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Putt for penguins with the Aquarium of Niagara

Nighttime minigolf: it’s fun, it’s fresh, and it’s a great way to raise funds for our feathered and finny friends. This unique event begins with registration and a putting contest at 5, followed by a dinner buffet at 6. The first nine holes are played in daylight, starting at 7, with a break for raffles, prizes, and awards. The real fun starts at 9:30, when you’ll be hustled back outside and fitted with glow-in-the-dark necklaces and golf balls. The course lights will be turned off so you’ll finish the next nine holes in near-blackness, with only the glowing orbs and celebrity emcee Kevin O’Neill to light your way. All proceeds will go directly back to the care of the aquarium’s living collection.

Putting for Penguins. Beneficiary: Aquarium of Niagara. 5 to 10:30 p.m., Friday, July 15, at Newfane Pro Am, 2501 N. Main St, Newfane. Tickets: $80 per golfer; call Gay Molnar at 285-3575 x204, or visit www.aquariumofniagara.org.

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