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2018-03-14 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Stuttering support group sets meetings

The Buffalo Chapter of the National Stuttering Association will hold monthly meetings at 6 p.m. at the University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College. Meetings will take place on the third Monday of March, May, July, September, November and January in the UB Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic and on the third Wednesday of April, June, October, December and February, in Room 209 of Caudell Hall at Buffalo State College. All adults are encouraged to attend.

Sweet Home craft fair slated for March 17

Sweet Home Dollars for Scholars will hold its spring craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Sweet Home High School, 1901 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. More than 100 crafters will be participating in the show, and tables are still available. Table reservations are $45 and can be made by calling Sweet Home Dollars for Scholars at 250-1424.

St. Leo the Great to host blood drive

St. Leo the Great Parish will host a Red Cross blood drive and health fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the parish center, 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. Donation appointments can be made by going to www.red crossblood.org. Walk-ins are also welcome, and photo ID is required. For more information, contact Maureen Couche, parish nurse, at 835-8905 or mcouche@stleothegreatamherst.com.

Heathwood Assisted Living plans book sale

Heathwood Assisted Living will hold a book sale featuring various genres of hardcover and paperback books from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at its assisted-living facility, 815 Hopkins Road, Williamsville. All books are 25 cents each, and proceeds will benefit Heathwood’s wellness programs. Jigsaw puzzles and DVDs will also be for sale. Donations of books are appreciated up until the day of the event by contacting Jim Coats, wellness manager, at 688-0111.

Christ the King Church to hold food drive

Christ the King Church will hold its annual March on Hunger food drive from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, and from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at the church, 30 Lamarck Drive. Donations must be nonperishable foods, and many food pantries are looking for pastas, sauces, peanut butter, jelly, and macaroni and cheese. There will be a truck in the parking lot and volunteers ready to accept donations.

Rhetorical Roar club slates open house

The Rhetorical Roar Toastmasters Club at Daemen College will hold an open house meeting at noon Friday, March 23, in the alumni lounge at the Wick Center, 4380 Main St., Amherst. The doors open at 11:30 a.m., and there will be light refreshments.

Lions Club to host pancake breakfast

The Amherst Lions Club will host its 26th annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst. The cost is $4 for children 12 and younger and $7 for adults. There will also be a bake sale and an auction for gift certificates. Proceeds will benefit the club’s work with the blind and sight-and-hearing-impaired.

Retirement seminar set at Meeting House

Presbyterian Village at North Church will host a “Retirement and Estate Planning Strategies” seminar at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Meeting House, 5658 Main St., Williamsville. Nicholas Aguglia of Harbortown Financial Group will be a guest speaker. Refreshments will be served. To make a reservation, contact Jenna at 631-3430 or jbichler@pscwny.org.

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.

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