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Do you want to see even more up-to-date events in Livingston County? Livingston Life now has a website with a full calendar of events which is updated daily! You can search events by date, category and location and view newsletter issues. There's even a blog that gives you more ideas for fun things to do. Check it out for yourself, and don't forget to spread the word!
 
Classes & Workshops

ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING BASICS TO GROW AND MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS
January 30, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Livingston County Chamber of Commerce  
 
In this seminar, presenters from EFPR Group will provide an overview of accounting and software options, bookkeeping and accounting basics, terminology, cash flow, and how all of this impacts your business and ability to manage and grow your operation.  
 
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WHAT IS A WATERSHED & OUR IMPACTS ON THE LAKE 
January 31, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Chip Holt Nature Center, Vitale Park

Join this discussion about how land use and nutrient flows impact Conesus Lake and can lead to excessive and unwanted plant growth. Best management practices will be shared that everyone can put into use. Free and open to the public. Seating is limited, pre-registration is recommended.

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WINTER DISCOVERY SERIES
Mount Morris Dam Visitor Center

THE PITTSBURGH SHAWMUT & NORTHERN RAILROAD: THEN AND NOW
February 3, 1 PM
The railroad may have existed between 1899 -1947, but much is still left today including some stations, Historical Society, and a museum with restored railroad cars.
 
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BICENTENNIAL ERIE CANAL CELEBRATION
February 10, 1 PM
Join Craig in commemorating two hundred years of the Erie Canal and learning about all of the incredible engineering, political, and cultural history.

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FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE
February 3, 9 AM - 1 PM
Gypsy Lane, Mount Morris
 
This voluntary course is offered to the residents of Livingston County to promote firearm safety. Courses are instructed by NYS DCJS Certified Firearms Instructors.
 
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CHINA TRIP INFO SESSION
February 5, 5:30 PM - 7 PM
Livingston County Chamber of Commerce

The Livingston County Chamber of Commerce has teamed with Citslinc International for a once in a lifetime China adventure. Travel dates are September 30 - October 9, 2018. An informational presentation will be held on February 5th at the Chamber office.

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WHAT'S NEXT FOR YOUR DOWNTOWN? THE RESULTS ARE IN! 
February 6, 6 PM - 9 PM
Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center    
 
In October Larisa Ortiz of Larisa Ortiz Associates visited Livingston County and met with groups from all of the County's downtown communities. Now the market research and analysis are done, so come hear the results and next steps for your community! This event is free but space is limited.   
 
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HOUR OF CODE
February 10 & 17, 10 AM - 12 PM
Wadsworth Library

Curious about coding? The Hour of Code is a global movement introducing kids to computer science, inspiring them to learn more, breaking stereotypes, and empowering them to solve challenging problems. In this workshop SUNY Geneseo students and staff will provide kids with a set of challenging activities that teach them valuable computational concepts.
 
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Parties & Contests
BARIOKART TOURNAMENT
January 31, 8 PM
Intermissions

Bring your bananas and watch out for turtle shells! Lake Beverage is bringing you a head to head Mario Kart Tournament on the Nintendo Switch. Top players will be given prizes and will face off with Idle Hour's top players on the big screen at the Riviera. There will be $2 Bud light drafts and $7 Bud Light pitchers, along with other specials.
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MARDI GRAS PARTY
February 10, 7 PM - 10:30 PM
Big Tree Inn
 
Come to the Big Tree Inn on February 10th,  for a Mardi Gras Party to benefit Teresa House. Delicious New Orleans style foods, music by The Genesee Johnny Trio, games of chance, live sweets auction. Masquerade attire encouraged, but not required.
 
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Family Fun Events 
 
FAMILY BOARD GAME NIGHT 
February 2, 5 PM - 7 PM 
Dansville Public Library 
 
Join Dansville Public Library for family board game night on Friday, February 2nd. There will be lots of games to play including, Clue, Monopoly, Scrabble, Candyland, and many more favorites!  Pizza and refreshments will also be provided!  This special program is a Chamber of Commerce First Friday Event and co-sponsored by the Friends of the Dansville Public Library.
 
