Weekly Feature

2017-12-27 / Entertainment


thurs. 28

Project Joy Al Fin — Part of Project Joy, a string of Christmas concerts benefiting brain cancer research at Roswell Park, Katie Ann Grossi and her piano and voice students will perform Christmas songs for patients in the hospital and present the donations to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton streets, Buffalo. 845-2300

sun. 31

First Night Buffalo — Annual event will feature family-friendly activities, including Bubble Black Light Dance Party; Family Challenge; Toddler Zone; In Jest with Nels Ross; Jeff Musial (The Animal Guy); arts and crafts; fun family portraits; storybook characters; The Red Trouser Show; Kilted Colin; Shemika Charles (Limbo Queen); Downbeat Percussion; amusement rides; inflatable fun; and balloon drop at 9:30 p.m. with Caitlin Koch, 5-10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo; $. 635-4959, firstnightbuffalo.org

Family Fun New Year’s Eve Celebration — Old Falls Street, USA, is inviting families to ring in the new year with a host of family-friendly activities, including dance floor; primate display with Carmen Presti; giant inflatable slide, bounce house and obstacle course; airbrush tattoos for kids; free popcorn; Kirt the Entertainer (juggling and magic activities); the Balloon Brothers; social media photobooth; arts and crafts; Old Falls Street’s interactive games; and 10 p.m. balloon drop, sparkling juice toast, complementary hats and noisemakers, 5-10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, inside the Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls, N.Y. Use Falls Street entrance; $. www.FallsStreet.com

sat. 30

A Polish Christmas in the Village

Join the Polish Heritage Dancers for a treasure of nostalgia, capturing echoes of the traditions carried out by generations of Polish families. This performance will include Polish folk dancing and music celebrating the wonder of the season, and featuring a special appearance by Saint Nicholas, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster; $. 683-1776, www.lancopera.org

now-Jan. 7, 2018

Poinsettias — The entire family will enjoy beautiful poinsettias, vibrant colors and playful surprises, through Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

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