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May 16, 2021 - 1:25pm
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June 1, 2021 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

The Elba Betterment Committee will hold a chicken BBQ at the Village Park on Sunday, June 13 to earn money for a trio of concerts this summer at the park.

Tickets for the chicken BBQ are $12 and limited in number. Some will be sold the day of the BBQ, but the bulk must be ordered by June 1.

You can order tickets via the committee's Facebook page or they can be bought at:

May 15, 2021 - 12:30pm
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June 5, 2021 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The Annual Spring Basket Raffle fundraiser for Crossroads House will take place on Saturday, June 5th from 12 to 4 p.m. A presale will be Friday, June 4th from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

This event will be hosted at the Arc Community Center, 38 Woodrow Road, behind Notre Dame High School in Batavia.

There will be more than 100 baskets! In addition, we will have mega raffle prizes which are valued at $100 or more.

Masks will be required, and social distancing maintained.

May 15, 2021 - 12:28pm
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June 4, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm

The Annual Spring Basket Raffle fundraiser for Crossroads House will take place on Saturday, June 5th from 12 to 4 p.m. A presale will be Friday, June 4th from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

This event will be hosted at the Arc Community Center, 38 Woodrow Road, behind Notre Dame High School in Batavia.

There will be more than 100 baskets! In addition, we will have mega raffle prizes which are valued at $100 or more.

Masks will be required, and social distancing maintained.

May 15, 2021 - 12:19pm
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May 22, 2021 - 10:30am

St. Paul Lutheran School will hold its annual auction Saturday, May 22.

Browsing for the auction will begin at 10:30 a.m.; bidding starts at 11 under the big tent in the St. Paul parking lot, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia.

Bring your own chair. Food trucks available. Proceeds benefit the school.

 
May 14, 2021 - 9:15am
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June 8, 2021 - 6:00pm

Did you ever want to add some bushes or cattails to a painting but thought what you were looking at was just too busy or complicated?

Well it can be done simply and it doesn't have to be daunting.

The Batavia Society of Artists is hosting artist Kevin Feary (top photo) outside at DeWitt Recreation Area on Cedar Street in the City of Batavia at 6 p.m. on Tuesday June 8th.

May 12, 2021 - 3:43pm
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May 20, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

The Genesee County Health Department will be hosting a FREE drive-thru anti-rabies immunization clinic on Thursday, May 20th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Genesee County Fairgrounds (5056 E. Main St., Batavia). 

“We encourage all Genesee County residents to take advantage of this opportunity to make sure that their animals are immunized against rabies and that the vaccinations are kept up to date,” said Paul Pettit, Public Health director for Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments (GO Health).

May 12, 2021 - 7:53am
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June 1, 2021 - 11:00am

Graham Corporation (NYSE: GHM), a global business that designs, manufactures and sells critical equipment for the oil refining, petrochemical and defense industries, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2021, before the opening of financial markets on Tuesday, June 1.

The Company will host a conference call and webcast to review its financial and operating results, strategy, and outlook. A question-and-answer session will follow.

May 11, 2021 - 3:09pm
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May 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

All Babies Cherished Pregnancy Assistance Center will hold a Spring Vendors Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, at 102 Main St. in the City of Batavia. That's the City Centre Mall Concourse.

Admission is FREE. Fun for the entire family.

More than 35 vendors, crafters, artists, artisans, direct sales reps will be there, plus games for the children and food trucks, too!

May 11, 2021 - 2:56pm
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May 18, 2021 - 12:00pm to 9:00pm

A proposition to transition Hollwedel Memorial Library, currently chartered to serve the Town of Pavilion, to a Pavilion Central School District public library will be put to a vote May 18.

An online presentation by the Hollwedel Memorial Library Board of Trustees with details about the proposition has been available and can be viewed at www.HollwedelLibrary.org/vote. The slides used in this presentation can also be picked up at the library.

May 11, 2021 - 1:45pm
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May 11, 2021 - 1:45pm to 8:00pm

Is your vehicle ready for a bath? Might we suggest the best wash in town? Thank you so much to Ellen Greene-Gruttadauria of Classy Chassy Car Wash, and Kim Pangrazio, for planning a car wash fundraiser to support Crossroads House!

This will be in memory of Kim's mother, Carol, who was our resident back in 2018. Carol was a local gal and made her way deep into the heart of our community. The event will take place Tuesday, May 11th at the 4120 Veterans Memorial Drive location ONLY (across from Walmart).

