Weekly Feature

2010-09-15 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Farmers Market to be held

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, 10717 Main St., Clarence, is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October. Entertainment will be provided from 10 a.m. to noon by Outofar Trio, a old time jazz and blues group. The Community Service will be World on Your Plate, the Animal Rescue will be Maddies Pet Rescue Project and Winery of the Week will be Honeymoon Trail Winery.

Monkey See, Monkey Do holding book club

Monkey See, Monkey Do... Children's Bookstore, 9060 Main St., Clarence, is hosting Bright Monkeys Club, a weekly group meeting for book reading, literature review, discussion and journal writing exercises. Children ages 9-12 are welcome to participate in this program from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 9 to 26. The price is $25 per month, which includes a copy of the book, journal and snack. The September book selection is “Loser” by Jerry Spinelli. For more information, call 218-4121.

Boy Scouts holding open house

Boy Scouts of America is holding an open house from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Epiphany United Church of Christ, 9365 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center. All boys between the ages of 10½ and 18 years old interested in joining Boy Scouts are welcome to attend. Boy Scout Troop No. 94 meets 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call the church office at 741-1441, Gary F. Degener at 481-5494, Tom Lauth at 691-2853 or John R. Hazelton Jr. at 685-9264.

Author signing planned at bookstore

University at Buffalo attorney and author, Nadia Shahram will be at Monkey See, Monkey Do ... Children’s Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, for a discussion and signing of her book “Marriage on the Street Corners of Tehran.” Call 218-4121 or stop in at 9060 Main St., Clarence, to purchase a copy of the book and sign up for this author event.

Wine tasting, auction set at Our Lady of Peace

Our Lady of Peace Church, 10950 Main St., Clarence, is hosting a wine and hors d’oeuvre tasting and parish auction from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, in its Msgr. Hammerl Parish Center. Activities also include basket and silent auctions, raffles, music and a free gift. Tickets are $20 per person and you must be 21 to attend. Call 759-8554.

Horizon plans workshop on substance abuse

Free workshops for parents will be held at Horizon Health Services’ recently opened Family Recovery Center, 6495 Transit Road, Suite 800, across from Casey Road in East Amherst. The next scheduled meeting, “But a doctor prescribed it…,” on prescription drug abuse, will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29. For further information, visit www.horizon-health.org, or to register call 418-8531.

Curves holding anniversary celebration

Curves accepts Univera, Silver Sneakers and now Fit Blue, along with most major health carriers, and is celebrating its 12th anniversary this week. Also, $30 memberships are available for a short time, and Zumba is to start soon. Stop in to receive a free gift at 9135 Sheridan Drive, near Main Street in Clarence or call 631-1000 for more information.

Recreation Department seeking instructors

The Town of Clarence Recreation Department is seeking a Pilates instructor to teach beginner and intermediate class two nights a week, and a volleyball coordinator to supervise adult volleyball one night a week. If interested, contact Chip Trapper at 407-2162, ext. 5002 or at recre ation@ clarence. ny. us.

Team Hope walk planned at Meadowlakes Park

A walk organized by Team Hope, a nationwide program by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America to raise funds for those affected by HD and their families, will take place Saturday, Sept. 15, at Meadowlakes Park, 8550 Clarence Center Road, in Clarence Center. It will begin at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 9 a.m. Also planned for the event are basket raffles, live music and food and beverages. To sign up or for more information, visit www.teamhopewny.com.

Bills sign autographs for Kids Escaping Drugs

Buffalo Bills players C.J. Spiller, Fred Jackson, Chris Kelsay, Kyle Williams and Bryan Scott will autograph a limited edition Bills poster with a $25 donation to benefit the Kids Escaping Drugs Campaign. They will be at the Boulevard Mall food court, 730 Alberta Drive, Amherst, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21. Wristband sales begin at 3 p.m.

Ski Club holding registration day

The Clarence Holiday Valley Ski Club, for high school students, will hold registration from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. Call 741-3083 or 867-5351.

Scarecrow contest open for entries

Participants are sought for the Clarence Hollow Scarecrow Contest. Visit www.clarencehol low.org, or stop by the Clarence Deli or Asa Ransom House for an applications/guidelines sheet.

Sundowners holding new member tea

The Sundowners Home Bureau of Clarence and Amherst invite women of all ages to a membership tea on Tuesday, Oct. 5. The group meets at 2330 Maple Road at Transit Road on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.

For information, call Johanna at 759-7314 or Diane at 826-0228.

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