Theatre444 is proud to bring you The Vagina Monologues, with all proceeds to benefit Safe Harbors of the Finger Lakes. Eve Ensler wrote the first draft of the monologues in 1996 (there have been several revisions since) following interviews she conducted with 200 women about their views on sex, relationships, and violence against women. In an interview with Women.com, Ensler said that her fascination with vaginas began because of growing up in a violent society. “Women's empowerment is deeply
Lake to Lake Quilt Guild will hold our 2020 Quilt Show " Spring into Color - Hawaiian Style" on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11, 2020 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm both days at the Geneva Community Center, 160 Carter Rd, Geneva, NY 14456. Nancy Lee Chong, renowned Hawaiian Applique expert and former owner of Pacific Rim Quilts, will be our guest lecturer. She has two lectures scheduled; her Friday afternoon lecture will be "Hawaiian Appplique - History, Tradition, Superstitions" and Saturday
GENEVA -- Sarah Jane Gilmour passed away peacefully on January 10, 2020, in her own home, with her animals by her side, fullling her dream of living independently until the end of her life.
She leaves behind many friends and family, some who called her Sarah and some who called her Sally, but all of whom had richer lives because they knew her. Sally was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in her early 20’s. Despite the many obstacles this presented, Sarah responded
The Last Five Years...One Love, Two Stories
GENEVA -- Theatre444, with special support from Geneva Club Beverage, is proud to bring you the Finger Lakes Premiere of Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk Award Winning contemporary musical The Last Five Years. An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man tell
To Phelps And Back With Santa
GENEVA -- Saturday evoked images of earlier Geneva as Finger Lakes Railway passenger cars once again hit the rails between Geneva and Phelps. See video above.
It was the Annual Geneva Rotary Club Santa Train Saturday and the train cars sold out again as Santa and Mrs. Claus visited with families from throughout the Geneva area as the snow-covered countryside glided past the train windows.
Riders were also serenaded by the Geneva Interact Club, a junior Rotary Club
Seeking To Support Record Growth
GENEVA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva kicked off its Annual Campaign Friday with a special video and mailing amid a time of unprecedented growth for the organization.
"We've grown by almost 40 percent, year-over-year,'' said Chris Lavin, the Club's executive director. "That's great news, but it also means more staff, more food and more supplies. We're hoping the community responds.''
The club offers after-school services to more than 500 families across the
GENEVA -- The Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty leadership visited the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva recently and made a $500 donation to support the club's nutrition program.
The Culinary Bounty is a consortium of local farmers, chefs and other food-producers who are working to support local nutrition efforts and education in the Finger Lakes.
A recent surge in membership at the Boys & Girls Club has strained the club's budget for supplying healthy fruits and vegetables as pa
GENEVA – The Geneva Community Center will be working to give Geneva’s youngest children a new, safe play place all week long.
Starting Nov. 4, the center, located at 160 Carter Road, will be open for free to children and parents, age 0 to 4, each weekday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The center, in partnership with its owner, the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva, will be offering children and parents and guardians breakfast, books, gym games and music. Transportation t
A Ride On The Wild Side
PHELPS -- A new traffic circle has replaced a four-way stop sign along two rural roads outside Geneva, New York. Because everything new confuses someone, as a public service, GenevaNOW.com took a ride through to give local motorists a feel for this new driving challenge.
It can't be too hard. The British have done it for generations!
GENEVA -- The Boys & Girls Club of Geneva will host its 23rd Annual Dinner Oct. 17 at Club 86 and will honor Katie Flowers, Hobart and William Smith Colleges' director of Community Engagement and Service Learning.
Flowers has partnered with the club in creating its growing Summer University program and has helped create a robust Tutor Corps that delivers literally thousands of hours of mentoring and homework help to Geneva kids each year.
LISTEN HERE for a qui
Buy A Shirt, Help The Bahamas
GENEVA -- The members of the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva wanted to help one of the club's staffers, whose family was devastated by the recent hurricane in the Bahamas. They designed a great shirt and hoodie as part of the effort. Click here or on the image above to place your order today.
Chef And Farmer Bring New Veggies To Table
HIMROD -- Several months back Chef Brud Holland met with a Penn Yan area farmer and proposed a partnership:
The chef would supply unique seeds for vegetables developed specifically for Finger Lakes soils.
The Hoovers, a Mennonite Family west of Penn Yan would grow the vegetables.
And Holland would purchase them for his new restaurant on Seneca Lake in Himrod.
Fast forward a few months and the
Learning By Doing -- And Eating
GENEVA -- Two years ago the Sands Family Foundation and Lowe's helped the Geneva Boys & Girls Club redesign and improve its kitchen's teaching capacity. Since then, club members have been taking regular cooking classes and helping serve dinner each night to more than 90 members.
So when a group of 12 club members turned up at New York Kitchen in Canandaigua in August for a Culinary Camp, the resident chefs were a bit surprised.
"These kids are so advanced,'' Teac
GENEVA -- The new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges is sharing her experiences while getting to know her new job. Joyce Jacobsen is recording many of her first encounters with college and community leaders and publishing these via podcast. CLICK HERE or on the image above to listen to her discussion with Chris Lavin, a 1981 Hobart graduate and a former newspaper editor who is now working with the Boys & Girls Club of Geneva.
SENECA FALLS -- Theatre444 partners with Mynderse Academy Drama Club to present summer performances of the critically-acclaimed musical Pippin with start-times slated for 8 p.m. Thursday, August 1; Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 as well as an afternoon showtime at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 4 at the Mynderse Academy Auditorium, 105 Troy St. in Seneca Falls.
From the creative mind of Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is a four-time Tony Award winning musical in 2013, even earning the title of Best Mu
Seneca From Above
GENEVA -- A drone shot of Geneva's Lake Seneca by Jorge Torres.
HIMROD -- The new tavern at the Plum Point Lodge on Seneca is a relatively small space, but it has high ambitions.
Sit at the six seat wooden bar and, at first blush, it can seem to be a typical drinking spot. Take a closer look at the array of bottles behind the bar and the difference starts to emerge.
The usual suspects are missing.
No “Captain Morgan.’’ No “Malibu.’’ No array of Russian vodkas or foreign exotics. None of the collection of the big name brands that rule
Summer University Meeting Its Enrollment Goal
GENEVA -- Deadlines for signing up for Summer University at the Boys & Girls Club are approaching and the club has exceeded its goal for enrollment already.
But this broadcast from WEOS radio today explains that we will find a way to fund all the kids who need us.
CLICK HERE to hear the short broadcast.
YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE DIRECTLY ONLINE BY CLICKING HERE! $525 PAYS FOR A FULL FAMILY FOR THE ENTIRE SUMMER. ALL AMOUNTS HELP!
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