Art Exhibits


“Felted Fashions” by Jae Hee Lee and “Fresh Produce” Thu Jun 7. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St, Honeoye Falls. Fashion show noon-2 p.m., clothing in gallery 5-8 p.m., Fresh Produce reception 6-8 p.m. Free. 624-7740,

“5th Annual College Clay Collective” Fri Jun 8. The Firehouse Gallery @ Genesee Pottery, 713 Monroe Ave. 6 p.m. 244-1730,

“Hot in Irondequoit” Show & Sale Fri Jun 8. I-Square Visions, 693 Titus Ave., Irondequoit. 7-9 p.m. 943-1941.

“I and Love and You” group show and “Women” a solo show of new works by chickenbone Fri Jun 8. A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St., Brockport. 6-9 p.m. 637-5494,

“Jazz: The Spirit of the Movement,” The Photographs of Jim Allen Fri Jun 8. Nazareth College Colacino Gallery, 4245 East Ave. 6-8 p.m. 389-5073,

THE LOBBY Presents: A Tribute 2 Prince concert & “The Artist: Formally Shown as Prints” group exhibit Fri Jun 8. Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. Mon-Sun 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. $6 after 9 p.m. 454-2966,,

“Posters and Recent Works by Chris Charles of Fly Rabbit Press” Fri Jun 8. Record Archive, 33 1/3 Rockwood St. 6-9 p.m.

Fifth Rochester Biennial Opening Party Sat Jun 9. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 8-11 p.m., $25. 276-8900,

Flash Night at the Yards Sat Jun 9. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market. 7-9 p.m. Poetry reading by Peter Conners and Jonathan Everitt, art by Kurt Ketchum and Steve Smock, music by Tommy Brunett and Phillip Herford, and snacks by Cure.

“Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition & Festival” Sun Jun 10. Finger Lakes Gallery & Frame, 36 S. Main St., Canandaigua. 1-6 p.m. 396-7210.

“Fly Me to the Moon: Celestial Bodies at Starry Nites Café” Sun Jun 10. Starry Nites Café, 696 University Ave. 2-4 p.m. 271-2630,,

Penfield Art Association’s Spring Art Exhibit Mon Jun 11. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. 7-9 p.m. 586-6761


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. Through Jun 16: “Spyglass,” A Viewing Experience by Sarah C. Rutherford & Brandon Colaprete. Tue-Fri 6-9 p.m., Sat 4-8 p.m.,

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. Through Jun 27: “Manuel Rivera-Ortiz: India, A Celebration of Life.” Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 473-4000,

Axom Gallery 176 Anderson Ave. 2nd floor. Through Jun 30: “Convergence” by Paul Garland. Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. 232.6030 x23,

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

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

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

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,

Bug Jar 219 Monroe Ave. Jun 8-Jul 31: THE LOBBY Presents: A Tribute 2 Prince concert & “The Artist: Formally Shown as Prints” group exhibit. Mon-Sun 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. 454-2966,,

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,

Community Darkroom Gallery 713 Monroe Ave. Through 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,

Crocus Clay Works Gallery Hungerford Building Door #2, Suite 225, 1115 E. Main St. Through Jun 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,

A Different Path Gallery 27 Market St., Brockport. Opening Jun 8: “I and Love and You” group show and “Women” a solo show of new works by chickenbone. Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 637-5494,

The Firehouse Gallery @ Genesee Pottery, 713 Monroe Ave. Jun 8-Jul 23: “5th Annual College Clay Collective.” Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat noon-4 p.m. 244-1730,

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. Through Jun 30: “Secrets of the Solstice,” Artwork by Tim Mack. Tue-Fri 7 a.m.-Midnight, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-Midnight.

