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Local Calendar of Events

There's a lot going on in this family-friendly city we live in, and the options can be overwhelming. So every week, we pick our not-to-miss events.


More Great Places to Check Out

  • Franklin Hinchey Historical House and Park

    5 Historical Homes to Visit in Rochester

    What were homes in Rochester like years ago? Many well-known homes have been preserved and are available for you and your family and friends to tour. Dating back to the early 20th Century, these homes depict how people lived. more

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  • Underground Railroad

    Onondaga Historical Association, Syracuse

    Take a Virtual Tour of the Underground Railroad

    The Rochester area and the local churches have a rich history and had played a significant role in the fight for freedom. To learn more about the history of the Underground Railroad take your family on a virtual tour or visit some of the stops. more

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    Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester

    5 Places to Learn About Birds

    Watching and learning about birds can be a fun family hobby. Whether you go on bird watching tours in the Greater Rochester area or simply watch them from your windows at home, you'll find birds to be enchanting and beautiful! more

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    Places to Celebrate Trains and Railroads

    Railroading is a fascinating subject – November is National Model Railroad Month so now is the perfect time to take a ride on a train or visit one of our area's many train museums. more

  • Dryden The Secret Garden

    Dryden Theatre, Rochester

    5 Movie Theaters that Offer More

    Movies theaters that offer more for your family in the Rochester area. more

  • Rochester Museum & Science Center RMSC

    Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester

    5 Cultural and Unique Places for Learning

    Education and learning does not have to be boring here in the Rochester area. Visit these places to experience the fun of learning. more

  • area libraries

    Libraries offer Storytimes and More

    Many of the Greater Rochester libraries offer free programs matched to the typical attention spans and developmental levels of different ages of children. These programs incorporate the early literacy skills and so much more. more

  • Mendon Ponds Park, Honeoye Falls

    Mendon Ponds Park, Honeoye Falls

    5 Parks Your Family Will Enjoy!

    Fun for free is what many of our Greater Rochester Area parks offer! Plan a day outside; pack a lunch, bring your outdoor toys and spend some time together enjoying a day at the park and embracing nature. more

  • Ganondagan Hiking Trail

    Ganondagan State Historic Site, Victor

    5 Places for Outdoor Fun

    It doesn't matter if the weather is cold, warm or hot, families love to be outside. Here are some interesting places to enjoy the great outdoors in the Rochester area. more

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    Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, Hammondsport

    6 Places to See Things That Fly!

    From the beginning of time, things that fly have captured our attention. From butterflies to spacecraft and everything in-between, things that fly are amazing!. Here are some places you and your family can go to see...things that fly more

  • RMSC Science

    Rochester Museum and Science Center, Rochester

    5 Places to Have Fun with Science

    Learning about science, how things work and why, can be an exciting family adventure. Here are five places from Rochester to Buffalo and more to experience the fun of learning about science. more

  • Lollypop Farm

    Courtesy of Lollypop Farm, Fairport

    5 Places to Have Fun for Under $5

    Here are places to take the kids that are inexpensive, $5 or less per person! Having fun doesn't have to break the bank, so think outside the box and explore the possibilities! more

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    Lollypop Farm, Fairport

    5 Places to Volunteer in the Rochester Area

    Volunteering your time is one of the best ways to help a non-profit organization. There are so many places that need your help locally. more

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    Lollypop Farm, Fairport

    6 Local Places to Adopt a Pet

    Pet adoption is becoming the preferred way for families to add a pet to their family. Many adoption centers will help you pick out a pet that is suitable for your family and offer you advice about caring for and training your new pet. more

  • Area Museums

    Area Museums - Family Fun and More

    Your area museums offer more than an educational experience, they offer you and your family a fun environment where learning takes place. Don't miss out on these wonderful ongoing attractions and exhibits. Visit your local museum today! more