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A Weekly Listing of Upcoming  Nonprofit and Community Events

SATURDAY, AUG. 20
Join AutismUp and hosts the Rochester Rhinos for KiteFlite 2017 
at Capelli Sports Stadium. The fifth annual fundraiser hopes to raise $100,000 and features a Kite Parade Charity Walk, Stadium Stair Climb Race, Family-Friendly Festival & Resource Expo.   KiteFlite proceeds benefit the expansion of AutismUp programs and services for over 2,000 families living with autism locally. Opportunities to get involved include: creating a parade march team with a fundraising goal and taking pledges, participating in the Stadium Stair Climb Challenge, becoming an event sponsor, or participating in our Resource Expo.  Visit www.autismup.org for details.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 8
Lifetime Care Hospice’s Fifth Annual Harvest Festival is 6 to 10 p.m. at the Burgundy Basin in Pittsford. All proceeds, including the raffle and silent auction, benefit Lifetime Care’s hospice and bereavement services. Join us for a night full of food, entertainment, prizes, and fun! Don Alhart will be joining the fun as the emcee for the evening. Adult tickets are $65 and children tickets are $10. Visit www.lifetimecare.org/harvestfest or call Jennifer Clar at (585) 214-1571 to buy tickets, donate or for more information.

FRIDAY, AUG. 11
Join the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence from 5 to 8 p.m. for a special happy hour fundraiser at Swiftwater Brewing Co. Fifteen percent of all food and drink sales made during this time will support the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence’s School Climate Transformation program. This program focuses on building healthier educational climates through nonviolence education and restorative practices in area and Rochester City Schools. Swiftwater Brewing Co. is located at 378 Mt. Hope Ave.

If you are interested in listing your nonprofit fundraiser in the weekly Community Events Calendar and Clearinghouse, call (585) 232-6947, or email at jsims@bridgetowermedia.com.

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