Weekly Feature

2006-12-27 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Senior travel club to hold

membership tea

The Amherst Senior Travel Club will hold its annual Holiday Membership Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27 at the Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst. Membership dues are $7 for individual and $10 for couples. The club is open to people 55 and older who are members of the Senior Center. The travel club meets at 1 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the center.

‘Relevant Worship’

to play in Williamsville

Relevant Worship will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29 at the Evangel Assembly of God, 1800 Maple Road in Williamsville. For information, call 633-1117 or visit www.king dombound.org.

Museum to hold

winter fundraiser

The Amherst Museum is accepting new hats, gloves, scarves and mittens to decorate the Mitten Tree through Dec. 31 at the museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road in Amherst. In return, donators will receive a complementary admission to visit the museum. All contributions will be donated to the children at Buffalo School #45, and books will also be collected for the library.

Center for Inquiry

to feature poets

The Center For Inquiry Literary Cafe will feature poets, Jennifer Campbell and Livio Farallo, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 at the center, 1310 Sweet Home Road.

Eggertsville Community

Organization meeting set

The Eggertsville Community Organization will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 4007 Main St. in Eggertsville. Lecture to be held about

paintings and business

A lecture will be held on paintings and antique auction business as well as free appraisal of paintings. The lecture will be given by Sam Haney of St. Peters Episcopal Church at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 at the church hall on Longmeadow Drive in Amherst. The general meeting begins at 7 p.m. For information, call 440-7985.

Williamsville Art Society

to host artist

The Williamsville Art Society will host Greg Kuppinger’s oil paintings on canvas and sandpaper work. A meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12 at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road Room 2. For more information, call 634-7015. The cost will be $3.

Watercolor Society

to meet at church

The Amherst Community Church, located at 77 Washington Highway, will host a demo by Jody Ziehm at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. The cost is $3. For information, call 634-7015.

JCC to begin

art classes

The Jewish Community Center’s Adult Services is accepting registration for Collage Mixed Media with Joyce Hill, which begins classes 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 10 through Feb. 14; and Various Creative Media with Russell Ram, which begins 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 11 to Feb. 15 at the center, 2640 N. Forest Road in Getzville. For more information about the classes, call 688-4114 ext. 366.

CPA to begin

in February

The Amherst Police Department will offer a Citizen’s Police Academy for 13 weeks of education about the department. The session will begin February 13 at the station, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Each week participants will have the opportunity to learn about the detective bureau, canine, emergency response team, traffic and more. Class size is limited. Interested applicants, contact Lt. Stephen McGonagle at 689-1311 or smcg onagle@ apdny. org. Stroller Strides program

to begin at center

Stroller Strides, the nation’s largest fitness program for new moms, meets at 4 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:15 a.m. Thursdays in the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road in Amherst. Classes are also held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Boulevard Mall, 700 Alberta Drive in Amherst. The first class is free. For information, call Joy Kelley at 604-7536 or visit www.stroller strides.net/buffalo.

Instruction available

at Estudio Art School

Instruction is open in multimedia for children, teens and adults at Estudio Art School and Gallery. Call for more information, 634-5634.

ALS schedules meetings

at Amherst Library

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Amherst Public Library, 4622 Main Street, Amherst.

Doubles tennis players

sought for group

Korn Tennis Group is seeking doubles tennis players to play from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday through April. Members can select which days to participate or play all of the times available. For more information, call Russ Benfanti at 741-5176 or Chuck Goodrich at 833-9123.

Recovery Inc.

to meet Saturdays

Recovery Inc. will meet at 3 p.m. every Saturday at University Presbyterian Church at Main Street and Niagara Falls Boulevard. It is a self-help group for persons who struggle with anger, panics, anxiety, depression, obsessions, compulsions or phobias. Call 836-0969.

Center offers sessions

on eating disorders

Avalon Center offers free informational sessions on eating disorders from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday at 346 Harris Hill Road. Call 839-0999. Support group to meet

second Wednesday

Adult support group meetings for people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month at Ascension Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St. in Snyder. For parents and guardians who have a child with ADHD, a support group will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month at the church. For more information, call 829-2244 ext. 135 or visit www. addresswny. org.

Support group meets

twice per month

The Ovarian Cancer Support Group will meet the first and third Tuesdays of the month from 1 to 3 p.m. at Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St., Williamsville. It provides educational and social gathering opportunities. Caregivers, family or friends are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 634-4800.

Pilates classes offered

in Steinmart Plaza

Pilates exercise classes are being held at Gymboree Play and Music in the Steinmart Plaza on Transit Road. Classes are held at 11:30 a.m. Mondays and 9 a.m. Fridays. The cost is $5 per class and babysitting is available for an additional $2. Call 741-8641.

Lions Club meets first

and third Tuesdays

The Williamsville Lions Club meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Fanny’s Restaurant, 3500 Sheridan Drive. Call 639-8310 or 860-7067.

St. Gregory hosts

bereavement support

St. Gregory the Great Support Group for the Bereaved meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at 100 St. Gregory Court. Call 688-5678.

Fibromyalgia Support

Group to meet

Fibromyalgia Support Group will meet at 11 a.m. the first Thursday of every month at 55 Pineview Drive. Call 626-0333. Everywoman Opportunity

Center to help women

Everywoman Opportunity Center is offering help for women who are divorced, separated, widowed or single parents to find employment. For more information, call 834-2260.

McGuire Group to host

support group

The McGuire Group will host a support group for women caring for a partner with memory impairment. The group will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive.

Alzheimer’s caregiver

support group set

A support group will be offered to help address the unique issues of daughter caregivers of a person with dementia. The group will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive in Williamsville.

Ski club to hold


Pantera Ski Club is accepting registration for all Williamsville High School students. The club will meet Friday nights at Holiday Valley Resort this winter. Buses will leave from Williamsville East High School. Student season passes and rentals are available. Space is limited. Call 639-1151.

Rehearsals set

for Lutheran Chorale

The Lutheran Chorale will resume rehearsals from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ascension Lutheran Church, 4640 Main St., Snyder. Call 837-4789.

Recovery Inc. to hold

Wednesday meetings

Recovery Inc. will meet at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville. It is a self-help group for persons who struggle with anger, panic, anxiety, depression, obsessions, compulsions or phobias. For more information about the group, call 634-6631.

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