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St. Mary’s to hold Lancer auction St. Mary’s High School will host the Lancer auction at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at 142 Laverack Ave. The theme is “Celebrate with Us.” The event will feature a martini bar, open bar, silent and special auction, raffles, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, champagne toast and desserts. A live auction will include golf packages, […]


thurs. 22 David Adamo — This exhibition will feature an installation of Adamo’s small sculptures in the Gallery for Small Sculpture, as well as a new group of large-scale wood-carved sculptures in the Sculpture Court, opens Thursday, Jan. 22, and continues through May 17 at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org fri. 23 Dennis Barraclough, […]

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 22 John and Brad Whitney — Thursday Night Happy Hour, 7 p.m., in the Craftsman Lounge of the Roycroft Inn, 40 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $. 652-5552 fri. 23 Ten Cent Howl — 5 p.m., Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St., Buffalo; Free. 856-8000, www.buffaloironworks.com Super Killer Robots — With French Kiss, 8 p.m., Buffalo Iron Works, 49 […]


sat. 24 Still Life Painting Workshop — This one-day workshop will focus on developing a still life composition using oil paint, for intermediate and advanced students, but beginners with some experience are welcome, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $110. 655-0261, www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com tues. 27 Water Gardening — Part of […]


tues. 27 Stella, Queen of the Snow — The story of two children as they spend the day playing in the snow. The forest, snowballs, snow angels and the mysterious white stuff itself provide fuel for Sam’s questions and Stella’s answers as they discover the world of winter together. Designed for young people, ages 3 to 7, with whimsical puppets, […]

Special Events

thurs. 22 Craft Beer Tour — 6 p.m., beer and appetizers in The Craftsman Lounge; 6:30 p.m., limo bus to Flying Bison; also a tour of the brewery, light fare as appetizers and two pints or flights; and return to The Craftsman Lounge for a nightcap, Thursday, Jan. 22, meet at The Craftsman Lounge of the Roycroft Inn, 40 S. […]


thurs. 22 Songs For a New World — Presented by O’Connell & Company, Jason Robert Brown’s freshman Broadway offering tells the stories and characters of today. The cast features Arin Lee Dandes, Dudney Joseph, Nicholas Lama, Bob Mazierski, Loraine O’Donnell, Victoria Perez, Josue Rosario-Caliz, and Nancy Sam, under the direction of Michael J. Walline. Opens at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. […]

Family Activities

thurs. 22 After-School Escape — Kids and their parents or caregivers can enjoy a different, fun, outdoor activity together each week, for children in grades kindergarten through 5, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free – registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html sat. 24 Winter World — From flying squirrels to brown bears, and […]

Seasonal stress and anxiety can be cured with mindfulness

Bitterly cold temperatures are a chilling reminder of the season that traps Western New York. With the holiday buzz winding down, it is very easy to succumb to seasonal stresses and depression. JoAnn Krieger, a licensed mental health therapist who runs the Western New York Counseling and Stress Management Center, said, that in addition to daily stresses, there are many […]

Alcohol ink, ceramic tile to be used in workshop

The Twin Village Art Society will host a “Paint In” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, in the meeting room of the Village of Lancaster Municipal Building, at Broadway and Central Avenue. Alcohol ink techniques will be used on ceramic tiles, all of which will be provided by the society. The event is free and open to the public. For […]