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Annunciation to Introduce ‘Mommy and Me’ Program

Annunciation to Introduce ‘Mommy and Me’ Program

 

A new learning opportunity for children 18 months to 3 years old will be offered by the Annunciation Strong Start Early Learning Academy in Elma beginning Sept. 21. The “Mommy and Me” program is a wonderful place to encourage your child’s development through play and socialization. You and your child will also have the opportunity to read, play and learn together through Circle Time, Story Time, Music and Movement and Open Play Time. 

“Mommy and Me” will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Mondays beginning Sept. 21. The cost is $10 per child per session or five classes for $45. A preview and informational orientation will be offered at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17. For more information or to register, please call 681-1327.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Lists September Events

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Lists September Events

 

Four exciting events will take place during the month of September at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst.

Scott Schotz, the historic buildings and grounds manager at BNHV, will present a special lecture about historic woodworking and timber framing from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. He will perform demonstrations using 19th century tools and techniques and will work on a project during this lively lecture right before your eyes. This educational event costs $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and military, $2 for children and is free for members.

Ray Bentley Releases Football Novel, Plans Four WNY Book-signing Events

Ray Bentley Releases Football Novel, Plans Four WNY Book-signing Events

 

Ray Bentley, the former Buffalo Bills linebacker (1986 to ’91) and preseason TV play-by-play announcer now in his 13th season with ESPN as a college football game analyst, is releasing the hardcover edition of his debut fiction novel, “Driftwood,” in late August. Bentley has scheduled several appearances in Western New York Aug. 27-29 to sign copies of his book and meet with fans.

When a Homeowner Dies, Survivors Can be Left With a Huge Burden

When a Homeowner Dies, Survivors Can be Left With a Huge Burden

 

Dealing with the death of a parent, close friend or family member — and having to make funeral arrangements at the same time — can be both emotionally and physically draining. Now imagine also being asked to help settle the affairs of the deceased, especially when a house is involved!

Unfortunately, this highly stressful scenario is not uncommon, and it will likely happen to every one of us at some point during our lives. Not only are you faced with selling a house, but the entire contents of the house as well.

Pre-K Program at Annunciation to Host Open House

Pre-K Program at Annunciation to Host Open House

 

The Strong Start Early Learning Academy at the Church of the Annunciation will host an open house event to showcase its expanding Pre-K program from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma.

For the 2015-16 school year, Annunciation will offer Pre-K3 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, while the Pre-K4/5 program will expand and be offered from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Also in 2015-16, the program will offer before- and after-school options with drop-off beginning at 7:30 a.m. weekdays, a “lunch bunch” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and a “Mommy & Me” program.

Dog Ears Bookstore Offering Free Camp for Middle School Students

Dog Ears Bookstore Offering Free Camp for Middle School Students

 

A free and fun Summer Reading & Writing Camp for children in grades six through eight will be held Aug. 17-21 at Dog Ears Bookstore, located at 688 Abbott Road in South Buffalo.

Sponsored by the Erie County Youth Bureau, the camp will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily and will feature reading and writing activities, games, outdoor activities and much more. All activities align with Common Core and New York State Standards in education. The camp is limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Historic Buffalo River Tour is in it's 30th Season!

The Historic Buffalo River Tour is in it's 30th Season!

 

  • Explore Buffalo's historic grain elevator district. This two hour presentation by the  Industrial Heritage Committee, Inc.,  aboard the Miss Buffalo II, takes you down the City Ship Canal and through the Buffalo River Grain Elevator District.  
  • The history, architecture, and technology of the grain elevators, flour mills, and other industries on the Buffalo River and City Ship Canal are explained, along with a general history of the Erie Canal, inner harbor area, and more. Photographs, maps and video further enhance this educational experience suitable for all ages.
  • This is the original tour created 30 years ago by the IHC.