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2016-02-24 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Holistic lecture slated at Audubon Library

A holistic lecture, “Natural Management and Treatment of Migraines,” will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Chiropractor Tony Buscaglia will discuss what happens during a migraine as well as what triggers them. Attendees will learn both medical and nonmedical options that focus on natural ways of treatment, such as acupuncture and stress management. To register, call 689-4922.

Support group meeting planned at library

The Dizziness and Balance Support Group of Western New York will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Kenmore Branch Library, 160 Delaware Road. For more information, call 838-3730.

St. Mary’s cash raffle scheduled for March

St. Mary’s of Swormville Home School Association will give away more than $22,000 in cash — including a $10,000 grand prize — during its “Snow Me the Money” raffle celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the church’s parish center, 6919 Transit Road. Raffle tickets are $50. Admission to the event is $10 and includes unlimited craft beer, pop and wine. Pay as you go, sampling from food trucks. Featured food trucks are Chef’s, J & L Boulevard BBQ and Sassi Cakes. Tickets are available at the school office and at the door.

ABC Bel Canto Choirs to host musical concert

A Musical Treats Concert, featuring ABC Bel Canto Choirs with special guests, will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at First Presbyterian Church, 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo. The Presto, Vivace and Bravo choirs will be showcasing music old and new from classical to pop. UB’s Buffalo Chips, an award-winning all-male a cappella group, will also perform. There is no admission, but donations will be accepted.

Sewing Guild plans meeting at church

The Buffalo/Niagara Chapter of the American Sewing Guild will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Eggertsville. For more information, email kto ber2@yahoo.com.

Free forum to take place at Amberleigh on Feb. 29

Amberleigh Retirement Community, 2330 Maple Road, Williamsville, will host a lineup of speakers for its February “Amberleigh Learning Academy.” The next forum, “Dolly Madison,” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in the Amber Room. The free program will be presented by Denise Reichard, re-enactor and actress. For more information, call 689-4195, ext. 107.

Elderwood Village to hold open house

Elderwood Village at Williamsville, at 5271 Main St., will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Feb. 27. The assisted living facility offers 24-hour staffing and security, transportation to shopping and medical appointments, and personal care assistance and medication management. The private apartments, featuring kitchenettes and emergency pull cords, can be rented month to month with no lease or security deposit. All utilities are included. For more information, call 565-9663.

Jazz Trio to perform at Christ United Church

For Jazz Vespers, Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst, will be hosting the Ron Corsaro Jazz Trio at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. Attendees can enjoy an afternoon of jazz music and reflections, featuring the music of Duke Ellington. A light supper will follow, and a freewill offering will be received. For more information, call 839-2460.

Drug epidemic town hall meeting set for March 3

Save the Michaels of the World will hold a town hall meeting to educate people on the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic in Western New York. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at the North Park Theatre, 1428 Hertel Ave., Buffalo. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., the event is free, and refreshments will be available for purchase. Among those in attendance will be Sens. Timothy Kennedy and Marc Panepinto. For more information, visit www.savethemichaels.org.

Elderwood schedules presentation on depot

Elderwood Village at Williamsville, 5271 Main St., will present “Williamsville’s Lehigh Valley Depot” at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29. Tom Stackhouse, founding president and chairman of the Williamsville Depot Committee, will speak about Williamsville’s railroad heritage in addition to the depot’s history, decline and preservation. The 1896 depot was the only station on the Lehigh line between Depew and Niagara Falls. The presentation is free. To make reservations, call 565-9663.

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