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I know finding a free moment isn't easy when the little ones are around! :)

Mommy, and loyal LONA neighbor!

Monday, September 2, 2013

REMINDER: Turn-in your child's completed Summer Reading Journal at the local Barnes & Noble Bookstore by tomorrow, September 3rd, 2013!

REMINDER: Turn-in your child's completed Summer Reading Journal at the local Barnes & Noble Bookstore by tomorrow, September 3rd, 2013!

The last day to receive the FREE BOOK that your child EARNED by reading over the summer is Tuesday, September 3rd... and they mean it! No "Late Lucys", or you'll be sad!

LONA wishes all of our children a wonderfully happy and successful NEW SCHOOL YEAR!
We are proud of you, and know that you will do well in all of your studies!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

The 2013 Regal Summer Movie Express!

Below is a list of participating locations and movie start dates. Each location will host the Summer Movie Express on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 10am for nine weeks. Admission is $1 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute.

The two Rochester area locations are:

Regal Greece Ridge Stadium 12
176 Greece Ridge Center Drive
Rochester NY 14626
585-225-8837 or 585-225-5810

Regal Henrietta Stadium 18
525 Marketplace Drive
Rochester NY 14623
585-424-5461 or 585-424-3223

              Week   Title                                             Rating     Start Time
6/25/13  1          The Three Stooges                         PG           10am
              1           Ice Age: Continental Drift            PG           10am

7/2/13    2          Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days  PG         10am
              2          Parental Guidance                           PG          10am

7/9/13    3          Mr. Poppers' Penguins                   PG           10am
              3          Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked  G  10am

7/16/13  4          Monte Carlo                                   PG           10am
              4          Rio                                                  G             10am

7/23/13  5          Coraline                                          PG          10am
              5          ParaNorman                                    PG          10am

7/30/13  6          Dr. Seuss' The Lorax                      PG          10am
              6          Big Miracle                                     PG          10am

8/6/13    7          Yogi Bear                                        PG         10am
              7          Journey 2: The Mysterious Island   PG         10am

8/13/13  8          Racing Stripes                                 PG         10am
              8          Happy Feet Two                              PG         10am

8/20/13  9         African Cats                                     G           10am
              9         Chimpanzee                                      G          10am

This information was gathered from

Friday, May 31, 2013

Recreation on the Move for June 2013 - here in our LONA neighborhood!

FYI for our LONA Kids!
Recreation on the Move

The notice around town reads “We’re Takin’ it to the Streets!” Rochester’s Youth, Parks and Recreation department will sponsor its Recreation on the Move Van again this summer.

On board you will find:
Healthy Snacks
Homework Help
Outdoor Games & Sports
Health & Nutrition Info
Activities & Crafts
Daily Giveaways

The Recreation on the Move Van will be going around to different neighborhoods throughout the months of May and June. Recreation on the Move is a great opportunity for neighborhoods to become engaged in making our young people more fit and healthy.

Here in our Lyell-Otis Neighborhood, the van will be here on:

JUNE 11-14 @ J.P. Riley Park
JUNE 18-21 @ Paul Bianchi Park

RCSD parent participation survey - OPEN UNTIL JUNE 7th!

FYI for LONA's RCSD Families:
We encourage families to complete the RCSD parent participation survey online, which will remain open until June 7th.

It’s another way for us to give feedback to the district about our NW area schools and RCS...D in general... and also show that LONA's parents remain actively interested and vocal about school and district decisions.

Just type in “parent participation survey” in the district’s main website’s search window or here is the link:


City of Rochester Recreation Summer Centers Booklet 2013

FYI for LONA Families!
It's time to start making plans for the summer - please share with friends, family, and neighbors! 
The City of Rochester Rec Dept has some wonderful and FREE programs for kids and families.
City of Rochester Recreation Summer Centers Booklet 2013

EXPLORE engineering projects and careers

FYI for LONA Families!

WE Explore Registration is open!

EXPLORE engineering projects and careers…

On-line registration with visa/mc! All additional details, scholarship information and forms are available on website

Two day program - $50*

May combine the following discounts:
*Family discount: register 2+ family members - $10 off/program (can be connected to sibling we@rit summer camp registration)

Based on financial need are available through the Harris Scholarship Program

Registration includes:
Inspirational sessions, leadership workshop, tours, continental breakfast, lunch with parents, keynote speaker, t-shirt, water bottle and more!

For additional information or questions, please reference the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on our website at http://we.rit.edu/.

OR Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com.WEatRIT OR email us: we@rit.edu OR call: 585.475.6321

By the Women in Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology (WE@RIT)

A Kate Gleason College of Engineering program

Art Smart 2013

FYI for LONA Families!
Looking for Summer Enrichment for Your Child?

Art Smart 2013
Be creative this summer! Imagine an affordable summer camp that immerses youth in a wide spectrum of arts and cultural activities, and is also set in a beautiful park.

Well, there's no need to imagine it!

The Bureau of Recreation's Art Smart Summer Camp gives city youth ages 6 to 13 a way to create all through the summer! This annual program, held in beautiful Cobb's Hill Park and its Lake Riley Lodge, offers a wide array of artistic activities:





Textile arts

and more!

This year's camp runs weekdays from July 1 to August 23, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is $85 per week for city residents and $130 per week for those living outside the city. Additional siblings can join in the fun at a $20 discount.

Download the 2013 Information and Registration Packet Here.

Download the 2013 flier

Questions? Call 428-6755.