February 2017

Snowshoe at the Montezuma Audubon Center! - Ready for some outdoor adventure? Try snowshoeing at the Montezuma Audubon Center! Snowshoes are available for rent. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. (315) 365-3588. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

Wayne County Council for the Arts - Classes & Workshops for children and adults, 108 West Miller Street, Newark (315) 331-4593. www.wayne-arts.com

February1 - May 30: The Life of Christ Photo Exhibit - Twelve beautiful large photographic panels show the life of Christ from birth to death. Open daily from 9am to 9pm; Sun 12:30-9pm. Hill Cumorah Visitor's Center, 603 Route 21, Palmyra. www.history.lds.org

February 4, 2017: Family Ski and Snowboard Nights at Brantling - From 5pm to 9pm. Reservations for rental equipment are encouraged. Visit the website for registration and rental information. Brantling Ski Slopes Inc., 4015 Fish Farm Road, Sodus (315) 331-2365. www.brantling.com.

February 7-14, 2017: Sweetheart Sale - Look for the pink hearts! 10am-5pm. LW Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Rd, Ontario. 315-524-8841. www.lwemporium.com

February 11, 2017:  NYS Ice Pro-Am Tournament Series - Sodus Bay.

February 11, 2017:  Nature of Montezuma Lecture Series: Bird Banding with Dr. John Van Niel - Dr. Van Niel, a Professor of Environmental Conservation at Finger Lakes Community College, will demonstrate how to safely cap-ture and handle songbirds, explain the scien-tific reasons for placing bands on birds and what information researchers can obtain from a bird "in the hand". 10am to 12:00pm. Fees Apply. For additional information call (315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma 

February 11, 2017: Valentine's Day Dinner. JD Wine Cellars and Walworth Recreation partner to bring you an evening of great food and wine. Dinner by Joey's Italian Restaurant with 3 pairings of wine and 1 bottle per couple provided by JD Wine Cellars $60.00/couple. www.jdwinecellars.com

February 16, 2017:  Historic Palmyra presents Newly released “Vietnam Reflections” by Michael Keene - 7pm – 9pm.  Come meet the author of the 7 books written by Michael Keene.  No charge event.   Books will be available. Held at the Alling Coverlet Museum 122 William Street, Palmyra.  www.historicpalmyrany.com

February 18, 2017:  Sweetheart Snowshoe and Bird Friendly Chocolate Tasting Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day week-end so bring your sweetheart, friends, neigh-bors, and family for an adventure to explore Montezuma’s winter wonderland. Sample delicious bird friendly chocolates and dis-cover how these sweet treats protect important habitats where our breeding warblers spend the winter months. 10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm.  Sample delicious bird friendly chocolates and discover how these sweet treats protect important wintering warbler habitats. Fees Apply. For additional information call (315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma 

February 18, 2017:  Family Ski and Snowboard Nights at Brantling - From 5pm to 9pm. Reservations for rental equipment are encouraged. Visit the website for registration and rental information. Brantling Ski Slopes Inc., 4015 Fish Farm Road, Sodus. (315) 331-2365. www.brantling.com 

February 18, 2017: Attracting Birds to Your Landscape - Master Gardner, Dorothy Colvin will give a presentation about how to attract birds to your yard. Refreshments served. Carriage House Museum, 5994 Jefferson Street, Wolcott. 11am. Free.

February 18-19, 2017: Free Fishing Days - Anyone can fish for free in waters of New York State. No license required. 

February 22, 2017: Winter Breakout Day Camp - Winter Break is here and the fun is heating up! Students ages 5-12 will enjoy a winter adventure program that includes snowshoeing, winter games, nature exploration, and nature crafts. Come for the day (bring a lunch) or just the morning or afternoon sessions. 10am to 4pm. Fees Apply. For additional information, call (315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah.  http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma 

February 24, 2017:  Montezuma Raptor Van Tour - Raptors have invaded the Montezuma Wet-lands Complex and now is a great time to see them! Hop in the Montezuma Audubon Cen-ter van for an excursion to Montezuma’s premier birding locations to encounter Short-eared Owls, Bald Eagles, Northern Harriers, Rough-legged Hawks and more! Binoculars and field guides will be provided. 3pm to 5pm. Fees Apply. For additional information, call (315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah.  http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma 

February 25, 2017: Hot Cocoa and Snow - Snowshoe Night Hike - A white blanket of snow covering the roll-ing hills, the hoots from hunting owls, and twinkling stars overhead will set the scene for this guided hike through Montezuma’s forests and grasslands. Join us for a 1-mile hike over level terrain to explore the nighttime sights and sounds of these wild-life habitats. Then, warm up with some hot cocoa. 6pm to 8pm. Fees Apply. For additional information, call (315) 365-3588. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma