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Patriotism and Pride at Ken-Ton's 62nd Annual Memorial Day Parade

Patriotism and Pride at Ken-Ton's 62nd Annual Memorial Day Parade

Sunny skies and smiling faces were in abundance at the 62nd Annual Memorial Day Parade in Kenmore. Marching bands, police cars, fire trucks and gymnasts thrilled the crowds that lined both sides of Delaware Avenue. Red, white, and blue hats, ties, skirts and pants were worn proudly by the young, and the young at heart during this festive and patriotic annual event.

100 American Craftsmen at The Kenan Center

100 American Craftsmen at The Kenan Center

 

FR 6-9 pm; SA 10 am-6 pm; SU 11 am-5 pmAnnual juried show of contemporary craft art. Featuring live music, wine tastings, children's art space, herbal plant sale, and fine art exhibit. $6. h/c access, $Kenan Center Arena195 Beattie Ave., Lockport 14094kenancraftshow.com433-2617

 

Caribbean Dance Fever

 

Sat. Jun 4 2011Door opens at 10 pmCaribbean Dance Party featuring Stone Love Sound
System Live from Kingston Jamaica with Daddy Axe
Movement and Mr Illmatic Five Star General h/c access, $Island Style Restaurant775 Market Street, Niagara Falls 14304 716-218-5667

 

WNYers Will Feel Right at Home at the Home County Folk Festival

WNYers Will Feel Right at Home at the Home County Folk Festival

London's longest running free admission music and arts festival — the Home County Folk Festival — showcasing a variety of Canadian folk music on six stages in beautiful Victoria Park, will take place July 15-17. And Western New Yorkers are invited to cross the border to experience traditional music along with Celtic, indie/folk rock, blues, bluegrass, Aboriginal, Quebecois and much more. 

Guests can stroll through the park and shop among the 120 juried Canadian crafter and artisan booths. Craft booths include pottery, glass, jewelry, fine art, textiles, metal, wood and photography. The festival also offers 30 food vendors featuring a variety of cuisines. 

Weinberg Campus Continues Educational Speaker Series with May & June Events

Weinberg Campus Continues Educational Speaker Series with May & June Events

Weinberg Campus Continues Educational Speaker Series With May & June Events 
 

Amherst, New York -- Weinberg Campus, a senior living community in Amherst, New York, announces its impressive educational Speaker Series for residents and the public for the months of May and June.  The events will take place in the afternoon and evenings at Weinberg Campus, located at 2650 N. Forest Rd. Getzville, NY 14068.

The Weinberg Campus Speaker Series schedule for May and June is:

TCC Buffalo Held Dinner of Abrahamic Faiths

TCC Buffalo Held Dinner of Abrahamic Faiths

Wednesday night was an important milestone for Turkish Cultural Center Buffalo’s interfaith dialogue activities. Though volunteers of TCC has organized several events before in order to promote dialogue and mutual understanding among followers of different beliefs, “Dinner of Abrahamic Traditions” was the Cultural Center’s first ceiling event and initiative bringing together followers of  three mainstream religions, namely Judaism, Christianity and Islam, together in the footsteps of Prophet Abraham.

MEET THE AUTHOR: "Disaster On Lake Erie" Author at the Historical Society

MEET THE AUTHOR: "Disaster On Lake Erie" Author at the Historical Society

Author Alvin F. Oickle ("Disaster on the Potomac," "Disaster at Dawn") will be at the Buffalo and Erie Counyt Historical Society on May 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. to sign copies of his new book. The author conducted some of his research for the book at the Historical Society. The new publication, "Disaster on Lake Erie: The 1841 Wreck of the Steamship Erie" (History Press) will be available at the Historical Society's Museum Shop, and the author will be here to sign copies.

According to his publisher, Mr. Oickle’s newest release from the imprint is an exciting treatise on a historic happening: