thurs. 19 Brandon Samtini, Memphis blues harmonica and vocalist, with special guests The Jeremy Keyes Band, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at The Tralf Music Hall, 622 Main St., Buffalo; $. 852-2860, www.tralfmusichall.com, www.ticketmaster.com Musician David Lindley will perform, along with Willie Schoellkopf, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at The Sportsmen’s Tavern, 326 Amherst St., Buffalo; $. 874-7734, www.sportsmenstavern.com […]

Clarence Public Library Calendar of Activities

Earth Day A special Earth Day event at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 19, with Miss Amy, will harness the natural curiosity of the young to teach children the importance of treating the Earth and its creatures with kindness. The day will feature songs, stories and crafts. The program is designed for children ages 2 to 5, and caregivers must remain […]

Nativity to host pickleball program

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 4375 Harris Hill Road, Williamsville, will hold a 10-week pickleball program from 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in April. For more information, call George at 390-6074. Men’s softball league seeks players A men’s over-40 softball league will be held Tuesday nights this summer. Call 407-2162, ext. 5002, or email ctrapper@clarence.ny.us. High […]

Girl Boss

How the Buffalo community is encouraging the next generation of female entrepreneurs

It was an eye-opening moment for dozens of girls on Saturday at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library as they listened to three women discuss their success in the business and technology field. The presentation was part of Girls Get IT, an event aimed at encouraging young women to become involved in the world of computers, technology and entrepreneurship. […]


fri. 20 Niagara Arts Guild — Fine arts oil painter, Carol Mathewson of Youngstown, will be the demonstrator for the April meeting of the Niagara Arts Guild, 7 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Public welcome and refreshments provided. The Unseen Marion Faller — An exhibition and sale of photographic artwork by artist Marion […]


sat. 21 & sun. 22 Journey to the New World — This concert pairs Antonin Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” (“Symphony No. 9 in E minor,” Op. 95, B. 178”) with Peter Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America,” featuring actors from Road Less Traveled Productions and images and text from the Ellis Island Museum to make a profound statement about […]

Family Activities

thurs. 19 Phragmites Strike Team Training — If you enjoy getting outside and want to help maintain healthy wetlands at Reinstein Woods, join the Strike Team. Volunteers are needed to monitor and remove Phragmites australis, an invasive plant also known as common reed, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; Free – registration […]


Wednesday, April 18Baseball: West Seneca West, 5 p.m.Boys lacrosse: Lockport, 7 p.m.Boys tennis: Lancaster, 5 p.m.Track: at Lancaster, 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 19Softball: at West Seneca West, 5 p.m.Girls lacrosse: Lockport, 7 p.m. Friday, April 20Baseball: at Jamestown (at Jefferson Middle), 5 p.m.Softball: at Jamestown (at Jefferson Middle), 5 p.m.Boys tennis: Alden, 4:15 p.m. Saturday, April 21Baseball: Hamburg, 10 a.m.Softball: […]

Special Events

thurs. 19 Sips, Suds & Sweets — The fifth annual fundraiser for Senior Wishes where you enjoy sampling beer, wine, sweets and hors d’oeuvres while listening to live music by Michael Ross Nugent. There will be basket and wagon of cheer raffles, wine pull and silent auction, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at The Commons – Fox Run at Orchard […]


Debbie and Robert McAuley of East Amherst announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley McAuley, to Doug Curella Jr., son of Darlene and Doug Curella Sr. of Clarence. Miss McAuley graduated from Williamsville North High School in 2003. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education in 2007 and a master’s degree in literacy in 2011, both from St. Bonaventure University. […]