2016 Programs & Events

MAY 21 SATURDAY 1:00 P.M. Fatzinger Hall, Waterloo Library and Historical Society, 31 E Williams St, Waterloo

BULLIS a play about Macedon native and Quaker John Lapham Bullis, who enlisted in the Civil War, led black troops and later led the Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts. Written and produced by Macedonians. FIRST PERFORMANCE. 1816 FQMM is a co-sponsor.

JUNE 19, SUNDAY, Fathers Day. Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse Museum

Pathways Through History, I Love NY has designated Father’s Day, June 19, 2016, as NYS History Day for Pathways Through History Program. Open house at the 1816 Meetinghouse, 230 Sheldon Road, Farmington

JUNE 25, SATURDAY Granger Homestead, 295 N. Main St., Canandaigua. 4-6 P.M.

Joint 200th Anniversary Celebration with Granger Homestead. FQMM Board Member Tara Sandle, an employee at Granger, will describe the historical connections between the two institutions, focusing on the Granger Place School for girls, founded in 1876 by Caroline Comstock, a member of the Meetinghouse and descendant of a founding family. The event will include a presentation, displays from the school and a tour of the facility.

JULY 27-28, WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY 7-9 P.M., Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua

Women’s Suffrage: Ken Burns’ Not for Ourselves Alone. A two-night screening of Parts One and Two of Burns’ Not for Ourselves Alone, featuring two historians who appear o[en in the film; Judith Wellman and Sally Wagner. They will introduce and lead “Q and A” discussion afterwards. Co-sponsor by the Wood Library.

AUGUST 25, THURSDAY 7 P.M. Wood Library, 134 N. Main St., Canandaigua

Contemporary Slavery: Robert Bilheimer’s Not My Life. A screening, followed by Q and A with director, of “Not My Life,” Robert Bilheimer, that documents human trafficking in five continents. Bilheimer, president of Worldwide Documentaries in Bloomfield, will introduce film and discuss his social documentaries.

SEPTEMBER 21, WEDNESDAY, 7 P.M., Farmington Friends Church, 187 County Road 8,

Farmington Refugees and Migration Panel presentation on settled refugees and incoming refugees being resettled now: Rev. Debbie Bennett Reynolds, Associate Pastor and Hkadin Lee, Refugee Outreach Coordinator, Lake Ave. Bap/st Church, and Jim Morris, and/or Lisa Hoyt, current and incoming Directors of Refugee Resettlement at Catholic Family Services, lead agency for refugee resettlement in the area.


200th Anniversary of the Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse. This will be a weekend of celebration of the 1816 Meetinghouse’s 200 years of history and a look towards its next 200 years. Numerous events, including a performance of Bullis, and talk by Frieda Jacques, Onondaga Clan Mother. Watch for updates!

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