Here is a list of community events going on around the Greater Binghamton area over the next few weeks.

 

  • Main American Legion Post 1390, Route 26, Maine, hosts a Turkey Raffle, November 5th beginning at 7pm. Donation of four dollars, three dollars for veterans. Food and beverages available. Eighteen and over only.
  • The Major’s Inn, Gilbertsville, holds a Holiday Bazaar, November 11th and 12th from 10 to 4. Lunch available both days. Children can build an ornament for five dollars. All proceeds go toward restoration of the Inn.
  • The Union Endicott Schools Craft Show is November 5th from 9am to 3pm at Jennie F. Snapp Middle School, 101 Loder Ave, Endicott. Over 75 crafters plus food, beverages and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit the School and Community Assistance Program.
  • Vine’s 5th Annual Coffee Bag Silent Auction will be November 12th from 3 to 5pm at Laveggion Roasteria. Artists and crafters interested in creating items for the event can sign up online at vines gardens dot org, or by calling 607-205-8108 by November 5th.
  • The Northern Broome Senior Center is having their Annual Craft Fair, November 5th from 9 to 2. Crafters interested in participating can call 607-692-3405.
  • The Four County Cybermobile will be at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, Chenango Bridge, on November 8th from 10 to 10:45, and at various location on November 10th. For full schedule call 723-8236 and dial zero for the operator.
  • VFW Auxiliary Post 1371, 207 Main Street, Owego, hosts a Paddle Party & Quarter Auction, November 6th. Preview at 1pm; bidding begins at 2. Food and beverages available for purchase.
  • North Fenton United Methodist Church, corner of Routes 369 and 79, hosts an Election Day Bazaar, November 8th, from 11am to 7pm featuring chicken & biscuits, scalloped potatoes, ham, baked goods and crafts.
  • Boy Scout Troop 236 hold their annual Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser, November 5th from 4:30 to 7:30pm at Northminster Presbyterian Church at the corners of Hooper and Farm to Market Roads in Endwell. Cost is seven dollars for adults, six dollars for children 5 to 12, children under five are free. Take out available.
  • Harpursville United Methodist Church, 3500 Route 79, Harpursville, hosts a Turkey Dinner, November 5th from 4:30 to 7pm.
  • There is a Lasagna Dinner at the Triangle Fire Station, Route 206, Triangle, on November 5th from 4 to 7pm. Adults eight dollars; children 5 to 12 are five dollar; kids under 5 are free.
  • There will be a Casino/Turkey party, November 5th from 5 to 8:30pm at All Saints Church, 42 Harry L. Drive, Johnson City. Seven dollar admission includes food and drink. Twenty-one and older only.
  • There is a free Rabies Clinic for dogs, cats, and domesticated ferrets, November 5th from 9:30 to 11am at the Sherburne Firehouse, 15 West State Street, Sherburne. Donations gratefully accepted.
  • Lourdes Hospital hosts its 8th annual “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” event, November 17th at 5:30pm at The Binghamton Club, 83 Front Street, Binghamton. The presentation provides information on early detection and treatment of lung cancer. The event is free but you must pre-register at shine a light on lung cancer dot org.
  • The Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome hosts its 15th Annual Taste of the Best fundraiser, November 14th at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Hall, 701 West Main Street, Endicott beginning at 6pm. Silent and live auction along with sampling of Hors d’oeuvres and desserts from area chefs. Tickets are forty dollars per person and can be purchased by calling 754-0225.
  • VINES holds its 5th Annual Coffee Bag Silent Auction, November 12th from 3 to 5:30pm at Laveggio Roasteria, 101 Court Street, Binghamton. All proceeds benefits VINES. To learn more visit vines gardens dot org.
  • The Historic Owego Marketplace presents the Owego Holiday Showcase, November 12th from 10am to 6pm in downtown Owego. Entertainment, shopping, dining, Santa photos, carriage rides and more. Visit Owego dot org to learn more.
  • The Broome County Public Library Knitting Group will meet November 15th at 5:30 pm. Bring a project to work on. For more information call 778-6451.
  • There will be a chicken and biscuit dinner, November 12th at the Whitney Point American Legion, 119th Street, Whitney Point from 5 to 7pm. Adults eight dollars, vets seven dollars, children five through twelve are five dollars. All proceeds benefit Toys for Tots for Whitney Point residents.
  • The Church Women United’s “Community Mitten Tree” is currently standing in the NBT Bank of Oxford where you can donate mittens, hats, socks and slippers to help fill the tree boughs. Donated items will be used to fill the annual Community Christmas Baskets.
  • Join “Coffee with Cops” on November 18th from 9 to 11am at the Delaware County Public Safety Building for an informal opportunity for county residents to speak with members of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office.
  • There will be a Holly Day Fair, November 11th and 12th at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish Center, 701 West Main Street, Endicott from 9 to 4 both days. Crafts, gifts, collectibles and more, with lunch served from 11 to 2.
  • The Broome County Public Library is hosting a DIY bath products class, November 5th at 10am. Space is limited. Please call 778-6451 to reserve a spot.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