Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — • Grant’s Toy Farm is a delight you won’t want to miss. The Grant family runs the “premier tractor and farm toy museum in WNY,” and it’s right in your backyard. They are located at 3251 Hosmer Rd. in Gasport and will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on the first two weekends of the month through September. John Deere and tractor lovers will adore this collection. Check them out at www.GrantsToyFarm.com.
• The safari adventure continues with “It’s a Jungle Out There,” a special four-week vacation bible school program open to all kids entering kindergarten through grade 5, or entering grade 7. The program runs from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at West Somerset Baptist Church hall tonight and on July 24 and 31. Kids can attend any or all sessions and they will enjoy games, crafts, songs, bible lessons, missionary stories and refreshments in the jungle paradise setting. The church is located at the corner of Hosmer and West Somerset Roads in Appleton and you can get more information by leaving a message at 795-9929. All children in area communities are invited to attend.
• The Barker Farmer’s Market returns from 5 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow with Cindy Labiak entertaining in the gazebo. Bring a chair and enjoy the music and don’t forget to get your 50/50 ticket. Fresh corn and cherries and berries will be available
E. Antonio’s Bakery will offer fresh breads, rolls, scones and more, as well as our market regulars with everything from Hotaling’s woodworking to hot chai and fudge mixes from Applewood Hollow. Check out the bejeweled barefoot sandals for the ladies by Katie Rose. Henna artist Kristen Loveland will return with the newly popular glitter tattoos. We added new pressed flower art by Carol Hotaling and more hand-made jewelry. McDuffie’s Bakery returned with delicious shortbread cookies, artisan breads, family size potpies and more from their Clarence shop. Brian offered two new potpies as well as four kinds of quiche to bake and eat. We had a Tupperware lady, Avon lady, Roy Nerber’s fabulous hanging baskets and garden art, Park Lane Daylilies and more. You never know what you’ll find at our market. There is a lot more music planned for the season, including a Karaoke night in August, so stay tuned. To rent a space for $5, contact Jo Ann Greenwald at 795-3787. Our next cruise night is July 25. Updated market information can be found at www.julieobermiller.vpweb.com.