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Where we live: Grand Island

Grand Island

The Grand Island School Board is expected to approve the proposed $61.02 million budget for 2016-17 when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the High School, 1100 Ransom Road. The spending plan represents an increase of 5.1 percent.

This week:

• Deadline for candidates for two seats on the Grand Island School Board to file their nominating petitions with the district clerk is 4 p.m. Monday.

• The Grand Island Lions Club’s 47th Annual Spaghetti dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday in Byblos Niagara Resort & Spa. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 12, and free for children under 4. The event is a fundraiser for the club’s annual Special Kids Picnic to be held this year on July 20 at the Buffalo Launch Club. For tickets contact Lion Dick Crawford at 818-6992.

• The Town Board meets at 8 p.m. Monday in Town Hall, 2255 Baseline Road, after a workshop meeting at 6 p.m. The agenda includes requests for site plan approvals for three buildings at Hugill Storage, 2761 Bedell Road; a boat sales, office and storage building at River Oaks Marina, 101 Whitehaven Road; and a 10,000-square-foot building for Pinto Equipment, 2409 Whitehaven Road.

• Health screenings, free massages and free healthy snacks are among the attractions as the Grand Island Central School District Health and Wellness Council holds a Health and Wellness Family Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the High School.

• The Grand Island Historical Society will host a Spring Tea at 1 p.m. next Sunday at River Lea in Beaver Island State Park. Former Grand Island resident Susan Long will present a program entitled “Quilting in American History.” Refreshments will include tea or coffee, sandwiches, cookies, scones and cakes. Cost is $25. For reservations, call 773-3817.