This Week at Canalside

July 1, 2011 Updated Jul 1, 2011 at 5:32 PM EDT

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This Week at Canalside

July 1, 2011 Updated Jul 1, 2011 at 5:32 PM EDT

Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- Looking for something to do?

Friday marks the beginning of regular daily programming at Canalside. Starting July 1 and continuing through September 5, there will be at least one activity per day, and in some cases, as many as nine.

An online events page that includes an interactive calendar and a program guide that can be printed from home, can be found here: http://www.eriecanalharbor.com/events.asp

Here's a look at what's happening this week.

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Erie Canal Story by Buffalo Tours: One Hour Guided Walking Tour
Meet at Whipple Truss Bridge – Central Wharf side
12 Noon to 1 p.m. – Free

Friday Family Fun on the Central Wharf with Explore & More Children’s Museum:
“Canal Era Play”
12 Noon to 4 p.m. – Free
Groups of more than 10 children must pre-register by calling 716/655-5131.

Songs of the Erie Canal Puppet Theatre: Performed by Franklin LaVoie
Central Wharf – South Grass Area – Under the Big Trees
3 pm to 4 pm - Free

SATURDAY, JULY 2

Saturday Family Fun on the Central Wharf with Explore & More Children’s Museum
“Canal Era Play”
12 Noon to 4 pm – Free
Groups of more than 10 children must pre-register by calling 716/655-5131.

Erie Canal Story by Buffalo Tours: One Hour Guided Walking Tour
Whipple Truss Bridge – Central Wharf side
12 Noon to 1 pm – Free

Songs of the Erie Canal Puppet Theatre: Performed by Franklin LaVoie
Central Wharf – South Grass Area – Under the Big Trees
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Free

Susan B. Anthony: Performed by Gretchen Murray Sepik
The story of the nineteenth century women’s rights leader.
Central Wharf
6 pm to 7 pm – Free

Let Women Vote: Performed by Hutchinson Family Revival - A program of suffrage in song.
Central Wharf
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm – Free

‘Il Tabarro ‘– A One-Act Opera by G. Puccini – TE Ticketed Event
This Opera will be performed aboard the USS The Sullivans, Buffalo Naval & Military Park
9 pm – 10:30 pm
For ticket information call 646/294-3634.

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Beginner’s Yoga
Central Wharf – Grass Area
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Free

Intermediate Yoga
Central Wharf – Grass Area
11:30 am to 12:30 pm – Free

Erie Canal Story by Buffalo Tours: One Hour Guided Walking Tour
Whipple Truss Bridge – Central Wharf side
12 Noon to 1p.m. – Free

Yogalates
Central Wharf – Grass Area
1:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Free

Boat Ride with Buffalo Maritime Center aboard the White Elektra or OK Clark
Commercial Slip – Central Wharf side
2 p.m. – Weather Permitting - Free
(First come–first served with no reservations accepted.)

Dug’s Dive
Stop in at the popular waterfront basement saloon for a visit the proprietor William Douglas – operator of one of the most infamous saloons in all of the Canal District - a one-person interpretive performance
Historic Ruins – Commercial Slip
3:30 pm to 4:15 pm - Free

Songs of the Erie Canal Puppet Theatre: Performed by Franklin LaVoie
Central Wharf – South Grass Area –Under the Big Trees
4 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Free

‘Il Tabarro’ – A One-Act Opera by G. Puccini – TE Ticketed Event
This Opera will be performed aboard the USS The Sullivans, Buffalo Naval & Military Park
9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
For ticket information call 646/294-3634.

MONDAY, JULY 4

Buffalo’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration – Welcome the Pride of Baltimore II
Continuous entertainment, Americana themed kid’s activities, patriotic ceremonies and fireworks
6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Free

TUESDAY, JULY 5
Yogalates
Central Wharf – Grass Area
6 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Free

WEDNESDAY, JULY 6

Boat Ride with Buffalo Maritime Center aboard the White Elektra or OK Clark
Commercial Slip – Central Wharf side
5 p.m. – Weather Permitting - Free
(First come–first served with no reservations accepted.)

Friends of Harmony: Concert aboard USS Little Rock
Buffalo Naval & Military Park
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Free

Sunset Yoga
Central Wharf – Grass Area
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm – Free

THURSDAY, JULY 7

Thursday at the Square comes to Canalside, presented by M&T Bank
Featuring: Sloan
Central Wharf & Cobblestone Streets
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Free