Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers

November 16, Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers Concert
3 pm, United Presbyterian Church, 25 Church St. Choral group named for Ithaca Civil Rights pioneer Dorothy Cotton and dedicated to the preservation of the "Negro Spiritual." Free concert. For more information call (607) 849-4680, e-mail officeadmin@unitedpresbyterian.net or visit unitedpresbyterian.net.

 

 

 

Center for the Arts in Homer

November 20, W8ING

7 pm and 9 pm, Center for the Arts, 72 S. Main St., Homer. A modern spin on the classic absurdist work by Samuel Beckett, WAITING FOR GODOT, as re-imagined by local volunteer Jack Carr. GODOT remains controversial even after 60 years of revival after revival, starring the likes of Burt Lahr (The Cowardly Lion), Robin Williams, Steve Martin, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart. Carr has organized several unstaged readings of his new version, at Cazenovia College with an all-female cast and featuring original music by Lutz Mayer, in several discussion classes at SUNY Cortland, and most recently at the lately lamented Blue Frog in downtown Cortland. A blatant fundraiser to support the work of the Center, it also marks the return of the Paul Yaman First Steps Play Reading Series to encourage new stage works. A cash bar of non-alcoholic seasonal beverages will kick off two performances, with the 7 pm show featuring female actors and the 9 pm showing off the men. Talkbacks will be facilitated by the playwright and the actors. For more information visit center4art.org.

Cortland LGBT Resource Center

November 21, SAGE and the LGBT Resource Center Thanksgiving Potluck

5 pm, Cortland LGBT Resource Center, 73 Main Street. Turkey will be provided for everyone. Please feel free to to bring your favorite Thanksgiving side dish, if you can. (If you are unable to bring anything, just bring yourself.) For more information contact either Hannah Radcliff-Hoy, Assistant Programs, SAGE Upstate, hradcliff@sageupstate.org, 315-478-1923 or Leah Calzolaio at the Center, 607-756-8970 x254. We are trying to generate interest in a regular monthly SAGE meeting in the Cortland area.

The 1890 House Museum

November 22, Italian Dinner at 1890 House

5-8 pm, The 1890 House, 37 Tompkins St. Dine like a Victorian! Enjoy a home cooked Italian dinner and dessert in Cortland’s Castle. All proceeds raised go to the continued restoration & preservation of the 1890 House Museum. Tickets are $18.90 per person. (For a seat at the grand Wickwire Table, tickets are an extra $12.50 per person.) To reserve your seat, please call (607) 756-7551 or email the1890house@gmail.com Spaces are limited and go quickly! For more information visit the1890house.org.

Homer High School Theatre

November 22, “The Hollow” by Agatha Christie

7:30 pm, Homer High School Auditorium. A weekend gathering at The Hollow, the family estate of Lady Lucy and Sir Henry Angkatell, explodes in the murder of one of their guests. Everyone is suspect with opportunity and motive! Don’t miss this classic Christie whodunit filled with brilliantly eccentric characters. Tickets available at the door. For more information contact Louise Felker at 607-745-3142 or Louise.felker@gmail.com.

Lime Hollow Nature Center

November 23, Trail Work Day

1-4 pm, Lime Hollow Nature Center, 338 McLean Rd. Join your friends at Lime Hollow and help us maintain our beautiful trails. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for all ages. Bring your helping hands and we’ll bring the refreshments! Don’t forget work gloves, appropriate clothing and a water bottle! Let us know if you're planning to attend. For more information call (607) 662-4632, email info@limehollow.org or visit www.limehollow.org.

Cortland City Seal

Funds for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Homes Awarded to City of Cortland

The City of Cortland was awarded funds to assist in the purchase and rehabilitation of single-family homes in the City.

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Cortland City Seal

Multi-Family Home Ownership Program Funds Still Available UPDATED 08-01-2014

The City of Cortland has a limited amount of Community Development Block Grant funds remaining in its Multi-Family Home Ownership Program. The Program provides assistance for down payment and closing costs for those wishing to purchase a two or three unit home in the City of Cortland that is in need of repairs. The City can provide up to $16,000 to assist in the purchase.

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Cortland City Seal

Energy ChallengeEnergy Challenge Program

The typical household in Central New York wastes about 30 percent of its energy consumption. The Challenge Team program is designed to reduce that energy waste.

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