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“Power Within,” : A Series of Artworks Featuring Plants Used in Chemotherapy Treatments

plant inspired art
Thu, 03/05/2015 - 9:00am - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:00am

Pennsylvania artist, Julie Mader, has found a beautiful way to use her talents as an artist to increase awareness of the role nature plays in fighting cancer. Mader has created a mixed media exhibit titled “Power Within,” which is a series of artworks featuring the plants used in cancer chemotherapy treatments.

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Olean Public Library Art Gallery
134 N. Second Street
Olean, NY 14760

3rd Saturday Treks at Allegany State Park

Stone Tower
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 10:00am - Sat, 10/17/2015 - 12:00pm

A new hiking series called “3rd Saturday Treks” will be making its way into Allegany State Park’s programming schedule beginning March 2015. As the name implies, these free, family friendly hikes will take place on the 3rd Saturday of each month from March through October.

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Allegany State Park
ASP Rt. 1 Summit Warming Hut
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 716-354-9101 x 236

Canticle Farm's Spring Market

Stop in for spring fresh foods!
Tue, 03/31/2015 - 2:00pm - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:00pm

Spring has sprung.  That means snow is melting, birds are chirping and Canticle Farm announces it's first Spring Market! 

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Canticle Farm Market (Open to the Public)
3809 Old State Rd.
Allegany, NY 14706

Trout Season Opens!

brown trout image
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:00am - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:00pm

Trout Season opens in our area on April 1st!  The Enchanted Mountains provides some of the best Steelhead fishing opportunities in the Cattaraugus Creek.  No matter if you're an avid angler or simply a fairweather fisherman (or woman) we have a place where you will surely be hooked!

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Creative Writing Workshops!

Creative Writing
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 1:00pm - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 3:00pm

The Twin Tiers Writers invites you to shed winter's snow and let your creative side spring forth!  Creative Writing Workshops will be presented in a series of upcoming Wednesdays at the African American Center for Cultural Development.  Come be inspired by other Poets & Writers! or just to soak up the great atmosphere of the Center! 

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African American Center for Cultural Development
8 Leo Moss Dr.
Olean , NY 14760

Exhibit Opening for Award Winning Wildlife Artist

Jennifer Miller's Spring Goldfinch
Fri, 04/10/2015 - 8:00am - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 3:00pm

The next exhibit opening at the Center Gallery of the Jamestown Community College Olean Campus features the wildlife paintings of award-winning artist and Olean native, Jennifer Miller. Miller is the winner of the 2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest, with her acrylic painting of ruddy ducks. She is the third woman artist to have won the competition since it began in 1949.

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Jamestown Community College Olean Campus
260 N. Union Street Center Gallery in the College Center, 2nd Floor
Olean, NY 14760

Spring Art Classes at the Cattaraugus County Arts Council

silk scarves
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 7:00pm - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 9:00pm

Start off your spring by creating a one-of-a-kind, dyed silk scarf with Julie Mader or your own dazzling, colorful, and iridescent fused glass jewelry in a hands-on workshop with Cherie Antle. Work on your artistic skills with a structure line drawing class that will help you gain a better understanding of form by creating a small still life with Laura Hickey.

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Cattaraugus County Arts Council
100 West Main Street
Allegany, NY 14706

2015 Greater Olean Area Home & Garden Show

Slicing with Cutco knives
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 04/19/2015 - 4:00pm

It's time for the Greater Olean Area Home and Garden Show.

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William O. Smith Recreation Center
551 East State Street
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-4433

WGWE Polar Bear Plunge at Allegany State Park

Take the Plunge
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

It’s simple. Grab your co-workers, people who belong in a group or organization – organize a team. Then have each team member get pledges, with $25 minimum pledge per person – to support their “Polar Plunge” efforts. 

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Allegany State Park
Red House Area
Salamanca, NY 14779

Not One, Not Two, but THREE FREE MOVIES

movie info
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 2:00pm - 9:00pm

Penguins of Madagascar will begin promptly at 2pm.

