Following is Niagara Sunday's weekly listing of upcoming public events held around Niagara County.
If you would like your event included, send the information two weeks in advance to: Niagara Community Calendar, c/o The Buffalo News, P.O. Box 100, Buffalo, NY 14240, fax to: 856-5150, or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ART EXHIBIT: Featuring artisans from Western New York working in a variety of two- and three-dimensional media, Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust St., Lockport. Exhibit continues through Sept. 3. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
ART DISPLAYS: The Niagara Frontier Plein Art Painter's Exhibition and the DeSales Student Art Show through Saturday, Market Street Art Center, 247 Market St., Lockport. The center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday to Saturday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 478-0239 or visit www.marketstreetartcenter.org.
MUSEUM HOURS: Sanborn Area Historical Society's Schoolhouse Museum, 2 to 4 p.m., 2822 Niagara St., and the society's Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Road, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
MEETING: Alcoholics Anonymous Golden Slipper, 9:30 a.m., VFW hall, 112 Caledonia St., Lockport; Attitude Adjustment, 10 a.m., First Step Center, Allen Avenue, Niagara Falls; LaSalle Big Book, 7:30 p.m., Bacon Memorial Presbyterian Church, 156 59th St., Niagara Falls; Fifth Tradition, 8 p.m., St. John Episcopal Church, 100 Chestnut St., Youngstown; and Lock City, 8 p.m., Emmanuel Methodist Church, East Avenue at Washburn Street, Lockport.
DYNGUS DAY EVENT: Featuring Polish cuisine, beverages and games, music by Ten Cent Howl and the world's largest pierogi, 5 to 10 p.m., tent at Old Falls Street adjacent to Hard Rock Cafe Niagara Falls. Admission to the tent is $5 for adults, under age 10 free.
ART EXHIBIT: Solo exhibit by local artist Geraldine Liquidano, NCCC Art Gallery, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 614-5975.
STRETCHING CLASS: Stretching and Mobility Class for senior citizens ages 55 and up, 9:15 a.m., North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center, 110 Goundry St. Cost, $2.
MEETING: Niagara County Patriots, 7 p.m., Wheatfield Community and Senior Center, Church and Maple roads.
PINOCHLE: Senior citizens ages 55 and up can play pinochle at 1 p.m. every Tuesday, North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center, 110 Goundry St. Call 695-8582 for more information.
MUSEUM HOURS: The North Tonawanda History Museum, which operates in the Lumber City History Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday (except Wednesday), 54 Webster St. Call 213-0554 for more information.
BAND REHEARSAL: The Bergholz German Band meets, 8 p.m., Bergholz Fire Hall, Niagara Road. Prospective members are welcome.
FACILITATED ENROLLMENT: For Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health insurance programs, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Tuesday and Thursday and on the second Wednesday of the month; 1 to 4 p.m. on other Wednesdays; and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Hamilton B. Mizer Primary Care Center, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls. Call 278-4620 for more information.
GLEE CLUB REHEARSALS: Lock City Glee Club, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Rochester Road at Fieldcrest Drive, Lockport. New members are invited to join.
EXERCISE: An exercise class for senior citizens, a program of gentle exercise that combines recreation and socialization, 1 to 2:30 p.m. every Monday, DeGraff Community Center of Kaleida Health, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. Cost, $2 per week. Call 690-2271 or 692-8731 to register.
YOUTH PROGRAM: Opportunity for young people to learn about prevention of drug and alcohol abuse and about recovery and dependency, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
PROGRAM: Sanborn Area Historical Society meeting, "Niagara County's Other Reservation," presented by Terry Abrams, 7 p.m., Sanborn Fire Hall, 5811 Buffalo St. Free and open to the public.
DEADLINE: For placing orders for Mother's Day Floral Sale. Call 504-2617, Ext. 244, to order or request an order form. Prices range from $12 to $40; credit cards accepted for payment. Custom orders welcome. Pickup will be May 6 and 7. Proceeds benefit the Niagara Floral Center and Greenhouse.
DINNER MEETING: Niagara Frontier Chapter, New York State Women, meets at 6 p.m., Pane's Restaurant, 984 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda. JoAnn Mierzwa, executive director of United Way of the Tonawandas, will be the guest speaker. Dinner is $19. Guests welcome. Call 694-3307 or 693-7136 for reservations.
ART EXHIBITION: "Cloud Corrosion," a three-person exhibit that captures the essence of a postindustrial city through the first fully digital generation; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Saturday by appointment, East Gallery Project Space, Carnegie Art Center, 240 Goundry St., North Tonawanda.
GALLERY HOURS: School of the Arts Gallery, where the owner also invites artists, poets, crafters and designers to present their works, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, 402 Center St., Lewiston.
CLASS: Senior Yoga 55 , 10:30 a.m., Lunchtime Yoga, noon, Beginner Yoga, 4:30 p.m., Integrative Yoga Therapy Class, 6 p.m., Anjali Yoga & Wellness, 908 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda. For information, call 748-5503.
SUPPORT GROUP: Breast cancer support for those who have experienced breast cancer and their families, 7:30 p.m., Room 723A, Mount St. Mary's Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.
ARTS & CRAFTS PROGRAM: For anyone age 55 and older, 9:30 to noon, North Tonawanda Senior Citizens Center, 110 Goundry St. Projects are available for a minimal cost. Continues through Friday.
OPEN ENROLLMENT: Area residents may now enroll in Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health Plus, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hamilton B. Mizer Primary Care Center, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls. Enrollees should bring identification showing their date of birth, a current utility bill or other address verification and wage information. For more information, call 285-1563.
RECREATION PROGRAM: For developmentally disabled children 3 to 10 years old, 2 to 6 p.m., Niagara United Cerebral Palsy, 9812 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara. Continues Wednedsday and Thursday.
HAY AND PASTURE WORKSHOP: A small-farms specialist will provide an overview of pasture establishment and management, and a field-crops specialist will present tactics that can be used to help ensure production of quality hay; 6:30 to 9 p.m., Cornell Cooperative Extension, 12690 Route 31, Albion. Fee is $10 per person or $15 per farm/family. To register, call Cathy at (585) 343-3040, Ext. 138, or e-mail your name, address, phone number to: email@example.com.
MEETING: Niagara Exchange Club, 6:30 p.m., Yellow and Blue Cafeteria, Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road.
SUPPORT GROUP: For adults coping with the sudden traumatic loss of a loved one, 6 p.m., Mental Health Association, 36 Pine St., Lockport. For information, call 433-3780.
SUPPORT GROUP: For those who suffer from panic attacks and anxiety disorders, 6 p.m., St. John's Outreach Center, Chestnut St., Lockport.
WEIGHT LOSS: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, support group dedicated to weight loss and maintenance, weigh-in at 5:15 p.m., meeting at 7, Payne Avenue Christian Church, 1451 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda.
CRAFTS: 12:30 p.m. Wheatfield Senior Citizens Center, 2790 Church Road. Ceramics and woodworking offered at 9 a.m.
SUPPORT GROUP: Lockport New Beginnings, for people recovering from alcohol or drug dependency, 7 p.m., Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
ORIENTATION: For people interested in becoming registered family child care providers, hosted by Community Child Care Clearinghouse of Niagara, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Niagara Community Action Program office, 1521 Main St., Niagara Falls. Call 285-8572 to register.
FESTIVAL: The Ontario Welsh Festival includes a concert at 8 p.m. Saturday by CF1, a renowned choir from Cardiff, Wales, and two hymn singing sessions at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, conducted by choir director Eilir Owen Griffith, Sheraton Fallsview Hotel, 6755 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ont. Event runs through Sunday. Concert admission is $25. For information, call (416) 486-0432 or (613) 725-2704 or visit: www.ontariowelshfestival.ca.
THEATER PERFORMANCE: "Pirates of Penzance," Leary Theatre, Clet Hall, Niagara University. Preview tonight at 7. Other performances: 7:30 p.m. April 29, May 6 and 7; 7 p.m. May 5, and 2 p.m. May 1 and 8. Tickets are $7 to $14. For information or tickets, call 286-8685.
AWARDS LUNCHEON: Leadership Niagara's Leader of the Year Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Niagara Falls Country Club. For information, contact Tracy Fletcher at 998-0351 or firstname.lastname@example.org.