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Rochester, NY

2022 Special Events

Rochester-area events that benefit local charities.

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MAY 2022 EVENTS back to top

Transportation Museum Opens May 29, 2022 - New York Museum of Transportation

Sunday, May 29, 2022, The New York Museum of Transportation, in Rush, will open for the 2022 season beginning Sunday, May 29, at 11 a.m.

The museum houses a collection of 14 trolley cars, several highway and horse-drawn vehicles, three model railroads, the Midtown Plaza Monorail, and numerous exhibits celebrating the transportation history of the area. In the gallery, a video presents the Rochester Subway in color, and a gift shop caters to the needs of all ages and interests.

NOTE: The start of trolley rides has been delayed, and we hope to resume rides soon. Please check our website for updated information:
Family Friendly Admission Prices
Without trolley rides: $5 adults and $4 youths age 3 – 12.

The museum is open Sundays only from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is located just 20 minutes south of Rochester at 6393 East River Road, West Henrietta, NY 14586. Email:  585-533-1113.

JUNE 2022 EVENTS back to top

2022 Upstate NY Tour de Cure - American Diabetes Association
Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Xerox Campus, Webster.
Volunteers Needed!
For info. contact Julie Demersman at  JDEMERSMAN@DIABETES.ORG.
Al Sigl Sports Classic Golf Tournament at Midvale Country Club - Al Sigl Community of Agencies

Monday, June 13, 2022 – Al Sigl Sports Classic Golf Tournament at Midvale Country Club.

Help us as celebrate Rochester's longest-running charitable golf tournament. 

“WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP?” There are several ways to join the fun and help us recognize the volunteers, sponsors, and friends who make this tournament possible.

Join us for a day of good company and great golf while we raise funds and awareness for the more than 55,000 children and adults with special needs served by Al Sigl Member Agencies each year.
Register your foursome today!

Info and registration at
Drive-Through Chicken BBQ - Dimitri House
Friday, June 17, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield.
Drive-through Chicken BBQ prepared by Sticky Lips.
Pickup Friday, June 17th, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tickets $15/dinner. Proceeds to support Dimitri House programs.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield
Includes one-half chicken, BBQ beans, macaroni salad, and corn bread.
Purchase tickets online here or call Dimitri House (585-325-1796).
This fundraising event will support DImitri House programs that served more than 5,300 people in need last year.
Note - there will be a limited # of walkups so purchase advance tickets today! Dimitri House 
Christie Simonetti Classic Golf Tournament - Pirate Toy Fund
Monday, June 20, 2022 at Locust Hill Country Club. Registration starts at 11 am. More info at
5K Race - Sunset House
Saturday, June 27, 2022. Starts at 9 am at the Irondequoit United Church, 644 Titus Ave.

JULY 2022 EVENTS back to top

Angels of Mercy 2nd Annual, Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ
Friday, July 1, 2022, from 4 to 7 pm, at St. Ambrose Church, 25 Empire Blvd. 
$15 meals include: 1/2 chicken, 2 sides, cornbread. Raffles at event.
Ticket sales: annual-chicken-bbq-fundraiser- tickets-339206023347 
For more info, contact: 585-730-4556 or
"Golfing for Good" Tournament - Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.
Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Webster Golf Club. 8 a.m. Shotgun Start.
Four-person scramble. 18 Holes of golf, cart and lunch.  
Registration: $125 per person ($100 before May 15.)
Sponsorships available: Hole Sponsor as little as $150.

To register or sponsor by phone or mail,
Call (585) 254-5110 or email

We will be happy to send you a form, or process the payment by phone.

OTHER 2022 EVENTS back to top

'Tee'd Off at Breast Cancer' Golf Tournament - Breast Cancer Coalition

Monday, August 1, 2022, at Midvale Country Club.

New Location. Save the Date. Enjoy Perks - Be a Sponsor.

  • Staggered tee times beginning at 7:30am
  • Tee times assigned in advance
  • Scramble format
  • Breakfast, lunch, cocktail reception, online silent auction, raffle prizes
  • Online silent auction (Auction will run from August 2 through August 10)

For more information, call 585-473-8177 or email

Al Sigl Sports Classic Tennis Benefit - Al Sigl Community of Agencies
Friday & Saturday, August 12 and 13, 2022 – Al Sigl Community of Agencies  at Tennis Club of Rochester
Wine Tasting and Regatta at Rochester Yacht Club - Sunset House
Wine Tasting: Friday, August 19, 2022, at 6 pm at Rochester Yacht Club.
Race at Rochester Yacht Club: Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 9 am.
J. Genier Charity Mini Golf Tournament - Sunset House
September 2022 (date to be announced) at Parkside Miniature Golf.
Save the Date!
Fine Tastings for Al Sigl Community - Al Sigl Community of Agencies
Wednesday, September 21, 2022. Fine Tastings for Al Sigl Community with memorable culinary experiences at Locust Hill Country Club.
Toast for Hope Gala - Hope Hall
Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Monroe Golf Club, 155 Golf Ave., Pittsford, NY 14534. 
Begins at 6pm. Black tie optional.
Dinner  •  Music & Dancing  •  Cash Bar  •  Live & Silent Auctions
Become an event sponsor or reserve your table today!
Tickets: $150 per person.
For details about table and sponsorship packages, please contact Samantha Standing at 585-426-5824 x107 or
Quilt and Silent Auction - Sunset House
October 15 & 16, 2022, at the Irondequoit Library.
Friday, October 15: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday,October 16: 10 a to 3 pm 
Al Sigl Community WalkAbout - Al Sigl Community of Agencies
Sunday, October 23, 2022 – Al Sigl Community WalkAbout with Halloween-themed, family-friendly fun at Eastview Mall.





Trolley Car Restoration - New York Museum of Transportation

Sundays from April-May through October, 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
for more information.


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.


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. 
*except July, August, and December.

Village History Group - Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse Historical Society

(beginning in Spring) 

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 pertaining to Charlotte that you would like to show the group. (Every month except July, August, and December.)