Our network

Events

Pet Connection Announces February Community Events

Pet Connection Announces February Community Events

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, has several community events planned during the month of February. Thanks to fundraising events like these and a group of dedicated volunteers, the shelter has been helping animals find great homes in Western New York since 1984.

On Friday, February 4, Pet Connection volunteers and puppies will be at M&T Bank in East Aurora. Volunteers and pups will also be at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on three Saturdays, February 5, 19 and 26.

All-New Found Footage Festival Show Comes To Buffalo

All-New Found Footage Festival Show Comes To Buffalo

BUFFALO, NY – The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, will debut its brand-new show in Buffalo next month at The Squeaky Wheel.

Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and the Late Show with David Letterman, are excited to present their new lineup of found video clips and live comedy on Friday, Feb. 4th at 7 & 9 p.m.

Flurrious! 2011

Flurrious! 2011

Enjoy some winter fun today (Jan. 16) at Delaware Park for the 1st annual Flurrious! winter event. Here is a link to the schedule:

http://www.bfloparks.org/images/uploads/Flurrious_Event_Sched.jpg

 

And for more images go to:

http://onsightstudio.smugmug.com/WNYEvents2011/Flurrious/15464456_pQeXK#1157808881_o5H2o

STORM Benefit Brings JabbaWockeeZ Crew Member to Buffalo

STORM Benefit Brings JabbaWockeeZ Crew Member to Buffalo

We are delighted to announce that Eddie “Styles” Gutierrez, member of the JabbaWockeeZ crew, will be joining us for “Dancing from the Heart”, STORM’s 2011 fundraiser to benefit the Variety Kids Telethon.  Dancing from the Heart will be held on February 12 at the Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church Street, Buffalo and comprises dance workshops in the afternoon followed by a Venetian-themed masked ball.

Eddie has been teaching breaking for over nine years.  He spent time training the “b-boys” of Culture Shock San Diego, an organization recognized worldwide within the dance community, and has traveled to various countries sharing his insight.  The JabbaWockeeZ rose to fame as the first winners of MTV’s “America’s Best Dance Crew”.  Eddie will teach a Master Class, open to all, on February 12 and will also be performing in the evening’s Professional Dance Show.

First Annual Winter Carnival at the Historical Society: Indoor and Outdoor Activities for ALL AGES!

First Annual Winter Carnival at the Historical Society: Indoor and Outdoor Activities for ALL AGES!

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society's all-age, indoor/outdoor Winter Carnival will take place Sunday, January 23, 2011, from 1 to 4 p.m. This event is made possible with generous support from the Northwest Buffalo Community Center.

Special guest Sabretooth, the Buffalo Sabres' beloved mascot, will be here to greet visitors and pose for photos.

Outdoor activities include snowshoeing with Tifft Nature Preserve instructors, Iroquois Snowsnake game demonstrations, sledding, and snowman building.

Indoor activities will include face painting, arts & crafts, mini-museum tours and artifact scavenger hunts. In addition, everyone can enjoy live music from Vitamin D, a young local band that plays family-friendly reggae, funk and soul music. Indulge in delicious, locally made baked goods from Chrusciki Bakery, and free hot chocolate! Also the Museum’s model trains will be running all afternoon.

Matt Urban Hope Center Clothing Closet Ribbon Cutting!

Matt Urban Hope Center Clothing Closet Ribbon Cutting!

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Today, Friday, January 14, 2011 at 4:30pm, we will be unveiling the East Hill Professional Clothing Closet. This free Clothing Closet will provide free clothing for individuals seeking employment.

Funding was provided by the East Hill Foundation. The Niagara Frontier Boy Scouts provided the labor to create the Clothing Closet.

Please join us at 4:30pm at the Matt Urban Hope Center/ Polonia Hall at 385 Paderewski Drive to celebrate.

LAM Foundation to Present an ‘Evening of Hope’

LAM Foundation to Present an ‘Evening of Hope’

The Western New York Friends of the LAM Foundation is holding its sixth annual “Evening of Hope” event on Saturday, February 5, at Asbury Hall, 341 Delaware Ave., Buffalo. The purpose of the event is to raise funds to find a cure for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a progressive lung disease that primarily strikes women in the prime of their lives.