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Refresh Calendar for Feb. 13 to 20 events

FAMILY

Sledding and tobogganing. Toboggan chutes open from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends and holidays, Chestnut Ridge County Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park. The sled hill is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, weather permitting. Visit erie.gov/parks or call 858-8513 for weekday winter sports and activities updates at all Erie County parks.

Stories in the Woods. 10:30 a.m. next Saturday, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga. For children ages 3 to 7. Registration required; call 683-5959.

Winter Nature Play. 10:30 Wednesday, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga. Play nature games, build snow sculptures, and go on a scavenger hunt. For kids ages 4 to 8. Registration required; call 683-5959.

Track and Scat Snowshoe Walk. 1 p.m. Friday, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga. Search for animal tracks and scat, and learn about wildlife living in the woods. Snowshoe rental $5 per person; $2 per person for Friends of Reinstein Woods members. Registration required; call 683-5959.

SUPPORT GROUPS

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., Town of Tonawanda. For info, call 873-6500 or email nweil@buffalodioocese.org.

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

Separation and divorce support. 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Benedict Church, 1317 Eggert Road, Amherst. For more info, call 847-2210.

Grief support. 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Martha Parish, 10 French Road, Depew. For info, call 684-6342.

Grief support. 6 p.m. Wednesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, Life Transitions Center, 150 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga. For info, call 836-6460.

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

NAMI Mental Health Support. 7 p.m. Wednesday and both Lake Shore Behavioral Health, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park, and St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst.

FITNESS

BIKING AND RUNNING

Run group. 10 a.m. Sunday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. Run-inspired cardio class.

DANCE

Swing dancing. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Beginner swing dance followed by a social dance. No partner or dance experience necessary. For info, visit swingbuffalo.com. Polish Cadets Hall, 927 Grant St.

The Innisfree Ceili Dance Group. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road. For more info, contact smjmdevlin@verizon.net, call 627-5966 or visit buffalocomhaltas.org. $1 donation.

OTHER CLASSES

Water in Motion aqua fitness class. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can purchase a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, call 886-3172, Ext. 411.

OUTDOOR FITNESS

Cross-country skiing. Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive in Cheektowaga. Trails are open when 6 or more inches of snow are on the ground. Rentals cost $5 daily, or $2 for Friends of Reinstein Woods members, and are available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more info, visit reinsteinwoods.org. Free.

Cross-country ski lessons. 10 a.m. every snowy Sunday, Rose Garden behind Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Lincoln Parkway at Iroquois Drive, Delaware Park. Must have your own skis. For more info, visit buffalonordic.org. Free.

Learn to cross-country ski. 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga.. Learn the basics before going on a short guided ski tour. Ski rental $8 per person; $5 per person for Friends of Reinstein Woods members. Registration required; call 683-5959.

SENIOR FITNESS

Senior Yoga Fit. 10 a.m. Monday, 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 204-2070.

TAI CHI

Taoist tai chi. Free open house 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, 968 Kenmore Ave. Demonstrations, talk to instructors, learn about beginner class time. For info, visit buffalo.taoist.org.

Tai chi. 11:30 a.m. Monday, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. For more info, call 204-2070.

Tai chi. 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, 787 Delaware Ave. Achieve better balance, strength and coordination through this sequence of gentle movements.

YOGA AND PILATES

Yoga. 10 a.m. Monday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. For info, call 433-1886. $5.

Pilates. 6 p.m. Monday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. For more info, visit healthyandfitwny.com. $5.

Pilates. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Amherst. For info, email jcbaran@verizon.net. $6.

Pilates. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Friday. Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For info, visit carlaspilates.com. $8.

Yoga with Annmarie. 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For more info, call 572-2096. $12.

ZUMBA

Zumba by Bobby. 8 a.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway. First class free, $5 per class or 10 classes for $40. For more information visit facebook.com/ZumbaBobby.

Zumba. 6:45 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. Tuesday. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. For info, email jaw.jaf@verizon.net or call 829-9314. $5.

Zumba Fitness with Lisa B. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave, East Aurora.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Memory Minders. 10 a.m. Monday and Friday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Social day program for adults with mild memory loss. For info, call 433-1886. $30 per day.

Bone density screenings. 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Sponsored by Catholic Health. Free.

Cancer respite registration deadline. Thursday for Weekend for Women with Cancer, to be held March 4-6, Center of Renewal, Lewiston; $15 requested for women looking to get away for a weekend of support. Modest private room, all meals and optional activities such as massage therapy, arts and crafts, use of indoor pool, discussion groups, meditation and yoga. Application required by calling Program Coordinator Teresa Maciocha at 877-6896.

HEALTH FAIRS

“Wellness Lane” at The Buffalo Auto Show. 10 a.m. Saturday, Sunday, Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, 153 Franklin St.; resources on community wellness, and free health screenings.

HEALTH TALKS

Kidney smart class. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Southtowns Dialysis Center, 4910 Camp Road, Hamburg. Learn how to manage your kidney health, what causes kidney disease, what diet resources can help manage your diet. Register at kidneysmart.org. Free.

Adult mental health first aid training. 9 a.m. Thursday, Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave. Education on how to help people developing a mental illness or in a crisis. $100.

HOLISTIC HEALTH

Holistic health series. “Total Body analysis Using Kinesiology,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. To register, call 689-4922. Free.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Stroke support. Stroke advocate Ronald Pokorski helps area stroke patients live their highest quality of life, 10 a.m. Saturday, OLV Senior Neighborhood Community Room, 55 Melroy Ave., Lackawanna. Triumph Over Trauma is the topic.

Niagara Frontier Ostomy Association support. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2311 George Urban Blvd, Depew. Ostomy care information through guest speakers, supplier reps, roundtable discussions and wound care nurses.

Diabetes support. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarence Library, 3 Town Plaza, Clarence. Meeting for those with Type 2 diabetes is led by a certified diabetes educator. For info, call 741-2650.

Alzheimer’s support. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Hamburg Wesleyan Church, 4999 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Mount St. Mary Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Richmond Memorial Library, 19 Ross St., Batavia; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 Fluvanna Ave., Jamestown. For more info, call (800) 272-3900.

Schizophrenia support. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Mental Health Association of Erie County, 999 Delaware Ave.

Parkinson’s support. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. For more info, call 449-3795.

Recovery with Pride. 6 p.m. Thursday, Pride Center of Western New York, 200 South Elmwood Ave. Support group for those in the LGBTQ community who struggle with addiction.

NUTRITION

FARMERS’ MARKETS

Elmwood-Bidwell Winter Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, next Saturday, SUNY Buffalo State Buckham Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave. For more info, visit elmwoodmarket.org.

HEALTHY EATING SUPPORT

WNY Gluten Free Diet Support Group. “Health benefits of Tai Chi,” presented by Lisa Rood, 10 a.m. Saturday, Mount Mercy Academy, 88 Red Jacket Parkway. Free.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). 9 a.m. Monday, Highland Hose Firehall, 1 George Nablo Parkway, Evans. Annual dues of $32; weekly fee of $1.

Food allergy support. 7 p.m. Monday, Cleveland Hill Fire Hall, 440 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga.

TOPS. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Cheektowaga Recreation Center, 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more info, call 895-4414.

TOPS. 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave. Call 877-2915 for more info.

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