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Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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Family Sledding at Rice Hill
Sledding at Rice Hill is an Ithaca family tradition stretching back generations.
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Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
The Science of Taste
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
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Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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Free Wine (and possibly Spirit) Tasting at Triphammer Wines and Spirits
We invite all teachers working hard to expand minds to come in and expand their palates with our free tasting events. Featured products are 10% off during the tasting, and don't forget your VIT or TP pass to receive 20% of all NYS wines and 20% off any full case purchase.
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Ithaca Coffee Company Tavern Happy Hour
Ease the strain on your nerves and your wallet by stopping by either of our relaxing tavern locations during happy hours. $1 off craft beer, pints and glasses of wine during our Friday Happy Hours. Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 off drafts, full glasses of wine and $3 growler fills, and your…
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Thor: Ragnarok - Cornell Cinema
With Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba. Thor must battle his own sister - goddess of death Hela - in order to prevent the Ragnarok, a mythical death and rebirth of the world, in the latest cinematic installment of the Marvel comic. 2 hrs 10 min
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Stone Cold Miracle @ Atlas Bowl
Get schooled in soul by local music sensation STONE COLD MIRACLE, live at Atlas Bowl. Kick-off Winter Recess with FREE, live music at one of the coolest venues around, where you can eat, drink, and bowl while you get down! This event is open to the public, so bring your funkiest friends and don’t…
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Silky Jones Music with DJ
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
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Maple Syrup Operation Tours
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
Open Heart Kids Yoga celebrates Ithaca Loves Teachers Week!
$5 Special with Teacher ID. Kids Yoga Mats Provided! Pricing is per Family. For Ages 3-8. Space is limited! Please email to reserve a spot.
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Ithaca Farmers Market Winter Market
You'll be amazed at the diversity of local foods and products that our local farmers have produced so that YOU can cook with fresh, quality and local foods this winter.
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Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
The Science of Taste
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
more..
Ice Cream Making 101
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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Passionate Pairings Chocolate Tasting Event
This pairing event features unique combinations of our hand crafted chocolates with coffee, tea, cheese, fruits and other unique foods. Tickets are $25 per person. Each ticket includes six pairings, light hor d’oeuvers, and non-alcoholic beverages. First 100 ticket purchasers receive an exclusive…
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Showtime! CURB
Explore current scientific research through hands-on activities with students from the Cornell University Research Board.
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Wonderstruck - Cornell Cinema
With Millicent Simmonds, Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Michelle Williams. Adapted from a children's book by Brian Selznick in which the stories of a young boy from the Midwest and a young girl 50 years earlier in New York are interwoven as they race towards a mysterious connection. Named one of the…
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Thor: Ragnarok - Cornell Cinema
With Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba. Thor must battle his own sister - goddess of death Hela - in order to prevent the Ragnarok, a mythical death and rebirth of the world, in the latest cinematic installment of the Marvel comic. 2 hrs 10 min
more..
Silky Jones Music with DJ
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
more..
Maple Syrup Operation Tours
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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Yoga @ Americana Vineyards
Sunday morning Yoga class led by local Yogi, Caroline Hoover. Caroline, will lead you through an hour of Deep Release Yoga. All levels welcome, can be done in a chair (provided) or on a mat (bring your own).
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Bottomless Mimosas
Join us early Sunday morning to enjoy bottomless mimosas before noon! NY State Liquor Authorities have finally lifted the Sunday school ban. Drink in celebration with bottomless mimosas from 10am-12pm every Sunday during brunch.
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Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
Tunes For Teachers with Marc and Tom
Come and listen to free music with the dynamic duo: Marc and Tom. Enjoy some of your favorite Hosmer wines and complimentary snacks.
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Ice Cream Making 101
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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Winter Recess Opening Reception at Hotel Ithaca
You are all invited to a casual gathering with complimentary food and drink sponsored by the Ithaca Teachers Association and Hotel Ithaca from 1:00pm - 3:00pm on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Meet teachers from all over the region, enjoy live music, enter to win raffles, enjoy a selection of craft vendors…
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FREE 10-minute Reiki Sessions @ Sunny Days
As part of Elizabeth Seldin Healing Studio she will be offering FREE 10-min. Reiki Sessions. Reiki is a Japanese form of hands-on healing that helps to balance energies within the body. If you have ever wondered what this is, come in and experience a free session and chat with Elizabeth about it! “In…
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Wonderstruck - Cornell Cinema
With Millicent Simmonds, Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Michelle Williams. Adapted from a children's book by Brian Selznick in which the stories of a young boy from the Midwest and a young girl 50 years earlier in New York are interwoven as they race towards a mysterious connection. Named one of the…
more..
Maple Syrup Operation Tours
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
more..
Winter Artsbreak
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
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Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch…
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The 7th Annual Winter Recess Fiber Arts Festival
La Tourelle Resort & Spa is hosting the 7th annual Winter Recess Fiber Arts Festival. Everyone is welcome to shop our local, handmade items. Free admission. Free coffee & tea while you chat with the artists. This event has a raffle/door prizes with VIT coupon (to the first 25 presenting coupon).
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Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF!
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
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New Roots Restorative Yoga Class
Relax into your winter break with a free restorative yoga class at New Roots Charter School from 10-11 am (perfect for all levels). Class size limited to just 12 educators so please call us at 607-882-9220 to reserve your spot today!
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Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
Ice Cream Making 101
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
more..
Journey Through Time Tour
Meet at the bottom of the museum ramp for a one hour tour that covers 4.6 billion years. The tour lasts one hour but covers 4.6 billion years. Walk through the Museum’s permanent and special exhibits. Discover how the Earth and Solar system are related and find out more about our local fossils. Focus…
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Belly Dancing Lesson @ Sunny Days
June Seaney, professional Belly Dancer of Moonlight Dancer Studio, will be offering a Belly Dance lesson to warm you up and get you dancing. June will teach some basic moves to this art form that is Belly Dance or Middle Eastern dance using beautiful Middle Eastern Music. Please wear comfortable clothing.
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Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
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Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open House
Kids 6-11 years old are welcome to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an excellent martial art for fitness, self-defense and fun.
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Rock and Bowl
Atlas is hosting Rock and Bowl on Monday, February 19th. Come enjoy a full menu, live music and half price bowling. Dining reservations are recommended. VITs and TPs admitted free - all others $2 suggested donation for Tompkins County School District Foundation.
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Geeks Who Drink Trivia
Come test your knowledge at Kilpatrick’s with Geeks Who Drink Trivia. Don't forget your coupon for Kilpatrick's deal.
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Open Mic Night at AGAVA!
