Two Frank Lloyd Wright historic site-inspired yoga classes the season's first salsa class in Delaware Park (depending on the weather) and a state pickleball tournament in Amherst are among the WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region.
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Slow Roll Buffalo: Meet at 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m., Futures Garden, Carlton Street. Ten-mile guided ride for all ages, abilities. First-time riders register at slowrollbuffalo.org. Free.
Salsa in the Park: Sarah Haykel, director of Salsa for the Soul, will lead this class from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Rose Garden at Marcy Casino, Delaware Park. $5 includes lesson and dance social. Beginners and singles welcome and encouraged. For more info, visit sarahhaykel.com/dance.
New York State Pickleball Tournament: Registration ends today for the fourth annual tourney to take place Friday through Sunday, Miller Tennis Center, 5959 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Register here. $35.
Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired yoga: Yoga at Graycliff. Gentle hatha yoga 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate, 6472 Old Lake Shore Road, Derby. Six classes cost $60; drop in for $15 a class. For more info, email email@example.com. Also, at 9:15 a.m. for the next two Sundays, enjoy yoga on the Great Lawn at the Darwin Martin House, 125 Jewett Parkway. Vinyasa class led by Yoga Parkside. $10; each ticket includes a buy-one, get-one-free Darwin Martin House Tour coupon. Preregistration required at yogaparkside.com/shop.
Child safety seat checks: 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. Registration required by calling 447-6205. Also 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, State Police Barracks, 5297 Old State Road, Warsaw. For more info, contact Trooper Eric S. Lunser at 585-786-5152. Both are free.
Pay-what-you-choose restaurant grand opening fundraiser: Pre-opening party for an active lifestyle restaurant offering a variety of greens, grains and broth-based dishes, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., CoreLife Eatery, 5175 Transit Road, Clarence. Guests pay what they choose, with all proceeds to benefit the Buffalo City Mission. The new restaurant officially opens on Friday.
Alzheimer’s program: “Effective Communication Strategies,” a one-hour program offering verbal and non-verbal strategies for caregivers to more effectively understand and communicate with their loved one, 6 p.m., Aurora Town Library, 550 Main St., East Aurora. To register and for more info, call 800-272-3900. Free.
Amherst Chamber of Commerce – Medicare 101: 8:30 a.m., Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 400 Essjay Road, Amherst. Chamber and Univera Healthcare officials will lead this discussion. For more info, visit amherst.org. Free.
Holistic Health Alliance of WNY: 7 p.m. Friday, Sisters of Charity – St. Joseph’s Campus Community Room, 2605 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. Features a talk about past lives by the Rev. Clay Dinger, who has used hypnosis to help people for more than 25 years. Free.
Good News Gospel Festival and Health Fair: 1 p.m., on the grounds of the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center, 1200 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Hosted by Malcolm Wilson, musical director of the Malcolm Wilson & Joshua’s Generation, several musical acts will perform. Health screenings and healthy living information will made available throughout the afternoon. The Niagara Falls OG Cruisers Classic Car Show also will be part of the festival. In case of rain, the event to move indoors. Free.
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