20+ years of fun on the farm. Voted Rochester's Favorite Farm, Stokoe Farms is FUN for everyone! Enjoy all the fall feels at our park like setting. Activities, animals, special events, food, wagon rides, pumpkins and so much more! Not just for kids! The Marvelous Mutts Canine Spectacular is back and will make their triumphant return to Stokoe Farms! These rescue mutts will WOW you with their skills and melt your heart with their stories of rescue. Weekends of 10/8 - 10/17 only. Check our Events Calendar for all our special programs and events. Begins September 18th.
Get ready for a magical evening of FUN at House of Sport. We are throwing our first-ever DICK’S House of Sport Halloween bash that will be a fantasy-filled night for the whole family – Saturday, October 30 from 6-8PM. Athletes of all ages are welcome and encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costume. DSG cinch bags will be given to all trick or treaters to collect candy! Athletes will be engaged in various Halloween-themed athletic activities that include, but not limited to: trick or treating throughout the store, sport-focused crafting activities for ghouls and goblins to rotate through stations, and the evening is planned to end with enchanting games on The Field.
Presented with support from the Joseph Avenue Arts & Culture Alliance, this Spooky Celebration will feature baritone Jorell Williams and soprano Kearstin Piper Brown as they showcase fantastical and sometimes spooky songs. Singers will be in costume and audience members are encouraged to dress up too!
This family event is free and includes 43 famous children's book authors and illustrators hosting LIVE virtual storytimes, panels, and workshops all day long from 10am - 4pm Eastern Time, with sessions for preschoolers through teens. Many panels also provide fascinating insight into the children's book publishing industry, so this festival is also appropriate for adults are interested in becoming children's book authors. Many sessions are interactive. Register for your family's FREE slot today to get your link to a new world of kids' book experiences.
“Magic Kingdom Dance Pint Sized Class” - This whimsical, high energy class is designed to introduce your aspiring dancer to ballet, jazz and hip hop! Dress up as your favorite characters and join Miss. Lizzi for a magical adventure of dance foundations and fundamentals to popular Disney tunes. Students do not need previous theatre or dance experience to sign up. Perfect for beginners and for returning stars!
Bill Bowers, Broadway actor and former student of famed mime Marcel Marceau, will demonstrate how the world of mime is much larger than being stuck in a box! Bowers will perform short mime scenes and empower children to use their imaginations to build their mime skills.
Tutu Teddy Bear Pint Sized Class
January 18-March 20, 2022 on Tuesdays 5PM-6PM
Showcase Sunday, March 20 at 10AM
Party in the Zoo! Pint Sized Class
January 18-March 20, 2022 on Tuesdays 6PM-7PM
Showcase Sunday, March 20 at 10AM
Broadway Babies Pint Sized Class
January 21-March 20, 2022 on Fridays 4PM-5PM
Showcase Sunday, March 20 at 11:30AM
Pint Patrol Pint Sized Class
January 21-March 20, 2022 on Fridays 5PM-6PM
Showcase Sunday, March 20 at 11:30AM
Visit all the planets in our solar system (and Pluto) and the most interesting and beautiful moons, all in one colorful show.
Saturday, October 2, 2021- 11:00am
Saturday, October 9, 2021- 11:00am
Monday, October 11, 2021- 11:00am
Saturday, October 16, 2021- 11:00am
Saturday, October 23, 2021- 11:00am
Saturday, October 30, 2021- 11:00am
Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will play at RBTL’s Auditorium Theatre November 16-21, as part of the 2021-2022 M&T Bank Broadway Season. Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY tells the story of Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, who has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous—and mysterious—factory is opening its gates…to a lucky few. That includes young Charlie Bucket, whose life definitely needs sweetening. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing, life-changing journey through Wonka’s world of pure imagination. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!
"Silly & Seuss! Pint Sized Class" is perfect for your first theatre experience! This class will explore a different Dr. Seuss story each week, exploring stage confidence, public speaking and silliness! Students will be encouraged to get wacky with their acting, singing and dancing— creating a couple absurd words along the way! Students will conclude the program with a short (and silly!) show for families to enjoy! Students do not need previous theatre experience to sign up.
