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2018-04-18 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Smallwood PTA to hold breakfast

The Smallwood Parent Teacher Association will host its annual pancake breakfast and art show from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at Smallwood Elementary School, 300 Smallwood Drive. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausages, fruit and beverages. The cost is $5 per person or free for children ages 2 and younger. The Smallwood Bookstore will be open, and the PTA will also be selling Anderson’s coupon booklets and Smallwood apparel. For information, email christine_abdulky@hotmail.com or alotempio@amherstschools.org.

Meat raffle slated at St. Leo the Great

The Amherst Senior Citizens Foundation with Hearts and Hands will host a meat raffle from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at St. Leo the Great Church, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. There will be plenty of meat raffles, 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Tickets cost $5 and include wine, beer and soda. Advance table reservations can be made by contacting Kathy at 406-8311, ext. 108.

GOP women to hold April 24 meeting

The Amherst Republican Women will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at McPartlan’s Corner, 669 Wehrle Drive. Networking will begin at 6 p.m. followed by dinner. The organization held its first official meeting in April 1933, and this meeting will celebrate its founding, complete with birthday cake and ice cream. Albums with photos and mementos will be displayed. Guests and potential members are welcome. For information or reservations, contact ARW at 839-9220 or amherstGOPwomen@yahoo.com.

Erie County SCOPE plans meeting

The Erie County Shooters Committee on Political Education will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the George F. Lamm Post, 962 Wehrle Drive. Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns will be a guest speaker. For more information, visit www.SCOPEny.org.

Church to host classes for caregivers

Trinity Old Lutheran Church will host a six-week program from 2:30 to 5 p.m. beginning Wednesday, April 25. The program is designed for people helping or caring for relatives or friends with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke. The cost is $25 and includes a copy of “The Caregiver Helpbook.” The cost is covered for members of Blue Cross BlueShield of WNY and Independent Health. To register, contact the Erie County Department of Senior Services at 858-2177 or at caregiver@erie.gov.

Catholic Health sets dinner program

Catholic Health will host a dinner program titled “Arteries, Veins … What’s the Difference?” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. Registration begins at 5 p.m. A panel of Catholic Health vascular experts will discuss vascular disease and answer questions. For more information or to make a reservation, call Catholic Health’s Health- Connection at 447-6205.

Church to host Italian-themed evening

Calvary Episcopal Church will present “Pastamoré: A Night of Sauce and Song,” a fundraiser featuring dinner and entertainment at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville. Guests may dine on their choice of two pastas dressed in homemade red tomato sauce or creamy, white Parmesan and mushroom sauce. The event costs $20 per adult and $5 per child age 12 or younger.

BNHV to host biennial quilt show

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village will host its biennial quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, and from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. The show will feature more than 200 quilts by quilters throughout the Western New York area, including works that are hand-sewn and machine-quilted, original designs, and more. Visitors can also enjoy a vendor sale and side raffles. Admission is $6 for adults and free for children younger than 12.

Women’s run club to host first run of season

The Queen City Run Club, a running group for women, will host its first run of the season at 6:15 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Amherst UB Bike Path on North Forest Road. New runners are welcome. For more information, visit the “Queen City Run Club” Facebook page.

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