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· Friday, August 01, 2014 ·

All you can eat Spaghetti Dinner
8/1/2014 - 8/1/2014 @ 5pm -7pm
American Legion Post 1700
305 Maple St
Endicott NY 13760

Admission: $5.00 additional $1.00 for meatballs or sauagageFREE
Detail: All you can eat spaghetti.
First Friday at The Bundy Museum of History & Art: "The Tapestry"
8/1/2014 - 8/1/2014 @ Opening Reception First Friday August 1 2014 6:00PM – 9:00PM Exhibition on Display from 8/1 – 9/2
Located in the 3rd floor Open Art Gallery
129 Main Street
Binghamton NY 13905

Admission: Admission to Bundy Art Gallery is always free
Detail: Enjoy new works by NEAL at the Bundy Museum of History & Art during the August Gorgeous Washington Street Association First Friday in Binghamton.
The Air National Guard Mobile Experience at Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally in Binghamton
8/1/2014 - 8/3/2014 @ 8/1 3:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 8/2 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 8/3 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Otsiningo Park
1 Otsiningo Park
Binghamton, NY 13901

Admission: FREE
Detail: The Air National Guard Mobile Experience is a free experience that provides people an opportunity to participate in simulated challenges that replicate the real-life experiences of Air Guard men and women during Basic Military Training, technical training and on drill weekend. The experience is designed to educate American’s about Air Guard’s dual role in serving our nation and local communities. To learn more, visit

· Saturday, August 02, 2014 ·

Friends of the BC Library Book Sale
8/2/2014 - 8/2/2014 @ 9:00am-3:00pm
Broome County Public Library
185 Court Street
Binghamton, NY13901

Admission: FREE
Detail: The sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Doors close at 2 p.m. to prepare for the bag sale. The bag sale is from 2:15 to 3 p.m. The price is $2 per bag. Adult and children's books, CDs, tapes and videos will be sold. Prices are: adult hardcovers $1.00, adult paperbacks $.50, children's hardcovers $.50 and children's paperbacks $.25. Videos and tapes $1.00
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Sidney Elks Lodge #2175 "Look'in Back" Car Show & Chicken BBQ
8/2/2014 - 8/2/2014 @ 9 AM to 3 PM
104 River Street
Sidney, NY 13838

Admission: Spectators Free Participant $8 Registration
Detail: 12 Classes: Pre-War Production, Post-War Production, Street Rod up to 1950, Custom Car 1950 & up, Muscle Car, Truck Production, Truck Custom/Modified, Motorcycle, Race Car, Special Interest, Tractor, Military/Service. Participant Judging: 3 class trophies, Best of Show. Sponsor trophies. New this year: Spectator's Choice trophy & Mayor's Cup. Show sponsored by: Gold Level - Chambers & O'Hara. Silver Level - Great American Sidney, SFCU, Sidney Auto Body, Community Bank, Realty USA, On The Spot Carpet Care, Shear Tansation, Tabone Chiropractic & Massage, Apline Roofing, Country Club Auto Group Food tent, DJ, Raffles, Bake Sale.

· Sunday, August 03, 2014 ·

Late Summer Antiques & Collectibles Market/Owego Elks Emporium/Lodge#1039
8/3/2014 - 8/3/2014 @ 8:00 am-3:00 pm
223 Front Street (corner of
Church St.)Downtown historic Owego

Admission: FREE
Detail: Join us Sunday Aug. 3rd 8am-3pm. Since 1975, one of the oldest Indoor Antiques/Collectibles Market in the Southern Tier featuring over 10,000 sq.ft. of almost anything you’ve been looking for! Vintage Jewelry, Old Tools , Books, Curios, Furniture, Barware and Signage, Seasonal Holiday Décor, Gorgeous glassware, Retro Dishes, Pocket knives, Vintage linens galore! If you are a collector, chances are you will find it here! Open 1st & 3rd Sundays year-round! Great Homemade Food- Serving breakfast sandwiches all day! Free Admission/Parking!

