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Sometimes we all need a little help keeping our New Year’s resolutions. Whether you’ve vowed to exercise more, spend quality time with family or forge a deeper connection with yourself, these events make it easier to stay fit, focused and on track. Jan. 9 and 23: Healthy Options cooking classes D’Avolio Olive Oils & Vinegars Kitchen, 5409 Main St., Williamsville; Sun…

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The Chabad House of Buffalo will once again host a handful of Hanukkah activities this year, including a Hanukkah Wonderland, an “electric menorah” parade and more. Rabbi Moshe Gurary, the Chabad House’s program director, said the season will kick off on the first night of Hanukkah, Tuesday, Dec. 12, when the first candle of the Menorah will be lit at an event held at T…

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As our gift to you, we’ve rounded up ten fun and festive ideas that are sure to put you in the spirit, and may just take some of the stress out of the holidays. From small business shopping to a colossal cookie exchange, try these events on for size. Nov. 24: Elmwood Village Black Friday with Boutiques Various shops in Elmwood Village The busiest shopping day of t…

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Get out," the voice hissed. The woman rewound the recording, all but certain her ears were playing a trick on her, and listened again. "Get out," it hissed for the second time. That was Jennifer Maldonado’s first — and only — trip to the Iron Island Museum on Buffalo’s East Side. She’d made sure to avoid the rest of the group — and its noise — as she explored the …

It’s always hard to say goodbye, but these events will help you send summer off with a bang. From harvest festivals and equinox celebrations to fashion shows and artist demonstrations, there’s plenty to look forward to this fall in Western New York. Sept. 15: Riedel Wine & Beer Tasting Experience Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St., Buffalo Join …

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It seemed like it would never get here, but summer is finally in full swing. From old favorites like the Erie County Fair to a new BPO show at the Richardson Olmsted Complex, these events will help you make the most of the rest of the season. July 13-16: Galbani Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival Outer Harbor, 225 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo After 29 years on Hertel Av…

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What is it about relocating from cramped pubs to sunlit patios that enhances the communion between music fans and Buffalo’s local bands? Maybe it’s the Lake Erie breezes that intermingle between live musicians and Bud Light Lime drinkers. Or the Rust Belt warmth that radiates across flailing arms and dancing legs. Or, perhaps, the Jimmy Buffet and Journey covers that so…

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Chances are you didn’t make it outside much during the relentlessly wet and unseasonably cool Western New York spring. Now’s your chance to make up for it. Here are some events to get you out the door and in a summer state of mind. June 16: BBQ and Blues Bash Illinois St., Buffalo (next to Key Bank Center) Grab a lawn chair and head down to the historic Cobblestone …

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Every two years, dozens of local interior designers volunteer their time to transform a historic Western New York home, each tackling a single room to showcase his or her unique style. The freshly designed Decorators’ Show House then opens to the public for three weeks to raise funds for local charities. After the three-week tour period is over, the home typically converts…

From the debut of a pierogi festival to a nearly 20-year-old historic homes tour, there’s plenty to eat, experience and explore in WNY. Satiate your appetite for fun with these enticing events, and support some worthy causes while you’re at it. May 10: Women Who Move the City Hotel Lafayette, 391 Washington St., Buffalo It takes a village. Celebrate the amazing wome…

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If you’re ready to make the leap into houseplants but aren’t sure where to start, a fun, crafty option is to grab a friend and head to a Plant Nite. Held at Western New York bars and breweries, these hands-on parties invite participants to get their hands dirty as they create a take-home tabletop garden of succulent plants, rocks, and accent items like colorful mosses or f…

Feel like you’ve let your social life hibernate over the past few months? There’s no better time to get out and enjoy the perks of living in Western New York. Get a taste of our impressive dining scene, celebrate the area’s craft beverage boom, uncover what’s on trend in the world of home design and more with these carefully curated events. March 20-26: Local Restaurant…

Whether your idea of the perfect send-off to winter is hitting the ice and slopes or gearing up for spring home improvements and gardening, these indoor and outdoor events pack plenty of fun for both the cold weather enthusiast and those who would just as soon hibernate. Feb. 11: A Valentine Romance Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle, Buffalo Add some real roma…

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, dazzled and thoroughly entertained. These events are sure to put you in the spirit – not to mention help you get a leg up on your holiday shopping and decorating. Here’s to making the most of the most wonderful time of the year. Through Nov. 30: Festival of Trees Hyatt Regency Buffalo The Hyatt Regency Buffalo is transformed into a winte…

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Sprinkled cookies. Bedazzled sweaters. Pandora-served tunes by Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby and the Muppets. All are now expected at every holiday party, and all have helped solidify the standard expectation for what your planned gathering should look and sound like. Suggestion: This year, haul those expectations to the curb like a dead Christmas tree. Winter in Wester…