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Art Exhibits

[ OPENING ]

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

“GrovEvolution: Scott Grove, A Retrospective Spanning 36 Years” Thu Jul 12. Arts & Cultural Council Gallery, 277 N Goodman St. 4-9 p.m. 473-4000, artsrochester.org.

“Gift of the Rose” by Peggy Martinez Fri Jul 13. 1570 Gallery at Valley Manor, 1570 East Ave.  Call for details. 770-1923.

Harlem Girls Quilting Circle Fri Jul 13. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. 6 p.m. 563-2145, thebaobab.org.

 “A Retrospective” with founders of The Wildroot Gallery Fri Jul 13. Our House Art Gallery, Veterans Outreach Center, 783 South Ave. 2-7 p.m. 295-7804, veteransoutreachcenter.org.

“Tradition and Transition” by Dick Bennett and Carl Crumley Fri Jul 13. Image City Photography Gallery, 722 University Ave. 5-8:30 p.m. 482-1976, imagecityphotographygallery.com.

“Under the Influence: DRAW Artists and Their Mentors” Fri Jul 13. NTID Dyer Arts Center, 52 Lomb Memorial Dr. 6:30-9 p.m. 475-6884, ntid.rit.edu/dyerarts.

“Artists Breakfast Group: Figure: 5 Perspectives” Sat Jul 14. Black Radish Gallery, Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. 6-10 p.m. arenaartgroup.com.

“Document: The Italian American Family Album” by Tom MacPherson Sat Jul 14. Roz Steiner Art Gallery, Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd., Batavia. 4 p.m. 343-0055 x6448, genesee.edu.

The Work of Alan Stewart Sat Jul 14. Genesee Co-op Federal Credit Union, 395 Gregory St. 6-8 p.m. 461-2230, genesee.coop.

[ CONTINUING ]

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

Arts & Cultural Council Gallery 277 N Goodman St. Through Jul 26: “GrovEvolution: Scott Grove, A Retrospective Spanning 36 Years.” Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 473-4000, artsrochester.org.

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. Continuing: 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. Through Jul 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. Through Jul 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. Jul 13-Sep 2: “Neil Montanus: A Career Retrospective.”  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. 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. Continuing: “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. Jul 12-Aug 24: “A Colored Pencil Sampler” by Rochester Area Pencil Club. Daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 546-8439.

Nan Miller Gallery 3450 Winton Place. Continuing: “Gallery Favorites.” 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. Through 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 Tazziolo.” Mon-Sat 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 624-4730, ockhee@frontiernet.net.

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

Our House Art Gallery Veterans Outreach Center, 783 South Ave. Jul 14-27: “A Retrospective” with founders of The Wildroot Gallery. Tue 1-7 p.m., Fri 1-3 p.m., or by appt. 295-7804, veteransoutreachcenter.org.

Owl House 75 Marshall St. Continuing: “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.

Roz Steiner Art Gallery Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd., Batavia. Jul 14-Aug 27: “Document: The Italian American Family Album” by Tom MacPherson. Call for hours. 343-0055 x6448, genesee.edu.

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

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

SC Fine Art Gallery Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St. Through 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.

Spectrum Gallery at Lumiere Photo, 100 College Ave. Through Jul 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. Continuing: “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.

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.

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. Next theme: “Clouds in My Coffee,” deadline August 11. More information and more calls for art at shoefactoryarts.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 Crafters. Deadline July 31. For Palmyra’s Pirate Weekend, August 11. For information, call 368-8081, or email eriecanalpirates.com.

Call for Emerging Film- and Videomakers. Ongoing. Submit films and videos to the monthly New York Filmmakers Quarterly screening 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/.

Call for Playwrights. Deadline September 1. Black Sheep Theatre is putting together a short-play showcase for Valentine’s Day, 2013 (exact dates to be determined). Local playwrights invited to submit scripts for consideration: “black box” plays with 1-4 characters, 5-15 min., and which let actors show off their emotional range. Plays should have some connection to Valentine’s Day or amour in general-and alternative viewpoints (same sex relationships, “bashing” the Valentine’s Day holiday, etc.) are especially encouraged. Questions and submissions can be made to info@blacksheeptheatre.org.

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.

Sonnenberg Photo Contest. Deadline October 1. Photos must be taken at Sonneberg Gardens and not have been published elsewhere. For information, visit sonnenberg.org.