· Monday, August 04, 2014 ·

Vacation Bible School - Weird Animals
8/4/2014 - 8/8/2014 @ 6:00PM to 8:15PM
Whitney Point United Methodist Church
7311 Collins Street
Whitney Point, NY 13862

Admission: FREE
Detail: God filled the world with a lot of crazy creatures...including you! When kids feel weird, different, or even lost in a crowd—nothing compares to the extraordinary love of Jesus.
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All you can eat Spaghetti Dinner
8/4/2014 - 8/4/2014 @ 5pm -7pm
American Legion Post 1700
305 Maple St
Endicott NY 13760

Admission: $5.00 additional $1.00 for meatballs or sauagage
Detail: All you can eat spaghetti.

· Tuesday, August 05, 2014 ·

Clothespin Monsters
8/5/2014 - 8/5/2014 @ 1:30pm or 2:45pm
Vestal Public Library
320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal NY, 13850

Admission: FREE
Detail: Scare your friends with these creepy clothespin creations! (1:30pm or 2:45pm, 1 hour, registration required) This event is a part of the Summer Reading Program at the Vestal Public Library. Children ages 7-11 may participate. Parent/guardian must choose between either the 1:30pm or 2:45pm time slots upon registration.
Everywhere Fun Fair Vacation Bible School
8/5/2014 - 8/7/2014 @ 6-8 pm
478 West Hill Rd, Vestal
Admission: FREE
Detail: Everywhere Fun Fair Vacation Bible School August 5,6, & 7 6-8 pm Pre-school - 6th grade kids are invited to join in the fun! Vestal Center UMC, 478 West Hill Rd, Vestal to pre register or for more information call 748-0004

· Wednesday, August 06, 2014 ·

Minerals Rock!
8/6/2014 - 8/6/2014 @ 1:00 pm
Your Home Public Library
107 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: FREE
Detail: On Wednesday, August 6th at 1:00 PM, Experts from the Kopernik Observatory and Science Center will come to present a program on rocks and minerals. Learn about seismic activity and examine a selection of rocks, fossils, and minerals from the KOSC collection! This program is FREE and open to the public.

· Thursday, August 07, 2014 ·

Kopernik Space Program and Air Rockets
8/7/2014 - 8/7/2014 @ 1:30pm-2:30pm
Vestal Public Library
320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal NY, 13850

Admission: FREE
Detail: Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the Space program then launch your very own air rocket (1 hour) This event is a part of the Summer Reading Program at the Vestal Public Library. All ages can attend this event! Registration is not required.

· Friday, August 08, 2014 ·

Ice Cream Social
8/8/2014 - 8/8/2014 @ 6-8 pm
478 West Hill Rd, Vestal
Admission: Donations appreciated
Detail: Ice Cream Social Friday, August 8th 6-8 pm To Benefit the Camper Fund Vestal Center UMC 478 West Hill Rd, Vestal For more information call 748-0004
Tim Zimmerman & The King's Brass at First Baptist Church of Johnson City
8/8/2014 - 8/8/2014 @ 7PM (doors open at 6PM)
1321 Reynolds Road
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: Free admission with a freewill offering taken
Detail: TIm Zimmerman & The King's Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair. The King's Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion and keyboards. These instruments blend together to create a time of innovative worship that will be enjoyed by all generations.

