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Community Events

Sunday - Apr 19, 2015

Rusty Rail trip

Time: 11:15 am   to   4:30 pm

Location: Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., Rome, N.Y.

Sponsored by: Ava Dorfman Center

Our first trip of the year will be to the Rusty Rail for a dinner theater, “Maid to Order”, on Sunday April 19th, 2015. Cost will be $50.00 and includes: motor coach bus transportation, driver’s tip, buffet dinner, show ticket, tax, gratuity and complimentary wine. Register early as seating is limited to 23 people. For further information or to sign up please call 337-8230 or stop in at the office. Payment due on sign-up!!

For more information: call 337-8230 or email:bbelmont@avadorfmanseniorcenter.com
www.avadorfmanseniorcenter.com

Thursday - Apr 23, 2015

Cash on Delivery

Time: 7:30 pm  

Location: United States, 8911 Turnin Road, Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Community Theater

Outcast Theater will present its second comedy of 2015 with “Cash On Delivery” by British playwright Michael Cooney April 23-25 at 7:30pm and April 26 at 2pm at the Rome Community Theatre. This Cash on Delivery is about as frantic, witty, absurd, and hysterically funny as a play can get. The show is a full-on farce, complete with slamming doors, dead bodies, bald-faced lies, mistaken identities, dim-witted government officials, and men dressing as women. Tickets are $15 and available at the door. For details, go to www.outcasttheater.com.

For more information: call 315 337 5920
www.Romecommunmitytheater.org

Friday - Apr 24, 2015

Cash on Delivery

Time: 7:30 pm  

Location: United States, 8911 Turnin Road, Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Community Theater

Outcast Theater will present its second comedy of 2015 with “Cash On Delivery” by British playwright Michael Cooney April 23-25 at 7:30pm and April 26 at 2pm at the Rome Community Theatre. This Cash on Delivery is about as frantic, witty, absurd, and hysterically funny as a play can get. The show is a full-on farce, complete with slamming doors, dead bodies, bald-faced lies, mistaken identities, dim-witted government officials, and men dressing as women. Tickets are $15 and available at the door. For details, go to www.outcasttheater.com.

For more information: call 315 337 5920
www.Romecommunmitytheater.org

Saturday - Apr 25, 2015

Cash on Delivery

Time: 7:30 pm  

Location: United States, 8911 Turnin Road, Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Community Theater

Outcast Theater will present its second comedy of 2015 with “Cash On Delivery” by British playwright Michael Cooney April 23-25 at 7:30pm and April 26 at 2pm at the Rome Community Theatre. This Cash on Delivery is about as frantic, witty, absurd, and hysterically funny as a play can get. The show is a full-on farce, complete with slamming doors, dead bodies, bald-faced lies, mistaken identities, dim-witted government officials, and men dressing as women. Tickets are $15 and available at the door. For details, go to www.outcasttheater.com.

For more information: call 315 337 5920
www.Romecommunmitytheater.org

Saturday - Apr 25, 2015

Country Dance

Time: 1:00 pm  

Location: Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., Rome, N.Y.

Sponsored by: Ava Dorfman Center

The Center presents, Double Chase, mother & son duo, playing current & classic country music! Large dance floor! Saturday, April 25 1:00 – 4:00 pm Admission: $6.00 per person Call 337-8230 for Reservations by April 20!! Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Coffee, Tea & Water will be available for purchase.

For more information: call 337-8230 or email:bbelmont@avadorfmanseniorcenter.com
www.avadorfmanseniorcenter.com

Saturday - Apr 25, 2015

Rome Home & Recreation EXPO

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: J. F. Kennedy Civic Arena, 500 W. Embargo St, Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Area Chamber of Commerce

The Rome Home & Recreation EXPO is the Rome Chamber of Commerce’s 40th Anniversary presenting a Springtime Home Show in Central New York! Home improvement, leisure, lifestyle, recreation exhibitors: everything to help you jump into Spring. Visit www.RomeChamber.com for all the details on exhibitors and entertainment. Major Show sponsors: AmeriCU Credit Union, Bath Fitter, Camden Renewable Energy Systems, Victory CDJR/Express Auto Wash & Detail Center. All new entertainment tent, sponsored by R-tronics, with The Sassy Lass Cooking shows, live music for Country and R&B fans! Admission is only $2 per person or $3 for Family.

