Community Job Fair

Crouse Hinds Theater John H. Mulroy Civic Center 421 Montgomery St., Syracuse, NY

A Community Job Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 421 Montgomery St., in collaboration with Onondaga County. The event is free to the Public.

Free

Info Session on City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund for Artists

Beauchamp Branch Library 2111 S. Salina St., Syracuse , NY

CNY Arts seeks applications for a final round of funding through the City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund. Priority for this grant will be given to individual artists, musicians, performers, teaching artists, folk artists and sole proprietors who have suffered financial losses during the pandemic. Several in-person or webinar information sessions are being offered.

Town Hall: “Clean Air Can’t Wait”

Dunbar Center 1453 S. State St. , Syracuse, NY

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) will hold a town hall discussions on the negative effects of lead in Syracuse. Discussion leaders include: Lanessa Owens Chaplin and David Rufus, both with the NYCLU, and Oceanna Fair with Families for Lead Freedom Now. Light refreshments will be served.

Virtual Session on City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund for Artist

CNY Arts seeks applications for a final round of funding through the City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund. Priority for this grant will be given to individual artists, musicians, performers, teaching artists, folk artists and sole proprietors who have suffered financial losses during the pandemic. Several in-person or webinar information sessions are being offered.

Light A Candle for Literacy Parade and Children’s Book Festival

Brighton Academy 309 W. Brighton Ave., Syracuse, NY

The Light A Candle for Literacy Parade and Children’s Book Festival will begin with a celebratory procession, followed by a festival designed to promote literacy and community. The event will feature local children’s book authors and illustrators including award-winning children’s book illustrator London Ladd and live performances and a special appearance by Disney’s Princess Tiana. A variety of engaging activities for children of all ages will be available, in addition to free book giveaways.

Free

Info Session on City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund for Artists

Harlem Knights 3902 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY

CNY Arts seeks applications for a final round of funding through the City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund. Priority for this grant will be given to individual artists, musicians, performers, teaching artists, folk artists and sole proprietors who have suffered financial losses during the pandemic. Several in-person or webinar information sessions are being offered.

Virtual Session on City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund for Artists

CNY Arts seeks applications for a final round of funding through the City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund. Priority for this grant will be given to individual artists, musicians, performers, teaching artists, folk artists and sole proprietors who have suffered financial losses during the pandemic. Several in-person or webinar information sessions are being offered.

Virtual Sessions on City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund for Artists

CNY Arts seeks applications for a final round of funding through the City of Syracuse Arts & Culture Recovery Fund. Priority for this grant will be given to individual artists, musicians, performers, teaching artists, folk artists and sole proprietors who have suffered financial losses during the pandemic. Several in-person or webinar information sessions are being offered.

Rally for a Lead-Free Syracuse

I-81 Viaduct 416 E. Raynor Ave., Syracuse, NY

A rally calling for protections from lead exposure is planned for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 17. Organizers include the New York Civil Liberties Union, Families for Lead Freedom Now and community members.

Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Health & Wellness

Kirk Park 1101 South Ave., Syracuse, NY

100 Black Men of Syracuse will hold the Winston Gaskin Community Walk for Health & Wellness from 9 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Kirk Park and Onondaga Creekwalk, 1101 South Ave. to 400 W. Borden Ave.  The annual family-friendly event, which is being offered for the first time at Kirk Park, is free and open to the public. Walk participants will assemble at Kirk Park at 9 a.m. for the 3.2-mile walk that will proceed along a recently completed portion of the Onondaga Creekwalk. The event honors Winston Gaskin, an African-American Syracuse resident, pharmacist, Army veteran and community leader who passed away in 2009. The Gaskin Walk is also dedicated to raising awareness about a variety of health issues and promoting healthy lifestyles.