Weekly Feature

2017-04-20 / Entertainment

Special Events

thurs. 20-mon. 24

Camping World RV Show and Sale — Huge inventory of travel trailers, fifth wheels, motorhomes and family friendly pop-ups, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, April 20; 9-8 p.m. Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, April 23, and Monday, April 24, at the Events Center of the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; Free admission and parking. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

fri. 21-sun. 23

Gold, Silver and Coin Expo 2017 — This 11th annual event will feature more than 50 dealers from across the Northeastern United States, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Lower Grandstand (Carousel Banquet Facility) of the Fairgrounds Gaming and Raceway, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; $. 649-3900, www.the-fairgrounds.com

sat. 22

Family Indoor Garage Sale/Craft Sale — This event will feature 40-plus families selling their wares, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Cheektowaga Central Middle School, 3600 Union Road, Cheektowaga.

Buffalo Small Plate Debate — Join Dog Ear’s Bookstore for its ninth annual fundraiser with a new twist - a night of delicious debates as restaurants from Buffalo compete for the title of Best Appetizer. All proceeds benefit Dog Ear’s Bookstore and the Enlightenment Literary Arts Center for children’s literacy, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, Buffalo; $. 823-2665, www.dogearsbookstore.org

The Tortoise and the Hare 5K Race & Fun Run — Earth Spirit’s major fundraising event to support the ongoing educational programs that they offer, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Chestnut Ridge Park, Orchard Park. itsbuffalotime.com/tortoise-and-the-hare

Buffalo March for Science — The march for science champions publicly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. The 0.6 mile march will step-off from Soldier’s Circle, proceed down Lincoln Parkway to Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park and end with a rally and science festival, 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Soldier’s Circle, where Bidwell, Chapin and Lincoln parkways converge, Buffalo; $. www.march4sciencebuffalo.com, march4sciencebuffalo@gmail.com

Queen City Roller Girls — Come watch the Furies/Sirens Doubleheader with opponents to be announced, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., on the shore of the Buffalo River, Buffalo; $. www.qcrg.net/tickets

Spaghetti Dinner and Basket Raffle — Presented by Paws Rescue, eat-in or take-out, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Holy Angels Church Hall, 348 Porter Ave., Buffalo; $ (proceeds to benefit homeless female cats and kittens at Precious Paws Rescue/NT). 380-8777

sun. 23

Taste of the Southtowns — Fundraiser for Springville’s Chamber member Gooseneck Hill Waterfoul Sanctuary, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at St. Aloysius Church of Springville, 190 Franklin St., Springville.

Shoes For The Shelter 5K Run — Independent Health and Canisius College present this 19th annual event, 10 a.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Canisius College Patrick Lee Center, located next to the Koessler Athletic Center, 1829 Main St., at the corner of Main and Delavan Avenue, Buffalo; $. GoGriffs.com

tues. 25

NT April Cash Mob — The cash mobs are a grassroots effort to bring a large group of people to a business on a set date and time to make a positive impact on local merchants, 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Rainbow Roller Rink, 101 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. 523-0068, www.facebook.com/events/615056005371373/

ongoing: now-April 23

Spring Flower Exhibit & 4-H Farm — Don’t miss WNY’s favorite Easter tradition. This year’s exhibit will feature more than 22,000 bulbs on display, along with the 4-H Farm that will host baby bunnies, chicks, pigs, ducks and more, on display through Sunday, April 23, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, www.buffalogardens.com

now-May 19

A Fair Day’s Work: The Role of the Union in the Steel Plants — The exhibit will examine the integral and often misunderstood role the unions played in the steel industry in WNY, on display through Friday, May 19, at the Steel Plant Museum of Western New York, located in the Heritage DiscoveRy Center, 100 Lee St., Buffalo. 821-9361

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