Every year, I organize a Halloween Party FUNdraiser for an important local cause. This is one FUN FUNdraiser with raffles, dancing, cash bar, DJ, AND a band after raffles close! All are welcome to attend and this year’s proceeds will go towards combatting the heroin and drug epidemic locally through programming offered by the Partnership for Ontario County. Tickets are only $10 and even if you cannot go, you can support the cause and be entered to win the grand prize overnight resort stay! But it is sooooo much fun to party in our costumes for a purpose! Please save the date…Fri, Oct 27th at the Inn on The Lake! Please reply back to this email or text me at (585)298-0116 if you’d like to contribute to the raffles with a donation gift certificate or basket. Enjoy this week’s FLC!
Blue Skies, Donna Bennett
1. Canandaigua’s SUMMER Farmer’s Market Summer is in session, 8:30-12:30 every Sat! (Mill St Pavillion).
2. West Bloomfield Farmer’s Market (9035, Route 5, W. Bloomfield, 14469) Every Friday NOW thru October. 3-7pm – Vendors, Music (WEBERMUSIC), games and Food Truck! New Website is here!
3. VA Farmers Market! VA Medical Center, 400 Fort Hill Ave, Canandaigua, NY. Every Tuesday 1:30-5pm. Goes till Oct 10!
LIVE & LOCAL
The Inn On The Lake, (585) 394-7800
Sun, Oct 1-Oktoberfest, 12-3pm. Beer/wine tastings & Erik Schwarz on accordion! Free
Fri, Oct 27 – Halloween Costume Party/FUNdraiser to combat heroin abuse, 5-11pm. Roc Street Band, raffles dancing, cash bar, lounge menu. $10 includes chance to win grand prize overnight stay.
Peacemaker Brewing Co, 396-3561
Thursdays – Trivia at 6:30pm
Fri, Sept 22 – Dos Locos, 6-9pm
Jose & Willy’s, 905-0017 *Music on outside Deck if nice-inside if not!
Tuesdays – Open Jam, 8pm
Fri, Sept 22 – ROC Street, 8pm-12am
Sat, Sept 23 – Lucky Number, 8pm-12am
Sun, Sept 24 – Karaoke, 7:30pm
Pickering Pub, 396-9060, Now open 4pm, daily!
Tuesday- Karaoke, 9pm-1am
Sat – DJ Fig
The Upstairs Bistro, NYWCC, 394-7070
Fri, Sept 22 – Ken Campbell, 7-10pm
Nick’s Chophouse, 393-0303
Sat, Sept 23 – Marco Amadio, 7:30-10:30pm
Thurs – Karaoke w/ DC Entertainment, 8:30pm-12:30am
CBC (Canandaigua Brew Company), NOW SERVING LUNCH!
Wed, Sept 20 –Karaoke w/ DC Entertainment, 8:30pm (every other Wed)
Computer Classes for Seniors: Email Intro. Thurs, Sept 21, 2:30-4:30PM. Learn to write, send, and receive email and attachments. Set up a junk email address for commercial messages. For Ontario County residents age 60+. Registration required.
Crafter School Special: Crafting After-school Snacks. Thurs, Sept 21, 4-5PM.
Grades 6-12. The author of The Eaters: Origin will visit Wood Library and discuss her book.
Art Talks with Bradley Butler. Sun, Sept 24 I 2:00-4:00PM. Meet Bradley Butler, gallery director and curator at Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs. He will discuss his philosophy for running a contemporary art gallery in a small village, review recent exhibitions, and plans for the gallery’s future.
Monday Night Movie: Going in Style. Mon, Sept 25 I 6:30-8:30PM. Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin star in this film about three life-long pals who risk it all to knock off the bank that absconded with their money. (PG-13)
Wood Library Café. Wed, Sept 27 I 10:00AM-12:00PM. Join us for coffee, conversation, and board games. Breakfast snacks and coffee offered.
Ghost Hunters. Wed, Oct 4 I 7:00-8:30PM
Ted “Wolfe” Van Son, a paranormal investigator and radio host, will talk about his work as a ghost hunter and how to become an investigator.
Computer Classes for Seniors: Keyboarding. Mon, Fri, Sept 22, 11AM- 1PM. Mon, Sept 25, 11AM-1PM, Fri, Oct 13, 11AM-1PM. Learn basic typing skills or practice with guided help. Come to one class or all four! For Ontario County residents age 60+. Registration required.
Trivia Night. Fri, Oct 6. 7-9PM. 21+. Teams of 5-8 compete for bragging rights during this Halloween-themed Trivia Night sponsored by the Friends of Wood Library and Geeks Who Drink. A fun, adult night out. Beer and wine tastings, and snacks. Registration required. $20.00 cash per person at the door. Registration Required.
Pursapalooza returns to Wood Library December 1. We need purses and handbags of all types and sizes-clean, new or gently used. Plus, jewelry! Donate used pieces in good condition. Drop off items at Wood Library by Monday, October 16. Tickets for this event go on sale September 6.
