thurs. 23-sun. 2 Buffalo Infringement Festival — Expand your mind as poets, comics, artists and more perform at various locations in Buffalo for 11 days as part of a non-profit driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor. www.infringebuffalo.org now-sun. 26 Canal Fest of the Tonawandas — A week-long festival celebrating the Erie Canal in both the City of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. The […]

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 23 Craig Wilkins and the WNYers — 6:30 p.m., the patio and lawn at the Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence. 759-7604 Bryan Richard — 8 p.m., Jack Devine’s Irish Pub, 4170 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg; $. 649-9190, www.jackdevinespub.com Getting Better — Part of the Music on Main concert series, 6 p.m., Brioso, 5195 Main […]


sat. 25 Street Dance — Part of Quaker Days, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25, on the Orchard Park Library grounds, 4570 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park.


thurs. 23 The Green Mile — Frank Darabont’s 1999 crime drama based on Stephen King’s novel starring Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, Bonnie Hunt and David Morse as part of the Riviera Theatre’s 2015 Summer Film Series, featuring Tom Hanks’ films, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Riviera Theatre and Performance Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. […]


fri. 24 Violet Gordon — Exhibition of two water colors on Chinese rice paper by the artist. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 24, with works on display through Saturday, Aug. 22, at Artsphere Studio & Gallery, 447 Amherst St., Buffalo; Free. 874-2863, www.artspherestudio.com Maude White, You Were Wild Here Once — Part of a Buffalo Arts Studio exhibit, Buffalo […]

Special Events

fri. 24 Village Ice Cream Social — Part of Quaker Days, 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Railroad Depot, near the library (4570 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park), Orchard Park. sat. 25 Dapper Dash — 5K run, 10 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at Delaware Park, Buffalo. After party at Soho Burger Bar 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 25; $. 341-1040, www.active.com […]

Garden Tours

sat. 25-sun. 26 Garden Walk Buffalo — The grand daddy of all garden walks, come look through the more than 370 gardens of Buffalo’s West side neighborhood from Allentown to lower West Side including the Elmwood Village, Cottage District and Columbus Park areas on a self-guided fun time, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26. Shuttle buses […]

Library News

Children, teens and family • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 18. • Pre-School Story Time for 3- to 5-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 19. • Movin’ & Groovin’ with Miss […]

What’s Going On

Meet and greet open to many Depew residents A community meet and greet for residents of the northwest side of the Village of Depew will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 23, at the West End Fire Hall on George Urban Boulevard to discuss ideas with village officials. Deputy Mayor Bob Kucewicz, Trustee Kevin Peterson, the chief of police, […]

Senior News

All events (except where indicated) are held at the Town of Lancaster Senior Citizens Center, 100 Oxford Ave. To use the center, Lancaster residents need to have photo identification. For more information, call 685-3498. Residents interested in the Stay Fit Dining Program, served at 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday, should call Beverly at 685-3498 to make reservations. Friday, July 24 […]