FRIDAY, DEC. 14

Special events

Local

Blood drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tyburn Academy, 17 Clymer St., Auburn. Visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS.

Gift-wrapping fundraiser, 3 to 7 p.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Linda D'Amato will give all donations to the Friends of Weedsport Library.

Food drop by the Food Bank of CNY, 3 p.m.; Music by The Perennials, 7 p.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

Second annual Auburn Christmas Caroling Trolley, 5 p.m., Next Chapter Brewpub, 100 Genesee St., Auburn. Cocktail hour followed by trolley departing at 6 p.m. and returning for music by Private Property at 7:30 p.m. Bring a flashlight for trolley. Trolley tickets $5 at the brewpub. 

Candlelight Tours, 6 and 7 p.m., Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Holiday pageant in which costumed guides lead candlelit tours of the home, which is decorated for the 19th century, while actors portray members of the Seward family and share stories of holiday memories from their letters and diaries. Followed by caroling around the family's 1872 Steinway piano. Admission $15 adults, $8 children 12 and younger. Visit sewardhouse.org or call (315) 252-1283.

Regional

Bob Brings Hope Holiday Spectacular, 7:30 p.m., Lake Shore Yacht & Country Club, 6777 Lakeshore Road, Cicero. Music, comedy, readings, caroling and more. Call (315) 440-2781 or email cmorey@lakeshoreycc.com.

Food and drink

Local

Breakfast Club, 10 to 11 a.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. Visit senecafallslibrary.org.

Holiday fish dinners, 5 to 8 p.m., Auburn Moose Lodge, 83 Wall St., Auburn. Takeout available; for members and guests. Call (315) 253-2301.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society, 607 N. Seward Ave., Auburn. 

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Miller's Son, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Honky Tonk Hindooz, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Paolo & Felice, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

Diana Jacobs Band, 6 to 9 p.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Genesee Street Voices: "Holiday Voices in Concert," 7 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Admission $8-$12. Find the event on Facebook.

Private Property, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Next Chapter Brewpub, 100 Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Visit nextchapterbrewpub.com.

Chief Big Way, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Kosta's, 105 Grant Ave., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-7711.

Regional

Slocan Ramblers, 7 p.m., The Canaan Institute, Brooktondale. Donation $20 at the door. To RSVP, email mike@cinst.org.

Syracuse Gay & Lesbian Chorus: "Sparkle!" 8 p.m., May Memorial Universalist Society, 3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Tickets $18-$20. Visit syrglc.org.

Recreation

Local

Homemade holiday activities, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Learn beading, card making and stenciling. With local treats. Call (315) 776-5694.

Country Line Dance Lessons, 7 to 9 p.m., Throop Fire Station, 7159 Beech Tree Road, Throop. For all ages; beginners welcome. Donation $4. Call (315) 253-8600.

Theater

Regional

"A Charlie Brown Christmas," 7 p.m., The Redhouse Arts Center, 400 S. Salina St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit theredhouse.org.

Ithaca Ballet presents "The Nutcracker," 7:30 p.m., State Theatre of Ithaca, 107 W. State St., Ithaca. No cover. Call (607) 277-8283 or visit stateofithaca.org.

"The Sound of Music," 7:30 p.m., Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.

"Elf the Musical," 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

Regional

Story time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, 7169 N. Main St., Ovid. Call (607) 869-3031.


SATURDAY, DEC. 15

Special events

Local

Breakfast with The Grinch, 9 to 11 a.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Pancakes, eggs, sausage and beverages. Cost $5-$7. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Jingle Around the Town, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., village of Fair Haven. Holiday run and walk with holiday attire encouraged, and more. Walk/run registration $5-$10. Visit fairhavenny.com.

Festival of the Creative Arts, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Case Mansion, 108 South St., Auburn. A Victorian holiday celebration with local artists and businesses selling unique gifts and baskets, as well as raffles, music, a hot chocolate bar and more. Hosted by St. Lydia's Place and the Presbyterian Event and Retreat Center. Visit fingerlakesarts.org.

Indoor Holiday Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; The Grinch, 1 to 4 p.m., food court, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Free and open to the public. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Cookie Walk & Holiday Bazaar, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. With local crafters and vendors, and a miniature tree decorating contest. Cookies available until they run out. Visit senecafallslibrary.org or call (315) 568-8265.

Artisan presentations and tiny Christmas market, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aurora Historical Society, 371 Main St., Aurora. Featuring Holly Partridge, of Batavia, and Nancy Shaw, of Heritage Harvesters in King Ferry. Market will also be open from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Dec. 18 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 22.

"Spirits of Christmas Past," 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Brutus Historical Society, 8943 N. Seneca St., Weedsport. Racing Lionel trains through a Victorian village, antique doll collections, antique and handcrafted model trucks, woodcarving and more. Free and open to the public. Call (315) 834-9342.

National Wreaths Across America Day ceremony, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn. Sponsored by Cayuga County Veterans Chapter No. 704, the Cayuga Community College Criminal Justice Club and students at Dana L. West Jr.-Sr. High School in Port Byron. Free and open to the public. Wreaths $15 to sponsor. To order a wreath, contact Dr. Linda Townsend at (315) 776-5728 ext. 1157 or ltownsend@pbcschools.org.

Holiday Celebration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Exploring how people all over the world celebrate the holidays. Includes crafts, games, refreshments and storytime at 11:30 a.m. with "The Adventures of Smokey" author Susan Scheuerman and special guest Smokey the Dog, who will sign books available for purchase. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

25th annual Dickens Christmas, noon to 4 p.m., village of Skaneateles. Interactive street theater event includes scenes from "A Christmas Carol," singalongs, horse-drawn carriage rides, appearances by well-known characters and more. Free and open to the public. Visit skaneateles.com.

Wine and Wings Birding Van Tour, 1 to 4 p.m., Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. Birding tour followed by stop at Montezuma Winery for tastings. Cost $20 (must be 21 or older); prepaid reservations required. Call (315) 365-3588 or email montezuma@audubon.org.

Christmas party, 4 to 7 p.m., Auburn VFW Post No. 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Raffle drawing at 6:30 p.m.

Candlelight Tours, 6 and 7 p.m., Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Holiday pageant in which costumed guides lead candlelit tours of the home, which is decorated for the 19th century, while actors portray members of the Seward family and share stories of holiday memories from their letters and diaries. Followed by caroling around the family's 1872 Steinway piano. Admission $15 adults, $8 children 12 and younger. Visit sewardhouse.org or call (315) 252-1283.

Christmas Cartoon Night, 6 to 8 p.m., Event Center, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Toy and gift card giveaways, classic holiday cartoons with the Grinch and Charlie Brown, free books, music and more. Free and open to the public. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Reception for featured artist Carolyn Freligh, 6 to 8:30 p.m., Fisher Photography, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Featuring art inspired by the Finger Lakes, with holiday refreshments and treats. Exhibit continues through January. Visit fisherphotographycny.com.

Regional

Water and Community presentation on harmful algal bloom monitoring in Cayuga Lake, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., BorgWarner Full Room, Tompkins County Public Library, 101 E. Green St., Ithaca. Visit communityscience.org.

The Laughing Vine Comedy Night, 6 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. For ticket information, visit dellagoresort.com.

95X-Mas Pajama Jam, 7 to 11:30 p.m., Science & Industry Building, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Geddes. Music, buffet and more. For admission information, visit nysfairgrounds.ny.gov.

Bob Brings Hope Holiday Spectacular, 8 p.m., Jazz Central, 441 E. Washington St., Syracuse. Music, comedy, readings, caroling and more. Call (315 479-5299 or visit cnyjazz.org.

Film

Local

"The Polar Express," 10 a.m., Track Cinema, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Regional

"The Polar Express," 2 p.m., Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. For ticket information, visit thesmith.org or call (315) 781-LIVE.