 

Art Events

[ Thursday, July 12 ]

5th Annual Rochester Biennial Lectures: David Higgins. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. 276-8900, mag.rochester.edu. 11 a.m. Included in gallery admission: $5-$12.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

WALL\THERAPY “Therapy Session” Fundraiser. Roc Brewing Co., 56 S. Union St. wall-therapy.com. 2-10 p.m. Donation-based.
Music, libation, live painting featuring Thievin’ Stephen, Mr. Prvrt, and St. Monci.

Comedy

[ Thursday, June 14-Saturday, June 16 ]

Joe Derosa & Ralph Tetta. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, thecomedyclub.us. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 7:30 & 10 p.m. $9-$12.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

Debut of “Buddies In Space,” Two-Man Improv Comedy Performance. Black Sheep Theatre, Village Gate, 274 North Goodman St. improvius@yahoo.com. 8 p.m. $5.

Village Idiots Improv Comedy. Village Idiots Pillar Theater, Village Gate, 1st floor, 274 North Goodman St., #D106. 797-9086, improvVIP.com. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. $5. Every Saturday through August 25.

[ Sunday, July 15 ]

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

[ Wednesday, July 18 ]

Auditions: Improvisors/Musicians for Unleashed! Improv.  Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. unleashedimprov@gmail.com. 7 p.m. Free. Actors and improvisors (ages 18+ ) are welcome to come play with Rochester’s longest running long-form improv troupe. Also welcome musical improvisors who play an instrument!  New season starts August 18th.

 

Dance Events

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

Nazareth College Arts Center Dance Festival. Nazareth College Arts Center, 4245 East Ave. 389-2170, artscenter.naz.edu. Various times. Some free, some paid events.

Dance Participation

[ Friday, July 13 ]

Neutral GroundSingles Dance. Green Lantern Inn, Fairport, 234-2212, neutralground1.com. 8 p.m.-midnight. $7 requested donation. Music by DJ Joetta.

Festivals

[ Through Sunday, July 15 ]

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

[ Friday, July 13-Sunday, July 15 ]

Canandaigua Arts and Music Festival. Commons Park, Canandaigua. 394-0787, canandaiguaartfestival.com. Fri 12-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission.

Finger Lakes Wine Festival. Watkins Glen International Speedway, 1790 Country Rte. 16, Watkins Glen. flwinefest.com. Fri 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $35, $45 two day, $15 minors/DD.

Oatka Festival/ MooseCreek 2012. LeRoy. oatkafestival.org. Sat 11 a.m. Parade. 12-5:30 p.m. Free admission.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

Perry Chalk Festival. Downtown Perry. perrychalkfestival.com 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Raindate July 21.

Kids Events

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

Creatures of the Night Fantasy Drawing Class with Chris Pallace. Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Rd., Penfield. 340-8720. 7-8:30 p.m. Register. Grades 6-12.

Green Golly’s Little Kids, Little Songs. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 2-3 p.m. Free, register. Ages 2 and up.

The Green Golly Project: Little Kids, Little Songs. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 11 a.m. Free.

[ Thursday, July 12 ]

Drop-in Storytime. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 11 a.m. Free.

Magic, Madness, and Mayhem: Comedy and Magic with Sky Sands. Kate Gleason Auditorium, Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8350, libraryweb.org. 2:30-3:30 p.m. All ages.

Science Rocks. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 7-8 p.m. Free. For teens.

Start Your Engines: Build a Racetrack. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 3-3:45 p.m. Free, register. Ages 3-12.

[ Friday, July 13 ]

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

Lap Sit Storytime. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 12:15 p.m. Free. Fridays through July 27.

Wobbly Toddlers Storytime. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 11:15 a.m. Free. Fridays through July 27.

[ Friday, July 13-Sunday, July 15 ]

Literature Live: Skippyjon Jones. 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.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

The Found Ladybug Project. Hansen Nature Center in Tinker Nature Park. 613-8697. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Ages 7-12.

KICK IT Kicking Academy. Growney Stadium, St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave. 624-5555, campgooddays.org. 9 a.m.-noon. $100, register.

No-Cook Iron Chef Challenge. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 1:30-3 p.m. Free, register. Ages 9-18.

[ Monday, July 16 ]

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.

Family Movie: The Adventures of Tin Tin. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 2 p.m. Free.

It’s Magic of Course. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 2-3 p.m. Free, register. All ages.

Jay Mankita: The Big Dream Songbook. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 10:30 a.m. Free.

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

[ Tuesday, July 17 ]

Baby Playtime. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 10:15-11 a.m. Free. Tuesdays through August 7.

