Looking for a Fun Event for your Kids?

EPI Recreation Respite offers enriching activities for kids and young adults on weekends and early evenings on weekdays. Recreation Respite's participants fill their day with new exciting adventures with warm, well-trained staff, and a low child-to-caregiver ratio.

EPI also offers an After-School Respite on weekdays, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and on Saturdays, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For more information please contact us at (585) 442-6420 x2280.


Must be HCBS waiver certified

RSVP required one (1) week in advance to (585) 442-6420 x2280

All drop-off and pick-ups are at 1040 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Saturday, November 2nd:


Come to Monroe Community College for a fun, exciting and imaginative day at the Rochester Children's Book Festival. Enjoy books and crafts!

Cost: Free

Saturday, November 9th:

12:30pm - 4:30pm

Join us at the Strong Museum for National Toy Hall of Fame celebrations! Delight in performances by Checkers the Inventor with an interactive show featuring comedy, magic, juggling and more! 

Cost: $15

Tuesday, November 12th:

6:00pm - 8:00pm

What are you thankful for? Come to the Gates Public Library to create a one-of-a-kind decorated ceramic mug to show all that you're thankful for.

Cost: Free

Thursday, November 21st:

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Dogs & books... is there anything better? Spend your evening with a therapy dog at Gates Public Library.

Cost: Free

Saturday, November 23rd:

2:00pm - 5:30pm

Rochester Riverside Convention Center is hosting Maker Faire. Robots, toys, arts & crafts, 3D printing, a showcase of invention, creativity & exciting exhibitions will make your afternoon one to remember! 

Cost: $15

Sunday, November 24th:


Choo choo! Immerse yourself in trains of all kinds at the Radisson Hotel's Train Show!

Cost: $10

Saturday, November 30th:


Wild Wings is hosting its 12th Annual Shopping is for the Birds Sale at Mendon Ponds Park! There will be tons of gift items for sale as well as baked goods.

Cost: $10