Health and wellness
Breast Cancer Support Group: To You It’s All About Cancer (2U ABC), education and support for and by breast cancer patients and survivors, 6 p.m. Monday, HSBC Community Room, The Heart Center of Niagara, second floor, 571 10th St., Niagara Falls. Call 957-8255 for info.
Get Well/Stay Well: “A New Approach to Primary Care for People 55-plus” 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Elderwood Residences at Wheatfield Community Center, 2600 Niagara Falls Blvd., Wheatfield. A light lunch will be served. Call 278-4604 to register.
Breast Cancer Support: The Breast Cancer Network of Western New York hosts its monthly educational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Bella Moglie building, 3297 Walden Ave., just east of Transit Road, Depew. Guest speaker Erin Heaney will talk at 6:30 p.m. about the impact the environment has on breast cancer. A support group meeting follows at 8; for meeting reservations, call 864-0056 or email email@example.com.
FibroMyalgia Support Group: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dr. Zachary Musial’s office, WNY Spine and Sport, 2701 Transit Road, Suite 138, near Route 400, Elma. New members welcome. RSVP to Dana Mang at 207-1827.
Postpartum Breast-feeding Class: For moms and babies, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Room 249, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. For information and registration call 298-2618 or 298-2385.
Kidney Disease Education: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Buffalo General Hospital, 100 High St. free. Learn how to manage kidney-related conditions including diabetes and hypertension. To register, call 523-9604 or visit kidneysmart.org/class.
Memory care support: Alzheimer’s support group at 3 p.m. Wednesday and daughter’s support group to follow at 5 p.m., Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Clarence. For more info, contact Sarah Pietrowski at 632-3700 or visit mcguiregroup.com.
Alzheimer’S Information Session: Questions related to dementia can be addressed during a confidential, one-on-one consultation from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday during an open house of the Alzheimer’s Association WNY Chapter, 2805 Wehrle Drive at Harris Hill Road, Suite 6, Lancaster. Consultations can include information about behavior management and communication tips; advice on day-to-day challenges, such as meals and bathing; suggestions for difficult decisions, such as driving restrictions; education for primary caregivers and their families; care planning with customized action steps; information about resources in the community; support groups for family caregivers; online support at alz.org/WNY.
Stroke support: Group meets from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, fifth-floor Rehabilitation Medicine wing, Buffalo General Medical Center, 100 High St.; call 859-5280 or 859-7110.
Kidney Disease Education: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Suburban Dialysis Clinic, 1542 Maple Road, Amherst. Free. Learn how to manage kidney-related conditions including diabetes and hypertension. To register, call 636-3300 or visit kidneysmart.org/class.
Parkinson’s support: Parkinson’s Foundation of WNY monthly support group meeting for people with Parkinson’s disease, family members and caregivers, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Congregation Shir Shalom, 4660 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. For more information, call 689-1559.
Stroke Support: Group meets from 9 to 11 a.m. next Saturday, OLV Senior Neighborhood Community Room, 55 Melroy Ave., Lackawanna. “Physical Therapy After a Stroke” will be the topic. Free. For more info or to register for a meeting, call 447-6205 or visit chsbuffalo.org/events.
Parkinson’s Diaphragmatic Breathing Workshop: 10 to 11 a.m. next Saturday, Buffalo Spine and Sports, 100 College Parkway, Suite 100, Williamsville. Cost is $15. To register or for more information, call 650-3101 or visit buffspine.com.
Gerard Place Health Fair: noon to 3 p.m. next Saturday, Gerard Place, 2515 Bailey Ave., near East Delevan Ave.; free Zumba and safe sleep classes, ECMC Mammogram and other health screenings, health and nutrition information and free lunch.
Yoga: Six-week weekly classes for a healthy back, joints and bones start noon to 1 p.m. Monday or 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo Spine and Sports, 100 College Parkway, Suite 100, Williamsville. Cost is $100 for six week class. To register or for more information, call 650-3101 or visit buffspine.com.
Yoga Level II: Six-week weekly classes for a healthy back, joints and bones start 10 to 11 a.m. Monday 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, Buffalo Spine and Sports Medicine, 100 College Parkway, Suite 100, Williamsville. Cost is $100 for six weeks. You must have completed Level I classes to take this class. To register or for more information, call 650-3101 or visit buffspine.com.
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.
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 shaktibuffalo.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Zumba: Classes at 6:45 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. Cost is $5 per class; for more info, email email@example.com or call 829-9314.
Dance Moves: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Grace Church, 51 Colonial Circle. Inspired therapeutic group classes increase your flexibility, tone your muscles, improve your posture and make you feel better. Cost is $8 per class. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com for more info.
Bootybarre classes: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Bring a yoga mat. Cost is $12 per class.
Qi Gong: Low-impact exercise program that promotes relaxation, balance and coordination with the use of gentle, fluid movements that can be practiced either standing or sitting, 9 a.m. Wednesday, The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Cost is $3; for more info, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com.
Yoga for Seniors: Basic class, 9 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Cost is $5 per class. For info, call 633-5138.
Chair Yoga: For a healthy back, joints and bones, weekly six-week class starts 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Buffalo Spine and Sports, 100 College Parkway, Suite 100, Williamsville. Cost is $100. To register or for more information, call 650-3101 or visit buffspine.com.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: 7 a.m. to noon next Saturday, Delaware Park Rose Garden. Register at bcbswny.com/HWC.
Erie County Park Walk: Registration starts at 9 a.m. and walk sets out at 9:40 next Saturday at Sprague Brook Park Casino, 9674 Foote Road, Glenwood.
Elmwood-Bidwell Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; the market will be set up on the east side of Elmwood Avenue, directly across from its usual location, while work is done on the lawn there. Market features up to 38 vendors.
Cross Roads Market: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, 6017 Westfield-Sherman Road, Westfield.
Food Truck Tuesdays: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Larkinville, Seneca and Van Rensselaer streets. Up to 30 food trucks, live music, local produce, beer and wine.
Farmers’ Market at Grider: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 351 Grider St., across from ECMC.
summer reading Preview Party: Fizz! Boom! Read! Celebrate, 1 to 3 p.m. today, Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square; free crafts, games and more. For more information on library programs, visit BuffaloLib.org.
Grief Share: Support for those who’ve lost a loved one, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, sixth floor, Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls.
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.
Mental Health support: National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo & Erie County educational meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Eggertsville.
Summer in the City: Fundraising event to benefit the Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY, 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St.; musical group Hotel Bravo will headline the event, which also will feature “Buffalo’s first lip sync contest.” Tickets, which will be available at the door, cost $20 for general admission and include food and beer. VIP tickets are available for $40 and include wine, well drinks, draft beer, food and private seating with server.
Local Educators’ Community Discussion: 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, JoyWheel Yoga & Wellness, 411 Main St., East Aurora. Community conversation about the future of education and learning, inspired by John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative and author of “Overschooled but Undereducated: How the Crisis in Education is Jeopardizing Our Adolescents.” Topics include creativity, innovation, and human development. Panelists include Gary Earl Ross, professor emeritus with University at Buffalo, acclaimed playwright, author and actor; John Newton, founder of Mandala School; and educational consultant Lesley Diaz. Hosted by Academe of Aurora, Mandala School, and Learning Choices Network. For more information, contact Megan Mills Hoffman at 474-3669 or visit learningchoicesnetwork.net.