Want to play at Agava? Liam Lawson hosts Open Mic Night every Monday! Come in and perform. All ages, instruments, and ensembles are welcome! Sign-ups start at 7:30 pm, the show beings at 8:30 pm. All performers will receive a complimentary free draft beer or dessert for showing off your skill.
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Maple Syrup Operation Tours
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
more..
Winter Artsbreak
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
more..
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch…
more..
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF!
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
more..
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
Science Together: Using Tools
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
more..
Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Complimentary Mini-Facial @ Greenstar
Teachers, treat yourself to a complimentary mini-facial from Dr. Hauschka Skin Care. For over 50 years, Dr. Hauschka has been a pioneer in natural beauty care. Their organic, biodynamic, and ethically wild-harvested plant and mineral ingredients work with your skin’s natural processes to achieve a…
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Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
Printing Botanicals
Exploring fossilized flora through art. Participants will make their own botanical prints to take home. Plant fossils will be on display for inspiration and discussion. Focus on our “Botany Through the Ages” program.
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Chocolatada! A Teacher Vacation Event
Celebrate chocolate through history, with tastings, and hands-on activities. Come experience the rich story of chocolate starting from a tree: learn how it grows and how cacao seeds are processed to become lusciously smooth chocolate. Sample diverse chocolates as you travel through their place in history,…
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Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
more..
Complimentary Tastings at Kilpatrick's Happy Hour
School's Out. Come enjoy Happy Hour with Kilpatrick's Publick House with snacks and complimentary tastings from Ithaca Beer Company (on 2/20) and Lucky Hare (on 2/21). Don't forget your coupon for Kilpatrick's deal.
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Make a Clay Sculpture @ Sunny Days
Remember the movie “Ghost”? Working with clay is healing! Since we can’t bring a whole working studio into the store, we’ll be improvising by making small sculptures from modeling clay that will be baked so you can take it home with you. Learn more about regular class offerings available at…
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Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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Buy One Get One Entree Special
Purchase an entree to receive the second of equal or lesser value FREE with VIT pass AND coupon. Valid ONLY Tuesday of teachers week. Dine-in ONLY. $20 max value. Please remember your server.
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Winter Artsbreak
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
more..
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch…
more..
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF!
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
more..
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
The Science of Taste
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
more..
Midday Music at Lincoln
Enjoy your lunch with some live music!
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Climate Change through Geologic Time and Today
This tour through the Museum of the Earth will highlight climate changes—some extreme— in Earth’s past and the relationship between climate and life. We’ll also talk about climate change which is happening today, its impacts, and what we can do about it. Meet at 1pm at the bottom of the museum…
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Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
more..
Complimentary Tastings at Kilpatrick's Happy Hour
School's Out. Come enjoy Happy Hour with Kilpatrick's Publick House with snacks and complimentary tastings from Ithaca Beer Company (on 2/20) and Lucky Hare (on 2/21). Don't forget your coupon for Kilpatrick's deal.
more..
Help Create a Memory Poem @ Sunny Days
Drop into Sunny Days any time between 2 and 4 on Wednesday, February 21, to participate in this group project. The results will be a long list poem of some of the things we remember from the years before we turned 20. Zee will be available to get you started as you write down your early recollections.…
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Science Together: Using Tools
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
more..
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
more..
Teachers Shopping Hour @ Laser Brewer
Enjoy a night of shopping with our Personal Shoppers and bra fittings. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, wine, and specialized drinks from BREW 22, the gourmet coffee truck , as you browse our current selections.
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Free Beer Tastings at ICC Taverns (Triphammer Marketplace)
Ithaca loves teachers, and Ithaca Coffee Company knows what teachers love! Learn about and linger over your favorite libations, at either of our two cozy tavern locations! Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 drafts, full glasses of wine and $3 growler fills, and your "buy one get one" coupon for…
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Teacher's Happy Hour @ Gola Osteria
Enjoy Happy Hour at Gola Osteria with deals in the Gola Osteria bar room.
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Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open House
Kids 6-11 years old are welcome to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an excellent martial art for fitness, self-defense and fun.
more..
Hidden Figures - Cornell Cinema
An inspiring true story about Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: calculating the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return.
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The Tale of Monish
A story of Talmud and temptation in the shtetl brought to life in music and dance. Choreography by Colby Thomas.
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QuizBowl Trivia Showdown at Atlas Bowl: The AP Trivia Edition
Think you’re at the top of the class? We’ll see about that! Join host (and T-Burg teacher) Danny Trippett at Atlas for a special teacher’s festival edition of QuizBowl. Participants bearing a VIT pass during at famous trivia showdown will receive a special gift from the local QuizBowl sponsor,…
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Salsa Night at Agava
Salsa and Latin Dance Hits with DJ Luis Vivanco. Drink specials. Come in early and get some food before the kitchen closes at 10pm! Dance Lesson starts at 10pm and the bar is open until 1am. ¡Hasta la Rumba!
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Winter Artsbreak
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
more..
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch…
more..
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF!
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
more..
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
Science Together: Using Tools
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
more..
Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
Stratigraphic Marbling
Reef and Coral Evolution: Walk through the history of reefs on Earth and discover how corals and reefs change with time and climate.
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Solar System Tour & Classroom Activities
Come take a tour of our Solar System and learn how to bring the planets into your classroom. First hour of both sessions will be a tour. Second hour will be different science activities you can learn to enhance your science curriculum.
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Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
more..
Story Shifter Game @ Sunny Days
Learn to play Story Shifters, a non-competitive storytelling game using traditional folktales for ages 8 and up; excellent for creative writing, imaginative thinking, community building, and understanding the folk process. Please arrive by 2:15 pm if you would like to play; observers welcome!
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Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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Happy Hour for Teachers @ The Space at Greenstar
Looping Video Presentation introduces: Being Buddies 101 with Thob and Thobina, fostering Literacy and anti bullying, Tech & Social Skills through Action Arts Activities. Sample materials provided. $3 wine and beer, free cider, crackers, cheese and apples. Check out beingbuddies.com for more info.
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Free Beer Tastings at Ithaca Coffee Company
What better way to browse Ithaca's best craft beer selection than doing so while enjoying a free tasting at one of our taverns. A featured brewery will be pouring samples alongside our knowledgeable staff, gladly answering questions or making recommendations. Taste something new, relax for a while in…
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Teacher's Happy Hour @ Gola Osteria
Enjoy Happy Hour at Gola Osteria with deals in the Gola Osteria bar room.
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Hang Time Tasting
Join us for a fun, free and educational tasting event showcasing wines to go with Mediterranean foods. Must be 21 or older.
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Artists Talks and Lectures
Artist Matthew Weinstein will discuss his work and Living End exhibition.
