Cool Kids! at Genesee Community College 2012-2013

Day of Week: Saturdays!!!
Dates: 10/20/2012 - 12/31/2013
Time: 10 AM
Place: Genesee Community College- The Forum

One College Road
Batavia , NY14020
Cost: FREE! Open to ALL AGES!! No reservations!! Sponsored by Student Activities! our 14th year!!!
For more information: contact us


MONKEY BIZ!!!

The coolest ever LIVE PRIMATE show!! ”

10/20/2012

WooHOOOOOOO! We're AT it again! Our 14th YEAR at GCC!!

And we're kicking the WHOLE cool SMASH off with---a VERY popular show-our friends from the Primate Sanctuary-and MONKEY BIZ!

Chimpanzees and primates and monkeys-oh MY!
Get here early for this fantastic educational experience and eye-goggling fun! We’re SO excited to bring our primate friends to Cool Kids! to learn about habitats, their personal stories and what we can do as World Citizens to conserve & preserve! SOOOO COOL!


*********** ****** The 8th annual Cool Kids Ecofest in April wants YOU to Get Your GREEN on but don't wait to be GREEN!

----> Start TODAY!
Get a box! A BIG ol' COOL BOX! And save your OLD ELECTRONICS--USED SNEAKERS--Agricultural PLASTICS (to you farmers and nursery owners) and American flags to be recycled! !

THEN---in APRIL---do NOT miss the COOLEST EARTH DAY EVER!! Bring ALL your STUFF to COOL KIDS! ECOFEST! and we'll give you a RAFFLE ticket--for EACH pair of sneakers--electronic item--and American Flag you bring in! And you could win a MOUNTAIN BIKE! or OTHER GREEN STUFF! Then? Have a BLAST as Cool Kids! takes over the whole college--with over 60 exhibitors inside and out--games, nature centers, wildlife shows and LOADS more! Mark your calendars! And get ready for some BIG COOL GREEN--today!


HISTORY HOUSES Festival!

4 MINI-MUSEUMS-American Dolls-and MORE! ”

11/17/2012

History ROCKS! OUT! LOUD! And making history fun AND informative? Is what our friends from “History Houses” is ALL about!

ALL AGES can enjoy a DYNAMIC history "lesson"---that brings ALL kinds of FUN! FACT! and AMERICAN DOLLS to a WHOLE new level!! (don't run away boys! This isn't a girls-only show! Trust us!)

A typical History House--showcases one "dollhouse" like you've never seen a dollhouse before! They're like mini-museums! But Cool Kids! had to go big!
History Houses is bringing FOUR of its period houses from the 1800's era in American history!! PLUS the mega popular “American Doll characters”— PLUS COOL CRAFTS! And a riveting hour of storytelling! Don’t miss it! Girls—Boys—AND BIG KIDS love this HANDS-ON show!!

Sidenote: --BOYS love this program too! Between the "mini-museums" (doll houses--each HIGHLY unique--and each PACKED with artifacts!) to the crafts and storytelling--ALL AGES can LOVE history!


BEST WILD WEST SHOW!!

And a "Rope trick Funshop" after!! ”

2/16/2013

We're back! They're back!! Yippy Ki YAY you Cool Kids! you!! And we brought you the BEST of the Wild West!!

Featuring The Black Lightening Wild West Show ---national feature act brings you GREAT western ROPE tricks galore PLUS--some whip-cracking, eye-popping, breathless moments of daring!
You’ll LOVE this show! But don’t stop there!
In true Cool Kids style—we pass out ropes and EVERYBODY gets to try rope tricks! YeeeHAW!


The MAGIC GUY!!

Packed with Snickery 'n Trickery!! ”

3/16/2013

Don't miss this PERFECT way to LAUGH UP your SATURDAY and break up those WINTER BLAHS!!

Featuring: "Rochester's favorite entertainer"—the hysterical master of snickery and trickery-- The Magic Guy! Chris Wilkinson is a mega popular star in the land of silly and magical hoo-ha! He's performed thousands of shows, in as many venues--and the Magic Guy's sleight of hand is matched ONLY by an endless array of props, laugh-a-minute fun and lots of audience interaction!!
YOU! WILL! LOVE HIM!!
Get there early for the best seats! And who knows! You may even end up on stage!!


COOL KIDS! ECOFEST at GCC!

Wow! DO! NOT! MISS! THIS!! ”

4/13/2013

Start getting ready now!!! Save that E-scrap! Those old sneakers! Books! And mark your calendars---
Our 8th crazy-COOL year! And the COOLEST EARTH DAY EVER is SO BACK!!!


Special Time: 10 AM - 2 PM


COME AND GET YOUR GREEN ON! And if the last SEVEN years is ANY indication on how COOL it'll be THIS YEAR?! WOW! WOW!!! WOW!!!!! We're setting the tone for ALL Earth Days everywhere this event--and putting the COOL back in GREEN !!!

Be COOL! BE GREEN! Recycle! TODAY

MARK YOUR CALENDAR and RIGHT AWAY-START SAVING YOUR:

  • -OLD SNEAKERS (sneakers only--no shoes!
  • -Paperback BOOKS! --for Operation Paperback! (no hardcovers--or Romance novels)

    ----> And NEW THIS YEAR! ALSO BRING us your: <--------

  • -OLD EYEGLASSES!
  • -USED INKJET or LASER CARTRIDGES!!
  • -USED CELLPHONES!
  • -OLD AMERICAN FLAGS!

