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Art Exhibits

[ OPENING ]

“The Finger Lakes: Above and Below,” paintings by Gloria Betlam Thu May 31. Wood Library, 134 North Main St., Canandaigua. 6-8 p.m. 394-1381.

“Artist Teacher Invitational” Fri Jun 1. Gallery r, 100 College Ave. 7-10 p.m. galleryr.org.

“East Rochester High School Student Exhibit” Fri Jun 1. Stella Art Gallery & Studio, 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. 6-9 p.m. stellaartgalleryandstudio.com.

“A Life in Layers,” Digital prints designed by Kelly Powell & inspired by the Kuna Indians of Panama Fri Jun 1. Crocus Clay Works Gallery, Hungerford Building Door #2, Suite 225, 1115 E. Main St. 5-9 p.m. 469-8217, crocusclayworks.com.

“Manuel Rivera-Ortiz: India, A Celebration of Life” Fri Jun 1. Arts & Cultural Council Gallery, 277 N Goodman St. 6-9 p.m. 473-4000, artsrochester.org.

“My Apocalypse” Fri Jun 1. Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St., door 1, floor 2.6-9 p.m. myapocalypse2012.tumblr.com.

“Relative Image,” work by Dolores Seagren, Richard Lacey, and Anne Lacey Ellington Fri Jun 1. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 6-8 p.m. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com.

“Secrets of the Solstice,” Artwork by Tim Mack Fri Jun 1. Gallery @ Equal=Grounds, 750 South Ave. 7-9 p.m. gallery@equalgrounds.com.

“Sequences” by David Moog Fri Jun 1. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. 5-9 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976, imagecityphotographygallery.com.

“School’s Out for Summer 2,” with students from Buckman Heights Elementary School Fri Jun 1. Studio 215, Hungerford Building Door #1 or 2, Floor 4, Suite 433E, 1115 E. Main St. 6-9 p.m. 490-1210, humanette66@gmail.com.

“We Are Ten,” A Black and White Photo Exhibition by Wilson Commencement Academy Photo Club Fri Jun 1. Community Darkroom Gallery, 713 Monroe Ave. 7-9 p.m. 271-5920, geneseearts.org.

“Wayward Dreams” by Alison Tyne Fri Jun 1. Black Radish Gallery, Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. 6-10 p.m. arenaartgroup.com

“6x6x2012: Bigger and Better” Sat Jun 2. Rochester Contemporary Arts Center, 137 East Ave. 6-10 p.m. 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org. $5.

“The Inner World of Dario Tazziolo” Sat Jun 2. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. Noon-5 p.m. 624-4730, ockhee@frontiernet.net.

“Spyglass,” A Viewing Experience by Sarah C. Rutherford & Brandon Colaprete Sat Jun 2. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. 4-10 p.m. 1975ish.com, ourspyglass.com.

“Stephen Spinder, Solo Photography,” “Pen, Pencil, Tool, & Brush,” and “A Photographer’s Path 15” Sun Jun 3. High Falls Fine Art Gallery, 60 Browns Race. 3-6 p.m. 325-2030, centerathighfalls.org.

 

[ CONTINUING ]

1570 Gallery at Valley Manor 1570 East Ave. Through Jun 15: “Making the Ordinary Extraordinary.” Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and weekends by appt. 770-1923.

1975 Gallery 89 Charlotte St. June 5-16: “Spyglass,” A Viewing Experience by Sarah C. Rutherford & Brandon Colaprete. Tue-Fri 6-9 p.m., Sat 4-8 p.m. 1975ish.com, ourspyglass.com

Artisans’ Loft 4135 Mill St, Pultneyville. Ongoing: “Dream Sails…and More” by David Chamberlain; “Waterscapes” by Lee Hanford; “Trees and More” by Rocky Greco. Fri 1-3 & 6-8, Sat 1-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. 315-589-5000

Arts & Cultural Council Gallery 277 N Goodman St. Jun 1-27: “Manuel Rivera-Ortiz: India, A Celebration of Life.” Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 473-4000, artsrochester.org.

The Assisi Institute 1400 N. Winton Rd. Through May 31: “Sacred Structures.” Tue-Thu noon-6 p.m., Fri noon-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 473-8731.

Baobab Cultural Center 728 University Ave. Continuing: Magnificent Africa. Thu-Fri 5:30-9 p.m., Sat 2-4 p.m. 563-2145, thebaobab.org.

