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2018-04-11 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Legion to host pancake breakfast

A pancake breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the A.J. Jurek American Legion Post, 655 New Road, East Amherst. The all-you-can-eat breakfast includes hot-off-the-grill pancakes, eggs, sausage links and patties, juice and coffee. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children younger than 12, and free for children 5 and younger.

Osteoporosis support group to meet

Catholic Health will host an osteoporosis support group from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of every month in the Beechwood Residence auditorium, 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. The next meeting will be held on April 18, and will feature a webinar on vitamin D and its role in bone health. For more information, call Catholic Health’s Health-Connection at 447-6205.

Catholic Health sets dinner program

Catholic Health will host a dinner program titled “Arter- ies, Veins … What’s the Difference?” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. Registration begins at 5 p.m. A panel of Catholic Health vascular experts will discuss vascular disease andanswerquestions.For more information or to make a reservation, call 447-6205.

Church to host classes for caregivers

Trinity Old Lutheran Church will host a six-week program from 2:30 to 5 p.m. beginning Wednesday, April 25. The program is designed for people helping or caring for relatives or friends with a chronic illness such as dementia, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease or stroke. The cost is $25 and includes a copy of “The Caregiver Helpbook.” The cost is covered for members of Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY and Independent Health. To register, contact the Erie County Department of Senior Services at 858-2177 or at caregiver@erie.gov.

Church to host Italian-themed evening

Calvary Episcopal Church will present “PastamorĂ©: A Night of Sauce and Song,” a fundraiser featuring dinner and entertainment at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville. Guests may dine on their choice of two pastas dressed in homemade red tomato sauce or a creamy, white Parmesan and mushroom sauce — both vegetarian-friendly — meatballs, salad, garlic bread and desserts. The event costs $20 per adult and $5 per child age 12 or younger. Advance reservations may be made by calling the church at 633-7800.

St. Stephen’s UCC sets music program

St. Stephen’s United Church of Christ, 8520 Tonawanda Creek Road, East Amherst, will host a musical program at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15. The program, presented by Caryn Gunderson and Friends, will feature music from Astor Piazzolla, Eva Cassidy, Harold Arlen and others. All proceeds from the freewill offering will go to the Kevin Guest House in Buffalo, which serves Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Buffalo General Hospital patients and their families. Head east on Tonawanda Creek Road, as the church can only be approached from the west.

St. Mary’s to offer supportive program

St. Mary’s Church, 6919 Transit Road, East Amherst, will present “Reconnecting with Your Catholic Faith” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12. The program will offer support and encouragement to those who have been away for any length of time. For more information, contact Tom at 689-7448 or Carol at 741-8490.

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