Travel and Hospitality Career Day. Wed., May 16, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Career experts from Syracuse discuss careers in hotel
service, event planning, travel agencies and more. Bryant and Stratton College, 952 James St. Free. 472-6603.
Spiritual and Cultural Classes. Every Wed. and Sat. Various class sessions throughout the day aimed at improving the spiritual
lives of participants. Call for schedule of classes. Center for Spiritual and Cultural Unity, 719 E. Genesee St. $70/seven
weeks; $12.50/session for guests. 442-8700.
Paws to Read. Every Wed. 3:30, 4, 4:30, 5 p.m; every Fri. 10, 10:30, 11, 11:30 a.m. School-age children can read to a live,
certified-safe dog to help them overcome shyness about reading out loud; by appointment. Northern Onondaga Public Library,
5437 Library St., Brewerton. Free. 676-7484.
Open Figure Drawing. Every Wed. 7-10 p.m. Bring your drawing pad and materials for three hours of pencil-on-paper action.
Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave. $8/one session; $14/two sessions; $32/five sessions. 475-3400.
Select Toastmasters Club. Second and fourth Wed. of month, 7-8:30 p.m. Improve your public speaking skills in a friendly,
supportive environment. Liverpool First Methodist Church, 604 Oswego St., Liverpool. Free. 476-6097.
Metaphysical Lecture. Every Wed. 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sat. 7-9 p.m. Contemplate with other members of the community. Salina
Civic Center, 2826 LeMoyne Ave. and Route 11, Mattydale. Free. 699-5422.
Syracuse Macintosh Users Group. Thurs. 6-8:45 p.m. Members of SMUG share Mac tricks and try to convince themselves that
their iMac still has some use. Arrowhead Lodge at Oneida Shores Park, 9248 McKinley Ridge Road, Brewerton. Free. 695-8782.
Ciunas: the Role of Silence in Irish Identity. Fri. 6:30 p.m. Dr. Kate Costello-Sullivan, who specializes in Irish lit
as a professor at Le Moyne, speaks about the identity of the Emerald Isle. Meghan MacMurphy’s, 7990 Oswego Road, Liverpool.
$25/dinner and presentation; $10/presentation only. 448-3250.
Radical Authenticity. Sat. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Help finding personal validation and learning to live from it. Center for Spritual
and Cultural Unity, 719 E. Genesee St. Free. 442-8700.
GSAR Toastmasters. Every Mon. 11:45 a.m. Learn and practice effective oral communication. Casa di Copani, 3414 Burnet Ave.
Free for first-timers. 446-2910.
Make Your Own Wine. Every Mon.-Fri. 5, 6 & 7 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Year-round classes cover aspects of wine making.
Lakeland Winery, 877 State Fair Blvd. Free. 487-2844.
Learn to Draw. Every Mon 5:30-8 p.m. Everyone is welcome during this six-week class aimed at teaching the uninitiated to
draw. Registration required. Community School of Fine Arts at the Buzz Club, 441 S. Salina St. 516-0221.
People With Arthritis Can Exercise. Every Tues. & Thurs. 9-10 a.m. at Natur-Tyme, 5898 Bridge St., East Syracuse; every
Tues. & Thurs. 11 a.m.-noon at the Hearth at Greenpoint, 830 James St.; every Mon. & Wed. 10-11 a.m. at Greenpoint
Senior Living Community, 150 Old Liverpool Road, Liverpool.$24/16 classes. 455-8553.
Taoist Tai Chi. Every Tues. & Thurs. 4 p.m. Beginners can learn the Chinese exercise for health, relaxation and stress
reduction. May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society, 3800 E. Genesee St. Free/first session; $20/registration fee; $40/month.
Syracuse China Rides the Rails. Tues. 6:30 p.m. Author and OGA curator Dennis Connors lectures on the classic Syracuse
business. Onondaga Historical Association, 321 Montgomery St. Free. 682-6400.