Rochester, NY

2021 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 2021 events, send info to

APRIL 2021 EVENTS back to top

2021 Virtual Trivia Night Fundraiser - Open Door Mission, Inc.
Wednesday, April 14, from 7 to 8 pm.
Support the Mission with your family and friends for an hour of fun and laughter during a virtual trivia contest using the latest smart phone application technology.
Details HERE.
The "Planting HOPE" Project - Hope Hall School
Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Hope Hall School.

Hope Hall's FIRST EVER "Planting HOPE Project" is less than 1 month away! The Planting HOPE Project sells HOPE kits filled with a variety of garden items including seeds and seed starter items, small hand tools, décor, a grow bag,  gardening tips and more. Funds raised from sales will go directly to educational and social/emotional programs and services for Hope Hall Students.

Order a Planting HOPE Kit online by completing our donation form. HOPE kits make great gifts too!

Kits are $50 each. A pick-up event is scheduled for Saturday, April 24th, at Hope Hall School, The event will be outdoors, socially distanced with masks required. For more information, contact Event & Volunteer Coordinator, Eboné Creighton at ebone.creighton@hopehall.orgor 585-426-5825 ext. 205.

MAY 2021 EVENTS back to top

Mother's Day Pink Ribbon Run & Family Fitness Walk - Breast Cancer Coalition

Friday, May 7 to Sunday, May 9, 2021. Virtual Event for Anyone, Anywhere. Save the date!
Details to follow.

JUNE 2021 EVENTS back to top

27th Annual Auction & Drive-In Event - St. Joseph's Neighborhood Center
Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 6:00 to 6:45 pm.
Location: Temple B'Rith Kodesh parking lot, 2131 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester.
$25 per person includes live music, live auction, FM sound in-car, box of treats.
For  sponsor opportunities, information, or preliminary reservations, call Elissa at 585-325-5260 x1005.

OTHER 2021 EVENTS back to top

"Golfing for Good" Tournament - Notre Dame Learning Center, Inc.
Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Webster Golf Club. Morning tournament and Lunch. Save the date!
'Tee'd Off at Breast Cancer' Golf Tournament - Breast Cancer Coalition

Monday, August 9, 2021, at Locust Hill Country Club. Save the Date!

Open Door Mission 2021 Golf Classic - Open Door Mission, Inc.
June 1 to September 5, 2021 at Midvale Country Club, 2387 Baird Rd., Penfield, NY 14526.
Make your own tee time at Midvale Country Club and play between June 1st and September 5.
Best Ball team format (play your own of golf ball)
Registration NOW open! Players and Sponsors register at
All registration fees are due before June 1st. Your registration fee includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, lunch plus a tee bag gift with a golf shirt, golf balls and other goodies.
Golf at Locust Hill - Volunteers of America Upstate New York
Monday, September 13, 2021, at Locust Hill Country Club.
Sponsorships and foursomes are available. Please call Cheryl Marshall at 585-736-2487 for more information.
ARTrageous 2021: A Whole New Affair - Breast Cancer Coalition

Fall 2021 (Date to be announced.)
Details later.

Agencies: To list Your Events, please send info to



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
for more information.


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


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.


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 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.