sat. 1 . Lehrer Dance — Lehrer Dance kicks off the M&T Bank Dance Series with a concert showcasing the company’s internationally renown blend of artistry and athleticism in a 10th anniversary celebration with the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the UB Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; $. 645-2787, www.ubcfa.org Queen City Contra […]

Library News

LIBRARY HOURS — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 1 to 9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Children’s programs Toddler Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. every Monday from now until Oct. 17. Registration is required. Preschool Story Hour will be held at 10:30 a.m. every […]

What’s Going On

Oktoberfest event set for Oct. 1 The Orchard Park Chamber will present the inaugural Oktoberfest from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the historic Orchard Park Railroad Depot, 395 S. Lincoln Ave. Admission and parking are free. Enjoy traditional German music, dancers, food and beer. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 662-3366. Windom Community Church to […]

Family Activities

thurs. 29 Wellness Walk — Drop by the Nature Preserve and enjoy the fresh air and the sights and sounds of the season with a healthy outdoor walk on the trails, 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $. 825-6397, www.tifft.org sat. 1 Introduction to Geocaching — Learn how to use a handheld GPS […]


fri. 30-sun. 2 Salamanca Falling Leaves Festival — The 38th annual festival with events happening all weekend long. Come experience Seneca culture and heritage, enjoy the fall foliage, see arts and crafts and demonstrations of Seneca arts, food and entertainment. There will also be a wrestling event Friday, dance at the Legion on Saturday and parade on Main Street on […]

Special Events

thurs. 29 Radeff ALS Fundraiser — George Radeff Amherst was recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease), and a benefit will be held to cover medical expenses, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Acqua Restaurant, 2192 Niagara St., Buffalo; $. 225-0092, email Jojorox20@aol.com WEDI Benefit — Enjoy food from the West Side Bazaar and open bar while helping refugee […]


thurs. 29 Los Angeles hardcore punk rockers, The Bronx will perform, along with special guests Dead Heavens, and Pounded By The Surf, at 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo; $. 856-8000, www.buffaloironworks.com The “I Love The ’90s” tour featuring Salt-N-Peppa, Vanilla Ice, Coolio and Rob Base, will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, […]

Sports briefs

Tryouts for the 2017 Empress Lacrosse teams will continue Sunday, Oct. 2, between 10 a.m. and noon at Maple East Elementary. The tryout is open to girls between sixth and 11th grade. Those interested can register online at www.empresslacrosse.com.


thurs. 29 Extremities — By William Mastrosimone and featuring Lisa Ludwig, Patrick Moltane, Lisa Hinca and Kelly Cammarata, “Extremities” is about Marjorie, the intended victim of violent crime who manages to turn the tables on her attacker by over powering him. Dinner and show presentation by Desiderio’s Dinner Theatre at Bobby J’s, will take place at 7:30 (arrival at 6 […]

Buffalo Beauts…getting ready for second year in National Women’s Hockey League

The National Women’s Hockey League had its inaugural season in 2015, and Buffalo is lucky enough to call itself home to one of the four teams in the league. The Buffalo Beauts, along with the Boston Pride, Connecticut Whale and New York Riveters, make up this new professional women’s hockey league. The Beauts are getting prepared to start the 2016-17 […]