World AIDS Day

Salt City Market 484 S. Salina St., Syracuse

ACR Health, Gilead Science, AVITA Pharmaceuticals Black Health and others will commemorate World AIDS Day from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Community Room at the Salt City Market.  The event will include refreshments from Miss Prissy’s Restaurant, testimonials from ACR Health staff and people impacted by the AIDS epidemic, onsite Narcan training, free and confidential HIV & STI screenings, giveaways, raffles and community resources. There will also be first- and second-dose COVID-19 vaccines from Wegmans and $25 Wegmans gift cards for those who receive the vaccine. 

Free

Dinosaur Adventure

The Oncenter Convention Center 800 South State St., Syracuse, NY

Dinosaur Adventure will transform The Oncenter into a prehistoric exhibit featuring big dinosaurs and massive family fun. As part of Dinosaur Adventure, children of all ages will enjoy a variety of dinosaur themed activities: fossil searches, Jurassic jeeps, themed obstacle courses, riding their favorite dinosaur and more. Tickets range from $25 to $49; additional fees may apply.

Dinosaur Adventure

The Oncenter Convention Center 800 South State St., Syracuse, NY

Dinosaur Adventure will transform The Oncenter into a prehistoric exhibit featuring big dinosaurs and massive family fun. As part of Dinosaur Adventure, children of all ages will enjoy a variety of dinosaur themed activities: fossil searches, Jurassic jeeps, themed obstacle courses, riding their favorite dinosaur and more. Tickets range from $25 to $49; additional fees may apply.

Dasher’s Magical Gift

The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY

This one-hour, narrated ballet introduces young children to dance, live theater and classical music through a heart-warming holiday story. There are 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. showings. Tickets are $10; additional fees may apply.

Christmas Cookie Cafe

Columbian Presbyterian Church Corner of Route 20 & 11, Lafayette, NY

Create custom cookie trays from dozens of home-made varieties. Bring your own tray or purchase one. Cookies are $12 per pound.

Champions Of Magic

The Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater 411 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY

The Champions Of Magic team will perform interactive illusions, such as an impossible escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, and more. Tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com or in person at the Solvay Bank Box Office at The Oncenter, 760 S. State St. Tickets range from $25 to $65; additional fees may apply.