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Refresh Calendar for Oct. 31 to Nov. 7 events



Family Day! All Hallows Eve. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Buffalo History Museum, 1 Museum Court. Halloween fun for the kids includes pumpkin decorating, face-painting, costume parade at 1 p.m. $2.50 to $7 museum admission; free for members. For more info, visit


Hope After Heartache: Tools for Living with Loss. 4 p.m. Monday, St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Ave, Kenmore. Drum circles, field trips, the Lazarus Lecture Series and the Heavenly Hearts Choir also are part of this support group. For info, call 873-6500 or email

Grief Support: Going On After Loss Successfully (GOALS). 6:30 p.m. Monday, Church of St. Casimir, 160 Cable St.; for more info, call 362-0199.

Loss of a child support. 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst.. For more info, call 983-2104.

Grief support. 2 p.m. Tuesday. St. Jude Center Msgr. Edward J. Ulaszewski Hall, 760 Ellicott St.; for info, call 859-2864.

Widow’s support. 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. YWCA of the Tonawandas, 49 Tremont St., North Tonawanda. For more info, call 692-5580.

PEACE. 1 p.m. next Saturday. For people ages 11 to 18 who have lost someone to homicide. For info, call 218-5596. Erie County Sherman L. Walker Human Services Center, 608 William St.


Alzheimer’s Respite Care. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive (near Sweet Home Road), Amherst; volunteer staff has been trained by The Alzheimer’s Association. Lunch included. Call 836-4868 for info. Free.



Innisfree Ceili Dance Group. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, For more info, contact $1 donation.

Argentine Tango. 7 p.m. Friday, Gypsy Parlor, 376 Grant St.; free lessons with dancing after.


Group fitness. 9 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Build a Machine Fitness, 803 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Free for members and nonmembers.

Taoist tai chi: . 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, 968 Kenmore Ave. Free open house. Demonstrations, talk to instructors, learn about beginner class time. For info, visit

Water in Motion: Aqua fitness class. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst.

BodyAttack. 10:15 a.m. Sunday, 7:15 p.m. Monday, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, 787 Delaware Ave. Members free; nonmembers $10 per class or purchase a ClassPass and get 10 classes for $59.

Tai chi. 11 a.m. Monday, DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. $5.

Tai chi. 11:30 a.m. Monday, 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, call 204-2070.

Tai chi. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday,Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, 787 Delaware Ave.

Chair exercise. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Light hand weights and dyna-bands are used to help increase strength, flexibility, balance and endurance to those with mobility limitations or arthritis. For info, call 433-1886 or visit $2.

Qi gong. 9 a.m. Wednesday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. $3.


Tai chi for seniors. 10:15 a.m. Monday, Friday,West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St.; For info, call 675-9288.

Yoga for seniors. 10:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St.; gentle seated and standing yoga classes. For info, email or call 510-7457.

Zumba. 11 a.m. Monday. Richmond-Summer Senior Building, 337 Summer St.. $2-$0.

Gentle yoga. 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St.; $10.

Yoga for seniors. 9 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, $5.


Little Pretzels Yoga. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Power Yoga Buffalo, 758 Elmwood Ave.; to sign up or for more info, visit $10.

Arise Within, Balance for Your Life Wellness. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Complete Wellness Art and Science Center, 1515 Kensington Ave. $10.

Yoga. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Resurrection Church, 130 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga. Free for all ages and abilities; a snack will be served afterward. Supported by the church and the nonprofit Yogis in Service. For more info, visit

Gentle yoga. 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. For info, visit $12.

Pilates. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Amherst. For info, email $6.

Gentle yoga. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Shatki Yoga, 133 Grant St.. $12.

Pilates. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Friday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. $8.

As the Spirits Moves You yoga class. 4 p.m. Wednesday,. The Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Road, Newfane.. $8-$10.


Zumba by Bobby. 8 a.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway. First class free, $5 per class or 10 classes for $40. For more info, visit

Zumba. 6:45 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. Tuesday, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. For info, email or call 829-9314. $5.


UNYTS blood drive. 10 a.m. Monday on the Donate Life Express Bus, 4295 S. Buffalo St., Orchard Park. Schedule an appointment or walk in. For more info, visit

Kidney smart class. 2 p.m. Tuesday, Suburban Dialysis Center, 1542 Maple Road, Amherst; 2 p.m. Thursday, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda; 6 p.m. Thursday at both Anna Reinstein Memorial Library, 2580 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga; Orchard Park Dialysis, 3801 Taylor Road, Orchard Park. Kidney disease education. For more info or to register, visit Free.


WCA Hospital Diabetes event. 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, WCA Hospital Auditorium, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown. Free. Blood-pressure and foot screenings, cooking and tasting demonstrations, falls risk assessments, physical therapy information and tai chi classes. Prizes awarded.

Breast Cancer Network of WNY 22nd Annual Education Day. 8 a.m. next Saturday. The Grapevine Restaurant, 333 Dick Road, Depew. Medical professionals present on life after breast cancer. Register by Saturday for $25 at; cost is $35 at the door.


Breathing for Health. 4:30 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Peaceful Water Health and Fitness, 1914 Colvin Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. Learn to relax the body, refresh the mind and speed up healing. $5-$10.


Alzheimer’s support. 10 a.m. Monday, East Side Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 62 Prospect St., Warsaw; 7 p.m. Monday (men only), Elderwood Village, 5271 Main St., Amherst; 6 p.m. Tuesday. Heathwood Assisted Living, 815 Hopkins Road, Amherst; 6 p.m. Tuesday. Life Transitions Center, 1140 Delaware Ave.

Lupus support. 6 p.m. Monday, Lupus Alliance of Upstate New York, 3871 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For info email

Prostate support. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Veterans Administration Medical Center Room 301, 3495 Bailey Ave.; you do not have to be a veteran to attend. For info, call the group’s hotline at 743-7595.

Separation and divorce support. 7 p.m. Tuesday. St. Benedict Church, 1317 Eggert Road, Amherst. For more info, call 847-2210.

Tinnitus support. 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hearing Evaluation Services, 2733 Wehrle Drive, Amherst. Call 633-3344 to reserve a spot.

Moving Forward: amputee support group. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Kenmore Mercy Hospital Community Room, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. For info, call 563-5321 or 447-6037.

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



Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. 8 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Bidwell Parkway at Elmwood Avenue.

North Tonawanda Farmers Market. 8 a.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday, next Saturday, Robinson Street near Payne Avenue.

Lockport Farmers Market. 9 a.m. daily, Walnut and Cottage streets.


Eating Disorders Anonymous. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, WNY Counseling and Stress Management Center, 388 Evans St., First Floor, Amherst. For more info, call 380-4035 or email

Food Addicts in Recovery. 7 p.m. Monday, Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Room 3043, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda; 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Room 109, Wesleyan Church of Hamburg, 4999 McKinley Parkway. Group based on the 12-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). 9 a.m. Wednesday, Cheektowaga Recreation Center, upstairs, 2600 Harlem Road. Elevator available to meeting room. For more info, call 895-4414.

Healthy Living class. 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Amherst. For info, call Lois Tripp 870-2807. $5 monthly dues.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave.; offers healthy eating, regular exercise and wellness information. Call 877-2915 for more info.