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2011-07-28 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Lancaster Class of ’86 plans 25-year reunion

The Lancaster High School Class of 1986 is planning a 25-year year reunion at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Bowen Grove, 3937 Bowen Road, Lancaster. The reunion will join the highly popular Wanat Palooza event. Look for the tent in the Grove. Check out the page on Facebook, Lancaster Class of 1986.

Bicycle ride to benefit eye institute

The Cycle for Sight Bicycle Ride, hosted by the Lions Club, will be held Saturday, Aug. 6. The ride starts at 9 a.m. Cyclists choose a 10-, 25- or 50-mile ride (or less). The 50-mile ride start time is 8:30 a.m. Both begin at the corner of Aurora Street and West Pleasant Avenue in Lancaster. Registration costs $20. It includes food and refreshments, and Trek aluminum water bottles for all riders. Call 651-3035 for more information.

Elma Meadows senior golf club seeks members

The Erie County “Golden Agers” golf club is seeking new members. The group plays every Monday morning at Elma Meadows County Park & Golf Course at senior rates. The club dues are $30 per year Anyone age 62 and older interested in joining can call Dick Vogel at 668-5222.

Pet program plans dog contest at market

Pet Connection Programs Inc., a maternity and special care animal shelter located in Marilla, will be holding a Dog Contest on Saturday, July 30, at the Lancaster Farmer’s Market, located in the Aurora Street parking lot between Broadway and Pleasant Avenue. Categories will include best trick, ugliest dog, and best dog and owner look-a-like. Contest registration will take place from 8 to 9 a.m., with the competition beginning at 10 a.m. There is a $5 entry per contest, and great prizes will be awarded. For additional information, please visit www.petconnectionprogramsinc.com.

Foundation accepting grant applications

East Hill Foundation is accepting grant applications from nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations that serve Western New York. The application deadline is Monday, Aug. 1. The focus this year is on nonprofit groups that address basic human services.such as providing food and shelter for the needy. The grant application is available at www.easthillfdn.org. Only one application per organization may be considered during this funding cycle. For additional information, contact Michele Schmidt at mschmidt@easthillfdn.org.

Depew Class of 1981 planning reunion

The Depew High School Class of 1981 is planning a 30th reunion weekend from July 29 through 31, consisting of a happy hour (cash bar), adult banquet and family picnic. The cost is $60 per adult for the weekend. For reunion details and to purchase tickets, go to dhs1981.eventbrite.com, or send payment and contact information to DHS Reunion, P.O. Box 853, Getzville, NY 14068. Visit- DHS1981.yolasite.com, Facebook under “’81 Depew High School 30 Year Reunion,” or email DHS1981wildcats@gmail.com.

Hull House plans Revolutionary War event

Hull Family Home and Farmstead is holding a Revolutionary War re-enactment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 and 7, at 5976 Genesee St. near Pavement Road, Lancaster. The event features tours of the circa 1810 house built by a Revolutionary War veteran, period clothing discussions and musket demonstrations. The battle will take place at 2 p.m. Refreshments are available for purchase. Cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 10 to 18, and free for children younger than 10.

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