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WNY Refresh Calendar for Oct. 22 to 29


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

March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Food and wine pairing extravaganza. Tickets are $30 each or two for $50. To register or for more info, visit or contact the March of Dimes office at 583-9528.

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.

Good for the Neighborhood. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Westminster Community Charter School, 24 Westminster Ave. 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.

Boo Bash Trick-or-Treating. 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Macerich’s Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA, 1900 Military Road, Town of Niagara.  Free indoor trick-or-treating at more than 30 vendor tables, plus additional family fun activities for $1 each, with proceeds benefiting United Way of Greater Niagara. WYRK’s Wendy Lynn will broadcast live from 3 to 7 p.m.; for more info, visit

All Hallows’ Eve at Old Fort Erie. Tours at 7:30, 7:45 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Friday and next Saturday, 350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ont. Experience the traditions of Halloween, 1812-style. Suitable for all ages. Be prepared and dress for any kind of weather. Reservations can be made by calling (905) 871-0540 or online at Admission: Adult $12.25; children ages 6 to 12 $7.95; children 5 and under free. Halloween Movie Nights at 9 p.m. Saturday (“Rob Zombie: Halloween”), Friday (“Poltergeist) and next Saturday (“The Addams Family”) cost $5 or are free with paid admission to All Hallow’s Eve.

Spring Shoreline Sweep. 10 a.m. to noon next Saturday, Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park and Hyde Park Lake in Hyde Park, Niagara Falls. For more info, visit or, email or call 852-7483, Ext. 26.


Senior resource fair. “Caregiving 101,” 10 a.m. Tuesday, Town Square for Aging, 2710 N. Forest Road, Amherst. For seniors, their families and caregivers. Free.


Fitness anniversary. Includes free classes, membership discount and catered complimentary breakfast, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jada Blitz Training, 4685 Transit Road, Clarence. Class schedule includes Blitz Body at 9 a.m.; Revolution Express Rowing Demo at 9:35; Operation Bootcamp at 10:10; Core & Cardio at 10:45; Tabatta HITT at 11:20 and 20/20/20 at 12:15 p.m.

Meditation. Technique for love, harmony and balance, 1 p.m. Saturday, Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For more info, visit $25.

Energy Bar grand openings. Juice and smoothie bars are under new ownership at all LA Fitness locations for gym members and non-members alike. Samples available all day; nutritional supplement and food samples available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the 3701 McKinley Parkway location in Blasdell, Tuesday at the Clarence location, 5089 Transit Road in the Walmart Plaza, and Wednesday at the 1893 Elmwood Ave. location


Casey Cougar Country 5K. Trail Run/Walk, 1 p.m. Sunday, Casey Middle School, 105 Casey Road, East Amherst. Proceeds for school activities and programs. Register at

Slow Roll. Riders gather at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6 sharp on Monday outside Flying Bison Brewing Co., 840 Seneca St. Bikers up to age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit

Downtown walk. Last walk of the season, noon Wednesday, Buffalo Niagara Visitors Center, 403 Main St.


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

Innisfree Ceili Dance Group. 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road. For more info, contact, call 627-5966 or visit $1 donation.


I’m Just Here for the Shavasana. 7 p.m. Saturday, Yoga Parkside, 2 Wallace Ave. Take an active role in your rest and relaxation. For more info, visit $25.

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 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 $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 $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 $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

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 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 $10.

Zumba Gold with Lisa B. 3:45 p.m. Thursday. Parkdale Elementary School, 141 Girard Ave, East Aurora. Sign up at; 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 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

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, email 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 Free.


Little Pretzels Yoga. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Power Yoga Buffalo, 758 Elmwood Ave. To sign up or for more info, visit $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

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 $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 $5.

Pilates. 10 a.m. Monday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For info, visit $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 $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 $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 $10.

Gentle yoga. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. For more info, visit 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 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 $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 $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 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 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; For more info, call 687-2352. $5.


Free hearing test. 10 a.m. Saturday, Sam’s Club, 3735 Union Road, Cheektowaga.

