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April 8 to 15 / Niagara County events

Following is Niagara Sunday's weekly listing of upcoming public events held around Niagara County.

If you would like your event included, send the information two weeks in advance to: Niagara Community Calendar, c/o The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240, fax to: 856-5150, or e-mail to: niagaranews@buffnews.com.

Today

VILLAGE EVENT: "The Hunt," a community Easter celebration, involves searching the entire Village of Wilson for clues and eggs that will be hidden all around town, 3 p.m., parking lot of Wilson First Baptist Church, 265 Pettit St. Free Sahlen's hot dogs and variety of salads served along with live music and a special Easter message in the Wilson Fire Hall parking lot at 4:30. All welcome. For information, visit: wilsonfbc.org.

ART DISPLAYS: The DeSales Student Art Show, which runs through Monday, Market Street Art Center, 247 Market St., Lockport. The center is open today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the rest of the week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call 478-0239 or visit: www.marketstreetartcenter.org.

SUPPORT GROUP: Recovery Inc., 2 to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 8210 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Use the side door.

MEETING: Alcoholics Anonymous Golden Slipper, 9:30 a.m., VFW hall, 112 Caledonia St., Lockport; Attitude Adjustment, 10 a.m., First Step Center, Allen Avenue, Niagara Falls; LaSalle Big Book, 7:30 p.m., Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, 156 59th St., Niagara Falls; Fifth Tradition, 8 p.m., St. John Episcopal Church, 100 Chestnut St., Youngstown; and Lock City, 8 p.m., Emmanuel Methodist Church, East Avenue at Washburn Street, Lockport.

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Monday

LIBRARY PROGRAM: Spring Break at the Movies features a film in which the Easter Bunny's teenage son heads to Hollywood to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band, and in Los Angeles is taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits him with his car, 1 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For information, call 693-4132, Ext. 5.

MEMORY PROGRAM: Homewatch Care Givers will offer an interactive presentation on "Memory Wellness" and "Training Your Brain," 1 p.m., North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center, 110 Goundry St. Call 695-8582 to register.

GROUP MEETING: Anger management group for those wishing to work on their emotional and behavioral well-being, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Independent Living of Niagara County, 746 Portage Road, Niagara Falls. For information, call Dave Edgerton at 836-0822, Ext. 109.

STRETCHING CLASS: Stretching and Mobility Class for senior citizens ages 55 and up, 9:15 a.m., North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center, 110 Goundry St. Cost, $2.

FREE FITNESS CLASS: Club 99, 10:30 a.m., North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center, 110 Goundry St. Continues Wednesday. Call 695-8582 to register.

MUSEUM HOURS: The North Tonawanda History Museum, which operates in the Lumber City History Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday, except Wednesday, 54 Webster St. Call 213-0554 for more information.

FACILITATED ENROLLMENT: For Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health insurance programs, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Tuesday and Thursday and on the second Wednesday of the month; 1 to 4 p.m. on other Wednesdays; and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Hamilton B. Mizer Primary Care Center, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls. Call 278-4620 for more information.

MEETINGS: Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Step Group, 7:30 a.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; New Hope Group, 10:30 a.m., First Step Center, Allen Avenue, Niagara Falls; Lockview, 6:30 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 98 East Ave., Lockport; Survivors Big Book Group, 6:30 p.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Pershing Avenue and Cayuga Drive, Niagara Falls; New Green Group International Open Discussion Meeting, 8 p.m., First Congregational Church, 822 Cleveland Ave., Niagara Falls; and Open Channel Big Book, 8 p.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls.

FITNESS PROGRAM: Independent Health Association's low-impact SilverSneakers fitness class, which focuses on improving muscular strength and much more for senior citizens, 9 a.m., Niagara Falls Family YMCA, 1317 Portage Road. Also offered Wednesdays and Fridays. Senior citizens subscribing to Independent Health's Medicare Advantage plan can receive a free fitness facility membership at the YMCA.

EXERCISE CLASS: A program of gentle exercises for senior citizens that combines recreation and socialization, 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Monday, DeGraff Community Center of Kaleida Health, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. Cost, $2 per week. Call 690-2271 or 692-8731 to register.

YOUTH PROGRAM: Opportunity for young people to learn about prevention of drug and alcohol abuse and about recovery and dependency, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.

FREE CLINIC: Confidential Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls. No appointment needed. Use the Elmwood Street entrance. Also Wednesdays. Call 278-1900 for more information.

