Weekly Feature

2008-09-24 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Home buying seminar


Wells Fargo Home Mortgage will offer a "How to buy your first home with little or no money" seminar at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 150 Essjay Road Suite 201. Call 204-1512.

Weight Control

Workshop offered

A Weight Control and Nutrition office workshop will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, at King's Acupuncture and Wellness Center, 5859 Transit Road. Call 688-1768.

Beechwood Guild

to meet

The Beechwood Guild meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Beechwood Residence auditorium, 2235 Millersport Highway. Estudio now accepting

art registration

Art registration for September to June 2009 will be accepted for watercolor, multimedia, furniture and canvas classes for all ages at Estudio, 16 Evans St. Call 634-5634.

Study needs

parent volunteers

UB's Center for Children and Families is running a study for parents of children with ADHD ages 6 to 12 to determine which type of parenting program best helps the functioning of children with ADHD. There is no fee for participating. To learn more, call 829-2244, ext. 124.

Amherst Garden Club

schedules meeting

The Amherst Garden Club will hold a meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St. Lee Pera will speak on "Let's Talk Herbs."

W omen's Conn

to host luncheon

Northtown Christian Women's Connection will hold a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Fanny's Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive. The meal costs $15. B.G. Isabelle will present "A Visual Artist's Search for Beauty." Call 693-6054.

George Washington

class to be held

University Express will offer a free class to adults 60 and older about the history of George Washington at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Weinberg Campus, Meadows Apartment, 2700 N. Forest Road. Call 639-3311, ext. 2473.

Secrets of Buffalo

continue Sept. 25

The Jewish Community Center will host More Secrets of Buffalo from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the community center's Benderson Building, 2640 N. Forest Road. Guest speaker Tara Singer-Blumberg will introduce the inner workings of New York State United Teachers. Call 688-4114.

Free bridge

lessons offered

The Bridge Center of Buffalo Inc. will offer free bridge lessons from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, and from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at 3362 Sheridan Drive, on the corner of Sheridan and Sweet Home Road. Call 834-2855.

Alumni Foundation

kicks off homecoming

The Amherst Central Alumni Foundation Inc. will kick off homecoming weekend with "Tigerfest" from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Loughran's, 4542 Main St. The cost is $20 at the door. A dedication of the stone tigers designed and created by artist Larry Griffis III will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, in the front courtyard of the high school, 4301 Main St.

Business loan seminar

to be held

Learn about Wells Fargo's small business loans at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Wells Fargo's Home Mortgage, 150 Essjay Road, Suite 201. Call 204-1507.

Village Artisans

to host jewelry classes

Patricia Prior of Pink Designs will teach a jewelry class at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Village Artisans, 5544 Main St. Call 633-2384. Classes will be held each Thursday throughout the fall.

Ideal Weight class

offered every Thursday

Ida Shapiro of Ideal Weight will hold a weight loss class at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Saint Gregory the Great School on Maple Road. Call 636-3698.

Alaskan show slated

at Banquet Center

AAA Travel will show Holland America's "On Stage Alaska" presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Classics Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd.

Tinnitus Support Group

to hold meeting

The Tinnitus Support Group, sponsored by UB's Center for Hearing and Deafness, will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at 134 Farber Hall on Main Street, South Campus of UB. Dr. Yong-Bing Shi will present "Pharmacological Treatments for Tinnitus: Is there a magic pill?" Call 829-2001.

Automotive expert

to address rotary clubs

Lauren Fix, nationally known automotive expert, author, race car driver and hostess of Talk2DIY Automotive, will address the Amherst South, Amherst East, Amherst North, Williamsville, Eastern Hills Sunrise, Lancaster-Depew, Batavia and Clarence Rotary Clubs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at The Palms Banquet Facility, 7740 Transit Road. The event will begin with a cash bar at 6 p.m. The cost is $22 per person. Reservations required. Call 632-889.

'Catholics Returning

Home' series set

St. Mary's Church, 6919 Transit Road, will conduct an ongoing series called "Catholic Returning Home" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday Call 689-7448.


to meet

Business and Professional Women will celebrate National Business Women's Week at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, at Curly's Bar and Grill, 647 Ridge Road. Reservations must be received by Sept. 26. Call 675-6075.

Benefit will support

children of ill parents

Dreams to Memories will hold its annual benefit dinner, "Autumn Leaves of Song," from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Classic's V, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd. The cost is $25. Call 668-1310

David Byrne Concert


Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26, for a David Byrne Concert: Songs of David Byrne and Brian Eno at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at the Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo. Call 852-5000 Spanish for preschoolers

class offered

Babies "R" Us has partnered with CultureKids in offering an eight-week Spanish for Preschoolers class. The first class will be free from 10:45 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Amherst store on Niagara Falls Blvd. and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. at the Blasdell store on McKinley Parkway. Call 523-9538

Highway Department

hosts open house

The Amherst Highway Department will have an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at 1042 N. Forest Road.

Author to sign books

at Borders Express

Author Ruth McMillan Mayfield will be available to sign her book 'Visions in the Night" from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at Borders Express, Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road.

Floral show

to be held

"All That Jazz," a Designer's Floral Show, by the Eighth District Federated Garden Clubs,will hold a reception 5 - 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, and a workshop at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28. Tickets cost $25 for both events or $5 for Sunday. Contact NYDistrict8@aol.com.

St. Gregory hosts

Great Auction Dinner

St. Gregory the Great will host the Great Auction at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Ministry Center, 200 St. Gregory the Great Court, off Maple Road. To reserve your table for tickets, call 688-5678, ext. 337.

Church hosts

Chiavetta's barbecue

The Faith United Church of Christ will hold a Chiavetta's chicken barbecue dinner at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at 1300 Maple Road at Hopkins. Tickets cost $8.50. Partial proceeds will benefit the WNY Food Bank. Call 689-9274.

Amherst GOP

to hold annual dinner

The Amherst Republican Party will hold its 29th annual dinner with a cash bar at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 Saturday, Sept. 27, at Banchetti by Rizzo's Banquet Facility, 550 N. French Road. Tickets cost $55. Checks payable to Amherst GOP Dinner should be mailed to Treasurer Ray Walter, 209 San Fernando Lane, East Amherst, NY 14051.

Blood drive


A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at Benchmark Construction Services, 4053 Maple Road.

Temple announces

High Holy Day schedule

Temple Beth Am will hold a High Holy Day youth and family service at 6 p.m. and an adult oriented service at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, at the Temple, 4660 Sheridan Drive. Tickets will be required. Call 633-8877.

College presents

The Corn is Green

The Daemen College 2008-09 film series presents "The Corn is Green," starring Bette Davis, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the Wick Center at Daemen College, 4380 Main St. Call 839-8253.

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