Dog Ears Bookstore to offer free literary and art program for senior citizens

The program will be held at Dog Ears Bookstore, which is located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo, near Mercy Hospital.The program will be held at Dog Ears Bookstore, which is located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo, near Mercy Hospital.
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Dog Ears Bookstore will be offering a free literary and art program for senior citizens. Those 55 and older are invited to participate in the Around The World Literary & Art Program that will explore different countries and their authors, artists and culture.

On Wednesday, May 19, join in an exploration of Mexico! A literary instructor will introduce participants to the life and work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Octavio Paz. Various works from the authors will be read and reflected on. Following the literary discussion, a local glass artist will guide participants in making their own glass confetti bowl.  

The program will run from 10 a.m. to noon and is limited to 15 participants. The program is completely free for senior citizens and all class materials will be provided. In addition, a book of the highlighted author’s work will be raffled off among those in attendance.

The program will be held at Dog Ears Bookstore, which is located at 688 Abbott Road, Buffalo, near Mercy Hospital. All COVID protocols must be followed including social distancing and mask wearing. The café will be open for food and beverage purchases.

Pre-registration is required and can be made by calling the bookstore at (716) 823-2665.  

The Around The World Literary & Art Program will be a monthly series that will feature a different country and its authors and artists each month. More information on summer and fall sessions will be forthcoming soon.

The Around The World Program is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by Arts Services Inc.

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