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Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Buffalo

The recently popular musical group, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, is coming to Buffalo on December 27, 2011. Their rock twist on classical Christmas songs have made them famous, being played on the radio and used in commercials. One of their most recognizable songs is "Carol of the Bells," as seen in the video.

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Buffalo Jr. Sabres to Hold Teddy Bear Toss December 19th

Buffalo Jr. Sabres to Hold Teddy Bear Toss December 19th

The Buffalo Junior Sabres will host a “Teddy Bear Toss” during its home game against the Brampton Capitals on Monday, December 19 at the Northtown Center at Amherst, 1615 Amherst Manor Drive (between Maple and Millersport).  The game begins at 7:30pm.

Fans are asked to bring a new, unwrapped teddy bear to the game.  When the Jr. Sabres score their first goal, fans are invited to celebrate by tossing the teddy bears on the ice.  Bears thrown to the ice will be collected for distribution to local needy families by the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association.

Every year, the Buffalo Sabres Alumni collect and distribute items such as food and toys to the less fortunate.  Operated by the Alumni, the Jr. Sabres are eager to help bring some holiday cheer to local families in need and ask local hockey fans to consider taking part in this generous gesture.

For more information on the Junior Sabres, visit www.buffalojuniorsabres.com.

Ellicott Creek Vol. Fire Co. Santa Run and Food Drive

Ellicott Creek Vol. Fire Co. Santa Run and Food Drive

On Saturday December 17th at 4:30pm the Ellicott Creek Vol. Fire Co. will be starting its annual Santa Run and Food Drive to benefit St. Christopher’s Church Food Pantry and the Buffalo City Mission.

We will bring around Santa to hand out candy to the kids and will collect non perishable foods. Flyers have been distributed in the area and we ask that you either meet us at the end of the driveway or you can leave a bag at the end of the driveway or on the porch. Area Boy Scouts will help to collect the food as they do every year.

Mary Queen of Angels School to Host UNYTS Blood Drive

Mary Queen of Angels School to Host UNYTS Blood Drive

The Upstate New York Transplant Services (UNYTS) Donate Life Express Bus will be at Mary Queen of Angels School, 170 Rosewood Terrace, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, January 6, to hold a community blood drive. The bus will be parked in the parking lot of Queen of Martyrs Church, located directly in front of the school at 180 George Urban Blvd.

To schedule an appointment, please call UNYTS at 512-7940. Walk-ins are also welcome. Donors must be at least 17 years old, or 16 with a signed parental consent form. Donors must weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and be in good health on the day of the blood drive. Your donation can save up to three lives right here in Western New York!

13 Over-the-Top Gingerbread Houses

13 Over-the-Top Gingerbread Houses

The Daily Meal recently compiled a list of the Top 13 Over-the-Top Gingerbread Houses and without a doubt, the builders have extreme talent.

With subjects as Occupy North Pole, Food Truck and the White House, these gingerbread houses are sure to impress.

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Buffalo ComedySportz

Buffalo ComedySportz is one of Western New York's interactive improv comedy performances. Two teams of actors perform skits, scenes, and songs, to win the biggest laughs from the audience. Similar to Whose Line is it Anyways?, these comical performances run on the audience's suggestions, keeping the show completely spontaneous and unrehearsed. A referee keeps the suggestions family-friendly and the show moving.

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Friends of Harmony Chorus Goes Extra Mile for Food 2 Families

Friends of Harmony Chorus Goes Extra Mile for Food 2 Families

BUFFALO, NY – It takes a special individual to dedicate their time and talents towards helping others, but for one group of local men it’s a tradition.

The Friends of Harmony Chorus is a small group of men who hail from various communities across Western New York and Canada, which is known for their Barbershop style of a cappella singing.

The group spends the majority of the year giving free performances throughout the community including free patriotic-themed concerts at the Naval Park in the summer and at area hospitals during the winter to bring the holiday cheer to those who need it most.