MONDAY, AUG. 7
Health Care Foundation of the Finger Lakes Charitable Golf Tournament: Register for the 40th Annual Health Care Foundation of the Finger Lakes Charitable Golf Tournament at Midvale Country Club, 2387 Baird Road, Penfield N.Y. 14526. Proceeds will benefit the Health Care Foundation. This scramble format includes a round of golf with cart, lunch, dinner and drinks on the course. Prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin, and low team net. Our goal is to provide better care to those in need and to do that, we need better educated caregivers. The Foundation believes that a well-educated workforce is one of a nursing home’s greatest assets. Call (585) 216-1941, email info@HCFFL.org or visit hcffl.org for more information.
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.
FRIDAY, AUG. 11 AND SUNDAY, AUG. 13
Finger Lakes Opera Inc. presents Giacomo Puccini’s “Tosca.” Now in our fifth season and at our new home in the heart of the Finger Lakes at Canandaigua Academy. “Tosca” is the story of a fiery prima donna forced to play a role she never imagined when she becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and the scheming of a treacherous police chief who will stop at nothing in his lust for her. Finger Lakes Opera’s new production will be sung in Italian with projected English supertitles. Friday performance at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25 to $75 and can be purchased by visiting FingerLakesOpera.org or by calling (585) 532-2711.
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