Calendar for the week of
May 1, 2011


Classes/Workshops

•AARP Drivers Safety Class offered May 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Brockport Fire Department #3, 191 West Avenue, Brockport. Cost is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members. Call 637-6127 to reserve. Save up to 10 percent on car insurance by taking this class.

•Adult CPR/AED Class - Clarkson Town Clerk Sharon S. Mattison is sponsoring a Red Cross adults CPR/AED course at the Clarkson Courthouse on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Space is limited; register at the Clarkson Town Hall. Course fee is $45 payable to the Town of Clarkson (due at time of registration).

Entertainment/Events

•Bike Rodeo at Spencerport Wesleyan Church, 2653 Nichols Street, Spencerport, on Saturday, May 14. Registration at 8:30 a.m., rodeo from 9 to 11 a.m. Free.

•The Brockport High School Drama Club presents their spring play, “Harvey,” by Mary Chase, May 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. General admission tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the High School Career Center or by calling 637-1927.

•Hilton Generations Marching Band, an independent, community-based marching band formed in 2008, has a family environment with members who range in age from 12 to 55. New members welcome. Practices held every Thursday in May from 7 to 9 p.m. For information, including performance videos and photos, visit www.HiltonGenerationsBand.com.

•The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda, through their Concerts of Hope, will present Watoto’s (“The Children”) vision and mission through their music and dance - an energetic fusion of contemporary gospel and traditional African rhythm - May 6 at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 124 South Main Street, Brockport. The children are among the 1.8 million boys and girls in Uganda who have lost one or both of their parents to AIDS or war. A free will donation will be accepted at the door.

•Professor Bill Hullfish and The Golden Strings present songs relevant to the Erie Canal and canals around the world, on May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Clarkson Academy, 8343 Ridge Road, Clarkson (adjacent to the Clarkson Community Church). No charge. Open to the public. Hosted by the Clarkson Historical Society.

•Breakfast and Book Signing with Men of Allegany County author and Parma resident, Ruth Logan Herne, on Saturday, May 7 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Black-Eyed Susan Acoustic Cafe, 22 West Main Street, Angelica. Cost is $9.95 per person. Limited seating. Contact Dona and Karen Ash, proprietors, 585-466-3399, info@black-eyed-susan.com. Angelica inspired the fictional town of Jamison, NY, the setting of one of her new series of Love Inspired book, Reunited Hearts.

•Brockport Chamber Orchestra Great American Songbook Concert on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Newman Center, The College at Brockport, 101 Kenyon Street (free parking in lot T). Admission is free - no tickets required. Program conducted by Jonathan Allentoff features: Gottchalk’s “A Dutch Idyl for Bassoon and Orchestra” with Meg Walters as soloist; Foster’s “Gentle Annie for Cello and Orchestra” with Stephanie Sublett as soloist; Wilder’s “Blackberry Winter for Flute and Orchestra” with Alessandra Keller as soloist; Disney and Broadway vocal selections with Kelly Comden and Kristin Skelly, soloists; and new works by local composers Daniel Chazanoff and Jonathan Allentoff.

•On Sunday, May 1, to announce the upcoming Relay for Life event (June 3 from 6 p.m. to June 4 at 6 a.m.) volunteers will “Paint the Town Purple” in Spencerport by tying purple ribbons to trees and lampposts, asking businesses to hang posters, distributing brochures and decorating with purple. Relay for Life benefits cancer groups and is held annually at the Spencerport High School Football Field where participants form teams, raise money and take turns walking the track throughout the night.

Fundraisers

•Used Clothing Sale on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Greece United Methodist Church, 1924 Maiden Lane. Gently used clothing and craft supplies. Fill a bag for $5.

•Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, May 7 from noon to 4 p.m. (or until sold out) at the Old Churchville Fire House, 25 East Buffalo Street, Churchville. Cost is $8 per person; take out only. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 133. Tickets available at Riga Town Hall, Churchville Village Hall and at the door.

•Benefit Perennial Plant Sale, sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Spencerport Fire District, Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 112 Parkhurst Drive, Spencerport (off Route 31, via Hillcrest Drive or Prospect Street). Proceeds will support “Back to School Project” and Scholarship Fund. Perennials include: Daylilies (Stella d’Oro and others), Hostas, Sedum “Autumn Joy,” Astilbe, Heuchera (Coral Bells), Shasta Daisies, Siberian Iris, Rudbeckia and others.

