Refresh Calendar for Aug. 24 to 31 events - The Buffalo News
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Refresh Calendar for Aug. 24 to 31 events

Health and wellness

Breast Cancer Support Group: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Room 723A, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. For info,, contact Kathy at 754-4719 or Joyce 434-5081.

Diabetes program: “Beat Diabetes In Three Steps,” by Dr. John Zilliox, an Amherst chiropractor, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Audubon Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Free. Find out how people are reversing diabetes.

eat well live well challenge: Employers can learn more about an eight-week employee wellness program to help put employees on the path to better health during free informational sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Sept. 13, at Wegmans, 651 Dick Road, Depew. Space is limited; to register, call 851-4052 or email


Soccer Shots: Summer soccer program for kids ages 2 to 8, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays in Delaware Park. Each session is 30 minutes and costs $11. The program offers children a non-competitive introduction to sports. Registration information is available, by calling 408-3071 or by email at .

tai chi: Exercise for seniors, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Monday and Friday, West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca, one mile east of Union Road. For more info, call 675-9288. Free for Erie County residents.

walking on Wednesdays: Noon Wednesday, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Walks start in Kaminski Park outside Roswell Park Cancer Institute and take a different route each week through September.

yoga class: Gentle Restorative Yoga, 6 p.m. Wednesdays through the summer at Body Glyphix Studio, 12377 Big Tree Road, Wales Center; $10 drop-in, free for anyone with cancer. For more info, visit

outdoor yoga: Yoga at Porter-on-the-Lake, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the park; from Lake Road, turn north on Dietz Road. Free. For more info, email instructor Monica Zucco at


Elmwood-Bidwell farmers’ market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and every Saturday through mid-December, Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway. For more info, visit

green cuisine: In the Kitchen: Cooking with Herbs, 7 p.m. Monday, Epiphany UCC, 9365 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center. Kelly Ann Kowalski, manager of the Food Bank of WNY Garden Project, will speak and there will be a community garden update. Free and open to the public. For more info, call 741-8815.


gospel festival and health fair: Outdoor event canceled by July thunderstorm has been rescheduled for noon to 6 p.m. today at the Oasis Shelter in Hyde Park, Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls. Hosted by Queen of Gospel Pat Ragin and features performances by The New Gospel Times of Rochester, Buffalo’s Men in White and DayStar, Fresh Start Ministry, Sanctified Flow, the Shekinah Dancers of Potter’s House and Tamea Chaney. OG Cruisers Car Show and health screenings from noon to 3 p.m. by Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center staff also are part of the event.

classic car show: And 1950s Night, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda. Bring your classic car. Free and open to the public. Hot dogs and a beverage will be served to those who participate. For more info, call Judy Ogden at 694-7700.

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