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Nov 23, 2021 | Town

Santa's Winter Olympics and Christmas Blast

The Town of Penfield and Browncroft Community Church are collaborating to present Santa’s Winter Olympics and Christmas Blast on Saturday, December 11. The community is invited to Penfield Community Center from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM to participate in fun activities, and celebrate the holiday season.

Nov 22, 2021 | Library Programs

Teen Writing Group

Nov 22, 2021 | Library Programs

Bald Eagles: Back from the Brink

Nov 19, 2021 | Town

Can I Recycle That? - Thanksgiving Edition

With the traditional Thanksgiving meal comes pots and pans, a myriad of empty containers, and dishes crowding countertops. As the cleanup ensues, it is important to ”Know Before You Throw” and recognize what can go in your home recycling bin and what cannot.
Nov 19, 2021 | Town

Town Recognizes Student for Leadership and Service

The Town Board celebrates Madeleine Cotter's outstanding spirit and commitment to others in Penfield and beyond.
Nov 17, 2021 | Library News

New Content on Libby

Nov 15, 2021 | Library Programs

Tween Makers

Nov 15, 2021 | Library Programs

After-School Book Bites

Nov 10, 2021 | Town

2022 Lodge & Shelter Reservations

Penfield residents can reserve Penfield's lodges and shelters for 2022 dates beginning Wednesday, December 1.
Nov 04, 2021 | Recreation

Letters to Santa

Penfield Recreation has again made direct communication with Santa's Workshop, the North Pole! 
Nov 01, 2021 | Town

Public Info Meeting Nov. 8 on Comm. Choice Aggregation

Another opportunity to learn more about Penfield's CCA program
Oct 28, 2021 | Town

Penfield 2022 Final Town Budget Adopted

Flat tax rate, financial stability
Oct 25, 2021 | Recreation

Youth Wrestling Program Beginning in November

Penfield Youth Wrestling program is for children ages 5 to 12 who are interested in learning more about wrestling or practicing their skills. 
Oct 20, 2021 | Library News

Survey Results Are In!

Oct 06, 2021 | Recreation

Penfield Players Presents...

Oct 06, 2021 | Town

Ghost Walk at Oakwood Cemetery

Friday, October 22, from 6:30 PM to 7:30PM. What is more fun than learning about Penfield's history than meeting the spirits from its past?
Oct 06, 2021 | Town

Halloween Family Fun Event

Halloween fun for everyone!
Oct 06, 2021 | Town

Penfield Community Garden Pumpkin Walk

A free community event from Penfield Community Victory Garden.
Oct 06, 2021 | Town

Good Neighbor Day Fall Edition

Come volunteer to help older adults, veterans, and those who are disabled in our community with light yard work and fall clean-up to prepare for the winter; October 23, 2021, from 9 AM to Noon.
Oct 05, 2021 | Town

Shadow Pines Property Guided Hike Oct 9

Penfield Trails Committee will be your guide!
Oct 04, 2021 | Recreation

Arts & Crafts Fair November 6

This event benefits Penfield Recreation's DEAR program.
Oct 03, 2021 | Recreation

Fall Foliage Report

Follow the progression of autumn colors all across New York state!
Sep 30, 2021 | Town

Annual Bike Drop Set for October 2

Keep those old or unwanted bikes out of our landfills by donating them to a good cause.
Sep 23, 2021 | Town

Resident Drop-off and Recycling Event

Friday, October 1 ( 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM ) and Saturday, October 2 ( 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM ) at the Public Works Complex, 1607 Jackson Road. Includes metals/appliance recycling, brush disposal, and secure document shredding.
Sep 21, 2021 | Town

Public Info Meeting Oct. 4 on Comm. Choice Aggregation

This is an opportunity to learn about CCA, ask questions, and meet its program administrator.
Sep 20, 2021 | Recreation

NYS DEC Upcoming Fishing Events

Enjoy a Free Fishing Day and an Accessible Fishing Clinic.
Sep 17, 2021 | Library Programs

Preschool Crafts

Sep 16, 2021 | Recreation

Safety First for Children Class Sept. 25

Help your children stay safe at home alone!
Sep 16, 2021 | Recreation

Free Friday Films to Resume Sept. 24

Films shown at 2:00pm at Penfield Community Center.
Sep 14, 2021 | Community

Town of Penfield, Kiwanis Club and Rotary Club's 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

