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Technology in the Classroom Appeals to Annunciation Students

Kindergarten students at Annunciation School in Elma spent part of their day today enjoying an interactive learning activity on the classroom’s SMART Table. This fun, multi-user table allows students to explore digital lessons, play educational games and complete interactive learning activities. Assisting them is kindergarten aide Caryn Wojtowicz.

Located at 7580 Clinton St., Annunciation School serves the following school districts: Iroquois, Lancaster, Alden, East Aurora, West Seneca, Depew, Orchard Park, Cheektowaga, Alexander and Attica. To schedule a tour of the school, please call 681-1327. For more information, visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com.

Pet Connection Needs Your Support!

Tickets are now available for a Holiday Concert/Dinner Dance featuring Jack Civiletto & The Pyramid Band that will take place from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 4, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Proceeds from the event will benefit Pet Connection Programs Inc., a special care shelter for dogs and cats located in Marilla. Please purchase a ticket and help us keep our doors open to future animal rescues!

Tickets are just $25 per person and include dinner, entertainment, a basket auction and raffles. A special door prize of four Disney one-day park hopper passes valued at $544 will be given away. Tickets for the event are presale only and can be ordered by calling the shelter at 652-0192.

Polish All Souls Commemoration Sun. Oct. 31

Polish Legacy Project To Hold All Souls Commemoration Sunday Oct. 31 

      In the Polish Catholic tradition, the most significant day of the year to remember and honor those who have died is the Feast of All Souls, or Dzien Zaduszny. 

      In Poland, people travel from all over the country to visit the graves of their dearly departed.

Fourteen Pet Connection Puppies Go Up for Adoption Today

Fourteen beautiful puppies — 8 Beagle/Spaniel mixes and 6 Puggle mixes — are going up for adoption tonight (Oct. 29) at Pet Connection Programs Inc., 12935 Williston Road, Marilla. Adoption hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. Please visit http://www.petconnectionprogramsinc.com/Adoptions.asp for details and photos, and join Pet Connection’s Facebook page for frequent updates from the shelter. For more information, call 652-0192.

 

Pet Connection Plans November Community Events

November is shaping up to be a very busy month for the volunteers of Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla.

On Friday, November 5, volunteers and puppies will visit one of Buffalo’s most historically significant buildings — the Larkin at Exchange Building — from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Volunteers and their furry friends will also be at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on two Saturdays, November 6 and 13. Also on November 6, volunteers will be at the flea market at the Harvey D. Morin Post on Center Road in West Seneca from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Western Fair Entertainment Centre is Buzzing With Activity

Looking for a quick escape from Western New York? Can you imagine one location that’s home to harness racing, ice hockey rinks, popular consumer shows, farmers’ markets, dining, live entertainment, slot machines and no shortage of excitement 24/7? Does such a nirvana truly exist for those who may love Buffalo but could use a few days away?

Welcome to nearby London, Ontario’s Western Fair Entertainment Centre! Over the past year, upwards of four million people — many from Western New York — have visited the complex, drawn by events such as the Western Fair Farmers Market, Family Fun Fest, London Wine & Food Show, Shriners Circus and numerous other activities. Western Fair’s annual event calendar offers something for everyone!  

Annunciation School Holds Ice Cream Social and Book Fair

Students, parents, faculty and guests gathered at Annunciation School in Elma on October 20 for the annual Ice Cream Social, Book Fair and Halloween Party in the school, located at 7580 Clinton St. 

Highlights of the fun-filled evening included a pumpkin-decorating contest, face-painting and a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog, star of the popular children’s book series.