Rochester, NY

2018 - 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 2018 - 2019 events, send info to wishbook@rochester.rr.com.

DECEMBER 2018 EVENTS back to top


Holly Trolley Rides - New York Museum of Transportation
Sundays, December 2, 9, and 16, 2018, from 11 am to 4 pm at the New York Museum of Transportation, 6393 East River Road, W. Henrietta, NY. Santa may still use reindeer power, but sometimes he joins you to enjoy a ride on our authentic 90-year-old electric trolley car, recalling another time when families rode trolleys to do their holiday shopping in the city.

Trolley Rides operate every half-hour beginning at 11:30 am, and are included with admission to the museum
($10 adults, $9 seniors 65+, $8 youths ages 3 - 12). No reservations are required. Last ride departs at 3:30pm.

The museum will be decorated for the holiday, and the museum's large model railroad will be running three trains at once.  Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and there's free hot chocolate and cookies for all!

For details: 585-533-1113 or info@nymtmuseum.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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