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Art Exhibits

[ OPENING ]

Artist Talk: “GrovEvolution: Scott Grove, A Retrospective Spanning 36 Years” Wed Jul 18. Arts & Cultural Council Gallery,277 N Goodman St. Noon. Free, RSVP: gombatto@artsrochester.org. 473-4000, artsrochester.org.

Closing Night: “Traveling Exhibition: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals” Thu Jul 19. Jewish Community Center,1200 Edgewood Ave. 7 p.m. 461-2000, jccrochester.org. Featuring a presentation by Alan van Capelle and keynote by Senator Liz Krueger.

“ART-TEXTUALITY”  by FUA KREW 2012 Fri Jul 20-Sat Jul 21. Rochester Greenovation & Utter Clutter, 1199 East Main St. 288-7564. Fri 11 a.m.- ’til & Sat 10 a.m. – ’til. Art Show presented by Rochester local artists, including work by: Hassan.Mac; Heavy Hitters; FFL; Frank; HFK; R3 and more.  Raffles for art. Drinks, music, fun. Bring a T-shirt & get a Wild Style name.

“Artists Breakfast Group: Through the Lens” Fri Jul 20 Black Radish Gallery, Village Gate, D Entrance, 274 N. Goodman St. 6-10 p.m., Sat 12-5 p.m. arenaartgroup.com

Irondequoit Art Night Fri Jul 20. Pick up maps at I-Square Visions, 693 Titus Ave., Irondequoit. 6-9 p.m. 943-1941.

Wall\Therapy Kickoff Fri Jul 20. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. 7-10 p.m. 1975ish.com, wall-therapy.com.

“Glass Doll Art Show” by Nereida Vazquez Sat Jul 21. One Restaurant & Lounge 1 Ryan Alley. 5-9 p.m. Free admission. Silent auction to benefit Alternatives for Battered Women. nereidavazquez.com.

“A Colored Pencil Sampler” by Rochester Area Pencil Club Sun Jul 22.My Sister’s Gallery,The Episcopal Church Home, 505 Mt. Hope Ave. 2-4 p.m. 546-8439.

“Neil Montanus: A Career Retrospective” Sun Jul 22.High Falls Fine Art Gallery,60 Browns Race. 3-6 p.m. 325-2030, centerathighfalls.org.

[ CONTINUING ]

1570 Gallery at Valley Manor 1570 East Ave. Through 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. Through 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. Through 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. Continuing: “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, 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. Through 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. Through Jul 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.

Outside the Box Art Gallery Suite 104, The Box Factory, 6 N. Main St., Fairport. Through Aug 31: Steve Oosterling. Call for details. 377-0132

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

Roz Steiner Art Gallery Genesee Community College, 1 College Rd., Batavia. Through 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.

[ CALL FOR ARTWORK ]

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. Submitor 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.

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

Spokes & Ink: Call for posters. Deadline August 1, selected designs notified August 4. Design and submit your own bicycle-inspired poster for consideration. If your poster is selected, print 20 and deliver to Genesee Center. Event takes place Aug 25. For more information, visit geneseearts.org/spokesandink/submit.

 

Art Events

[ Friday, July 20 ]

Friday Fling! Art Collecting 101. Genesee Center for the Arts & Education, 713 Monroe Ave. 244-1730, geneseearts.org. 7-9 p.m. $25-$25. Join Peter and Brad for cocktails (ages 21+) and discussion on how to make educated decisions on art acquisitions. Get a tour and critique of the Firehouse Gallery’s national show, the College Clay Collective.

Unlock “Untold Stories.” George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org. Noon. Included in museum admission: $4-$12. Staff unlock display cases and turn pages of Julia Margaret Cameron’s first photo album and a portfolio by Garry Winogrand.

Wall\Therapy Kickoff. 1975 Gallery, 89 Charlotte St. 1975ish.com, wall-therapy.com. 7-10 p.m.

[ Sunday, July 22 ]

Street Art Block Party. Pennsylvania Avenue at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. wall-therapy.com. 2-10 p.m.

[ Wednesday, July 25 ]

Community Dialogue with Wall\Therapy Artists. School of the Arts, 45 Prince St. wall-therapy.com. 6-7:30 p.m.

Comedy

[ 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.

