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2017-04-13 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Depew Polish Falcons to host Dyngus Day

The Depew Polish Falcons Club will have a Dyngus Day celebration at 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, at 445 Columbia Ave. in Depew. Tickets are $10; call 683-7242 or visit www.polishfalconsdepew.com for more information.

Lancaster Library to hold book sale

The Lancaster Public Library will have a book and bake sale from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 20; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22; and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 23. The first day is for Friends of the Library and Women’s Civic Club only at $10 a bag; the following days are $8, $5 then $3 per bag.

Our Lady of Pompeii slates meat raffle

Our Lady of Pompeii’s Rosary and Holy Name Societies will host a meat raffle at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the parish center, 129 Laverack Ave. Admission is $5; a table of eight people is $25. Call 573-5842 for reservations.

South Line schedules babysitting course

The South Line Fire Company will host a free babysitting course from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the fire hall, 1049 French Road, Cheektowaga. Doors will open at noon for registration. The course is open to all potential babysitters age 12 and above. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion and a babysitters packet.

St. Mary’s offers meditation, yoga

St. Mary’s Parish is offering meditation and yoga as Christian spiritual practice classes from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, April 18, May 9 and 23, in the St. Mary’s Elementary School cafeteria, 2 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster. Call 683-6445, ext. 24.

Scouts to host meat raffle

The Friends of Boy Scout Troop 601 will host a meat raffle at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at Polish Falcons, 4445 Columbia Ave. in Depew. Tickets are $7 at the door or $40 for a table of eight people; beer and soda are included with admission. The community is encouraged to bring snacks and a cooler. Call 903-7318 or email alyson.grande@yahoo.com for advance tickets and table reservations.

Historical society plans new program

The Lancaster Historical Society will will have Greg Kinal speak on “Unknown American History” at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the Lancaster Historical Society Museum, 40 Clark St. This is the first time Kinal will present these forgotten stories in the WNY area.

Our Lady of Pompeii sets Sunday service

Our Lady of Pompeii church will have Divine Mercy Sunday at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at 158 Laverack Ave. in Lancaster. Call 683-6522 for details.

Depew schedules theme tray auction

The Depew High School PTSO will host a theme tray auction at 6 p.m. Friday, April 28, in the large high school gym, 5201 Transit Road in Depew. Tickets are $5 per person. Call 686-5091 for details.

VFW post to host spaghetti dinner

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will host a spaghetti dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Tickets are $10 presale and $11 at the door; call 681-8387 for details.

Zonta plans craft, vendor fair

Zonta Cheektowaga-Lancaster Foundation will host a craft and vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Knights of Columbus, Father Justin Council, 2735 Union Road in Cheektowaga.

VFW Post 7275 sets spaghetti dinner

Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will hold a spaghetti dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster.

Cathedral to host towel bingo

Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral will host towel bingo at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 30, with doors opening at 11:30 a.m., at 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. Admission is $5 per person. Call 685-5766 for details.

Polish Falcons to hold cruise nights

The Depew Polish Falcons Club will hold cruise nights from 5 to 9 p.m. every Thursday starting May 11 and ending Sept. 21. Call 684-2373 for details.

Crash Cadillac to perform at dance

The band Crash Cadillac will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 13, at the Peplowski Parish Center, 6298 Broadway in Lancaster. The doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call 239-1982, 683-4046 or the parish office at 685-5766 for tickets or details.

St. Basil’s holding pierogi sale

St. Basil’s Church is hosting an ongoing pierogi sale featuring cheese, potato and sauerkraut pierogi. Call 683-0313 or mail a check to St. Basil’s Church, 12 Embry Place, Lancaster, NY 14086.

Simulated ACT/SAT testing offered

Students can take simulated ACT/SAT tests at Maryvale’s Robert A. Binner Educational Center, 1050 Maryvale Drive in Cheektowaga. Visit allprotutoring.com.

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 for details.

Picnic reservations to be accepted

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is accepting picnic reservations for 2017. Call 684-3320 to make a reservation or learn more about pricing.

Hillview youth groups meet weekly

Hillview Baptist Church hosts weekly youth groups at 26 Rehm Road, 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. All WNY youth are invited. Call 684-4694 for details.

Motivational meetings to start at Hillview

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

Lancaster Dog Park meetings scheduled

For those interested in getting a dog park in Lancaster, meetings will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month until Nov. 15 at the Lancaster Library, 5466 Broadway. Discussions involve fundraising ideas and efforts to get commitment from the county and town.

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