The Buffalo Bandits will host a Party the Plaza prior to Game 1 of the NLL Finals on Saturday, June 4.
The party begins in Alumni Plaza at 5:30 p.m. Game 1 of the best-of-three series against the Colorado Mammoth begins at 7:30.
The festivities will include food and drinks available for purchase, live music from JJ White and Mojo Sauce, appearances from the Bandettes, and performances by the DownBeat Percussion drumline.
The following Bandits alumni are scheduled to be in attendance (subject to change): Cory Bomberry, Billy Dee Smith, Joe Smith, Kyle Schmelzle, Phil Sanderson, Ian Llord, Rusty Kruger, Rich Kilgour, Darris Kilgour, Kyle Laverty, Jay Thorimbert, Chris White.
FeedMore WNY will also host a resource drive throughout the duration of the party, which will support neighbors in need including those affected by the recent mass shooting on the East Side.
The first 1,000 fans who donate items will receive a special commemorative NLL Finals poster.
Requested items include:
• Baby food, formula, and diapers
• Canned tuna and chicken
• Canned fruits and vegetables
• Boxed mac and cheese, pasta, and rice
• Canned soup and chili