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ART EXHIBIT: Personal Preferences, selections made by art collectors Armand and Eleanor Castellani, Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, Lewiston. 1 to 5 p.m. Continues Wednesday through Sunday.

SUPPORT GROUP: Parents of Children Who Are Mentally Challenged, First Baptist Church, 124 Pine St., Lockport. 7 p.m.

AL-ANON: When someone else's drinking affects your life, Trinity Lutheran Church, 5 Saxton St., Lockport. 7:30 p.m.

CHICKEN BARBECUE: Olcott United Methodist Church, 5956 Main St., Olcott. Meal: $6. Noon.


LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER: A program designed to assist cancer patients experiencing chemotherapy or radiation treatment, Dr. Sarpel, Summit Park Health Plex, 6932 Williams Road, Suite 1200, Niagara Falls. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Call 298-4869 to register.

OPTIMIST CLUB: Cammaratta's Restaurant, 6336 Robinson Road, Lockport. 5:30 p.m.

FREE IMMUNIZATIONS: And Well Baby Clinics, conducted by the Niagara County Health Department, held in Niagara Falls, Lockport and North Tonawanda. Call the Clinic Line at 694-5454 for appointments and more information.

THE YOUTH PROGRAM: A group for young people to learn about drug and alcohol dependency, the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION: The fall session of community education at Starpoint Central School, with courses on arts and crafts, computers, driving, dancing, health and fitness, sign language, dog obedience, medical/dental billing, yoga and trips and tours, begins today. For more information, call Ruth Pirinelli, adult/continuing education coordinator, at 625-7272, extension 269.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those who suffer from depression, cafeteria conference room, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, 445 Tremont St., North Tonawanda. 6 p.m.

FREE CLINIC: Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, Human Resources Building, 10th and Falls streets, Niagara Falls. 1:30 to 5 p.m. Continues Thursday.

WORKSHOPS: To prepare non-profit organizations to apply for grants from the State Council on the Arts, Carnegie Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda. 5:30 p.m.

SUPPORTIVE FAMILY TRAINING: For the relatives of people diagnosed with serious psychiatric disorders, with support, education and advocacy, Orleans-Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services, 3818 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. 7 to 9 p.m. Call 433-3780 to register.

RAPP: Support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, in the Lockport area. 7 p.m. Call 433-2633 for meeting location.


THERAPEUTIC TOUCH: A speaker will explain this therapy and free therapeutic touch will be offered by trained practitioners, John A. Duke Senior Center, Niagara Falls. 11 a.m.

MEETING: The Kiwanis Club of Niagara Falls, Pyrate's Table Restaurant, 1210 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. 12:15 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: For adults in the Niagara County area who have a mental illness or are dealing with mental health issues, Mental Health Association, 151 East Ave., Lockport. 6:30 p.m. Call 433-3780 to register.

AL-ANON: When someone else's drinking affects your life, First Presbyterian Church, 506 Cayuga St., Lewiston. 7:30 p.m. 7 Clan Al-Anon, Tuscarora Health Center, Mount Hope Road, Tuscarora Reservation. 7 p.m.; and Adult Children of Alcoholics, Trinity Lutheran Church, 5 Saxton St., Lockport. 7 p.m.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Niagara Presbyterian Church, Military and Lockport roads, Town of Niagara. 7:30 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: For persons with HIV/AIDS, a weekly meeting sponsored by the Niagara County AIDS Case Management Program and AIDS Task Force, in the City of Niagara Falls. Strictly confidential. Call 285-5781 for information. 5:30 to 7 p.m.

BRIDGE GAME: For Wheatfield senior citizens, 2800 Church Road, Wheatfield. 12:45 p.m.


CARD PARTY: Annual Fall Card Party, including desserts and prizes, Masonic Temple, 1 Cottage St., Lockport. Admission: $3. 7:30 p.m.

DINNER MEETING: The American Business Women's Association September Dinner Meeting, Comfort Inn The Pointe, 1 Prospect Point, Niagara Falls. Members: $14. Non-members: $16. Networking and cash bar: 6 p.m. Dinner: 6:30 p.m. Speaker Michael Riso: 7:15 p.m. Call 298-8657 for reservations.

LA LECHE LEAGUE: For mothers and mothers-to-be interested in breastfeeding their babies, in the Niagara Falls area. 10 a.m. Call 285-1279 or 694-2247 for meeting location.

WORKSHOPS: To prepare non-profit organizations to apply for grants from the State Council on the Arts, Niagara Council of the Arts, 300 Fourth St., Niagara Falls. 5:30 p.m.

AL-ANON: When someone else's drinking affects your life, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 516 Cayuga Drive, Niagara Falls. 7:30 p.m.; Ray of Hope Al-Anon: St. Leo's Catholic Church, 2748 Military Road, Town of Niagara. 10 a.m.; Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. 8 p.m.; First United Methodist Church, 65 Main Ave., North Tonawanda. 8 to 9:30 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those who suffer from panic attacks and anxieties, John A. Duke Senior Center, Niagara Falls. 7:30 p.m.

