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February 25, 2021 - 12:16pm
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March 26, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

St. Paul Lutheran School in Batavia will hold an Open House for prospective families with students of 3-year-old preschoolers through fifth grade on Friday, March 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Why St. Paul?

February 24, 2021 - 5:02pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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March 6, 2021 - 12:00pm

Jessica Newton -- wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and nurse -- needs the community's help as she struggles to regain her health and her strength.

After being diagnosed with COVID-19 and spending six days in the hospital, she returned home only to suffer a stroke a day later. She went back in the hospital and remains there awaiting the right treatment.

February 23, 2021 - 2:57pm
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February 27, 2021 - 11:00am

The Genesee Sno Packers will host their seventh annual Bikini Rally to combine the passion for snowmobiling and the ability to help men and women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Participants will brave the winter weather to compete for hottest ride crowd favorite, most original and most pledges.

In addition to raising money for men and women fighting breast cancer, money raised will also benefit local snowmobilers.

February 22, 2021 - 1:32pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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March 10, 2021 (All day)

The Crossroads House Book Club is a new initiative in our mission as a comprehensive end-of-life resource in our community.

It is open to anyone and we look forward to serving you!

We will be discussing the first 15 short stories in the book “Dandelions Blooming in the Cracks of Sidewalks,” by Amita Lhamo.

In it, the author describes lessons she learned in difficult situations as a hospice chaplain. Her mix of poetry and storytelling makes this a captivating read!

February 21, 2021 - 2:50pm
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February 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Winter Fun Night Hike at the Genesee County Park & Forest has been RESCHEDULED from Saturday Feb. 27th to Friday Feb. 26th from 7 to 9 p.m.

Hike will go, snow or no snow!

Snowshoes may be used, weather permitting.

Preregistration is required. Call (585) 344-1122 to register. 

Hike meets at Pavilion A at the Genesee County Park & Forest.

February 20, 2021 - 3:34pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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February 20, 2021 - 7:00pm

As we try to make the best of it like everyone else, we will open our windows and allow some fresh air in and music out for everyone to enjoy!

Tonight -- Saturday evening Feb. 20 at 7 o'clock -- is the livestreaming Home to Home Concert series for the Common Good #50.

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL!

We, Bill & Kay McDonald (Old Hippies) are so thankful for meeting new friends and to everyone who has joined us in our home and for those who will in the future.

February 16, 2021 - 1:30pm
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February 24, 2021 - 7:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library will host a special virtual concert entitled "Traditional and Historical Songs of New York State" performed by Dave Ruch at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Ruch, a performer and teaching artist, will present and tell the stories behind the songs of real-life “Yonkers” from days gone by – farmers, lumbermen, children, housewives, lake sailors, canallers and more. These were collected through considerable research and interpreted for all to enjoy with mandolin, banjo, guitar, jaw harp and more.

February 16, 2021 - 1:10pm
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March 11, 2021 - 7:00pm

Richmond Memorial Library will host a virtual concert by No Blarney at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 11.

Rich Conroy & Don Bouchard return to get you in the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with traditional Irish music and perennial favorites.  

Registration is required to receive link.

For more information, please call the Richmond Memorial Library at 343-9550 or log onto http://www.batavialibrary.org.

February 15, 2021 - 12:53pm
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March 14, 2021 - 11:30am

Drive-thru Chicken BBQ -- Sunday, March 14th, at the Byron Fire Hall. Sales start at 11:30 a.m.

Cost is $10 per meal until supplies run out! All proceeds benefit Byron Kiwanis.

February 13, 2021 - 12:27pm
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February 13, 2021 - 7:00pm

Good Morning! We hope y'all are doing well. EVERYONE'S INVITED TO OUR HOOT TODAY....SATURDAY EVENING Feb. 13 at 7 o'clock for our LIVESTREAM HOME to HOME CONCERT SERIES FOR THE COMMON GOOD #49.

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL!

We, Bill & Kay McDonald (Old Hippies) are so thankful for meeting new friends and to everyone who has joined us in our home and for those who will in the future...As always, Kay and I really appreciate it as you help strengthen our audience by sharing this post with your catalogue of family, friends and neighbors.

February 10, 2021 - 4:37pm
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February 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

Please be sure to watch the movie, “Moonstruck” *******PRIOR ******* to the scheduled discussion date. We will NOT watch the movie as a group.

Title is available on Netflix or watch on DVD.

