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Once Again, the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Will be Abuzz With Activity

Join the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market on Saturday, August 28, for the following: Guest chef demonstration featuring Chef Jim Guarino of Shango, a visit from the Massachusetts Avenue Project, music by the Six String Circus, and wine-tasting courtesy of Leonard Oakes Estate Winery and Arrowhead Spring Vineyards!

For additional information, visit www.elmwoodmarket.org. For frequent updates on the market, please follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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Electric Tower joins effort to honor Blessed Mother Teresa

Iskalo Development’s Electric Tower in downtown Buffalo has joined the Peace Bridge in honoring Blessed Mother Teresa on the evening of August 26 to mark the 100th anniversary of her birth. The downtown landmark will be illuminated in blue and white, the colors of Blessed Mother Teresa’s order of women religious, the Missionaries of Charity.

“Iskalo Development is pleased to illuminate the Electric Tower in blue and white in honor of the 100th birthday of Blessed Mother Teresa, as requested by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo,” said Paul B. Iskalo, president and CEO, Iskalo Development Corp.

Music and Cooking on Tap this Saturday at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

What a special week coming up at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market! This Saturday, August 21, will feature a cooking demonstration with Ron Glatzhofer of Saltamontes Salsa and musical entertainment by the Buffalo Chamber Players, comprised of members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra as well as other talented Buffalo musicians.

Also this Saturday, wine-tasting courtesy of Schultze Vineyards & Winery; a visit from the Center for Resolution & Justice, Child & Family Services; and much more!

Won’t you join us? For additional information, please visit www.elmwoodmarket.org.

Local Chefs to Visit the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market this Saturday

Are you ready to make a commitment to eating better? Just looking for something different to do on a relaxing Saturday morning? Then make plans to explore the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Coming to the market on Saturday, August 14: A guest chef demo with Chef William Metzgar and wine-tasting courtesy of Niagara Landing Wine Cellar and Freedom Run. Also, Feed Your Soul will tour the market with Chef Kate Elliott and guests. 

The market features more than 30 vendors offering fruits, vegetables, baked goods, organics, fresh meat, cut flowers, wine, eggs, dairy, honey and much more in an open-air setting.

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/ 

Last Week For Shakespeare in Delaware Park

There is only one week left in the 35th season of Shakespeare in Delaware Park in Buffalo.

The final performance of the summer will take place on Sunday, August 15th.

An all-female cast highlights the current performance of Macbeth.

Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. every night except Monday.

There is no charge to attend the performance.

Two On Your Side is a proud sponsor of the series.

For more information, visit the Shakespeare in Delaware Park website:  http://www.shakespeareindelawarepark.org/

Local Band Raises Awareness About Autism

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Buffalo band The Path performed at Women’s and Children’s Hospital on Friday, July 30, to help spread the word about autism spectrum disorders.

Lead singer Elaine “Leena” Bianca has written a song titled “In My World (Matthew’s Song)” to convey life from the perspective of a child with autism. Bianca’s son was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder 13 years ago.

A portion of proceeds from the song will benefit the Children's Guild Foundation Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo. The center provides a unique multi-displinary and family-focused approach to diagnosing and supporting children with autism spectrum disorders.

Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo