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Healthy choices: Slow Roll, Williamsville Farmers Market, fitness and more this week

Slow Roll Buffalo heads to the Old First Ward, the Williamsville Farmers Market has returned to its favored location, and support and fitness options are available this week. Here are the  WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region.


Slow Roll Buffalo heads into the Old First Ward on Monday. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News file photo)

Nursing Job Fair: 3 to 6 p.m., VA Medical Center Freedom Hall, 3495 Bailey Ave. For more info, call 862-6709 or email

Dance and Burn. 6:45 p.m., Buffalo Barre, 5843 Transit Road, Amherst. All fitness levels welcome. For more info, visit $5-$12.

Slow Roll Buffalo: Meet at 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m., 73 Hamburg St., Old First Ward. Roughly 10-mile guided ride for all ages and abilities. Free. First-time riders should register at


Parkinson's caregiver support: 3 p.m., Weinberg Campus, 2700 North Forest Road, Amherst. Established as an opportunity for those in this demanding role to learn more about caring for a loved one and caring for themselves.

"Shoulder Replacements: What You Need to Know". Dr. Matthew DiPaola, of  UBMD Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, will give a talk at 5:30 p.m. in the practice's Administrative Office, 4225 Genesee St., Cheektowaga. For more info, visit


Health & Wellness Expo. 10 a.m., The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Resource fair with free health screenings, guest speakers, giveaways and more. For more info, visit Free.

Chair yoga: 6:30 p.m., Good Shepherd Community of Faith Church, 187 Southside Parkway. Free. For more info, call 697-1657 or email

Friends and family of persons with addiction. 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Amherst Town Court, 400 John James Audubon, Amherst. Information on how to find help for families affected by addiction.


Hatha Yoga: Drop-in class at 9:30 a.m., Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, 841 Delaware Ave. For more info, visit $12.

Williamsville Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in its original Spring Street location outside the Old Red Mill, Williamsville. Features as many as 30 farmers and artisans. For more info, visit


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