Firefighters. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 2-3 p.m. Free, register. All ages.

Imagination’s Destination Hands-on Learning: LeapFrog Tag Geography Rally. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, bn.com. 7 p.m. Free.

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.

Stories and Songs around the Traveling Campfire. Secret Room in the Children’s Center, Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8350, libraryweb.org. 10 a.m. Ages 8-12.

[ Wednesday, July 18 ]

Dream Big Stories. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 10:30 a.m. Free. Wednesdays through August 8.

Stuffed Animals Sleepover and Storytime. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 7-7:45 p.m. Free, register. Kids do not sleep over, only toys. The next day, come back to pick up your animal and see what kind of mischief it has gotten into while the library was closed. Ages 3-10.

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: “Tangled.” Children’s Center, Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8350, libraryweb.org. 2:30 p.m. All ages.

Lectures

[ Friday, July 13 ]

Public talk by Tibetan lama, Ontul Rinpoche. Amitabha Foundation, 11 South Goodman St. 261-7094, or NY@amitabhafoundation.us. 7-9 p.m. $15, register. “Wisdom and Compassion: Bodhicitta as the Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings.”

[ Sunday, July 15 ]

PFLAG Conference. Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $30, register.

[ Saturday, July 16 ]

Lunch & Learn: Children of Depression:  How to Help Families When the Baby Blues Deepen. Perinatal Network of Monroe County, 339 East Ave., Suite 203. 546-4930, perinatalnetwork.net. Noon- 2 p.m. Call for details, register.

[ Tuesday, July 17 ]

Meet Opps: Collecting 101. Penfield Community Center, 1985 Baird Rd. 340-8664, penfield.org. 1 p.m. Call for details. Ken Andrews  shares unique postcard collection.

 

Literary Events

[ Wednesday, July 11 ]

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

[ Wednesday, July 11-Thursday, July 12 ]

Book Discussion: “Jericho’s Fall” by Stephen L. Carter. Irondequoit Public Library McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Rd. 336-6060, amy.henderson@libraryweb.org. Wed 7 p.m., Thu 3 p.m.

[ Thursday, July 12 ]

Greater Rochester Russell Set. Writers and Books Literary Center, 740 University Ave. 415-5925, tmadigan@rochester.rr.com. 7 p.m. $3, free WAB members. Roundtable on BR’s essay “In Praise of Idleness.”

Just Poets Open Mic Featuring Ed Scutt. Barnes and Noble Gallery, 3349 Monroe Ave, Pittsford. 586-6020, barnesandnoble.com. 7 p.m. Free.

Science Fiction Book Club: “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeline L’Engle. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 7 p.m. Free.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

Poetry & Pie Night. Email for address. poetryandpienight@gmail.com. 7-9 p.m. Poetry reading by Cori A. Winrock, recent winner of the St. Petersburg Review Award, and à la mode poets Jonathan Everitt, Albert Abonado & special guests. Free pie served between readers.

[ Monday, July 16 ]

Sun Magazine Discussion Group. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 6:30 p.m. Free.

[ Tuesday, July 17-Wednesday, July 18 ]

Book Discussion: “Blame” by Michelle Huneven. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. Tue, 1:30 p.m., Wed 7 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, July 18 ]

American Wars Book Group: “Final Patrol: True Stories of World War II Submarines.” Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, bn.com. 7 p.m. Free.

Graphic Novel Book Club: “Level Up” by Gene LuenYang & Thien Pham. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 6:30 p.m. Free.

An Inside Look at the Hill Cumorah Pageant. Finger Lakes Community College Student Center, second floor, Stage 14, 3325 Marvin Sands Dr., Canandaigua. 785-1623, flccconnects.com. 4-7 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, rochesterhistory.org. Tue-Wed 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Thu 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $3-$5, free to members.

Recreation

[ 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.

[ Thursday, July 12 ]

Nature Hike: Cemeteries along Lake Avenue.  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.

[ Friday, July 13 ]

Mount Hope Cemetery Tour: Mischief, Murder, Mayhem. South cemetery entrance, 1133 Mt. Hope Ave. 461-3494, fomh.org. 7 p.m. $5, members free.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

GVHC Hike. Meet at Seneca Zoo lot. Jim K. 865-7835, gvhchikes.org. 10 a.m. moderate 6 mile hike, El Camino Trail-Maplewood Park.

