February 2018

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  http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

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

January 1- February 28, 2018:  NYS Ice Pro-Am Tournament Series - Fish any NY State waterway, any time of day from January 1- February 28 using any legal angling method (open water, ice fishing, stream & river fishing, etc.) for 7 categories of fish. www.nysiceproam.com/winterclassic/home.html

February 3, 2018: 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 www.brantling.com

February 3, 2018: Nature of Montezuma Lecture Series: Bird Banding - Dr. Van Niel, a Professor of Environmental Conservation at Finger Lakes Community College, will demonstrate how to safely capture and handle songbirds, explain the scientific reasons for placing bands on birds and what information researchers can obtain from a bird "in the hand". 10am to 12pm Fees Apply. MAC, 2295 Route 89, Savannah http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

February 7, 2018: Painting with a Purpose - An artist from Painting with a Twist will guide everyone through a painting as they sip wine. 6pm to 9pm. Hord’oeuvres will be served. Silent auction. All proceeds benefit ARC of Wayne Foundation. Fees apply. Lindsey Redmond Building, 927 Victor Road, Macedon

February 8-9, 2018: Annual Valentine Treats Sale - Homemade cookies, fudge, brownies, etc. Sodus Library, 17 Maple Avenue, Sodus (315) 483-9292

February 9, 2018: Library Luncheon at Newark Public Library - Pat Gorthy will review “A piece of my Heart” by Keith Walker. Lunch included. Fee applies. 121 High Street, Newark (315) 331-4370

February 10, 2018: Customer Appreciation Breakfast & 20% Sale - Join us for a continental breakfast from 10am to Noon. LW Emporium, 6355 Knickerbocker Rd, Ontario. www.lwemporium.com

February 10, 2018: Sweetheart Snowshoe and Bird Friendly Chocolate Tasting - Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day week-end so bring your sweetheart, friends, neighbors, and family for an adventure to explore Montezuma’s winter wonderland. Sample delicious bird friendly chocolates and discover how these sweet treats protect important habitats where our breeding warblers spend the winter months. 10am to 12pm or 2pm to 4pm Fees Apply. MAC, 2295 Route 89 Savannah. http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma  

February 10, 2018: Gala Ball 2018 for Cracker Box Palace -An elegant evening with wine and beer tastings, dinner, silent and live auction, music and dancing. Ontario Country Club, 2101 Country Club Lane, Ontario. www.crackerboxpalace.org.

February 10, 2018: 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 $62.00/couple. www.jdwinecellars.com – SOLD OUT

February 11, 2018: Curling on the Erie Canal - Curling on the Erie Canal from 1pm to 3pm at the Port of Palmyra Marina. Give this Olympic sport a try! Enjoy on ice instruction & demonstration, music, food and more. Subject to cancellation. www.palmyrany.com

February 15, 2018: Montezuma Raptor Van Tour - Raptors have invaded the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and now is a great time to see them! Hop in the Montezuma Audubon Center van for an excursion to Montezuma’s premier birding locations to encounter Short-eared Owls, Bald Eagles, Northern Harriers, Rough-legged Hawks and more! Tour will involve minimal walking. Binoculars and field guides will be provided. 2pm to 5pm Fees Apply. MAC, 2295 Route 89,Savannah http://ny.audubon.org/montezuma

February 15, 2018: Emergency Preparedness - Join Steve Brannan and learn some useful skills and ensure you are always ready! No charge. 7pm to 9pm. Alling Coverlet Museum, 122 William St., Palmyra www.historicpalmyrany.com

February 17, 2018: 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. www.brantling.com

February 17, 2018: Painting Party to benefit Common Threads - It’s time for a spring painting party with Steve Duprey. Come have some fun and support this very worthy cause. 2pm to 4:30pm First Glass Wine Bar, 725 West Miller Street, Newark. Fees apply.

February 17-18, 2018: Free Fishing Days - Anyone can fish for free in waters of New York State. No license required. 

February 19, 2018: Lyons Heritage Society Potluck Dinner - 6pm. Bring a dish to pass, table service and a piece of Lyons history or an antique to share. Beverages provided. Lyons Public Library, 122 Broad Street, Lyons.

February 24, 2018: Senior Fair - Seniors 55+ are invited to learn more about programming in the area. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Tours of our Senior Community at Canal View Apartments will be given. Learn opportunities available for health, education, recreation, volunteering and fitness. Free. Canal View Apartments, 100 Canal View Drive, Lyons. 11am to 2pm.