Community Events

Getting to 50/50 Day

Join us for the second annual 50/50 Day and the greater #GettingTo5050 Movement on Thursday, April 26  from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Over 20,000 organizations, companies, schools, museums, libraries, and homes – anywhere people already gather – will join a global conversation about what it will take to get to a more gender-balanced world. Groupes will watch a 20-minute film, “50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women + Power.” After the film, four women who are leaders in our community with share a moment they chose to lead or a piece of advice. More information here.

Baroque and Blues Concert and Wine Tasting

Baroque and Blues features classical music performed by small groups of musicians and a wine tasting. Join us on Sunday, April 29 at 4 pm (pre-concert talk with Artistic Directors begins at 3:30 pm), and travel through time examining the masters of the Baroque period through the eyes of composers from different centuries. Get tickets here.

Cinco de Rhino at Seneca Park Zoo

Cinco de Rhino is a celebration of craft beer and cider, all in the name of rhino conservation.  On Saturday, May 5 at 5:30 pm, enjoy tastings from a dozen national craft breweries and cider distillers, light appetizers, and Animal experiences including a Rhino Keeper talk.  Top off the night by taking a chance at winning rhino-themed prizes, including a behind-the-scenes meet-and-greet with the Zoo’s southern white rhinoceros. Use code: RYPCINCO5 and receive $5 off your ticket. Get tickets here.

Penfield Symphony Orchestra: “A Little Russian”

Penfield Symphony Orchestra’s fourth concert of its 62nd Season, “A Little Russian,” sponsored by Harris Beach PLLC, will take place on May 7th, 2018, at 7:30 pm, featuring works by famous Russian composers Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky.

This concert will also feature Jacqueline Hager, the outstanding winner of our 2018 Jo Amish Young Artist Competition, playing the first movement of Dvorak’s gorgeous Cello ConcertoGet tickets here. 

Mr. Excel – Bill Jelen, Tuesday June 5th, 2018

Bill Jelen is the host of MrExcel.com and the author of 43 books about Microsoft Excel including Excel Gurus Gone Wild, Pivot Table Data Crunching, and Power Pivot Alchemy. He has made over 80 guest appearances on TV’s Call for Help with Leo Laporte and was voted guest of the year on the Computer America radio show.

Morning session (8:15 – 11:45 4 CPE – includes continental breakfast): Power Excel –  Learn cool secrets and tricks lurking on the Data menu. Learn the ins and outs of Pivot Tables (from the guy who wrote the book on pivot tables!). Create slick charts in a single button click. Add thousands of subtotals in seconds. Participants in the session will receive a copy of Jelen’s book, Learn Excel 2007-2010 from Mr. Excel which is comprised of 512 questions and solutions posed to him during his seminars.

Afternoon session (12:55 – 4:15 4 CPE – includes lunch and second book): Advanced Data Analysis – This class will go into more details about pivot tables. Learn how to take poorly formatted data and convert it to data suitable for pivot tables. Understand new tools such as Power Pivot, Power View and Power Map, and so much more!

Limited seating available… don’t delay… early bird rates expire May 1st or when all available tickets have been sold.  Full price tickets will be sold after May 1st if available. Get tickets here.

Flower City Comic Con

Come to Flower City Comic Con at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, June 9-10, for a mix of special guests, cosplay, live wrestling, artists, vendors, discussion panels, presentations, and a lot more! Save $3 on pre-sale adult admission prices using promo code RYPSave3! Get tickets here.