Weekly Feature



2007-08-15 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Williamsville farmer's market continues

The Williamsville Farmer's Market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 27 at the Williamsville Water Mill, 56 E. Spring St. Locally grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers will be available. Entertainment this week will be provided by Serendipity Bell Ringers. For more information on the market, call Ellie Grenauer at 984-6572 or Lynn Schwab at 632-7938.

UB to hold farmers market on south campus

The University Community Farmers Market will operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday until Oct. 13 in the parking lot north of Allen Hall on the University at Buffalo South Campus on Main Street near Kenmore Avenue. On sale will be fruits, vegetables, jellies and jams. For more information on the market, call 645-2626.

Bassett Park concert series set

The Amherst Recreation Concert Series 2007 will be held at Bassett Park at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Aug. 23. Aug. 16 will be The Pointless Brothers. Aug. 21 will be Them Jazzbeards. Aug. 23 will be The Jamie Moses Band. Concerts will be held at Transit Middle School in the event of rain. For more information on the concerts, call the Recreation Department at 631-7132.

ElderWood sets summer concerts

ElderWood Health Care at Heathwood will present summer concerts at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, now through Aug. 29, in the backyard of the skilled nursing facility, 815 Hopkins Road. Aug. 15 will be Favorites from the '40s and '50s with Ken & Rita. Aug. 22 will be The Mark Mazur Band playing favorites from the '60s and '70s. Aug. 29 The DerWalds present "Goodbye to Summer." For more information, call 633-3900.

Artyard studio to hold art camps

Artyard Studio, 5701 Main St., Williamsville, is offering six weeks of art camps now through Aug. 24. The week-long camps are morning or afternoon sessions of pottery, jewelry or art explorers for children ages 5-8 and 7-12. Students will also visit Glen Park Falls for sketching, painting and sculpting. For more information, call 634-0989 or visit the Web site www. artyardstudio. com.

Park School to offer summer driver courses

The Park School of Buffalo will offer two driver education programs this summer with AAA Western and Central New York. The courses are offered Monday through Friday, now through Aug. 24. The cost is $425 per student, and students must be 16 or older and must possess a valid driver's license. For more information, call 839-1242 or visit the Web site www. theparkschool. org.

AYF golf classic set at Fox Valley

The 22nd annual Amherst Youth Foundation Golf Classic will be held Monday, Aug. 27 at Fox Valley Club, 6161 Genesee St., Lancaster. Individual golfers, foursomes, prizes and donations are needed. All donations are tax-deductible. Proceeds will benefit the Amherst Youth Board scholarship fund and the Amherst Youth Foundation. For more information, to sign up or to donate, call 631-7215.

Art to be exhibited at JCC

The annual art exhibition by the students of Russell Ram and Joyce Hill will be on display at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, 2640 North Forest Road, now through Aug. 29 daily and weekends during regular JCC hours. Call 688-4114.

NAMI to meet Aug. 22

The National Alliance of Mental Illness in Buffalo and Erie County will hold a family support group meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst. Call 832-4035.

NYC Ballet Dancer to hold workshop

Daniel Ulbricht, principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, will teach classes at the Summer Intensive Programs at the American Academy of Ballet Monday through Friday, Aug. 20-24. Ulbricht has performed all over the U. S. and abroad. Call 688-4774.

Bonsai meeting set at Menne's

The Buffalo Bonsai Society will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Menne's Nursery, 3100 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. For more information, call Bob Maxwell at 662 4940.

Gilman Ciocia sets workshop schedule

Gilman Ciocia, a provider of federal, state and local tax planning and preparation services, will hold workshops at 6 p.m., 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Sonoma Grill, 5010 Main St., Snyder. For more information or to register, call 1-800-829-8326 or visit the Web site www. gilcio. com.

