Twichell speaks as part of the YMCA’s Down- town Writer’s Center, inside Room 500, Hall of Languages, Syracuse University. Free. 474- 6851.
Hour. Tues. 9:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Youngsters will learn group listening and participation skills. Northeast Community Center, 716 Hawley Ave. Free. 472-6343.
Times. Every Tues. 3:30 p.m. Bring your toddler or preschooler to enjoy books, songs, dance and fun. South- west Community Cen- ter Library, 401 South Ave. Free. 671-5814.
Tues. 7 p.m. Kathleen Quigley, author of
The Summer Cottage: Retreats of the 1000
Islands, and photog- rapher Jim Scherzi, discuss and sign copies of the book. Barnes & Noble, 3454 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. Free. 449- 2947.
ance. Tues. 7 p.m. Dr. Mickey Lebowitz, author of Losing My Patience, will speak on the cruel realities of the American health care system. DeWitt Com- munity Library, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. Free. 446-3578.
Story Time. Every
Tues. 10:30 a.m. Story hour for children up to age 5. Petit Branch Library, 105 Victoria Place. Free/preregister. 435-5442.
Time. Every Tues. & Wed. 10:15 a.m. Stories, rhymes, songs and language skills. Fay- etteville Free Library, 300 Orchard St. Free. 637-6374.
Drop In for Mother Goose.
Wed., April 7, 10 a.m. This is for children up to age 3 with a care- giver. Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool. Free. 457- 0310.
House. Wed., April 7, 6:30 p.m. Parents and school-ages children are invited to learn about their neighbor- hood library. Soule Branch Library, 101 Springfield Road. Free. 435-5320.
Roll Out the Barrels
Nothing says Easter weekend quite like a hopping holiday of 1980-vintage action flicks, as the Brew and View 35mm film series continues on Saturday, April 3, 7 p.m., at Eastwood’s Palace Theatre, 2384 James St. The trifecta includes 1984’s Red Dawn (pictured, left), a yahoo-oriented doomsday yarn with Patrick Swayze, Charlie Sheen and other Brat Pack-era performers yelling “Wolverines!”; Arnold Schwarzenegger uttering the catch phrase “I’ll be back” in his 1984 breakout star vehicle The Terminator (pictured, above); and the 1988 Indonesian exploitation clone Lady Terminator with Barbara Anne Constable in the title role amid acres of sex and violence. Admission is $10, with $2 knocked off if you come dressed as a cyborg. For information, call 436-4723.
Club. Wed., April 7, 7 p.m. Join in the discus- sion of Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. Barnes & Noble, 3454 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. Free. 449-2947.
GED Help. Every
Wed. & Tues. 9 a.m. Catch these study ses- sions designed to help those interested in obtaining their General Equivalency Diploma. White Branch Library, 763 Butternut St. Free. 435-3519.
Tax Help. Every
Wed. by appointment. Sign up early and bring all your pertinent tax information. White Branch Library, 763 Butternut St. Free. 435- 5320.
Adult Art Class-
es. Every Wed. & Thurs. 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Liverpool Art Center, 101 Lake Drive, Liverpool. $20/class. 234-9333.
Help. Thurs. 1-4 p.m.; Fri. & Mon. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. through April 19. Be counted and get the help you need to
translate and fill out the 2010 national Census forms. Betts Branch Library, 4862 S. Salina St. Free. 218-1528.
Presentation. Fri. 7 p.m. Join Dr. Stuart Tyson Smith, Egyptolo- gist and professor of anthropology at the University of Califor- nia-Santa Barbara, as he sheds light on the cultural and political dynamics that emerged in 1000 B.C. Cazenovia Public Library, 100 Albany St., Cazenovia. Free. 655-9322.
Sat. 10:30 a.m. Cut, fold and trim your own Easter basket; small treats provided. Hazard Branch Library, 1620 W. Genesee St. Free. 435-5326.
Sat. 2:30 p.m. Roxana Spano, visiting assistant professor of English at Cazenovia College, gives a talk on “Little Women in a White Man’s World.” Petit Branch Library, 105 Victoria Place. Free. 435-3636.
