Thursday, August 15, 2013

Syracuse Celebrates the End of Summer


Events in Syracuse New York

August 15 - 28, 2013
Check out some upcoming Syracuse events below 
Summer Film Under the Stars: The Blob
Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison St. (map)
Thursday, August 15, 8:30 pm

The Everson presents the annual Summer Film Under the Stars Series, in partnership with Urban Video Project and The Oncenter. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks and settle in on the Everson Community Plaza to enjoy films projected onto the side of the Museum building. Come out at 8:30 pm for activities before each film. Screening will begin as soon as darkness permits.

everson.org or 474-6064
Free
Jack the Giant Slayer
Robert P. Kinchen Central Library, 447 S. Salina St. (map)
Saturday, August 17, 1:30 pm 

See the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome world of giants. The giants fight to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing Jack into the battle of his life to stop them. Rated PG.

onlib.org or 435-1900
Free
walking tours
Heritage Area Walking Tours
Tours begin at the Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E. (map)
Sunday, August 18, 11 am1 pm3 pmMonday, August 19 - Friday, August 23, 3 pm

Join the Erie Canal Museum for a guided walking tour of historic Downtown Syracuse, exploring the same path where the famous waterway once ran. The tour begins at the Erie Canal Museum, winding through Clinton and Hanover Squares before ending back at the museum. Discover how the neighborhood has changed since the days of the Erie Canal. The tour is about an hour long.

eriecanalmuseum.org or 471-0593
$5/non-members, FREE/members and children 18 & under
farmers market
Downtown Farmers' Market
Clinton Square (map)
Tuesdays, ongoing through October 8, 7 am-4 pm

The Downtown Farmers' Market is presented by the Downtown Committee of Syracuse. The market features over 50 farmers and produce dealers selling fresh, seasonal vegetables, fruits, nuts, eggs, cheeses, baked goods, flowers, plants, handcrafted items, and more. Some weeks the market hosts live entertainment.

downtownsyracuse.com or 422-8284
Free
zumba in the square
Zumba in the Square 
Clinton Square (map)
Wednesdays, ongoing throughAugust 28, 12:15-12:45 pm 

A fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves, the routines feature interval training sessions where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training combine to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. A one of a kind fitness program appropriate for all fitness levels. No registration required, simply show up in comfortable clothes and sneakers for some fun in the sun!

getmetrofit.com or 426-8917
Free   
flicks on the crick
Flicks on the Crick
Sound Garden, 310 W. Jefferson St. (map)
Wednesdays through August 28, dusk

The Sound Garden presents Flicks on the Crick - a weekly film series shown on a massive outdoor screen with professional sound. Bring some chairs, grab some friends, and enjoy this free film series all summer long - it's the perfect respite from the grind of the work week! 

Wanna know what's in store the next few weeks? Take a look: 
8/21 Pitch Perfect 
8/28 Avengers 

cdjoint.com or 473-4343
Free  

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