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Featured Events this Month

Featured Events this Month

End of Summer Bash with the Soul Providers!

Come help us celebrate the end of summer, kick off your weekend Thursday night with the last Thursday in the Tent with the Soul Providers. Enjoy the music from under the tent, or outside on the patio. We have a special Thursday in the Tent menu, with ribs, burgers, hot dogs, and sausage on the grill & get your drinks at the bar under the tent, or you can choose to dine from your patio table & order off the menu.

End the summer with great music, and the best suburban outdoor venue around!!

M&T Bank Welcomes Back Football by Teaming with Fred Jackson of the Buffalo Bills

Buffalo, NY; August 31, 2011 – Buffalo Bills Running Back Fred Jackson has become the newest member of the M&T Bank team, signing a marketing contract to become the official spokesman for Buffalo Bills Checking.  

Jackson will be featured in M&T Bank’s multi-media advertising campaign throughout Western New York during the upcoming 2011 football season and work with M&T on select appearances and community events. M&T is the exclusive provider of Buffalo Bills checks and check cards.

“Fred Jackson makes a great addition to the M&T team. He works hard in practice, runs hard on the field and he shares our belief in serving Bills fans and the community, which makes him a great member of the team to raise the green flag of M&T Bank,” said M&T Bank Chief Marketing Officer Peter J. Eliopoulos.

Pet Connection to Hold Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser on September 18

Pet Connection to Hold Chicken Barbecue Fundraiser on September 18

Pet Connection Programs, Inc., a maternity and special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla, will hold a chicken barbecue beginning at noon on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Bowen Grove Shelter, Bowen and Broadway, Lancaster.  

Dinners will include a half barbecue chicken plus sides, beverage and dessert, and will cost just $9. Take-out orders will be available.

Seeking Contestants for Miss Buffalo 2012

Seeking Contestants for Miss Buffalo 2012

BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Miss Buffalo Scholarship Organization is currently seeking contestants for its pageant at the National Buffalo Wing Festival on Sept. 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Aside from reigning as the official "Queen" of the Wing Fest, Miss Buffalo 2012 goes on to represent the Queen City in the 2012 Miss New York State Scholarship Pageant, the official state preliminary to the Miss America Pageant.  Miss Buffalo is eligible to win an expenses paid trip in June 2012 to take part in the Miss New York State Pageant, including five night’s hotel stay, meals, travel and entry fees.  In addition, Miss Buffalo will receive a $250 scholarship, a crown, banner and trophy.  The first runner-up will receive a $150 scholarship and the second runner-up will receive a $100 scholarship.

Camp Hope Helps Heal

Camp Hope Helps Heal

Niagara Hospice will hold its 11th Camp Hope for grieving children August 26 – 28 at the YMCA’s Camp Kenan in Barker. The camp is free to children across Western New York ages 7 to 13 who have lost a loved one, whether or not they received hospice care.

To receive an application, call (716) 280-0777. Camp registration closes August 24.

Volunteers Wanted

Volunteers Wanted

(Amherst, NY---) The Town of Amherst is looking for volunteers to assist at the Hazardous Waste Drop Off site from 8AM until 2PM, this Saturday, August 20, 2011.  The event will be held at the ECC North Campus and volunteers are needed for directing traffic and other duties. Volunteers will not be asked to handle any hazardous materials. 

To volunteer, please call Jeff at 691-4331.

 

HUGE Used Book Sale

HUGE Used Book Sale

Downtown Central Library

1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo

Thursday, August 18th - 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, August 19th - 11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 20th - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Hundreds of used books, VHS, DVDs, audio books 25 cents and up!

www.buffalolib.org