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2018-10-18 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Trinity Episcopal sets Snowflake Bazaar

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its Snowflake Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at 5448 Broadway in Lancaster. Tables are $20 each, and there are a limited number available. Call Pat at 681-2116 or email trinity lancaster1@roadrunner.com for reservations.

LEAF seeks shoe donations this month

The Lancaster Educational Alumni Foundation is asking the community to donate gently worn used and new shoes to any Lancaster Central School District building; the Olive Tree Family Restaurant, 5240 Broadway, Lancaster; Depew Lancaster Boys and Girls Club locations, 5440 Broadway, Lancaster, or 60 Preston St. in Depew; or the Lancaster Village Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway, through Wednesday, Oct. 31. For more information, visit www.nyleaf.org. Collected shoes support micro enterprise vendors in developing nations.

Bowmansville Fire sets Halloween event

Bowmansville Fire Department will hold its haunted hayride event from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 20, at 36 Main St. in Bowmansville. Tickets are $5 per person. Visit the fire department’s Facebook page for more details.

Meat raffle slated for Pompeii

Our Lady of Pompeii Parish will hold a meat raffle at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at 129 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. Admission is $7, or $40 for a table of eight. Reservations are accepted for groups of six or more. Call 683-6522 for details.

Craft show scheduled for October

The 8th District of the Federated Garden Clubs of NYS will hold a vendor and craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the VFW Leonard Post 6251, at 2450 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. More than 35 vendors will be in attendance.

St. Mary’s slates men’s Bible study

St. Mary of the Assumption Church will offer a men’s Bible study group called “Helping Each Other Revive Discipleship” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 20, Nov. 3 and 17, and Dec. 15, in Room 140 at the St. Mary’s Elementary School building, 2 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster. RSVPs are preferred, and new members are welcome. Call 573-6191 for details.

St. John’s to host Chowderfest

The Young Men’s Association of St. John’s Lutheran Church will host a Chowderfest from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 21, at 55 Pleasant Ave. in Lancaster. Soup will be $8 a quart or $24 for a gallon.

Our Lady of Pompeii sets presentation

Our Lady of Pompeii Parish will feature Alyson Borowczyk speaking about “Theology of the Body” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at 129 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. Borowczyk will speak about Pope John Paul II’s messages about sexuality, marriage, chastity and respect for the human body.

Mall-o-ween set for Eastern Hills

The Hope Project of WNY, a Depew-based organization, will hold its Mall-o-ween event from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road in Williamsville. A $2 donation includes a goodie bag, costume contest with cash prizes for adults and children, trick-or-treating, Disney princesses performing live and many more activities. Stop by for unique crafters and vendors.

Hull Home to host Regency Night

The Hull Family Home and Farmstead will host its 1812 Regency Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Twentieth Century Club, 595 Delaware Ave. in Buffalo. Guests are encouraged to dress in period garb. Tickets are $50 for Hull Home members and $60 for the general public. Visit www.hullfamilyhome.com or call 837-0893 for tickets.

Post 7275 plans Crash Cadillac dance

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7275 will hold its Crash Cadillac dance, starring the local band, from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Tickets are $10 presale and $11 at the door. Guests are encouraged to bring their own snacks and food. Call 681-8387 for details.

Dinner program to talk pelvic health

Catholic Health will host a community dinner program, “Pelvic Health: What All Women Need to Know,” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave. in Cheektowaga. For more information, call 447-6205 or visit www.chsbuffalo.org/ events.

Sacred Heart to hold meat raffle

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish will hold its meat and gift card raffle from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at 5337 Genesee St., Bowmansville. Admission is $5 and includes desserts and coffee. No outside alcohol is permitted.

Holy Mother to host towel bingo

Holy Mother of the Rosary Parish will host towel bingo at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m., and admission is $5 per person. Extra boards are available for $2 each or three for $5. Call 685-5766 for details.

Family conference planned at Grapevine

The WNY Family Engagement Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Grapevine Banquets, 333 Dick Road in Depew. Registration is $100 before Nov. 15; after that date, the price increases to $150. Email floresj@epicforchildren.org for tickets.

Restart Program slated by center

Finish Strong Health and Wellness is holding a five-week program, including a three-week sugar detox. Visit 6229 Transit Road, Depew, or call 880-5967 for more information.

Church to hold chicken barbecue

Faith United Methodist Church will hold a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at the church, 5505 Broadway, Lancaster. The eat-in or takeout dinner includes a half-chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, buttered roll and homemade cake. Tickets cost $11. Contact Loretta at 683-3311 for more details.

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