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The Healthy 10: Fitness, Food Truck Tuesday and Slow Roll twice

Slow Roll is twice as nice this week, most fitness classes move indoors and Food Truck Tuesday rolls on several more weeks. These are among the 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.


Slow Roll Buffalo: 5:30 p.m., roll at 6:30 p.m., LaSalle & Main Street Station, 3030 Main St.; also 1 p.m. Saturday, Curly’s Grille 647 Ridge Road, Lackawanna. Roughly 10-mile guided ride for all ages and abilities. First-time riders should register at Free.


Gentle yoga: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; also same time Thursday, Shakti Yoga, 133 Grant St. For more info, visit or call 884-9642. $12.

Food Truck Tuesday: 5 to 8 p.m., 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 info, visit


Mindfulness seminar: Weekly eight-week seminar on this form of meditation, a path to wellness via self-awareness with Maria Khan, starts at 5:30 to 8 p.m., Osteopathic Wellness Medicine of Western New York, 235 S. Elmwood Ave., Suite 120. Preregistration is required along with $399 course fee. Register online at or call 440-8682.


Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue support: Noon, Audubon Library in Study Skills Room 3, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst.

Mindfulness & Meditation: 6:30 p.m., Catholic Health, 144 Genesee St. An introduction to mindfulness and managing the stress of a cancer diagnosis. Free.


Flu Shot Clinic: 10 a.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda. Bring proof of insurance; vouchers available if you don’t have insurance.


Collectors’ Expo: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road, South Buffalo. Items showcased will include sports memorabilia, fossils and minerals, local artwork, handcrafted products, coins, music memorabilia and records, comic books, photography, political memorabilia, movie and theater memorabilia, car and train memorabilia, jewelry, antiques and more. Andre Reed autograph signing from 12:30 to 2 p.m. $2 admission will benefit the Irish Center, Dog Ears Bookstore & Cafe, South Buffalo Alive. Antique appraisals from 10 a.m. to noon will cost $2 each (maximum three items per person).

Gluten-free diet support: 10 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 6320 Main St., Amherst. Dr. Daniel Gelfond, a pediatric gastroenterologist, will discuss recent developments in celiac disease.

Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series: 1 to 2:30 p.m., Museum of disABILITY History, 3826 Main St. Author Diana Katovitch who talk about her book, “Beautiful Children: The Story of the Elm Hill School and Home for Feebleminded Children and Youth.”  The Elm Hill School was the first school for children with intellectual disabilities in the United States, founded in 1848 in Barre, Mass. For more information or to register, which is encouraged, email David Mack-Hardiman at or call 629-3626. Free.


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