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The Birds and the Bees... and the Butterflies

Wouldn’t you love to see more butterflies and birds in your yard? Cornell Master Gardener John Nelson will explain how to attract them at the June 10 Saturday Morning Garden Seminar at the Hansen Nature Center. This fascinating program begins at 10am and is free and open to the public. Please call 359-7044 to reserve your seat. 

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The Captivating Sound of the West African Kora

Sean Gaskell will be here on June 8 to present a combined music and educational performance on the West African Kora, a 21 string harp. Between songs, he’ll talk about the Kora and his visits to the Gambia where he studied with master Kora players. The West African Kora is native to the Mandinka people of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea,…

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Discover What's Happening in Henrietta!

Jeremiah's, Town Center Apartments, recreational fires, electro-magnetic gate locks at the dog park, Henrietta's Bicentennial, the 2017 paving program, and so much more - happening right here in Henrietta! Learn all about it in the Spring 2017 issue of Henrietta Happenings and stay up-to-date with all the ways Henrietta is growing.

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Be My Neighbor Day at Central Library

WXXI Kids is hosting a day of free family fun on Saturday, June 3, at the Central Library! The kids and grandkids will love the hands-on learning activities and special visit from Daniel Tiger PBS KIDS Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood! Take your family to this fun event where they will have so much fun being encouraged to be good neighbors every…

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Celebrating the NYS Woman Suffrage Centennial

Be a part of history! Plan to attend the opening of an exhibition exploring Rochester's role in the woman suffrage and women's rights movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Central Library is hosting an opening reception on Friday, June 2 from 6-9pm. Discover more at

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Work for Henrietta's DPW!

Henrietta's Department of Public Works is seeking to fill several seasonal positions from now to October. Some of the job duties include lawn maintenance, cleaning town facilities, and assisting road maintenance crews. Hours are 7-3:30, Monday-Friday, and applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a valid Class D Driver's License. Preference will be given to Henrietta residents.…

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Memorial Day Weekend Hours

We will be closed from Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day, and will open again on Tuesday, May 30 at 10am. If you're interested in some related reading, check out one of these titles: The Harlem Hellfighters by Max Brooks, Laura Hillenbrand's UnbrokenRead More

Teen Book Festival 2017

Nazareth College is proud to present this year’s Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival (TBF) where teens can meet their favorite authors, as well as new ones. TBF 2017 features 28 authors including Renee Ahdieh, Charles Benoit, Don Calame, Ellen Hopkins, David Levithan, Terry Trueman, and Sandra Uwiringiyimana. Teens will be able to attend 4 author sessions as well as an…

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