Weekly Feature



2011-05-12 / Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 12
. The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum open house— The museum
will host a free open house so members of the local community can learn more about the
museum’s mission and services to the public, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 12 at the Herschell
Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., N. Tonawanda; Free. 693-1885,
www.carrouselmuseum.org
fri. 13
. Wine, Wheels and Song — A fundraiser to benefit the restoration of a 1937
caboose at the Williamsville Depot, 6-10 p.m. Friday, May 13 at the Hearthstone Manor,
333 Dick Road, Depew. Tickets are available at the Hampton Inn, 5455 Main St.,
Williamsville; Bee Group Newspapers, 5564 Main St., Williamsville; Asa Ransom House,
10529 Main St., Clarence; and the Bank of Akron, 3619 Walden Ave., Lancaster.
Purchase online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/154811 or call 633-7002
. Dress Down Day — Offices across WNY are asked to join the Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society’s annual fundraiser, Friday, May 13. Offices are encouraged to have
participants pay $5 all across WNY to dress down or choose an theme and dress for it; $.
Fax the name, address phone number etc. to 837-0335 or email nichole.irish-baker@lls.org
to register. 834-2578, www.lls.org
. Walk to Cure Childhood Cancer — Annual fundraising event held in memory
of Jeff Casterline to benefit the Association for Research of Childhood Cancer. The
two-mile walk and post-walk party begin 6 p.m. Friday, May 13 at the Ramada Hotel &
Conference Center, 2402 N. Forest Road, Getzville; $. 681-4433, www.arocc.org
sat. 14
. Buffalo WellFest — Free health screenings, healthy living experts, healthy foods
and tastings, 10:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Buffalo Bills Field House,
One Bills Drive, Orchard Park; $. 539-5793
. Heritage 5K Run/Walk — The 11th annual Heritage Centers Foundation
fundraiser, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Heritage Center, 101 Oak St., Buffalo; $.
856-4201, www.hcf5krun.kintera.org
. Chicken Barbecue — Join the Boy Scout Troop #440 as they host a Krolick’s
Chicken Barbecue, 4:15-7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at St. Gregory the Great Ministry
Center, 100 St. Gregory Court, Williamsville, $.
sun. 15
.Pancake and Sausage Breakfast — Hosted by Corpus Christi. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Sunday, May 15 in the parish’s athletic center, 165 Sears St., Buffalo; $. 896.1050,
www.corpuschristibuffalo.org
. Spring 25- or 50-mile Bike Ride — Benefiting the Lancaster Heritage Trail, 8
a.m. registration; 9 a.m. start on Sunday, May 15 at Westwood Park, Lancaster; $.
651-3035
.Walk for Kids — A Kids Escaping Drugs fundraiser, 12-3 p.m. Sunday, May 15 in
Forest Lawn Cemetery. Registration and post-walk party across the street at Canisius
College’s Koessler Center, 2001 Main St., Buffalo; $. 827-9462, www.ked.org
.Stella B. Foundation 5k and Fun Walk — Second annual fundraiser to benefit
families of children with long-term life threatening illnesses, 10 a.m. Sunday, May 15 at
the Blue Monk, 727 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 238-1639, www.StellaBFoundation.org











































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