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December 3, 2012 - 1:40pm
posted by Billie Owens in batavia, GCC, Valentine's Day, Event, valerie zukerman.
Event Date and Time: 
February 14, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Community residents and music enthusiasts are invited to attend a Valentine's Day performance by Natalia Zukerman, a unique slide guitarist, singer, songwriter and visual artist whose musical influences include folk, jazz, blues, rock, bluegrass, country and classical music.

A resident of Brooklyn, Zukerman brings her "urban restlessness" and "rootsy warmth" to the Stuart Steiner Theater at Genesee Community College at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14. Ticket prices are adults $12; GCC alumni, seniors, staff $10; and GCC students with valid ID are $6.

February 13, 2011 - 1:22pm

The Batavia Players present:

...an original play, written and directed by Patrick D. Burk. 


Nikki Lanich as the Young Girl

Nick Russo as the Southern Preacher

Brittaney Lang as the Emily Bronte Girl

January 21, 2010 - 2:56pm
posted by Daniel Crofts in batavia, veterans, City Church, Valentine's Day.

The Batavia City Church's "City Gals" - featuring women and girls of all ages - display the cards they made for area veterans on Monday as part of an ongoing project.

Valentine's Day is still weeks away, but the City Gals made 80 cards on Monday for the men and women at the New York State Veteran's Home and the VA Hospital. Each attendee decorated cards with hearts, flowers and other designs while writing messages of love and encouragement. The cards will be sent to both facilities on Valentine's Day.

The idea for this project came from City Church member and volunteer Sue Gagne, who is also a member of the Genesee Veteran's Support Network. After talking to GVSN chairman Jim Neider, who wanted to see a community project of this kind undertaken for the residents of area Veterans' Homes, Gagne felt that the City Church's Women's Ministry (which is coordinating the City Gals project) would be "the perfect venue."

"Our church likes to get involved in the community," Gagne said. "This is the first time we've done [a Valentine's Day project for Veterans], so I look forward to seeing where it goes."

Gagne also said that the ladies are looking to schedule another "work party" (in her own words) in the coming weeks in order to meet the quota they set for themselves.

"We sure could use some help," she adds.

Women and girls of all ages are welcome to come in and help, regardless of whether or not they are members of the City Church.

February 16, 2009 - 10:57am

From the Genesee County Democrats:

The Genesee County Democratic Party held their Annual Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance at Sacred Heart Hall on Saturday, February 14th.  Under the Chairmanship of Lew Henning of Batavia, this annual event brought together party faithful and elected officials from across Western New York.  As part of a GLOW County commitment program, Democrats joined from Genesee, Livingston, Wyoming Counties as well as Erie County to celebrate the past successful elections.

“We are very excited about our local, statewide and national elections this past November,” declared Lorie Longhany, Genesee County Democrat Party Chair.  “It is great to be here celebrating with all those that worked hard on that election.  I am also pleased that we are able to share that success with our surrounding Democrat Party leaders and elected officials.”

The Master of Ceremonies for the event was City of Batavia Council President Charles Mallow.  Music and entertainment were provided.  “This year we will be working hard on our local races, including the City of Batavia At-Large Council Seats,”declared Mallow.  “Now is the time to move forward, assess issues and work hard to insure the best possible government for our constituents.”

Democrats are expected to announce their slate of candidates in late spring or early summer.  All County Legislature Seats are up as well as City Council At-Large Seats.

Big winners of the evening were Raymond Yacuzzo of LeRoy, who won the 50/50 Drawing and Margaret Kapperman of Batavia, winner of the Door Prize.

January 26, 2009 - 8:11am

From Richmond Memorial Library:

Chocolate Saturday, Feb.14th, 10:30am at the Richmond Memorial Library, Batavia. Join us in the Children’s Room for valentine crafts, games and snack. Bring the family, all ages are welcome. Please register, we want to have enough chocolate. Call 343-9550 x4.

January 23, 2009 - 9:05am
posted by Laurie Taillie in yoga, Couples, Massage, Valentine's Day.

[img_assist|nid=4161|title=Thai Yoga Massage|desc=|link=node|align=left|width=0|height=]Blue Pearl Yoga is offering a wonderful experience for couples just in time for Valentine’s Day.  Open to beginners, with no previous yoga experience, Thai Yoga Massage allows couples the opportunity to discover genuine compassionate touch.  This one day workshop will be held on Saturday, February 7 from 5:30-9:30 PM at Blue Pearl Yoga Studio, 200 East Main St., 3rd floor. Joni Yaskulski who is certified in thai yoga body work and Karen Reisdorf, certified yoga instructor, will lead couples in massage and yoga. The workshop will include simple yoga poses that anyone can do and will help to foster an intimacy and openness between partners in a calm, relaxing and encouraging atmosphere.  Thai Yoga Massage is the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day!  To register, contact Joni Yaskulski, [email protected] / 585-757-2723


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