Our website has been updated, so you can always go to http://www.buffalocentralterminal.org for additional info and updates.

Urgent Call for Volunteers: The CTRC Building Committee needs volunteers to help prepare the building and grounds for the upcoming season. Work days are planned for April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Work will involve increasing building security, installing the concourse clock, reparing plumbing and drains, carpentry projects, and metal work constructing and installing the mezzanine railing. Tools are helpful: chainsaws, metal working tools, etc. For more details or any questions please contact Arthur @ 716-713-1513 or (email), or Jim Mruk @ 585-889-4587

UB Art Department Sculpture Exhibition - April 17 - April 30 - Details to come

Central Terminal Docent Training - April 23 @ Mickey's Hall, corner of Paderewski Dr and Fillmore Ave, time TBD - Interested in conducting tours and helping out at events? CTRC President Russell Pawlak will be running a docent training program for anyone interested in becoming a terminal tour guide. More information to come.

8th Annual Spring Clean Up - Saturday April 30th, 9am-1pm - In conjunction with the Broadway Market Village Neighborhood Clean Up. Please help us prepare the terminal grounds for another busy summer season! Please bring shovels, rakes, garden tools, appropriate footware, and most importantly, gloves. Food and beverage will be served at no cost to volunteers, at the Broadway Market.

depARTure Student Art Show - May 7 & 8, 11am-5pm - The Williamsville Art Teachers of the SCVA (Student Celebration of the Visual Arts) and the Central Terminal Restoration Corporation (CTRC) will be displaying student submissions of painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media with themes of their choice, or themes depicting the Buffalo Central Terminal, trains and railroads, or the City of Buffalo. The winning entries will be on display at the terminal until August 27th. Food and beverages will be for sale.

Press Conference - The Clock Returns! - May 10, 10am - The people have spoken and an historic icon from Buffalo's past is reclaimed. Please join us in celebration of the return of the original, four faced concourse clock as we unveil it in Buffalo for the first time!

Buffalo Exposed: Spencer Tunick's Central Terminal Installation - May 21, 4pm-9pm - In conjunction with the Albright Knox Art Gallery, we will be co-hosting a joint fundraiser to celebrate the Spencer Tunick Installation which was held at the terminal in August 2004. Photographs from the installation will be on display. Food, beverages, merchandise and entertainment will be available. Ticket prices and more information to come.(Friends of Central Terminal Membership discounts will not apply)

depARTure: The Central Terminal Art Show Kick Off* - June 25, 11am-4pm - Along with the winning student entries, we will be displaying submissions of painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media, with themes depicting Buffalo Central Terminal, trains or railroads, or Buffalo in general. The show will run through August 27th. Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.

Restore Buffalo - An Architectural Exposition - July 23, 11am-4pm - See what your local preservation/restoration experts have to offer. More information to come.

depARTure - The Central Terminal Art Show Closing Reception and Auction* - August 27, 11am-4pm - Judge the entries for yourself! A silent auction fundraiser of participating artist's submissions will be held. It's the last chance to see the show, come bid on your favourite! Food, beverages and merchandise will be available.

Picnic on the Plaza III: Oktoberfest - September 24, 5pm-11pm - Celebrate the first day of Autumn in traditional Munich style! Enjoy an evening of music in the concourse "beer garden" with Western New York's most in-demand German band, the Frankfurters! Choices of beer, food, soft drinks and merchandise will be available.

Preservation Coalition 2005 tours - Reserve your space on one of these walking tours to find out what preservation work has been done and what is being planned for the future. Admission is $12 per person ($10 per person for Preservation Coalition of Erie County members, or Friends of Central Terminal members). Reservations are preferred, and can be made through the Preservation Coalition by calling 716-849-4222. All major credit cards are accepted.

All tours run from 11am - 1pm:
June 12th
July 16th
August 21
September 18
October 8

* - The depARTure art show will be open to the public during all Preservation Coalition tours, and Central Terminal events between June 12th and August 27th.