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Catholic Charities Celebrates Senior Corps Week, 50th Anniversary of Foster Grandparent Program

Catholic Charities Celebrates Senior Corps Week, 50th Anniversary of Foster Grandparent Program

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its Foster Grandparent Program in conjunction with Senior Corps Week May 18-23, Catholic Charities will thank its 96 Foster Grandparent Program volunteers during its “50 and Feeling Fabulous” event May 22 at the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY, 1081 Broadway, Buffalo.  

Senior Corps Week, developed by the Corporation for National and Community Service, spotlights the impact of Senior Corps volunteers on their communities. Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent Program is a program of Service Corps, which is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

WNY Land Conservancy to Hold Annual Meeting and Reception at Buffalo History Museum

WNY Land Conservancy to Hold Annual Meeting and Reception at Buffalo History Museum

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy is pleased to announce that its 2015 Annual Meeting and Reception to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 4, at the Buffalo History Museum in Delaware Park, Buffalo. The Buffalo History Museum, which is a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1901 for the Pan-American Exposition and is the only surviving permanent structure from the exposition. 

Explore Buffalo Announces ‘Twilight Tour of Homes’ Special Event

Explore Buffalo Announces ‘Twilight Tour of Homes’ Special Event

 

Explore Buffalo and the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site are partnering to offer a special Twilight Tour of Homes event from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 19. This tour will take  you inside some of the spectacular homes in the Delaware Avenue and Oakland Place neighborhood. 

This is a go-at-your-own-pace walking tour that includes a souvenir guide booklet that will serve as your ticket and direct you to participating homes. Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site and Explore Buffalo guides will await your visit and share details about the architecture and history of the unique structures on the tour.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Fun Event Featuring New Children’s Book

Dog Ears Bookstore to Host Fun Event Featuring New Children’s Book

 

Dog Ears Bookstore & Café will host an event for children — featuring Lyndsey D’Arcangelo, author of “Maggie’s Adventure: I’m Going Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel” — from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 12. 

This fun-filled “Maggie’s Adventure” event for children ages 2 to 6 will include a reading of the book, fun activities and snacks. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and the cost is $15 per child. Children will leave the event with their very own copy of “Maggie’s Adventure.” Please call the bookstore at 823-2665 to register.

Fun-filled Activities Fill June Calendar at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Fun-filled Activities Fill June Calendar at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

 

A wide variety of activities geared toward multiple interests are planned during the month of June at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst.

Spring Concert of Healing and Rebirth : Cory James & Amy Gallagher 05/09/15

Spring Concert of Healing and Rebirth : Cory James & Amy Gallagher 05/09/15

 

Cory James Gallagher, Tenor Vocalist and Amy Gallagher, Writer-Poet, are excited to announce:

 

Spring Concert of Healing and Rebirth - A Musical-Poetic Journey of Hope



Please join Tenor Vocalist Cory James Gallagher and award-winning Poet Amy Gallagher on a journey out of the difficulty and darkness of winter, into the warm healing rays of spring.  

 

On Saturday, May 9, 2015, this journey will bring inspiration, clarity, and healing with soul-stirring music and poetry to guide you towards the onset of spring and rebirth out of the depths of winter and weight.

 

Release Party Set for Book on Boxing Legend Jimmy Slattery

Release Party Set for Book on Boxing Legend Jimmy Slattery

 

No Frills Buffalo publishing company is proud to present its newest release, “Slats: The Legend and Life of Jimmy Slattery,” by Rich Blake. For the very first time, the incredible true story of Buffalo’s First Ward boxing legend is told!

A book release party for “Slats,” presented by No Frills Buffalo and Dog Ears Bookstore, will take place from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, Buffalo.