EVENTS CALENDAR: 7/4-7/11

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Art Exhibits

**PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF THE HOLIDAY, SOME VENUES MIGHT BE CLOSED. PLEASE CALL AHEAD**

[ OPENING ]

“Artists Breakfast Group: “Nature” Fri Jul 6. Black Radish Gallery, Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. 6-10 p.m. arenaartgroup.com

Artwork by Michael Collins Fri Jul 6. Creative Wellness Coalition Gallery, 320 N Goodman St, Suite 201. 6-9 p.m. 325-3145 x142, mhcrochester.org.

“Elves Dancing on the Water” by Henrik Soderstrom Fri Jul 6. Joe Bean Coffee Roasters, 1344 University Ave., Suite 110. 6 p.m. 319-5279, joebeanroasters.com.

“Israel: A Country in Transition” by Bruce Bennett Fri Jul 6. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. 5-9 p.m. 482-1976, imagecityphotographygallery.com.

“In My Visions Eye…” Fri Jul 6. Steadfast Tattoo, 635 Monroe Ave. 7-10 p.m. Call for details 202-3579.

Patricia Tribastone Fri Jul 6. Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St., Studio 360. 6-9 p.m. patriciatribastone.com.

“Proud: New Work by Thomas Somerville” Fri Jul 6. Gallery @ Equal=Grounds, 750 South Ave. 7-9 p.m. gallery@equalgrounds.com.

“SkinDEEP: The Art of Tattooing” Fri Jul 6. Stella Art Gallery & Studio, 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. 6-9 p.m. $5 admission includes food, beer tasting by Rohrbach Brewing Co. Henna art by Juniper Moon for additional charge. stellaartgalleryandstudio.com.

“A Very Brady Exhibit,” works by Colleen Virdi Fri Jul 6. The Shoe Factory Art Co-op, 250 N. Goodman St., Studio 212. 5-9 p.m. studio212@shoefactoryarts.com, shoefactoryarts.com.

“A Year in My Garden,” photographs by Heather Bonadio Fri Jul 6. Spectrum Gallery, at Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. 6-10 p.m. 461-4447, lumierephoto.com.

“New Works of Art by the Illustrious Carla Bartow” Mon Jul 9. Owl House, 75 Marshall St. 6-9 p.m. 360-2920, owlhouserochester.com.

“Salon Fringe” Wed Jul 11. Mill Art Center & Gallery, 61 N Main St, Honeoye Falls. 6-8 p.m. Free. 624-7740, millartcenter.com.

[ CONTINUING ]

1570 Gallery at Valley Manor 1570 East Ave. Through 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

Baobab Cultural Center 728 University Ave. Opens Jul 6: Harlem Girls Quilting Circle. Thu-Fri 5:30-9 p.m., Sat 2-4 p.m. 563-2145, thebaobab.org.

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, books_etc@yahoo.com.

Black Radish Gallery Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. Through Jul 29: “Artists Breakfast Group: Four Artists’ Receptions.” Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. arenaartgroup.com

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, bugjar.com, lobbydigital.com

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, geneseearts.org.

Creative Wellness Coalition Gallery 320 N Goodman St, Suite 201. Jul 6-31: Artwork by Michael Collins. Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 325-3145 x142, mhcrochester.org.

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, rmsc.org.

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, differentpathgallery.com.

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, 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. Jul 6-31: “Proud: New Work by Thomas Somerville.” Tue-Fri 7 a.m.-Midnight, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-Midnight. gallery@equalgrounds.com.

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, galleryhair.com.

Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union 395 Gregory St. Through Sep 30: The Work of Alan Stewart. 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 30: “Lost Birds: Sculptures by Todd McGrain.” | Through 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, 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. 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, centerathighfalls.org.

Image City Photography Gallery 722 University Ave. Jul 11-Aug 8: “Tradition and Transition” by Dick Bennett and Carl Crumley. | 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, imagecityphotographygallery.com.

