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Meet Up for Slow Roll

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Today, Monday, August 30, the Slow Roll Buffalo will depart from the Em Tea Coffee Cup on Oakgrove Avenue.

Let’s get a crew from Canisius to participate!

Meet in front of the Chapel at 5:45 p.m. and we will roll together over to the starting point.  Friends and family are welcome.  Wear your Canisius gear.

Any questions, contact Mary Rockwell, director of the New Buffalo Institute, at Ext. 2128.

Submitted by: Mary Rockwell, PhD, director,  New Buffalo Institute

Community Garden Underway

With help from the Canisius women’s basketball team, the Mayor’s Summer Youth Winslow Block Club,  The Upper Room Church, Gail Wells of Freedom Gardens and De’yron Tabb of PUSH Buffalo, the Jefferson Avenue garden beds were built and filled with soil this week.  

We will hold a community meeting on August 31, at 5:30 p.m. at Upper Room Church to create a vision and plan for the garden with our neighbors’ input.  All are welcome to attend and get involved!

Submitted by: Mary Rockwell, PhD, director, The New Buffalo Institute

 

Slow Roll at Em Tea Cup Coffee Cup Cafe

On Monday, August 30, Slow Roll Buffalo will start its ride at the Em Tea Cup Cafe, 80 Oakgrove Avenue., at the corner of Hughes and Oakgrove, adjacent to the Canisius College campus.  

The ride begins at 6:00 p.m. and the last riders depart at 6:30 p.m.   Join in for an evening of camaraderie and community.  It is a free and inclusive event.  More information and registration can be found on the Slow Roll website https://slowrollbuffalo.org/.

Submitted by: Mary Rockwell, Ph.D., director, The New Buffalo Institute

 

Lunchtime Jazz Concert

Our neighbors at Humboldt House are hosting a community event on Wednesday, August 18 from 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Jazz musicians from the Colored Musicians Club will play and food trucks will provide lunch options.  Canisius College and other community organizations will provide information about their programs.  The gathering will take place on the lovely grounds at, 64 Hager St., for a mid-day celebration.

All are welcome to attend!

Submitted by: Mary Rockwell, Ph.D., director, The New Buffalo Institute

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Pop-Up Clinic

The Upper Room Church of God in Christ, located at 131 Florida St., will host a vaccination clinic on Saturday, August 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Canisius College Spillman Parking Lot. 

The clinic is open to anyone from Canisius or from the community who would like to receive the vaccination.  Please spread the word to your networks.

Mary Rockwell, PhD, director, The New Buffalo Institute