or vaping on the boat.
Gender neutral single bathrooms aboard.
Rainbow Sunset Cruise Dates:
Sunday, June 30th
Sunday, August 4th
Sunday, August 25th
Sunday, September 22nd
CRUISE RULES AND VISION:
1) No drug use on/near the boat. Alcohol is the only exception, and you must be 21+ to drink.
2) Nobody clearly under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be allowed on the boat and tickets will not be refunded.
3) Our goal is an environment where anyone and everyone feels comfortable during these cruises. Disrespectful or inappropriate behavior towards the boat crew or other passengers is not acceptable.
4) Everyone participating is expressing their support for the mission of Discover Cayuga Lake: to create (safe) access and educational opportunities for our community on the lake. You come on board, you are part of that vision.
Our gracious host, Discover Cayuga Lake, is a local non-profit organization committed to providing a welcoming space with friendly staff. Proceeds support the mission of Discover Cayuga Lake to provide educational opportunities and access for all communities on Cayuga Lake.
Special shoutout to Mark Anbinder of MHA Photofor providing professional photography services.
For a complete list of this summer’s cruises (weekly on Sundays, with rotating DJs: ha-MEEN, Mike Judah, Gundz, and Michael Luis), visit www.discovercayugalake.org/boat-tours-booking(scroll to the calendar section).
-JoinTompkins Connectand the Southern Tier Young Professionalsfor a fun day of hiking at Buttermilk Falls State Parkfollowed by relaxing at Ithaca Beer Co.! The hike takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes.
To reduce park entrance fee costs, please feel free to meet at the Ithaca Home Depot in parking lot by 10:45AM. Once in the park, we will meet at the park office at the main entrance to the park on Route 13. For those in Binghamton, carpooling will be available from the Johnson City Wegmans parking lot. Cars will leave at 9:45 AM. Meet in the long, narrow parking lot that is closest to Harry L. Drive.
We hope to see you there!
Please RSVP at the following link: https://forms.gle/EjnWodb8Vf2XeCEz5
STYP members/people from Binghamton, please fill out the following link:
-Join Miss Coraline, Miss Tilia, and friends once a month for Drag Story Hour at Buffalo Street Books! Join our colorful and fun group for an hour of story time full of glimmer and more glamour than you have ever seen in the daylight!