International Art Acquisitions 3300 Monroe Ave. Through Jul 31: Recent works by Canadian artist Sam Paonessa. 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 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, http://www.jccrochester.org

Joe Bean Coffee Roasters 1344 University Ave., Suite 110. Opens Jul 6: “Elves Dancing on the Water” by Henrik Soderstrom. Mon-Wed 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Thu 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 319-5279, joebeanroasters.com.

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, thelittle.org.

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, mag.rochester.edu.

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, millartcenter.com.

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, nanmillergallery.com.

Nazareth College Arts Center Gallery 4245 East Ave. Through 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, naz.edu.

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, naz.edu.

NTID Dyer Arts Center 52 Lomb Memorial Dr. Jul 9-Aug 10: “Under the Influence: DRAW Artists and Their Mentors.” Mon-Thu 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 1-3 p.m. 475-6884, ntid.rit.edu/dyerarts.

Ock Hee’s Gallery 2 Lehigh St. Through Aug 25: “The Inner World of Dario Tazzioli.” 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.

Owl House 75 Marshall St. Opening Jul 9: “New Works of Art by the Illustrious Carla Bartow.” Tue-Sun 11 a.m.-4 p.m. & 5-10:30 p.m. 360-2920, owlhouserochester.com.

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, oxfordgallery.com.

Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery 71 S Main St, Canandaigua. Through 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, prrgallery.com.

Record Archive 33 1/3 Rockwood St. Through Jul 31: “Posters and Recent Works by Chris Charles of Fly Rabbit Press.” Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. alayna@recordarchive.com.

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, 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.

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

SC Fine Art Gallery Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St. Jul 6-Aug 11: “Art at the Jazz Fest!” Featuring Paul and Christine Knoblauch, Cordell Cordaro, Frank Argento, and Greg Polisseni. Call for details. 202-6909, scfineartgallery.com.

The Shoe Factory Art Co-op 250 N. Goodman St., Studio 212. Jul 6-25: “A Very Brady Exhibit,” works by Colleen Virdi. Weds 12-5 p.m., Fri Jul 6 5-9 p.m., Sat Jul 14 noon-4 p.m. studio212@shoefactoryarts.com, shoefactoryarts.com.

Spectrum Gallery at Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. Jul 6-28: “A Year in My Garden,” photographs by Heather Bonadio. 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. 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, starrynitescafe.com, shoefactoryarts.com.

Steadfast Tattoo 635 Monroe Ave. Through Jul 31: “In My Visions Eye…” Call for details 202-3579.

Stella Art Gallery & Studio 350 West Commercial St., East Rochester. Opening Jul 6: “SkinDEEP: The Art of Tattooing.” Thu 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat noon-9 p.m. stellaartgalleryandstudio.com.

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, 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 Jul 28: “Illustrations” by Elaine Verstraete. Thu-Sat 12-3 p.m., and by appt. 315-331-4593, info@wayne-arts.com, waynearts.wordpress.com.

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.

[ CALL FOR ARTWORK ]

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

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

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 shoefactoryarts.com.

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: stellaartgalleryandstudio.com.

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, waynearts.wordpress.com.

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 hsjones@genesee.edu.

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 emergingfilmmakers@yahoo.com.

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

Central Library Offers Exhibit Opportunities for Artists at Lower Link Gallery. Space currently available free of charge. Applications available at libraryweb.org; 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 margaret.bernay@hws.edu or kvaughn@hws.edu for more information.

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

 

Art Events

**PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF THE HOLIDAY, SOME VENUES MIGHT BE CLOSED. PLEASE CALL AHEAD**

[ Saturday, July 7 ]

Stone Carving Demonstration with Dario Tazzioli. Ock Hee’s Gallery 2 Lehigh St. 624-4730, ockhee@frontiernet.net. 11 a.m.-noon. Free.

[ Saturday, July 7-Sunday, July 8 ]

Corn Hill Arts Festival. Corn Hill neighborhood. 262-3142, cornhillartsfestival.com. Free admission. Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Comedy

[ Friday, July 6-Saturday, July 7 ]

Laugh Riot. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, thecomedyclub.us. 8:30 p.m. Call for info.

[ Sunday, July 8 ]

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

 

Dance Events

[ Sunday, July 8-Friday, July 13 ]

BIODANCE Summer Intensive. Kinections, 718 University Ave. biodance@frontiernet.net. 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $600, register.

