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North Shore Arts Alliance
Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail
Numerous in northern Chautauqua County
10AM - 5 PM
The North Shore Arts Alliance of Chautauqua County, New York presents its signature event, the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Art Trail. This open-studio tour will be occur over two weekends, May 25th and 26th and June 1st and 2nd. Eighteen artists will present their work in their studios and homes, and share with visitors how their art is created. The Art Trail is a traveling feast of amazing talent and beauty in a wide variety of disciplines such as: sculpture, photography, ceramics, painting, jewelry, wood working, fiber arts, and mixed media. This is also an opportunity to explore the beautiful Chautauqua County countryside, six art galleries, two lighthouses, numerous dining establishments, bed and breakfasts and wineries open for tastings.
Entries Now Being Accepted for 2013 Southern Tier Biennial Art Exhibition
June 7 - Deadline
The Cattaraugus County Arts Council (CCAC) has announced a call for artists for the Southern Tier Biennial (STB), a nine-county professionally juried contemporary art exhibition. The application deadline is June 7. Professional jurors from the Castellani Art Museum and the Erie Art Museum will review entered artwork on June 18, and artists will be notified of acceptance beginning July 3. Artists can read application guidelines and submit entries online at www.southerntierbiennial.com.
The Buffalo History Museum
Party on the Portico
One Museum Court, Buffalo, NY 14216
August 16, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Join us as for the third Party on the Portico event of 2013 and see Ron Hawkins, Toronto's "Lowest of the Low" (Canada's legendary indie band) and Rusty Nails front man, perform solo. Hawkins was voted Songwriter of the year by Now magazine's reader's poll and the Lowest of the Low reunited for a series of shows. He is the recipient of the Edge 102.1's "Lifetime Achievement Award." Free appetizers, cash bar, free 15-minute mini-tours of the History Museum, and great views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden”all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum.
Lord of Life Adult & Child Services
SummerFest - Lord of Life
1025 Borden Rd, Depew, NY 14043
Lord of Life SummerFest Friday, July 26, 2013 4:00pm until ??? Lord of Life 1025 Borden Rd, Depew 716-668-8000 Join us for our annual SummerFest fundraiser open to the community! Chivettas Chicken, pizza, hot dogs, popcorn & sno' cones! Home-made sodas! Bounce house and games for kids of all ages! HUUUUUUGE Basket auction, including a Man Cave and Kids Korner and much much more! FREE admission - FREE parking. All proceeds benefit Lord of Life Adult & Child Services, Inc., serving two vulnerable populations. The children and elderly of our community receive entertainment, education, love and respect in our Centers. Support the important work done here. God's Work, Our Hands!
The 2013 Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts
August 24-August 25, 2013
The Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts mission is to foster growth in and awareness of Western New York’s artistic and cultural treasures and improve the fabric of our unique urban environment in an environmentally sound manner.
Call for Artists
Deadline April 1, 2013
For applications go to:www.elmwoodartfest.org
Christian Central Academy
Grace Race 5k Run/2k Walk
39 Academy Street, Williamsville
June 4, 2013
7:00pm - 9:00 pm
The Grace Race is a 5K running race and a 2K family-friendly walk through Williamsville. Following the race, CCA is hosting an awards ceremony with food and live entertainment. We are pleased that a portion of this yearâ€™s proceeds will be donated to The Hunterâ€™s Hope Foundation, founded by Jim and Jill Kelly, parents of CCA students. This family/community event in the Buffalo-Niagara Region is open to the public. Race information and registration can be found at on website.
Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk
2013 Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk
Buffalo, Eggerstville, Amherst
July 13, 2013
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
12th Annual Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk Where Gardens are Contagiousâ€ Saturday July 13, 2013 10:00am - 4:00pm 2013 marks the 12th year of the Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk, a free self-guided tour of more than 60 private gardens and carefully nurtured public spaces. The Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk is designed to encourage neighborhood beautification, collaboration and to build strong communities in the areas surrounding the UB South Campus of Buffalo, Eggertsville and Amherst.
