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Monday, April 13, 2015 at 4:31 pm

Audobon event - Evening Owl Prowl at Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge - Pre-registration required

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Iroquois Observations Owl Prowl – A Buffalo Audubon Event Saturday, April 18 from 7 to 9 pm Best suited for older children and adults, FREE.

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge – 1101 Casey Road, Basom.

Prepare for an off-road walk and travel by car between sites. Meet at the visitor center. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call 585-948-5445, ext. 7036, to register. Led by Chuck Rosenburg.

Event Date and Time

April 18, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 4:07 pm

Mary Jemison 'White Seneca Woman of the Genesee' featured at Stafford Historical Society meeting

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The Stafford Historical Society, on Wednesday, April 22, will host a program featuring Gretchen Murray Sepik, who will speak in the persona of Mary Jemison --White Seneca Woman of the Genesee. As Mary, Gretchen will tell of her life among the Senecas and how she adapted to and came to love her new community.

Letchworth State Park land was once owned by Mary Jemison where, at the Council Grounds, she is buried and where a statue has been erected in her honor. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the town hall located at 8903 Route 237.

Event Date and Time

April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 3:50 pm

Ascension Parish Fruit of the Vine Wine Tasting 'Fun Raiser'

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Ascension Parish will host the Fruit of the Vine Wine Tasting Fun Raiser ™ on Sunday, April 25th from 5-8 p.m.

This year the event is open to the general public and for adults 21 years of age and older (proper identification is required). This event will feature premium Finger Lakes wines handcrafted by Eagle Crest and O-Neh-Da Vineyards of Hemlock Lake.

Hors d'oeuvres along with assorted cheeses and crackers will be served. A classical guitar ensemble will accompany the evening’s festivities along with works of art by local artist Carole LaValley. All proceeds benefit Ascension Parish.

The cost of the event is $25 per person or $26.75 online at ascensionrcc.weshareonline.org

Ascension Parish
19 Sumner St.
Batavia, NY 14020
Phone:  585-343-1796
Fax:  585-343-0919
[email protected]

Event Date and Time

April 25, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday, March 13, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Gardeners: learn to fight late blight in class at Cornell Extension, register by March 20

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Fight the Blight – Late Blight that is. Do you grow tomatoes or potatoes in your garden? Have you had problems with late blight wiping out your plants in the past? If so, then join the Genesee County Master Gardeners on March 25th from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn about this serious plant disease.

We will cover what this disease is, effective management strategies for your garden and what to do if it does infect your plants. Our guest speaker will be Elizabeth Buck, a member of the Cornell University Vegetable Team.

The class will be held at the Genesee County Cornell Cooperative Extension at 420 E. Main St., Batavia. Cost is $10 per person. Pre-registration by March 20th is requested as class size is limited. Contact Brandie at 585-343-3040, ext. 101, or stop by our office to register.

You can also find the registration form on our Web site at: http://genesee.cce.cornell.edu/events/2015/03/25/late-blight-in-the-home-garden

Event Date and Time

March 25, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4:05 pm

Film 'Jersey Boys' at Richmond Library

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Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie, “Jersey Boys," is loosely based on the life and times of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Host:  Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia

Event:  Reel Discussions

Date & Time:  Thursday, March 19th at 6 p.m.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.

Event Date and Time

March 19, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 3:52 pm

Hiram Kasten hosts viewing of film classic 'Sunset Boulevard' at Richmond Library

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Event:  Billy Wilder Movie Series

Place:  Richmond Memorial Library

Date & Time:  Wednesday, March 4th at 6 pm.

Join us for another Billy Wilder movie hosted by Hiram Kasten. Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, an ageing silent film queen, and William Holden as the struggling writer who is held in thrall by her madness, created two of the screen’s most memorable characters in "Sunset Boulevard." Winner of three Academy Awards, directed by Billy Wilder’s orchestration of the bizarre tale is a true cinematic classic.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org

 

 

Event Date and Time

March 4, 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 1:08 am

Special event at Larry's Steakhouse to benefit Crossroads House

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"Come In From the Cold for Crossroads"

Larry's Steakhouse is opening this Sunday to host a special event. Beginning at 2 p.m. you can listen to music by the Old Hippies, enjoy complimentary chili and munchies and even enter a Euchre tournament.