•Clarendon Lions Club annual Geranium Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at the intersection of Church Street and Fourth Section Road (Route 31A). Look for large tent.

•Annual Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, May 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Morton Baptist Church, 1152 Countyline Road, Morton. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $7.50 for seniors, $5 for children ages six to 12, and free for children under age five. Take-outs available. Call 659-8089 for tickets.

•Car Wash at Crosby’s Clarkson, Routes 19 and 104, on May 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sponsored by Brockport JV and Varsity Lacrosse. One-third of the proceeds will be donated to Hometown Heroes Banner Fund.

•Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, May 1 from 11:30 a.m. until sold out at SEAS (St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church), 3747 Brick Schoolhouse Road, Hamlin, 964-8627. Drive-up service available at the church. Tickets are $8.50 presale, and $9 at the door. Presales must be picked up by 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit the church.

•Cuts for a Cause, community fundraiser to benefit the Rochester Area Alzheimer’s Association, Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Olivia’s Boutique, 8080 West Ridge Road, Brockport, 585-944-7299. Discounted haircuts: $10 for adults, $7 for children under 10. There will also be raffles and door prizes, breakfast, pizza, soda, desserts, and activities for children.

•Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, May 8 (Mother’s Day), from 8 a.m. to noon at Ferris Goodridge American Legion Post 330, 691 Trimmer Road, Spencerport. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages six to 10, and free for children five and under. Public welcome.

Government Meetings

•Brockport: Village Board meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Planning Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. (only upon application). Zoning Board of Appeals meets the fourth Tuesday of the month only upon application. Historic Preservation Board meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Village Hall as needed.

•Chili: Conservation Board meets May 2 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Main Meeting Room. Drainage Committee meets May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Highway Department. Town Board meets May 4 at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall Main Meeting Room. Traffic and Safety Committee meets May 5 at 7 p.m. in the Highway Department.

•Churchville: Planning Board meets Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Village Hall, 23 East Buffalo Street, Churchville.

•Clarkson: Town Board meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Planning Board meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. Zoning Board of Appeals meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. Conservation Board meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. Architectural Review Board meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. All meetings are held in the Town Hall. The Library Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Seymour Library, 161 East Avenue. Historical Society meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Clarkson Academy, 8343 Ridge Road. The Town Clerk’s Tuesday office hours have been extended to 6:30 p.m.

•Hamlin: Planning Board meets the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.; Town Board meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Conservation Board meets fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Zoning Board of Appeals meets the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.; Recreation Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. All meetings held at the Hamlin Town Hall, 1658 Lake Road, Hamlin. For information, call 964-7222.

•Hilton: Village Board meets the first Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. Planning Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Zoning Board meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

•Kendall: Town Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m., and its conference sessions (workshops) on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Kendall Town Hall, 1873 Kendall Road. The Town Board has also scheduled additional work sessions each Monday from 6 to 9 p.m. (excluding holidays), and on Saturdays prior to the third Tuesday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Kendall Town Hall. Planning Board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., with optional work sessions held the second Tuesday at 7 p.m.; and the Zoning Board meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Kendall Town Hall.

•Ogden: Town Board meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7 p.m.; Work Sessions will be held on alternate Wednesdays at 5 p.m. as needed; Ogden Conservation Board meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m.; Ogden Planning Board meets the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 7 p.m.; Ogden Zoning Board of Appeals meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. All meetings will be held at the Ogden Community Center, 269 Ogden Center Road, Spencerport, and are open to the public.

•Parma: Town Board meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.; Parma Conservation Board meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.; Planning Board meets the first Thursday and third Monday of each month at 7 p.m.; Zoning Board of Appeals meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. All meetings held at the Parma Town Hall, 1300 Hilton-Parma Corners Road, and are open to the public.

•Riga: Town Board meets the second Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m.; Planning Board meets the first Monday of every month (May 2) at 7 p.m.; Zoning Board of Appeals meets the first Thursday of every month (May 5) at 7:30 p.m.; Conservation Board meets the fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. All meetings are held at the Riga Town Hall, 6460 East Buffalo Road, Churchville, and are open to the public.

