Looking for things to do and places to go in Niagara Falls and Niagara County? Browse our weekly Niagara Now! for July 9-13, 2014. For additional events, view the Events Calendar!

July 9:  Fitness in the Park
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston
10am. Enjoy a 60-minute outdoor Pilates class. Weather permitting.

July 9: Community Conversations with Kids
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., N. Tonawanda / 716-693-1885
11am. Celebrating the history of Niagara Falls and exploring the theme of friendship. Pre-registration required.

July 9: Old Falls Street Kids' Club
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12pm. Bring the kids and enjoy interactive activities for all age levels! No registration required!

July 9: Free Wednesdays at the Carrousel
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., N. Tonawanda / 716-693-1885
12pm. Bring the family and enjoy free admission. Rides are only $0.50!

July 9: Old Falls Street Book Lecture Series and Signings
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
2pm. Visit the Middle Block and to listen to accomplished local authors speak about their journeys and successes!

July 9: Ultraviolet & Black Widow Concert
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
6pm. Enjoy live music at 6pm and 8pm. Food and drinks available for purchase.

July 9: Fitness on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
6pm. You're halfway through the week! Relax, take a deep breath and enjoy Yoga!

July 9: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls!

July 10: Fitness on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
6pm. Get ready to dance! Enjoy Zumba on Old Falls Street.

July 10: Live Music at The Topper Social Club
The Topper, 492-19th St., Niagara Falls
6pm. Enjoy the sounds of Christina Custode, including a mix of original and contemporary music.

July 10: HYDRO Drum Circle
Heritage Park, Niagara Falls (Across from The Red Coach Inn)
6:15pm. Sit back and enjoy the sounds! All are welcome!

July 10: Summer Film Series ($)
Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda
7pm. Join the fun and stay cool indoors and enjoy movie musicals on the big screen!

July 10: Carrousel Chat - The Erie Canal in NY and Industry
Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., N. Tonawanda / 716-693-1885
7pm. Learn about how the Erie Canal shaped life in Western New York!

July 10: Flicks on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
9pm. Grab a blanket and enjoy a movie on Old Falls Street featuring Frozen. Weather permitting.

July 11: Old Falls Street Kids' Club
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12pm. Bring the kids and enjoy interactive activities for all age levels! No registration required!

July 11: Summer of ‘69
Gazebo at Hennepin Park, 4th & Center St., Lewiston
6pm. Enjoy the grooviest summer happening of the year with live music!

July 11: Live Music at The Topper Social Club
The Topper, 492-19th St., Niagara Falls
6pm. Enjoy the sounds of Custode & Parisi.

July 11: Free Form Drum Circle
24 Below Gallery & Cafe, 24 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-304-1990
7pm. Bring a drum, shaker, chime, any instrument or none at all.

July 11: TGI-Fridays on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
7pm. Enjoy live music featuring Whisky Reverb.

July 11: Fun Friday Nights at Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA / Register: 716-285-0516
7:30pm. Enjoy a walk around the Park with a State Park Naturalist!

July 11: Free Music Friday
Hard Rock Café, 333 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
9:30pm. Enjoy live music featuring The Dave Constantino Band

July 11: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls!

July 12: Lockport Community Market
Historic Canal St., Lockport
9am. Family-friendly, open-air market featuring live entertainment, activities and demonstrations, and a multitude of vendors each week offering fresh produce, meat, baked goods & more!

July 12: Fitness in the Park
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston
10am. Enjoy a 60-minute outdoor Zumba class. Weather permitting.

July 12: Mini-Mani Event on Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
11am. Join the fun with Gridlock Lacquer and the launch of (9) Niagara Falls nail polish colors! Enjoy a FREE nail polish change. Nail polish also available for purchase!

July 12: Book Signing with Paul Gromosiak
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls
11am. Meet one of the region's most respected Niagara Falls historians; author of Family-Friendly Niagara. Books will be available for sale!

July 12: Free Family Saturdays
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston
12pm. hours of hands-on discovery and fun with weekly themed workshops and live performances!

July 12: Sweet Art Alive
Sweet Ride Rentals, 51 Canal St., Lockport
12pm. See famous works of art come alive at Sweet Ride Rentals. Become art
yourself!

July 12: Old Falls Street Kids' Club
Old Falls Street, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls
12pm. Bring the kids and enjoy interactive activities for all age levels! No registration required!

July 12: Polly King - Celebration of Art Opening Reception
24 Below Gallery & Cafe, 24 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-304-1990
5pm. A beautiful art show offering prints of Polly King's amazing and timeless work.

July 12: Free Family Movies & Cartoons
Olcott Beach Carousel Park, 5979 Main St., Olcott
8:30pm. Enjoy movies and cartoons with the family outdoors! Weather permitting.

July 13: Music in the Woods
Artpark, 450 S. 4th St., Lewiston
4pm. Enjoy live music in the Historic Artpark Woods! Enter Artpark at the South 4th Street Entrance, park in Lot D, enter the woods at the trail just
after the toll booth.

July 13: Fireworks at the Falls
Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls USA
10pm. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the Falls!

Ongoing Events in Niagara USA:

July 13 - 20: Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Niagara & Young Streets in Tonawanda and Webster and Sweeney Streets in North Tonawanda
An 8-day event celebrating the Erie Canal and the history. Carnival rides, food vendors, music and more!

July 11 - 13: Pirate Festival
Krull Park, 6108 Lake Rd., Olcott
Enjoy rides, food, live entertainment and more! Wear your pirate costume! Hours: Fri., 6pm-midnight; Sat., 12pm-12am; Sun., 12pm-6pm. / Car Show will be held on July 12 only, beginning at 10am.

July 12 - 13: Lockport in Bloom Garden Festival
City of Lockport
10am. Self-guided, walking and driving tours featuring more than 40 historic homes and gardens.

July 12 - 13: The Extra Fun Balloon Show
Olcott Beach Carousel Park, 5979 Main St., Olcott
2pm. Bring the kids and enjoy an extra fun balloon show! All rides $0.25.

July 12 - 13: Olde Sanborn Days
Sanborn Fire Co., 5811 Buffalo St., Sanborn
10am. Enjoy the charm of this old fashioned country fair featuring crafters, live entertainment, food, raffles, basket auction, petting zoo, pony rides and a custom vintage car show!

June 22 - July 20: Beyond the Barrel Art Exhibit
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
Collection of works by Western NY Artists in various mediums & genres. Open Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm, Sat. & Sun., 12pm-4pm.

June 22 - August 24: Buffalo Niagara Art Association Exhibition
Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust St., Lockport.
Exhibit featuring the work of 33 member artists of the Buffalo Niagara Art Association. Open Mon-Fri., 12pm-5pm, Sat-Sun, 2pm-5pm. Closed July 4-6.

May 31 - September 6: Rock the Locks
All over downtown Lockport, businesses and organizations are personalizing rocking chairs and placing them outdoors. Find them all and rock the locks!