ARTS & CRAFTS: The North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center offers arts and crafts classes for anyone age 55 and up, 9 a.m. to noon today through Thursday, 110 Goundry St. Each participant is responsible for the cost of the material used. Call 695-8582 for more information.

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Tuesday

LIBRARY PROGRAM: To celebrate National Library Week, featured speaker John Koerner, author of books about Father Nelson Baker and "The Secret Plot to Kill McKinley," will give a presentation on his books and have a book-signing, 6:30 p.m., Lockport Public Library, 23 East Ave. His books will be available for purchase at $15 each. For information, call 433-5935.

ART DISPLAY: "Haydar Hatemi: The Istanbul Painter, "The Language of Less," "Betsy Potter: Breaking Nature"; "Albert Bierstadt to John Henry Twachtman: The American Landscape"; "Aperture: Photography from the Permanent Collection," 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, Route 104, Lewiston. Continues 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

WINE AND BOOK CLUB: Bring wine and book suggestion, 7 p.m., Shoppe on Main, 2714 Main St., Route 78, Newfane. Call 778-5273 for information. Monthly book selections are in Newfane Free Library.

GALLERY HOURS: School of the Arts Gallery, where the owner also invites artists, poets, crafters and designers to present their works, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, 402 Center St., Lewiston.

CLASS: Senior Yoga 55 , 10:30 a.m.; Lunchtime Yoga, noon; Beginner Yoga, 4:30 p.m.; Integrative Yoga Therapy Class, 6 p.m., Anjali Yoga & Wellness, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda. For information, call 748-5503.

MEETING: Mothers of PreSchoolers of Erie/Niagara, 9 to 11:30 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 453 Old Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda. The program is designed to nurture mothers of children from infancy through kindergarten. On-site child care provided. For information, call Polly Haeussler at 693-2157

SUPPORT GROUP: For those who are victims of any addiction, 7:30 p.m., Wheatfield Community Church, 3571 Niagara Falls Blvd. Free; all welcome. Offered by Addiction Conquerors. For information, call 553-3794 or visit: wheatfieldcommunitychurch.org.

NAR-ANON MEETINGS: Helping families cope with substance abuse by someone they love, 6:45 p.m., St. Edmund's Outreach, St. Christopher Church, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda.

MEETING: Alzheimer's Association of Western New York, 7 p.m., St. Andrew Church, West Creek Road, Burt.

IMMUNIZATION CLINICS: Adult immunization and family travel clinics are held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m., Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls. Fees vary. Appointments only by calling 278-1903.

CONSUMER ASSISTANCE: Free help in filing complaints or obtaining advice on consumer-related matters is offered by the State Attorney General's Office, with a representative available to meet with consumers, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Niagara Falls City Council Chambers, 745 Main St. For immediate attention, call the hotline at (800) 771-7755.

MEETINGS: Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Step Group, 7:30 a.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; New Freedom Group, 10 a.m., 2470 Allen Ave., Niagara Falls; the Tuesday Afternoon Meeting, 12:30 p.m., Horizon Health Services, 36 East Ave., Lockport; Big Book Step Group, 6:30 p.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; Lew-Port Group, 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston; and Big-Book Lockport, 8 p.m., St. John the Baptist School, 160 Chestnut St., Lockport.

SUPPORT GROUP: Growing Through Grief, a peer support group for adults grieving the loss of a loved one, 6 p.m., Niagara Hospice Resource Center in the Ulrich City Centre, 175 Walnut St., Suite 4, Lockport. To register, call 280-0777.

OPEN ENROLLMENT: Area residents may now enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health Plus, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hamilton B. Mizer Primary Care Center, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls. Enrollees should bring identification showing their date of birth, a current utility bill or other address verification and wage information. For more information, call 285-1563.

AL-ANON: Help with dealing with someone else's alcohol problem, 12:30 p.m., Tuesday Afternoon 12 Steppers, 66 Mead St., North Tonawanda; 7 p.m., Seven Clan Al-Anon, Jay's Place Diner, Walmore Road, Tuscarora Reservation.

BRIDGE: Wheatfield Senior Citizens Center, 12:45 p.m., 2790 Church Road. Learn to play bridge from 10 a.m. to noon.

RECREATION PROGRAM: For developmentally disabled children 3 to 10 years old, 2 to 6 p.m., Niagara United Cerebral Palsy, 9812 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara. Continues Wednesday and Thursday.