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KIDS DRIVE-IN MOVIE
February 3, 10 AM - 12 PM
Dansville Public Library
 
Kids ages 3-6 years old create can decorate their own cardboard car, then "drive-in" and watch a movie. A light snack will be provided. 
 
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FAMILY FUN 
February 10, 2  PM - 4 PM 
Livonia Community Church

How about a fun family filled afternoon with board games, singing, and food? Games and refreshments will be provided. If you have a favorite family game, or snack feel free to bring and share. This is a great time to be with friends, make new friends, and of course laugh and have fun.

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Murder Mystery Dinners


DEER RUN WINERY 
February 3 & 10, March 10 & 17 
 
Come to Deer Run Winery for this live interactive Dinner Theater provided by the Mystery Game. Reservations include buffet, two glasses of wine and a keepsake wine glass.
 
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AVON INN
February 24, 6 PM - 10 PM
 
Looking for the perfect Valentine's gift? Come to the Avon Inn for an evening of food, drinks and fun as they host their first murder mystery dinner. Tickets include appetizers, served dinner, dessert and entertainment!  
 
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Tastings
 
APPRECIATION OF WINE
February 3, 5:30 PM - 7 PM
Makacademy
 
The New York Wine and Culinary Center will be presenting this class to introduce you to the 6 wine regions of New York State and their subtleties. You will learn how to properly taste the wines and what to look for when tasting them. This is an introductory class and future classes will build off of this one.
 
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VERTICAL RIESLING TASTING   
February 10, 1 PM & 3 PM 
Deer Run Winery
 
Sample and compare (4) vintages of Deer Run's award winning-Rieslings and learn from Scott, the winemaker, what techniques he used to develop different flavors in each of the vintages. Guests attending will also be able to sample the 2017 vintage, which has yet to be bottled! $20 includes wine samples and cheese and crackers.
 
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Treat Yourself

UPLIFTING CITRUS BODY BALM MAKE & TAKE PARTY
January 30, 6 PM - 7 PM
Body & Face by Kristin

Natural Moisturizers and uplifting essential oils come together in this delightful body balm, which boosts spirits and helps heal dry, winter-worn skin. Cost is $12 per person.
 
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YOGA & MEDITATION WORKSHOP
February 3, 10 AM - 2 PM
Genesee Valley Council on the Arts
 
Learn to use the basics of yoga & meditation to relieve stress and anxiety while gaining other mental and physical health benefits! This is for beginners and long time meditators. A light vegetarian lunch is included.
 
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MAKEUP & MIMOSAS
February 4, 10 AM - 11 AM
Body & Face by Kristin

Join Body & Face by Kristin for a fun, educational morning that will change the way you think about skincare and beauty!

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HONEY CINNAMON LIP SCRUB MAKE & TAKE
February 6, 6 PM - 7 PM
Body & Face by Kristin

Join doTERRA Wellness Advocate, Caitlin Gregg for an evening of making some goodies using essential oils! Never used essential oils before? That's okay! You'll learn  everything you need to know. Cost is $10 per person.
 
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Live Entertainment
STANLEY JORDAN
February 3, 7 PM
Geneseo Riviera
 
In a career that took flight in 1985 with commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a chameleonic musical persona of openness, imagination, versatility and maverick daring. Come see him live on February 3 at the Geneseo Riviera. General admission and table service tickets available.
 
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LIVE AT FANATICS PUB

February 2 - The Dungarees, 8 PM
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February 9 - Country Rain, 8 PM
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February 10 - Jeff Riales, 7 PM 
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February 11 - Trevor Lewington, 5 PM
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Musical Events at SUNY Geneseo


SOCKS IN THE FRYING PAN
February 3, 7 PM - 9 PM
Wadsworth Auditorium
 
Socks in the Frying Pan are a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around.  

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GENESEO STRING BAND SQUARE DANCE
February 3, 7 PM
MacVittie College Union Ballroom
  
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GENESEO WIND QUINTET  
February 4, 3 PM
Doty Recital Hall
 
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Craft Corner

FAIRY DOORS
February 3, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Dansville ArtWorks
  
Fairy Doors of Dansville is a fully accessible fairy door trail, free and fun for all ages. Using the fairy door trail map, search for all of the fairy doors in downtown Dansville. Come into Dansville ArtWorks on February 3 to make your own! $25 per person or $45 for two people; includes all supplies and instructions.

