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2015-05-27 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Harris Hill offering babysitter course

Harris Hill Fire Company will host its third babysitter safety class — a free event for young adults ages 12 and older — at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at the fire company, 8630 Main St. Lunch and snacks will be provided throughout the day. The course is limited to the first 100 registered participants. Reservations are required to clarencebabysitting@hotmail.com. Include the child’s name, as it would appear on the certificate, and age.

‘Flower Days’ continue at Farmers Market

May Flower Days will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday in May at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St. The market offers early bedding and vegetable plants. The market’s full season begins Saturday, June 6. The market is open rain or shine. For more information, visit www.clarencefarmersmarket.com.

Let Them LOL golf tournament set

Clarence-based Let Them Laugh Out Loud, a grass-roots organization that provides clean water to residents of villages in Africa, will host its inaugural golf tournament, “Chip in for a Cause,” at 10 a.m. Monday, July 20, at Tan Tara Golf Club, 4391 Tonawanda Creek Road North, North Tonawanda. Tickets cost $110 and include lunch and a steak dinner. Basket and prize donations are currently being accepted. For more information, contact 280-3588 or 560-0739.

Women’s Club June meeting set

The next meeting of the Clarence Women’s Club will take place Monday, June 1, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. Guest speaker Denise Reichard will portray “Clara Barton,” founder of the American Red Cross. All are welcome. For more information, call 310-7674.

Scleroderma fundraiser scheduled at mall

The Buffalo-area Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma — an annual walk to raise funds and awareness for scleroderma research and patient support — will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6, at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road. Registration begins at 10 a.m. in the food court. Walk information and registration can be found at http://walks.SclerodermaTriState.org.

Kite flying for homeless veterans slated for May

“Come Fly A Kite,” a free kite-flying event to benefit homeless veterans, is set for noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Gratwick Waterfront Park in North Tonawanda. Children of all ages can receive a free kite to fly. The Great Lakes Kite Flyers Society with its large kites will be present. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Donations will be accepted. Attendees are asked to bring chairs. Proceeds will benefit WNY Veterans Housing Coalition, Vets Herd Inc. and the VA Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Program. Call 515-5844 for information.

Yard, plant sales planned at Harris Hill UMC

Harris Hill United Methodist Church, 8495 Main St., will be hosting “Pork, Plants & Plenty” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20. During the yard and plant sales, a pulled pork lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call 632-4688.

Morning Pilates classes being offered

Pilates classes taught by NESTA certified instructor Carla Baran are being held at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Karyn Kelley School of Dance, 4223 Transit Road; at 10 a.m. Wednesdays, at Branches of Light, 8860 Main St., and 9 a.m. Fridays at Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St. Classes are drop-in and run from $6 to $10 per class. Visit www.carlaspilates.com or call 866-3735 for more information.

Craft show to benefit ALS Association

A craft show to benefit the ALS Association will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Newstead Fire Hall, 5691 Cummings Road, Akron. Admission is $1 for adults. For more information, contact Anna Greco at 901-5674.

Yoga now offered at Senior Center

A beginner-level yoga class is now being offered at 9 a.m. Fridays at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. The class costs $5 per session. For more information, call 633-5138.

Philharmonic scholarship luncheon scheduled

The Friends of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Scholarship Luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. Friday June 5, at the 20th Century Club, 595 Delaware Ave. Clarence High School senior and flutist Lauren Scanio is one of three winners and will perform. Also included in the $30 ticket price is a buffet lunch and a basket raffle. For more info and tickets, call Carl Klingenschmitt at 759-6428.

Festival Chorus sets concert at Zion Lutheran

The Festival Chorus will present “The Music of Our Dreams” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, at Zion Lutheran Church, 9535 Clarence Center Road. Tickets at the door cost $8. Presale tickets cost $6 and are available by contacting choir director Heather Lovelace at info@wnyfestivalchorus.org or 531-8986. For more information about The Festival Chorus, visit www.wnyfestivalchorus.org.

Clarence Rotary selling Lobsterfest tickets

Ticket sales have begun for the Clarence Rotary Club’s 23rd annual Lobsterfest, scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Tickets cost $79 and include lobster, roast beef sandwiches, salads, appetizers, desserts, soda and beer. A silent auction will also be held along with live music. For tickets, visit www.clarencerotary.com.

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