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2017-12-07 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Pompeii plans prayer night

Our Lady of Pompeii Church will have its Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. The event will be followed by the Vigil Mass of the Immaculate Conception of Mary at 6:30 p.m. Call 683-6522 or visit www.olpparish.com for more information.

Verizon Wireless to open Dec. 8

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will welcome Verizon Wireless with a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at 3263 Walden Ave. in Lancaster. Residents are encouraged to shop grand opening deals for holiday gift giving.

Senior Center plans dinner

The Lancaster Senior Center will hold its Christmas dinner dance from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11 Oxford Ave. in Lancaster. Dinner starts at 2 p.m., and dancing begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person. Reserve a spot by calling 685-3498 by Friday, Dec. 1.

Historical Society sets party

The Lancaster Historical Society invites members to its Christmas party at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the museum, 40 Clark St. in Lancaster. The cost is $15 per person for a reservation-only catered luncheon. Call 681-7719 for more information.

Pompeii to host Advent event

Our Lady of Pompeii Church will feature a presentation of “The Pillars of Advent” by the Rev. Richard Zajac at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. Call 683-6522 or visit www.olpparish.com for more information.

Cancer support meetings ongoing

The Breast Cancer Network’s professionally led metastatic support group meets from noon to 1:20 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 12 and 26, at Bella Moglie facility, 3297 Walden Ave. in Depew. Call 706-0060 for details. Visit www.bcnwny.org and click on “Calendar” for more dates.

St. Mary’s to offer yoga classes

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish will offer meditation and yoga classes from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Dec. 12 and 26, Jan. 9 and 23, and Feb. 13 and 27, at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill in Lancaster. For information, email dianez@stmarysonthehill.org or call 683-6445, ext. 24.

Program slated on health savings

Capital Management Group of Niagara presents “Saving Money on Healthcare” on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at the Lancaster Area Chamber office, 11 West Main St., Suite, 100, in Lancaster. Those interested can make an appointment by calling Paul Moley at 983-5356.

Empire State plans sessions

The State University of New York Empire State College will hold an information session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road, Suite 34, in Cheektowaga. Call 686-7850 for more information.

St. Mary’s to hold driver ed class

St. Mary’s High School has partnered with AAA of Central and Western New York to offer driver education classes.The program will run from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 9 to March 1 at 142 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. The program is $520; visit www.smhlancers.org for details.

‘Polish Christmas’ comes to LOH

The Lancaster Opera House will host the Polish Heritage Dancers of Western New York as they present “Polish Christmas in the Village,” at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at 21 Central Ave. in Lancaster. A family will partake in Polish traditions as a narrator explains the meaning behind them, including Polish folk dancing, and traditional Polish carols will be sung. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and $10 for students. Call 983-5084 for more information.

Certificate sale to benefit LEAF

Residents can purchase $25 gift certificates to 99 Brick Oven, 99 Aurora St. in Lancaster, to support the Lancaster Educational Alumni Foundation, which enhances educational opportunities and facilities for students in the Lancaster Central School District. Make checks payable to LEAF and mail to LEAF, P.O. Box 196, Lancaster, NY 14086. Those interested can also visit www.nyleaf.org or call 863-5656 for information.

Rotary raffle scheduled

The Lancaster-Depew Rotary’s “Watercolor for Fresh Water” raffle will help raise funds for the clean water project, an international endeavor. Only 500 tickets will be sold from October through the drawing date in mid-December. Tickets are $5 each or three for $10. Call Brian Williams at 206-2921 for information or to purchase tickets.

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