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2014-04-09 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Penn Dixie to visit Williamsville Planetarium

The telescopes of the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center will visit the Williamsville Planetarium on Wednesday, April 9. Planetarium shows will start at 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. The event is recommended for ages 8 and up. For more information, call 626-8523.

Meals on Wheels sets spaghetti dinner

Amherst Meals on Wheels is holding its annual spaghetti dinner from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the Amherst Senior Center, 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Tickets cost $10, and all proceeds benefit AMOW. For more information, call 636-3065.

Community Center to discuss linguistics

A linguistics and Polish language lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at the Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Snyder. The presentation will be by Tony Waleszczak, and the event is sponsored by the Polish Arts Club of Buffalo. A $5 donation is required. For information, call 434-4984.

Encore Experience to hold auditions

Auditions for Encore Experience’s production of the young adult dinner theater comedy “Check Please” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst. For more information, call 406-8942.

Forest Stream Garden Club slates meeting

The Forest Stream Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Williamsville North High School’s first-floor cafeteria, 1595 Hopkins Road. Don Lavocat from Lavocat Nurseries will give a presentation on specialty plants and new varieties for the season.

Parkinson’s Foundation sets next meeting

The National Parkinson’s Foundation of Western New York will hold its monthly support group meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. The meeting is for people with Parkinson’s disease, family members and caregivers. For information, call 689-1559.

Alliance on Mental Illness organizes meeting

The Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo and Erie County will hold its monthly educational meeting for families with mentally ill loved ones at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst.

Meeting House to host Mike Shadrack

A kickoff event for the Village in Bloom, titled “Behind the Scenes at the Chelsea Flower Show,” will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at the Village Meeting House, 5658 Main St., Williamsville. The night will feature international traveler and gardener Mike Shadrack. Tickets cost $5 For more information, call 632-4120.

Montgomery Park to present lecture

Clear up some common misunderstandings about what causes diabetes, the effects of diabetes and how diabetes can be managed at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, at Montgomery Park Independent Retirement Community, 6363 Transit Road, Amherst. To make a reservation, call 688-7880.

Amherst Lions Club hosts treasure sale

The Amherst Lions Club will host its annual treasure sale from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday April 12, at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Household goods, jewelry and other items will be available. For more information, call 435-7732.

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