April is National Poetry Month and the Fulton Library is having a celebration. In partnership with local writer Jim Farfaglia, the library will be offering a four-week class entitled, “Celebrating Poetry!” This free program will take place on the four Saturdays: April 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Oswego County Opportunities is launching its “Bling, Fling and Swing” Raffle with three exciting prizes: a diamond/sapphire ring; an overnight getaway for two to Vernon Downs Casino; and Canyon Combo tickets for two from Wonderworks at Destiny USA.
Proceeds raised from the raffle will benefit OCO services and programs that address hunger needs in Oswego County.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Its annual fundraiser Sunday set a goal to raise $100,000.
For the month of April, Recognizing Oswego County is seeking nominations in the area of Mental Health Awareness and Support. A potential nominee might be an agency that provides mental health counseling or an individual who advocates to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.
“Outdoor Passion” television host and producer Ray Carignan’s enthusiasm for fishing is contagious. Viewers will get a glimpse of the phenomenal brown trout fishing that Carignan experienced in Oswego County on “The Early Summer Brown Trout Run in Oswego County” airing in April on the World Television Network. Carignan, host of the Montreal-based “Outdoor Passion” weekly television series, fished with Capt. Kevin Keller of Fishchopper Charters last June out of Mexico Bay.
Kingsford Park Elementary School kindergarten students and the Oswego City Police Department representatives recently gathered in the school parking lot. Sgt. Jim Cunningham and K-9 Officer Jim Ladue along with service dog “Crixus” visited the west side school.
Two SUNY Oswego students and a biological sciences faculty member are studying whether changing weather patterns affect the migratory paths and ecological relationships of Canada geese from northern Quebec. They will share findings April 9 during the college’s annual Quest day.