Monthly – Delegates Council

Monthly – Delegates Council

Delegates Council meets September-June on the third Thursday of each month at 7pm in Arnett Library. Please call or email in advance of our meeting to request being added to the agenda. Delegates are elected from the 23 districts of the 19th Ward at our Annual Convention each November.

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January – Luminary Night

January – Luminary Night

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year in honor of Martin Luther King Day, neighbors in the 19th Ward light up the night with luminaries. Luminaries are simple to make with a milk jug or paper bag, a weight, and a candle. Kits are also sold […]

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February – Skating Party

February – Skating Party

More info coming soon!

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Spring – Candlelight Dinners

Spring – Candlelight Dinners

For over 25 years, it has been a winter custom to have potluck dinners throughout the 19th Ward, bringing together old and new neighbors, for an evening to celebrate community. A host will sign up and volunteer to have as many guests as can fit around the table. The week before the event he/she will call guests and tell them what to bring–appetizer, wine, salad, […]

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Palm Sunday Breakfast

Palm Sunday Breakfast

Each year we gather early for a wonderful breakfast on Palm Sunday hosted at the Rochester Presbyterian Home.  We invite a presenter to share information with us on a worthwhile project that contributes to our community.  This year the breakfast is 8-9:30 a.m. on April 5, 2020. The breakfast is historical in that it was first hosted by Westminster Presbyterian Church more than 50 years ago.  We have kept […]

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April – Spelling Bee

April – Spelling Bee

More info coming soon!

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June – Square Fair

June – Square Fair

The first Saturday in June, the 19th Ward Association hosts the Square Fair, a neighborhood festival celebrating community. The event is held in Aberdeen Square and t includes a lively parade, delicious pancake breakfast, games and activities for kids, local vendors, a book sale, and performances throughout the day.  We invite everyone to join us! 2019 Forms: Vendor application June parade information and application Sqaure […]

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September – Citizen/Merchant of the Year

September – Citizen/Merchant of the Year

Every year, we celebrate citizens and merchants making a difference in our neighborhood by awarding, citizen and merchant of the year, as well as a hall of fame award. Please come and support our winners and our neighborhood! The dinner is held each year in September. Citizen of the Year – to a person who has made significant contributions to our community and made it a […]

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November – Annual Convention

November – Annual Convention

The 19th Ward Community Association hosts an Annual Convention each November. It begins with pizza, and a silent auction followed by a meeting to elect officers and vote on the next budget. Everyone is welcome but only registered members of the 19th Ward Community Association are eligible to vote on official business.

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House Tour (every other year)

House Tour (every other year)

Learn a little bit more about the 2019 house tour in this Democrat and Chronicle article or check out the Facebook page. If you missed the individual tours of gorgeous 19th Ward homes and the modernized John Walton Spencer School (School #16), watch for our return in October 2021.  There were wonderful examples of 1900-1930 architecture including Colonial Revival, American Foursquare, Arts and Crafts/Bungalow and Tudor […]

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