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May 21, 2018 - 1:55pm
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May 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

For more than 20 years the Teddy Bear & Doll Clinic has provided an innovative, hands-on opportunity to educate young children about what it’s like to visit a heath care professional when they’re sick or hurt — and to serve as a healthy reminder that there is nothing to fear. 

May 21, 2018 - 1:32pm
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May 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

The Town of Byron has been working on an update of the Town’s 1993 Comprehensive Plan. A DRAFT Plan Update is now available.

The Comprehensive Plan is a document that guides and controls future growth and development in the community. It looks at the Town’s existing conditions and past trends, and sets forth a vision for the future, along with strategies for how to improve conditions in the Town.  

May 20, 2018 - 2:01pm
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May 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

There will be a Business After Hours networking opportunity at O'Lacy's Irish Pub from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, sponsored by the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce.

O'Lacy's is located at 5 School St. in Downtown Batavia.

Light snacks will be served. Cash bar.

 

May 19, 2018 - 1:08pm
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May 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Bring your best friend and join us for Park Paws Dog Walk at the Genesee County Park and Forest from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday May 26th!

This guided walk is great for socialization and healthy exercise! Meet at the Interpretive Nature Center in Genesee County Park & Forest.

Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Current license or proof of rabies vaccination is required. Aggressive dogs will not be allowed to participate.

May 14, 2018 - 4:05pm
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May 24, 2018 - 9:00am

Genesee County Historian Michael Eula, Ph.D., will give a talk at the Holland Land Office Museum on Thursday, May 24th, entitled "Hoover, Roosevelt, and the New Deal in Genesee County During the Great Depression."

It starts at 9 a.m.

Eula will also stress some contemporary implications stemming from that era's politics.

May 14, 2018 - 2:02pm
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May 18, 2018 - 5:45pm to 8:00pm

EverPresent Church invites you to visit our new location at 4 Batavia City Centre, Batavia. We are excited to announce our Grand Opening Weekend on May 18-20 at the former Homestead Center also former home to Roxy’s Music Store.

We are a family oriented church with great vision for you and our community. We are excited to see what God has in store for our church and anticipate great things for the future of Batavia.

May 14, 2018 - 1:58pm
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May 15, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

This Tuesday, May 15th, is Fine Arts Night at Jackson Primary from 5 to 7 p.m. for Jackson Primary families as well as the community! Come see the childrens' artwork, listen to some singing, and enjoy refreshments.

Don't feel like cooking? Local food trucks, including Center Street Smokehouse, The Red Osier Landmark Restaurant, Stafford and Froyo that will be parked behind Jackson Primary from 4-8 p.m. Jackson Primary will receive a portion of all purchases. It is sure to be a fun night!

May 10, 2018 - 3:08pm
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May 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
On Wednesday, May 23, the Stafford Historical Society will be presenting at their monthly meeting a program by Melinda Gruber, of Cayuga College.
 
She will be presenting her costumed interpretation of "Elizabeth Cady Stanton," who was one of the women behind the Women's Suffrage movement.
 
Our meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Stafford Town Hall, 8903 Route 237.
 
The public is invited, bring your family and friends.
May 9, 2018 - 2:29pm
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May 9, 2018 - 7:30pm

New York State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has announced today (May 9) $325,000 in state funding to support a Water Storage Tank Improvement Project in the Town of Pavilion.

The Town of Pavilion will host a public hearing today at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 1 Woodrow Drive, to provide more information about the project to residents.

"This landmark investment will make it possible to extend water services to over 200 households that don’t have access now,” Ranzenhofer said. 

May 9, 2018 - 2:09pm
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May 13, 2018 - 10:30am

Sunday, May 13th, is Jazz Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church in Batavia. It is located at 300 E. Main St.

Hosting the local jazz group, DSP, the church will sing such favorites as "Precious Lord," "Take My Hand" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."

The jazz combo will play before church and during the coffee hour afterward.

The Sanctuary Choir will sing "Wade in the Water" with their accompaniment.

May 9, 2018 - 1:52pm
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May 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Genesee County is in the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP). The HMP documents the County’s vulnerability to hazards and its strategy to reduce that vulnerability.

A meeting to discuss the updated risk assessment will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 24, at the Genesee County Office of Emergency Management Services, 7690 State Street Road, Batavia.

