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  • 1. 22June 2012Task Force Knighthawk FRSA Flash Knighthawk Government Organization 22 June DIVISION DONSA 22 June School Graduations - Beaver River, Carthage, Faith Fellowship, General Brown, Governeur, Harris- ville, Indian River, LaFarge- ville, Lyme 23 June School Graduations - Watertown, South Lewis, South Jefferson, Sackets Har- bor, Lowville academy, Alex- andria 24 June School Graduations - Belleville Henderson, Copen- hagen, Thousand Island 25-27 June USO Adopt a Pla- toon Xbox Tournament @ USO Ft. Drum 25-27 June MountainFest Sporting Competitions 27 June Annual Remem- brance Ceremony 28 June Salute to the Nation 29 June-15 July 1st Brigade Block Leave 3 July Watertown Concert in the Park @ Thompson Park 4 July INDEPENDENCE DAY!!!
  • 2. Calling all Knighthawks. We need your help!We are a go for the Mountainfest Fundraiser on Thursday June 28th!we will be selling hot dogs (w/ chili & cheese), nachos, chips and drinks.The event goes from 3-9:30. Here is the breakdown of time slots:Shift 1 ~~ 2:30-4:30 to include set-upShift 2 ~~ 4:00-6:00Shift 3 ~~ 5:30-7:30Shift 4 ~~ 7:00-9:00Shift 5 ~~ 8:30-10:30 to include breakdownIf you would like to volunteer, please contact your FRG Leader with the preferred timeshift.FYI, long hair must be pulled back and everyone must wear either a hairnet or a hat. Allpeople participating under the tent must also wear close-toed shoes.Funds raised will be used to support our upcoming Task Force wide event!!
  • 3. Whats Happening (Watertown Daily Times)Friday, 22 JuneCape Vincent: Opening Reception; For Plein Air Painters Thousand Island Re-gion art display, 5-7pm, Breakwater Gallery, 379 Club St., Art painted May 16 andlast summer in Cape Vincent. On display through July 15.Madrid: Madrid Bluegrass River Festival; Includes large bariety of crafters,chainsaw carving, childrens fishing derby, chicken barbecue, ice cream social with Norwood BrassFiremen, spaghetti feed, breakfast, door prizes and fireworks. Admission: Full weekend, $32, chil-dren 12 and younger are free if accomplanied by parent or guardian. Friday, $8, Saturday $18, Sun-day $12. Rough camping $7 per night. Open stage, 1pm; Pat Ashley, 3pm; Spare Change, 4pm;Generation Gap, 5pm; Lake Effect Bluegrass, 6pm; Delaney Brothers, 7pm; Remington Ryde, 8pm;dance 9pm.Saturday, 23 JuneChaumont: Lyme Farm and Garden Tour; 10am to 4pm, rain or shine. Wine tasting, noon to 4pm,Raffle of miniature tabletop waterfall. Plant sale at Copley House. Gardens; Bay View Gardens,26940 County Route 57; Moore Farm and Garden 27587 Three Mile Point Road North; Higgins Gar-den 27237 Three Mile Point Road; Crescent Yacht Club, Independence Point; Blue Heron Garden12050 Route 12E; Cornell garden 9728 County Route 125.Throughout the area: Free Fishing Days; Throughout the state. No fishing license required to fishin state waters. Information: Madrid Bluegrass River Festival; Includes large bariety of crafters, chainsaw carving, chil-drens fishing derby, chicken barbecue, ice cream social with Norwood Brass Firemen, spaghettifeed, breakfast, door prizes and fireworks. Admission: Full weekend, $32, children 12 and youngerare free if accomplanied by parent or guardian. Friday, $8, Saturday $18, Sunday $12. Rough camp-ing $7 per night. Lake Effect Bluegrass 9am; Spare Change 10am; Atkinson Family 11am; Reming-ton Ryde, noon; Mandolin workshop, 1pm; Lake Effect Bluegrass 1pm; Delany Brothers, 2pm; DobroWorkshop, 3pm; Bear Tracks, 3pm; Amy Gellatin, 4pm; Atkinson Family, 5pm; Remington Ryde,6pm; Banjo Workshop, 6pm; Delaney Brothers, 7pm; Bear