Health and wellness
OPEN HOUSE: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Asbury Pointe, 50 Stahl Road. Tour available apartments, see the grounds, speak to current residents, get answers to questions about retirement community living and enjoy refreshments.
Free hearing screenings: 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 and 24, Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Call 433-1886 to schedule an appointment with Pamela L. Fleming of Audiology on Demand.
Alzheimer’s Support: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Peregine’s Landing, 101 Sterling Drive, Orchard Park; 10:15 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Information about the other 30-plus group meetings that take place across the region is available by visiting the chapter’s website at alz.org/WNY or by calling 1(800) 272-3900.
Parkinson’s caregiver support: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The meetings are no longer at The Dent Tower but at the National Parkinson’s Foundation of Western New York office, 300 International Drive, Suite 224, Williamsville; call Mary Ellen at 833-5389 for more information.
Breast Cancer Support: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Room 723A, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. For info, call Kathy at 754-4719 or Joyce at 434-5081.
Cancer Wellness Talk: “Coping with Fear, Anxiety and Uncertainty,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Wick Center Alumni Lounge, Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst. Free. Dr. Cheryl Nosek and Carol Sabatino will lead the discussion. To register, Call The Cancer Wellness Center at 694-1395
Youth Mental Health First Aid training: The Mental Health Association and Compeer of Greater Buffalo will offer the training designed to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness in youths age 12 to 18, raise awareness about mental health and reduce the stigma of mental illness, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave.; cost is $75 and attendance at both sessions is required for certification. Contact Alana Chazen at 883-3331 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. To register, call Mary Sullivan at Compeer at 883-3331.
Kidney Support: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, SNI Cattaraugus Health & Wellness Center, 36 Thomas Indian School Drive, Irving, Those with kidney disease, kidney transplant patients and their families are welcome to attend. For more info, call 725-4328 or 997-0073 or email email@example.com.
Kidney Disease Education: Learn causes and how to manage kidney diseases and other related health conditions including diabetes and hypertension, 6 p.m. Thursday, Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Free. To register, call 871-8103 or visit kidneysmart.org/class.
Breastfeeding Class: For moms and babies, 11 a.m. next Saturday, Room 249, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston. For information and registration, call 298-2478 or 298-1279.
Zumba with Jenna: 8 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Pride Martial Arts Academy, 5451 Sheridan Drive, Williamsville. First class free; $10 per class after that or five classes for $40.
Group Fitness: 9 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Build a Machine Fitness, 803 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst; free workout for members and nonmembers.
ZUMBA BY SAMIRA: 9:15 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road; 9:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Monday, 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. Cost is $5 drop-in; $40 punch card for 10 classes. For info, visit susannatali.zumba.com or call 868-1578.
Tai chi: Open house from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Taoist Tai Chi Society, 968 Kenmore Ave., between Colvin and Starin avenues. See demonstrations, talk to instructors, learn about beginner class times. For more info, visit buffalo.taoist.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 876-7218.
Zumba: 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 9 a.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Amherst; $5 per class. For more info, call 425-6070.
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, weather permitting, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive in Depew. Rental costs $5; 2 for Friends of Reinstein Woods, on first-come, first-served basis. Call 683-5959 or visit reinsteinwoods.org.
Taijiquan (Tai Chi): 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday; 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday, Peaceful Water Health and Fitness, 1914 Colvin Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. Try two classes for $20. For more info, visit peacefulwaterhealth.com.
Yoga: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Cost is $5 per class per member, $8 for nonmembers. Bring your own yoga mat and towel. For more info, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com.
Tai Chi: 11 a.m. Monday, DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda; wear loose comfortable clothes; beginners welcome. Cost is $5 per class.
HIP-HOP Dance: Breakdancing, hip-hop and fitness classes for adults and kids, various times Monday through Thursday evenings, Verve Dance Studio, 910 Main St. Cost per class is $8 to $15. For more info, visit vervedancestudio.com or call 432-2761.
Yoga: Slow (foundational) Vinyasa yoga at 6 p.m. Monday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St.; one-hour classes cost $10 each, no registration required. Visit shaktibuffalo.com or email email@example.com for more info.
