July 19 - 26: Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Niagara St. & Young St., in Tonawanda / Webster St. & Sweeney St., in North Tonawanda
An 8 day event celebrating the Erie Canal and the history. Featuring carnival rides, food vendors, music and more! Festivities are set up on Niagara and Young Streets in Tonawanda and Webster and Sweeney Streets in North Tonawanda. Visit canalfest.org for more information!

July 20: One-Day Youth Cooking Class ($)
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
9am - 3pm. Make rich and cheesy Fettuccini Alfredo. Mix, roll, cut and dry the pasta and learn how to make the Alfredo sauce. The special dessert: make, shape and bake Chocolate Biscotti.

July 20: Free Culinary & Baking Demos
Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, 28 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-210-2525
3 - 4pm. See free demos and enjoy samples in the Culinary Institute's Barnes & Noble bookstore!

July 20: Blue Monday
Hennepin Park Gazebo, 4th & Center St., Lewiston
7pm. Experience Blues at its finest in the intimate, outdoor concert setting of the famous Hennepin Park Gazebo in Lewiston. Pack a cooler, grab the kids, and enjoy a unique, laid back evening of blues music in the beautiful Village of Lewiston, and don't forget your dancin' shoes!

July 21: Fitness on Old Falls Street (Weather Permitting)
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
5:45pm. Runners begin at 6 p.m. All levels of runners are welcome. Different paths are taken during the Run Club sessions including 2.5-, 4- and 5.5-mile routes around Goat Island & the Niagara Gorge area.

July 21: Tuesday in the Park at Artpark ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
6:30pm. Enjoy live music featuring The Australian Pink Floyd Show. Call for tickets.

July 22: Fitness in the Park (Weather Permitting)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
10am. Enjoy a FREE Pilates class in the Park! No registration is required. Classes are held outside of the Information Center in the Lower Park. Enter the park at 4th street and park in Lot D.

July 22: Wurlitzer Wednesday
Wurlitzer Park, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda
4 - 9pm. Grab your friends and enjoy over 10 food trucks, live music and more!

July 22: NFHPS Legacy Tour, Powerful People, Powerful Places ($)
Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, 10 Rainbow Blvd., Niagara Falls / 716-807-6754
6pm. Walk along Buffalo Avenue and explore the past for a 90-minute tour. View the homes and meeting places for some of America's greatest thinkers, inventors, and industrialists, and see how they changed the shape of history.

July 22: Ladies Night at The Giacomo
The Giacomo, 222 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0200
6pm. Bring your girlfriends and enjoy yourself in a relaxing atmosphere!

July 22: Hydro Drum Circle
Heritage Park, 332 Prospect St., Niagara Falls
6:30pm. Bring a drum, share ours or sit back and relax and listen to the roar of the rapids and drums.

July 22 - 26: Outdoor Entertainment SkyWheel (Weather Permitting)
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth St., Niagara Falls
6pm, 7pm, 8pm. Experience a thrilling show featuring two daredevils walking on a giant spinning wheel and performing while 30 feet off the ground! View at Seneca Square, between 3rd and 4th Streets in front of the Casino.

July 22: Wednesday at Artpark ($)
Artpark, 450 South Fourth St., Lewiston / 716-754-4375
6:30pm. Featuring My Morning Jacket with special guest Lizzo. Call for tickets.

July 22: Concerts at The Gazebo
Newfane Gazebo, 2727 Main St., Newfane
7pm. Bring a chair and listen to live music featuring Off the Cuff.

July 22: Concerts in the Park 2015
Gill Creek, Niagara St., and Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls
7pm. Bring a chair and enjoy live music featuring The Rockers.

July 22: Live Music at Wine on Third
Wine on Third, 501 Third St., Niagara Falls
8pm. Live music featuring Paul Beringer.

July 23: T-NT Gateway Market
Gateway Harbor Park, Sweeney & Webster St., North Tonawanda
5pm - 8pm. Family-friendly event featuring food trucks, artisan market and live acoustic music every Thursday night. Also live crafting demonstrations.

July 23: Ron Corsaro & Upstate Express
Hennepin Park Gazebo, 4th & Center St., Lewiston
7pm. Experience jazz at its finest in an intimate and relaxed, outdoor concert setting. The New Upstate Express Jazz Ensemble is a seven-piece group, under the direction of composer/pianist Ron Corsaro.

July 23: Summer Film Series ($)
Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda
7:30pm. Join the fun and stay cool Thursday evenings while watching movie musicals on the silver screen! All movies feature Tom Hanks! General admission is only $3.

July 23: Free Flicks on Old Falls Street featuring The Lego Movie (Weather Permitting)
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
9pm. Open-air theater featuring free movies under the stars. Food and beverage vending offered. Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. Music by D+B Karaoke and DJ starting at 7:30pm.

July 23: Karaoke Thursdays
Legend's Bar & Grill, 240 First St., Niagara Falls / 716-299-0249
9pm. Sing your heart out to over 90,000 song to choose from!

Ongoing Daily Events in Niagara USA:

July 1 - September 26: Lewiston Culinary Tours ($)
Center St. & N Water St., Lewiston / 1-800-979-3370
Tours Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 1pm - 4pm. Experience a taste and enjoy a 3-hour walking tour as you taste, drink and learn about interesting historical facts about the Village of Lewiston. Call for additional information and tickets.

June 19 - August 24: Beyond the Barrel Art Exhibition
Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls / 716-282-7530
Weekdays: 9am-5pm / Weekends: 12-4pm. Explore the Main Gallery, Garden Gallery and Niagara Gallery featuring over 100 works by over 40 regional artists and more!

May 25 - September 7: Old Falls Street Food Carts & Backyard Board Games
Old Falls Street - Middle Block, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls / 716-278-2100
11am-4pm. Enjoy delicious food options from the vending carts! Relax at the picnic tables, or play the FREE backyard board games! Bring your own lunch and enjoy the view!