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This week around Buffalo: March 10th through 16th, 2014

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this weekend's parades
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at this weekend's parades
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M&T Second Friday – Friday, March 14th from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave. at Buffalo State College. With the help of sponsor M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney offers happy hours, concerts, screenings and more – this month, paint with ice cubes, enjoy music from Shubbaluluima and an artist tour with Alberto Rey. Get more information at www.burchfieldpenney.org.

Buffalo Home Show – Friday through Sunday, March 14th through 16th at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center on Franklin St. in downtown Buffalo. Get inspired with seminars, displays, vendors and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday – find out more at www.buffalohomeshow.com.

Old Neighborhood St. Patrick’s Parade – Saturday, March 15th at noon, winding through South Park Ave., Smith St., Elk St., Hamburg St., and O’Connell Ave. Following the parade, a traditional Irish “hooley” will take place at the Valley Center, located at 93 Leddy St. in Buffalo, with music from The Leftovers. Find out more at thevalleycenter.com.

Buffalo St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Sunday, March 16th on Delaware Ave. in Buffalo at 2 p.m. The annual mass will be celebrated by Bishop Richard J. Malone at Saint Joseph’s Cathedral at 10:30 a.m. before the line up for the parade. Get more information at www.buffalostpatricksdayparade.com.

Sundays in the Cemetery – every Sunday through April at 2 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 1411 Delaware Ave. in Buffalo. This Sunday’s lecture is “The Angola Horror: Terror Near the Nickel City” on March 16th. Cost is $15 per person per event – seating is limited, and reservations are required; visit www.forest-lawn.com or call 716-885-1600 for reservations.

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