Book launch. Of “Buffalo State Hospital: A history of the institution of light and Shadow,” 2 p.m. next Saturday, Museum of disABILITY, 3826 Main St.; a former patient and worker, and People Inc. Associate Vice President David Mack-Hardiman will lead the discussion. To register, email email@example.com or call 629-3626.
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. For info, call 873-6500.
Loss of a child support. 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Christ United Methodist Church, 350 Saratoga Road, Amherst. For more info, call 983-2104.
Separation and divorce support. 7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Benedict Church, 1317 Eggert Road, Amherst. For more info, call 847-2210.
Grief support. 7 p.m. Tuesday. St. Martha Parish, 10 French Road, Depew. For info, call 684-6342.
Schizoaffective disorder support. 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Mental Health Association of Erie County, 999 Delaware Ave. For those 18 and other with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. For more info, call Lisa Maria Cruz at 886-1242, ext. 310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bereavement support. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca St., West Seneca. Those interested in attending should call 828-0500.
Grief support. 6 p.m. Wednesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, 150 Bennett Road, Cheektowaga. For information about social support for individuals and families coping with serious illness, caregiver responsibilities an/or bereavement, as well as support groups, wellness and social networking group, and referrals to individual counseling, call 836-6460.
Helpers Along the Way grief support. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, 1540 Maple Road, Amherst. For info, call 568-3777.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
NAMI meeting. 7 p.m. Wednesday, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst and same time and day at Lake Shore Behavioral Health, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park.
BIKING AND RUNNING
Run group. 10 a.m. Sunday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. Run-inspired cardio class. No experience required. For more info, visit healthyandfitwny.com.
International Folk Dance. 10 a.m. Monday, Unitarian Universalist Church, 695 Elmwood Ave. Instruction by Martha Malkiewicz with half-hour advance class at 11 a.m. For info, call 816-5049. $2.
The Innisfree Ceili Dance Group. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road. For more info, contact email@example.com, call 627-5966 or visit buffalocomhaltas.org. $1 donation.
Water in Motion aqua fitness class. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, 2640 North Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can purchase a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, contact Eric Poniatowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 886-3172, ext. 411.
BodyAttack. 10:15 a.m. Sunday, 7:15 p.m. Monday, 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, 787 Delaware Ave. Nonmembers pay $10 per class or can purchase 10 classes for $59.
Bootcamp. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St. Room 211, of City of Tonawanda. Fast-paced, full-body workout. For more info, visit healthyandfitwny.com. $5; eighth class free.
High Intensity Interval Training class. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Harlem Road Community Center, 4255 Harlem Road, Amherst. For info, call 631-7200.
Tai chi for seniors. 10:15 a.m. Monday, Friday, West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca. For info, call 675-9288. Free.
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 email@example.com or call 510-7457. $2.
Zumba. 11 a.m. Monday, Richmond-Summer Senior Building, 337 Summer St. $2.
Yoga for seniors. 9 a.m. Friday, Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Call 633-5138 for more info. $5.
Tai chi. 11 a.m. Monday, DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. Beginners welcome. $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 North Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, contact Ann Vorburger at 204-2070.
Tai chi. 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, 787 Delaware Ave.
Tai Chi for Better Balance. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St. For info, call 828-1093. $3.
YOGA AND PILATES
Yoga. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Resurrection Church Community Room, 1609 Genesee St., at Doat Street. 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 yogisinservice.org.
Gentle yoga. 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. For info, visit shaktibuffalo.com. $12.
Pilates. 6 p.m. Monday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. For more info, visit healthyandfitwny.com. $5.
Slow (foundational) Vinyasa yoga. 6 p.m. Monday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. $10.
Pilates. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Amherst. For info, email firstname.lastname@example.org. $6.
Qi Gong. 9 a.m. Wednesday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. 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. Call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com. $3.
Pilates. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Friday. Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For info, visit carlaspilates.com. $8.
Gentle yoga. 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St. Gentle mat classes. For info, email yogaforlifebflo.com or call 510-7457. $10.
Yoga Reset. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. A gentle meditative yoga class for all. $15.
Zumba by Samira. 9:15 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, North Buffalo Community Center, 203 Sanders Road; 9:15 a.m. Monday and 5:15 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. All are welcome and no experience required. For info, call Sue at 868-1578. $5.
Zumba by Bobby. 8 a.m. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway. First class free, $5 per class or 10 classes for $40. For more information visit facebook.com/ZumbaBobby.
Zumba. 6:45 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. Tuesday. St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. For info, email email@example.com or call 829-9314. $5.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
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.
Coping with Fear, Anxiety and Uncertainty. Free healing and spirituality program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Cancer Wellness Center, 84 Sweeney St., Suite C-9, North Tonawanda. For more info, visit cancerwellnesscenter.org
Buffalo scleroderma support. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Reality USA Building, 4909 Transit Road, Depew. Those with scleroderma and their loved ones are welcome.
Food allergy support. 7 p.m. Monday, Cleveland Hill Fire Hall, 440 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga. Hosted by Greater Buffalo Food Allergy Alliance.
Stroke support . 3 p.m. Tuesday, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. To help stroke patients live their highest quality of life, Kenmore Mercy will offer a bimonthly stroke support group.
Alzheimer’s support. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Hamburg Wesleyan Church, 4999 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Mount St. Mary 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; 10:15 a.m. Friday. Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. Information about the 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 (800) 272-3900.
Diabetes support. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarence Library, 3 Town Plaza, Clarence. For those with Type 2 diabetes led by a certified diabetes educator. For more information, call 741-2650.
Parkinson’s support. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca. Young Onset group meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a general support meeting at 6:30 p.m. For those with Parkinson’s, family members and caregivers. Call 449-3795.
Recovery with Pride. 6 p.m. Thursday, Pride Center of Western New York, 200 South Elmwood Ave. Support group for those in the LGBTQ community who struggle with addiction.
Dizziness and Balance Support Group of WNY. 10:30 a.m. next Saturday, Kenmore Branch Public Library, 160 Delaware Road, Town of Tonawanda. Visit dizzygroup.org.
Elmwood-Bidwell Winter Market. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, next Saturday, SUNY Buffalo State Buckham Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave.
Healthy eating. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Amherst Main Library at Audubon, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Talk on new versus old wisdom regarding carbohydrates, fats, and protein. To register, call 689-4922. Free.
HEALTHY EATING SUPPORT
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.