In true Buffalo fashion, local businesses are offering promotions and figuring out ways to make their operation virtual while we’re all avoiding the Coronavirus. There are a TON of websites offering virtual fun and distance learning opportunities from afar, it’s even better when we can support a local small business. Here’s a list of local businesses that are fun 4 kids offering virtual classes or services. I’ve also included a list of local restaurants that are offering take out deals, cause let’s face it, a lot of the grocery stores are out of items!
Local WNY Businesses Offering Virtual Classes, Services or Things You Can Pick Up to Do At Home
- Danceability in Depew is offering classes via Facebook live. Check their page for details.
- Decor by Julie is offering complete DIY kits for the entire family and is offering free shipping during our area’s shut in. These kits will ship right to your door and will include everything you need to complete the project. Appropriate for ages 3-103. Visit their Facebook page for a list of project ideas or visit the online idea book and click on the catalog link. All orders must be placed through Julie but will ship directly to you. For more information, email her at: DecorByJulie@gmail.com
- Imagine It Play & Cafe has Grab & Go DIY crafts, activities and sensory bins for sale.
- Imagine That Olcott is offering take home projects with free delivery and free paint, brushes and disposable aprons.
- Lil’ Yogis of WNY is doing a virtual meet up. Check their Facebook page for upcoming sessions.
- Little Buffalo has sensory kits for sale.
- Loaded Lumber Buffalo is offering Take Home DIY Kits for kids and adults. Here’s the link for kid’s kits.
- Local Music with Mar classes that will be conducted virtually.
- Studio Hue has “Hue it Yourself” kits available for sale.
- Sweet T’s is offering un-decorated cookie cut out decorating kits.
- Zumbini with Brianne
Local WNY Restaurants with Take Out Deals
- Andiamo Takeout Bistro has pickup.
- Fresh Catch Poke is offering free local delivery.
- Hollow Bistro in Clarence is doing to-go and curbside pickup.
- Park Edge Candy is offering delivery.
- Ristorante Lombardo is offering 20% off their take-out menu.
- Veronica’s Village Bistro in Angola is offering free delivery in the area and curbside pickup.
- Welcome 716 has a great list of options too! Here’s a list.
Did I miss an opportunity to support a local business? Contact me or add the business to this Google Doc that I started to compile resources.
Welcome 716 put together a great post on local WNY businesses offering everything from gift cards to virtual shopping. See the post here.