[ Wednesday, July 18-Saturday, July 21 ]

Geva Comedy Improv Invitational. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. 232-4382, gevatheatre.org. Wed 8 p.m., Thu-Sat 8 & 10 p.m. Call for details.

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

Jim Gaffigan. CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua. ticketmaster.com. 7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show. $30-$50.

[ Thursday, June 19-Saturday, June 21 ]

Brian Dunkleman/Brian Herberger. 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 21 ]

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 22 ]

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 25 ]

Empire State of Comedy Show. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. 671-9080, thecomedyclub.us. 7:30 p.m. $10. With MC Steve Burr of Rochester and international headliners from Dubai.

 

Dance Events

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

In-Studio Open Rehearsal: Jamey Leverett’s “New York Cityscapes.” Rochester City Ballet Studios, 1326 University Ave. 461-5850, cityballet@frontiernet.net. $10, RSVP. 6:30-8 p.m.

Dance Participation

[ Monday, July 23-Thursday, July 26 ]

Life is Movement: The Dance Legacy of Blanche Evan Functional Technique, Creative Dance, and Depth Dance Therapy. Kinections, 718 University Ave. 473-5050. Call for details, register.

Festivals

[ Friday, July 20-Sunday, July 22 ]

Festa Italiana. IACC, 150 Frank DiMino Way. 594-8882,iaccrochester.org. Fri 2 p.m.-midnight, Sat 8 a.m.-midnight, Sun noon-4 p.m. $5, children ages 10 and under free.

Macedonian Ethnic Festival. St. Dimitria Macedonian Orthodox Church, 235 Telephone Rd. 334-6675, macedonianfest.com. Fri 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat noon-1 a.m., Sun noon-11 p.m. Free admission and parking.

Puerto Rican Festival. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. 234-7660, prfestival.com. Fri-Sat noon-11 p.m., Sun noon-7:30 p.m. $5-$10 each day, $25 three-day pass.

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

10 Ugly Men Festival. Genesee Valley Park. tenuglymen.com. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. $30-$40 admission, ages 13-20 $10, ages 12 and under free.

Kids Events

[ 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.

It’s Magic of Course! Scottsville Library, 28 Main St., Scottsville. 889-2023. 7 p.m. Free, register.

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.

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

American Girl Club: Julie. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, bn.com. 7 p.m. Free.

Charlie and Checkers. Irondequoit Public Library Evans Branch, 45 Cooper Rd. 336-6062, aholland@libraryweb.org. 7 p.m. Free. Stunning magic, a live rabbit, juggling. All ages show.

Dream Interpretation with Psychic’s Thyme. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 3 p.m., register. Free. For teens.

Martial Arts for Teens. Henrietta Public Library, 455 Calkins Rd., 359-7092, hpl.org. 7-8 p.m. Free. Come dressed comfortably.

[ Friday, July 20 ]

Cool Kids: “Book and Mike!” Sagawa Park, corners of Main (Rte. 19) and Erie Streets, Brockport. 637-3984, generationcool.biz. 7-8 p.m. Free. Celtic folk music and instrument petting zoo.

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 20-Sunday, July 29 ]

Planet Next: Where Are We Going, and How Will We Get There? RMSC, 657 East Ave. 697-1942, rmsc.org. 12-4 p.m. Included in museum admission: $10-$12.

[ Friday, July 20-Sunday, July 21 ]

Literature Live: Lulu and the Ladybug. 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.

“Pirates of Penzance, Jr.” Stages. Auditorium Center, Third Floor, 875 E. Main Street. 935-7173, mjtstages.com. Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 7 p.m. $5.

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

Family Rain Barrel Workshops. RMSC, 657 East Ave. 697-1942, rmsc.org. 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. $25 per family.

Trolleys at Twilight. New York Museum of Transportation. 6393 E. River Road. 533-1113, nymtmuseum.org. 4-10 p.m. $5-$8.

[ Monday, July 23 ]

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 23-Friday, July 27 ]

Rochester Teen Film Camp. Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave. 389-2764. Ages 13-18. Call for details.

[ Tuesday, July 24 ]

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

Family Movie: “Big Miracle.” Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 2 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.

Lectures

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

“Oh, My Aching Joints!”  Gleason Auditorium, Central Library, 115 South Ave. 224-3050. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Free.

