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Healing the Community: Family Fun Day

Hosted by New Hope Baptist Church and Confident Girl Mentoring, this community event is intended to promote youth and family wellness and togetherness in the midst of ongoing violence and the pandemic. In addition to a jump rope competition, there will be bounce houses, games, prices, and giveaways.

Competitors can register here:


BTV Lantern Release for Jaylen Griffin

August 4th, 2022 will mark 2 years since the disappearance of Jaylen Griffin. Jaylen Griffin’s mother is still in search of answers. She will stand with the support of community organizations & concerned citizens to keep the public aware that Jaylen is still missing.

In an effort to Get Him Home, any tips or leads will remain anonymous and can be reported to 716-851-4074 or 911. A lantern release will be held to keep the lights of hope burning as a closing ceremony. Join us at the Central Terminal on Memorial Drive at 6pm on Thursday August 4, 2022.

Elmwood Festival of the Arts

Stop by the WNY Peace Center’s table* at this year’s Elmwood Festival of the Arts!

2022 DATES
Saturday, August 27th
  • 10-6
  • 6-8:30 After Hours Concert
Sunday, August 28th
  • 10-5


Shop – 170 World-class artists

See – Four stages with music, dance and puppetry

Participate – KidsFest has hands-on activities for all ages, in four big tents

Eat – Food from around the world with many healthful options

Learn – Cultural and Environmental Row* will have non-profit groups highlighting their important work.

Volunteer – Many hands make light work. We welcome all ages and abilities!


It promises to be a great time. We can’t wait to see you there!

For updates, visit Elmwood Ave Art Fest on Facebook