Gallery Salon & Spa 780 University Ave. Through Jul 31: “ReMix” by Belinda Bryce. Tue-Thu 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 271-8340,

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,

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,

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,

High Falls Fine Art Gallery 60 Browns Race. Through 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,

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

Image City Photography Gallery 722 University Ave. Jun 13-Jul 8: “Israel: A Country in Transition” by Bruce Bennett. | Through Jun 10: “Sequences” by David Moog. Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976,

International Art Acquisitions 3300 Monroe Ave. Through Jun 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,

I-Square Visions 693 Titus Ave., Irondequoit. Through Jul 12: “Hot in Irondequoit” 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,

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.

Little Theatre Café 240 East Ave. Through Jun 22: Ian Bornarth. Sun 5-8 p.m. Mon-Thu 5-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 5-11 p.m. 258-0403,

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave. Jun 10-Aug 5: Fifth Rochester Biennial. 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,

Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St, Honeoye Falls. Continuing: “Felted Fashions” by Jae Hee Lee and “Fresh Produce.” Mon-Fri & Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. 624-7740,

My Sister’s Gallery The Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. Through 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,

Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery 4245 East Ave. Through Jun 16: “Shared Spaces: Student & Teacher Art Show.” Wed-Thu 12-5 p.m., Fri 12-8 p.m., Sun 12-5 p.m. 389-5073,

Nazareth College Colacino Gallery 4245 East Ave. Jun 8-Jul 22: “Jazz: The Spirit of the Movement,” The Photographs of Jim Allen. Wed-Sat 12-5 p.m. 389-5073,

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

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.

Our House Art Gallery Veterans Outreach Center, 783 South Ave. Through Jun 30: “No Rules” by David Duncan. Tue 1-7 p.m., Fri 1-3 p.m., or by appt. 295-7804,

Penfield Community Center 1985 Baird Rd. Jun 11-17: Penfield Art Association’s Spring Art Exhibit. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 2-3 p.m. 586-6761

Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St. June 8-30: “Posters and Recent Works by Chris Charles of Fly Rabbit Press.” Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m.

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

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

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,

Sips Coffee Shop 149 Pattonwood Dr., Irondequoit. Through Jun 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,

Starry Nites Café 696 University Ave. Jun 10-Aug 25: “Fly Me to the Moon: Celestial Bodies at Starry Nites Café.” 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,,

Stella Art Gallery & Studio 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. Opens Continuing: “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.

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

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,

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,

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,

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,,

Wood Library 134 North Main St., Canandaigua. Through 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.


56th Clothesline Festival. Limited exhibitor spaces remain for Sep 8-9 juried outdoor show & sale at Memorial Art Gallery. Apply at

Arts at the Gardens: Call for Vendors. Takes place August 20-21. Information:

Call for Art: Crow Show. Deadline July 21. Call for artwork relating to crows or ravens for August exhibit. More information and more calls for art at

Call for Art: “Thick and Thin” at Center at High Falls Art Gallery. Drop off work June 13-17. Show July-August. $20 entry fee for 1-3 submissions. Info: 325-2030 or

Call for Art: “Landmarks of Wayne County.” Must be delivered to Wayne County Council for the Arts October 5 or 6. Adult & Youth categories; photos must be taken within Wayne Country between October 1, 2011 and September 30, 2012. Information: 315-331-4593,

Call for Art Proposals for New Roz Steiner Art Gallery at Genesee Community College. Individuals and groups working in all media are welcome to submit proposals. Submit bio, resume, digital JPEG samples to GCC Art Department Office, Art Gallery Committee, Genesee Community College, One College Road, Batavia, NY 14020. The new gallery will be ready for exhibitions beginning in early 2011. For more info, email

Call for Emerging Film- and Videomakers. Ongoing. Submit films and videos to the monthly Emerging Filmmakers Series at the Little Theatre. Films of maximum 30 minutes must have been produced in New York State in the last two years. For more information, email

Call for Entries: Films. Greentopia | Film Festival takes place September 12-14. Submit or get more info:

Call for Submissions: Portfolio Showcase 2012. Deadline June 16. Exhibit August 8-September 2 at Image City Photography Gallery. More info:

Central Library Offers Exhibit Opportunities for Artists at Lower Link Gallery. Space currently available free of charge. Applications available at; call 428-8051 for more information.