Tracks, 8pm; Amy Gallatin, 9pm; doorprize, 10pm; Fireworks, 10:15pm.Watertown: Yard Sale for NNY Hope for Haiti; 8am to 2pm., Town Center Plaza, outer ArsenalStreet. Proceeds to help purchase medical items for ongoing work in vil-lages surrounding LArtibonite, Haiti. Rain Date: June 30.Sunday, 24 JuneClayton: Sunday Sunset Series concert; Cyrstal River to perform,6:30pm, Frink Park, 57 Riverside Drive. Freewill offering. Rain site: RiverCommunity Church, Bartlett Point Road.Inlet: Freedom Walk of the Adirondacks; Registration 9am, walk beginsat 10am, Fern Park, Loomis Road through Old Forge, ending at Van Au-kens Inne, Thendara. Physically challenging. Proceeds to benefit theWounded Warrior Project. Registration fee: $25. Information: Freedom-
  • 4. BIGGEST LOCAL MYTH: THERES NOTHING TO DO HERE!! Wrong!! Things to do in the North CountryFishing 1000 Islands Bass Open, Gananoque, Ontario, July 7-8, BIGBASS.html Basic Fishing Class, Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, Wellesley Island State Park, 16 June, 11 August, 1 September 11 am to 1pm, email: kimbrie.cullen@parks.ny.govMusic & EntertainmentDPAO Summer Concert Series Watertown Fairgrounds, Blake Shelton, July 6 Bill Cosby, July 28 Journey, August 14 Marshall Tucker Band August 17,Clayton Opera House www.claytonoperahouse.orgRockin the Bay 23-26 AugBlues in the Bay 30 Aug 3 Sept, www.visitalexbay.orgWineFinger Lakes Wine ToursThousand Islands Winery, Alexandria Bay, Winery Birthday Bash! (bbq, music & wine), July 14 Coyote Moon Winery, Clayton, 3rd Annual Howl at the Moon, Saturday, July 28 Bluegrass in the Vineyards, 25-26 August 2nd Annual Shore Dinner (benefits the TI Museum), July 20, 5pm 8pm, dinner, hayrides, live music & wine!
  • 5. Independence Day Fireworks Clayton3 July @ dusk Alexandria Bay4 July @ dusk Sackets Harbor4 July @ dusk Fairs, Festivals, and FUN!Jefferson County: 10 July 15 July, Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds, WatertownLewis County: 17 July 21 July, Lowville Fairgrounds, FREE ADMISSION, parade & fireworks opening night,www.lewiscountyfair.orgSt. Lawrence County: usually the first week of August, Gouverneur, www.gouverneurfair.netAlexandria Bay Craft Fair Scenic View Park Pavilion, 21-22 July, 10 am 5pm, www.visitalexbay.orgCan-Am Festival Sackets Harbor music, food, crafts and fireworks! 21-22 July4th Annual TI Stamp, Coin, Postcard, Jewelry, Gem & Collectables Show Clayton Rec Arena, 28 29JulyStone Mills Craft Fair LaFargeville, 3 5 August30th Annual Craft Show & Sale Clayton Rec. Arena, 25 - 26 AugustNYS Fair 23 August September 3, www.nysfair.orgMade in NY Festival Sackets Harbor/Madison Barrack 7 July - 75 NY State Product Vendors44th Annual French Festival Cape Vincent - 14 & 15 July - food, crafts, parade, fireworks!Woodsmen Field Days Boonville, 17 19 August, Invasion Alexandria Bay, 10 19 August, www.visitalexbay.orgNew York State Hog Rally Alexandria Bay , 12 14 July, www.nyshogrally.com14 & 15 July - food, crafts, parade, fireworks!48th Annual Boat Show & Auction Clayton,3 5 August, Antique Boat Museum,
  • 6. Museums Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,800 museums across Amer- ica. First launched in the summer of 2010, Blue Star Muse-ums offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from MemorialDay, May 28, through Labor Day, September 3, 2012. See the map below for museums partici-pating this summer.Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families.If you go to the Blue Star Museum webpage; you will be able to view participating museums throughout the UnitedStates. Earth Museum in Ithaca, NY