Monday, February 3, 2014

February GHS Schedule / Events


Queen of Bremen - Sunday, February 9th  2:00 p.m. Greece Museum - The true story of an American child trapped in Germany during World War II  by Greece resident Marlies Adams DiFrate.

Annual Meeting - Tuesday, February 11th, 6:45 p.m. – There will be a short annual meeting at 6:45 p.m. prior to our Feb 11th program. If you are a member of the Greece Historical Society, please plan to arrive at 6:45 to hear a review of our budget, vote on new board members and candidates for the Endowment committee and hear our plans for the future.

Cycling the Erie Canal - with Justin Murphy and Annette Lein - Tuesday, February 11th, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Greece Town Hall.  Democrat & Chronicle staff writer Justin Murphy and videographer Annette Lein and about 600 fellow bicycle riders took a 400-mile trip along the Erie Canal in July 2013. The riders rode 40-60 miles a day, and Justin and Annette chronicled the trip, their fellow riders, people they met and animal life they observed along the way. If you’ve always wanted to take such a trip but haven’t been able, join us and relive Justin and Annette's eight day journey.  Public welcome. Reservations are not necessary. Greece Historical Society members free. A $2.00 donation is appreciated from others. 

Vintage Games Tournament - Wednesday, February 19th  12:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Greece Museum, 595 Long Pond Rd.  Children ages 8-13 are invited to come and test their gaming and competing skills playing games that have enthralled families for generations: Yahtzee and its forerunner Kismet, Sorry! and its forerunner Parcheesi, Chutes and Ladders, and DominoesReservations are required, call 225-7221 or 

Early Aviation in Rochester by Bill Sauers - Monday February 24th 7:00 p.m., Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave.  Learn about the first aeroplane flights in the Rochester area and other early aeronautical facts of this area. Included in the program will be the history of our current airport and stories about some of the characters who tried, or actually did fly those early aeroplanes. Registration begins February 10th.  Call the Chili Library at 585-889-2200 or go to


“Heroes in the Attic”– the Untold Story of Two Civil War Soldiers, by Dennis Bielewicz.  Tuesday, March 11, 7:00 p.m. Greece Town Hall

Tatting Demonstration by Mary Ellen Davie from “Midge’s Tatters.” Sunday, March 16, 2:00 p.m. Greece Museum  

“The Adventures of Sarah Bonesteel” by Babette Huber.  Tuesday, April 8, 7:00 p.m. Greece Town Hall

“American Songs: From the 1890’s to the Post-War Years” by Michael Lasser.  Tuesday, May 13, 7:00 p.m., Greece Town Hall

Strawberry & Dessert Tasting Festival June 16, Monday, June 16,  4:00p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 595 Long Pond Rd.

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