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Submit your events for the Rome Chamber Community Calendar yourself using a simple form. Please allow 5 days for your event to be posted.

Events will not be posted until they are verified by our administrator. The Rome Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to accept or decline event submissions and to edit the material.

Please allow five (5) days before your event will be posted on the calendar.

For additions/corrections to your event after it is posted, do NOT create a new entry for the event.

Email the corrections to the Chamber at info@RomeChamber.com, and we will make changes to the original entry.





 

Community Events

Tuesday - Mar 03, 2015

Run/Walk Pre-Registration

Time: 3:00 pm  

Location: Herkimer College, RMCC 282/283, 100 Reservoir Rd, Herkimer

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Tuesday - Mar 03, 2015

Run/Walk Pre-Registration

Time: 4:00 pm  

Location: Oneida Healthcare Center, 321 Genesee St, Oneida

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Tuesday - Mar 03, 2015

Dining for Dogs and Cats too!

Time: 4:00 pm  

Location: Delta Lake Inn, 8524 Fish Hatchery Rd, Rome

Sponsored by: Human Society of Rome

Some of you may be wondering, what exactly is "Dining for the Dogs and Cats too" and how exactly does it benefit the Humane Society? When you dine at the restaurant on the date and time mentioned, they very kindly donate a percentage of the proceeds back to us! You are enjoying a night out while helping our shelter at the same time. How can anyone lose with this wonderful fundraiser?

For more information: call 3152254884 or email:fundraising@humanesocietyrome.com
http://www.humanesocietyrome.com/calendar/action~month/exact

Tuesday - Mar 03, 2015

ART MADNESS

Time: 1:00 pm  

Location: 435 SOUTH JAMES ST., ROME NY

Sponsored by: Brenda Lomeli

Brenda Lomeli’s Art studio & Gallery 435 South James St. Rome NY 13440 315-225-7184 ART MADNESS Starting March 3 and ending March 31, 28 days of madness 100 original pieces of art and prints for under $100 The artist searched through all her storage and archival work. Searching for hidden gems priced under $100. She has assembled them for the first time in one place for ART MADNESS. This is a one-time opportunity that might not be repeated. Once they're gone they're gone. Come by and take a look. This might be a perfect opportunity to purchase an original piece of Art Work or print for under $100.

For more information: call 315 225-7184 or email:lomeli.brenda@gmail.com

Wednesday - Mar 04, 2015

Run/Walk Pre-Registration

Time: 2:00 pm  

Location: Sangertown Square Mall, 1 Sangertown Sqaure, New Hartford

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Wednesday - Mar 04, 2015

Run/Walk Pre-Registration

Time: 3:00 pm  

Location: Kirkland Art Center, 9 1/2 East Park Row, Clinton

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Wednesday - Mar 04, 2015

Lee Schoff Registration Day

Time: 4:00 pm   to   7:30 pm

Location: Boonville Village Offices, 13149 New York 12, Boonville

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Wednesday - Mar 04, 2015

D. Victor Pellegrino presentation

Time: 10:00 am  

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

Sponsored by: Ava Dorfman Center

Attorney D. Victor Pellegrino is hosting a series of monthly presentations here at the Center. The topic for the month of March will be "Does your Will Protect your Children & Grandchildren?" He will be here on Wednesday March 4, from 10:00am - 12:00pm. Please register in the office, 337-8230, if you will be attending this very informative talk.

