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Refresh Calendar for April 19 to 26 events

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Parkinson’s caregiver support: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dent Tower, fifth-floor UBNS offices, 3980 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For more information, call 833-5389.

Spirituality and Healing program: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Daemen College Research and Information Commons, Room 101, 4380 Main St., Amherst. Free; register with the Cancer Wellness Center, 694-1395.

Kidney Support: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, SNI Cattaraugus Health & Wellness Center, 36 Thomas Indian School Drive, Irving. For more info, call 725-4328 or 997-0073 or email

Kidney disease education: Learn how medications, diet and nutrition work together to help keep you healthy, 6 p.m. Thursday, Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Town of Tonawanda. To register, call 871-8103 or visit

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT: “20 Something” group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Life Transitions Center, 1140 Delaware Ave. Peer social support for young adults 18 and up. For more info, call the Mental Health Association at 886-1242, Ext. 313.

Breast cancer program: “Strategies for Hopeful Living,” 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Bella Moglie, home office of the Breast Cancer Network of WNY, 3297 Walden Ave., Depew. Keynote speaker will be medical oncologist Dr. Liveleen Gill. Free program is supported by Windsong Comprehensive Breast Center and the Cancer Counseling Service. To register, call 706-0060.

Project Runway: First anniversary celebration, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. The project aims to provide a pathway for drug- and alcohol-free living for young women of the Niagara community. For information, call 278-4517 or email

Parkinson’s fundraiser: Wine tasting to support the National Parkinson Foundation of WNY, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Millennium Hotel. Tickets cost $40 in advance and $50 at the door, and are available at; for more information, call 449-3795.


Open House: 10 to 11:30 a.m. today and next Saturday, Taoist Tai Chi Society, 968 Kenmore Ave. For more info, visit, email or call 876-7218.

Tai chi: Exercise for seniors, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Monday and Friday, West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca. For more info, call 675-9288. Free for Erie County residents.

Tai Chi Chih: Beginner’s class, 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Health & Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. Cost is $10 per class. Register by calling 572-2096.

Yoga: Slow (foundational) Vinyasa yoga at 6 p.m. Monday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St.; one-hour classes cost $10 each, no registration required. Visit or email for more info.

Tai Chi: 11 a.m. Monday, DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda; wear loose comfortable clothes, beginners welcome. Cost is $5 per class.

Dance Moves: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Grace Church, 51 Colonial Circle. Therapeutic group classes increase flexibility, tone muscles, improve posture. Cost is $8 per class. For more info, email or call 574-5503.

Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St.; free. Call 828-1093 or email for info.

PILATES: 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Karyn Kelly Dance Studio, Transitown Plaza, Clarence. Cost $6 per drop-in class. For more info., visit or call 866-3735.

arthritis foundation exercise classes: 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Ken-Ton Presbyterian Village, 3735 Delaware Ave., Kenmore; Cost is $2 and the class is open to the public. To register and for info, call 874-6070.

Gentle Yoga: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St.; for more info, visit $10 per class, ongoing.

Chair yoga: Designed for those with stiffness, loss of balance and limited flexibility, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Schofield Adult Wellness Center, 3333 Elmwood Ave.; call 995-3851 to register.

Gentle Restorative Yoga: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Body Glyphix Studio, 12377 Big Tree Road, Wales Center; $12 drop-in fee, free for anyone with cancer. For more info, visit

Gentle Yoga: Four-week free weekly class starts at 11 a.m. Thursday, Tosh Collins Community Center, 212 Cazenovia St.

Fillmore District fall prevention pilot program: 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Room 1417, Buffalo City Hall, 65 Niagara St.

Essentrics: Strengthens muscles to help increase agility, speed of movement, relief of pain and prevention of injuries, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville; $10 per class, bring a mat. For more info, email, call 604-7536 or visit


Winter Market at Horsefeathers: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, 346 Connecticut St.


Story Time: Stuffed animal story time, 2 to 3 p.m. today. West Room, Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. For more info, visit

World Book Night: The Canterbury Woods Library will donate paperbacks to light and nonreaders, 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Terrace View Long-Term Care Facility, ECMC Health Campus, 462 Grider St.

Tools for Caregivers: Classes for people helping older relatives or friends stay at home in the community. Weekly classes over six weeks start at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Catholic Charities Garden Room. Cost is $25 and includes a caregiver help book. Preregistration is required by calling 858-2177 or emailing

Grief share: Support for those who’ve lost a loved one, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Mental Health Association in Niagara County, 36 Pine St., Lockport.

Sex abuse talk: Dear Tayrin Inc. presents free men’s panel discussion “Strength in Numbers: Recognizing our Own Healing Potential,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Studio Cafe, 463 Amherst St. Register by Monday via email at

Family mental Health Support: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Assembly of God Church, 150 Newton Road, Hamburg. Support for parents who have a child with emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Childcare provided if you call ahead. For more information, call the Mental Health Association at 886-1242, Ext. 313.

SuperHero Saturday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Saturday, Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. Wear a costume, get a prize. Free. To learn more, visit

Niagara Hospice fundraiser: Make a $20 donation to Niagara Hospice and get a complimentary spinal exam and chiropractic adjustment at Advance Chiropractic, 820 Main St., Niagara Falls, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Saturday.

Senior living open house: noon to 3 p.m., for four consecutive Saturdays starting next Saturday, Asbury Pointe Retirement Community, 50 Stahl Road, Getzville, adjacent to Beechwood Homes. Free. For more information, call 810-7500.

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