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Trauma and Spirituality
September 6, 2014 10:30am – 12:00pm
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 350 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY

Presenters Precious Bedell and Phyllis Jackson will discuss how trauma can be managed by using different practices of spirituality, and strategies to help incarcerated families deal with having loved ones who are incarcerated.

Disney Showcase Concert & Party 
September 19, 2014, 6:30pm
Rochester Academy of Music & Arts

A fun Disney Concert Event, featuring songs, costumed characters, frozen custard, games, photo opportunities, & more. The event is free & open to the public.

Opportunity to Compete
September 20, 2014 10:30am – 12:00pm
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 350 Chili Ave., Rochester, NY

Presenter Mike Bleeg, ex-Coordinator Safer Monroe Area Reentry Team, will facilitate a discussion with groups who directly provide employment services to people in reentry, including information about work skills development, training and education, certificate of relief, linkage to employers, resume writing, job interviewing, and more.

The Perinatal Network of Monroe County, in collaboration with the Rochester Public Library, presents the “It’s My Future” workshop series.

Marital Arts America – Bully Proof Workshop for School-age Children
September 20, 2014, 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Webster, Brighton, and Penfield locations are offering this free workshop. Children will learn how to show a confident attitude in order to avoid being bullied, how to use "verbal karate" in dealing with a bully and what to do in a variety of bullying situations.

It's My Future: My Best Body, Tips for Healthy Eating
September 22, 2014 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Rochester Public Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium
115 South Ave., Rochester, NY

Perinatal Network Conference - Death by Zip Code NO MORE: How to Align Forces to Change the Health Trajectory of a City
September 23, 2014 8:30am – 4:30pm
Holiday Inn Airport, 911 Brooks Avenue, Rochester, NY  14624

This full-day conference will emphasize developing ways to improve alignment across sectors to improve the health of the community and thereby reduce infant mortality. The conference is free and open to the public, but you must register by following this link:

It's My Future: It's My Choice: STD/STI, HIV and Contraception Awareness
September 24, 2014 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Rochester Public Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium
115 South Ave., Rochester, NY

It's My Future: Dream Chasers: Planning for Your Future
September 25, 2014 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Rochester Public Library, Kate Gleason Auditorium
115 South Ave., Rochester, NY

“Punkin” Fest at Wickham Farms
Enjoy pumpkin chunkin', chainsaw wood carving, face painting, pumpkin painting & more!
Saturday, 09/27/2014, 10:30am - 3:30pm


Irondequoit Pediatrics Community "Ask the Pediatrician" Sessions
October 11, 2014 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Irondequoit Pediatrics
485 Titus Avenue, Suite F

A chance for parents, grandparents, and childcare providers to learn directly from pediatricians about various topics throughout the year. To sign up click the following link:

Free Fall and Halloween Events at Wickham Farms

  • Giant Pumpkin Carving October 19, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00 pm
  • Come in costume their Halloween event - October 26, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00 pm



Ongoing Events

Our Parenting Village
1815 S. Clinton Ave., Suite 630, Rochester, NY.

Village Parents Circle - A weekly drop-in group for parents
Every Friday from 10:30 am – 11:45 am

This is a time to come together and share in the joys and challenges of parenting. Each week is facilitated by professionals with expertise in parent-child relationships and infant/child development, and includes a theme for discussion, social time for children, and a healthy snack. Babies and young children ages birth to 3 are welcome to join, and there is some flexibility for older siblings to come along. The group is free and open to all.

*Coming in September: Weekend Village Parents Circle on Sunday mornings. See website for information and updates on time and location.

Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester
99 Victor Rd., Rochester, NY 14450

Animal Tales - Drop-In Story Time
Every Friday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Come listen to an animal themed story, learn about animal rescue, and meet the animals in the shelter and on the farm yard walk. Free and open to the public.

Monroe County Library System
Comprised of 12 city branches and 19 town branches offering free events for families every day. Please visit to following website to find events at the branch closest to you: