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2017-12-07 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Christmas De-Lights open in Stiglmeier Park

From now until Sunday, Jan. 7, Stiglmeier Park, 500 Losson Road, will be lit up for the annual Christmas De-Lights Display Tour. Attendees can drive through the park every night to enjoy the Christmas light displays set up throughout the park. The tour is free and open to all.

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.

Scout Troop to host breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 554 will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday, Dec. 10, at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 1395 George Urban Blvd. Breakfast is $7 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $4.50 for kids age 3-10, and children younger than 2 are free. For tickets, call Jen 983-1690, or purchase them at the door.

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 information.

Church to hold cookie sale, raffle

St. John XXIII Parish will hold a Christmas cookie sale and raffle from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, in the parish hall, 1 Arcade St. at Harlem Road, West Seneca. Shop for home-baked holiday cookies, handcrafted chocolates and novelty stocking stuffers. A raffle will take place at the end of sale hours. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Christmas vesper service welcomes all

All are welcome to join in celebrating the Christmas season at a choral and instrumental concert at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. Refreshments will follow the performance.

Elderwood residents to collect donations

The residents of Elderwood Assisted Living at Cheektowaga have chosen The Salvation Army “Gift of Warmth” as their holiday charity and will be collecting new hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for the homeless in Buffalo. A special “Gift of Warmth” tree will be in the main lobby, 229 Bennett Road, through Dec. 31. All sizes are needed.

Raffle tickets on sale at Sloan Village Hall

Tickets are now on sale for Sloan’s annual Christmas Basket Raffle. Tickets are $5 per sheet of 25 or five sheets for $20 and can be purchased at Village Hall, 425 Reiman St. The drawing will take place at the village’s Christmas party, scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the fire hall, 55 Gates St. All money raised is used to purchase gift certificates from Sloan Supermarket or Walmart, which are then sent to village families in need.

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