Following is a weekly listing of upcoming public events for those interested in health, fitness, nutrition and family support.
The Buffalo News is now accepting more community events than ever for an expanded online calendar. If you would like your event included, submit the information two weeks in advance online at BuffaloNews.com/submit. Mail, fax and email submissions no longer are accepted.
Ride, Roar & Rally. Motorcycle run and family barbecue to stop child abuse. Motorcycle run starts at 10 a.m. Saturday from BW Smokin’ Barrels Barbecue, Abbott and Lake roads, Orchard Park, and continues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cazenovia Park Casino, South Buffalo. Proceeds benefit the Lee Gross Anthone Child Advocacy Center a consortium of local law enforcement agencies, child protection, prosecution, and mental health and medical services under one roof in a child-appropriate setting to investigate, treat and support victims of child sexual and severe physical abuse. Includes family activities, events, entertainment and law enforcement demonstrations and displays. Public is welcome. Register in advance by calling 886-5437 or online at bit.ly/2v3p5kU. Barbecue costs $13 at the door.
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 information, visit theroc.co.
The Gathering of the Drums. Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, 201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls. Created by Allan Jamieson Sr., and inspired by the Spirit of Truth and Reconciliation Project, this drum festival invites all to celebrate indigenous culture and heritage, and experience the power of music to bring people together. Performers will hail from all over the world and the festival will end with a drum festival. Everyone is encouraged to bring their favorite drum or percussion instrument to join in. Free.
Family Fun on Saturday Afternoon. Noon to 5 p.m. today, next Saturday, Middle Block, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls. Arts and crafts, interactive children’s performers, “Exercise Like the Animals” fitness sessions and block party from noon to 2 p.m. Free.
Strike Out Breast Cancer Walk. To benefit the Breast Cancer Network of WNY. Pre-game party starts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at 222 Genesee St.; walk to Coca Cola Field starts at 5:30 p.m., following by the 6 p.m. start of Buffalo Bisons “Strike Out Cancer” night. All cancer survivors will receive a free ticket to the Bisons game, courtesy of the team. Register at the pre-game party.
Memory Minders. 10 a.m. Monday, Friday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. Social day program for adults with mild memory loss. For more informatioin, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com. $30 per day.
Storytime. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Canalside. For families and young children up to age 8. Free.
A Walk to Remember. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, 5949 Broadway. Inaugural event to raise funds for the WNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and provide educational materials for those who need them, as well as honor the lives of residents and families.
Used book sale. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. next Saturday, North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St., North Tonawanda. An estimated 70,000 books for purchase at 50 cents to $1 each.
Soldiers of the Revolution. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. next Saturday and Aug. 6, Old Fort Niagara, foot of the Robert Moses Parkway, north of Youngstown. Reenactments complements daily summer programming featuring the British occupation of the fort from 1775-1783. Visitors can meet soldier and civilian reenactors from both camps, watch a battle demonstration and learn about the fort’s strategic importance to the British during the war. Events included in regular admission, which is $12 for adult, $8 for children aged 6 to 12, free for children under 5 and members of the Old Fort Niagara Association.
Veterans Welcome Home Event and Memorial Ceremony. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Saturday, Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, One Naval Park Cove. Ceremony will be held at noon with a reading of the names of local Service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in service during the post 9/11 conflict era. Open to all veterans and their families. A car cruise, tours of the naval ships and activities for children are part of the event. The VA Western New York Healthcare System hosts this event
Battle of the Books. 11:15 a.m. next Saturday, Erie Community College South Campus Gymnasium, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. Public welcome to team trivia competition open to youth entering grades six through nine. The public is encouraged to attend and support their favorite library teams. This year’s Battle will honor David Fairlie, a beloved and dedicated librarian from Clarence Public Library who died earlier this year. Fairlie coached several Clarence teams to victory throughout the history of Battle of the Books. For more information, call 858-8900 or visit buffalolib.org. Free.