Barnes and Noble Gallery 3349 Monroe Ave, Pittsford. Through May 31: Webster Art Club’s Spring Art Show. Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 586-6020, barnesandnoble.com.

Books Etc. 78 W. Main St., Macedon. Jun 1-Aug 15: “Relative Image,” work by Dolores Seagren, Richard Lacey, and Anne Lacey Ellington. Wed-Sun Noon-5 p.m. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com.

Black Radish Gallery Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. Jun 1-30: “Wayward Dreams” by Alison Tyne. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. arenaartgroup.com

B.T. Roberts Memorial Hall Gallery at Roberts Wesleyan College 2301 Westside Drive. Through June 30: “Vapors: The Brevity of Life” by Athesia Benjamin. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 594-6800, nes.edu.

Bug Jar 219 Monroe Ave. Through May 31: THE LOBBY Presents: Lea Rizzo. Mon-Sun 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. 454-2966, bugjar.com, lobbydigital.com

Coach Street Clay 39 Coach Street, Canandaigua. Through Jul 21: “Where You Go, I Go,” New Work by Peter Pincus. Call for hours. 474-3103, coachstreetclay.com.

Community Darkroom Gallery 713 Monroe Ave. Jun 1-Aug 31: “We Are Ten,” A Black and White Photo Exhibition by Wilson Commencement Academy Photo Club. Mon 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Tue-Thu 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Fri 12-5 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 271-5920, geneseearts.org.

Crocus Clay Works Gallery Hungerford Building Door #2, Suite 225, 1115 E. Main St. Jun 1-23: “A Life in Layers,” Digital prints designed by Kelly Powell & inspired by the Kuna Indians of Panama. Tue-Wed 5-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. 469-8217, crocusclayworks.com.

A Different Path Gallery 27 Market St., Brockport. Continuing: First Annual Brockport Artists Guild Exhibit. Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 637-5494, differentpathgallery.com.

First Congregational Church 58 N. Main St., Canandaigua. Jun 1-3: “Women Artists of the Finger Lakes II: A Contemporary Show and Sale.”10 a.m.-5 p.m. 394-2184.

Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery 3165 East Ave. Through May 31: “Warm Weather Visions” by Elizabeth Liano. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 381-1600, friendlyhome.org.

The Gallery Annex Dallywater’s, 83 Geneva St., Geneva. Continuing: “Bloom” by Kevin Harwood. Call for details. 315-719-0140.

Gallery @ Equal=Grounds 750 South Ave. Jun 1-30: “Secrets of the Solstice,” Artwork by Tim Mack. Tue-Fri 7 a.m.-Midnight, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-Midnight. gallery@equalgrounds.com.

Gallery r 100 College Ave. Through Jun 1: “Artist Teacher Invitational.” Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m. galleryr.org.

Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union 395 Gregory St. Through Jun 29: The Work of Cheryl and Don Olney. Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 461-2230, genesee.coop.

George Eastman House 900 East Ave. Through Sep 16: “See: Untold Stories.” | Ongoing: “Cameras from the Technology Collection,” and “The Remarkable George Eastman.” | Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. $4-$12. 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org

Gilded Square Picture Framing & Gallery 714 University Ave. Continuing: “Framed” artwork by Keith Uhrich & Michelle Michael. Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 461-2808, gildedsquare.com.

High Falls Fine Art Gallery 60 Browns Race. Jun 3-Jul 5: “Stephen Spinder, Solo Photography,” “Pen, Pencil, Tool, & Brush,” and “A Photographer’s Path 15.”  Wed-Fri 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat Noon-5:30 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m. 325-2030, centerathighfalls.org.

Hungerford Building 1115 E. Main St., door 1, floor 2. Jun 1-29: “My Apocalypse.” Visit for details: myapocalypse2012.tumblr.com.

Image City Photography Gallery 722 University Ave. Through Jun 10: “Sequences” by David Moog. Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976, imagecityphotographygallery.com.

International Art Acquisitions 3300 Monroe Ave. Jun 1-30: “Ode to Matisse” original gouache and ink paintings by Marsha Hammel. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun Noon-5 p.m. 264-1440, internationalartacquisitions.com.

I-Square Visions 693 Titus Ave., Irondequoit. Through Jun 1: A Circle of Friends Ceramic Exhibition. | Jun 4-Jul 12: “Hot in Irondquoit” Show & Sale. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 943-1941.

