sat. 19-sun. 20 Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival — Everything Scottish will be featured, including Highland Games, food, entertainment, vendors, workshops, clans, pipe bands and more, 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst; $ but free for kids under 12. 699-1440, www.bnhv.org ongoing: now-Aug. […]

Sports Briefs

The WNY Boys of Summer Travel Baseball League is holding open registration for players ages 10 to 16 for fall league play in September and October. Deadline to register is Aug. 22. For more information or to register, see www.wnyboysofsummer.com. The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department will extend the pool hours at the Keysa Park Pool beginning […]

Titles claimed in LRD Volleyball

It was time to celebrate as two of the three divisions of the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department outdoor women’s sand volleyball league have their winners for the summer of 2017. With one week to go in the regular season, Deb Formato’s Green Buffalo Pub has claimed the A League title, while Katie Stock’s Side Out Sisters have the B […]

Maryniewski and Lakeside Concrete win titles in LRD Softball

It was time to close down the curtains on a couple divisions as the Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry departments, adult slow-pitch softball leagues came to an end for two divisions. Wednesday saw the finals for the Men’s A and B leagues, as well as the semifinal in Men’s C. The coeds are down to one week to […]

Senior MOGs claim fifth straight 60+ title

Glory Days Softball

The Senior Mostly Old Guys recently won their fifth consecutive Glory Days Softball League 60+ Championship via their hard-fought 4-3 victory over the Tigers. The Tigers started things off in the first with a run-scoring double by Tony Rusinek. The Senior MOGs answered with one of their own in the bottom of the first before pulling ahead in the third […]

Library News

Story Times • Lapsit Story Time for 3- to 23-month-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 12 until Oct. 3. • Toddler Time for 2- to 3-year-olds with a parent or a caregiver is being held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays from Sept. 12 until Oct. 3. • Pre-School Story Time for […]

Reinstein Woods Programs

The following events are scheduled at the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register for a specific event, call 683-5959. Stories in the woods Enjoy hearing a nature story, followed by a guided walk in the woods, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. The program is for children ages 3 […]


thurs. 17 Canadian alternative rockers USS will perform Thursday, Aug. 17, as part of the Canalside Live Concert series, with music starting at 5 p.m. at Canalside, 44 Prime St., Buffalo; $. 430-9072, www.canalsidebuffalo.com fri. 18 REO Speedwagon and Styx will perform their hits at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino’s Events Center, 310 […]

Walking Tours

sun. 20 Conservation Trail – Route 353 to 242 — This 10-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20. Meet at the Tim Horton’s on Route 219 near Route 242. Call 585-365-5807 if you plan on attending. No calls, no hike. www.foothillstrailclub.org mon. 21 Evening City Walk in Buffalo — This 3-mile walk is […]

Live Local in WNY

thurs. 17 Bill Quinlivan — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, Cabernet Cafe, 9 N. Ellicott near Main St., Williamsville. 631-1044, www.cabernetswinecafe.com MaryBeth King — 8 p.m., Crazy Jake’s, 26 Webster St., North Tonawanda; $. 693-9309, www.crazyjakesnt.com Between the Lines — 6 p.m., as part of Music On Main, D’Avolio’s (Williamsville), 5409 Main St., Williamsville. 810-9354, www.davolios.net Tori […]