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Revolutionary War Returns to Old Fort Niagara

The American Revolution returns to Old Fort Niagara and American and British forces are vying for your support. Old Fort Niagara hosts a Revolutionary War Encampment on Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10.

Beginning at 10am both days, Revolutionary War re-enactors will portray both British and American forces, offering musket and artillery demonstrations throughout the day. At 1pm each day, kids and their parents will be recruited for a mock battle by either the Patriots or the British forces.

Cooking Demo Planned at Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

We may be entering October, but there’s no end to the fun and excitement of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. Coming to the Market on Saturday, October 2: Wine-tasting courtesy of Liberty Vineyards & Winery, and special cooking demonstration by Ron Glatzhofer of Saltamontes Salsa! Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

1917 'Flying Jenny' Biplane on View at Ira G. Ross Aerospace Museum

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Almost 300 local aerospace dignitaries and supporters attended a private event on September 16th at the Ira G. Aerospace Museum in the HSBC Arena. The event celebrated Western New York’s contributions to aerospace history and the return of a 1917 Curtiss JN-4 "Flying Jenny."

Sophie's Club to Open New Respite Center for Families with Severely Medically Challenged Kids

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Sophie’s Club unveiled plans for the first in a series of 10-bed, state-of-the-art respite centers on Thursday at a downtown press conference. The first of their kind to be built in Western New York, the facilities will serve local families in desperate need of respite services for their precious medically challenged children.

Sophie’s Club Respite Center and Kids Spa in East Aurora provides an “Oasis of Love” that provides local families of severely medically challenged children a safe and loving environment where the children can be pampered and cared for while caregivers take a break for just a day or up to a week.

These centers will be fully equipped to care of children with special needs. Each facility will have a 10-bed capacity, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with services provided at no cost to the families

Five Days until the "Auction for Farm Animals" at Merge Restaurant

The above video, if not visable can also be viewed by clicking here. I chose to post it because the celebrities here share my sentiments. They discuss what it is to visit Farm Sanctuary, and Gene Baur talks about rescue, and what the food industry really is, as do many of the celebrities. John Joseph is featured, and will actually be in town with Cro-Mags next month. If you are attaching a stigma to vegans, something like "hippy, tree hugger, skinny, or wimp" I assure you that John Joseph breaks those stereotypes, or that stigma. Buffalo native Wolfe Blitzer recently interviewed Bill Clinton about his vegan diet, to watch click the highlighted name.

Buffalo Stars Host Salute to Youth Hockey at Holiday Rinks This Saturday

The Buffalo Stars Junior Hockey Club will host their Salute to Youth Hockey Night on Saturday, September 25th when the Stars host the New Hampshire Monarchs in a Continental Hockey Association Junior B league game at Holiday Twin Rinks, 3465 Broadway near Union in Cheektowaga.  The opening face-off is set for 7:35pm.

Have you heard the Farm Sanctuary "Auction for Farm Animals" buzz?

Well, as I am sure many of you have read there is going to be an "Auction for Farm Animals" on September 27th at Merge Restraurant, and I would love to see some new faces to support not only one of my favourite places to be, but my favourite organization as well. Farm Sanctuary is the worlds leading Farm Animal advocacy organization.