Food and drink

Local

Homemade cookie and candy sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 8510 South St. Road, Port Byron. Cost $8.50 per pound.

12th annual Incredible Christmas Cookie Sale, 9 a.m. to noon, United Church of Auburn, 77 Metcalf Drive, Auburn. Plates of assorted cookies baked by church women, wrapped and in various sizes. Supports church Samaritan Fund. Call (315) 252-4397.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2 and 7:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Music

Local

Jim Van Arsdale and Connie Patti, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; The Measure, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

The Rounds, 7 to 10 p.m., Next Chapter Brewpub, 100 Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Visit nextchapterbrewpub.com.

Bob Sealy, 7 p.m. to midnight, Auburn Moose Lodge, 83 Wall St., Auburn. No cover; for members and guests. Call (315) 253-2301.

Music School of CNY Classic Guitar Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 685-5135.

Off the Rails Band, 8:30 p.m., A.T. Walley & Co., 119 Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 282-7314.

Str8 On, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Regional

Syracuse Gay & Lesbian Chorus: "Sparkle!" 2 p.m., May Memorial Universalist Society, 3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. Tickets $18-$20. Visit syrglc.org.

Lake Country Hometown Music Series: "Music and Stories for the Christmas Season," 4 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 1392 Main St., Willard. Includes visit from Santa. Free and open to the public.  

Hard Promises, 8 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. No cover. Visit dellagoresort.com.

Recreation

Local

Freeform polymer clay jewelry workshop, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Seneca County Arts Council Art Works Gallery, 109 Fall St., Seneca Falls. Cost $40; some materials required. For more information, or to register, call (315) 549-8323, visit artsinseneca.org or email rnelson33@rochester.rr.com.

History Book Club: "Grant" by Ron Chernow, part four, 11:30 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Theater

Regional

"The Sound of Music," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.

"Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold," 2 and 7:30 p.m., Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, 24 Port Watson St., Cortland. Tickets $25. Visit cortlandrep.org.

"A Charlie Brown Christmas," 2 and 7 p.m., The Redhouse Arts Center, 400 S. Salina St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit theredhouse.org.

Ithaca Ballet presents "The Nutcracker," 3 p.m., State Theatre of Ithaca, 107 W. State St., Ithaca. No cover. Call (607) 277-8283 or visit stateofithaca.org.

"Elf the Musical," 3 and 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Silly Songs and Stories, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Regional

Sciencenter Showtime! Plant Defenses, noon, Sciencenter, 601 1st St., Ithaca. For admission information, call (607) 272-0600 or visit sciencenter.org.


SUNDAY, DEC. 16

Special events

Local

Indoor Holiday Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; The Grinch, 1 to 4 p.m., food court, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Free and open to the public. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

"Spirits of Christmas Past," 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Brutus Historical Society, 8943 N. Seneca St., Weedsport. Racing Lionel trains through a Victorian village, antique doll collections, antique and handcrafted model trucks, woodcarving and more. Free and open to the public. Call (315) 834-9342.

25th annual Dickens Christmas, noon to 4 p.m., village of Skaneateles. Interactive street theater event includes scenes from "A Christmas Carol," singalongs, horse-drawn carriage rides, appearances by well-known characters and more. Free and open to the public. Visit skaneateles.com.

The Solomon Northup Legacy Screenings Part Two: "Solomon Northup's Odyssey," 2 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Screening and Q&A with Northup descendants after the movie. Tickets $10. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Holiday Art Show and Wine Tasting, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Road, Cayuga. Arthur the Artist, raffles, tastings and more. Free and open to the public. Visit theapplestation.com.

Regional

Peace rally, 5 to 9 p.m., Palace Theatre, 2384 James St., Syracuse. Nearly 50 local musicians, local nonprofits, speakers and more. Free and open to the public. Email indigocny@gmail.com.

Holiday Party, 5 p.m., Kitchen Theatre, 417 W. State St., Ithaca. Featuring a "Live KTC Holiday Match Game" with Karl Gregory. For ticket information, call (607) 272-0403 or visit kitchentheatre.org.

Film

Local

"The Polar Express," 10 a.m., Track Cinema, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m., Elks Lodge No. 474, 314 State St., Auburn.

Alzheimer's Association caregiver support group, 2 p.m., United Way of Cayuga County, Room No. 302, 17 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Use rear parking lot on Seminary Street.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 2 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 10 Prospect St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Elbridge Village Hall, 2106 Main St., Elbridge.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn.

Music

Local

"The Glory of Christmas," 10:30 a.m., United Ministry of Aurora, 337 Main St., Aurora. Followed by birthday party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the joining of the Presbyterian Church of Aurora and St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, resulting in the United Ministry.

MasterWorks Chorale presents Handel's "Messiah," 4 p.m., St. James' Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Tickets $15 adults, $10 seniors 60 and older, free ages 18 and younger. Visit masterworkscny.org.

Sunday Music Series: Cait and Austin, 4 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Tickets $5. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo, 5 to 8 p.m., Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. No cover. Call (315) 685-6600.

Regional

Cantata: "Let Us Adore Him," 1 p.m., First Presbyterian Church of Lyons, 11 Queen St., Lyons. Free and open to the public.

Empire State Theatre and Musical Instrument Museum Holiday Hit Parade, 2:30 to 5 p.m., Empire  Theater, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Geddes. Featuring organist Nancy Wildoner. For admission information, visit nysfairgrounds.ny.gov.

Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers present an afternoon of negro spirituals, 3 p.m., Ford Hall, Ithaca College School of Music, Ithaca. Free; donations suggested. Visit dorothycottonjubileesingers.com.

Recreation

Local

Mindfulness meditation, 9 a.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $5. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church Hall, 90 Melrose Road, Owasco. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Accessible to people with disabilities. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted. Call (315) 252-7271 ext. 203.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Dewey's Third Ward Tavern, 39 Bridge St., Seneca Falls. Call (315) 568-4991.

Theater

Regional

"The Sound of Music," 1 p.m., Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.

"A Charlie Brown Christmas," 2 p.m., The Redhouse Arts Center, 400 S. Salina St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit theredhouse.org.

"Elf the Musical," 2 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Ithaca Ballet presents "The Nutcracker," 3 p.m., State Theatre of Ithaca, 107 W. State St., Ithaca. No cover. Call (607) 277-8283 or visit stateofithaca.org.

Youth

Regional

"The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge," 2 p.m., Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, 24 Port Watson St., Cortland. Interactive holiday story. Tickets $7. Visit cortlandrep.org.

Chemsations! 2 p.m., Sciencenter, 601 1st St., Ithaca. For admission information, call (607) 272-0600 or visit sciencenter.org.


MONDAY, DEC. 17

Special events

Local

Technology, Health and Fitness, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Learn how smartphones and apps can help you live a healthier life. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Regional

Finger Lakes Forum, 6 p.m., Club 86, 86 Avenue E, Geneva. Performance by Cool Club and the Lipker Sisters, holiday cheer and more. Admission free members, $10 nonmembers (plus $23 for dinner). To RSVP, email rventura3@rochester.rr.com.

Holiday Party, 7 p.m., Kitchen Theatre, 417 W. State St., Ithaca. Featuring a "Live KTC Holiday Match Game" with Karl Gregory. For ticket information, call (607) 272-0403 or visit kitchentheatre.org.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Heroin Epidemic Action League, 6 p.m., Center for Wellness, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn.

Diabetes Support Group, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., third-floor conference room, Auburn Community Hospital, 17 Lansing St., Auburn. Free. Call (315) 252-4212.

Spartan Speakers Toastmasters meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. For people to hone speaking and leadership skills in a group setting. Visit 1588577.toastmastersclubs.org.

