Art Exhibits


“The Rhythm of Art” Fri Jun 29. Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery, 71 S Main St, Canandaigua. 6-8 p.m. 394-0030,

“Robert Marshall Haven: Drawing the Beatles” Fri Jun 29. Lorette Wilmot Library @ Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. Closing reception 5-7 p.m. 389-2129,

“Summer Fine Art Show & Sale” Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery, 4245 East Ave. 5 p.m. 389-5073,


1570 Gallery at Valley Manor 1570 East Ave. Jun 29-Aug 24: “Making Gift of the Rose” by Peggy Martinez. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and weekends by appt. 770-1923.

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. Jun 30-Jul 29: “Artists Breakfast Group: Four Artists’ Receptions.” 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. Through Jul 31: THE LOBBY Presents: “The Artist: Formally Shown as Prints” group exhibit. Mon-Sun 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. 454-2966,,

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,

Cumming Nature Center Hurst Gallery 6475 Gulick Rd., Naples. Through Sep 2: “Dragonflies & Damselflies” photo exhibit. Wed-Fri 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $3 requested donation, $10 for families. 374-6160,

A Different Path Gallery 27 Market St., Brockport. Continuing: “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,

Finger Lakes Gallery & Frame 36 S. Main St., Canandaigua. Through Jul 2: Silent Art Auction to benefit Sands Cancer Center. Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thu 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 396-7210,

Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery 3165 East Ave. Through Aug 31: “Something For All Seasons” by Pamela LoCicero. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 381-1600,

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 r 100 College Ave. Through Jul 3: “I Know You through Your Pictures,” RIT’s Photo Arts Collective club. Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m.

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. Jul 3-Sep 30: “Lost Birds: Sculptures by Todd McGrain.” | Jun 30-Oct 21: “Ideas in Things.” | 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. Through Jul 8: “Israel: A Country in Transition” by Bruce Bennett. Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun noon-4 p.m. 482-1976,

International Art Acquisitions 3300 Monroe Ave. Jul 1-31: Recent works by Canadian artist Sam Paonessa.| 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 Jul 20: Valerie Berner: “Megachromatic.” Sun 5-8 p.m. Mon-Thu 5-10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 5-11 p.m. 258-0403,

Lorette Wilmot Library @ Nazareth College 4245 East Ave. Through Jun 29: “Robert Marshall Haven: Drawing the Beatles.” Call 389-2129 for hours.

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave. Through 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 Jul 7: “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. Jun 29-Jul 29: “Summer Fine Art Show & Sale.” 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. Through 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,

Oxford Gallery 267 Oxford St. Through Aug 25: “Summer Exhibit: James Strohmeier.” Tue-Fri Noon-5 p.m; Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885,

Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery 71 S Main St, Canandaigua. Jun 29-Aug 11: “The Rhythm of Art.” Mon-Tue 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-8 pm.; Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 12:30-4 p.m. 394-0030,

Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St. Through Jun 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 Plaza Hotel & Conference Center 70 State St. Through Jun 30: “Art at the Jazz Fest!” Featuring Paul and Christine Knoblauch, Cordell Cordaro, Frank Argento, and Greg Polisseni. Call for details. 546-3450.

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.

Starry Nites Café 696 University Ave. Through 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. 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.

Studio 215 Hungerford Building Door #1 or 2, Floor 4, Suite 433E, 1115 E. Main St. Continuing: “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 Jul 28: “Illustrations” by Elaine Verstraete. 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. Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 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: Skin Deep – The Art of Tattooing and Body Art. Deadline June 30. Submit framed drawings, illustrations, and/or photos of body art for July 6 exhibit. More info:

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:

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.

Seneca Park Zoo Photo Contest. Deadline July 15 at 5 p.m. For 2013 calendar. Send images to For complete contest rules, visit


Art Events

[ Thursday, June 28 ]

5th Annual Rochester Biennial Lectures: Roberto Bertoia. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900, 11 a.m. Included in gallery admission: $5-$12.

Artist Talk: Scott McCarney. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 442-8676, 7 p.m. Free. McCarney’s show, “Reversing the Catastrophe of Fixed Meaning,” is currently at VSW.

[ Satruday, June 30 ]

Fresco Painting Demonstration with Dario Tazzioli. Ock Hee’s Gallery, 2 Lehigh St. 624-4730, 11 a.m. Free.


[ Thursday, June 28-Saturday, June 30 ]

Jamie Lissow. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m. $9-$12.

