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Yoga, wine, polka music part of WNY Refresh calendar picks of the week

Like yoga with your wine?

How about polka music with your food truck meal?

You can get both in Western New York this week.

Here’s a look at my WNY Refresh calendar recommendations for the week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family pursuits:


Dance, dance, dance: Kickin’ Rhythm Cloggers meets at 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s Church, Franklin and Crocker streets, Sloan. First class is free; additional classes cost $7 a week or $35 a month. For info, visit or call (585) 457-4455; also at 7, Waterwheel Squares square dancing club meets at 77 Washington Highway, Amherst. Beginners from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and members from 7 to 10 p.m. For info, visit $4-$7.


Food Truck Tuesdays: Many of the summer’s gathering hotspots shut down at the end of the season, but this gathering of more than 20 food trucks continues at 5 p.m. each Tuesday through October in Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St.; this week features a “Halfway to Dyngus Day” theme with the band Hocus Polkas.

Introduction to Reiki: The Holistic Health Wellness Series of talks launches a new season at 7 p.m., Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. For more info, call 689-4922.


Schofield Wellness Series: Talk on nonsurgical approach to sleep apnea and facial pain, 1 p.m., Schofield Residence Nursing Facility, 3333 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Free and open to the public.

Yoga and wine: As the Spirits Moves You Yoga, 4 p.m., Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Road, Newfane. Taught by Deb Roberts from All Yoga in Medina. For info, visit $8.

Fall Introduction to belly dance: 6 p.m., Oasis Dance Center, 920 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. Basic movements of belly dance for women and teens of ages, shapes, sizes and fitness level. No dance experience needed. For info, call 698-0288. Four-week session, $45


Attack your core!: 6 a.m., Holland Family Gallery at the Jewish Community Center, 787 Delaware Ave. A combo class starting with 30 minutes of BodyAttack, focusing on agility and stamina, followed by 30 minutes of CXWorx. Free to members or purchase a class pass (10 classes for $59).

Powerful Tools for Caregivers: 1 p.m., The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Six-week course will help you learn to care of yourself and be the most effective caregiver to your adult loved one or disabled child. For information, call 433-1886. $25.

Fibromyalgia support: 1:30 p.m., Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway. Chronic fatigue syndrome or similar concerns also welcome, as are family or friends. For info, call 689-4922.


Second annual health wellness fair: 9 a.m., Twin City Ambulance, 555 Commerce Drive, Amherst. For info, visit

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