This week's newsletter features updates from local businesses, life and wellness articles & many new events. Plus a local gift certificate giveaway.
This week's newsletter features updates from local businesses and tons of local events with art, music, food and wine. There are also life and wellness articles: "Fascination with Horror Movies", "Painting a Room" and "Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumpling".
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The Thompson Health Guild is hosting its second annual pie sale, with pre-orders accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 3. Made by Special Touch Bakery in Rochester, the 10-inch pies are $16 apiece. There are nine varieties to choose from. For details and to order online, visit www.ThompsonHealth.com/Pie.
Pre-ordered pies may be picked up on Thursday, Nov. 18, between 4 and 6 p.m. at the pole barn behind F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua (enter the parking lot via The Thompson Way, a private drive off West Street).Proceeds will benefit the guild, which is the auxiliary for UR Medicine Thompson Health. The nonprofit fundraising organization has nearly 150 members, governed by a volunteer board of directors. The funds raised by the guild help the nonprofit health system expand its facilities, purchase needed equipment and offer helpful programs for patients, senior living residents, staff and community members.
For more information about the pie sale, call Nash Bock at (585) 519-1011.
Stroke Support Group Meets Via Zoom on Nov. 4
The regional Stroke Support Group hosted by UR Medicine Thompson Health will meet on Thursday, Nov. 4. The meeting will be held at 1 p.m., via Zoom, and will feature Dr. Elizabeth J. Santos, director of the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Memory Care Program and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. In addition to her medical degree, she holds a master’s in public health and is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She will be discussing memory as it relates to people who have experienced a stroke.
Biblio-Bop Dance Party - Sat, Oct 23 I 10:30-11:15AM
For preschoolers with an adult caregiver. We start with a fun story then dance together to favorite songs with scarves, shakers, and a bubble machine. Masks required for everyone.
Mary Ann Shadd Cary: Black Women and the Early Suffrage Movement - Sat, Oct 23 I 2:00PM
Mary Ann Shadd Cary was the first Black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper and one of the first Black female lawyers in the United States. Join Jane Rhodes, author and scholar from the University of Illinois, for a discussion of Cary and other early Black suffragists. This event is funded by Humanities NY and is sponsored by the 1816 Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse. Registration required for this virtual event.
Book Discussion - Mon, Oct 25 I 5:30PM
Read and discuss Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Register for Zoom link.
Open Tech Hours - Wednesdays I 3:00PM
Got a device giving you headaches? Bring it in along with your questions. First come, first served.
Bedtime Stories - Wednesdays I 7:00PM
Ages 3-7. Cozy up to a computer, tablet or phone for stories, songs and fun at home with Children's Librarian Mrs. Ferris. LIVE every week on Facebook.
Teen Game Night - Fri, Oct 29 I 6:30PM
Ages 11-18. Our Halloween-themed game night is gonna be spooky! Come dressed in costume for fun and frights. Registration is required.
Pursapalooza is Back!
Fabulous designer purses. Raffles to die for. A jewelry pop-up store. This is Pursapalooza 2021! Purchase a ticket for the Champagne Presale which guarantees early exclusive access to our online store. Only 50 tickets available!
This week's pic comes from Inspire Moore Winery located in Naples, NY. This is a beautiful scene, perfect with a feline friend to welcome guests.
Fascination with Horror Movies
With Halloween just around the corner, you will see an influx of promotions for new and old horror movies. They are scary and, like their name, horrible. For many people they are strangely attractive. Depending on the age of the film and the amount of gore, they can be a fun way to spend a rainy weekend night with a big bowl of popcorn. Read more.
Painting a Room
It can seem so easy to repaint the walls of a room. With some guidance and the correct tools, it is. Read More.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumpling
It is fall and the time we start craving hearty soups and stews. This is a classic favorite made simpler by using the slow cooker. Okay, the temperatures are more moderate and we don’t mind heating up the kitchen, but using a slow cooker means you have the ability to enjoy the big game with everyone else, plus serving and clean up are so much easier. Read More.