Carnival to Support Cancer Care, Monday, September 27

There will be a family-style carnival from 5 to 7 p.m. at the McDonalds restaurant at Long Pond and Latta roads to raise funds to support the oral, head and neck cancer program at the Wilmot Cancer Center. There will be face painting, games, balloons and raffles throughout the evening.  For more information contact Jeanne Wanjon.

“Humor is the Best Medicine” an Evening with the Reverend Mother, Friday October 1

You’ll laugh until your sides hurt with the unmistakable comedy of Phyl Contestable’s ‘Reverend Mother.’ The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Rochester Alumni and Advancement Center Auditorium, 300 East River Road.  VIP tickets are available for $35 and include a wine and cheese reception with the Reverend Mother and the opportunity to have a friend or family member ‘roasted’ during the show.  Only 100 VIP tickets are available by calling the Wilmot Cancer Center Advancement Office at (585) 276-4717.   General admission tickets are available for $15 at all local area Wegmans Food Markets. 

Breast Health Day –  It’s Not All About Cancer, Saturday, October 9

Women can learn more about the new guidelines for mammography and breast health and plastic surgery during a free education program from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Wilmot Cancer Center. This free, fourth annual event is sponsored by the Comprehensive Breast Care Center.  To register, call (585) 275-BRST (275-2778.)

Dado Fall Fashion Show -- Tuesday, October 19

Check out the latest in fall fashion during an exclusive show at Good Luck Restaurant at Village Gate to support the Wilmot Cancer Center. Tickets range from $60 to $20 and are available at the Dado Boutique, 699 Park Ave., or by contacting: or 271-7890.

“Step it up for a Cure” indoor 5K, Sunday, November 7

Bring your family and friends to run or walk this indoor 5K and support pancreatic research at the Wilmot Cancer Center. Download your registration form and collect sponsorships!  Go to

CollectorFest Monthly, Sunday, November 7

Meet Rochester Red Wing Baseball Greats Joe Altobelli and Johnny Antonelli at this special showcase of this monthly sports memorabilia show.  The show is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with Altobelli and Antonelli signing autographs from 1 to 2:30 pm.  All autograph proceeds will benefit the Wilmot Cancer Center.  For more information, visit