BIKE, RUN, WALK
Slow Roll Buffalo. Meet at 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Kerns Ave. Bowling Center, 163 Kerns Ave.; also 7 p.m. Friday, Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls. Roughly 10-mile guided ride for all ages and abilities. Free. First-time riders should register at slowrollbuffalo.org.
Campus WheelWorks outing. 6 p.m. Tuesday, 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 campuswheelworks.com.
Niagara Frontier Bike Club. Local cycle club offers daily rides to it’s members. Weekday rides vary from 20-30 miles with weekend rides from 25-100 miles. For membership and more information, visit nfbc.com.
Checkers Running Club track sessions. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Williamsville North High School track, 1595 Hopkins Road, Amherst. Includes Children’s Track, Zero to 5K program and training. The club also organizes group fun runs and cross-country meets at various locations. Members get discounts on race entry fees and enjoy social gatherings including an annual picnic. For membership and program information, visit checkersac.org.
Walking on Wednesday. Brisk, 30-minute walk at noon Wednesday, Kaminski Park outside Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton streets. Presented by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo.
CanAm Century Ride. Ride 35, 62 or 100 miles on both sides of the border next weekend. Includes a brewery tour on Friday and several rides on both or either side of the border next Saturday and Aug. 6. Must register at canamride.com. Cost varies per event. Proceeds benefit GObike Buffalo bicycle safety education and outreach efforts, and PUCCS educational programs on concussion identification, prevention, treatment and research.
Boot Camp. 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, Friday, Edward F. Loomis Park, Loomis Bay Road, Ashville. Free.
Jada Blitz Body Boot Camp. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Fast paced workout for maximum results. Will sample Balanced Body meals and offer fitness class participants 15 percent off with the code Canalside. Free.
Boot Camp. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Garrison Park, Garrison Road, Amherst. Free.
Boot Camp. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Goehle Marina, 767 Market St., Lockport. Free.
DANCE AND ZUMBA
Zumba. 10 a.m. today, next Saturday, Artpark, Lewiston. Free.
FreeStyle Barre. 10 a.m. today, next Saturday, Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St. Free.
BollyX. 11 a.m. Saturday, Canalside. Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines dynamic choreography with the hottest music from around the world. Free.
Bellydance. 9 a.m. Sunday, Canalside. Aerobic style fitness with Belly Dance moves. You may be surprised how slightly changing your fitness routine can challenge your muscles. No experience needed. Free.
Hip Hop Cardio. GoPole Fitness presents this dance fitness class, 11 a.m. Sunday, Canalside. Free.
Zumba. 5 p.m. Monday, Goehle Marina, 767 Market St., Lockport. Free.
Zumba. 6 p.m. Monday, Bassett Park, 359 359 Klein Road, Amherst. Free.
ConfiDANCE. 6 p.m. Monday, Canalside. Jazz fitness class. Free.
Salsa in the Park. Sarah Haykel, director of Salsa for the Soul, will lead this class from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Rose Garden at Marcy Casino, Delaware Park. $5 includes lesson and dance social. Beginners and singles welcomed and encouraged. For more information, visit sarahhaykel.com/dance.
Barre Centric. 7 p.m. Monday, Canalside. Body sculpting with ballet, yoga and Pilates fitness exercises. Free.
Everyone Can Dance. 10 a.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Dance fitness and games for all ages. Free.
BollyX. 10 a.m. Tuesday, Cheektowaga Town Park, 2600 Harlem Road. Free.
Zumba. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Day Road Park, 5014-5098 Day Road, Lockport. Free.
Zumba. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Canalside.
Zumba. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Westwood Park, 175 Pavement Road, Lancaster.
Zumba. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Krull Park, 6108 E. Lake Road, Olcott.
Zumba. 10 a.m. Thursday, Cheektowaga Town Park, 2600 Harlem Road.
BollyX. 9:30 a.m. Friday, Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St.
Youth Circuit. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Delaware Park at the Amherst Street/Colvin Avenue green space.
Little Gym of Williamsville fitness. 10 a.m. Friday, Canalside. Designed for children ages 4 months to 12 years old.
Kayaking with Tina. Smartstart Paddling Orientation classes, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in July, August and Sept. 7, Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island; beginner classes at 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. July 8 and 23 and Aug. 20, Wilson Tuscarora State Park. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Space is limited, so sign up early. Call 282-5154 to register.
PILATES, TAI CHI, YOGA
HEAL Bflo Yoga. 10 a.m. today, next Saturday, Bidwell Park, Elmwood Avenue at Bidwell Parkway.
Yoga on the Green. 9 a.m. Sunday, Kenmore Farmers Market, Village Green at 2919 Delaware Ave. For more information, visit vedayogaspace.com. Suggested donation $5 to $15.
Qigong. 9 a.m. Sunday, Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Cheektowaga. $8.
Summer Sunday Yoga. Last day of the season at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, the Great Lawn at the Darwin Martin House, 125 Jewett Parkway. Vinyasa class led by Yoga Parkside. $10; each ticket includes a buy-one, get-one-free Darwin Martin House Tour coupon. Preregistration required at yogaparkside.com/shop.
Yoga. 10 a.m. Sunday, Delaware Park near the Rose Garden. Free.
Pilates. 11 a.m. Monday, Lakewood Beach, Hartley Park, 531 E. Terrace Ave., Lakewood. Free.
Yoga. 5:30 p.m. Monday, Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St. Free.
OWM Yoga Downtown. 5:30 p.m. Monday, The Westin Buffalo, 250 Delaware Ave. $5. In case of rain, classes will be held at OWM Yoga Downtown studio, 235 S. Elmwood Avenue, Suite 120. Preregister at owmyogadowntown.com or drop in. Open to hotel guests and the public.
Yoga. 6:30 p.m. Monday, Westwood Park, 175 Pavement Road, Lancaster. Free.
Yoga at Graycliff. Gentle hatha yoga 6 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Graycliff Estate, 6472 Old Lake Shore Road, Derby. Six classes cost $60; drop in for $15 a class. For more info, email email@example.com
Tai chi. 6 p.m., Tuesday, Lakewood Beach, Hartley Park, 531 E. Terrace Ave., Lakewood.
Yoga. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park. Free.
Power Pilates. 6 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Wilkeson Pointe, Buffalo Outer Harbor, 225 Fuhrmann Blvd. Free.
Pilates. 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Day Road Park, 5014-5098 Day Road, Lockport. Free.
Yoga. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Colby Park, High Street at Michigan Avenue, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Free.
Yoga. 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Garrison Park, Garrison Road, Amherst. Free.
Sunset yoga. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Krull Park, 6108 E. Lake Road, Olcott. Free.
Yoga. 6 p.m. Thursday, Ellicott Creek Park, 1 Ellicott Creek Drive, Town of Tonawanda. Free.
Power Yoga Buffalo. 6 p.m. Friday, Canalside. Free.
Garage kettlebell. 9 a.m. Saturday, Canalside. Free.
Full Body Blast, By Harmony Fitness. 10 a.m. today, next Saturday, Canalside. Combines resistance training, cardiovascular training, stretching and flexibility, fat burning, and muscle building components. Free.
Turbo Kick Live. 10 a.m. Sunday, Canalside. Cardio-kickboxing party that tones muscles and torches fat. Free.
SilverSneakers. Senior fitness by Sow it Now Fitness, 10 a.m. Monday, Canalside. Free.
RevFit. 6 p.m. Monday, Canalside. Total body circuit workout. Free.
Cardio kickboxing. 6 p.m. Monday, Goehle Marina, 767 Market St., Lockport. Free.
Bodyweight Strength Training. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Allen Park playground, 31 Hughes St., Jamestown. Free.
Pound. 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Allen Park bandshell, 31 Hughes St., Jamestown. Free.
Life coaching and guided meditation. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Canalside. Free.
