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Polish Falcons Club offers events
The Depew Polish Falcons Club is planning its 11th annual barbecue half-chicken or one-third rack of ribs in conjunction with the Polish Falcons Ladies Auxiliary’s Chinese auction from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 25. The hall is located at 445 Columbia Ave. Tickets for chicken cost $8 in advance or $8 at the door; tickets for ribs cost $10 in advance or $10.50 at the door. For tickets, contact Jack at 684-2373 or Phil at 668-1363, or visit www.polishfalconsdepew.com.
Lancaster Garden Club plans dinner, meeting
The Federated Lancaster Garden Club has rescheduled its March meeting and will hold it at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. A potluck dinner will follow the installation of officers and presentation of awards. Members are asked to bring a dish to pass and a place setting including a miniature or small arrangement to be judged.
Pork chop dinner to be held
Blessed Mother Theresa Parish will hold a pork chop dinner at the parish hall, 500 Terrace Blvd., Depew, from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 25. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Takeout will be available.
Educational foundation sets meeting date
The Lancaster Educational Alumni Foundation will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the Lancaster Central School District office, 177 Central Ave., Lancaster. All alumni and community members are invited to attend. The foundation supports academic, athletic and extracurricular opportunities for students.
Girl Scout Troop 1233 plans pancake breakfast
Girl Scout Troop 1233 will hold a pancake breakfast to raise funds for a trip to Washington, D.C., from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 1, at the Bowmansville Fire Hall, 36 Main St., Bowmansville. The cost is $5.50 for adults and $3.50 for children between the ages of 5 and 10. Free for those under 5.
The Boys of Summer highlight spring dance
Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral is planning a spring dance for Saturday, April 21. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and include beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks. The Boys of Summer will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight. The dance will be held in the parish center, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster. Proceeds benefit the Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral Development Fund. For tickets or more information, call Roger at 683-4046, Marcia at 683-8644 or the office at 685-5766.
Town Line secession topic of discussion
The Lancaster Historical Society will host Lisa Blair at its Sunday, April 15, meeting. She will speak on “The Town Line Secession: Last of the Rebels.” The program begins at 2 p.m. The museum is located at 40 Clark St. In addition, the Buffalo Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26.
Tops Markets presents cancer test
In recognition of March being Colon Cancer Awareness Month, the Tops at 4777 Transit Road, Depew, will provide free take-home colon cancer screening kits for uninsured persons age 50 and older from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, March 19. A free Tops gift card will be given to those who complete their kits within two weeks. Information on additional no-cost testing services for women 40 and older will also be available. For more information, call 886-9201 or visit CSPWNY.org.
Redskin Boosters selling dinner certificates
Support the Lancaster Redskins Booster Club with the purchase of dinner certificates to Russell’s Steak, Chops and More and Salvatore’s Italian Gardens. At Salvatore’s, a three-course dinner certificate costs $50 (a $60 value). At Russell’s, get a $70 certificate for $60. Contact Patrick Farruggio at 681-4784.
Rotary Club seeking golfers, sponsors
The Lancaster-Depew Rotary Club is planning its annual golf outing on Monday, Aug. 6, at the Diamond Hawk Golf Course in Cheektowaga. The cost per golfer is $110 and includes golf and cart, lunch, open bar, dinner and prizes. Registration starts at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. Organizers are seeking golfers as well as sponsors and donations of golf-related prizes. Call Jack Newhouse at 686-9251 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. The tournament is the group’s biggest fundraiser.
Hunt for Easter eggs in Depew
The Village of Depew is holding an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at Firemen’s Park, 90 Gould Ave., Depew. For more information, call Theresa Fusani at 685-4910.
Sellers wanted for trash and treasures sale
Organizers of a trash and treasures sale are seeking sellers who want to unload their unwanted merchandise in a giant garage sale-type setting. Table rentals cost $15. For more information, call Helen at 683-6346, Mary at 685-2118 or Judy at 560-3681. The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at St. Martha’s Parish (the former Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament), 10 French Road, Depew.
Elma Fire presents chicken barbecue
The Elma Fire Auxiliary will host a Krolick’s chicken barbecue beginning at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 18. Dinners will be available for $9 each until they are sold out. Takeout service is available also. For more information, contact the fire hall at 652-1678.
Lenten vespers service planned at church
A Lenten vespers service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster. It will feature organ music, choirs and bells. A freewill offering will be taken. Reception to follow in the parish fellowship center. For more information, call 685-5766.
Queen of Heaven plans fundraiser
Queen of Heaven Home School Guild will hold a Casino & Sweepstakes Night on Saturday, March 24. It will have grand prize drawings totaling $11,000 (winner need not be present) and Vegas-style gaming, carnival games, food concessions, bar, Chinese auction, raffles and the popular “Lucky Duck.” Tickets are $30 per person and include admission, entry in the cash drawings, food and drinks. Tickets will be on sale through Queen of Heaven School families and will be available at the rectory. This is an 18-and-older event. For ticket information, contact the school at 674-5206.