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October 1st, 2014
Kangaroos!
How cool would it be to meet a kangaroo? Come find out as we get up close and personal with Penny the gray kangaroo, Sidney the parma kangaroo and Beatrice the bush-tailed bettong! To register, call 315-539-5624. Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls Date: Wednesday, October 1st, 6:30—7:30 pm Cost: $5.00 per person OR $15 per family Program Type: Family


October 1st, 2014
Medicare Plan Seminar
Medicare Plans Seminar Individuals who are turning 65 or shopping for Medicare coverage can attend a free Excellus BlueCross BlueShield seminar to learn more about their health insurance options. Time: 2:00 PM Date: Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Location/Address: American Legion-Canandaigua 454 N. Main Street Canandaigua NY 14424 To register for a Medicare Plans Seminar, go to ExcellusMedicare.com/Events or call toll-free at 1-800-856-1900. (TTY/TDD users call (800) 421-1220).


October 1st, 2014
Business Planning Workshop - Bath
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a “Business Planning Workshop” on Wednesday, October 1st from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Steuben County IDA, 7234 Route 54,Bath, NY. This seminar will discuss the necessary steps to formalize your business, legal requirements, business structure, and business plan development. Pre-registration is required by September 29th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail sbdc@corning-cc.edu.


October 1st, 2014
Business Planning Workshop - Bath
Corning Community College’s Small Business Development Center is offering a “Business Planning Workshop” on Wednesday, October 1st from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Steuben County IDA, 7234 Route 54,Bath, NY. This seminar will discuss the necessary steps to formalize your business, legal requirements, business structure, and business plan development. Pre-registration is required by September 29th. To register or for more information, call the SBDC at 607-937-6861 or e-mail sbdc@corning-cc.edu.


October 2nd, 2014
Bingo in Geneva
Come play BINGO at the Geneva American Legion every Thursday. Doors open 6 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Snacks and Food available for purchase. 1115 Lochland Road, RT 14.


October 2nd, 2014
Come Celebrate our 90th Anniversary!
Toastmasters International is turning 90! Come celebrate with us at our bi-monthly meeting on Thursday October 2nd from 6:30-7:30pm at the Seneca Room in Geneva (603 South Main St). Listen to great speeches, meet new friends and join a community that is like no other! inspiredspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org


October 2nd, 2014
Come Celebrate our 90th Anniversary!
Toastmasters International is turning 90! Come celebrate with us at our bi-monthly meeting on Thursday October 2nd from 6:30-7:30pm at the Seneca Room in Geneva (603 South Main St). Listen to great speeches, meet new friends and join a community that is like no other! inspiredspeakers.toastmastersclubs.org


October 2nd, 2014
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Information Session
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be holding an information session on Thursday, October 2, 8:00-9:30am at the Seneca County Office Building in the Hero’s Conference Room, 3rd Floor. This session is being held to provide you with the information and contacts of local resources to assist you in building and continuing a successful business. You may register for this free event at events.sba.gov. For more information contact 585-263-6700.


October 2nd, 2014
Medicare Plan Seminar
Medicare Plans Seminar Individuals who are turning 65 or shopping for Medicare coverage can attend a free Excellus BlueCross BlueShield seminar to learn more about their health insurance options. Time: 10:00 AM Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014 Location/Address: Holiday Inn-Waterloo 2468 Mound Rd. Waterloo, NY 13165 To register for a Medicare Plans Seminar, go to ExcellusMedicare.com/Events or call toll-free at 1-800-856-1900. (TTY/TDD users call (800) 421-1220).


October 2nd, 2014
Medicare Plan Seminar
Medicare Plans Seminar Individuals who are turning 65 or shopping for Medicare coverage can attend a free Excellus BlueCross BlueShield seminar to learn more about their health insurance options. Time: 10:30 AM Date: Thursday, October 02, 2014 Location/Address: Ramada Inn-Ithaca 2310 Triphammer Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850 To register for a Medicare Plans Seminar, go to ExcellusMedicare.com/Events or call toll-free at 1-800-856-1900. (TTY/TDD users call (800) 421-1220).


