Refresh Calendar for Oct. 15 to 22 events
Following is a weekly listing of upcoming public events for those interested in health, fitness, nutrition and family support.
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Rural Outreach Center Parenting Support Group. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. next Saturday. East Aurora Christian Church, 464 Main St., Aurora. For more info, visit theroc.co.
Enhancing adult relationships. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. A small group workshop setting that explores the joys and trials of adult relationships. $25; JCC member discount of $18.
Underage drinking town hall meeting. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hilbert College Swan Auditorium, 5200 South Park Ave., Hamburg. Event focused underage drinking prevention will include presentations by Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon and Hamburg Town Justice Carl Morgan. Sponsored by the Town of Hamburg Drug Free Communities Coalition and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. For more information, call 826-2226.
Good for the Neighborhood. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Doris Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 9th St., Niagara Falls. Free pumpkins for children who attend, while supplies last. Face painting will also be available, as well as healthy trick-or-treating and a farmers’ market. Participants will be able to receive a free health screening for blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose level. Everyone who obtains a health screening at the event will receive a prize. There will also be an opportunity to earn an additional prize for having screening results in a healthy range. Participants also can bring any old or unwanted medication in the form of a pill, liquid or patches and it will be safely disposed of on site. You do not need to be an Independent Health member to attend.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT
NAMI support. For family and caregivers of people living with mental illness, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Lake Shore Behavioral Health Services, 951 Niagara St.; 7 p.m. Wednesday at both St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Amherst, and Lake Shore Behavioral Health Services, 3176 Abbott Road, Orchard Park. For more info, call 226-6264.
BIKING, RUNNING AND WALKING
Headway of Western New York Walk, Run and Wheel 5K. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. next Saturday walk time starts at 9:30 a.m., LaSalle Park Pavilion area, Porter Avenue and AmVets Drive. Proceeds benefit Headway of WNY, an affiliate of People Inc., which supports those living with traumatic brain injuries and other disabilities. To register or for more information, visit headwayofwny.org or call 408-3110. Those who registered for the original date in September can move registration to the new date or have the cost refunded.
Slow Roll. Riders gather at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6 sharp on Monday at Olivencia Community Center, 261 Swan St. Bikers up to age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit slowrollbuffalo.org.
Downtown walk. Noon Wednesday, Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center, 403 Main St.
Western New York Land Conservancy fundraiser. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. next Saturday, Kenneglenn Scenic and Nature Preserve, Wales. Viola music from folk and classical traditions paired with original poetry in a program created to honor Kenneglenn’s lovely autumn setting. Make reservation at wnylc.org/events or call 687-1225. $100. The Western New York Land Conservancy is a regional, not-for-profit land trust that permanently protects land with significant conservation value in Western New York for future generations.
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 or buy six-class pass for $35 (1 class free) and use it within 10 weeks of purchase.
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.
Swing dancing. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Polish Cadets Hall, 927 Grant St. Beginner swing dance followed by a social dance. No partner or dance experience necessary. For info, visit swingbuffalo.com.
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.
Fitness Center/Weight Room. For ages 16 and up, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 3:30 to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 3:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Village of Lewiston Recreation, 145 N. 4th Street, Lewiston. Free.
Water in Motion aqua fitness class. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, 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 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.
The Glute Workshop. 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Fierce Fitness, 167 Ashland Ave. For more info, visit fiercetraining.net. $10.
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 daleassociation.com. $2.
Meditation and relaxation. 11 a.m. Wednesday, Karuna Yoga Buffalo, 777 Maple Road, Amherst. Learn and practice traditional meditation to cultivate joy, happiness, relaxation, concentration and skill in everyday living. For more info, visit karunayogabuffalo.com. $17; use code FOCUS for $10 off your first six-week session.
Senior Yoga Fit. 10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For info, call Ann Vorburger at 204-2070 or email email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 510-7457. $2.
Zumba. 11 a.m. Monday, Richmond-Summer Senior Building, 337 Summer St. $2.
Zumba Gold. 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Independent Health Family Branch YMCA, 150 Tech Drive. Included in YMCA membership or as part of the Silver Sneakers program, in which costs vary by insurance carrier. For more info, call 839-2543.
Zumba Gold with Jaime. 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. Low-impact dance fitness for beginners and older adults. For more info, call 574-9303. $5.
Zumba Gold With Jaime chair class. 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. Easy-to-follow dance fitness moves in a seated position, for all ages and abilities. $5.
Chair yoga. 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. Living Breathing Yoga, 7703 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls. Classes designed for those with limited mobility, great for everyone. For more info, visit livingbreathyogi.com. $10.
Zumba Gold with Lisa B. 3:45 p.m. Thursday. Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave, East Aurora. Sign up at eastauroraschools.org; For more info, call 687-2352.
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. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing 10 classes for $59.
Tai Chi Chih. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence; 20 soft movements designed to activate and circulate your energy, improving balance, memory, joint restrictions. For info, visit massageandreikibyDenise.massagetherapy.com. Eight classes for $80.
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 peacefulwaterhealth.com.
Taoist tai chi. Free open house 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, 968 Kenmore Ave. Demonstrations, talk to instructors, learn about beginner class time. For info, visit buffalo.taoist.org, email email@example.com or call 876-7218.
Tai chi. 11 a.m. Monday, DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. Wear loose comfortable clothes, 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 N. 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. Achieve better balance, strength and coordination through this sequence of gentle movements. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59.
