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2017-09-20 / What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Joseph alums slate annual Mass

The Mount St. Joseph Alumnae organization will hold its annual Mass and luncheon fundraiser at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Classics V Banquet Center, 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. There will also be a basket auction and a split club drawing. Tickets are $27. All proceeds will benefit the Sisters of St. Joseph of Clarence. To purchase tickets, contact Judy Douglas at 688-6833.

Free bridge lessons to begin Sept. 24

Free bridge lessons for beginner and continuing bridge students in grades five through 12 will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday from Sept. 24 through Dec. 3 at the Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive. Along with lessons, there will be play time, snacks and social time. For more information or to sign up, email coordinator Carol Bedell at lorac5@roadrunner.com.

Amherst Garden Club slates meeting

The Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville. A program on the Amherst State Park will be given by Lois Shriver, chairwoman of the Amherst Conservation Advisory council at 10 a.m.

Chapel at CrossPoint to host comedy night

The Chapel at 500 Cross- Point Parkway in Getzville will host a comedy night at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. Comedians Ken Davis and Paul Aldrich will be performing standup. General admission tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Artist circle tickets are $20. The doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.fln.org/tickets or by calling the Family Life ticket office at 800-927-9083.

Sewing guild to hold informational session

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the American Sewing Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Eggertsville. The 2017-18 season will begin with the annual tea party and a program on sewing machine maintenance, presented by Don of Marie’s Sewing Center. Guests are welcome. For more information, visit www.buffaloasg.weebly.com or email Linda at theagedpage@roadrunner.com.

UB Campus Ministry to host convocation

The annual convocation and Liturgy of the Holy Spirit at the Catholic Campus Ministry at the University at Buffalo will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, in the Newman Center, 495 Skinnersville Road. This year’s Newman Award will be awarded to Monsignor J Patrick Keleher for his lifetime of exceptional service to UB and its many communities through the Newman Center during the event.

Octoberfest hay ride to be held at depot

An Octoberfest hay ride will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Williamsville Lehigh Valley Depot, 86 S. Long St. The cost for a ride is $1 per person. There will also be free cider and doughnuts and $2 pumpkins. A chicken barbecue will also be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs $10.

National Recovery Month event planned

A free musical event celebrating National Recovery Month will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Butler Rehabilitation Center auditorium on the Buffalo Psychiatric Center campus, 400 Forest Ave., Buffalo. Singer, songwriter and storyteller Matt Butler will share his experience overcoming depression and addiction to alcohol through storytelling and song. For more information, email BuffaloPC@omh.ny.gov or call 816-2014.

George F. Lamm Post to host dinner

The George F. Lamm Post will host a Chiavetta’s chicken dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at the post, 962 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. All dine-in or takeout dinners include a half-chicken, roll and butter, potato salad and coleslaw. Dinners cost $10. For more information, call 207-0349.

Run in the Country set for Sept. 23

The sixth annual 5K Run in the Country will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. There will also be a Kids’ Fun Run on the grounds, starting at 10 a.m., followed by a post-race celebration at BNHV with music, food, beer and water.

Choir to host open rehearsals

The ABC Bel Canto Choir will host open rehearsals Thursdays, Sept. 21 and 28, at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst. All singers entering grades three through 12 are welcome. Students in grades three through six can come from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.; students in grades six through 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; and high school students and guys with changed and changing voices from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. For information, visit www.abcbelcanto.org.

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