Saturday, April 16th will be proclaimed Earth/Arbor Day in Buffalo, after the City Council approved a number of requests for celebrations downtown that day.
At their last council meeting last week, the Council approved a malt beverage permit for Beerfield's that night for a dance featuring Gary Small and the Coyote Brothers.
Rachel McCaughey with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce made some requests of the council for earlier in the day.
The Bridge on main Street will be closed that morning from 8:30 until 10:30, with a detour set up to re-direct traffic to the bridge on Lobban Street.
Also scheduled for the celebration will be numerous activities in Crazy Woman Square, and area stores will be offering discounts in honor of the celebration.
The Buffalo Theater will be showing two free movies, “Fern Gully” and “Wall-E”, from 11am until 3pm.
Then from 7 to 11 pm, the Recycle Ball will be at Beerfield's Rendezvous and Social Club downtown, with live music and adult beverages. Doors open at 6, the band starts at 7 and the event ends at 11. The cost is $5 per person at the door and beverages will be sold separately.