The Bead Society of Central New York is a not-for-profit organization open to anyone with an interest in beads and beading. We share a love of creating with beads. This includes distinctive jewelry and accessories for the home, as well as incorporating beads into fiber arts such as knitting and crocheting. We all wish to share our knowledge of the craft with others.

June 2015 Meeting

SUNDAY, June 14th
1:30PM to 5PM

Project for Meeting:  Egypt Necklace
Materials:  17g size 11/0 Seed Beads  (Color A)
15g size 11/0 Seed Beads (Color B)
5g size 11/0 Seed Beads (Color C - or increase
Color B quantity if you don't want to use 3rd color)

6# Fireline
Size 12 Needle
2 Wire Guardians

Simon Parise VFW Post
6996 East Taft Road
East Syracuse, NY
Directions Below


Meeting Location

Join us at the Simon-Parise VFW Post 9596 located at 6996 East Taft Road, East Syracuse. Our meetings are from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.   After May, our next meetings are June 21st, July 19th, August 16th, and September 20th.

The space provided is very roomy. It seats 100 people with room to expand. Also, the lighting is excellent! No need for Ott lights! The room will be available at 1 p.m. for our use.

From Route 481, get off at Exit 7, the Route 298 Bridgeport exit.
Turn right at the end of the exit ramp (Note: it doesn't matter if you are traveling North or South on 481, the exit ramps end up on the same side of Route 298)
Proceed on Route 298 West to the intersection with traffic signal at Fly Road [Adirondack Furniture is on the southeast corner].
Turn right at the traffic light onto Fly Road
.Proceed on Fly Road to the end where it meets East Taft Road
Turn right onto East Taft Road. The VFW Post is just about 1 mile East on your right along the way on East Taft Road.
You will go under the 481 bridge.  The VFW is four-tenths of a mile ahead on your right after going under the bridge
Enter the door on the left.


Mini Meetings

Beaders love to bead; their second favorite activity is beading with other beaders. As a result, many of the Bead Society of CNY's members gather during the month to bead with others.



June 5, 2015
July 3, 2015
August 7, 2015
September 4, 2015

These informal bead meetings are being held upstairs at Fairmount Wegman’s Market Cafe from 6:30 until 9ish. The store is located on West Genesee Street in Fairmount. Take the Fairmount exit off Rt. 695 West and drive into Wegman’s at the end of the ramp. Bring what you are working on or anything you would like some help with.

 Bead It Forward!

The Bead Society of Central New York is participated in the annual Bead It Forward program  which produces beaded square that are auctioned to benefit breast cancer research.  We sent 23 squares in 2013, nearly 100 squares in 2014, and after a late start, just 5 squares and one completed pillow in 2015.

 Our Quilt squares from 2013 & 2014 & 2015