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2009-11-11 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Eggertsville in Lights 2009 contest

The Eggertsville Community Organization is sponsoring its second annual Lighting Contest, open to residents of exterior lit homes located in the 14226 zip code. Each entry will be judged on five criteria. Prizes will be awarded to the top three entrants to be presented at the Eggertsville Community Organization meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the Eggertsville Community Center, 4110 Bailey Ave. Entry forms are available on www. eggertsvillecommunity. org. Call 462-4428.

Temple Beth Tzedek Rummage Sale slated

Temple Beth Tzedek will host its 30th annual Sisterhood Rummage Sale from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, featuring a bag day and half price designer room. It will be held at 621 Getzville Road.

Managing Challenging Behaviors seminar set

Clare Bridge Williamsville will hold a free seminar titled “Managing Challenging Behaviors” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 6076 Main St. Seating is limited. Call 632-7123.

La Leche League meeting slated

La Leche League of Amherst will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, in the office of Family Chiropractic at 4017 Harlem Road, at the corner of Saratoga Road. Pregnant and breast feeding mothers and their babies are invited to attend. Call Barb at 604-2117.

Catholic spiritualities adult education program set

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Clarence will hold an adult education program through a five-session series called “Catching the Spirit,” each dealing with a different spiritual tradition. The next session will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the corner of Main Street and Harris Hill Road.

Parachute Group plans session

The Parachute Group, a networking group for individuals in career transition, meets at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Community Room 1. Call 276-1117 or visit www. parachutegroup. org.

Hebrew group offered every Wednesday

The Hebrew group Ksat Ivrit is offered at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Amherst Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road. New members are welcome. For more information, call Karla at 688-4114.

Williamsville Garden Club anniversary set

The Williamsville Garden Club will celebrate 75 years in existence at 10 a.m. in the home of Charlene Kern, club president, on Thursday, Nov. 12. Yearbooks, scrapbooks and pictures will be displayed. The club is continually seeking new members to help further its community involvement at Bassett Manor Adult Residence and Clearfield Library. For more information, call Kern at 741-4461.

Parkinson’s Support Group to meet

The Parkinson Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Temple Beth Am, 4660 Sheridan Drive. Dr. Linda Hershey, a Parkinson’s specialist, will be the guest speaker. Meetings provide topics related to Parkinson’s disease. Call 689-1559 for more information.

‘How to Manage Your Wealth’ seminar

Bassett Manor and Bassett Park, Emeritus Senior Living communities, will host a “How to Manage Your Wealth” free presentation at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at 111 St. Gregory Court in Williamsville. Jay Blanchard of Next Financial will present. Call 689-2394.

NAMI monthly  meeting scheduled

The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo and Erie County for families with a mentally ill loved one will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St.

Great Lakes United sets  conservation discussion

The former president of Great Lakes United, John Jackson, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Alumni Lounge in the Wick Center on the Daemen College campus, 4380 Main St. Jackson will discuss “Water Conservation in Our Great Lakes Community: More Than Just Low-Flow Toilets.” Visit www.glu.org.

Forest Stream Garden Club plans meeting

The Forest Stream Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at Forest Elementary School, 250 North Forest Road. Members will participate in a workshop on decorating for the holidays. Guests are welcome.

Amherst Rotary Club  to host La Fiesta

The Rotary Club of Amherst will host a Hispanic wine festival at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Amherst, 2402 North Forest Road. Tickets cost $30 in advance or $35 at the door and include Hispanic-themed food and wine. Call 689-8886 or visit www.AmherstEastRotary.org.

Ideal weight-loss  class available

Ida Shapiro, who has 43 years of experience in weight-loss programming, will hold weight-loss classes at 7 p.m. every Thursday at St. Gregory the Great School, 250 St. Gregory Court. Classes also will be held every Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. at Zion United Church, 15 Koenig Circle, Tonawanda. Call 636-3698.

Williamsville Art Society meeting scheduled

The Williamsville Art Society will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Room 2. Karen Cleary, a noted oil painter, will speak. Call 634-7015.

Fall-Holiday Theme Basket Auction set

Friedens and Friendship Church will host its annual Fall/Holiday Theme Basket Auction from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 1280 N. French Road near Campbell Boulevard. Admission is $5 and includes one sheet of 26 tickets. Winners need not be present to win. Call 688-5431.

Free yoga class now available

Snyder Holistic Health Center will host a free yoga class at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 4511 Main St. at Harlem Road. Hatha yoga will be offered to suppress back and joint pain. Call 839-6585 or visit www.SnyderHolisticHealthCenter. com.

Saints and Sinners Dance scheduled

The second annual Saints and Sinners Dance, Dinner and Auction will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. Tickets for the fundraiser cost $50 per person and include wine, beer, dinner and entertainment. Call 633-7800.

Auction features firefighting items

An auction of firematic collectables will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 at All Saints Parish Hall, 207 Esser Ave. at Henrietta Street, Buffalo. The silent and live auctions will feature items from a collection of more than 50 years. Also up for bid will be a Buddy L chemical truck, wrenches, alarm boxes and helmets. Coffee will be provided and breakfast lunch will also be available.

