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2018-06-20 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Congregation to host trip to Rochester

Congregation Shir Shalom will host a bus trip to Rochester on July 18. The trip includes a performance of Jewish-themed music, a visit to a Reform synagogue with 100 menorahs on display, a kosher lunch at the Jewish Community Center and shopping in a Jewish neighborhood. The bus departs at 9:15 a.m. from Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive. The cost is $43, and payment is due by July 2. For more information, call 633-8877.

Llama Appreciation Day event planned

Hemstreet Farm and Lake Event Llamas 4H Club will present a public information event for National Llama Appreciation Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Have Ewe Any Wool Yarn Shop, 4551 Main St., Snyder. Posters made by the 4H youth will provide information about llamas, descriptions of the club llama activities, and photos by club members showing what they do with their llamas. Llamas will be present.

St. Leo the Great to hold discussion

St. Leo the Great Church, 885 Sweet Home Road, will hold its first installment of the series “Let’s Talk About …” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. Bishop Richard Malone, Sister Denise Roche, Dr. Anthony Pivarunas and the Rev. James Vacco will discuss the future of the Catholic church. The Rev. Robert E. Zapfel, pastor of St. Leo the Great, will moderate. The event is free, and light refreshments will follow.

The Amberleigh schedules fundraiser

The Amberleigh, 2330 Maple Road near Transit Road, will host an entire day of events to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association’s “The Longest Day” fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Activities include a plant and bake sale from 10 a.m. to noon, bingo extravaganza games with large gift basket prizes, and a food truck and concert event featuring music by Mid Life Crisis from 4 to 7 p.m. All activities will take place at the main entrance of the community.

Registration open for tennis lessons

Children ages 4 and older can sign up to participate in summer tennis lessons at South Long Park. Lessons begin on Tuesday, June 26, and will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks. For more information, contact Kristine Sutton at 626-0192 or sutton772@roadrunner.com.

Amherst Garden Club to meet June 27

The Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Amherst. The program is titled “Life in the Hive.” The Rev. Ryszard S. Biernat will offer the presentation and discuss the life of bees and how honey is made.

Osteoporosis support group scheduled

Catholic Health will host an osteoporosis support group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of every month in the Beechwood Residence auditorium, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. The next meeting will be held on June 20 and will focus on treatment options for osteoporosis. For information, call Catholic Health’s Health-Connection at 447-6205.

Bel Canto Choir slated at Kleinhans

The ABC Bel Canto Choir and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will co-host Leticia, a visiting youth choir from Finland, and present a combined concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. Admission is free.

GOP Women to hold annual picnic

Amherst Republican Women will hold its annual picnic at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. It will be hosted by Ruth and Frank Barone at their home. Guests and potential members are welcome to attend the picnic or other meetings. For more information or to receive the direct address of the event, contact ARW at 839-9220 or amherstGOPwomen@yahoo.com.

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