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2017-11-09 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Medical organization plans general meeting

The Erie County Chapter of Medical Assistants will hold its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Denny’s, 4610 Genesee St. The speaker’s topic will be Health eLink. Dinner is available for purchase off the menu. Those interested in attending should RSVP to Mary at gobills27@roadrunner.com by Friday, Nov. 17.

Maryvale students hosting pajama drive

The Maryvale High School’s NAF Academy is sponsoring a pajama drive to benefit the patients at Roswell Park. New pajamas ranging in size from 6 months to 4T for infants and babies, children’s sizes from small to extra large and adult sizes can be dropped off at collection bins in each school’s main office until Nov. 27.

Timon-St. Jude to give entrance exam

Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School will administer entrance exams to interested eighth-grade boys at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Timon, 601 McKinley Parkway, Buffalo. The cost is $20 per student. All prospective students should complete an application for admission prior to the exam. To register, visit www.wnycatholicschools.org/high-school-application -form. For more information, visit www.bishoptimon.com /admissions.

Varsity Club slates craft show

The John F. Kennedy High School Varsity Club will hold its annual autumn craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the school, 305 Cayuga Creek Road. Admission is $1, and the show will feature more than 80 crafters.

Toys for Tots applications sought

Resurrection Life Food Pantry is accepting applications from families who are eligible for SNAP to receive toys for their children 12 and younger for the annual WNY Holiday Partnership Toys -for-Tots drive. Applications can be submitted from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays; and 10 a.m to noon or 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, at the food pantry, 2145 Old Union Road. Call 211 for additional information. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 14.

Legion post to hold pancake breakfast

The Francis J. Donovan American Legion Post 1626 will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 10, at the post, 3210 Genesee St. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, tea, milk and juice. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 years old and younger. Tickets are available at the bar or at the door. Call 896-3346 for more information.

Genealogical society to hold presentation

The Polish Genealogical Society of New York State will hold its November meeting and presentation from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Villa Maria College cafeteria, 240 Pine Ridge Road. Joseph Golombek Jr. will present: “Polonia in Polish Week at the Pan Am,” detailing the events and celebrations that took place during Polish week at Buffalo’s Pan American Exposition in 1901.

Ten Lives Club will hold breakfast

Ten Lives Club Cat Rescue and Adoption Group is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Cleveland Heights Christian Church, 4774 Union Road. Tickets are $8, or $5 for children younger than 10. Call 646-5577 or visit the Ten Lives Eastern Hills Mall location, near the Dipson Theatre, for tickets. All proceeds will benefit the group.

Church schedules ‘Day of Thanks’

The Holy Name Society of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parish has designated Friday, Nov. 10, as its eighth annual “Day of Thanks.” Parishioners and friends of the parish are invited to join in Eucharistic Adoration from 1 to 9 p.m., in the chapel, 157 Cleveland Drive.

Hockey team plans meat raffle

Buffalo Regals Junior Hockey will host a meat raffle from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Depew/Lancaster Moose Lodge, 5437 Broadway. Admission is $5 advance or $8 at the door. Reserved tables of eight are $60. Beer and soda are provided. Bring your own snacks, but no outside alcohol is permitted. For tickets, contact John Evoy at 510-1784 or email buffaloregalsgojhl@gmail.com.

Town sets Veterans Day service

The Town of Cheektowaga Veterans Affairs Committee is sponsoring a Veterans Day service at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Veterans Monument at Town Park, 2600 Harlem Road. The service will include a wreath placing, a guest speaker and performances as well as performances by the Pine Hill Drum and Bugle Corps and Cheektowaga Chorale.

Seneca Hose plans November vendor fair

Seneca Hose Fire Company will hold a vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the fire hall, 2801 Seneca St. Fifty vendors and crafters will be at the event, and a basket raffle and 50/50 split will be offered. Admission is free. Donations of canned goods will be accepted. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local veterans agency.

Greyhound group plans meat raffle

Buffalo Greyhound Adoption will hold a meat raffle on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Pvt. Leonard Post Jr. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6251, 2450 Walden Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the first spin scheduled for 7 p.m. The $6 admission includes beer, wine, pop and door prizes. Pizza will be on sale for $1. The event will also include a 50/50 drawing and a raffle for a gas grill. For presale tickets or questions, contact Glory Kluck at 656-5015.

Spaghetti dinner planned on Nov. 12

A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Franciscan Center will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Father Justin Council No. 5670 Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road. Dinners are $9 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger. Takeout is also available.

Historical association to host veterans talk

The Cheektowaga Historical Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Senior Center, 3349 Broadway. The meeting will be a veterans forum facilitated by John Stiegler. The meeting is free, and Light refreshments will be served.

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