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Rochester's South Wedge Neighborhood Social Network

SouthWedge.org was built on behalf of the South Wedge Planning Committee (SWPC) to empower South Wedge residents to connect and build a sustainable community through open dialog & local business promotion.

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Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event
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26th Annual Members Exhibition Opening at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

December 2, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
Thank you RoCo Members! This year, hundreds of regional and national artists are participating in this unique, Rochester tradition. Join us for the Opening Reception and Artwork Sale on December 2! The Days the Artists Spoke is a multi-day series of short, back-to-back talks; and a great opportunity to learn more about a wide range of different artists. Thank you for your continued support!See More
Nov 3
Pam Perkins posted a discussion

Started a New On Line Magazine Called ROC Metaphysical

Hi, wanted to let folks know I've started an on line magazine called ROC Metaphysical. It's focus is body, mind and spirit. I wanted a place where people can read…See More
Nov 3
Tracy L. Saville posted an event

It's a Wonderful Life in the South Wedge & A Handmade Holiday 2016 at Star Alley, The German House, and St. Bonafice Church

December 3, 2016 from 11am to 4pm
It's a Wonderful Life in the South Wedge“It’s a Wonderful Life in the South Wedge & A Handmade Holiday 2016”, an event produced by the Business Association of the South Wedge (BASWA) and the South Wedge, will be held on Saturday, December 3rd from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Star Alley, 662 South Avenue, in Rochester, NY. Local businesses will provide a beautifully decorated…See More
Oct 13
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event
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26th Annual Members Exhibition at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

December 2, 2016 at 6pm to January 15, 2017 at 5pm
Calling all artists: You’re invited to enter RoCo’s 26th Annual Members Exhibition! Last year, hundreds of regional and national artists participated in this unique, Rochester tradition. All entries will be exhibited and eligible for numerous cash awards. All media are welcome with maximum dimension of 36” x 36” x 36”. Artists may join or renew their membership at the time of drop-off. The Days the Artists Spoke is a multi-day series of short, back-to-back talks; and a great opportunity to…See More
Sep 30
Marcia Bornhurst Parkes posted an event

Music Educators - Register Now for Professional Development on Oct. 19th at Monroe BOCES 1 at Monroe BOCES 1 is located at 15 Linden Park, Rochester, NY, 14625.

October 19, 2016 from 4:15pm to 6:15pm
Wed., October 19th, 4:15 - 6:15 PM. Dinner will be served.2 Units of Professional Development may be earned.Topic: “Engagement and Service-Learning through Music”Presenter: Dr. Marcia Bornhurst Parkes - http://www.linkedin.com/in/mbparkesFor more information and to register, please go to:…See More
Sep 29
Marcia Bornhurst Parkes posted a discussion

Thank you, SouthWedge for Supporting the Saint Anne Church Next to New Sale

Saint Anne Church, located at 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue, is grateful to the greater Rochester community, especially residents in the SouthWedge Neighborhood, for supporting its annual Next to New Sale, which began many years ago by the Rosary Society. Donations, including treasures from those who were downsizing, were graciously given, and delighted shoppers, from families with small children to college students and others, found clean, useful items at fair prices. Proceeds from the sale enable the…See More
Sep 29
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event
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Vanish at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

October 7, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
Vanish features the work of five contemporary artists who examine literal and metaphoric loss and disappearance. Their artistic practices employ diverse media to reflect the anxieties of living in a rapidly changing world. The exhibition provides a complex and engaging context for considering our history, our current environment and our collective future. Vanish includes new and recent work by Yvonne Buchanan (Syracuse, NY) Brandon Ballengee (Lafayette, LA), Peter Edlund (New York, NY), Aaron…See More
Sep 21
Nancy O'Donnell posted an event
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Abby Wambach Book Signing at Barnes & Noble @College Town

September 17, 2016 from 7pm to 8pm
 We are honored to welcome Abby Wambach to our store tomorrow evening beginning at 7 PM.  She will be signing copies of her new memoir "Forward".  Her book is on sale now if you want to beat the rush before the event tomorrow.Thank you for promoting our events Francine McAndrew, Events ManagerSee More
Sep 16
Pam Perkins posted an event

Festival of the Arts at Linear Park

September 17, 2016 from 10am to 5pm
The Tenth Annual Festival of the Arts promises to be the best yet, with many vendors, musicians, food options, and a kids area.See you at the Festival!Saturday, September 1710:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Linear Garden, between East Main St. and Mayfield St.See More
Sep 16
Nancy O'Donnell posted an event
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Sip & Shop at South Wedge - Start out at Star Alley