WNY Bootcamp: 6:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. Saturdays, Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St., Williamsville. General fitness classes for all ages and fitness levels; cost $5 per class. For more info, call Jonathan Sandberg at 249-0982 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zumba: Classes at 6:45 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. Cost is $5 per class; for more info, email email@example.com or call 829-9314.
PILATES: 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Karyn Kelly Dance Studio, Main Street at Transit Road, in the Transitown Plaza, behind T.J. Maxx, Clarence. Cost $6 per drop-in class. For more info, visit carlaspilates.com or call 866-3735.
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; beginner series 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St.; cost is $3. Call 828-1093 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Chair Exercise: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Cost is $2 per class, in which light hand weights and dyna-bands are used to help increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance to those with mobility limitations or arthritis. For more info, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com.
Zumba by Bobby: 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 8 a.m. Sunday, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway; first class free, after that $5 per class or 10 classes for $40. For more info, visit facebook.com/ZumbaBobby.
Qi Gong: Low-impact exercise program that promotes relaxation, balance and coordination with the use of gentle, fluid movements that can be practiced either standing or sitting, 9 a.m. Wednesday, The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Cost is $3; for more info, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com.
Gentle Yoga: 10 a.m. Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St.; for more info, visit shaktibuffalo.com. $10 per class, ongoing.
Gentle Restorative Yoga: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Body Glyphix Studio, 12377 Big Tree Road, Wales Center; $12 drop-in fee, free for anyone with cancer. For more info, visit bodyglyphix.com.
Therapeutic Movement: Dance-based gentle moves to increase strength and flexibility while reducing risk of falls, 9 a.m. Thursday, St. John’s Grace, 51 Colonial Circle. Cost $8 per class. For more info, email email@example.com or call 574-5503.
ZUMBA GOLD WITH JAIME: Low-impact class for beginners and older adults 9:15 a.m. Thursday, St. George Orthodox Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace, North Buffalo. Cost is $5; $40 for a punch card for 10 classes. For more info, call 574-9303 or email Zumbagwithjaime@verizon.net.
Yoga: For all levels, 10 a.m. Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Arise Within, Balance for Your Life Wellness, 1515 Kensington Ave.; cost is $10 per class, $40 for five classes and $80 for 10 classes.
Laughter yoga: Many Haha’s Laughter Yoga Club, 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. Thursday, 546 Eggert Road; free. For more information, visit yogalaugh33.wix.com/manyhaha.
Essentrics: Strengthens the muscles in an elongated position to help increase agility, speed of movement, relief of pain and prevention of injuries, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Williamsville; $10 per class, bring own mat. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 604-7536 or visit yourfitguru.com/joykelley.
Yoga for Seniors: Basic class, 9 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Cost is $5 per class. For info, call 633-5138.
Winter Market on Hertel: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, The Pasta Peddler and Blackbird Sweets, 1547 Hertel Ave.; for more info, visit facebook.com/wintermarketonhertel.
Winter Market At Horsefeathers: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Horsefeathers Market & Residences, 346 Connecticutt St.; for more info, visit facebook.com/WinterMarketAtHorsefeathers
Green Cuisine: Learn how to start and maintain a gluten-free diet, 6 p.m. Monday, Unitarian Universalist Church of Amherst, 6320 Main St., Williamsville. Gluten-free dinner will be served as those gathered discuss how to plan meals, substitute foods, read labels, watch for pitfalls and share recipes. Bring a gluten-free side dish or dessert to share, to supplement the meal. Free. For more info, email email@example.com.
North Tonawanda Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Tuesday and Thursday, Robinson Street near Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda.
Greater Niagara FISHING and Outdoor EXPO: 9 to 8 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Conference & Event Center, 101 Old Falls St., Niagara Falls. Features more than 120 educational seminars and 100 exhibitor booths. Cost is $8 per day; children 10 and under are free. A complete list of seminars and exhibitors can be found at NiagaraFishingExpo.com.
Grief support: 9:30 a.m. next Saturday, Calvary Episcopal Church, 20 Milton St. at South Cayuga Street, Williamsville. Call the church office at 633-7800 to confirm meeting date.