Geneseo provides residents and visitors with a wide variety of activities that appeal to all ages and interests. Please browse through our many events, which we attempt to keep as current as possible. Our sister website,, contains schedules of governmental organizations and meetings.

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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group @ Geneseo United Methodist Church
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Support groups are confidential meetings where caregivers can learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, share their experiences and connect with others who understand. Held on the fourth Monday of the month. Meetings are free and no registration is required.

Knitting @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

knitting club

On Mondays at 4:00 pm, we’re knitting at the Library – interested yarn crafters of all levels and ages are welcome in the Meeting Room.

Free and open to the public (now accessible by elevator). Parking is available behind the Library and Christ Community Church (ask for a parking permit in the library).


Winter Storytime Classes: Books & Babies @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

df476ff8-8ae9-434b-9b5b-c414cd577f9eBooks & Babies is a lap-sit program designed to introduce children (birth – 2 years of age) to language and early literacy. Babies sit with their caregivers and model the activities presented through simple finger plays, songs, stories and nursery rhymes. Registration is required.
January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 27

Winter Pre-School Storytime I @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am

df476ff8-8ae9-434b-9b5b-c414cd577f9ePre-School Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays and crafts. Registration is required.
January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 27

Discovery Cafe – Stem Cells: Challenges and Promises for Medical Therapies @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Dr. Travis Bailey, SUNY Geneseo Department of Biology will be available to answer all of your questions about stem cells! Come to this casual and fun event to hear from a passionate researcher. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Winter Storytime Classes: Toddler Tales @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am


The Toddler Tales program is a blend of Books & Babies and Preschool Storytime activities. A variety of stories are combined with songs, rhymes, finger plays, crafts and free play. This program is appropriate for children ages 2-3 years old. Registration required.
January 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 28

Winter Pre-School Storytime II @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am


Pre-School Storytime is directed at children ages 3-5 and includes books, songs, poetry, finger plays and crafts. Registration is required.
January 10, 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 28

All College Speaker Series Presents: Heather Lester @ MacVittie College Union Ballroom
Jan 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

All-College Hour is 2:30 -3:45 PM on Wednesdays.

1/24/2018 – Heather Lester

Topic: Crossing the Ironman Finish Line

Heather Lester is a personal trainer and life coach who will share her story of crossing the Ironman finish line. Her journey started in 2008 when she weighed over 200 pounds and was struggling with depression. With two young children to care for, she knew it was time to come back to life and set a goal to complete a 5k race. The thought of running the 3.1 miles seemed daunting, especially to a self proclaimed ‘gym class dropout’, but half way through her 5k training, she watched the Ironman Kona Championships on TV and knew it was time to set an even bigger goal- to complete the Ironman herself. This is the story of crossing the first 5k finish line and running all the way to 140.6 miles in Lake Placid. It is also the story of personal struggle, motivation, and reaching your goals no matter how big.

Book Club @ Wadsworth Library
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm

Wadsworth Library Book Club usually meets the last Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM in the Library’s meeting room. Note new day and time.
2017 – 2018 Reading List
September 27 – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
October 25 – The Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
November 29 – Miller’s Valley by Anna Quindlen
January 24, 2018 – An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski
February 28 – Longbourn by Jo Baker
March 27 – If All of Rochester Reads – Writers & Books selection

Opening Reception: Coded Messages @ Lockhart Gallery in SUNY Geneseo McClellan House
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Lockhart Gallery is pleased to announce its first exhibit of 2018 – Coded Messages by Washington, D.C. artist Joyce Wellman. Coded Messages opens Wednesday January 24 at 5 PM, and the artist will discuss her work at 5:30 in the gallery.

This exhibition is exuberant and color laden. Wellman, an abstract artist uses various material and mediums to create paintings and prints. This exhibit hosts two bodies of work Hidden Hands and Number Works. Adrian Childs writes “these paintings map the world through codes, symbols, signs, and abstract forms informed by the memory of [Joyce’s] mother’s passion for numbers and her philosophical views of humanity.” What is important to Wellman is ‘creating a poetic and meaningful art practice’ that is accessible to a variety of audiences. In these paintings and drawings there is the implication of narrative and storytelling that engages the viewer suggesting the natural and supernatural that is available through Joyce Wellman’s visual art practice.

All exhibits are free and open to the public. We look forward to your visit to the gallery. For more information contact Lori Houtz at 585-245-5841 or Cynthia Hawkins at 585-245-5813.

Exhibition dates: January 24 – March 8, 2018
Opening Reception: January 24, 5 – 7 PM with Artist Talk at 5:30 PM

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday & Thursday: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 1:00 – 5:00 PM