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The Towne Players Present: Twentieth Century

The Towne Players Present: Twentieth Century

TONAWANDA, NY - The Towne Players present their spring show “Twentieth Century,” written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur and directed by William Hooley beginning this Friday, March 4th. 

A comedy set in the observation car of the Twentieth Century Limited, travelling from Chicago to New York, tells the story of an egomaniacal theatre producer Oscar Jaffe, and his former protégé, Lily Garland, who abandoned him for a Hollywood career.  Oscar is determined to sign her for his new show, and Lily is just as determined to ignore his advances, both professional and personal.

The show will be presented at the Sheridan-Parkside Community Theatre, located at 169 Sheridan-Parkside Drive.

Shows will be performed on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM until March 12th.  There will also be one Sunday matinee, performed on March 6th at 2:00 PM.

Local Author to Sign Copies of Latest Book

Local Author to Sign Copies of Latest Book

TONAWANDA, NY – Albion resident and author Sheryl Stewart will be on-hand to sign copies of her latest work this Saturday, February 26th from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.

Hosted by Payne Avenue Christian Church, 1451 Payne Ave., the book signing is designed to promote Stewart’s latest work, a Christian Children’s book, The Friendly Beasts: Stories of Jesus.

The novel is being raved as “a charming collection of short stories about the Nativity including modern versions of traditional legends and completely new stories. Within these tales, we see Jesus' birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection with new eyes: the humble eyes of our closest relatives in Creation, the animals. As they discover their part in God's Plan of Salvation, the friendly beasts—and a few not so friendly—enable us to discover the miracle of God's love for us all.”

Turkey's Journey Towards Democratization Seminar at UB and Turkish Coffee Night

Turkey's Journey Towards Democratization Seminar at UB and Turkish Coffee Night

You are cordially invited to "Turkey's Journey Towards Democratization Seminar" sponsored by Turkish Cultural Center Buffalo(TCC), UB Department of Anthropology and Northeast Turkish-American Scholars(NETA).

What: Turkey's Journey Towards Democratization Seminar

When: February 28, 2011 at 3pm

Where: Millard Fillmore Academic Center, Room 322, UB North Campus

We also would like to remind you upcoming Turkish Coffee Night event. There will be a presentation titled "Women in Turkish/Islamic Traditions" at this month's Coffee Night.

Free Turkish food, refreshments and Turkish Coffee will be served at the event.

What: Turkish Coffee Night 

Valentine Blues Dance Party

Valentine Blues Dance Party

We love to play for our Dancers and tailor our sets to play short dance songs with a variety of tempos. We are going to have snack table but feel free to bring in whatever food you want. Beverages are available for donation $. There is also a full cash bar downstairs at the post. Time is 1-5pm. This is the best Dance Floor in WNY. Bar none! $5.00 donation at the door gets you in for the whole thing.  All proceeds from the dance floor to benefit the BRAVURAS new CD production. More details below.

VALENTINE BLUES DANCE PARTY

The BRAVURAS

February 13, 2011 1-5 PM

American Legion Brounshidle

Post 3354 Delaware Ave

Kenmore NY 14217

Phone 716-877-9279

Enjoy Live Old School Blues

Live Music by the BRAVURAS. Also appearing

BLUESHOUNDS  

$ 5.00 cover at the door

 the Brounshidle Post features:

one of the best all-wood dance floors in WNY

 

New Bookings for Classic Blues Band

New Bookings for Classic Blues Band
Please add these dates to your calendar:

Friday  April 8 

9:30pm  – 12:30am  

Double D's Queen City Grill

 83 Niagara St. City of

Tonawanda NY 14150   

716-743-0660

Warm Your Winter with Wine (Jan. 21-23)

Warm Your Winter with Wine (Jan. 21-23)

Enjoy one of our region's tasty winter beverages this weekend as the Niagara Wine Trail presents their "Warm Your Winter with Wine" event. Many of the Niagara Wine Trail participating wineries are celebrating their delicious Ice Wines with special tastings and discounts on bottles of wine and more.

 For more information and maps of the wineries go to the Niagara Wine Trail website

Why not make it even easier to enjoy the celebration by having someone chauffeur you to each of the venues? Zoladz Limousine service has a January special of 20% off and they are taking reservations now for this weekends festivities.

For more information and reservation info, go to the Zoladz Limousine website.

Flurrious! 2011

Flurrious! 2011

Enjoy some winter fun today (Jan. 16) at Delaware Park for the 1st annual Flurrious! winter event. Here is a link to the schedule:

http://www.bfloparks.org/images/uploads/Flurrious_Event_Sched.jpg

 

And for more images go to:

http://onsightstudio.smugmug.com/WNYEvents2011/Flurrious/15464456_pQeXK#1157808881_o5H2o