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Children's Hospital Events

Golisano Children’s Hospital hosts a wide array of annual events to support the children we care for.
For information call (585) 273-5948.

February 23

Roberts Wesleyan Men's and Women's Basketball Game

Basketball fans will gather in the Voller Athletic Center at Roberts Wesleyan College. Proceeds from the game will be given to the "Onnie Wells Child Life Fund" in support of "Onnie Wells Child Life Activity Room,"located in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Golisano Children's Hospital. Women tip off against the University of the District of Columbia at 2 p.m. with the men following at 4 p.m.

February 25

National Pancake Day at IHOP

Starting at 7:00 a.m. customers at the two Rochester locations – Irondequoit and Henrietta – will receive a free stack of buttermilk pancakes and will be encouraged to make a donation to Golisano Children’s Hospital. The project is a nationwide initiative.

March 28

Ugly Disco

Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Come get your groove on from 8:00 p.m. til 1:00 a.m. at this '70's celebration. The Ugly Disco is a night of fun that features live music, Twister, and more!
For more information, visit

March 28

Smile Dinner

Come visit us "Under the Sea!" We will have pizza, games, sweets and fun. All proceeds will benefit the Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Golisano Children's Hospital. The event runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Nazareth College Shults Center, 4245 East Ave, Rochester NY 14618. Tickets: $5.00 for children (3 - 8 years); $7.00 for adults; $20.00 for families of 4. For more information, contact Megan Tobin at

May 30

Stroll for Strong Kids & 5K Run

Animals and Sandy Strong - Safari Adventure

Stroll for Strong Kids & 5K Run

Join us on, May 30th for the annual Stroll for Strong Kids at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K Run at 10:30 a.m.
It will be a "Safari Adventure" in Genesee Valley Park, Rochester, NY 14623.

Save the Date:

  • August 29 - Fairport Music Festival
  • August 31 - Golisano Children's Hospital Golf Classic