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2014-06-25 / What's Going On

What's Going On

William Mattar to host Unyts blood drive

William Mattar Law Offices will hold a Unyts blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the firm’s office, 6720 Main St., Williamsville. Unyts is an organ and tissue procurement organization in Western New York. For more information, visit www.WilliamMat tar.com.

Paw Park schedules event for June 28

The Paw Park in Amherst is offering a free event for dogs and their owners from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the park, 550 Smith Road near Millersport Highway and New Road. The program will feature vendors, basket and 50/50 raffles, and demonstrations and lectures. Members of the Amherst police K-9 unit are scheduled to attend. Food will be available for purchase from Lloyd Taco. For more information, visit the Paw Park at Amherst’s page on Facebook or email thepawpark@yahoo.com.

‘Good Grief’ organizes monthly meeting

The next ‘Good Grief’ meeting will take place at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., on the corner of South Cayuga Street, Williamsville. The program is provided by Calvary’s Good Grief Support Group to offer fellowship and support to anyone who has suffered any type of significant loss. The meeting is free. For more information, call 633-7800.

‘Intune’ festival planned at Island Park

The intune Music and Lifestyle festival will take place from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at Island Park, Williamsville. The festival will feature live music and interactive workshops, such as yoga and Ableton Live software instruction. Heading at the festival will be Break Science. For more information, visit www.intunefestival.com.

Behind the Scenes Tour slated at BNHV

Guest lecturer and architectural historian Andrea Rebeck will guide attendees through a few of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s historic buildings from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at BNHV, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst. Rebeck will discuss preservation philosophy and share stories about BNHV’s buildings. The cost is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. For more information, call 689-1440.

Amberleigh presents Summer Concert Series

Amberleigh Retirement Community will kick off its Summer Concert Series with “Carnival Kids Steel Orchestra” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, June 30, at Amberleigh, 2330 Maple Road, Williamsville. The group will play an array of Caribbean and reggae sounds. Also, the concert is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 689-4195.

Other Worlds’ concert set at Williamsville UMC

An “Other Worlds” concert of spiritual and meditative works will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Williamsville United Methodist Church, 5681 Main St. For more information, call 634-4800.

The Depot to host Cruise Night on June 30

A Cruise Night featuring Corvettes of Buffalo will be held from 5 p.m. to dusk Monday, June 30, at Lehigh Valley Historic Site, 86 S. Long St., Williamsville. The event, sponsored by the Western New York Railway Historical Society, includes free admission and parking.

Car seat inspections set for June 28

Sheriff Timothy B. Howard will host a free car seat safety inspection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at McDonald’s, 3400 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. At the event, certified road patrol deputies will provide child caregivers and parents with knowledge on the basics of car seat selection and proper installation of the seats.

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