SPECIAL DINNER: United Cerebral Palsy Association of Niagara County, Inc.'s 38th annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner, Como Restaurant, 2220 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Tickets: $20. Cash bar: 6 p.m. Dinner: 7 p.m. Call 297-0798 for tickets.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those who suffer from chronic pain, Center for Independent Living, 1520 Main St., Niagara Falls. 7 to 8:30 p.m.

THE BABCOCK NETWORK: A special service for those suffering from or caring for those with illnesses of the mind, First Presbyterian Church, 21 Church St., Lockport. 6:30 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: For caregivers of the disabled, 245 30th St., Niagara Falls. 7 p.m.

TOPS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, a support group dedicated to weight loss and maintenance, Col. Payne Community Center, Wheatfield Street, North Tonawanda. 6 to 7 p.m.

PUBLIC MEETING: The Restoration Advisory Board for the former Lake Ontario Ordnance Works will meet in the board room of the Primary Building, Lewiston-Porter Central School District, 4061 Creek Road, Lewiston. 7 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: WNY Candlelighters, for families who have children with cancer, Macri's Palace, 755 W. Market St., Niagara Falls. 11 a.m.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Clearview Step Group, 66 Mead St., North Tonawanda. 12:30 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: For people who suffer from depression, G-243, Niagara County Community College, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. 6 p.m.

SENIOR CITIZEN ID: Senior Citizens ages 65 and over can get an ID card for $3 with proof of age, and a nurse from the Red Cross will take blood pressure readings. Health Association of Niagara County, Inc., 1302 Main St., Niagara Falls. 9 a.m. to noon.


OPEN HOUSE: The Harry F. Abate Elementary School will have an open house to help show parents what is expected of their children at the school, and to meet teachers and staff, Harry F. Abate School, Lockport and 11th streets, Niagara Falls. 5 to 7 p.m.

WORKSHOPS: To prepare non-profit organizations to apply for grants from the State Council on the Arts, Kenan Center, 433 Locust St., Lockport. 5:30 p.m.

SPECIAL SESSION: Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning, second floor, Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston. 7:30 p.m. Call 298-2296 to register.

AM LOCKPORT TOASTMASTERS: Best Western Lockport Inn, 515 S. Transit Road, Lockport. 7 a.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: Lockport New Beginnings, for people recovering from alcohol or drug dependency, the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. 7 p.m.

AL-ANON: When someone else's drinking affects your life, Immaculate Conception Church, Ransomville. 7 p.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: For caregivers, John A. Duke Senior Center, Niagara Falls. 1:30 to 3 p.m.

MEETING: Niagara Oncology Association, therapy group, Hooker Auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. 1 p.m.

CANCER DISCUSSIONS: Dr. Todd Wallens and the Niagara Oncology Association discussion about cancer, free and open to all, Macri's Palace, 755 W. Market St., Niagara Falls. 11 a.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: The Us Too! Niagara Region Prostate Cancer Support Group, 723A, Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston. 7 p.m.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 75 East Ave., Lockport; O.A. Big Book Study, Clearview, 66 Mead St., North Tonawanda. Both at 7 p.m.

BLOOD PRESSURE CHECK: American Red Cross, 719 Ashland Ave., Niagara Falls. Free. Noon to 2 p.m.


FAMILY NIGHT: Niagara Falls Family YMCA, 1317 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. 7 to 10 p.m.

AL-ANON: When someone else's drinking affects your life, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Rainbow Boulevard and Second Street, Niagara Falls. 7:30 p.m.

SENIOR CITIZEN EVENTS: At the John A. Duke Senior Citizen Center, Niagara Falls. Songsters: 9 a.m. Tai Chi: 10 a.m. Nutrition: Noon. Euchre: 1 p.m.


RUN FOR HEALTH: To benefit the United Way of Niagara, where runners take on a 5K race, starting and finishing on Goat Island, Niagara Falls. Preregistration entry fee: $15. On the day of the race: $18. Registration: 8:30 a.m. Race: 10 a.m. Call 285-8461 for more information.

SPECIAL PROGRAM: Art and Athletic Adventures, for children ages 3 to 5, where children will have an opportunity to be creative and construct a craft project, have supervised gym time and take a swim lesson, YMCA, 19 East Ave., Lockport. Cost for members: $20. Non-members: $58. 10 a.m. to noon. Seven-week session.

CHICKEN & BISCUITS: Newfane Masonic Lodge #947 F&AM, 2757 Main St., Newfane. 4:30 p.m.

Next Sunday

AIDS WALK FOR HOPE: Third annual AIDS Walk for Hope, where walkers will wear red ribbons to symbolize awareness about AIDS on a 4.5 mile walk on Goat Island. Noon. Call 285-5781 for more information.

CHICKEN BARBECUE: Chiavetta's chicken barbecue and Chinese auction, Bergholz Fire Hall, 2470 Niagara Road, Bergholz. Chicken ready: Noon. Auction: Noon to 3 p.m.

HAM DINNER: St. Peter Lutheran School-North Ridge, 4169 Church Road, Lockport. Adults: $6.50. Ages 6 to 12: $3. Five and under: Free. Noon to 2 p.m.

Listings should be mailed two weeks in advance to: Niagara Community Calendar, The Buffalo News, 8890 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 14304.

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