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Teacher's Tasting @ F. Oliver's
Teachers' Tasting! A special, hour-long private tasting complete with prepared hors d'oeuvres and beverages where participants will learn great information about oil and vinegar pairing as well as the health benefits of cooking with quality ingredients. Limited space available.
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The Vinyl Showcase at Atlas Bowl: Hot For Teacher
Join us at Atlas to kick-it old school during The Vinyl Showcase. Local teacher, Jimmy Perkins, will be spinning tuned for free, so come use your deal coupon and dine to some great vintage tunes!
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19th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Cornell Cinemas
Ithaca Premiere 2017 Featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S.
more..
Maple Syrup Operation Tours
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
more..
Winter Artsbreak
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
more..
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch…
more..
Sewing 101
Come learn the basics of sewing and create a take home project with your new skills!
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Self Defense & Fitness Open House
Learn how to reduce stress and increase physical confidence through martial arts. Spouses, partners and friends welcome. Kids must be 13 and over for boxing & kickboxing, 16 and over for BJJ and Ultimate Fit. Childcare is not available
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Solar System Tour & Classroom Activities
Come take a tour of our Solar System and learn how to bring the planets into your classroom. First hour of both sessions will be a tour. Second hour will be different science activities you can learn to enhance your science curriculum.
more..
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF!
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
more..
The Science of Taste
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
more..
Ice Cream Making 101
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
more..
Make a Gourd Globe Lamp!
You can make any design you choose, or copy one of mine. With the LED bulb (provided), your design will shine beautifully on nearby surfaces. This class involves drilling lots and lots of little holes. It's a noisy, dusty, fun project, not suitable for people under age 14, or those who would have difficulty…
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Essential Oils Demonstration @ Sunny Days
Flint Creek Soap Company will be demonstrating everyday use of essential oils. Come learn about basic use for home and health. Explore oil samplings. Starter kits will be available this day for a special price. Learn a little bit about the history of oils and how they work. With over 30 years experience…
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Live Demo: The Coolest Science
Experience the coolest science right before your eyes! Join our Educators to discover how different items react to the extreme temperatures of dry ice or liquid nitrogen.
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Carving the Land with Ice
Come along for a journey through time. The tour lasts one hour but covers 4.6 billion years. Walk through the Museum’s permanent and special exhibits. Discover how ice can change life on land and sea and find out how it changed our local topography. Focus on “Glacier” and “Ice Age” programs.…
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Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
more..
Science Together: Using Tools
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
more..
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
more..
Free Wine (and possibly Spirit) Tasting at Triphammer Wines and Spirits
We invite all teachers working hard to expand minds to come in and expand their palates with our free tasting events. Featured products are 10% off during the tasting, and don't forget your VIT or TP pass to receive 20% of all NYS wines and 20% off any full case purchase.
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Ithaca Coffee Company Tavern Happy Hour
Ease the strain on your nerves and your wallet by stopping by either of our relaxing tavern locations during happy hours. $1 off craft beer, pints and glasses of wine during our Friday Happy Hours. Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 off drafts, full glasses of wine and $3 growler fills, and your…
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Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open House
Kids 6-11 years old are welcome to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an excellent martial art for fitness, self-defense and fun.
more..
Inn at Taughannock Complimentary Wine Tasting
Join us for complimentary wine tastings at the Inn overlooking Cayuga Lake.
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19th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Cornell Cinemas
Ithaca Premiere 2017 Featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S.
more..
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch…
more..
Silky Jones Music with DJ
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
more..
The Small Kings
The Small Kings are a band of four teachers! So come appreciate these teachers at Lot 10 upstairs.
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Maple Syrup Operation Tours
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
more..
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
16th Annual Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Wine Trail
Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail! Use coupon code: ithheartteachmg18 to save $4 per ticket, limit two tickets at this price per person.
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Ithaca Farmers Market Winter Market
You'll be amazed at the diversity of local foods and products that our local farmers have produced so that YOU can cook with fresh, quality and local foods this winter.
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Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
The Science of Taste
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
more..
Ice Cream Making 101
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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Finger Lakes Wine and Craft Beverage Food Pairing Event at Coltivare
Certified Sommelier, Coltivare Professor of Wine, and Co-Owner of Experience the Finger Lakes tour company, Laura Winter Falk, shares with you Finger Lakes wines, beers, ciders and spirits paired with locally-sourced edibles. Learn about how to effectively pair your favorite Finger Lakes beverages with…
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Sciencenter Showtime! Ithaca High School Chemistry Club
Experience cool chemical reactions – LIVE! – with the Ithaca High School Chemistry Club.
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Coco - Cornell Cinema
All that 12-year-old Miguel wanted to do was borrow his great-great-grandfather's skull guitar to help end his family's aversion to music, but after touching the instrument, he's transported to the Land of the Dead, where he reunites with his ancestors, affirming the importance of family along the way,…
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Make a Custom Cuff @ Sunny Days
For only $10 you can make a cuff with a quote or message that is meaningful to you and helps to lift you up! We will provide all necessary tools and materials and show you how to make it yourself in the store (very empowering) or we can make it for you if you prefer. (Regularly $14.99)
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Michael Unde, Award Winning Organist
Guest Organist Michael Unger performs Bach, Krebs, Kellner, and more. Free, no tickets required.
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Glee Club presents New York Young Men Sing
The “New York Young Men Sing” concert features the Cornell University Glee Club together with high school male singers throughout the region. Free, no tickets required.
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Try-It Wheel Workshop
Teacher's Only "Try-It" Wheel workshop. A 2 hour lesson on the potter's wheel for teachers in the area offered at half off the original price. Pre-registration is required.
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Civil Warriors at Southside Community Center
A screening of the PhotoSynthesis Productions film Civil Warriors, a dramatization of four Ithacans who served in the United States Colored Troops (USCT) during the Civil War. Produced and directed by Deborah C. Hoard and Che Broadnax, the film explores the unique setting of the soldiers’ African…
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19th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Cornell Cinemas
Ithaca Premiere 2017 Featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S.
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Silky Jones Music with DJ
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
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Yoga @ Americana Vineyards
Sunday morning Yoga class led by local Yogi, Caroline Hoover. Caroline, will lead you through an hour of Deep Release Yoga. All levels welcome, can be done in a chair (provided) or on a mat (bring your own).
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Bottomless Mimosas
Join us early Sunday morning to enjoy bottomless mimosas before noon! NY State Liquor Authorities have finally lifted the Sunday school ban. Drink in celebration with bottomless mimosas from 10am-12pm every Sunday during brunch.
more..
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
more..
16th Annual Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Wine Trail
Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail! Use coupon code: ithheartteachmg18 to save $4 per ticket, limit two tickets at this price per person.
more..
