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East Aurora Music Fest: 20 Bands at Four Venues

East Aurora Music Fest: 20 Bands at Four Venues

East Aurora's first annual Music Fest to rock the village June 8, 2013, with an afternoon and evening of live music offered simultaneously with 20 bands at four village locations - all within walking distance.

Here are the four venues where the bands will be kickin' it:

The Healthy Zone Ice Rink

Riley Street Station

Brothers Pub

Wallenwein's

The following bands are scheduled to perform. Click here for a complete schedule.

Mick Hayes Band- Blues - Contemporary Blues and R&B sounds with extraordinary guitar playing, powerful vocals and a dynamic stage presence.

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Nearby London to Host Kids Expo Over Father’s Day Weekend

Nearby London to Host Kids Expo Over Father’s Day Weekend

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day Weekend than spending some quality time with your kids? Nearby London, Ontario will host the annual Victoria Park Kids Expo from June 14-16 — an event that’s a huge hit for families with children ages 3 to 13.

This popular event will feature 75 exhibits, 40 food booths, carnival rides and a wide variety of activities for kids of all ages. Highlights on Friday include The Win Wheel Game Show at 2 and 6 p.m. and Silly Hat Ian at 4 p.m. Saturday’s events include Silly Hat Ian at 1 p.m., The Win Wheel Game Show at 2 and 6 p.m., Hilary Band at 3 p.m. and Plum Pianos at 4 p.m. And on Sunday, The Win Wheel Game Show will be featured at 2, 4 and 6 p.m. There will be plenty of other fun activities as well!

Catholic Charities Service Corps Offers Grads Try at Job Force, Chance to Help Others

Catholic Charities Service Corps Offers  Grads Try at Job Force, Chance to Help Others

Are you, or do you know, a young adult searching for an exciting, meaningful way to jump into the job force? Perhaps post-graduation plans are still unclear or a current career is unfulfilling. Catholic Charities Service Corps (CCSC) offers college graduates a year-long chance to develop and share their gifts, education and faith in a unique manner.

CCSC is now accepting applications from graduates of all faiths who are at least 21 years old and willing to challenge themselves by committing to service/social justice, community living, simplicity and spiritual growth for one year, beginning in August.

Service Corps members work full-time with marginalized populations in various non-profit agencies in Buffalo and surrounding areas involving education, legal aid, advocacy, social services, medical field and counseling, while living together in community with other volunteers.

Get Ready for Some Fuel-Filled Excitement at the Erie County Fair

Get Ready for Some Fuel-Filled Excitement at the Erie County Fair

Do you want to be a part of the fuel filled excitement of Erie County Fair motorevents? Tickets go on sale June 1st starting at 10am, so you and your family can have seats at some of the most thrilling events here at the Fairgrounds.This year’s motorevent lineup includes:

August 15th- 7pm- Ultimate Night of Destruction. You wanted it back Erie County and here it is. Figure-8 races, a bus demolition derby, MONSTER TRUCKS and more will round out the night’s events. This year the event will be featuring monster trucks, Krazy Train and Aftershock. Tickets are $16 and kids 12 and under are FREE with a paid adult.

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Dog Ears Bookstore to Offer New ‘Puppy Tales’ Series

Dog Ears Bookstore to Offer New ‘Puppy Tales’ Series

Dog Ears Bookstore, a nonprofit neighborhood bookstore located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo, will begin a new series of “Puppy Tales” story time sessions on Friday, June 7.

Open to children ages 2 to 4, Puppy Tales runs from 10:15 to 11 a.m. Fridays for six weeks. Each session includes stories, a craft and snacks. Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a registration fee of $15, and room for 20 children in the program.

Chateau Buffalo — Buffalo’s Urban Winery — Opens in the Niagara Frontier Food Terminal

Chateau Buffalo — Buffalo’s Urban Winery — Opens in the Niagara Frontier Food Terminal

Chateau Buffalo, Buffalo’s urban winery specializing in wines and craft hard ciders made with locally grown grapes and fruits, has opened in Buffalo’s Niagara Frontier Food Terminal in the city’s Clinton-Bailey market area. The 3,500-square-foot facility is used for both retail sales and production, according to owner Carl Schmitter. 

Located at 175 Niagara Frontier Food Terminal (1500 Clinton St.), the beautifully renovated winery and retail store occupies previously vacant space in the historic food terminal dating back to the early 1930s. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment.

New Exhibit, ‘Garden Art Saturday’ Highlight June Events at Enjoy The Journey

New Exhibit, ‘Garden Art Saturday’ Highlight June Events at Enjoy The Journey

West Seneca’s Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery will host the opening reception for an exhibit titled “The Evans Art Guild — 40 Years and Still Going Strong,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 7, at the gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road. Free and open to the public, guests are invited to stop in and meet the artists. The exhibit will remain on display through July 5. 

Entries for an amateur photography contest, “The Essence of Water,” are due by Wednesday, June 5. Subject matter should include lakes, creeks, steams, beaches, waterfalls, etc. Photographers can submit up to three 8x10 photos mounted on foam core. There is an entry fee of $15, and a reception with prizes will be held on Saturday, June 8.