Marcellus Central School District, 7 p.m., Marcellus Senior High School, 1 Mustang Hill, Marcellus.

Sempronius Town Board, 7 p.m., town barn, 2274 Route 41A, Sempronius. Call (315) 496-2026.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. Michael's Church, 162 Cayuga St., Union Springs. Nonsmoking. Closed meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Sterling Town Board, 7:30 p.m., town building, 1290 Route 104A, Sterling. Call (315) 947-5666.

Regional

Death by Drug Overdose Bereavement Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HOPE for Bereaved, 4500 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse. Visit hopeforbereaved.com.

Music

Local

Auburn Civic Band, 7 to 8 p.m., Finger Lakes Center for Living, 20 Park Ave., Auburn. Visit auburncivicbandinc.com.

Recreation

Local

Christmas Puppy Prep Class, 6 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Hosted by Bark By Beth. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Youth

Local

Junior Scientists: Explore Electricity, 1 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.


TUESDAY, DEC. 18

Special events

Local

Finding a Voice, session six, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Topic: "The Weight of Ink" by Rachel Kadish. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Lecture: "The Science Behind DNA Testing" by Dr. John Gilly, 6:30 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. No registration required. Call (315) 685-5135.

Open Mic Night, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $2; snacks and beverages available. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Regional

Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Signup begins at 7 p.m. Call (607) 749-4900 or email info@center4art.org.

Film

Local

Classic Film Tuesday: "It's a Wonderful Life," 1 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Free and open to the public. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Food and drink

Regional

Free pancake breakfasts, 8:30 to 10 a.m., St. Francis-St. Clare Parish Ministry Center, 35 Center St., Waterloo. Call (315) 539-2944.

Meetings

Local

Job Hunting Employment Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Free. Call (315) 253-3331.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency Governance Committee and regular meeting, noon, Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. 

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Our Families of Heroin Addiction, 6 p.m., Center for Wellness, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn.

No Longer Alone Nar-Anon, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Lakes Church, 138 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Family Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., second floor assembly room, Auburn Community Hospital, 17 Lansing St., Auburn. Call (315) 255-7443.

Union Springs Village Board, 6 p.m., village meeting room, 26 Chapel St., Union Springs. Call (315) 889-7341.

Cayuga County Legislature: Ways & Means, 6 p.m., 160 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit cayugacounty.us.

Mentz Town Board, 7 p.m., Mentz Town Court, 14 Sponable Drive, Mentz. Call (315) 776-8692.

Montezuma Town Board, 7 p.m., Montezuma Town Hall, 8012 Dock St., Montezuma. Call (315) 776-8844.

Sennett Town Board, 7 p.m., Sennett Town Hall, 6931 Cherry St. Road, Sennett. Call (315) 253-3712.

Skaneateles Central School District, 7 p.m., district office, 45 E. Elizabeth St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 291-2221.

Conquest Town Board, 7 p.m., municipal center, Fuller Road. Call (315) 776-4539.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles. 

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., firehouse, Short Cut Road, Fair Haven.

Regional

Bereavement Support Group for Younger Widows/Widowers, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HOPE for Bereaved, 4500 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse. Visit hopeforbereaved.com.

Music

Local

Bob Piorun, Julie Howard and Bob Vanderhoof, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

Regional

Jim Brickman, 7:30 p.m., Carrier Theater at Oncenter, 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.

Recreation

Local

Coffee and Crime Book Club: Christmas mysteries, noon, Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Knitting Circle, 2 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Knitting Club, 6 p.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

The Fun Bunch square dance club, 7 to 9 p.m., Community Center, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. First two lessons free; subsequent lessons $5 per person. Call (315) 253-2489 or visit facebook.com/thefunbunchsquaredanceclub.

DJ Trivia with Ken Paradise, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Trivia Night, 8 p.m., LakeHouse Pub, 6 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 554-8194.

Youth

Local

Story Hour, 9:30 a.m., Hazard Library, 2487 Route 34B, Poplar Ridge. Join Miss Lisa for stories, songs and crafts. Call (315) 364-7975.

Preschool Story Hour, 10 a.m., Lang Memorial Library, 2577 E. Main St., Cato. Free. Call (315) 626-2101.

Preschool Story Hour, 10:15 to 11 a.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.

Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Free. Call (315) 685-5135.

Little Wigglers toddler storytime, 11 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Read with Miss Martha, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. Visit senecafallslibrary.org.


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 19

Special events

Local

Montezuma Birding Van Tour, 9 to 11 a.m., Montezuma Audubon Center, 2295 Route 89, Savannah. Cost $8 children, $15 adults, $40 families; prepaid reservations required. Call (315) 365-3588 or email montezuma@audubon.org.

Gift-wrapping fundraiser, 7 to 9 p.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Linda D'Amato will give all donations to the Friends of Weedsport Library.

Open Mic Night with Moe Bauso, 7 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. Rotation of host bands, with surprise collaborations. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Film

Local

Movie matinee, 2 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. An exploration of the life, lessons and legacy of Fred Rogers. Call (315) 685-5135.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $7; takeout available. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Cayuga County Water and Sewer Authority, 1 p.m., Hotaling Conference Room, 7413 County House Road, Auburn. Call (315) 252-0920.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 0765, 4 to 5 p.m., St. Nicholas Church basement, 30 Cross St., Auburn. Call (315) 253-9004.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Friends of Seymour Library meeting and holiday party, 6 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Hempworx CBD support group, 6 p.m., Serenity Wellness, 214 Seymour St., Auburn.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 to 9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St., Auburn.

Nar-Anon, 7 to 8 p.m., 111 Fall St., Seneca Falls. 

Aurora Village Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., firehouse meeting room, 456 Main St., Aurora. Call (315) 364-7293.

Jordan-Elbridge Central School District, 7 p.m., Jordan-Elbridge High School library, 5721 Hamilton Road, Elbridge. Call (315) 689-3978.

Moravia Town Board, 7:30 p.m., Moravia Town Hall, 139 Main St., Moravia. Call (315) 497-1972.

Town of Cato Zoning Board, 8 p.m., Cato Town Office, 11320 Short Cut Road, Cato. Call (315) 626-3223.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2744 E. Brutus St., Weedsport.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Midlakes Methodist Church, 3703 Route 41A, New Hope. Closed meeting.

Regioanl

Bereavement Support Group for Senior Widow/Widowers, 10 a.m. to noon; Bereaved Parents and Bereaved Parents of Infant Death, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HOPE for Bereaved, 4500 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse. Visit hopeforbereaved.com.

Music

Local

St. Mary's Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. New members welcome; no auditions or past experience required. Choir sings at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday. Call (315) 252-9545.

Regional

Motown Mania, 1 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. For ticket information, visit dellagoresort.com.

Jazz at the Cavalier: Richard Crawley, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Marriott Syracuse Downtown, 100 E. Onondaga St., Syracuse. No cover. Visit cnyjazz.org.

Recreation

Local

Cayuga County Coin Club, 6:30 p.m., Ukrainian National Club, 125 Washington St., Auburn. Current and prospective members welcome. Call (315) 255-6986.

Read More Book Club: A book with song lyrics in the title, 7 p.m., Panera Bread, 9 Plaza Drive, Sennett. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

St. Alphonsus bingo, 7 p.m., school building, St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 89 E. Genesee St., Auburn. More than $2,000 in prizes, plus bonus ball games. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Wayside Irish Pub, 101 W. Main St., Elbridge. Call (315) 689-0040.

Karaoke and request night with DJ Bryan Throw, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Toddler Play Party, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Preschool Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Free Library, 370 Main St., Aurora. Free and open to preschoolers and their families. Visit aurorafreelibrary.org or call (315) 364-8074.

