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Winter Fun Sledding

Communications Bureau, City of Rochester

With this recent huge snow fall in March, you are probably wondering where to take the kids to go sledding in the Greater Rochester area. Sledding can be one of the best activities on a snowy day for many reasons. more

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How do you make a good decision or form a sound opinion? For most adults, the answer is obvious. Find the best information you can from sources that have proved themselves to be reliable in the past. more

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In recent years, it's become clear that the advancement of women's rights can recede if we are not persistent, insistent, and assertive in championing them. One of the ways we remain a country of empowered women is by passing on what we have learned more

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Wickham Farms

Wickham Farms

Few things are more appealing than having the chance to get outdoors, meet some barnyard animals, and learn more about where the food on your table comes from. What better way to welcome spring than to pay a visit to one of Rochester’s local farms? more

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Spring and summer are the perfect time for families to hit the road and leave all of their responsibilities (and devices) behind! These day trip suggestions will take you to three different types of land conservation areas, more

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As 14 million children across the country head to day and overnight camps this summer, they'll return home with more than just a cute camp t-shirt. The summer camp experience can give kids an advantage in school and in life. more

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Nothing beats a spring or summer road trip! Sunny days are perfect to head west toward Buffalo and check out two of these great park discoveries. more

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GCVM Maple Sugaring

GCVM // Brian Nagel

The month of March is the time to enjoy the annual Maple Weekends (March 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th). More than 140 maple farms across New York State are inviting families to visit their farms and experience how maple sugar products are made. more

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Looking for what happens at the camp fair? Checkout our video more

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Whether you are single or a couple, it is important to think about your relationship in a special way on Valentine's Day. more

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WXXI, a trusted provider of educational media for children in the greater Rochester area, will launch WXXI Kids 24/7, a full-time PBS KIDS channel available on TV and via live streaming on digital platforms, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. more

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GVP Camp Fair

Rochester & Genesee Valley Parent, Rochester

Sunday, April 3. Come to the 22nd Annual Camp & Summer Activity Fair to learn about the best options for you child’s summer! Meet Camp Organizers, Counselors and Administrators in person. more

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Ring in the New Year by welcoming the newborns of 2017. You’ll find babies galore in the books below! more

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In 2015-16, YA and 134 teaching artists provided arts experiences for 186,213 students – delivering 261 performances, 2,617 workshops and residencies in 120 educational sites in 15 NYS counties. more

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Tips on how to support parents of children with special needs more

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According to the American Red Cross, just one pint of blood can save up to three lives. January is National Blood Donor month and the perfect time to start thinking about giving blood and/or plasma on a regular basis. more

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Choosing Community College

Images courtesy of Monroe Community College

Both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have publicly recognized the value of community colleges for young people. Why it may be a great choice for your child. more

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Honoring Black History

BLACK HERITAGE MONTH 2016, IMAGE COURTESY CITY OF ROCHESTER

Two well-known Rochesterians have generously shared their perspectives on the significance of black history for all Americans. more

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Bristol Mountain Ski

Bristol Mountain Ski Resort, Bristol

Winter activities can be a great way to stay fit and have fun! Here are some places you and your family can enjoy skiing and snowboarding all winter long. more

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Seneca Zoo - Penquins

Seneca Park Zoo // PHOTO BY CRYSTAL BRATCHER

January marks the start of a brand new year, so let's enjoy each and every day by celebrating these special and some unique holidays. more

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