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American Legion Post 256 in Canandaigua

In accordance with NY State restrictions due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Canandaigua American Legion Post 256, lounge and banquet hall will be closed from March 17, 2020 until further notice.

All scheduled events are postponed until further notice and will be rescheduled.

Please check with the host of the event for future dates of the postponed events.

Wednesday and Friday dinners are available to the public for takeout only.

             Wednesday 7/1/2020 Menu                                                           Friday 7/3/2020 (Closed) 

                                                         Call 585-394-3790 to place your dinner orders.

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Welcome to the Post 256!

American Legion

Canandaigua Post 256

454 North Main Street

Canandaigua, NY 14424



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The Legion meets at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  

The Board of Directors meet at 7:00 PM on the 3rd Thursday of each month. 

The Legion Auxiliary meets on the 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 PM of each month.
The Sons on the American Legion meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 6:15 PM.

​The Legion Riders meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month (except November and January) at 6:00 PM

 "The American Legion’s success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives."

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