Sunset Boulevard will begin at 4pm.

Unbroken begins at 7pm. 

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Ray Evans Seneca Theatre
10 Main Street
Salamanca, NY 14779

First Annual Salamanca Spring Fling

poster
Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Check out the amazing amount of vendors at the First Annual Salamanca Spring Fling! 

Large assortment of vendors. 

Bake sale  to benefit Horse Resource.

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Tee Pee Room
44 Seneca Street
Salamanca, NY 14779

2015 Taste of the Southtowns for Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Sanctuary

Group of geese at the Sanctuary
Sun, 04/19/2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

New location but same GREAT FOOD for a great cause!  Taste of the Southtowns - Sunday April 19 from 11:30-5 P.M. - St. Aloysius Hall, 190 Franklin St., Springville.

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St. Aloysius Hall
190 Franklin St.
Springville, NY 14141
Phone: 716-942-6835

Coping with Grief

Grief quote
Sun, 04/19/2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Matt Wenke will be speaking about grief, its effects and how we can cope with grief. This is going to be a very timely message for us for I don't know many people who have not been touched by grief or its effects.
Mr. Wenke is a grief counselor who clinics at St. Stephen's.
Please come, all who can.
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African American Center for Cultural Development
8 Leo Moss Drive
Olean, NY 14760

Weekly Stock Car Racing at Freedom Motorsports Park

Spend a night at the races!
Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 9:30pm

Here is the late April and May schedule for Freedom Motorsports Park, in Delevan, NY, which is a multiple use motorsports facility which includes a 1/3 mile dirt oval, two motocross tracks, and a TT Course for ATV’s.  Weekly stock car racing is on Friday nights at 7:30pm, May through

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Freedom Motorsports Park
11909 Marble Springs Rd.
Delevan, NY 14042

Ely Parker and the end of the American Civil War

Listen to the story of Ely Parker
Mon, 04/20/2015 - 5:00pm - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 10:00pm

In April, it will mark the 150th Anniversary of the end of the American Civil War, and the individual who drafted the terms of the surrender, Ely Parker, was a Tonawanda Seneca.  He volunteered into the army and became General Grant's Military Secretary.  He was also appointed by President Grant, as the first "Commissioner of Indian Affairs" on April 13, 1869. 

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Winnie Kettle Building
28 Thomas Indian School Dr.
Irving, NY 14081

Picture This at Pfeiffer Nature Center

Tom Martin Studio to instruct
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

While strolling along a fern lined trail, or admiring a mountain view, have you ever wondered what it takes to create the perfect photograph? Join Pfeiffer Nature Center and professional photographer, Tom Martin on an exploration of the fascinating world of nature photography. 

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Portville Free Library
1 North Main St.
Portville, NY 14770

Celebrate Arbor Day

tree
Fri, 04/24/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join the Master Gardeners at Nannen Arboretum as they plant a tree in celebration of Arbor Day and raise their Tree City USA Flag.  Life is just better when we live among the trees!

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Town Center Building
28 Parkside Drive
Ellicottville, NY 14731

Franklinville's 2015 WNY Maple Festival

Maple products at the festival
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:00am - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 5:00pm

Stop by to taste that mouth watering, freshly made maple syrup and learn the process of making it! 

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Franklinville Elementary School
Rt. 16
Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-557-2498 or 676-3692

Nash Hill's "Not-A-Show" Show 2015

competitor at Nash Hill Equestrian Center
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:30am - 4:00pm

The idea behind the "Not-A-Show" Show is to allow riders to get in front of a few judges and gather pointers, opinions and suggestions for the upcoming show season.  This is a great way to get your horse out and practice while gathering feedback from some of the areas leading judges.  Show clothing is up to you but formalities are being tossed aside for a more fun and relaxing learnin

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Nash Hill Equestrian Center
10999 Persia Road
Gowanda, NY 14070
Phone: 716-257-5257

2015 Plow Day at Creekside Arena

a team of draft horses
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Watch the big draft horses plow as they did before tractors.