Donate Artwork to Evening at Auction to benefit Boys and Girls Club in Geneva. To be held September 21. Contact or for more information.

Request for Proposals: Arts, Culture, and Technology. Deadline June 12. The Farash Foundation invites proposals from 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations in Monroe and Ontario Counties for projects that explore ways in which technology can be used to help raise awareness of arts and culture. For more info, visit

Art Events

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

Flash Night at the Yards. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market. 7-9 p.m. Poetry reading by Peter Conners and Jonathan Everitt, art by Kurt Ketchum and Steve Smock, music by Tommy Brunett and Phillip Herford, and snacks by Cure.

Photographer’s Dream Day. Mt. Morris Dam Visitor Center, Rte. 408, Mount Morris. 476-2354, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free.

What’s Old is Next: An Evening of Upcycled Fashion and Furniture. Devil May Care Boutique, 775 Park Ave. jenny@devilmaycareboutique. 6-9 p.m. Free, RSVP.

[ Saturday, June 9-Sunday, June 10 ]

Boulevart Community Painting Days. Intersection of Linden and Meigs.


[ Thursday, June 7-Saturday, June 9 ]

Mike Dambra/Brian Herberger. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m. $9-$12. [ Friday, June 8-Saturday, June 9 ]

Village Idiots Improv Comedy. Village Idiots Pillar Theater, Village Gate, 1st floor, 274 North Goodman St., #D106. 797-9086, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. $5.


Dance Events

[ Wednesday, June 6 ]

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

Drumcliffe Irish Arts “25 Years of Dance.” School of the Arts, 45 Prince St. 242-7682,, 3:30 & 7:30 p.m. $12-$14.

Hochstein Dance Gala: Peter & The Wolf. Hochstein School of Music & Dance, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. 454-4403, 2:30 p.m. Call for details.

[ Sunday, June 10 ]

Bollywood Dance Mania: SAAYA. Hindu Cultural Center, 2171 Monroe Wayne County Line Rd., Macedon. 802-2148, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $15-$25, includes dinner catered by Tandoor of India.

Dance Participation

[ Friday, June 8-Sunday, June 10 ]

Psychomotor Therapy Liljan Espenak’s Approach to Dance/Movement Therapy. Kinections, Imagine Square, 718 University Ave. 473-5050. Call for details. With Nana Koch.

[ Monday, June 11 ]

Start of Ballroom Dance Classes. Jazzercise Studio, 177 S. Main St., Canandaigua, 785-1906, June 11-July 16 (no class July 2), 7 p.m., $62 per person.

[ Tuesday, June 12-Saturday, June 16 ]

DMT Theory and Practice I: Foundations and Principles of Dance/Movement Therapy. Kinections, Imagine Square, 718 University Ave. 473-5050. Call for details. With Danielle Fraenkel.


[ Friday, June 8-Sunday, June 10 ]

Festa Italia. Edmund Lyon Park, Main St., East Fri-Sat 4-11 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-8 p.m. $10 per day, $25 for weekend, Children age 16 and under free with adult.

Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition & Festival. Finger Lakes Gallery & Frame, 36 S. Main St., Canandaigua. 396-7210, Sidewalk Chalk Painting Competition Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Plein Air Show Show Sun 1-6 p.m.

[ Sunday, June 10 ]

Traditional German Festival: 79th Camp Lima Blossom Festival. 2375 Pond Road, Lima. 303-2972, 857-7631, Noon-7 p.m. $5 donation, children 16 and under free.

Kids Events

[ Thursday, June 7 ]

“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” MCC Theatre Building 4, Monroe Community College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd. 292-2534. 6:30 p.m. Call for ticket details.

Community Arts Academy Spring Fling. Community Arts Academy 597 East Ave. 473-7187, 6 p.m. play “The Grasshopper and the Ants.” Chicken barbecue $5/person, $15/family.

