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Where we live: Hamburg


Music will be in the air Saturday at the Hamburg Music Festival, which runs from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Memorial Park and various restaurants, taverns and other venues throughout the town.

More than 30 bands and musical acts will perform, and unlimited rides will be available on the “Music Bus.” The festival is a non-profit organization founded in 2009 to raise money for individuals, schools and groups in the community.

A $10 wristband is required for entry into the festival locations, and can be purchased in advance. For more information, the lineup of bands or to buy a wristband, visit www.hamburgmusicfestival.com.

Also this week:

• The Town Board will hold a work session at 6 p.m. Monday in Conference Room No. 1 in Town Hall, 6100 South Park Ave., followed by a regular meeting at 7 in the board room.

• A meeting of the Village of Hamburg’s Historic Preservation Commission begins at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday in Village Hall, 100 Main St.

• The Village of Hamburg Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Village Hall.

• A meeting of the Hamburg School Board begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Union Pleasant Elementary School, 150 Pleasant Ave. The board plans to immediately go into executive session, with the public section of the meeting beginning at 7:30.

• Hamburg Farmers Market is open from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the village municipal parking lot, with entrances on Main and Union streets.

• Telescopes will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center, 4050 North St., to view sunspots for the regular admission price. The center’s 10th annual “Dig with the Experts” begins at 9 a.m. and costs extra.

• The Drama Circle, in partnership with the Hamburg Public Library and Hamburg United Methodist Church, will present a staged reading of “Countergirls,” a new Broadway-bound comedy by Michael Russell and directed by Tony Baksa, at 7 p.m. Saturday in Connections Cafe, 107 Main St. Admission is free.

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