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The Healthy 10: Slow roll, farm market yoga among events this week

A Slow Roll that starts in Larkinville, family help with addiction, and the introduction of yoga at the Elmwood Village Farmers Market are among WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region.


Slow Roll: Riders gather at 5:30 p.m. and ride starts at 6 sharp on Monday at Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St. Bikers up to age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, visit

Addictions support: Helping Every Life Live On (HELLO), 6:30 p.m., Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave., Hamburg. Support for families and loved ones of those going through addiction and/or recovery. Call 836-0822, Ext. 164 or email for more info.


Zumba: Noon and 6 p.m. Tuesday; also noon Friday, Immanuel Lutheran Church Hall, 107 Scott St., City of Tonawanda., $5; $3 for veterans and seniors. Independent Health, BlueCross BlueShield wellness debit cards accepted.

Alzheimer’s support: 1 p.m. (respite care available), Jamestown Area Medical Associates, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown; also 6 p.m, Dent Neurological Institute, 3980 Sheridan Drive, Amherst; 11 a.m. Wednesday (Respite available), Hamburg Wesleyan Church, 4999 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. Information about the 30-plus group meetings that take place across the region is available by visiting the chapter’s website at or calling 800-272-3900.


BBQ & Blues Bash: To benefit the Gateway Longview Foundation, 5 to 9 p.m., Illinois Street in the Historic Cobblestone District, next to the KeyBank Center parking ramp. Free parking will be available in the for all ticketed attendees. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs for the first-come, first-serve, lawn chair seating area. Presented by Ellicott Development Company and Buffalo Iron Works. A limited number of tickets, which include Labatt’s beer, wine and barbecue, remain for $20 presale or $25 at the event. Tickets can be purchased at or Buffalo Iron Works.


Cheryl Erbacher, left, and Jocelyn Kowalczyk, lead HEAL Bflo.

Elmwood Village Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a HEAL Bflo yoga class from 9 to 10 a.m., Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway in Buffalo’s historic Elmwood Village. For more info, visit

Multiple Myeloma regional community workshop: 8 a.m.. The Westin Buffalo, 250 Delaware Ave. Myeloma basics, transplant, Novel therapies side-effects management.

Buffalo LIVING Tour: Annual tour of buildings turned into lofts, condos, and hotel suites in Buffalo’s central core, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., headquartered at 905 Elmwood Ave., at Delavan Avenue, with trolley service between sites. Tour ends with a happy hour on the south lawn of the newly renovated Hotel Henry at the HH Richardson complex from 5 to 9 p.m. Tour is free. For more info, visit

WNY Gluten Free Diet Support Group: 10 a.m., Mount Mercy Academy, 88 Red Jacket Parkway, South Buffalo. Annual business meeting and breakfast.

“Diffability Hollywood” showing: 3 and 7 p.m., Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main St. A reception and a question and answer session will be held between screenings at 5 p.m. The documentary captures Hollywood’s portrayal of people with disabilities in films throughout history. Tickets cost $5 per person and for at or the museum. To purchase or reserve tickets by phone, call 629-3626.


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