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2016-09-28 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Rehearsals open to male singers

The Red Blazer Men’s Chorus is holding open rehearsals from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Thursday nights through Oct. 6 at Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst. The rehearsals will be held in preparation for the Veterans Day Concert that will take place on Nov. 11. Rehearsals are open to all men who enjoy singing. For more information, visit www.redblazermenschorus.com.

Church invites animals to be blessed

North Presbyterian Church will welcome the community to bring their animals to receive a blessing at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the church, 300 N. Forest Road, Williamsville. Call 632-1330 with any questions.

VNA clinic to offer flu, pneumonia shots

A Visiting Nursing Association Clinic is taking place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 416, at 18 E. Spring St., Williamsville.

Beechwood to host Carmarie Dancers

The Carmarie Dancers will perform at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Beechwood Residence 2235 Millersport Highway, Getzville. At 10 a.m., the Beechwood Service Guild will hold its annual membership drive. Refreshments will be served.

Bloodmobile to be stationed at St. Leo

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at St. Leo the Great from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at 885 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. Every two seconds, someone is in need of blood. Sign up by calling St. Leo’s today at 835-8905. Walk-ins also are welcome. Photo ID is required.

Morning Glories to hold tea

The Cheektowaga Morning Glories Home Bureau will hold a membership tea at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at St. Stephens-Bethlehem Church, 750 Wehrle Drive, Amherst. Crafts to be created over the next year will be on display, and refreshments will be served. Email dee6415@hotmail.com for more information.

Book Club to discuss ‘Boys in the Boat’

The Amherst Book Club will meet at noon Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Fairdale Banquet Center, 672 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. Robert Poczik will give a review of “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown. Call 836-0056 for more information.

Youth Foundation to hold raffle

The Amherst Youth Foundation will hold a meat raffle at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at 5005 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. The cost per person is $5, or $4 per person for a prepaid table of 10. Included in the cost are roast beef sandwiches, beer, soda and wine. Bring your own snacks. Call 633-6773 or email AmherstYouthFoundation@gmail.com.

St. Joseph alums slates annual Mass

The Mount St. Joseph Alumnae will hold its annual Mass and luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Classics V Banquet Center 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. The proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Sisters of St. Joseph of Clarence. All graduates of the school and friends are invited to attend. Tickets are $27. Call 688-6833 or e-mail jdouglas@gmail.com.

Witakowski to lead ACE in Beethoven

The Amherst Chamber Ensembles will hold a Beethoven’s Violin Concerto at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at Trinity Performing Arts Center, 711 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Thomas Witakowski will act as the principal conductor and music director. Special guest artist Barton Samuel Rotberg will perform Mozart Symphony No. 40. The concert is free. Visit www.acemusic.org for more information.

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