Jewish Community Center 1200 Edgewood Ave. Through Jul 22: “Traveling Exhibition: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals.” Wed 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun Noon-6 p.m., and Mon-Tue by request. 461-2000, http://www.jccrochester.org

Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Gallery St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave. Through Jun 25: Rochester Art Club Spring Show. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 899-3720.

Lorette Wilmot Library @ Nazareth College 4245 East Ave. Through May 31: “Exposed: Rochester’s Hidden Victims of Homelessness PhotoVoice Exhibit” by Leanne Charlesworth. Call 389-2129 for hours. naz.edu.

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave. “What’s Up” lecture, First Sundays, 2 p.m. | Ongoing exhibits: “At the Crossroads,” “Seeing America,” “Italian Baroque Organ,” “Brunswick Armor,” “Judaica.” | Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu until 9 p.m., $5-$12. Thu night reduced price: $6 from 5-9 p.m. 276-8900, mag.rochester.edu.

Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St, Honeoye Falls. Continuing: Honeoye Falls-Lima Senior Show. | Through Jun 3: Pinhole Camera Art: Professional Photographers’ Point of View. Featuring John Neel, Andrew Davidhazy, Craig Barber, and Rick Shannon. Mon-Fri & Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. 624-7740, millartcenter.com.

My Sister’s Gallery The Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. May 29-Jul 10: “Between the Lines, Patriotism in Print.” Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 546-8439.

Nan Miller Gallery 3450 Winton Place. Through June 23: “Albert Paley’s The Mastery of Metal.” Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 292-1430, nanmillergallery.com.

Ock Hee’s Gallery 2 Lehigh St. Jun 2-Aug 25: “The Inner World of Dario Tazziolo.” Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 624-4730, ockhee@frontiernet.net.

Orange Glory Café 240 East Ave. Continuing: “Poster and Fine Art Show” by Carla Bartow. Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 232-7340.

Outside the Box Art Gallery Suite 104, The Box Factory, 6 N. Main St., Fairport. Through May 31: “Purse-sonalities.” Call for details. 377-0132

Oxford Gallery 267 Oxford St. Through Jun 2: “Palimpsest.” Tue-Fri Noon-5 p.m; Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885, oxfordgallery.com.

Rochester Contemporary Arts Center 137 East Ave. Jun 2-Jul 15: “6x6x2012: Bigger and Better.” Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m., Fri 1-10 p.m. 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org. $1.

Rochester Regional Community Design Center Hungerford Complex/E. Main Business Park. Door 3B. Continuing: “Corn Hill: What’s Next?” Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 271-0520, rrcdc.com.

Roz Steiner Art Gallery Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd., Batavia. Through Jun 28: Student Digital Art Show. Call for hours. 343-0055 x6448, genesee.edu.

Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections University of Rochester River Campus, Rush Rhees Library, Wilson Blvd. Through Aug 17: “Picturing AIDS and Its Publics,” educational AIDS posters from the Atwater Collection, and “Springing to Life: Moveable Books and Mechanical Devices.” Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 475-6766.

Sage Art Center UR River Campus. Through August 2012: Photo exhibit by Thomas Evans, curated by Jessica Holmes. Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-11p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 2-6 p.m. 273-5995, rochester.edu/college/AAH/facilities/sage

Sips Coffee Shop 149 Pattonwood Dr., Irondequoit. Jun 1-30: Artist of the Month: Oil and Acrylic Paintings by Sunita Dixit. Call for hours: 323-9360.

Spectrum Gallery at Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. Through Jun 15: Color Photographs by Pat Wilder. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 461-4447, lumierephoto.com.

Starry Nites Café 696 University Ave. Continuing: Colleen Virdi. Mon-Thu 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m.-midnight, Sat 8 a.m.-midnight, Sun 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 271-2630, starrynitescafe.com, shoefactoryarts.com.

Stella Art Gallery & Studio 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. Opens Jun 1: “East Rochester High School Student Exhibit.” Thu 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat noon-9 p.m. stellaartgalleryandstudio.com.

Strong Behavioral Health University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Ave. Through Jun 25: “Balance.” Visit site for hours. urmc.rochester.edu.

Studio 215 Hungerford Building Door #1 or 2, Floor 4, Suite 433E, 1115 E. Main St. Opens Jun 1: “School’s Out for Summer 2,” with students from Buckman Heights Elementary School. Tue-Wed 5-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment. 490-1210, humanette66@gmail.com.

