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WNY Refresh: Scott's top 10 calendar picks of the week

WNY Refresh Editor Scott Scanlon recommends the following health, fitness, nutrition and family events this week across the region.


Road Map to Driving Wellness: 12:30 p.m., The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Free workshop designed to help older drivers reach and maintain the highest level of safe driving. Free, RSVP by calling 433-1886.

Rev+LoveInMotion Hustle & Flow: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Revolution Indoor Cycling, 1716 Main St. Donation-based cardio-yoga bootcamp class. For more info, visit


Fall introduction to belly dance. 6 p.m., Oasis Dance Center, 920 Niagara Falls Blvd., City of Tonawanda. Basic movements of belly dance for women and teens of all ages, shapes, sizes and fitness levels. No dance experience needed. For info, call 698-0288; four-week session costs $45.


Heart to Heart – Connecting Diabetes and Heart Disease: 6 p.m., Gates Vascular Institute, 875 Ellicott St., fifth floor. Registration required by visiting or calling 859-8751. Free admission and valet parking.


Earth Fair: Annual Environmental Summit, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst. Environmental stewardship exhibits, talks about tree plantings, microbeads, electronics drop-off. Free.

Step Up for Autism: 1.5-Mile Fun Walk, 9 a.m. , The Resource Center, 200 Dunham Ave., Jamestown. Proceeds go to the TRC Foundation Inc.

6th Annual Break the Cycle Bike-a-thon and Walk: 10 a.m. , Isle View Park, 796 Niagara St., City of Tonawanda. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Tribute Garden will honor domestic violence victims, survivors and their families at approximately 10:45 a.m. There will also be music, raffles, and light food. Register at

Prescription Drug Drop-Off: 10 a.m., Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Lackawanna. Pharmacists from the community and pharmacy students from D’Youville College and the University of Buffalo will be assisting the Buffalo Police and the DEA in the collection of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Liquids, needles and sharps will also be collected. Free and anonymous; no questions asked.

“Bullying Stops Here – Live!”: 1 p.m., Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square. The free program will feature local students ages 8 to 18 performing song, dance, poetry and performance art with a positive, cheerful message. For more info, visit

Zumba Master Class with ZJ Amparo Reger: 5 p.m., BAC for Women, 3157 Eggert Road, Town of Tonawanda. Open to members, nonmembers and gentlemen. Contact Mary Gibbons for ticket information at or 913-5829.  $15 presale/$20 at the door.


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