· Saturday, August 09, 2014 ·

Binghamton Aeros Giant Scale R/C Air Show and National Model Aviation Day Celebration
8/9/2014 - 8/10/2014 @ 10am to 5pm
Chenango Bridge Airport, Airport Rd, Chenango Bridge, NY
Admission: $3 Parking Donation Requested
Detail: Food and beverages available. In support of Wounded Warrior Project
GBFC Chicken BBQ & Family "Fun"raiser
8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014 @ Noon - 5 p.m.
The Old Union Hotel, 246 Clinton Street, Binghamton
Admission: FREE
Detail: This even is raise money for the GBFC Select Riley U13 Girls Soccer Team to play in the US Youth Soccer National League which will take them to North Carolina and Las Vegas this winter. There will be a chicken bbq, music, games, basket raffles and more!
More Info:!/events/1435423180052421/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
ALS Walk
8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014 @ 9-12
Otsiningo Park, Binghamton
Admission: FREE
Detail: ALS Association of Upstate New York walk to raise money to combat Lou Gehrig's disease. Use website links to register.
3rd Annual We Honor Veterans Fundraiser Ride
8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014 @ 9:30 am, kickstands up at 11:00 am, Ends at Gilligans Island, Sherburne, NY
29 Sheldon St. Norwich NY
Admission: $15 per rider/$10 per passenger
Detail: A scenic ride through Chenango County raising funds for Hospice of Chenango We Honor Veterans Program, which provide quality end of life care for veterans
3rd Annual Invictus 5K Run?Walk
8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014 @ 9 am
Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome One Clubhouse Road Endicott, NY 13760
Detail: The 3nd Annual Invictus 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome, is scheduled to take place Saturday, August 9th, 9:00 a.m., at the Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome, Family Center. Proceeds from this event will be used towards upgrading our kitchen at the Club. The cost of the run/walk is $22 with a shirt or $15 without a shirt. Registration needs to be postmarked by July 31st for a shirt or by August 5th without a shirt. The cost for race day registration is $25 without a shirt. For more information, contact the Boys & Girls of Western Broome at (607)754-0225.
Tompkins-Cortland Farm City Day
8/9/2014 - 8/11/2014 @ 11-4
Fouts Farm, 1356 Cortland Road, Cortland NY 13045
Admission: FREE
Detail: Visit a dairy farm, learn what it takes to run one, and enjoy local dairy products. Many activities: guided wagon tours, farm crops and what cows eat, the milk house and parlor, farm equipment, and a “Farm Fact Passport to Fun” for kids - and more. Share part of the Dairy Princess’s Giant Ice Cream Sundae, and sample milk, cheese and yogurt. Food concession all day with the McLean Fire Auxiliary. Sponsored by the Tompkins County Agriculture and Farmland Protection Board in conjunction with CCE-Tompkins and Cortland Counties. Hyperlink:
Christmas in August
8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014 @ 10 to 2pm
St. Mary's Rec Center
58 Baxter Street
Binghamton, NY

Admission: FREE
Detail: Food, bake sale, flea market, Russian gift items, and more!
BOWL-A-RAMA - Tri-Cities Opera's 1st Annual Bowling Tournament
8/9/2014 - 8/9/2014 @ 1:00pm
Private Lanes
Binghamton Club
83 Front St.
Binghamton, NY 13905

Admission: $45-$70
Detail: Bowling tournament, entertainment by TCO singers, raffles, prizes and lunch with drink voucher all included in the price!

· Sunday, August 10, 2014 ·

Czechoslovak Moravan Club "Old Country" Piknik
8/10/2014 - 8/10/2014 @ noon until 6pm
German American Club
Loughlin Rd
Binghamton, Ny

Admission: $3.00
Detail: Dance to the sounds of George Tarasek Polka Partners Orchestra. Enjoy dance performance of Czechoslovak Moravan Club's folkdancers. Holubky, pirohy, kielbasi, European beer, baked goods available for purchase. Kids' games. Hyperlink: Like us on FaceBook at Czechoslovak Moravan Club

· Monday, August 11, 2014 ·

August Board Meeting
8/11/2014 - 8/11/2014 @ 5:30 PM
Your Home Public Library
107 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: FREE
Detail: The Board of Trustees of Your Home Public Library is having a meeting on Monday, August 11th at 5:30 PM. Board meetings are open to the public. Let your voice be heard! If you wish to address the Board, please contact the Library Director at 607-797-4816 to be placed on the agenda.

