Sunday, May 12, 2013

What's Happening in Niagara Falls May 13th - 19th

Relay for Life Saturday May 18th

We hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day and was able to treat Mom to a wonderful day! As we move into the 3rd week of May we want to highlight a special event here in Niagara Falls, Relay for Life. Teams of people will unite on Saturday May 18th in an effort to raise funds for the American Cancer Society's programs, services, and life-saving missions. For more information and all this week's events please read below.

May 14th: DEVICE with Nonpoint & Gemini Syndrome LIVE
DEVICE Tuesday May 14th

103.3 The Edge presents DEVICE with special guests Nonpoint and Gemini Syndrome on Tuesday May 14th at the Rapids Theatre. Rather than sticking to any pre-existing blueprints or conventions, modern hard rock icon David Draiman of Disturbed and studio collaborator Geno Lenardo [ex-Filter] constructed Device from strands of hard rock, industrial, and electronica. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm. All ages show. Tickets: $22.50 presale and $25.00 day of show. For tickets CLICK HERE.
 For Directions to the Rapids Theatre CLICK HERE.

May 17th: Endangered Species Day
Endangered Species Day Friday May 17th
Visit the DeVeaux Woods State Park this Friday from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm to celebrate Endangered Species Day.  Join a park naturalist and learn the "who, what, where, and why" about endangered, threatened, special concern, extirpated , and extinct animals in New York and around the world. For more information on Endangered Species Day at DeVeaux Woods State Park CLICK HERE.
For Registration call (716) 282-5154.
For Directions to DeVeaux Woods State Park CLICK HERE.

May 18th: American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Niagara Falls
Relay for Life Saturday May 18th
Relay for Life  is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraising event that celebrates cancer survivors, remembers and honors loved ones that have battled the disease, and fights back against cancer. The 2013 Relay will be a destination event, welcoming participants from all over the world to Relay at a true wonder - Niagara Falls. So far 35 teams and 186 participants have raised $28, 610.40 for the Niagara Falls Relay. You can sign up your team today, just CLICK HERE. The Relay will be held on Old Falls Street on Saturday from 12:00 pm - 12:00 am. For more information on Relay for Life CLICK HERE
For Directions to Relay for Life Niagara Falls CLICK HERE.

May 18th: Niagara Bicycle Ride
Niagara Bicycle Ride Saturday May 18th
Get your bikes ready and join us on a bicycle ride from Devil's Hole State Park to the Grand Island Bridge and back. This leisurely ride along the river starts at 10:00 am and has stops along the way to view what you may miss when you travel by car. For more information on the Niagara Bicycle Ride CLICK HERE.
For Registration call (716) 282-5154.
For Directions to Devil's Hole State Park CLICK HERE.

May 18th & 19th: New York Heritage Weekend
NY Heritage Week Saturday May 18th & 19th
The Allan Herschell Companies were an important part of the local economy and community in the 19th and 20th centuries. Celebrate the carrousel's legacy in the Tonawandas by learning about the artistry and engineering of these beautiful historic machines. From 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm you can tour the museum's exhibits of antique carrousel animals, see woodcarvers at work, hear the familiar strains of the band organ, and take a ride on the 1916 #1 Special Carrousel. In celebration of New York Heritage Weekend the museum is offering free admission to all visitors and a variety of fun craft activities for kids inspired by carrousel and other Herschell rides. For more information on the Herschell Carrousel Museum CLICK HERE.
For Directions to the museum CLICK HERE.

May 18th: Wine and Food Pairing Event
Food and Wine Pairing Saturday May 18th
Midnight Run Wine Cellars is located in the peaceful town of Wilson, NY, within 2 miles of Lake Ontario. The lake has a profound effect on the grapes, and extends the growing season to help the winery produce fine quality grapes. On Saturday May 18th at 6:30 pm you can experience their exquisite wine first hand. For Hors D'oeuvres they are serving Antipasto on a French baguette paired with Baco-Noir. Hor's D'oeuvres will be followed by a fresh salad consisting of greens with pears and blue cheese paired with White Storm Wine. The main course is Chicken Francese, Fresh Asparagus, and Pesta Pasta paired with Riesling. Then dessert is Black Forest Cake paired with Cabernet Sauvignon. Tickets are $39.95 on sale at the winery or call (716) 751-6200. For more information on the Midnight Run Wine Cellars Food & Wine Pairing Event CLICK HERE.
For Directions to Midnight Run CLICK HERE.

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