Guided Lab Tour
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
more..
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
more..
Ice Cream Making 101
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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Local Meat Charcuterie Tasting at The Piggery
Stop by Ithaca's farmer owned butcher shop and enjoy tastings from our regionally recognized line of charcuterie and smoked locally raised meats.
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History of Stress Reduction @ Sunny Days
Jed Michael MS, L.Ac. will present a brief overview of the history of stress reduction, the science behind what works, and a fool-proof technique that works anywhere, any time. For more information: www.simplestressrelief.com
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Chemsations!
Experience the intriguing world of chemistry as local high school students demonstrate fascinating chemical reactions with color, create bubbles, and experiment with light.
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Ensemble X
Ensemble X: Works by Stucky, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Webern, and David Lang, with special guest Elizabeth Ogonek.
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Coco - Cornell Cinema
All that 12-year-old Miguel wanted to do was borrow his great-great-grandfather's skull guitar to help end his family's aversion to music, but after touching the instrument, he's transported to the Land of the Dead, where he reunites with his ancestors, affirming the importance of family along the way,…
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Bound for Glory
Join us for live music! Richie and Rosie, old and new songs and tunes, fiddle and banjo.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm 4:00pm
Family Sledding at Rice Hill (ADVENTURE & OUTDOOR RECREATION)
Sledding at Rice Hill is an Ithaca family tradition stretching back generations.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 12:00pm 2:30pm
The Science of Taste (Tours)
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
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February 2018 3:00pm 6:00pm
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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February 2018 4:00pm 7:00pm
Free Wine (and possibly Spirit) Tasting at Triphammer Wines and Spirits (Wine)
We invite all teachers working hard to expand minds to come in and expand their palates with our free tasting events. Featured products are 10% off during the tasting, and don't forget your VIT or TP pass to receive 20% of all NYS wines and 20% off any full case purchase.
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February 2018 4:00pm 6:00pm
Ithaca Coffee Company Tavern Happy Hour (Beer)
Ease the strain on your nerves and your wallet by stopping by either of our relaxing tavern locations during happy hours. $1 off craft beer, pints and glasses of wine during our Friday Happy Hours. Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 off drafts, full glasses of wine and $3 growler fills, and your "buy one get one" coupon for the espresso bar/cafe!
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February 2018 7:00pm 9:20pm
Thor: Ragnarok - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
With Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba. Thor must battle his own sister - goddess of death Hela - in order to prevent the Ragnarok, a mythical death and rebirth of the world, in the latest cinematic installment of the Marvel comic. 2 hrs 10 min
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February 2018 9:00pm 11:00pm
Stone Cold Miracle @ Atlas Bowl ( MUSIC)
Get schooled in soul by local music sensation STONE COLD MIRACLE, live at Atlas Bowl. Kick-off Winter Recess with FREE, live music at one of the coolest venues around, where you can eat, drink, and bowl while you get down! This event is open to the public, so bring your funkiest friends and don’t forget your VIT pass to receive educators-only Atlas deals.
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February 2018 10:00pm 1:00am
Silky Jones Music with DJ ( MUSIC)
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
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February 2018 12:00am
Maple Syrup Operation Tours (Tours)
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 10:00am 10:45am
Open Heart Kids Yoga celebrates Ithaca Loves Teachers Week! (Fitness Activities)
$5 Special with Teacher ID. Kids Yoga Mats Provided! Pricing is per Family. For Ages 3-8. Space is limited! Please email to reserve a spot.
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February 2018 10:30am 2:00pm
Ithaca Farmers Market Winter Market (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
You'll be amazed at the diversity of local foods and products that our local farmers have produced so that YOU can cook with fresh, quality and local foods this winter.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 12:00pm 2:30pm
The Science of Taste (Tours)
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Ice Cream Making 101 (Workshops)
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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February 2018 1:00pm 4:00pm
Passionate Pairings Chocolate Tasting Event ( TASTINGS)
This pairing event features unique combinations of our hand crafted chocolates with coffee, tea, cheese, fruits and other unique foods. Tickets are $25 per person. Each ticket includes six pairings, light hor d’oeuvers, and non-alcoholic beverages. First 100 ticket purchasers receive an exclusive swag bag at the event. Use coupon code: TAKE5TEACH online and save $5 off your ticket. Coupon valid online only.
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February 2018 2:00pm 3:00pm
Showtime! CURB ( SCIENCE)
Explore current scientific research through hands-on activities with students from the Cornell University Research Board.
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February 2018 2:00pm
Wonderstruck - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
With Millicent Simmonds, Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Michelle Williams. Adapted from a children's book by Brian Selznick in which the stories of a young boy from the Midwest and a young girl 50 years earlier in New York are interwoven as they race towards a mysterious connection. Named one of the best films of 2017 by Film Comment magazine. Recommended for ages 9+. More at wonderstruckmovie.com 1 hr 56 min
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February 2018 9:20pm 11:30pm
Thor: Ragnarok - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
With Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba. Thor must battle his own sister - goddess of death Hela - in order to prevent the Ragnarok, a mythical death and rebirth of the world, in the latest cinematic installment of the Marvel comic. 2 hrs 10 min
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February 2018 10:00pm 1:00am
Silky Jones Music with DJ ( MUSIC)
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
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February 2018 12:00am
Maple Syrup Operation Tours (Tours)
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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February 2018 8:45am 9:45am
Yoga @ Americana Vineyards ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Sunday morning Yoga class led by local Yogi, Caroline Hoover. Caroline, will lead you through an hour of Deep Release Yoga. All levels welcome, can be done in a chair (provided) or on a mat (bring your own).
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February 2018 10:00am 12:00pm
Bottomless Mimosas ( TASTINGS)
Join us early Sunday morning to enjoy bottomless mimosas before noon! NY State Liquor Authorities have finally lifted the Sunday school ban. Drink in celebration with bottomless mimosas from 10am-12pm every Sunday during brunch.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 12:00pm 3:00pm
Tunes For Teachers with Marc and Tom ( MUSIC)
Come and listen to free music with the dynamic duo: Marc and Tom. Enjoy some of your favorite Hosmer wines and complimentary snacks.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Ice Cream Making 101 (Workshops)
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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February 2018 1:00pm 3:00pm
Winter Recess Opening Reception at Hotel Ithaca (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
You are all invited to a casual gathering with complimentary food and drink sponsored by the Ithaca Teachers Association and Hotel Ithaca from 1:00pm - 3:00pm on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Meet teachers from all over the region, enjoy live music, enter to win raffles, enjoy a selection of craft vendors and more! FREE with VIT and Teacher's Pet pass.