Preschool Story Hour, 10:15 to 11 a.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.

Toddler Tango, 11 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Music program for ages 1 to 3. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Pajama Storytime: Holiday Celebration, 6 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.


THURSDAY, DEC. 20

Special events

Local

Blood drive, 11:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn. Visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS.

Second annual Cayuga County Retired Teachers Association/CORN Christmas Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Hollywood Restaurant, 314 Clark St., Auburn. Donation $20 at the door; donations for Christmas Elf will also be accepted. Reservations requested. Email billt1@roadrunner.com or ellen@roadrunner.com, or call (315) 253-6315 or (315) 252-6031.

Gift-wrapping fundraiser, 1 to 4 p.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Linda D'Amato will give all donations to the Friends of Weedsport Library.

Candlelight Tours, 6 and 7 p.m., Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Holiday pageant in which costumed guides lead candlelit tours of the home, which is decorated for the 19th century, while actors portray members of the Seward family and share stories of holiday memories from their letters and diaries. Followed by caroling around the family's 1872 Steinway piano. Admission $15 adults, $8 children 12 and younger. Visit sewardhouse.org or call (315) 252-1283.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 to 7 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $6. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Cayuga Community College Board of Trustees, 8 a.m., Business Industry Center, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. Visit cayuga-cc.edu.

Family Support Navigator, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nick's Ride, 12 South St., Auburn. Confidential drug and alcohol abuse education, support and referrals. Call (315) 471-1359.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Cayuga County Community Services Board, noon, Mental Health Center, 146 North St., Auburn. Visit cayugacounty.us.

Caregiver Support Group, 4:30 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 36 Church St., Moravia. Free. Call (315) 253-1104.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Auburn City Council, 6 p.m., Memorial City Hall, 24 South St., Auburn. Call (315) 252-2555.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 625 weigh-in and meeting, 6 p.m., St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 25 Seminary St., Auburn. Call (315) 727-0654.

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 6 p.m., Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES makerspace lab room, 1 Eagle Drive, Aurelius. Call (315) 253-0361.

Skaneateles Town Board, 7 p.m., town hall, 24 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Cayuga County Nursing Home, 7451 County House Road, Sennett.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Locke Community Church, 4717 Taylor Ave., Locke.

Al-Anon, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church annex, 17 William St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Port Byron High School Band, 11 a.m., food court, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Robin Munn and Bob Piorun, 6 p.m., A.T. Walley & Co., 119 Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 282-7314.

Songs & Stories: Adam Fisher, 7 to 9 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Recreation

Local

Coffee and Conversation Book Club: "And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer" by Fredrik Backman, 10:30 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Yoga at the Library, 3 to 4 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Purple Lancers Bingo, 7 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Theater

Local

"A Christmas Story" radio play, 7 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Featuring Scarlett Rat Entertainment and music by Ralph Dudgeon and the APT All-Stars. Tickets $10. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Regional

Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker," 4 and 8 p.m., Crouse Hinds Theater at Oncenter, 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse. For ticket information, visit ticketmaster.com.

"Elf the Musical," 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Toddler Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Free. Call (315) 685-5135.

Toddler Rhyme Time, 10:30 to 11 a.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.

Toddler Play Party, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.


FRIDAY, DEC. 21

Special events

Local

Candlelight Tours, 6 and 7 p.m., Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Holiday pageant in which costumed guides lead candlelit tours of the home, which is decorated for the 19th century, while actors portray members of the Seward family and share stories of holiday memories from their letters and diaries. Followed by caroling around the family's 1872 Steinway piano. Admission $15 adults, $8 children 12 and younger. Visit sewardhouse.org or call (315) 252-1283.

Regional

Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Geneva General Hospital, 196 North St., Geneva. Call (315) 787-4240.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society, 607 N. Seward Ave., Auburn. 

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Paolo & Felice, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

Steve Cali, 6 to 9 p.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Magical Mystery Tour, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Regional

The Tenors: "Home for the Holidays: Christmas Classics & the Hits," 8 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. For ticket information, visit dellagoresort.com.

Recreation

Local

Button craft, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. Call (315) 568-8265.

Country Line Dance Lessons, 7 to 9 p.m., Throop Fire Station, 7159 Beech Tree Road, Throop. For all ages; beginners welcome. Donation $4. Call (315) 253-8600.

Theater

Local

Ecumenical Christmas Pageant, 7:30 p.m., United Ministry of Aurora, 337 Main St., Aurora. Re-enactment of the Advent message with shepherds and herds of domestic animals, regal kings and their entourages, Mary and Joseph, and Jesus and a cloud of angels.

Regional

Running to Places presents "Annie," 7 p.m., State Theatre of Ithaca, 107 W. State St., Ithaca. No cover. Call (607) 277-8283 or visit stateofithaca.org.

"Elf the Musical," 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Creative Kids: String Art Gifts, 10:30 a.m. to noon; Movie and a Craft: "Frosty the Snowman," 3 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 685-5135.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

Regional

Story time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, 7169 N. Main St., Ovid. Call (607) 869-3031.


SATURDAY, DEC. 22

Special events

Local

25th annual Dickens Christmas, noon to 4 p.m., village of Skaneateles. Interactive street theater event includes scenes from "A Christmas Carol," singalongs, horse-drawn carriage rides, appearances by well-known characters and more. Free and open to the public. Visit skaneateles.com.

The Grinch, 1 to 4 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

LifeWorks of Cayuga County Christmas party, 3 to 9 p.m., West Middle School Apartments, 217 Genesee St., Auburn. Food, drinks and games; sober event. Free and open to the public.

Candlelight Tours, 6 and 7 p.m., Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Holiday pageant in which costumed guides lead candlelit tours of the home, which is decorated for the 19th century, while actors portray members of the Seward family and share stories of holiday memories from their letters and diaries. Followed by caroling around the family's 1872 Steinway piano. Admission $15 adults, $8 children 12 and younger. Visit sewardhouse.org or call (315) 252-1283.

Regional

The Laughing Vine Comedy Night, 6 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. For ticket information, visit dellagoresort.com.

Food and drink

Local

Cookies by the pound sale, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2 Chapel St., Seneca Falls. Cost $8 per pound.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2 and 7:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Music

Local

Brig Juice holiday concert, 1 to 3 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Lynn's Birthday Bash, Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. Various bands and musicians jamming all night. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Paolo & Felice, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

The Other Guys Trio, 8:30 p.m., A.T. Walley & Co., 119 Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 282-7314.

Night Train, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Regional

Ruby Shooz, 8 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. No cover. Visit dellagoresort.com.

Theater

Regional

Running to Places presents "Annie," 2 and 7 p.m., State Theatre of Ithaca, 107 W. State St., Ithaca. No cover. Call (607) 277-8283 or visit stateofithaca.org.

"Elf the Musical," 3 and 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Silly Songs and Stories, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Regional

Sciencenter Showtime! Cold Show, noon, Sciencenter, 601 1st St., Ithaca. For admission information, call (607) 272-0600 or visit sciencenter.org.


SUNDAY, DEC. 23

Special events

Local

25th annual Dickens Christmas, noon to 4 p.m., village of Skaneateles. Interactive street theater event includes scenes from "A Christmas Carol," singalongs, horse-drawn carriage rides, appearances by well-known characters and more. Free and open to the public. Visit skaneateles.com.

The Grinch, 1 to 4 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Film

Local

"The Polar Express," 9:15 p.m., Track Cinema, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit fingerlakesmall.com or call (315) 255-1188.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m., Elks Lodge No. 474, 314 State St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 2 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 10 Prospect St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Elbridge Village Hall, 2106 Main St., Elbridge.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn.

Music

Local

John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo, 5 to 8 p.m., Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. No cover. Call (315) 685-6600.