October 3rd, 2014
Hungerford 318 Launches Holiday Ornaments on First Friday, October 3
Hungerford 318 is a partnership of 5 local artisans, selling their handcrafted goods, each created in their home studios. Jean Keane, JK Stitches, Shortsville, NY, uses whimsical and elegant fabrics to create useful accessories for pets and their humans. Lori Prince, L Prince Designs Art Jewelry, Rochester, NY, creates artisan jewelry using copper, sterling silver, polymer clay and resin. Stefani Tadio, Pine Tree Designs, Fairport, NY, designs symmetrical patterns on a computer, then stitches them by hand on paper, to make framed art, greeting cards and notepads. Mary Terziani, Mary Terziani Glass, Rochester, NY, kiln fires colorful glass into bowls, plates and coasters in a very painterly style. Tom Zachman, Tom Zachman Fused Glass, Webster, NY, uses primarily recycled wine bottles to make his one of a kind wind chimes, often combined with steel elements. Each artist has created ornaments in their own medium, perfect for the winter holidays and throughout the year. Hungerford 318 opened in June 2014 in the historic Hungerford building, located at 1115 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14609. The artists are active participants in First Friday (6-9pm) and Second Saturday (10am-3pm) events at The Hungerford, and their shop is also open by appointment. Contact Information: Telephone: 585.507.5223 Email Address: hungerford318@gmail.com http://www.facebook.com/Hungerford318


October 3rd, 2014
Beginning Pressure Canning Class
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County is offering a beginner pressure canning class on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 4:30 PM. This will be a very basic introduction to the principles of pressure canning, including hands-on preparation and processing. A vegetable available at that time will be canned, and participants will be able to return to the office and pick up the cooled and sealed jars the following week. With increased interest in both “buying local” and home canning, it is important to know the current recommendations, processing times and procedures. Pressure canning is required of non-acid foods, including most vegetables and meats. The class will cover how to determine which method of processing is appropriate for which foods, equipment needed, and the steps involved in pressure canning. Cost is $10.00 per person or couple, and participants are required to sign an acknowledgement of risk waiver form before the class. To register, call Cornell Cooperative Extension, Yates County at (315) 536-5123 by Wednesday, Oct. 1st.


October 4th, 2014
Top to Bottom Tours Rose Hill Mansion
For the 2014 season the Geneva Historical Society will offer a special Top-to-Bottom Tour of Rose Hill Mansion on the first Saturday of the month, beginning May 3. These tours will be an opportunity for visitors to see areas of the house not open on our regular tours, including the basement and cupola. Tours will be held at 11am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm and 3:30pm and are included in regular admission. The tour is appropriate for adults and children 15 years and older. Please be advised that there are many stairs to climb and some confined spaces included in the tour. Because of these limitations, space on the tour is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations may be made at the Geneva Historical Society at 315-789-5151 or at Rose Hill after May 1 at 315-789-3848.


October 4th, 2014
Cazenovia Art Trail
The Cazenovia Art Trail is a self-guided tour of artists' studios that provides a unique opportunity to drive beautiful back roads and meet Cazenovia's diverse and talented artists in their working environments at the height of fall color. A map of participating artists is available for download at art-trail.org. Maps will also be available at all artists' locations, including the Cazenovia Public Library (100 Albany St.), on the days of the Trail. The Art Trail is open 10AM to 5PM For more information, contact arttrail@cacda.net


October 4th, 2014
Burlesque show @ Eremita Winery
Last chance to see the WTS before they leave for tour! The temptation ... Whiskey Tango Sideshow is an outrageous assemblage of burlesque dancers, singers, acrobats, musicians, and costume designers that will entertain you with their cabaret nouveau stylings. Eremita Winery is inside a late 1800's church, what better venue to host the burlesque show. Serving wine, beer, and non alcoholic beverages. October 4th Doors open at 7. Show 8 - 10 PM $17 in advance | $20 at the door Tickets are limited. Call (607)474-5002 to reserve your tickets today. EremitaWinery.com 2155 E Church Street Lodi NY 14860


