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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

?Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and an Electronic Benefit Transfer system will greet visitors to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market during the 2011 season. Already one of Western New York’s favorite annual traditions, the market opens for business on Saturday, May 7. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

The market features more than 30 vendors — including several with new product offerings — selling fruits, vegetables, baked goods, organics, fresh meat, cut flowers, wine, eggs, dairy, honey, cheese and much more in an open-air setting.

Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Community Concert Series: Made in America

Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Community Concert Series: Made in America

More people in America participate in choruses than in any other performing art! The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra celebrate America's extraordinary choral heritage highlighting the artistic genius of distinguished American composers Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland and Charles Ives.

Location: Kleinhans Music Hall
Address: 3 Symphony Circle · Buffalo, NY 14201
Phone: (716) 833-6642
Website: http://www.bpchorus.org
Hours: 2:30 p.m.
Price: $30, $40 and $50
Ticket Info: Call or visit the website.
Wheelchair Access: Full

 

 

Catholic Health Sponsors "Boot Camp for Successful Aging"

Catholic Health Sponsors "Boot Camp for Successful Aging"

Catholic Health LIFE - Living Independently for Elders, presents a free, two-part community program entitled, “Boot Camp for Successful Aging," on April 9 and 16 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the OLV Senior Neighborhood Community Room, 55 Melroy Avenue, Lackawanna.

Guest speakers include eldercare specialist Beverly A. Kubala, RN, CCM, president of Geriatric Care Managers of WNY, and Laurie Menzies, ESQ, an attorney specializing in estate planning and elder law. The two sessions will cover a variety of topics including long term care options and financial planning to help participants develop a successful plan for aging.

Seven Years on Mars: A Talk by a Member of Mars Rover Imaging Team

Seven Years on Mars: A Talk by a Member of Mars Rover Imaging Team

The Spirit and Opportunity rovers have reshaped our vision of Mars with their stunning images and fascinating discoveries. Amazingly, the rovers, which were designed to operate for three months, have now been exploring the surface of the Red Planet for over seven years.

Join NASA Mars Exploration Rover team member Melissa Rice for a behind-the-scenes look at the images, science and human creativity that have made the mission such a success. Using remarkable photos taken by the "Pancam" instrument, she'll share the inside story of the mission - from the launches right up to the latest pictures returned from the Martian surface.

Parent Network of WNY Presents: You Are Your Child’s Best Advocate Program

Parent Network of WNY Presents: You Are Your Child’s Best Advocate Program

 

Date: March 30, 2011

You are Your Child's Best Advocate: Speaking Up
for Yourself and Others
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Parent Network of WNY              
               1000 Main Street
               Buffalo, NY 14202
This workshop will give you the skills needed to
speak up for yourself and your child with a
disability in school and the community. You will
learn the meaning of advocacy, how to improve
your advocacy skills and make a difference.

Sister's Easter Catechism at Shea's

Sister's Easter Catechism at Shea's

Celebrate the Easter Season with Sister as she answers time worn questions of the season like “Who was Mary Magdalene?”, “Why isn’t Easter on the same day every year like Christmas?”, and “Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?”.

Part pageant, and wHOLY hysterical, this latest of the sinfully funny Late Nite Catechism series unearths the origins of Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter baskets, Easter bonnets, and, of course, those yummy Easter Peeps. Sister answers questions about Saint Francis, patron saint of animals, pet heaven (where do my pets go?), and the significance of those adorable baby chicks!

Get ready to participate as Sister runs her own version of the Easter Egg Hunt, with special rewards, and candy give-aways.

The United States Navy Band Free Concert at Shea's Tonight

The United States Navy Band Free Concert at Shea's Tonight

Free Concert March 28, 7:30 pm

Free tickets available starting March 1 at Shea’s Ticket Office, 650 Main St.
Limit is up to 4 tickets per person. Ticket holders must be seated 15 minutes before the concert.

The United States Navy Band is the premier musical organization of the U.S. Navy. Comprised of six primary performing groups as well as a host of smaller ensembles, "The World's Finest" is capable of playing any style of music in any setting.

One hundred seventy enlisted musicians, recruited from the finest music schools and professional musical organizations, perform over 270 public concerts and 1,300 ceremonies each year.