Recreation

Local

Mindfulness meditation, 9 a.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $5. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church Hall, 90 Melrose Road, Owasco. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Accessible to people with disabilities. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted. Call (315) 252-7271 ext. 203.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Dewey's Third Ward Tavern, 39 Bridge St., Seneca Falls. Call (315) 568-4991.

Theater

Regional

Running to Places presents "Annie," 2 p.m., State Theatre of Ithaca, 107 W. State St., Ithaca. No cover. Call (607) 277-8283 or visit stateofithaca.org.

"Elf the Musical," 2 and 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.


MONDAY, DEC. 24

(Note: Regularly scheduled events may not be taking place due to Christmas Eve holiday.)

Special events

Local

25th annual Dickens Christmas, noon to 2:30 p.m., village of Skaneateles. Interactive street theater event includes scenes from "A Christmas Carol," singalongs, horse-drawn carriage rides, appearances by well-known characters and more. Free and open to the public. Visit skaneateles.com.

Eggnog with Francis, 1 to 6 p.m., Auburn Elks Lodge No. 474, 314 State St., Auburn. For members and guests. Call (315) 252-4351.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Breastfeeding Support Group, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency’s Site II, 1 Brookfield Place, Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Cato-Meridian Central School District, 6:30 p.m., Cato-Meridian Middle School district conference room, 2851 Route 370, Cato. Call (315) 626-3439.

Marcellus Village Board, 7 p.m., village hall, 6 Slocumbe Ave., Marcellus.

Moravia Village Board, 7 p.m., Moravia Village Hall, 22 Central St., Moravia. Call (315) 497-1820.

Southern Cayuga Central School District, 7 p.m., school library, 2384 Route 34B, Poplar Ridge.

Union Springs Central School District, 7 p.m., Union Springs High School library, 239 Cayuga St., Union Springs. Call (315) 889-4101.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. Michael's Church, 162 Cayuga St., Union Springs. Nonsmoking. Closed meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Port Byron Village Board, 7:30 p.m., Port Byron Village Office, 52 Utica St., Port Byron. Call (315) 776-4321.

Weedsport Central School District, 7:30 p.m., Weedsport Jr.-Sr. High School board room, 2821 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6637.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 2 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.


TUESDAY, DEC. 25

(Note: Regularly scheduled events may not be taking place due to Christmas holiday.)

Special events

Local

Spirit of Christmas Run, 1 p.m., Serenity Wellness, 214 Seymour St., Auburn. Bring a canned good for food pantries. Free and open to the public. Run at your own risk; roads not closed.

Open Mic Night, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $2; snacks and beverages available. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Regional

Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Signup begins at 7 p.m. Call (607) 749-4900 or email info@center4art.org.

Food and drink

Regional

Free pancake breakfasts, 8:30 to 10 a.m., St. Francis-St. Clare Parish Ministry Center, 35 Center St., Waterloo. Call (315) 539-2944.

Meetings

Local

Job Hunting Employment Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Free. Call (315) 253-3331.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Cayuga County Legislature, 5:30 p.m., Cayuga County Office Building, 160 Genesee St., Auburn. Call (315) 253-1308.

Our Families of Heroin Addiction, 6 p.m., Center for Wellness, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn.

No Longer Alone Nar-Anon, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Lakes Church, 138 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles. 

Auburn Enlarged City School District, 7 p.m., Auburn High School library, 250 Lake Ave., Auburn. Call (315) 255-8835.

Multiple Sclerosis Resources of CNY monthly support group, 7 p.m., conference room, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Call (315) 438-4790.

Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attack Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., second-floor conference room, Auburn Community Hospital, 17 Lansing St., Auburn. Call (315) 252-5861.

Skaneateles Lions Club, 7 p.m., Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Visit skanlions.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., firehouse, Short Cut Road, Fair Haven.

Music

Local

Bob Piorun, Julie Howard and Bob Vanderhoof, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

Recreation

Local

Knitting Club, 6 p.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

DJ Trivia with Ken Paradise, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Trivia Night, 8 p.m., LakeHouse Pub, 6 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 554-8194.

Youth

Local

Story Hour, 9:30 a.m., Hazard Library, 2487 Route 34B, Poplar Ridge. Join Miss Lisa for stories, songs and crafts. Call (315) 364-7975.

Preschool Story Hour, 10 a.m., Lang Memorial Library, 2577 E. Main St., Cato. Free. Call (315) 626-2101.


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 26

Special events

Local

Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS.

Open Mic Night with Moe Bauso, 7 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. Rotation of host bands, with surprise collaborations. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Film

Local

Family Cinema: "Christopher Robin," 1 p.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $7; takeout available. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 0765, 4 to 5 p.m., St. Nicholas Church basement, 30 Cross St., Auburn. Call (315) 253-9004.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Hempworx CBD support group, 6 p.m., Serenity Wellness, 214 Seymour St., Auburn.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 to 9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St., Auburn.

Nar-Anon, 7 to 8 p.m., 111 Fall St., Seneca Falls. 

Aurora Planning Board, 7 p.m., firehouse meeting room, 456 Main St., Aurora. Call (315) 364-7293.

Moravia Central School District, 7 p.m., Moravia High School board room, 68 S. Main St., Moravia. Call (315) 497-2670.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2744 E. Brutus St., Weedsport.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Midlakes Methodist Church, 3703 Route 41A, New Hope. Closed meeting.

Music

Local

St. Mary's Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. New members welcome; no auditions or past experience required. Choir sings at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday. Call (315) 252-9545.

Regional

Abbamania, 1 p.m., del Lago Resort & Casino, 1133 Route 414, Tyre. For ticket information, visit dellagoresort.com.

Recreation

Local

St. Alphonsus bingo, 7 p.m., school building, St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 89 E. Genesee St., Auburn. More than $2,000 in prizes, plus bonus ball games. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Wayside Irish Pub, 101 W. Main St., Elbridge. Call (315) 689-0040.

Karaoke and request night with DJ Bryan Throw, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Regional

Animal science club, 6 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County, Main Street Shop Centre, Waterloo. Email smc226@cornell.edu.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 2 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Toddler Play Party, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Preschool Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Free Library, 370 Main St., Aurora. Free and open to preschoolers and their families. Visit aurorafreelibrary.org or call (315) 364-8074.

School Break STEM Activities: Gingerbread Man Bridge, 11 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.


THURSDAY, DEC. 27

Special events

Local

SCORE Business Counseling, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Free and open to the public. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Hoop Shoot competition, 5:30 p.m., Holy Family Church gym, 85 North St., Auburn. Held by Auburn Elks Lodge No. 474. Competition for boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Local winners will receive medals and advance to statewide competition. Free and open to the public. Call (315) 224-1509.

Family Fort Night, 5:30 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Storytime, short winter movie, snacks and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Film

Local

Teen movie, 2 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. The Avengers fight Thanos. Call (315) 685-5135.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 to 7 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $6. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Family Support Navigator, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nick's Ride, 12 South St., Auburn. Confidential drug and alcohol abuse education, support and referrals. Call (315) 471-1359.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alzheimer's Association Support Group, 2 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles. Call (315) 436-1575.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Auburn City Council, 6 p.m., Memorial City Hall, 24 South St., Auburn. Call (315) 252-2555.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 625 weigh-in and meeting, 6 p.m., St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 25 Seminary St., Auburn. Call (315) 727-0654.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Cayuga County Nursing Home, 7451 County House Road, Sennett.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles.

Skaneateles Village Board, 7:30 p.m., village hall, 26 Fennell St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Locke Community Church, 4717 Taylor Ave., Locke.

Al-Anon, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church annex, 17 William St., Auburn.

Regional

Survivors of a Loved One's Suicide Support Group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., HOPE for Bereaved, 4500 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse. Visit hopeforbereaved.com.

