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2018-05-16 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Williamsville walking tour dates slated

Explore Buffalo will host a walking tour of the Village of Williamsville at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 16 and 23. Participants should meet at the bridge at the entrance to Island Park, behind the Amherst Municipal Building at 5583 Main St. The tour, which lasts about two hours, will proceed rain or shine. The cost is $15 for general admission or $5 for students. There is no cost for patrons who have Explorer Passes. For more information or to register in advance, visit www.ExploreBuffalo.org.

Dinner to benefit AHS track and field

The Amherst High School track and field teams will host a Chiavetta’s chicken dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 21, next to the track at Amherst High School, 4301 Main St. Dinners are takeout or dine-in and cost $10. Proceeds will benefit the Amherst varsity track and field teams. Cash or check will be accepted.

Will East to host jazz series concert

The Williamsville East Jazz Orchestra and Combos will join guest artist Ernie Watts, two-time Grammy Award-winning saxophonist, at its “Legends of Jazz” series from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at Williamsville East High School, 151 Paradise Road, East Amherst. Presale tickets cost $15 and may be purchased at 626-8462.

Depot to host garage, plant, book sale

The Williamsville Lehigh Valley Depot will host a two-day garage, plant and book sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20, at the depot, 86 S. Long St. There will also be a chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tables are still available and cost $10 for the weekend. For more information or to reserve a table, call Marty at 864-3691.

Free bridge lessons to begin May 20

Free bridge lessons for beginner middle and high school students will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday from May 20 through July 15 at the Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive. Refreshments will be provided. For more information or to sign up, email coordinator Carol Bedell at lorac5@roadrunner.com.

Smallwood Garden Club to meet May 21

The Smallwood Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St., Williamsville. Ginger Wszalek from Reinstein Woods will discuss how to cope with white-tailed deer, which plants are deer-resistant, methods to keep deer out of the garden and the danger of feeding deer.

Weinberg Campus sets veteran seminar

Weinberg Campus will host a free seminar for veterans and their families from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at the Meadows Senior Apartments at Weinberg Campus, 2650 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Guest speaker Sam Feaster of the Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center will discuss health care benefits. Linda Marie Corsaro and Ernest Roberson from the Department of Veterans Affairs will share information about housing, insurance, education, benefits and more. Seating is limited. To reserve seating, call 639-3332 or email rsvp@weinbergcampus.org.

GOP Women to discuss campus life

Amherst Republican Women will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, May 22, at Rizotto Ristorante, 930 Maple Road. Networking will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Lynn Sementilli, a student leader and founder of University at Buffalo’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter will present, “What’s Happening on Our College Campuses?” Guests and potential members are welcome. For information or to make reservations, contact ARW at 839-9220 or amherstGOPwomen@yahoo.com.

Amherst Garden Club to meet May 23

The Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, at St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville. Jody Allsbrook will present “The Fungus Among Us” and discuss the Erie Community College Learning Garden at Canalside. Guests are welcome.

Society sets native plant, wildflower sale

The Niagara Frontier Botanical Society will hold its biannual native plant and wildflower sale from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst.

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