Weekly Feature

2016-04-14 / Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 14

TOY Brew Bash — Join the folks of Theatre of Youth for their fundraiser featuring drinks, food, auctions, raffles and more, 5:30-9:00 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at Resurgence Brewing Company, 1250 Niagara St., Buffalo; $. 884-4400, www.theatreofyouth.org

fri. 15-sun. 17

Gold and Silver Coin Expo — Hosted by the Buffalo Numismatic Society (BNS), there will be food, prizes, youth activities and coin collecting merit badge clinic for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and more than 100 tables and 50 coin dealers, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Lower Grandstand of the Events Center of the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

sat. 16

Craft and Vendor Show — Sponsored by Modestia Rebekah Lodge 66, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Saint Patrick’s Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd., Cheektowaga. A penny auction will be held and lunch will be available. 432-8199

Buffalo Unconference — Buffalo Unconference, powered by AT&T, is an interactive event built to bring together a diverse group of people to share their knowledge on topics they are passionate about through presentations, demonstrations and open discussions, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the VCAMP Health Accelerator, Suite 200, 403 Main St., downtown Buffalo; Free but all attendees must register at www.buffalounconference.com.

Pints, Polish Platter — Fundraiser for the Autism Center at Women’s and Children’s Hospital that will feature pints from local micro-breweries, authentic Polish Platter and placek, and Polish music, 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Gadawski’s Restaurant, 1445 Falls St., Niagara Falls; $. 870-1307, email nwebiz@aol.com

sat. 16 & sun. 17

Old Fort Niagara Patriots Day Re-Enactment — The event will commemorate the start of the American Revolution (April 19, 1775) and will feature educational and interactive activities suitable for all ages, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, and Sunday, April 17, at Old Fort Niagara, Old Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown; $. 745-7611, www.oldfortniagara.org

sun. 17

Kitty Kat Bingo — Fundraiser for Precious Paws Rescue in North Tonawanda that will feature Kitty Kat Bingo, food for sale, prizes awarded, and cats available for adoption, 4-8 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at St. John Grace Church, 51 Colonial Circle, Buffalo; Free.

tues. 19

Food Truck Tuesdays — The first night of this annual spring and summer event will feature food and music, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., Buffalo. larkinsquare.com/things-to-do/foodtruck tuesdays

wed. 20

Meet Me at the CAM: 18th Century Art and Architecture in London and Bath, England — Take a tour with speaker Nancy Knechtel of 18th century art and architecture in London and Bath, England. the talk will include a personal tour of museum masterpieces, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 20, at the Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, 5795 Lewiston Road, Lewiston; free for current members of the Castellani Art Museum. 286-8201, www.castellaniartmuseum.org

thurs. 21-mon. 25

Camping World RV Show & Sale — There will be a large inventory of both new and pre-owned RVs and accessories on hand, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, April 21, through Saturday, April 23, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday and Monday, April 24 and 25, at the Lower Grandstand of the Events Center of the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

ongoing: now-May 2016

Overshadowed: Buffalo’s Lesser Known Steel Makers — Buffalo was a giant of the steel industry during the 20th century. Many steel plants sprung up throughout WNY, including Republic Steel, Hanna Furnace, Donner-Hanna Coke, Buffalo Forge, and many more, exhibit continues through May at the Steel Plant Museum of WNY, in the Heritage DiscoveRy Center, 100 Lee St., Buffalo; Free. 821-9361, www.steelplantmuseum.org

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