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Olmsted Parks Announce Outdoor Winter Festival

Olmsted Parks Announce Outdoor Winter Festival

BUFFALO, NY –Looking for some fun outdoor activities this weekend for the family, well look no further than Delaware Park as the Olmsted Parks Conservancy presents FLURRIOUS!

A brand new outdoor winter festival kicking off in the heart of Delaware Park, FLURRIOUS! kicks off at 5:00 pm on Friday, January 14th and ends at 9pm on Sunday, January 16th and will feature a multitude of exciting spectator and participant activities including a 2 mile fun run, Snow Sprint bike race, snowshoe softball, kickball, snow beach tennis, snow golf, ultimate Frisbee, ice skating, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. 

Free Friday Recital Series

Free Friday Recital Series

Buffalo, NY – Friends of Music at St. Paul’s Cathedral announce their January 2010 Free Friday Recital Series. Performances take place Friday afternoons from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.  The series resumes FRIDAY, JANUARY 14TH AT 12:30 P.M. featuring John Morabito on the Organ.

Let us help you de-stress and get ready for the weekend by enjoying talented WNY artists performing at the beautiful and historic St. Paul’s Cathedral, located at the corners of Church and Pearl Streets in Downtown Buffalo. Concerts are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Below is a list of performers for the January of 2011.

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

BUFFALO ,NY - CEPA Gallery and Just Buffalo Literary Center are pleased to announce RECLAIMING BUFFALO, a new and innovative Writing With Light education project. Generously funded by a grant from The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the RECLAIMING BUFFALO project introduces students from North, South, East, and West Buffalo to a unique afterschool opportunity.

Borelli to Speak at Network of Religious Communities Annual Meeting

Borelli to Speak at Network of Religious Communities Annual Meeting

Speaker to address Interfaith Understanding and Dialogue in Era of Blogosphere

Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

BUFFALO, NY - Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered during a tribute ceremony at the Central Library on Thursday, January 13, 2011 from 11:45 am – 1:00 pm.

Now in its 32nd year, this free event is presented by the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System and takes place in the library’s main floor known as the “Ring of Knowledge.”  The event will feature music, story-telling, readings, and presentations honoring the prominent clergyman and activist on the anniversary of his birthday.

Guests include the Colored Musicians Club, Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System Bridget Quinn-Carey, Clifford Bell, Miguel Santos, Louz Garcia, Sharon Holey, Pastor Angela Stewart, Arlee Daniels, and students from Bennett Park Montessori School.

Canisius College Offers Course in Fundamentals of Fundraising

Canisius College Offers Course in Fundamentals of Fundraising

BUFFALO, NY – The Center for Professional Development at Canisius College will offer a 30-hour course entitled “Fundamentals of Fundraising,” on Wednesdays, February 2 – April 6 from 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm at the Canisius Amherst Conference Center, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst.  “Fundamentals of Fundraising” is co-sponsored by the Western New York chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

Recognized professionals from education, healthcare, religious organizations and the arts will share tools and techniques to help participants be more effective as fundraisers.   Emphasis will be placed on fundraising issues in Western New York and the outlying areas.

Tuition is $599.  Some scholarships are available through The Peter and Elizabeth C.

Canisius College to Offer Online Grant Proposal Course

Canisius College to Offer Online Grant Proposal Course

BUFFALO, NY – The Center for Professional Development at Canisius College will offer an Online Grants Proposal Development Course.  The eight-week course will be offered on Sundays, January 30 – March 20.

Participants will learn how to prepare a written grant proposal.  The course will provide an overview of the role of grants and contracts in an organization’s budget, the elements of a proposal, and sources of funding.  Participants will also learn how to present to program officers, understand the key elements of grant administration and how to preserve relationships with sponsors.  The presenter will be Danielle Woodman Kehoe, MS, GPC, CRA.

Tuition is $539. Enrollment is limited to 12 people.  To register or for more information about the Center for Professional Development, visit www.canisius.edu/cpd or call (716)888-8490.