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Wednesday

HISTORY PROGRAM: For ages 7 to 12, a program commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic where each child will take on the identity of a real-life passenger and explore the parts of a ship, try out Morse code, create a paper model of the ship, learn how iron ships stay afloat, sample foods that were served in each class, and try to get a seat in a lifeboat, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., History Center, 215 Niagara St., Lockport. The cost is $10. Reservations are required; call 434-7433 or visit: history11@verizon.net.

FREE DANCE CLASS: People and Possibilities, in collaboration with the Niagara Falls Housing Authority, offers line dancing classes with Joan Harris as instructor, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 Ninth St., Niagara Falls. Call 285-5371 to register.

MUSEUM OPEN: The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum is open from noon to 4 p.m. today through Sunday, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda. For a complete list of events, activities and exhibits, visit www.carrouselmuseum.org.

SUPPORT GROUP: Parent Grief Support for parents who have suffered miscarriages, stillbirths or lost an infant, 6:30 p.m., Room 723A, Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.

BOOK AND WINE CLUB: Meets at 7 p.m., Shoppe on Main, 2714 Main St., Route 78, Newfane. Visit the Newfane Free Library for the monthly reading choices.

SUPPORT GROUP: Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Niagara Falls, a peer-run support group for those suffering from depression and/or mood disorders and their families, 6 p.m., conference room at Community Missions, 1570 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. For information, call Kathie Terry at 524-0149 or Doug Wilkins at 284-1076, or e-mail at nfdbsgroup@aol.com.

MEETING: Niagara Exchange Club, 6:30 p.m., Yellow and Blue Cafeteria, Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road.

SUPPORT GROUP: The Mental Health Association in Niagara County's support group for those dealing with depression and anxiety, 6 to 7:30 p.m., conference dining room, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Tremont Street, North Tonawanda. Call 433-3780, Ext. 10, for information.

SUPPORT GROUP: For adults coping with the sudden, traumatic loss of a loved one, 6 p.m., Mental Health Association, 36 Pine St., Lockport. For information, call 433-3780.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those who suffer from panic attacks and anxiety disorders, 6 p.m., St. John's Outreach Center, 160 Chestnut St., Lockport.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Niagara Area Business Exchange is a group of business professionals who meet to exchange business leads, 8 a.m., Town and Country Club of Lockport, 717 East Ave. For information, call 772-2200.

MEETING: Lewiston/Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Water Street Landing restaurant, 115 S. Water St., Lewiston. Prospective members welcome. For reservations, call 870-1307 or email newbiz@aol.com.

CROCHET AND KNITTING CLUB: Share ideas, skills and enthusiasm with those who are creative with yarn, 4 to 5 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. Call 693-3009 for more information.

MEETINGS: Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Step Group, 7:30 a.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; 10 a.m., Horizon Health Services, 36 East Ave., upper suite, Lockport; Primary Purpose Group, 10:30 a.m., 822 Cleveland Ave., Niagara Falls; LaSalle Group, 7 p.m., Salvation Army, 7018 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls; Independence Group, 8 p.m., St. John de LaSalle, 8477 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls; and United We Stand, 8 p.m., 412 39th St., Niagara Falls.

MUSEUM HOURS: Lewiston Museum, 1 to 4 p.m., 469 Plain St. Admission is by goodwill donation. Continues through Sunday.

AL-ANON: Help with dealing with someone else's alcohol abuse, 10:30 a.m., Ray of Hope Al-Anon: St. Leo Catholic Church, front door, 2748 Military Road, Town of Niagara; 8 and 9:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 65 Main St., North Tonawanda.

WORKSHOP: Niagara Hospice support group for the newly bereaved, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Niagara Hospice, Ulrich City Centre, 175 Walnut St., Suite 4, Lockport. Part 2 will be offered at the same time April 18. Registration required, call 280-0777.

WEIGHT LOSS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, support group dedicated to weight loss and maintenance, weigh-in at 5:15 p.m., meeting at 7, Payne Avenue Christian Church, 1451 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda.

CRAFTS: 12:30 p.m. Wheatfield Senior Citizens Center, 2790 Church Road. Ceramics and woodworking offered at 9 a.m.

SUPPORT GROUP: Onward, healing and compassion for people who are divorced or separated, 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist School, 160 Chestnut St., Lockport. Sponsored by Eastern Niagara County Catholic parishes. Free and open to all.

FREE LEGAL ADVICE: Legal Advocacy Service, sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Niagara County, offers free legal advice to qualified clients, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 36 Pine St., Lockport. For information and appointments, call Betty, 433-3780.

