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Free Henry!: Help Send Them To The UK

Free Henry!: Help Send Them To The UK

On Thursday March 11, 2011, Free Henry! performed a live concert in front of their most loyal fans as well as top music industry professional judges at Niagara Falls, NY's Hard Rock Cafe to compete in this years Battle of the Bands.  

March 17-20 The Ismailia Shrine Circus

March 17-20 The Ismailia Shrine Circus

Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls and Children of All Ages, it is once again time for The Shrine Circus. Come see the 3 Ring Circus featuring High Wire Acts, Tigers, Flying Trapeze, Jugglers & a whole lot of “Clowning Around!” The Shrine Circus provides a quality, fun-filled family experience with proceeds going to a great cause - the good work of Shriners in your community. So hold on to your seats and on with the Show! Tickets available at the Ismailia Shrine Temple, Fairgrounds Event Center, or go to www.tickets.com 

The Historic Buffalo River Tour's 26th Season Commences July 4th

The Historic Buffalo River Tour's 26th Season Commences July 4th

The Historic Buffalo River Tour - Bringing You Buffalo's Waterfront History for 26 Years!

   Looking for something to do on the waterfront this summer?  The Industrial Heritage Committee, Inc. is announcing it’s 2011 schedule for The Historic Buffalo River Tour. This unique boat tour has been educating sell out crowds for 26 years now, covering the history, architecture, and technology of the grain elevators, flour mills, and other industries along the Buffalo River, along with a general history of the inner harbor area, current events reflected in the news and more. It also provides a great perspective of the greenspace and natural beauty of the Buffalo River, and potential re-use ideas for the elevators not operational at this time. Photographs, maps and video are on display to further enhance this unique educational experience suitable for all ages. 

Food Express Truck Springs In With a Tractor Trailer of Food

Food Express Truck Springs In With a Tractor Trailer of Food

Buffalo, NY - March 18, 2011 - This month The Food Express Truck will begin making deliveries to the 14201 Lower West Side of Buffalo community. Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church in conjunction with the Food Bank of WNY, The Belle Center and Buffalo AmeriCorps will provide supplemental food distribution to hundreds of Buffalo community members outside of Holy Cross Church from a tractor trailer filled with goods.

This monthly distribution will begin at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 25th, 2011. In order for community members to receive food at this distribution they must reside in the 14201 area code and provide picture identification. Community members are encouraged to bring bags and/or boxes to carry their food. 

Ice Cream You Scream: The Parent Child-Home Program Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream You Scream: The Parent Child-Home Program Ice Cream Social

Students and families in the Parent Child-Home Program at The Belle Center enjoyed an evening of free ice cream, books & fun family activities at its recent ice cream social event!

The Belle Center is pressing forward to equip the diverse, low-socioeconomic children and their families on the Lower West Side of Buffalo with the tools needed for success in school and beyond through its NEW Parent-Child Home Program.

Buffalo State’s Professional Development School Consortium Honored for "Exemplary Achievement"

Buffalo State’s Professional Development School Consortium Honored for "Exemplary Achievement"
The 2011 Award for Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement has been awarded to the Buffalo State College Professional Development School (PDS) Consortium by the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS).

Today, 45 schools throughout Western New York belong to the consortium, including 21 schools in the city of Buffalo, 18 of which are Buffalo Public Schools. The purpose of the PDS is to establish a collaboration of college faculty members, teachers, and administrators in the participating schools; teacher candidates studying at Buffalo State; and the young students in the schools. Together, they develop highly qualified teachers; provide professional development to practicing teachers, administrators, and professors; improve the learning of young students; and conduct research to continuously improve learning outcomes for students as well as competencies among practitioners.

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve

Marching Into Spring at the Tifft Nature Preserve
Nature’s Circle

Read a story and have some fun during an outdoor circle time at Tifft. Silly songs, games and lots of fun help little ones comfortably engage in a natural setting. Let’s learn to enjoy nature together!

Date/Time:

10:30-11:15 AM
Monday, March 14: Marching Into Spring

Ages: Ages 2-3 Fees: Non-Members: $4 per child and adult
$2 additional children with same adult
Museum Members save 10%! Registration: Pre-registration required. Register online or call 896-5200, ext. 338