Tap & Mallet 381 Gregory St. Continuing: “Paintings by Bradley Butler.” Mon-Sat 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun 4 p.m.-12 a.m. 473-0503, tapandmallet.com.

Visual Studies Workshop 31 Prince St. Through Jul 9: “Reversing the Catastrophe of Fixed Meaning” by Scott McCarney. Thu 5-8 p.m., Fri-Sat 12-5 p.m., and by appt. 442-8676, vsw.org.

Wallace Library Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Dr. Through Aug 6: “The Light of the Sublime: The Works of Rumi as Interpreted by Zahra Partovi and Vincent FitzGerald & Co.” Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. 475-4213.

Wayne County Council for the Arts 108 W. Miller St., Newark. Through Jun 9: “Shape Shift,” Contemporary Quilts by Marcia DeCamp. Thu-Sat 12-3 p.m., and by appt. 315-331-4593, info@wayne-arts.com, waynearts.wordpress.com.

Webster Public Library 980 Ridge Rd., Webster. Through May 31: Webster Art Club. Call for hours. 872-7075.

Williams-Insalaco Gallery 34 at FLCC, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. Through Jun 1: Student Honors Art Exhibition. Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. After May 21: Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 394-3500 x7369, gallery34@flcc.edu.

Wood Library 134 North Main St., Canandaigua. May 31-Jul 12: “The Finger Lakes: Above and Below,” paintings by Gloria Betlam. Sun noon-4 p.m., Mon 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Tue 10 a.m.-noon. 394-1381.

 

Art Events

[ Thursday, May 31 ]

Book Release Party. Denison Creative, 439 Monroe Ave. 360-0192. 4-7 p.m. “Nuage Et Soleil” by Katherine Denison and “Inside Burma” by Chris Kogut.

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

Art Auction to Benefit Rochester Historical Society. Century Club, 566 East Ave. 428-8470, rochesterhistory.org. 7-10 p.m. Preview 5-7 p.m. Call for details.

 

Comedy

[ Thursday, May 31-Saturday, June 2 ]

Andy Hendrickson/Josh Potter. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, thecomedyclub.us. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m. $9-$12.

 

Dance Events

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

“Faces of the El Caribe,” Borinquen Dance Theatre’s 31st Anniversary Celebration. Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave. borinquendance.org. 7 p.m. $50, register.

Frances Dances Presents: “Rolling in the Dance.” Tango Café Dance Studio, 389 Gregory St. 249-0354, franceshare@yahoo.com. 2 p.m. $5.

[ Sunday, June 3 ]

Odasz Dance Theatre “Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Classical Gala.” Panara Theatre, Rochester Intstitute of Technology. 880-0450, 6 p.m., $8-$15.

 

Dance Participation

[ Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3 ]

Seventh Annual Vintage Jazz Dance Weekend. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 415-3714, stompology.com. Various times & fees.

 

Festivals

[ Thursday, May 31-Sunday, June 3 ]

Greek Festival. 962 East Ave. rochestergreekfestival.org. Thu-Sun 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Free admission.

[ Friday, June 1 ]

East End Festival. East End District. eastendmusicfestival.com. Visit web for details. Local food, bands, drinks.

[ Friday, June 1-Saturday, June 2 ]

St. Rita’s Church 58th Annual Fiesta. 1008 Maple Dr., Webster. 671-1100, saintrita.org. Fri 5-10 p.m., Sat 4-11 p.m. Free admission.

[ Friday, June 1-Sunday, June 3 ]

Fairport Canal Days. Main Street, Fairport. fairportcanaldays.com. Fri 4:30-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. Arts & crafts, food, music, family activities.

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

The Annual Square Fair. Aberdeen St., Nineteenth Ward. 328-6571, 19wca.org. Free admission. Call for details.

[ Saturday, June 2-Sunday, June 3 ]

Inspiration Weekend Festival of Arts & Nature. Sterling Nature Center, Fair Haven. 947-6143, cayuganet.org/sterlingpark. Noon-4:30 p.m. Free admission.

Psychic Fair. Radisson Hotel, 175 Jefferson Rd., Henrietta. prettyrox.com. Sat 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission $7, children under 12 free.

