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2024 Special Events

Rochester-area events that benefit local charities.

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JUNE 2024 EVENTS back to top

Third Annual DimitriHouse BBQ Dinner Fundraiser - Dimitri House

Friday, June 14, 2024, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield,
Get ready for a night of delicious food while you support a great cause! The 3rd Annual Dimitri House BBQ dinner fundraiser is coming up and we need your support! 
• Drive-through BBQ dinner prepared by Sticky Lips
• Pickup Friday, June 14, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
• Tickets $17.00/dinner.
• St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield

Sticky Lips BBQ Juke Joint will be serving up their Uncle Frank’s Grilled Chicken and Smoked Pulled Pork Dinner, including ¼ chicken, pulled pork & sauce, Mustard Coleslaw, Cajun Corn, and Cornbread.

Purchase your advance tickets here.


JULY 2024 EVENTS back to top

"Golfing for Good" Tournament - Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.
Friday, July 28, 2024, at Webster Golf Club.

Dear Friends,
The merry month of May is here and today's my
day to check-in with our Notre Dame Learning
Center's golfers concerning registration for the
July 28 NDLC tournament at Webster.
Golf begins at 1:30, with dinner following.
Early registration of $125 is due by May 31.
Registration after that date will be $135.
I'd be most grateful if you could let me know if
you plan to have a foursome for the tournament
so I can let the folks at Webster Golf know the
number of fdursomes we expect. Enjoy your day!
Sister Evelyn

Registration Link/

Golfing for Good Tournament - Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.
Sunday, July 28, 2024, at Webster Golf Club, 440 Salt Road, Webster, NY 14580

1:30 pm Shotgun Start.
Come enjoy a day on the greens and support a great cause!
Don't forget to invite your friends and family.
This year we are offering a Dinner Only option.
Please visit our website at
for more information on
Registration and Sponsorship.

OTHER 2024 EVENTS back to top

Saint's Place SUPER SALE Fundraiser - Saint's Place

Wednesday, August 7 through Saturday, August 10, 2024, at Saint John of Rochester, 10 Waterford Way, Fairport.

This year sale is being held at a new location and on a new date.   The success of this sale is so important to our ability to continue our Mission.  We have helped a record number of refugees since our sale in July 2023.  We have assisted over 1550 refugees from all corners of the world.  Most have come from Ukraine, Afghanistan and the Congo.  Many large families and their needs are great.

The Saint’s Place Annual Super Sale is a fundraiser for our mission to assist legally arriving refugees in our community.  By supporting our sale, you are helping us to continue our Mission of “Welcoming the Stranger”. This year there is a new location and new dates, but the same great quality and quantity!  We’ll have collectibles, jewelry, clothing, artwork, books, toys, sporting goods, electronics, household items, and so much more!  Free parking, easy access off Route 31, all on one floor.  You don’t want to miss this Sale!

Location          Saint John of Rochester  10 Wickford Way  Fairport

First Chance Sale   Wednesday, August 7th  11am-7pm    $10 Admission fee

Opening Day          Thursday,  August 8th       10am – 7pm   Free Admission

50% Off Day           Friday,   August 9th          9am -  6pm

Bag Sale                 Saturday, August 10th      9am – 11am  

First bag $15, additional bags $5 each. 

Must purchase a bag to enter the sale on this day. y 8: (free entry) 9 am until sold out. One bag of goods $10, additional bags $5. 5-bag limit.

For more information. visit the website:

Game Changer - Empowering Women Luncheon - YWCA of Rochester and Monroe County

Wednesday, September 25, 2024, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of inspiration and empowerment as we honor Game Changers who challenge the status quo and create positive change in the world.
We are actively seeking volunteers to join our event planning committee. We meet via Zoom on the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1 PM. If you would like additional information, please reach out to you Yukali Okkotsu at
Sponsorship Opportunities available.



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

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.)