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December 2016

RYP Community Development: Holiday Tour of the George Eastman Museum

December 10, 2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
George Eastman Museum, 900 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Join RYP for a special holiday tour of the George Eastman Museum and the museum’s featured exhibits! Get in the holiday spirit as our guide takes us through the historic, festively decorated mansion and provides insight on the life and legacy of George Eastman. We will then enjoy a tour of the featured exhibits. About the exhibits: – Sweet Creations: This annual display features dozens of cleverly designed and deliciously decorated gingerbread houses, all of which are available for purchase…

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January 2017

RYP Community Development: Painting High Falls

January 9 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Painting With a Twist – Henrietta, 3159 Winton Road S
Rochester, NY 14623 United States

Join RYP for a night at ‘Painting With a Twist’ as we create a new perspective of High Falls – your own! You will paint a canvas of High Falls that is yours to keep! Bring friends, wine or beer to enjoy, and – skilled at painting or not – you’ll have a blast and leave with your own unique painting. Seriously – you do not need to know how to paint! Tickets are discounted to $25 for the 2-hour event…

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March 2017

RYP Community Development: ‘City of Joy’ Film Screening

March 8 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Little Theatre, 240 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14604 United States

March is Women’s History Month. We’re excited to support the Women’s History Month Film Series at The Little Theatre. Join RYP on Wednesday, March 8th for a drink, a film, and a discussion. This is a tough and powerful film. ‘City of Joy tells the story of the first class of girls at a remarkable center in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It tells of the visionaries who imagined a revolutionary place where women who have suffered horrific rape and abuse, learn…

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April 2017

RYP Community Development: The Music of David Bowie

April 7 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kodak Center for Performing Arts, 200 W. Ridge Road
Rochester, NY 14615 United States

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra performs the music of David Bowie. Really! The genius of David Bowie’s innovative range of musical styles influenced multiple generations of groundbreaking music. Now, hear his iconic music performed as never before with the RPO, a full rock band and a front man known as the world’s leading David Bowie impersonator. This is a symphonic odyssey that pays tribute to the legendary musician and epic storyteller! This amazing show will be coming to the Kodak Center for…

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RYP Community Development: Heart Walk & Run

April 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Frontier Field, 333 Plymouth Avenue N
Rochester, NY 14608 United States

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s number 1 and number 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates an environment that’s fun and rewarding for the entire family. Rochester Young Professionals have created a team to walk together. Many lives have been touched by heart disease and we invite you to join our team on April 22nd…

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May 2017

RYP Community Development: Conscious Business Summit

May 2 7:30 am - 1:30 pm
Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY United States

It has been shown that businesses with a higher purpose (beyond just making profits) and that balance the needs of all stakeholders (customers, employees, suppliers, community, environment) rather than prioritizing stockholders, paradoxically end up making more money in the long term.  In fact, research from the book Firms of Endearment showed that these companies beat the S&P500 by 8x over 10 years! How do you go about building a company like this?  Join RYP and Conscious Capitalism ROC to hear from business leaders pioneering…

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RYP Community Development: Cinco de Rhino

May 5 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621 United States

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an evening of rhino conservation, live music, craft brews, and all that the Seneca Park Zoo has to offer! And take advantage of a special discount code for RYP members!

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June 2017

RYP Community Development: Imagine Living Here

June 1 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Democrat & Chronicle, 235 E. Main Street

On this self-guided tour go inside downtown Rochester properties that are geared toward young professionals like you! You will venture into apartments and other cool spaces, and your hosts will answer any questions you have about living here. Pick up your Imagine Living Here map between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Democrat & Chronicle, 245 E. Main St., and then choose your own path through downtown. The properties will close at 9 p.m. Buildings to visit include: Sibley Square…

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$45 - $60

RYP Community Development – Re: Generation w/Rochester Chamber

June 15 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY United States

Join the Rochester Chamber of Commerce and RYP for a half-day conference on empowering young professionals in our city!

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RYP Community Development: South Wedge Bike Tour

June 20 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Genesee Valley Park, 131 Elmwood Ave

Explore the South Wedge neighborhood’s natural and built environments on this 11-mile paved trail ride. Bring your bike and helmet and meet us at the Genesee Valley Park pool parking lot. We’ll have a guided ride along the Genesee Riverway Trail and travel in the bike lane on South Avenue in the South Wedge. Whether ‘The Wedge’ is home to you, or perhaps a neighborhood you’re curious about moving into. This tour will showcase the new housing and businesses that are giving this neighborhood…

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