[ Friday, June 29-Saturday, June 30 ]

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.

[ Sunday, July 1 ]

The Funniest Person in Rochester Contest: Round 1. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, 6 & 8:30 p.m. $7.


Dance Events

[ Saturday, June 30 ]

Dancing in the Summer Solstice:  An Evening of Choreography by Bill Evans. Hartwell Dance Theatre, Kenyon, The College at Brockport, SUNY. 8 p.m. $10-$15.


[ Saturday, June 30 ]

Dyke Picnic & Womyn’s Festival 2012. Ellison Park. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free.

Penfield Independence Day Celebration. 10 a.m. parade from Penfield High School, 25 High School Dr., to Five Mile Line Road, Route 441, and Baird Road to the Penfield Community Center. 6 p.m. Harris Whalen Park, 126 Penfield Rd. for activities for kids, food vendors, music. Fireworks at 10 p.m. For more information, visit or call 340-8651.

[ Sunday, July 1-Sunday, July 15 ]

Perinton Bicentennial. Perinton. Various activities and events. For info, visit

[ Tuesday, July 3-Wednesday, July 4 ]

Irondequoit Independence Day Celebration. Irondequoit Town Hall, 1280 Titus Ave. Various events and times. For more information, visit

[ Wednesday, July 4 ]

Brighton Independence Day Celebration. 5K race beginning at Twelve Corners Brighton High School,2643 Elmwood Ave. at 8 a.m. More festivities at 2 p.m. at Meridian Centre Park, 2025 Winton Rd. Free admission. For more information, visit

Brockport Independence Day Celebration. Morgan-Manning House, 151 Main St., Brockport. Beginning at 10 a.m. 637-3645,

Chili’s 23rd Annual Chili-E Festival. Chili Senior Center, 3235 Chili Ave. 784-5250, Noon. Food vendors and craft exhibits, a car show, live entertainment by Coup De Villes and Wooden Nickel, children’s activities, a 2 p.m. screening of James Cagney’s “Yankee Doodle,” and more. A parade will begin at 5 p.m. and continue from Bucky Drive to Chili Avenue. Fireworks cap off the event at 10 p.m.

City of Rochester Independence Day Celebration. Main Street from the South Ave. exchange. Steve Grills & the Roadmasters perform at 7:30 p.m., patriotic pops by Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at 9 p.m. After the performances, a massive fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m. You can park for free South Avenue Garage (39 Stone Street), Court Street Garage (194 Court Street), or Sister Cities Garage (28 N. Fitzhugh St.). Bring blankets or lawn chairs, unless you plan on standing. For more information, visit

Fairport/Perinton Independence Day Celebration. Firecracker 5-mile Race begins at 8 a.m. at Perinton Park, off of Fairport Rd.. Parade begins at 10 a.m. Tour the historic Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 48 Perrin St., picnic at Perinton Park, which will include activities and music starting at noon. For more information, visit

Greece Independence Day Celebration. “Spirit of America” at the Grace & Truth Sports Center, 373 North Greece Rd. Country-Western artist Josie Waverly will perform and fireworks will commence at 10 p.m. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. For more information, call 392-0777.

Henrietta Independence Day Celebration. 4th of July Garage and Craft Sale at 595 Calkins Road 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. at the Henrietta Senior Center, 515 Calkins Rd. with entertainment, children’s activities, and concessions. Pony rides, inflatable amusements, and arts and crafts. The night concludes with a fireworks display beginning at 9:40 p.m. For more information, call 359-2540 or visit

Mumford Independence Day Celebration. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Parade, concerts, a pie-eating contest, egg toss, sack races, pea-shooter contest, and town ball match. At 11 a.m. a naturalization ceremony will occur on the steps of the village Town Hall, where new citizens take the oath of allegiance. A Civil War-era replica balloon will be on display surrounded by a Civil War encampment (balloon rides are available for an extra fee starting at 10 a.m.). Two ceremonies will honor the nation’s birth, one set in 1826 and the other in 1876, along with the recreation of a duel using flintlock pistols handmade by the museum’s gunsmith. Admission costs $10.50-$16.50; children under 3 admitted free. For more information call 538-6822 or visit

Kids Events

[ Wednesday, June 27 ]

Teen Game Night. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. Ages 12+.

[ Thursday, June 28 ]

Anime Movie Night. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, 6:30-8 p.m. Free.

Lego Club. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ages 5-12. Free, register.

Night at the Zoo: Fun for the whole family. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St Paul Blvd. 336-7212, 6-8:30 p.m. $7-$10.

