Charity Shopping Event at World World Goods
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Charity Shopping Event at World World Goods

Support the Conservancy with this easy fundraising opportunity! Find gifts for birthdays, the holidays, or for yourself!  15% of your purchase will be donated to the Conservancy. Invite your family and friends!

All items at One World Goods are made by artisans and producers from around the world and the USA. Expect to find handmade greeting cards, wrapping paper, semi-precious jewelry, warm knit goods including: hats, mittens, scarves, and sweaters, block printed tablecloths, unique clothing: including dresses, jackets and blouses, holiday ornaments and decor, home decor, fair trade coffee, tea and chocolate, and so much more!

You'll find unique items made in Kenya, Nepal, Columbia, Vietnam, Russia, Swaziland, Guatemala, Thailand, Peru, Indonesia, West Bank, Ghana, Rochester, NY, and more.

One World Goods is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the social and economic conditions of artisans around the world through fair trade by providing a marketplace for their products and increasing awareness of global poverty and economic injustice.

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Story Time and Nature Walk for Families
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Story Time and Nature Walk for Families

  • 180 Reservoir Avenue Rochester, NY, 14620 United States (map)
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Join us and Miss Sarah from the Frederick Douglass Community Library for story time and a nature walk in Highland Park. The focus will be on oak trees and animals in the park. We will meet in Poet’s Garden (across the street from the Lamberton Conservatory) for story time and then go for a fun walk. Bring a blanket and a snack. For all ages, no registration required. This program is weather permitting, and story time will be in the library (971 South Avenue) if it is raining.

 

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Pruning Demonstration
Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Pruning Demonstration

  • Pansy Bed near the Intersection of Highland Avenue and South Goodman Street (map)
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Join Monroe County Parks Superintendent of Horticulture, Mark Quinn, and Horticultural Interpreter, Noelle Nagel, as they demonstrate how to prune and care for lilac bushes, and other shrubs and trees. Open to the public and free of charge.

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Orientation for Volunteer Park Weeders
May
2
6:30 PM18:30

Orientation for Volunteer Park Weeders

  • 180 Reservoir Avenue Rochester, NY, 14620 United States (map)
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Interested in helping to keep Highland Park looking its best? Come learn how you can join our group of dedicated volunteers who lend a helping hand by weeding and mulching in the Park. Volunteers must attend the annual orientation session to participate in this program. All are welcome; no previous experience is necessary. 

 

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Annual Meeting & Talk - Nature As Therapy
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Annual Meeting & Talk - Nature As Therapy

  • 171 Reservoir Avenue Rochester, NY, 14620 United States (map)
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After the business portion of the meeting, Sue R. Steele, a registered Landscape Architect with over 10 years experience, will provide a presentation on the therapeutic benefits of connecting with the outdoors. Her talk is entitled, "Nature as Therapy: How Contact with the Natural Environment Can Improve Your Health and Well-being."  Open to the public.

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