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Refresh Calendar for Aug. 13 to 20 events


Snack Smart to Control Hunger. 10:30 a.m. Monday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Interactive health seminar. Free.

Food Allergy Support. 7 p.m. Monday, Cleveland Hill Fire Hall, 440 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga. Hosted by Greater Buffalo Food Allergy Alliance.


Elmwood Village Farmers Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Elmwood Avenue at Bidwell Parkway.

Kenmore Farmers Market. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Kenmore Municipal Green, Delaware Avenue at Delaware Road, Kenmore.

Williamsville Farmers Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Island Park, Main Street, Williamsville. Learn more at


Eating Disorders Anonymous. 9:30 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, WNY Counseling and Stress Management Center, 388 Evans St., first floor, Amherst; ; 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Clarifen Center, 1412 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. For more info, call 380-4035 or email


Refresh Family Wellness Fair & Walk. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Yoga class at 9, followed by a walk at 10 a.m. and Exercise Like the Animals at 11, Shelter 14, Ellicott Creek Park, 1 Ellicott Creek Drive, Town of Tonawanda. Free.

Pop-up Park. 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Park, 19th and Forest Avenue, Niagara Falls. Local artists will be on hand to help kids create their own masterpieces. Materials and refreshments provided. Free.

EPIC Storytime. 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Canalside. Amy Jakiel from People Inc. will read “It’s Okay to be Different,” by Todd Parr.

Free outdoor concert. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Schoellkopf Park outside Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 Tenth St., Niagara Falls. Features The A-List Band performing songs from the 1960s to today.

Camp Happiness fundraiser. Pig roast and basket raffle to benefit the day camp for developmentally disabled Niagara County residents, 3 to 7 p.m. next Saturday, Lockport Elks Lodge, 6791 N. Canal Road, Town of Lockport. Tickets can be purchased at Howell Motors, the Lockport Elks Lodge, Twin Cities Elks Lodge, Opportunities Unlimited, the Lockport YMCA, and Empower.


Hope After Heartache: Tools for Living with Loss. 4 p.m. Monday, Aloysius Gonzaga Church, 157 Cleveland Drive, Cheektowaga; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Mount Olivet Cemetery, 4000 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. For info, call 873-6500.


NAMI support. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Lake Shore Behavioral Health Services, 951 Niagara St.; also 7 p.m. Wednesday. Lake Shore Behavioral Health Services, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park and St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst.

Recovery International support group. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Trinity United Methodist Church, 2100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island; 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Clarence Public Library, 3 Town Place, Clarence. For adults needing help with depression, panic attacks, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder or anger management. Visit for info on all 10 WNY meetings.


Ladies Night. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jada Blitz Training, 4685 Transit Road, Amherst. An hour workout, lots of giveaways and an opportunity to meet new people and explore the fitness facility. Ladies only. Free.

Buffalo Paddle Festival. Starts Friday evening with beach camping and continues from 9 a.m. to dusk Aug. 20, Woodlawn Beach State Park, 3580 Lakeshore Road, Hamburg. Includes several canoe, kayak, stand-up paddleboard races, as well as demonstrations from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., beach volleyball and more; proceeds benefit Kids Escaping Drugs and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper. For more info and to register for the races, visit


Family Power Yoga. 11 a.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Free.

Kidding Around Yoga Family Class. Noon Wednesday, Canalside. Bring yoga mat. Free.


Tom’s Pro Bike Rides. 25-mile ride 9 a.m. Sunday; 15-mile ride; 6 p.m. Monday, Tom’s Pro Bike Shop, 3687 Walden Ave., Lancaster. For more info, visit

Slow Roll. Riders gather at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6:30 sharp on Monday outside Burchfield Penney Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave.

The Color Run. “The Color Run Tropicolor World Tour” 5K, 8 a.m. next Saturday, Canalside, 1 Naval Park Cove. Portion of proceeds will benefit Shoes on Students, which provides shoes to local underprivileged athletes. For info and to register, visit


Bootcamp. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Buffalo RiverWorks, 333 Ganson St. Free.

Bootcamp. 6 p.m. Monday, on the field at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Abbott Road at Southwestern Boulevard, Orchard Park. Free.