[ Tuesday, July 24 ]

Mysterious World of Bats. Gates Public Library, 902 Elmgrove Rd. 247-6446. 7-8 p.m. Free, register.

Literary Events

[ 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.

Book Discussion: “Blame” by Michelle Huneven. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 784-5300, brightonlibrary.org. 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.

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

Saturday Author Salon: “The Greatest Show on Dirt” by James Bailey. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 2-3 p.m. Free.

[ Monday, July 23 ]

Tom Rivers Author Talk: Farm and Migrant Workers in Western New York. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St., Brockport. 637-2260, liftbridgebooks.com. 2-11:30 a.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, July 25 ]

Brown Bag Book Talks: “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett. Central Library, 115 South Ave. 428-8275, cmoldt@libraryweb.org. Noon-1 p.m. Free.

Titles Over Tea: Authors Allie Larkin and Evan Dawson visit. Barnes & Noble Greece, 330 Greece Ridge Center Dr. 227-4020, bn.com. 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 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.

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

Crepuscular Walk: New Moon Darkness by the Pond. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625, nysparks.com. 7 p.m. Parking fee.

Nature Hike: Historic Genesee Valley Park.  Meet in south end of the park at dead end of Hawthorne Dr. 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 21 ]

Animal Walk: Creek Critters. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625, nysparks.com. 1 p.m. Parking fee.

GVHC Hike. Meet at Springdale Farm Lot, 696 Colby St, Ogden. Ann B. 319-5794, gvhchikes.org. 9 a.m. Leisurely 3.8 mile hike Northampton Park.

GVHC Hike. Meet at Oatka Creek Park, main lot, 9797 Union St., Wheatland. Gary F. 750-8937, gvhchikes.org. 10 a.m. Moderate 4.5 mile hike.

SSGT Javier Ortiz Memorial 5k Race and Fitness Walk. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. prfestival.com. 9-10:30 a.m. (registration starts 8 a.m.). $15-$20. Benefits the Veterans Outreach Center. Features a kid’s fun run at 8:30 a.m., music, and more.

Serendipity Walk (Moderate Pace). RMSC Cumming Nature Center, 6475 Gulick Rd., Naples. 374-6160, rmsc.org. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $3 requested donation, $10 for families.

Summer Wildflowers. Thousand Acre Swamp Sanctuary, off Jackson Rd., Penfield. Marie Heerkens 773-8911. 10 a.m. Free.

[ Saturday, July 21-Sunday, July 22 ]

Bike MS. Finger Lakes Challenge. 1-800-344-4867, msupstateny.org. Call for details.

[ Sunday, July 22 ]

GVHC Hike. Meet at Mendon Ponds Nature Center. John C. 254-4047, gvhchikes.org. 1 p.m. Moderate 4-5 mile hike on Quaker Pond Trail.

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: Dishmill Creek. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625, nysparks.com. 10 a.m. Parking fee.

[ Monday, July 23 ]

Briston Valley Theatre 12th Annual Golf Tournament. Bristol Harbour Golf Course, 5410 Seneca Point Rd., Canandaigua. 374-9032, e-mail ballen@bvtnaples.org. 18 hole scramble with registration at 11 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m. and tee off at 1 p.m., Cocktail hour at 6 p.m. with dinner and awards at 7 p.m. $95 covers green fees, cart with cooler, lunch, dinner, and prizes.  All proceeds benefit Bristol Valley Theater.

[ Tuesday, July 24 ]

Guided Bike Ride: Lake Ontario State Parkway and Route 390 Trails.  Meet at boat launch for the Port of Rochester. cityofrochester.gov/fclg. 6 p.m. Free.

[ Wednesday, July 25 ]

Wildflower Walk. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3625, nysparks.com. 10 a.m. Parking fee.

 

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 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.

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

ADA Happy Hour. Lovin’ Cup, 300 Park Point Dr. 546-7510. 6-8 p.m. Networking, drinks and discussion.

Community Labyrinth Walk with free energy work, chair massage and music. First Unitarian Church of Rochester, 220 South Winton Rd. Deborah Roller 469-4818. 7-9 p.m. Free, donations appreciated.

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

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

Simply Crepes Artists & Artisans in Canandaigua. Simply Crêpes, 101 S. Main St., Canandaigua. 394-9090, simplycrepes.com. 6-7 p.m. $10-$15, register.