For more information: call 315-337-1700 or email:info@romechamber.com

Saturday - Apr 25, 2015

Healthy Kids Day

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: Rome Family YMCA, 301 W. Bloomfield St., Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Family Y and Rome Memorial Hospital

Free fun activities for kids including open swim time, basketball skills activity, and more. Enter to win prizes. Free give aways and healthy snacks. Information on health and wellness for the whole family.

For more information: call 336-3500 ext. 226
www.romehospital.org

Sunday - Apr 26, 2015

Rome Home & Recreation EXPO

Time: 10:00 am  

Location: J. F. Kennedy Civic Arena, 500 W. Embargo St, Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Area Chamber of Commerce

The Rome Home & Recreation EXPO is the Rome Chamber of Commerce’s 40th Anniversary presenting a Springtime Home Show in Central New York! Home improvement, leisure, lifestyle, recreation exhibitors: everything to help you jump into Spring. Visit www.RomeChamber.com for all the details on exhibitors and entertainment. Major Show sponsors: AmeriCU Credit Union, Bath Fitter, Camden Renewable Energy Systems, Victory CDJR/Express Auto Wash & Detail Center. All new entertainment tent, sponsored by R-tronics, with The Sassy Lass Cooking shows, live music for Country and R&B fans! Admission is only $2 per person or $3 for Family.

For more information: call 315-337-1700 or email:info@romechamber.com

Sunday - Apr 26, 2015

Cash on Delivery

Time: 2:00 pm  

Location: United States, 8911 Turnin Road, Rome

Sponsored by: Rome Community Theater

Outcast Theater will present its second comedy of 2015 with “Cash On Delivery” by British playwright Michael Cooney April 23-25 at 7:30pm and April 26 at 2pm at the Rome Community Theatre. This Cash on Delivery is about as frantic, witty, absurd, and hysterically funny as a play can get. The show is a full-on farce, complete with slamming doors, dead bodies, bald-faced lies, mistaken identities, dim-witted government officials, and men dressing as women. Tickets are $15 and available at the door. For details, go to www.outcasttheater.com.

For more information: call 315 337 5920
www.Romecommunmitytheater.org

Friday - May 01, 2015

Rome Hospital Foundation Fashion Show

Time: 6:00 pm  

Location: The Beeches Inn & Conference Center

Sponsored by: Rome Hospital Foundation

All that Glitters is Gold is the theme of this year's Fashion Show. Models will sport spring and summer looks in the seasons' hottest colors and patterns. Interesting, unique items will be on display during the silent auction, which continues throughout the evening. We are pleased to announce that Mohawk Valley Women's Health Associates will join us, once again, as the Presenting Sponsor of this wonderful event. Proceeds from this event will benefit the comprehensive women's health services offered at Rome Memorial Hospital including maternity and gynecological services, early detection and treatment of breast cancer and lymphedema therapy services. Admission is $45 per individual. For more information about the Fashion Show or to make your reservation, please contact Rome Hospital Foundation at 315.338.7181 or via email at foundation@romehospital.org

For more information: call 315.338.7181 or email:foundation@romehospital.org
http://www.romehospital.org/Fashion_Show.aspx

Sunday - May 03, 2015

Walk! MS

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: Masonic Community Home, 2150 Bleecker St., Utica

Sponsored by: National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Walk MS is the rallying point of the MS movement- a community coming together to raise funds and celebrate hope for a future without MS. Through our 50 state network of chapters, Walk MS provides an opportunity to connect people living with MS and those who care about them. This community event raises critical funds to support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Nearly 340,000 people come together nation-wide to show the power of connections. Right here in Upstate New York, our 19 Walk MS locations raised more than $1.3 million in 2014. We encourage you to get connected and be part of the Upstate New York Chapter’s largest signature event by sponsoring this event. Registration begins at 9am, Walk 10am.

For more information: call 585-271-0805 or email:hillary.upton@nmss.org
https://secure3.convio.net/nmss/site/SPageNavigator/WLK_HOM_

Wednesday - May 06, 2015

Go Red for Women Luncheon

Time: 10:30 am   to   1:30 pm

Location: Danielle's Banquet Specialists, 8360 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Informative Luncheon for the #1 Killer of Women.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Sunday - May 10, 2015

St. Jude Mother’s Day Brunch

Time: 10:30 am  

Location: Harts Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Ave., Whitesboro

Sponsored by: ALSAC St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

On Sunday, May 10, 2015, The Harts Hill Inn will host the inaugural St. Jude Mother’s Day Brunch benefiting St. Jude. Enjoy brunch with the whole family and celebrate Mom with music, prizes and entertainment. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. $25 for adults, $12.50 children 6-12.