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Stop down to Canandaigua The Medicine Shoppe (66 West Ave) and ask our knowledgeable staff if Probiotics will make a difference in your health and wellness.
FALL CLASSES – SESSION I
Now – October 21
Classes are 6 weeks unless specified otherwise
Join The Canandaigua City Democratic Committee and help make Canandaigua an even better place to live! **Next meeting is Wed, Sept 27, 7pm at Wood Library**! Follow CCDC on Facebook or click here!
Interested in joining the City of Canandaigua Republican Committee? We are now having a consistent monthly meeting the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Inn On The Lake. ** Next meeting is Wed, Sept 27th at the Inn on the Lake!** All are welcome. Contact Dudley Purbeck
Canandaigua Lions Club Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 7:00p (Sept-June). Wood Library 134 North Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424.
* THANK YOU for continuing to email me with upcoming community meetings! It is FREE to get your meetings noticed and attended! Just email!
Hazlett Security – Why worry about your event when we can keep it safe and secure! Call or text us at (585)360-7544.
Boundary Breaks Winemaker Dinner!
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Clucks for Bucks Chicken Barbecue Coming Up
“Clucks for Bucks,” the annual chicken barbecue to benefit palliative care at the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, is set for Thursday, Sept. 28, in parking lot B of Crosswinds Wesleyan Church, 3360 Middle Cheshire Road in Canandaigua. The barbecue starts at 3 p.m. and continues until the chicken is sold out. The meals, by Grove Boys Catering of Naples, are $10 each and will include a marinated half chicken, salt potatoes, coleslaw and a dinner roll. A 50/50 raffle held during the barbecue will raise additional funds. Palliative Care at M.M. Ewing includes comforting items such as handmade quilts and CDs with soothing music as well as iPads for video chats with long-distance family members. In addition, the program provides information for families regarding the end-of-life process and a “comfort cart” for families keeping vigil – with bottled water, snacks and toiletries. Special furniture is also provided, for family members who wish to stay overnight alongside their loved one.
Diabetes Support Group meets Wednesday
UR Medicine Thompson Health’s Diabetes Support Group will meet Wednesday, Sept. 20, from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Conference Room, just off the main lobby of the hospital, which is located at 350 Parrish St. in Canandaigua. This group, for people with Type 2 diabetes and their families, provides opportunities for learning, sharing and support. Jane Hallstead, RN, MSN, CDE, facilitates the group. This month, the topic is “Exercise.” Call (585) 396-6233 for more information.
Public invited to inauguration of 5th FLCC president
Finger Lakes Community College will host an inauguration ceremony for the college’s fifth president, Robert K. Nye, on Friday, Sept. 22, starting with a 1:45 p.m. processional into the Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center. The public is invited to attend.
The new State University of New York chancellor, Kristina M. Johnson, who started work this month, will attend to conduct the formal installation. In higher education, inaugurations are held several months or more after the president has been in office and include representatives from nearby colleges. With FLCC preparing for the 50th anniversary of full-time classes in February 2018, the processional will include at least one representative of every graduating class for the last 49 years. FLCC’s first graduation of 12 students took place on June 8, 1969.
Watch the magnificent colors of the Fall foliage right outside your door! Schedule an appointment or stop into the Leasing Office at Pinnacle North for a tour. We have 1 & 2 Bedroom Availability for immediate move in with prices starting at $1,215. WAIVED APPLICATION, ADMIN FEES, & 1 MONTH FREE ON SELECT APARTMENTS.
Famous Horse Trainer comes to Our Area!Sept 29-Oct 1, Intro to Liberty Clinic.Rose Hill Ranch, Naples, NY.
This clinic will focus on techniques to help better communicate to your horse, setting boundaries for your horse to keep you safe and having your horse working around you as you integrate the cues. The fees to audit the workshop are 1 day-$35. 2 days-$50. 3 days-$80.For more info, please click on picture or text Coleen Avery (585) 750-1068
FOR SALE! Ms. Pac-Man 1982 cocktail table game (1 or 2 players) Asking $1,100 or best offer. Call cell 1 727 642 8189. Canandaigua location.
FOR SALE! Full size Headboard and frame. $300 or best offer. Washer & Dryer – $400 or best offer for both! Washer is under a year old. Must be gone Fri, Sept 29th. Call after 5pm or text (585)690-0682.
FOR SALE! Yamaha Flute…Excellent condition. Why rent when you can buy? $333 or best offer. Text (585)298-0116.
The Parkinsons Support Group of the Finger Lakes will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday September 27th 1PM at Wood Library (134 N. Main Street, Canandaigua). This month’s speaker is Amy Chesire, a social worker from the University of Rochester NPF Center of Excellence, who will present an overview of the common communication barriers and emotional challenges that arise in families living with PD. AFter the speaker, there will be refreshments and breakout groups for those with PD and their caregivers. For more information, contact Ellie (585-313-9689).
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