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August 28, 2015 - 1:52pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, Event, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
October 5, 2015 -
9:00am to 9:00pm

Fall Story Times at in Richmond Memorial Library Children's Room will begin the week of Oct. 13. Registration will begin Monday, Oct. 5. The library is located at 19 Ross St. in the City of Batavia. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..

August 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 15, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Rochester chapter, is conducting a free Family-to-Family course in Batavia every Tuesday evening from Sept. 15th to Dec. 8th. (There is no class on Tuesday, Oct. 20th.)

The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a 12-week course for families and caregivers of adults living with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Each class will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Genesee ARC Community Center, 38 Woodrow Road, Batavia.

August 27, 2015 - 2:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 26, 2015 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

The 14th annual Batavia Blue Devil Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Terry Hills Restaurant and Banquet Facility.

Cost is $30 per person. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6.

Tickets are available at the Athletic Director's Office at Batavia High School. For more information, call 343-2480, ext. 2003.

This event is sponsored by the Batavia Coaches Association.

The following individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Fame:

August 27, 2015 - 11:10am
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 23, 2015 -
5:30pm to 8:00pm

The second annual Taste of Independence to benefit Independent Living of the Genesee Region will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at St. Joseph's School. The address is 2 Summit St. Cost is $25 per ticket or $40 per couple.

There will be a 50/50 auction and raffle items. Only a limited number of tickets are available so get yours now.

To RSVP and/or sponsor, call Donna Becker at 815-8501, ext. 411, or e-mail her at [email protected]

August 25, 2015 - 1:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event, hlom.
Event Date and Time: 
September 26, 2015 -
11:00am to 11:45am

There will be a rededication ceremony for the Holland Land Office Museum in honor of its bicentennial at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26. The museum is located at 131 W. Main St. in the City of Batavia.

Come help celebrate the HLOM. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact the museum at (585) 343-4727.

August 25, 2015 - 1:02pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 19, 2015 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Genesee County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual Fall Garden Gala on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County, 420 E. Main St. in Batavia.

There will be a plant sale featuring hardy perennials, house plants and locally grown mums. Fall is a good time to plant many perennials as the plant will have the fall months to grow a strong root system. There will also be a chance basket auction, free soil pH testing and plenty of gardening advice from local master gardeners.

August 20, 2015 - 12:53pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event, batavia, richmond library.
Event Date and Time: 
August 27, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Event:  Reel Discussion

Date & Time:  Thursday, Aug. 27th at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “Birdman.” Michael Keaton heads an all-star cast in this riveting story of a former superhero film star grappling with dwindling fame, an estranged daughter, theater critics and inner demons.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org

August 14, 2015 - 4:09pm
posted by Norm Itjen in Terry Hills Golf Course, veterans network, GCSEA, Event.
Event Date and Time: 
October 3, 2015 -
12:00pm to 7:00pm

The 2015 Genesee County Sheriff's Employees Association Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, at Terry Hills Golf Course. Cost $70 per player and includes lunch and dinner.

Proceeds go to help the Genesee Veterans Support Network.

Tournament registration begins at noon and play is expected to end around 5 p.m., followed by dinner.

To get tickets, to register, or for more information, contact Norm Itjen at (585) 409-4540.

August 14, 2015 - 2:12pm
posted by Billie Owens in Batavia Area Jaycees, Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 7, 2015 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

The Batavia Area Jaycees 29th Annual Labor Day Run & Walk will be held on Monday, Sept. 7, starting at MacArthur Park in Batavia.

The route is USA Track & Field certified (#NY-06038-JG).

Participants should check in between 8 and 9:30 a.m.

Registration fee for runners is $12 if pre-registered and $15 afterward, including day of event. Walkers can register for $10.

The first 100 participants will receive a free T-shirt and awards will be presented to the top finishers.

August 12, 2015 - 11:58pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event, east bethany.
Event Date and Time: 
August 29, 2015 -
10:00am to 4:30pm

What do live birds of prey, lumberjack sports, and cake have in common? They are all part of the celebration as Genesee County Forest turns 100 years old!

Join us on Saturday, Aug. 29th, as we mark the 100th anniversary of New York State’s Oldest County Forest with guided hikes, games, crafts, special guests, Timbersports demonstrations, a live raptor presentation by Wild Wings, and a very special dedication and commemorative tree planting by Parks Supervisor Paul Osborn.