FREE CLINIC: Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls. Confidential and anonymous. No appointment needed. Continues each Wednesday.

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

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Thursday

LIBRARY PROGRAM: Dance Dance Revolution Party for grades 3 and up includes snacks and the popular game, 12:30 to 2 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. For information, call 693-4132, Ext. 5. Registration not required.

AMERICAN GIRL'S CLUB: Children in grades 2 and up can come to Game Day for dominoes, bingo and word games, 3 to 4:15 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. Call 693-4132 to register.

FAMILY EVENT: Age-appropriate scavenger hunts that take visitors through three levels of entertaining and educational exhibits to find clues to complete the hunt and win prizes, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Erie Canal Discovery Center/Penney Art Gallery, 24 Church St., Lockport. An introductory price of $10 per family is offered. For information, call 439-0431.

NAR-ANON SUPPORT GROUP: Learn the steps of taking care of yourself while coping with a loved one who is suffering from substance abuse, 6:45 to 8 p.m., Horizon Health Services, 36 East Ave. (upper), Lockport. For information, call Sam at 949-0037.

SUPPORT GROUP: For those who suffer from panic attacks and anxiety disorders, 6 p.m., Mental Health Association, 36 Pine St., Lockport.

SUPPORT GROUP: Recovery International, self-help meetings using behavioral-changing coping tools for adults suffering from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder, anger management and fears of all kinds, 7 to 9 p.m., downstairs, St. Peter's School, 140 N. Sixth St., Lewiston.

COMMUNITY LUNCHEON: The Outreach Team will serve a lunch that includes entree, sides dishes, dessert and beverage, noon, dining hall, First Presbyterian Church, 311 First St., Niagara Falls. Cost is $6. Call 285-355 for information or requested reservations. Guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for the food pantry.

MEETING: The Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the Sacariss Bell Rose Lodge 307, an international benevolent society, will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Lewiston Opera House's Lodge Hall, 732 Center St. New members welcome. Call 754-0166 for information.

DINOSAUR CLUB: The Dinosaur Club offers dinosaur-themed activities for both boys and girls, ages 4 and up, the second Thursday of every month, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St. To register, call 754-4720.

WORKSHOP: Niagara Hospice support group for the newly bereaved, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Niagara Hospice, John Duke Senior Centre, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd, Niagara Falls. Part 2 will be offered at the same time April 19. Registration required, call 280-0777.

NETWORKING GROUP: Niagara Networking Group to exchange qualified referrals in the form of business development leads, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., Justin Tyme on the River, 7611 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls.

MEETINGS: Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Step Group, 7:30 a.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; Sober Winners, 9:30 a.m., VFW Post 2535, 112 Caledonia St., Lockport; Beginners Group, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 8210 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls; Whirlpool 12 & 12 Group, 8 p.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; and 7 Clan Group, 8 p.m., Suzy Lane and Upper Mountain Road, Lewiston.

ADAPTED SWIM PROGRAM: The Niagara Falls Family YMCA is offering an adapted swim program for those facing developmental or physical challenges, 6 to 7 p.m., 1317 Portage Road. Fee, $2 per participant, with caregivers free. Call 285-8491 for more information.

OPEN ENROLLMENT: Area residents may now enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health Plus, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mizer Center, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls. Enrollees should bring identification showing their date of birth, a current utility bill or other address verification and wage information. For more information, call 285-1563.

MEETING: Rotary Club of Niagara County Central breakfast meeting, 7:15 a.m. every Thursday, Olympia Restaurant, 3312 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield. Prospective members are welcome.

A.M. LOCKPORT TOASTMASTERS: 7 to 8:30 a.m., Friendly's Restaurant, 2 W. Main St., Lockport. Guests and visitors welcome.

AL-ANON: Help with dealing with someone else's alcohol problem; 7 p.m., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4671 Townline Road, Ransomville.

CROCHET CLASS: For children, 3:30 p.m.; and for adults, 5 p.m., Shoppe on Main, 2714 Main St., Newfane. Cost, $5. Call 751-6723 for more information.

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Friday

WINE TRAIL EVENT: Niagara Wine Trail's "Taste of the Trail" has each of 16 wineries featuring a wine and food pairing to create a progressive dinner. Preview hours are today from noon to 6 p.m. at 13 wineries. All 16 member wineries will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. April 15. Tickets are $25 presale (until April 12 at 9 p.m.) and $30 at the wineries. Tickets, which are good for all three days, include a keepsake glass, three wine tastings at each winery and food samplings. For information or to purchase tickets, visit: www.NiagaraWineTrail.org.

