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Bucket Brigade Musicians at Kelley School Love the Sound

SUBMITTED by Brenda Pittman

Every Thursday morning 19 Kelley School fifth graders arrive at school an hour early for a 40-minute practice playing a unique percussion instrument--a five-gallon, royal blue plastic utility bucket.

Kelley School "Bucket Brigade" members rehearse before school starts for the day

They make up the “Bucket Brigade” and these young musicians raved January 12th, 2017 about the unique, rhythmic and loud brand of music they’re making together under the daring direction of Cynthia Briggs, Kelley School instrumental music teacher and NCSD Music Department Leader.


Shaman Drumming at Books, ETC.

January 19 – Shaman Drumming: on Thursday, January 19 at 6:30 PM, Shaman Drumming at Books, ETC. Reverend Beverly Owen will lead participants in drumming and finding their animal guide. She will also lead in a meditation. Come and enjoy this special “magic.” This group is free and open to the public at Books, ETC. 78 W. Main St., Macedon NY. For more information call John Cieslinski at 585-474-4116 or email books_etc@yahoo.com.


Williamson-Pultneyville Historical Society's February Program

February 1, 2017
Gates Hall, 4107 Lake Road, Pultneyville, NY
7:00 PM

Raymond DeHond was one of 89 boys from Williamson that served in the military during WWI. Ray kept a diary of his experience in the war and hand many photographs.

Ray's grandson, Michael Harland, found Ray's diary a couple of years ago and transcribed the diary into a document which includes Ray's photographs and Michael's research.

Michael will give a slide presentation which will tell Ray's experience (in photographs); leaving Williamson, basic training at Camp Dix, transit through England, stationed in France, occupation of Germany, and returning home.

Come and enjoy some interesting photographs and stories of a local boy named Ray DeHond. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served following the program.


Psychic Night

Jan 13 - Psychic Night: On Saturday, January 13 at 6:30 PM, A Gathering of Spirits at books, ETC. Carol Cieslinski will be reading in an audience setting. Feel free to bring a trinket with you for Carol to read. It should have history to it and keep it concealed until asked to show. Beverages and appetizers provided. Admission is $30 per person at the door. This is for entertainment only. Silvery Moon Jewelry, one of the sponsors of the evening will also be showing their creative pieces. Seating is limited so please make a reservation by emailing books_etc@yahoo.com or by calling John Cieslinski at 585-474-4116. Books, ETC., 78 W. Main St., Macedon, NY.


Wayne Writers Guild at Books, ETC.

Jan 10 – Wayne Writers Guild: on Tuesday, January 10 at 7:00 PM, Wayne Writers Guild will be at Books, ETC. Women’s Day! Women poets will be reading their poem and other women are invited to read. These poets offer a wide variety of material. This event is free and open to the public at Books, ETC. 78 Main St. in Macedon NY. For more information, call John at 585-474-4116 or email books_etc@yahoo.com.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Planned for Newark

SUBMITTED by Linda Werts

Wayne Action for Racial Equality (WARE) will join the Greater Wayne County Community to observe Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 16, 2017 at Park Presbyterian Church, 110 Maple Court, Newark, NY by presenting the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. This year's theme Building Bridges to Create Community embraces Dr. King's dream of building social bridges that create community and recognizes the need to enhance the lives of Wayne County's residents by overcoming the tragedy of discrimination and racism.


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