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Community Events

Posting policy: The Town of Richmond accepts submissions for events that are organized and hosted through a nonprofit organization or governmental entity; and which take place in the Town of Richmond, or relate to services and resources that directly impact residents. To submit a posting, email our Webmaster with all information listed in the format below. Submissions must be made at least 7 days in advance of the event.

 

Home for the Holidays

Get ready for a Honeoye Christmas!

 

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 5 to 7:30 PM

 

Honeoye's Community Tree Lighting at the Town Gazebo


Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us for Honeoye's annual community tree lighting. Enjoy caroling with the Honeoye Community Players Ladies Choir and a tree lighting by Jane Barnard and family. Kids can visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and enjoy personalized cookies and North Pole cocoa from Mrs. Claus. Bring your letters for Santa.

 

Location: Town Gazebo, 8690 Main Street, Honeoye NY, 14471. Sponsored by the Honeoye Coalition, Town of Richmond and the Richmond Volunteer Fire Department.

 

 

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 9:30 AM to Noon

 
34th Annual Children's Holiday Bazaar 

 
The Children's Holiday Bazaar is an opportunity for children to shop and purchase holiday gifts at a very reasonable price. Elf helpers will be available to help little shoppers find gifts for that special someone. Adults are encouraged to bring their child, a list of people to shop for and an envelope of money to spend. Gifts are very inexpensive and gift wrapping is free! Shoppers can also visit with Mr. & Mrs. Claus,  enjoy treats from our Sweet Shop and check out our silent auction (items now on display at the Honeoye Public Library – stop in and make your bid). 

 

Come make a day of it...bring a friend, bring the family! Kids shop from 9:30 to 10:30 AM with the help of elves. Shopping is open to the community from 10:30 AM to noon. Proceeds benefit the Community Food Pantry & Honeoye Public Library. Volunteer elves and setup helpers needed to make this an awesome shopping experience for the kids!

 

Location: Honeoye Central School Cafeteria, 8528 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471. For more information, contact the Honeoye Public Library at (585) 229-5020.

 


 

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 
Holiday Babysitting at Honeoye Central School  

 
Do you need to get some Christmas shopping done? Bring your Kindergarten - 5th grade child to Honeoye Central anytime between 11 am and 5 pm. Bring a packed lunch. We will do fun activities including making Christmas cards, decorating cookies, fun games in the gym, story time, crafts and singing Christmas carols.

 

This is a special fundraiser for the Class of 2021. Price is $10 per child, or $15 per family. 

 

Location: Honeoye Central School (Elementary Entrance), 8528 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471. For any allergy or other health-related issues, please contact cadams@honeoye.org.

 


 

Through December 22nd, 2017

 

5th Annual "Light Up Honeoye"


Celebrate the holiday season by decorating your business or residence with festive lights and decor, and win a prize! Be creative and show your unique artistry with a beautiful window display. Prizes will be awarded for:

 

  • White Christmas (All white)
  • Christmas Spirit (Color)
  • Most Captivating

 

Judging will take place December 21st, with winners announced on December 22nd. Town tree lighting is on November 30th – plan your decor to coincide accordingly! To enter, download an application and drop off at the red box at the Richmond Town Hall.

 

Location: Qualifying locations must be within the boundaries of the Town of Richmond & the Honeoye Central School District. Return contest entry forms to the Richmond Town Hall, 8690 Main Street, Honeoye NY, 14471.

 

 


 

 

Other Events

 

 

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 8 AM to 2 PM

 

Ontario County E-Waste Collection Day

 

This event is free and open to residents of Ontario County ONLY. Only residentially generated electronics will be accepted (no businesses). Accepted materials include computers and peripherals, televisions and small electronic equipment such as VCRs, game consoles and cell phones. Small appliances, batteries and hazardous waste are NOT accepted. Learn more.

 

Pre-registration and proof of residency is required, with this event limited to the first 600 residents. To pre-register, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at (585) 3977, ext 427. 

 

Location: Town of Bristol Highway Garage, 6740 County Road 32, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Organized by the Towns of Bristol, East Bloomfield and West Bloomfield through funding provided from the Environmental Protection Fund, as administrated by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

 


 

 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11 AM

 

Beating the Holiday Blues - SALT Council Presentation 

 

The holiday season can be a tough time. Join Lilah Crelley, Supervising Social Worker at Ontario County Mental Health, for tips on beating the holiday blues. Presented by the SALT Council (Seniors And Lawmen Together), a committee of local senior citizens and representatives from the Ontario County Sheriff's Department, the Canandaigua Police Department, Quail Summit and the Ontario County Office for the Aging who educate the community on senior health and safety issues.