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February 2018 1:00pm 4:00pm
FREE 10-minute Reiki Sessions @ Sunny Days ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
As part of Elizabeth Seldin Healing Studio she will be offering FREE 10-min. Reiki Sessions. Reiki is a Japanese form of hands-on healing that helps to balance energies within the body. If you have ever wondered what this is, come in and experience a free session and chat with Elizabeth about it! “In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy” - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi. More information can be found at elizabethseldin.com or elizabethseldinhealingstudio.com
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February 2018 4:30pm
Wonderstruck - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
With Millicent Simmonds, Julianne Moore, Oakes Fegley, Michelle Williams. Adapted from a children's book by Brian Selznick in which the stories of a young boy from the Midwest and a young girl 50 years earlier in New York are interwoven as they race towards a mysterious connection. Named one of the best films of 2017 by Film Comment magazine. Recommended for ages 9+. More at wonderstruckmovie.com 1 hr 56 min
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February 2018 12:00am
Maple Syrup Operation Tours (Tours)
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Winter Artsbreak (Crafts)
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical ( PERFORMANCE)
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch out! It’s a tornado! With
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February 2018 10:00am 4:00pm
The 7th Annual Winter Recess Fiber Arts Festival (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
La Tourelle Resort & Spa is hosting the 7th annual Winter Recess Fiber Arts Festival. Everyone is welcome to shop our local, handmade items. Free admission. Free coffee & tea while you chat with the artists. This event has a raffle/door prizes with VIT coupon (to the first 25 presenting coupon).
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February 2018 10:00am 3:30pm
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF! ( EDUCATIONAL)
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
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February 2018 10:00am 12:00pm
New Roots Restorative Yoga Class (Fitness Activities)
Relax into your winter break with a free restorative yoga class at New Roots Charter School from 10-11 am (perfect for all levels). Class size limited to just 12 educators so please call us at 607-882-9220 to reserve your spot today!
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Ice Cream Making 101 (Workshops)
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Journey Through Time Tour ( EDUCATIONAL)
Meet at the bottom of the museum ramp for a one hour tour that covers 4.6 billion years. The tour lasts one hour but covers 4.6 billion years. Walk through the Museum’s permanent and special exhibits. Discover how the Earth and Solar system are related and find out more about our local fossils. Focus on “Ancient Seas over New York” program. Get a free Museum Scavenger Hunt to use for your classes.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:30pm
Belly Dancing Lesson @ Sunny Days (Dance-Workshops)
June Seaney, professional Belly Dancer of Moonlight Dancer Studio, will be offering a Belly Dance lesson to warm you up and get you dancing. June will teach some basic moves to this art form that is Belly Dance or Middle Eastern dance using beautiful Middle Eastern Music. Please wear comfortable clothing.
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant (Tours)
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
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February 2018 3:00pm 6:00pm
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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February 2018 5:00pm 6:00pm
Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open House ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Kids 6-11 years old are welcome to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an excellent martial art for fitness, self-defense and fun.
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February 2018 6:00pm 9:00pm
Rock and Bowl (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Atlas is hosting Rock and Bowl on Monday, February 19th. Come enjoy a full menu, live music and half price bowling. Dining reservations are recommended. VITs and TPs admitted free - all others $2 suggested donation for Tompkins County School District Foundation.
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February 2018 8:00pm 10:00pm
Geeks Who Drink Trivia (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Come test your knowledge at Kilpatrick’s with Geeks Who Drink Trivia. Don't forget your coupon for Kilpatrick's deal.
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February 2018 8:30pm 10:30pm
Open Mic Night at AGAVA! ( MUSIC)
Want to play at Agava? Liam Lawson hosts Open Mic Night every Monday! Come in and perform. All ages, instruments, and ensembles are welcome! Sign-ups start at 7:30 pm, the show beings at 8:30 pm. All performers will receive a complimentary free draft beer or dessert for showing off your skill.
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February 2018 12:00am
Maple Syrup Operation Tours (Tours)
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Winter Artsbreak (Crafts)
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical ( PERFORMANCE)
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch out! It’s a tornado! With
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February 2018 10:00am 3:30pm
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF! ( EDUCATIONAL)
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 10:30am 11:30am
Science Together: Using Tools ( SCIENCE)
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 11:00am 3:00pm
Complimentary Mini-Facial @ Greenstar ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Teachers, treat yourself to a complimentary mini-facial from Dr. Hauschka Skin Care. For over 50 years, Dr. Hauschka has been a pioneer in natural beauty care. Their organic, biodynamic, and ethically wild-harvested plant and mineral ingredients work with your skin’s natural processes to achieve a glowing complexion and lasting beauty that comes from within. Show a Wellness Department staff person your Ithaca Loves Teachers VIP badge for a free GreenStar goodie bag (from 11-3 on Feb. 20 only), and receive an additional special gift with any purchase of a Dr. Hauschka product.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 1:00pm 3:00pm
Printing Botanicals (Workshops)
Exploring fossilized flora through art. Participants will make their own botanical prints to take home. Plant fossils will be on display for inspiration and discussion. Focus on our “Botany Through the Ages” program.
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February 2018 1:00pm 4:00pm
Chocolatada! A Teacher Vacation Event ( TASTINGS)
Celebrate chocolate through history, with tastings, and hands-on activities. Come experience the rich story of chocolate starting from a tree: learn how it grows and how cacao seeds are processed to become lusciously smooth chocolate. Sample diverse chocolates as you travel through their place in history, and honor the Mexican Day of the Dead custom by grinding chocolate nibs on a traditional Mexican metate and decorating a chocolate skull. You will taste the exotic chocolate from Modica, Sicily, sample award winning white chocolate from Venezuela and smell the aromas of chocolate as it is processed through a modern conching machine and more. Tickets are $10 per Family group and are purchased at the door. Paid parking adjacent to building.
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant (Tours)
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Complimentary Tastings at Kilpatrick's Happy Hour (Beer)
School's Out. Come enjoy Happy Hour with Kilpatrick's Publick House with snacks and complimentary tastings from Ithaca Beer Company (on 2/20) and Lucky Hare (on 2/21). Don't forget your coupon for Kilpatrick's deal.
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February 2018 2:00pm 4:00pm
Make a Clay Sculpture @ Sunny Days (ARTS)
Remember the movie “Ghost”? Working with clay is healing! Since we can’t bring a whole working studio into the store, we’ll be improvising by making small sculptures from modeling clay that will be baked so you can take it home with you. Learn more about regular class offerings available at The Clay School of Ithaca! Free. All materials provided.
