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The Healthy 10: Indoor fitness, community living tour, healthy eating talk on tap this week

Inclusive fitness classes, a Tuesday evening healthy eating presentation, and a Saturday community living tour in the Northtowns 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.


Senior Yoga Fit: 10 a.m.; and same time Wednesday, Jewish Community Center Benderson Family Building, 2640 N. Forest Road, Amherst. Nonmembers can participate by purchasing a 10-class pass for $59. For info, call Ann Vorburger at 204-2070 or email

Pilates: 10 a.m., Clarence Hollow Wellness, 10946 Main St., Clarence. $8; also 9 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday. Karyn Kelly Dance, 4223 Transit Road, Amherst. $6. For info, visit

Get Movin’ exercise program: 5 p.m.; and same time Wednesday, Daemen College Academic and Wellness Center, 4433 Main St., Amherst. For individuals with or without disabilities ages 18 and older. For more info, visit Free.

First Annual Legendary Jameson Toast: Gathering in honor of young lives lost and those suffering for any reason, 7 p.m., Jack Devine’s Pub, 4170 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg. Guinness Book of World Records attempt to beat the largest “Great Guinness Toast” starts at 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will help launch the nonprofit Concussion Relief Foundation to help pay for uncovered medical treatment for opioid-related brain damage, TBI, concussions, PTSD and related disorders.


Back strengthening group fitness: 6:45 p.m.; also 10 a.m. Thursday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 107 Scott St., City of Tonawanda. Walk- ins welcome. Must be able to lay down on a mat. $5; seniors and veterans pay $3. For more info, call 380-8916.

Holistic Health Series:

Jessica Meyers Altman of Clarence will give a talk on Tuesday entitled, “The Key to Health Is at the End of Your Fork.” (Sharon Cantillon/News file photo)

a presentation about plant-based eating by Jessica Meyers Altman of, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Amherst Public Library, 350 John James Audubon Parkway, Amherst. Free. Register in person at the library or by phone at 689-4922.


East Aurora Farmers’ Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday and next Saturday, Aurora Village (Tops) Plaza, 123 Grey St., East Aurora.

Buffalo Living Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Northtowns. Includes a shuttled tour of 10 community living spaces, including the tour headquarters, The Dome, 8230 Wehrle Drive, Clarence; Renaissance Place, 10 Arielle Court, Williamsville; and Muir Lake by Glendale Communities, 2371 N. Forest Road, Getzville. Refreshments and prizes included. Free; no reservations required. Start on the tour at any site. For more information and a map, visit

Tonawanda HopeKeepers: 10 a.m., St. Christopher Parish at St. Edmund Campus, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Town of Tonawanda. Designed to support the emotional and spiritual needs of those who suffer from chronic illness and pain. For more info, call 731-4934 or email

Contra dancing: Queen City Contra Dancers teach lessons at 7:30 p.m., 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 info, visit


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