Saturday, June 1, 2013


First Friday Networking  Friday June 7th, Greece Chamber of Commerce morning.  7:30am – 8:30am, Greece Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd.  Register on-line at

Braddock Bay and its History.  Saturday June 8th, 2 p.m.  Greece Public Library.   Deana Ford and Anne Schnell from Braddock Bay Raptor Research will talk about the hawk count, banding, and education programs that help monitor the populations of our eastern raptors and promote their conservation.  Lee Strauss and Maureen Whalen will talk briefly about the general history of the Braddock Bay area.   No registration required.

GPAS Garden Market  Saturday June 15th9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. During the Greece Performing Arts Society’s Annual Garden Tour, the GPAS Garden Market will be held under the tent at the Greece Museum. Tickets are required for the actual garden tour, but the Garden Market is free to all. In addition to a plant sale, there will be 20 vendors with objects for sale including stained glass, jewelry, hats, purses, garden elements, etc.  There will be free lemonade and cookies, and live music for your shopping pleasure. The museum and museum gift shop will be open as well.

 “Sweet Sensations” Strawberry & Dessert Tasting Festival Fundraiser  Monday June 17th 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.   595 Long Pond Rd.  $6.00 ($3.00 children) includes dessert tastings from area establishments including; Tim Horton’s, Mel’s Diner, Fleming Point, Long Pond Family Restaurant, Legacy at Park Crescent, Tops Friendly Market and Unity Senior Living.  Hots and burgers available from Barton’s Parkside Hots.  Family entertainment by “Flyin Brian & Miss Understood”, DJ Music (4:00-5:00 p.m.), Arikata Martial Arts karate demonstration (5:00 – 5:30 p.m.), Music by Don Newcomb’s Band (6:00 -7:30 p.m.) Door prizes and Chinese raffle.  Displays by local organizations.  Special Buffalo Soldiers exhibit inside and Rochester Street Machines on the front lawn.  Free Parking on our lawn or at the Town Hall.  

Volunteers Needed for Annual Festival !!!! We need volunteers to help set-up, take-down, and direct parking, etc. If you can help please call 225-7221 or e-mail

“Toss Across” Game Needed The Education Committee is looking for a TOSS ACROSS game.  We would like to use it at our annual Strawberry Festival to be held on June 17th.  Please call Kathie Firkins at 621-2869 or e-mail her if you have one that you would like to donate or loan us for that day. 

“A Gentleman’s Country Estate” The history of the Yates-Thayer, Elm Tree Farm at 710 Latta Rd.  A new booklet by Marie Poinan about this famous property in Greece and the families that lived there, with over 75 illustrations.  Now available at the museum gift shop for $7.00


2nd Annual Community Garage Sale  Saturday, July 27th and 28th 10am-4pm , “One man’s junk is another man’s treasure” Join us for a fun community day. Grab a friend and rent a booth or come and search for treasures. If you would like to reserve a booth to sell your wares, contact Cyndie Shevlin (230-8218, call/text) or email:

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