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Comicon to Invade Ontario’s Forest City

Comicon to Invade Ontario’s Forest City

 

Uniquely billed as “a celebration of nerd culture like no other,” Forest City Comicon is beaming into nearby London, Ontario this October! The event will feature costumes, vendors, panels, board games, video game tournaments and lots of sci-fi fun!

Comicon will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in London’s 14,000-square-foot Centennial Hall, located at 550 Wellington St. Admission is $15.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Plans Spine-chilling October Events

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Plans Spine-chilling October Events

 

You know Halloween is right around the corner when events such as the Victorian Séance Series, Halloween Trick or Treat, and Tales of Terror on the Niagara Frontier start popping up on the schedule at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village!

Annunciation to Welcome October with Harvest Festival

Annunciation to Welcome October with Harvest Festival

 

A three-day Harvest Festival featuring a wide variety of family friendly events and activities will be held at Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, Oct. 3-5.

A free Family Movie Night under a tent will kick things off at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3.

Annunciation Church to Host Jazz Event on September 27

Annunciation Church to Host Jazz Event on September 27

 

“Easy to Remember: Great American Songbook Transformed Into Jazz,” featuring the music of Jerome Kern, Rogers and Hammerstein, and others, will be offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton St., Elma. Performers will include local musicians Krista Seddon on piano, John “Bud” Fadale on bass, and Dave Schiavone on saxophone and flute.

Honey Harvest Festival to Feature Sweet Demonstrations and More

Honey Harvest Festival to Feature Sweet Demonstrations and More

 

If you hear a buzz coming from nearby Ontario, it might just be coming from the annual Honey Harvest Festival taking place Sept. 6-27 at Clovermead Adventure Farm in Aylmer, Ontario.

Each Saturday in September, guests are invited to come and see how honey is harvested from the hive, dip a beeswax candle, safely see a live bee hive opened and much more, including the popular bee beard demonstration! And, don’t forget the wagon rides, bee barrel train rides, honey tasting, jumping pillow, pedal go carts, animals and buckets of fresh family fun on the Adventure Farm!

Catholic Charities WIC Program Offering Free Nutrition Workshops throughout September

Catholic Charities WIC Program Offering Free Nutrition Workshops throughout September

Catholic Charities Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program hopes to help take the guesswork out of nutrition for toddlers and young children by hosting four free one-hour workshops throughout September in Niagara County focusing on portion size, healthy snack options, child-friendly recipes, how to handle ‘picky eaters’ and the importance of physical activity. The first workshop is Monday, Sept. 8 from 10-11 a.m. at the Community Health Center of Niagara Falls, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls.

Additional information about community resources, including WIC, will also be available. Children are welcome to attend and participate in the activities focused on the importance of good health, healthy eating and exercise. All attendees will also receive a free goodie bag.

Catholic Charities Children’s Services to Host Information Session on Foster Parent Process Sept. 9

Catholic Charities of Buffalo invites parents, families and individuals residing in Erie County who are interested in learning more about becoming a foster parent to attend an introductory information session on Sept. 9 from 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7 p.m. at 525 Washington St., Buffalo.

Catholic Charities provides foster care services to children of all ages, racial and ethnic groups who cannot live safely in their own homes or need to be placed in the permanent care of a loving family. The children under foster care may have special physical, emotional or psychological needs, and may include siblings who should be placed together. There is currently a specific need for homes to foster adolescent children ages 12-18.

Financial support, a clothing allowance and medical coverage are provided to families.

Additional upcoming information sessions include: 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7 p.m., Oct. 14, Nov. 18 and Dec. 9.