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.

Take me out to the ballgame!

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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 18th to watch the Herd take on the Gwinnett Braves of Georgia.  Game time is 7:05 pm and this is the last Friday Night Bash of the season.  Our seating block will be in a great location behind home plate. Families and friends of Cornellians are welcome. Ticket quantities are limited so get them early!
 
What: Buffalo Bisons baseball game
 
When: Friday, August 18
 
Where: Coca-Cola Field, One James D. Griffin Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203
Time: Game begins at 7:05, tickets picked up from Will Call starting at 6:30
For more details and registration please visit
 
 

For event questions, please contact David Meade at nys.dave@gmail.com.  Dave will be handing out the tickets by Will Call starting at 6:30 p.m.

For event registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at dc37@cornell.edu.

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An Evening of Theater – Shakespeare in Delaware Park

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Join the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo on Wednesday August 2 for an evening of theater as we gather to see Shakespeare’s Macbeth. As the second of the Shakespeare in Delaware Park shows this season, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. The performance will begin at 7:30pm, however plan to arrive between 6-6:30pm if you would like to join other club members in picnicking before the show. The club will not be providing any food, however all attendees are welcome to bring their own food and drink to enjoy.

What: Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s performance of Macbeth
When: Wednesday August 2
Where: Delaware Park – Hoyt Lake behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkway near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Time: Show begins at 7:30pm, and it is recommended by the SDP organization that attendees show up approximately 30 mins early if possible
Cost: Free! Friends and Family welcome!

Please register here so that we have an idea of who will be attending and can provide attendees with a contact number for where to locate the group on the hill in front of the stage:

http://cornelluniversity.imodules.com/s/1717/alumni/event.aspx?sid=1717&gid=2&pgid=8543&content_id=9030

For any questions about the event, please email Tricia Herby at patricia.aubrecht@gmail.com, or you can also visit the SDP FAQ’s page for answers to common questions: http://shakespeareindelawarepark.org/about/faqs/.

Hike at Reinstein Woods – June 17

On June 17, 2017, the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo plans to hike at Reinstein Woods. Weather permitting, we will meet at 10 am at the parking area located at 93 Honorine Drive, Depew, NY 14043. Plan to hike for about 90 to 120 minutes.

Registration is required through this link.

For event questions, please contact Kent Roberts at kroberts@hodgsonruss.com.

For event registration questions, please contact Donna Carl at dc37@cornell.edu.