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Blast from the Past: Jamestown, NY

Take a trip to check out the famous Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum and Studio. Since 1996, Lucy’s hometown has welcomed visitors from all over the world to the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum in the heart of downtown Jamestown, New York. Inside its doors you’ll find a warm salute to the First Couple of Comedy! Here you’ll see priceless costumes, awards, photographs, and other vintage memorabilia on display from the estates of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Tour Guide provided.

Then, hop on the Summer Wind where you will take a historical sightseeing tour and learn the history of the area. BBQ Lunch included.

Trip will leave the center at 7:30am and return approximately at 5:30pm. Cost: $125M/$140NM. Register online or contact the office at (585) 494-1621. Deadline to register is June 7th.

This program made possible in part by a grant from the Genesee Senior Foundation Inc. with funds from the RACF Muriel H. Marshall Fund for the Aging in Genesee County.

Cardboard Challenge

The cardboard challenge is an opportunity for kids to play and learn things by using simple materials to build the things they image.  The Cardboard Challenge lets kids explore their interests, creativity, and passions while learning skills like critical thinking, resourcefulness, perseverance and teamwork.  This challenge brings communities together to celebrate creativity.  Read more by clicking here.

Sting Soccer Registration Open

The Byron-Bergen Sting Travel Soccer Club has announced registration for the travel season. The Byron-Bergen Sting Soccer Club provides an opportunity for boys and girls from the ages of 8 to 17 to play competitive travel soccer with an emphasis on player development.   Registration is available online ( registration tab).  Try-out dates, if necessary, will be announced by coaches.   Our club is affiliated with the Rochester District Youth Soccer League (RDYSL) and New York State West Youth Soccer Association (NYSWYSA).   The Sting fee per player is $205.00.  Uniform cost (about $58) is separate for first-time players.  Returning 2018-2019 Sting players are able to use their current uniform in 2019-2020.

Sting Soccer Club Terms:
This release is effective for the current academic year playing season.  I/We give permission for any medical attention necessary to be administered to my/our child by a licensed Medical Professional in the event of an accident or injury until I/we can be contacted. I/we do further release, indemnify, and hold harmless the US Youth Soccer Association, NYSW Youth Soccer Association, Rochester District Youth Soccer Association, Byron-Bergen Sting Soccer Club, Gillam-Grant Community Center, Byron-Bergen School District, Town of Bergen, instructor’s, coaches, and any and all persons associated with the Byron-Bergen Sting Soccer Club. I/we also agree that a fee of $205 is required for registration. Those not willing to pay using a credit card online can pay at the Gillam Grant Community Center during normal business hours. If the player does not make the final roster of the team or the Gillam Grant is unable to field a team this fee will be refunded.  All households are required to contribute at least 4 hours of volunteer time to the club.  Failure to do so will result in an additional $50 fee which must be paid prior to the first outdoor game in order for your child to participate.

Announcing the 2018 Summer Community Movie Series!

2018 Outdoor Movie Series:

July 13 – Game Night

July 20 – Peter Rabbit

August 3 – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

August 24 – 80’s Night – The Breakfast Club

September 8 – Kid’s Night – TBA

Join us at Gillam-Grant for our FREE Outdoor Movie Series! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the movie. Shows begin at dusk out back of Gillam-Grant. Concessions will be available.

Click here for our Outdoor Movie Series Flyer!