Community Events

A Weekly Listing of Upcoming  Nonprofit and Community Events


Highland Hospital to hold a Women’s Cardiology Event. Join Rebecca Schallek M.D., cardiologist for Highland Hospital and co-director of the UR Medicine Women’s Heart Program, for “Know Your Numbers: What Women Need to Know about Heart Disease.” This free event will be held at 5:30 p.m. at ButaPub, 315 Gregory St. in Rochester. Light refreshments will be served. To register, go to


The Annual Susan B. Anthony Birthday Luncheon on Feb. 14 at the Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center celebrates both the bicentennial of the date that Frederick Douglass chose as his birthday and Susan B. Anthony’s 198th birthday on the 15th. The keynote speaker for the Luncheon will be Elaine Weiss, author of “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote,” an account of the dramatic climax of the woman’s suffrage movement, which will be published by Viking in March. Individual seats and group tables may be purchased online at or by calling (585) 279-7490 ext. 10.



Bivona Child Advocacy Center will host its signature gala event, Open That Bottle Night presented by Sage Rutty, beginning at 6 p.m. at Locust Hill Country Club. Always held on the last Saturday in February, Open That Bottle Night is focused on food, wine and travel, and includes a seated dinner, wine tastings and silent and live auctions. Individual tickets are $200. Purchase tickets, tables of 10 and sponsorships online at or call 585-935-7831. Registration is required. Contact for more information. Thank you to our Bordeaux Sponsors: B&L Wholesale Supply, Constellation Brands, ITX, Monroe Capital Inc., Morgan Stanley and Two Point Capital Management.


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


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