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2011-06-29 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Music on Main features four bands

Music on Main will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 30. Meria, Still Kickin’, Davey O and Mari McNeil will perform at locations on Main throughout the village. Free trolley service is available, and many Williamsville merchants will offer extended hours. The music is canceled in case of rain.

Watercolor Society exhibit closes Sunday

The Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society’s National Watercolor Show is on view through July 3 at the Anderson Gallery, 1 Martha Jackson Place near Englewood and Kenmore avenues, close to the UB South Campus, Buffalo. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m Sundays.

New MusicalFare production opens

The world premiere of “One More for My Baby” will open Wednesday, July 6 at MusicalFare Theatre. The show combines songs made famous by Frank Sinatra with a story about a performer who is trying to find his identity after spending his career imitating someone else. Performances are 7 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays July 6 through Aug. 6. There will be a half-price preview at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 5. Reservations may be made by calling 839-8540 or visiting www.musicalfare.com.

Port of Entry flea market seeks vendors

Port of Entry seeks vendors for its flea market, to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 10. Port of Entry is located at 635 Dodge Road at Campbell Boulevard. To reserve a space, call Pat Mayne at 689-8895. Port of Entry will also hold a flea market on Sunday, Aug. 28.

Senior Center seeks flea market donations

The Amherst Center for Senior Services is seeking donations of any saleable item other than clothing for a benefit sale at the center. Drop off items between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, July 8, through Thursday, July 14, at the center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway. Sale proceeds will benefit the Senior Center’s programs and services. For information, call 636-3055, ext. 3111 or ext. 3107.

Ideal weight-loss classes offered

Ida Shapiro, who has 46 years of experience in weight-loss programming, will hold weight-loss classes at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at St. Gregory the Great School, 250 St. Gregory Court. Classes also will be held at 6:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Zion United Church of Christ, 15 Koenig Circle, Tonawanda. The classes feature visualizations, guest speakers and strong group support. For information or to register, call 636-3698.

Registration open for Vacation Bible School

Creekside Assembly of God is offering free Vacation Bible School from 6:15 to 9 p.m. Monday, July 25, to Friday, July 29. The program is for children ages 4 to 11. The theme is “Pandamania.” For more information, call 689-9944. The church is located at 2625 Tonawanda Creek Road. Its website is www.creekside assemblyofgod.org.

St. Greg’s offers caregiver seminar

“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” sessions will be offered from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday evenings, July 21 through Aug. 25, at St. Gregory the Great, 100 St. Gregory Court, off Maple Road. To register, call 858-2177 or send an email to caregiver@erie.gov.

Mount Mercy Academy offering math camp

Mount Mercy Academy will hold a math camp for students in grades five through eight from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, July 11-15. The cost is $100 per student for the week. Call 825-8796, ext. 109 to register. Send payment of $100 to Math Camp, c/o Mount Mercy Academy, 88 Red Jacket Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14220 by July 1.

Williamsville Depot open on Sundays

The Williamsville Depot on South Long Street is open for tours from 1 to 4 p.m. every Sunday through Oct. 16. The site includes the 1896 railway station, a 1937 caboose and a concrete telephone building. For information, call 633-7002.

Scooter Club forming in Northtowns

The Niagara River Scooter Club is seeking new members. The group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Tim Hortons, 2760 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. For information, email Beth at paulygirl48@gmail.com.

Inquiry sessions slated at St. Pius X

St. Pius X Church is hosting inquiry sessions from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the rectory behind the church, 1700 N. French Road off Interstate 990. The sessions are designed for those interested in learning about the Catholic faith. For information, call 688-5417 or visit http://stpius-religioused.blogspot.com.

Bricks available at Amherst High

The Amherst Tigers’ Booster Club is sponsoring a brick donor walkway program to raise money for the Booster Club. The brick pathway will be visible to everyone entering the school. Granite squares and benches are also available for sponsorship. Contact Isabell Posner at 834-4605.

Farmers Market open on Saturdays

The Farmers Market at the Williamsville Mill will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through the end of October at 56 E. Spring St., off Main Street. The market features locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, locally raised meats and plants.

Overeaters Anonymous sets weekly meetings

Overeaters Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 a.m. Thursdays at the Hope Center, 781 Maple Road near North Forest Road, Amherst. For more information, call 694-4848.

Registration available for youth tennis lessons

The Village of Williamsville is offering tennis lessons this summer at South Long Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 5 until Aug. 11. Age groups are 4-6, 7-10 and 11-14. Visit sites.google.com /site/tennisinthevillage/ for the application and prices, or call 632-4923.

Celebrate Snyder seeks new members

Celebrate Snyder is seeking members to help promote the area. Contact Michael Vallone at 479-6101.

Village Book Club looking for members

The Village Book Club is seeking new members. Email villagebookclub@aol.com or call Village Hall at 632-4120, ext. 3009.

Parachute Group offers weekly meetings

The Parachute Group, for people in career transition, meets at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road. Call 276-1117.

Exercise program slated for cancer survivors

A free exercise program for breast cancer survivors takes place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. A program is also are offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Breast Cancer Network Bella Moglie Building, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew. The program is sponsored by Hope Chest Exercise and Dragon Boat Team. For information, call 759-1176.

Hebrew group gathers every Wednesday

Hadassah’s Hebrew conversation group, Ksat Ivrit, is offered at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at the Amherst Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road. Call 688-4114 for more information.

Scottish Country Dance classes available

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society of Buffalo offers dance classes, including beginner classes, from 7:15 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at the Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder. The first two classes are free. The rest are $6 per class. For more information, call 930-0750.

Youth Work$ does chores for seniors

The Amherst Youth Work$ program employs people 12 to 19 years of age to help with chores for seniors 55 and older. Call 631-7217 to learn about working or using the service.

Amherst East Rotary meets at Westwood

The Rotary Club of Amherst East meets weekly from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Westwood Country Club, 772 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Call 689-8886 for information.

Williamsville Rotary meets Monday evenings

The Rotary Club of Williamsville meets at 6:15 p.m. Mondays at Le Metro in the Tony Walker Plaza, 5110 Main St. near Interstate 290. Email bobrace123@gmail.com or pbanas@banasmortgage.com.

Weinberg Campus offers educational workshops

Weinberg Campus will provide free educational workshops for community groups. For information, or to schedule a session, call 639-3311, ext. 2233.

Amherst South Rotary set for Wednesdays

The Rotary Club of Amherst South meets at 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Sonoma Grille, 5010 Main St. near Interstate 290, Snyder. For more information, call 632-4603.

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