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The Healthy 10: WNY's top wellness events for this week

The next Buffalo Slow Roll, a mid-week meditation class and a free dinner program on knee pain treatment options are among WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region. To see this week’s complete calendar, click here.


“Walk This Way”: Catholic Health dinner program on treating knee pain, 5:30 p.m., GrapeVine Banquet Hall, 333 Dick Road, Depew. For more info and to register, click here. Free. Catholic Health invites area residents to attend up to three free dinner programs per calendar year. After that, admission for each program is $20 and includes dinner.

Slow Roll: Slow Roll Buffalo. Meet at 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m., African American Cultural Center, 350 Masten Ave. Roughly 10-mile guided ride for all ages and abilities. Free. To register for your first ride or more info, visit


WheelWorks outing: 6 p.m., Campus WheelWorks, 744 Elmwood Ave. Five categories range from fast-paced, 30-mile course to a shorter “ice cream ride.” Bike helmet mandatory. For information on this and other excursions, visit


Meditation and relaxation: 11 a.m., Karuna Yoga Buffalo, 5225 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Learn and practice traditional meditation to cultivate joy, happiness, relaxation, concentration and skill in everyday living. For more info, visit


Dementia caregiving training: Offered by the WNY Alzheimer’s Association, 9 a.m., Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 345 Main St., Aurora. The church respite care program seeks compassionate volunteers to assist those with dementia. Those wishing to attend training should call 652-0500.

NAMI family education meeting: 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St., Snyder. Guest presenter Kelly Gotham, a Mental Health Court attorney, will give a talk entitled, “How to Navigate the Court System When Your Loved One is Arrested.” For more info, call the NAMI office at 226-6264.


Williamsville Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in its original location at the Old Mill, Spring Street, Williamsville.

"Buprenorphine Waiver training – Prenatal Care, Pregnancy and Addiction Focus": The Western New York Public Health Alliance will host a free class at Catholic Health, 144 Genesee St., for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, which includes Continuing Medical Education credits. The class will focus on managing prenatal care and special issues associated with pregnant women who have opiate use disorder. For more information, email or call 858-4941. To register, visit

Taoist tai chi: Free open house 10 a.m., 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.

We Can: 1 p.m., The Genesis Center, 2161 Seneca St. Peer-run support group for teens struggling with mental health disorders and drug and alcohol addiction. For more info, visit

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