Community Events Upcoming Events Ongoing, "We Climb for Kids" takes Mt. Kilimanjaro, Avid climbers Kristine and Ben Thompson are hoping to climb to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of Golisano Children's Hospital. With the climb in Feb. 2015 and a goal to raise a minimum of $5,000, the mother-son team is looking for your support! Funds raised will benefit the hospital's Jessica Stewart Olin Memorial Fund. Donate to the memorial fund today! Participate by visiting Eddie Bauer at Eastview Mall and, for a $2 donation, you can get a custom lip balm! Ongoing, Kako Beauty Fundraiser, Donate $1, or more, to Golisano Children's Hospital through Kako Cares Charity Program and receive a beauty product valued at up to $35. One product per person per month. 100 percent of the donations will go to Golisano Children's Hospital. Donate now. Jan. 30 and Feb. 14, Battle of the Beaks, Nazareth and St. John Fisher Colleges. Cross-street rivals will battle in men's and women's basketball with all proceeds benefitting Golisano Children's Hospital. The game on Jan. 30 will kick off with the women playing at 6 p.m., followed by the men's game at 8 p.m., both at Nazareth College's Kidera Gymnasium in the Otto Shults Center. The Feb. 14 contest will start with the women playing at 2 p.m. and the men's game will follow at 4 p.m., both at St. John Fisher's Manning & Napier Gymnasium. For more information, please contact Becky Fahy at email@example.com or call (585)389-2735. Jan. 31, Cycle for Hope, Participating fitness centers. Local fitness clubs help support the kids at Golisano Children's Hospital and Camp Good Days and Special Times one revolution at a time with this spinning event. Donations of $20 per hour are requested from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at participating locations. Event brochure Make an online donation today! Feb. 4, Sip & Shop Fundraiser, 6 to 9 p.m., 56 Stutson St., Hose 22 Firehouse Grill. Shop local businesses, participate in a getaway raffle, and enjoy drinks with friends. $5 raffle tickets are available at Hose 22's main bar. Win an overnight stay at the Strathallan hotel or the Esperanza Mansion. All raffle proceeds and a portion of vendor sales will benefit Golisano Children's Hospital. Event poster Feb. 8, Winter Walk, 4245 East Ave., Nazareth College's Otto Schults Center and Kidera Gymnasium. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Enjoy a nice kid-friendly walk around the campus, just under a mile long, and then go inside for a variety of activities! Activities include cookie decorating, a bounce house, tie-dying, crafts, music, sports and more, and will last until noon. Registration is $10. Raise $25 and receive a t-shirt (inclusive of your $10 registration fee). This year is a Pirate theme! Register today! Feb. 12 and 13, Drive for Miracles Radiothon, 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Strong Memorial Hospital Lobby. This two-day event is always a special occasion for patients, families, staff, and our children's hospital supporters! Tune in to 100.5 The Drive and WHAM 1180 both days to hear live stories of trial and triumph. Jennifer Johnson will be live from the lobby with 13WHAM Friday from 5 to 9 a.m., noon, and again at 5 p.m. Call 241-KIDS(5437) to make a pledge or donate online! March 7, Ugly Disco, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Come get your groove on at this 70's celebration. The Ugly Disco is a night of fun that features live music, Twister, and more. For more information, visit www.uglydisco.com. March 7, Open Your Hearts Gala, 6 p.m., The Rochester Plaza Hotel. The Italian Coalition for Kids' third annual Gala is a night to remember while supporting GCH families. Open to the public, 100 percent of proceeds from the event directly support working class families having to spend time at the hospital. Register today! March 21, DANCE STRONG Fundraiser, 9 a.m., 300 East River Road, Alumni and Advancement Center.Tickets are $12 per person and children under 5 years old and under are free. For more information, please contact Ms. Ida Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org. April 11, Daniel's Race, 10 a.m., Churchville-Chili High School track. More than a 5K/walk, the event will also include a memorial ceremony with balloons, a chicken BBQ, and a variety of carnival-style games and treats. To register for the race and/or make a donation to GCH in Daniel's memory, please go to the Daniel's Race website. April 18, Talent for Tots and Teens Fundraiser, 5 p.m., 300 East River Road, Alumni and Advancement Center. Tickets are $12 per person and children under 5 years old and under are free. For more information, please contact Ms. Ida Wheeler at email@example.com. May 22 to 25, Roc City Rib Fest, 1000 East River Road, Genesee Valley Park. Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, May 22, the BBQ and music festival will host more than 100 professional barbequers from across the country competing to win a portion of more than $22,000 in prizes. $1 of every paid entry goes to Golisano Children's Hospital. May 30, Stroll for Strong Kids Walk and 5K Run, 1000 East River Road, Genesee Valley Park. The 5K race will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk at 10:30 a.m. The "Growing Strong Kids" themed event will continue until 1 p.m. with family friendly activities, including more than a dozen bounce houses, carnival games, and much more! We are celebrating our new seed we've planted with the new children's hospital building and are excited to see it blossom! The event is presented by Abbott's Frozen Custard. Registration will be open soon! Stroll save-the-date June 6, Team Ali-Gaiter Clambake, 2 to 7 p.m., 321 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls, Honeoye Falls Fireman's Training Grounds. Attendees will enjoy clams, pulled pork, hot dogs, salads, desserts and drinks. There will also be live music, raffles, bounce houses, costume characters and pony rides. Tickets will be $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For more details, please contact Jackie Klube at (585) 704-4124.