    --> And our Annual Drive-Thru E-SCRAP DRIVE is BACK!!<---

  • -RECYCLE ALL YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS Drive up service! We unload it FOR YOU!
    INCLUDING:
  • OLD TV's and MONITORS!!
  • OLD Computers! --working or not!
  • Printers!
  • Fax machines!
  • Cash registers!
  • Wiring!
  • Phones!
  • Stereos!
  • Microwaves!
  • Rechargeable batteries!
  • Calculators!
  • Typewriters!
  • IPODS!
  • Cell Phones!
  • PDA’s!

  • PLUS: MOUSES! KEYBOARDS! CABLES! EXTERNAL DRIVES! MODEMS!!

    SIDENOTE: No personal or kitchen appliances.
    And no businesses or agencies can donate.

    This year---there's MORE ways to RECYCLE! And MORE WAYS to get RAFFLE TICKETS! Be GREEN! And win BIG! Then?!


    And THEN? After you bring us your STUFF?! And get your raffle tickets!? We bring YOU the COOLEST EARTH PARTY EVER!!!

    Featuring a massive green menu of over SIXTY COOL, GREEN, HIGH ENERGY EXHIBITORS and ACTIVITY TABLES!! GAMES! WILDLIFE! Hands-on COOL for 4 GREEN-POWER packed HOURS!!! Including:

    OUTSIDE in Parking Lot and Plaza!!

  • “Pump em Up”-- FREE tire pressure check with SLOAT TIRE Batavia)--and get a FREE tire gauge!!! Save gas! Oil! Tires! The Planet! Drive-thru service! Plus--RAFFLE TICKET!
  • “Complimentary Battery Check” with AAA! FREE! Drive through! Simple! EASY! And a-NOTHER--RAFFLE TICKET!
  • HUGE displays of Alternative Energy Cars Displays (Hydrogen! Ethanol! Electric! Vegetable Oil powered cars!)
  • Solar and Wind Power displays! KITES! Geocaching!

    INSIDE the FORUM and CAFETERIA--it's PACKED! 10 AM - 2 PM

    Over 60(!) eco vendors inside and out with artistic “green” games/activities and demos at every table! Including:
  • Gen County Soil and Water TREE SEEDLING GIVEAWAY!! Exotic wildlife at Wildlife Educational Encounters! Make origami at the Cool Kids Peace Chain! LIVE Wildlife!
  • Mining for Minerals! Geocaching! TONS of alternative energy cars! Solar and Wind! Earth Day Bag Project! MOVIE Greenhouse! Recycled Art Contest!
  • Beaver Creek Meadows! Check out LIVE aquatics at Adopt A Stream! Tons of Eco Games! Recycling Olympics with Boy Scouts!
  • Check back for still MORE fun! Last year--over 50 vendors! From KITES to interactive EROSION maps! Rock painting to Facepainting! COMPOST worms to SOLAR calculator giveaways!!

    One thing's for SURE: it's GUARANTEED GREEN Nonstop fun for all ages!
    Stay tuned for a MORE COMPLETE SCHEDULE closer to APRIL 2011--but here's what we KNOW will happen too!!

  • 10 AM - 2 PM --NONSTOP COOL KIDS ECOFEST FUN!!
  • 1230 PM – BIG BAG BASH! Pizza Party- FREE!
  • 1 PM -Cool Kids STAGE show- WILDLIFE SHOW!!! with exotics critters from around the GLOBE!!
  • 145 PM- Mountain Bike Raffle Giveaway!
    (from Adam Miller Bike Shop!) MUST be PRESENT to WIN! PLUS TONS MORE PRIZES!!!

    Join us! PLANET-hands down--its THE COOLEST EARTH DAY EVER!

    GET YOUR GREEN ON --with COOL KIDS!


    PLEASE NOTE: Times and activities--subject to change without notice!
    But!

    PLEASE- DO check back to this site--for UPDATES on possible TIME CHANGES---and for the COOLEST ADDITIONS of FREE (!) Earth-crunchy COOL ACTIVITIES---VENDORS--NATURE CENTERS--and FUN GREEN FOLK who will BE THERE to show YOU how EASY--how COOL--and how FUN--GREEN is!!


    “Your

    Cool Kids! Ecofest RECYCLING TALLIES!!



    12/31/2013

    WooHOOOO! So much GREEN! So much FUN! So much COOL! All in ONE BIG COOL KIDS! ECOFEST! This HAD to be our BEST year ever! I know I know--we always say that--but really! This year WAS!! We had NEW stuff to recycle this year! And the same ol' same ol'! But you DEFINITELY delivered! And saved up! And recycled! And we had to give away so many raffle tickets---we got a bigger raffle box!! Here are my numbers. I found the individual sheets, but not the full tally. · Cell Phone 41 · Flags 23 · Eye Glasses 68 · Ink Cartridges 60 · Paperbacks 573 · Sneakers 368 · E-Waste 16,000 LBS · Total approximate attendance: 1,500 -1800 WOW!!! · Volunteers: 45+ --INCREDIBLE! We lost count!!! You guys ROCK!!! Donating your time--energy--and LOVE for the planet!!! And those BLAZING SMILES!!!!! And you were---the coolest ever! YES!!!! · Vendors/Presenters (humans): 55+ --- WOW!!! Wow! WOW!!! We're SO grateful!!! · Live Critters: MORE than EVER! --YES!!! We had SO much fun with the 3 live animal crews there!!! From live owls to SERVAL cats (!!); a reptile exhibit to BUTTERFLIES!!! Plus all of YOU cool critters! That makes it in the 1000's ! = P AND NOT to FORGET---- THANKS to VERY COOL Buildings/Grounds staff, College Services, AVI + MARCOM + Our GENEROUS SPONSORS: Student Activities and College Village for making it an incredible event.