SPOTLIGHT ALL-AGES Musical - "Matilda Jr"
Saturdays Noon-2:30pm starting October 16
Auditions for placement take place the first sessions - we'll teach them everything they need to know!
Performing February 11 & 12, 2021
SPOTLIGHT KIDS for young performers grades K-3.
Spotlight Kids Musical - "Disney's The Jungle Book Kids"
Wednesdays 4:15-5:45 starting September 8
Auditions for placement take place the first 2 weeks - we'll teach them everything they need to know!
Performing December 3 & 4
Finger Lakes Opera (FLO) presents its annual children's opera - this year - "The Three Little Pigs." Audiences of all ages will be treated to a unique musical version of this classic fairytale featuring the talents of FLO's young artists.
Rochester's premiere karate school with 30 years experience. Classes & programs for age 4-adult. For Focus, Respect, Self Control and Fun! Karate Birthday parties too! **Martial Arts America has three locations**: Penfield (2160 Penfield Road (Parkside Commons Plaza) ), Brighton (3450 Winton Place), and Webster (1270 Creek Street (Near Baytowne Plaza)).
Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science, history, space, and nature. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe. Partake in classes, camps and events for all ages. All at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center.
The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums. In Rush, just 20 minutes from Rochester, the museum features vintage trolley cars, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a steam locomotive, several model railroads, photos, exhibits, gallery, and gift shop. Relive holiday memories with the Midtown Plaza Monorail on display! On certain Sundays, rides are included with admission on the only electric trolley line in New York State (NOTE: for trolley rides, check website for days, hours and reservations). Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
Visit the Ultimate Play Destination
The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. Voted a top place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
Entering into our 15th year, OFC Creations (Opportunities For Creativity) continues to enhance the arts throughout the Rochester area for all ages. Through shows, unique events, and educational classes - OFC is committed to giving back to our next generation. In summer 2020, OFC opened a brand new theatre in Brighton, the OFC Creations Theatre Center.
The new OFC Creations Theatre Center (3450 Winton Pl, Rochester, NY 14623), opened in July 2020, is a multi-purpose arts center focused on youth theater education and performances, mounting professional plays and musicals, hosting community events, presenting out-of-town entertainers, and providing much-needed performance space to local arts groups. The center offers classes in acting, singing, and dancing; school field trips and tours; community events; and theater camps during summer and school. OFC runs ROC Summer Theatre Experience: The largest theatre summer camp program in upstate NY.
RocVentures Climbing Gym has been in the Neighborhood of the Arts for 21 years. We serve adventure birthday parties, field trips, summer and school break camps, and (of course) indoor climbing and high ropes courses!
Located at the Gannett School on the RMSC Campus, RMSC Preschool offers unique science, art, history and cultural hands-on experiences and activities for children ages three to five. The integration of exhibits enhances the preschool curriculum and stimulates curiosity.
At Generations we are committed to providing our families not only with quality care but building strong relationships in order to focus on each child's unique development process. Your child will be in great hands if you decide to join us. Generations is committed to excellence in child care and early care and education and has sustained the quality guidelines set forth by the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA) standards. Families who use Generations find that our staff are friendly and dedicated to their work, and as result, are with us for many years. With our 6 locations around the county, we have a program that is convenient to your work or home location.
Theatre Arts Education for kids and teens. Private Lessons: Piano, Voice, Theater, Dance, Drums, Guitar, Ukulele and Audition Prep. Skill-building classes. Live-Learning Productions (learning every aspect of musical theatre from audition to performance). A full season of plays.
Scouting provides an educational program for boys and girls that builds character, trains in the responsibilities citizenship, develops mental and personal fitness. We serve over 6,000 youth through partnering (Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Exploring) programs in a five county area (Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Seneca & Yates Counties).
Bounce Hopper is a 17,000 sq. ft. bounce and party place where children can play in an environment which is entertaining, safe, clean, fun, and weather-proof. Our unique layout allows parents to keep their children in sight, while enjoying a relaxing time in our thoughtfully designed seating area. Our facility is a perfect spot for kids to play year-round. We offer free Wi-Fi and an elaborate snack bar with many healthy snack options for kids and adults. Conveniently located in Pittsford, our biggest reward is the smiles on kids' faces and the sound of their giggles.