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Winter Festival and Recreational Sports Updates

In 2015,  the winter festival season is taking a few twists and turns. It looks as if Powder Keg is not making an appearance again. And it also appears as if Flurrious! is down for the count for the most part, even though Game On! Sports is making an effort to keep the festival’s kickball tournament going, as you will see below. In lieu of the festivals, there are a number of recreational sports activities that have sprung up in numerous places such as Canalside and RiverWorks.

It turns out that Game On! Sports is also organizing the recreational pond hockey and curling competitions at The Ice @ Canalside, which means that there are even more opportunities to get outdoors in a sporting nature this winter (see all the details below).

If you were sad to see Powder Keg and Flurrious! bow out this year, then you’re still in luck. Buffalo Rising and Madd Tiki Tattoo are planning on hosting a Madd Tiki Winter Luau at RiverWorks on February 28, 2015, so mark your calendars and get ready to party “beach style” – more info coming in following days.

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In the meantime, get outdoors and get busy with Game On! Sports, as they hit the ice at Canalside and the fields at Delaware Park, keeping the wintery sport traditions alive and well in Buffalo.


Flurrious! 2015 Snow Kickball Tourney (click here)

Kickball · Co-Ed Competitive & Recreational

Date: February 7, 2015

Registration Dates:  Through Jan 31 ’15

Location: Delaware Park

Minimum age: 18 years old


Curling 2015 @ Canalside (click here)

Curling · Recreational

Season: Winter 2015

Starts: January 26, 2015

TENTATIVE Ends: March 12, 2015

Registration Dates: Through January 24, 2015

Minimum age: 18 years old


Pond Hockey @ Canalside

Coed, Men’s and Women’s Recreational (click here)

Winter 2015

Starts: January  28, 2015

Ends: March 12, 2015

Registration Dates: Through January 26, 2015

Minimum age: 18 years old

 

Written by queenseyes

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.

Contact Newell Nussbaumer | Newell@BuffaloRising.com

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