Pound Garage. 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Canalside. Modern-day fusion of movement and music with weighted drumsticks designed for a full body interval workout. Free.
Catalyst kickboxing. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Canaside. Free.
Josh & Friends. “Circuit training” exercise programs by Sow it Now Fitness to music for ambulatory teens and adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities, 10 a.m. Thursday, Canalside. Free.
Cardio Kickboxing. 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St. Free.
Cardio Kickboxing. 6 p.m. Friday, Bassett Park, 359 Klein Road Amherst. Free.
BAMF Ninja/Parkour. 7 p.m. Friday, Canalside. Learn how to navigate obstacles in your environment as effectively and efficiently as possible. Get very good at getting over, under, around and through just about anything. Free.
Contra dancing. Queen City Contra Dancers teach lessons at 7:30 p.m. next Saturday, followed by dancing at 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, Elmwood Avenue at West Ferry Street. Cost is $10; $8 for members; $6 for students and free for children under 12. For more information, visit qccd.org.
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 information, call 816-5049. $2.
Adult ballet. 5:45 p.m. Monday, Neglia Conservatory of Ballet, Tri-Main, 2495 Main St., Suite 600. For women and men of varying ages and levels with an interest in learning fundamentals or returning to ballet. For more information, visit negliaballet.org. $10-$15.
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 information, visit swingbuffalo.com.
Dance Cardio. 6:45 p.m. Friday. Buffalo Barre, 5843 Transit Road, Amherst. Instructional dance class set to upbeat pop music for women of all fitness levels. For more information, visit buffalobarre.com. $5-$20.
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.
Pound. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Stokes Fitness, 1669 Hertel Ave. Full-body cardio and toning with continuous simulated drumming. For more information, visit stokesfitness.com. $5-$10.
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 information, contact Eric Poniatowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 886-3172, Ext. 411.
Barre Fitness for Beginners. 8:45 a.m. Sunday, Buffalo Barre, 5843 Transit Road, Amherst. For more information, visit buffalobarre.com. $5-$20.
BollyX with Henna and Madhu. 11 a.m. Sunday, Oasis Dance Center, 920 Niagara Falls Blvd., City of Tonawanda. Dance fitness class. For more information, call 698-0288. $7 or buy six-class pass for $35 (1 class free) and use it within 10 weeks of purchase.
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 information, visit fiercetraining.net. $10.
Chair exercise. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. For information, call 433-1886 or visit daleassociation.com. $2.
Meditation and relaxation. 11 a.m. Wednesday, 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 information, visit karunayogabuffalo.com.
Introduction to Meditation. 6 p.m. Thursday, Buffalo Barre, 5843 Transit Road, Amherst. For more information, visit buffalobarre.com. $20.
Buffalo Barre Streaming Workout Videos. Daily, from Buffalo Barre, 5843 Transit Road, Clarence. Combines strength training and cardiovascular fitness in a fun, easy-to-follow workout. For more information, visit buffalobarre.com. $15 per month to subscribe to all videos. Cancel anytime.
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 information, 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 information, call 675-9288. Free.
Yoga for seniors. 10:45 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St. For information, 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 information, call 839-2543.
Zumba Gold with Jaime. 9:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, and 9:15 a.m. Thursday. St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. Low-impact dance fitness. For more information, call 574-9303. $5.
Zumba Gold With Jaime chair class. 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, St. George’s Church, 2 Nottingham Terrace. $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 information, visit livingbreathyogi.com. $10.
Zumba. 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, Tonawanda. Preregister through the center office at 874-3266. $3.
Chair Yoga. Noon Wednesday, Oasis Yoga and Wellness, Trinity Old Lutheran Church, 3445 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For more information, visit cmyoga.com. $10-$15.
SilverSneakers Cardio Circuit. Noon Friday, Jewish Community Center, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. For more information, call 688-4033.
Tai Chi Chih. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Clarence Hollow Wellness Center, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For information, visit massageandreikibydenise.massagetherapy.com. Eight classes for $80.
