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Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal, a dramedy performed by the Forum Players of GCC
Thursday-Saturday, October 25, 26, 27, 2012 at 7:30pm & Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 2pm
Good Grief Charlie Brown! Wonder whatever happened to your beloved "Peanuts Gang"? We follow the crew a decade later in this hilarious yet touching parody, addressing the dramas and angst of their adolescence.
Tickets: $8/$5/$3 No children under the age of 5 permitted - Appropriate for 16+ - Adult Subject Material
Genesee Center for the Arts Box Office
Stuart Steiner Theatre at Genesee Community College
One College Road
Batavia, New York 14020
Phone: (585) 345-6814
Ticket Information Website: www.genesee.edu/campuslife/arts/tickets.cfm
The Genesee Center for the Arts Box Office accepts cash, checks and now accepts credit card payments on pre-reservations tickets! Ask about our $2 discount for GCC alum with an alum ID!
7:30pm - 4:30pm
The Kiwanis Club of Batavia will hold its 53rd annual Pancake Day breakfast from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, the First Presbyterian Church Service Building (corner of Main and Liberty streets).
The meal is fully served and includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and beverages.
Cost is $5 adults, $3 for children 10 and under, $3 for seniors 62 and older.
But children under 10 wearing costumes (and accompanied by an adult) eat free!
7:00am - 2:00pm
At 9 a.m. on Saturday,Oct. 27 a new business -- move. fitness studio -- will host a FREE fitness class event in celebration of their grand opening. move. is located at 56 Harvester Ave., in the Batavia Industrial Center, with a street-side entrance.
There will be a 90-minute mash-up of their Zumba, Pilates and weight-less toning classes, as well as refreshments and gift certificate giveaways after class!
Wear your PINK in honor of breast cancer awareness month -- the studio will be collecting donations to be given directly to Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Jenna Wojdan is the business owner and a Zumba certified instructor.
move. provides an energetic, totally nonjudgemental place to come that is designed for getting fit, getting happy, and getting moving with friends and instructors who are passionate about what they do.
9:00am - 11:00am
A cancer benefit for Paul Lamendola will be held at the Batavia Country Club from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Cost is a $10 donation per dinner, which includes pulled pork roast and two sides, plus beverage.
There will also be a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction.
Paul has been fighting colon cancer since March. He has been laid off from work, lost his medical insurance, and has very expensive medical costs for medicine, surgery and equipment. Please come out and support Paul in his journey.
Paul is believing for full healing and recovery during this trying time in his life. We want to take this day and celebrate how far he has come through this already!
Come out and have some fun with us! The country club is located at 7909 Batavia Byron Road.
For presale tickets contact Andrea Agan at (585) 813-6586 or Paul Lamendola at (585) 331-0669 or send check to Paul Lamendola at 7470 Batavia Byron Road, Byron NY 14422.
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Members of the Byron-Bergen High School Senior Class will sponsor a haunted house and fall festival from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 , at the Grow-in-Kids Child Care Center.
It is located at 42 Rochester St. in Bergen.
In lieu of an admittance charge, the students will be asking for donations for the March of Dimes.
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Music by Gary Burdick & Edge of Sundown. Chinese auction. Admission for dancers is $7, for spectators is $4 and under age 16 is free. Line dance instruction by Diane Winters. Community Center is located at 116 E. Main St. in Corfu. Benefit for East Pembroke Grange. Call 585-356-8806 or 585-762-8791 for information.
7:00pm - 11:00pm
St. James Episcopal Church presents a special holiday Spooktacular by showing the silent movie classic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Charles Bradley will play the organ in concert with the movie.
It starts at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27 at the church, located at 405 E. Main St. in the City of Batavia.
Tickets are $10 and the money will benefit the bell tower restoration fund.
The 1923 American film released by Universal Pictures is based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It centers on the tortured life of Quasimodo, a deformed, deaf and half-blind bell-ringer at the Cathedral of Norte Dame in Paris in the 15th Century.
It is known for its spectacular sets and the performance and makeup artistry of Lon Chaney Sr. He was a well-known actor but his portrayal of Quasimodo made him a star and his grotesque characterization set a new benchmark for film makeup. Patsy Ruth Miller plays the lovely Esmeralda.
Phone 343-6802 for tickets or other information. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Batavia-born novelist John Gardner will be celebrated with a night of readings, food and fun on Saturday, Oct. 27.
The John Gardner Society, in conjunction with Genesee Community College, is sponsoring the Halloween-themed celebration at 8 p.m. at the Pok-a-Dot diner at Ellicott and Liberty streets in Batavia.
Gardner, who died in a motorcycle crash near his Pennsylvania home in 1982, was a novelist, poet, critic and teacher, whose best known works include "The Sunlight Dialogues," a novel set in Batavia about brooding police chief Fred Clumly and his pursuit of a magician known as the Sunlight Man, and "Grendel," a retelling of the Beowulf legend from the monster's point of view.
He also penned three influential works on the art of writing: "On Becoming a Novelist," "The Art of Fiction," and "On Moral Fiction." For more information about the celebration, contact Bill Kauffman at (585) 757-2455 or GCC English Professor Charley Boyd at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also learn more about the writer by visiting the John Gardner Appreciation page on GCC's website: http://www.genesee.edu/gcc/gardner/.
8:00pm - 10:00pm
A wicked good time is in store at City Slickers Bar & Grill in Batavia starting at 8 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 27.
Admission is FREE to this Halloween party. There will be karaoke with DJ Marc Tillery, plus, dancing, contests, prizes and drink specials until the witching hour.
Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes so dress to impress!
City Slickers is located at 59 Main St. in Downtown Batavia.
8:00pm - 12:55am