Tonawanda News


February 28, 2013

A little winter whine


Tonawanda News — •••

As much as I’m whining about winter these days, I’ve learned one thing from keeping the Tonawanda News’ Today & Tomorrow file for the past year or so. There’s pretty much always something going on around here, even in the coldest days of the season. 

Some days are lighter than others, of course. (Thursdays often have this issue, for some reason.) But even today we have the farmer’s market (one of the oldest around) and the Renaissance Club’s all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner. (Another thing I’m noticed: An awful lot of the events feature food.)

Get into the weekends, and sometimes the list runs for a while. Art exhibits opening. Concerts. Dinners and meat raffles and children’s programs. Theater programs and theme tray auctions. School musical season is starting: There’s something running almost every weekend through March. It’s enough to keep almost anyone busy.

But I want more. And I know it’s out there. I want every public event that someone in the Tonawandas could conceivably be interested in to be listed in this file — and you can help.

If you have a meeting, an event, a concert, whatever, in the Tonawandas or Kenmore that you’d like to be included in Today & Tomorrow, let me know at or by calling 693-1000, ext. 4313. A few listings are included each day on page 1A of the Tonawanda News, but the full daily list runs on our website and is linked every morning on Facebook and Twitter.

The more notice, the merrier. 

Jill Keppeler is a writer for the Tonawanda News. She can be reached at

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