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1. Yoga in the Pines

As fall arrives and the weather begins to cool down, it’s the perfect time for some outdoor yoga. Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting Yoga in the Pines this weekend in the Cumming Nature Center. Lynn Boucher of Yoga ...

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2. Looking for Frederick Douglass

The George Eastman Museum is opening its doors for free all day on Saturday in the spirit of Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day. In celebration of Frederick Douglass’ 200th birthday, there will be a discussion titled Looking for Frederick Douglass: Resources ...

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3. Razed\Rise

Reconnect Rochester is presenting “Razed\Rise” at next week’s Rochester Street Films event. The program is a mix of clips and short films about the battle to save the Swillburg Neighborhood here in Rochester. A live discussion with a panel of ...

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4. Sensory-Friendly Sunday

The Strong National Museum of Play is hosting an exclusive event for children with special sensory, developmental or physical needs. The museum will be open to fewer guests, light and sound reduction, additional visual safety signage and designated quiet areas ...

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1. Archaeology Weekend

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You don’t have to be a trained archaeologist to come dig through an 18th-century farmhouse foundation and discover artifacts from the pioneer era. The public is invited to participate in scientific research at Rochester Museum & Science Center’s Archaeology Weekend. ...

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2. Wendell Castle: A Portrait

WXXI-TV’s production team took a year to film the life of master furniture artist, designer, sculptor and educator Wendell Castle. The hour-long documentary, “Wendell Castle: A Portrait,” premieres next week and it gives the audience a unique opportunity to see ...

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3. Her Voice Carries

The citywide public art project Her Voice Carries is wrapping up with a celebration this weekend. Sarah Rutherford led the exhibition and the party will feature an exhibit of her work, photography and murals by Lives Styled, refreshments and live ...

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4. Be the Astronaut

The Strong National Museum of Play invites visitors to come Be the Astronaut and explore the wonders of outer space. Kids can plan a mission, learn about the technology and math skills necessary to be an astronaut and fly spaceships, ...

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5. Open House

The doors of WXXI will be open to the public on Saturday for a day of fun and exploration of Rochester’s public media organization. At the Open House, kids can meet PBS Kids’ Cat in the Hat, Jet from “Ready ...

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1. Eastman School of Music Trombone Choir

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This year’s Fine Arts Series at SUNY College at Brockport is kicking off with a performance from the Eastman School of Music Trombone Choir. The program features J.S. Bach’s “Passacaglia in C Minor,” Claude Debussy’s “Trois Chansons” and an arrangement ...

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2. AIDS Flashback

ImageOut and Visual Studies Workshop are presenting AIDS Flashback. The exhibition features works by Lola Flash, who mainly deals with portraiture of well-known intellects and activists who confront issues of sexuality, gender identity, racism, ageism and AIDS. Opening reception tonight ...

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3. Indigenous Food Gathering and Tastings

Ganondagan is hosting its premier event that is both culturally immersive and a community culinary experience. Indigenous Food Gathering and Tastings highlights authentic foods of the Haudenosaunee people. Attendees can enjoy presentations and interactive culinary experiences with Native American chefs, ...

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4. Rise and Shine U.S. Tour

Singer Vanessa Silberman and songwriter Carissa Johnson have teamed up for the “Rise and Shine U.S. Tour” and have booked a local stop. Silberman’s sound is a mix of Nirvana’s punk with the energy of Green Day and The Ramones. ...

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5. Sixth Annual Wilmot Warrior Walk

UR Medicine’s Sixth Annual Wilmot Warrior Walk celebrates cancer survivors and raises money for cancer research in Rochester. Walkers can participate in a 5K, 10K or 1-mile walk. There will also be bounce houses, food trucks, face painting and other ...

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