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Let the games begin @ Canalside

Sometimes it’s the little things that really count. Like the addition of a ping pong and pool table to The Ruins at Canalside. These types of games are especially popular in parks across the country, and can draw lots of action table-side. Especially when you don’t have time to take a kayak paddle, or you don’t feel like sitting in a lawn chair, a game of pool or ping pong can be a lot of fun and don’t take a great deal of effort. 
According to Chris Catanzaro at the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, “The full debut for both game tables will be at the Canalside Open House this Saturday, May 11th (10am – 4pm). Ping pong and pool will be free to the public (foosball coming soon), but a sign-out system will be utilized for use of all Canalside equipment.  
Canalside Food Fight (food truck competitions) and an outdoor reading cart will also be debuting at our Open House on Saturday.”
Performance Schedule – May 11, 2013
10:30am – 10:45am                Zumba Fitness presents Zumba at Canalside
11:00am – 11:15am                African American Cultural Center presents Cultural Drumming
11:30am – 11:45am                MusicalFare Theatre presents DeWitt Clinton
11:45am – 12:15pm                Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
12:15pm – 12:30pm                “Canalside Food Fight” Intro
12:45pm – 1:00pm                  David Wasik presents “The Waz Solo Electro” at Canalside
1:00pm – 1:15pm                    Hispanic Heritage Council presents Baila Salsa Dancing
2:00pm – 2:15pm                    Young Audiences of WNY presents Doug Yeomans
2:45pm – 3:00pm                    Announcement of “Canalside Food Fight” Winner
3:00pm – 3:15pm                    Buffalo Irish, Inc. presents Rince Na Tiarna School of Irish Dance
3:15pm – 3:30pm                    Amor and Heritage, Inc.
3:30pm – 3:45pm                    Ujima Co., Inc. presents Zoe and Kyle McKenzie
Programmers (10am – 12pm) – May 11, 2013
Buffalo Public Library
African American Cultural Center
Saturday Artisan Market
Great Lakes Water Sport Institute
Literacy New York, Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.
March of Dimes, WNY Division
MusicalFare Theatre/”Canalside Comes to Life”
Buffalo Urban Outdoor Education
Ride for Roswell (Roswell Park Alliance Foundation)
Preservation Buffalo Niagara
Explore and More Children’s Museum
Zumba Fitness
Locust St. Art Class (The Collective Buffalo)
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Music is Art
Water Bikes of Buffalo
“Canalside Food Fight” Mobile Food Competition (12pm – 3pm)
Treehouse Lawn Jart Tournament (12pm – 4pm)
Programmers (12pm – 2pm) – May 11, 2013
The Waz – David Wasik
YMCA Buffalo Niagara
Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY, Inc.
Great Lakes Water Sport Institute
El Museo (The Collective Buffalo)
Waterfront Healthcare
Clutch Artists Autorama (*bringing Car)
Preservation Buffalo Niagara
Wheels with Wings Foundation
The S. Thomas Group
American Repertory Theater of WNY Music is Art
Programmers (2pm – 4pm) – May 11, 2013
Amor and Heritage, Inc.
Buffalo Irish, Inc.
Great Lakes Water Sport Institute
John P. McGowan Concert  for a Cure
Clutch Artists Autorama (*bringing Car)
Wheels with Wings Foundation
Young Audiences WNY
The S. Thomas Group
Music is Art
The Naval and Servicemen’s Park
Ujima Co., Inc.
Pop-Up Park Playground

Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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