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Refresh Calendar for June 13 to 20 events

Health and wellness

Breast-feeding Support: 12:30 p.m. Monday, Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room, Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. For information, call 278-4623.

PORCH TALKS: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Clarence Center Coffee Co. & Cafe. Susan Koehler will give a talk titled “Where Does ‘New’ Energy Come From ... and Why Does it Leave?” For more info, visit

Diabetes Support: 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarence Library, 3 Town Plaza, off Goodrich Road, Clarence; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Room 723A, Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, 5300 Military Road, Lewiston.

Alzheimer’s Support: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Hamburg Wesleyan Church, 4999 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Room 723A, Mount St. Mary’s 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. Information about the other 30-plus group meetings that take place across the region is available by visiting the chapter’s website at or by calling (800) 272-3900.

Parkinson’s Support: For those with Parkinson’s, family members and caregivers. Young Onset group meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a general support meeting at 6:30 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. For more info, call 449-3795.

Buffalo Implant Group: 6 p.m. Wednesday, St. Mary’s School for the Deaf, 2253 Main St.; meeting will focus on music appreciation and the speaker will be Alison Mendez, from Cochlear Americas.

Mental health support: National Alliance on Mental Illness in Buffalo & Erie County groups will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, lower level, 4007 Main St., Eggertsville, and at the same time at Lake Shore Behavioral Health, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park.

Recovery With Pride: Support group for those in the LGBTQ community who struggle with addiction, 6 p.m. Thursday, Pride Center of Western New York, 200 S. Elmwood Ave.; for more information, call 852-7743.

Health Live: Family oriented health fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Saturday, Healthy Zone Ice Rink, Riley Street, East Aurora. Features obstacle course, “Frozen”-themed bounce house and other activities encouraging physical activity. Hosted by the Greater East Aurora Chamber of Commerce.


FitNation Bootcamp: 9 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sunday and next Saturday, FitNation, 6987 Main St., near Transit Road, Williamsville. Cost is $10; outdoor classes will continue to run until it gets cold. For more info, visit

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: 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Amherst; $5 per class. For more info, call Claudia Romero at 425-6070 or email

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 or call 868-1578.

Tom’s Pro Bike Rides: 25-mile ride starts at 9 a.m. Sunday, 15-mile rides are 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, Tom’s Pro Bike shop, 3687 Walden Ave., Lancaster. Rides are weather dependent. For more info, visit

Water in Motion: Aqua fitness class, 10:30 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, JCC Holland Family Building, 787 Delaware Ave.; Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, contact Eric Poniatowski at or 886-3172, Ext. 411.

Scajaquada Creek by bike: 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, meet at Wegmans on Amherst Street. Guided spin. Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for students. Call 245-3032 to register.

Senior Yoga Fit: 10 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, JCC Benderson Family Building, 2640 North Forest Road, just past Audubon Parkway, Getzville. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, call Ann Vorburger at 204-2070 or email

Tai chi: Exercise for seniors, 10:15 a.m. Monday and Friday, West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca, one mile east of Union Road. For more info, call 675-9288. Free for Erie County residents.

Tai Chi: 11:30 a.m. Monday, 11:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, JCC Benderson Family Building, 2640 North Forest Road, near Audubon Parkway, Getzville. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, contact Ann Vorburger at 204-2070 or

Yoga for seniors: 11 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St.; cost is $2 per class.

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 or email for more info.

Marathon Training: Free info session on a half and full marathon training program, 7:15 p.m. Monday, Fleet Feet Sports, 2290 Delaware Ave.; for more info, call 332-3501, email or visit

Square dancing: Waterwheel Squares charges $4 for beginners from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and $7 for members from 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays, Amherst Community Church, 77 Washington Highway, Snyder. For more info, visit

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 or call 829-9314.

Therapeutic Movement: Dance-based gentle moves to increase strength and flexibility while reducing risk of falls, 9 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Grace, 51 Colonial Circle. Cost $8 per class. For more info, email or call 574-5503.

Swing dancing: Buffalo Swing gathers for progressive and beginner lessons from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a Lindy Fix – which features several forms of swing dancing – until 10, Polish Cadet Credit Union, Grant and Amherst streets. The nonprofit club requests a $5 donation for the Lindy Fix; lessons cost extra. For more info, visit

Irish dancing: The Innisfree Ceili Dance Group meets from 7:45 to 10 p.m. almost every Tuesday in the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road; cost is a $1 donation. For more info, call 627-5966.

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

Walking on Wednesdays: Free noontime walks on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Meet at noon Wednesday in Kaminski Park in front of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elk and Carlton streets. Guided walk runs from 12:10 to about 12:45 p.m.

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

5K training: Learn to Run 5K summer training free informational session, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Fleet Feet Sport, 2290 Delaware Ave.; program runs from mid-June to early September, ending with the WNY Hall of Fame, Champions 5K or any fall event of choice. To learn more, visit, or email Kateri Walsh at

Argentine tango: Free lessons, with dancing afterward, 7 p.m. Friday, Gypsy Parlor, 376 Grant St. For more info, visit


FarmerS Market at the Williamsville Mill: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Island Park, Williamsville.

Food allergy support: Greater Buffalo Food Allergy Alliance support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Cleveland Hill Fire Hall, 440 Cleveland Drive, near Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more info, visit

Food Truck Tuesdays: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St.; For more info, visit

West Seneca Farmers Market: 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Town Hall, Union Road and Main Street, West Seneca.


Walk/Run/Roll in Lauren’s Shoes: The Make Lemon Aide Foundation for Cerebral Palsy will host a 5K and family “fun”-raising event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Woodlawn Beach Grove, 3580 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg. Race starts at 11 a.m.; Heard of Buffalo performs, silent auction, Kids Zone, Buffalo Zoomobile and more. Register at

March of Dimes Celebrity Golf Classic: 11 a.m. Monday, Transit Valley Country Club, 8920 Transit Road, East Amherst. Registration and lunch followed by a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Tribute to moms starts at 5 p.m.; for more information, call 691-3805 or email Brittany Lazickas at

Hope After Heartache: Tools for Living with Loss, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, St. Aloysius Gonzaga Catholic Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga; 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. For more information, call 873-6500.

I Hate Budgeting: Support group meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dog Ears Bookstore, 688 Abbott Road. Cost is $15 and includes refreshments. RSVP to Amy Jo Lauber at 430-1634.

Grief Support: 7 p.m. Tuesday, 10 French Road, Depew; guest speakers at each meeting. For more info, call 684-6342.

Helpers Along The Way: Grief support, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, 1540 Maple Road, Amherst. For information, call Pastoral Care Director Christine Stry at 568-3777.

Grief support: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca St., West Seneca. Those interested in attending can call 828-0500.

Grief Support: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Life Transitions Center,150 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga. For information, call 836-6460.

BBQ and Blues Bash: To benefit the Gateway-Longview Foundation, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday on Illinois Street, near First Niagara Center. Tickets are $20 in advance at and $25 at the event.