This year we may not be able to go to parades or parties, but switching it up won't be too hard. Before we get into some fun things you can do over the long weekend, let's remember the significance and meaning of Memorial Day. Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day? Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, is a holiday to honor the men and [...]
Mother’s Day is right around the corner! With school wrapping up and summer beginning, it can be easy to forget about those that helped us the most along our college journey, our moms. For someone that does so much for us, showing our gratitude can be hard, especially when we can't go out to browse for a present! However, you can celebrate [...]
For many graduates, including myself, the 2020 school year is not ending according to plan. However, this Friday RIT will celebrate the Class of 2020 with a virtual conferral of degrees. RIT is a prestigious university; earning a degree from RIT is a huge achievement, let’s celebrate it! How did RIT get to be where it is today? In 1891 [...]
Earth Day is one of the best days of the year. Why? Because for a day, everyone slows down to think about their impact. However, lessening your impact takes almost no effort, but just a little thought. Things You Can Do Drive the Speed Limit Driving at 50mph uses 25% less fuel than 70mph, and you won’t risk getting a ticket! Invest in Nice [...]
How did Valentine’s Day even start anyway? Valentine’s Day actually has quite a rich (and juicy) history. Although there were many named St. Valentine, there is one story that has stood out among the rest. In Rome, Emperor Claudius II was a strict ruler. He required his vast armies to abandon their families for long periods of time. Being gone [...]
The hanging wreaths, twinkling lights and dropping temperatures must be an indication that the holiday season is upon us. While this time of year is a great time to get together and celebrate with friends and family, it can also be a time where wastefulness kicks into full gear. So we’ve compiled a few tips and swap on how to make your [...]
Before we all leave for the highly anticipated Thanksgiving break, you might have some of your friends trying to organize a Friendsgiving. On one hand, it’s a great excuse to get together with all your closest friends and eat a lot. On the other hand - you might be freaking out thinking, “uhm who is supposed to cook all that food?!” So below [...]
Pride Month may be over, but Rochester keeps the celebrations going throughout the whole month of July. Check out this list of events happening, leading all the way up to the Pride Parade at the end of the month. From cookouts to silent discos, Rochester has something for everyone.
Looking for some ways to celebrate the Fourth of July in Rochester, NY? Look no further than this list of the top festivals, parades, and celebrations. Whether you want to watch some fireworks, go to a parade, relax at a picnic, attend a cook-out, or listen to some live music, Rochester has something for everyone.