This Tournament will be held on Sept. 27 at Shadow Lake Golf Club, 1850 Five Mile Line Rd. with registration at 9:00AM and Shotgun Start at 11:30AM. For More Info. call 746-2500.
Sep 13, 2021 | Recreation

Open Gym Programs have returned for the fall

Open Pickleball and Little People's Gym are ready for registration!
Sep 09, 2021 | Town

Penfield Library 44th Annual Used Book Sale

September 16-18 at the Penfield Community Center
Sep 09, 2021 | Recreation

Tastin' the Blues and Dog's Day Out are Back!

Join your friends and neighbors for Penfield Amphitheater's final event of the season!
Sep 09, 2021 | Town

Tastin' the Blues and Dog's Day Out Are Back!

Join your friends and neighbors for the final event of the season at Penfield Amphitheater!
Sep 08, 2021 | Recreation

Annual Bike Drop Set for October 2

Keep those old or unwanted bikes out of our landfills by donating them to a good cause.
Sep 07, 2021 | Library News

Fall Hours

Fall hours will be in effect through late spring/early summer.
Monday-Thursday: 10 AM-9 PM
Friday: 10 AM-6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM*
Sunday: 1-5 PM*
*Summer Hours: Saturday, 10 AM-2 PM; Sunday, closed
Sep 07, 2021 | Library Programs

Fall Story Times

Registration opens Tuesday, September 7 for Penfield town/school district residents and September 13 for all others. Register online or by phone at 340-8720. (in-person)
Sep 03, 2021 | Town

Town Proclamation recognizes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The Town of Penfield is honored to join organizations, families, and individuals around the world in raising awareness of childhood cancer while honoring and remembering all those affected.
Sep 01, 2021 | Town

9/11 20th Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony

The Town is hosting a remembrance ceremony on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 at the Memorial Garden adjacent to the Dolomite Lodge.
Sep 01, 2021 | Recreation

Fall Registration is Now Open for Residents

Non-residents can register beginning September 8.
Aug 31, 2021 | Library Staff Picks

16 Kooky Comedies

Aug 25, 2021 | Town

Penfield Names Energy Supplier to Work with CCA Admin

The Town Board authorized Supervisor Tony LaFountain to enter into a 24-month Aggregation Program Agreement to provide eligible Penfield residents with an electricity product that is 50% green. This agreement also gives residents an option to increase their green energy component to 100%.
Aug 24, 2021 | Recreation

Color Penfield Green to Present Two Community Campaigns Through Recreation

Community Campaigns are a step toward gaining Penfield designation as a Clean Energy Community (CEC).
Aug 24, 2021 | Town

Community Campaign Strives Towards CEC Designation

Becoming a Clean Energy Community can bring benefits to Penfield, including funding for municipal sustainability projects, resident education, and a more sustainable community. Color Penfield Green has volunteered to present two Community Campaigns through Penfield Recreation.
Aug 20, 2021 | Town

Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 18

Opportunity to safely dispose of hazardous chemicals
Aug 16, 2021 | Town

School Tax Payment Options

You can pay this year's school taxes several ways without having to come to the Receiver of Taxes Office.
Aug 12, 2021 | Library Programs

Children's Programs

Aug 11, 2021 | Town

Penfield Recreation's Fall Program Brochure Now Available!

Registration will begin September 1!
Aug 11, 2021 | Recreation

Fall Program Brochure is Here!

Registration begins September 1!
Aug 11, 2021 | Library Programs

Adult Programs

Aug 04, 2021 | Library News

Thank you to our sponsors!

