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Community Event Calendar


 Please scroll to end of the list to see:
                             1) events that are ongoing and
                            2) links to event calendars from other organizations

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Snap Your Joy: Newark Public Library, 121 High Street, All day.  Write your positive message to share on social media and have your picture taken holding that message!  We will be posting on Newark Public Library's Facebook page all day!  Let's spread some JOY!



Thursday, August 24, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.



Friday, August 25, 2017
Music on the Erie: Wolf Mountain, T. Spencer Knight Park, 199 Van Buren Street, 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.  Free, snacks available for purchase, bring own lawn chair.  Call (315)-331-2705 for more information.


Breakfast Seminar: Paid Family Leave Program: Presented by Bene-Care, BOCES Conference Center, 131 Drumlin Court, Networking: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Seminar: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Seminar.  $10 members, $15 non-members. Please RSVP by 8/23/17 to support@newarknychamber.org or by calling (315)-331-2705.



Saturday, August 26, 2017

Line Dancing with Rachael: Newark Public Library, 121 High Street, 11:00 a.m. to noon.  Come and dance to your favorite popular Country songs with us!  You'l'l have so much fun and you'll be burning calories at the same time! Wear socks and comfortable clothing and bring water if you'd like. FREE EVENT!


Erie Canal Cruises: Starting behind the Lyons Fire Department and heading west.  4:00 p.m. Family Cruise, 7:00 p.m. Adult only cruise.  Approximately 1.5 hours.  Click here for itinerary and contact information.  Click here for Poster., Click here for close-up picture of Tour Boat.  


Sunday, August 27, 2017

Erie Canal Cruise: Starting behind the Lyons Fire Department and heading west.  10:00 a.m.   Approximately 4.5 hours.  Click here for itinerary and contact information.  Click here for Poster. Click here for close-up picture of Tour Boat.  



Thursday, August 31, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.


Friday, September 1, 2017
Music on the Erie:The Marbletones, T. Spencer Knight Park, 199 Van Buren Street, 6:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.  Free, snacks available for purchase, bring own lawn chair.  Call (315)-331-2705 for more information.



Thursday, September 7, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.



Thursday, September 14, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.



Friday, September 15, 2017

POW/MIA Day Memorial:  Central Park, Main Street, 7:00 p.m.



Saturday, September 16, 2017
Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic: Sodus, 84 Rotterdam Road, 10:00 a.m. to noon  Must bring previous rabies vaccination record to receive 3-yr rabies vaccination and ALL animals must be leashed or caged at clinic site.  Did you know that it is a New York State law to have ALL domesticated cats, dogs, and ferrets actively vaccinated against rabies?  For more information please call Wayne County Public Health at (315)-946-5749.  $5.00 suggested donation to cover vaccine costs.



Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Heartland Passage Tour:  Lyons, NY. 4:00 p.m. Dockside Storytelling, Price: Free ,

7:00 p.m. The Ohmann Theater, 65 William St., Lyons NY: Price: $10.  Dady Brothers & Kit Fallon, George Ward, Film: Boom & Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal, storytellers.  The Heartland Passage Tour is a unique new performance event that will travel on the Erie Canal September 2 – 23 to celebrate the bicentennial of the digging of the canal and demonstrate its cultural and historic impact. At this stop, join us at 4pm dockside for a storytelling series and then mosey over to Ohmann Theater, where we'll hold the evening program. This includes musical performances by Erie Canal Songsters The Dady Brothers & Kit Fallon and George Ward, and a film screening of Boom and Bust: America’s Journey on the Erie Canal, a short documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Wagner, that meditates on the economic cycles along the canal that speak to the fate and promise of the American dream. Purchase tickets here



Thursday, September 21, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.



Thursday, September 28, 2017
Food Truck Rodeo and Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.  Call (315)-331-2705 for more information.



Friday, September 29, 2017

Historic Cemetery Walk: North Main Street Cemetery.  6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m.  Sponsored by the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society. For more information call (315)-331-6409.



Saturday, September 30, 2017
Historic Cemetery Walk: North Main Street Cemetery.  6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Newark-Arcadia Historical Society. For more information call (315)-331-6409.


Indoor Performance of Historic Cemetery Walk: Newark-Arcadia Historical Museum, 120 High Street.  3:00 p.m.  For more information call (315)-331-6409.



Thursday, October 5, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.


12th Annual Finger Lakes Works with Their Hands: Skilled Trades and Advanced Manufacturing career exploration event. Every year several hundred students and school personnel from all area high schools and BOCES districts attend this exciting event. More than 50 businesses, trade unions, colleges and organizations will provide hands on demonstrations and activities for the students including welding, pole climbing, nail driving competitions, engineering skills, bricklaying, electrical wiring, the actual operation of heavy equipment and much, much MORE!  Click here for more information.



Saturday, October 7, 2017
Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic: Savannah, 1564 North Main Street, 10:00 a.m. to noon  Must bring previous rabies vaccination record to receive 3-yr rabies vaccination and ALL animals must be leashed or caged at clinic site.  Did you know that it is a New York State law to have ALL domesticated cats, dogs, and ferrets actively vaccinated against rabies?  For more information please call Wayne County Public Health at (315)-946-5749.  $5.00 suggested donation to cover vaccine costs.



Sunday, October 8, 2017

Chicken Barbecue: Village Parking lot, East Union Street.  Sponsored by the Newark Rotary Club.


Thursday, October 12, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.



