Community Events Calendar

This calendar is intended to share local events that promote empowerment, leadership and awareness of women and girls and to promote collaboration and connection among non-profit organizations and supporters.  

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This community calendar is for the sole purpose of sharing information and does not imply event endorsement.


June, 2017

Bones & Brews (but mostly just trilobites)

Saturday, 6/3/17, 10a-1p
Penn Dixie Fossil Park
4050 North Street, Blasdell, NY 14219

Buffalo Women in STEMM presents Bones & Brews (but mostly trilobites). Join BWIS for a fossil dig at Penn Dixie! 

$5 per person covers all day digging, plus a 30-minute tour before the dig. Post event brews @1p held at Hamburg Brewing Company (6553 Boston State Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075).

Visit Facebook for event directions and details or contact Ariel Francois: 716-510-7197 / [email protected]


Starflight, Starry Night

Saturday, 6/3/17, 6p
The Chatauqua Suites
215 West Lake Road, Mayville, NY 14757

Join Starflight at its 2nd annual fundraising and awareness event. Please join us for an exceptional evening while supporting your local not-for-profit medevac service. Guests will be treated to musical entertainment by Jamestown Harmony Express, the Southwestern High School Chamber Orchestra, and EJ the DJ. Enjoy a delicious dinner and hors d'oeuvres, raffles, guest speakers, a helicopter appearance (weather permitting) and much more. Cash bar available.

Reserve tickets for $65 single guest donation and $125 couple donation. Reservations required by May 19th. All proceeds benefit Starflight, Inc. 

For reservations or more information call 716-484-4130.

2016-2017 Women in Leadership Recognition Dinner

Wednesday, 6/7/17, 5p
Park Country Club
4949 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221

The Women in Leadership Program recognizes WNY women who exhibit leadership, enterprise, and excellence in their business or profession while giving back to the community

2016/2017 honorees include Mandy Bailey, Big Big Table Community Cafe; Rosanna Berardi, Esq., Berardi Immigration Law; Lisa Booz, Camp Good Days and Special Times; Sheila L. Brown, WUFO 1080 AM Radio; Franchelle Hart, Open Buffalo; Christine E.B. Howard, E.B. Howard Consulting; Karen L. King, PhD, Erie County Commission on the Status of Women; Linda Pellegrino, WKBW-TV; Ann-Marie T. Orlowski, LMSW, Cradle Beach; Nancy Rizzo, Smart and Simple Wellness; Catherine Linder Spencer, Buffalo painter/artist; and Therese Vita, J.D., CFP®, Key Private Bank.

Cost is $45 per person. Register online at BNC Women Inc by May 26th or contact Katharine Smith: 716-560-2005 / [email protected]