The Buffalo History Museum
Party on the Portico
July 19, 2013
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
TGI M&TF! - RELAXING HAPPY HOUR FUN WITH LIVE MUSIC M&T THIRD FRIDAYS Party on the Portico Event Series Fun(d)raiser Join us for the second Party on the Portico event of 2013. Live band TBA; free appetizers, cash bar (wine/beer $4, water/soft drinks, $1), free 15-minute mini-tours of the History Museum, and great views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum. For more information, the public may call (716) 873-9644 x 0.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Buffalo Out of the Darkness Community Walk
September 14th, 2013
10:30am - 1:00pm
Support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by participating in the Out of the Darkness Community Walk on Sept. 14th in the Delaware Park. Proceeds will benefit local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs. To register, donate or to learn more, please visit www.outofthedarkness.org
Black Dog Second Chance Rescue
Dogs Are Family Too - Chiavetta's Dinner picnic
Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Rd, Amherst NY
Saturday June 1
Chiavetta's Chicken dinner, local rescue groups, animal related vendors and live music FREE Admission (4 legged friends encouraged to attend) Chiavetta's Chicken Dinners (Includes Half Chicken, Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Roll/Butter, and Drink) $10 pre-sale until May 24, 2013 - $12 door - Purchase Your Ticket on our website www.blackdogsecondchance.org via PayPal. Your tickets will be available at Will Call (our Welcome Table) the day of the event. Please indicate "Chiavetta's Dinner" in the notes section. Buy A Chicken Dinner for Yourself, or Donate One to the CITY MISSION. Our Volunteers Will Deliver Donated Dinners the Day of the Event. Last Year We Donated 160 Dinners to the City Mission. Our Goal This Year is 250. Please help us reach that goal. Use the PayPal Donate button above and indicate "City Mission" in the notes section.
Friends of Reinstein Nature Preserve
Meander in the Woods
Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
June 15, 2013
At this unique culinary experience, enjoy a delicious barbecue by Kentucky Gregâ€™s and then stroll a dessert trail (featuring wild edibles) through Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve. A basket raffle and bluegrass music by the Pointless Brothers round out this event, which raises money to support education and stewardship programs at Reinstein Woods. Tickets are available in advance for $30. For info call 683-5959
Erie County Master Gardeners, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Plant Sale, Erie County Master Gardeners
1071 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14216
9 am - 5 pm
Choice selection of sun and shade perennials, natives, herbs, annuals, shrubs and vines direct from the gardens of Erie County Master Gardeners. On Friday, garden expert and author Sally Cunningham will be on hand to sell the National Garden Festival Directory & Open Gardens Book and other NGF gifts. Master Gardeners will be on hand throughout the sale with advice on selecting and growing plants. Funds raised by this annual event support Master Gardener projects and outreach programs for adults and children in Erie County. Great plants at Great prices!
Julien school for Alternative Learners
Rice Road Community Church, 305 Rice Road Welland, Ontario
May 28, 2013
7:00 - 8:30
Come join us to help launch this new non-profit school for alternative learners and stay for our presentation on our unique approach to education for challenged learners Pre-k to grade 8
St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church North Ridge
8th Annual Military Veterans Appreciation Dinner
4169 Church Road, Lockport, NY 14094
June 5, 2013
St. Peter Lutheran Church North Ridge will be hosting the 8th Annual Military Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Wednesday, June 5, from 5-8pm. There is no cost for this event. The guest speaker will be Chris Krieger of Western New York Heroes. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. Please call for your reservation on or before May 27, 2013 to 433-9014. We do this to honor our veterans for their service to the United States of America!
LSHS Class of 1983
Lockport Senior High School Class of 1983 30th Reunion Weekend
Lockport Town & Country Club
Friday, July 19, 2013
Friday, July 19th-Pre-Reunion Party (held in conjunction with the annual Kuntzman Memorial Golf Tournament) 6:00 pm at Lockport Country Club, $35 per person includes hors d'oeuvres and 3 drinks (otherwise cash bar). Saturday, July 20th-Tour of Lockport High School, 1:00 pm. Saturday, July 20th-Reunion Party, 6:30 pm at Davison Road Inn, $25 per person includes appetizers and 2.5 hours open bar (pay at the door). For more information visit us on Facebook at LSHS Class of 1983 or contact us at 1983LSHS@gmail.com.
Buffalo, NY - The Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College is conducting a study to examine the effectiveness of an after school social skills program for 7-12 year olds with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. To participate, visit www.canisius.edu/iar
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