October 4th, 2014
Burlesque Show @ Eremita Winery
*Whiskey Tango Sideshow presents: Preachin' to the Choir* Whiskey Tango Sideshow brings out the angel and the devil in us all! Join us for an unforgettable evening at Eremita Winery in Lodi, NY. Reminiscent of an old world castle, our space is perfect for live performances. $17.00 in Advance | $20.00 at the door SATURDAY OCTOBER 4TH 8:00 - 10 PM 2155 E Church Street Lodi, NY (607) 474-5002 www.eremitawinery.com On Facebook


October 4th, 2014
Treasures in the Attic
The Faatz-Crofut Home for the Elderly will sponsor an incredible yard sale on Saturday, October 4, from 9:00am to 3:00pm at 46 Grant Ave. in Auburn. Antiques, collectibles, home furnishings, kitchen items, games, toys, tools, books, movies, music and more will be featured. No early viewing or sales please! Cash only sales.


October 5th, 2014
Pancake Breakfast
All you can eat pancake breakfast at Geneva American Legion 9a-noon. Eggs, sausage, bacon, potatoes, pancakes, pastries, coffee, tea, OJ. Adults $8, children $4 (6-11), under 5 free.


October 5th, 2014
Weaving Workshop
This 5-session class ( Oct 4, 25, Nov 8, 16, Dec 13) 1-4PM will teach you the basics of loom weaving. $65. Call to register: 607-535-9710, FiberArts in the Glen, 315 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen, www.fiberartsintheglen.com


October 5th, 2014
Stella's Fall Family Festival!
Annual Fall Festival at Flowers by Stella Sunday, October 5th 10am-12pm Live Petting Zoo Food & Entertainment One Free Pumpkin per Child Free Admission 1880 Rochester Road (Rt. 332) Canandaigua, NY 14424 www.FlowersbyStella.com 585-394-1830 infostellasflorist@gmail.com


October 5th, 2014
Kidney Walk 2014
The National Kidney Foundation is proud to present our 2014 Kidney Walk on Sunday October 5, 2014! The walk will take place at Frontier Field (One Morrie Silver Way, Rochester, NY, 14608). Registration starts at 9:30 AM and the walk starts at 11:00 AM. The walk will be a fun, non-competitive event with raffles and family activities. This event raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. We’re working to reach the 1 in 3 American adults at risk with important prevention messages. We hope you can help us educate our community on kidney disease and look forward to seeing you at the Kidney Walk! For any questions please contact Jessica Cipolla: Jessica.cipolla@kidney.org.


October 6th, 2014
Medicare Plan Seminar
Medicare Plans Seminar Individuals who are turning 65 or shopping for Medicare coverage can attend a free Excellus BlueCross BlueShield seminar to learn more about their health insurance options. Time: 2:30PM Date: Monday, October 06, 2014 Location/Address: Holiday Inn-Auburn 75 North St. Auburn, NY 13021 To register for a Medicare Plans Seminar, go to ExcellusMedicare.com/Events or call toll-free at 1-800-856-1900. (TTY/TDD users call (800) 421-1220).


October 6th, 2014
Knitted Knockers Workshop
Come help knit these mastectomy prosthetics that will be donated to the Ithaca Cancer Resource Center. 6-8 PM. We will teach you how, call the store for materials needed. FiberArts in the Glen, 315 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen, 607-535-9710, www.fiberartsintheglen.com.