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

Thursday - Mar 05, 2015

New Hartford Indoor Walk & Pre-Registration

Time: 7:00 am  

Location: Sangertown Square Mall, 1 Sangertown Sqaure, New Hartford

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Indoor Run/Walk and Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Thursday - Mar 05, 2015

Run/Walk Pre-Registration

Time: 5:00 pm  

Location: Van's Tavern, 101 Old Remsen Rd, Barneveld

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Friday - Mar 06, 2015

44th WIBX Heart Radiothon

Time: 6:00 am  

Location: Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Radiothon for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Friday - Mar 06, 2015

My Heart. My Lofe. Expo with Risk Assessments

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: Utica College, Harold T. Clark Athletic Center, 1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

My Heart. My Life Expo with Risk Assessment.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Friday - Mar 06, 2015

WKTV Heart Telethon

Time: 7:00 am  

Location: Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Rd, New Hartford

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Telethon for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Saturday - Mar 07, 2015

44th WIBX Heart Radiothon

Time: 5:00 am  

Location: Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Rd, New Hartford

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Radiothon for America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Saturday - Mar 07, 2015

America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk, Pre-reg

Time: 6:00 am  

Location: Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Pre-registration for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk and Run/Walk Events.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Saturday - Mar 07, 2015

WKTV Heart Telethon

Time: 8:00 am  

Location: Utica College, 1600 Burrstone Rd, Utica

Sponsored by: American Heart Association

Telethon for America's Greatest Heart Run & Walk.

For more information: call 315-580-3956

Sunday - Mar 15, 2015

Italian Americans in CNY

Time: 1:00 pm  

Location: WCNY Broadcast and Education Center, 415 W. Fayette St. Syracuse, NY 13204, Syracuse

Sponsored by: WCNY

Come join WCNY for a celebration of Italian American history and contributions to the CNY regional culture. Enjoy delightful Italian food and beverages. Watch clips from PBS’s documentary The Italian Americans, and from Italian Americans from New York and New Jersey—stories of some of New York State’s iconic Italian Americans such as former Gov. Mario Cuomo and Frank Sinatra. The event’s emcee will be our very own Joey Nigro, co-host of WCNY’s radio show “Ciao!” A presentation of Italian American regional history and heartwarming stories will be shared.

For more information: call 315.453.2424
http://www.wcny.org/television/italian-americans-in-central-

Wednesday - Mar 18, 2015

Breakfast with the Alzheimer's Association

Time: 8:30 am  

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

Sponsored by: Ava Dorfman Center

We will be holding our monthly Breakfast on Wednesday, March 18, in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Association, from 8:30-10:00am. Menu includes: frittata (omelet) w/roasted red peppers, onions, spinach & cheddar cheese, mini bagel w/cream cheese, juice, coffee or tea for $5.00. Come with your questions and enjoy a wonderful breakfast! Please register in the office or call 337-8230 to secure your seat!

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

Sunday - Mar 22, 2015

"Have a Heart" Bowling Fundraiser

Time: 1:00 pm  

Location: King Pin Lanes, 7157 E. Dominick St., Rome

Sponsored by: Humane Society of Rome

12:15 Registration Begins ~ 1:00 Bowling Starts ~ Tickets are $20 per person You can purchase tickets at the shelter, you can download a flyer from http://www.humanesocietyrome.com/calendar/ and mail it in or you can purchase tickets on our Website www.humanesocietyrome.com “ON LINE STORE” We will have a list of bowlers who have paid online at the event. Includes: Two games of Bowling / Shoe rental ~ Snacks provided ~ we will also have Basket Raffles ~ 50 / 50 Drawing ~ Cash Bar Available

For more information: call 315-225-4884 or email:fundraising@humanesocietyrome.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1544290879174858/

Saturday - Mar 28, 2015

Siege of CNY Roller Derby Tournament

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: John F. Kennedy Civic Arena, 500 West Embargo St., Rome, NY

Sponsored by: Central New York Roller Derby

This is a women's flat track roller derby tournament featuring 4 team A level and B level round robin play. The teams competing in the WFTDA sanctioned portion are: Central New York CNY All Stars, CT Stepford Sabotage, Burning River All Stars, and Mason-Dixon All Stars. The teams competing in the B level portion are: Central New York Wonder Brawlers, CT Yankee Brutals, Burning River HazMat Crew, and Hellions of Troy Herculadies. Schedule: 9am Wonder Brawlers vs HazMat Crew 11am Herculadies vs Yankee Brutals 1pm CNY vs Burning River 3pm CT vs Mason-Dixon 5pm HazMat Crew vs Herculadies 7pm Wonder Brawlers vs Yankee Brutals