 

Kids Events

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

Cobblestone School’s Kidtopia. Cobblestone School, 10 Prince St. 271-4548, cobblestone.org. 2-4 p.m. Free. Features include games, activities, live music, a dunking booth, ice cream social, and a marketplace of family-friendly vendors.

New Exhibit Opening: KEVA Planks. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 271-4320, rmsc.org. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $10-$12.

Roc City Hoopdance. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 11 a.m. Free, register. Open to students in grades 4-7.

[ Saturday, June 2-Sunday, June 3 ]

Exhibit Opening: Design Zone. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square. 263-2700, museumofplay.org. Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m.

[ Sunday, June 3 ]

4-H Camp Bristol Hills Open House. 480 North Main St., Canandaigua. 394-3977 x435, 4-HCampBristolHills.org. 1-4 p.m. Free.

 

Lectures

[ Wednesday, May 30 ]

Sixth Graders Host Skate Park Symposium at The Strong. Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Sq. 271-4552 x463, lomalley@gccschool.org. 7 p.m. Free.

[ Thursday, May 31 ]

Leading by Example series: Bobby Greco Jr. RCIL, 497 State St. rcil.org. 6-8 p.m. Free. Coach Greco, who uses a wheelchair, will talk about his experiences as a young professional breaking into the career of his choice, and how his disability impacted his path.

League of Women Voters Meeting with Sandra Doorley. Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Rd. Pittsford. lwv-rma.org. Noon-1:30 p.m. Free.

[ Friday, June 1-Saturday, June 2 ]

An African American Genealogy Conference. Wilson Academy 200 Genesee St. 313-3685, 546-7067. Fri 6-8:30 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $10-$25, register.

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

Symposium on African Americans and Dementia. Auditorium A and B at Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Rd. 800-272-3900, alz.org/rochesterny. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Free, register. Transportation available.

[ Wednesday, June 6 ]

Activist Nurse Dorothy Granada Speaks about her Newest Project. Downtown Presbyterian Church, 121 n. Fitzhugh St. rocla.us. 7 p.m. Free.

 

Literary Events

[ Wednesday, May 30 ]

Book Group: Titles over Tea: “Snow Drops” by A. D. Miller. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, bn.com. 7 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, May 30-Sunday, June 3 ]

Book Sale: Friends of Fairport Library Book Sale. Fairport Village Landing (between the Dollar Store and Skip’s Meat Market). 223-9091, fairportlibrary.org. Wed May 30 5-9 p.m., Thu-Fri 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $5 admission May 30.

[ Thursday, May 31 ]

Annie and Joe’s Eclectic Book Group: “In Zanesville” by Jo Ann Beard. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 6:30 p.m. Free.

[ Thursday, May 31-Sunday, June 3 ]

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Book Sale. 473-3030, literacyrochester.org. Thu preview session 4-7 p.m. $5 admission; Fri 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission Fri-Sun.

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

Launch Party & Book Signing for “Bluebird of Brockport,” a Novel of the Erie Canal” by Donna Rogers Winters. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 1-3 p.m. Free.

[ Saturday, June 2-Saturday, June 9 ]

Wood Library’s Annual Book Sale. Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 North Bloomfield Rd., Canandaigua. 394-1381, woodlibrary.org. Sat June 2 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m., Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat June 9 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission.

[ Tuesday, June 5 ]

Poetry Reading: Authors Aloud in the Café: Jennifer Litt, Thom Ward. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave. thelittle.org, wab.org. 8-9 p.m. Free.

 

Recreation

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

Rochester Birding Field Trip: Norway Road. Meet in Ridgemont Plaza on Rte. 104 in Greece. Kimberly 503-2534, Cathy 322-2621, rochesterbirding.com. 7 a.m. Free.

9th Annual Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma Walk. Seneca Park Longhouse Shelter, 2222 St. Paul St. walks.SclerodermaTriState.org. 10 a.m. $5-$20, register online.

[ Saturday, June 3 ]

9th Annual Beth El 5K & Post Race Pancake Breakfast. Temple Beth El, 139 Winton Rd. S. 704-8852, J.Kuperberg@rochester.rr.com, BethEl5K.com. 8:15 a.m. $10 race, $3 breakfast.

Cobblestone Creek Family Fitness & Fun Walk. 100 Cobble Creek Road, Victor. Anne 233-1852. Noon-3 p.m. Fundraiser for Victor Schools Snack Pack Program. $5 plus a non perishable food snack for the program. Activities include easy 2-mile walk, crafts and games for children, free giveaways. Children will receive a cinch bag and an event passport.