May 8, 2018 - 5:36pm
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May 25, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Genesee Community College
Conable Technology Building, Room T124
Assemblyman R. Stephen Hawley Drive (1 College Road), Batavia
Friday, May 25, 2018
2 – 4 p.m.

May 8, 2018 - 5:28pm
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May 28, 2018 - 11:30am

Annual Memorial Day Chicken BBQ, Monday May 28th – at Byron Fire Hall on Route 262 near Route 237 (6357 E. Main St., Byron).

It is sponsored by Byron Ladies Auxiliary; all proceeds benefits Byron Fire Department and the Byron community.

Starting at 11:30 a.m. after the Memorial Day parade until sold out.

Served with homemade coleslaw and dinner rolls, salt potatoes and dessert. Dine in or take out.

Cost is $10 for half chicken; $5 for a quarter chicken.
May 8, 2018 - 2:20pm
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May 12, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

GO ART! is hosting a wild and crazy tea party for adults the day before Mother's Day on Saturday, May 12.

Adult Tea Party with Vivian Darling -- Drag Queen Extraordinaire, 5-6:30 p.m.

The Queen of Hearts demands you join her for tea! Make sure you wear something red because we all know how much the Queen loves red and your don't want her to say "off with their head!"

Scrumptious tea sandwiches, sublime desserts and two very adult beverages are included with the purchase of a ticket.

May 8, 2018 - 2:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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May 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:30pm

GO ART! is hosting wild and crazy tea parties the day before Mother's Day on Saturday, May 12.

For All Ages

Join the Mad Hatter and the March Hare for a crazy day-before-Mother's-Day tea party. Make sure to wear your prettiest, favorite or funniest hat.

There will be dainty tea sandwiches and toothsome desserts along with a selfie station and, of course, tea (juice for those who don't want tea). Open to all ages.

Two sittings available: 11a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; or 1 - 2:30 p.m.

May 7, 2018 - 1:59pm
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May 7, 2018 - 11:30am

Annual Memorial Day Chicken BBQ, Monday May 28th – at Byron Fire Hall on Route 262 near Route. 237 (6357 E. Main St., Byron NY 14422), sponsored by Byron Ladies Auxiliary; all proceeds benefits Byron Fire Department and the Byron community.

Starting at 11:30 a.m. after the Memorial Day parade until sold out. Served with homemade coleslaw and dinner rolls, salt potatoes and dessert. Dine in or take out.

May 7, 2018 - 1:55pm
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May 24, 2018 - 6:00pm

Event:  Reel Discussions

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Date & Time:  Thursday, May 24th at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion lead by Reverend Sheila Campbell and Reverend Mike Stuart afterward. This month’s movie is “I Am Not Your Negro."

May 6, 2018 - 3:49pm
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May 6, 2018 - 4:00pm

Sunday's Genesee Symphony Orchestra concert in the auditorium at Elba Central School will feature soloist Mimi Hwang on cello performing Elgar's "Concerto for Cello & Orchestra in E-minor."

Hwang, a resident of Brighton, winner of both the Banff and the Evian International String Quartet Competitions. She has performed with such quartets as Tokyo, Colorado, and Ciompi at Duke University in North Carolina, and was a participant of both Beijing and Los Angeles philharmonics. She also played at the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra.

May 3, 2018 - 10:33am
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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May 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Learn nature photography basics and tricks of the trade from photographer Bill Moon.

Bring your camera or phone and capture great images from Genesee County Park & Forest! Meet at the Interpretive Nature Center at the Genesee County Park and Forest on Saturday May 12th from 10 a.m. to 1  p.m.

This program is FREE! Pre-registration is recommended. Call 585-344-1122 to reserve your spot! 

May 3, 2018 - 10:28am
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May 7, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am

New York gubernatorial candidate Larry Sharpe (L), will meet with citizens of Batavia on Monday, May 7, to share concerns and discuss solutions to New York-specific business challenges including regulations, taxes, and the overall business climate.

“We need to unleash the individual New Yorker, who loves their state and wants to bring value to their community,” said Sharpe, a former business owner and leadership management consultant. “We must stop limiting them and start encouraging them to be innovators in their communities. I’m excited to hear what they have to say.”

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