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. 11 a.m. Tuesday, through Nov. 8 SCENe/Concord Senior Center, 40 Commerce Drive, Concord. For more info, visit communityalliance.org. Free.
YOGA AND PILATES
Little Pretzels Yoga. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Power Yoga Buffalo, 758 Elmwood Ave. To sign up or for more info, visit poweryogabuffalo.com. $10.
Yoga. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Resurrection Church Community Room, 3 Doat St., at Genesee St. 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.
Yoga Reset. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Karuna Yoga Buffalo, 777 Maple Road, Amherst. Class designed to refresh the body, mind, and spirit. For more info, visit karunayogabuffalo.com. $17. Use code FOCUS for $10 off your first six-week session.
Yoga. 10 a.m. Monday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Bring your own yoga mat and towel. For info, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com. $5.
Pilates. 10 a.m. Monday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For info, visit carlaspilates.com. $8.
As the Spirit Moves you 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. 6 p.m. Monday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. For more info, visit healthyandfitwny.com. $5.
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.
Chair yoga. 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Living Breath Yoga, 7703 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls. Yoga flow class with chairs for stability. Great for all ages and physical abilities. For info, visit livingbreathyogi.com. $10.
Gentle yoga. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. For more info, visit shaktibuffalo.com or call 884-9642. $12.
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 Relax. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Karuna Yoga Buffalo, 777 Maple Road, Amherst. Designed to reduce tension, pain and stress. Beginners are encouraged to join. For more info, visit karunayogabuffalo.com. $17; use code FOCUS for $10 off your first six-week session.
Yoga. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave. Gentle hatha yoga designed for all ages and fitness levels. For more info, visit buffalogardens.com. $15 per class.
Gentle Restorative Yoga. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Body Glyphix Studio, 12377 Big Tree Road, Wales. Free for cancer patients. $12.
Yoga Reset. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. A gentle meditative yoga class for all. $15.
Laughter Yoga. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Many Haha’s Laughter Yoga Club, 546 Eggert Road. For more info, visit bit.do/manyhaha. Free for all ages and abilities.
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. Zumba. 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. 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.
Zumba Fitness with Lisa B. 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave, East Aurora. Sign up at eastauroraschools.org; For more info, call 687-2352. $5.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Open House. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Complexions Medical Spa/WNY Dermatology, 297 Spindrift Drive, Williamsville. Grand opening of a medical spa focused on skin and body care services. Tours, free and discount services offered. For more info, call 831-2600 or visit wnyderm.com.
Veterans benefit event. 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Veterans Administration Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 15 Commerce St., Springville and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, VA clinic, 1234 Abbott Road Lackawanna. Info on VA health care and other veterans benefits. New Veterans seeking enrollment and access to VA health care are encouraged to bring their DD-214 discharge papers, and tax information from 2015. The good news for enrollment-eligible Veterans is that VA health care coverage meets the Affordable Care Act’s health care standards. Both clinics will also provide flu vaccines and take photos for VA identification cards for eligible veterans. For more info, call 592-2409 for VA Springville CBOC or 821-7815 for Lackawanna CBOC.
Barbara Breckenridge Awards Dinner and Fashion Show. Kidney Foundation of Western New York hosts this event on Thursday in the Mary Seaton Room at Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. To buy tickets or for more info, call 512-7918 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. $100.
Talk. “Your Kidneys and You,” noon to 12:45 p.m. next Saturday, Eggertsville-Snyder Library, 4622 Main St., Snyder. Learn how to prevent and best address kidney disease. RSVP)by calling (585) 598-3963, Ext 373. Hosted by National Kidney Foundation. Free.
Holistic classes. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave., Hamburg. $35. Call 992-9264 to register.
Invisible Illness Game Night. 6 p.m. Saturday, Denny’s, 4610 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. Peer-to-peer support group for people ages 18 to 45 who suffer from physical “invisible” illnesses. For info, call 631-9297.
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.
North Tonawanda Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday, next Saturday, Robinson Street near Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda.
Williamsville Farmers Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Island Park, Main Street, Williamsville. Learn more at williamsvillefarmersmarket.com.
MAP Mobile Market. 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Massachusetts Avenue Project Farm Stand, 389 Massachusetts Ave.; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Gerard Place, 2515 Bailey Ave.; 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St.; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Moot Community Center, 292 High St.; 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Ave.; and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Salvation Army, 960 Main St. The market will accept cash, credit cards and WIC market checks.
Niagara Falls City Market. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Pine Avenue between 18th and 19th streets, Niagara Falls.
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; ; 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Clarifen Center, 1412 Sweet Home Road, Amherst. For more info, call 380-4035 or email email@example.com. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS). 9 a.m. Monday, Highland Hose Firehall, 1 George Nablo Parkway, Evans. Annual dues of $32; weekly fee of $1.
TOPS. 6 p.m. Monday, First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., City of Tonawanda. Call 432-6207 for info.
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.
TOPS. 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Tonawanda Zion Church, 15 Koenig Circle, Town of Tonawanda. $2.
TOPS. 9 a.m. Wednesday, Cheektowaga Recreation Center, 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more info, call 895-4414.
Healthy Living class. 10 a.m. Wednesday, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 205 Longmeadow Road, Amherst. $5 monthly dues.
TOPS. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Lancaster Municipal Building Room 215, 5423 Broadway, Lancaster.
TOPS. 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn Ave. Call 877-2915 for more info.