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

Cobblestone Dance Company Performance.  ChildTime Learning Center located at 400 Dorsey Rd. 727-2438. 10-11 a.m. Free.

Festivals

**PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF THE HOLIDAY, SOME VENUES MIGHT BE CLOSED. PLEASE CALL AHEAD**

[ Through Sunday, July 15 ]

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

[ 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 townofbrighton.org.

Brockport Independence Day Celebration. Morgan-Manning House, 151 Main St., Brockport. Beginning at 10 a.m. 637-3645, frontiernet.net/~morganmanninghouse/fourthofjuly.html.

Chili’s 23rd Annual Chili-E Festival. Chili Senior Center, 3235 Chili Ave. 784-5250, townofchili.org. 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 cityofrochester.gov/july4.

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 perinton.org.

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 henrietta.org.

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

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 gcv.org.

Old Fashioned Fourth of July. Morgan-Manning House, 151 Main St., Brockport. 637-3645. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free admission.

[ Friday, July 6-Sunday, July 8 ]

Brockport BBQ & Music Festival. Northampton Park, Hubbell Rd. off Rte 31, Ogden. brockportbbqfest.com. Fri 5-10 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $5, kids under 12 free. Benefits the Wilmot Cancer Center.

Kids Events

[ Friday, July 6 ]

Cool Kids: “Balloon Twisting Funshop and Live Music.” Sagawa Park, corners of Main (Rte. 19) and Erie Streets, Brockport. 637-3984, generationcool.biz. 7-8 p.m. Free.  Music by Brenna Swanger.

[ Friday, July 6-Sunday, July 8 ]

Literature Live: Brother Bear. 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. Included in museum admission: $11-$13.

[ Monday, July 9 ]

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

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

[ Monday, July 9 ]

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

[ Monday, July 9-Tuesday, July 10 ]

Genesee Storytellers: Tales for the Campfire. Irondequoit Public Library Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. 336-6062, aholland@libraryweb.org. 7 p.m. Free. Grades K-5.

[ Tuesday, July 10 ]

Family Movie: “Hugo.” Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 2 p.m. Free.

Grow it, try it, like it! Day Camp. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County, 249 Highland Ave. 585-641-1000 x257, mycce.org/monroe. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $25, register.

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

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

Afternoon at the Movies: “Scooby Doo: Music of the Vampire.” Children’s Center, Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8350, libraryweb.org. 2:30 p.m. Free.

Lectures

[ Thursday, July 5-Saturday, July 7 ]

Cycling speaker series. FLCC Student Center, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. 455-2338, coach@legacicycling.com. Thu 4 p.m., Fri 2 & 3:30 p.m., Sat 4p.m. $25 per event.

[ Tuesday, July 10 ]

Civil War Lecture: “Stories from the Battlefield: A Panel of Civil War Re-enactors Tell Tales.” GCC Batavia Campus, T102, One College Road, Batavia. civilwaratgcc.wordpress.com. 7 p.m. Free.

Literary Events

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

Women Who Love to Read: “What Alice Forgot” by Liane Moriarty. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 7 p.m. Free.

Women Authors’ Reading Group: Reading Jane and others. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com. 3:30 p.m. Free.

Recreation

[ Thursday, July 5 ]

Animal Walk: Dance of the Dragonfly. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625. 1 p.m. Free.

Nature Hike: Seth Green Drive.  Meet at entrance of Riverside Cemetery. cityofrochester.gov/fclg. 6 p.m. Free.

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

[ Saturday, July 7 ]

Animal Walk: Butterfly Beauties. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625. 10 a.m. Free.

Butterflies of the Swamp. Thousand Acre Swamp Sanctuary, off Jackson Rd., Penfield. Marie Heerkens 773-8911. 9:30 a.m. Free.

Rochester’s Longest Runway Fashion Week 5K Run/Walk. Cobb’s Hill Park. 271-2470, active.com, fashionweekofrochester.org. 7 a.m. registration, 8:30 a.m. race. Call for details, register.

GVHC Hike. Meet at Braddock Bay, E. Manitou Rd. Larry N. 265-9221, gvhchikes.org. 10 a.m. Free.

Letchworth Luau. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625. Noon-7 p.m. $1-$2 admission, $8 car fee.

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

[ Sunday, July 8 ]

GVHC Hike. Meet at Canawaugus Park, Rte 251, Scottsville. Linda M. 889-2724, gvhchikes.org. 10 a.m. Free.

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

Tributary Trek: Upper Wolf Creek. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625. 1 p.m. Free. Bring a lunch.

[ Tuesday, July 10 ]

Guided Bike Ride: Park Avenue Neighborhood and East Avenue.  Begin at Towner’s Bicycle Shop, 1048 University Ave. cityofrochester.gov/fclg. 6 p.m. Free.

Nature Walk: Kisil Point Trail. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625. 10 a.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

Identification Series Hike: Trees. RMSC Cumming Nature Center, 6475 Gulick Rd., Naples. 374-6160, rmsc.org. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $3 requested donation, $10 for families.

 

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, July 4 ]

34th Go Art! “Picnic in the Park.” Centennial Park on Richmond and Ellicott Avenues in Batavia. 343-9313, info@goart.org, goart.org. Noon-5 p.m. Free admission, family event.

[ Thursday, July 5 ]

Patio Party: Sisters of Murphy. Casa Larga, 2287 Turk Hill Rd., Fairport. 585-223-4210 x2. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $15.

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

[ Friday, July 6 ]

Executive Jibaritos Networking. Tapas, 177 St. Paul St. prfestival.com. 5:30 p.m. Free. Come join us as we have our networking event.  Females wear your country’s flower in your hair or colors for a chance to win Puerto Rican Festival tickets. Males are encouraged to wear Guayaberas.

Moonlight Stroll Series. Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park, 151 Charlotte St., Canandaigua. 394-4922, sonnenberg.org. 7:30 p.m. $4-$9, under age 5 free. 198th Army Concert Band.

Screening: “F**k the Disabled: the Adventures of Greg Walloch.” Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0444, thelittle.org. 6:30 p.m. $5-8 per film.

[ Friday, July 6-Sunday, July 8 ]

POV Documentary Films. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0444, thelittle.org. Fri 9 p.m., Sat-Sun 2, 4 & 7 p.m. $8 per film.

[ Friday, July 6-Sunday, July 15 ]

Rochester Pride 2012. Various locations and times. 244-8640, gayalliance.org. Parade, festival, picnic to celebrate Rochester LGBT. Some free, some paid events.

[ Saturday, July 7 ]

Reenactment and Discussion of Frederick Douglass’s famous speech, “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” Friends Meetinghouse, 187 County Rd. 8, Farmington. farmingtonmeetinghouse.org. 1 p.m. Free.

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

Summer Series: Shrimp and Chardonnay Tasting. Keuka Spring Vineyards is located at 243 State Route 54, East Lake Rd., just outside of Penn Yan. 315-536-3147, keukasprinwinery.com. 11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. $15.

[ Sunday, July 8 ]

Brighton Farmers Market. Brighton High School, 1150 Winton Rd. S. brightonfarmersmarket.com. 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. cityofrochester.gov/publicmarket. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Oct 14.

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

[ Sunday, July 8-Sunday, July 15 ]

Rochester Jewish Film Festival. Little Theatre, Dryden Theatre, JCC. 461-2000 x237, rjff.com. Various times. $9-$15, call for details.

[ Tuesday, July 10 ]

Free Movies in the Parks: “Jaws.”  Ontario Beach Park. monroecounty.gov. Preshow fun at 8:30 p.m., film at dark. Free.

Local Details of 17th-century explorer Robert Rene LaSalle. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. 340-8664, penfield.org. 1 p.m. Call for details.

Photo Finish 5K Info Session. George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org. 12:15-1 p.m. Free.

Village Pride Meeting. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com. 7 p.m. Free.