Mount Hope Cemetery Tour: Rochester’s Prosperous and Penniless. South cemetery entrance, 1133 Mt. Hope Ave. 461-3494, fomh.org. 10 a.m. Normal tour 1 p.m. (each Sunday through Oct 27) $5, members free.

Public Hike: Abraham Lincoln Park. Meet at the cul-de-sac at the end of Smith Rd. (Off Empire Blvd., between Plank and Creek St.). 340-8655. 9 a.m. Free, register.

Rochester Orienteering Club Meet. Mendon Ponds Park, starting from beach area. roc.us.orienteering.org. 10 a.m. $8 per entry/group.

Wilderness Walk: Vigorous Pace. RMSC Cumming Nature Center, 6475 Gulick Rd., Naples. 374-6160, rmsc.org. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $10 per person, including members.

[ Sunday, July 15 ]

GVHC Hike. Meet at I-390 exit 11 park & ride lot. Jon K. 323-1911, gvhchikes.org. 8:30 a.m. Moderate 5-6 mile trail maintenance hike, tools furnished.

Jungle Jog 5K. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St. 336-7200, senecaparkzoo.org. 8:15 a.m. $20-$30; Seneca Park Mile $13-$15; register.

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.

[ Monday, July 16 ]

25th Annual Wolf Foundation’s Teeing Off for Abilities. Locust Hill Country Club, 2000 Jefferson Rd., Pittsford. 8 a.m. 347-1205, ajohnson@cdsunistel.org. $375/golfer, register.

[ Tuesday, July 17 ]

Guided Bike Ride: Charlotte Neighborhood and Lake Ontario Parkway.  Meet at boat launch Port of Rochester in Charlotte. cityofrochester.gov/fclg. 6 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, July 18 ]

Senior Sojourn: Easy Pace. RMSC Cumming Nature Center, 6475 Gulick Rd., Naples. 374-6160, rmsc.org. 11 a.m.-noon. $3 requested donation, $10 for families.

 

Special Events

[ Through 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.

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

Rochester Pride 2012. Various locations and times. 244-8640, gayalliance.org. Parade, festival, picnic to celebrate Rochester LGBT. Some free, some paid 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 11 ]

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Preview. LVR, 1600 South Ave. literacyrochester.org. Noon. Free.

[ Thursday, July 12 ]

Girl of the Finger Lakes: Kitty Puls. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 7 p.m. Free. The joyful and moving life story of Kitty Puls, a depression era girl from Western New York, documented in animation. Produced and presented by local filmmaker David Puls of Animatus Studio.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Eastman! George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 271-3361 x242, eastmanhouse.org. 1 p.m. Included in regular admission: $5-$12, register. Special house tour “Life at 900 East Avenue.”

ImageOut Screening: Madame X. Cinema Theatre, 957 South Clinton Ave. imageout.org. 7:30 p.m. $8.

Free Movies in the Parks: “Hugo.”  Highland Park Bowl. monroecounty.gov. Preshow fun at 8:30 p.m., film at dark. Free.

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

Sisters in Spirit-Ganondagan’s Gage Home Trip. Bus leaves from Ganondagan State Historic Site, 1441 State Rte 444, Victor. 742-1690, ganondagan.org. 9:30 a.m. $75, register.

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

[ Thursday, July 12-Saturday, July 14 ]

Brockport Sidewalk Sale. Main Street, Brockport. brockportmerchantsassoc.org. Thu 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. Music, food, bargains.

[ Thursday, July 12-Sunday, July 15 ]

Big Rib BBQ & Blues Fest. Highland Park. 1-888-512-7469, rochesterevents.com. Thu-Sat 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. $5 after 3 p.m. Thu, $10 after 3 p.m. Fri-Sun. Kids under 12 free.

Macedon Center Methodist Church Parking Lot Sale. Macedon Center United Methodist Church, 1160 Macedon Center Rd. 315-986-2306. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free admission.

[ Friday, July 13 ]

Casino Night to Raise Funds for Life-Saving Transplant. Diplomat Banquet Center, 1956 Lyell Ave. cotaforjovanip.eventbrite.com. 7-11 p.m. $30, register. A Casino Night will be held in honor of Jovani Perez, a Rochester area baby who needs a kidney transplant.

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

Free Chocolate Tasting Event. The Cocoa Bean Shoppe, Village of Pittsford. 203-1618, cocoabeanshoppe.com. 5-7 p.m. Free.