•Spencerport: Village Board meets the first Wednesday of every month (May 4); Planning and Architectural Review Board meets the first Tuesday of every month (May 3); and Zoning Board meets the third Thursday of every month. All meetings start at 7 p.m. at the Village Office, 27 West Avenue. The Board of Trustees also conducts meetings the second, third and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the Village Office.

•Sweden: Town of Sweden offices, 18 State Street, Brockport, are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, contact the Supervisor’s office at 637-7588.

Health/Help

•Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group is active again in Brockport. The group will be on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. and the third Thursday of the month at 1 p.m. at the Seymour Library, 161 East Avenue, Brockport. For information, contact Sophia Charles at 637-5965, or Rita Cahill at 613-5834.

•The Brockport Breast Cancer and Other Cancers Support Group will meet Thursday, May 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lakeside Memorial Hospital, Conference Board Rooms A and B (follow the hot pink signs). Dr. Nicole Clemente will offer a non-invasive approach to increase health potential through chiropractic care. For a free newsletter or information, call Anne at 964-3415.

•Dinner and Dessert Night with the Westside Fibromyalgia Support Group on Monday, May 9 at 5 p.m. at T.C. Riley’s Irish Pub, 200 Park Point Drive, Suite 110, RIT, Henrietta. Learn about new members, networking and volunteer opportunities. RSVP to Jacolyn_fibrosupport@hotmail.com.

Historical

•Teddy Bears and dolls of many varieties will be on display from May 1 through June 26 at the Greece Historical Museum, 595 Long Pond Road. The items, displayed throughout the museum, span many years and toy styles. Free; open Sundays from 2 to 4:30 p.m. For information, call 585-225-7221, visit http://www.greecehistoricalsociety.net, or find us on Facebook.

•The Bergen Historical Society and the Byron Bergen Library are having a meeting on May 5 at 7 p.m. at the Byron Bergen Library, 13 South Lake Street, Bergen. The program will be presented by Erica Wancski on the Rise and Fall of the Steel Industry of Genesee County. All are welcome. Refreshments served following the program.

Library Programs

•Programs at the Ogden Farmers’ Library at 269 Ogden Center Road, Spencerport, 617-6181: Children’s Story Hour - Tuesday, May 3 and Friday, May 6 at 10:15 a.m. No registration required. Toddle Time - Thursday, May 5 at 10:15 a.m. for rhymes, books, songs and stories with your toddler aged 18 to 36 months. No registration required. Baby Story Time - Friday, May 6 at 10:15 a.m. No registration required. Friends of the Ogden Library Book Sale - Wednesday, May 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (Friends only night); Thursday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday, May 6 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

•The Newman Riga Library is having a “Go Diego Go” storytime with Jessica Kinkajou. Participants will read a story and then meet Jessica, a rainforest animal. The program is on May 3 and begins at 10:30 a.m. Suitable for everyone, especially pre-schoolers. No registration necessary. For information, call the library at 293-2009.

•The Parma Public Library, 7 West Avenue, Hilton, offers Teen Tuesdays every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. from September through June. First Tuesday of the month - Teen Advisory Board; second Tuesday of the month - Anime Club; third Tuesday of the month - Teen Games; fourth Tuesday of the month - Teen Art Club. Free.

•The Parma Public Library, 7 West Avenue, Hilton, offers Family Thursdays every Thursday from September through June. First Thursday of the month - Lego Club from 4 to 5 p.m.; second Thursday of the month - Drama Club from 4 to 5 p.m.; third Thursday of the month - Family Book Discussion from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; fourth Thursday of the month - Knitting Club from 4 to 5 p.m.; fifth Thursday of the month - Games from 4 to 5 p.m. Free.

Meetings

•Spencerport Rotary Club meets for dinner and community fellowship each Monday at 6:15 p.m. at Slayton Place Restaurant in Spencerport.

•Brockport Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Brockport area Vet’s Club on West Avenue. For information, contact Al Hammel at ahammel@rochester.rr.com.

•Walker Fire Commissioners Board meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Walker Fire Station, 1420 Walker-Lake Ontario Road, Hamlin.

