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(BY MONDAY FOR…TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13 AND WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14)
CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF GENESEE COUNTY PRESENTS A “SAVE ENERGY SAVE DOLLARS” WORKSHOP ON TWO DATES: TUESDAYAT NOON AND WEDNESDAY AT 7:00PM AT CCE GENESEE COUNTY LOCATED AT 420 EAST MAIN STREET IN BATAVIA. PLEASE RSVP TO THIS EVENT SO THAT ADEQUATE MATERIALS CAN BE PREPARED AT 585-343-3040 X101 BY MONDAY, DECEMBER 12.

(PRE ORDER BY DECEMBER 14TH)
TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH HOLIDAY COOKIE SALE IS MONDAY DECEMBER 19TH FROM 4-7 AT 62 WEST BUFFALO STREET.  pre-order by December 14th at  (585) 535-7975

(UNTIL JANUARY)
THE GENESEE COUNTY 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WILL BE OFFERING THE NATIONAL SAFE TRACTOR AND MACHINERY OPERATION PROGRAM TO LOCAL YOUTH AGES 14 TO 18. THIS COURSE WILL QUALIFY YOUTH TO BE CERTIFIED TO OPERATE FARM EQUIPMENT FOR HIRE. THE COURSE IS SCHEDULED TO RUN SATURDAYS, 8AM TO NOON BEGINNING IN JANUARY 2017 AND RUNNING THROUGH MARCH 2017. THE FEE FOR THE COURSE IS $25; YOUTH ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO BE CURRENT ENROLLED 4-H MEMBERS. TO REQUEST A REGISTRATION PACKET OR MORE INFO, CALL 343-3040, EXT. 101

(ONGOING UNTIL JANUARY 21)
MASTERPIECE MURDER, MYSTERY DINNER THEATER TO BENEFIT DANSVILLE ARTWORKS AT 6PM AT DANSVILLE MOOSE LODGE. TICKETS AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE ONLY: STORE.DANSVILLEARTWORKS.COM OR CALL 335.4746. INDIVIDUAL, COUPLE & TABLES OF 8 MAY BE PURCHASED AND 25 BASKET RAFFLE TICKETS COME WITH EVERY TABLE PURCHASE.

(NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 23RD!)
ARCADE AND ATTICA RAILROAD NORTH POLE EXPRESS TRAINS WITH SANTA! FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TIMES AND TICKETS, VISIT THE ARCADE AND ATTICA FACEBOOK PAGE OR THEIR WEBSITE, WWW.ARCADEANDATTICARR.COM.

(THURSDAY-SUNDAY DEC 8TH-11TH)
SUNY GENESEO’S DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE PRESENTS GENESEO DANCE ENSEMBLE IN 49LIVE: BEYOND BOUNDLESS THURS-SATURDAY AT 7:30 PM AND SUNDAY AT 2:00 PM AT ALICE AUSTIN THEATRE ON THE SUNY CAMPUS TICKETS: $10.00

(FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9)
THE PALMER OPERA HOUSE IN CUBA NY IS HOSTING A KIDS CHRISTMAS PLAYTIME. KIDS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIFTHE GRADE ARE INVITED TO JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF CHRISTMAS FUN WHILE THEIR PARENTS ENJOY AN EVENING OUT. THERE WILL BE CRAFTS, GAMES, SNACKS, AND A VISIT FROM SANTA. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. COST IS $10 PER CHILD, FROM 6 PM- 10 PM. PLEASE CALL KATHY FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO MAKE A RESERVATION. 585- 968- 1962

(FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9TH)
CHRISTMAS IN NUNDA EVENTS INCLUDE STORY TIME AT BELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY AT 10:30AM
LIBRARY BOOK SALE 9AM – 5PM, VENDORS FROM 4-8PM, DINNER AT THE FIRE HALL FROM 4PM TIL GONE
CHICKEN & RIBS AT THE VFW FROM 4PM TIL GONE, FREE ORNAMENT DECORATING AT SIMPLY CRAFTIN’ FROM 4-7PM, LIVE NATIVITY AT DALTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD FROM 7:30 TO 9PM