Thursday, October 19, 2017
Newark Farmer's Market: Central Park, South Main Street, 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Newark Farmer's market is a perfect place to find local fresh produce as well as other homemade items.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Extra Mile Day:  The Village of Newark is a community which chooses to shine a light on and celebrate individuals and organizations within its community who "go the extra mile" in order to make a difference and lift up fellow members of their community.  Mayor Jonathan Taylor proclaimed November 1, 2017 to be "Extra Mile Day" and urges each individual in the community to take time on this day to not only "go the extra mile" in his or her own life, but to also acknowledge all those who are inspirational in their efforts an commitment to make their organizations, families, community, country or world a better place.  Click here to view full proclamation.



Saturday, November 11, 2017

Veterans Day:  Central Park, Main Street, 11:00 a.m.



ONGOING:                            

Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous/Overeaters Anonymous: Please click here and type in zip code for meetings times and locations.


Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group: Alex Eligh Community Center, 303 East Avenue, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. on second Thursday of each month, (800)-272-3900, www.alz.org/rochesterny


American War Dads, Newark Chapter: VFW, 225 East Union Street, meets 7:00 p.m., second Tuesday of each month, supports local and overseas veterans and their families, open to anyone in the community.


Americorps Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: Newark Public Library, 121 High Street, Tuesdays, August 15, 2017 through September 19, 2017.  Come join our Americorps volunteers in the Community Room for a six week free program on what you can do to help manage chronic diseases by yourself.


Arcadia Senior Citizens: American Legion, 200 East Union Street, meets 11:30 a.m., first and third Wednesday of the month, lunch at noon, bring a dish to pass and $2.00 toward price of the meal.


Bereavement Support Group: Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, near Central Park, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Thursdays, free.  Open to hospice families and the community, (315)-332-2563.


Brain Injury Support Group: Room 408, (fourth floor), 165 East Union Street, 7:00 p.m., first and third Tuesdays of the month, elevators available, (315)-597-3747.


Family Game Time: Newark Public Library, 121 High Street, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on second and fourth Mondays.  For more information call (315)-331-4370.


Farmer's Market: Central Park, Main Street, Thursdays, 2:30 to 6:00 p.m., last week in May to October.


Food Closet: 100 East Miller Street, Mondays through Fridays, 3:30 p.m. Must present a referral form received by registering in person with a photo ID and proof of current residency at the Police Department, open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on day food is requested.  Call 331-3783 for more information.


Foodlink Mobile Pantry: Fireman's Field, Barker Parkway. 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. or until supplies run out.  The Newark Rotary Club, in partnership with the Catholic Charities of Wayne County, Together in Christ, Farm Bureau, and Marbletown Fire Department offers the Mobile Pantry on the second Wednesday of the month from April through November.  A Mobile Pantry offers assorted fresh produce, baked goods, and other items to any individual or family with a self declared need for food assistance.  There are no income eligibility or residencey guidelines, but a photo ID is requested at registration.   Do not arrive before 4:00 p.m. For more information or to volunteer, contact Sandy Thomas at (315)-331-4867.


Free Lunch and Fellowship: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, corner of Colton Ave & Church Street, noon, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, free clothing available.


Gadget Guide: Newark Public Library, 121 High Street, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on second and fourth Mondays.  Got a new device, gadget or tech toy and can't figure the thing out? Come by the library for help! Whether it is an IPAD, Kindle, MP3 player or camera, they can teach you how to use it.  For more information and to scheduled an appointment call (315)-331-4370.


Lego Night:  Newark Public Library, 121 High Street, 6:30 p.m., first Thursday of every month.  Call 331-4370 for more information.


Newark Wayne Hospital Curbside Market: Newark Wayne Hospital Parking Lot , 1200 Driving Park Avenue, Every Monday in Summer. 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. FL East Smart NY nutrition topics and food demonstrations.


Pre-School Story Time:  Newark Public Library, 121 High Street,  10:00 to 11:00 a.m.,Tuesdays .  Come to the Library for some stories, songs and fun! Call 331-4370 for more information.


RSVP's Bone Builders Osteoporosis Prevention Exercise Program: Alex Eligh Community Center, 303 East Avenue, 11:00 a.m. to noon, Mondays and Thursdays, sponsored by Retired & Senior Volunteer Program.


TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly): VFW, 225 East Union Street, 9:15 a.m. weigh-ins, 10:00 a.m meetings on Saturdays, details at 573-7460.


Wayne County Coin Club: American Legion, 200 East Union Street, meets 7:00 p.m., first Wednesday of the month. Call 331-0741 for more information.


Wayne County, New York Genealogical Society: Newark-Arcadia Historical Society, 120 High Street, 7:00 to 8:45 p.m., fourth Tuesday of every month. For those interested in genealogy or family history.  www.wcnygs.com.


Weight Watchers: Woodlane Community Church , 5694 Wood Lane,  5:15 p.m., Tuesdays.



Alex Eligh Community Center calendar of events.  


Newark Arcadia Historical Society and Museum calendar of events.


Newark Central School calendar of non-sports events.


Newark High School sports schedules.


Newark Pilots  baseball game schedule.


Newark Public Library calendar of events.


Wayne County Council for the Arts calendar of events.


Wayne County Tourism calendar of events.


A Walking Map has been developed showing businesses and attractions within the Newark area to provide information for boaters as well as other visitors.  The map can be found at the Visitor Center as well as other locations throughout the Village of Newark.