More information forthcoming.  Please check back.

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Creekside Arena
7927 Rt. 16
Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 716-984-6575 or 716-676-3534

Pfeiffer Nature Center Wilderness Spaces

one of the trails
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Help keep the remote places on the Center’s two Preserves accessible yet wild.

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Pfeiffer Nature Center Lillibridge Preserve
1974 Lillibridge Road
Portville, NY 14770
Phone: 716-933-0187

Creekside Roundup is part of Maplefest Parade 2015

team of ponies
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Bring your horse and participate in the Maplefest Parade with other Creekside Roundup folks.

Parade begins at 10am.

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Village of Franklinville
Chestnut Street
Franklinville, NY 14737

Miner's Cabin open for Franklinville's Maple Festival

Historic Building
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:00am - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 4:00pm

The Miner's Cabin will be open for visitors attending the Maple Festival in Franklinville.  Located right in the village, this historical building was owned by Simeon B. Robbins, called the Simeon B.

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Miner's Cabin
9 Pine St.
Franklinville, NY 14737

Wilderness Spaces

Hiking at Pfeiffer
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Help keep the remote places on the Center’s two Preserves accessible yet wild. Enjoy hiking on the trails while assisting with clearing and/or cleanup. Learn the appropriate trail width and how to not trim too much. This activity is in conjunction with Earth Day. 

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Pfeiffer Nature Center, Lillibridge Preserve
1974 Lillibridge Road
Portville, NY 14770

Enchanted Mountain Roller Derby V Ohio Valley Roller Girls

First Bout of the Season
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

First home bout of the season!  The girls take on the Ohio Valley Roller Girls at the William O Smith Rec Center in Olean. 

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William O. Smith Recreation Center
551 East State Street
Olean, NY 14760

2015 Open Game Show at Creekside Arena

2014 competitor
Sun, 04/26/2015 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

11am Registration.  First run at noon.   For more information call 585-365-5788

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Creekside Roundup Arena
7927 Rt. 16 north of the Village of Franklinville on Rt. 16
Franklinville, NY 14737
Phone: 585-365-5788

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino presents Josh Turner

Josh Turner
Sun, 04/26/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

As a double platinum-selling singer songwriter, mentor to rising country stars and one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry, Josh Turner will dazzle you as he performs hits such as “Your Man,” “Time Is Love,” and “Would You Go With Me.” An evening with this versatile vocalist promises to be one to remember.

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Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino
777 Seneca Allegany Boulevard
Salamanca, NY 14779
Phone: 800-745-3000

Olean Theatre Workshop presents On Golden Pond

poster
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:30pm - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 9:30pm

This is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year.

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Washington Street Theatre
702 Washington Street
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716.373.SHOW

Onoville Marina opens for 2015 Season

Onoville Marina
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Bring your boat and spend some time on the water or call for camp site reservations!

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Onoville Marina
704 West Perimeter Road
Steamburg, NY 14783
Phone: 716-354-2615

2015 Rock City Park Season Opening

Hike Rock City Park
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Stretch your muscles as you follow a path over, under and even through rocks that tower as high as 80 feet!

You'll first enjoy the mighty sweep of the mountaintop view of 1000 square miles of Enchanted Mountains from "Signal Rock", once a long range signaling point for Indians.

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Rock City Park
505 Rt. 16 South
Olean, NY 14760
Phone: 716-372-7790

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New York's Amish Trail - Immerse yourself in a simpler way of life

Only East West Route that connects Canada with Mexico

Rt. 62 is the only east-west route that connects Canada with Mexico.

With its origin at Niagara Falls and end at El Paso, Texas, parts of the road follow the Ozark Trail.

Rt. 62 begins in Cattaraugus County in the Village of Gowanda and travels south through Dayton, Leon and Conewango (through Amish country) before heading west into Chautauqua County.

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