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September 10, 2015 - 9:58am
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
October 24, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

On Saturday, Oct. 24th, the Batavia Cemetery Association will host a candlelight guided ghost walk through the Historic Batavia Cemetery on Harvester Avenue in Batavia. The tours will feature the famous and infamous movers and shakers who shaped and influenced the City of Batavia.

September 8, 2015 - 4:33pm
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, events.
Event Date and Time: 
September 23, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Stafford Historical Society will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 at 7 p.m. and the guest speaker is Michael J. Eula, Ph.D., Genesee County historian.

His presentation will be "American Culture and Cookbooks in Genesee County, New York, 1830-1920." The meeting is at the Stafford Town Hall at 8903 Route 237. All are welcome to attend the free presentation.

September 5, 2015 - 12:46pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
October 3, 2015 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm

The Batavia Business Improvement District (BID) will once again hosts its 6th annual Batavia Wine Walk from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3rd.

Tickets are now available for purchase at Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle (8 Center St.; 343-0584), T-Shirts, Etc. (37 Center St.; 345-1997), Valle Jewelers (21 Jackson St.; 343-3372), and The YN Godess Shop (73 Main St. 343-3170).

September 4, 2015 - 3:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in notre dame high school class of 1965, events.
Event Date and Time: 
September 25, 2015 - 7:30pm to September 27, 2015 - 1:00pm

Notre Dame Class of 1965 is hosting its 50th Reunion the weekend of Sept. 25-27.

Planned venue includes:

Friday, Sept. 25  -- Center Street Smoke House -- 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 26 -- Batavia Downs Grandstand Banquet Room -- 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 27 -- All Alumni Mass at Notre Dame Chapel – 9:15 am., followed by Brunch at Terry Hills Golf Course at 10:30 a.m.

For detailed information please contact the 50th Reunion Committee at the e-mail addresses below:

[email protected]

August 23, 2015 - 1:26am
posted by Billie Owens in Batavia Downs, events, Wiener Dog Race, family fun day.
Event Date and Time: 
August 23, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm

Sunday, Aug. 23, is Family Fun Day at Batavia Downs from 2 to 4 p.m. Tthere will be pony rides, face painting, sand art and other family activities. It's also the big race for little dachsunds. Wiener Dog Races will begin shortly after 4 o'clock. Each year 80 wiener dogs vie for glory after live racing is completed on Family Fun Day.

August 20, 2015 - 12:59pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, richmond library, batavia.
Event Date and Time: 
September 2, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Event:  Reel Discussions

Date & Time:  Wednesday, Sept. 2nd, at 6 p.m.

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “Spare Parts.” It's a true-life story about four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest.

August 18, 2015 - 4:07pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, jazz, music, batavia.
Event Date and Time: 
August 20, 2015 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

The DSP Jazz Trio will perform at T.F. Brown's restaurant in Batavia from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20. It is located at 214 E. Main St.

August 16, 2015 - 11:35am
posted by Billie Owens in Stafford, events.
Event Date and Time: 
August 26, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Wednesday, Aug. 26th, meeting of the Stafford Historical Society will be at 7 p.m. at the Stafford Town Hall, located at 8903 Route 237. A presentation of our latest museum exhibit, "Herstory," will be given by the display organizer, Sue Briggs. Also the status report of the July 9th Taste of Stafford will be explained.

August 14, 2015 - 1:56pm
posted by Billie Owens in billy goat's, music, events, batavia.
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August 21, 2015 - 10:00pm to August 22, 2015 - 2:00am

Friday, Aug. 21, Esdee Entertainment presents "Get Down in B-Town" with music from the '80s, '90s and 2000 at Billy Goat's Bar & Grill, 345 W. Main St., in the City of Batavia.

Cover charge is $5. Time is 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Music by DJ ASID.

August 10, 2015 - 3:38pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Le Roy, woodward library, wildlife.
Event Date and Time: 
August 12, 2015 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Class on identification of birds in your backyard and beyond! This free program is open to the public on Wednesday, Aug.12th, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Woodward Memorial Library, 7 Wolcott St., Le Roy. Get out and enjoy a safari in your own backyard!

 

August 7, 2015 - 1:54pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
August 7, 2015 -
5:00pm to 11:00pm

The 79th Annual Elba Fire Department Onion Festival starts this afternoon! Grounds open at 5 o'clock. The Firemen's Parade begins at 7. There will be roast beef on weck available from the Ladies Auxiliary inside the Rec Hall at  6 p.m. and Buffalo Amusements will be providing rides from 7 to 11.

At 9 o'clock the band Blood Money performs inside the Beer Tent.

