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2017-09-13 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

‘Big Book Sale’ to start Sept. 13

This year’s “Big Book Sale” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 13, through Saturday, Sept. 16, at Lincoln Arena, located at the corner of Parker Boulevard and Decatur Road in the Town of Tonawanda. The hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 for members, with the ability to join at the door; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16, with a $5 bag sale all day. The admission for preview night is $6 for an individual and $8 for a family. Admission is free on Thursday and Friday. Paperbacks cost between 25 cents and $1; hardcovers cost $1; and collectibles cost $3 and up.

Planting, work day set at botanical garden

The Beautify the North Tonawanda Botanical Garden Committee will sponsor a work/planting day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30, at the botanical garden, located at 1825 Sweeney St. A bad weather day is scheduled for Oct. 7. The event qualifies for North Tonawanda High School community service hours. For more information, email beautifythentbg@hotmail.com.

Presentation slated at museum

Former Tonawanda historian John Percy will present “Building the Erie Canal” at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society and Museum, 100 Knoche Road. The free presentation will start off the society’s monthly schedule of free events for the fall. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/TKhistoricalsociety/.

Rally for Unity and Peace planned

A Rally for Unity and Peace will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Clinton Park in Tonawanda. The event is a nondenominational, nonpolitical event to bring people together and show unity for all. There will be speakers, songs and candlelight. It is being sponsored by Beth Rosokoff and Jenna Koch. For more information, search “Tonawanda Rally For Unity And Peace” on Facebook.

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