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

Saturday Author Salon: “There’s a Whale in the Canal” by Ron Mazzarella. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, 2 p.m. Free.

[ Monday, June 11 ]

Wizard Rock Concert. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, 6-9 p.m. Free. Listen to some great rock music by The Whomping Willows inspired by the Harry Potter Series.

[ Wednesday, June 13 ]

Book Reading: “Zoe gets Ready!” by Bethanie Murguia. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, 10 a.m. Free. Ages 3-6.


[ Wednesday, June 6 ]

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

Conversation with Champions. Summit FCU Pavilion, Locust Hill Country Club, W Henrietta Rd., Pittsford. 275- 8799, Noon. $50, register.

[ Thursday, June 7 ]

Wish You Were Here series: “Frontier/Frontera: Border as Place” with David Taylor. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 271-3361, Included in museum admission: $5-$12.

[ Friday, June 8-Sunday, June 10 ]

Transforming Media: A Weekend of Education, Mobilization, and Networking. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. $10-$35 sliding scale, waivers available, register.

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

Nonviolence and the Problem of Evil. 929 S. Plymouth Ave. 276-4962, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Contribution requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Lunch provided.

TedxFlourCity. Rochester Academy of Medicine, 1441 East Ave. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free, register.

[ Sunday, June 10 ]

“Overcoming the Great Divide: Growing Wealth Disparity” with Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle. Shults Center, Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. 385-1155, 3 p.m. Free.

[ Monday, June 11 ]

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester. Temple Sinai, 363 Penfield Rd. 461-0490, 7:30 p.m. Free. Featured speaker: Gil Tamary, Washington Bureau Chief for Israel’s Channel 10 News.

Live-n-Learners: Montreal and Quebec Presentation by Christy Simons. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 2-3 p.m.

[ Tuesday, June 12 ]

Tuesday Travelogue: Mountains & Lakes of the Adirondacks. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, Noon. Free, register.

[ Wednesday, June 13 ]

Conversations with Perinton’s Past Luncheon. Green Lantern Inn, 1 East Church St., Fairport. 7 p.m. $20, register.

Literary Events

[ Thursday, June 7- Monday, June 11 ]

BML Big Book Sale. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, Preview Thu 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $5 or free to members, Reg hours: Fri 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sun 1-3:30 p.m. everything half price, Mon 10 a.m.-1 p.m. fill a bag for $3. Cost of books.

[ Friday, June 8 ]

Author Discussion: “Johnny Antonelli: A Baseball Memoir” by Scott Pitoniak. Barnes & Noble, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, 7 p.m. Free.

[ Friday, June 8-Saturday, June 9 ]

Albion Antique Postcard Book Launch and Signing by Orleans County Historian C.W. Lattin. Pullman Memorial Church, 10 E. Park St. Albion. 6 p.m. Books for $20.

Alternative Craft Fair and Book Sale. Pullman Memorial Universalist Church, Main & Park St.s, Albion. Fri 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Free admission.

[ Tuesday, June 12 ]

Genesee Reading Series: Poetry Reading by Charles Coté & Jennifer Litt. Writers & Books, 740 University Ave. 7:30 p.m. $3-$6.

Unitarian Universalist Book Club: “Blessing Our Goodbyes: A Gentle Guide to Being with the Dying and Preparing for Your Own Death” by Kathie Quinlan. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, 6:30 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, June 13 ]

Contemporary Book Discussion Group: “Sarah’s Key” by Tatiana de Rosnay. Irondequoit Library, Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd. 336.6060. 7 p.m. Free.

Women Authors Reading Group: Reading Jane (and Other Female Authors). Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, 3:30 p.m. Free.

Women Who Love to Read: “The Three Weissmanns of Westport” by Cathleen Schine. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, 7 p.m. Free.


[ Thursday, June 7 ]

MVP Health Care Public Hike: Turning Point Park. Meet at Boxart Street lot. 6 p.m. Free.

