Calendar of Events

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, www.geneseony.org, contains schedules of governmental organizations and meetings.

If you would like to submit an event, click HERE.

Mar
7
Sat
Wadsworth Writers @ Wadsworth Library
Mar 7 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm

Do you have a passion for writing and enjoy sharing with others? Join us for this special writing group at Wadsworth Library. Participants will write and share memoirs, poetry, or original stories with a supportive learning community of fellow writers. 2020 sessions begin Saturday, January 25.  Workshops are held every other Saturday of the month from 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM. This program is best for adults. Registration required! Space is limited!

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library.

Mar
9
Mon
Knitting Group @ Wadsworth Library
Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Interested yarn-crafters of all ages and levels are invited to join us in the library’s downstairs community room (accessible by elevator). Beginners are welcome and supplies and instruction are available.

 

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library

Mar
13
Fri
Black Bears in Our Backyard @ Chip Holt Nature Center at Vitale Park
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Details at this link.

Mar
15
Sun
CANCELLED – LCHS Program – History of Livingston County Railroads @ Livingston County Historical Society Museum
Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm

Michael J. Connor, Principal Railroad Consultant & Advisor, knows everything about railroads….and more! Learn about the history of railroads in Livingston County, what is happening now, and ponder the potential that rail travel could become.

• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2020 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Mar
16
Mon
Knitting Group @ Wadsworth Library
Mar 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Interested yarn-crafters of all ages and levels are invited to join us in the library’s downstairs community room (accessible by elevator). Beginners are welcome and supplies and instruction are available.

 

Sponsored by Friends of Wadsworth Library

Apr
19
Sun
CANCELLED – LCHS Program: From Geneseo to Europe & Back Again @ Livingston County Historical Society Museum
Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm

Major General James S. Wadsworth’s daughter, Elizabeth, led an interesting life both in Geneseso and abroad. The presentation will cover her youth and the loss of her father; her first marriage and life in France; her second marriage and subsequent life between Ireland and England (Lady Barrymore); her two daughters’ upbringing and the society around them.

• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2020 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

May
10
Sun
CANCELLED: History & Photographic Tour of Craig Colony and LCHS Semi Annual Meeting @ Livingston County Historical Society Museum
May 10 @ 1:30 pm

Photographer Char Szabo-Perricelli & David Mack-Hardiman, Director of the Museum of disABILITY History recently released their new book Colony Chronicles. “The cryptic history of the Craig Colony has been brought to life through rich history and eclectic photographs. Packed with personal memoirs and riveting research, this is an absorbing and rare account of life inside an American Institution.”

• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2020 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

May
18
Mon
Watershed Education Center Virtual Presentation: Managing Trees in Our Towns
May 18 @ 6:30 pm

Note: You must register by May 17 in order to receive the link to participate.

Jun
1
Mon
Wadsworth Library Tech Tutor Help By Appointment During Closure
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking to become more comfortable with your computer, tablet, or smart phone? Get one-on-one tech help at the library. Sign-up now for a one-hour session by calling (585) 243-0440 or stop in the library. The tutor is available on Mondays from 6-8 PM. The dates are February 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, and June 1. This program is funded by a Workforce Development Grant from Pioneer Library System awarded to Livingston County Libraries.

Please note that Wadsworth Library is currently closed due to the COVID-19 restrictions. Therefore in-person April events are canceled, as are the May 4 and June 1 sessions.

See below for accommodations during the closure.
Good news! Do you have questions about your computer? Are you in need of help with your smart phone, tablet, Kindle, or any other electronic device? Our technology instructor Morgan will be happy to provide assistance to you at no charge. Call (585) 204-7508 or email: lctechtutoring@gmail.com to schedule an appointment today!

Jun
5
Fri
Summer Gardening Series @ Online
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for our summer gardening series with Petra Page-Mann from Fruition Seeds. The classes are being offered cooperatively thanks to outreach by Wood Library, sharing of the Zoom platform by Macedon Public Library and funding provided by all participating libraries –  Wood Library, Wadsworth Library, Marion Public Library, Palmyra Community Library, Gorham Free Library, Stevens Memorial Community Library, Williamson Public Library and Rose Free Library. The sessions are described below:

Let’s Build a Container: June 5
Surrounding yourself with abundance in containers is so rewarding, though far from foolproof! Build your own container garden with a lifelong container gardener, Naples native and co-founder of Fruition Seeds, Petra Page-Mann. Materials to have on-hand: Containers (bigger = better), rich potting mix & compost (more nutrients = better), seeds and/or transplants.

Seven Easy Seeds to Succession Sow: July 10
Would you love to harvest fresh salad through Thanksgiving? Fresh pesto all the way to frost? Here are the seeds & simple strategies to surround yourself with impressive abundance all season long with life-long gardener, Naples native & co-founder of Fruition Seeds, Petra Page-Mann.

Sowing Autumn Abundance in August: August 14
Plant in late summer to enjoy the sweetest fall peas and to have enough spinach to enjoy through the spring! Here are the easiest seeds to sow to surround yourself with abundance for seasons to come, plus the common mistakes people make so you sow with confidence! Join life-long gardener, Naples native & co-founder of Fruition Seeds, Petra Page-Mann.

Registration is required for the event. Please complete this google form to register. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc5AXe0igcfeOI3VAXbBJ8g0lKBEtNbdnizIQvnB5dm4oAsRA/viewform

If you have any further questions please feel free to email alawrence@pls-net.org for more information.

Jun
10
Wed
Invasive Species VIRTUAL Tour Talk on the Genesee Valley Greenway
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join NYS Parks Genesee Region Stewardship Specialist Jeremy Brady, on a virtual tour talk where he will highlight invasive species found within the York Landing section of Genesee Valley Greenway State Park. Learn what they are and how you can help from the comfort of your home.
The program will include an interactive demonstration of invasive species reporting using iMapinvasives. Join our team of invasives reporters!

Click on the link below at 5:30 and enter the Meeting ID and Password or join by phone.

Meeting Details:

https://zoom.us/j/91538382508…

Meeting ID: 915 3838 2508
Password: 965202
Phone: 1 929 205 6099 US (New York)

Sponsored by: Livingston County EMC, NYSDEC, Conesus Lake Association, NYS Parks – Genesee Region

 

Jun
14
Sun
LCHS Programming Suspended: In Our Backyard Series Part 2 @ Livingston County Historical Society Museum
Jun 14 @ 1:30 pm

Part 2 of our six part “In Our Backyard Series” features new towns, new stories, and three new separate 15 minute presentations. How well do you know Livingston County towns? Neighboring towns are rich with history and places to visit, and just a short drive away. Once again, we hope to inspire your next “staycation” in Livingston County.

• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2020 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum (programs currently suspended due to COVID-19)

Jun
17
Wed
Water Education Center Zoom Program: Lake-friendly Tips from a Pro
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm

This is a FREE online presentation.

Register at this hyperlink by June 16.

Confirmation and sign-in details will follow via email.

Jun
18
Thu
Webinar – Lifting the Load: Caregiving During COVID-19
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Jun
27
Sat
Free Virtual Narcan Trainings via Zoom
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am