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14th Annual Bids for Kids on April, 29, 2011

14th Annual Bids for Kids on April, 29, 2011
Friday 5:30-10pm The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northtowns is proud to present the 14th Annual Bids for Kids fundraising event taking place at the Tonawanda Castle from 5:30-10pm on Friday, April, 29, 2011. Come join in a memorable night of cash giveaways, huge auctions, fantastic food from Outback Steakhouse, an open bar, and new this year will be an after party with a live band.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Northtowns is the positive place for kids! We are here to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

"Science, Technology and the Next Human Species" with Juan Enriquez

"Science, Technology and the Next Human Species" with Juan Enriquez

On Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., Nichols School will host a lecture from Juan Enriquez, a renowned genomics expert, recognized as one of the world's leading authorities on the economic and political impacts of life sciences. He recently co-moderated the TED2011 program with Bill Gates.

“Science, Technology and the Next Human Species”

Juan Enriquez, Managing Director, Excel Venture Management; Co-Founder, Synthetic Genomics Inc.; former Founding Director of the Harvard Business School Life Sciences Project; and a global best-selling author.
Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
Flickinger Performing Arts Center
Nichols School - 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo, NY 14216

There have been at least 25 prototype humans. We are but one more model, and there is no evidence evolution has stopped.

Old Fashioned Town Picnic

Sunday, July 3

12:00pm – 4:00pm

$5 per person (sorry, no coupons or passes accepted)

Many communities historically commemorated the 4th of July with town picnics.  Revive this tradition with an old fashioned celebration of our country’s founding.  Bring your own picnic and enjoy an afternoon of patriotic merriment. There will be historic crafts, games, musical performances, and a reading of the Declaration of Independence. There’s no better way to celebrate this American holiday with your whole family.

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

180 Thompson Street      North Tonawanda, NY 14120

716-693-1885                www.carrouselmuseum.org

Father's Day Celebration

Sunday, June 19

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Included with paid admission ($5 adults; $4 seniors; $2.50 students ages 2 – 12); free to fathers

Honor the fathers and father figures in your life with a special afternoon at the Carrousel Museum. Join us at 1:00pm and 3:00pm for performances by bagpiper Edward Wadin.  Share special crafts, activities—and memories—throughout the afternoon.

Museum Summer Celebration

Museum Summer Celebration

Saturday – Sunday, June 11 – 12

10:00pm – 4:00pm, Mondays – Saturdays; 12:00pm – 4:00pm Sundays

Included with paid admission ($5 adults; $4 seniors; $2.50 students ages 2 – 12)

Join us this weekend for special crafts and activities as we celebrate the beginning of the fun summer season!

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

180 Thompson Street               North Tonawanda, NY 14120

716-693-1885                         info@carrouselmuseum.org

www.carrouselmuseum.org

The Brass Ring Thing XI Renaissance Festival

The Brass Ring Thing XI Renaissance Festival

Saturday, June 4

11:00 am – 6:00 pm

$5 per adult, $3 per child; $5 game bracelet additional per person (sorry, no coupons or passes accepted)

Travel back in time to “ye days of olde” at the Eleventh Annual Brass Ring Thing Renaissance Festival. Join knights, ladies, and the local community to celebrate the early origins of carrousels. Immerse yourself in history with weapons demonstrations and tournaments, period songsters and storytellers, historic artisan demonstrations, themed crafts and games, vendors, food, contests—and so much more. Back for this year’s festival are the popular Highland Games and Equestrian Tournament Games. A great event for the entire family you won’t want to miss!

School Break Series: Happy Memorial Day

Friday, May 27

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Included with paid admission ($5 adults; $4 seniors; $2.50 students ages 2 – 12)

There’s more to Memorial Day than sales at the mall. Pay tribute to those who died in service to our country as you learn more about the history of this important day. Special crafts and activities honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

 

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum 

180 Thompson Street               North Tonawanda, NY 14120

716-693-1885                         info@carrouselmuseum.org

www.carrouselmuseum.org