The Stand has heard about several events coming up. Below are a few you may be interested in attending. For even more planned events, keep an eye on The Stand’s calendar listing located on the left side of the homepage. If you know of something else that should be added, please send information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Stand will offer two Journalism Workshops on How to Cover a Community Event this week. The first will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, and the second offering will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 21. Both sessions will be taught by Prof. Steve Davis, the creator of The Stand and the chair of the Newspaper and Online Journalism program at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School. The sessions are held in the South Side Innovation Center, 2610 S. Salina St., Syracuse.
All are welcome to attend at no cost. Attendees will receive a free T-shirt and pencil. No registration is required; if you would like to learn more, call The Stand’s office at (315) 443-8664.
South Side Supermarket Community Meeting
Beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, Jubilee Homes of Syracuse Inc. will announce the purchase of a building on Syracuse’s South Side as the potential home of a neighborhood supermarket, discuss strategies for landing an operator and talk about the role neighborhood residents can and should play in the venture during a meeting about bringing a supermarket to the South Side. The meeting will be held at the Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave., Syracuse. Call Jubilee Homes at 428-0070 for more information.
Also on Saturday, the Store for a Day will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 in the parking lot across the street from Dunk & Bright on South Salina Street. If it rains, the store will move indoors in the Green Party Headquarters, 2617 S. Salina St. The store offers fresh produce including greens, white potatoes, corn, onions, apples, bananas, squash, oranges, green tomatoes and much more.
Thanksgiving Unity Celebration
The first-ever Thanksgiving Unity Celebration will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Southwest Community Center, 401 South Ave., Syracuse. The meal is being provided by Project Feed Me, a Syracuse University student-run group dedicated to addressing poverty and hunger. During the event, volunteers will serve hot, nutritious meals to guests and provide entertainment.