Latino Night at the Public Market. Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. prfestival.com. 6-10 p.m. Free. In conjunction with the City of Rochester the Puerto Rican Festival brings you the annual installment of Latino Night at the Public Market.  Live performances.

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. Tullamore Celtic Band accompanied by the Young School of Irish Dance.

[ Friday, July 13-Sunday, July 15 ]

Geneseo Air Show. Geneseo Airport, off Rte. 63, opposite SUNY College. 243-2100, 1941hag.org. Fri arrival day (no show), Sat-Sun demos 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri $12 admission, children under 12 free; Sat-Sun $20 admission, children under 12 free.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

Flower City Model Train Show. Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St. lots-trains.org. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 admission, children under 12 free.

Literary Garden Party. Home of Jed and Peggy Fox, address upon registration. 473-2590 x107, wab.org. 6:30 p.m. $75, register.

Monopoly Tournament. Wood Library, 134 North Main St., Canandaigua. 394-1381. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free.

RCGC Summer Garden Tour: Gardens of Brighton: Fun, Formal, and Fabulous. Various Gardens in Brighton. 473-5130, rcgc.org. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $15-$20, register.

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.

[ Saturday, July 14-Sunday, July 15 ]

Civil War Re-enactment. Genesee Country Village & Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Rd., Mumford. 538-6822, gcv.org. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $10.50-$16.50.

[ Sunday, July 15 ]

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.

Rochester Singleton’s Monthly Dinner. Shamrock Jack’s Steak & Seafood, 4554 Culver Rd. 461-5846. 3 p.m. Cost of food & drink, register by 7/12.

Vertex’s 4th Gothic Garage Sale, Swap Meet, and Bazaar. Vertex Night Club, 169 N. Chestnut St. 232-5498. 5-10 p.m. Cost of goods.

[ Monday, July 16 ]

Rochester Movie Makers Celebration of Short Movies by Local Filmmakers. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. rochestermoviemakers.org. 7 p.m. $10.

[ Tuesday, July 17 ]

Favorite Romantic Movies: The Notebook. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. Free.

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

Food & Flicks: “To Rome with Love” and Italian meal. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0400 x404, thelittle.org. Two seatings: 5:15 & 7:30 p.m. each followed by screening. $25, register.

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester Preview. LVR, 1600 South Ave. literacyrochester.org. 5:30 p.m. Free.

RDDC Urban Nights: Gusto.  Gusto, 277 Alexander St. 546-6920, rddc@rddc.org. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $15, register.

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 18 ]

Screening: LCD Soundsystem “Shut Up and Play the Hits.” Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0400, thelittle.org. 7-9:30 p.m., followed by after party at Skylark Lounge. $10.

Sports

[ Thursday, July 12-Sunday, July 15 ]

Cosequin Stuart Horse Trials. Townline & Murray Roads, Victor. stuarthorsetrials.org. Thu-Sat 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Free admission, parking fees apply.

Rochester Redwings vs. Toledo Mud Hens. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. redwingsbaseball.com. Thu-Sat 7:05 p.m., Sun 6:35 p.m. $7-$12.

[ Friday, July 13 ]

Rochester Rattlers vs. Chesapeake Bay Hawks. Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. 454-5425, rochesterrattlers.com. 7 p.m. $15-$25.

[ Friday, July 13-Sunday, July 15 ]

Sports & Music Festival. Ontario Beach Park, Charlotte. monroecountysports.org. Various times. Free, fees for participants.

[ Saturday, July 14 ]

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

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.

NWA NY Presents: Red, White, and Bruised. Eagles Club, 1200 Buffalo Rd., Gates. 235-3180. Doors 5:30 p.m., belltime 6 p.m. $12-$15.

Theater

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

“Avenue Q.” Continues through Jul 21. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Wed Jul 11-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m., Tue-Wed Jul 18 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-Sun 2 p.m., Wed Jul 18 7 p.m. $39-$45. 420-8338, thecalamarisisters.com.

“Cindy Miller: You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet.” Fri Jul 13-Jul 14. Downstairs Cabaret at Winton Place, 3450 Winton Place. 8 p.m. $25. 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com.

An Evening of Song, Dance & Comedy featuring the award-winning Traveling Cabaret. Mon Jul 16. Legacy at The Fairways, 681 High St., Victor. 7:30 p.m. Free. Bring lawn chairs. 924-7043.

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival: The Pitch: “Non-Equity the Musical” and “Salamander Leviathan.” Thu Jul 12-Jul 14. 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.

