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Healthy choices: Skiing, nutrition talk and Larkinville winter festival among Refresh Calendar picks of week

Cross-country skiing, aqua aerobics and a healthy eating talk are among the Top 10 Refresh Calendar Picks of the Week. Read the whole calendar here.


Cross-country skiing: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today through Friday, 1 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga. Trails are open when 6 or more inches of snow are on the ground. Rentals cost $5 daily, or $2 for Friends of Reinstein Woods members, and are available. For more info, visit

Pilates: 6 p.m. Monday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. For more info, visit $5.


Tai Chi for Better Balance: 10:30 a.m., Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St. For info, call 828-1093. $3.


Osteopathic open house: 6 p.m., Osteopathic Wellness Medicine of Western New York, 235 S. Elmwood Ave., Suite 120. Come and explore a holistic experience where you can heal, reduce stress, enhance your fitness and be rejuvenated. For more info, visit Free.

Nutrition talk: “Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Your Table: Plant-Based Foods To Reverse Chronic Disease,” presented by Jessica Altman, 6:30 p.m., Buffalo Spine and Sports Medicine, 100 College Parkway, Amherst. Learn how the standard American diet has led to the formation of disease. Register on the Events Calendar tab at or call 650-3101. $8.


Get Active WNY: The P2 Collaborative hosts this event at 9 a.m. in Health Sciences Charter School, 1140 Ellicott St. Learn about nutrition planning, enjoy free food samples and take a class in beginner’s yoga, low-impact cardio, or Zumba. For more info, visit Free.

Cross-country ski tour: Buffalo Nordic Ski Club hosts its regional tour at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Reinstein Woods. . For more info, visit

Water in Motion aqua fitness class: 10 a.m., Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can purchase a 10-class pass for $59. For more info, contact Eric Poniatowski at

Winterfest 2016: 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St. and nearby. Family friendly event teams up Larkin Square, Hydraulic Hearth and Flying Bison Brewing Co. for live music, snow globe making, snowman-building, sleigh rides and “snowga,” or “yoga in the snow,” said Leslie Zemsky, Larkinville “director of fun.” A talk on the future of Buffalo, winter pickleball and other games for all ages also is part of the mix. Flying Bison, 745 Seneca St., will host an ice sculpture contest and second annual Slow Role bike ride, the latter of which starts at 12;30 p.m. Hydraulic Hearth, 716 Swan St., gets things started at 10:30 a.m. with a Bagels and Brooze brunch. For more info, visit


Cross-country ski lessons: Buffalo Nordic Ski Club President Jim Klein leads lessons at 10 a.m. every snowy Sunday, starting at the Rose Garden behind Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Lincoln Parkway at Iroquois Drive, Delaware Park. You must have your own skis. For more info, visit


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