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Annunciation Parish to Host Sacred Journeys Series

Annunciation Parish to Host Sacred Journeys Series

 

Sacred Journeys, a four-part series with conversations on spirituality, common bonds, forgiveness and ecumenical dialogue, will take place in Selbert Hall at Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma.

The series kicks off at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, with “Inclusive Spirituality” with Rev. Thomas Colgan, a professor at Canisius College. A relaxed evening of conversation, prayer and refreshments, Fr. Colgan will talk about interacting with people of faith traditions that are very different from the Christian experience. 

Month-long Adventure at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Will Benefit Hospice Buffalo

Month-long Adventure at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Will Benefit Hospice Buffalo

 

A small art gallery in West Seneca has big plans throughout the month of May. Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road, has events planned nearly every day of the month, with a portion of the proceeds from each event earmarked to benefit Hospice Buffalo.

Behind this massive endeavor are three dedicated artists: Gallery owner Paulette Krakowski, resident artist Heidi Zanelli, and member artist Lauren Fratantonio, all of West Seneca.

Former Colleagues Team Up to Create Story and Activity Book for Children

Former Colleagues Team Up to Create Story and Activity Book for Children

 

Three former colleagues who once worked together in Western New York media recently teamed up to create a story and activity book for children titled “Maggie’s Adventure: I’m Going Over Niagara Falls in a Barrel,” and have scheduled two events related to the release of the book.

Lyndsey D’Arcangelo, a freelance writer from Eden, developed the idea for the book, a fictional story starring her adventurous daughter Maggie, and wrote the copy. The book is interactive, encourages coloring and features several age-appropriate activities related to the book’s story.

Fundraiser for WNY VegFest 2015

Fundraiser for WNY VegFest 2015

The WNY VegFest is growing rapidly each year and quickly becoming THE preeminent healthy lifestyle festival throughout the entire region. The community came out to enthusiastically support the inaugural WNY VegFest in 2014 with over 5,000 people attending and enjoying all the varied the plant powered fun!

Buffalo and Western New York have seen an explosion of interest in health, compassion and plant-based eating over the last few years, and together with the help of local veg advocacy groups and sanctuaries the WNY VegFest is helping to spread the life affirming message of a plant based diet.

 

Dog Ears to Host Series of Classes for Aspiring Screenwriters

Dog Ears to Host Series of Classes for Aspiring Screenwriters

 

Attention aspiring screenwriters! The industry is changing, the internet is the new norm for entertainment and the world needs content! If you have ever wanted to write for the large or small screen, you need to start here!

John Szablewski, a screenwriter and filmmaker from Buffalo, will be holding a screenwriting workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at Dog Ears Bookstore & Café, 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo. The cost of the event is $15.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village announces busy calendar of events

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village announces busy calendar of events

 

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village celebrates the arrival of spring with a wide variety of interesting events. An entertaining destination for visitors of all ages, BNHV is located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst.

BNHV is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit, “Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition,” from 6 to 9 p.m. April 24. This new exhibit will explore how the 18th Amendment sought to bring on an age of temperance and virtue but instead resulted in an increase in excess, indulgence and vice as Americans began to test the limits of one of the most unpopular pieces of legislature in American history.

Enjoy The Journey Plans a Full Slate of Classes and Activities

Enjoy The Journey Plans a Full Slate of Classes and Activities

 

April’s opening art reception, “Spot On,” will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, 1168 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca. 

“All of the artwork in ‘Spot On’ is created in the colors of black, white and red,” said gallery owner Paulette Krawowski. “This is an exhibit where the artist is challenged by working in only these three colors. Landscapes, portraits, still life, collage — all in black, white and red.”