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2007-02-28 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Community Church

to hold Bible study

Amherst Community Church will conduct a video Bible study called Living the Questions, featuring interviews with Marcus Borg, John Dominic Crossan, Nancy Ammermanand John Shelby Spong. The study will meet at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 28. The church is located at 77 Washington Highway, Snyder.

Church to hold six-week

Lenten supper, program

Williamsville United Methodist Church will hold a six-week program series, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with dinner followed by a program at 6:15 p.m. beginning Wednesday, Feb. 28 through March 28. The sixth installation will be Thursday, April 5. The church is located at 5681 Main St., Williamsville. Museum begins fiction

book club

Amherst Museum has started a new book club, which is free to the public. The first meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. The first book will be Edith Wharton's "The Age of Innocence."

Pre-school accepts

applications for 2007

St. Gregory the Great School of Williamsville will open a pre-school for 3 and 4 year olds in September 2007. Two, three and five day programs are available, call 688-5323.

Village Meeting House

to hold open house

The Village Meeting House Museum will hold an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at the museum, 5658 Main St., Williamsville.

Temple Beth Zion to hold

adult education course

Temple Beth Zion will hold adult education courses from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 700 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. Call 836-6565, ext. 12.

De Amherst Garden Club

to hold general meeting

De Amherst Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 at St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville. The topic will be "Tools of the Trade."

Center to host expert

animal communicator

Natural Harmony Holistic Health Center, located at 1408 Sweet Home Road, will host Kristin Thompson, an expert animal communicator, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 1. Bring a photograph of your pet. The cost is $26. Space is limited. Call 204-9299 or e-mail Kristin@CommunicateWithAnimals. com.

Amherst Book Club

to meet at Fanny's

The Amherst Book Club will meet at noon Thursday, March 1 at Fanny's Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive. Guest reviewer, Judi Greer, will review the "Hours After" by Gerda Klein. Call 839-2904.

'The Exonerated' to hit

stage at Center for Arts

"The Exonerated" will be presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University at Buffalo at 8 p.m. March 1-3 and at 2 p.m. March 3 and 4 at 103 Center for The Arts, Amherst, on the UB North Campus.

Cub Scout Pack 248

to hold fish fry

Cub Scout Pack 248 will host a fish fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2 at Maple West Elementary School, 851 Maple Road, Williamsville. Proceeds will benefit a new playground fund at the school. Eat-in and take-out are available.

World Day of Prayer held

at St. Leo the Great

The annual World Day of Prayer will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 2 at St. Leo the Great Church, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst.

Troop 93 to hold

spaghetti dinner, auction

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Boy Scout Troop 93 will hold its annual spaghetti dinner and Chinese auction from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 4 at Clarence Town Park in the clubhouse. The proceeds will fund a camping trip to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico.

'Getting into College'

seminar set at library

"Getting into College" will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at Amherst Main Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Call 689-4922 to register.

Temple Sinai to hold

Persian auction

Temple Sinai will hold a Persian Auction from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at 50 Alberta Drive. Raffle tickets will be available for $1.

Bereavement Support

Group to meet in Snyder

Christ the King Bereavement Committee will sponsor a support group biweekly from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning March 6 through May 8. The sessions will be held at 30 Lamarck Drive, Amherst, in the church library. Call Linda Maslona at 839-2363.

Bottle collector's group

to present lecture

Peter Jablonski, president of the Greater Buffalo Bottle Collector's Association, will present a lecture entitled Archaeology of the Outhouse: Uncovering Western New York's Tangible Past. The lecture will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Longmeadow Drive, Amherst. The regular meeting begins at 7 p.m. For more information, call 440-7985.

Willow Ridge Garden

Club to host luncheon

The Willow Ridge Garden Club will hold its installation luncheon at noon Wednesday, March 7 at The University Inn and Conference Center at the Ramada, located at 2402 N. Forest Road, Amherst.

Literary Cafe to hold

inaugural session

The Center for Inquiry Literary Cafe will hold its inaugural session at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 at 1310 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. The featured poets will be Joe Nichell and Christina Wos'donnelly.

Panhellenic Group

to meet in Amherst

Marion Benner, president of Greater Buffalo Alumnae Panhellenic Association, will conduct a meeting of local delegates at noon Wednesday, March 7 at Family Tree Restaurant on Bailey Avenue in Amherst.