Music

Local

Paolo & Felice, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

Recreation

Local

Purple Lancers Bingo, 7 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Karaoke with Darick Allen, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 2 and 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Toddler Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Free. Call (315) 685-5135.

Toddler Play Party, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

School Break STEM Activities: Mini Snow Forts, 11 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Lego Club, 1 to 2 p.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.

"The Nutcracker" storytime, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Seneca Falls Historical Society, 55 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. With warm beverages and a craft activity. Free and open to the public; space limited. Call (315) 568-8412.


FRIDAY, DEC. 28

Food and drink

Local

Holiday fish dinners, 5 to 8 p.m., Auburn Moose Lodge, 83 Wall St., Auburn. Takeout available; for members and guests. Call (315) 253-2301.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Hope After Stroke support group, 2 to 3 p.m., conference room at VA clinic, Auburn Community Hospital, 17 Lansing St., Auburn. Free and open to the public; light refreshments provided. Visit auburnhospital.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society, 607 N. Seward Ave., Auburn. 

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Paolo & Felice, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

The Shylocks, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Bad JuJu, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Joe Whiting Band, 8 p.m., A.T. Walley & Co., 119 Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 282-7314.

Recreation

Local

Country Line Dance Lessons, 7 to 9 p.m., Throop Fire Station, 7159 Beech Tree Road, Throop. For all ages; beginners welcome. Donation $4. Call (315) 253-8600.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Open play with Rigamajig Junior, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. No registration required. Call (315) 685-5135.

Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

School Break STEM Activities: Mini Snowball (Marshmallow) Launchers, 11 a.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Regional

Story time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, 7169 N. Main St., Ovid. Call (607) 869-3031.


SATURDAY, DEC. 29

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2 and 7:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Music

Local

Scott Twiford, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; The Primates, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Jam Theory, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 3 and 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Silly Songs and Stories, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Regional

Be the Scientist: Be the Epidemiologist! noon to 4 p.m., Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology, 500 S. Franklin St., Syracuse. For admission information, visit most.org or call (315) 425-9068.

Sciencenter Showtime! 2 p.m., Sciencenter, 601 1st St., Ithaca. For admission information, call (607) 272-0600 or visit sciencenter.org.


SUNDAY, DEC. 30

Film

Regional

"Smiles of a Summer Night," 2 p.m., Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. For ticket information, visit thesmith.org or call (315) 781-LIVE.

Food and drink

Local

Pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Port Byron Fire Department, 52 Utica St., Port Byron. Cost $6 adults, $5 seniors and children 5 to 12, free for children younger than 5, $20 families of four.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m., Elks Lodge No. 474, 314 State St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 2 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 10 Prospect St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Elbridge Village Hall, 2106 Main St., Elbridge.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn.

Music

Local

John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo, 5 to 8 p.m., Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. No cover. Call (315) 685-6600.

Recreation

Local

Mindfulness meditation, 9 a.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $5. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church Hall, 90 Melrose Road, Owasco. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Accessible to people with disabilities. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted. Call (315) 252-7271 ext. 203.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Dewey's Third Ward Tavern, 39 Bridge St., Seneca Falls. Call (315) 568-4991.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 2 and 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Opera Ithaca: "A Little Night Music," 8 p.m., Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. For ticket information, visit thesmith.org or call (315) 781-LIVE.


MONDAY, DEC. 31

(Editor's note: Regularly scheduled events may not be taking place due to New Year's Eve holiday.)

Special events

Local

Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Stardust Foundation, 17 State St., Auburn. Visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS.

New Year's Eve Party, 9 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Music, food and more. Call (315) 253-5890.

Regional

Dancin' Thru the Decades New Year's Eve Dance, 8 p.m., Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown, 24 Port Watson St., Cortland. Tickets $10-$15. Visit cortlandrep.org.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. Michael's Church, 162 Cayuga St., Union Springs. Nonsmoking. Closed meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Music

Local

Bob Sealy, 7 p.m. to midnight, Auburn Moose Lodge, 83 Wall St., Auburn. No cover; for members and guests. Call (315) 253-2301.

Bob Piorun, Julie Howard, Bernie McNabb and Marty Losito, 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

8-TRAXX, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Recreation

Local

Noon Year's Bingo, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 685-5135.


TUESDAY, JAN. 1

(Editor's note: Regularly scheduled events may not be taking place due to New Year's Day holiday.)

Special events

Local

Open Mic Night, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $2; snacks and beverages available. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Regional

Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Signup begins at 7 p.m. Call (607) 749-4900 or email info@center4art.org.

Food and drink

Regional

Free pancake breakfasts, 8:30 to 10 a.m., St. Francis-St. Clare Parish Ministry Center, 35 Center St., Waterloo. Call (315) 539-2944.

Meetings

Local

Job Hunting Employment Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Free. Call (315) 253-3331.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Our Families of Heroin Addiction, 6 p.m., Center for Wellness, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn.

No Longer Alone Nar-Anon, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Lakes Church, 138 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Family Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m., second floor assembly room, Auburn Community Hospital, 17 Lansing St., Auburn. Call (315) 255-7443.

Skaneateles Central School District, 7 p.m., district office, 45 E. Elizabeth St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 291-2221.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles. 

Cato Town Board, 7:30 p.m., town office, 11320 Short Cut Road, Cato. Call (315) 626-6230.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., firehouse, Short Cut Road, Fair Haven.

Music

Local

Jazz on Tap: Angelo Candela's New Year's Day Party, 2 to 5 p.m., Finger Lakes on Tap, 35 Fennell St., Skaneateles. No cover. Visit cnyjazz.org.

Recreation

Local

Knitting Circle, 2 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Knitting Club, 6 p.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

The Fun Bunch square dance club, 7 to 9 p.m., Community Center, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. First two lessons free; subsequent lessons $5 per person. Call (315) 253-2489 or visit facebook.com/thefunbunchsquaredanceclub.

DJ Trivia with Ken Paradise, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Trivia Night, 8 p.m., LakeHouse Pub, 6 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 554-8194.

Youth

Local

Story Hour, 9:30 a.m., Hazard Library, 2487 Route 34B, Poplar Ridge. Join Miss Lisa for stories, songs and crafts. Call (315) 364-7975.

Preschool Story Hour, 10 a.m., Lang Memorial Library, 2577 E. Main St., Cato. Free. Call (315) 626-2101.


WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2

Special events

Local

Open Mic Night with Moe Bauso, 7 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. Rotation of host bands, with surprise collaborations. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $7; takeout available. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Cayuga County Community Services Board: ASAS Subcommittee, noon, Unity House of Cayuga County, 34 Wright Ave., Auburn. Visit cayugacounty.us.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 0765, 4 to 5 p.m., St. Nicholas Church basement, 30 Cross St., Auburn. Call (315) 253-9004.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Hempworx CBD support group, 6 p.m., Serenity Wellness, 214 Seymour St., Auburn.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 to 9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St., Auburn.

Nar-Anon, 7 to 8 p.m., 111 Fall St., Seneca Falls. 

Aurora Community Preservation Panel, 7 p.m., firehouse meeting room, 456 Main St., Aurora. Call (315) 364-7293.

Ira Town Board, 7 p.m., municipal building, 2487 W. Main St., Ira. Call (315) 626-6905.

Owasco Watershed Lake Association, 7 p.m., Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming. Visit owla.org.

Jordan-Elbridge Central School District, 7 p.m., Jordan-Elbridge High School library, 5721 Hamilton Road, Elbridge. Call (315) 689-3978.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2744 E. Brutus St., Weedsport.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Midlakes Methodist Church, 3703 Route 41A, New Hope. Closed meeting.

Music

Local

St. Mary's Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. New members welcome; no auditions or past experience required. Choir sings at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday. Call (315) 252-9545.

