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EVENTS   2019

         On Thursday, May 16th, 2019 we will hold our May Public Meeting at the Don Owens Center on the Heritage Discovery Campus located at 100 Lee Street in the City of Buffalo starting at 7:00pm.

After a brief business meeting, including updates from the various WNYRHS departments, our May program will feature member Walter Simpson, who has just published a new information-packed, beautifully illustrated book entitled "Diesel-Electric Locomotives: How They Work, Use Energy, and Can Become More Efficient and Environmentally Sustainable."

There is ample free parking and is open to the general public. Guests are always welcome.

May 1st, 2019 at the Heritage DiscoveRY Center,  6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join the Steel Plant Museum as Greg Kinal, local teacher and presenter, takes us through the amazing women from US History. This is sure to be a fascinating look of the women from all walks of life and demonstrates what they shared with us! Just in time for Mother's Day. So bring your mom, bring your sister or bring your daughter and learn about some of the amazing women in our history!

Doors open at 5:30 PM, presentation begins at 6:30 PM. The Museum will be open before, during, and after the presentation. Pizza, snacks and refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

March 6th at the Heritage DiscoveRY Center,  5:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Steel Plant Museum of WNY and Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper as the SPM hosts the "Buffalo River History Panel" organized by Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper. Get to know more about the history of the Buffalo River at this event. Speakers include David L George-Shongo, Jr.

Doors open at 5:00 PM, presentation begins at 6:00 PM. The Museum will be open before, during, and after the presentation. Pizza, snacks and refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

February 16th & 17th, 2019: Its time to for the WNYRHS 27th Annual Winter Train and Toy Show at the Event Center on the Fairgrounds in Hamburg, New York.

Dads, Moms and Kids of all ages will love the variety of items see and buy. Over 350 Tables filled with great deals! See operating layouts, Gowanda & Buffalo Model RR Club, guest speakers, basket raffles and more! Save on: All gauges of Model Trains, Railroad Collectibles, Train Books and Videos, Collectible Toys and Die-cast toys, Lionel - K Line and more! We also will have a FREE "Kids Play Zone" filled with "Thomas© & Friends!"

There is ample free parking and Admission is only $8.00 , KIDS 12 and under are FREE!
Hours: Saturday - 10am to 5pm, Sunday - 10am to 4pm.


         On Thursday, January 17th, 2019 we will hold our January Public Meeting and Multimedia Nite will at the Don Owens Center on the Heritage Discovery Campus located at 100 Lee Street in the City of Buffalo starting at 7:00pm.

The first order of business will have the Trustee Nominating Committee present its report on the nominations for the Trustees, followed by the election. Our Program will be the Annual Members MultiMedia Night. So dig through last year's photos, or dive into your archives from years ago. You may find stuff that you haven't seen in years. Pick out your most interesting shots or videos and be prepared to narrate. We will have a regular slide projector and laptop & video projector available for use.

There is ample free parking and is open to the general public. Guests are always welcome.

Contact Us: Orchard Park - 716-662-7002       Williamsville - 716-633-7002
WNYRHS Inc., PO Box 416, Buffalo, New York  14231-0416
All Donations to the Heritage Discovery Center are Tax-Deductable!

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