Taijiquan (tai chi). Improve postures, build strength, refresh the mind at 10 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, Peaceful Water Health and Fitness, 1914 Colvin Blvd., Town of Tonawanda. Try two classes for $20. For more information, 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 information, visit buffalo.taoist.org, email email@example.com or call 876-7218.
Tai chi. 9:30 a.m. Monday, Jewish Community Center of Buffalo, 787 Delaware Ave. For more information, visit jccbuffalo.org.
Tai chi. 11 a.m. Monday, DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. $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. For more information, call 204-2070.
Tai Chi for Better Balance. 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St. For information, call 828-1093. $3.
YOGA AND PILATES
Yoga By Bonnie. Adult yoga at 8:15 a.m. and express yoga at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Neglia Conservatory of Ballet, Tri-Main Building, Suite 600, 2495 Main St. For more information, visit negliaballet.org. $10-$15.
Little Pretzels Yoga. 9 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Power Yoga Buffalo, 758 Elmwood Ave. To sign up or for more information, visit poweryogabuffalo.com. $10.
Hatha Yoga. Drop-in class at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, 841 Delaware Ave. For more information, visit hibuffalo.org. $12.
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 information, visit yogisinservice.org.
Yoga Reset. 10 a.m. Saturday, next Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Karuna Yoga Buffalo, 5225 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For more information, visit karunayogabuffalo.com.
Pilates/Floor Barre. 10:30 p.m. Saturday and next Saturday, Neglia Conservatory of Ballet, Tri-Main Building, Suite 600, 2495 Main St. Ballet-inspired barre exercises fused with Pilates provides a body sculpting workout. No experience necessary. For more information, visit negliaballet.org. $10-$15.
Yoga. 9 a.m. Sunday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St. Room 211, City of Tonawanda. For more information, visit healthyandfitwny.com. Free.
Yoga. 10 a.m. Monday, the Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. For information, call 433-1886. $5.
Pilates. 10 a.m. Monday, Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. For information, visit carlaspilates.com. $8.
As the Spirit Moves you yoga. 5 p.m. Monday, Winery at Marjim Manor, 7171 E. Lake Road, Newfane. Bring your own yoga mat. For more information, call the winery at 778-7001. $10. Prepay for five classes and get the sixth free.
Pilates. 6 p.m. Monday, Lifestyle Health and Fitness, 80 Clinton St., Room 211, City of Tonawanda. For more information, visit healthyandfitwny.com. $5.
Vinyasa yoga. 6 p.m. Monday, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. $12.
Gentle yoga. 7 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. Thursday, Body of Wealth Fitness, 3053 Main St. For more information, visit facebook.com/bodyofwealth. $10.
Pilates. 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Amherst. For information, visit carlaspilates.com. $6.
Chair yoga. 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Living Breath Yoga, 7703 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls. For information, visit livingbreathingyogi.com. $10.
Gentle yoga. 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. For more information, visit shaktibuffalo.com or call 884-9642. $12.
Gentle yoga. 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St. For information, call 510-7457. $10.
Yoga Relax. 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Karuna Yoga Buffalo, 5225 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. For more information, visit karunayogabuffalo.com. $17.
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 information, visit bit.do/manyhaha. Free for all ages and abilities.
Pilates. 9 a.m. next Saturday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls.$5.
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 information, 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 information, call 829-9314. $5.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Medicaid and Child Health Plus info session. BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York and the Rural Outreach Center will host an enrollment-assistance session from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the ROC, 730 Olean Road, East Aurora. Call 331-4844 for more information or to set up an appointment.
CNA, LPN, RN Job Fair. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Waterfront Center, 200 Seventh St. For more information, visit facebook.com/waterfrontcenter.
Complementary Care for Breast Cancer Survivors. 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Cancer Care of WNY, 3085 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. Talk on complementary therapies to improve the physical and mental well being of breast cancer survivors. For more information, visit cancercarewny.com. Free for breast cancer patients and survivors.
