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2013-10-09 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Disability museum plans film festival

The Museum of disABILITY History and People Inc. will hold its annual “Film Festival and Speaker Series” on Saturday, Oct. 12. The film “Inclusion: the Joy of Drumming” will be shown at 2 and 7 p.m. at Dipson Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St., Buffalo. A reception will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 3826 Main St., Buffalo. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased in advance or at the door at both the museum and the theatre. For more information, visit www.disability filmfest.org or call 629-3626.

Grief support group to meet

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, will host a free bereavement/ support session for anyone coping with grief, sadness or loss at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. Those interested in attending can call 632-3700. For more information about bereavement and support groups held throughout the remainder of the year, visit www.mcguire group.com or call 826-2010.

Fish fry event scheduled at Harris Hill UMC

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., is hosting a “Fish Fry and Fellowship” dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. A Krolick’s fish fry or chicken fritter dinner can be purchased for $10 and will be available to eat in or takeout. Call 632-4688 for more information.

Friends of Father Joe to sponsor barbecue

Evans Center firefighters and the Bowmansville Fire Company will hold a chicken barbecue, sponsored by Friends of Father Joe, from noon to 6 p.m. or until sold out on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Bowmansville Fire Company, 36 Main St. The event will benefit the Franciscan Center. Dinners, including a half-chicken, two sides, a roll, drink and dessert, are $9. Takeout and presale are available. There will also be a theme basket auction, 50/50 raffle and large item raffle. For presale or to donate, call 674-0874 or email wildwestlogdog@aol.com.

Scouts hosting seminar on impact in Clarence

Boy Scouts of America, Greater Niagara Frontier Council Onondaga District, will host a presentation on Scouting and the impact it’s having in Clarence at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Clarence Nature Center, 9050 Sheridan Drive. Attendees will see Scouting in action and hear from several guest speakers who will talk about Scouting’s influence in their lives. RSVP to mario.hicks@scouting.org or call 512-6214.

Blood drive scheduled at Faith Fellowship

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Fellowship Hall at Faith Fellowship Church, 11478 Main St. All donors will receive a coupon for a free personal pan pizza with the purchase of a large pizza at area Pizza Hut restaurants. All donors during the month of October will also be eligible to win a $200 Visa prepaid gift card courtesy of Suburban Propane. Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit www.redcross blood.org for more information.

Zion Lutheran Church sets harvest dinner

Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road, will host its annual harvest dinner event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Attendees will be asked to make a free-will donation, with proceeds to benefit Zion’s youth ministry. A complete roast beef family style dinner will be served. Call April Folckemer at 741-2656 for more information.

Evangel hosting craft show for ministry

Evangel Assembly of God, 8180 Greiner Road, will host its 13th annual “Christmas at the Old Homestead” craft show to benefit SonRays Ministries on Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 17-19. Hours on Thursday are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 300 handmade gifts will be available for purchase, and child care will be available. Call 695-9494 for information.

Parkinson’s Support Group to meet

The Northtown Parkinson’s Support Group will hold its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. “Operation Karaoke” will be hosted by Kelly Richardson and Jennifer Lam from the Speech-Language Department of the University at Buffalo. For more information, call 689-1559.

Volunteers sought for Hollow ‘makeover’

The Clarence Hollow Association has selected Cornerstone Bar and Grill as its site for the second annual Extreme Makeover: Hollow Edition to be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at 10651 Main St. Volunteers are needed to help landscape and clean up the property. Contact Domenic Cortese at 583-0029 to be part of the project.

Presentation on Polish uniforms planned

A presentation on Polish soldiers’ uniforms will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Snyder. The presentation will be given by Wanda Bolanowska-Higdon, and is sponsored by the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo. The cost is $5 for nonmembers. There is no cost for members. For more information, call 631-3717.

Montgomery Park sets dentistry talk

Montgomery Park will host a presentation by Dr. Kelly Truong, of Crosspoint Dentistry, on dental implants at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at the park, 6363 Transit Road, East Amherst. To make a reservation, call 688-7880.

Montgomery Park to host ‘Soup Sunday’

Montgomery Park will hold a “Soup Sunday” at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the park, 6363 Transit Road, East Amherst. The event will feature free, homemade soup and bread for adults aged 55 and older. To make a reservation, call 688-7880.

Program about Buffalo’s waterfront being held

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation President Thomas Dee as he gives a presentation on “Revitalization of Buffalo’s Waterfront” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Sean Patrick’s, 3480 Millersport Highway, Amherst. For more information, contact Pat Angrisano at 633-1512.

Youth sailing group being formed

Sailing, boating, canoeing and kayaking will be the main activities for a new youth group being formed in Clarence. Any youth ages 13-18 and interested parents are invited to attend an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St. Adult volunteers with or without boats are welcome. Contact Chuck DeVaul at 622-9590 or Chuckd14025@gmail.com for more details.

Mothers’ Club seek members

Harris Hill Mothers’ Club is looking for mothers of babies through school-aged children residing within its membership area for a new member meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Harris Hill Fire Company, 8630 Main St. The membership area consists of Harris Hill Road between Main Street and Wehrle Drive, and the adjacent streets east through Cameron Drive. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Michele at 631-2691 or Erin at 634-8419.

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