Outside the Snow is Falling and Events for Kids are Calling Yoo-Hoo

Cold Weather Gives Way to Family Fun that Benefits Golisano Children’s Hospital

December 11, 2009

Despite the cold weather, members of our community are showing the warmth in their hearts by holding several fundraising events for Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. These events are great for the whole family and support a very worthy cause, so get on board and support our region’s only children’s hospital!

Dec. 13, Cinderella’s Enchanted Holiday Party, Performing Arts Center at Nazareth College. Following Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 2 p.m. production of “Cinderella”, at 3:30 p.m. children are invited to celebrate the holidays with Cinderella and her friends. The event includes fun photo opportunities, special treats and much more! Reservations are $10 per child (12 and younger) and $12 per adult. Proceeds will benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital, Better Day Buddies and Rochester Children’s Theatre. For more information, please call (585) 389-2170.

Dec. 13, Nutcracker on Ice, ESL Sports Centre. Enjoy this holiday classic on ice, which begins at 2:30 p.m., followed by an open skate. Advance tickets are $8 for adults and kids 9 older and $5 for children (8 and younger). Tickets will be $10 and $7, respectively, at the door. The open skate is $5 per person. (Skate rental is not included.) For more information, call ESL at (585) 424-4625. 

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Dec. 18, 9th annual Rainbow Classic, University of Rochester Palestra. The Pittsford Mendon and Pittsford Sutherland High School basketball games will duke it out in their annual rivalry games to benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital. This award-winning fundraiser is held in memory of Katelyn Pasley and Ryan McCluski. The girls’ game will start at 6 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow. For more information, call the Pittsford School District Athletic Department at (585) 218-1062.

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