Looking for things to do in our community? Here’s what's going on around the Greater Binghamton area over the next week.

  • Join the Hungry Ear monthly library program as they share two short stories about
    ambition and its consequences on Monday, June 27th, 5:30pm at the Broome County Public Library. For further information, contact the library’s information services department at 607-778-6451
  • Military pen pals wanted.  6th grade students have letters ready to send out.  Pen pals must have an APO or FPO address to correspond with.  If you know a soldier who is currently stationed overseas please EMAIL Cindy Covey at ccovey@aftoncsd.org
  • The Broome County Library’s summer reading program begins June 27th and runs until the week of August 13th.  For further information, contact the library’s service department at 607-778-6456.
  • Share the beauty of your community with a fresh air child this summer.  To become a host family for a child looking to enjoy a summer away from New York City contact Joyce Carleson at 607-624-3798 or visit The Fresh Air Fund at www.freshair.org
  • The Beth David Synagogue at 39 Riverside Drive, Binghamton, will be holding a rummage sale June 26th from noon to 4pm, and  June 27th from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. June 28th,  will be a $3.00 bag sale from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
  • Urban Star vintage boutique is accepting donations of new or gently used clothing, glassware, dinnerware, cookware, electronics and toys.  Drop off your donations at the Broome County Urban League on 43-45 Carroll Street or Urban Star Vintage Boutique on 75 Court Street Monday- Friday 9AM-5PM.  For questions please call 607-821-4810.
  • The American Red Cross is offering Babysitter training on June 25th from 9am until 4pm.  The class is for youth ages 11 to 15 and will be held at the Red Cross office at 620 E. Main Street, Endicott.  Cost of the class is $85.  Space is limited and advanced registration is limited.  Call 1-800-733-2767 to register.
  • The Chenango Valley School District now has openings for their Pre-Kindergarten program.  If you are a Chenango Valley Resident and your child will be 4 by December 1st, please call 762-6975 to receive an application.
  • Fall enrollment is now open for Broome County’s four Catholic Schools. Families interested in enrolling their children in grades PreK-12 can receive an application and information by contacting Richard Bucci at 723-1547.
  • The Thompson United Methodist Church is hosting a Roast Beef Supper on Saturday June 25th on 586 Main Street, Thompson PA.  Doors open at 4:30 for take outs and 5 for eat-ins.  $11 for adults and $5.50 for children 6-12.  All are welcome.
  • The City of Binghamton and the Department of Public Art is holding a one thousand dollar mural design contest for the Chenango River Trail at Cheri Lindsey Park. For more information and to upload your design, go to r e b o l d Binghamton dot com. Deadline for submission is July 5th.
  • Attention parents and guardians, Chenango Valley Central School District has openings for their Pre-Kindergarten program for the upcoming fall.  If you are a Chenango valley resident with a child four years old by the 1st of December of this year, call 607-762-6975
  • Tioga County Rural Ministry is seeking used bikes! Norm (Mr. Bike Man) Westervelt will pick up your used bike and bring it back to life for local children and adults who need them.  Call norm at 607-687-2616.
  • The Dick’s sporting goods open needs your help!  Hole marshals are needed Friday thru Sunday.  Food and weekend tickets will be provided.  If you would like to volunteer call now at 607-205-1500
  • Are you interested in volunteer work one day a week for a few hours? Meals on Wheels is looking for volunteers to help transport food to people in Broome County.  If you are interested and are at least 18 years of age, call now at 607-778-2411
  • Military pen pals wanted.  6th grade students have letters ready to send out.  Pen pals must have an APO or FPO address to correspond with.  If you know a soldier who is currently stationed overseas please EMAIL Cindy Covey at ccovey@aftoncsd.org
  • The Broome County Library’s summer reading program begins June 27th and runs until the week of August 13th.  For further information, contact the library’s service department at 607-778-6456.
  • Share the beauty of your community with a fresh air child this summer.  To become a host family for a child looking to enjoy a summer away from New York City contact Joyce Carleson at 607-624-3798 or visit The Fresh Air Fund at www.freshair.org

If you would like to add your event to the list, let us know about it 2 weeks in advance. Fax us at 772-9806 or doug@991thewhale.com