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Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:56 pm

Day Session: YWCA and Porter Farms class on canning to preserve seasonal produce

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YWCA and Porter Farms bring you a workshop on canning as part of our Foodie Series!

Learn how to preserve seasonal produce from either noon to 2 p.m. or 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6.

The class will be about freezing fall items including squash and pumpkins. There may even be a tip about roasting those pumpkin seeds for a crunchy snack.

The classes are at YWCA, 301 North St., Batavia. Cost is $10 and space is limited. Sign up now!

Call 585.343.5808

Event Date and Time

November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:12 pm

Free Dunkin' Dounts gift card with Red Cross blood donation at UMMC

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The Red Cross will conduct a blood drive at United Memorial Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The mobile unit will be in front of the hospital at 127 North St., Batavia. All presenting donors at the blood drive on Sept. 22 will receive a free gift card to Dunkin’ Donuts. Appointments may be made by visiting www.redcrossblood.org.  Walk-ins are welcome.

Generally to be eligible to donate, individuals must be 17 years of age or older, healthy and weigh at least 110 pounds. On the day of the donation, the American Red Cross recommends drinking an extra 16-ounce glass of water before and after the donation. They also suggest eating a healthy meal, avoiding high fat foods, before donating.

For the appointment (walk-ins are welcome) bring a driver’s license or two other forms of identification and a list of any current medications.

After registration, presenting donors will have their blood pressure, temperature, pulse and hemoglobin measured. They will also be asked for a brief health history and asked about their travels to foreign countries. The donation process itself usually lasts 8-10 minutes, but can be longer based on the donation. After donating, refreshments are provided. The entire process usually takes less than an hour to complete.

People can donate multiple times but must wait eight weeks/56 days between donations of whole blood.



Event Date and Time

September 22, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:10 pm

HLOM's annual Chicken & Biscuit Luncheon at the GC Office of the Aging

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The Holland Land Office Museum will host its annual Chicken & Biscuit Luncheon from 12 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the Genesee County Office for the Aging, located at 2 Bank St. in the city.

Cost is $10 per person. Call the HLOM at 343-4727.

The event is catered by D&R Depot.

The speaker will be the new Genesee County Historian, Michael J. Eula. His topic will be "Genesee County, the Holland Land Company, and the Fabric of Amercian History."


Event Date and Time

September 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 12:40 pm

Seventh annual Alpaca Country Trail -- a free day trip for family fun

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Northwoods Alpacas, located at 6499 North Lake Road in Bergen, is one of four area alpaca farms participating in the seventh annual Alpaca Country Trail on Sept. 27 and 28.

It is the only participant in Genesee County.

Rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. you are welcome to visit these farms located along a 30-mile route.

This free event is part of National Alpaca Farm Days.

Bring your family on a fun and educational day trip. Start at any participating farm and have the opportunity to see, feel and feed some beautiful alpacas and learn more about why they are bred. Experience spinning and fiber-crafting demos, buy one-of-a-kind heirloom quality alpaca products and enjoy some wholesome, family friendly fun.

As you travel from farm-to-farm, be sure to get your souvenir booklet stamped. When you reach the last farm, show them the completed booklet to receive a ticket for an alpaca product raffle, with an approximate retail value of $200.

The other participants are:

Genna-rations Farm, 1536 W. Kendall Road, Kendall

Stoney Meadows Alpacas, 16038 Glidden Road, Holley

SanGer-La Alpacas, 2845 Colby St., Brockport

For more information visit http://www.alpacacountrytrail.com

Event Date and Time

September 27, 2014 - 10:00am - September 28, 2014 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 12:15 pm

Grand opening of exhibit about p.w. minor footwear company at HLOM

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The grand opening of an exhiibit about local shoemakers p.w. minor will be held at the Holland Land Office Museum from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2.

Light refreshments will be served.

The museum is located at 131 W. Main St. in the City of Batavia.

Event Date and Time

October 2, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monday, September 15, 2014 at 2:41 pm

YWCA's annual Fall Yard Sale on North Street, Batavia

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If you're shopping for household goods, children's items, toys, books, clothing, DVDs and more, check out YWCA's annual Fall Yard Sale. It's set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at YWCA, 301 North St.

Event Date and Time

September 19, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 8:18 pm

Basket Auction to benefit Attica Central School Marching Band

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Basket Auction

Benefits:  Attica Marching Band

October 19, 2014 at Attica Central School

Doors open at 1:00 p.m.

$5.00 admission includes 25 tickets and a snack

Extra tickets available


Event Date and Time

October 19, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 6:51 am

Assemblyman Steve Hawley holds office hours at GCC

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Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is holding regular office hours for Genesee County residents at Genesee Community College on Friday, Sept. 12. The office hours will be attended by Hawley’s staff members. The 139th Assembly District, which Hawley represents, contains all of Genesee County.

To schedule an appointment, please contact Hawley’s District Office at [email protected] or by calling 585-589-5780.

Genesee Community College
Conable Technology Building, Room T123
Assemblyman R. Stephen Hawley Drive (1 College Road), Batavia
Friday, Sept. 12
1 – 5 p.m.

Event Date and Time

September 12, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Martial arts school holding free anti-bullying program

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Refuse 2 Lose Martial Arts school has joined forces with a worldwide anti-bullying program called Hyper Bully Defense. The goal of this program is to reach a million youth and spread the anti-bullying message.

The school is holding an anti-bullying seminar from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 19th. The event is free to the public and open to anyone who would like to attend.

Refuse 2 Lose Martial Arts
214 East Main St., Suite 7


Event Date and Time

September 19, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Batavia Blue Devil Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner

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The 13th annual Batavia Blue Devil Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at Terry Hills Restaurant and Banquet Facility.

Social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6. Cost is $30 per person.

These are this year's inductees:

  • John J. "Jackie" Kelley -- 1954
  • Thomas Hoitink -- 1965
  • John Buckley -- 1972
  • Patrick Fricano -- 1980
  • Dr. Allyson (Shirtz) Howe -- 1990
  • Jamie (Callahan) Hulbig -- 1998
  • Maria (Spiotta) Dentino -- 1999

Tickets are available at the Athletic Director's office at Batavia High School. For more information, please call (585) 343-2480, ext. 2003.

This event is sponsored by the Batavia Coaches Association.

Event Date and Time

September 27, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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