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Bisons Annual Family Day Open House

Bisons Annual Family Day Open House

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Bisons are once again hosting their annual Family Day Open House on Saturday, March 5 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Coca-Cola Field.

Free to the public, this event offers fans of all ages a chance to feed their off-season blues by treating themselves to a free Tyson hot dog, ice cream from Upstate Farms, and a chance to test their skills in the Bisons Batting Cages and Radar Gun, and so much more.

Fans will also be able to purchase a ticket to the Bisons game on Saturday, April 9 or Sunday, April 10 for only a $5 donation to Western New York United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Doors open at 11:00 am for Bisons Season Ticket Holders and will open to the general public at 12:00 pm.

For more information, fans are encouraged to visit bisons.com.

Celebrate Carnaval at the Buffalo Zoo!

Celebrate Carnaval at the Buffalo Zoo!

BUFFALO, NY—Join the animal keepers of M&T Bank Rainforest Falls on Saturday, February 26 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. for a very special celebration!

Carnaval will showcase the animals of the Venezuelan rainforest, as well as the culture and history of Venezuela. Event activities include animal enrichment and keeper talks, coloring and mask making crafts.

All event activities are free with Zoo admission and take place inside the Zoo’s M&T Bank Rainforest Falls exhibit.

2011 March for Babies is Kicking off at the Buffalo Zoo February 24

2011 March for Babies is Kicking off at the Buffalo Zoo February 24

March of Dimes is kicking off its annual March for Babies fundraiser Thursday, February 24 at the Buffalo Zoo. The event is one of the organizations most popular and raises over $200,000 annually.

The event starts at 6:00 PM at The Buffalo Zoo Children's Resource Center, 300 Parkside Drive in Buffalo. The event draws out over 1,500 walkers in support of the cause.

Nearly 600 babies are born premature every week in New York alone. The March of Dimes helps mothers with newborns, healthy and premature, and gives them all the tools they need to keep babies healthy.


Elmwood Village Association to Host Family Skate Day

Elmwood Village Association to Host Family Skate Day

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Elmwood Village Association is pleased to present Family Skate Day for all Elmwood Village Association members and guests on Sunday, February 27th, 2011 from 1:00pm - 2:50pm at the Buffalo State Ice Arena!

The Elmwood Village Association will cover the cost of skating for the first 160 Elmwood Village Association members that attend. Not a current member of the Elmwood Village Association? You can become a member during the event and receive free ice time for you and your family compliments of the Elmwood Village!

Each participant must provide their own skates and sign a legal release in order to participate. Skates may be rented at the Buffalo State College Ice Arena during the event.  Skate rental fees are $2 for adults and $1 for children.

Thank you to our event sponsor Joe's Service Center located at Elmwood & Amherst Street for their generous support of this event and our community.

Buffalo Zoo’s Snow Leopard Cubs To Move to the Chahinkapa Zoo

Buffalo Zoo’s Snow Leopard Cubs To Move to the Chahinkapa Zoo

Buffalo, NY– Ketu and Makalu, the Buffalo Zoo’s two male snow leopard cubs, will find a new home at the Chahinkapa Zoo in Wahpeton, North Dakota.

The cubs will leave the Buffalo Zoo early Thursday morning and travel by truck to North Dakota.  The Chahinkapa Zoo’s curator, Tom Schmaltz, will accompany the cubs and monitor them throughout the trip to ensure they arrive safely.

Legislator Miller-Williams Announces HEAP Sessions Set in 3rd District for February and March 2011

Buffalo, NY – Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams (D-Buffalo) is announcing that Heating Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) outreach sessions will be held at several locations within the 3rd  District . All HEAP sessions will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information, people can contact the HEAP hotline at 858-7870, visit http://www.erie.gov/depts/socialservices/heap.asp to access information about HEAP or contact Ms. TuWanner Cleveland, Legislative Assistant at (716) 842-0490.



Schiller Park Community Center

2056 Genesee Street

Buffalo, NY 14211



Friends to the Elderly

118 E. Utica Street

Buffalo, NY 14209

Co-Sponsored with Legislator Grant 7th District


NEW World Renowned Parent-Child Home Program Kicks-Off at Belle Center

NEW World Renowned Parent-Child Home Program Kicks-Off at Belle Center

Buffalo, New York – February 7, 2011 – 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. Statistics show that students enrolled in Parent-Child Home Programs worldwide are more than 30 percent likely to graduate from high school than their peers who have not been in the program.

The New Parent-Child Home Program kicks-off February 7, 2011. The program is for children ages 1 and ½ to 4 years old. To enroll contact: PCHP Program Coordinator Nina Kean 716-845-0485 ext. 21.