Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — To show appreciation to the community for their support of the park, carousel rides will be free, and you’re never too old to take a nostalgic spin on the carousel. All other kiddie rides cost 25 cents. The park is at 5979 Main St., Olcott. For information call 778-7066.
Newfane Free Library reminds adults that they have until Sept. 3 to enter tickets to win one of four reading-themed mugs. Every library book read is a chance at winning.
It’s back to school for adults, too! The AARP Safe Driver Course can get you a 10 percent reduction in insurance premiums or help remove license points.
Pat Ludwig’s courses at Faith Lutheran Church, Transit Road, Newfane, are very popular and fill up fast. Register by Sept. 10, by calling Pat at 433-0976. Students must attend both classes, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 12 and 13.
The fee is $17 for AARP members and $19 for all others. Payment must be made by check or money order, made out to AARP.
The Niagara Celtic Fest will be held Sept. 14 and 15 at Krull Park. Discount tickets are available online until Aug. 31 at www.NiagaraCeltic.com. This year, for the first time, a 5K run will begin and end at the festival; see the website for information. Admission on Sept. 14, a Saturday, costs $12; Sunday admission is $8; and weekend passes cost $15. Children 12 and younger are admitted at no charge. Watch for the feature article in the US&J’s Sunday Lifestyle very soon.
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