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Original Sabres Seat To Be Featured at South Buffalo Catholic School Student Art Auction

South Buffalo Catholic School will hold a student art auction on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at the Trinity Catholic Academy's campus located at 16 Hayden Street.

The auction will be held in St. Teresa's Parish Hall on Mineral Springs Road on the campus of Trinity Catholic Academy in South Buffalo. Parking will be available in the Mineral Springs parking lot.

The auction will feature student artwork as well as musical interludes from the Music Departments of each campus.

Doors open at 6pm and will feature a live auction as well as a silent auction.  Original artwork, refinished tables, chairs, and an original Sabres seat from Memorial Auditorium, titled Starry Night featuring the art work of two Notre Dame students will be up for bid.

Personal checks and cash will be accepted. 

For more information, please call South Buffalo Catholic School's Advancement Office at 828-8983.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Weekend Attractions

Coming Saturday, September 18, to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market: A beer brewing demonstration with Community Beer Works, and wine-tasting courtesy of Schultze Vineyards & Winery and Leonard Oakes Estate Winery! Feed Your Soul will also be touring the Market with Chef Steven Gedra of Bistro Europa. Sounds like the makings of a memorable day!

Anniversary Celebrations

  The Buffalo Irish Center congratulates Tara Gift Shoppe (located in the Irish Heritage district) on its 30 year anniversary.  WNY's Original Irish Import shop has been a neighbor and volunteer for the Center for many years.  Be sure to stop in and enter their Anniversary Raffle to be held on Sept. 18.

Congratulations also go to Rince na Tiarna Irish Dancers for 25 years of 'Keeping the Tradition Alive".  

Writing With Light Student Exhibition

Just Buffalo Literary Center and CEPA Gallery are pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Writing With Light Student Exhibition. A celebratory reception will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at CEPA Gallery in the Market Arcade building, 617 Main Street, Buffalo.

Featuring selected works from Just Buffalo & CEPA Gallery’s education programs from the past year, the exhibit will display work from Picturing Poetry, Writer Residencies, and Bookmaking projects.

Writing With Light reached more than 3,500 K-12 students across the region this year, and its emphasis on intensive one-on-one contact between teaching artists and students yields powerful creative results. 

Genevieve DeCarlo, a 3rd grade teacher at Discovery School, P.S. 67 explains, "It was amazing to see the growth of my students... All children should be able to have this awesome learning experience!"

Rince Na Tiarna Celebrates 25 Years

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- On Saturday, September 18, at 7 p.m. in the Buffalo Irish Center, Rince na Tiarna Irish Dance School, founded by Mary Kay Heneghan A.D.C.R.G., will celebrate 25 years of “keeping the tradition alive.”

What began as a small school in Erie, Pa and South Buffalo, NY has become a traditional Irish Dance School recognized throughout the Irish dance world.

With assistant teachers Breanne Atzert T.C.R.G., Bridget Sullivan T.C.R.G., Katie Ryan Rozek T.C.R.G. and Liz Lewis, Heneghan will welcome all the parents and dancers who have stepped through the doors of Rince na Tiarna.

Music will be provided by “Good Clean Fun,” an Irish show band from New York City. A highlight of the evening will be “blaisin,” or, a little tasting by:Fat Bob’s Smokehouse, The Irishman, Shannon Pub, Blackthorn, Gang & Co., Potters Field, Darcy McGee’s and Doc Sullivan’s.

Memorabilia, trivia and door prizes will add to the memories.

Tour the Eastside's Polonia Historic District

Tour the Eastside's Polonia Historic District

The Eastside of Buffalo is home to some of the region’s most important cultural, ethnic, and architectural landmarks. With the founding of St. Stanislaus Parish in 1873, the area became one of the largest Polish-American colonies in the world outside of Poland.