Keeping Pace with AIDS 5K Walk/Run. Roundhouse Pavilion, Genesee Valley Park. firstgiving.com/acRochester. Visit web for info. Fundraiser. Also includes 50 mile bike rides and Paws for the Cause.

Rochester Orienteering Club Meet. Rotary Sunshine Camp, 809 Five Points Rd., Rush. roc.us.orienteering.org. 11 a.m. $8 per entry/group.

 

Special Events

[ Wednesday, May 30 ]

Rochester Business Networking Event. Bonadio and Company, 171 Sully’s Trail, Pittsford. rochester-tipclub-may2012.eventbrite.com/. 7:30-9 a.m. Free.

[ Thursday, May 31 ]

Single Fun Raisers Happy Hour. Valicia’s Restorante, 2155 Long Pond Road. sandraconvertino@yahoo.com, singlefunraisers.org. 5-7 p.m. Free. Singles: Rochester’s Single Fun Raisers for people 40 and better.

Watch and Discuss: “Hineini.” Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. 7 p.m. Free. Part of programming for “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945” Exhibition.

[ Wednesday, May 30 ]

Lunch and Learn with Edward Phillips, Director of Exhibitions at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. Noon. Free.

Pop Swap. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. recordarchive.com. 6-8 p.m. Free.

Public Information Meeting: Rochester Intermodal Transportation Center. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E Main St. cityofrochester.gov/projects. 5-7 p.m. Free.

[ Friday, June 1 ]

Church Women United Blue Star Mothers Picnic. Brighton Town Park Carmen Clark Lodge, 777 Westfall Rd. cwurochester.org. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $3.

Darjeeling Tea Tasting with Niraj Lama. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 2:30-4 p.m. Free, register.

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

4th Annual Black Music Month Celebration. RCTV15, 21 Gorham St. 325-1238. 2-8 p.m.

Off the Vine: Growing Community Partnetships. CMAC, 3355 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. 899-3261. 6:30 p.m. $150, register.

South Wedge Church Big Lunch. Calvary St. Andrew’s, corner of Ashland St. and Averill Ave. judyleehay@unidial.com. Noon-2 p.m. Bring a dish to pass.

“A Taste of the Vineyard.” Keuka Spring Vineyards, 243 Route 54, outside of Penn Yan. 315-536-3147, KeukaSpringWinery.com. Tours at 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Call for details.

Zoobilation. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St. 336-7202, senecaparkzoo.org. 5:45-11 p.m. Call for details, tickets nearly sold out.

[ Sunday, June 3 ]

Elvis 35th year Tribute! Golden Ponds Restaurant, 500 Long Pond Rd. 738-304. 4 p.m. $25, register.

Fly-in Pancake Breakfast. Historic Aircraft Group Museum, 3489 Big Tree Lane, Geneseo. 243-2100, 1941hag.org. 7 a.m.-noon. $4-$7, kids under 4 free.

Jewish Family Service Annual Gala feat. Capitol Steps. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. 461-0110, jfsrochester.org. 5 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show. $45-$136, register.

Macedon Center Methodists Celebrating 200th Year. Macedon Center United Methodist Church, 1160 Macedon Center Rd., Macedon. 315- 986-2306. Open House 2-4 p.m. Free.

[ Monday, June 4 ]

Half & Full Marathon Training Program Info Session. Fleet Feet Sports, 2210 Monroe Ave. fleetfeetrochester.com. 7 p.m. Free.

Holland Purchase Historical Society Dinner. Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak St., Batavia. 343-4727. 6 p.m. $10, RSVP by May 30.

[ Wednesday, June 6 ]

Ontario County Genealogical Society Annual Picnic. Ontario County Historical Museum, 55 North Main St., Canandaigua. barbarah@ocgsny.net. 6 p.m. Bring a dish to pass.

 

Sports

[ Friday, June 1-Monday, June 4 ]

Rochester Redwings vs. Columbus Clippers. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. redwingsbaseball.com. Fri-Sat 7:05 p.m., Sun 1:05 p.m., Mon 7:05 p.m. $7-$12.

[ Saturday, June 2 ]

Learn to Row Walk-in Clinic. Pittsford Indoor Rowing Center, 149 Elmwood Ave. pittsfordindoorrowingcenter.org. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

RocCity Roller Derby. Dome Arena, 2695 E. Henrietta Rd. rocderby.com. Doors 5 p.m., bout 6 p.m. $5-$20.

