April 2015
Artists Wanted for Seneca Falls Art Walk 2015
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

The Seneca Falls Business Association, in conjunction with the Seneca County Arts Council, will hold the second annual Seneca Falls Art Walk in downtown Seneca Falls Friday, May 15, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with receptions, music and dinner specials. The event will continue on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with music on the street, additional artist booths and sidewalk sales. Throughout the downtown area, businesses will turn a portion of their space into art galleries for local painters, sculptors, ceramists, woodworkers and photographers to display their work.

Interested artists should contact the Seneca County Arts Council at scac109@gmail.com referencing Art Walk or call Beverly Lombardo 315-568-6137. Deadline for submission of interest is May 1. 

Blood Drive
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Living Center at Geneva - South, 45 Mason Street, Geneva, will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, April 27. The drive will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Basement of Living Center Geneva - South.

Donors can make an appointment by calling (315) 787-4252, or they can simply walk-in during the event.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

American Red Cross Blood Drive in honor of Courtney Wagner

Location: Inn on the Lake in CDGA

Date: 4/27/15

Time: 12-7

For more information:
Melissa Piecuch
(585) 797-8517
Arts and Crafts Show
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thompson Health Guild will present the fourth annual Springtime in Canandaigua juried art and craft show Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 27, at the Greater Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 North Bloomfield Road, during the following times:
Friday, April 24, 3-7 PM, Saturday, April 25 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday, April 26 10 AM-4PM
A talented field of 90 artists from 8 states will display and sell their works, including painting, pottery, sculpture, wood carvings, jewelry, photography, glass fiber, gourmet foods and much more. Jurying of these participating artists’ works will take place on Friday, with an awards presentation in the evening. A number of gardening seminars will be scheduled throughout the weekend.
The fundraiser’s 2015 beneficiary is Thompson Health’s Laurie Sands and Constellation Brands Breast Imaging Center. This innovative facility will create a patient-centered continuum of care currently unavailable in the Finger Lakes region.
For additional information, visit www.springtimeincanandaigua.com or contact Marianne Gallagher, show director, at 585-396-9473.
Cooking Matters for Families
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Cooking Matters for Families

Date: Mondays, April 27th – June 8th, 2015 (excluding Memorial Day)

Time: 4:30PM – 6:00PM

Location: Ovid Fire Department, 2136 Brown Street, Ovid, NY

Space is limited, registration required. 

Does a typical day’s meals in your household include breakfast in your car and a frozen pizza or chicken from a bucket?  Would you appreciate new ways to make nutritious and delicious meals that you and your family will eat and enjoy? Would you like to learn how to spend less on healthy foods and free up money for other things? How about spending more quality time with your kids?  If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions then call now and sign up for the Cooking Matters for Families class series being sponsored by Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension on Mondays from 4:30pm-6pm starting April 27th and ending June 8th.  These classes will be held at the Ovid Fire Department at 2136 Brown Street in Ovid, NY.  Dinner will be prepared by your child, a professional chef and you.  Plus, you’ll get those same basic groceries to take home to recreate the same meal later in the week. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Advance registration is required in order for us to better prepare for the classes and space is limited! Call Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315-539-9251 or email seneca@cornell.edu to register.  The course series is free for income qualifying families, otherwise the cost is $10 per class. These classes are part of Seneca CCE HELPS (Healthy Eating and Living for People in Seneca) made possible through a grant from the Greater Rochester Health Foundation. 

Cooking Matters for Families is a nationally recognized program sponsored by Share Our Strength geared to teach people how to choose, buy and add more vegetables, fruits and whole grains to your daily food intake; and learn how to make convenient, healthy, and tasty meals from scratch for you and your whole family.  A professional volunteer Chef will teach time-saving food preparation and cooking techniques and recipes while our dynamic Nutrition Educator teaches you the ins and outs of what to eat and why, how much to eat and the importance of portion control, and how to choose super foods that will feed your body and mind the proper health it is craving.


Civil War Reading & Discussion Program
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

In a unique collaboration, the New York Council for the Humanities and the National Endowment of the Humanities have joined forces with the Geneva Historical Society to offer "Making Sense of the Civil War," a monthly reading and discussion series that will run on the second and fourth Mondays of the month from February 23 to May 11, 2015.

For more information:
Geneva Historical Society
(315) 789-5151