Recreation

Local

St. Alphonsus bingo, 7 p.m., school building, St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 89 E. Genesee St., Auburn. More than $2,000 in prizes, plus bonus ball games. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted.

Southern Cayuga Book Club, 7:15 p.m., Poplar Ridge. Free and open to new members. Location varies; call (315) 364-7975.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Wayside Irish Pub, 101 W. Main St., Elbridge. Call (315) 689-0040.

Karaoke and request night with DJ Bryan Throw, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Toddler Play Party, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Preschool Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Free Library, 370 Main St., Aurora. Free and open to preschoolers and their families. Visit aurorafreelibrary.org or call (315) 364-8074.


THURSDAY, JAN. 3

Special events

Regional

Camping World Upstate New York Indoor RV Show, 10 a.m., Exposition Center, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Geddes. For admission information, visit nysfairgrounds.ny.gov.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 to 7 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $6. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Family Support Navigator, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nick's Ride, 12 South St., Auburn. Confidential drug and alcohol abuse education, support and referrals. Call (315) 471-1359.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Cayuga County Community Services Board: PWDD Subcommittee, noon, Mental Health Center, 146 North St., Auburn. Visit cayugacounty.us.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alzheimer's Association caregiver support group, 2 p.m., United Way of Cayuga County, Room No. 302, 17 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Use rear parking lot on Seminary Street.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Auburn City Council, 6 p.m., Memorial City Hall, 24 South St., Auburn. Call (315) 252-2555.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 625 weigh-in and meeting, 6 p.m., St. Luke's United Church of Christ, 25 Seminary St., Auburn. Call (315) 727-0654.

HUGs (Help Understanding Grief) from Cara support group, 6:30 p.m., Case Mansion, 108 South St., Auburn. Visit hugsfromcara.org.

Skaneateles Town Board, 7 p.m., town hall, 24 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Cayuga County Nursing Home, 7451 County House Road, Sennett.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Locke Community Church, 4717 Taylor Ave., Locke.

Al-Anon, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church annex, 17 William St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Skaneateles Summer Theatre Benefit Concert, 7 to 8 p.m., St. James' Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Music from "Oklahoma!" "West Side Story," "Phantom of the Opera," "The Secret Garden," "Candide" and more. Admission $10. Find the event on Facebook.

Songs & Stories: Irv Lyons, 7 to 9 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Recreation

Local

Purple Lancers Bingo, 7 p.m., Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Toddler Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Free. Call (315) 685-5135.

Toddler Play Party, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.


FRIDAY, JAN. 4

Special events

Local

Blood drive, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, 1879 W. Genesee St. Road, Aurelius. Visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS.

Regional

Camping World Upstate New York Indoor RV Show, 10 a.m., Exposition Center, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Geddes. For admission information, visit nysfairgrounds.ny.gov.

Gallery Night: "Pinwheels: Paintings by Domenica Brockman," 5 to 8 p.m., CAP ArtSpace, 171 E. State St., Ithaca. Free and open to the public.

Film

Local

"Godard Mon Amour," 1 and 7 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Tickets $6. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Food and drink

Local

Winter Soup Sale: Chicken Vegetable, noon to 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2 Chapel St., Seneca Falls. Cost $6 per quart. To order, call (315) 568-8067.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Auburn Unitarian Universalist Society, 607 N. Seward Ave., Auburn. 

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 96 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Ryan Blatchley and Jim Van Arsdale, 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Ya' Mama, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Recreation

Local

Treleaven Trivia, 7 to 10 p.m., Treleaven Wines, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry. No cover. Visit treleavenwines.com.

Country Line Dance Lessons, 7 to 9 p.m., Throop Fire Station, 7159 Beech Tree Road, Throop. For all ages; beginners welcome. Donation $4. Call (315) 253-8600.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

Regional

Story time, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, 7169 N. Main St., Ovid. Call (607) 869-3031.


SATURDAY, JAN. 5

Special events

Local

Comedian Joe DeVito, 8 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Tickets $10-$17. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Regional

Camping World Upstate New York Indoor RV Show, 10 a.m., Exposition Center, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Geddes. For admission information, visit nysfairgrounds.ny.gov.

Film

Local

"Godard Mon Amour," 7 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Tickets $6. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Food and drink

Local

All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 7 a.m., King Ferry Presbyterian Church, Routes 90 and 34B, King Ferry. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, homemade blueberry syrup and more. Cost $5 adults; supports local missions.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 2 and 7:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Music

Local

Barrel Room Music Series: Dana Twigg, 6 to 9 p.m., Treleaven Wines, 658 Lake Road, King Ferry. No cover. Visit treleavenwines.com.

Cruise Control, 8 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Sloppy Joes, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Tidal Wave at Falcon Lanes, 75 Pulaski St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-9398.

Regional

Oswego Music Hall: Loren Barrigar and Co., 7:30 p.m., McCrobie Civic Center, 41 Lake St., Oswego. Tickets $16-$19. Visit oswegomusichall.org.

Recreation

Local

Family Game Day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. Visit senecafallslibrary.org.

Book Discussion Group: "Time and Again" by Jack Finney, 12:45 to 2 p.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Free and open to the public. Call (315) 776-5694.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 3 and 8 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.

Youth

Local

Silly Songs and Stories, 11 to 11:30 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.


SUNDAY, JAN. 6

Special events

Regional

Camping World Upstate New York Indoor RV Show, 10 a.m., Exposition Center, New York State Fairgrounds, 581 State Fair Blvd., Geddes. For admission information, visit nysfairgrounds.ny.gov.

Food and drink

Local

Pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, LaBuff-Cole American Legion Post No. 911, Legion Street, Cato.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 10:30 a.m., Elks Lodge No. 474, 314 State St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 2 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, 10 Prospect St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Elbridge Village Hall, 2106 Main St., Elbridge.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn.

Music

Local

Jazz on Tap: Jeff Stockham, 2 to 5 p.m., Finger Lakes on Tap, 35 Fennell St., Skaneateles. No cover. Visit cnyjazz.org.

John Spillett Jazz/Pop Duo, 5 to 8 p.m., Blue Water Grill, 11 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. No cover. Call (315) 685-6600.

Regional

Jazz Vespers, 5 p.m., Pebble Hill Presbyterian Church, 5299 Jamesville Road, DeWitt. No cover. Visit cnyjazz.org.

Recreation

Local

Mindfulness meditation, 9 a.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $5. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Bingo, 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church Hall, 90 Melrose Road, Owasco. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Accessible to people with disabilities. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted. Call (315) 252-7271 ext. 203.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Dewey's Third Ward Tavern, 39 Bridge St., Seneca Falls. Call (315) 568-4991.

Theater

Regional

"Elf the Musical," 2 and 7 p.m., Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse. For ticket information, call (315) 443-3275 or visit syracusestage.org.


MONDAY, JAN. 7

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Heroin Epidemic Action League, 6 p.m., Center for Wellness, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn.

Marcellus Central School District, 7 p.m., Marcellus Senior High School, 1 Mustang Hill, Marcellus.

Town of Brutus Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., town municipal building, 9021 N. Seneca St., Weedsport.

Spartan Speakers Toastmasters meeting, 7 to 8 p.m., Cayuga Community College, 197 Franklin St., Auburn. For people to hone speaking and leadership skills in a group setting. Visit 1588577.toastmastersclubs.org.

Meridian Village Board, 7 p.m., Cato Town Office, 11320 Short Cut Road, Cato. Call (315) 626-3223.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., St. Michael's Church, 162 Cayuga St., Union Springs. Nonsmoking. Closed meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, 26 Jordan St., Skaneateles.


