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Refresh Calendar for June 14 to 21 events

Health and wellness

Parkinson’s Support: Group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Medical Center Auditorium, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. Call 478-5569 for information.

Living with Diabetes: Two-session diabetes self-management education program, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room, Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. Preregistration is required by calling 278-4102.

Introductory Meditation Class: With John Mosher, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Clarence Hollow Health & Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. Learn different styles of meditation. Cost $10; call 572-2096 to register.

Diabetes Support: Group meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Room 723A, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. For info, call 745-7149.

Mental health support: National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo & Erie County groups will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, lower level, 4007 Main St., Eggertsville, and at the same time at Lake Shore Behavioral Health, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park.

Kidney Disease Education: 3 p.m. Thursday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls; free. Learn how to manage kidney-related conditions including diabetes and hypertension. To register, call 278-4639 or visit

Prostate Support: US TOO! Niagara Region Prostate Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. Thursday, Room 723A, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. For information and registration, call 695-1736.

Stepping Out To Cure Scleroderma Walk: 11:30 a.m. next Saturday, Eastern Hills Mall food court, Transit Road, Clarence. On-site registration begins at 10 a.m.; will feature a basket raffle, food and music. For more information, visit the Scleroderma Buffalo Facebook page at


Walk for Kidneys: The Northeast Kidney Foundation of Greater Buffalo Tim Oehmler Memorial 5K Run, 9 a.m. Sunday, Delaware Park; run registration begins at 8 a.m. day of race. Walk/skate registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and that event starts at 10:30. Includes activities for children, a Unyts blood drive and free admission to the Buffalo Zoo. To register or for info, visit or call 512-7918. Proceeds support free kidney screenings in the region and enables the foundation to provide patient support, outreach, education and research.

Outdoor yoga: 10 a.m. Sunday, Woodlawn Beach, 3580 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg. Cost is $8, which includes parking. Participants are advised to bring their own water, and towel or yoga mat.

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 or call 829-9314.

Chair Exercise: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Cost is $2 per class, in which light hand weights and dyna-bands are used to help increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance to those with mobility limitations or arthritis. For more info, call 433-1886 or visit

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, Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Cost is $3; for more info, call 433-1886 or visit

Outdoor Boot camp: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Woodlawn Beach, 3580 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg. Cost is $10, which includes parking. Participants are advised to bring their own water, and towel or yoga mat.

Erie County Park Walk: Registration starts at 9 a.m. and walk sets out at 9:40 next Saturday at Como Lake Park.

Red Devil Run for Recovery: Fourth annual 5K race to benefit Kids Escaping Drugs, 9 a.m. next Saturday; registration begins at 8 a.m., Epiphany United Church of Christ, 9365 Clarence Center Road, Clarence Center.


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.

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.

North Buffalo Farmers’ Market: Launches from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Holy Spirit Church, 1113 Hertel Ave.

Farmers’ Market at Grider: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, 351 Grider St., across from ECMC.


Community Service Fair: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, St. Patrick Friary, 102 Seymour St.; representatives will be available to talk about health, food, employment, credit counseling and housing.

Bereavement support: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca St., West Seneca. The session will focus on “honoring our loved one’s memories to help us through grief.” Those interested in attending can call 828-0500; for more info, visit

Community Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Broadway Market, 999 Broadway; chalk art contest, Mr. and Mrs. Broadway Market pageant and community information tables will be set up in the historic market.

Splash into Summer: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Saturday, Whirlpool Street parking lot, Aquarium of Niagara, Niagara Falls; games, food trucks, face painting and other outdoor activities for the entire family. Aquarium admission is not included in the free outdoor activities.

The Longest Day: Pole Position Raceway, and electric kart chain, will partner with the Alzheimer’s Association, Western New York Chapter, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. next Saturday to raise awareness and funds for the association at the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga. The company encourages people to purchase individual races via the Longest Day link at, where all proceeds from each individual race (or $28) will go directly to the association’s Longest Day fundraising effort. Donations also will be possible for those who show up in the mall’s Pole Position store to race.

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