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2010-08-18 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Moonlight Run and Wellness Walk slated

The 5K Moonlight Run and Wellness Walk will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, and begins from Glen Avenue and Cayuga Street in Williamsville. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training. For information, call Gold’s Gym at 626-1963.

Blood drive slated on Transit Road

Upstate New York Transplant Services will be collecting blood at the office of Jeff Siebert, State Farm Agent, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, August 19. Siebert’s office is located at 8610 Transit Road near Klein, East Amherst.

Heard of Buffalo plays Music on Main

Music on Main will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19. Heard of Buffalo will perform at the Hampton Inn, 5455 Main St. between Long and Cayuga, Williamsville. The series is sponsored by the Williamsville Business Association.

Thursdays Under the Tent features soul music

Soul Providers will perform classic soul from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at the Ramada Inn, 2402 N. Forest Road, Getzville, as part of the “Thursdays Under the Tent” series. The evening includes free parking and drink specials.

WNY Mito Group holds monthly meeting

The WNY Mito Group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19 at the Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St., Williamsville. For information, contact 525-1102 or 674-1007.

UNYTS to hold blood drives at Eastern Hills

UNYTS will hold blood drives from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20 and Monday, Aug. 23 at the Eastern Hills Mall walk up site, 4545 Transit Road, Clarence.

Annulment writing workshop scheduled

Annulment Companions will sponsor an Annulment Writing workshop for anyone who wants help with the Catholic annulment process. The session will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20 and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 at St. Leo the Great School, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. $20 registration fee includes lunch and snacks. Call 633-7786 to register.

UB Newman Center hosts blood drive

A UNYTS blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 at the Newman Center on the University at Buffalo North Campus at the Newman Center.

Concert planned at Christ United Methodist

An instrumental worship concert will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Snyder. The concert will feature the Karunanithy Sisters, who have performed internationally. For information, call 839-2460.

Blood drive slated at Aspire office

Aspire of WNY will host a UNYTS blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, August 24 at their office on 2356 North Forest Road, Getzville.

Legislator Ed Rath holds outreach hours

Erie County Legislator Ed Rath will hold outreach hours from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24 at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst.

Amherst Museum plans book club meeting

The Amherst Museum’s book club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25 at the museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. The club will discuss “The Elegance of the Hedgehog” by Muriel Barbery. The book club is free, but registration is required. Register by calling 689-1440 ext. 7716.

Amherst Garden Club plans city outing

Members of the Amherst Garden Club will meet at the Park & Ride at Main and Union in Williamsville at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25 and car pool to 271 Grant Street, Buffalo, for a tour of the Massachusetts Avenue Project followed by a tour of the Erie Basin Marina Gardens and lunch at Templeton Landing. Newcomers are welcome.

Healthy cooking demonstration planned

Bonnie Davis of Rising Sun Yoga is presenting quick, easy and healthy food demonstrations with samples from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday August, 25 at 5225 Sheridan Drive, Georgetown Square, Amherst. For information, contact 632-5802 or visit www. YogaIsRisingSun. com.

NAMI to hold support group meeting

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will hold a family support group meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. near Eggert Road, Amherst. For information, call 832-4035.

Amherst Male Glee Club seeks singers

The Amherst Male Glee Club is recruiting new members. The club’s first rehearsal of the fall will be on Thursday, Sept. 2. For information and details, call 875-2958.

Amherst 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.

Scottish Country Dance classes available

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society of Buffalo will offer dance classes, including a beginner’s class, 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. Call 930-0750, or visit http:// www. rscdsbuffalo. com.

Amherst East Rotary meets weekly at Ramada

The Rotary Club of Amherst East meets weekly from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center, 2402 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Call 689-8886 for information.

Market at the Mill open on Saturdays

The Williamsville Market at the Mill will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at the Williamsville Water Mill on East Spring Street. The market features regionally grown produce, meat and dairy products, baked goods, children’s crafts and live music.

Hebrew group meets every Wednesday

The Hebrew group Ksat Ivrit is offered at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Amherst Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road. Call 688-4114 for more information.

Buffalo Button Club seeks members

The Buffalo Button Club invites anyone interested in antique clothing buttons to attend a lunch meeting on the third Monday of the month. Call 834-5799 for time and location.

Parachute Group sets weekly meeting

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

Garden Nursery School accepting applications

Garden Nursery Schoolis accepting applications. The school is located at 4640 Main St. near Burroughs Drive in Snyder. Call 839-5783.

Amherst South Rotary meets weekly at Sonoma

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

Celebrate Snyder seeks new members

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

Lions Club loan closet needs donations

The Williamsville Lions Club seeks donations for its loan closet. The club loans equipment such as wheelchairs, canes and walkers to the community. Contact Ken Moses at 634-1212, ext. 211.

Ideal weight-loss classes offered

Ida Shapiro, who has 44 years of experience in weight-loss programming, will hold weight-loss classes at 7 p.m. every Thursday at St. Gregory the Great School, 250 St. Gregory Court. Call 636-3698.

Boy Scout Pack accepting members

Anyone interested in joining Pack 431 of the Greater Niagara Region of the Boy Scouts of America should contact Ken Knox at 832-1917.

Weinberg Campus offers educational workshops

Weinberg Campus will provide free educational workshops. To pics include Exploring Senior Living Options, Hospitalization and the Dementia Client, and Senior Living - Assessing the Need. To arrange a presentation, call 639-3311, ext. 2233.

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