Bootcamp. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Delaware Park, near the Amherst Street-Colvin Avenue green space. Free.

Jada Blitz Body Bootcamp. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Free.

Bootcamp. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Garrison Park, Garrison at Park Drive, Amherst. Free.

Bootcamp. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Goehle (Widewaters) Marina, Cold Springs Road North and Lake Avenue South, Lockport. Free.


BollyX with Henna and Madhu. 11 a.m. Sunday, Oasis Dance Center, 920 Niagara Falls Blvd., City of Tonawanda. Dance fitness class. For more info, call 698-0288. $7.

Salsa in the Park. Latin dance instruction and dancing, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, near the Delaware Park Rose Garden, Lincoln Parkway. $8.


Systema. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Canalside. Russian martial art. Free.

Cardio Kickboxing. 11 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Goehle (Widewaters) Marina, Cold Springs Road North and Lake Avenue South, Lockport. Free.

Rev Fit. 6 p.m. Monday, Canalside. Total body circuit resistance workout. Free.

Turbokick. 6 p.m. Monday, Allen Park band shell, West Virginia and Elizabeth avenues, Jamestown. Free.

East Aurora pickleball. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Healthy Zone Rink, 41 Riley St., East Aurora. Six courts under cover; must be at least 18 to play. $5.

Hoop Dance/Rhythm. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Free.

Mindful Meditation. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Canalside. Free.

POUND Fitness. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Canalside. Full body cardio jam combines resistance training with a constant simulated drumming motion with lightly weighted drumsticks, which are provided. Free.

Cardio Kickboxing. 6 p.m. Friday, Basset Park bandstand, 359 Klein Road, Amherst. Free.

AcroYoga. 7 p.m. Friday, Canalside. Free.


Yoga for seniors. 10:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St. $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.

SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit. Noon Friday, Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. For more info, call 688-4033.


Taijiquan (tai chi). 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, 6 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Peaceful Water Health and Fitness, 1914 Colvin Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. Try two classes for $20. For more info, visit

Tai chi. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Free.

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

Tai chi. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Lakewood Beach, Hartley Park Nature Center, 2 W. Terrace Ave., Lakewood. Free.


Power Yoga. 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 6 p.m. Friday, Canalside. Cardio is a focus. Free.

Yoga. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Bidwell Parkway at Elmwood Avenue. Free.

Vinyasa Yoga. 10 a.m. Sunday, Canalside. Free.

Yoga. 10 a.m. Sunday, Delaware Park near the Rose Garden. Free.

Pilates mat class. 5 p.m. Monday, Canalside. Free.

Summer yoga. 5 p.m. Monday, Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Road, Newfane. Taught by Kim Seddon. For more info, call the winery at 778-7001. $10.

Pilates. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Artpark, South Fourth Street entrance, Lewiston. Free.

PiYo Fitness. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Canalside. Free.


Zumba. 6 p.m. Monday, Bassett Park bandstand, 359 Klein Road, Amherst. Free.

Zumba. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Free.

Zumba. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Day Road Park gazebo, 5014-98 Day Road, Town of Lockport. Free.

Zumba. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Westwood Park, 175 Pavement Road, Lancaster. Free.

Zumba. 10 a.m. Thursday, Cheektowaga Town Park, between shelters 12 and 13, 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. Free.

Zumba. 5:30 p.m. Friday, Allen Park band shell, West Virginia and Elizabeth avenues, Jamestown. Free.



Why Live With Chronic Shoulder Pain?. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kenmore Mercy Hospital Community Room, 2950 Elmwood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Register at Free.

Wellness Wednesdays. Noon Wednesday, Ellicott Square Building lobby, 295 Main St. Free.


Introduction to the Great Yoga Wall. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Osteopathic Wellness Medicine of Western New York, 235 S. Elmwood Ave., Suite 120. Workshop will focus on wall basics and include some standing as well as supine postures. Register at $25.


Invisible Illness Game Night. 6 p.m. next Saturday, Denny’s, 4610 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Peer-to-peer support group/game night for people ages 18 to 45 who suffer from physical “invisible” illnesses. For info, call 631-9297. Free.

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