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East Aurora Readies for 45th Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale

East Aurora Readies for 45th Annual Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale

 

One of East Aurora’s most popular annual events — the Street Festival and Sidewalk Sale — returns on Saturday, July 26, and will feature more than 100 vendors, special guests and numerous fun-filled family activities. Now in its 45th year, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Main Street.

Doug Allen, national anthem singer for the Buffalo Sabres, will be joined by the American Legion Post #362 Color Guard to perform the Star-Spangled Banner at 9:45 a.m. Chalk Walk Murals, sponsored by the Town of Aurora Recreation Department, will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., while the award-winning Rince Na Tiarna Irish dancers will perform at 10:30 a.m. Unyts will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Lists Full Slate of June Events

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery Lists Full Slate of June Events

 

“Timeless,” a members’ group show featuring the work of more than 30 local artists, will highlight a busy month at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca. The exhibit opening will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 13, and will also offer live music by Dana Misenheimer and refreshments.

Kicking off June’s schedule of art classes will be watercolor classes with artist Lynn Jay. Held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday mornings, June 9, 16, 23 and 30, the cost is $80 per participant. 

Photo Contest Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

Photo Contest Among Upcoming Events at Enjoy The Journey

Activities for the enjoyment of the entire community are planned in the coming days and weeks at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

From 6 to 9 p.m. May 2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3, the gallery will host a Jewelry Trunk Show featuring items by Xtal Feather. Wonderful items for Mother’s Day will be offered, and light refreshments will be served.

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

 

April 22 is Earth Day, a day of great importance to the local eye care experts at Tomasik Optical. In fact, they strive to make a difference in the Western New York community every day — 365 days a year!

For example, Tomasik Optical is proud to carry the only brand of frames certified to be made of at least 95 percent recycled materials. ECO — or Earth Conscious Optics — are the choice of actor Leonardo DeCaprio, who wears both prescription and sunglass styles from this environmentally conscious brand. Are you interested in helping the environment? Ask the experts at Tomasik Optical to show you this unique line of high-quality and earth-friendly frames!

WNY Federal Credit Union to Sponsor New Outdoor Marketplace

WNY Federal Credit Union to Sponsor New Outdoor Marketplace

 

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s new farmers’ market that will take place from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings beginning May 15, has reached an exclusive sponsorship agreement with a town-based organization for the 2014 season.

Sponsoring the market, to take place on the grassy hill at Union Road and Main Street, will be the Western New York Federal Credit Union. Located at 1937 Union Road, the credit union has served the community since 1964 and moved to its current location in 2010. For more information, please visit their website at https://wnyfcu.com.

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on March 29

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on March 29

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will continue its successful run on Saturday, March 29. The indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. 

Occupying the community group table on March 29 will be representatives of Backyard Orchards.

Shop at Macy's to Support Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Shop at Macy's to Support Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, which manages and maintains the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park system in the City of Buffalo, has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign, that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at local Macy’s stores can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting the city’s Olmsted parks. To further spread the love, Macy’s will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.