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2016-11-10 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Urban Post 7275 to host food drive

Lt. Col. Matt Urban Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7275 is hosting its annual food drive, which started Oct. 14 and will continue for four weeks. Drop off nonperishable food items at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Call 681-8387 to learn more about the food drive.

Home Bureau seeking members

The Lancaster Home Bureau will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 10 and 17.

Lancaster Elks plans spaghetti dinner

The Lancaster Elks Lodge will have its “Bob Sharpe Memorial” veterans spaghetti dinner from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at 33 Legion Parkway, Lancaster. For information, call 685-1478.

OLBS to host pancake breakfast

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Class of 2018 will host a pancake breakfast from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in the school cafeteria, 20 French Road in Depew. Tickets are $7 at the door; proceeds benefit a trip to Washington, D.C.

Motivational meetings to start at Hillview

Hillview Ministry Center presents Hope and Encouragement meetings at noon every Saturday starting Nov. 12 at 26 Rehm Road in Depew.

LOH schedules holiday craft show

The Lancaster Opera House will hold its holiday craft show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway, Lancaster. Call 683-1776 or visit lancopera.org for details.

Parish plans holiday craft show

Blessed Mother Teresa Parish will host its holiday craft show from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at St. James Church Hall, 500 Terrace Blvd., Depew.

Bloomsbury Shoppe to host Toy Store Day

Bloomsbury Lane Toy Shoppe will host Neighborhood Toy Store Day during regular hours on Saturday, Nov. 12. There will be a 20 percent discount off everything with the donation of an unopened toy to the Lancaster Youth Bureau.

Wine tasting, art show to benefit Reinstein

The Friends of Reinstein Woods will host “Nature’s Gathering: An Evening of Art, Wine and Cheese” from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Father Justin Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Call 683-5959 or visit www.reinsteinwoods.org/events for tickets.

Hillview Church to sponsor concert

The Hillview Baptist Church is sponsoring a piano concert at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at 26 Rehm Road in Depew. Call 684-4694 or 684-4083 for details.

NFRRS event to aid the blind in WNY

The Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service will host its Ticket Drop Super Auction, with proceeds to go toward reading services for the blind, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at Grapevine Banquet Hall, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Guests will have a chance to win more than 150 auction items, collectibles, keepsakes and door prizes. Admission costs $5. For more information, call 821-5555.

LOH to host auditions for upcoming play

The Lancaster Opera House will hold auditions for “Miss Nelson is Missing!” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at 21 Central Ave., Lancaster. Rehearsals would begin Feb. 27 with performances from March 31 to April 4, including school-time performances. Call 683-1776, ext. 0 to schedule an audition.

Our Lady of Pompeii sets special session

Our Lady of Pompeii Church will hold a faith enrichment session at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. Deacon Bill Hynes will present “Living Beyond the Year of Mercy.”

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 Saturday, 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 meets every second Wednesday of the month.

Boy Scout Troop 618 to host blood drive

Boy Scout Troop 618 will hold a Red Cross Blood Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 5271 Clinton St. in Elma.

Wellness center schedules craft show

Finish Strong Health and Wellness, 6229 Transit Road in Depew, will host a craft show featuring more than 25 vendors from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Vendors may call 880-5967 for applications.

Depew Fire to hold meet and greet

The Depew Fire Department will host a meet and greet evening for youth interested in joining the Explorer Post and Junior Firefighters Program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Northside Fire Station, 112 Brewster St. in Depew. Starting ages are 16 for junior firefighters and 14 for Explorers.

St. Mary’s offers meditation, yoga

St. Mary’s Parish in Lancaster will be offering meditation and yoga as Christian spiritual practice classes from 7 to 8 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month in St. Mary’s Elementary School cafeteria, 2 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster. Call 683-6445, ext. 24.

Polish festival slated for Nov. 19

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will host a Polish festival complete with authentic Polish food and spirits from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Call 681-8387 for information or tickets.

Raffle to benefit Alden Meals on Wheels

Alternative Care Services of WNY is sponsoring a raffle for a Russell’s Grand Jacuzzi Package including dinner for two and overnight stay and breakfast buffet. Raffle tickets are $5. Call 937-7015 for details. The drawing will be held Dec. 1.

Wellness center plans Restart Program

Finish Strong Health and Wellness has a Restart Program in the works. The five-week program includes a three-week sugar detox. Visit 6229 Transit Road, Depew or call 880-5967 to learn more about the program.

Hillview youth groups meet weekly

Hillview Baptist Church hosts weekly youth groups at 26 Rehm Road in Depew. The high school group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and the fourth and fifth grade kids club meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. Youth from Depew, Cheektowaga and Lancaster are invited. Call 684-4694 for details.

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