Community Events

A Weekly Listing of Upcoming  Nonprofit and Community Events

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Wine at Center Ice, 7 to 10 p.m. at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex. Support Holy Childhood at the 5th Annual Wine at Center Ice, a culinary adventure for your senses featuring food, wine, beer and spirits presented by Bartlett Tree Experts and Elmer W. Davis Inc. Roofing. Sip and savor delicious tastings, enjoy live music, silent auction, games on the ice and more! Wear your comfy sweater and leave your skates at home—the ice is covered to keep your feet warm and steady. All proceeds benefit Holy Childhood, a nonprofit agency in Henrietta dedicated to preparing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for maximum independence. Tickets start at $25 at wineatcenterice.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Hit the slopes for a great cause from noon to 6:30 p.m. at Bristol Mountain! Proceeds from the 6th annual Forks and Skis charity event will benefit Foodlink, the regional food bank that has served the Rochester region for nearly 40 years. Tickets include lunch, a ski pass and entry into a timed NASTAR race. Enjoy drinks and live entertainment in the lodge and enter to win several, exciting raffle prizes. Tickets are on sale now at www.foodlinkny.org.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) will host the 7th Annual Breakfast with Friends event at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. Guest speaker is Elizabeth Vargas, co-anchor of the ABC-TV Newsmagazine 20/20. Immediately following the breakfast, Trillium Health will hold a community workshop titled “Emerging Epidemics” in response to the current issue of opioid use and abuse. Event proceeds support CCCS services for people with developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries and long-term health conditions including HIV/Aids. To purchase tickets to the Breakfast, the Trillium Health workshop or to both events, go to: www.cccsrochester.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

Help give hope. Tune in to the Lollypop Farm Tails of Hope Telethon from 3 to 9 p.m. Watch the live broadcast from Eastview Mall on 13WHAM ABC, CW Rochester and 13wham.com, to help raise support for Rochester’s pets in need. Your donation saves the lives of homeless and abused pets in our community! The six-hour event showcases the diverse and meaningful work made possible only with your support: lifesaving veterinary care, heartfelt pet adoptions, humane law enforcement investigations, and far-reaching community services. Your support is critical. Learn more at: lollypop.org/telethon.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, MARCH 17 AND 18

The 43rd Annual Antique Show and Sale on Campus at Nazareth College, Shults Center will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday March 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $8, good for both days. A portion of the proceeds is used to fund Genesee Country Antique Dealers Association’s scholarship and grant programs. Each day of the show, two $50 door prizes will be announced and may be redeemed during the show. The Shults Center is handicap accessible with complementary shuttle service available both days. Food service is also available. This year we are featuring an exciting Children’s Antique Treasure Hunt! Come and join the fun! For further information, see our Facebook page or www.antiquesrochesterny.com.

 

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.