Then on Thursday, Feb. 25th at 7 p.m., join us on Zoom for a virtual Reel Discussion about the movie.

Please register online in order to receive more details and information needed for the Zoom meeting.

February 10, 2021 - 3:58pm
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February 18, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Holland Land Office Museum is proud to welcome on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. Michael Broccolo of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center as our next presenter in our Guest Speaker Series. The topic will be "The Underground Railroad in the Niagara Frontier."

The presentation will be conducted virtually via Zoom. To watch the presentation via Zoom please visit the museum's Facebook page or website for login information.

February 6, 2021 - 2:37pm
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February 6, 2021 - 7:00pm

Good Morning! We hope y'all are doing well. EVERYONE'S INVITED TO OUR HOOT SATURDAY EVENING Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. for our livestream HOME to HOME CONCERT SERIES FOR THE COMMON GOOD# 48.

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL!

We, Bill & Kay McDonald (Old Hippies) are so thankful for meeting new friends and to everyone who has joined us in our home and for those who will in the future. . . As always, Kay and I really appreciate it as you help strengthen our audience by sharing this post with your catalogue of family, friends and neighbors.

February 3, 2021 - 5:53pm
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February 25, 2021 - 9:00am

On Thursday, Feb. 25th at 9 a.m. the Holland Land Office Museum will be hosting its next edition of its Virtual Java with Joe E. morning presentations. This month we welcome back local author Greg Van Dussen as he shares excerpts from his latest works on the early Methodist Church.

His latest works that will be covered are: "Circuit Riders on the Road to Glory" and "Circuit Rider Devotions Vol. 2." Both books are also available for sale in the museum bookstore.

February 3, 2021 - 5:51pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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February 11, 2021 - 7:00pm

On Thursday, Feb. 11th at 7 p.m. the Holland Land Office Museum will be hosting its next edition of its Virtual History Trivia Night at the Museum. The topic for the month of February will be Abraham Lincoln, in honor of his birthday and President’s Day.

The program will be conducted via Zoom. If you would like to join and test your knowledge of the 16th President visit the museum’s Facebook page or website, www.hollandlandoffice.com for the login details.

February 2, 2021 - 1:39pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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February 17, 2021 - 8:00am to 11:55pm

There are many aspects to consider when starting a livestock farm, such as land, what to sell, and how to sell it. Cornell Cooperative Extension’s specialists Nancy Glazier and Joan Sinclair Petzen are offering a beginning farmer educational series via Zoom beginning 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24; second session is Wednesday, March 10.

The two sessions will cover resource assessment, business planning, basic bookkeeping and budgeting. Time will be available each evening for discussion. Follow-up sessions will be held biweekly if there is enough interest.

January 29, 2021 - 1:50pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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January 29, 2021 - 1:45pm to February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

Genesee County will hold a free COVID-19 Testing Clinic for Genesee County residents on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Fire Training Center, 7690 State Street Road, Batavia.

Time is 1 to 3 p.m.

There are 309 appointments available: 

Here's the link to register.

Phone: (585) 344-2580

January 26, 2021 - 3:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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January 27, 2021 - 11:00am to 10:00pm

Press release:

In order to earn funds for tuition assistance, St. Paul Lutheran School of Batavia is “hosting” a Carryout for a Cause Fundraiser through the local Applebee’s.

The event will run all day on Wednesday, Jan. 27 (11 a.m. until close at 10 p.m.).

Supporters simply have to order To Go, online via applebees.com or the Applebee’s mobile app and use Promo Code “DOINGOOD” at checkout.

January 23, 2021 - 11:44am
posted by Billie Owens in Event.
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January 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

Good Morning! IT'S A HOOT! We hope y'all are doing well...EVERYONE'S INVITED TO OUR HOOT SATURDAY EVENING, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. for our LIVESTREAM HOME to HOME CONCERT SERIES FOR THE COMMON GOOD# 46.

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL! We, Bill & Kay McDonald (Old Hippies) are so thankful for meeting new friends and to everyone who has joined us in our and for those who will in the future.

January 21, 2021 - 4:59pm
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January 27, 2021 - 12:55pm

Ascension Parish is hosting a takeout-only pulled-pork dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Cut off date to preorder is Jan. 27. Dinner are presale only/$10 each, take out only.

Dinner is pulled pork, roll, mac & cheese, and baked beans.

Payment due prior to pickup either by (mail, collection basket or office door slot).

To order call Parish office at (585) 343-1796 and leave a message. "To order electronically see your flocknote email." 

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