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February 2018 3:00pm 6:00pm
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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February 2018 5:00pm 10:00pm
Buy One Get One Entree Special (Cuisine)
Purchase an entree to receive the second of equal or lesser value FREE with VIT pass AND coupon. Valid ONLY Tuesday of teachers week. Dine-in ONLY. $20 max value. Please remember your server.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Winter Artsbreak (Crafts)
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical ( PERFORMANCE)
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch out! It’s a tornado! With
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February 2018 10:00am 12:00pm
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF! ( EDUCATIONAL)
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 12:00pm 2:30pm
The Science of Taste (Tours)
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
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February 2018 12:30pm 1:15pm
Midday Music at Lincoln ( MUSIC)
Enjoy your lunch with some live music!
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Climate Change through Geologic Time and Today (Tours)
This tour through the Museum of the Earth will highlight climate changes—some extreme— in Earth’s past and the relationship between climate and life. We’ll also talk about climate change which is happening today, its impacts, and what we can do about it. Meet at 1pm at the bottom of the museum ramp.
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant (Tours)
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Complimentary Tastings at Kilpatrick's Happy Hour (Beer)
School's Out. Come enjoy Happy Hour with Kilpatrick's Publick House with snacks and complimentary tastings from Ithaca Beer Company (on 2/20) and Lucky Hare (on 2/21). Don't forget your coupon for Kilpatrick's deal.
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February 2018 2:00pm 4:00pm
Help Create a Memory Poem @ Sunny Days ( EDUCATIONAL)
Drop into Sunny Days any time between 2 and 4 on Wednesday, February 21, to participate in this group project. The results will be a long list poem of some of the things we remember from the years before we turned 20. Zee will be available to get you started as you write down your early recollections. Afterwards, the entire list poem will be sent to you.
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February 2018 3:00pm 4:00pm
Science Together: Using Tools ( SCIENCE)
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
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February 2018 3:00pm 6:00pm
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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February 2018 4:00pm 6:00pm
Teachers Shopping Hour @ Laser Brewer (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Enjoy a night of shopping with our Personal Shoppers and bra fittings. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, wine, and specialized drinks from BREW 22, the gourmet coffee truck , as you browse our current selections.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Free Beer Tastings at ICC Taverns (Triphammer Marketplace) (Beer)
Ithaca loves teachers, and Ithaca Coffee Company knows what teachers love! Learn about and linger over your favorite libations, at either of our two cozy tavern locations! Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 drafts, full glasses of wine and $3 growler fills, and your "buy one get one" coupon for the espresso bar/cafe.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Teacher's Happy Hour @ Gola Osteria (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Enjoy Happy Hour at Gola Osteria with deals in the Gola Osteria bar room.
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February 2018 5:00pm 6:00pm
Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open House ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Kids 6-11 years old are welcome to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an excellent martial art for fitness, self-defense and fun.
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February 2018 7:00pm 9:00pm
Hidden Figures - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
An inspiring true story about Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: calculating the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return.
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February 2018 7:30pm 9:00pm
The Tale of Monish ( MUSIC)
A story of Talmud and temptation in the shtetl brought to life in music and dance. Choreography by Colby Thomas.
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February 2018 7:30pm 9:30pm
QuizBowl Trivia Showdown at Atlas Bowl: The AP Trivia Edition (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Think you’re at the top of the class? We’ll see about that! Join host (and T-Burg teacher) Danny Trippett at Atlas for a special teacher’s festival edition of QuizBowl. Participants bearing a VIT pass during at famous trivia showdown will receive a special gift from the local QuizBowl sponsor, and complimentary “baller student” bowling coupons to use as rewards for academic achievement by students in your class or kids of your own!
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February 2018 10:00pm 1:00am
Salsa Night at Agava (Dance)
Salsa and Latin Dance Hits with DJ Luis Vivanco. Drink specials. Come in early and get some food before the kitchen closes at 10pm! Dance Lesson starts at 10pm and the bar is open until 1am. ¡Hasta la Rumba!
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Winter Artsbreak (Crafts)
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical ( PERFORMANCE)
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch out! It’s a tornado! With
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February 2018 10:00am 12:00pm
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF! ( EDUCATIONAL)
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 10:30am 11:30am
Science Together: Using Tools ( SCIENCE)
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 1:00pm 3:00pm
Stratigraphic Marbling (Workshops)
Reef and Coral Evolution: Walk through the history of reefs on Earth and discover how corals and reefs change with time and climate.
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February 2018 1:00pm 3:00pm
Solar System Tour & Classroom Activities ( EDUCATIONAL)
Come take a tour of our Solar System and learn how to bring the planets into your classroom. First hour of both sessions will be a tour. Second hour will be different science activities you can learn to enhance your science curriculum.
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant (Tours)
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
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February 2018 2:00pm 4:00pm
Story Shifter Game @ Sunny Days ( EDUCATIONAL)
Learn to play Story Shifters, a non-competitive storytelling game using traditional folktales for ages 8 and up; excellent for creative writing, imaginative thinking, community building, and understanding the folk process. Please arrive by 2:15 pm if you would like to play; observers welcome!
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February 2018 3:00pm 6:00pm
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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February 2018 4:00pm 6:00pm
Happy Hour for Teachers @ The Space at Greenstar (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Looping Video Presentation introduces: Being Buddies 101 with Thob and Thobina, fostering Literacy and anti bullying, Tech & Social Skills through Action Arts Activities. Sample materials provided. $3 wine and beer, free cider, crackers, cheese and apples. Check out beingbuddies.com for more info.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Free Beer Tastings at Ithaca Coffee Company (Beer)
What better way to browse Ithaca's best craft beer selection than doing so while enjoying a free tasting at one of our taverns. A featured brewery will be pouring samples alongside our knowledgeable staff, gladly answering questions or making recommendations. Taste something new, relax for a while in our cozy atmosphere, and pick something up for home. Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 off drafts, full glasses of wine or $3 off growler fills, and your "buy one get one" coupon for the espresso bar/cafe.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Teacher's Happy Hour @ Gola Osteria (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Enjoy Happy Hour at Gola Osteria with deals in the Gola Osteria bar room.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Hang Time Tasting ( TASTINGS)
Join us for a fun, free and educational tasting event showcasing wines to go with Mediterranean foods. Must be 21 or older.
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February 2018 5:15pm 7:30pm
Artists Talks and Lectures (ARTS)
Artist Matthew Weinstein will discuss his work and Living End exhibition.
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February 2018 6:30pm 7:30pm
Teacher's Tasting @ F. Oliver's ( TASTINGS)
Teachers' Tasting! A special, hour-long private tasting complete with prepared hors d'oeuvres and beverages where participants will learn great information about oil and vinegar pairing as well as the health benefits of cooking with quality ingredients. Limited space available.
