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July 18, 2019 - 12:26pm
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August 25, 2019 - 4:30pm

One of the most popular promotions of the season at Batavia Downs Gaming --- the annual “Dachshund Dash” wiener dog races --- will take place on Sunday (Aug. 25).

This is the 15th year Batavia Downs has hosted the annual races that are sponsored by Genesee Feeds of Batavia.

A total of 10 heats will be contested with eight dogs competing in each heat. The first race will begin after the last live harness race of the day, which will be approximately 4:30 p.m. 

July 17, 2019 - 5:26pm
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July 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
The Oakfield Community Bible Church at 80 N. Main St. in Oakfield is having its debut VENDOR BLENDER from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday July 20th.
 
Stop on by. We will be selling beef-on-weck, salt potatoes and other items. Also, we will have PAULA'S DONUTS and many vendors:
  • Dawn Dominguez -- Tastefully Simple
  • Teresa Spink -- Tupperware
  • Christian Clark -- Some Woodworks
  • Natalie Keller -- Color Street
  • Shawna Turco -- Origami Owl & Crafts
  • Cathy Frost -- Paparazzi
July 17, 2019 - 4:02pm
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July 30, 2019 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

From 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, come out and support the animal of the Genesee County Animal Shelter by enjoying some awesome ice cream at The Vintage Cow in Attica.

Bring your pup for their very own "pup cup," too, and help local homeless animals! 

This event is sponsored by the Volunteers For Animals.

The Vintage Cow is located at 11105 Route 98 in Attica.

 

 

July 16, 2019 - 6:03pm
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July 31, 2019 - 6:30pm

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m.: Card Making Class at Richmond library.

Join Jenn to make a set of four cards! Following our summer reading theme, “A Universe of Stories,” these cards will feature sayings like “Love you to the moon and back” and “enjoy the journey.”

The $3 fee for materials is due at registration and some supplies are needed.

The library is located at 19 Ross St. in the City of Batavia.

For more information, visit https://www.batavialibrary.org/calendar or call 585-343-9550.

July 16, 2019 - 4:58pm
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July 23, 2019 - 5:00pm

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23. The meeting will be held at the Extension Center at 420 E. Main St. in Batavia and is open to the public.

Any questions should be directed to Yvonne Peck at 585-343-3040, ext. 123.

Future 2019 CCE Board of Director Meetings will be at the same time/place and are listed on our website.

July 16, 2019 - 4:35pm
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August 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm

As many of you may know, the family, loved ones, and allies of the GOW Opioid Task Force are hard at work planning the first-ever Overdose Awareness Day for the GOW community from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday Aug. 28th at Austin Park, Batavia.

This event will be a special time for the community to come together to raise awareness, share information, and support each other as a community. We will be having local area speakers, live music, FREE Narcan training, a kid’s zone, and food, and much more!

July 15, 2019 - 2:02pm
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August 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm

As many of you may know, the family, loved ones, and allies of the GOW Opioid Task Force are hard at work planning the first-ever Overdose Awareness Day for the GOW community from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28th at Austin Park, Batavia.

This event will be a special time for the community to come together to raise awareness, share information, and support each other as a community. We will be having local area speakers, live music, FREE Narcan training, a kid’s zone, and food, and much more! 

July 14, 2019 - 2:26pm
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July 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

On Saturday, July 20thValu Home Center will host a Community Day at the Valu Plaza location, 4152 W. Main Street Road, Batavia.

Friends of the Batavia Peace Garden will be on hand to sell hot dogs from noon to 4 p.m.

Representatives from EMS Mercy Ambulance will be present along with members of the Batavia City Fire Department. The Fire Department will be on hand to provide child car seat checks and to correctly install your car seats.

July 13, 2019 - 11:54am
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July 23, 2019 - 6:30pm

On Tuesday, July 23rd at 6:30 p.m. at the Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia, join us for a Mosaic Garden Trowel craft.

Krystyna will show you how to create your own mosaic garden trowel with a multitude of decorative pieces. There will be plenty ornamental items for you to choose from, but please feel free to bring your own baubles to make it more personal.

Registration is required and there will be a $10 materials fee due at time of registration. Please contact the library at 343-9550 to register.

July 13, 2019 - 11:49am
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July 25, 2019 - 6:05pm

Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward.

