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February 17, 2018 - 2:16pm
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February 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Officer Frank Klimjack, a police defensive tactics instructor, will lead a class on understanding situational awareness, developing a winning mindset, and self-defense.

Grace Baptist Church, 238 Vine St., Batavia

February 16, 2018 - 6:03pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
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February 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Please take notice that a Workshop meeting will be conducted by the East Pembroke Fire District to be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, between the hours of 7 and 9 p.m.

It will be held at the East Pembroke District Hall, located at 8655 Barrett Drive, Batavia

Purpose of the meeting is review of quotes submitted for district insurance coverage for the FY-18. 

By Order of the East Pembroke Fire District

William R. Joyce, Secretary

February 9, 2018 - 4:01pm
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April 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

"The Kite Boy" -- An Acrylic Exhibit by Alex Segovia will be displayed in the Oliver’s Gallery in the Seymour Dining Room at GO ART! in Downtown Batavia now through April 7.

There will be an artist's reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 15.

Segovia writes: "I was born September 4th, 1970, in El Salvador, Central America. I come from a very humble poor family. We were cotton pickers. I had a wonderful childhood, in spite of having limited resources and also my country having a civil war, that lasted 12 years.

February 7, 2018 - 2:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in art, events.
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February 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

"Where Do I Go From Here?" an exhibit by Shirley Nigro opens Thursday, Feb. 8 at GO ART!. It closes April 7.

An Artist’s Reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 at GO ART!, Seymour Place, 201 E. Main St., Batavia.

February 6, 2018 - 2:32pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
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March 4, 2018 - 4:00pm

Take a stroll down Memory Lane with a fun winter concert by the Genesee Chorale on Sunday, March 4 at St. Joseph's Catholic School.

The performance begins at 4 p.m. The school is located at 2 Summit St. in the City of Batavia.

The nonprofit ensemble of 75 members from Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming, Livingston and Erie counties will perform: "In My Life," "Blackbird," "Blowin' in the Wind," "As TIme Goes By," "Someone to Watch Over Me," and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."

February 5, 2018 - 4:07pm
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March 17, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

The Arc of Genesee Orleans will again be presenting an Art Show & Film Festival in celebration of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

It will be held Saturday, March 17 at the GCC Stuart Steiner Theatre located on 1 College Drive, Batavia.

There will be a collection of art work created by individuals served at the Arc of Genesee Orleans on display in the foyer at Stuart Steiner Theatre. You will have an opportunity to meet and talk with the artists from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and the Sprout film screening will begin at 1 o'clock.

February 5, 2018 - 3:28pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, batavia, arthritis.
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March 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:00pm

WESTERN NY ARTHRITIS SUPPORT NETWORK GATHERING

You are invited to attend the gathering of people looking for answers and sharing their journey with others who can understand your unique situation.

Come join us as we support each other and plan future activities. We are a small group of people from all walks of life that have one thing in common – we live daily with an autoimmune disease. Our group is open to anyone with any kind of autoimmune disease, their family and friends.

Saturday, MARCH 24TH, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

February 1, 2018 - 6:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, batavia.
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February 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Say "I love you" with a special homemade treat! The Batavia Career and Technical Education Center's Culinary Arts Club will host a pop-up bakeshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10.

Handmade scones, cherry pies, cookies, cakes and baked goods of all assortments will be for sale! 

This pop-up shop will be held in the Culinary Arts Dining Room at the Batavia Career and Technical Education Center. The center is located at 8250 State Street Road, Batavia. Use side door 71 and find room a-124-B.

February 1, 2018 - 5:15pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, reel discussion, movies.
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February 22, 2018 - 6:00pm

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “He Named Me Malala." It will be shown at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22.

It's a look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

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

February 1, 2018 - 5:12pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, knitting, crafts, richmond library.
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February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, is presenting a “Gnomes to Knit!” class on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

This class is taught by Linda Daviau and is for adults who know how to knit on double-pointed needles. Please bring a set of U.S. #3 double-pointed needles. All other supplies are provided.

Registration is required, and $4 for supplies is due at registration. Samples of the gnomes are on display at the library.

Stop by the front desk to register.  www.batavialibrary.org.

