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2007-05-30 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Spanish story time slated

at Barnes & Noble

"Spanish Especially for You Story Time" will be held for toddlers and preschoolers at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 7 and June 21, at Barnes & Noble, 1565 Niagara Falls Blvd., Suite 1, Amherst. No knowledge of Spanish is necessary. Call 867-6585 or visit www. StartSpanishNow. com. Webkinz raffle to be held

at Kadimah School

A collection of rare, discontinued mint-condition Webkinz will be raffled now through May 31 at the Kadimah School, 1085 Eggert Road, Amherst. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship program. Tickets are $10 each or three for $25. Only 500 tickets will be sold. Call 836-6903.

Senior art to be displayed through June 4

The Senior Art Show at Sacred Heart Academy will be exhibited from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday until June 4 at the academy, 3860 Main St., Eggertsville. The exhibit is free. For more information, call 834-2101. South alumni needed for

networking group

A Williamsville South Alumni networking group is in the beginning stages of meeting and is seeking new members who are graduates of Williamsville South and are working business professional or entrepreneurs and interested in joining a networking group that could meet in the morning or afternoon. For more information, e-mail Nick Primerano at nprimerano@gmail.com

Watercolor society show,

reception set

The Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society will exhibit its spring show through Friday, June 1 at the Market Street Art Center, 247 Market St., Lockport. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, call 478-0239.

Kaleida Classic

to be held June 11

The Kaleida Classic golf tournament will be held Monday, June 11 at the Country Club of Buffalo, 250 Youngs Road, Williamsville. All proceeds go to the Buffalo General Hospital Emergency Department. For more information or to register, call 881-8248.

Amherst Drug Court

to hold reception

The second annual reception for the Amherst Drug Treatment Court will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 at Sonoma Grill, 5010 Main St., Snyder. Tax deductible donations are $75 per person and $125 per couple. For more information, call 308-1086.

Corner House to hold

chicken dinner

The Corner House Nursery School will hold a chicken dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31 at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville. Cost is $8. For more information or reservations, call 633-7866, ext. 324.

Spring speaker series set

at Center for Inquiry

The Center for Inquiry will present its spring speaker series, "Varieties of Unbelief," at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1 at the center, 1310 Sweet Home Road, across from the UB North Campus. General admission is $10; students, $5; and free to Friends of the Center. Call 636-4869, ext. 240 or e-mail cneil@ centerforinquiry. net.

Community Day

slated at center

The Eggertsville Youth and Community Center will hold its Community Day with free activities for youth and adults from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at the center, 4110 Bailey Ave., Amherst. Call 430-8036.

Theme tray auction

held at Lutheran church

A Spring Theme Tray Auction will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at Friedens (Peace) UCC and Friendship Lutheran Church, 1280 North French Road, Amherst. Admission is $5, which includes 26 tickets. Call 688-5431.

Our Place to hold

car wash June 2

Our Place, a group that offers young adults with disabilities opportunities to further develop social and leadership skills, will hold a car wash from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at Independent Health Youth and Family Center, 5005 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. Suggested donation is $5 for cars and $6 for vans.

Chicken barbecue set

at Williamsville UMC

A chicken barbecue will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St. Dinners, including dessert, are $8.50. The dinners will be eat-in and take-out. For more information, call 634-4800.

Book sales slated

at Audubon Library

The Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst, will hold a Finds and Collectibles book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 1. All items are $5; a big sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, June 2 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, June 4 and 5; and a bag sale, with $3 admission, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6. For more information, call 689-4922.

Family caregivers

conference slated

The Alzheimer's Association of WNY will hold the 11th Annual Erie County Family Caregivers Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at the Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. The conference is $10 per person and companion/ respite care will be available. For more information, call 626-0600 or 272-3900 or e-mail Michael.Dollard@alz.org.

Rummage sale slated

at St. Pius X

The Altar & Rosary Society will hold a rummage sale from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Friday, June 1 and from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at St. Pius X Church, Father Weber Center, 1700 N. French Road, near Klein Road. Admission on Friday is 50 cents and stuff a bag on Saturday for $1. For more information, call 568-1423.

Open house set

at tennis club

The Village Glen Tennis Club, 162 Mill St., Williamsville, will hold a customer appreciation tennis open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, rain or shine. The event is free for members and guests. For more information, call 633-1635.

Alzheimer's Association

to hold bowling event

The Alzheimer's Association annual Bowl-A-Thon will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at the Tonawanda Bowling Center located at 574 Young St., Tonawanda. Each bowler is asked to raise a minimum of $20. For more information or reservations, call 626-0600.

Health fair, walk-a-thon

slated at Zion Dominion

Zion Dominion Global Ministries will present a health fair and walk-a-thon, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 2 at Zion Dominion Global Ministries Pavilion Area, 895 North Forest Road, Amherst. A portion of the proceeds from this Health Fair will benefit the Girls' Club of Gobabis Namibia, Southwest Africa. For more information or to register call, 250-7040.