For more information: call 315-313-4269 or email:siegeofcny@gmail.com
http://www.cnyrollerderby.com

Sunday - Mar 29, 2015

Siege of CNY Roller Derby Tournament

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: John F. Kennedy Civic Arena, 500 West Embargo St., Rome, NY

Sponsored by: Central New York Roller Derby

This is a women's flat track roller derby tournament featuring 4 team A level and B level round robin play. The teams competing in the WFTDA sanctioned portion are: Central New York CNY All Stars, CT Stepford Sabotage, Burning River All Stars, and Mason-Dixon All Stars. The teams competing in the B level portion are: Central New York Wonder Brawlers, CT Yankee Brutals, Burning River HazMat Crew, and Hellions of Troy Herculadies. Schedule: 9am CNY vs CT 11am Burning River vs Mason-Dixon 1pm Wonder Brawlers vs Herculadies 3pm HazMat Crew vs Yankee Brutals 5pm Burning River vs CT 7pm CNY vs Mason-Dixon

For more information: call 315-313-4269 or email:siegeofcny@gmail.com
http://www.cnyrollerderby.com

Saturday - Apr 04, 2015

The "Don Connelly Determination Award"

Time: 6:30 pm   to   10:30 pm

Location: Vernon Downs Hotel & Casino, 4229 Stuhlman Rd, Vernon, NY 13476

Sponsored by: YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley

The "Don Connelly Determination Award" and "Breaking Barriers Award" recognizing members of the Y who have overcome disabilities, challenges and obstacles to succeed. Gig Rowland Raffle winners will also be announced.

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

Saturday - Apr 04, 2015

2015 Dudley "Gig" Rowland Raffle

Time: 6:00 pm  

Location: Drawing to be held at the Don Connelly Determination Celebration at Vernon Downs Resort & Casino, 4229 Stuhlman Rd, Vernon, NY 13476

Sponsored by: Prizes sponsored by Bruce Stewart, DDS, Strategic Financial Services and Oneida Savings

Raffle to benefit the Y's Annual Heroes Campaign. Tickets on sale at $20 each. Only 500 tickets to be sold. 1st Prize- $2500 Vacation Voucher 2nd Prize- Weekend for 2 in Lake Placid 3rd Prize- Wine Tour for Ten. Winners need not be present to win.

For more information: call (315) 336-3500 or email:jcossette@ymcatrivalley.org
www.ymcatrivalley.org

Saturday - Apr 04, 2015

Easter Basket Drive and Community Dinner

Time: 9:00 am  

Location: United States, 401 n washington st, Rome

Sponsored by: Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen

Host a Easter Basket Drive for Needy Kids If you are an individual or organization that lacks time but are still looking for ways to support Loaves and Fishes, hosting an Easter Basket Drive is the perfect project for you. This project is done off-site and collected items are delivered to needy children. This is a perfect project for youth or service groups. Call or email us for a full wish list. Loavesandfishes2013@gmail.com 281-6437 Community Dinner Saturday All day Brunch 9a-2pm 401 N Washington St Free Dinner All Day No one should be alone on holidays

For more information: call 315-281-6437 or email:loavesandfishes2013@gmail.com

Sunday - Apr 12, 2015

Spring Carnival

Time: 5:00 pm  

Location: Kennedy Arena, 500 West Embargo Street, Rome

Sponsored by: Varano Super Jump

Come join Varano Super Jump and have some fun at the Indoor Spring Carnival at Kennedy Arena. Carnival tickets and food will be sold. Inflatable rides, fun, music, food, and more!

For more information: call 315-335-1244
www.varanosuperjump.com

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

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

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

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

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.