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

[ Friday, July 20 ]

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

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. Rochester Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra.

Public Star Party. Mendon Ponds Park, near Scout camping area on Hopkins Point Rd. 703-9876, rochesterastronomy.org. 10-11 p.m. Free. Held only if skies are clear.

Rochester Greenovation Grand Opening. 1199 E. Main St. 288-7584, rochestergreen.org. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Tool repair clinic, material donation raffle, workshops, FUA Krew art reception.

Toddler’s Workshop & Railroad Junction 25th Anniversary Celebration. 12 May St., Webster. kchesterton@yahoo.com. 6-9 p.m. Live music provided by Nik and the Nice Guys Lite. Hank’s will be serving food for purchase. There will be free ice cream and lots of activities for children! Including open swimming pool and Bounce House. Donations are being accepted for the Children’s Transplant Association in Honor of Jovani Perez.

ZooBrew. Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St. 336-7200, senecaparkzoo.org. 5:30-9 p.m. $10. Ages 21+. Featuring No Boundaries.

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

Blues and Barbeque at Letchworth. Letchworth State Park, Castile. 493-3600, nysparks.com. 1-10 p.m. $8 per vehicle includes admission; food and pool admission are extra. Music, food, fireworks.

“Community Service,” the Movie. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. communityservicethemovie.com. Noon.

Health Fair. Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. prfestival.com. 2-5 p.m. Free. In efforts to continue promoting a healthier lifestyle we will have: on-site nurses, provide screening, workshops, discuss results in private, fitness demos, and much more.

Screening: Paolo Cherchi Usai introduces “Hipsters.” George Eastman House, 900 East Ave. 271-3361, eastmanhouse.org. 8 p.m. Included in museum admission: $6-$8.

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.

Sixth Annual Webster Garden Tour. Self-guided tour of eleven Webster Gardens. villageofwebster.com. 1-4 p.m. Free.

[ Sunday, July 22 ]

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.

Drag Brunch. Edibles, 704 University Ave. 271-4910. Two seatings: noon and 2 p.m. $22, register.

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

High Tea and “Toast” screening. Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. 258-0444, thelittle.org. Tea Tasting: 12:30 p.m., film 2 p.m. Tasting free, assorted foods for sale, film $6.

Nurturing the Nurturer: An Inner Spa for Women. The Retreat House, 14 Green Lane, Hilton. blossomingpossibilities.com. 1-4 p.m. $50, register.

“Vintage Glam” Ladies Charity Tea & Fashion Show. The Marriott, 1890 Ridge Rd. West. 727-8447, vintageglamcharity@yahoo.com. 1 p.m. $45, $25 ages 5-12. Benefits Bivona Child Advocacy Center.

[ Tuesday, July 24 ]

ADA Legislative Breakfast. 497 State St. mkostroff@cdrnys.org. 8-9:30am. Join CDR, fellow constituents, disability advocates, and legislators for a breakfast and discussion on the Olmstead Plan, accessible housing, transportation, and how you can help ensure compliance and enforcement of the ADA. Admission is free, RSVP.

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

Sports

[ Friday, July 20 ]

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

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

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.

[ Sunday, July 22 ]

Rise of the Champions. Doubletree Inn, 1111 Jefferson Rd. 475-1510. Doors at 2 p.m., bell at 3 p.m. $20-$40.

[ Tuesday, July 24-Wednesday, July 25 ]

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

Theater

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

“Always, Patsy Cline.” Fri Jul 20-Jul 22. Continues Jul 27-29. Black Sheep Theatre. Christ the Good Shepherd Church, 1000 N. Winton Rd. Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $8-$10. 861-4816, blacksheeptheatre.org.

“Annie.” Thu Jul 19-Jul 21. Wadsworth Auditorium on the SUNY Geneseo campus. 7 p.m. $10-$14. geneseocommunityplayers.org.

“Avenue Q.” Continues through Jul 21. Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Wed Jul 18-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $25. 232-4382, gevatheatre.org.

“Avenue Q.” Thu Jul 19-Jul 22. Smith Opera house, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets start at $10-$12. 315-781-5483, thesmith.org.

“Bad Connections?” Thu Jul 19-Jul 21. Downstairs Cabaret, 20 Windsor St. Thu 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m. Call for info. 325-4370, downstairscabaret.com.

