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Pet Connection Planning Two Fundraising Events

Pet Connection Planning Two Fundraising Events

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a unique maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, will hold two upcoming events to benefit the nonprofit organization.

The shelter’s annual Great Groovy Yard Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Marilla Fire Hall, located at Two Rod Road and West Avenue. Individuals may drop off donations for the yard sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at the Fire Hall. Donated items must be in good condition. Large appliances, furniture, computers and printers will not be accepted.

Western Fair Offers Free Concerts and Plenty of Fun

Western Fair Offers Free Concerts and Plenty of Fun

 

If you missed the Erie County Fair — or just MISS the Erie County Fair — the next best thing is happening Sept. 7-16 in nearby London, Ontario. Western Fair, recognized as one of the Top 100 events in Ontario, offers concerts, shows and entertainment, exhibits, animals, vendors, arts and horticulture competitions, food, midway rides, games and no shortage of fun and good times!

Among the free concerts coming to Western Fair in 2012 are April Wine, Jo Dee Messina, Gary Lewis & The Playboys and many more! The popular Motorsport Mania returns, featuring monster trucks, a demolition derby and freestyle motorcross FMX riders jumping 60 feet up and 70 feet across while performing some of the deadliest tricks ever seen!

Buffalo Bills Sell Out the 12th Annual Kids Day Game

Buffalo Bills Sell Out the 12th Annual Kids Day Game

Saturday, August 25, 2012 marks the 12th annual Kids Day game for the Buffalo Bills.

New Yorkers Deserve Good Insurance Options

New Yorkers Deserve Good Insurance Options

Three years ago, a New York public school custodian, returning from his coffee break, was hit by an underinsured driver while crossing the street and left permanently disabled. He was in a training program and on his way to becoming a chief custodian but instead was left disabled, requiring significant physical therapy to even walk again.  While he thought the insurance he purchased would provide some financial relief for the fact he could no longer perform his job, he was left high and dry.

Getzoni Agency, Nationwide Insurance Sponsor Coalition’s Showing of ‘Despicable Me’

Getzoni Agency, Nationwide Insurance Sponsor Coalition’s Showing of ‘Despicable Me’

Nationwide is on your side when it comes to supporting substance-free fun in Lancaster/Depew.

The Getzoni Agency - Nationwide Insurance will sponsor the Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition’s second movie of the summer at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Richard E. Pascucci Band Shell adjacent to the Lancaster Youth Bureau, 200 Oxford Ave.

“Despicable Me” will be shown as families enjoy free popcorn, and residents are invited to bring their blankets or lawn chairs. Giveaways and information stations also will be featured, while additional refreshments will be sold. Representatives with The Getzoni Agency will draw the winner of a 32-inch flat-screen television at the end of the night.

The rain date will be Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Enjoy The Journey Lists Classes for Kids and Adults

Enjoy The Journey Lists Classes for Kids and Adults

Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, 1168 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca, has released it upcoming schedule of events for children and adults. Hours at the gallery are 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Ethereal Illusions/Nude Food — Photography by Tiffany Machelski & Brian Machelski, is the gallery’s featured exhibit during August. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. The exhibit will run through Sept. 8. 

Mary Queen of Angels School to Introduce Media Arts Center in September

Mary Queen of Angels School to Introduce Media Arts Center in September

Students returning to Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga this September will  be greeted by a renovated computer lab that will now be know as the school’s Media Arts Center. New computer tables, chairs, Macintosh computers, digital cameras and video equipment, and a SMART Board will transform the lab into a state-of-the-art, hand-on learning environment.