March 8

Special Legislature meeting

The Yates County Legislature will hold a special meeting with State Sen. Thomas O'Mara and Assemblyman Philip Palmesano at 10 a.m. March 8 in the Legislative Chambers of the Yates County Office Building. 

Learning to Paint Landscapes

Learn how to capture the inspirations of the region’s great landscapes in paint in a workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. March 8 at Arts Center of Yates County, 27 Main St., Penn Yan, Instructor Grant Lounsbury will teach you the elements of compelling landscapes and exploring the various painting mediums to help you discover your creative core. For beginning painters or painters with little experience in landscape painting. $80 members, $96 not-yet-members. Call 315-536-8226 or email

Scrunchie-Making Party

Scunchies are back! Come learn how to make your own in this basic introduction to sewing with a machine at 3:15 p.m. March 8 at Penn Yan Public Library, 214 Main St. Penn Yan. Participants will go home with at least two scrunchies. All supplies are provided for this free program. Registration is required; please register by calling the library. Penn Yan Public Library,, 315-536-6114