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Super Saturday Sales Support Locally Built Economy

Super Saturday Sales Support Locally Built Economy

A Statement Released by Net+Positive Foundation

BUFFALO, NY -- On Saturday, June 16th, from 12 pm - 5 pm, NET+POSITIVE, a new community organization based on Buffalo's East Side, will be hosting their "Super Saturday Sale Event" at 298 Northampton Street.

Ian MacDonald, a woodworker who sold his custom picture frames at the organization’s first sale back in May, said, "The Saturday Sales are a great way to engage with other artists and entrepreneurs, share ideas, get inspired!"

The event will feature local music; workshops on making decorated paper, glass art, and other creative works; homemade strawberry shortcake from local gardens; and "live art" happening throughout the day.  The event will be held at The FOUNDRY,  a new artisan work space on Buffalo's East Side, located at 298 Northampton Street.

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Family & Youth Events at The Historical Society

Family & Youth Events at The Historical Society

A Statement Released by The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society

BUFFALO, N.Y. – June 6, 2012 – The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society (BECHS) continues its summer family and youth events at the Historical Society’s museum, located at 25 Nottingham Court-off of Elmwood Avenue.

Sunday, July 1, Family Day “Independence Celebration”, 1-4 p.m.

Museum admission; free for adult members - $5 for all children| In Commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Period entertainment, tours, scavenger hunts, crafts, lemonade, and hot dogs on the grill.

Tuesday, July 3, Toddler Story Time, Peace Gardens, 10-11 a.m.

Museum admission; free for members | Storytelling, crafts, and an exploration tour of the Japanese Peace Gardens on the grounds of the Historical Society and Frederick Law Olmsted Parkway system.

Blessed Sacrament Church Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Blessed Sacrament Church Celebrates 125th Anniversary

A Statement Released by Blessed Sacrament Church

BUFFALO, NY – June 5, 2012 – On Sunday, June 10th, Blessed Sacrament Church-Buffalo will observe the 125th anniversary of the laying of its cornerstone in 1887 and kick off a yearlong anniversary celebration. The announcement was made jointly by Father Paul R. Bossi, pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, and Michael P. Pitek III, anniversary chairman.

Coinciding with the Feast of Corpus Christi, the kick-off and observance will begin with a concelebrated Anniversary Mass at 10:00 am, presided over by Fr. Bossi.  This is a special, one-Mass only Sunday where the usual 9:00 am and 11:00 am Masses will be combined.

Elmwood Village Association Announce Free Summer Concert Series at Bidwell Parkway

Elmwood Village Association Announce Free Summer Concert Series at Bidwell Parkway

A Statement Released by Elmwood Village Association

BUFFALO, NY – The Elmwood Village Association (EVA) and presenting sponsors M&T Bank and Damon Morey, LLP are pleased to announce the lineup for the 15th Annual Elmwood Village Summer Concert Series. 

The series begins on Tuesday, July 3rd and runs each Tuesday evening through August 14th. Each week, EVA’s summer concert lineup showcases Buffalo’s greatest talent in a casual and family-friendly environment. All shows are free to the public and begin at 7 p.m. in Bidwell Parkway at Elmwood Avenue.

A full calendar of EVA’s events, including the Summer Concert Series, is available at www.elmwoodvillage.org.

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WUFO 1080AM Announces The Black Music Month Conference

WUFO 1080AM Announces The Black Music Month Conference

A Statement Released by WUFO 1080AM

In celebration of Black Music Month, WUFO Mix 1080 AM presents the The Black Music Month Conference June 8-10! This conference will host a series of workshops on music business, musicianship, marketing, studio production, entertainment law and much more. The workshops will be held in the educational classrooms at Pilgrim Baptist Church located at 665 Michigan Ave in Buffalo, NY 14203. Workshops on Friday, June 8 will be held from 1p-6p focusing on music business. Saturday's workshops will focus on skill building beginning promptly at 10am.

Villa Maria College Taking Registrants For Summer Camps

Villa Maria College Taking Registrants For Summer Camps

A Statement Released by Villa Maria College

The Life Long Learning Center at Villa Maria College will again offer its summer workshops to the community the week of July 16th.

Job Fairs To Be Held Across New York

By JOSEPH SPECTOR
Albany Bureau Chief

ALBANY -- The state is holding 11 job fairs across the state this month.

The job fairs will include more than 375 employers statewide and more than 10,000 job openings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.

"As we work to get New York's economy back on track, these job fairs will help connect unemployed New Yorkers to job opportunities in communities across the state, from New York City to Buffalo," Cuomo said in a statement.

The job fairs start Thursday in Syracuse, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan and White Plains.

On Friday, a fair will be held in Buffalo. Ones are scheduled June 20 in Rochester and June 22 in Binghamton.

Here's the list of events:

6/7/2012: Syracuse: 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Burnett Park Zoo 1 Conservation Pl., Syracuse, NY 13204

6/7/2012: Westchester: 12:30 to 4:00 PM White Plains Public Library 100 Marline Ave. White Plains, NY 10601