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2018-09-19 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Amherst Garden Club to meet Sept. 26

Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Amherst. Members Sylvia Fredricks and Eleanor Wolford will host a program and demonstration on fall wreaths. Members are to bring their own materials.

Sewing guild to hold annual tea

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the American Sewing Guild will hold its annual tea at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Eggertsville. Members and guests are encouraged to bring a teacup or coffee mug. At the meeting, Dianne Jones of the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will host a trunk show and discuss sewing and repairing vintage clothing. To learn more, email Susan at sjperry10@roadrunner.com or visit www.buffaloasg.weebly.com.

North Presbyterian Church to host talk

A breakfast speaker series hosted by North Presbyterian Church in Williamsville will open Saturday, Sept. 22, with a discussion led by the first Arab-American Muslim woman in Western New York to hold public office, Mona Abdulla. The discussion will begin at 9 a.m. at North Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Forest Road. A light breakfast will be available with a $5 donation per person. To RSVP, call 632-1330.

Chamber Ensembles to perform at church

The Amherst Chamber Ensembles will perform two concerts this month at Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd. A chamber music concert will take place Sunday, Sept. 23, followed by the orchestra’s “Tour de France” concert Sunday, Sept. 30, featuring Matthew Cohen on alto saxophone. Both concerts start at 3 p.m. and are free, but donations are accepted.

Family Fall Fest planned at church

Family Fall Fest at Brick by Brick Bible Church, 212 Harding Road, two blocks west of Transit Road off Main St. in Amherst, will host its Family Fall Fest from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. There will be a basket raffle, free hot dogs and chili, and children’s activities. For more information, call 631-3753.

Church to hold BBQ chicken dinner

North Presbyterian Church will host a Chiavetta’s barbecued chicken dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the church, 300 N. Forest Road, Williamsville. Tickets are $10 each and are available by stopping at the church office during regular church hours, or first-come, first-served during the dinner. Each eat-in or takeout dinner includes a homemade dessert.

Orchestra to host luncheon Oct. 15

The Amherst Symphony Orchestra will host a preview luncheon at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, at Sean Patrick’s Restaurant, 3480 Millersport Highway, Getzville. A string quartet featuring Loren Silvertust and Shieh-Jian Tsai on violin, Val Heywood on viola, and Bryan Eckenrode on cello will perform at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served around noon. For more information, call 633-4606.

Medicare presentation slated for Sept. 26

A free presentation about Medicare will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at Buffalo First Wealth Management LLC, 7606 Transit Road, Amherst. The presentation will be led by Maria Shenk of Univera Healthcare. Make a reservation at 204-8369.

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