Practice SAT. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Register. Grades 9-12.

[ Friday, June 29 ]

Cool Kids: “Dance Connection.” Sagawa Park, corners of Main (Rte. 19) and Erie Streets, Brockport. 637-3984, 7-8 p.m. Free.

Meet Liberty, the Bald Eagle. Irondequoit High School Auditorium, 260 Cooper Rd. 467-8840. 7 p.m. Free.

[ Saturday, June 30 ]

Help Kids: The Family Spot at the Jazz Fest. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0444, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Toddlers to age 8 with families.

Little Buddies film screening: “Oliver!” Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0444, 10 a.m. $5

[ Saturday, June 30-Sunday, July 1 ]

Literature Live: The Cat in the Hat. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square. 263-2700, Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. Included in museum admission: $11-$13.

[ Monday, July 2 ]

BabyTime Storytime. Irondequoit Public Library Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. 336-6062, Mondays through August 6 11:30 a.m. Free. Ages 0-23 months with caregiver.

Buffalo and Brandy. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 10:30 a.m. Free. Ages 2+. Magic, drumming, singing, and storytelling.

Movie Mondays. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

[ Monday, July 2-Tuesday, July 3 ]

Toddler/Talkers Storytime. Irondequoit Public Library Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. 336-6062, Mondays orTuesdays through August 7 10:30 a.m. Free. Ages 2-3 months with caregiver.

[ Tuesday, July 3 ]

Movie: “Happy Feet.” Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 2 p.m. Free.

Pre-school/Pre-readers Storytime. Irondequoit Public Library Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. 336-6062, Tuesdays through August 7 11:30 a.m. Free. Ages 4-5 months with caregiver.


[ Through Saturday, June 30 ]

Jazz-Related Classes. Introduction to Jazz History 1-2:30 p.m. Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman School of Music; Jazz Improvisation Steps for Adults 3-4:30 p.m. Eastman School of Music, Room 209; Six Advanced Jazz Improvisation Workshops 3-4:30 p.m. Eastman School of Music, Room 120. Prices vary, register.

Legacy of the Masters of Jazz. Eastman School of Music, 25 Gibbs Street, Room 120. 5-6 p.m. $10 per session. Daily pre-concert discussions/demonstrations on the lineage of instruments that will be featured at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.

[ Wednesday, June 27 ]

Advancing the Arts through Social Media. Arts & Cultural Council Gallery, 277 N Goodman St. 473-4000, 10 a.m.-noon. $50, free to members, RSVP.

Brighton Farmers’ Market. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 7 p.m. Free. Sue Gardner Smith will talk about the markets, local food, and the Brighton Community Garden.

Monroe County Fair Flower & Vegetable Show Talk. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 7 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, June 17-Thursday, June 28 ]

College Admissions: An In-Depth Look. Brighton Recreation Center, 220 Idlewood Rd. 784-5260. 7-8:30 p.m. $15, $30/family. Register.

[ Thursday, June 28 ]

Online Dating with Harry Reis. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 7 p.m. Free.

[ Thursday, June 28-Saturday, June 30 ]

Photo-Bookworks Symposium. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 442-8676, Various hours. $75-$100, register.

[ Friday, June 29 ]

Architecture for Lunch: Grove Place/East End. Eastman Place, 25 Gibbs St. 546-7029 x10, 12:10-12:45 p.m. Free.


Literary Events

[ Wednesday, June 27 ]

Brown Bag Book Discussion: “The Cat’s Table” by Michael Ondaatje. Rundel Auditorium, Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8350, Noon-1 p.m. Free, lunches welcome.

Graphic Novel Book Club: “The Push Man and Other Stories” by Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, 6:30 p.m. Free.

Titles over tea: “This Beautiful Life” by Helen Schulman. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, 7 p.m. Free.

[ Thursday, June 28 ]

Annie & Joe’s Eclectic Book Group: “The Sense of an Ending” by Julian Barnes.” Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, 6:30 p.m. Free.

Classics Book Group: “A Room with a View” by E. M. Forster. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, 7 p.m. Free.

[ Monday, July 2 ]

Moving Beyond Racism Book Group: “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by James Ford. Barnes & Noble at Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Ave. 288-8644, 7-8:30 p.m. Free.

[ Tuesday, July 3 ]

Poetry Reading: Authors Aloud in the Café. Little Theatre Café, 240 East Ave., 8-9 p.m. Free.