Mothers & More to meet

at Glenwood Village

The Buffalo Chapter of Mothers & More will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 to discuss "Favorite Adventures with our Children in This Area" and at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22 to discuss "The Financial Facts of Retirement: What Every Woman Should Know." The sessions will be held at Elderwood at Glenwood Village, 5271 Main St., Williamsville. Call 691-0005 or 839-2345.

NAMI to meet

March 8, 28

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8, and the Family Support Group will meet Wednesday, March 28 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst.

BPW to celebrate

Women's History Month

Buffalo/Amherst Business and Professional Women will celebrate Women's History Month at its monthly dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 at the Fairdale Restaurant, 672 Wehrle Drive. The program speaker will be Susan Banks, who recently launched her own business, "Susan Banks, Image Consulting." For reservations, call Lora Warkentin at 832-9327. The cost is $25 and includes dinner.

'Welcome Home Project'

topic at luncheon

The United Methodist Women of Christ at United Methodist Church in Snyder will hold a luncheon at noon, Thursday, March 8 at 350 Saratoga Road. Jean Wood will speak on Beechwood's "Welcome Home Project." The cost is $5.

Piano teachers to hold

music forum

Music Forum for Piano Teachers sponsors piano recital given by Anne Denis and James Welch at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9 in Baird Recital Hall on the North Campus of University at Buffalo. Proceeds will go toward the Music Forum for Piano Teachers Scholarship Fund. Single admission $5, family admission $8, call 691-5612.

Williamsville Art Society

to host local artist

Jody Ziehm, local artist and prize winner, will showcase her work for the Williamsville Art Society at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9 at the Harlem Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road Room 2. The cost is $3. Call 634-7015.

Meeting House

to host Eckankar

The Williamsville Meeting House will host Eckankar at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9 at the museum, 5658 Main St., Williamsville. The program will be "Trust Your Inner Guidance" and is sponsored by the New York Satsang Society Inc., a chartered affiliate of Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God. Coffeehouse dedication

to be held March 10

A dedication ceremony in memory of Melissa Reed Chudy will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at The Coffeehouse, inside the Independent Health Youth & Family Center, at 5005 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville.

Maple East committee

to hold boutique sale

The Maple East Playground Committee will host a Boutique Sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Maple East Elementary School, 1500 Maple Road. The event includes Irish dancing performances at 1 and 3 p.m.

Family concert, theme

basket auction set

Music with March Family Concert and Theme Basket Auction will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10 at Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder. For $3 adult and $2 child tickets, call 834-9701.

Ballet soloist to teach

dance at school

Daniel Ulbricht, soloist with New York City Ballet, will conduct master classes for students ages 10 and up on Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11 at the American Academy of Ballet in Williamsville. Classes for children ages 10 and up with a minimum three years ballet training will be held. Children's levels, intermediate, advanced will be offered. Call 688-4774.

Phi Beta Kappa to host

ballroom dance

Members of Phi Beta Kappa will host Ballroom Social Dancing and Dance Exhibition from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at Fanny's Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Call 833-3645.

Church to host artist

work March 15

The Amherst Community Church will host works by Abby Lammers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15 at 77 Washington Highway, Snyder. Call 634-7015.

NY Times best-selling

author plans signing

New York Times best-selling author Raymond Arroyo will hold a book signing and talk about his new release, "Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality," at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 1565 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. The book will be released on March 6, and its list price is $16.95.

WIICH to host

mini-fashion show

Women Interested in Cystic Health will host a Mini-Fashion Show at noon Wednesday, March 14 at The Protocol Restaurant on Transit Road. The cost is $20. For reservations, call 652-9613 or 652-0375.

Garden club to meet

at Forest Elementary

The Forest Stream Garden Club will meet at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, March 15 at the Forest Elementary School, 250 North Forest Road, Williamsville. Al Festaiuti, owner of A&B Landscape Services, Inc. will present a program on organic gardening methods.

Big Band Dance

and Silent Auction set

Amherst High School's Big Band Dance and Silent Auction will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 17 at the Amherst High School gymnasium, 4301 Main St., Amherst. Tickets cost $5. For more information, call 362-8354.

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