Guest bartenders at the cash bar will donate all gratuities to Crossroads House. This event is brought to you in part by the Genesee County Libertarian Party with a focus on compassion and friendship and without political agenda.

Join us for an afternoon of fun entertainment. The event concludes at 5 p.m.

For more information visit the Genesee County Libertarian page on Facebook or their Web site.

Contact: Jim Rosenbeck
585-356-1712 or e-mail  [email protected]

Event Date and Time

February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:25 pm

Guided nighttime snowshoe hike for adults at GC Park & Forest

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Get out and take in a winter wonderland of snow-covered trees, ice-covered ponds, and winter wildlife activity with a snowshoe hike at Genesee County Park and Forest, offered every Saturday in February.

Enjoy the tranquil beauty of twilight with our nighttime snowshoe hike for adults on Saturday, Feb. 21st from 7:30 – 9 p.m. It begins at the Nature Center with a brief history of snowshoeing and a lesson on walking in snowshoes. No previous experience is needed. On the trail, your Naturalist guide points out signs of wildlife activity in the woodlands as you take in your surroundings.

The evening concludes with refreshments by a warm fire in Pavilion A. This hike is for ages 18 and over; cost is $10 per person. Snowshoes are provided, or bring your own.

For your own self-guided experience, snowshoes are available for rent at the Genesee County Park and Forest Interpretive Center 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays; 12 – 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Fee is $5/pair and all proceeds go to the ACORNS organization supporting the park.

The last guided snowshoe hike this month is in the afternoon on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. The cost for this daytime hike is $15 per person. Snowshoes are provided, or you may bring your own. It starts at the Nature Center with a brief history of snowshoeing and a lesson on walking in snowshoes. No previous experience is needed. On the trail, your Naturalist guide points out signs of wildlife activity in the woodlands as you take in your surroundings. Listen for the sounds of birds at the feeders, and watch for deer bounding through the snow. The hike concludes with refreshments back at the nature center at 3 p.m.

For more information visit our Web site at http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/parks/, or contact Shannon Morley at [email protected] or (585) 344-1122.

 

Event Date and Time

February 21, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7:14 pm

Guided snowshoeing hike at GC Park & Forest, East Bethany

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Get out and take in a winter wonderland of snow-covered trees, ice-covered ponds, and winter wildlife activity with a snowshoe hike at Genesee County Park and Forest, offered every Saturday in February.

Daytime hikes cost is $15 per person. Snowshoes are provided, or you may bring your own.

Hikes begin at 1 p.m. at the Nature Center with a brief history of snowshoeing and a lesson on walking in snowshoes. No previous experience is needed. On the trail, your Naturalist guide points out signs of wildlife activity in the woodlands as you take in your surroundings.

Listen for the sounds of birds at the feeders, and watch for deer bounding through the snow. Hikes conclude with refreshments back at the nature center at 3 p.m.

Enjoy the tranquil beauty of twilight with our nighttime snowshoe hike for adults on Saturday, Feb. 21st from 7:30 – 9 p.m. Naturalists introduce snowshoeing with a brief lesson, then lead you on a trip through the forest. The evening concludes with refreshments by a warm fire in Pavilion A. This hike is for ages 18 and over; cost is $10 per person. Snowshoes are provided, or bring your own.

For your own self-guided experience, snowshoes are available for rent at the Genesee County Park and Forest Interpretive Center 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays; 12 – 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Fee is $5/pair and all proceeds go to the ACORNS organization supporting the park.

For more information visit our Web site at http://www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/parks/, or contact Shannon Morley at [email protected] or (585) 344-1122.

 

Event Date and Time

February 14, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday, January 16, 2015 at 3:40 pm

City Police Task Force meeting, public welcome

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The next City of Batavia Police Facility Task Force meetings will be held on Thursday, Feb. 12, and Tuesday, March 10, starting at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room at the Police Station at 10 W. Main Street.

If there are any questions, please contact:

Office of the City Manager
One Batavia City Centre
Batavia, New York 14020
Phone: (585) 345-6330
Fax: (585) 343-8182
E-mail: [email protected]

Event Date and Time

February 12, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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