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Sunday, July 10 2011

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The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Batavia will take place noon to midnight on Saturday, July 9 at Vandetta Stadium, 120 Richmond Ave.

The event is an opportunity for the community to help the American Cancer Society create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and by fighting back.

Individuals and teams camp out, eat, dance and take turns walking or running around a track “relay” style to raise funds to fight cancer. At nightfall, participants light hundreds of luminaria candles around the track in a touching ceremony honoring cancer survivors as well as paying tribute to those lost to the disease.

To join Relay For Life, call 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.relayforlife.org/bataviany

12:00pm - 12:00am

The Oakfield Betterment Committee will present a Movie in the Park on Saturday, July 9, 2011.  The movie with be The Game Plan and it is FREE.  Bring your chairs, blankets or whatever makes you comfy and watch a movie under the stars.  The movie will begin around 8:45 to 9:00 pm.

Popcorn, candy and drinks will be served before and during the movie.

Beginning at 6:00 PM a Chicken BBQ will be served.  This will include a half chicken, roll, macaroni salad and baked beans.  The cost is $8.00 per dinner.  Please contact Melissa @ 585-314-4501 or Kate @ 585-813-2657 for pre sale tickets for the BBQ.

6:00pm - 12:00am
1:00 pm

Here's a press release about Sunday's local home and garden tour.

The Landmark Society of Genesee County, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners and St. James Episcopal Church are collaborating for a July 10 home and garden tour.

The event will run from 1 – 5 p.m. and 11 homes are included on the tour. The ticket price is $20, $15 for Landmark Society members, and can be purchased at Harrington’s Greenhouse in Batavia and the St. James Church office.

After visiting the gardens, there will be a dessert reception and presentation by master gardeners and a question-and-answer period at St. James Church. Door prizes will also be awarded donated by local greenhouses.

For more information, please call 343-6802.

1:00pm - 5:00pm
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