India Day Mela Festival set for Aug. 18

The India Association of Buffalo will celebrate India's 60th Independence Day as India Day Mela from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at the University at Buffalo, Center for the Arts, North Campus. Food, entertainment and a fireworks display. Admission is free. Call 689-2835.

Cruise night set at ElderWood Heathwood

ElderWood Health Care at Heathwood, 815 Hopkins Road, will host a "Cruise Night" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22. A dozen classic cars will be on display. Music by the Mark Mazur Band. Free admission. For more information, call 688-0111.

Amherst Garden Club to meet Aug. 22

The Amherst Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. at the home of Sylvia Fredericks. After a short meeting the members are invited to relax and enjoy Sylvia's garden. Coffee and pastries will be served. For more information, call 741-1095.

St. Andrew's to hold rummage sale

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the church, 3105 Main St.

Monthly book club to meet first Thursdays

Librarian Jack Edson will host a book club at the Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month starting Sept. 6 with Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," Yann Martel's "Life of Pi" will be on Oct. 4, For more information or to register, call 689-4922.

Magician to entertain children at Eastern Hills

Magician David Garrity will return to the Children's Summer Theatre at Eastern Hills Mall at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Center Court area of the mall. Children 12 and under will receive a free gift and a coupon for a $1 lunch anywhere in the food court. For more information, call 631-5812 or visit www. shopeasternhills. com.

CWC of Buffalo to meet Aug. 20

The Christian Women's Club's Buffalo After Five will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 for dinner at the Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd. The theme is "High Hopes" featuring Barbara Weaver from UMCOR-Disaster Response Consultants. Speaker will be Susie Jones from Huntington, W.Va. Call Joan at 873-1189 or Kathy at 876-8643.

Wahl Trimmer in search of 'Men of the Year'

Wahl Trimmer's "Let it Grow" tour will stop in Amherst in search of the Wahl "Men of the Year" sporting the best mustache, goatee and beard in America. The Wahl mobile barber shop will make a stop from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Wal-Mart, 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. The mobile will also make a stop from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at America's Fair. Visit www. wahlnation. com.

Zydeco-reggae fest, picnic slated

Popular local bands LeeRon Zydeco & the Hot Tamales and The Dreadbeats will host the Zydeco Reggae Fest Five from 2 p.m. to dusk, Sunday, Aug. 19 at the Rose Garden Grove, 2753 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. Featured will be a picnic with performances by the hosting bands and a percussion jam for kids and adults, food and drink, and dance lessons. Tickets are $6; children 12 and under are free. For more information, call 835-9014, 871-0296 or 632-9871.

Alzheimer's Association to hold rummage sale

The Alzheimer's Association, WNY Chapter, will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 in the association's parking lot, 2805 Wehrle Drive, Wehrle Commons, Williamsville. For more information about the rummage sale or donating, call 626-0600.

Dream Theater to perform at CFA

Progressive metal band Dream Theater will perform with Redemption & Into Eternity at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at the Mainstate Theatre, Center for the Arts, North Campus, University at Buffalo. Tickets are $38. For more information, call 645-2787 or visit the Web site www.ubcfa.org.

Alzheimer's support group to meet

Health Care at Wedgewood, 4459 Bailey Ave., Eggertsville, will host its Alzheimer's Support Group at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 21. The group is open to all who have a family member affected by Alzheimer's, are caring for someone with the disease or whose lives are otherwise touched by a person with memory impairment. Meetings are free. Call 835-2543.

Buffalo Polka Boosters set meeting

The Buffalo Polka Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 at the Polish Falcons Clubroom, 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. Music will be from 8 to 11 p.m. with a meeting at 9 p.m. Call 681-0278.

Men's caregiver group meeting set

The Men's Caregiver Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association of WNY, will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 5 in the private dining room at ElderWood Village at Glenwood, 5271 Main St. Call 937-7522.

Bandshell to be dedicated to Measer familyThe bandshell at the Amherst Museum will be dedicated to the Measer family at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road. .  The Amherst Symphony will present a summer concert at the event.

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