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50% Off Destination: EARTH Tickets

50% Off Destination: EARTH Tickets
Tour Our Wild World for Half the Price!

East Aurora, NY - For 6 days only tickets for Hawk Creek Wildlife Center’s upcoming Destination: EARTH event on April 28, 2012 from 11:00am to 4:00pm are available for 50% off! Gather up the family and take a wild expedition around the world with majestic eagles, mysterious owls, fierce wildcats and much more! Visit www.specials.hawkcreek.org from Tuesday, March 20 to Sunday, March 25 for this special ticket discount. Select the Special Destination: EARTH ticket, enter desired number of tickets and discount will be applied to your shopping cart at checkout.

Ruby Tuesday's Celebrating "Red Cross Month"

Ruby Tuesday's Celebrating "Red Cross Month"

BUFFALO, NY, March 19th, 2012 – March is Red Cross Month, and three area Ruby Tuesday’s Restaurants will be supporting the local Chapter through their “Community GiveBack Program” this week. From Tuesday, March 20th through Thursday, March 22nd, Ruby Tuesday’s Cheektowaga, Blasdell, and Lakewood locations will be donating 20% of customer’s bills to the American Red Cross, Serving Erie & Niagara Counties.

What:            Ruby Tuesday’s “Community GiveBack Program” supporting the American Red Cross – Ruby Tuesday’s three Western New York locations will donate 20% of customer’s bills to the American Red Cross, Serving Erie & Niagara Counties. Customers will need to present a flyer to their server, which can be printed at www.facebook.org/greaterbuffaloredcross.

"Cinderella" Performed by Orchard Park High School

The students of Orchard Park High School presented Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" on March 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2012.

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April Events at Explore and More Children's Museum

April Events at Explore and More Children's Museum

A statement from Explore & More Children's Museum

East Aurora, N.Y. -- Come make Bunny Rolls on Friday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Welcome Spring by making a unique roll shaped as a bunny or a bunny head!  Enjoy playing with dough and watching it bake into a delicious snack or fun decoration. 

The museum is closed Sunday, April 8 for the Easter holiday.

Celebrate the World Around Buffalo from Monday, April 9 through Friday, April 13 with activities, food and fun!  On Monday, April 9, come celebrate a great local tradition — Polish Dyngus Day. From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., there will be fun things to do and taste related to this country that is so well-represented here in the Buffalo area.  At 1 p.m., the Polish Heritage Dancers will share traditional dances. Artists Barbara Frackiewicz and Sophie Knab will be here to help you with traditional Polish crafts.

Dog Ears Bookstore to Begin New ‘Puppy Tales’ Series

Dog Ears Bookstore to Begin New ‘Puppy Tales’ Series

Dog Ears Bookstore, a nonprofit neighborhood bookstore located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, will begin a new series of “Puppy Tales” story time sessions this Friday, March 9.

Open to children ages 2 to 4, Puppy Tales runs from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Fridays for six weeks. Each session includes stories, a craft and snacks. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a registration fee of $15, and room for 20 children in the program.

Lancaster Firefighters Ditch Ladders, Grab Serving Trays

Lancaster Firefighters Ditch Ladders, Grab Serving Trays

On Tuesday, February 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar in Lancaster, NY will join forces with members of the Lancaster Fire Department to put out meals, not fires. The event is part of Applebee’s “Tip-A-Firefighter” fundraiser and will help the firemen and women raise key funds to support the Lancaster Fire Department Explorer Program. The Explorer program is an initiative for youth ages 14 to 18 and teaches the importance of fire safety and prevention.

Valentines for Veterans Program Generates Thousands of Cards

Valentines for Veterans Program Generates Thousands of Cards

Hundreds of handmade Valentine’s Day cards will be delivered to members of the American Legion Post No. 735 thanks to local students’ hard work. Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo thanks the schools that participated in the Valentines for Veterans program and was pleased to report that many heartfelt cards were made.

“Valentines for Veterans is a program that shows our veterans how grateful we are to them for their service by giving them Valentines from area students. The students were very excited to participate and many shared stories with me about family members who have served or are serving in the armed forces. At this young age they already understand the sacrifice made by our servicemen and women,” Legislator Lorigo said. “I want to thank the schools for participating in this program and making tremendous cards for local veterans.”

The following schools from Legislator Lorigo’s District participated: