Buffalo Going Green Day Saturday

Arbor Day April 29, 2011
Arbor Day April 29, 2011

Buffalo's Going Green Day, an Earth/Arbor Day celebration, will take place Saturday, April 16 in downtown Buffalo.

There will be fun activities, demonstrations, giveaways and prizes all day long and live music at the Recycle Dance to end the day's festivities.

Rachel McCaughey, Assistant Director of the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, explains how the celebration came about.

The day will start with street chalking from 9 to 10 am at the bridge on Main Street. Anyone wanting to draw is welcome, and be sure to check out the artist creating the Oldies 105.9 logo from Sheridan Media. Prizes will be awarded as well.

Buffalo Mayor Randy Dyess will make an Arbor Day Proclamation at 10am, followed by demonstrations and activities including sapling tree giveaways for those that bring recycling (only 100 to give away), face painting by Dawn DeWitt, and music will be provided by Sheridan Media.

Free movies will be offered at the Buffalo Theater fro 11am until 3pm, and be sure to check out local businesses offering discounts to those bringing their own reusable shopping bag.

From 7 to 10pm at Beerfield Rendezvous and Social Club will be the Recycle Ball, with music by Gary Small and the Coyote Brothers. Bring recyclables or wear your recyclable costume for a chance to win a great prize for the best costume. $5 will get you in the door and it is open to all ages. Refreshments will be available.

For more information, contact the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce at 684-5544.

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