[ Friday, June 8 ]

Westside District Y 5K, Cancer Survivor Walk & Family Fun Run. YMCA Camp Northpoint, 249 North Greece Rd., Hilton. 341-4060, 5 p.m. $5-$25, register.

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

4th annual Relay for Life of Greece. Apollo Middle School Track, 750 Maiden Ln. 2 p.m.-2 a.m. Fundraiser, register.

Finger Lakes TRYathlon. Dryer Road Park, Victor. 394-3915, 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Free.

Guided Tour: Rochester & the Legendary Erie Canal. North Gatehouse, opposite Robinson Dr., Mount Hope Cemetery. 11:30 a.m. $5, free to members.

[ Sunday, June 10 ]

3 Mile Walk Fundraisers for Camp for Youth Burn Survivors.  Durand Eastman Park, 1301 Lakeshore Blvd. 9:30 a.m. Fundraiser, register.

Rochester Orienteering Club: The Rochester Map Adventure. Cornell Cooperative Extension by Highland Park. Noon. $15 per competitor, late fee for day of registration.

[ Wednesday, June 13 ]

Identification Series Part I: Woodland Wildflowers. RMSC Cumming Nature Center, 6472 Gulick Rd., Naples. 374-6160, 10 a.m.-noon. $3/$10 per family.

Special Events

[ Daily through November 21 ]

Vineyard Public Tours. Casa Larga, 2287 Turk Hill Rd., Fairport. 585-223-4210 x2. 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. $5-$7.

[ Wednesday, June 6 ]

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

[ Wednesday, June 6-Sunday, June 10 ]

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

[ Thursday, June 7 ]

Birthday Luncheon at Legacy. Legacy at The Fairways, 681 High St., Victor. 924-7043. 11:30 a.m. Free, RSVP. You and a guest are invited to a complimentary luncheon for those who have birthdays May and June.

Film Screening: “Love Free or Die.” Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave.  461-2000, 7 p.m. Free.

Hilton High School Runway Fashion Show. Hilton High School, 400 East Ave., Hilton. 392-1000 x 2132, 2:30 p.m. Free.

Perinatal Network Annual Meeting. Holiday Inn Airport, 911 Brooks Ave. 546-4930 x215, 4-6:30 p.m. RSVP.

Pop-up Barbetorium Shop.  Thread, 654 South Ave. First Thursdays. $18-$25 services.

Rochester Downtown Development Corporation’s 37th Annual Meeting. Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 E. Main St. 546-6920, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $45-$50, register.

South Wedge Farmers Market Opening Day. 100 Alexander St. at S. Clinton. 4-7 p.m. Free admission. Through Oct 18.

Wegmans Grilling Demo. Wegmans, Calkins Rd. 359-7092, 6:30-8:30 p.m. $2, register.

[ Thursday, June 7-Saturday, June 9 ]

Attic Treasures and More Sale. Faith United Methodist Church, 174 Pinnacle Rd. 334-1180, Thu 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-1 p.m. bag sale. Cost of items.

[ Friday, June 8 ]

Film & Dialogue: Caribbean Film Series: Frantz Fanon: His life, his struggle, his work. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. 563-2145, 7 p.m. Free, register.

Lidia’s Italy in America Tour. Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N. Plymouth Ave. 637-2260, Door at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Call for details. Live cooking demo, story-telling, Q&A, and book signing.

[ Friday, June 8-Sunday, June 10 ]

La Dolce Vita Wine Tasting. Casa Larga, 2287 Turk Hill Rd., Fairport. 585-223-4210 x2. Noon-5 p.m. $2

Grilling Harvest Event. All Wegmans stores. Fri 4-8 p.m., Sat-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Pioneer House. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford. 538-6822, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $200 per adult, $130 per youth (age 8-16), or $600 for a family of four, register.

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

2012 Tour of Homes: Spanning the Centuries…Simple to Sublime. Locations in Geneva and Phelps. 315-789-5151. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $15-$20.