October 6th, 2014
Learn to Knit
This 4-session class (Oct 6,13,20,27) will cover all the basics and skills to start your own project. Call to register: 607-535-9710, FiberArts in the Glen, 315 N Franklin St., Watkins Glen, www.fiberartsintheglen.com


October 6th, 2014
Birds in Flight: the Art and Science of How Birds Fly
What: Monday Night Seminar When: October 6, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM Where: Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca Title: Birds in Flight: the Art and Science of How Birds Fly Speaker: Carrol Henderson, wildlife biologist, photographer, and author Description: Wildlife biologist, photographer, and author Carrol Henderson has long been captivated by the phenomenon of birds in flight. During this seminar, he will take you through the stages of an “Avian Flight School 101.” Learn about the physics-based miracles of flight ranging from the “Bernouilli Effect” to the “secret of the alula,” the venetian blind effect, dynamic soaring by albatrosses, and the amazing process by which hummingbirds hover—all illustrated with photos taken by Henderson in the course of his international travels. Admission: Free Contact: (800) 843-2473, cornellbirds@cornell.edu


October 7th, 2014
Medicare Plan Seminar
Medicare Plans Seminar Individuals who are turning 65 or shopping for Medicare coverage can attend a free Excellus BlueCross BlueShield seminar to learn more about their health insurance options. Time: 3:00 PM Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Location/Address: Carey Lake 959 Walworth Penfield Road Macedon, NY 14502 To register for a Medicare Plans Seminar, go to ExcellusMedicare.com/Events or call toll-free at 1-800-856-1900. (TTY/TDD users call (800) 421-1220).


October 8th, 2014
A Canvas To Paint & A Drink To Sip! at Rogue's Harbor Inn
You are creative (yes, you!). And now you have a new outlet for expressing that creativity -- The Instant Artist. We're a sip and paint experience on a mission to help you unleash your Inner Artist. At each event, a local artist will teach you how to paint the featured painting. It's really that easy. You just show up and follow along as our artist provides all materials and guides you through step-by-step instructions in creating your own unique masterpiece. This event will be held at Rogue's Harbor Inn at 2079 East Shore Drive, Lansing NY 14882 where you can enjoy your favorite alcoholic beverages, food and a fun night of socializing with friends having a relaxing, creative time. The featured painting is a fiery fall tree landscape. Click the following link to buy your tickets before they sell out! http://theinstantartist.com/event-registration/?ee=2


October 8th, 2014
A Canvas To Paint & A Drink To Sip! at Rogue's Harbor Inn
You are creative (yes, you!). And now you have a new outlet for expressing that creativity -- The Instant Artist. We're a sip and paint experience on a mission to help you unleash your Inner Artist. At each event, a local artist will teach you how to paint the featured painting. It's really that easy. You just show up and follow along as our artist provides all materials and guides you through step-by-step instructions in creating your own unique masterpiece. This event will be held at Rogue's Harbor Inn at 2079 East Shore Drive, Lansing NY 14882 where you can enjoy your favorite alcoholic beverages, food and a fun night of socializing with friends having a relaxing, creative time. The featured painting is a fiery fall tree landscape. Click the following link to buy your tickets before they sell out! http://theinstantartist.com/event-registration/?ee=2


October 8th, 2014
TEDxChemungRiverLive Event
Join TEDxChemungRiver on October 8th in viewing a livestream session of the official TEDGlobal. The conference will be taking place in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - but we'll be watching from the equally awesome Corning Community College Planetarium. A short audience discussion will follow the livestream. This event is open to the public at no charge. Light refreshments will be available. Visit http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/12532 if you have any questions. Time: October 8, 2014 5:30pm - 7:30pm Organization: TEDxChemungRiver Location: Corning Community College Planetarium One Academic Drive Spencer Hill Campus Corning, NY, 14830 United States Contact: Meghan Parsons Email: TEDxChemungRiver@gmail.com


October 3rd, 2014 - October 4th, 2014
RUMMAGE/BAKE AT ST. PAULS CHURCH WATERLOO
St. Paul's Episcopal Church,Waterloo will hold its Annual Rummage/Bake sale on Friday, October 3rd from 1PM TO 7PM. The Rummage sale only will continue ($4.00 bag sale)on Saturday,October 4th,from 9AM to 12 noon.


