Do you like to travel? Have you visited Buffalo NY? August 11th is the annual FAAN (The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network) fundraising walk in Buffalo. You can register to walk on-line with FAAN. http://www.foodallergywalk.org/site/TR/2012Walks/2012Walks?pg=informational&fr_id=2160&type=fr_informational&sid=1280 At Delaware Park, you’ll enjoy tasty, allergy-friendly samples of food, because local and national companies support the FAAN walks. Also, you may meet new friends and, of course, you will get healthy exercise.
If you like animals, then the Buffalo Zoo should top your list of hot spots! If you visit for the weekend, August 10th is a “Ferocious Friday”, when the zoo offers extended hours. Make sure that you visit Rainforest Falls, which more than 100 animals call home!
Enjoy art? The Lewiston Art Festival is outdoors along Center Street in nearby Lewiston NY. The two-day weekend event showcases more than 160 exceptional artists from Canada and the US. Artists compete for $5,000 in awards. http://www.artcouncil.org/events/artfestival.php
Does science interest you? If so, head to the Buffalo Museum of Science. Enjoy exhibits such as “Whem Ankh: The Circle of Life in Ancient Egypt” and the interactive “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body. http://www.sciencebuff.org/