Rochester, NY

2020 Special Events

Rochester-area events that benefit local charities.

For information and agency contacts, click on the agency's name in the listings.

Agencies: To list YOUR 2020 events, send info to wishbook@rochester.rr.com.

JANUARY 2020 EVENTS back to top


'Spaghetti & Sauce' Food Drive - Dimitri House
Thursday, January 30, 2020, from 7 to 10 pm, at the Fairport Brewing Company, 1044 University Ave.
50/50 Raffle.
Bring food donation for $1 off drinks.
Live music by 'The Dawgs.'

FEBRUARY 2020 EVENTS back to top


34th Annual Chocolate Ball - Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc.
Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 5:30 to 11:00 pm
at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, 125 E. Main Street, Rochester, NY 14604.

ADMISSION: $200/ticket; corporate tables available TICKETS: https://www.epiny.org/index.php

Comedy at the Carlson To Benefit Harbor House - Harbor House of Rochester, Inc.
Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Comedy at the Carlson, 50 Carlson Rd., Rochester.
Show begins at 4:00 p.m.
Ticket Price: $20.
Featuring performances by Todd Youngman and Sky Sands. Show is recommended for 18 years and older.
Tickets available online at www.harborhouseofrochester.org
Euchre Tournament - Dimitri House
Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 11:30 am registration (cards fly at noon!), at VFW, 300 Macedon Center Road, Fairport, NY.
Price: $25 per player includes lunch
Prizes for the top 3!
Please bring a non-perishable food item for our cupboard!
Register online HERE or call Dimitri House: 585-325-1796.
100% of proceeds will support programs at Dimitri House.

MARCH 2020 EVENTS back to top


2020 Silent Disco: Art Never Had Such A Good Time - Urban Choice Charter School
Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 9 pm to 1 am at Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Road, Suite L, Rochester, NY 14610.
Tickets: $30 per person/$50 couple

UCCS is delighted to announce our 2020 Silent Disco: Art Never Had Such a Good Time.  More than 100 people will dance the night away at ARTISANworks. Guests will enjoy light appetizers, a specialty cocktail, silent auction items, raffles, and spectacular art.

Supporting our Silent Disco will truly make a difference in the lives of our students. UCCS serves a high concentration of City of Rochester students in poverty with more than 90% of currently enrolled eligible for free/reduced lunch. The funds raised at this event will help UCCS provide field trips, mid-year restocking of classroom supplies; and will support programs such as our Science Fair and Parent Curriculum Nights.

Agencies: To list Your Events, please send info to wishbook@rochester.rr.com

RECURRING (YEAR ROUND) EVENTS back to top


Sundays

Trolley Car Restoration - New York Museum of Transportation

Sundays throughout the year, at the Museum, 6393 E. River Road, West Henrietta, NY.
Museum volunteers are restoring several antique trolleys for operation on the museum's rail line. View the progress as we bring a 1914 interurban car and a 100-year-old Rochester streetcar back to life!
Available during our regular operating hours, 11 am to 5 pm, Sundays only. Included in the regular admission price. See www.nymtmuseum.org
for more information.

Mondays

Parkinson Foundation Activities - National Parkinson Foundation Greater Rochester

Activities presented by the National Parkinson Foundation Greater Rochester
 to benefit those affected by Parkinson's disease (Various days Monday - Saturday) include support groups, the Parkinson Cafe, seminars, fitness classes, and non-contact boxing lessons.
For dates, times and locations, go to http://www.npfgreaterrochester.org/events/my-calendar/

Fridays

Friday Sale At St. Michael's Church - St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference

Every Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at The St. Vincent DePaul Store in the basement of St. Michael's Hall, 124 Evergreen St. (Church location: behind 869 Clinton Avenue near corner of Clifford Avenue.) Includes antiques, collectibles, athletic equipment, electronics, and other items that are not basic household items. Quality merchandise at bargain prices. Proceeds raised at the sale go to support the St. Vincent De Paul Ministry to help the poor in our parish live a better life.

Saturdays

Village History Group - Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society

Third Saturday of the month, from 10:00 am to 12 noon, at The Former U.S. Customs House, 10 Latta Rd. corner of River Street, Rochester 14612. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Bring in any items petaining to Charlotte that you would like to show the group. (Every month except July, August, and December.)

Marine History Group - Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society

Second Saturday of the month, from 10:00 am to 12 noon, at The Former Customs House, 10 Latta Rd., at the corner of River Street. Rochester, NY 14612.  THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Presentation by the Marine History Group of the Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society. The Presentation will be followed by a round robin. Bring your thoughts about Marine History for group discussion. (Every month except July, August, and December.)

Electronics Recycling (Monthly) - St. Vincent DePaul Society/St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Conference

Two Saturdays per month, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, See our website at svdprochester.org for dates, Location is The St. Vincent DePaul Store in the basement of St. Michael's Hall, 124 Evergreen St. See Friday listing for details.

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