Creative fun for celebrating Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is Sunday, May 5th so I'd like to share some fun kid-friendly activities to help your child understand the celebration of Mexico overcoming the powerful French army in 1862. Fun Snacks If you're attending a party or just taking the opportunity to expose your children to another culture, these ideas are fun and easy to whip up! Cut up cucumbers, mozzarella cheese and tomatoes for a fun Mexican flag themed snack. Or use green grapes, bananas and strawberries. Make a … [Read more...]

Cooking up Community Spirit with Rochester’s Great American Bake Sale

We’re rolling it, patting it and marking it with a “B” for Bake Sale! Back by popular demand, Rochester’s 2nd Annual Great American Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, September 22, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event will take place at the upper lot of the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market located on E. Third Street. This community-wide bake sale will once again benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign. The 2011 Event raised over $3,000 and provided 30,000 healthy meals for … [Read more...]