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Come See Eagles, Owls, Wild Cats, and More

Come See Eagles, Owls, Wild Cats, and More

 

East Aurora, NY - The best place to live is...Planet Earth! Gather up the family and take a wild expedition around the world with majestic eagles, mysterious owls, fierce wildcats and much more at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center’s popular Destination: EARTH event Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Feel the power of birds of prey soaring right before your eyes during the live flying bird show, “The Big Bird Theory”. Experience a rare opportunity to stand face-to-face with our living national symbol, the Bald Eagle, at the unique Walk With the Eagles® exhibit. All children receive an activity booklet for their exploration of the world’s wild corners where they will meet live vultures, exotic birds, some of the most elusive wildcats…the Canada lynx, African serval, ocelot, and more! Upon completion of the journey, young scientists earn a wild souvenir to take home!

Friends of Harmony Annual Spring Show a Tribute to Those Fabulous Fifties

Friends of Harmony Annual Spring Show a Tribute to Those Fabulous Fifties

The Friends of Harmony male a Capella chorus, under the direction of Brett Heintzman, will be performing "Those Fabulous Fifties", a musical extravaganza packed with doo-wop, love ballads and enduring classics from that incredible musical era. Performances will be on Friday, May 4th at the East Aurora High School and on Saturday, May 5th at the Sweet Home High School in Amherst . Both shows start at 7:30PM.

Enjoy the classics made famous by Bobby Vinton, the Del Vikings, Neil Sedaka, The Righteous Brothers and others all sung in beautiful 4-part harmony. Admission starts at $15.00 for seniors and students and $17.00 for all others. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the show for $17.00 and $20.00.

Annunciation Plans Summer Workshop for Students in Pre-K Through Grade 7

Annunciation Plans Summer Workshop for Students in Pre-K Through Grade 7

A summer workshop for children entering Pre-K4 through Grade 7 will take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25 through Aug. 3, at Annunciation School, 7580 Clinton St., Elma.

The program will include literature activities and summer reading, hands-on math and science activities, reading comprehension and phonics (primary grades), arts and crafts, and much more. The program and activities will be theme based. Many fun activities will take place daily, and the school’s up-to-date technology will be utilized. The summer program will also be a great prep for New York State tests in math and ELA.

The cost of the program is $140 per week per child, with discounts offered for two or more children.

Annunciation School Pre-K Accepting Applications

Annunciation School Pre-K Accepting Applications

Annunciation School, located at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma, is currently accepting applications for Pre-K3 and Pre-K4 for the 2012-13 school year. Following the New York State core standards for preschools, the primary goal in Annunciation Pre-K is to have your child’s first experience in school be a positive and successful one! 

Pre-K students at Annunciation review colors and shapes and begin pre-math, pre-writing and pre-reading skills, and work to develop the social and learning skills that are important for academic success. Students also begin using sign language as a second language and enjoy art, music, library, computer lab and physical education.

Destination: EARTH 2012 - The Wild Corners of the World!

Destination: EARTH 2012 - The Wild Corners of the World!

 

East Aurora, NY - The best place to live is...Planet Earth! Gather up the family and take a wild expedition around the world with majestic eagles, mysterious owls, fierce wildcats and much more at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center’s popular Destination: EARTH event Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Feel the power of birds of prey soaring right before your eyes during the live flying bird show, “The Big Bird Theory”. Experience a rare opportunity to stand face-to-face with our living national symbol, the Bald Eagle, at the unique Walk With the Eagles® exhibit. All children receive an activity booklet for their exploration of the world’s wild corners where they will meet live vultures, exotic birds, some of the most elusive wildcats…the Canada lynx, African serval, ocelot, and more! Upon completion of the journey, young scientists earn a wild souvenir to take home!

Friends of Harmony Annual Spring Show a Tribute to Those Fabulous Fifties

Friends of Harmony Annual Spring Show a Tribute to Those Fabulous Fifties

 

The Friends of Harmony male a Capella chorus, under the direction of Brett Heintzman, will be performing "Those Fabulous Fifties", a musical extravaganza packed with doo-wop, love ballads and enduring classics from that incredible musical era. Performances will be on Friday, May 4th at the East Aurora High School and on Saturday, May 5th at the Sweet Home High School in Amherst . Both shows start at 7:30PM.

Enjoy the classics made famous by Bobby Vinton, the Del Vikings, Neil Sedaka, The Righteous Brothers and others all sung in beautiful 4-part harmony. Admission starts at $15.00 for seniors and students and $17.00 for all others. Tickets can also be purchased on the day of the show for $17.00 and $20.00.

Secure your tickets in advance by calling Bruce at (716)-662-5192 or visit www.friendsofharmony.com to order your tickets on-line where major credit cards are accepted.

Donate a Prom Dress, Enter Raffle to Win Bandits Tickets on Saturday

Donate a Prom Dress, Enter Raffle to Win Bandits Tickets on Saturday

Urban Valet is offering a chance to win two Buffalo Bandits tickets to anyone who donates a gown to Legislator Lynne Dixon’s Prom Dress Drive on Saturday, March 24 at any of Urban Valet’s locations. All donors will receive a coupon for 25 percent off their next cleaning as well.

Each donor will receive one coupon and one chance to win two Bandits tickets to a home game. Multiple coupons or chances to win will not be given for multiple dresses. Dresses can be donated during the following times:

  • 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hamburg,  106B Evans Street,
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Orchard Park,  4081 North Buffalo Road
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Buffalo, 620 Elmwood Avenue

The winner will be drawn and contacted on Monday, March 26.