Tai Chi for Children: What parents need to know. 11:15 a.m. next Saturday, Ellicott Creek Park Shelter #3, 1 Ellicott Creek Drive, Town of Tonawanda. Workshop to help teachers and parents learn the best fitness moves for their children. $ 10 donation covers materials.
Wellness Wednesdays. Noon Wednesday, Ellicott Square Building lobby, 295 Main St. Free.
Holistic classes. 7 p.m. Wednesday, Hamburg Community Center, 107 Prospect Ave., Hamburg. $35. Call 992-9264 to register.
STD Clinic, 9 a.m. Monday, Thursday, Trott Access Center, Niagara County Department of Heath, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls. Confidential STD testing. For more information, call 278-1900.
Alzheimer’s support. 2 p.m. Monday, Peregine’s Landing, 101 Sterling Drive, Orchard Park; 11 a.m. Tuesday. Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Town of Tonawanda; 11:30 a.m. next Saturday. Amherst Church of Christ, 8285 Transit Road, Clarence. Information about the 30-plus group meetings that take place across the region is available by visiting the chapter’s website at alz.org/WNY or by calling (800) 272-3900.
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 recoveryinternational.org or call 694-0104 for information on 10 Western New York meetings.
Women’s lymphedema support. 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sheridan Surgical meeting room, 4510 Bailey Ave., Amherst.
Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue support. Noon Thursday, Audubon Library in Study Skills Room 3, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst.Prostate support. 7 p.m. Thursday, Sisters of Charity Hospital - St. Joseph’s Campus Community Room, 2605 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga. For more information, call 834-9200, Ext. 5169.
Parkinson’s caregiver support. 1 p.m. Thursday, St. John Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., West Seneca.
Chronic disease self-management workshop series. Starts from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd., Niagara Falls. To register, or for more information, call 278-1900.
Parkinson’s disease support. 11 a.m. Friday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. Help and support for patients and caregivers.
Invisible illness game night. 6 p.m. next Saturday, The Comfort Zone Cafe, 17 Main St., Hamburg. Peer-to-peer support group for people ages 18 to 45 with chronic, “invisible” illnesses. For information, call 880-0404.
Food Truck Tuesday. 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St., and Flying Bison Brewing Co., 840 Seneca St. Up to 28 trucks a week will be featured, each serving at least one healthy option. Live music on The Boardwalk at Larkin Square is also part of the fun. Free parking in the Larkin Development Group lots. Guests are welcome to bring a folding chair or picnic blanket; pets, smoking and outside food or beverages are prohibited. For more information, visit larkinsquare.com.
North Tonawanda Farmers Market. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Tuesday, Thursday, next Saturday, Robinson Street near Payne Avenue, North Tonawanda.
Elmwood Village Farmers Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Elmwood Avenue at Bidwell Parkway. Each week, three different community groups will host an informational table at the market. For more information, visit elmwoodmarket.org.
Kenmore Farmers Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Village Green, 2919 Delaware Ave., at Delaware Road, Kenmore. Vendors plus Yoga on the Green at 9 a.m. with Veda Yoga (suggested donation of $5 to $15), rotating specialty food trucks, guest artisans, street musicians and other family programming. For more information, visit facebook.com/KenmoreFarmersMarket.
Niagara Falls City Market. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Pine Avenue between 18th and 19th streets, Niagara Falls.
Market at the Park. 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Kaminski Park, Elm and Carlton streets.
Veggie Mobile Van. 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St., Niagara Falls. Fresh produce and health education information available.
MAP Mobile Market. 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Moot Senior Center, 292 High St., and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Elim Christian Fellowship, 70 Chalmers Ave. More information can be found on the organization’s website, mass-ave.org.
HEALTHY EATING SUPPORT
Eating Disorders Anonymous. 9:30 a.m. Saturday and next Saturday, 6 p.m. Wednesday, Clarifen Center, 1412 Sweet Home Road, Suite 1, Amherst. For more information, call 380-4035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 information.
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 information, 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 information.
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