September 15, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm
Join us for our next South Wedge Sip & Shop on Thursday September 15th from 5-8pm! Many neighborhood shops and restaurants will be participating with drink tastings, snacks, and special deals! After Sip & Shop at 8pm, LUX will have their free concert in Star Alley ft. "Ruckus Juice Jug Stompers". Also, be sure to stop by our ice cream shop and see the work of Larissa Børglum, this month's artist of the month. Larissa will be in attendance so you will be able to visit with her and ask…See More
Sep 15
Heather Fields updated their profile
Aug 19
Nancy O'Donnell posted an event
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St Joseph's House of Hopitality Needs Bath Towels & Wash Cloths at St. Joseph's House of Hospitality

July 18, 2016 at 8:30am to September 30, 2016 at 12:30pm
St. Joseph's House of Hospitality of Rochester, NY is in dire need of bath towels and wash clothes for their guests who come there for showering. Please drop off donated towels Mon-Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m and Sundays 1 p.m -4 p.m.PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD....See More
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Thank you, SouthWedge for Supporting the Saint Anne Church Next to New Sale

Saint Anne Church, located at 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue, is grateful to the greater Rochester community, especially residents in the SouthWedge Neighborhood, for supporting its annual Next to New Sale, which began many years ago by the Rosary Society.…Continue

Started by Marcia Bornhurst Parkes in Uncategorized Sep 29.

House on Gregory

I'll be putting my house up for sale on gregory soon. If you know of anyone interested let me know.Over 1200 sq foot. 2 bedrooms walk in closets. One addional room for study/office/den.1.5 bath. Vessel sink in main bath.Charming! Newly renovated.…Continue

Started by Dawn in Uncategorized May 22.

Looking for a small apartment

I'm helping a friend relocate from NC. Single, semi retired with a small dog and a cat. The wish list is - heat included, laundry, off street parking, 1st floor with move in sometime in March. If you have an apartment that could work out let me know.Continue

Started by Pam Perkins in Real Estate & Development Feb 24.

Bike Found 1 Reply

Hi neighbors--found a kid's bike in the Hamilton Street Community Garden a couple of weeks ago. So far haven't heard from anyone who sees my Facebook posts, but I think the bike probably belongs to someone who's local ;-) That being said, I'd like…Continue

Started by Marta in Uncategorized. Last reply by Marta Nov 18, 2015.

Composting?

Hi Wedgies--Is anyone interested in coffee grounds to add to his/her compost heap or garden? We are collecting our grounds and have no where but a tiny garden to toss them and we do not compost ourselves. Thought I'd offer to drop off at your place…Continue

Started by Kat in Uncategorized Oct 4, 2015.

Construction at South and Linden

Does anyone know what is being built on the northeast corner of South and Linden? So far it looks like it will be some sort of retail establishment. As such it has drawn my attention since I live only 2 blocks away and any additional retail business…Continue

Started by Richard Agent in Uncategorized Oct 27, 2014.

Spam from Frank Kwabema 3 Replies

Anyone else getting spam on profiles from this person requesting personal contact? How do I delete spam?

Started by Catherine Bileti in Uncategorized. Last reply by Zandra Oct 25, 2014.

Thank you for supporting the Saint Anne Chuch Next to New Sale

Thank you very much for supporting the Saint Anne Church Next to New Sale. We received a large number of incoming goods from nearby neighborhoods as well as from the greater Rochester region, and by the end of Saturday, 8/16, most items were sold.…Continue

Started by Marcia Bornhurst Parkes in Uncategorized Aug 27, 2014.

Looking for an Apt in South Wedge

Hi Folks!My Partner, myself and our cat Mr. Boris are relocating back to Rochester, and are looking for a large one bedroom, or two bedroom in the South Wedge. I am an interior designer, and just started a new job in the area, and my partner is an…Continue

Started by Shawn OHara in Real Estate & Development Jul 4, 2014.

Blog Posts

Positive News for Childhood Obesity

Great news from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) – efforts to curb childhood obesity are working! According to new research, 19 states have seen a decrease in the number of obese preschoolers ages 2 to 4.  Twenty other states and Puerto Rico saw their numbers remain the same.  This means the number of preschool children at an unhealthy weight has fallen from 17% to 12% since 2008.

 

The CDC can’t pinpoint one single factor that led to the decrease, but changes to programs…

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Posted by Healthi Kids on September 1, 2013 at 10:30am

ride share Houston 9/9

Eastman grad driving to Houston.  Ride share offered all or part way.  References required.

Posted by gisella on September 1, 2013 at 8:42am

Summer Meals are Back!

Summer in the South Wedge means more than just sun and fun – it also means the return of the Summer Meals program!  Thanks to a free program sponsored locally by the City of Rochester, the Rochester City School District, and Foodlink, all kids 18 and under can access free, healthy…

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Posted by Healthi Kids on June 7, 2013 at 2:38pm

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