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Annunciation to Welcome October with Harvest Festival

Annunciation to Welcome October with Harvest Festival

 

A three-day Harvest Festival featuring a wide variety of family friendly events and activities will be held at Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, Oct. 3-5.

A free Family Movie Night under a tent will kick things off at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3.

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Annunciation Church to Host Jazz Event on September 27

Annunciation Church to Host Jazz Event on September 27

 

“Easy to Remember: Great American Songbook Transformed Into Jazz,” featuring the music of Jerome Kern, Rogers and Hammerstein, and others, will be offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. Performers will include local musicians Krista Seddon on piano, John “Bud” Fadale on bass, and Dave Schiavone on saxophone and flute.

Daemen Convocation Welcomes New Students, Opens Academic Year

Daemen Convocation Welcomes New Students, Opens Academic Year

With the fall semester getting underway Sept. 2, Daemen College hosted a variety of campus activities for returning and incoming first-year students, including Fall Convocation to welcome more than 550 new students to the college community and to celebrate the start of the new academic year.

“The most important ability you will acquire in your college years is the ability to think critically and analytically about the world,” Daemen President Gary A. Olson said in his address to students at the all-campus event on Sept. 4. “As college-educated individuals, you will have the ability and the responsibility to always exercise your critical thinking skills.

Top Halloween Costume Safety Tips for Pets

Top Halloween Costume Safety Tips for Pets

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Are you dressing your pet up for trick or treating? As with our children, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to costume safety. Before you dress up your four-legged friends, PetSmart offers some valuable guidance:

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Andre Reed to Visit Bases Loaded for Private Signing Event

Andre Reed to Visit Bases Loaded for Private Signing Event

 

Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame wide receiver Andre Reed will visit Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles in Cheektowaga during the week of Sept. 15 for a private autograph signing session. While the event is not open to the public, fans wanting to have items signed by Reed can drop them off at the store prior to Sept. 15.

Photos of Reed, mini helmets and other memorabilia can also be purchased at Bases Loaded prior to the signing event. Autographed memorabilia will be available for pick up  beginning Sept. 22.

Exhibit, Classes and Contest Planned at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery

Exhibit, Classes and Contest Planned at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery

 

“Delirium,” with local artist Marleta Stansberry, is the next exhibit that will be featured at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca. After an opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, the exhibit will remain on display for one month. The reception is free and open to the public; come and meet the artist! Musician/singer Dana Eric Misenheimer will provide entertainment during the event.

Several art classes are also scheduled at the gallery in the upcoming weeks. Kicking things off will be a watercolor class from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the following Fridays: Sept.19 and 26, and Oct. 10 and 17. The cost is $80.

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!