“Go Back for Murder.” Thu Jul 12-Jul 18. Continues through Jul 22. Bristol Valley Theater, 151 South Main St., Naples. Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Wed Jul 18 2 p.m. $12-$33. 374-6318, bvtnaples.org.

Hill Cumorah Pageant. Fri Jul 13-Jul 14. Continues Jul 17-21. Hill Cumorah, near Palmyra. 9:15 p.m. Free. 315-597-5851, hillcumorah.org/pageant.

“Love, Loss, and What I Wore.” Fri Jul 13-Jul 18. Continues through Jul 22. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jul 18 7:30 p.m. $15. 454-1260, bftix.com.

“The Mirror of Love” and “Lifting Belly” Double Feature. Fri Jul 13-Jul 15. Bread & Water Theatre, 243 Rosedale St. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $6-$12. 271-5523, breadandwatertheatre.org.

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

“Necessary Targets” and “The Trojan Women.” Fri Jul 13-Jul 15. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $5. 244-0960, muccc.org.

“Not About Nightingales.” Mon Jul 16. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. 7:30 p.m. $8. 234-1254, muccc.org.

Reader’s Theatre: “The Tempest.” Tue Jul 17. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 6:30 p.m. Free. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com.

“Richard III.” Continues through Jul 21. Rochester Community Players. Highland Park Bowl. Wed Jul 11, Fri-Sun, & Tue-Wed Jul 18. 8 p.m. Free. 234-7840, rochestercommunityplayers.org.

 “Spring Awakening.” Sat Jul 14-Jul 18. Continues through Jul 22. JCC CenterStage, Jewish Community Center, 1200 Edgewood Ave. Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue-Wed Jul 18 7:30 p.m. $18-$26. 461-2000, http://www.jccrochester.org

“Tomfoolery.” Sun Jul 15. Continues through Aug 5. Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St. 7 p.m. $17-$27. 454-1260, bftix.com.

“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Fri Jul 13-Jul 14. Continues July 20-Jul 21. Greece Athena High School, Forum Room, 800 Long Pond Rd. 7 p.m. $5-$10. 748-2457, greeceperformingarts.org.

 

Workshops

[ 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.

[ Thursday, July 12 ]

Creative Writing Workshop. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, bn.com. 7 p.m. Free.

[ Thursday, July 12-Wednesday, July 18 ]

Workshops. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. 325-3145 x 131. Thu Family Development Class: “Did You Hear What I Said?” Goals and practical suggestions to help improve communication with children. For parents of children up to 18 years old. Mon Family Development Class: “Will My Child Still Love Me?” Setting limits is not punishment but a loving way to teach children to control their behavior. For parents of children up to 5 years old. Wed Family Development Class: “It’s Great to Be Me” + “I’m Not Everybody.” It takes time and attention to plant the seed of self-esteem. And we hope our children won’t be involved with experiences that could have disastrous consequences for them. For parents of toddlers to teens. All classes 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free, RSVP.

[ Friday, July 13 ]

Introductory Improv Class. Village Idiots Pillar Theater, Village Gate, 1st floor, 274 North Goodman St., #D106. 797-9086, improvVIP.com. 7:30 p.m. $5.

[ Saturday, July 14-Sunday, July 15 ]

Meditation instruction by Tibetan lama, Ontul Rinpoche: “Lojong: Training the Mind in Wisdom and Compassion.” Amitabha Foundation, 11 South Goodman St. 261-7094, or NY@amitabhafoundation.us. Sat 2-5 p.m., Sun 9-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m. (three teaching and practice sessions followed by a feast offering celebration 4-6 p.m.) $90 (three teaching and practice sessions followed by a feast offering celebration 4-6 PM), register.

[ Sunday, July 15 ]

Bible Study Group. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com. 1:30 p.m. Free.

Improv Comedy Class. Village Idiots Pillar Theater, Village Gate, 1st floor, 274 North Goodman St., #D106. 797-9086, improvVIP.com. 1-4 p.m. $90, enroll. Sundays July 15-August 29.

[ Tuesday, July 17 ]

Cooking Class: Meg Garfield from Niblack Foods. Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods, 349 W. Commercial Street, Suite 1620, E. Rochester. 267-7405, info@rosariopinos.com. 6 p.m. $75, register.

[ Wednesday, July 18-Thursday, July 19 ]

Still Life Composition with Jean K Stephens. 166 Works Rd., Honeoye Falls. 624-9117, jeankstephens.com. 9 a.m.-noon. $50 per day, register.

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