Day of Creativity Conference for Retirees

Spend the day engaged in creative programs, presentations, and performances at Penfield Community Center on Friday, August 18 as Penfield Recreation hosts the Day of Creativity Conference.

Throughout the day-long event, local artists, musicians, professors, and hobbyists will showcase the many ways seniors can be creative in their post-retirement years. Events will include artists from Artisan Works and Penfield’s Art Stop, Mid-Century Modern Jazz Quartet, Rochester Ukulele Orchestra, Hula dancing with Jean Hamel Smith, The Creative Brain presentation by Jack Kowiak, Boomwhacker Karaoke, Panel on the Creative Process, hands-on acrylic painting, card making workshop, and many other activities.  

This conference-style, day-long program includes workshops, classes, and performances highlighting creative ideas for seniors to stay engaged after retirement.  

Registration is $25 and includes lunch and hard cider tasting by Blue Toad Hard Cider.  This is a FUNdraising event for Daytime Education at Recreation (DEAR).  DEAR offers free classes to lifelong learners all year long, Monday - Friday.  

For more information about this event or the DEAR program please visit us at You can register online or by calling the Penfield Recreation office at 585-340-8655.  

Look at what we have planned!  View the full schedule here.