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.

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Meeting Location

Join us at the Simon-Parise VFW Post 9596 located at 6996 East Taft Road, East Syracuse. Check our calendar for meeting dates. Our meetings are from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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
Turn right at the traffic light onto Fly Road (Adirondack Furniture is on your left)
Proceed on Fly Road to the end where it meets East Taft Road
Turn right onto East Taft Road. The VFW Post is no more than 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
There will be a sign on the front door of the VFW building entrance that we will be using for our group.

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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.


Map to Baldwinsville Public LibraryBeading Buddies meet once a month at the Baldwinsville Public Library, 33 East Genesee Street, Baldwinsville, NY. Click on the map to enlarge.

March 9, 1:00 - 4:45 in Community Rm #
April 27, 1:00 - 4:45 in Community Rm #





February 7

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!

Once again, the Bead Society of Central New York is participating in Bead & Button's Bead It Forward program to benefit breast cancer research.

If you would like to participate, click here for the instructions and here for patterns you may use. Of course, you may use any other patterns that fit the criteria..

See our Quilt squares from 2013!