Take advantage of the chance to win a 2015 Ford Mustang or $20,000 cash, courtesy of Orleans Ford.

August 4, 2015 - 1:31pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
September 2, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

 Wednesday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m. / Batavia Campus / Room T102

Tom Schobert, president of Buffalo Civil War Roundtable and Robert E. Lee impressionist, will kick off the history lecture series with "The Alamo – The Myth, the Reality...and John Wayne!" Like other high-profile events in American history, the story of the Alamo is shrouded in legends and myths. This lecture will cover the known facts as well as the legends and lore, and also how John Wayne got involved.

July 30, 2015 - 4:35pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Pavilion, pavilion fire department.
Event Date and Time: 
August 8, 2015 -
11:00am to 11:55pm

The Third Annual Fired Up Fundraiser for the Pavilion Fire Department will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, at BW's, located at 11070 Perry Road, Pavilion.

Organizers say please come and support the men and women who volunteer their time to make our community a safer place to live and work. "Thanks for all you do!" And thanks also to all those who have so graciously donated to this great cause.

The day kicks off at 11 a.m. with an 18-hole golf tournament.

Basket raffles will take place from 2 to 5 p.m.

July 30, 2015 - 4:01pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Batavia Players, batavia society of artists.
Event Date and Time: 
August 11, 2015 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

The Batavia Society of Artists is partnering with Batavia Players to host a "Sketch Out / Paint Out" in Jackson Square Downtown from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Everyone is welcome, so invite your friends and family.

Brings whatever utensils you would like to use to sketch or paint with.

The Players will be practicing for an upcoming theater performance as well as posing for artists and the community to sketch or paint.

Bring a chair/easel and spend the evening creating some art. 

July 22, 2015 - 11:27am
posted by Billie Owens in events, Stafford, ESATA.
Event Date and Time: 
August 1, 2015 - 9:00am to August 2, 2015 - 4:00pm

The annual Empire State Antique Truck Association (ESATA) truck, farm, and construction show is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1 & 2.

This is our 29th annual show and is held at the Stafford Fire Department carnival grounds, with free admission and free parking.

We do suggest a donation to Camp Good Days and Special Times, which we have supported for many years.

The fire department grounds are located at 6153 Main Road, Stafford.

July 22, 2015 - 11:19am
posted by Billie Owens in events, Batavia Concert Band.
Event Date and Time: 
July 22, 2015 -
7:00am to 8:00pm

This evening, Wednesday July 22, the Batavia Concert Band's fourth concert of the 2015 season will be in Centennial Park, beginning at 7 o'clock. Great weather for an outdoor concert is predicted, so bring the family, your favorite friend(s), some chairs or a blanket, and enjoy! Light refreshments will be available.

July 21, 2015 - 4:00pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
August 8, 2015 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm

The Batavia High School Class of 1955 is planning its 60th Class Reunion!

There will be a formal get-together with food, desserts, and drinks on Saturday, Aug. 8th at 3 p.m. at The Dibble Family Center, located at 4120 W. Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020.

The committee that put this celebration together is Jim and Connie DiSalvo, Victor Corey, Betty O’Brien, Eleanor Bakos, Rose Suozzi, Joe Gerace, Ralph Hyde, Mary Lou Klein, and Richard Cecere.

July 21, 2015 - 3:57pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, batavia.
Event Date and Time: 
August 7, 2015 -
8:00pm to 11:55pm

The Batavia High School Class of 1955 is planning its 60th Class Reunion!

There will be a social gathering of classmates on Friday, Aug. 7th at 8 p.m. at The Polish Falcons of American Nest, located at 123 S. Swan St., Batavia, NY 14020.

There will be a formal get-together with food, desserts, and drinks on Saturday, Aug. 8th at 3 p.m. at The Dibble Family Center, located at 4120 W. Main Street Road, Batavia, NY 14020.

July 21, 2015 - 3:06pm
posted by Billie Owens in Bernie Sanders, Coffee Culture, events, batavia, politics.
Event Date and Time: 
July 29, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

A meeting in support of Bernie Sanders for President will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, at Coffee Culture. This is just one of many many meetings being held in homes, restaurants, etc., across the country at the same time and date. Coffee Culture is located at 6 Court St. in the City of Batavia.

July 20, 2015 - 5:16pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Oakfield.
Event Date and Time: 
July 24, 2015 -
8:30pm to 10:30pm

The Oakfield Betterment Committee presents free "themed" movie nights throughout the Summer at 8:30 p.m. at Oakfield Town Park. This week's feature is "Grease” on Friday, July 24th. This will also be "Neon Night." All ages are welcome – bring your favorite chair, blankets, and pillows. For more information, visit www.oakfieldbetterment.com.

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