Aug 02, 2021 | Town

Shadow Pines Disc Golf Course Update

Work on 1st hole underway. The remaining holes will be completed in the coming months, with hopes of all 18-holes being playable by late fall or early spring.
Jul 26, 2021 | Recreation

NEW! Lifeguarding Course & Water Safety Instructor Cert. Class Offered

Newly added aquatics classes will be held in August!
Jul 15, 2021 | Town

Town selected as RBJ 2021 Workplace Wellness "Rookie of the Year" recipient

Congratulations to the Town of Penfield Employee Wellness Team!
Jul 15, 2021 | Library Programs

Teen Programs

Jul 14, 2021 | Town

Upcoming "Stop the Violence Mission" Collaborative March

The public is invited to a community march and forum at North Ponds Park to "stop the violence," hosted by Uniting & Healing Through Hope of Monroe County
Jun 25, 2021 | Town

Pharmaceutical Waste Collection June 26

Monroe County and Penfield Wegmans hosting a pharmaceutical waste collection event
Jun 21, 2021 | Town

Document Shredding Event Results Are In!

Penfield residents protect personal information and divert nearly 4,000 pounds of paper from landfill
Jun 16, 2021 | Town

Penfield Independence Day Parade & Fireworks July 3

Penfield will celebrate Independence Day with a parade and fireworks.
Jun 16, 2021 | Recreation

Penfield Independence Day Parade & Fireworks July 3

Penfield will celebrate Independence Day with a parade and fireworks.
Jun 08, 2021 | Town

Penfield Honoring Pandemic Heroes

The Town of Penfield is giving residents a chance to say 'Thank You!' to their pandemic heroes.
Jun 08, 2021 | Recreation

Penfield Honoring Pandemic Heroes

The Town of Penfield is giving residents a chance to say 'Thank you!' to their Pandemic Heroes.
Jun 07, 2021 | Recreation

Now Accepting Vendors for Art + Craft Fair

Vendors wanted for Art + Craft Fair November 6.
May 26, 2021 | Recreation

Bri-Pen Senior Rides Open House

Bri-Pen Senior Rides is urgently seeking volunteers to drive or offer their assistance in dispatching rides to clients.
May 21, 2021 | Town

Memorial Day Ceremony of Remembrance

Touching ceremony will honor fallen military heroes.
May 21, 2021 | Recreation

Memorial Day Ceremony of Remembrance

Touching ceremony will honor fallen military heroes.
May 20, 2021 | Library News

Picturing Women Inventors

May 19, 2021 | Recreation

Summer Amphitheater Concert Series Announced

Bring your family and some lawn chairs to one of the fabulous FREE events at Penfield Amphitheater and Kiwanis Stage this summer.
May 19, 2021 | Town

Summer Amphitheater Concert Series Announced

Bring your family and some lawn chairs to one of the fabulous FREE events at Penfield Amphitheater and Kiwanis Stage this summer.
May 17, 2021 | Town

Secure Document Destruction Event at PCC

Penfield residents are invited to a secure document destruction event Saturday, June 5 at the Penfield Community Center 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Service provided on-site by Eco-Green Park certified document destruction.

May 10, 2021 | Recreation

New DEAR Class Added for Spring

Altered Paper Art House
Apr 30, 2021 | Town

Getting Started with Home Improvement Projects

Planning a home improvement project? The Building Department is ready to help you through the process by determining if your project requires any building permits, inspections, or zoning variances. 

Apr 29, 2021 | Recreation

Guided Hike May 8

Enjoy the spring flowers at Harris Whalen Park.
Apr 27, 2021 | Town

National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26

National Work Zone Awareness Week highlights the dangers of inattention at highway work areas. Show your support for families who have lost loved ones in a work zone crash by wearing orange on Wednesday, April 28. Commuters can help keep highway crews safe by anticipating delays and planning alternate routes when possible. 

Apr 24, 2021 | Town

Annual Good Neighbor Day Set for May 8

Terry Rothfuss's legacy is living on through neighbors helping neighbors.
Apr 08, 2021 | Town

2020 Financial Statements Accepted by the Town Board

With a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, all levels of government faced unexpected costs and drastically reduced revenue. Thanks to a strong balance sheet and the commitment of department heads and the town board to reduce costs, the Town of Penfield’s 2020 financials received excellent marks.
Apr 01, 2021 | Town

NYS DOT Project at Five Mile and Atlantic Begins Week of April 12

NYDOT is looking to improve traffic flow and reduce the frequency and severity of crashes at Atlantic Avenue and Five Mile Line Road. Beginning Monday, April 12, the Phase I traffic switch will be installed.
Mar 30, 2021 | Recreation