For more information: call (519)453-6800
http://www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=243a12e1a

Tuesday - May 12, 2015

Legends of the Diamond

Time: 6:00 pm  

Location: DiPaolo's Conference and Event Center, West Dominick Street, Rome

Sponsored by: Lake Delta Kiwanis and the Rome Lions Club

Meet Graig Nettles on May 12th. Admission seating $60.00 per person. Children 12 and under $35.00. Ticket includes buffet dinner, admission to cash bar, and an opportunity to meet and to ask for autograph.

For more information: call 315 339-4778 or email:fjaynes05@hotmail.com

Sunday - May 31, 2015

Brushing Brides Sip and Paint Brunch

Time: 12:00 pm  

Location: The Beeches, 7900 Turin Rd., Rome

Sponsored by: A Madd Affair Custom Events/ The Thirsty Painters

This is an open event for anyone that would like to have the Famous Beeches Brunch and spend the afternoon Painting with The Thirsty Painters. Hosted by A Madd Affair Custom Events and Decor. The painting will be a Tree that can be used for a sing in canvas at a wedding reception, baby showers, graduations, family reunions or just a great piece of personal art in your home! Wedding vendors information will be available from select businesses, Raffles and prizes. Interested guests may contact www.amaddaffair@gmail.com with questions and register for the class at www.thethirstypainters.com

For more information: call 315-335-2277 or email:amaddaffair@gmail.com
www.thethirstypainters.com

Saturday - Jun 13, 2015

The Arc's 29th Annual Gala-A Night to Sparkle

Time: 6:30 pm  

Location: The Yahnundasis Golf and Country Club, Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford

Sponsored by: The Friends of The Arc Foundation, Inc.

A sparkling sky, glittering décor, and an evening filled with class and elegance. Step out in style and help a great cause. Please join us on Saturday June 13, 2015 from 6:30pm-12:00am at The Yahnundasis Golf and Country Club as we celebrate The Arc's 29th Annual Gala event, hosted by The Friends of The Arc Foundation, Inc. Entertainment provided by Devin Garamone and Classified. Please join us for an evening to sparkle and shine and support The Arc's mission to help people with developmental disabilities in our community thrive! For more information, please call 315 272 1529.

For more information: call 315 272 1529 or email:Heather.Gaetano@thearcolc.org

Wednesday - Jun 17, 2015

Trip to Merry-Go-Round Theater

Time: 11:30 am   to   8:30 pm

Location: Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., Rome, N.Y.

Sponsored by: Ava Dorfman Center

Trips are back at the Ava Dorfman Center for 2015! We have put together a trip to the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, on Wednesday June 17th, 2015, to see West Side Story. Cost will be $95.00 which includes bus cost, theater ticket, dinner and driver’s tip. Register early, limited to 33 people. Please call the Center at 337-8230 for further information.

For more information: call 337-8230 or email:bbelmont@avadorfmanseniorcenter.com
avadorfmanseniorcenter.com

Monday - Jun 22, 2015

Rome Hospital Foundation Annual Golf Classic

Time: 10:30 am  

Location: Teugega Country Club

Sponsored by: Rome Hospital Foundation

The Annual Golf Classic, presented by NBT Bank, is a premier golf tournament held at the beautiful greens of Teugega Country Club in Rome. Participants enjoy 18 holes of golf and the day concludes with a cocktail hour, dinner and awards in the Teugega Clubhouse. For more information about sponsorships of the Annual Golf Classic, please contact Rome Hospital Foundation at 315.338.7181 or via email at foundation@romehospital.org.

For more information: call 315.338.7181 or email:foundation@romehospital.org
http://www.romehospital.org/Golf_Tournament.aspx

Saturday - Jul 18, 2015

Frank DiChristina Memorial Walk

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: Oneida Family Y, 701 Seneca St, Oneida

Sponsored by: YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley

This 5K walk is designed to raise awareness of the YMCA mission and programs that Frank so strongly believed in. All funds raised will support the Y's annual Heroes Campaign to provide scholarships to children and families who are unable to afford Y services.