Every Sat. 2 p.m. All
are welcome to join. Hazard Branch Library, 1620 W. Genesee St. Free. 435-5326.
As Seen on TV.
Mon. 3:50-5:10 p.m. Jonathan Greene, writ- er and co-executive producer of Law and
Order: Special Victims
Unit, speaks as part of the Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and Media. Room 204, Syracuse University College of Law. Free. 443-3784.
Lacrosse: The Creator’s Game.
Mon. 7 p.m. Learn the background of this increasingly popular sport and its spiritual role with the Haude- nosaunee people in this seminar led by Oren Lyons and Roy Simmons Jr. Reception and small groups will follow. Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St. Free. 472-5478.
Session. Tues. noon. Learn about associate and bache- lor’s degree programs at Empire State Col- lege, 6333 Route 298, East Syracuse. Free. 460-3155.
Tax Help. Every
Tues. through April 13, 9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Make an appointment to get some assistance filing your state and fed- eral tax forms. Hazard Branch Library, 1620 W. Genesee St. Free. 435-5326.
Art Classes. Every
Tues. through April 27, 1-3 p.m. Painting course will use watercolor pencils and watercolor crayons. All skill levels welcome. DeWitt Com- munity Library, 3649 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. $12. 446-3578.
Mycroft Holmes Society Meeting.
Wed., April 7, 4:45 p.m. View items in the col- lection that pertain to Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The group will meet afterwards for dinner at Ruby Tuesday, 3220 Erie Blvd. E., DeWitt. Special Collections room, sixth floor, Bird Library, 222 Waverly Ave. Free. 637- 0609.
Wellness Walk- ing Group. Wed.,
March 31 10 a.m. & Mon. 9 a.m. Informal group will meet at the
Visitors Center and take a leisurely stroll at Bea- ver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville. $3/park- ing. 638-2519.
Watch. Every Fri. 7:30 a.m. This is a good time of year to observe the many species of ducks and Canada geese that flock to Bea- ver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville. $3/park- ing. 638-2519.
It’s Maple Syrup
Time. Sat. & Sun. Saturday events include pancake breakfasts from 9-noon, and walks into the sugarbush from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sundays the sugarbush will be open from 1-4 p.m. Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Bald- winsville. Breakfast: $2.50-$4.50; parking: $3. 638-2519.
travaganza. Sat. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Celebrate spring with natural egg dying and a treasure hunt. Preregister. Baltimore Woods Nature Center, 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus. $15/member
families; $25/nonmem- ber families. 673-1350.
ganza. Sat. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring a basket and go on a dinosaur egg hunt. Museum of the Earth, 1259 Truman- sburg Road, Ithaca. $8/adults; $5/students and seniors; $3/children ages 4-17. (607) 273- 6623.
Walks. Every Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. Meet in the observatory for a guided walk through Sapsucker Woods Sanc- tuary, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca. Free. (800) 843-2473.
Celebration. Sat. & Sun. through April 4, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Pancake breakfast served from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; free wagon rides to the sugar bush; playground open. Maple products for sale. Critz Farms, 3232 Rippleton Road, Caze- novia. Breakfast: $7.50/ ages 12 and older; $5.50/ages 8-12; $3.50/ ages 3-7. 662-3355.
Weekend Guid- ed Walks. Sat.
& Sun. 2 p.m. Join a naturalist for a differ-
ent themed walk ever week; this week, it’s Spring Migration. Bea- ver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville. $3/park- ing. 638-2519.
Sundays. Every Sun. through April 4, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sugaring demonstrations, carou- sel rides and a gourmet pancake breakfast. Farmer’s Museum, 5775 Route 80, Cooperstown. $8/adults; $4/children ages 7-12; free/younger than 6. (888) 547-1450.
Ste. Marie Sto-
ries. Tues. 2:30 p.m. Jonathan Anderson, president of the Friends of Historic Onondaga Lake, will present “Ste. Marie among the Iro- quois: Faith Journey Story.” Maxwell Memo- rial Library, 14 Genesee St., Camillus. Free. 672-3661.
Series. Every Tues. 1:30 p.m. Join a natu- ralist for a two-hour program on tree iden- tification. Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Bald- winsville. $5/nonmem- bers. 638-2519.
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