Museum Exhibits

[ Through Thursday, September 13 ]

Quilts & Samplers. The Rochester Historical Society, Rundel Memorial Building, 2nd floor, 115 South Ave. 428-8470, Tue-Wed 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $3-$5, free to members.


[ Thursday, June 28 ]

Nature Hike: El Camino Trail.  Meet at corner of Clifford and Conkey Aves. 6 p.m. Free.

Twilight Tours. Mount Hope Cemetery, 791 Mount Hope Ave. 461-3494, 7 p.m. $5, free to FOMH members. Every Thursday through Aug 9.

[ Saturday, June 30 ]

Mount Hope Cemetery Tour. South cemetery entrance, 1133 Mt. Hope Ave. 461-3494, 1 p.m. $5, members & children under 16 free. Every Saturday through Oct 27.

Old Goat Run.  Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1488 State Rte. 444, Victor. 742-1690, 9 a.m. $18-$25. Seven-mile cross-country run.

[ Sunday, July 1 ]

GVHC Hike. Meet at Durand Golf Course Lot. Chris C 247-9237, 1 p.m. Free.

Mount Hope Cemetery Tour. North Gatehouse opposite Robinson Dr. 1133 Mt. Hope Ave. 461-3494, 2 p.m. $5, members & children under 16 free. Every Sunday through Oct 28.

[ Tuesday, July 3 ]

Guided Bike Ride, University Ave, Neighborhood of the Arts, and East Ave.  Begin at Rochester Public Market. 6 p.m. Free.

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 27 ]

“Life, Cancer, and the NFL…An Evening With NY Giants’ Mark Herzlich.” Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St. 624-5555, 6 p.m. $60, register. Benefit for Camp Good Days.

Rochester Winos Wine & Food Pairing. Lemoncello Café & Lounge, 137 West Commercial St., Fairport. 6:30 p.m. arrival, 7-9:30 p.m. tasting. $25-$30, register.

[ Thursday, June 28 ]

Film Screening: “A Love to Hide.” Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. 461-2000, 7 p.m. Free. Part of programming for “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945” Exhibition.

Perinatal Network of Monroe County Summer Networking Session. Perinatal Network of Monroe County, 339 East Ave., Suite 203. 546-4930, Noon-2 p.m. Free.

Salon on Kefir. Call for address: 490-4710. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $25 requested donation, RSVP.

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

[ Thursday, June 28-Satruday, June 30 ]

Art & Treasures Sale. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900, Bargains & Beer Party Thu 6-8 p.m. $15-$18. Regular sale Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission.

[ Friday, June 29 ]

Caribbean Film Series: “Rise Up.” Baobab Cultural Center 728 University Ave. 563-2145, 7 p.m. Free, register.

[ Friday, June 29-Sunday, July 1 ]

Summer Officially Begins: Summer of Riesling Kick Off. Casa Larga, 2287 Turk Hill Rd., Fairport. 585-223-4210 x2. Noon-5 p.m. $5-$15.

[ Saturday, June 30 ]

British Brunch. Christ Church, 141 East Ave. 454-3878. 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. $5-$10.

DeeDee’s Drag101: A Throw Back Party. Tilt Nightclub, 444 Central Ave. 232-8440, 10 p.m. $5-$15 admission.

Rochester Hamfest and Technology Expo. R.I.T. Field House. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $8, youth under 16 free with adult.

Miss Puerto Rico of Rochester Pageant. Rochester Museum & Science Center, 657 East Ave. 3 p.m. $10.

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.

Weaving & Fiber Arts Center Open House. Weaving and Fiber Arts Center Studio, 1940 Piano Works Mall, 349 West Commercial St., East Rochester. 377-2955, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free.

[ Saturday, June 30-Sunday, July 1 ]

Yard(s) Sale. The Yards, 50-52 Public Market Way. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Art show and sale, music and goodies.

[ Sunday, July 1 ]

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

Community Garage Sales & Super Fleas. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Oct 14.

East Avon Flea Market. 1520 West Henrietta Road, Avon. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission. Sundays through October.

The Great Space Duck Race. Ellison Park. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., race at 1 p.m. Ducks $5 each. Music, picnic, prizes. fundraiser for The Space.

[ Tuesday, July 3 ]

Maafa: Day of Remembrance. Durand Eastman Park shoreline. 748-7727, 313-3685, 6-8 p.m. Free.

Movie: “The Artist.” Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, 7 p.m. Free.

