Potluck with the Cornell High Road Fellows

Join us for a potluck picnic with this year’s Cornell High Road Fellows!


The Cornell High Roads program brings 20+ current undergraduate students from Cornell to Buffalo every summer for an 8 week program. Students participate in research, engaged learning, and service in community-based economic development in Buffalo during the program.

Alumni, families, and friends are invited to the picnic shelters at La Salle Park on Saturday, July 20 starting at 11 am. This is a great chance to engage with current students and connect to the next generation of leaders in our Cornell community.

Dinosaur BBQ will be provided as the main dish but please bring a dish to share (full list of requested items on registration page). Lawn games welcome also!

Register now! For event questions, please contact Catherine March ’14 at catherineamarch@gmail.com

Buffalo Museum of Science Tour!

Why? 
It may be the greatest question of all. Why? It’s born of wonder and curiosity. Why? It makes us think and makes us better. Why? It moves us forward. Join us at the Buffalo Museum of Science and explore WHY!

Join us Saturday, April 13th at 11am. Adults, children, and friends of alumni are all welcome at this guided tour of the Marvelous Earth, Explore You, and Artifacts Studio exhibits. After the guided tour, enjoy your packed lunch in the reserved room with the alumni club. The rest of the museum is yours to explore!

The $9 ticket price includes admission into the entire museum (including the Art of the Brick exhibit) and guided tour. Adult/child tickets are the same price – ticket price cannot be used in conjunction with BMS membership.

Children ages 2 and up need a ticket to attend. Limited to 20 attendees

Registration and more information available here.

Don’t be a celery! Meet us at the Bisons Game on August 24

What could be better than an evening of baseball, racing mascots, hot dogs and fireworks in downtown Buffalo?!
The Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo will be attending the Buffalo Bisons game on Friday August 24th to watch the Herd take on the Pawtucket Red Sox. Game time is 7:05pm and this is the last Friday Night Bash of the season.
Cost is $11 but ticket quantities are limited so register early!

For event questions, please contact David Meade at nys.dave@gmail.com.

Burchfield-Penney Tour

On Saturday, December 2, Nancy Spector (Agriculture and Life Sciences ‘79; BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago ’90) will lead us on a tour of the galleries at the Burchfield-Penney based upon a theme near and dear to all Cornellian hearts: SEEING RED.  Tapping into her knowledge as a current Burchfield-Penney docent, Nancy will facilitate a conversation allowing participants to look at and learn about selected artworks with the theme and express their own reactions and interpretations.

After the tour, those who wish are welcome to stick around for a self-funded “healthy-style” lunch at the Museum Café run by Don Wharfe, formerly manager at the Buffalo Yacht Club & Albright-Knox.

Plan to arrive by 10:15 on December 2nd, cost is $5 so register now, there are only seven spots left. Any Questions? Please contact Jim Schneider ’87 at jss73@cornell.edu.

Great Fall Events

Sept 9th – Putting Away Summer with CCoGB- friends and family mini golf

As the summer draws to a close we’d like to celebrate with mini golf and arcade fun at Adventure Landing in Tonawanda, NY. Join us Saturday, September 9th at 2 pm for a round of 9, 18 or 36 and maybe squeeze in some pinball or Ms Pacman! Friends and family are welcome – price includes 3 hours of unlimited miniature golf and 20 arcade tokens. Stay for one round or a whole afternoon of fun!

Cost: $7 per person
When: Saturday, September 92-5 pm
Where: 2400 Sheridan Dr, Tonawanda, NY

Please register in advance. http://cornelluniversity.imodules.com/s/1717/alumni/event.aspx?sid=1717&gid=2&pgid=9185&content_id=9561

See you on the course!

For any questions about the event, please contact Catherine March at catherineamarch@gmail.com.
For any registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at dc37@cornell.edu.

 

Sept 19th – Book Club gathering – The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

7:00 PM at the home of Chris Rockwell in Williamsville, Sept 19thShe has selected a humorous book, The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson.

Confined to a nursing home and about to turn 100, Allan Karlsson, who has a larger-than-life back story as an explosives expert, climbs out of the window in his slippers and embarks on an unforgettable adventure involving thugs, a murderous elephant and a very friendly hot dog stand operator.” There are many copies of the book in the Buffalo and Erie County library system.

 

Please let Celinda Crego (cac432@aol.com) know if you would like to attend or host an upcoming Book Club meeting. 

 

Hike the Niagara Gorge Railway Trail

The Great Gorge Railway was completed in 1895 to serve visitors to the Falls. Today the former railway bed serves as the trail on which we will be walking from the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center to the Whirlpool Rapids. See Trail #4 on the map. The trail is 1.1 miles (2.2 miles round trip), is rated as ‘Easy’, and the slope is listed as gentle. Plan to walk about 1.5 to 2 hours.

DAY/DATE/TIME: Saturday October 7, Meet by 9:30 am
GATHER/MEET at the Hiking Trails Information booth, the small building with the restrooms about 50 feet east from the entrance doors of Discovery Center.
PARK in parking lot for the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, which is accessible from the Niagara Scenic Parkway. Click to see map.
REGISTRATION: http://cornelluniversity.imodules.com/s/1717/alumni/event.aspx?sid=1717&gid=2&pgid=9508&content_id=9848

For event questions, please contact Robert Kosobucki at bobk2010@gmail.com.
For event registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at dc37@cornell.edu.