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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.

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Farmland Protection Roundtable Draws Large Crowd to East Aurora

Farmland Protection Roundtable Draws Large Crowd to East Aurora

 

The Western New York Land Conservancy, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County, the Erie County Department of Environment and Planning, and the Erie County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board cosponsored a Farmland Protection Roundtable on April 8 at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office in East Aurora. Nearly 100 people from five counties in Western New York came to investigate the different tools that can be used to protect farmland. 

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.

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen Basketball Teams

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen Basketball Teams

The Town of Amherst Board has issued a proclamation in honor of the Daemen College men’s and women’s basketball teams, recognizing both teams’ victories in their respective United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I National Championship tournaments. The proclamation was presented at the April 6 town board meeting.

The Daemen men’s team, led by tournament Most Valuable Player Gerald Beverly, entered this year's tournament as the top seed and went on to defeat No. 8 Indiana University-South Bend, No. 4 Concordia College (Ala.) and No. 3 Rochester College (Mich.) in Uniontown, Pa., to capture the program’s first-ever USCAA national title.

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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.

‘The Road is Open’ is the Latest Release From No Frills Buffalo

‘The Road is Open’ is the Latest Release From No Frills Buffalo

 

“The Road is Open,” a novel by local author Michael Burns Haggerty, is the latest book to be published by No Frills Buffalo publishing company.

The book takes place in 1978 when longtime friends Jimmy and Michael leave Buffalo to embark on a cross-country hitchhiking adventure to look for George, Michael’s brother, who mysteriously deserted his family years earlier. Along their journey the pair gains a vivid truth and a wisdom that only the road can provide. They encounter extraordinary landscapes and meet a series of remarkable characters that represent a truthful, gritty and heartwarming portrait of America.

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.