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Healthy choices: Last Slow Roll of the season tops this week's top 10

The season’s last Slow Roll, Halloween yoga and the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market are among the WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family in the region.

MONDAY

As the Spirit Moves you yoga: 5 p.m. Monday, Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Road, Newfane. Taught by Kim Seddon. For more info, call the winery at 778-7001. $10.

Slow Roll: Riders will gather for the last ride of the season at 5:30 p.m.; ride starts at 6 sharp outside Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St. Bikers up to age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit slowrollbuffalo.org.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): 6 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., City of Tonawanda. Call 432-6207 for info. Also at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Tonawanda Zion Church, 15 Koenig Circle, Town of Tonawanda ($2); 9 a.m. Wednesday, Cheektowaga Recreation Center, 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; 5 p.m. Wednesday, Lancaster Municipal Building Room 215, 5423 Broadway, Lancaster; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave.

TUESDAY

Essential Oils in Practice: 7 p.m., Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Learn about essential oils from a naturopathic doctor’s standpoint and practice. Free.

WEDNESDAY

Kathy Morrisey, right, is among those who practices tai chi on Saturday at Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, 968 Kenmore Ave. . (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News file photo)

Kathy Morrisey, right, is among those who practices tai chi on Saturday at Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, 968 Kenmore Ave. . (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News file photo)

Health fair: 10 a.m., Blocher Homes, 135 Evans St., Amherst. Learn about health, nutrition, yoga and more. Free and open to the public.

Free respite care program: 10:30 a.m., Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive (near Sweet Home Road), Amherst. Trained volunteers will hang out with your loved ones for a morning so those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or any form of dementia. Must register at trinityoldlutheran.com.

THURSDAY

Prostate support: 7 p.m., Community Room, Sisters of Charity Hospital – St. Joseph’s Campus, 2605 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more info, call 834-9200, Ext. 5169.

SATURDAY

Elmwood Village Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Elmwood Avenue at Bidwell Parkway.

Taoist tai chi: Free open house 10 a.m., Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, 968 Kenmore Ave. Demonstrations, talk to instructors, learn about beginner class time. For info, visit buffalo.taoist.org, email buffalo.ny@taoist.org or call 876-7218.

Chestnut Ridge Conservancy fundraiser: 6 p.m., Orchard Park Country Club, 4777 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park. Photos donated by leading photographers in the region, including Derek Gee, chief photographer at The Buffalo News, will be auctioned off during the event. Dinner, music and dancing are part of the experience. Cost is $125 and can be purchased online at ChestnutRidgeConservancy.org.

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