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Refresh Calendar for Sept. 19 to 26 events


Walk Along for Lupus. 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Yellow Lot/Regal Cinema entrance, Walden Galleria Mall, Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga. Minimum to walk is $20 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and under 5 free. Visit to register a team or individual or register before the walk starting at 8 a.m.

Step Up for Autism. 1.5-Mile Fun Walk, 9 a.m. next Saturday, The Resource Center, 200 Dunham Ave., Jamestown. Proceeds go to the TRC Foundation Inc. $0-$20.


Bike shop outing. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Campus WheelWorks, 744 Elmwood Ave. Three categories range from fast-paced, 30-mile course to a 10-mile “ice cream ride.” Bike helmet mandatory. For information on this and other excursions, visit

6th annual Break the Cycle Bike-a-thon and Walk. 10 a.m. next Saturday, Isle View Park, 796 Niagara St., City of Tonawanda. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Tribute Garden will honor domestic violence victims, survivors and their families at approximately 10:45 a.m. Register at


Fall introduction to belly dance. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oasis Dance Center, 920 Niagara Falls Blvd., City of Tonawanda. Basic movements of belly dance for women and teens of all ages, shapes, sizes and fitness levels. No dance experience needed. For info, call 698-0288; four-week session costs $45.

Waterwheel Squares. Square dancing open house 7 p.m. Monday, Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Amherst. For information, visit

Therapeutic movement. 9 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Grace Episcopal Church, 51 Colonial Circle. For information, email or call 574-5503. $8.


Tai chi. 11:30 a.m. Monday, 11:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, contact Ann Vorburger at 204-2070.

Chair exercise. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. To help increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance for those with mobility limitations or arthritis. For info, call 433-1886. $2.

Tai chi. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. For information call 828-1093 or email Beginners series 11:30 a.m. Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St.. 828-1093. $3.

Zumba Gold With Jaime chair class. 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. $5.

Tai chi. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, C. Dee Wright Community Center, 11 Church St., Newstead. $80 for eight classes; for info, call Walt Rosonowski, 542-4902.


Walking on Wednesday. Noon Wednesday outside Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton streets.


Senior Yoga Fit. 10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For info, call Ann Vorburger at 204-2070.

Tai chi for seniors. 10:15 a.m. Monday and Friday, West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca. For info, call 675-9288. Free.

Yoga for seniors. 9 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. Call 633-5138 for info. $5.


Gentle yoga. 11:30 a.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Shatki Yoga, 133 Grant St. $10.

Yoga. 10 a.m. Monday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Bring your own yoga mat and towel. For info, call 433-1886. $5.

Rev+LoveInMotion Hustle & Flow. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Revolution Indoor Cycling, 1716 Main St. Donation-based cardio-yoga boot camp class. For info, visit

Pilates. 9 a.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Friday, Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For more info, visit $6-$10.


Zumba by Bobby. 8 a.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway. First class free. For more info, visit

Zumba Gold with Jaime. 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, 9:15 a.m. Thursday, St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. Low-impact dance fitness for beginners and older adults. $5.

Zumba Master Class with ZJ Amparo Reger. 5 p.m. next Saturday, BAC for Women, 3157 Eggert Road, Town of Tonawanda. Open to members, nonmembers and gentlemen. Contact Mary Gibbons for ticket information at or 913-5829. $15 presale/$20 at the door.


Heart to Heart: Connecting Diabetes and Heart Disease. 6 p.m. Thursday, Gates Vascular Institute, 875 Ellicott St., fifth floor. Registration required by visiting or calling 859-8751. Free admission and valet parking.

Prescription Drug Drop Off. 10 a.m. next Saturday, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Lackawanna. Liquids, needles and sharps also will be collected. Free and anonymous.


Road Map to Driving Wellness. 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Free workshop designed to help older drivers reach and maintain the highest level of safe driving. Free; RSVP by calling 433-1886.

Schofield Wellness Series. Paul Tenser discusses the four steps of evolution and the question, “What happens next?” 1 p.m. Wednesday, Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave. Free.

Fall prevention. 4 p.m. Wednesday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Free. RSVP by calling 433-1886.

Your Kidneys and You. Talk on preventing decline in kidney function by the National Kidney Foundation, noon next Saturday, Eggertsville-Snyder Library, 4622 Main St., Snyder. RSVP by calling (585) 598-3963, Ext. 31. For more info, visit


Scleroderma support group. 11 a.m. Saturday, lower level conference room, Realty USA building, 4909 Transit Road, Depew.

Stroke support. 2 p.m. Tuesday. Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave.

Parkinson’s Northtowns caregiver support. 3 p.m. Tuesday, The Meadows at Weinberg Campus, 2650 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Call 833-5389 for more info.

Alzheimer’s support. 10:15 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road. For more info, call (800) 272-3900.

Dizziness and balance support. 10:30 a.m. next Saturday, Kenmore Branch Public Library, 160 Delaware Road, Town of Tonawanda. For more info, visit

Seventh annual Recovery Picnic. Noon next Saturday, Oppenheim County Park, 2713 Niagara Falls Blvd. Shelter 23, Wheatfield. Free.



Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. 8 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Bidwell Parkway at Elmwood Avenue.

REAP Olean Farmers Market. 8 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday. Walmart Plaza, 3142 W. State St.

Williamsville Farmers Market. 8 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday. Island Park, Main Street.

Fredonia Farmers Market. 9 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Church Street.

Lockport Community Market. 9 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Canal Street.

Niagara Falls City Market. 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Pine Avenue, between 18th and 19th streets.

Southern Tier Farmers Market. 11 a.m. Tuesday. Jefferson Park, 12 Park St., Salamanca.

Food Truck Tuesdays. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St.

Pendleton Farmers Market. 3 p.m. Thursday, Town Park, 6570 Campbell Blvd.

ECMC Farmers Market. 10 a.m. Friday, across Grider Street from Erie County Medical Center.

Olcott Farmers Market. 4 p.m. Friday, Lakeview Village Shoppes, 5955 Ontario St.


Eating Disorders Anonymous. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. next Saturday, WNY Counseling and Stress Management Center, 388 Evans St., Amherst. For more info, call 380-4035.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). 9 a.m. Monday, Cheektowaga Recreation Center, 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more information, call 895-4414.

Greater Buffalo Food Allergy Alliance. 7 p.m. Monday, Cleveland Hill Fire Hall, 440 Cleveland Drive.

Healthy living class. 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Amherst. For info, call 870-2807. $5 monthly dues.

Food Addicts in Recovery. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Room 3043, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Tonawanda; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Room 109, Wesleyan Church of Hamburg, 4999 McKinley Parkway.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave.; Call 877-2915 for info.



Earth Fair. Annual Environmental Summit, 8:30 a.m. to noon next Saturday, Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst. Environmental stewardship exhibits, talks about tree plantings, microbeads; electronics dropoff. Free.

Experience Day @ CIP Amherst. 10 a.m. next Saturday, CIP Amherst, 4511 Harlem Road, Suite 202, Amherst. For young adults with high-functioning autism, ADHD and other learning differences. Registration required at


Free hearing screenings. 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Appointments required by calling 433-1886.


Hope After Heartache: Tools for Living with Loss. 4 p.m. Monday, St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Drum circles, field trips, the Lazarus Lecture Series and the Heavenly Hearts Choir also are part of this support group. For information, call 873-6500 or email

Grief Share. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Memorial Medical Center, 621 Tenth St., Niagara Falls. For info, call 433-3780.

Good Grief support. 9:30 a.m. next Saturday, Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Amherst.