Weekly Feature

2018-03-07 / What's Going On

Chili cook-off slated at Harris Hill UMC

The Harris Hill United Methodist Church will hold its Chili Cook-Off and Soup Showdown at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at the church, 8495 Main St. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5 per person, with a family maximum of $20. A ticket includes chili or soup, cornbread and a beverage. Call the church office at 632-4688 or email hhumc@roadrunner.com by March 3 to register.

Brothers of Mercy seeks volunteers

The Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehab Center is looking for volunteers. The assignment requires pushing wheelchairs to and from the in-house rehabilitation clinics. Volunteer openings are also available in the gift shop. Those who are interested can call Valerie at 759-7617.

St. Stephen’s to offer Celtic program

St. Stephen’s UCC, 8520 Tonawanda Creek Road, Clarence, will host a St. Patrick’s Day-themed program at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. The program, titled “Emerald Isle,” will feature Irish and Celtic music. All proceeds will support the Kevin Guest House. If headed to the church from Transit Road, proceed east on Tonawanda Creek and ignore all “road closed” signs.

Monarch Butterfly program set

David O’Donnell, owner of the Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm in Clarence, will present a program on the monarch butterfly and efforts to reintroduce them to this area. The program will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, at the Town Park Club House, 10405 Main St.

ABC Bel Canto set for five-choir concert

The ABC Bel Canto Choir-Vivace, Boston Children’s Choir, Chautauqua Youth Chorale, Hochstein Youth Singers and the Young People’s Chorus of Erie will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Clarence Presbyterian Church, 9675 Main St. The guest conductor this year is Jose Calvar from Syracuse University.

Contemporary Club sets meeting date

The Clarence Contemporary Club will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 20, at the Protocol Restaurant, 6766 Transit Road, Williamsville. Paula Hinz, co-chairwoman of the Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival, will speak on the “Story of the Japanese Garden.” A luncheon and meeting will follow. Donations for the Akron food pantry will be collected. For more information, contact MaryAnne at 741-9329.

Flag football clinic slated for March

A coed flag football clinic will take place at the Clarence Church of Christ, 5375 Old Goodrich Road, Clarence, each Wednesday in March. The clinic is for kids in grades five through 12 and will run from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. The cost for the program is $50. Anthony Perry, former player at the University at Buffalo and experienced college coach, will lead the clinic. Call the church office for details at 741-3030.

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