Rochester's South Wedge Neighborhood Social Network 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 events
Jul 23
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event

RAF On the Side at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

August 6, 2015 at 6pm to August 8, 2015 at 5pm
RoCo and RAF have invited members of the Rochester Advertising Federation to exhibit their "on the side" fine artwork. The exhibition will feature rarely-seen works by some of Rochester's most well known designers, photographers, and graphic artists.Call for entries: Now - Saturday, July 24Opening Reception: August 6, 6-9pm ($5)First Friday Open Hours: August 7, 6-10pmSaturday Open Hours: August 8, 1-5pmSee More
Jul 21
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event

Tied By Water at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

July 28, 2015 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tied by Water is a work-in-progress by performance artist, and Joyce Foundation Fellow Moheb Soliman (Minneapolis MN). Moheb is tracing the entire Great Lakes coastline by land for four months and RoCo will host him in Rochester.On July 28, Moheb will give a talk and performance with overlays of images, language, and gesture, presented in the context of a low-fi installation involving a tent, overhead projector, and artifacts from his travels. The Artist will discuss his on-going project…See More
Jul 10
Marcia Bornhurst Parkes posted an event

Requesting Donations for Next to New Sale at Saint Anne Church at Saint Anne Church

August 12, 2015 at 8am to August 18, 2015 at 6pm
The Saint Anne Church Next to New Sale will be held from Thursday to Saturday, August 20, 21, 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This high quality sale is held in the Church social hall and garage adjacent to the parking lot at 1600 Mt. Hope Avenue.Donations are welcome from August 12-18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Deliveries can be made via the back Church entrance, and furniture, yard and garden items may be delivered to the garage. Visit…See More
Jul 8
Rochester Hope for Pets posted an event

Pet Owner Summer Hazards Education Seminar at Duncan's Center for Veterinary Education

July 14, 2015 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Are you a new pet owner? Outdoor activity lover? Just want to keep your four-legged friends safe? Rochester Hope for Pets is hosting an education seminar on the hazards your pet can encounter during the summer months. Some topics to be covered by our speaker Dr. Lola DuTremble are heat stroke and dehydration, insect bites, fireworks, picnic foods, and much more! The session will take place on Tuesday, July 14th from 6pm to 7:30pm with a $5.00 suggested donation for attending. The seminar will…See More
Jul 8
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event

6x6x201- Help us break our sales goal! at Rochester Contemporary Art Center 137 East Ave

July 3, 2015 at 6pm to July 12, 2015 at 11pm
Rochester Contemporary Art Center's (RoCo), international small art phenomenon returns for the 8th year! As RoCo’s primary fundraiser, 6x6 provides a fun way to support the organization with only $20 ensuring an original artwork of your own. 2,250 artworks are sold to date, with the all-time fundraising goal of 2,500 well within reach. Visit the exhibition, on display in gallery through July 12, or browse the artworks online at to find the…See More
Jul 3
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event

CUBES at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

June 29, 2015 from 7pm to 8:30pm
CUBESInteractive light sculpture by Alexander GreenOutdoor performance during Jazz Fest 2015Sunday June 21, 9:30pm (free)Musical collaboration with Herb Smith & The Freedom TrioMonday June 29, 7 - 8:30pm Discussion & reception to follow $20 • 90 tickets availableCall to purchase (585) 461-2222 More
Jun 12
Nancy O'Donnell posted events
Jun 9
Tony Dombrowski joined Ben Munson's group


People who live in and around the Wedge
May 31
Tony Dombrowski joined Robert Lauterbach's group


Southwedge Emergency Food Cupboard for people in need of food. Open 9-2:30 Monday - Thursday, 9-noon Friday. Bring proof of id and address...clients can come every 90 days. FOOD DONATIONS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME...SOUP AND RICE ALWAYS IN NEED.See More
May 31
Tony Dombrowski joined Tracy Saville's group

South Wedge Gay Neighbors

Due to the large number of gay residents and gay or gay-friendly businesses in the Wedge, I thought it would be great to have a place to discuss neighborhood events.
May 31
Tony Dombrowski joined Tracy Saville's group

South Wedge Gardeners

Garden parties, plant swaps, and growing tips!
May 31


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.

Stopping the Spam from Saul Levine14620 ?

If there is anyone out there, can you get this site to stop sending me spam from Saul Levine14620 ? By the way, that bot controlled account has also mounted spam on the…Continue

Started by Michael E Tomb in Uncategorized Feb 9, 2014.

Love The Wedge

I just wanted to say how wonderful the Wedge is.  I was out asking business to post flyers for an upcoming event.  Everyone was so friendly, open and willing to help. I always tell everyone that the Wedge has a great vibe.  Three cheers to the Wedge…Continue

Tags: community, event, business

Started by Pam Perkins in Uncategorized Jan 15, 2014.


LOST CAT- Long hair grey female.  Her name is Daisy.  She is spayed but has all her claws.  She is very friendly, very soft and missed terribly by her family.  She was last seen August 20th.  She could be anywhere between E. Henrietta Rd/Calkins to…Continue

Started by Nancy O'Donnell in Uncategorized Sep 7, 2013.

Neighborhood Decency 1 Reply

Everyone knows that it's inconsiderate to blast your music really really loud, right?  Apparently not because there seems to be one particular group of people who don't know this or are outright rude and ignorant.  All I know about them is that they…Continue

Started by Rick in Uncategorized. Last reply by Shawn Wallace Sep 2, 2013.

Lost Cat in the Wedge

I'm posting this for a neighborMISSING CAT: Please help us find Raja! We know he must of sneaked out sometime last night (8/21) as we were moving boxes but didn't realize he was missing until this morning. We're searching the neighborhood (South…Continue

Tags: Cat, Missing

Started by Karen in Uncategorized Aug 26, 2013.

Looking for a house in the South Wedge...

My husband and I have been looking to buy a house in the South Wedge/Ellwanger Barry/Highland Park/Swillburg neighborhood since February but not much is selling. We are looking for a 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath with a driveway. If you or someone you know…Continue

Started by Caitlynn McMullen in Real Estate & Development Jul 9, 2013.

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…


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…


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


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