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Paine Branch Homeschool Program Annual Balsa Wood Bridge Competition

bridge buildingDesign & Build Days:

Friday, March 6, 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015

2:00 PM, Paine Branch

For: 7th – 12th grade students

Students are invited to design and build a balsa wood bridge capable of supporting loads applied to the structure according to the competition rules. Participants should plan on attending all dates. Materials will be provided. Competition is Friday, March 20th, time to be determined. If you would like to join a team and participate, sign-up with Deanna at dmcgregor@onlib.org

Sponsored by the SUNY ESF Student Construction Association

MasterWorks Chorale Chamber Singers @ Marcellus Library

Masterworks Chorale Chamber singersSunday, March 8, 2015
2:00 PM, Marcellus Free Library

Conducted by Kip Coerper, ChM., the Chamber Singers are an auditioned group of 14 talented singers, selected from the 60-voice MasterWorks Chorale. Chamber Singers perform primarily a cappella music of all styles, from 16th century Renaissance works to contemporary gospel songs. The concert will include a love song by Heinrich Isaac, Mozart’s Ave Maria, Viadana’s lively Exsultate Justi and a contemporary piece, You Are the New Day, composed by members of the famous King’s Singers, as well as many more beautiful songs. The all-a cappella concert will close with America the Beautiful.

Tuesday PageTurners @ Central

Tuesday PageTurnersTuesday, March 10, 2015
5:30 PM, Central Library

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Central Library’s book club for adults meets the second Tuesday of each month. Meet new friends, have fun, and discuss interesting books. 435-1900 for more information.

CNY Reads Book Events

CNY ReadsMilitary History Lecture: Tim Green

Thursday, March 12, 2015
6:30 - 8:00 PM
NOPL at N. Syracuse
Details: World War I: The Khaki Jacks (British Naval Infantry)

Film Showing

Saturday, March 14, 2015
1:00 PM
Betts Branch Library
Showing: The War Horse

Details: The First World War is experienced through the journey of this horse—an odyssey of joy and sorrow, passionate friendship and high adventure. “The War Horse” is one of the great stories of friendship and war— a successful book, it was turned into a hugely successful international theatrical hit that is arriving on Broadway next year. It now comes to screen in an epic adaptation by one of the great directors in film history. [More Events]

Do You Knit, Crochet or Quilt?

knitting ballOCPL needs your help!

CNY Reads One Book is collecting new handmade baby items for Fort Drum babies, to go along with this year’s book selection The First of July by Elizabeth Speller, set around WWI. The items will be on display at the March 22 capstone event in the War Memorial’s Assembly Hall from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Drop them off at any public library in Onondaga County by March 17 or bring them to the event.

Art Exhibit @ White Branch

art exhibitMarch 2015
White Branch Library

Come see recent photos of Erich Stapelfeldt’s travels to Guatemala, Costa Rica and Namibia.(South West Africa) Emphasis is placed on the wilderness areas featuring the large diversity of animals, landscapes and people. Erich Stapelfeldt has a life long interest in photography and lives in Liverpool, New York.

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