LIBRARY PROGRAM: Movie, rated PG for some mild rude humor, where with the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon, 1 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. Popcorn served. For information, call 693-4132, Ext. 5.

BREAKFAST: For recently bereaved women or men to socialize with others experiencing similar loss, 10:30 a.m., Niagara Hospice, 2186 Liberty Drive, Niagara Falls. Call 280-0777 to register.

MEETINGS: Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book Step Group, 7:30 a.m., St. Peter Episcopal Church, Second Street and Rainbow Boulevard, Niagara Falls; Youngstown Group, 10 a.m., St. Bernard Catholic Church, 218 Hinman St.; Sisters and Brothers in Sobriety, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Fourth and Main streets, Niagara Falls; First Step Group, 8 p.m., Hooker Auditorium, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St.; and speaker meeting, 8 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Genesee at Cottage streets, Lockport.

BEREAVEMENT COFFEE HOUR: For recently bereaved women or men to socialize with others experiencing similar loss, 10:30 a.m., Niagara Hospice, Ulrich City Centre, 175 Walnut St., Suite 4, Lockport. Call 280-0777 to register.

CARDS AND CRAFTS: 9 a.m., Wheatfield Senior Citizens Center, 2790 Church Road.

PHILOSOPHY SCHOOL CAFE: Join a group getting together to discuss philosophy, 7 p.m., Les Deux Magots Cafe, 402 Center St., Lewiston.

SENIOR CITIZENS CLASS: Computer classes for senior citizens, an entry-level computer course where senior citizens can learn about the Internet, sign up for an email address and learn many of the Microsoft computer programs, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Niagara Falls Housing Authority's ATTAIN Lab, Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 Ninth St. Call 285-5374 to schedule a time.

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Saturday

JUKEBOX PROGRAM: "The Great American Jukebox" features video that moves from the years of slavery through the 1960s, with each era of music having a jukebox as its time-traveling companion, with a heavy focus on Wurlitzer, 2 p.m., North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St. Former Wurlitzer employees who worked on jukeboxes are invited to attend and offer their memories. For information, call 213-0554.

ART WORKSHOP: Art Express, 2 p.m., Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, 5795 Lewiston Road. Includes tour of artwork in the galleries, a story and hands-on art activities. Cost is $2 per person for museum members, $3 for others. Call 286-8367 to reserve a space.

READ TO SANDY: "Read to the Dogs," 2 to 4:30 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive. Children in grades one to six practice reading to Sandy, a certified therapy dog. Reserve a 15-minute session by phoning 693-4132, Ext. 5. Also on April 21 and 22.

MEETINGS: Alcoholics Anonymous Boulevard Helping Hands, 10 a.m., 2800 Church Road, Wheatfield; Lower River Group, 1 p.m., St. John Episcopal Church, 110 Chestnut St., Youngstown; New International Group, 6:30 p.m., Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center auditorium, 621 10th St.

WEIGHT LOSS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Odd Fellows & Rebekah Nursing Home, Old Niagara Road, Lockport. Call 433-1693 for more information.

WELLNESS: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Health Association of Niagara County Inc., 1302 Main St., Niagara Falls. Fitness and wellness program for adults over 60.

TEEN NIGHT: Lockport Family YMCA Teen Night, an opportunity for young adults to come to the YMCA with adult supervision and use the facility to the max, for those in grades 6 to 8, 7 to 9 p.m., 19 East Ave., Lockport. Members, $3; non-members, $5. Call 434-8887, Ext. 35, for information.

CHOWDER & BAKE SALE: 11 a.m., Bergholz Fire Hall, 2470 Niagara Road, Bergholz.

MUSEUM HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m., Ransomville Historical Museum, Old Post Office on Ransomville Library grounds, 3733 Ransomville Road. For special tours, call 791-4494.

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Next Sunday

OPENING RECEPTION: For an art exhibit featuring works of award-winning watercolorists Kathleen Giles and Jody Ziehm, 2 to 5 p.m., Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust St., Lockport. The show runs through May 13.

GUIDED TOUR: Docent-led tour of the Castellani Art Museum includes an overview of the current exhibitions, free, 2 p.m., Niagara University, Route 104, Lewiston. Meet at the reception desk; reservations not needed.

SUPPORT GROUP: Recovery Inc., weekly self-help meetings using behavioral changing coping tools for adults suffering from depression, anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder, anger management and fears of all kinds. 2 to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 8210 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Use the side door.