Flying Squirrel Community Space

Who we are

The Flying Squirrel is a welcoming space for artists, activists, and community members in Rochester. We aim to cultivate and sustain long lasting relationships so we can work together to create positive social change.

More about us.

  • 285 Clarissa St. Rochester NY, 14608
  • 585-205-8778

What's Happening?

Using the Space

Need a space to hold your event? We'd love to work with you. We host all kinds of events including group meetings, private parties, music shows, film screenings, speakers, and more.

Flying Squirrel Annual Fall Brunch Fundraiser!

Come out and support the Squirrel while enjoying a amazing brunch with other community members. This year will be the 10 year celebration of the Flying Squirrel! TEN YEARS! A DECADE! WE MADE IT! Come join the celebratory feast as we thank the community that has supported and sustained the space for all these years.

Nov. 3, 10am - 1pm (PS. it's daylight savings! Don't forget to turn your clock back an hour!)
285 Clarissa St.
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible!

We ask for $10 donation to support the Squirrel.

T-Shirts and Slingshots will be for sale!

Menu:
Potatoes
Egg Bake
Vegan French Toast
Vegan Pancakes
Tofu Scramble
Coffee (fair trade/organic)
Other goodies!

Please pass this onto your friends and family.

Study Session: Rochester Police Accountability Board legislation

We're getting close to election day and at least one court has made a ruling! An appeal has been filed and the referendum is being printed on the ballots! WHAT IS GOING ON?!?!

Join members of Enough Is Enough and the Police Accountability Board Alliance to get the updates (the answer: VOTE YES for the PAB on Nov. 5!) and review the legislation passed by City Council earlier this year.

Bring a bag lunch and eat as we collectively read through and discuss the legislation. Find out how you can get involved!

Monday, October 14, 2019 (Indigenous People's Day!)
noon - 1:30pm
Flying Squirrel Community Space
285 Clarissa St.
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible!

We'll have copies of the legislation for you and for a donation of $1, fair-trade, organic coffee! All donations will be split between the PAB Alliance and Enough Is Enough.

Open Hours and PAB Study Session!

Open Hours at the Squirrel! (work space/grab coffee/about us)

Thursday, July 18, 2019
10am - 5pm
The Squirrel at 285 Clarissa Street
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible

The Flying Squirrel Community Space welcomes folks to come find out more about the space and take a tour! If you like, bring your work and grab a cup of organic, fair trade coffee for a $1 donation. We'll have tables set up and power strips so those of you with computers can drop in and plug in. We also have free WiFi.

And while your at the space drinking coffee, hanging out, and doing work, check out a 1.5 h study session on the Police Accountability Board legislation to be on the ballot Nov. 5 hosted by the Police Accountability Board Alliance!

Bring a bag lunch and come read through and discuss the passed Rochester City Council legislation creating the Rochester Police Accountability Board. (The PAB will be established if the electorate votes in favor of a referendum on the ballot for the Nov. 5, 2019 general election.)

The purpose of the study session is to read through the legislation, answer questions, and get people involved in the movement to pass the referendum this fall.

At this session we will start from Section 18-5 Powers and Duties. You can download the legislation at: http://rochester.indymedia.org/node/148019

Thursday, July 18, 2019
noon - 1:30pm
Flying Squirrel Community Space
285 Clarissa St.
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible

We'll have copies of the legislation for you! Also, the Squirrel has, by donation, $1 fair trade/organic coffee. Please join us!

Open Hours / PAB Study Session

Open Hours at the Squirrel! (work space/grab coffee/about us)

Thursday, July 11, 2019
10am - 5pm
The Squirrel at 285 Clarissa Street
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/338755197041475/

The Flying Squirrel Community Space welcomes folks to come find out more about the space and take a tour! If you like, bring your work and grab a cup of organic, fair trade coffee for a $1 donation. We'll have tables set up and power strips so those of you with computers can drop in and plug in. We also have free WiFi.

See you soon!

Study Session: Rochester Police Accountability Board legislation starting from Section 18-5

Bring a bag lunch and come read through and discuss the passed Rochester City Council legislation creating the Rochester Police Accountability Board. (The PAB will be established if the electorate votes in favor of a referendum on the ballot for the Nov. 5, 2019 general election.)

The purpose of the study session is to read through the legislation, answer questions, and get people involved in the movement to pass the referendum this fall.

At this session we will explicitly start from Section 18-5 Powers and Duties. You can download the legislation at: http://rochester.indymedia.org/node/148019

Thursday, July 11, 2019
noon - 1pm
Flying Squirrel Community Space
285 Clarissa St.
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/345156639753392/

We'll have copies of the legislation for you! Also, the Squirrel has, by donation, $1 fair trade/organic coffee. Please join us!

Open Hours at the Squirrel!

Open Hours at the Squirrel! (work space/grab coffee/about us)
Wed., 3, 2019
9am - 5pm
The Squirrel at 285 Clarissa Street
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/206780626872730/?active_tab=about

The Flying Squirrel Community Space welcomes folks to come find out more about the space and take a tour! If you like, bring your work and grab a cup of organic, fair trade coffee for a $1 donation. We'll have tables set up and power strips so those of you with computers can drop in and plug in. We also have free WiFi.

Also, the Police Accountability Board Alliance is hosting another Study Session for the PAB legislation. Details below:

Bring a bag lunch and come read through and discuss the passed Rochester City Council legislation creating the Rochester Police Accountability Board. (The PAB will be established if the electorate votes in favor of a referendum on the ballot for the Nov. 5, 2019 general election.)

The purpose of the study session is to read through the legislation, answer questions, and get people involved in the movement to pass the referendum this fall.

Wed., July 3, 2019
noon - 1pm
Flying Squirrel Community Space
285 Clarissa St.
Rochester, NY
1st floor, wheelchair accessible
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/362141984500968/

We'll have copies of the legislation for you! Also, the Squirrel has, by donation, $1 fair trade/organic coffee. Please join us!

See you Wednesday!

PS. we still have a few slingshots to give away and a few t-shirts for sale!

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