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.  

To submit an event, simply fill out this form!

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

April, 2017

Discover the Power of All-Girls Schools
Thursday, 4/27/17, 6p
Buffalo Seminary
205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo, NY 

Education forum open to the public sponsored by Buffalo Seminary. Join us to hear from guest speaker Olivia Haas, Director of Strategic Communications & Research at the National Coalition of Girls' Schools. 

Maybe you've never considered it. Maybe you want to know a little more. Maybe you want to know a lot more: statistics, studies, results. Olivia Haas will report national trends and solid research on the advantages and the value of an all-girl education. 

For more information contact Director of Communications Erin Kelly at [email protected]

20th Anniversary Celebration for Hope for Two
Thursday, 4/27/17, 5:30p
Babeville's Asbury Hall
341 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 

Join Hope for Two for this fun and entertaining evening as they raise funds to benefit their mission of supporting those who face the challenging diagnosis of cancer in pregnancy. The Michael Bly Band will perform with fantastic food and drink stations from some of Buffalo's most superb restaurants: Hutch's, Tempo, Sear, Oliver's, Dash's Markets, and the Chocolate Bar. There will also be both a silent and basket auction. 

Tickets are $50 per person. More event information can be found here

Shine! Empower, Connect, Achieve

Thursday, 4/27/17, 5p
Salvatore's Italian Garden 
6461 Transit Road, Depew NY 14043

The American Business Women's Association presents Keynote Speaker Marisa Wigglesworth, President & CEO at Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. Vendor fair, networking, food, and drinks!

For more information, click here.

Contact: Sarah Blankenship 716-906-3175 / [email protected]

May, 2017

Breast Cancer Survivor Wellness Seminar Series

Thursday, 5/4/17, 6:30p
3297 Walden Ave
Depew, NY

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY (BCN) is conducting the first of its planned ten part educational seminar series. The seminar will feature Dr. Jennifer Jennings of Cardea Health Integrative who will be speaking about Integrative Health and Medicine. 

BCN, a local nonprofit organization, has scheduled monthly seminars which will focus on wellness for breast cancer survivors. The seminars are a result of a grant BCN received from the New York State Department of Health which promotes support for breast cancer survivors. A complete list of the Breast Cancer Survivor Wellness Seminar Series can be found at

Register for free online at or by calling 716-706-0060. 

Women Who Move the City

Wednesday, 5/10/17, 5:30-8:30p
Hotel @ The Lafayette 
391 Washington St, Buffalo

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County will host the 4th Annual Women Who Move the City event to celebrate the women of Buffalo. 

Women Who Move the City (WWMC) is an event that recognizes the women who volunteer to make a difference for Big Brothers Big Sisters and with other incredible organizations throughout Western New York. Last year, over 350 people - men and women of all ages, attended the event and enjoyed one of a kind shopping, food, cocktails, and networking with other people who are volunteering their time to make our community thrive. 

All money raised stays locally to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County's mission to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that can change their lives forever. 

Purchase tickets here. For more information on WWMC, visit Women Who Move the City

Contact: Alicia Bartsch / [email protected]