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2017-10-05 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Meeting and Trade Show to be held

The Western New York Chapter of the Community Associations Institute will have its annual Meeting and Trade Show at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Depew. Seats are $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. To register, call Frank Lysiak at 713-0029 or email flysiak@aol.com.

Library group to host meat raffle

The Friends of the Lancaster Public Library will have its first meat raffle at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 4569 Broadway in Depew. Admission is $5 and includes beer, wine and pop; bring your own snacks. Those wishing to reserve a table for eight can do so for $35. Call 432-2411 for reservations or stop by the Lancaster Library, 5466 Broadway in Lancaster. Proceeds help keep the library open on Sundays during the school year.

Meat raffle to benefit Meals on Wheels

The Lancaster Moose Lodge, 5437 Broadway in Lancaster, will host a meat raffle to benefit Alden’s Meals on Wheels at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. Tickets are $7 and include pop, beer and wine; bring your own snacks. Call 937-7105 or visit 12482 Broadway in Alden for tickets.

Movie night set for Boys & Girls Club

The Lancaster-Depew Boys and Girls Club will have a movie night at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at 60 Preston St. in Depew. The club will be screening “Sing!” in the gym. Movie snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Polish Falcons plans meat raffle

The Polish Falcons Club will have its meat raffle starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7 at 445 Columbia Ave. in Depew. Admission is $5, including beer, wine, pop, snacks and a chance at the door prize. Call 684-2373 for tickets.

Pet blessing slated at St. Mary’s

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church will have a pet blessing at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in the pavilion outside the church, 1 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster.

Alden Farmers Market to host performances

Jim Vozga will perform Saturday, Oct. 7. The market takes place every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Oct. 14. The last market day will feature a harvest festival with a child and pet costume parade. The market is located in the Tractor Supply/ Save-a-Lot plaza, 13119 Broadway in Alden. Visit waldenny.org for a list of events, or call 937-6177 for information.

St. John’s Lutheran seeks crafters

St. John’s Lutheran Church is looking for vendors to participate in its craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at 55 Pleasant Ave., Lancaster. Spaces are $20 each, with an additional $5 charge for a table. The church is looking for vendors with homemade items only. Call 683-8972 or email stjohnslancaster@verizon.net for details.

Lancaster Unleashed sets Woof and Treat

Lancaster Unleashed, an organization devoted to creating a community dog park, will host its Woof and Treat event starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Purely Pets, 5 W. Main St. in Lancaster. Dogs and their owners can “trick or treat” for biscuits in the village’s business district. The event is $5 per dog presale or $7 the day of the event. Visit http://tinyurl.com/woof-treat.com, call 225-2745 or email karenpenzuil@gmail.com for details.

St. Mary’s schedules driver education

St. Mary’s High School has partnered with AAA of Central and Western New York, offering driver education classes to its students and members of the community from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until Nov. 28. The first half of the program is from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at 142 Laverack Ave, in Lancaster, while the second half will be in the car from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The program costs $520; visit www.smhlancers.org for details and to download registration forms.

Polish Heritage Dancers start season

The Polish Heritage Dancers of WNY’s 20th anniversary gala will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, starting with Mass at Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral, 6298 Broadway in Lancaster, followed by a reception at Kloc’s, 1245 Seneca Creek Road in West Seneca. Tickets are $45, and the deadline is Thursday, Oct. 5. Call 983-5084 or visit www.phd ofwny.com to learn more.

Harvest of Hope set for end of October

The 15th annual Harvest of Hope, which raises funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Western New York, will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road in Depew. The event will honor WKBW newsman Irv Weinstein. Visit www2.mda.org/harvestofhope.com or call 585-484-6560; tickets are $75 each, and table sponsorships start at $600.

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, Oct. 10 and 24, Nov. 14 and 28, and Dec. 12 and 26 at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill in Lancaster. Call 683-6445, ext. 24, or email dianez@stmaryson thehill.org for details.

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