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  [All day event] The 8th annual Pick Up the Parks Event
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Hello Greetings from the Monroe County Parks! The 8th annual Pick Up the Parks Event is right around the corner. It is a great opportunity for concerned citizens to contribute to their community! Our event flyer is at www.monroecounty.gov/parks/pickuptheparks The 8th annual PUTP has a new look! -We will host the event on 7 consecutive Saturdays (April 1st through May 13th) as opposed to hosting a one-day event as we have in the past. -Please visit www.monroecounty.gov/parks/pickuptheparks for more details and to register your group. Benefits to the new format include: 1. More opportunity for conservation education and litter prevention efforts. 2. Increased ability to coordinate varied tasks at PUTP. 3. More opportunities to personally thanking participants at a Thank You Picnic. 4. It will be a more personalized, community event. 5. Better chance of catering to more volunteers' busy schedules. 6. Higher chance of volunteers coming out more than once. Your next steps: A) Check your calendars and determine which PUTP date (or dates!) you can attend B) Call your friends, family, and clubs you're in and ask them to join you. C) Register your group at www.monroecounty.gov/parks/pickuptheparks D) Submit an Individual/Family Volunteer Waiver Form (VWF) E) Come out to your desired Park on its assigned day. F) Join us for the Thank You Picnic on your desired day. Any questions, just let me know! Thanks! Ryan Ryan Loysen Recreation & Environmental Education Coordinator Monroe County Parks Department 171 Reservoir Ave Rochester, NY 14620 585-753-7281 (p) 585-753-7284 (f) rloysen@monroecounty.gov www.monroecounty.gov/parks

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9:30am [9:30am] ROCHESTER MARCH FOR SCIENCE
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ROCHESTER MARCH FOR SCIENCE Marchers will gather at Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Park at Manhattan Square at 9:30AM on April 22nd. At 10:30AM, we will begin marching towards the Hyatt Regency. Upon arriving at the Hyatt, you are cordially invited to attend the first Rochester Science Expo. Please visit our event page to RSVP to the event! https://www.marchforscience.com/rsvp?state=NY#Rochester RSVP'ing will help us work with RPD to most effectively plan the day's events.

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11:30am [11:45am] Spring Reality Tour - RSVP by April 15th!
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Too often, stories of human rights violations remain untold. Meet people affected by a dysfunctional social and economic system that does not meet their basic human needs. Hear from people who work to end poverty every day, and people who are affected by it, from the homeless to the working poor. Learn about and become involved in the movement to win economic human rights for all. Thatís what this Reality Tour is all about. So reserve your seat today. Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 Time: Board the bus at 11:45 AM. Tour ends approximately 3:45PM. Place: Bus will depart from the RCSD School One, 85 Hillside Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610. Look for the yellow school buses. RSVP: No later than April 15, 2017. Seats are confirmed when payment is received. For more information call 585-502-7573 or e-mail realitytour@swaarochester.org Registration: $20 donation for the tour, $15 for students and $10 for low income. Make checks out to SWAA Rochester. Please write REALITY TOUR on the check! Mail checks to P.O. Box 17323 Rochester, NY 14617. Buy a ticket online at - www.swaarochester.org/reality-tour-registration/ Day Of Tour Phone Numbers: (If you are lost, late, or not coming) 585-820-6639 or 585-314-8426

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