Volunteer to be a Penfield Good Neighbor on May 8

Terry Rothfuss's legacy is living on through neighbors helping neighbors.
Mar 29, 2021 | Town

Brush Fire Risks Increase During Spring Season

For most of us, the mild and dry weather of the past few weeks has seemed like a dream as we emerge from winter. However, fire officials understand that these conditions, combined with lingering debris from last fall, make our region vulnerable to field fires—a threat we often associate with the west coast, not Penfield.
Mar 29, 2021 | Community

Penfield VEA Annual Awards Ceremony

Edmund P. and Margaret M. Finucane received the Outstanding Service Award, Brett B. Whitnable received the ALS Provider of the Year, Selena R. Cockhern received the BLS Provider of the Year.
Mar 22, 2021 | Library Staff Picks

5 Bingeable Graphic Novel Series

Mar 22, 2021 | Library Staff Picks

7 Latest Likes & All-Time Faves

Mar 22, 2021 | Library Staff Picks

7 Not-Too-Tragic Teen Reads on Overdrive

Okay, there may be some broken hearts...but ultimately this list is about comedy, romance, and fantasy adventure! Here's a selection of MCLS Overdrive e-books and audiobooks to help you escape into another world without going anywhere.
Mar 16, 2021 | Recreation

Free Guided Hike April 10

Penfield Trails Committee holds a monthly public guided hike.
Mar 15, 2021 | Recreation

Penfield Players Announce 2020 Awards and Plans for 2021

Penfield Players will lay low until this fall, in the best interest of the actors and audiences.
Mar 12, 2021 | Town

New Visitor Kiosk System at the Town Hall

Beginning Monday, March 15 visitors to the town hall will be greeted by a new kiosk system upon entry to the building at 3100 Atlantic Avenue. The kiosk will prompt visitors to sign in, answer health department screening questions, and offer menus to connect them to the service or department they wish to see.
Mar 10, 2021 | Recreation

Free Guided Hike

Penfield Trails Committee will lead a guided hike at Shadow Pines property.
Feb 18, 2021 | Town

Protecting Our Sanitary Sewer System

Over the last few months, Town employees have spent numerous hours cleaning and repairing various laterals, mains, and pumps in the pump stations due to disposal of items that should not be disposed of in the Town’s sanitary sewer system.
Feb 05, 2021 | Town

Share Your COVID-19 Experience

The Association of Public Historians of New York State and New York's 1,600+ government-appointed historians want to record your firsthand experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. How are you feeling? What are you hearing and seeing around you?
Jan 27, 2021 | Town

Winter Show and Sale: Penfield Art Association

Like every other organization, the PAA has had to pivot and adapt to a world with the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of their traditional gallery venue, this year members will share their work online in a juried virtual exhibit. Much of the work is for sale, making this a great opportunity to purchase original art for your home.
Jan 13, 2021 | Town

Penfield Roadways: Managing Snow and Ice

The DPW performs snow and ice control operations on roughly 290 lane miles of town roads plus another 200 lane miles of state and county roads for which the Town is reimbursed annually. There a number of factors the Town of Penfield takes into account when managing snow and ice on roadways and sidewalks within the community.
Jan 11, 2021 | Recreation

AARP Tax Aide Canceled in Penfield

Due to the pandemic, per AARP guidelines, the Tax-Aide program is not allowed to operate, according to Penfield's AARP representative.
Jan 08, 2021 | Recreation

Free Guided Hike

Ellison Park winter hike, snowshoe, or cross-country ski.
Dec 31, 2020 | Library Plan Your Visit

How Curbside Pickup Works

Dec 31, 2020 | Library Plan Your Visit

Plan your library visit

Dec 31, 2020 | Library Plan Your Visit

Returning Your Items

Dec 18, 2020 | Recreation

Winter Registration Begins Jan 4

Penfield Rec has a fresh assortment of programs and activities to keep you active all winter!
Dec 07, 2020 | Town

Community Coronavirus Spread on the Rise

COVID-19 infections are again on the rise. Community choices made now will determine the impact on the healthcare system and its medical workers. Redoubling the commitment to masking, physical distancing, and proper hand hygiene is critical to reducing community spread.