February 1, 2018 - 5:07pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, music.
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February 28, 2018 - 7:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, is hosting a Classical Guitar Concert on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. Eastman School of Music graduate students Thomas Torrisi and Ken Luk will perform one hour of classical music in this free public concert.

Please call the library at 585-343-9550 for more information.  www.batavialibrary.org

February 1, 2018 - 4:43pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, writers, richmond library.
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February 14, 2018 - 6:30pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, has a Writers’ Group meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m. for adults interested in meeting other writers, practicing their writing, gaining new ideas, and sharing their writing with others.

JoNelle Toriseva, a member of the English faculty at Genesee Community College, is the facilitator. The group meets the second Wednesday of each month. Please call the library at 585-343-9550 for more information.  www.batavialibrary.org

February 1, 2018 - 4:40pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, crafts, richmond library.
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February 26, 2018 - 6:30pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia is hosting a Mini Album Class for adults on Monday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to make a mini album from one sheet of decorative paper in this class taught by Jenn Cascell. The album will hold 12 or more photos.

Registration is required, and $7 for supplies is due at the time of registration. A list of other supplies to bring is at the library.

Please call 585-343-9550 for more information.  www.batavialibrary.org

February 1, 2018 - 3:21pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Notre Dame.
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February 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Giving back and saving lives 10 years later. Jason and Nancy Kota lost their son, Matthew, 10 years ago but they continue to honor his memory by giving back to the community and by helping save lives with the American Red Cross.

The Kota Family will be hosting the 10th Annual Matthew Kota Memorial Blood Drive on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Notre Dame High School in Batavia. It is located at 73 Union St.

February 1, 2018 - 2:48pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
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February 7, 2018 - 6:00pm

The results are in for the 2017 Genesee County Comprehensive Housing Needs and Market Analysis. LaBella Associates will be sharing these results with the public at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Old Courthouse, Third Floor, 7 Main St., Batavia.

No reservations necessary.

Attendance may qualify for 1 hour of training credit for planning and zoning board members.

Questions may be directed to Felipe A. Oltramari, director, GC Department of Planning, 815-7901, [email protected]

February 1, 2018 - 2:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
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February 2, 2018 - 4:30pm to 9:00pm

Please plan to join us for an evening of famous St. James desserts! The church’s Outreach Committee is hosting the first “Just Desserts” event: an evening of sweets and treats to raise funds in support of Community Health and Education for Rural Africa foundation (CHERA).

This project will encourage self-sufficiency through the development of a community maize milling cooperative. 

“Just Desserts”
Chocolate for CHERA
St. James Episcopal Church
405 E. Main St., Batavia
Friday, Feb. 2nd

January 29, 2018 - 2:17pm
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February 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Friday, Feb. 9 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Dessert in the Stacks has returned! Sample treats from area restaurants, bakeries, stores, and caterers!  Tickets are $8 (presale only) and can be purchased at the front desk of the Woodward Memorial Library. This is an adult only event.
January 24, 2018 - 6:07pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in events.
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January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Council members Kathy Briggs, Al McGinnis, and Bob Bialkowski, along with Legislator Gary Maha, will be at an open public meeting starting at 10 a.m. at the Holland Land Office Museum to discuss constituent issues. 

January 21, 2018 - 7:24pm
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February 1, 2018 - 7:00pm

The Village of Alexander will be hosting a public meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb 1, at the Alexander Rec Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to inform the public about plans for the possible replacement of the entire village water system.

Anyone receiving water from the Village of Alexander is encouraged to attend.

The Rec Hall is located at 10708 Alexander Road (Route 98), Attica.

January 16, 2018 - 2:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
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February 3, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Asteria String Quartet presents "First Viennese Valentine's" with music from the First Viennese School -- Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven -- on Saturday Feb. 3 at the Dibble Family Center in Batavia.

The chamber recital starts at 7 p.m.

Beforehand, starting at 6 p.m., the quartet will serenade you as you enjoy special hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and also non-alcoholic beverages.

Musicians for the evening are: Kiran Rajamani -- violin; Leighann Howland -- violin; Evie Boughton -- viola; and Shade Zajac -- cello.

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