May 11, 2021 - 12:44pm
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May 14, 2021 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Officials from Batavia Downs today announced they will be partnering with the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments to host a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Friday, May 14th from 3-7 p.m. on-site at the Park Place Events Center.

The clinic will accept walk-ins and will be offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which requires a single dose to be administered ("One and done."). The FREE vaccination clinic will be open to the public, and no appointment will be necessary.

May 11, 2021 - 12:38pm
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May 26, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

On Wednesday, May 26, Rochester Regional Health’s food and nutrition service team will conduct on-site interviews from 1 to 3 p.m. for a wide range of food service positions at United Memorial Medical Center.

Open positions include:

  • Cooks
  • Food Service Associates
  • Food Service Team Leaders
  • Hospitality Office Associates

The organization is hiring individuals with full-time, part-time, and per diem availability.

May 10, 2021 - 1:40pm
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May 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:45pm

Assemblyman Steve Hawley will host a series of town hall meetings in Genesee County in the towns of Pavilion, Le Roy and Bergen on May 22.

Residents are encouraged to attend to discuss local issues and share any questions or concerns they have with Hawley. Social distancing and other health and safety protocols will be followed during this event.

May 10, 2021 - 1:30pm
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May 11, 2021 - 7:00pm

On Tuesday, May 11th, the Batavia Society of Artists will host Shauna Blake at 7 p.m. for a virtual demonstration via Zoom of watercolors. This demonstration will be hands-on and Blake will encourage you to paint along with her.

You can use whatever materials you have to paint with and she will be demonstrating tips and techniques that she uses. If you don't want to paint along, you can just attend to watch.

The demonstration is designed to be at your comfort level. Please consider joining us, even if you are unable to attend for the whole demonstration.

May 8, 2021 - 1:28pm
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May 8, 2021 - 7:00pm

Hey folks! Kay & I would love to have you join the Old Hippies for our HOME TO HOME CONCERT SERIES FOR THE COMMON GOOD livestream from our home to you this evening, Saturday, May 8, at 7 o'clock.

We will continue to offer the livestreams along with invitations to our live shows. We, are so thankful for having friends and bandmates, who have joined us in our HOME TO HOME CONCERTS FOR THE COMMON GOOD and for those who will in the future.

May 7, 2021 - 3:45pm
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June 5, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Kids can try outdoor yoga with Family Yoga Hike on Saturday, June 5th from 10 to 11 a.m. at DeWitt Recreation Area.

Join us for a hike that takes you around the shores of DeWitt Pond to enjoy yoga under the trees and among lakeside meadows.

Yoga presented by Blue Pearl Yoga. Dress for the weather and bring a water bottle.

Limit 25 participants, for ages 3 and up. $10/adult, $5/child. Masks must be worn whenever unable to maintain 6 feet of social distance.

May 6, 2021 - 11:07am
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May 6, 2021 - 11:00am

The Genesee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry and Rotary Club of Batavia invite you to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the DeWitt Recreation Area at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7th.

It's for the new launch dock is installed on the ADA floating fishing pier at the DeWitt Recreation Area and the kayaks will be available to all recreational programs throughout the City of Batavia and the surrounding towns and villages. The stabilizing device makes it safer to enter and exit your kayak. The launch dock is free to use.

May 5, 2021 - 1:21pm
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May 20, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to welcome on Thursday, May 20th at 7 p.m.Douglas Strong, Ph.D., of Seattle Pacific University for the next edition of its Guest Speaker Series. The topic will be one of his major works "Perfectionist Politics: Abolitionism & Religious Tensions of American Democracy."

The work covers the antebellum movements of radical religious to battle with the conflict of slavery. Strong is the dean of Theology at SPU, but is a former resident of Western New York.

May 5, 2021 - 1:17pm
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May 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Holland Land Office Museum will be hosting its next edition of History Trivia Night @ the Museum.

Join us on Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. to test your knowledge of the holiday known as May Day.

May Day is an ancient pagan festival representing the coming of spring, and its modern form is a worker's holiday.

The presentation will be available both in person and via Zoom. A small group of 12 people will be allowed to attend in person.

May 5, 2021 - 12:52pm
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May 14, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Community Action Angels present "Journey to Resilience" from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 14th, at the Engagement Center at Robert Morris School in the City of Batavia.

The evening will offer inspirational stories and songs -- voices of survival -- from trauma to transformation.

Tickets are $10 each, available at Community Action of Orleans & Genesee, 5073 Clinton Street Road, Batavia. Call (585) 343-7798 for more information.

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