October 3rd, 2014 - October 4th, 2014
Washington Street Cemetery Walks
Encounter the spirits of Geneva's past in a theatrical program to be held this fall at historic Washington Street Cemetery. From Beyond: Washington Street Cemetery Stories, will feature community actors portraying citizens of Geneva’s 19th-century past. On Friday, October 3 from 6 to 8 p. m. and Saturday, October 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. performers will “haunt” the cemetery and bring their past back to life. Stories will include those of the first graduate of West Point, a local Civil War colonel, an early children's book author, and a local African-American abolitionist. Live music of the Civil War era will also be provided by the group Rowhouse. From Beyond begins at The Presbyterian Church at 24 Park Place. From the church, participants will be led to Washington Street Cemetery to hear the tales of the cemetery's residents. Tours will leave the church every 10 minutes. Those attending are encouraged to dress for the weather. The tour requires walking 4/10ths of a mile and stand during the performance. Performances will last approximately 25 minutes. For those unable to walk or stand, accessible performances will be held in the church hall on Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Reservations are required for the accessible performances. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, grade school through college level. As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged for all tours. Refreshments will be available in the Fellowship Hall at the Church.


October 4th, 2014 - October 5th, 2014
Grit N Grace
Nothin Fancy. 9:30pm to 1:30am. 10 RUTH STREET, Vernon, New York 13476, Country music concert


September 28th, 2014 - October 12th, 2014
Finger Lakes Art Auction
The Arts Center of Yates County presents an online auction to benefit both artists and the ACYC’s programs for adults and children. The auction will feature paintings, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, metal work, fiber and baskets, photography and woodworking in a wide range of materials, sizes and prices. This is a chance to own works of arts at a great price knowing you are helping to enrich the quality of life for Yates County residents, artists and visitors by providing opportunities for active participation in the arts. The auction will open September 28th and close October 12th in advance of the Arts Center’s annual dinner. Please go to https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/auctionhome.action?auctionId=220898808 for more information


September 3rd, 2014 - October 1st, 2014
LITERACY VOLUNTEERS INFORMATION SESSION
Literacy Volunteers of Ontario-Yates invites you to attend a 1-hour information session on how you can help another adult achieve their literacy goals. In Canandaigua on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 2:30pm., 208 S. Main St. In Penn Yan on Tuesday, October 1 at 10:00am.Call 585-396-1686 or 315-536-6799 for details and to register!


September 27th, 2014 - October 25th, 2014
Spooky Saturdays
Come to Meadeville Farm Pumpkin Patch at 1863 Auburn Rd Seneca Falls for Free Live Music, Terrifying Sheet Maze, Petting Zoo, pumpkin painting, face painting, bean bag toss, and pumpkin cream doughnuts. Www.meadevillefarm.com


September 16th, 2014 - November 16th, 2014
Looking for vendors
Looking for venders for the Seneca Falls Music Boosters annual craft fair on Saturday, December 6 from 9a.m.-2p.m. at Mynderse Academy. Spaces are available and are just $20. For more information or to register, contact Carol Hauf, 32 Daniels Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 (315)-651-9430 or email at catch 22@rochester.rr.com


August 8th, 2014 - December 31st, 2014
Willard Calendars
The Romulus Historical Society is selling calendars for 2015. Each month has a building on the Willard Psychiatric Center as it looked when built and how it looked when the Center closed in 1995. The cost is $10. and can be purchased at the Romulus Municipal Building, Ovid Library and the Federal Credit Union on the grounds of the Willard Drug Treatment Center. For further information call Yvonne Greule at 315-651-5702 or Peg ellsworthat 607-869-9404.

The Gold-en Years
" The Gold-en Years "
The bright gold leaves of a tree frame the Thompson Apartments in Canandaigua on Sunday afternoon.

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