The Kenmore Village Improvement Society kicks off the 11th year of the Franco's Pizza Children's Concert Series at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, on the lawn of Kenmore Middle School, 155 Delaware Road.
The free concert series will run on four consecutive Tuesdays through Aug. 2. The first 200 children at the first concert will receive a free gift.
Organizers said dinner, beverages and desserts will be offered at family-friendly prices. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Off-street parking will be available across the street at Kenmore United Methodist Church.
In case of rain, the concert is canceled. Rain cancellation will be posted on the KVIS main Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KenmoreVillage.
“We are so excited to start the 11th season of our Franco's Pizza Children's Concert Series,” KVIS President Melissa Foster said. “We're very grateful to all our naming sponsor, Franco's Pizza, for their support since the very first year, and for the support of all of our sponsors; we couldn't do this series without them and thank them heartily for their continued generosity and love of our community.”
The first concert on July 12 is “Bee Bumble” and features Mama Earth’s Kitchen Band performing songs about trees, bees and other pollinators. Singing along and dancing is both welcomed and encouraged.
The KVIS concert series is sponsored by Franco's Pizza, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Anderson’s Frozen Custard, Watson's Chocolates, Kenmore Tonawanda School USFD, Wegmans Market, Kenmore United Methodist Church. This concert is also made possible with funding provided by the Office of the New York State Attorney General and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation through the Tonawanda Community Environmental Benefits Program. For more information, visit www.villageofkenmore.com or www.facebook.com/kenmorevillage.