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

[ Wednesday, July 11-Sunday, July 15 ]

Monroe County Fair. Monroe County Fairgrounds, 2695 East Henrietta Rd. 334-4000, mcfair.com. Wed-Thu 4-9:30 p.m., Fri-Sun Noon-9:30 p.m. $5-$7 admission, $3 parking, ride tickets cost extra.

Sports

[ Thursday, July 5-Friday, July 6 ]

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

[ Friday, July 6 ]

Rochester Rattlers vs. Long Island Lizards. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. 454-5425, rochesterrattlers.com. 7 p.m. $15-$25.

[ Satruday, July 7-Sunday, July 8 ]

Rochester Redwings vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. redwingsbaseball.com. 6:05 p.m. $7-$12.

[ Saturday, July 7 ]

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

Theater

**PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF THE HOLIDAY, SOME VENUES MIGHT BE CLOSED. PLEASE CALL AHEAD**

“9 to 5: The Musical.” Continues through July 18. Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Wed Jul 4-Thu 2 & 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Mon 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jul 11 2 & 7:30 p.m. $40-$42. 315-255-1785, merry-go-round.com.

“Avenue Q.” Thu Jun 28-Jul 4. Continues through Jul 21. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Wed Jul 4 2 p.m., Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jul 11 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382, gevatheatre.org.

“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. $39-$45. 420-8338, thecalamarisisters.com.

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival: The Pitch: “Star Child” and “Chex Morgan.” Thu Ju 5-Jul 7. 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, fingerlakesmtf.com.

“Marc Salem’s Mind over Rochester.” Continuing. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 5 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $25. 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com.

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

“My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding.” Thu Jul 5-Jul 11. Continues through Jul 28. Auburn Public Theatre, 108 Genesee St. at Exchange St., Auburn. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 2& 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue 7:30 p.m., Wed Jul 11 2 & 7:30 p.m. 315‑255‑1785, fingerlakesmtf.com.

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.

“Richard III.” Fri Jul 6-Jul 11. Continues through Jul 21. Rochester Community Players. Highland Park Bowl. Fri-Sun & Tue-Wed. 8 p.m. Free. 234-7840, rochestercommunityplayers.org.

“R.U.R. (Rossum’s Universal Robots).” Thu Jul 5-Jul 8. ShakeCo. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $8-$10. 244-0960, muccc.org, shakeco.com.

“Tomfoolery.” Sun Jul 8. Continues through Aug 5. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St. 7 p.m. $17-$27. 454-1260, bftix.com.

 

Workshops

[ Monday, July 9-Tueday, July 10 ]

Workshops. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. 325-3145 x 131. Mon: Family Development Class: “YOU Make a Difference.” A love of learning is nourished through loving, responsive relationships between children and parents. For parents of children up to 5 years old. Tue: Family Development Class: “20 Minutes to Effective Parenting Communication.” Ten simple techniques, based on scientific research, to communicate more effectively with your child. For parents of children 1 to 6 years old. All classes 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free, RSVP.

[ Saturday, July 7 ]

Cooking Class: “Baking Bread” with Oak Hill pastry chef Debbie Maruke. Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods, 349 W. Commercial Street, Suite 1620, E. Rochester. 267-7405, info@rosariopinos.com. 2 p.m. $30, register.

Introduction to Zen Meditation Workshop.  Rochester Zen Center, 7 Arnold Park. 473-9180, rzc.org. 9:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $60, $45 for students. Reduced fees available for low income persons. Register. Vegetarian lunch included.

Photography Workshop with Peter Blackwood. Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua. 394-1381. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $15, register. For digital SLR owners.

[ Sunday, July 8 ]

Spirituality and Philosophy. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com. 1:30 p.m. Free.

[ Monday, July 9 ]

Cooking Class: “It’s All Greek” with Jackie LeChase. Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods, 349 W. Commercial Street, Suite 1620, E. Rochester. 267-7405, info@rosariopinos.com. 6 p.m. $65, register.

[ Tuesday, July 10 ]

Wayne Writers’ Guild. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com. 7:30 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, July 11-Thursday, July 12 ]

Paint Faster, Paint Fresher with Jean K Stephens. 166 Works Rd., Honeoye Falls. 624-9117, jeankstephens.com. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $50 per day, register.

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