•Brockport V.F.W. Post 2890 meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Brockport Vets Club, 222 West Avenue, Brockport. For information, call 637-5012. New members welcome.

•Triangle Tract Genealogical Society meets at the Ogden Farmers’ Library, 269 Ogden Center Road, Spencerport on the first Friday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. All are welcome. For information, call 352-1797.

•Hilton-Parma Fire District will hold its regular meetings for 2011 on the first Wednesday of the month (May 4). All meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton-Parma Fire Department, 120 Old Hojack Lane, Hilton. Open to the public.

•Hilton Rotary Club meets every Thursday at 6:15 p.m. at Carmestro’s Restaurant, Canning Street, Hilton. Guests are welcome.

•Clio Masonic Lodge #779 F&AM meets every first and third Tuesday of the month at 287 East Avenue, Hilton. For information on becoming a member, contact the group’s secretary at 261-6311.

•Hilton Lions Club meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month at Carmestro’s Restaurant, 50 Canning Street, Hilton. For information, call Bob at 585-233-0403.

•Hilton Lioness Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Hilton Family Restaurant, 52 Hovey Street, Hilton. For information, call Mary at (585) 233-0402.

Religion

•National Day of Prayer in Hamlin on May 5 at Christ Chapel, 1410 Lake Road West Fork. Watch the live spotcast of the service from Washington, DC, from 9 a.m. to noon, walk-in for prayer from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and service at 7 p.m.

Reunions

•Hilton High School Class of 1971 holds their 40 Year Reunion on July 30. Class members can find more information by logging in to Facebook at Hilton High School Class of 1971, calling 585-392-0033, or emailing the contact information to HiltonClass1971@hotmail.com.

School Boards

•The Spencerport Central School District will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2011-12 budget on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in Rooms 15/17 of the District Office, 71 Lyell Avenue, Spencerport. Superintendent Bonnie Seaburn and Deputy Superintendent Michael Crumb will offer a presentation on the proposed $68.7 million budget, which reflects a 1.11 percent projected increase in the true tax rate and is up for vote on May 17. The public will also have an opportunity to ask questions on the budget following the presentation. Candidates running for three board of education openings will also be on hand for Meet the Candidates Night.

•Churchville-Chili Board of Education will meet in the Conference Room, Administration Office, 139 Fairbanks Road, Churchville, on Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. for an Audit Committee Meeting followed by a Budget Public Hearing at 7 p.m. There will be a business meeting immediately following the public hearing.

•The Brockport School District Board of Education holds a Public Budget Hearing on May 3 at 7 p.m. in the Hill School Cafetorium. For information, contact the District Clerk at 637-1810.

Social & Professional

•Kendall Garden Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Kendall Town Hall. All are welcome. Call Becky Charland at 659-8289 with questions.

•Crafts, Community Service, Dinner and more with the Monroe County Home Bureau Cracked Pots (Spencerport area), the first and third Wednesdays at 10 a.m. from September through June. Meetings are held in members’ homes. Cost is $11.50 per year. Call 334-9348, or visit www.ggw.org/homebureau, for information.

•Red Hatters are invited to the “What Hat Are You Wearing” Luncheon on Wednesday, May 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Golden Ponds Restaurant, 500 Long Pond Road. Cost is $12.50. Feature is Parade of Red Hats; music by Gloria Schuetz and friends; speaker is Jan Edgerton from Newfane, NY, a humorous motivator and Red Hatter. Reservations necessary by May 9. Call Sheila at 349-0785, or Bette at 617-4448. Presented by Rochester NY Christian Women’s Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft Ministries.

•Crafts, Community Service, Dinner and more with the Monroe County Home Bureau Bayview (Hilton area), the first and third Tuesdays at 7 p.m. from September through June. Meetings are held in members’ homes. Cost is $11.50 per year. Call 334-9348, or visit www.ggw.org/homebureau, for information.

•The Heart and Hand Quilt Guild meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Ingham Room at the Hilton Community Center on Henry Street, Hilton. Guests and new members are always welcome. Call Lois Ryan at 964-3060 for information.

•Westside Suburban Mothers of Twins Club meets the first Thursday of the month from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Martha House of St. John the Evangelist Church, 55 Martha Street, Spencerport. For information, contact Cindy Sanger as csmotc@gmail.com.


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