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VALENTINE'S THEMED PAINT & SIP
February 8, 6 PM - 8:30 PM
Fratelli's Restaurant

This is the perfect event to get you in the V-Day mood! Make it a whole night out and come early for Dinner at Fratelli's. Tickets are $35 and include a drink of your choice.
  
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JULIE'S WOOD-SIGN PAINTING PARTY
February 8, 6 PM - 8 PM
Genesee River Restaurant & Reception Center 
 
Come paint, eat, drink, laugh, and have fun! Make your own Wood-Sign for only $30 per person. All supplies included.
 
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COUPLES PAINT & SIP
February 9, 6:30 PM - 9 PM
Deer Run Winery
 
  Celebrate Valentine's with Deer Run Winery! Each ticket includes all of the supplies necessary for a couple to complete the Firefly Love painting set with step-by-step instruction. 2 glasses of wine or beer are also included!

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Art Gallery Opening Receptions
LUMINARIA EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION
January 31, 5 PM - 7 PM
Bertha V.B Lederer Gallery 
 
Come to the opening reception of the Luminaria Exhibit by Victor Davson on January 31 at SUNY Geneseo. The exhibit will be on display from January 31 - March 8.   
 
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JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION
February 2, 5 PM - 7 PM
Dansville ArtWorks

The opening reception of Dansville ArtWorks Juried Photography Exhibit will be on February 2 from 5 PM - 7 PM. Light refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display from February 1 - March 31.
 
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Call for Artists

SOLO EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITY
Livingston Arts

Are you an established artist looking for a new market to exhibit your work in?  Apply today for a chance at a solo exhibition in Livingston Art's Apartment 1 gallery! Applications due by February 2.

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GVCA MEMBERS EXHIBIT
Livingston Arts
 
GVCA members are invited to submit up to two pieces not previously exhibited in the member's exhibit. Registrations are due by February 6.

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Letchworth State Park
 
 

BLUE MOON NATURE SKI HIKE 
January 31 
Trailside Lodge 
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WINTER TREKS
February 1, 7 
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NATURE SNOWSHOE WALKS 
February 3, 10 
Humphrey Nature Center 
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WINTER LECTURE SERIES: SALAMANDERS, PEEPERS & POOLS 
February 4, 1 PM  
Humphrey Nature Center
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Did You Know About...
TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY
Saturday, February 3 
Take Your Child to the Library Day is an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library! Participate by stopping in to one of Livingston County's Libraries: 
 
AVON FREE LIBRARY
143 Genesee Street, Avon
 
Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM  
  
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BELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY
16 East Street, Nunda
 
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday: 12 PM - 8 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 1 PM
 
Click here for more information 
 
 
CALEDONIA LIBRARY
3108 Main Street, Caledonia
  
Hours of operation:
Monday: 2 PM-5:30 PM; 7 PM-9 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM-1 PM; 2 PM-5:30 PM
Thursday: 2 PM - 5:30 PM; 7 PM-9 PM
Friday: 2 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM-1 PM 
  
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DANSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
200 Main Street, Dansville
 
Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM
  
Click here for more information  
*Check out Kids Drive-in Movie under "Family Fun Events"
  
 
 
 
 
LIMA PUBLIC LIBRARY
1872 Genesee Street, Lima
 
Hours of operation:
Monday - Tuesday: 1 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 12 PM; 1 PM - 5 PM
Thursday: 1 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday: 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 12 PM
  
Click here for more information 
   
 
LIVONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
2 Washington Street, Livonia
  
Hours of operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM
  
Click here for more information 
 
  
 
MOUNT MORRIS LIBRARY
121 Main Street, Mount Morris
 
Hours of operation:
Monday: 2 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 12 PM; 2 PM - 8 PM
Thursday: 2 PM - 8 PM
Friday: 2 PM - 5 PM
Saturday: 11 AM - 3 PM
  
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WADSWORTH LIBRARY
24 Center Street, Geneseo
 
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday: 1:30 PM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 3 PM
  
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Cover photo taken by Larry Tetamore
Letchworth State Park photos taken by Keith Walters  
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