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An Evening with Dr. Li

An Evening with Dr. Li

An Evening with Dr. Li

Date: March 3, 2011

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Daeman College - Wick Social Room               

Mary Queen of Angels School to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Mary Queen of Angels School to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Students, faculty, staff and families at Mary Queen of Angels School in Cheektowaga are looking forward to Catholic Schools Week with great anticipation! Located at 160 Rosewood Terrace, the Pre-K through Grade 8 regional Catholic school serves children from Amherst, Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Depew, Sloan, West Seneca and Williamsville.

Catholic Schools Week will kick off with 6 p.m. Mass on Saturday, January 29, at Queen of Martyrs Church. An ice cream social for Mary Queen of Angels students will take place in the school immediately following Mass.

Monday, January 31, will be P.J. Day at the school. Due to a faculty meeting, students will have just a half-day of school on January 31.

St. Benedict Invites Public to Open House

St. Benedict Invites Public to Open House

We invite all families with students in grades PK3-8 to come and visit our school in person!  Come and see how learning comes alive.  You will experience the vitality that comes with a community that cares. 

Our academic performance is excellent as we prepare our students for the academic challenges of High School. We educate the whole person spiritually, academically, physically and socially. We encourage you to take another look at Catholic Education today. 

First Annual Winter Carnival at the Historical Society: Indoor and Outdoor Activities for ALL AGES!

First Annual Winter Carnival at the Historical Society: Indoor and Outdoor Activities for ALL AGES!

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society's all-age, indoor/outdoor Winter Carnival will take place Sunday, January 23, 2011, from 1 to 4 p.m. This event is made possible with generous support from the Northwest Buffalo Community Center.

Special guest Sabretooth, the Buffalo Sabres' beloved mascot, will be here to greet visitors and pose for photos.

Outdoor activities include snowshoeing with Tifft Nature Preserve instructors, Iroquois Snowsnake game demonstrations, sledding, and snowman building.

Indoor activities will include face painting, arts & crafts, mini-museum tours and artifact scavenger hunts. In addition, everyone can enjoy live music from Vitamin D, a young local band that plays family-friendly reggae, funk and soul music. Indulge in delicious, locally made baked goods from Chrusciki Bakery, and free hot chocolate! Also the Museum’s model trains will be running all afternoon.

Child Weight Management Program Offered by Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Child Weight Management Program Offered by Mount St. Mary's Hospital

The healthcare professionals at Mount St. Mary's Hospital are teaming with the Niagara County Health Department and The Mental Health Association in Niagara County, Inc. to offer a comprehensive Childhood Weight Management Program.

Organized in a program that will encompass eight sessions over a 16 week period, the initiative will begin in February.  An information session for parents will be held on Wednesday, January 26 from 6-7 p.m. in Room 249 of the main hospital building.  Registration is $35 per child.  For the program, a parent must accompany the child and be willing to work with the child to address the needs of the program.

Lockport YMCA to Host Annual SUNY Coaching Certification

Lockport YMCA to Host Annual SUNY Coaching Certification

Lockport, N.Y. – The Lockport YMCA is hosting a SUNY Youth Sports Institute Coaching Certification Course on Wednesday, January 19th.  The upcoming course will be the second SUNY Coaching Certification held with the Lockport YMCA since January 2010.   

The class is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm at the Lockport YMCA on East Avenue, and will last approximately 3 hours.  The course is open to all who are interested within the Lockport community.  John Strong will be the SUNY Youth Sports Institute Instructor teaching the Wednesday evening course. 

Pet Connection Announces January Community Events

Pet Connection Announces January Community Events

Make a resolution to come out and support Pet Connection Programs Inc. in the new year. Pet Connection, a nonprofit maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, has been helping animals find great homes in Western New York since 1984.

On Saturday, January 15, Pet Connection volunteers will be taking part in an adoption event from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Petco store on Transit Road in Williamsville. Volunteers will also be at the Walden Galleria from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, January 15 and Saturday, January 22, selling our popular pet totes filled with dog and cat treats and other goodies. Come out and meet some of our newest puppy arrivals!