Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb
20

Free slot car racing, wargaming events slated at Niagara Hobby

Just a quick note: Niagara Hobby in Cheektowaga is having several free slot car racing events, and they’re holding Games Workshop Warhammer Tournaments as well. Here is the date schedule: Warhammer 40,000 Tournament -┬áSaturday, Feb. 18 “Raging Randy’s Race Day” -┬áSaturdays, Feb. 18 and 25 “Tumbuktu’s Digital Slot Car Race – Saturday, March 3 St. …

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Feb
19

Sometimes, it’s better to buy obsolesence

Monster Truck Racing

The lad turned the big 0-7 this week, and listed among his birthday wishes was a console video game, a Wii system in particular. The wife and I were deciding on timing – after all, there has been a great deal of speculation about plummeting sales for Wii manufacturer Nintendo, and about the next generation …

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Feb
16

Nature walk slated for Penn-Dixie site this Saturday

Just a quick note about a cool activity for this Saturday: The Penn-Dixie Paleontoloogical and Outdoor Education Center is having a cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or nature walk (depending on the weather) at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Feb. 18. Here’s the news blurb:   Experience Penn Dixie in the winter months by cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or …

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Feb
08

An outing at the fire hall

Andrew needs to grow a bit more before that helmet will fit.

Last Saturday was a banner day for the Cub Scouts, as they had the opportunity to tour an area volunteer fire department. One of the dads, Firefighter Paul, was kind enough to show the kids (and attending parents) around. Many of the cubs had visited that same fire hall last year as part of a …

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