Tag Archives: Mary Nelson

Big Turnout for Youth Fair

Mary Nelson’s second annual Youth Day Fair received an excellent turnout, and while it was only my first time attending this event, I’m sure it won’t be my last. The event was held at The Oncenter  and featured performances by local youth throughout Syracuse. Some of the performances included chorus singing, a step team, band selections and cultural dance. In six separate, spacious aisles, ... Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Fair

The second annual Mary Nelson Youth Fair in Syracuse was held Saturday, Nov. 14, at the OnCenter. — Video shot by John Garcia, master’s student at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Read More »

Mary Nelson Youth Center Holds its First Party

The Mary Nelson Youth Center hosted a Halloween party for South Side children Saturday, Oct. 31, afternoon. Located at 2849 S. Salina St., the center’s event lasted from 1 to 5 p.m. and was attended by toddlers to high school students. Everyone who came was treated to a meal, a grab bag and a variety of activities including bobbing for ... Read More »

Mary Nelson Calls for Help

Today I received an e-mail from Mary Nelson, who is well-known in the community for her annual Youth Day Barbecue and Backpack Giveaway and most recently for her youth center. She is in search of funding to keep her programs going. Read More »