“The Calamari Sisters’ Big Fat Italian Wedding.” Continues through September 2. RAPA East End Theatre, 727 E Main St. Wed Jul 18-Thu 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Wed July 25 7 p.m. $39-$45. 420-8338, thecalamarisisters.com.

“Cindy Miller: You Ain’t Heard Nothin’ Yet.” Sat Jul 21. 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. Tue Jul 24. Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Ave. 7 p.m. Free. 784-5310.

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival: The Pitch: “The Age of Innocence” and “That Time We Found a Sasquatch in the Woods.” Thu Jul 19-Jul 21. 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.” Through Jul 22. Bristol Valley Theater, 151 South Main St., Naples. Wed Jul 18 2 p.m., Thu 2 & 8 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $12-$33. 374-6318, bvtnaples.org.

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

“The Jewmaicans.” Thu Jul 19-Jul 21. MuCCC, 142 Atlantic Ave. 7:30 p.m. $6 or pay-what-you-will. 244-0960, muccc.org.

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

“My Fair Lady.” Wed July 25. Continues through Aug 15.Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 East Lake Rd., Auburn. Wed Jul 25 7:30 p.m. $40-$42. 315-255-1785, merry-go-round.com.

 “My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding.” Continues through Jul 28. Auburn Public Theatre, 108 Genesee St. at Exchange St., Auburn. Wed Jul 18-Thy 2 & 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m., Tue 7:30 p.m., Wed Jul 25 2 & 7:30 p.m. 315‑255‑1785, fingerlakesmtf.com.

“Pirates of Penzance, Jr.” Fri Jul 20-Jul 21. Stages. Auditorium Center, Third Floor, 875 E. Main Street. Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 7 p.m. $5. 935-7173, mjtstages.com.

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

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

“Tomfoolery.” Sun Jul 22. 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.” Continues through Jul 21. Greece Athena High School, Forum Room, 800 Long Pond Rd. Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 & 7 p.m. $5-$10. 748-2457, greeceperformingarts.org.

 

Theatre Auditions

[ Monday, July 23 ]

Audition for “[title of show].” Blackfriars Theatre, 795 E. Main St. 7 p.m. 454-1260,bftix.com. Looking for two men and two women ages 18-40. Bring an uptempo number and a ballad.

 

Workshops

[ Wednesday, July 18 ]

GRADDA support group for adults with ADHD. Al Sigl Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave. Enter at Door #5. robcar1515@aol.com. 7:15 p.m. Free.

[ 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.

[ Thursday, July 19 ]

Shaman Drumming. Books Etc., 78 W. Main St., Macedon. 474-4116, books_etc@yahoo.com. 6:30 p.m. Free.

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

Cooking Class: Summer Fruit Pies 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.

[ Monday, July 23 ]

Cooking Class: Italian Gluten-Free Style with Brian O’Keefe. Rosario Pino’s Artisan Foods, 349 W. Commercial Street, Suite 1620, E. Rochester. 267-7405, info@rosariopinos.com. 6 p.m. $75, register.

[ Tuesday, July 24 ]

Emerald Ash Borer Homeowner’s Workshop. Henrietta Fire District Station 6, 60 Erie Station Rd. Extension, West Henrietta. 461-1000 x225, tinyurl.com/6m6b7gt. 6-7 p.m. Free.

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

[ Wednesday, July 18-Wednesday, July 25 ]

Workshops. Mental Health Association, 320 N Goodman St. 325-3145 x 131. Wed 12:30-2:30 p.m. Family Development Class: “It’s Great to Be Me” + “I’m Not Everybody.” For parents of toddlers to teens. Thu 6-8 p.m. Family Development Combined Class: “No, I Won’t, and You Can’t Make Me” + “You Want ME to Help with Housework?” For parents of toddlers to teens. Mon 12:30-2:30 p.m. Family Development Class: “The First Years Last Forever.” For parents of children up to 5 years old. Tue 12:30-2:30 p.m. Family Development Class: “Who’s Listening?” For parents of children 5 to 12 years old. Wed 12:30-2:30 p.m. Family Development Class: “Wise Choices.” Refreshments. Door prizes. All classes free, RSVP.

[ Saturday, July 21 ]

Cooking Class: Summer Fruit Pies 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.

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