[ Monday, June 4-Sunday, June 10 ]

Wegmans LGPA Championship. Locust Hill Country Club, Jefferson Rd., Pittsford. 427-7100, wegmanslpga.org. Prices vary.

[ Tuesday, June 5-Wednesday, June 6 ]

Rochester Redwings vs. Norfolk Tides. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. redwingsbaseball.com. 7:05 p.m. $7-$12.

 

Theater

“An Afternoon of Song, Dance & Comedy with Traveling Cabaret.” Sun Jun 3. Chili Senior Center, 3235 Chili Ave # 2. 2 p.m. $3.50. 889-6185.

“The Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding.” Continues through September 2. RAPA East End Theatre, 727 E Main St. Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m, Tue-Wed Jun 6 7 p.m. $39-$45. 420-8338, thecalamarisisters.com.

“Company.” Continues through June 10. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Wed May 30 2 & 7:30 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. (Sunday Salon) & 7 p.m., Tue-Wed Jun 6 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382, gevatheatre.org.

“Confessions of a Cockeyed Optimist.” Thu May 31-Jun 3. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. Thu 7 p.m., Sat 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $18-$26. 461-2000, jccrochester.org.

“Doubt.” Fri Jun 1-Jun 3. Continues through June 9. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $10-$16, 244-0960, muccc.org.

“Harvey.” Fri Jun 1-Jun 2. The Young Open and Honest Players (YOHP). Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. 7:30 p.m. $6-$10. 340-8655, or penfield.org.

“Kiss Me Kate.” Wed May 30-Jun 6. Continues through June 20. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Wed May 30-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Mon 7:30 p.m., Tue-Wed June 6 2 & 7:30 p.m. $40-$42. 315-255-1785, merry-go-round.com.

“Leaving Iowa.” Continuing. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. Wed May 30 7 p.m., Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m., Wed May 6 7 p.m. $26-$36. 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com.

“You Say Tomato, I Say Shutup.” Continuing. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 5 & 8 p.m. $29-$36.  325-4370, downstairscabaret.com.

 

Theater Auditions

[ Saturday, June 2 & Monday, June 4-Tuesday, June 5 ]

“A Taste of Broadway.” Irondequoit Theatre Guild. Dake Junior High School, 350 Cooper Rd. Sat 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mon-Tue 5:30-8 p.m. Free. Lisa 426-5534, Char 342-2745, or  irondequoittheatreguild.org. We need singers, dancers and performers of all ages (adults, teenagers and children). Please be prepared to sing from one of the following songs: “There’s Nothing Like a Dame,” “Hard Knock Life,” or “Favorite Things.”

[ Monday, June 4 & Wednesday, June 6 ]

Screen Plays: Hollywood’s Golden Age on Stage Debut Production: “The Desk Set.” MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. 7 p.m. Free. 506-5223, tuchie02@gmail.com. The cast consists of 6 men ages 20-60 and 8-9 women ages 20-80. This show offers roles that accommodate a variety of personalities, experience levels and schedules! Please keep in mind that actors may be cast to play multiple roles.

 

Workshops

[ Wednesday, May 30 ]

Beginner Cake Decorating. Penfield Community Recreation Center, 1985 Baird Rd, Penfield. 340-8655, penfield.org. 6-7 p.m. $30 for series, register.

Judaism 10: Moses, Mitzvahs, Matzah & More. Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Ave. 721-7568, daorange@earthlink.net. 7-9 p.m. $120 for 12 weeks, register.

[ Thursday, May 31-Saturday, June 2 ]

Creating Smarter Lunchrooms Workshop.

[ Sunday, June 3 ]

Journaling Seminar with Mary Dougherty: Write Yourself Well Workshop. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 1-4 p.m. Free.

“Riding the Bliss” Nada Yoga. Open Sky Yoga Center, 19 Birch Crescent. 244-0782, yogawave@rochester.rr.com. $12-$135, register. With Baird Hersey, overtone singer, composer, and guitarist.

[ Monday, June 4 ]

Cooking Class: Pomodoro’s Isaac Borgstrom. Culinary Center at Vella, 237 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd., Macedon. vellaculinarycenter.com. 6-8:30 p.m. $79, register.

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