August 10, 2015 - 4:18pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 19, 2015 -
5:30pm to 9:30pm

Kiwanis Club of Batavia is getting ready for its fifth annual gala fundraiser, Bidding on a Brighter Future, at 5:30 p.m., Sept. 19, at Genesee Community College.

This event, which is Kiwanis Club’s long-term project, has brought in more than $150,000 over the last four years. The funds will be used to secure a permanent location for the Justice for Children Advocacy Center (JFCAC). The gala features live entertainment, specialty raffles, basket and silent auctions, live auction, and a great menu.

August 7, 2015 - 1:59pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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August 8, 2015 -
12:00pm to 11:00pm

The 79th Annual Elba Fire Department Onion Festival continues Saturday, Aug. 8. Take advantage of the chance to win a 2015 Ford Mustang or $20,000 cash, courtesy of Orleans Ford.

Saturday's lineup:

August 5, 2015 - 1:35pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event, corfu.
Event Date and Time: 
August 7, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Family Movie Night at Corfu Library
We have the popcorn!

It’s time for a fun family night on Friday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Corfu Free Library, 7 Maple Ave. in Corfu. A recently released and very popular animated family flick will be shown in the Children’s Room and free popcorn will be served.

Due to copyright restrictions the name of the movie can only be shown on the library’s Web site but Diana Reding, Library Director holds a clue in this photo of books with homes on them. You can also visit CorfuFreeLibrary.org to see the movie title on our homepage.

August 4, 2015 - 2:40pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event, elba, Genesee ARC.
Event Date and Time: 
September 26, 2015 -
8:45am to 12:00pm

Genesee ARC Friends & Family 5K & Fun Walk will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, in Elba. The location is 4603 Barrville Road.

Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. The 5K Run starts at 10 o'clock and the Fun Walk begins immediately after the runners have left, within, say, five minutes.

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August 4, 2015 - 1:40pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
December 2, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, 7 p.m. / Batavia Campus / T102

•    In "Recalling Reconstruction: The Ugly Story of a Splendid Failure," Derek Maxfield, GCC associate professor of History, will discuss the end of the Civil War and how President Lincoln counseled his generals not to gloat in victory and to avoid bitterness and animosity. "Let 'em up easy," he said. Lincoln did not live to oversee the Reconstruction, which wound up taking a dark turn.

August 4, 2015 - 1:37pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
November 4, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, 7 p.m. / Batavia Campus / T102

•    Jim Simon, GCC associate dean of Orleans County Campus Centers, will explore how the philosophy of history impacts politics and culture in a talk entitled, "The Philosophy of History: What does it Matter?" From the recent Supreme Court case legalizing gay marriage to the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state capitol, Simon will discuss how history informs students, teachers, citizens and policy makers in the 21st Century.

August 4, 2015 - 1:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
October 7, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, 7 p.m. / Batavia Campus / T102

August 4, 2015 - 12:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
September 5, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Submitted by Marianne Witkowski, Phys. Education Dept., Pavilion Central School:

The “Pavilion Clothing Closet” has found a new home and we would like to tell you all about it. 

The Clothing Closet is a place where any Pavilion Central School student and their family can go to acquire gently used and sometimes “new” clothing, shoes and outerwear for FREE. Very generous community members have and continue to donate to the Closet, and it is very much appreciated. 

August 4, 2015 - 12:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
Event Date and Time: 
August 29, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Submitted by Marianne Witkowski, Phys. Education Dept., Pavilion Central School:

The “Pavilion Clothing Closet” has found a new home and we would like to tell you all about it. 

The Clothing Closet is a place where any Pavilion Central School student and their family can go to acquire gently used and sometimes “new” clothing, shoes and outerwear for FREE. Very generous community members have and continue to donate to the Closet, and it is very much appreciated. 

July 24, 2015 - 3:45pm
posted by Billie Owens in UMMC, Oak Orchard Health, Event.
Event Date and Time: 
July 31, 2015 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Local health care organizations United Memorial Medical Center and Oak Orchard Health will be hosting an event for breastfeeding mothers that will attempt to break international records as well as raise awareness on the important health benefits of breastfeeding. Pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and their babies are invited to attend the event that will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jerome Center in Batavia on Friday, July 31.

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