The Buddy Walk is the annual fundraiser coordinated by the Down Syndrome Group of Erie County.The Down Syndrome Group of Erie County is a non-profit group that was formed to give parents the opportunity to meet with other parents of children with Down syndrome in an atmosphere of education, personal support and friendship.The mission of the group is to provide support, resources and advocacy with the aim of increasing opportunities for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and…See More
All funds raised go to support local programs for individuals born with Down syndrome. Sponsoring conferences and seminars Monthly newsletters Social activities and Outreach EventsSupport of NDSS in their research, advocacy and awareness efforts. New parent resource packet and support Support for school and communityPlease call 814-450-2435 to register prior to October 7th or just come the day of!See More
Zombie 5k: Saturday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m.; Runners Club Pavilion, Beach 1, Presque Isle State Park; be a runner or a zombie; prize for best zombie costume, top runners, top zombies. Cost: $25; optional zombie makeup, $5. Info: www.erieplayhouse.org, 484-2852.
What a Tangled Web We Weave: Saturday, Oct. 11, 1-3 p.m.; Erie Zoo, 423 W. 38th St.; 6- to 12-year-olds can make Halloween-themed decorations. Cost: $16; $13 members; registration required. Info: www.eriezoo.org, 864-4091.
EDINBORO POTTERFEST: Monday, Oct. 13-Saturday, Oct. 18; throughout Edinboro; Harry Potter musical parody skits, "Mudbloods" (film), Ravenclaw Academic Conference, Potterbowl trivia contest, Triwizard Cup competitions, corn maze at Wooden Nickel Buffalo Farm, more. Cost: Skits, film and many other events are free; some activities have fees. Info:http://potterfest.cs.edinboro.edu for full schedule.