The third event in the EC200 Heritage Commemoration Series will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the Roycroft Campus on South Grove, with an evening celebrating African American Heritage in WNY. This free event features a musical performance by the George Scott Big Band along with speakers discussing African-American heritage in WNY, with a focus on the Michigan Street Corridor.
The Roycroft Campus was the host to the second in a series of four Erie County Bicentennial events July 28, honoring “Trail Blazing Women of Western New York.” The event featured panel discussions and regional native music, as well as information on the history of the women’s rights movement in WNY.
The event in the EC200 Heritage Commemoration Series will take place on Wednesday, June 30 at the historic Roycroft Campus in East Aurora with Pride Night, a free event featuring musical performances by the Buffalo Gay Men’s Chorus and speakers on the topics of local and regional activism such as the 10th anniversary of marriage equality in New York State and discussion of transgender rights.
Griffin Mills will hold an all-ages event highlighting history of the hamlet on July 24 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Portions of Mill Road and West Falls Road will be closed to traffic to allow pedestrians to roam the neighborhood with ease.