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Welcome to Wednesday Morning's website where schedule, photos, and information about events can be found. The About page is a brief summary of what we do. 

Wednesday Morning Club Program Schedule


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A new Zoom link will be emailed each week. 


Listed below are links to the last three meeting's recordings.  If technically possible and a need exists, going forth, we will accumlate more recordings. 

February 15 - Memory and Forgetfulness... Click Here   

Feb. 15 Memory and Forgetfulness Powerpoint   Click Here

Note: There is a 3 minute gap at the 52 minute mark.  Also the recording did not start at the beginning of the meeting.

March 1 Ilion Little Theater Club   ...  Click Here

March 8 -  Scott Pitoniak, author  .... Click Here

March 15 - Amy Bartell, artist  ....... Click Here

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The Wednesday Morning Singers will start rehersal in October for a concert titled "Yule Be Swinging". It should be fun.  Twyla Edwards, director, would love to have you join in. 

Schedule and links to speakers websites and biographies

Oct. 5 - Drama - Magic Rocks, The jaw dropping critically hit state show as seen on America's Got Talent and Penn and Teller's "Fool Us"! Leon Etienne has toured the world performing his magic and he calls Utica his hometown. 


Opening Luncheon  : Registration at 11:30

Information is forth coming. 

Oct. 12- Art - "Twenty Years and One Squirrel - A Cartoonist's Story"   Frank Page, cartoonist, and the creator of the comic strip, "Bob the Squirrel", will take you through a 20 year "show and tell" of where he and Bob have been and will go. Take a look at his Facebook page. View 


Click here to view recording of Frank Page's presentation.. It will be available until 11/2/22

Zoom recording

Oct. 19 - Literature- "The Family of Spies"

Author, Donna Burch discusses her most recent release which is the second of the three novel spy series featuring Isabella. 

Oct 26- Music  GUEST PRIVILEGE  

Anthony Elliott, Cellist - World renowned cellist originally from Rome, NY will close out his professional career with a performance on his cello, the Ex"Duke of Edinburg" Tecchler, which dates from the year 1703 which for many years was in th property of the Royal Family of England.  Anthony Elliott is Emeritus Professor of Cello at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

11/2 Literature   "Unearthing the Ghost"

Author, Linda Mary Wagner, seeks to solve the mystery of how she wound up on anti-psychotic drugs in a psychiatric ward and argues for the end to well-meaning abuses in the name of treating mental illness.

11/9 - Current topic - "The Honor Flight" presented by Kara Evans, Director of Health and Safety of Veterans, established Honor Flight Syracuse, the transport of veterans to Washington, DC to visit the memorials dedicated in their honor. A history of the Honor Flight and how the Honor Flight Network works will be told.

11/16 - Drama "On Second Thought"  by Cheryl Pula, Librarian, Historian and Movie Buff.  Did you know Harrison Ford, star of Indiana Jones and Vivien Leigh, lead in Gone With The Wind were not the casting directors first choice? Then WHO? Find out the 2nd and 3rd picks who made iconic roles famous ... or roles that made actors famous.

11/23 Thanksgiving Recess

11/30- Drama "Shakespear Comes Alive" presented by

Allen Guy Wilcox, Artistic Director and Actor at 

Theater at Woodshill.

12/7-Health and Wellness - "Are You a Safe Driver?" presented by Jim Simpson, Retired NYS Trooper  Find out more about safe driving skills in winter, anti-lock brakes and over all driving safety. 

12/14 - Music -  GUEST PRIVILEGE   "Yule Be Swingin"

WMC Singers directed by Twyla Edwards

Members of the band: Kim Nethaway piano; Monk Rowe, saxophone; Joe Ferlo, guitar; Mark Klossner, drummer; and Gary Williams, bass.               

The concert will be held at the First Presbyterian Church.


Christmas Luncheon - directly after the concert at Teugega Country Club. $30 Make reservations with Martha Washburn by 12/7/22

12/21 & 28  Holiday Recess 

1/4 - Art -"The Marriage of PHotography and Words: A Retirement Hobby" presented by Kimberly Nethaway, WMC Member 

1/11 - Health and Wellness "There's More to a Massage Than Just Feeling Good!"

History, benefits and myths of massage and a little bit about Zensation.  presented by April Cacciatori and Aubrey Recchio, Licensed Message Therapists 

1/18 - Current Events "Welcome to the

Kelberman Center" presented by Kelly Carinc, Chief Development and Communication Officer.

Learn more about the leading provider of autism services for children, adults and families in the Mohawk Valley.

1/25 - Health and Wellness - “A Comprehensive Look at Mohawk Valley Wellness’s Vitality
Program presented by  
John Bartholomeo, President of Mohawk Valley Wellness

2/1 - Music - “Folk Music of Central NY”
An exploration of the roots of folk music in CNY.
with violin/fiddle performance of some popular folk tunes of the area.
Kara Zimmerman, musician

2/8 - Current Topic - "Rome Health. The Best Care Out There" presented by AnneMarie Walker-Czyz, Rome Health CEO

2/15 - Health and Wellness - 

"Memory, Forgetfulness and Aging:  What's Normal and What's Not?"

Allie Jardin, Licensed Social Worker with University Hospital Geriatrics

2/22 - No Program, Ash Wednesday

3/1 - Drama - "Happy 100th Birthday"                        Ilion Little Theater Club  George Lyons will present a brief history of this private theater club, founded in 1924, when members wrote their own plays. A 20 minute play will be enacted. 

3/8 - Annual meeting 

Nomination Committee's slate of officers click here

Literature - "Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University" Scott Pitoniak, author will present a survey of the university's chronological history, with special focus on how Syracuse University led the way in numerous important matters ei. gender, race, military veterans and science.

3/15 - Art - ZOOM Program "Artists Creating a Bridge through Challenging Times"  Amy Bartell,   

3/22  Closing Reception will be held at Delta Lake Inn.  Registration 11:30, Luncheon 12:15, Music to follow

Slate of Officers and closing reception letter from Mary Anne Kenny  click here

Liz Simchick will play her fiddle, guitar and sing for us. 

Stand-by Programs - Current Topics - “Border Collies on the Run” Kim LaMonica

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