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.

Feb
7
Thu
Ecumenical Book Review @ Wadsworth Library
Feb 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

ebrScheduled Reviews
September 6: Aging Starts in Your Mind by Nofker Wolf; reviewers: Lucille & Joe Kane.
October 4: Killers of the Flower Moon, The Osage Murders and the Birth of the F.B.I. by David Grann; reviewer: the Rev. Tom Taylor
November 1: St. Francis of Assisi by Dr. Bill Cook; reviewer: Dr. Bill Cook
December 6: Educated: a Memoir by Tara Westover; reviewer: Deb Emerson
February 7: Scalia Speaks: Reflection on Law, Faith and Life Well Lived by Antonin Scalia, and edited by Christopher Scalia et al; reviewer: Fred Parker

Reviews are scheduled on the first Thursday of each month (no review in January) and are presented in the Community Room of Wadsworth Library (lower level).

• The program begins at Noon preceded by a brown bag lunch at 11:30.
• Host church provides cookies and coffee.

Feb
13
Wed
All-College Hour Speaker Series: Kala Stein @ MacVittie College Union Ballroom
Feb 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

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

2/13/2019 – Kala Stein
Kala Stein is an artist noted for innovative design, mold making and casting techniques primarily in porcelain. Her work explores dynamic systems and sustainable practices within the intersection of design, production, and the handmade.

Kala grew up in the Finger Lakes Region of NYS and received her MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 2009. She teaches internationally, produces art features for the hospitality industry and travels where her art takes her. Kala received a National Endowment for the Arts grant in 2017 for studio research at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD with her collective. She is the Director of Ceramics and the Arts at Sonoma Community Center, Sonoma, CA.

The mission of SUNY Geneseo is to combine a rigorous curriculum and a rich co-curricular life in order to create a learning-centered environment. It is this marriage of academics and campus life that has propelled Geneseo to be a nationally-recognized public liberal arts college.

The All-College Hour Speaker Series supports the College mission and embodies the principles of The Bringing Theory to Practice Project. The aim of the series is to provide integrative opportunities for the campus community to come together to engage in learning that promotes cognitive, emotional, and civic development. The topics of the series are intended to challenge thinking, spur self-reflection, encourage civil discourse, and promote social responsibility. The series is sponsored by Student and Campus Life. All sessions take place during the All-College Hour (2:30-3:45 PM).

 

Feb
23
Sat
Rochester Winter Parafest @ Valley Oak Event Center at the Quality Inn
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Paranormal, Mysterious, Sciencefiction and horror come together to raise funds for a Veterans Benefit, Operation Buildup.

Vendors, Free Lectures, Psychic Readings,Tattoos, Meet & Greet stars from the following TV series; Ghosts of Shepherdstown. Naked & Afraid, Naked & Afraid XL, The Haunted, Ink Masters and more..

Tickets available online (service fee) via Paratalkradio

Feb
24
Sun
Rochester Winter Parafest @ Valley Oak Event Center at the Quality Inn
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Paranormal, Mysterious, Sciencefiction and horror come together to raise funds for a Veterans Benefit, Operation Buildup.

Vendors, Free Lectures, Psychic Readings,Tattoos, Meet & Greet stars from the following TV series; Ghosts of Shepherdstown. Naked & Afraid, Naked & Afraid XL, The Haunted, Ink Masters and more..

Tickets available online (service fee) via Paratalkradio

Mar
10
Sun
LCHS Program: History of the Wadsworth Homestead @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm

Will Wadsworth, principal of the Wadsworth Homestead business, delivers the 212-year history of a Livingston County Landmark. The Homestead was the Wadsworth family residence that has been preserved in its original state and is now open to the public as an event center. The Wadsworth family were early pioneer settlers in the region and have played a significant role in local and national history. This program is co-sponsored with the Association for the Preservation of Geneseo.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Mar
13
Wed
All-College Hour Speaker Series: Annmarie Urso @ MacVittie College Union Ballroom
Mar 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

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

3/13/2019 – Annmarie Urso
Cerebrodiversity and the Science of the Reading Brain: Implications for Dyslexia

Annmarie Urso is an associate professor at the Ella Cline Shear School of Education. She has been continuously involved in education as a student, teacher, or professor since 1967.   Urso earned her doctorate at the University of Arizona in Special Education: Learning Disabilities and Assessment, with a minor in Teacher Preparation for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners.  Her research interests include cognitive profiles of students with dyslexia and effective interventions for students with the most difficult to remediate reading and writing difficulties.

The mission of SUNY Geneseo is to combine a rigorous curriculum and a rich co-curricular life in order to create a learning-centered environment. It is this marriage of academics and campus life that has propelled Geneseo to be a nationally-recognized public liberal arts college.

The All-College Hour Speaker Series supports the College mission and embodies the principles of The Bringing Theory to Practice Project. The aim of the series is to provide integrative opportunities for the campus community to come together to engage in learning that promotes cognitive, emotional, and civic development. The topics of the series are intended to challenge thinking, spur self-reflection, encourage civil discourse, and promote social responsibility. The series is sponsored by Student and Campus Life. All sessions take place during the All-College Hour (2:30-3:45 PM).

 

Apr
14
Sun
LCHS Program: Linwood Gardens @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Apr 14 @ 1:30 pm

Come learn about Linwood Gardens, a private estate overlooking the Genesee Valley, established by the Gratwick family of Buffalo in 1901. The property was originally a summer estate and over the years has been the home of the Linwood Music School, numerous animals and artists, and a unique historic collection of tree peonies. Get excited for the annual Tree Peony Festival of Flowers.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

May
19
Sun
LCHS Program: Big Tree Exhibit / Semi-Annual Meeting @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
May 19 @ 1:30 pm

With the opening of the Big Tree Exhibit, learn from exhibit designer Lauren Becker about the many layers of history embedded in the exhibit. From ancient geology to the modern-day study of the mighty oaks and their connection to the Seneca people, Becker will weave together a narrative sure to excite those who’ve resided in the realm of the famous Big Tree.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Jun
9
Sun
LCHS Program: The History of Salt Mining @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Jun 9 @ 1:30 pm

Explore the history of Livingston County through the story of one of the world’s most important minerals. Co-founder and co-CEO of American Rock Salt, Joe Bucci, Sr. hails proudly from a long line of salt miners. As recent Italian immigrants to America, the early Bucci family, along with many other Italian families that resided in Retsof, made their living on salt, utilizing the opportunity for labor provided by the Western New York salt mines.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum

Sep
15
Sun
LCHS Program: Shaw Sisters and Women’s Suffrage @ Livingston County Historical Society and Museum
Sep 15 @ 1:30 pm

Livingston County Historian Amie Alden will present on the Shaw Sisters who were two major agents in both the Suffrage and Temperance Movements of the 20th century. Recently, a historical marker was erected in front of their former home at 22 Main St, Geneseo. Come hear their story in the year of the hundredth anniversary of women’s right to vote.
• Additional parking available in church lot next door.
• Free and open to the public.

2019 Program of the Livingston County Historical Society and Museum