On Thursday, July 25th, at 6 p.m., we will be showing the movie is “First Man” -- the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.

A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost — on Armstrong and on the nation — of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

July 13, 2019 - 11:21am
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July 20, 2019 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is pleased to announce he will be the second of two open town hall meetings Saturday, July 20 in Corfu.

All residents are welcome to attend to discuss local issues and to express any questions or concerns they might have.

“I always look forward to these summer town hall meetings as a way to provide insight and answer questions about the recently concluded legislative session,” Hawley said.

July 13, 2019 - 11:17am
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July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is pleased to announce he will be holding two open town hall meetings next Saturday, July 20 at different locations in Genesee County. All residents are welcome to attend to discuss local issues and to express any questions or concerns they might have.

“I always look forward to these summer town hall meetings as a way to provide insight and answer questions about the recently concluded legislative session,” Hawley said.

July 11, 2019 - 1:28pm
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July 19, 2019 - 6:00pm

In September, 1968, 93 students entered their senior year at Byron-Bergen High School. It was the beginning of where their roads would take them in life, decisions had to be made. Many classmates chose to further their education by attending college, some enlisted in the military, others became farmers and stay at home moms and some went into the trades.

In June of 1969, eighty-eight students received their diplomas and their adult life began.

July 9, 2019 - 2:08pm
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July 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

The grand opening and ribbon cutting for the Eat Well Grill inside The Eli Fish Brewing Co. is set for 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday, July 22, at 109 Main St. in Downtown Batavia.

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce invites the public to this event.

July 8, 2019 - 5:31pm
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July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

The 49th Annual Genesee County 4-H Market Animal Auction will be held Thursday, July 18, at the Genesee County Fair.

The auction will feature chickens, goats, lambs, beef steers, dairy steers and hogs raised by local 4-H members.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. in the 4-H Kennedy Building and the auction begins at 7 p.m. in the Main Show Ring at the fairgrounds, located at 5056 E. Main Street Road, Batavia.

July 8, 2019 - 2:03pm
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July 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

ARTiculations Ability Exhibition® -- a forum for artists with disabilities in Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties to display their work publicly -- will open at Independent Living of the Genesee Region (ILGR) in Batavia on July 12.

Titled "Declarations from the Heart," it features the poerty of Jacqueline Fields. Her poetry is being displayed with graphic art provided by the UHAA.

July 2, 2019 - 1:06pm
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July 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) will hold office hours attended by his staff members from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at Genesee Community College.

They will be held in the Conable Technology Building, Room T124.

The college is located at Assemblyman R. Stephen Hawley Drive (1 College Road), Batavia.

To schedule an appointment, please contact his office at [email protected] or by calling 585-589-5780.

June 30, 2019 - 5:28pm
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July 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to July 13, 2019 - 10:00pm
The Alexander Fire Department Tractor Pull will be Friday, July 12th and Saturday, July 13th at their Recreation Hall grounds at 10708 Alexander Road, Alexander.
 
The excitement starts at 7 p.m. and will include Super Farm, Light Super Truck, Four Wheel Drive, Heavy Super Stock and Modified Tractors.
 
Adults are $16; children 6-12, $8; and 5 years and under are free.
 
Both nights, grounds open at 5 p.m.
 
June 28, 2019 - 2:14pm
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July 6, 2019 - 11:00am to 10:00pm

Batavia Ramble Music & Arts Festival, in partnership with Eli Fish Brewing Co., will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 6th.

The Batavia Ramble

In short: One day, two outdoor main stages, 30+ bands, food trucks, craft vendors, artist displays and much more!

Where: This will be held on Center Street and Jackson Square in Downtown Batavia.

Important Things to Note

This event is FREE to the public thanks to the generous donations from our sponsors.

June 25, 2019 - 1:54pm
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August 1, 2019 - 8:00pm

One free movie remains to be shown outdoors this summer behind the Gillam Grant Community Center in Bergen.

Bring a chair or blanket. Movie begin at dusk. Concessions will be available.

Here's the lineup:

  • Aug. 1 -- "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," sponsored by GO ART!

Dates may change due to weather. Movies scheduled are subject to availability.

Gillam Grant Community Center is located at 6966 W. Bergen Road. Phone is 494-1621.

Sponsored by GO ART! and Rochester Regional Health.

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