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.

JULY 2019 EVENTS back to top


Saint's Place Annual SUPER Sale !!! - Saint's Place
Save the Dates! July 9 – 13, 2019 (Tuesday through Saturday) at Saint's Place, 46 S. Main St., Pittsford, NY
Tuesday, July 9         4 pm to 8 pm     Preview Night!  Admission $25 this night only.
Wednesday, July 10   9 am to 8 pm     Opening Day
Thursday, July 11      9 am to 4 pm
Friday, July 12          9 am to 4 pm    
Saturday, July 13      9 am to Noon    Closing Day 
Proceeds assist Saint's Place in providing mattresses, box springs, bed frames, and bedding for arriving refugees.
Teeing Off for Abilities - CDS Wolf Foundation
Monday, July 22, 2019 at Oak Hill Country Club.
We are excited to welcome golfers to the 32nd Annual Teeing Off for Abilities Golf Tournament at Oak Hill CC.
Foursome on the East course: SOLD OUT (was $4,000)
Foursome on the West course: $3,000
Sponsorships Available. 
For information on sponsorships or to sign up, go to this link: https://form.jotform.com/90786275412159
Daystar's Swing for the Stars Golf Tournament - Daystar Kids

Monday, July 29, 2019 at Cobblestone Creek Country Club, 100 Cobble Creek Rd, Victor, NY 14564.
9 Holes: Join us for nine holes of golf followed by a celebration in honor of the friends and families of Daystar Kids.
2:00 Registration  •  3:00 Shotgun Start  •  6:00 Dinner and prizes
SAVE THE DATE! Details to come at  daystarkids.org/swingforthestars.

AUGUST 2019 EVENTS back to top


Angels of Mercy 5K Run and 1-Mile Run/Walk to Help STOP Human Trafficking & Violence Against Women - Angels of Mercy, Inc.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Meridian Centre Park, 2025 S. Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14628.     
A scenic 5K run and 1-mile walk is a family-friendly course. Proceeds from this event will allow Angels of Mercy to expand their services to support women who have been victims of abuse or trafficking.
Entry fees: $20 by August 1, 2019. Tech T-shirts to everyone registered by August 1.
$25 August 2 through Race day. Cotton shirts to everyone registered August 2 and after.

Day of race registration available.
Packet Pickup: Friday, August 16 from 11am-7pm at Raymour & Flanigan (Suite 100), 500 Jay Scutti Blvd, Henrietta.
Sponsorships/Donations to Angels of Mercy of $100 or more will receive FREE event registration.
Race Day Schedule:
8 am - 8:45 am - Packet Pickup & Registration 
9:00 am - 5K Run
9:10 am - 1 Mile Walk
10:00 am - Awards Ceremony for 5K Run
Post-race food and beverages will be provided.
Additional race information can be found at http://www.angelsofmercyny.org.
For additional information, call 585-730-4556 or email angelsofmercyny@aol.com or joemjc@aol.com

OTHER 2019 EVENTS back to top


Children's Institute presents Kids & Trucks - Children's Institute
Saturday & Sunday, Octoober 5 & 6, 2019, at Frontier Field VIP Lot. 
- Saturday, 10 am-4 pm          
- Sunday, 10 am-3 pm
- Horn-free, Sunday 10 am-12 pm
Looking for something special children and grandchildren will enjoy? Plan to visit the KIDS & TRUCKS event where children can climb aboard and explore all types of vehicles. Explore big rig and construction trucks, a school bus, fire and police vehicles, and many more!

If your child is easily startled by noise, plan to visit Sunday morning during the horn-free hours of 10 am-12 pm. Proceeds to benefit Children's Institute, a national not-for-profit organization focused on improving the lives of children by strengthening their social and emotional health.
 
Purchase your tickets today!
Price: $5 General Admission / $20 Family Pass (families with 5 or more members).
After October 4: $7.50/$30. FREE for children ages 2 and under. 
Tickets available at www.childrensinstitute.net/kids-, Frontier gate, and all area Wegmans stores.
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.
RAIHN'S 15th Anniversary Celebrarion
Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 6 to 10 pm, at Artisan Works, 565 Blossom Rd.
Save the Date!

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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