Adirondack Mountain Club’s Outdoor Expo. Mendon Ponds Park Beach Area. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

Gold & Silver Exchange Open House. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, 3-7 p.m. Free. Lowell and Kay Ling, precious metals buyers, will buy your unwanted gold and silver jewelry, sterling silver flatware, and old silver or gold coins.

Rochester Singleton’s Monthly Dinner. Keenan’s Restaurant, 1010 E. Ridge Rd. 266-8192. 5:30 p.m. Cost of food. RSVP by 6/6.

Saturday Night Laser Show: Pink Floyd. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 271-1880, 9:30 p.m. $6-$7, no children under age 5.

Strawberry Social Open House. Legacy at The Fairways, 681 High St., Victor. 924-7043. 2-3:30 p.m. Music by the Brad Batz Group, a Meet & Greet with the Greyhound Rescue and Adoption Group, refreshments, a caricature artist and door prizes and giveaways all afternoon.

[ Saturday, June 9-Sunday, June 10 ]

3rd U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. Fair & Expo Center, 2695 East Henrietta Rd. 334-2595, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $15 daily admission.

Barbeque at the Wineries. Keuka Lake Wine Trail. 800-440-4898, Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $19 Sunday only, $25 for weekend, DD receive $5 off tickets.

Landmark Society of Western New York 42nd Annual House & Garden Tour. Various homes. 546-7029 x 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $18-$25.

Street Machines of Rochester 38th Annual Super Cruise & Auto Show. Badgerow Park, 1120 Latta Rd., Greece. 663-0393, Sat Super Cruise 4-8 p.m., Sun Car Show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free to spectators, registration required for participants/vendors.

[ Sunday, June 10 ]

5th Annual Brighton Green Energy Fair. Brighton High School Parking Lot, 1150 Winton Rd S. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

45th Danish Day Picnic. Seneca State Park, Rte. 5 & 20, Geneva. 586-9237. 12:15-4 p.m. $7 admission fee to park, bring a dish to pass, your own table service and beverages, and dessert. Carry trash out of park.

Brighton Farmers Market. Brighton High School, 1150 Winton Rd. S. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Each Sunday through October 28. Free admission.

Gothic Cathedral Tour. St. Michael’s Church, 869 N. Clinton Ave. 325-4041, 2 p.m. Donations accepted.

Macedon Center United Methodist Church Bicentennial: Potluck Picnic. 1160 Macedon Center Rd. 315-986-2306. Following 9:30 a.m. service.

Rochester Collectible & Vintage Toy Show. Fair & Expo Center, 2695 East Henrietta Rd. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $5 admission, children 12 and under free.

[ Monday, June 11 ]

Roses & Rosés. Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua. 394-4922, 6-8 p.m. $25-$30 or $45-$60 for couples.

XRX Pioneer Club Singles Group. Jack’s Place, Durand Eastman Golf Course, King’s Highway, Irondequoit. 10:30 a.m. breakfast, 1 p.m. Dryden Theater Movie “Indiscreet.” Members/Guests $10.

[ Monday, June 11-Tuesday, June 12 ]

High Falls Film Festival’s “Summer Selections: A Mini Festival. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave., Mon 7 p.m. “Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?” Tue 7:30 p.m. “Pelotero (Ballplayer).” $10 each.

[ Tuesday, June 12 ]

Distinguished Male Cooks Event. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E Main St. 4 p.m. $10-$25.

Meet Opps: Readers Theater. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. 1 p.m. Free. Repeats June 19 & 26.

Monthly Meeting of the Mineral section of the Rochester Academy of Science. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 288-5683,, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Steve Chamberlain will speak about his new book: “Collector’s Guide to the Minerals of New York State.”

Reel Mind screening: “The Boy Inside: A Journey into Autism.” Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. 325-3145 x100, 7 p.m. $8.

[ Wednesday, June 13 ]

4-H Birthday Celebration at Monroe County Fair. Fairgrounds, 2695 E. Henrietta Rd., Henrietta. 705-3791, 6:30-8 p.m. Call for info.

