The Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester nourishes the local community with cultural enrichment and diverse programming that promotes health, fosters a love of learning, and offers opportunities to socialize for Jewish and non-Jewish people of all ages. The Center provides health and fitness programs for people of all ages complemented by wellness services such as expert nutrition workshops. The Center also serves as an educational resource, with classes such as new-parent programs that prepare couples for the responsibilities and complex explanations of the solar system that babies demand. The Center?s camps cater to youth of all ages with traditional summer activities such as swimming.
Led by head coach Jesse Myers, who made several significant player acquisitions before the season, the Rochester Rhinos look to ramp up their scoring prowess for 2012. A member of the USL Pro league, the team incites cheers from loyal fans and whimpers from jostled gophers when playing on its home pitch at Sahlen's Stadium.
A recent addition to the Women’s Professional Soccer league, the Western New York Flash continues its inaugural season with upcoming games against the Boston Breakers, magicJack’s Washington Freedom, Sky Blue FC, and Philadelphia Independence. Led by five-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta Vieira da Silva, the Flash thrills onlookers while leaving opponents with sore shins, grass-stained uniforms, and a dim recollection of seeing soccer balls propelled by lightning bolts. With seven games to choose from, fans will have ample opportunity to cheer on a roster of local and international players, including goalkeeper Ashleigh Bowers, defender Candace Chapman, and forward Christine Sinclair. This deal lands sphere enthusiasts two or four premium-level tickets (an $18 value per ticket) at Sahlen Stadium, allowing for clear views of every fingertip save by the goalkeepers, precise pass by the forwards, and diving headers by overzealous fans.
Blackfriars Theatre is a mid-sized professional theatre that has entertained audiences for over 60 years in downtown Rochester, New York. Our mission has been to provide the best possible showcase for actors and actresses, theater artists and technicians
As Rochester’s improv-comedy source, Village Idiots offers affordable amusement and crash courses in the art of extemporaneous entertainment. The 12-hour beginner’s class instructs aspiring court jesters on how to effortlessly identify their comedic strengths and weaknesses through a series of funny-bone building exercises. Cast off the humor-hindering shackles of self-restraint and learn to find success through hilarious trial and error. Spontaneity is invariably stimulated in these classes, which work like inhibition-impairing electrodes that dull the senses and invite onlookers to chortle recklessly.
For more than 30 years, Barry Manilow has romanced the airwaves and the hearts of millions worldwide with his ethereal melodies, relentless showmanship, and touching sincerity. With his ageless, silky voice, Barry’s continues to tug the heartstrings of boomers and bloomers with his timeless tunes, including “Mandy,” “Copacabana (At The Copa),” and “Could It Be Magic.” For this very special Florida visit, the magnanimous Bank Atlantic Center is proud to host Barry Manilow along with his razzling, dazzling cast and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.