TUESDAY, JAN. 8

Special events

Local

Open Mic Night, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Admission $2; snacks and beverages available. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Regional

Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m., Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. Signup begins at 7 p.m. Call (607) 749-4900 or email info@center4art.org.

Film

Local

Classic Film Tuesday: "Meet Me in St. Louis," 1 p.m., Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St., Auburn. Free and open to the public. Visit auburnpublictheater.org or call (315) 253-6669.

Food and drink

Local

Pasta dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. Cost $8 adults, $6 children younger than 12.

Regional

Free pancake breakfasts, 8:30 to 10 a.m., St. Francis-St. Clare Parish Ministry Center, 35 Center St., Waterloo. Call (315) 539-2944.

Meetings

Local

Job Hunting Employment Group, 10 a.m. to noon, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Free. Call (315) 253-3331.

Understanding and Preventing Foreclosure Workshop, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Homsite, 60 Clark St., Auburn. Free and open to the public; preregistration required. Visit homsite.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Bereavement support group for family members of those who've lost loved ones to addiction, 5:30 p.m., HEAL offices, East Hill Family Medical, Suite 203, 144 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit healheroin.org.

Our Families of Heroin Addiction, 6 p.m., Center for Wellness, 1 Hoffman St., Auburn.

No Longer Alone Nar-Anon, 6 to 7:15 p.m., Lakes Church, 138 E. Genesee St., Auburn.

Skaneateles Library board, 6:30 p.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 685-5135.

Alcoholics Anonymous (women), 7 p.m., Grace Chapel, 1674 Route 20, Skaneateles. 

Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attack Support Group, 7 to 8:30 p.m., second-floor conference room, Auburn Community Hospital, 17 Lansing St., Auburn. Call (315) 252-5861.

Auburn Enlarged City School District, 7 p.m., Auburn High School library, 250 Lake Ave., Auburn. Call (315) 255-8835.

Skaneateles Lions Club, 7 p.m., Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Visit skanlions.com.

Summerhill Town Board, 7 p.m., Summerhill Town Hall, 13606 Route 90, Summerhill. Call (315) 497-3494.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., firehouse, Short Cut Road, Fair Haven.

Music

Local

Bob Piorun, Julie Howard and Bob Vanderhoof, 6 to 9 p.m., Osteria Salina, 16 State St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 258-9070.

Recreation

Local

Computer Basics, 2 to 3 p.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. Visit senecafallslibrary.org.

Knitting Circle, 2 p.m., Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St., Auburn. Visit seymourlibrary.org or call (315) 252-2571.

Knitting Club, 6 p.m., Port Byron Library, 12 Sponable Drive, Port Byron. Call (315) 776-5694.

The Fun Bunch square dance club, 7 to 9 p.m., Community Center, Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Road, Aurelius. First two lessons free; subsequent lessons $5 per person. Call (315) 253-2489 or visit facebook.com/thefunbunchsquaredanceclub.

DJ Trivia with Ken Paradise, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Trivia Night, 8 p.m., LakeHouse Pub, 6 W. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Call (315) 554-8194.

Youth

Local

Story Hour, 9:30 a.m., Hazard Library, 2487 Route 34B, Poplar Ridge. Join Miss Lisa for stories, songs and crafts. Call (315) 364-7975.

Preschool Story Hour, 10 a.m., Lang Memorial Library, 2577 E. Main St., Cato. Free. Call (315) 626-2101.

Preschool Story Hour, 10:15 to 11 a.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.

Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Skaneateles Library, 49 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles. Free. Call (315) 685-5135.

Reading with Miss Martha, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Seneca Falls Library, 47 Cayuga St., Seneca Falls. Visit senecafallslibrary.org.


WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9

Special events

Local

Blood drive, 2 to 7 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. Visit redcrossblood.org or call (800) RED CROSS.

Jordan Open Mic, 7 p.m., Jordan Bramley Library, 15 Mechanic St., Jordan. Fifteen-minute time slots; music, comedy and poetry welcome. Refreshments served. Repeats second Wednesday of every month.

Open Mic Night with Moe Bauso, 7 to 11 p.m., Moondog's Lounge, 24 State St., Auburn. Rotation of host bands, with surprise collaborations. No cover. Call (315) 253-3339 or visit moondoglounge.com.

Food and drink

Local

Supper Special, 5 p.m., VFW Post 1975, 44 E. Genesee St., Auburn. Cost $7; takeout available. Call (315) 253-5890.

Meetings

Local

Alcoholics Anonymous, 11:30 a.m., Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St., Auburn.

Al-Anon, noon, The Episcopal Church of SS. Peter & John, 169 Genesee St., Auburn.

Alcoholics Anonymous, noon, St. Mary's of the Lake Church, 81 Jordan St., Skaneateles.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly 0765, 4 to 5 p.m., St. Nicholas Church basement, 30 Cross St., Auburn. Call (315) 253-9004.

Caregiver Support Group, 4:30 p.m., Long Term Care Office, Boyle Center, 149 Genesee St., Auburn. Free. Call (315) 253-1104.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., 12 South St., Auburn.

Hempworx CBD support group, 6 p.m., Serenity Wellness, 214 Seymour St., Auburn.

Italian American Club members meeting, 6 p.m., St. Francis Parish Hall, 299 Clark St., Auburn. Meetings continue every second Wednesday.

Aurora Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., firehouse meeting room, 456 Main St., Aurora. Meetings take place as needed. Call (315) 364-7293.

Cayuga Village Board, 7 p.m., village office, 6205 Railroad St., Cayuga. Call (315) 252-1707.

Genoa Town Board, 7 p.m., town office, 1000 Bartnick Road, Genoa. Call (315) 364-5505.

Moravia Central School District, 7 p.m., Moravia High School board room, 68 S. Main St., Moravia. Call (315) 497-2670.

Scipio Town Board, 7 p.m., town barn, Route 34, Scipio. Call (315) 364-5740.

Weedsport Village Board, 7 p.m., Weedsport Village Offices, 8892 South St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6634.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 to 9 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 112 South St., Auburn.

Nar-Anon, 7 to 8 p.m., 111 Fall St., Seneca Falls. 

Throop Town Board, 7:15 p.m., Throop Town Hall, 7471 Robinson Road, Throop. Call (315) 252-7373.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2744 E. Brutus St., Weedsport.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Midlakes Methodist Church, 3703 Route 41A, New Hope. Closed meeting.

Music

Local

St. Mary's Choir rehearsal, 7 p.m., St. Mary's Church, 15 Clark St., Auburn. New members welcome; no auditions or past experience required. Choir sings at 9:45 a.m. every Sunday. Call (315) 252-9545.

Regional

Jazz at the Cavalier: Cookie Coogan, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Marriott Syracuse Downtown, 100 E. Onondaga St., Syracuse. No cover. Visit cnyjazz.org.

Recreation

Local

St. Alphonsus bingo, 7 p.m., school building, St. Alphonsus Parish Center, 89 E. Genesee St., Auburn. More than $2,000 in prizes, plus bonus ball games. Those younger than 18 will not be permitted.

Trivia night, 7:30 p.m., Wayside Irish Pub, 101 W. Main St., Elbridge. Call (315) 689-0040.

Karaoke and request night with DJ Bryan Throw, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Auburn Ale House, 288 W. Genesee St., Auburn. No cover. Call (315) 252-2337.

Youth

Local

Toddler Play Party, 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Play Space, 63 Genesee St., Auburn. Included with $5 admission or membership. Visit playspaceabc.com.

Preschool Storytime, 9:30 a.m., Aurora Free Library, 370 Main St., Aurora. Free and open to preschoolers and their families. Visit aurorafreelibrary.org or call (315) 364-8074.

Preschool Story Hour, 10:15 to 11 a.m., Weedsport Free Library, 2795 E. Brutus St., Weedsport. Call (315) 834-6222.