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Gilda’s Club WNY Hosts Cancer Seminar

Gilda’s Club WNY Hosts Cancer Seminar

BUFFALO, NY – Anyone living with cancer or who has been affected by cancer is invited to attend a free workshop on Thursday, January 27th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Gilda’s Club Western New York Office located on 1140 Delaware Avenue.

‘Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping with the Cost of Care’ is designed to provide a practical guide to navigating the numerous and complex challenges of managing the cost of cancer care.

The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited, so registration is required. 

Call 332-5900 to register in advance.

"They Kept Their Word": An Exhibit on Historical African American Women's Literary Societies

"They Kept Their Word": An Exhibit on Historical African American Women's Literary Societies

The Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society presents an exhibit delving into the rich and influential history of African American Women’s Literary Societies in the Buffalo region. “They Kept Their Word: African American Women's Literary Societies and Their Legacy” opens with a reception on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 at 2 p.m.

This opening reception coincides with a Martin Luther King program at the Historical Society, sponsored by the Afro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, which will take place at 3 p.m. on the same day. ("African Americans, the Civil War & Martin Luther King's Legacy" is the theme of the MLK program; speaker Harry Matthews Bradshaw will offer a talk on the subject.)

New On-Ice Event at Pond Hockey Challenges Fans to Take Their Best Shot

New On-Ice Event at Pond Hockey Challenges Fans to Take Their Best Shot

BUFFALO, NY – Western New York Ford Dealers and Labatt Blue are encouraging hockey fans to take their best shot, to win a 2011 Ford Explorer that is.

Announced Thursday as a new event during the 4th annual Labatt Blue Pond Hockey Tournament, the 2011 Ford Explorer Hockey Shootout offers Western New Yorkers the opportunity to win the all-new redesigned SUV.

“The Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament is all about providing an authentic, real hockey experience for players and fans and celebrating their love of Labatt Blue beer,” said Brett Carlsen, associate brand manager, Labatt Blue. “We’re excited to team up with the WNY Ford Dealers on the 2011 Ford Explorer Shootout to bring extra excitement to our tournament fans this year.

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