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2015-04-01 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Kiwanis to host annual Easter event

The Clarence Kiwanis Club will host its annual Easter event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Due to wet grounds this year, it will not be the traditional Easter Egg hunt familiar to families. The Kiwanis Club is teaming up with the Clarence Youth Bureau to provide free arts and crafts, games with an Easter theme, a photo op with the Easter Bunny and treats for all children ages 1 to 12. The club house will be open for bathrooms only. The event is dependent on the weather. To be sure the event is taking place, call 634-7577.

Contemporary Club sets spring fundraiser

The Clarence Contemporary Club will host its spring fundraiser “Away We Go!” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Sean Patrick’s Restaurant, 3480 Millersport Highway, Amherst. The evening will include a deluxe buffet dinner, basket raffle, cash bar and a jazz band. Tickets are $50. Each ticket will include a chance to win $1,000 in spending money to be used on the winner’s next getaway. Proceeds go to support numerous philanthropic efforts in Clarence and surrounding communities. For more information, contact Cindy at 741-8133.

St. Mary’s inviting people to reconnect

St. Mary’s Church, at 6919 Transit Road in Swormville, will present “Reconnecting with your Catholic faith” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 7 and 14, in the Parish Center. This program is for anyone thinking about returning to a more active participation in his or her Catholic faith. Call Tom at 689-7448 or Carol at 741-8490 for more information.

Morning Pilates classes being offered

Pilates classes, taught by certified trainer Carla Baran, are being held at 9:15 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Karyn Kelley School of Dance, 4223 Transit Road. The cost per class is $6, and people pay as they go. Participants should bring their own mat and water. For information, visit www.carlaspilates.com.

Recreation Department to hold fishing derby

The Clarence Recreation Department will host its annual fishing derby from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 11, at Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. This catch-and-release event is for ages 15 and younger. Call 407-2162 for more information.

Quilt show scheduled for April at club house

The Clarence Log Cabin Quilters will host its annual quilt show, “Cabin Fever 11,” April 24-26, at the Clarence Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26. Admission is $5. A silent auction will be held to benefit Western New York Heroes. Boutique vendors and door prizes are also part of the event. For more information, contact 759-6683.

Women in Business Showcase planned

The Buffalo Niagara Chapter of NYS Women Inc. will host its Women in Business trade show from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Protocol, 6766 Transit Road, Amherst. The cost is $30 for NYS Women Inc. members, $35 per guest and $50 per exhibitor. The cost includes dinner. Register online at www.bncwomeninc.org. For further information, contact Sue Mager at LBer633655@aol.com or 826-5378.

Senior Center seeking basket donations

The Clarence Senior Center’s seventh annual basket raffle will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at the center, 4600 Thompson Road. A portion of the proceeds will support Meals on Wheels of Clarence/Newstead and Rural Transit Service. Anyone interested in donating a basket can call the center at 633-5138.

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