(FRI-SUN DECEMBER 9 – 11)
GENESEE DANCE THEATRE RETURNS TO WELLSVILLE, NY DECEMBER 9 – 11 WITH ITS THIRD ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF THE NUTCRACKER AT THE NANCY HOWE AUDITORIUM AT 155 N. MAIN STREET, WELLSVILLE AT 7PM FRIDAY, 1PM ON SATURDAY, AND 2PM ON SUNDAY. ALL SHOWS FREE. A CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY WILL PRECEDE THE SATURDAY PERFORMANCE AT 33 S. MAIN STREET, PERRY. DOORS OPEN AT 5PM WITH MINI-PERFORMANCES BEGINNING AT 6:00 PM AND 7:00 PM.

(SAT., DEC. 10TH)
ATTICA’S 8TH ANNUAL WINTERFEST! ACTIVITIES START AT 10 AM AND THERE’S THE ANNUAL GINGERBREAD HOUSE CONTEST AT THE ATTICA HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLUS THE ATTICA HIGH SCHOOL CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING CONTEST: TREES LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF MAIN & MARKET STREETS. THE COMMUNITY CAN VOTE AT HANS MOELLER JEWELERS.

(SAT., DEC. 10TH)
FALALA FUN FEST FROM 4:00 TO 7:00 @ BATAVIA FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. CHRISTMAS PAGEANT, CAROLS, DECORATE CHRISTMAS COOKIES, MAKE CARDS FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS. INCLUDES COMPLIMENTARY DINNER: HAM, MAC & CHEESE, VEGGIES, APPLESAUCE, CAKE & COOKIES. CALL 343-4708 FOR MORE INFORMATION NO CHARGE FOR FOOD OR EVENT ACTIVITIES. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT

(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH)
CHRISTMAS IN NUNDA EVENTS INCLUDE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT TORI’S PLACE 8 – 11AM…PARENTS ARE FREE, KIDS ARE $3. LIBRARY BOOK SALE 10AM TO 1PM, VENDORS 10AM TO 5PM FREE ORNAMENT MAKING FOR KIDS AT SIMPLY CRAFTIN’ 10AM TO 3PM, CHILI & SOUP AT THE NUNDA METHODIST CHURCH 11AM TIL GONE, LUNCH AT THE FIRE HALL 11AM TIL GONE, LUNCH AT THE VFW 11AM TIL GONE, TRACTOR/HORSE DRAWN WAGON RIDES 11AM TO 3PM. WINE TASTING AT LLOYD & LYNS 12(NOON) TO 5PM, CHINESE AUCTION DRAWING AT THE FIRE HALL 5PM AND FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE 6:30PM, FOLLOWED BY FIREWORKS AT THE NUNDA KIWANIS PARK . SANTA IN TOWN ALL DAY

(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10)
ELBA SCOUTS TROOP 6017 HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW FROM 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM AT ELBA CENTRAL SCHOOL, 57 SOUTH MAIN STREET. MEET & GET PICTURES WITH SANTA, 50/50 & GIFT CARD RAFFLES, CRAFTS, FACE PAINTING & MORE

(SAT DEC 10TH)
VALLEY CHAPEL FREE METHODIST CHURCH IS HAVING A FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT DAVID BRADLEY FROM 1-6PM. DAVID WHO HAS STAGE 4 CANCER AND THIS WILL ASSIST WITH THOSE EXPENSES NOT COVERED BY INSURANCE. A SPAGHETTI DINNER, BASKET RAFFLE, ,VENDORS, MUSIC BY KELLY’S OLDTIMERS FROM 2:00PM TO 4:00PM, AND A GUEST APPEARANCE FROM DUTCH REDDY PREFORMING AS ELVIS!

(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 )
RICHMOND MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 19 ROSS ST., BATAVIA HAS ADULT COLORING
AT 2:00 P.M. . REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS FREE PROGRAM.

(SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11)
THE PALMER OPERA HOUSE IN CUBA, NY IS PRESENTING A CUBA CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS AT 2 PM. THE SHOW WILL FEATURE MANY LOCAL TALENTED MUSICIANS PERFORMING BOTH CLASSIC AND MODERN CHRISTMAS SONGS. ADMISSION BY DONATION, AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE. PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE HISTORIC PALMER OPERA HOUSE, LOCATED AT 12 W MAIN STREET IN CUBA NY. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL (585) 209- 5512.

(SUN DEC 11)
GROVELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT PANCAKE BREAKFASTS HELD ON 2ND SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH THROUGH MARCH FROM 8-11 AM.

(SUNDAY DECEMBER 11)
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT THE WARSAW MASONIC LODGE AT 75 SOUTH MAIN ST FROM 8:00 AM UNTIL 11.30. GIFTS WILL BE HANDED OUT AND PICTURES WILL BE TAKEN. PANCAKES WITH CHOICE OF FRUIT, ALMONDS,COCONUT, WALNUTS, AND CHOCOLATE CHIPS, FRENCH TOAST, TOAST, HOME FRIES, BACON, SAUSAGE, SAUSAGE GRAVY, COFFEE, TEA, MILK, ORANGE JUICE. ADULTS $8.00, CHILDREN 6- 12 $5.00, CHILDREN 5 AND UNDER FREE

(MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 )
RICHMOND MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 19 ROSS ST., BATAVIA HAS AN EVENING ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION AT 6:30 P.M. TO DISCUSS THE LAST BUS TO WISDOM BY IVAN DOIG. THE LIBRARY ALSO OFFERS A MORNING DISCUSSION OF THE SAME BOOK ON DECEMBER 14 AT 8:00 A.M. COPIES OF THE BOOK ARE AVAILABLE AT THE FRONT DESK. HOLIDAY TREATS SERVED. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE LIBRARY AT 343-9550, EXT. 8

(MONDAY, DECEMBER 12TH)
FAMILIES CAN CATCH THE GINGERBREAD MAN AT 6:30 AT RICHMOND MEMORIAL LIBRARY , 19 ROSS STREET, BATAVIA. BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY IN FOR GINGERBREAD TALES FOLLOWED BY FROSTING & COOKIE FUN! THERE IS NO COST BUT PLEASE REGISTER ALL FAMILY MEMBERS AT 343-9550 EXT. 4

(WED DEC 14)
WYOMING LIBRARY, 114 S. ACADEMY STREETS PRESENTS CARD ART CLASSES AT 6PM

(THURS DECEMBER 15TH)
THE MEMORY TREE OF LIFE CELEBRATION BY THE WYOMING COUNTY SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION FROM 4-5 PM AT THE WYOMING COUNTY AG AND BUSINESS CENTER 36 CENTER ST., WARSAW. THERE WILL BE A SPEAKER & LIGHT REFRESHMENTS. SPONSORED BY THE WYOMING COUNTY SUICIDE PREVENTION COALITION.

(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17)
THE PALMER OPERA HOUSE IN CUBA, NY IS HOSTING A BARBERSHOP CHRISTMAS. THE OLEAN BARBERSHOP CHORUS WILL BE PERFORMING ITS SECOND ANNUAL FRIENDS AND FAMILY CHRISTMAS SHOW AT 7 PM. ADMISSION BY DONATION, PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE PALMER OPERA HOUSE LOCATED AT 12 W MAIN STREET IN CUBA, NY. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.PALMEROPERAHOUSE.COM

(THURS DEC 15-SAT DEC 17TH)
SHAKE ON THE LAKE PRESENTS THE SANTALAND DIARIES: A ONE-PERSON SHOW FEATURING JORDY NEILL. FOR AGES 13 AND UP. THURSDAY AT 7PM AT WADSWORTH HOMESTEAD IN GENESEO.FRIDAY AT 7 AT DANSVILLE ARTWORKS, SATURDAT AT 3 & 7 AT GENESEE DANCE THEATRE SCHOOL IN PERRY. TICKETS $20 ON EVENTBRITE.COM

(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17)
HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE AT BRICK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, CORNER CHURCH AND MAIN STREETS IN PERRY FROM 10 AM TILL NOON. ALL COOKIES ARE HOMEMADE BY LADIES OF THE CHURCH. COOKIES ARE DISPLAYED, YOU CHOOSE YOUR OWN AND PAY BY THE POUND. COME EARLY FOR BEST SELECTION.

(SAT DEC 24)
A CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT DALE BAPTIST CHURCH IN DALE AT 6:00PM.

(SATURDAY DEC. 24)
CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE AT 5:00 PM AT GAINESVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 7 SOUTH MAIN STREET- ALL ARE WELCOMED!

(WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28)
FREE COMMUNITY DINNER AT VALLEY CHAPEL MINISTRY BUILDING , 3415 ROUTE 19 SOUTH, WARSAW FROM 5-7PM. CONTACT # 786-5445

(SATURDAY DECEMBER 31)
THE PALMER OPERA HOUSE IS HOSTING AN EARLY BIRD NEW YEARS EVE FROM 6 PM – 9 PM. THIS FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT WILL FEATURE REFRESHMENTS, GAMES, A BALL DROP, AND OTHER FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES. ADMISSION IS FREE. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT WWW.PALMEROPERAHOUSE.COM.

(SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31)
LAST NIGHT PERRY 2016: THE AREA’S SAFE, FUN, ALCOHOL-FREE, FAMILY-ORIENTED NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION TAKES PLACE FROM 5:00PM THROUGH MIDNIGHT AT THE PERRY ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL, 50 OLIN AVENUE, PERRY. 40 PERFORMERS WILL BE SEEN ON THE LAST NIGHT PERRY STAGE. TONS OF FUN ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILIES & KIDS! FROM 5-11:30PM AT TPERRY HIGH SCHOOL IS SPORTS NIGHT PERRY! SWIMMING FROM 5;30-8:30PM, ORGANIZED SPORTING COMPETITIONS, AND GAMES OF SKILL AWAIT. FREE LIMO SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED FOR TRAVEL BETWEEN BUILDINGS. MIDNIGHT BRINGS A WELCOME 2017 CELEBRATION. ADMISSION PRICE OF $10, WITH A $25 MAXIMUM FOR FAMILIES OF FIVE. CHILDREN UNDER SCHOOL AGE ARE FREE. LIGHT DINING IS AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO WWW.LASTNIGHTPERRY.COM

(SATURDAY JAN. 7)
MONTHLY GATHERING OF KIDSPOT, A WINTER VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 TO 12 FROM 1:00 PM TO 3 PM AT GAINESVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 7 SOUTH MAIN STREET

(SUN JAN 8)
GROVELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT PANCAKE BREAKFASTS HELD ON 2ND SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH THROUGH MARCH FROM 8-11 AM.

(SATURDAY JANUARY 14TH)
BENEFIT IS FOR FRED HOLLAND WHO IS BATTLING LUNG CANCER AT YORK SPORTSMAN CLUB IN YORK, NY. THERE WILL BE A CHICKEN BAR-B-Q, PRESALE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW WITH A CHANCE TO WIN A 43 LG FLAT SCREEN TV! JUST CONTACT SUE AT 746-9637 OR GO TO THE WADSWORTH GRILL TO PURCHASE THEM. THERE WILL BE A 50/50 RAFFLE, CHINESE AUCTION, DOOR PRIZES AND LIVE MUSIC BY REVOLUTION THEORY AND GUEST.

(SATURDAY JAN. 14)
3RD ANNUAL QUILT AND FIBER SHOW AT GAINESVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 7 SOUTH MAIN STREET FROM 9:00 AM TO 2 PM. QUILTS AND OTHER FIBER ITEMS ON DISPLAY, VENDORS, MAKE-AND-TAKE CRAFT, FIBER/FABRIC/PATTERN SWAP TABLE AND REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFO CALL 493-4013.

(SUN JAN. 15)
ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT THE WNY GAS & STEAM ENGINE ASSOC. GROUNDS CLUB HOUSE, 10294 GILLATE RD., ALEXANDER. 7:30A.M.-NOON. PANCAKES, EGGS, SAUSAGE, HOME FRIES, REAL MAPLE SYRUP, COFFEE AND JUICE. PLEASE JOIN US.

(SUN. FEB. 5TH)
ATTICA MASONIC LODGE’S MONTHLY PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT 39 MAIN STREET, FROM 8AM TO 11AM. PANCAKES WITH REAL MAPLE SYRUP, EGGS, POTATOES, SAUSAGE, JUICE, COFFEE AND MILK. ALL YOU CAN EAT, DINE IN OR TAKE OUTS ARE AVAILABLE.

(SATURDAY FEB 11TH)
AN EVENING WITH SONNY MAYO AT 7:30PM AT THE STUART STEINER THEATRE ON THE GCC BATAVIA CAMPUS. TICKETS $10 IN ADVANCE, $12 AT THE DOOR, $5 STUDENTS AND KIDS UNDER 12.

(SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11)
THE HISTORY CLUB OF GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE A BENEFIT CONCERT, AN EVENING WITH SONNY MAYO AT 7:30 P.M. IN THE STUART STEINER THEATER, AND WILL FEATURE MUSIC FROM MAYO’S NEWEST CD, “CHASING THE CHORD.” ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE CONCERT WILL BE DEDICATED TO THE HISTORY CLUB’S FIRST-EVER SPRING BREAK HISTORY TOUR. PRESALE TICKED ARE $10 FOR ADULTS AND $5 FOR GCC STUDENTS AND CHILDREN UNDER 12. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT FOR $12.

(SUN FEB 12)
GROVELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT PANCAKE BREAKFASTS HELD ON 2ND SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH THROUGH MARCH FROM 8-11 AM.

(SUN FEB. 19)
ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT THE WNY GAS & STEAM ENGINE ASSOC. GROUNDS CLUB HOUSE, 10294 GILLATE RD., ALEXANDER. 7:30A.M.-NOON. PANCAKES, EGGS, SAUSAGE, HOME FRIES, REAL MAPLE SYRUP, COFFEE AND JUICE. PLEASE JOIN US.

(SUN. MARCH 5TH)
ATTICA MASONIC LODGE’S MONTHLY PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT 39 MAIN STREET, FROM 8AM TO 11AM. PANCAKES WITH REAL MAPLE SYRUP, EGGS, POTATOES, SAUSAGE, JUICE, COFFEE AND MILK. ALL YOU CAN EAT, DINE IN OR TAKE OUTS ARE AVAILABLE.

(SUN MARCH 12)
GROVELAND FIRE DEPARTMENT PANCAKE BREAKFASTS HELD ON 2ND SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH THROUGH MARCH FROM 8-11 AM.

(FRIDAY, MARCH 31)
STONE ROW, THE CELTIC AND WORLD MUSIC GROUP WITH A CONTEMPORARY EDGE RETURNS TO GCC AT 7:30 P.M. FOLLOWING THEIR PERFORMANCE, THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET AND GREET THE BAND. $8 FOR GENERAL ADMISSION, $5 FOR GCC FACULTY/STAFF, SENIORS 55+ AND STUDENTS 16+; $3 FOR GCC STUDENTS; AND GCC ALUMNI RECEIVE A $2 DISCOUNT. FOR TICKET RESERVATIONS OR GENERAL INFORMATION, CALL 345-6814

(SUN. APRIL 2RD)
ATTICA MASONIC LODGE’S MONTHLY PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT 39 MAIN STREET, FROM 8AM TO 11AM. PANCAKES WITH REAL MAPLE SYRUP, EGGS, POTATOES, SAUSAGE, JUICE, COFFEE AND MILK. ALL YOU CAN EAT, DINE IN OR TAKE OUTS ARE AVAILABLE.