Santa to arrive at Boulevard Mall

The Boulevard Mall will welcome the arrival of Santa Claus at noon on Saturday, Nov. 14, during the first of two musical stage shows in the Food Court. Characters Millie and Milo the mice will welcome Santa at the end of the noon show. He will be available for photos starting at 12:30 p.m. Call 834-8600 or visit www. boulevard- mall. com.

Free health fair event scheduled

Miller Tennis Center will host a free health fair event featuring complimentary wine tasting and appetizers, product specialists available for consultations in massage therapy, iridology, reflexology, weight management and more. It will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at 5959 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. For more information, call 636-8600.

Jurek Post slates turkey night

The A.J. Jurek Post American Legion will host its turkey night at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Smith and New roads. Free beer, chips and pretzels will be served. Admission is free with a door prize given away every hour.

Russian Bazaar to be held

St. Theodore Orthodox Church will hold a two-day Russian Bazaar featuring stuffed cabbage rolls, borscht. baked goods and other items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 and 21, at 96 Los Robles St.

Cooking Light, Feel Right campaign visits mall

The Cooking Light, Feel Right campaign will visit the Boulevard Mall from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Eastern Hills Mall. Cooking demonstrations, Zumba classes, and Wii Fit gaming systems will be available. Visit www.independenthealth.com.

AMC Movie Theatre to host worship

The AMC Movie Theatre will welcome the NorthGate Christian Community every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for community, worship, teaching and prayer. The theatre is located at 4276 Maple Road. Visit www.northgatebuffalo.com.

Eric Arnold Memorial Concert Series to begin

The fifth season of the Eric Arnold Memorial Concert Series will begin with “The Amelia Piano Trio” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15. The trio will present an evening of Chamber Music featuring violin, piano and cello. The free concert will be held at Randall Baptist Church, 6301 Main St. Call 634-9800 or visit www.randallchurch. org.

Cantorial Concert dedicated to Wehle

Temple Beth Tzedek will host a communitywide Cantorial Concert dedicated to the memory of the late Susan A. Wehle, the former cantor of Temple Beth Am who perished in the crash of Flight 3407. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, at 621 Getzville Road. Tickets cost $18. Call 838-3232.

Active, Retired Federal Employees health fair set

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Northtown Chapter 439 will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road. The meeting will be the annual health fair. Call Philip Bousquet at 773-7548.

ALS Association Support  Group meeting set

The ALS Association Support Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at the Dent Neurological Institute, 3980 Sheridan Drive. The group is for patients, caregivers and friends concerned with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Call Carrie Scholz at the Upstate NY ALS Association, at 866-499-7257.

Amherst Garden Club meeting slated

The Amherst Garden Club will hold a meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St. Sylvia Fredricks, a member, will hold a workshop on floral designs. Call 836-5397.

Temple Beth Zion to host live broadcast

As part of its “Live from NY’s 92nd Street Y” series, Temple Beth Zion will host a series of lectures broadcast live via satellite from New York City. The next one will be held at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. Visit www.tbz.org and click on the Special Events link or call 836-6565.

Smallwood Garden Club meeting scheduled

The Smallwood Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at Forest Elementary school, 250 N. Forest Road. In preparation for the December fundraiser, each member will create a holiday decoration for her home and one to sell at the event.

Men’s Caregiver Groupset at ElderWood

The Men’s Caregiver Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the private dining room at ElderWood Village at Glenwood, 5271 Main St., Williamsville. Call Don Sabo at 937-7522.

Alzheimer’s Support Group to meet

ElderWood Health Care at Wedgewood will host its Alzheimer’s Support Group meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 4459 Bailey Ave., Eggertsville. The group is open to all members of the community who have a family member affected by Alzheimer’s. Call 835-2543.

JCC Book Fair continues with Magavern

Sam Magavern will discuss his recent publication, “Primo Levi’s Universe: A Writer’s Journey” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at the Jewish Community Center Holland Building, 787 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, as part of the 43 annual JCC Book Fair.

Williams Mills Daughters meeting slated

The Williams Mills Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, in the conference room at Beechwood Residence, 2235 Millersport Highway. Joan Klenk will present “Arch Arthur, Our Hero” following the meeting. If interested in joining or attending a meeting, call Kay at 542-1221.

UB departments to perform ‘Rent’

The UB Department of Theatre and Dance will present Jonathan Larson’s “Rent” at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 18-21; and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 21-22. Tickets cost $18. Call 645-2787.

Free spinal screenings available at Feel Rite

Dr. Tony Buscaglia, of King’s Acupuncture and Wellness Center, will offer free spinal screenings at Feel Rite, 5425 Transit Road in East Amherst. Walk-ins are available. Call 636-1000 to register.

Crafters sought for craft show

The Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., Williamsville, is seeking crafters for its annual show, to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Craft tables are still available at a cost of $27. Call 632-4688 for more information.

Seminar to make sense of supplements

Dr. Alison Cummings of Inner Balance Chiropractic will present “Supplements. Making sense of it all!” from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Body Essential, Georgetown Plaza, 5225 Sheridan Drive. For reservations, call 626-4466.

PTSA annual holiday  craft show scheduled

Heim Elementary and Middle schools, 175 Heim Road, will host the Williamsville PTSA Council’s 34th annual holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6. Tables are still available for Sunday only at $45 per space. Call Norma at 688-5237.

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