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The Healthy 10: Roll, hit the fair, enjoy outdoor fitness this week

An outdoor film, outdoor fitness and the heart of the Erie County Fair are among WNY Refresh Top 10 Picks of the Week when it comes to health, fitness, nutrition and family events in the region.


Erie County Fair: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. today through Sunday (midway hours 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.), Erie County Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway. Special events include $5 admission Tuesday. General admission is $10 for adults and $7 for those 60 and older. Children 12 and younger are free at the fair. For more info, visit

Slow Roll Buffalo: 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m., Richardson Olmsted Campus, 400 Forest Ave. Ten-mile guided ride for all ages, abilities. First-time riders register at Free.

Summer film: “Bee Movie,” at dusk, Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park. Hosted by the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Wegmans Food Markets. Free. Weather dependent.


Stephanie Latawiec instructs a Blitz Body Bootcamp class, one of the weekly free events sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of WNY at Canalside in Buffalo. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News)

Jada Blitz Body Boot Camp: 7 p.m., Canalside. Fast-paced workout for maximum results. Free. Will sample Balanced Body meals and offer fitness class participants 15 percent off with the code Canalside.

Hikes, bikes, yoga, lots more – outdoor fitness abounds in WNY


Bone Health Nutrition Workshop: Noon, The Dale Center, 33 Ontario St., Lockport. With food demonstration to outline nutritional needs for strong, healthy bones at every age. Free.


Yoga: 6 p.m., Ellicott Creek Park, 1 Ellicott Creek Drive, Town of Tonawanda.


BollyX: 9:30 a.m., Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main St. Bollywood-inspired dance-fitness program that combines dynamic choreography with the hottest music from around the world. Free.

BAMF Ninja/Parkour: 7 p.m., 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.


Building a Healthy Buffalo Community Panel: The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo will host a presentation by Buffalo City Public Works, Parks & Streets Commissioner Steven Stepniak, landscape architect Joy Kuebler, regional transportation planner Kelly Dixon, and Kate Kraft, executive director of America Walks, a national walkability advocacy group. Refresh Editor Scott Scanlon will moderate. The event will run from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in the Hotel Henry, 444 Forest Ave.; a walk on the grounds of the surrounding Richardson campus will follow. The workshop is free. Municipal officials, planners and members of the public are encouraged to attend. Registration is required by calling 851-4052 or online by clicking here.

Buffalo Bisons Superhero Night: 6 p.m., Coca-Cola Field. The Superheroes and Villians from The Superhero Alliance of WNY will be stationed throughout the ballpark to meet and have pictures taken with for fans of all ages. Fireworks follow the baseball game. Proceeds benefit the Mental Health Association’s CASA Program and Compeer Buffalo.


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