Dec 06, 2020 | Town

2020 Jeffrey S. Crane Preservation Award Presented

The Penfield Historic Preservation Board awarded the 2020 Jeffrey S. Crane Preservation Award to Joyce and Ron Baroody, owners of the Mann-Owen House located at 2129 Five Mile Line Road, at the December 3rd meeting of the Historic Preservation Board. The Baroodys are credited with preserving Penfield’s past in ways that will sustain their property at 2129 Five Mile Road well into the future.
Nov 30, 2020 | Recreation

Pickleball Open Play Time

Open Pickleball is back at Penfield Community Center, with some modifications.
Nov 15, 2020 | Town

Winter Parking Rules for Roads and Highways

November 15 marked the beginning of the Winter Parking Rules ordinance in Penfield.  This means no parking is allowed on all roads/ highways between 2 am and 7 am. This allows the Department of Public Works crews to safely and effectively clear the roadways of fallen snow during the overnight hours. This ordinance will run through April 1, 2021.
Nov 12, 2020 | Town

Shadow Pines Property: Clark House

Although the pandemic has slowed the process, there remains interest in helping to bring back the Clark House to a functioning facility for all to enjoy. The Development Services Director continues to work with a party looking into opening a restaurant in the historic facility.
Nov 06, 2020 | Town

Dog Census Underway in Penfield

The Town of Penfield is now conducting a Dog Census to ensure all dogs older than four (4) months are properly licensed in accordance with New York State Agriculture and Market Law Article 7.  A mailer has been sent to all Penfield households.
Oct 22, 2020 | Town

Town Officials Approve 2021 Fiscal Budget

The town tax rate for 2021 will remain at 2.78 per $1,000 as the Town Board approves next year's Fiscal Budget during their October 21 Legislative Meeting. The Final Budget, including special districts, totals $20,632,799, a decrease of $38,593. The Town Operating Budget without special districts is $17,768,407. 

Oct 20, 2020 | Town

"Good Neighbor Day" Fall Edition

After its cancellation in April due to COVID-19 concerns, the fifth annual Terry Rothfuss Memorial, "Good Neighbor Day" looks to help seniors, veterans, or those who are disabled, with light yard work and now fall cleanup. Organizers are calling for volunteers of all ages to help on Saturday, October 24.
Oct 14, 2020 | Recreation

Good Neighbor Day

Volunteers of all ages invited to help neighbors!
Oct 06, 2020 | Town

Ribbon Cutting Opens Inclusive Playground at Rothfuss Park

An inclusive playground is a universally designed rich environment that enables all children to develop physically, socially, and emotionally.  The Town of Penfield was awarded a State and Municipal Facilities Program grant in the amount of $50,000 through Assemblyman Johns towards the construction of the playground.
Oct 01, 2020 | Town

Fall Drop-Off and Recycling Event

On both Friday and Saturday you can drop off metals and appliances, yard brush (no leaves or grass), clothing and linens at the St. Pauly shed, and donate returnable bottles and cans at the scout collection shed.  On Saturday only, Eco-Green Park certified document destruction ( will be on-site to safely dispose of confidential papers.  

Sep 29, 2020 | Recreation

Community Center Reopening Update

We are taking a slow, cautious approach.
Sep 23, 2020 | Community

Groundbreaking NEQALS / Webster EMS headquarters facility

Last week a groundbreaking ceremony for the Northeast Quadrant Advance Life Support (NEQALS) and Webster Emergency Medical Services (EMS) new headquarters facility took place on Jackson Road. 

Sep 21, 2020 | Town

Penfield Art Association's Annual Show and Sale

The pandemic has impacted a number of programs and events over the last six months, and that holds true for the Penfield Art Association’s Annual Show and Sale. The virtual show and sale—featuring 51 paintings by 29 artists—will open for viewing on Thursday, October 1. To view the artwork, go to the “news” page at If you are looking for a unique gift of art, keep in mind that many of the paintings will be for sale.

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REMINDER: Oct 4 Public Info Meeting on Community Choice Aggregation

Please note: Auditorium seating will be limited due to COVID-19 safety protocols. If you plan to attend please register in advance to help us plan for seating. This meeting will be broadcast LIVE on Penfield Television's Government Access Network.