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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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24th Annual Members Exhibition - Become a member and enter a piece! at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

November 7, 2014 at 1pm to November 9, 2014 at 6pm
December 4 - January 18, 2015Artwork Drop-off: Nov. 7, 12-10pm, Nov. 8 & 9, 12-6pmOpening Reception: Dec. 4, 6-9pm (10% off for members!)For the 24th consecutive year, Rochester Contemporary Art Center welcomes all current members to show their artwork. Hundreds of artists participated last year!Any current member may enter one artwork. All media are accepted for this exhibition including 2D, 3D, traditional and non-traditional media. Each artist is limited to one piece maximum 36" x 36" x…See More
Oct 16
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted an event

Question Bridge: Black Males - Weekly Discussion Sessions at RoCo at 137 East Avenue

October 15, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
  Throughout the run of the exhibition, RoCo will host weekly discussion sessions to bring a variety of perspectives together to consider and critique this unique project.  These weekly sessions will encourage a community grounding of the exhibition and its wide-ranging content.  Each of the discussion sessions will be led by a different community leader/educator, including Mayor Lovely Warren.Community Art Perspective Wed. October 15  Shawn Dunwoody - Artist and Community Arts Organizer …See More
Oct 12
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Accounting 101 - Free workshop at South Wedge Planning Committee

October 27, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm
Have you started or thought of starting a business? Does the thought of accounting scare the be jesus out ya. Fear no more. South Wedge Planning Committee and South East Area Coalition are proud to present for FREE a two hour seminar done by our very own accountant Christopher Hennelly of The Christopher Group on Monday October 27, 6PM at 224 Mount Hope. This seminar will walk you some of the very basics you need to understand for basic accounting 101. This will actually be an…See More
Sep 28
Rochester Hope for Pets posted an event
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3rd Annual Rochester Hope for Pets Wine & Beer Tasting at Locust Hill Country Club

October 2, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
We will be pairing Jackson Family Wines and Three Heads Brewing beers with various California food stations. Our silent auction will feature items from local area businesses. The cost is $65 per person or $125 per couple. For online payment instruction please visit our website activities page: rochesterhopeforpets.org/activities.phpA portion of your ticket is a donation toward our mission to improve the quality of life for pets living in the greater Rochester area by, providing financial grants…See More
Sep 17
Nancy O'Donnell posted an event

Rochester Porchfest at Highland Park Neighborhood

September 7, 2014 from 2pm to 6pm
Inspired by Ithaca’s longstanding Porchfest, the Highland Park Neighborhood Association launches their own Rochester Porchfest on September 7. This will be an afternoon of neighborhood music, with musicians playing on porches. The Porchfest will happen from 2:00-6:00 on Rockingham and Mulberry Streets between South Goodman Street and South Clinton Avenue. Twelve groups/soloists are lined up: jazz, Irish, folk, Americana, rock & roll, blues. The public is invited to stroll around and enjoy…See More
Sep 4
Nancy O'Donnell posted an event

EXTRAS NEEDED- FILMING TOMORROW at The Little Theater

August 30, 2014 from 8am to 2pm
EXTRAS WANTED: "Adam Imitating Art" is being filmed tomorrow at the Little Theater, East Ave. tomorrow from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Extras will be fed. A "film festival audience" is needed, and the Little seats a couple hundred. Tell your friends.See More
Aug 29
Marcia Bornhurst Parkes posted a discussion

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. Remaining clothing and other items were distributed to places such as AmVets and other charitable organizations. It is important to provide a community service while raising funds for unanticipated church repairs. This goal was met, and we appreciate…See More
Aug 27
Marcia Bornhurst Parkes updated their profile
Aug 27
Rochester Contemporary Art Cente posted events
Aug 15
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State of the City: Lost and Found at Rochester Contemporary Art Center

August 1, 2014 at 6pm to September 27, 2014 at 10pm
State of the City: Lost and Found August 1 - September 27 State of the City 2014 features monumental installations by Ron Klein (Philadelphia, PA) and The Shua Group (Jersey City, NJ), each encouraging us to think differently about our surroundings. Shua Group creates movement based artworks which encourage deep listening, human exchange, and spatial and perceptual transformation. Ron Klein's complex and varied installations grow out of his pseudo-anthropological creative practice. Presented…See More
Aug 7
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Donations Welcome for Saint Anne Church Next to New Sale at Saint Anne Church

August 5, 2014 at 9am to August 12, 2014 at 6pm
Closing an estate or down-sizing? Have quality items to donate? The Saint Anne Church Next to New Sale welcomes donations from August 5-12, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Please: No books, magazines, computers, car seats, cribs, exercise equipment, analog TVs, tires, skis, boots, shoes.  To donate or schedule a pick-up, please contact Saint Anne Parish Office August 5-6 at 585-271-3260. The last pick-up date is August 9th.This high quality sale includes clean home goods such as working small…See More
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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.

The Declining South Wedge

I love the South Wedge, I've lived in the wedge for 3 years and it feels like home to me.  However, there is a growing concern in the area. My car window was SMASHED - completely obliterated - and my boyfriend's coat was found strewn off to the side…Continue

Started by Iorick Bernison in Uncategorized Jul 9.

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.

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.

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.

LOST CAT!

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.

Subletting my apt on Linden and South

I'm looking to sublet my apt beginning June 1st. (Although there is some flexibility). It's a two bedroom but the 2nd bedroom is small (I use it as an office). $725/month plus utilities. Pet friendly. Free laundry. Off street parking for 2 cars.…Continue

Started by Shannon Davis in Real Estate & Development Apr 29, 2013.

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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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