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Holiday Dinner Dance Featuring Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band to Benefit Pet Connection

Tickets are now available for a Holiday Concert/Dinner Dance featuring Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band that will take place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Proceeds from the event will benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla.

Fireboat Bash benefiting Friends of the Edward M. Cotter!

Who: Friends of the Edward M. Cotter, the Steam Donkeys

 What: Inaugural Fireboat Bash – Boat Rides & Beer Blast

When: Saturday, October 2nd, 12:00-6:00pm

Where: Edward M. Cotter/Swannie House, corner of Michigan & Ohio Streets

Why: Benefiting the Friends of the Edward M. Cotter, a registered 501c3 non-profit


Inaugural Fireboat Bash to Benefit Buffalo Landmark

Boat rides, beer blast mark event hosted by Friends of the Edward M. Cotter


Elmwood Village to Hold Vintage Car Show

From the Elmwood Village Association

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Enjoy the outdoors one last time before summer ends and experience some of the best vintage cars Western New York has to offer with Elmwood Village Cruise Night, Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Elmwood Avenue between Lancaster and Cleveland avenues.

Cruise Night is a great family event and is expected to be even larger than our previous event in June. Local retail shops and restaurants will feature sales, dining specials and live music.

Got an awesome car you want to show off? Then please join us. Registration is free and spots are still available. Just show up with your vintage vehicle and join the fun.

Enjoy a beautiful summer night out in the Elmwood Village with some amazing vintage transportation, culture, shopping, dining and entertainment. Best of all, the event is completely free.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Weekend Attractions

Coming Saturday, September 18, to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market: A beer brewing demonstration with Community Beer Works, and wine-tasting courtesy of Schultze Vineyards & Winery and Leonard Oakes Estate Winery! Feed Your Soul will also be touring the Market with Chef Steven Gedra of Bistro Europa. Sounds like the makings of a memorable day!

Writing With Light Student Exhibition

Just Buffalo Literary Center and CEPA Gallery are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Writing With Light Student Exhibition. A celebratory reception will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at CEPA Gallery in the Market Arcade building, 617 Main Street, Buffalo.

Featuring selected works from Just Buffalo & CEPA Gallery’s education programs from the past year, the exhibit will display work from Picturing Poetry, Writer Residencies, and Bookmaking projects.

Writing With Light reached more than 3,500 K-12 students across the region this year, and its emphasis on intensive one-on-one contact between teaching artists and students yields powerful creative results. 

Genevieve DeCarlo, a 3rd grade teacher at Discovery School, P.S. 67 explains, "It was amazing to see the growth of my students... All children should be able to have this awesome learning experience!"

POSTPONED: 'Students Speak' by Dr. Abel Fink: Book Launch and Signing


Please join us in celebrating the publication of Students Speak: Reactions to Class Experiences at Buffalo State College, a joint publication of Butler Library and the Monroe Fordham Regional History Center, by Abel King Fink, Ed.D. emeritus professor of Educational Foundations.  Dr. Fink will sign copies of his new book in Butler Library room 134 from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 27. Copies are also available from Kathy Hanaka, 878-5509, in the campus Barnes & Noble bookstore.

Opening Celebration at Burchfield Penney

Buffalo State College invites the public to join them as theycelebrate the recent openings of four new exhibitions at the Burchfield Penney art center - "Dominance and Affection: New Work by (Buffalo State College alumna) Bethany Krull," "The Art and Life and James C. Litz," "George William Eggers" and "Colorful Quilts That Bind Us Together" (in the Community Gallery)

The opening celebration will take place on Friday, August 13th from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Burchfield Penney website: http://www.burchfieldpenney.org/