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2018-04-19 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Chamber sets networking event

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Women in Business Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19 at Magruders, 4995 Broadway in Depew. Chasity Salvatore with Edward Jones Advisors will present “Financial Ideas for Women in Business.” Cost is $15 per person for members and guests, and includes a full lunch with beverages.

Rane to hold spring open house

Rane Property Management will have its spring open house from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, touring six area properties in Western New York. Visit www.ranemgmt.com or call 393-3571 for property details.

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, April 24, and May 8 and 22, at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster. Classes are taught by certified yoga instructor Jane Schmitt. For more information on the classes, call 683-6445, ext. 24, or email dianez@stmarysonthehill.org.

Canisius accounting banquet set

The Canisius College Accounting Society will hold its banquet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Lancaster. George Kermis, professor emeritus of accounting at Canisius, will be honored as Accountant of the Year; David Schmidt will receive the Dr. Joseph R. Coppola Award.

St. Mary’s to hold practice exam

St. Mary’s High School will hold a practice exam for seventh-grade students looking to take the HSPT Catholic High School Admissions Exam this fall. The practice exam will be from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at 142 Laverack Ave., Lancaster. Reservations are $20. Visit www.smhlancers.org or contact Andrea Drabik, dean of student life and enrollment, at 683-4824, ext. 211, or via adrabik@smhlancers.org by Monday, April 16.

Polish Falcons plan bingo event

The Depew Polish Falcons will hold a Vera Bradley bingo event at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, April 21, at 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. Tickets are $5, which include a door prize ticket. Call 684-2373 for details.

Buffalo Autism Project to host fair

The Buffalo Autism Project will have its resource fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at the Epic Sports and Fun Center, 2793 Wehrle Drive in Williamsville. The fair is designed to connect parents of children with autism to agencies, businesses and organizations in the Western New York area that provide autism services, support and information. Register via the Facebook page, Buffalo Autism Project.

Holy Mother to hold towel bingo

Holy Mother of the Rosary will hold a towel bingo event at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 29, at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. Admission is $5 per person and includes a towel bingo board, chance to win a door prize, coffee and dessert. Food will be available to purchase. Extra boards will be available for $2 each or three for $5. Call 685-5766 for more information.

VFW Post slates spaghetti dinner

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7275 will hold a spaghetti dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at 3741 Walden Ave. in Lancaster.

Corker’s Social Club plans dance

Corker’s Social Club, through the Depew Polish Falcons, will hold its spring dance at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at 445 Columbia Ave., Depew. Admission is $15, which includes beer, pop and snacks. Call Dan at 880-6276 for more information.

St. Mary’s to host fashion show

St. Mary’s High School will hold its annual fashion show at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Lancaster. Tickets are $45 and include dinner, which will be served at 6 p.m. Call 683-4824 to purchase tickets.

VFW sets ‘Stink and Drink’ event

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will hold a “Stink and Drink” event featuring limburger, liverwurst and fried bologna, from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at 3741 Walden Ave. in Lancaster. There is a $5 tasting fee.

Catholic Health program scheduled

Catholic Health is sponsoring a dinner to educate the community on joint replacement surgery from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga. Registration begins at 5 p.m. The program is one of two free dinner events offered each year. Call HealthConnection at 447-6205 to reserve a spot.

Brunch to benefit Zonta scholarships

The Zonta Cheektowaga Lancaster Foundation Inc. is sponsoring its Yellow Rose Brunch at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, at The Columns Banquets, 2221 Transit Road, Elma. The funds earned will be used for local service projects, and educational scholarships that will benefit girls and women of all ages. Brunch activities will include auction baskets, gift cards, a wine pull and more. Tickets are $30 and are presale only. Call Kathi at 913-6344 or email zontafoundation.ch tg.lancaster@gmail.com.

St. Mary’s to host ‘Seuss-ical Adventure’

St. Mary’s Elementary will have its “Seuss-ical Adventure” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, May 7, at 2 St. Mary’s Hill in Lancaster. Parents will learn about what St. Mary’s has to offer, while children experience hands-on “Seussical” activities. Pizza will be served during presentations. Reserve a spot by Monday, April 30, and call 683-2112.

