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2018-02-21 / What's Going On

What's Going On

GOP women plan installation ceremony

Amherst Republican Women will hold its installation ceremony at a luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Bing’s Restaurant, 1952 Kensington Ave., Amherst. New York State Supreme Court Justice Erin Peradotto will preside over the installation of officers and directors. Guests and potential members are welcome to attend this or any ARW meeting. For information or reservations, contact ARW at 839-9220 or amherstGOPwomen@yahoo.com.

Amherst Book Club meeting slated

The Amherst Book Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 1, at the Fairdale Banquet Center, 612 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. Members will review Christina Abt’s novel, “Beauty and Grace,” followed by luncheon at 12:30 p.m. For further information, contact Linda Eaton at 854-3564.

Council member sets ‘Listening Tour’

Council Member Shawn Lavin, who is in his first month as a member of the Town Board, will host a “Listening Tour” from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays this month at the Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. The council member said he wants people to be comfortable and converse with him about neighborhood or town-related matters that could be assisted through town government.

Sewing guild plans informational session

The Buffalo Niagara chapter of the American Sewing Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Eggertsville. Marie Walters will present a program on how to use Westalee machine quilting rulers. This method enables quilters using a domestic sewing machine to quilt with rulers and templates. Guests are welcome. For more information, visit buffaloasg.weebly.com or email Susan at sjperry10@roadrunner.com.

Faith UCC to host free lunch program

Faith United Church of Christ will host its free lunch program from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, through March 23, at the church, 1300 Maple Road. Community members can experience a free lunch comprising casseroles, homemade soup, sandwiches, desserts, drinks and fruit.

Congregation plans Purim celebration

Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive, will celebrate Purim with a country flavor at its event, “Noshville - A Country Purim,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28. The program is free, and country attire is encouraged. For more information, call 633-8877.

Amherst Garden Club slates meeting

The Amherst Garden Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville. Linda Blythe will present “Unusual and Late-Blooming Perennials.” Blythe has been a gardener for over 30 years and is a co-owner of Song ‘n Bird Gardens. She also participated in the National Garden Festival and Ken-Ton Garden Tour. At the meeting, the garden club will celebrate its 88th anniversary.

North Presbyterian to host concert

North Presbyterian Church, 300 N. Forest Road, will host a concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. The concert will feature 28 student musicians who participated in an international chamber music workshop with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra principal cellist Roman Mekinulov, pianist Mary Handley, and BPO violinists Ansgarius Aylward, Jacqueline Galluzzo and Valerie Heywood. The cost is $6 at the door.

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