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A Wild Year for the RMSC

A Wild Year for the RMSC

Alligators, kangaroos and opossums—oh my! The Wildlife Defenders have become well-loved guests at the RMSC with their engaging live animal shows and we’re excited to announce that you’ll be seeing even more of them in 2017. Almost every Saturday this year, you’ll see them on our schedule at 12:30 and 2:30pm.

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Rochester: Flour City to Photonics Capital

Rochester: Flour City to Photonics Capital

What started as the “Flour City” growing up on the banks of the Genesee River has – nearly two centuries later – become the photonics capital of the country. A federal announcement this summer named Rochester as one of the cities selected for a new Photonics Manufacturing Institute, a year after being designated a “Manufacturing Community” in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) program.

This is great news for us locals.

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