What’s Going On
Congrega Society sets Mass, breakfast
The Congrega Society at St. Lawrence Parish will hold a biannual Mass and breakfast at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at the church, 1520 East Delevan Ave., Buffalo, one block from Eggert Road. The Congrega Society is a prayer and service organization with members from across Western New York. Those interested in attending who aren’t regular parishioners should call 656-7195 to be added to the breakfast count. For information, click the “Congrega” tab at www.stlawrence buffalo.com.
Polish Falcons plan Dyngus Day event
The Polish Falcons of America, Nest 6, will host a Dyngus Day party at 5 p.m. Monday, April 17, at its club, 3171 Broadway. Admission is $5. The party will feature Polish food for purchase from 5 to 10 p.m. and polka music by The Twy-Lytes beginning at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 895-9914.
Church seeks flea market vendors
St. Stephens Bethlehem United Church of Christ is looking for vendors to take part in its 14th annual flea market that will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the church, 750 Wehrle Drive. The table fee is $20. Interested vendors should call 632-4226 or 684-8731 to register. Proceeds benefit the St. Stephens’ mission fund.
Church sets breakfast with Easter Bunny
St. Andrew Church in Sloan will hold breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9, in the parish hall, 111 Crocker St. The cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children ages 10 and younger. The buffet-style meal includes pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns and drinks. There will also be activities for children, craft tables and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Call 892-0425 for more information.
Empire State College to host info sessions
Empire State College will hold public information sessions about associate and bachelor’s degree programs on the following dates: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13; and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19. All sessions will take place at the Niagara Frontier Center, Appletree Business Park, 2875 Union Road in Cheektowaga.
Easter Bunny to visit Walden Galleria
Photo packages with the Easter Bunny will be available until Saturday, April 15, on the lower level between the Apple Store and Clarks at Walden Galleria. Visit www.waldengalleria.com for full hours and event details.
SAT and ACT prep offered at Maryvale
All-Pro Tutoring and Test Preparation will offer free simulated SAT and ACT exams for students preparing for the tests. Tests are open to all high school students. Testing will take place at Maryvale’s Robert A. Binner Educational Center, 1050 Maryvale Drive. For a complete list of dates, times and to register, visit www.allpro tutoring.com. Walk-ins will not be seated.
Depew PTSO to hold auction
The Depew High School PTSO will host a theme tray auction on Friday, April 28, in the large gym at Depew High School, 5201 S. Transit Road, Depew. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the first drawing will be at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person. The event will include over 100 baskets for raffle and 50/50 drawings. Pizza and soda will be available for purchase. For more information, call 686-5091.
Zonta to host craft and vendor fair
Zonta Cheektowaga-Lancaster Foundation will host a craft and vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Knights of Columbus, Father Justin Council, 2735 Union Road in Cheektowaga.
Bellevue to host flea market
The Bellevue Ladies Auxiliary will hold a flea market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 8. The flea market will be located at 511 Como Park Blvd. Those requiring more information can contact Connie at 912-2759.
Polka dance lessons to be held
Get ready for Dyngus Day with polka lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. on the next two consecutive Tuesdays: March 28 and April 4. The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and lessons will be held at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, 3148 Abbott Road, Orchard Park. The cost is $15 with a partner, or $10 for a single, for each class. Sign up for all three sessions with a partner for $40, or single, $25. Lessons are sponsored by the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Branches 630 and 534. Reserve a spot by calling 983-5084 or 480-4370.
Polish Falcons to host dinner
The Polish Falcons of America, Nest 6, are sponsoring an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at its club, 3171 Broadway. The cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $3 for children younger than 10. Takeout will also be available. For more information, call 895-2807 or 685-0250.
South Line to hold babysitting course
The South Line Fire Company will host a free babysitting course from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at the fire hall, 1049 French Road, Cheektowaga. Doors will open at noon for registration. The course is open to all potential babysitters age 12 and above. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion and a baby-sitters packet.
Senior Golf League seeking members
The Cheektowaga Men’s Senior Golf League is seeking participants for the spring and summer. Members must be at least 60 years old and live in Cheektowaga, Sloan or Depew (west of Transit Road). For more information, call Bob Sielski at 668-1420.
Trivia Night to be held at high school
The Lancaster Youth Foundation, in collaboration with the Town of Lancaster Youth Bureau, will host its Trivia Night at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at St. Mary’s High School, 142 Laverack Ave. Call 683-4444 for details.
Mitochondrial support groups offered
Mitochondrial disease support groups, day and evening meetings will be offered for free in both the Northtowns and Southtowns. Participants learn about mitochondrial diseases and to network with affected families and individuals. Call or email for dates and times. For the Northtowns, contact Linda Roesch at 681-8662, email@example.com. For the Southtowns, call Sherri Schultz at 881-0858, firstname.lastname@example.org. For Regional Coordinator Nicole McCaslin, call 1-888-317-UMDF (8633), or contact Nicole@umdf.org. To learn more about the support groups, interested participants should visit www.umdf.org.
FOE to hold April 1 meat raffle
The Fraternal Order of Eagles will host a meat raffle from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at 4569 Broadway in Depew. Proceeds benefit the Cleveland Hill Fire Department No. 6 Exempt Club. Call 445-2787, 675-0423 or 435-7175 for tickets and details.
Polish Falcons sets cruise nights
The Depew Polish Falcons Club will hold cruise nights from 5 to 9 p.m. every Thursday starting May 11 and ending Sept. 21. Call 684-2373 for details.
Wellness center plans Restart Program
Finish Strong Health and Wellness has a Restart Program in the works. The five-week program includes a three-week sugar detox. Visit 6229 Transit Road, Depew, or call 880-5967 to learn more about the program.
Hope Project sets Easter brunch
The Hope Project of WNY will have its Easter Bunny Brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Magruders, 4995 Broadway in Depew.
Stomp out Lyme disease walk set
The Stomp Out Lyme Fundraising Walk will take place at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 26, at Walden Galleria. Registration will open at 8 a.m. on the lower level near the Melting Pot. Registration tickets are $25 per person and will be available the day of the event. More details can be found at www.waldengalleria.com.