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Have More Fun!

Use your Monroe County Library System card to borrow a VIP discounted museum pass to various local attractions such as the Rochester Museum & Science Center and Genesee Country Village & Museum! Find a list of participating venues in this brochure. VIP passes available at Henrietta Public Library have been generously provided for your enjoyment…

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Capture the Beauty of the Erie Canal

The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor has announced its 12th annual photo contest! Capture the beauty, history, people, and character of the canalway and take a shot at a spot in the 2018 Erie Canlway Calendar. The deadline to submit entries is August 31. Find helpful details at http://www.eriecanalway.org. Good luck!

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Because of Women Like Her

Are you inspired by strong and influential women? If you’re looking for a list of suggested reading about women, real or fictional, whose lives are full of courage, challenge, power, and excitement, the Monroe County Library System has compiled a selection of books in this booklist. Participate in the 2017 NYS Woman Suffrage Centennial by reading books…

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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 RocSuffrage.org.

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