· Tuesday, August 12, 2014 ·

Water Wackiness
8/12/2014 - 8/12/2014 @ 10:30am or 1:30pm
Vestal Public Library
320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal NY, 13850

Admission: FREE
Detail: Soak up some fun facts about water with a variety of entertaining experiments (10:30am or 1:30pm, 1 hour, registration required) This event is a part of the Summer Reading Program at the Vestal Public Library. Children ages 7-11 may participate. Parent/guardian must choose between either the 10:30am or 1:30pm time slots upon registration.
August Book Discussion
8/12/2014 - 8/12/2014 @ 6:30 PM
Your Home Public Library
107 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: FREE
Detail: Join us on Tuesday, August 12th at 6:30 PM to discuss Case Histories by Kate Atkinson. Case Histories tells the story of three tragic and seemingly unrelated criminal cases. Thirty years after the first incident, detective Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases, and startling connections and discoveries begin to emerge.

· Wednesday, August 13, 2014 ·

Duct Tape Crafts
8/13/2014 - 8/13/2014 @ 6:30pm-7:30pm
Vestal Public Library
320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal NY, 13850

Admission: FREE
Detail: Stop in and make cell phone covers, bookmarks, and key chains using duct tape! This is an event for the Teen Summer Reading Program at the Vestal Public Library. Teens ages 12-19 can participate. Registration is required.
Ice Cream Social
8/13/2014 - 8/13/2014 @ 6-8 pm
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
200 Jefferson Ave.,
Endicott, NY 13760

Admission: FREE
Detail: free ice cream cones/cups, Ross Park ZooMobile to entertain and free raffles.

· Thursday, August 14, 2014 ·

HCA 12th Annual Gold Tournament
8/14/2014 - 8/14/2014 @ Registration begins at 11:30 am
Vestal Hills Country Club
3096 Webb Road
Binghamton, NY 13903

Admission: Captain and Crew team format $450 per team
Detail: The golf tournament supports the Handicapped Children's Association. The non-profit agency provides services to children and adults with disabilities as well as their families.

· Saturday, August 16, 2014 ·

Open Gate Garden and Art Tour Dryden, NY
8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014 @ 9am to 2pm
Dryden, NY
Admission: $5.00
Detail: Open Gate Garden and Art Tour Dryden, NY Saturday August 16, 2014, 9AM -2 PM Tour Five Gardens for just $5 Enjoy the stunning gardens and original art on display and for sale in each garden. Starting point: Municipal Parking Lot on George St., Dryden, NY (1 block past four corners in Dryden) Tickets: $5/ person. Kids under age 16 are free. Ride the Free shuttle or drive yourself to each garden. Maps: Available the day of the Tour. Tickets: Available beginning July 16th, at The Second Knob, Dryden Agway, and the Dryden Community Café. Find us on Facebook “Dryden Beautification Brigade”
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Chicken & Biscuit Dinner
8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014 @ 4:00pm to 7:00pm
113 Grand Boulevard
Binghamton, NY 13905

Admission: Adults $8.00 Seniors $7.50 (65 & over) Children $5.00
Detail: Family dinner
Town of Binghamton Volunteer Fire Company Chicken BBQ
8/16/2014 - 8/16/2014 @ 4pm-7pm
3849 Saddlemire Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903 Cross Streets: Between Noyes Rd and Morgan Rd
Admission: Full orders $8.00 Half orders $4.00
Detail: Chicken dinners include half or quarter chick, Baked beans, Cole Slaw, Roll and butter

· Sunday, August 17, 2014 ·

Vacation Bible School at Apalachin United Methodist Church
8/17/2014 - 8/21/2014 @ Begins Sunday, August 17th at 5:30PM to 8:00PM and Monday, August 18th thru Thursday, August 21st from 6:00PM to 8:00PM
303 Pennsylvania Avenue, Apalachin, NY Phone: 607-625-2733
Admission: FREE
Detail: Open to children ages 4 and going into 6th grade to come for "Workshop of Wonders: Imagine and Build with God!" Guaranteed fun for all!

· Monday, August 18, 2014 ·

Kind Composting
8/18/2014 - 8/18/2014 @ 6:30 PM
Your Home Public Library
107 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: FREE
Detail: On Monday, August 18th at 6:30 PM, Your Home Public Library in Johnson City will host a presentation on composting and its many benefits. Composting is good for the environment and good for your garden. Cornell Cooperative Extension composting expert Kevin Mathers will be here to show you how to get started. This event will be informative, fun and FREE. Everyone is welcome!

· Tuesday, August 19, 2014 ·

End of Summer Party!
8/19/2014 - 8/19/2014 @ 6:00
Your Home Public Library
107 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: FREE
Detail: Join us on Tuesday, August 19th at 6:00 PM for our end of summer party. There will be pizza, science demonstrations, and live music from local musicians Trish Engelhard and Dannielle Swart. Bring your reading log from the Adult Summer Reading Program and be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing to win a new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader! Not registered for the Adult SRP? It's not too late. Stop by the circulation desk at Your Home Public Library and register today!
GBHC EAP Chicken BBQ for the Red Cross
8/19/2014 - 8/19/2014 @ 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
GBHC Grounds, 425 Robinson Street, Binghamton, NY
Admission: $9.00
Detail: The Greater Binghamton Health Center Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is sponsoring a chicken barbeque to benefit the American Red Cross. Food is provided by Phil's Chicken House. The date is Tuesday, August 19th from 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm on the hospital grounds at 425 Robinson Street in Binghamton. The cost of the meal is $9.00. Tickets are available by calling (607) 773-4470, or on site at GBHC. Please call for details. (607) 773-4470 or (607) 773-4062.

· Saturday, August 23, 2014 ·

Teen Lock-In
8/23/2014 - 8/23/2014 @ 5:00pm-10:00pm
Vestal Public library
320 Vestal Parkway East
Vestal NY, 13850

Admission: FREE
Detail: Ever wonder what it would be like to be locked in the library after hours? Then join us for video games, group games, and more! This is a Teen Summer Reading Program event at the Vestal Public Library for teens ages 12-19. You must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian to attend this event and registration is required. Prizes and refreshments will be provided!
8/23/2014 - 8/23/2014 @ 8AM-3PM

Admission: FREE

· Sunday, August 24, 2014 ·

The Dunnemans
8/24/2014 - 8/24/2014 @ 11:00 am
First Christian Church
121 Madison Ave
Endicott, NY 13760

Admission: free will offering
Detail: On Sunday August 24 at 10:00am, Reg and Gretchen Dunneman will present a worship concert of gospel music at the First Christian Church, located at 121 Madison Ave in Endicott. Reg and Gretchen Dunneman from Binghamton, NY, sing their own special blend of gospel music, including southern gospel, traditional, hymn, classical, country, and contemporary Christian styles. Their full-time ministry presents over 350 concerts a year from churches to campgrounds anywhere from Ontario to Florida.

· Monday, August 25, 2014 ·

Steampunk Party
8/25/2014 - 8/25/2014 @ 7PM
Your Home Public Library
107 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790

Admission: FREE
Detail: Imagine if the Victorian era had never ended— what would our lives be like now? Find out at Your Home Public Library’s Steampunk Party on Monday, August 25th at 7:00 PM. Come in costume and enjoy crafts, refreshments, and hands-on science experiments. We’ll be giving out prizes for Best Youth Costume and Best Adult Costume. Don't have a costume? Drop into the library at 6:30, and create a Steampunk corsage, hat, or mask. This will be the event of the summer…don’t miss it!

· Saturday, August 30, 2014 ·

FREE Community Cookout
8/30/2014 - 8/30/2014 @ 12pm - 3pm
Endicott Boys and Girls Club
1 Clubhouse Road
Endicott NY 13760
Admission: FREE!
Detail: Food & Drinks. Music, Giveaways, and MORE!
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