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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!

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!"

Electric Tower joins effort to honor Blessed Mother Teresa

Iskalo Development’s Electric Tower in downtown Buffalo has joined the Peace Bridge in honoring Blessed Mother Teresa on the evening of August 26 to mark the 100th anniversary of her birth. The downtown landmark will be illuminated in blue and white, the colors of Blessed Mother Teresa’s order of women religious, the Missionaries of Charity.

“Iskalo Development is pleased to illuminate the Electric Tower in blue and white in honor of the 100th birthday of Blessed Mother Teresa, as requested by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo,” said Paul B. Iskalo, president and CEO, Iskalo Development Corp.

All Western New York Catholic Elementary School All Class Reunion To Be Held

The Catholic Alumni Partnership will be hosting a first ever, All Western New York Catholic Elementary School, All Class Reunion this fall.

The Reunion which hopes to reconnect Catholic School alumni from all over Western New York as well as those who have moved out of town, will take place on Sunday, October 31, 2010 from 2-5pm at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Franklin Street, Downtown Buffalo.

Bishop Edward U. Kmiec will offer a blessing at 3:00pm.

Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available for $20 per person and $35 per couple. Those attending who are interested in sponsoring one or more members of the clergy/religious are invited to do so at a sponsorship of $20 each.

RSVP by Friday, October 15, 2010 by phoning (716) 847-8374 and come to reconnect with former classmates, share elementary school stories and enjoy a fun filled afternoon.