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Comicon to Invade Ontario’s Forest City

Comicon to Invade Ontario’s Forest City

 

Uniquely billed as “a celebration of nerd culture like no other,” Forest City Comicon is beaming into nearby London, Ontario this October! The event will feature costumes, vendors, panels, board games, video game tournaments and lots of sci-fi fun!

Comicon will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in London’s 14,000-square-foot Centennial Hall, located at 550 Wellington St. Admission is $15.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Plans Spine-chilling October Events

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Plans Spine-chilling October Events

 

You know Halloween is right around the corner when events such as the Victorian Séance Series, Halloween Trick or Treat, and Tales of Terror on the Niagara Frontier start popping up on the schedule at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village!

Honey Harvest Festival to Feature Sweet Demonstrations and More

Honey Harvest Festival to Feature Sweet Demonstrations and More

 

If you hear a buzz coming from nearby Ontario, it might just be coming from the annual Honey Harvest Festival taking place Sept. 6-27 at Clovermead Adventure Farm in Aylmer, Ontario.

Each Saturday in September, guests are invited to come and see how honey is harvested from the hive, dip a beeswax candle, safely see a live bee hive opened and much more, including the popular bee beard demonstration! And, don’t forget the wagon rides, bee barrel train rides, honey tasting, jumping pillow, pedal go carts, animals and buckets of fresh family fun on the Adventure Farm!

Catholic Charities WIC Program Offering Free Nutrition Workshops throughout September

Catholic Charities WIC Program Offering Free Nutrition Workshops throughout September

Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program hopes to help take the guesswork out of nutrition for toddlers and young children by hosting four free one-hour workshops throughout September in Niagara County focusing on portion size, healthy snack options, child-friendly recipes, how to handle ‘picky eaters’ and the importance of physical activity. The first workshop is Monday, Sept. 8 from 10-11 a.m. at the Community Health Center of Niagara Falls, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls.

Additional information about community resources, including WIC, will also be available. Children are welcome to attend and participate in the activities focused on the importance of good health, healthy eating and exercise. All attendees will also receive a free goodie bag.

West Seneca’s Outdoor Marketplace to Conclude with Customer Appreciation Day

West Seneca’s Outdoor Marketplace to Conclude with Customer Appreciation Day

 

West Seneca’s Main Street Marketplace, sponsored by the Western New York Federal Credit Union, will conclude its first season from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, with a special Customer Appreciation Day! 

Several vendors at the market will offer special discounts on Sept. 4, the final day of the 16-week outdoor market. Customer Appreciation Day will also feature two musical groups, including the Slide Tribe from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and P.J. King from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The Reserve Hose Ladies Auxiliary is the featured community group, and Pet Connection Programs Inc. will return with their popular pet totes and puppies!

Athletes, Actors to Take Part in WNY Sports Card Expo

Athletes, Actors to Take Part in WNY Sports Card Expo

 

Twenty sports legends and actors — including several Hall of Fame members and four members of the HBO hit series “The Sopranos” — will take part in the Western New York Sports Card Expo Sept. 20-21 at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Road, Batavia. Also taking part in this unique event, presented by The Sports Corner, will be professional wrestling great Ric Flair! 

Kicking off the autograph lineup from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, will be NBA Hall of Famer and former Syracuse University star Dave Bing, along with former Syracuse standouts John Wallace, Roosevelt Bouie, Lawrence Moten and Pearl Washington. 

Prospect Hill Tour of Homes Offered by Explore Buffalo

Prospect Hill Tour of Homes Offered by Explore Buffalo

 

A special tour offered by Explore Buffalo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, will take a close look at one of the most historic sections of the city, the Prospect Hill neighborhood featuring beautiful homes on tree-lined streets.

The Prospect Hill neighborhood consists of four areas: Columbus Park, Armory Hill, Fargo Estate and the Cottage District. Homes and other buildings in each of the areas will be open for interior visits.