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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.

 

  • MONDAY FEBRUARY 7, 2011

Schiller Park Community Center

2056 Genesee Street

Buffalo, NY 14211

 

  • WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 16, 2011

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.

Valentine’s Day-Themed Activities at the Buffalo Zoo

Valentine’s Day-Themed Activities at the Buffalo Zoo

Family Valentine’s Day AND Sea Lion Kiss Encounters!

Buffalo, NY – Have some fun with your loved ones at the Buffalo Zoo with Buffalo Zoo’s Family Valentine’s Day event on Sunday, February 13, 2011!

The event will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Enjoy animal enrichment activities and making cards for your family and friends (or even your favorite animal at the Zoo!). Activities are FREE with Zoo admission.

For more information, please call (716) 995-6133, or visit the Zoo’s website at www.buffalozoo.org.

The event schedule is as follows:

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Valentine’s Day card-making crafts (Activity will take place inside the education department’s Children’s Resource Center.)

The following animals are receiving a special Valentine’s Day enrichment at their exhibit:

BUFFALO ZOO PRESENTATION: Climate Change and its Effect on Polar Bears

BUFFALO ZOO PRESENTATION: Climate Change and its Effect on Polar Bears

ZOO’S CURATOR OF EDUCATION PRESENTS FREE PROGRAM

AT THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY IN TOWN OF TONAWANDA.

Buffalo, N.Y. – The public is invited to a special presentation by Buffalo Zoo Curator of Education Tiffany Vanderwerf on climate change and its effect on polar bears. The free lecture is Sunday February 20th at noon at The Church of the Nativity, on Colvin Boulevard at Sheridan Drive in the Town of Tonawanda. The presentation is part of the Buffalo Zoo’s “Be Cool for Polar Bears” speaking tour.

EPIC Hosts: "Jump Start Your Baby Smarts" Workshops at The Belle Center

EPIC Hosts: "Jump Start Your Baby Smarts" Workshops at The Belle Center

Buffalo, New York – January 27, 2011 – EPIC (Every Person Influences Children) will hold FREE parenting education workshops for parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers (pregnancy- age 3).

There will be 8 consecutive workshops: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 2011 at The Belle Center-104 Maryland St. Buffalo, NY 14201. Topics will include but are not limited to: What is your Baby Trying to Say; The Secret Lives of Babies: Eat & Sleep; A Doctor Talk; Read, Baby, Read and more!  A FREE Fisher Price Toy will be given upon successful completion of 4 consecutive workshops. For registration information call 716-332-4153. (This is Free and open to the community)!    

Fifth-Annual CASH In Saturday to be Held This Weekend to Kick Off Tax Season!

Fifth-Annual CASH In Saturday to be Held This Weekend to Kick Off Tax Season!

WHAT:     Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH), an initiative of United Way, will once again kick off the income tax season with a day of free tax preparation and filing, as well as access to a wide range of other services to those earning less than $50,000 per year as part of Cash In Saturday.

WHO:        Individuals and families earning less than $50,000 per year are eligible for free tax preparation from trained preparers, as well as services from many local  banks, educational institutions, health and human service agencies, and government agencies

WHEN:   SATURDAY, January 29, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

WHERE:   Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers (BFNC) Hope Center at the Tri-Main Building, 2495 Main Street, Buffalo