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City will allow community gardens to bloom after all

City will allow community gardens to bloom after all

City Hall will extend any community garden permit that was issued in 2019 to last through the 2020 growing season.

Music

Rochester music teachers go virtual with online lessons

Rochester music teachers go virtual with online lessons

With social distancing keeping Rochester music teachers and their students apart, online lessons on video conferencing apps have been an effective, if imperfect solution.

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Breakfast, lunch, and dinner…in quarantine

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner…in quarantine

In the spirit of D.I.Y. self-isolation cooking, here are three easy-to-make dishes made with common pantry items and ingredients that can be swapped out and substituted as needed.

Music

The F Word: Clap hands

The F Word: Clap hands

Social distancing has gobbled up our hoorays and swallowed our hurrahs. It's hard for a performer when there’s no way to read an audience and get the reward of applause at the end.

News & Opinion

Monroe County urges covering face in public

Monroe County urges covering face in public

County Executive Adam Bello stressed that cloth face coverings are not meant to replace social distancing measures.

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As Lake Ontario rises, IJC looks to deviate from Plan 2014

As Lake Ontario rises, IJC looks to deviate from Plan 2014

Lake Ontario's water level is higher than average and expected to continue to rise for weeks.

Restaurants

Other Half Brewing challenges breweries to get 'All Together'

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner…in quarantine

Quaran-tea time

Catch up with friends over video chat with while you quarantine with a sweet treat

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"Extra Ordinary" (2020) @ Virtual Little Theatre

"Extra Ordinary" (2020) @ Virtual Little Theatre

Musical Theatre Virtual Trivia Night @ A Magical Journey Thru Stages

Musical Theatre Virtual Trivia Night @ A Magical Journey Thru Stages

March 31, 7pm: Grades 6-8 Meeting ID: 735-838-854 March 31, 8pm: Grades...

Online Forest School @ Virtual Rochester Museum & Science Center

Via Zoom, far ages 5-7, 8-10, and 11-13....

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