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February 2018 7:00pm 10:00pm
The Vinyl Showcase at Atlas Bowl: Hot For Teacher ( MUSIC)
Join us at Atlas to kick-it old school during The Vinyl Showcase. Local teacher, Jimmy Perkins, will be spinning tuned for free, so come use your deal coupon and dine to some great vintage tunes!
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February 2018 9:40pm
19th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Cornell Cinemas ( FILM)
Ithaca Premiere 2017 Featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S.
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February 2018 12:00am
Maple Syrup Operation Tours (Tours)
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Winter Artsbreak (Crafts)
Classes, demonstrations and performances in visual arts, music, dance, & theatre for ages 6-9.
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February 2018 9:00am 3:00pm
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical ( PERFORMANCE)
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch out! It’s a tornado! With
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February 2018 9:30am 12:00pm
Sewing 101 (Workshops)
Come learn the basics of sewing and create a take home project with your new skills!
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February 2018 10:00am 1:00pm
Self Defense & Fitness Open House ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Learn how to reduce stress and increase physical confidence through martial arts. Spouses, partners and friends welcome. Kids must be 13 and over for boxing & kickboxing, 16 and over for BJJ and Ultimate Fit. Childcare is not available
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February 2018 10:00am 12:00pm
Solar System Tour & Classroom Activities ( EDUCATIONAL)
Come take a tour of our Solar System and learn how to bring the planets into your classroom. First hour of both sessions will be a tour. Second hour will be different science activities you can learn to enhance your science curriculum.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 12:00pm 3:30pm
Walk-in Visits: Tour the Solar System at SPIF! ( EDUCATIONAL)
Touch meteorites, view photographs of the amazing color system and see the flag from Space Shuttle Columbia.
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February 2018 12:00pm 2:30pm
The Science of Taste (Tours)
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Ice Cream Making 101 (Workshops)
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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February 2018 1:00pm 5:00pm
Make a Gourd Globe Lamp! (Workshops)
You can make any design you choose, or copy one of mine. With the LED bulb (provided), your design will shine beautifully on nearby surfaces. This class involves drilling lots and lots of little holes. It's a noisy, dusty, fun project, not suitable for people under age 14, or those who would have difficulty with repetitive motion. The project takes about 4 hours. $55. Register online.
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February 2018 1:00pm 4:00pm
Essential Oils Demonstration @ Sunny Days (Workshops)
Flint Creek Soap Company will be demonstrating everyday use of essential oils. Come learn about basic use for home and health. Explore oil samplings. Starter kits will be available this day for a special price. Learn a little bit about the history of oils and how they work. With over 30 years experience using oils for a variety of purposes, Lisa Fredrickson, owner of Flint Creek Soap Co. will be on hand to answer your questions. From clean living to beauty - essential oils belong in your life.
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February 2018 2:00pm 3:00pm
Live Demo: The Coolest Science (Exhibitions)
Experience the coolest science right before your eyes! Join our Educators to discover how different items react to the extreme temperatures of dry ice or liquid nitrogen.
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February 2018 2:00pm 3:00pm
Carving the Land with Ice (Tours)
Come along for a journey through time. The tour lasts one hour but covers 4.6 billion years. Walk through the Museum’s permanent and special exhibits. Discover how ice can change life on land and sea and find out how it changed our local topography. Focus on “Glacier” and “Ice Age” programs. Get a free Museum Scavenger Hunt to use for your class visit. Meet at the bottom of the museum ramp.
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February 2018 2:00pm 5:00pm
Tour Indian Milk & Honey Plant (Tours)
We make Lassi: That Indian Drink and Ghee: That Indian Butter. Please come tour our factory to see how this is done!
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February 2018 3:00pm 4:00pm
Science Together: Using Tools ( SCIENCE)
Explore flubber using different tools. Engage with your toddlers and preschoolers as you investigate how to explore different materials through self-guided, hands-on activities.
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February 2018 3:00pm
Happy Hour @ Kilpatrick's (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
Please join us for Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday! Don't forget Kilpatrack's deal and coupon.
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February 2018 4:00pm 7:00pm
Free Wine (and possibly Spirit) Tasting at Triphammer Wines and Spirits (Wine)
We invite all teachers working hard to expand minds to come in and expand their palates with our free tasting events. Featured products are 10% off during the tasting, and don't forget your VIT or TP pass to receive 20% of all NYS wines and 20% off any full case purchase.
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February 2018 4:00pm 6:00pm
Ithaca Coffee Company Tavern Happy Hour (Beer)
Ease the strain on your nerves and your wallet by stopping by either of our relaxing tavern locations during happy hours. $1 off craft beer, pints and glasses of wine during our Friday Happy Hours. Don't forget your VIT or TP pass for $1 off drafts, full glasses of wine and $3 growler fills, and your "buy one get one" coupon for the espresso bar/cafe!
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February 2018 5:00pm 6:00pm
Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Open House ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Kids 6-11 years old are welcome to try Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, an excellent martial art for fitness, self-defense and fun.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Inn at Taughannock Complimentary Wine Tasting ( TASTINGS)
Join us for complimentary wine tastings at the Inn overlooking Cayuga Lake.
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February 2018 7:15pm
19th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Cornell Cinemas ( FILM)
Ithaca Premiere 2017 Featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S.
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February 2018 7:30pm
Star Search: Sharkado, the Musical ( PERFORMANCE)
Act, Sing and Dance while we put on an entire, original musical in a special 5-day session! Star Search is intensive, quirky, playful and imaginative and gives free rein to actors 10-16 to invent and experiment. A minimum registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Sharknado, the Musical - Watch out! It’s a tornado! With
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February 2018 10:00pm 1:00am
Silky Jones Music with DJ ( MUSIC)
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
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February 2018 10:00pm 12:00am
The Small Kings ( MUSIC)
The Small Kings are a band of four teachers! So come appreciate these teachers at Lot 10 upstairs.
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February 2018 12:00am
Maple Syrup Operation Tours (Tours)
Free hour-long tours (11 am, 1 pm or by appointment) of our new Maple Syrup production by Agriculture Teacher Russ Nitchman.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
16th Annual Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Wine Trail (Wine)
Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail! Use coupon code: ithheartteachmg18 to save $4 per ticket, limit two tickets at this price per person.
