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2018-11-08 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Aetna Hose Company to host meat raffle

The Aetna Hose Company of the Depew Fire Department will host a meat raffle Friday, Nov. 9, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall, 4569 Broadway, Depew. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m., and the raffle will start at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5. Tables of eight cost $35 and can be reserved by contacting John at 863-1973 or by aetnahosecompany@gmail.com.

Simulated ACT/SAT testing provided

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

Hillview meetings welcome all

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

Men’s Bible study set for Saturdays

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, Nov. 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.

Snowflake Bazaar slated at church

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its Snowflake Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at 5448 Broadway in Lancaster. The event will feature handmade crafts, baked goods, a rummage sale, and a basket and 50/50 raffle. Homemade clam chowder and a sandwich lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Lodge to host free spaghetti dinner

Lancaster Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Parkway, will host its 11th free spaghetti dinner for veterans and guests from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. For more details, call Lancaster Elks Lodge at 685-1478.

One-Stop Carwash to offer free washes

One-Stop Carwash, 4535 Broadway, will offer a free car wash from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, to anyone who has served in the armed forces.

St. Mary’s offers rite for adults

St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Lancaster will offer the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays at St. Mary’s Elementary School, 2 St. Mary’s Hill, Lancaster. Sessions will be held through May. For details, call 681-4145 or visit www.st marysonthehill.com.

Halfway to Dyngus Day party set

Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will hold its Halfway to Dyngus Day party from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. There will be live Polish music, authentic Polish food and drink specials for purchase, including Polish vodka, beer and Krupnik. The cover charge is $8. Call 681-8387 for details.

Post to hold Veterans Day dinner

The Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 will host a Veterans Day steak dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the post, 3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Tickets cost $12 presale or $13 at the door. The eat-in or takeout dinner includes steak, salt potatoes, corn, chef salad, roll and a dessert. For tickets, call 681-8387.

Family conference slated for Nov. 29

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.

Lancaster museum to host craft sale

The Lancaster Historical Society Museum will host a holiday craft sale from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the museum, 40 Clark St., Lancaster. There will also be a basket raffle to benefit the Building Restoration Fund. Admission is free and includes refreshments.

Church to hold talk on Advent

Sister Francesca Buczkowski will present “Advent Anticipation” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 129 Laverack Ave., Lancaster. Reflecting on the sacred time where Emmanuel calls people to be refreshed in spirit, Sister Buczkowski’s talk will explain how to relax, reflect and celebrate the season of Advent anticipation. No registration is needed.

Local 846 UAW to hear speaker

The Local 846 United Automobile Workers will hold its next meeting at noon Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 35 George Karl Blvd. in Amherst. Rick Falkowski will speak about the history of music. The group’s December meeting will be a Christmas party at noon Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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 details.

Women’s Civic Club meeting scheduled

The Women’s Civic Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Lancaster Municipal Building, 5423 Broadway. A speaker from Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve will give a presentation titled “Reinstein Woods, Living with Deer.” Guests are welcome, and refreshments will be served.

Santa is coming to Westwood Park

The Town of Lancaster will once again sponsor Santa at Westwood from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at the park pavilion, 175 Pavement Road in Lancaster. Santa will arrive by fire truck and read a story to the children. There will also be hay rides, letter writing to Santa, ornament decorating, face painting and refreshments. Call the recreation office at 684-3320 for more information. There is no cost for the event.

Grief support group to meet

The Grief Recovery After Substance Passing peer support group, for loved ones of those who have died due to addiction or overdose, will meet at 2:30 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at the Lancaster Elks Lodge, 33 Legion Drive, Lancaster. Call Maureen at 903-3247 or email mmhoconnor@aol.com for details.

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