Our network

Families

TOY Book Club Meets to Discuss "How I Become a Pirate"

TOY Book Club Meets to Discuss "How I Become a Pirate"

TOY’s Book Club members will be discussing the book and playing related activities on May 7th at Talking Leaves Books on Main Street.  Members of the book club must pre-register via email to bookclub@theatreofyouth.org with their name, age, phone number and the name of the adult who will be accompanying them.

Members then receive a voucher for 15% off their order of the book How I Became a Pirate from either Talking Leaves locations.  The meeting of the Theatre of Youth Book Club will be held at Talking Leaves, 3158 Main Street on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 1pm.  Refreshments will be served. For more information about the book club please call the TOY Box Office at 716-884-4400 x304.

Pirates are Invading Allentown and Staying for Brunch!

Pirates are Invading Allentown and Staying for Brunch!

Theatre of Youth proudly opens How I Became a Pirate on Friday, May 13th, 2011 at 7:00pm and runs Saturdays and Sundays (5/14, 5/15, 5/21, 5/22) at 2:00 pm.  Young Jeremy Jacobs and his exceptional digging skills are recruited by Captain Braid Beard for treasure burying purposes.

Buffalo Gives Back: A Fun Family Resource Festival & Giveaway Event

Buffalo Gives Back: A Fun Family Resource Festival & Giveaway Event

This spring the “City of Good Neighbors” will join forces for “Buffalo Gives Back”- A Fun Family Resource Festival & Giveaway Event!” The event will take place at The Belle Center from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. May 7, 2011 at 104 Maryland St. Buffalo, NY 14201.

We are excited about this collaboration between local agencies to give back and share how their organizations help the Buffalo community. During the event 1000 bags of groceries will be distributed to event goers. There will be: Interactive Exhibits from More Than 15 Organizations, a Live Cooking & Urban Farm demonstration, Face Painting & Fun Children’s activities, Special Mother’s Day activities, a Community Cook Out with prizes and more! Free to the community!

This event is serving as a kick-off to AmeriCorps Week 2011.

Celebrate Spring at the Mother Daughter Tea

Celebrate Spring at the Mother Daughter Tea

Are you ready for a breath of spring?  Perhaps trying to think of something special to do, just in time for Mother’s Day? Or would you really enjoy an afternoon out with the girls?  The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site has the perfect solution – Mother Daughter Tea.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Celebrates Opening Day May 7

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Celebrates Opening Day May 7

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a Western New York tradition featuring more than 30 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local products, opens for the 2011 season on Saturday, May 7. Hours at the open-air market are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, rain or shine.

Local singer/guitarist Kate Shaffer will kick off the market’s entertainment schedule, performing from approximately 10 to 11:30 a.m. At 10:15 a.m., a special presentation will honor the winner of the market’s 2011 poster competition, JoAnn Andolina of Williamsville.

Additionally, the market welcomes three local nonprofit organizations who will be distributing information about their organizations.

Young Savers Get Rewarded

Young Savers Get Rewarded

Are your kids on the right track to financial independence?

For many of today's young adults, that goal is still a long way off. Forty-one percent of parents still provide some level of financial support to their children ages 23 to 28.

May Day-Themed Family Day at the Historical Society

May Day-Themed Family Day at the Historical Society

The Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society announces its first 2011 Family Day, presented with generous support from Northwest Buffalo Community Center.

Join us at this marvelous May Day celebration; all ages are welcome to come and enjoy.