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2014-07-30 / What's Going On

What's Going On

American Legion Band organizes concert

The American Legion Band of the Tonawandas Post No. 264 will present a free concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at Bassett Park, 359 Klein Road in Amherst. The band is directed by Michael Shaw. For more information, visit www.tonawandalegionband.com.

Last Conservative performs at The Forvm

The band Last Conservative will present a concert with The Divisions on Friday, Aug. 1, at The Forvm in Maple Ridge Plaza, 4224 Maple Road at Sweet Home, Amherst. The doors will open at 8 p.m., and tickets cost $5 presale and $8 at the door. For more information, call 831-3271 or visit www.mapleentertainment.com.

Association provides support for caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York sponsors various caregiver support groups. A group open only to men meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at Elderwood Village, 5271 Main St. in Williamsville. For more information, call 1-800-272-3900.

Homemade soup offered at Montgomery Park

Montgomery Park’s chef prepares homemade soup at 11 a.m. Sunday mornings, at Montgomery Park, 6363 Transit Road, To make a reservation, call 688-7880.

Jewish Federation plans Chiavetta’s barbecue

A chiavetta’s chicken barbecue fundraiser will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Jewish Federation Apartments, 275 Essjay Road, Williamsville. Tickets cost $9 in advance and $10 at the door. For more information, contact Carol or Kathy at 631-8471.

Asbury Pointe offers AARP driving course

Asbury Pointe Retirement Community will host a two-day, six-hour driver course through AARP on Thursday, Aug. 7, and Friday, Aug. 8. The course, designed for drivers 50 years and older, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in Asbury’s theatre room, 50 Stahl Road, Getzville. The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers. To make a reservation, call 810-7500.

Owl Prowl program set at Walton Woods

Owl Prowl will be held from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Walton Woods Trailhead, next to the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Participants can search and learn about owls, and the program is free. To register, call 631-7132.

Church schedules ‘Shake it Up’ VBS

A free “Shake it Up” Vacation Bible School program will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, Aug. 18, through Thursday, Aug. 21, at North Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Forest Road, Williamsville. The program, for children in prekindergarten through grade five, will feature Bible stories, creative crafts, hands-on activities, music, recreation and snacks. For information, call 632-1330 or visit www.northchurchwilliamsville.org.

Amherst Bel Canto camp seeks musicians

The Amherst Bel Canto Choir will host a summer music camp for students entering grades three through seven, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, Aug. 18 through 23. The music camp will be held at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road in Amherst. Camp activities will include singing, playing instruments, movement and dance, and team building. For more information, contact Julie Furlong at jfurlong@amherstschools.org, or visit www.abcbelcanto.org.

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