Westside Farmers Market. St. Monica Church parking lot, 831 Genesee St. 4-7:30 p.m. Free admission. Tuesdays through October 16.

[ Wednesday, July 4-Thursday, July 5 ]

Two Nights with 3D Film Archive Founder Bob Furmanek. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 271-3361, 8 p.m. $6-$8.


[ Saturday, June 30-Sunday, July 1 ]

Rochester Redwings vs. Scranton  W/B Yankees. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. Sat 7:05 p.m., Sun 6:05 p.m. $7-$12.

[ Wednesday, July 4 ]

Rochester Redwings vs. Pawtucket Red Sox. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. 7:05 p.m. $7-$12.

[ Saturday, June 30 ]

Dirtcar Racing. Canandaigua Motorsports Park, 2820 County Rd. 10, Canandaigua. 394-0961, 7 p.m. $12, ages 16 and under free. Tue World of Outlaws Late Model Series.


“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Fri Jun 29-Jul 1. Westside Theater. STAGES at Auditorium Theatre, 885 East Main St. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $10-$12.

“9 to 5: The Musical.” Wed Jun 27-Jul 4. Continues through July 18. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Wed Jun 27-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Mon 7:30 p.m., Tue 2 p.m., Wed Jul 4 2 & 7:30 p.m. $40-$42. 315-255-1785,

“Altar Boyz.” Continues through Jun 30. Auburn Public Theatre, 108 Genesee St. at Exchange St., Auburn. Wed Jun 27-Thu 2 & 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m.  315‑255‑1785,

“Avenue Q.” Thu Jun 28-Jul 4. Continues through Jul 21. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tue 7:30 p.m., Wed Jul 4 2 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382,

“An Evening of Albee: Three short Plays by Edward Albee.” Thu Jun 28-Jun 30. John W. Borek Presents. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. 7:30 p.m. $10-$20. 234-1254, Featuring “The American Dream,” “Sandbox,” and “Listening.”

“An Evening of Song, Dance & Comedy with Traveling Cabaret.” Thu Jun 28. Irondequoit Town Hall Campus, 1280 Titus Ave. 6 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. 336-6070.

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

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival: The Pitch: “Blood and Fire” and “The Life of a Mob Wife: A Mafia Comedy.” Thu Jun 28-Jun 30. Theatre Mack, Cayuga Museum, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 5 & 8 p.m. $20. 315-255-1785,

“Generational Curses.” Fri Jun 29-Jun 30. East High School, 1807 E. Main St. 7 p.m. $10-$30. 288-3130.

“Mary’s Wedding.” Jun 28-Jul 4. Continues through Jul 8. Bristol Valley Theater, 151 South Main St., Naples. Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun & Wed Jul 4 2 p.m. $12-$33. 374-6318,

Reader Theatre Series: “The Zero Hour.” Sun Jul 1. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave., Brighton. 461-2000, 7 p.m. Free. 461-2000, Part of programming for “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945” Exhibition.

A Red, White & Blue Holiday of Song, Dance & Comedy Featuring the award-winning Traveling Cabaret. Wed Jul 4. Irondequoit Town Hall Campus, 1280 Titus Ave. 5:30 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. 336-6070.

“You Say Tomato, I Say Shutup.” Fri Jun29-Jun 30. Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 3450 Winton Place. Fri 8 p.m. Sat 5 & 8 p.m. $31-$36.  325-4370,



[ Wednesday, June 27-Tueday, July 3 ]

Workshops. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. 325-3145 x 131. Wed Jun 27: Family Development Class: “Winning at Parenting.” Chores, discipline, and other topics for parents of all ages. Thu: Family Development Class: “Nothing Works.” Strategies for developing responsibility and accountability in your children. For parents of children 5 to 12 years old. Mon: Family Development Class: “Don’t Make Me Say It Again.” Focus on giving attention for positive rather than negative behavior. For parents of toddlers to teens. Tue: Family Development Class: “How to Say No to Your Child.” Techniques for staying firm when children try to negotiate, as well as methods for setting appropriate consequences when the rules are broken. For parents of toddlers to teens. All classes 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free, RSVP.

[ Thursday, June 28 ]

Comics’ Night Out. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, 6:30 p.m. Free. Bring your own laugh/applause meters.

[ Saturday, June 30 ]

Family Rain Barrel Workshops. Rochester Museum and Science Center, 657 East Ave. 271-1880, 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. $25 per family, register 697-1942.

[ Sunday, July 1 ]

Journaling for Success. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, 1:30 p.m. Free.


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