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2016-10-06 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Civil War Days set for historical society

The Lancaster Historical Society will sponsor Civil War Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Historic Red Schoolhouse at William Street and Bowen Road.

Pet Blessing slated at St. Mary’s

A Blessing of the Pets will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in the pavilion outside St. Mary of the Assumption Church, on the corner of St. Joseph and Aurora streets in Lancaster.

Holy Mother of the Rosary sets events

A free pancake breakfast will be served by Holy Mother of the Rosary, 6298 Broadway, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. A spaghetti dinner and raffle will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16. Call 685-5766 for more information.

Annunciation Ladies Sodality to meet

The Annunciation Ladies Sodality will meet in Selbert Hall, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12. Diane Lojacano will speak about hospice volunteering.

Monsignor Leising to give presentation

Our Lady of Pompeii Church’s Msgr. Frederick D. Leising will present “Political Responsibility from a Catholic Perspective” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster.

Annunciation to host pork chop dinner

The Annunciation Holy Name Society is holding a pork chop dinner and basket auction at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7580 Clinton St. in Elma.

Depew Fire sets cider, doughnuts event

The Depew Volunteer Fire Department will host a cider and doughnuts “passout” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at 112 Brewster St., 45 Meridian St. and 2325 George Urban Blvd. in Depew.

Craft show to benefit Depew High School

Depew Bands will host its holiday craft show at the high school, 5201 Transit Road, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. Admission is $1.

St. Basil’s to host spaghetti dinner

St. Basil’s Church, 12 Embry Place in Lancaster, is hosting a spaghetti dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6. Call 683-0313 for ticket information.

Veterans Day steak dinner coming up

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will host a steak dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, at 3741 Walden Ave. in Lancaster. Call 681-8387 for more information or tickets.

St. Mary’s to host placement exam

St. Mary’s High School will hold its Placement Exam Review Course from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 16 to 18. The registration deadline is Nov. 9. Eighth-grade students can register for the exam taking place from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 19. The registration deadline is Nov. 14. Call 683-4824 or visit www.smhlancers.org to learn more about the review course and exam.

Women’s Civic Club seeks new members

Lancaster Women’s Civic Club is a community-based women’s organization that meets every second Wednesday of the month. Call 319-7884 to express interest in joining.

Lancaster Civic Club plans meeting

The Lancaster Women’s Civic Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway. Rhonda Wolff will give a presentation on “The Signers of the Declaration of Independence.”

Lancaster Garden Club schedules meeting

The Lancaster Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at St. John’s Lutheran Hall, 55 Pleasant Ave. Email questions to mstyflwr@aol.com.

Murder mystery comes to Alden

The Alden Christian Theatre Society, 1470 Church St. in Alden, will present Lee Muller’s “Murder Me Always,” dinner theater with a smattering of comedy. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 7, 8, 14 and 15. Call 937-7770 to reserve tables or purchase tickets.

Presbyterian Church to host conference

The Lancaster Presbyterian Church will host a women’s conference from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, at 5461 Broadway, Lancaster. Carrie Gaul of Revive Our Hearts will speak. Call 684-2277 to register.

Empire State to hold presentations

SUNY Empire State College will hold sessions explaining associate and bachelor’s degree programs at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, and Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, Cheektowaga. Call 686-7850 for more information on the sessions.

Princess Pulaski to be crowned

The General Pulaski Association is hosting its spaghetti dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road in Cheektowaga. Young women of Polish descent will get their chance to be crowned Princess Pulaski and Countess Pulaski.

Annunciation ladies plan rummage sale

The Annunciation Ladies Sodality Rummage Sale of gently used items will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Annunciation gym, 7580 Clinton St. in Elma. An early bird sale will be from 8 to 9 a.m.

Program to deal with holiday grief

Elderwood chaplain Deborah K. Greatrix Tyler will present “Coping with Holiday Grief” at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Elderwood at Lancaster, 1818 Como Park Blvd. Call 683-6165 to register or to learn more about the program.

Sweetest Day Dance at Post 7275

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban Post 7275 will host a Sweetest Day Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at 3741 Walden Ave. in Lancaster. Crash Cadillac will be performing. Attendees should bring their own snacks and food. Call 681-8387 for tickets.

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