Genesee Valley Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club Chapter Meeting. Eisenhart Auditorium, RMSC, 657 East Ave. 987-1717, 6:30 p.m. gear swap, 7:30 p.m. program: ADK member Eric Boxer will tell of his guided and unguided treks throughout the Andes.


[ Wednesday, June 6-Friday, June 8 ]

Rochester Redwings vs. Norfolk Tides. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. Wed 7:05 p.m., Thu 11:05 a.m., Fri 7:05 p.m. $7-$12.

[ Saturday, June 9 ]

Community Longball Game.  Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 State Rte. 444, Victor. 742-1690, 2-4 p.m. $2-$3.

Red Bull Manny Mania Skateboarding Contest. Ontario Beach Park. 325-4790, Registration: 10 a.m.-noon, event 1 p.m. The competition is open to all local amateur male and female skateboarders who are at least 14 years or older. Call for info.


“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” Thu Jun 7. MCC Theatre Building 4, Monroe Community College, 1000 E. Henrietta Rd. 6:30 p.m. Call for ticket details. 292-2534.

“Altar Boyz.” Jun 6-Jun 13. Continues through Jun 30. Auburn Public Theatre, 108 Genesee St. at Exchange St., Auburn. Wed Jun 6-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jun 13 2 & 7:30 p.m. 315‑255‑1785,

“Bent” Reader Theatre. Sun Jun 10. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. 7 p.m. Free. 461-2000,

“The Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding.” Continues through September 2. RAPA East End Theatre, 727 E Main St. Wed Jun 6-Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Wed Jun 13 2 p.m. $39-$45, buy-one/get-one-half-off discount for June only. 420-8338,

“Company.” Continues through June 10. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Wed Jun 6-Thu 7:30 p.m. (Thu sign-interpreted), Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382,

“Doubt.” Continues through June 9. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. Thu-Sat 8 p.m. $10-$16, 244-0960,

“Kiss Me Kate.” Continues through June 20. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Wed June 6 2 & 7:30 p.m., Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jun 13 2 & 7:30 p.m. $40-$42. 315-255-1785,

“Leaving Iowa.” Through Jun 9. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. Wed Jun 6 7 p.m., Sat 8 p.m. $26-$36. 325-4370,

“The Robin Hood Caper.” Jun 8-Jun 10. Continues through Jun 17. Masonic Hall, 133 S Union St., Spencerport. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m.  $10-$12. 225-6163.

“Willy Wonka Jr.” Tue Jun 12. Cobblestone Arts Center, 1622 Rte. 332, Farmington. 1-2 p.m. Call for details. 398-0220,

“You Say Tomato, I Say Shutup.” Through Jun 9. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St. Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 5 p.m. $29-$36.  325-4370,


Theater Auditions

[ Saturday, June 9-Sunday, June 10 ]

“Les Misérables.” Geneva Theatre Guild’s Youth Theatre. Trinity Church, 520 South Main St., Geneva. Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun 1-3 p.m. Free. 315-946-6686, Grades 4-12.

[ 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, 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.


[ Wednesday, June 6 ]

[ Sunday, June 10 ]

“Body and Breath” led by physical therapist Denise Lippa. Temple Emanu-El, 2956 Saint Paul Blvd. 385-7643, 2-4 p.m. Free, register.

Philosophy & Spirituality. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, 1:30 p.m. Free. Participants might bring examples of what constitutes philosophy or spirituality for themselves.  There will also be a reading from Erich Fromm’s “The Art of Loving.”

[ Monday, June 11 ]

Cooking Class: Father’s Day Brunch Theme- Bridgette Pendleton. Culinary Center at Vella, 237 Pittsford-Palmyra Rd., Macedon. 6-8:30 p.m. $69, register.

Cooking Class: “Italian in the Open Air” with Oak Hill pastry chef Debbie Maruke. Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods, 349 W. Commercial Street, Suite 1620,    E. Rochester. 267-7405,


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