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February 2018 10:30am 2:00pm
Ithaca Farmers Market Winter Market (VIT SPECIAL EVENTS)
You'll be amazed at the diversity of local foods and products that our local farmers have produced so that YOU can cook with fresh, quality and local foods this winter.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 12:00pm 2:30pm
The Science of Taste (Tours)
Use the code WinterRecess2018 to receive $5 off! Tickets must be purchased online before 9:00am on the day of the tour.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Ice Cream Making 101 (Workshops)
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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February 2018 1:00pm
Finger Lakes Wine and Craft Beverage Food Pairing Event at Coltivare ( TASTINGS)
Certified Sommelier, Coltivare Professor of Wine, and Co-Owner of Experience the Finger Lakes tour company, Laura Winter Falk, shares with you Finger Lakes wines, beers, ciders and spirits paired with locally-sourced edibles. Learn about how to effectively pair your favorite Finger Lakes beverages with cheeses, charcuterie, and chocolates that you will explore with your palate and your mind. Maximum 30 people. Reservations REQUIRED. VIT passes get a 10% discount. Please use coupon code: IthacaLovesTeachers022418
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February 2018 2:00pm 3:00pm
Sciencenter Showtime! Ithaca High School Chemistry Club (Workshops)
Experience cool chemical reactions – LIVE! – with the Ithaca High School Chemistry Club.
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February 2018 2:00pm
Coco - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
All that 12-year-old Miguel wanted to do was borrow his great-great-grandfather's skull guitar to help end his family's aversion to music, but after touching the instrument, he's transported to the Land of the Dead, where he reunites with his ancestors, affirming the importance of family along the way, in this hit animated feature.
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February 2018 2:00pm 4:00pm
Make a Custom Cuff @ Sunny Days (ARTS)
For only $10 you can make a cuff with a quote or message that is meaningful to you and helps to lift you up! We will provide all necessary tools and materials and show you how to make it yourself in the store (very empowering) or we can make it for you if you prefer. (Regularly $14.99)
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February 2018 3:00pm
Michael Unde, Award Winning Organist ( MUSIC)
Guest Organist Michael Unger performs Bach, Krebs, Kellner, and more. Free, no tickets required.
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February 2018 4:30pm
Glee Club presents New York Young Men Sing ( MUSIC)
The “New York Young Men Sing” concert features the Cornell University Glee Club together with high school male singers throughout the region. Free, no tickets required.
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February 2018 5:00pm 7:00pm
Try-It Wheel Workshop (Workshops)
Teacher's Only "Try-It" Wheel workshop. A 2 hour lesson on the potter's wheel for teachers in the area offered at half off the original price. Pre-registration is required.
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February 2018 6:00pm
Civil Warriors at Southside Community Center ( FILM)
A screening of the PhotoSynthesis Productions film Civil Warriors, a dramatization of four Ithacans who served in the United States Colored Troops (USCT) during the Civil War. Produced and directed by Deborah C. Hoard and Che Broadnax, the film explores the unique setting of the soldiers’ African American Southside community and connects to the larger struggle for civil rights at this pivotal point in national history. Winner of two independent film-festival awards, the drama illuminates the lives of African American soldiers and their families through first-person narration that resonates with the power of spoken word performance. A panel discussion will follow the film, and director Hoard will share a curriculum based on the C3 Framework for Social Studies that focuses on the concepts of storytelling and recovered history.
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February 2018 9:30pm
19th Annual Animation Show of Shows - Cornell Cinemas ( FILM)
Ithaca Premiere 2017 Featuring 16 internationally acclaimed animated short films from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Sweden, Switzerland and the U.S.
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February 2018 10:00pm 1:00am
Silky Jones Music with DJ ( MUSIC)
Live DJ's spinning music on Fridays and Saturdays. Check our Facebook page for nightly lineup.
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February 2018 8:45am 9:45am
Yoga @ Americana Vineyards ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Sunday morning Yoga class led by local Yogi, Caroline Hoover. Caroline, will lead you through an hour of Deep Release Yoga. All levels welcome, can be done in a chair (provided) or on a mat (bring your own).
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February 2018 10:00am 12:00pm
Bottomless Mimosas ( TASTINGS)
Join us early Sunday morning to enjoy bottomless mimosas before noon! NY State Liquor Authorities have finally lifted the Sunday school ban. Drink in celebration with bottomless mimosas from 10am-12pm every Sunday during brunch.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
Highlights from the Collection: 45 Years at the Johnson (Exhibitions)
Visit the Bartels Gallery on Floor 1L to learn more about the vision and reasoning behind the architecture design of the Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University.
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February 2018 10:00am 5:00pm
16th Annual Mardi Gras on the Cayuga Wine Trail (Wine)
Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail! Use coupon code: ithheartteachmg18 to save $4 per ticket, limit two tickets at this price per person.
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February 2018 11:00am 12:00pm
Guided Lab Tour (Tours)
Learn about the history and work of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as you are guided behind the scenes for an inside look at this 100-year-old institution. If there are more than 10 people in a group wanting to attend please email JLS39@cornell.edu.
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February 2018 12:00pm
Cayuga Nature Center's Animal Encounters ( EDUCATIONAL)
Join our staff and our Animal Ambassadors at noon every day for feedings and interaction! Come see Daisy the Fox, Ichabod the Turkey Vulture, Sir Pokesalot the porcupine and many more amazing animals! Admission rates may apply.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Ice Cream Making 101 (Workshops)
Visit the Creamery's production room to see how our hand-crafted ice cream is made and have a chance to sample it fresh! Reservations required.
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February 2018 1:00pm 2:00pm
Local Meat Charcuterie Tasting at The Piggery (Cuisine)
Stop by Ithaca's farmer owned butcher shop and enjoy tastings from our regionally recognized line of charcuterie and smoked locally raised meats.
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February 2018 1:00pm 3:00pm
History of Stress Reduction @ Sunny Days ( HEALTH & WELLNESS)
Jed Michael MS, L.Ac. will present a brief overview of the history of stress reduction, the science behind what works, and a fool-proof technique that works anywhere, any time. For more information: www.simplestressrelief.com
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February 2018 2:00pm 3:00pm
Chemsations! ( SCIENCE)
Experience the intriguing world of chemistry as local high school students demonstrate fascinating chemical reactions with color, create bubbles, and experiment with light.
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February 2018 3:00pm
Ensemble X ( MUSIC)
Ensemble X: Works by Stucky, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Webern, and David Lang, with special guest Elizabeth Ogonek.
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February 2018 4:30pm
Coco - Cornell Cinema ( FILM)
All that 12-year-old Miguel wanted to do was borrow his great-great-grandfather's skull guitar to help end his family's aversion to music, but after touching the instrument, he's transported to the Land of the Dead, where he reunites with his ancestors, affirming the importance of family along the way, in this hit animated feature.
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February 2018 8:00pm 11:00pm
Bound for Glory ( MUSIC)
Join us for live music! Richie and Rosie, old and new songs and tunes, fiddle and banjo.