For more information: call (315) 363-7788 or email:jcossette@ymcatrivalley.org
www.ymcatrivalley.org

Wednesday - Aug 12, 2015

Trip to Destiny in Syracuse

Time: 8:15 am   to   5:30 pm

Location: Ava Dorfman Center, 305 E. Locust St., Rome, N.Y.

Sponsored by: Ava Dorfman Center

On August 12, 2015 the Center has planned a day trip to Destiny USA in Syracuse. Bus will leave the Center at 8:15am and return at 5:30pm. Destiny has over 300 different stores including entertainment and food chains available. Cost of trip will be $25.00 which includes bus & driver’s tip. Register in the office or call 337-8230 to reserve your seat. Seating limited to 23 people.

For more information: call 337-8230 or email:bbelmont@avadorfmanseniorcenter.com
avadorfmanseniorcenter.com

Saturday - Aug 22, 2015

Voices For Christ Crusade

Time: 10:00 am  

Location: Rome City Hall - Griffo Park, 198 North Washington Street, Rome

Sponsored by: Mt Calvary Baptist w/ Rome & Utica Area Churches

FREE ADMISSION for ALL AGES: ‘Voices for Christ City Wide Crusade 2015’ celebrates “Honor America Days” on Saturday, August 22 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Griffo Park at Rome City Hall. Fun, food, laughter, gospel music, games & prizes, the proclaiming of “God’s Holy Word”, free bookbags for participants while supplies last, etc. Sponsored by Rome-Utica Churches and hosted by Pastor Tommy Ray Jackson, Sr., VFCC Chairman, c/o Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 203 Erie Blvd East, Rome, NY 13440. Contact Sis. Gwen Evans at(617)320-7939 for information.

For more information: call (617) 320-7939 or email:vfcc2009@yahoo.com

Wednesday - Sep 09, 2015

Frank Martinelli Corporate Cup Golf Tournament

Time: 11:30 am  

Location: Kanon Valley Country Club, 8623 Lake Rd, Oneida, NY 13421

Sponsored by: YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley

Our annual golf tournament honors the memory of Frank Martinelli and raises awaresness and funds to support our Annual Heroes Campaign to provide children and families with access to Y programs and services.

For more information: call (315) 363-7788 or email:jcossette@ymcatrivalley.org
www.ymcatrivalley.org

Saturday - Sep 19, 2015

Rome Hospital Foundation Brew Ha Ha

Time: 4:00 pm  

Location: Woods Valley Ski Area

Sponsored by: Rome Hospital Foundation

More than 50 types of beer and wine will be available for event attendees to sample at the 5th Annual Brew Ha Ha, presented by Oneida Savings. Held at Woods Valley Ski Area in Westernville, the Brew Ha Ha is a fun, casual social event with great food and great fun. A signature tasting glass, food and live entertainment are included in the price of admission. A large raffle of themed items will also be on display throughout the evening. Admission is $40 per individual or $75 per pair. Admission for designated drivers is $10 each. For more information about the Brew Ha Ha, please contact Rome Hospital Foundation at 315.338.7181 or via email at foundation@romehospital.org.

For more information: call 315.338.7181 or email:foundation@romehospital.org
http://www.romehospital.org/BrewHaha.aspx

Saturday - Nov 14, 2015

Rome Hospital Foundation Annual Gala

Time: 6:00 pm  

Location: Turning Stone Resort

Sponsored by: Rome Hospital Foundation

The Annual Gala is Rome Hospital Foundation's cornerstone fundraising event. Almost 400 guests attend the black-tie preferred event and enjoy an evening of elegance. The Gala features delicious food, an open bar and live entertainment. The 2014 event was Rome Hospital Foundation's largest fundraising event to date, raising more than $96,000 to support the mission of Rome Memorial Hospital. New to this year's gala, Primetime Horns, will provide the live music at this year's event. A silent auction filled with magnificent and unique items will be on display throughout the evening. For more about the Annual Gala or to make your reservation, please contact Rome Hospital Foundation at 315.338.7181 or via email at foundation@romehospital.org.

For more information: call 315.338.7181 or email:foundation@romehospital.org
http://www.romehospital.org/Foundation_Ball.aspx

For additions/corrections to your event after it is posted, do NOT create a new entry for the event. Email the Chamber at info@RomeChamber.com with the corrections, and we will make changes to the original entry.