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2018-04-19 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Guest recalls famous Buffalo music stories

Rick Falkowski, founder of the Music Hall of Fame in Buffalo, will visit the Ebenezer Seniors Friday, April 20. He will take visitors back in time to the beginning of Buffalo’s rich entertainment heritage through his book, “History of Buffalo Music and Entertainment,” which includes the Christy’s Minstrels, Vaudeville, Big Band Jazz, and the Crystal Beach Ballroom. Join the seniors at 1:30 p.m. at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St., to hear Falkowski’s stories.

Rane to host spring open house

Rane Property Management will have its spring open house from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, touring six area properties in Western New York. Visit www.ranemgmt.com or call 393-3571 for property details.

‘Reds, Whites and Brews’ set for April 21

Chesterton Academy of Buffalo will host its fourth annual “Taste of Chesterton Reds, Whites and Brews” event Saturday, April 21, at 14 Holy Helpers Church, 1350 Indian Church Road. Taste Buffalo cuisine and drinks, and participate in basket raffles, silent and live auctions. Tastings begin at 6 p.m. and tickets are $45. The event will be emceed by Linda Pellegrino. Call 674-8100 or visit buffalochestertonacademy.org to purchase tickets or to sponsor the event.

Woman’s Club plans charity luncheon

The West Seneca Woman’s Club’s 45th annual Charity Luncheon will be held Saturday, April 21, at the Grapevine Banquet Center, 333 Dick Road in Depew. This year’s theme is “Splash into Summer.” Viewing of gifts is at 11 a.m. and lunch is served promptly at noon. For tickets call 825-2069. In addition to the auction there will be a split club raffle and a raffle for a $300 gift certificate to Sloan Super Market and a chest freezer.

Ebenezer Church sets rummage sale dates

Ebenezer United Church of Christ will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, at the church, 630 Main St. Baked goods will be featured Friday and a hot dog roast will take place Saturday. A free will donation of $1 is requested as admission to the sale. Donations of sale items are being accepted, excluding TVs and electronics.

St. John’s plans Sloppy Joe dinner

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 3512 Clinton St., will hold its monthly community dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 27. Dinner will include Mark’s Sloppy Joe with chips and pickles. The dinner is provided for anyone in need of food or fellowship and is a free family event. Free will donations will be accepted.

St. David’s plans Krolick’s barbecue

St. David’s Episcopal Church will host a Krolick’s chicken barbecue for takeout only from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the church, 3951 Seneca St. Dinners are $10. Call 827-8582 for tickets. Walk-ins are welcome until sold out.

West softball pitches in for pancake breakfast

West Seneca West Softball will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Sunday, April 29, at Applebee’s restaurant in the Southgate Plaza, 1050 Union Road. The cost is $7 at the door. A basket raffle and 50/50 split will also be offered. Money raised will benefit the team’s banquet, awards, tournaments and senior gifts.

Cinco de Derby celebrates May events

Cinco de Derby welcomes participants to join in a high tea to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. Petite sandwiches and cakes will be served, and a few surprises are planned. Attendees are encouraged to wear Cinco de Mayo or Kentucky Derby attire. Tickets are $10 and will be available during church services or during the week at the church office. Call 674-4566 for more information.

Kiwanis plans arts, crafts show, dancers

The West Seneca Kiwanis Club will hold its annual arts and crafts festival July 14 and 15 at town hall, 1250 Union Road. In addition to the arts and crafts show, the club will showcase local dance studios from West Seneca.

Fly fishers to meet monthly at VFW post

The Lake Erie Chapter of the Federation of Fly Fishers will hold monthly meetings at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at American Legion Post 735, 35 Legion Parkway. The nonprofit organization welcomes the community to promote fly fishing and tying education and assist in stream restoration and veterans programs. Guest speakers will present on topics such as the environment, Great Lakes and tributaries, fishing projects and other outdoor activities.

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