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2018-10-18 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Haunted walk to benefit SPCA

A haunted walk will be open Fridays and Saturdays in October at 1660 Orchard Park Road. Tour times are 7 and 9 p.m. and include scenes of Pirates of the Caribbean, monster weddings, cadaver funerals and a cemetery walk. Weather permitting, a bonfire with drinks and snacks will be offered. A pumpkin patch is open to children younger than 10. Tickets are $5, children younger than 5 are free, and all proceeds will benefit the SPCA Serving Erie County. No costumes or masks, strollers or alcoholic beverages will be permitted. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For tickets, call 826-4133.

Ebenezer Seniors hear from JFK author

The Ebenezer Seniors will hear from author and speaker John Koerner on “The Mystifying Death of JFK.” Though it happened in 1963, the country is still investigating and exploring his death. Recently, there have been new papers released. This story never ends. Join the Seniors at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. Call 674-4566 for more information.

Church plans ‘Night on Forgiveness’

A “Night on Forgiveness” program will be offered by Fourteen Holy Helpers at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, in the Monsignor Ebner Hall, 1345 Indian Church Road. The evening will consist of prayer, a witness talk and two breakout sessions. Six breakout sessions have been created to choose from, including “Forgive Someone Who Hurt You,” “Forgive the Church,” “Forgive God,” “Forgive Yourself,” “Ask for Forgiveness” and “Heal Your Past.” Registration starts at 6:15 p.m. and the program starts promptly at 7 p.m. Pre-register by calling the rectory at 674-2374 with the name of the two breakout sessions you would like to attend. This is a free event, and all are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

Fellowship Wesleyan sets fall family event

Fellowship Wesleyan Church will hold a fall event from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the church, 1645 Southwestern Blvd. The free family event will include games and candy. Children and adults are encouraged to wear non-scary costumes. A pumpkin patch will be open for those who wish to purchase pumpkins, and the proceeds will benefit Student Impact and equipment for the playground. For more information, call the church office, 675-9245.

Dance party benefits Buffalo Irish Center

The St. Patrick’s Irish American Club, Knights of Equity and Daughters of Erin will hold a fall dance party to benefit the Buffalo Irish Center at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the center, 245 Abbott Road. Music by the Blarney Bunch will be played. Tickets are a $15 donation and include pop, tea, coffee, soda bread, snacks and dessert. A cash bar will be available. Tickets are available by calling 826-0828 or 875-0208, and also in the pub.

St. John’s plans book, puzzle, bake sale

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold a book, puzzle and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the church, 3512 Clinton St. Hardcover books will be sold for $1, paperback books for 50 cents, and baked goods will start at $1. Call 668-3584.

Bus trip planned to del Lago Casino

A bus trip is planned to the del Lago Resort and Casino Monday, Oct. 29. The bus will depart at 8:30 a.m. from the Fourteen Holy Helpers parking lot, 1350 Indian Church Road, returning at 6:30 p.m. For tickets and perk information, call Paula at 668-6037.

Shriners offer fall meat raffle Oct. 27

The Shriners of Western New York will present its fall meat raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at The Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd. Admission is $2 per person and includes beer, soda and sandwiches. A special $10 “Big Ticket Raffle” also will be offered, with a chance to win three cash prizes of $200, $300 and $500. Big Ticket Raffle entries must be purchased in advance at the Shrine Center. For more information, call 674-8666.

Queen of Heaven sets craft, vendor fair

Queen of Heaven School’s fourth annual craft and vendor fair will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, and Saturday, Nov. 17, at the school, 839 Mill Road. Vendors and crafters will offer a wide variety of items for sale, and a basket raffle will be offered. Admission is $2 at the door. For more information, call Erin Wichrowski at 445-6031 or email qofhcraftshow2018@gmail.com.

Ebenezer plans fall rummage sale

Ebenezer United Church of Christ will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 20, at the church, 630 Main St. For more information, call 674-4566.

Event benefits Guatemalan mission

Fellowship Wesleyan Church will hold a charity auction to benefit the church’s Guatemala mission team’s trip and service in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Come for a cup of soup or chili and stay for the silent auction and live band. Auction items range from a two-person helicopter ride over the Niagara Falls to services such as babysitting or car tuneups. The event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the church, 1645 Southwestern Blvd. For more information, call the church office at 675-9245.

Meat raffle to benefit Knights of Equity

The Knights of Equity and Daughters of Erin will hold a fall meat raffle Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the raffle starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $6 and includes pizza, beer, soda and dessert. A “super raffle” and for a tailgating starter kit, including a 45-quart cooler, grill, chair and accessories, will be offered. Tickets are available at the Tara Gift Shoppe. Call Stacie Sommers at 812-0537 for more information. Proceeds benefit the Knights of Equity charities.

United Church Manor sets annual luncheon

United Church Manor will host its annual theme basket luncheon Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Columns Banquets, 2221 Transit Road in Elma. Proceeds from the event will support the Manor’s programs for the elderly and disabled. Tickets are $35 for individuals, or a table of 10 may be purchased for $300. A buffet luncheon is included in the admission. Tickets are available by calling 668-5804.

Youth Theatre plans ‘Disney Revue’ Nov. 3

West Seneca Youth Theatre presents “A Disney Revue” as its annual fundraiser at 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. The performances will be held at West Seneca West Middle School, 395 Center Road. Two performances will entertain anyone who has a love of Disney music. For more information, call Tracey McCormick at 908-3821 or email tracey0617@gmail.com.

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