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Canandaigua Events

* The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at the Ontario County Human Resource Office on May 29th from 9 am to 3 pm. Appointments are accepted but not required. Call (585) 394-2260 for additional information. * The Center for Sustainable Living presents an educational series, “Living Lightly on the Earth”. The next program in the series will be, Building Community Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture Through the Eyes of Consumer and Farmer on May 29th from 7 to 9 pm. The event will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Cooley Road in Canandaigua. A suggested donation of $5 to $10 will be accepted at the door. Call (585) 385-1502 for additional information. * A workshop, “Balancing Life Roles” will be conducted by Lifespan’s Women in Transition Services at the Ontario County Department of Workforce Development Office in Hopewell. The workshop will take place from 9:30 to 11 am on May 30th. For further information, call (585) 396-4020. * The American Red Cross office on North Main Street in Canandaigua will be offering a “CPR for the Professional Rescuer Review” class on May 30th. The fee for the class is $25, and a pocket mask is required. For more information, or to register, call (585) 394-2260. * In honor of the issuance of the Purple Heart Stamp, the Farmington Post Office is hosting a community celebration on May 30th at 10 am. Senator Mike Nozzolio and Assemblyman Joseph Errigo will be among those attending. Call (585) 398-2708 for additional information. * The Rochester Amateur Radio Association invites the public to the Rochester Hamfest and Computer Show on May 30th from 12 noon to 5:30 pm, May 31st from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm and June 1st from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Dome Center in Rochester. More than 5000 amateur radio enthusiasts are expected to attend. The event will feature exhibits of the most up to date radio communications equipment, computer equipment, a flea market, and program on radio operation. Call (585) 424-1100 for more information. * Doc and Katie Abraham will present a program on container gardening at Sonnenberg Gardens in Canandaigua on May 31st at 2 pm. Admission is free, but reservations are suggested. Call (585) 394-4922 for more information. * The Middlesex Hose Company will be holding an all-you-can-eat Roast Beef Supper on May 31st from 4 to 8 pm. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Takeouts will also be available. For additional information, call (585) 554-3434. * “The Shock and Awe Sci-Fi Road Show” will be held at the Rochester Museum and Science Center on May 31st from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Actors Robert Picardo, Ethan Philips, Peter Mayhew, and Robin Curtis and real-life astronaut Rick Searfoss will be celebrity guests. Admission is $15 per person, and group and family discounts are available. For more information, call (913) 441-9405. * The Annual Canandaigua Lake Trout Derby will be held on May 31st and June 1st. The event will benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times, and Mercy Flight Central. The entry fee is $12. Cash prizes will be awarded. Call (585) 373-9657 for additional information. * Area motorcycle enthusiasts will gather at Harv’s Harley-Davidson on Kittering Road in Macedon on June 1st at 12 noon to ride together in a parade to Mercy Flight Central’s base in Canandaigua. Lunch is being provided by Colby’s Pig Roast Catering, and will be set up at Mercy Flight Central. The cost is $20 per bike. For more information, call (585) 396-0584.

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