Holy Mother to host spring dance

Holy Mother of the Rosary will host its spring dance starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. Crash Cadillac will perform, and tickets are $20 each, which includes beer, pop, wine, snacks and a chance to win door prizes. Call Anne at 239-1982, Terry at 864-6578, or the parish office at 685-5766 to reserve tickets. Proceeds will benefit the Holy Mother of the Rosary Development Fund.

Garden Club plans May 9 meeting

The Lancaster Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. Linda Blyth, co-owner of Song’n Bird Garden, will give a presentation on “Unusual and Late Blooming Perennials.”

Speech improvement program set

The Town of Lancaster Youth Bureau will host Buffalo State College’s speech improvement program until Thursday, May 3, at 200 Oxford Ave., Lancaster. The program is $250 per semester. Call 683-4444 for the Youth Bureau or 878-3530 for the Buffalo State Speech Clinic. Visit http://speech.buffalostate.edu.

St. John’s slates annual book sale

A toy and children’s book sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Parish Hall, 3512 Clinton Street in West Seneca. Proceeds to benefit St. John’s Community Preschool.

VFW to hold Cinco de Mayo party

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will have its Cinco de Mayo party starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, at 3741 Walden Ave. in Lancaster.

Hull House sets Mother’s Day tea

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will host a Mother’s Day Tea from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at 5976 Genesee St. in Lancaster. The cost is $24 per person. Tours of the historic home will also be available from noon to 4 p.m. Call Barb at 741-7032 to make reservations.

Our Lady of Pompeii to host concert

Our Lady of Pompeii Ministry Center will host Carrie Ford and Family for a ministries concert from 7 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 14, at 129 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided at 6:30 p.m., and guests are encouraged to bring a dish to share. Call 683-6522 to RSVP.

VFW Post 7275 plans cruise nights

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will have its cruise nights every Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m., May 16 to Sept. 12 at 3741 Walden Ave. in Lancaster.

Chamber schedules leadership gala

The Lancaster Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2018 Community Leadership Awards Gala from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the Lancaster Country Club, 6061 Broadway in Lancaster. The chamber is taking nominations for awards through Thursday, April 26. Email john@wnychamber.com for a nomination packet.

St. Mary’s plans driver ed class

St. Mary’s High School has partnered with AAA of Central and Western New York to offer driver education classes to students and any members of the community. The program will run from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until May 17 at 142 Laverack Ave., Lancaster. Visit www.smhlancers.org or email rcavallari@smhlan cers.org for details.

Garden Club sets plant sale

The Lancaster Garden Club will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19, in the Save-A-Lot parking lot, at the corner of Aurora Street and Pleasant Avenue.

Holy Mother to host chicken barbecue

Holy Mother of the Rosary will have a chicken barbecue dinner, drive-thru only, from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, May 23, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19 at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. Dinners are $11 and include potato, vegetable, roll, butter and dessert.

Church to feature food truck vendors

A food truck rodeo will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, at St. Philip the Apostle Church, 950 Losson Road. There will be eight food trucks, including Lloyd’s Taco Truck, Polish Villa II, House of Munch, J&L’s BBQ Truck, Cheesy Chick, Louie’s Hot Dogs, Cheesecake Guy and Green Acres Ice Cream.

Tickets for mega raffle available

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish is selling tickets for its mega raffle at $100 each. Since only 650 tickets will be sold, the chances of winning are 10 in 650. The grand prize is $25,000. Other prizes include one for $1,000, two for $500, two for $250 and four for $150. A live drawing event will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 1, at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill in Lancaster. Call 253-7880 or email megaraffle@smeschool.com for details.

Lancaster Kiwanis meets biweekly

The Lancaster Kiwanis Club meets at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway, Lancaster. Call Kelly at 868-6553 for details.

Hillview meetings welcome all

Hillview Ministry Center presents hope and encouragement meetings at noon Saturdays at 26 Rehm Road, Depew.

Rites offered through St. Mary’s

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish will be offering the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults with sessions from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through May at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster. Those interested can join at any time throughout the year. Call 681-4145 or visit www.stmarysonthehill.com for information.

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