Thursday, April 7


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Village of Waterville
Waterville Central School
Waterville Public Library

Waterville First

IN THE MAIL




Happy Spring from your local diaper bank!
Here is a quick update of what is happening this month:
– We just received confirmation that some of our diaper donations made the shipment to Ukraine
for babies in need! 🇺🇦 💙 – Monthly diaper distributions can still be picked up at the Pass It on Store
front in Waterville from 3-5pm Monday’s and Wednesday’s and 9-12pm the third Saturday of the month.
One pack of diapers per family, per month. – Some of the Waterville Students will be doing a group diaper
wrapping on April 19th to help us catch up on wrapping donated diapers. If you know of a group looking for
community service hours, please reach out to us and we can set a date for wrapping.
There are always diapers to be wrapped!! – We are in the process of switching out the winter clothes with
summer clothes. We have already found lots of cute Easter outfits and put them out on display.
Save your money and come on in and find some clothes, and then “Pass It On”!!
We look forward to seeing you, and remember, everyone is welcome!
We are in need of coaches for the following divisions:
3U/4U: 1 coach
5U: 1 additional coach
6U: 1 additional coach
8U: 2 additional coaches
We are also in need of referees for 10U and 12U games on Sundays.
Training provided for all positions!
IF WE CANNOT SECURE VOLUNTEERS FOR THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS,
WE WILL HAVE TO WAIT LIST PLAYERS.
Please contact Jen Collins to volunteer. Thank you!
Mudfest is just over 2 weeks away – get the whole family involved with our Kids’ Run!
What kid doesn’t love getting outside and getting muddy? Ages 5-11 are welcome, and we offer 3 heats at
11AM, 11:15AM, and 11:30AM. Register today: https://www.bardenmudfest.org/registration/
Just a reminder of the upcoming burn ban this week.
Annual burn ban in effect from March 16 through May 14.
Open burning is the single greatest cause of wildfires in NYS.
Since the spring burn ban was implemented in 2009,
the number of wildfires has decreased by more than 40%.
Watch a Public Service Announcement on open burning and check out
other clips on DEC’s YouTube Channel (leaves DEC website).
When you plan a fire, always check for fire danger in your area on DEC’s online map
(updated every week). Also, local governments may have stricter rules than NYS;
your fire department will have information about local burning laws.
https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/32060.html
Due to a scheduling conflict tonight’s meeting has been moved to tomorrow, Thursday, 4/7 at 6:30 p.m.
in the chorus room. We will be discussing marching band and the ice cream social!

Waterville FFA Alumni & Supporters Seek Members

You don’t have to be a former FFA member to support FFA, agricultural education and the future of agriculture. “You just have to want to make a difference!” FFA Alumni & Supporters play a very important part in keeping agricultural education and FFA programs in our local schools. FFA relies on its alumni & supporters to garner support for FFA from their local communities, raise funds for state & chapter activities and scholarships, assist at FFA leadership camps and conferences, and much more.

Waterville FFA Alumni and Supporters membership is open to anyone who is interested in supporting and promoting our Waterville FFA members.If you are proud of FFA and want to help local FFA members acquire knowledge and experience from agricultural education and FFA activities – the Waterville FFA Alumni & Supporters Chapter is for you! Members help support their chapters through the gifts of time, talent and resources. Give back your skills, starting at the local level.This support gives teachers more time and freedom to do what they do best—teach students. For more information: NY FFA Alumni & Supporters Here is a link for our Waterville membership form.  If you need more information, contact Tom or Sarah Barnes or Mrs. Gallagher.

Your feedback is telling us that you’re not seeing some of our events pop up like you used to!
As so many of you use Gmail and Google Calendar, we thought we would start by offering email
invitations when WPL creates events on our own calendar. You’ll receive an email stating what the
event is, and an offer to add it to your own Google calendar. To opt in to this, just select the event categories
you’re interested in using the following form: https://forms.gle/8HYUsYcwHeFa1mnv8 This will collect
your email only for the purpose of these Google Calendar notifications. If you don’t have Gmail or
just want more library love, we recommend signing up for WPL’s monthly eNewsletter here:
https://share.hsforms.com/1hGwylD4ERLOD3-t812_iWAc78ln Of course, you can always check the
calendar on our website as well at https://watervillepl.org/calendar-of-events/
(you can use this to reserve the Program or study rooms too)!
Bookworms Early Literacy, Spring 2022!
This season will be unique to all others, and Ms. Jill is excited to enjoy it before our new Youth Services lead takes over starting this summer :: exciting announcement coming soon:::
Find all the details and register here: https://forms.gle/jFede1w1Yzqop8jE6

As we excitedly anticipate to the installation of new carpet later this spring throughout the Reading Room, Children’s Room and office space, we are in full planning. Every shelf and piece of furniture that is not attached to a wall will be moved, most for the first time since the library was built in 2006! So not only are we anticipating the carpet install needs, but if the spaces could use any shifting when we bring them back together. Please share what future needs or wishes you have (that’s how we meet those needs)…WPL is hoping our community can help us with: STURDY, clean box donations, starting now. – Muscle to move shelves, etc. Details TBA once we know when. But if you have teens who need volunteer hours, we will be able to provide plenty of them!

Lenten Light Is On Campaign
Father Hage will be prepared to hear Confessions for an extended period on Monday, Apr. 11th from 4pm until 7pm at St. Mary’s in Hamilton for the entire PCA. Father Hage will expose the Blessed Sacrament on the high altar at 4pm, so parishioners can adore the Blessed Sacrament while they wait in line to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation. He will do Solemn Benediction at 7pm to conclude this special offering. Please take advantage of this unique opportunity to receive God’s mercy this year.

AROUND TOWN

From: Waterville Central School

MPS had a special visitor today (04/06)!
Thank you to our Connected Community Schools site coordinator, Miranda Stockbridge,
and the Waterville Public Library for organizing this event for our prekindergarten,
kindergarten and first grade students.

Art Club invited Linda Evans to do her Ukrainian Easter egg workshop again this year.
Students learned about the old tradition of egg decorating in the Ukrainian culture.
They appreciated the attention to detail of this beautiful art form.


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