Community Calendar

Here’s a list of upcoming benefits and events happening in our area.

If you would like your event listed, submit an entry by emailing [email protected] and make sure to include any web links you may want listed.


Sunday, June 2nd

“The sweetest, most generous and genuine person in the world needs us. Please join us to help Tony Zegarelli fight brain cancer on June 2, 2024, from 1 to 5 at Stonebridge Golf and Country Club, 2452 Graffenburg Rd, New Hartford, NY.
There will be giveaways, raffles and activities for everyone to enjoy. You also spend time with a community of fun caring people.
Even a little help, will help a lot.
If you can’t make it, here is the Go Fund Me.

Thursday, June 6th – Saturday, June 8th

Annual Used Book Sale to benefit the Friends of NOPL Brewerton.
Sale will take place at the Brewerton Volunteer Fire Department, 9625 Brewerton Rd, Brewerton, NY.
Thursday, June 6th from 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm – $5 admission plus the cost of books.
Friday, June 7th from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm – book sale
Saturday, June 8th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – $5 bag sale, we supply the bags

All events are free.


NOPL Pride Picnic: Saturday, June 8, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
NOPL North Syracuse

100 Trolley Barn Ln, North Syracuse
Enjoy pizza, ice cream, games, crafts, and more at this annual event. Children’s book author Daniel Haack will be making a special appearance on Zoom!

Young Naturalists: Tuesday, June 11, 2 pm – 3 pm

NOPL Brewerton
Join SUNY ESF/Izaak Walton League’s Young Naturalists to learn about nature journaling and why it’s important. We’ll take a short walk and make journals to take home.
(Kids, Tweens, Teens)

Registration required at

Family Movie Night: Tuesday, June 18, 5 pm – 8 pm
NOPL North Syracuse
100 Trolley Barn Ln, North Syracuse
Showing The Color of Friendship, rated G (1 hr, 27 min)

PAWS of CNY Read to George:  Friday, June 21, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

NOPL Brewerton
5440 Bennett St, Brewerton
Meet George and his humans Alan and Christy. Practice your reading skills by reading a story to George.


Bad Art Competition: Monday, June 24, 9:30 am – 6 pm
NOPL Brewerton
5440 Bennett St, Brewerton
Come and use anything and everything to make some truly fantastic bad art. Awards for Loudest, Brightest, and Most Atrocious. Bad art will be displayed in the library for the month of July.

Tweens and Teens Creative Writing: Tuesday, June 25, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
NOPL Cicero

8686 Knowledge Ln, Cicero
Develop creative writing skills through fun and engaging writing prompts and activities with a group that loves to write and tell stories.

Registration Required at

Teen Mario Kart Tournament: Friday, June 28, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
NOPL North Syracuse
100 Trolley Barn Ln, North Syracuse
Enjoy pizza, soda and some friendly competition with Mario Kart racing
(tweens and teens, grades 5 – 12)

Registration required at


Local Author Talk with JoAnne Davis: Wednesday, June 26, 3 pm – 4 pm

NOPL Brewerton
5440 Bennett St, Brewerton
Local author JoAnne Davis will hold a roundtable discussion about writing, self-publishing, and her new book of poetry, Love Lives Forever: In Hearts and Souls and Verse

Lasagna Gardening: Saturday, June 1, 10 am – 11 am

NOPL Cicero

8686 Knowledge Ln, Cicero
A Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener will talk about Patricia Lanza’s books and her no digging, no weeding, no tilling, no kidding approach to setting up a home garden. Includes a demo outside at NOPL Cicero’s Library Farm, weather permitting.

Registration required at

Meditation with Allison: Wednesday, June 5, 6 pm – 7 pm
NOPL Cicero
Allison from Gigner Tea Yoga Company will introduce meditation techniques and provide time for group reflection.

Registration required at

Library Farm Picnic: Saturday, June 15, 11 am – 1 pm
NOPL Cicero

8686 Knowledge Ln, Cicero
Bring a lawn chair and your lunch – The library will provide cold drinks. Take a tour of the Library Farm and discover all the varieties of vegetable and flowers grown at NOPL Cicero.

Saturday, June 8th

Valley Community Sale
Saturday, June 8, 9am to 3pm
Meachem Field Parking Area on W Seneca Tpke
FREE to browse
Vendor set up starts at 7 am; park vehicle in assigned slot
Display goods in two parking slots next to it
By prepaid reservation: $30 check or money order payable to
M. A. P. A., 711 W Seneca Tpke, Syracuse 13207 by Jun 1
Questions: [email protected]

Saturday, June 15th

All You Can Eat Belgian Waffle Breakfast
Saturday, June 15, 2024
8:00 – 11:00 AM
Lamson Grange #588
9108 Fenner Road, Baldwinsville, NY
Adults – $10.00 ages 6 – 12 – $5.00, 5 and under – free
Menu: Belgian waffles, fresh strawberries, warm syrup, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, beverages
For more info (315)413-8993

Monday, June 24th

Upstate Foundation is celebrating FOUR decades of hope and healing, and you’re invited to join them. Monday June 24th the 40th Anniversary Upstate Towsley Pro-Am tees-off at Turning Stone Resort Casino! Get ready for an elite golf experience! And the best part? All proceeds benefit the Clark Burn Center at Upstate University Hospital. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to partner with the CNY PGA and make a difference. For sponsor opportunities, call 315-464-4416 or click on Presented by IBEW Local 43 & Finger Lakes Chapter NECA

Friday, July 19th – Sunday, September 29th

July 19th outdoor concert at ARISE at the Farm featuring the Ripcords and food trucks.
August 16th thru September 22, 2024. The UNIQUE art and literary exhibit at the Everson Museum, Syracuse, N.Y.
September 29th Fall Farm Day event at ARISE at the Farm, with Tangled Roots and Bull & Bear, hayrides, nature walks.

Saturday, July 20th

Black Mental Health & Wellness Fair
The event will take place Saturday, July 20 in Downtown, Clinton Square 12-4. It will be hosted by My Healthy Mind & the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. DJ Bella with On The One will be in attendance for music and we will have a bookmobile, vendors, food trucks, health care screenings, giveaways, raffles, games, and more at this event.


Concert Calendar