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[ SAT., MAY 30 ] Dance to Awaken the Heart. May 30, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Henrietta United Church of Christ, 1400 Lehigh Station Rd Henrietta Donations welcome. 888-3409865. office@henriettaucc.org. awakentheheart.org/dance.

Festivals [ THU., MAY 28 ] Rochester Greek Festival. May 28- June 10, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 962 East Ave (585) 2443377. rochestergreekfestival.org/. FESTIVAL | GREEK FESTIVAL

It was just this year that I learned the proper pronunciation for “gyro.” You can learn it as well, and eat one or two at this year’s Greek Festival. Of course, there is plenty of other traditional Greek fare to munch on — Souvlaki, anyone? After you eat, get even more into the Greek spirit by indulging in traditional Greek dancing and music. If you’re looking for souvenirs to take home, take a stroll through the Agora and peruse clothing, jewelry, icons, and specialty foods. There are also regular church tours, and a Kiddie Village for children to enjoy.

[ SAT., MAY 30 ] Tree Peony Festival of Flowers. 9 a.m.-4 p.m Linwood Gardens, 1912 York Rd. $8-$12. 5843913. leegratwick@frontier. com. linwoodgardens.org/ Festival_of_Flowers.

The Greek Festival will take place Thursday, May 28, through Sunday, May 31, at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 962 East Ave. Free admission. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. rochestergreekfestival.org. — BY TREVOR LEWIS

[ SUN., MAY 31 ] 4th Annual Dyke Picnic and Women’s Festival. May 31, noon. Genesee Valley Park, Elmwood Ave. 683-5734. facebook.com/ LORA.Rochester. Kiss A Cow Day. May 31, 11 a.m.5 p.m. Asha Sanctuary, 2969 Coomer Road . Newfane $5-$10, kids under 5 free. 716-4802571. tracy@ashasanctuary.com. ashasanctuary.com/events.

Dance Events

Film

[ THU., MAY 28 ] Contra Dancing. 8-11 p.m. Covenant United Methodist Church, 1124 Culver Rd $2-$9. cdrochester.org.

[ FRI., MAY 29 ] Bio/Dance. May 29, 10:30 a.m. Monroe Community Hospital, 435 East Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14620 2011002. biodance.org.

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[ FRI., MAY 29 ] 16 mm Films by Rose Lowder. May 29, 7 p.m. Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince St. 4428676. vsw.org.

[ SAT., MAY 30 ] Bringing Conscious Back. May 30, 12-2 p.m. Phillis Wheatley Public Library, 33 Dr. Samuel McCree Way 428-8212. facebook.com/filmstress.filmz. [ MON., JUNE 1 ] Let the Fire Burn. June 1, 7-9 p.m. Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa St. facebook.com/flyingsquirrel. communityspace. Low-Cost No-Cost Adventures. June 1, 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane 723-4673. lifetreecafe.com. Limited Partnership. June 1, 7-9 p.m. The Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue Free. 258-0200. wxxi. org/highlights/2015/03/limitedpartnership. [ TUE., JUNE 2 ] Hitchcock Film Series: North by Northwest. June 2, 5 p.m. Wood Library, 134 North Main St Canandaigua 394-1381. woodlibrary.org. Pack Up Your Sorrows. June 2, 7 p.m. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. 444-3664. reelmindfilmfest.com.

Kids Events [ SAT., MAY 30 ] Parade Day. May 30, 11 a.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St $5. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com. Movie: The Tale of Despereaux. May 30, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Central Library, Children’s Center, 115 South Ave. 428-8304. libraryweb.org.

COMEDY | DAVE ATTELL

If there’s one thing you can be sure of about Dave Attell’s stand-up shows, it’s that nothing is off limits. The veteran comic doesn’t shy away from the offensive, and his thoughts can tend to be just a tad bizarre: Steve Irwin didn’t just die, but was murdered after the crocodiles put out a hit on him. You may recognize him from his series on Comedy Central back in the day, “Insomniac with Dave Attell,” where he walked around cities late at night seeing what crazy stuff he could find. Even if you aren’t familiar with his work, his comedy is worth your time. Just be warned if you’re morally inclined. Dave Attell will perform five shows at The Comedy Club (2235 Empire Boulevard, Webster) from Thursday, May 28, through Saturday, May 30. 7:30 p.m. on Thursday; 7:30 and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. $35-$40. thecomedyclub.us; daveattell.com. — BY TREVOR LEWIS [ MON., JUNE 1 ] Widget the Reading Dog and her Pal Joey. 3-4 p.m.

Seymour Library, 161 East Ave., Brockport 637-1050. seymourlibraryweb.org.

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