2012-01-18 / What's Going On

What's Going On

NAMI offers family support group

The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo and Erie County will hold its family support group meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. near Eggert Road. For information, call 832-4035.

Seminary to hold informational meeting

Northeastern Seminary at Roberts Wesleyan College is holding an information meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Northeastern Seminary Buffalo Extension Site, 6500 Sheridan Drive near Transit Road. The sessions provide an introduction to master’s degree programs. To register, call 585-594-6802.

Pierce Arrow program planned at Glenwood

The history of the Pierce Arrow automobile in Western New York will be the topic of a free Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society presentation, at 2:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, at ElderWood Village at Glenwood, 5271 Main St. For information, call 565-9663.

Rotary E-Club to host Scott Martzloff

The Rotary District 7090 E-Club will host a dinner Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Westwood Country Club, 772 N. Forest Road. Scott Martzloff, superintendent of the Williamsville Central School District, will speak. A cash bar and networking will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; dinner from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.; and Martzloff’s presentation regarding school funding from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Dinner costs $30 at the door.

WNY Rose Society sets monthly meetings

Meetings of the Western New York Rose Society are held at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at St. Stephens-Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 750 Wehrle Drive near Union Road. For more information, visit wnyrosesociety.org.

Painter Jeffrey Watkins featured at meeting

The Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in the Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway. The demonstrator will be Jeffrey Watkins, who has taught watercolor for 40 years. Visitors are invited for a $3 fee.

Beekeepers speak to garden club

The Forest Stream Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at Forest Elementary School, 250 N. Forest Road. Frances Hogankamp, a beekeeper for 35 years, and the Rev. Ryszard Biernat of St. Amelia’s, a beekeeper in his native Poland, will share their expertise.

Mito Group holds monthly meeting

The Western New York Mitochondrial Disease Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, and every third Thursday of the month at Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St. near Mill. For more information, contact Linda Roesch at 681-8662 or mito_ linda@yahoo.com.

WBA plans business seminar on Thursday

The Williamsville Business Association will offer a seminar titled “Using Legal Counsel Effectively and Efficiently” from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Meeting House, 5658 Main St. near Mill. David Brody of Brody and Korman PLLC will present.

Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend slated

The Sisterhood of Temple Beth Tzedek will hold a Sisterhood Shabbat Weekend on Friday, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21, at the temple, 621 Getzville Road. Friday night services begin at 6 p.m., followed by an Italian wine-themed dinner. Judy Brownstein will speak on medieval Italian Jewish women. Saturday services at 9 a.m. will feature Marlene Schillinger, president of Jewish Family Services of Buffalo and Erie County. Afterward, Schillinger and Ellen Goldstein from Jewish Family Services will discuss volunteer opportunities. Lunch will be served. The cost for dinner is $18.50. For information, call 838-3232.

Daemen College faculty exhibition closes

Daemen College arts faculty members are holding an exhibition in the Fanette Goldman Carolyn Greenfield Gallery until Jan. 21. The gallery is on the first floor of Duns Scotus Hall on the Daemen campus at 4380 Main St. near Harlem Road. For information, visit www.daemen.edu or call 839-8241.

A Night of Jazz slated for Saturday

“A Night of Jazz” will start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Banchetti by Rizzo, 550 N. French Road, Amherst. The show features jazz groups from Mount St. Mary Academy and Amherst, Sweet Home, Barker and St. Francis high schools. Food will be available to purchase. The event, hosted by Mount St. Mary Academy, will benefit the Mount’s instrumental program. Admission for the show is $8 at the door or $5 presale. Call 689-1100.

Holistic and medical presentation scheduled

The Temple Beth Zion Sisterhood will present a free program comparing medical and holistic viewpoints. Dr. Ellen Rich, and Dr. Sanford Levy will speak at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Broder Center, 700 Sweet Home Road. Some topics include genetics, health screening, and vitamins and minerals. Register by emailing tbzsisterhood@tbz.org or calling 836-6565.

Migraine support group to meet on Jan. 23

WNY Migraine and Headache Disorder Support Group will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in the All Care for Women building, 6095 Transit Road, East Amherst. The topic will be “Posture and Migraine.” People are asked not to wear perfume or cologne. For more information, call 512-3983.

Registration open for exercise classes

The Arthritis Foundation will offer an eight-week session of low-cost exercise classes from 1 to 2 p.m. Mondays beginning Jan. 23. The classes will take place at Buffalo Rehab Group, 8750 Transit Road between Klein and Clarence Center roads, Suite 120. The classes include arthritis management tips and techniques for pain management. To register, call 507-4543.

Amherst Garden Club plans meeting, luncheon

Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St. near Youngs Road. The horticulture program by Linda Zeder will discuss house plant care and grooming for a flower show. The annual election of officers will also take place. There will be a luncheon of homemade soups after the meeting. Guests and newcomers are welcome.

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