Community singles

to meet

Community Singles for those who are looking to connect with a partner in life will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 3 at the Unitarian Church Living Room, 6320 Main St., near Youngs Road. For more information, call 877-4295 or 681-3480.

Going for the Green

golf tournament set

Aspire of Western New York will hold it's annual Going for the Green Golf Tournament on Monday, June 4 at Brookfield country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road, Clarence. For more information, call 505-5510.

JCC to hold Family

Genogram program

Dr. Trevor Watt will hold four sessions on family genograms, a way to map out families across generations to determine inherited traits, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 5 through 26 at the JCC Benderson Family Building, 2640 North Forest Road, Getzville. The cost for all four sessions is $15. Registration is required. Call 688-4114, ext. 366. or e-mail astromberg@jccbuffa lo.org.

Creation Revival held

at Shalom Baptist

The Shalom Baptist Church will hold a Creation Revival at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Friday, June 4-8 at the Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, 765 Niagara Falls Blvd. The event will feature lectures on various subjects, special music, displays and artifacts as well as sessions for children. Call 439-1188.

Adoption STAR to hold

orientation session

Adoption STAR Inc. will hold an orientation session from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at 47 Plaza Drive, Williamsville, for anyone interested in adoption. The session is free. Call 639-3900.

Environmental

presentation slated

Sierra Club, Niagara Group and The "Green Sanctuary" of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst will sponsor "Meeting the Climate Change Globally and Locally" by Walter Simpson at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the church's Green Sanctuary, 6320 Main St. Call 634-3010. Beechwood Spring Tea

set for June 6

The annual Spring Tea of the Beechwood Guild will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 at Beechwood Residence Auditorium, 2235 Millersport Highway near Stahl Road. The offerings received will benefit the Living Care Fund. The Guild Executive Board will meet at Beechwood at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 13 for a planning session. Call 634-7147.

Amherst Conservative

Committee to meet

The Amherst Conservative Committee will be holding interviews and endorsements for public office at 7p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the Harlem Road Community Center Auditorium, 4255 Harlem Road. Candidates seeking public office are welcome to attend. Candidates must submit a letter to the committee by June 5. Letters should be sent to: The Amherst Conservative Committee, 1079 Smith Road, East Amherst N.Y. 14051. For more information, call 523-9761.

Sisterhood plans

theatre trip

The Temple Beth Zion Sisterhood will travel to Festival Theater in Niagara-on-the-Lake to see a matinee performance of the Shaw Festival musical "Mack and Mabel" on July 17. Cost is $115 per person and includes bus trip, lunch and the matinee. Reservations must be made by June 5. For more information or to make reservations, call Marilyn at 832-4757 or Halli at 553-8883. Caregiver support group

for men scheduled

The Alzheimer's Association Men's Caregiver Group will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 in the private dining room at Elder- Wood Village at Glenwood, 5271 Main St. Call 937-7522 or the WNY Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, 626-0600.

Seniors celebrate with country line dancing

The Amherst Senior Citizen's Foundation Inc. will be celebrating its 15th anniversary with a Western Jamboree Dinner featuring "Country Line Dancing with Dottie" from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 Audubon Parkway. Tickets are $15. Call the center at 636-3050, ext. 125.

Garden club to meet,

exchange plants

The Willow Ridge Garden Club will meet at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 6 at Zion United Church of Christ, 15 Koenig Circle, Tonawanda. The meeting will be followed by a plant exchange. For more information, call 693-8666 or 691-8397.

Park School art show

set for June 7, 8

The Park School of Buffalo will hold it's annual "All School Art Show"from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 7 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 8 at the school's Kimball Hall, 4625 Harlem Road, Snyder. For more information, call 839-1242 ext. 130. International Institute to

honor Satish Mohan

The International Institute of Buffalo will honor Amherst Town Supervisor Satish Mohan at Embracing the World: Destination India Friday, June 8 at Tandori's Restaurant, 7740 Transit Road. Tickets are $125 per person. Call 883-1900 ext. 310.

Heinz-Grundner golf

invitational set

The Kelly Heinz-Grudner Brain Tumor Foundation will hold its annual golf invitational and dinner starting at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 11. The cost is $150 per golfer. Visit www.GetYour HeadInTheGame.org.

Lemonade stand

fundraiser to be held

Gymboree Play & Music of Williamsville with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation will hold a charity lemonade stand to raise money for childhood cancer research from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 10 at the Gymboree site, 8012 Transit Road, Premier Stein- Mart Plaza. Call 565-9261.

SHA Serenade set

for June 10

The private voice students at Sacred Heart Academy will present "SHA Serenade: I Enjoy Being a Girl" at 2 p.m. Sunday June 10 at the academy, 3860 Main St., Eggertsville. Call 834-2101. Breast Cancer Network

meeting, speaker set

The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York will have Jean Franklin speak on "Environmental Health Challenges in the 21st Century," at the meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 12 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 6320 Main Street. Call 688-9177 or 741-3832.

Girl Scouts to hold

open enrollment

The Eggertsville Girl Scouts will hold an open registration meeting for adults at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. Call 837-6400, ext. 261.

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