Rochester, NY

2019 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 2019 events, send info to wishbook@rochester.rr.com.

FEBRUARY 2019 EVENTS back to top


"A Suite for the Sweet" Concert - Penfield Symphony Orchestra
Monday, February 25, 2019, at 7:30 pm, at Penfield High School Auditorium located at 25 High School Drive in Penfield, New York. 

The Penfield Symphony Orchestra, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to enriching the Rochester community for over 60 years, will present “A Sweet for the Sweet,” the third concert of its 63rd season.  The concert will feature Bernstein’s Overture to Candide, William Grant Still’s Poem for Orchestra, Hanson’s Symphony No. 2 in D-flat major, and Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite.  It will be held on February 25, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at the Penfield High School Auditorium located at 25 High School Drive in Penfield, New York. 

Tickets can be purchased online at www.penfieldsymphony.org, by phone at 585-872-0774, at all area Wegmans, the Penfield Recreation Department, Canandaigua National Bank (Penfield Branch), and at the door on the night of the concert.  Tickets cost $15 for adults and $12 for senior citizens, 60 and over.  For students of any age with a student ID, tickets are free. Penfield Symphony Orchestra

Contact: Dianne Stengel: 585-872-0774 or  pso@penfieldsymphony.org

APRIL 2019 EVENTS back to top


Angels of Mercy 12th Annual Pasta Dinner - Angels of Mercy, Inc.

Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, at Eastridge High School, 2350 East Ridge Road, Rochester 14622.
With music, door prizes, raffles, 50/50 drawings, and cooking by Phil Rivaldo and Crew.
Donations: Adults $10 per person; children ages 3 - 10 $5 per child, children under 3 are free.
Raffle tickets $2 each or 6 for $10.
Fo4r more information: call 585-730-4556.

OTHER 2019 EVENTS back to top


Wine Dine & Share Dinner - Dimitri House
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Memorial Art Gallery, Cutler Union, 500 University Ave., Rochester, NY
For information call Dimitri House at 585-325-1796 or www.dimitri-house.org.

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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