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Bird of Prey Day

Bird of Prey Day

Take Flight at BIRD OF PREY DAY

East Aurora - Strap yourself in as summer takes flight at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center’s annual Bird of Prey Day on Saturday, June 18, 2011, 11:00am-4:00pm! Enjoy one-of-a-kind, up-close and personal encounters with local and exotic wildlife. Live birds of prey will zoom past audiences during the thrilling “Avian Air Force” show and event guests will have the unique opportunity to participate in the enrichment and training of Hawk Creek’s animal ambassadors. Invite dad to bring his camera for an unforgettable Father’s Day experience with amazing photo opportunities!

Also featured will be rare, behind-the-scenes wild cat feedings, entertainment, children activities and exhibits, gift shop, and refreshments. Children will have their own “Flight Mission” to take part in and, upon returning to base, will earn their “wings”.

'Tails on the Trails' Event Will Benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc.

'Tails on the Trails' Event Will Benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc.

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, will hold its sixth annual “Tails on the Trails” dog walk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Como Lake Park Casino in Lancaster. Proceeds from the event will benefit the animal shelter, founded in 1984.

“We are excited about Tails on the Trails as it brings out so many pet owners and their favorite four-legged friends to help our homeless animals at the shelter,” said Julie Garvey, president of Pet Connection Programs Inc. “The people who participate in this event know that just a little bit of extra effort can help save a dog or cat’s life, and we appreciate that.”

EA Co-op Reaches Major Milestone

EA Co-op Reaches Major Milestone

Open House Planned to Celebrate 500 Member-Owners

In only 18 months and launching on nothing but a promise, the East Aurora Cooperative Market, Inc., has evolved from a topic of discussion over coffee among friends to an incorporated entity with an eight-member board of directors, nearly 50 volunteers and more than 500 members.  The first 500 member-owners, known as Seed Members, was a milestone reached on April 23.

To celebrate this 500-member milestone, a community celebration is slated for Wednesday, May 25 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the co-op’s business office, at 618 Main St. in East Aurora.

Annunciation School to Offer Popular KinderKamp Program

Annunciation School to Offer Popular KinderKamp Program

Annunciation School’s annual KinderKamp program, designed to help ease entry into a formal school setting through creative learning experiences, will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon June 13-17. The school is located at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma, and the program is open to students preparing to enter kindergarten at any school.

Activities offered at KinderKamp include letter and number recognition, story comprehension, art, fun and games. Registration is $50 and space is limited. To register or for more information, please call the school office at 681-1327.

Dog Walk and Yard Sale Events Highlight Pet Connection June Calendar

Dog Walk and Yard Sale Events Highlight Pet Connection June Calendar

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, has several community events planned throughout the month of June. The shelter has been placing animals into loving homes throughout Western New York since 1984.

Pet Connection’s sixth annual “Tails on the Trails” dog walk will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Como Lake Park Casino in Lancaster. In addition to the dog walk, there will be contests, raffles, a basket auction, vendors and a cookout. Other activities and demonstrations include a “good citizen” dog test, pet blessing, pet psychic, pet first aid, dog agility and much more.

A Message From the Local Makers of Cool Gel ’n Cap

A Message From the Local Makers of Cool Gel ’n Cap

We are proud and devoted parents to a toddler named Lukas. He's very curious about the world around him and loves to play with all his heart!

We have worked hard to bring the best quality products to parents everywhere for their growing, curious and playful children — just like Lukas. We designed Cool Gel ’n Cap to help relieve the stress and pain of “lumps and bumps” that toddlers inevitably experience through accidents or play.

 

Annunciation Church Lists Holy Week Schedule

Annunciation Church Lists Holy Week Schedule

Annunciation Church, located at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma, has announced its Mass schedule for Holy Week: 

Holy Thursday: Morning prayer at 9 a.m., Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:30 p.m. 

Good Friday: Morning prayer at 9 a.m., Stations of the Cross at noon, Solemn Liturgy of the Lord's Passion at 3 p.m., Taize Prayer at 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday: Morning prayer at 9 a.m., RCIA Rites of Preparation at 9:30 a.m., Blessing of Easter Baskets at 2 p.m., Vigil at 8:30 p.m.

Easter Sunday: Masses at 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m., and 6 p.m.

For more information, please visit www.annunciation.cc or call 683-5254.