Local Matters

Community Sponsors

events

July 3, 2014 - 12:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
July 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

The Oakfield-Alabama Central School class of 1984 is planning its 30-year class reunion to be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 26.

Alumni and thier guests are invited to attend a casual get-together at the Caryville Inn on Main Street in Oakfield. Cost per person is $15. There will be a cash bar and hors d'oeuvres served throughout the evening.

June 23, 2014 - 9:58am
posted by Billie Owens in events, Stafford.
Event Date and Time: 
July 10, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Stafford Historical Society invites the public to the 10th annual Taste of Stafford event on Thursday, July 10 in Ilette Park, located at the corner of Route 5 and Route 237 in Stafford. The hours are from 5 to 8 p.m.

The Taste of Stafford allows the community an opportunity to meet with friends, family and neighbors while enjoying delicious local food, to listen to the music and watch the entertainment; also to try their luck with our 50/50 and basket auction.

June 19, 2014 - 8:04pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
June 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Batavia Business Improvement District (BID) announced that its Summer 2014 lineup for the free “Friday Night in the Square” Jackson Square Concerts is June 27th – Aug. 29th. For more than 14 years, the BID has provided free concerts in the Downtown for the Western New York community.

This year Greg Docencko and members of Genesee Symphony Orchestra opening for three of the scheduled concerts in conjunction with the featured groups. This is most exciting and everyone should enjoy this new addition to our series.

June 19, 2014 - 3:26pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, bergen.
Event Date and Time: 
June 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Gillam-Grant Community Center is having a '70s-style birthday bash starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 26. All are welcome! Get down and boogie at the center, located at 6966 W. Bergen Road, Bergen.

June 16, 2014 - 3:20pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Le Roy, Oatka Festival.
Event Date and Time: 
July 19, 2014 - 10:00am to July 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

Join us for the 26th Annual Oatka Festival! It will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 19-20 on the banks of the Oatka Creek in Le Roy.

  • Kick-off with the Parade: Saturday, July 19, at 11 a.m.
  • Wrap-up with the Duck Derby: Sunday, July 20, at  5 p.m.

Find us on Facebook and Twitter for updates! Or on the Web:

oatkafestival.org <http://oatkafestival.org>

June 11, 2014 - 2:10pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
June 12, 2014 - 11:00am to 8:30pm

The Oakfield-Alabama American Legion Post #626 is hosting a series of events this week as part of its Cost of Freedom Tribute at the Pembroke Town Park, located next to Pembroke High School, 1145 Main Road (Route 77) in Corfu. On Thursday, June 12, opening ceremonies will take place.

First, at 11 a.m., is the Assembly of Color Guards in the athletic field.

Starting at noon:

June 11, 2014 - 10:55am
posted by Billie Owens in events, Stafford.
Event Date and Time: 
June 25, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

At the Stafford Historical Society's meeting on Wednesday June 25 our guest speaker will be Terry C. Abrams, the administrative coordinator of Western New York Association of Historical Agencies (WNYAHA).

He is also vice-president of the Tonawanda Reservation Historial Society and his program will be on the history of the Tonawanda Reservation, including the pre-reservation era, the treaty era, Ely Parker's role in saving the reservation and information about the reservation of today.

June 9, 2014 - 6:11pm
posted by Karen McCaffery in auction, events, chicken BBQ, indian falls.
Event Date and Time: 
June 25, 2014 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Indian Falls United Methodist Church is having it's annual Chicken BBQ and auction. BBQ served 4 till 7pm and the auction starts at 7pm. See you there!

June 9, 2014 - 2:13pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
June 14, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Brian Shuknecht, son of Dave and Peggy Shuknecht, was recently burned in an accident and is in Strong Memorial Hospital with an expected stay of three to four weeks. A spaghetti dinner benefit is planned for him from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, at Elba Firemens' Rec Hall, located at 7143 Oak Orchard Road.

With burns covering a large portion of his body, he will be enduring at least five skin-graft surgeries with extensive recorvery time. Plus, the family is still recovering from the effects of Dave being seriously injured at work late last year.

June 4, 2014 - 12:23pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
July 2, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Batavia Concert Band’s 90th season of music-making will run this year with free public concerts in Batavia’s Centennial Park on July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, as well as the ever-popular July 4th Picnic in the Park sponsored by GO-ART!

The Batavia Concert Band’s repertoire is wide-ranging in origin, period and style: marches, Big Band and swing numbers; popular songs from musicals and movies; rock favorites arranged for band; classical adaptations; fun songs for kids of all ages, and everything in between.

June 3, 2014 - 5:08pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, genesee county chamber of commerce.
Event Date and Time: 
July 31, 2014 - 11:00am to 7:00pm

The Genesee County Chamber of Commerce will host its 42 annual Golf Outing on Thursday, July 31, at Terry Hills Golf Course & Banquet Facility, located at 5122 Clinton St. in Batavia.

Cost is $125 per person and includes: Golf cart, lunch and dinner.

The lunch menu includes hot dog or hamburger/cheeseburger.

Dinner includes grilled Italian sausage with peppers and onion, BBQ hamburgers, grilled chicken breats and much more.

Cost is $30 for dinner only. Bring your spouse, coworker, colleagues and friends!

Scramble format; limited to 128 golfers.

June 3, 2014 - 2:54pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
June 4, 2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

May I pour you a drink?" asked Le Roy's smooth-talking Mayor Greg "Porp" Rogers.

"I'll think I'll have a Harvey Wallbanger," replied the beautiful nonprofit volunteer.

"That was popular in the '70s, I remember it like it was yesterday," old Porp said.

"Make it without alcohol though, I'm designated tonight," she said.

"I virgin Wallbanger?"

"Like I said -- I've gotta drive."

Meanwhile...

May 27, 2014 - 1:53pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, YWCA.
Event Date and Time: 
May 29, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, for a Lia Sophia Party at Thursday's Ladies Night Out, held at the YWCA at 301 North St. in the City of Batavia.

Lia Sophia offers a wide range of jewelry for work, play and dressy fashions. During the party, every Lia Sophia order will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift certificate to My Sister's Closet or The Artisans @ North Street.

Ladies Night Out is from 4 to 7 p.m. every Thursday and features:

May 27, 2014 - 1:06pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, alexander.
Event Date and Time: 
May 31, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Children with disabilities can benefit from hippotherapy. What's that? It's providing speech therapy and physical therapy using the movement of a horse.

From 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, there will be an open house and fundraiser to benefit ARC of Genesee County for hippotherapy. It will take place at Conrad Country Stables at 2638 Pearl St. (Route 33) just outside of Batavia.

There will be a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, children's games and refreshments.

May 19, 2014 - 12:14pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Ascension Parish.
Event Date and Time: 
May 31, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

A benefit dinner for Adam Figlow will be held on May 31 at Ascension Roman Catholic Parish, located at 15 Sumner St. in the City of Batavia.

Adam is a 35-year-old single father of four who is the custodian at the parish. He was diagnosed in December with spindle cell sarcoma of his left arm. He has since undergone two surgeries and a course of radiation therapy.

Dinner starts at 5 p.m. and the proceeds will help him with his medical expenses. There will be spaghetti, a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle.

May 19, 2014 - 11:47am
posted by Billie Owens in events, Stafford.
Event Date and Time: 
May 28, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

At the Stafford Historical Society meeting on Wednesday May 28, Garth Swanson, professor of History at Genesee Community College, will do a presentation entitled "1964: The Year America Changed." The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Stafford Town Hall, 8903 Route 237, and the public is invited.

Swanson will explore the social, cultural and political significance of 1964 on the development of the United States and the Genesee Region.

May 15, 2014 - 3:36pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Event Date and Time: 
May 19, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 19. 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 Samantha Stryker at 585-343-3040, ext. 123.

Future 2014 CCE Board of Director Meetings will be at the same place/time on Aug. 18 and Dec. 8.

May 14, 2014 - 4:04pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, stan's H-D.
Event Date and Time: 
May 18, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The Miracle Riders are coming to town and will be making a stop at Stans H-D for dinner on Sunday, May 18. They will arrive at about 3 p.m. and a local family is hosting them for dinner.

If you'd like to meet them, encourage them, and/or donate to their cause, stop by Stan's. The following morning they leave for Toledo, Ohio.

May 14, 2014 - 3:49pm
posted by Billie Owens in events.
Event Date and Time: 
June 8, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The Genesee Chorale, under the direction of Ric Jones and accompanied by Joanne Cole, is wrapping up preparations for their Spring concert, a presentation of Antonin Dvorak’s Requiem Mass, complete with full-orchestra accompaniment and soloist.

In Batavia, the Chorale’s performance of the Requiem will be Sunday, June 8, and will take place in the Chorale’s home at St. James Episcopal Church, 405 E. Main St., beginning at 4 p.m.

May 14, 2014 - 3:44pm
posted by Billie Owens in events, Genesee Chorale.
Event Date and Time: 
June 6, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Genesee Chorale, under the direction of Ric Jones and accompanied by Joanne Cole, is wrapping up preparations for their Spring concert, a presentation of Antonin Dvorak’s Requiem Mass, complete with full orchestra accompaniment and soloist.

Their first performance will be a unique one: the Mass will be performed at the historic Pillars Estate in Albion on Friday, June 6, in their Grand Ballroom. There, patrons will be able to enjoy complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres at 6:30 p.m. with the performance beginning at 7 p.m. 

Subscribe to

Calendar

S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 

Copyright © 2008-2020 The Batavian. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
 

blue button