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Four-day festival Kenmore Days kicks off Wednesday

Town of Tonawanda

Kenmore Days kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday with music from the Boys of Summer on the Village Green in front of the Municipal Building on Delaware Ave.

The annual four-day festival continues Thursday with a carnival in Mang Park from 5 until 10 p.m.; a free car seat safety inspection from 4 until 8 p.m. in Kenmore Community Center, 135 Wilber Ave.; music from Leon and the Forklifts from 6 to 9 p.m. in Mang Park; a free safety ID program from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Community Center; and a showing of “Minions” at 9:30 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Community Center.

Friday’s schedule of events in Mang Park begins at noon with a carnival until 10 p.m.; a beer tent from 5 to 11 p.m.; an alumni rugby match from 6 to 9 p.m.; and music from Strictly Hip at 7 until 11 p.m. in the showmobile.

Saturday features events at two venues. Around the Municipal Building will be a farmer’s market from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.; juggling from Nels Ross of In Jest at 11 a.m.; Nickel City Reptiles and Exotics at noon; a food truck takeover from noon until 3 p.m.; and music from K-Ride at 1 until 3 p.m.

Mang Park will be host Saturday to a carnival from noon until 10 p.m.; a beer tent from 3 until 11 p.m.; music from McCarthyizm at 5 until 7 p.m.; music from Nerds Gone Wild from 7 until 10 p.m.; and a fireworks show at 10 p.m.

This week:

• The Town Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave. A work session begins at 4:30 in the second-floor conference room.

• Do you have questions about code standards for Kenmore’s residential and commercial buildings? Michael Berns, the village’s building inspector, will answer questions, take comments and address concerns at 7 p.m. Monday in Kenmore Community Center. The free event is presented by Kenmore Village Improvement Society and will include refreshments and a raffle.

• A work session of the Kenmore Village Board begins at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the mayor’s office at the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave. A regular meeting follows at 8 in Council Chambers when a public presentation on the plan for apartments in the former St. Paul’s School on Victoria Boulevard is expected.

• Actor David Lundy will explain how he researches the role of President Harry Truman for his one-person theatrical presentation “Becoming Harry Truman,” during a free event at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society, 100 Knoche Road.

• The town Police Department begins a dog census throughout the town and village. All dogs identified during the census will be checked for a valid dog license. A resident found harboring an unlicensed dog will be given 15 days to acquire a license, which is required by local law for dogs four months and older. A current rabies certificate is required to obtain a license, which is available at the Town Clerk’s Office, 2919 Delaware Ave. Call 957-1506 for more info.

• Town and village residents who are combat veterans of the Iraq, Afghanistan and Gulf wars will be honored July 3 during a ceremony at Kenney Field. The application for veterans and their family members who wish to be recognized is available at and all town facilities. Applications are due Monday. Call the Youth, Parks and Recreation Department at 831-1001 for more info.