Flu shots. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Chautauqua Mall, 318 E. Fairmount Ave., Jamestown. Visiting Nurses Association to host the free pop-up flu defense clinic in Center Court.

Veterans benefit open house. 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Veterans Administration clinic, 465 N. Union St., Olean. Enroll in VA health care and receive additional information about other benefits including vocational, employment, educational opportunities and more. 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 clinic will also provide flu vaccines and take photos for VA identification cards for eligible veterans. For more info, call 373-7709.

Opioid overdose reversal class. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. next Saturday, Brighton Fire Hall, 50 Jamaica Road, Town of Tonawanda. Erie County Health Department will show attendees to recognize and respond to an overdose, including how to address one using Narcan. Each person attending will receive a kit containing two doses of Narcan. All attendees must register with the Erie County Health Department website here. Hosted along with the 65th Emergency Response Regiment, New York Guard. Free.

Health Insurance & Wellness Fair. 9 a.m. Saturday, Amherst Center for Senior Services, 370 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Hearing tests, flu and pneumonia shots, information about  Medicare Advantage Annual Open Enrollment. Free.

Your Kidneys and You. Noon Saturday, Eggertsville-Snyder Library, 4622 Main St., Amherst. Free.

Memory Minders. 10 a.m. Monday, Friday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Social day program for adults with mild memory loss. For info, call 433-1886. $30 per day

Diabetes self-management. Weekly six-week program starts at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Forestview Senior Village, 3959 Forest Parkway, North Tonawanda. To register call 278-1900. Free.


Pink Power. Community breast cancer awareness fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, William-Emslie Family YMCA, 585 William St. Liz Kahn, executive director of Susan G. Komen Western New York, will be guest speaker. The fair will include a mobile mammography bus, a free pink Zumba class, inspiring survivor stories, raffles, refreshments, favors, a presentation by the Buffalo Niagara Witness Project, and a memorial service featuring a release of pink balloons for lost loved ones. For more info, call the Y at 845-5440.

Community Health & Wellness Fair. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Saturday, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive (near Sweet Home Road), Amherst. Free.


Is Knee Pain Getting In Your Way?. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Michael’s Banquet Facility, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Catholic Health is sponsoring this free dinner program. To register, call 447-6205.

Kidney smart. 6 p.m. Thursday, Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Learn how to manage your kidney health, what causes kidney disease, what diet resources can help manage your diet, and what treatment options are available. To register, call 871-8103 or visit Free.


Wellness Wednesdays. Noon Wednesday, Ellicott Square Building lobby, 295 Main St. Take a step toward living a happier, healthier life. Free.

Holistic health meet and greet. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feel Rite, 5425 Transit Road, Clarence. Visit with WNY holistic practitioners, naturopathic doctors, chiropractors and more.

Holistic classes. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave., Hamburg. Teaching holistic seminars and solutions for over 35 years. $35. Call 992-9264 to register.


Dizziness and Balance support. 10:30 a.m. next Saturday. Kenmore Branch Public Library, 160 Delaware Road, Town of Tonawanda. Group discussion about medications often prescribed for dizziness conditions. For more info, visit

STD clinic. 9 a.m. Monday, 9 a.m. Thursday, Niagara County Department of Heath Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls. . Confidential STD testing. For more info, call 278-1900.

Northtowns Parkinson’s caregiver support. 3 p.m. Tuesday, The Meadows at Weinberg Campus, 2650 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Call 833-5389 for more info.

Recovery International support. 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 or call 694-0104 for info on 10 Western New York meetings.

De-clutter support group. 2 p.m. Wednesday, WNY Independent Living Center, 3108 Main St.

Bipolar Disorder support. Noon Thursday, Mental Health Association of Erie County, 999 Delaware Ave. For more info, call 886-1242 or email

Alzheimer’s support. 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Fredonia Place, 50 Howard St., Hanover.



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, and last day 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 last day next Saturday, Island Park, Main Street, Williamsville. Learn more at

MAP Mobile Market. Last week next week: 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.


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

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.


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