 

Location: Quail Summit, 5102 Parrish Street Extension, Canandaigua NY, 14424. For more information, contact the Ontario County Office for the Aging at (585) 396-4040.

 


 

Tuesday, January 16, 2017 - 9 AM

 

Winter Driving Safety - SALT Council Presentation


Join the Ontario County Sheriff's Department at Eastview Mall for tips on driving safely during winter conditions. Presented by the SALT Council (Seniors And Lawmen Together), a committee of local senior citizens and representatives from the Ontario County Sheriff's Department, the Canandaigua Police Department, Quail Summit and the Ontario County Office for the Aging who educate the community on senior health and safety issues.

 

Location: Eastview Mall, 7979 Pittsford-Victor Road (Route 96), Victor NY, 14564. For more information, contact the Ontario County Office for the Aging at (585) 396-4040.

 


 

Ongoing Events

Every Tuesday and Thursday, noon  

 
Honeoye Senior Community Dining

 
Sponsored by the Ontario County Office for the Aging, this program invites seniors 60 years of age or older to come together for a delicious, nutritious meal and friendly conversation. Meals are available at no charge for seniors (a suggested donation of $3.50 covers the cost of the meal). Meal reservations must be made 24 hours in advance. Learn more.

 

Location: United Church of Christ, 8758 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471. For more information and to reserve meals, contact the Ontario County Office of the Aging at (585) 396-4196.

 


 

1st Monday of each month, 4 PM 'til gone

 
Ladies' Auxiliary Dinner at the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion

 
Open to members and guests.

 

Location: Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Post 1278, 1278 West Lake Road, Honeoye NY 14471. For more information, call the Legion at (585) 229-5969.

 


 

2nd Monday of each month, 10 AM - Noon

 
Community Crafting at the Honeoye Public Library
 

Sewing BasketDo you have any unfinished projects that you need help with? Join us! Bring your craft projects to the library and let's inspire one another.

 

Location: Honeoye Public Library, 8708 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471. For more info, call (585) 229-5020.

 


 

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month - 6 to 8 PM

 
Canadice Lake Writers' Group

 
New members are always welcome. 

 

Location: Honeoye Public Library, 8708 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471. For more information, contact the library at (585) 229-5020.

 


 

 

2nd Wednesday of each month, 7 to 8:30 PM 

 
Honeoye Public Library Trustee Meetings

 

Open to the public. Location: 8708 Main Street, Honeoye NY 14471. For more information, call the Honeoye Public Library at (585) 229-5020.

 


 
3rd Sunday of each month, 8:30 to 11:30 AM 

 
Community Breakfast at the Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion


Open to members and guests.

 

Location: Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Post 1278, 1278 West Lake Road, Honeoye NY 14471. For more information, call the Legion at (585) 229-5969.

 


 
 

Public Services

 

Honeoye Community Food Pantry

Located at the United Church of Christ at 8758 Main Street in Honeoye, this volunteer run food pantry is open to residents on two Saturdays per month, from 9 to 10:30 am. No income guidelines apply; however, those receiving food should bring a piece of mail verifying residence in the Honeoye Central School District. For more info, email honeoyefoodpantry@gmail.com or text (585) 721-0009. View the pantry schedule and learn more.

 

 

Ontario County SWCD Fish Stocking Program
A well-stocked pond can provide many recreational opportunities for your family. The Ontario County SWCD fish stocking program provides suitable species at a reasonable cost. Fish stocking sales are held each year in September and May; visit the OCSWCD's fish stocking page in early September or early April to place your order.
 
Note: The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation requires a farm fish pond license. See the DEC Farm Fish Pond License Application form.

 


 

Ontario County 911 Center Hyper-Reach - Community Sign-Up
To receive voice or text notifications of local emergencies or community alerts through your cellular phone, email and/or TDD, visit the Ontario County 9-1-1 Center Community Sign Up page.
 
Note: Ontario County's Hyper-Reach program will already call your home phone number(s) in the event of an emergency/community alert. You do NOT need to register your home phone number.

 


 

Free 911 Cell Phone
For a free 911 cell phone, contact the Ontario County Sheriff's Office at (585) 396-4569.
 


 

 

American Red Cross Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Opportunities

 

In partnership with New York State, the American Red Cross is offering free Citizen Preparedness Corps training sessions titled "Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to do When Disaster Strikes." Presentations can be scheduled any time and in nearly any setting. For more information about this training session, contact Marta Carrion in Disasters Services at (585) 241-4242 or at marta.carrion@redcross.org.