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2015-06-25 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Summer registration open for Community Ed

Summer classes for adults and children begin soon, and registration is now taking place at the Community Education Office, 1445 Center Road, or online through www.wscschools.org/commed. Highlights this summer are Aqua Babes through Level 6 indoor swim instruction, water aerobics for adults, sports camps and clinics for preschool through high school students, art camps, Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO camps, music lessons and orchestra. Call 677-3107 for more information.

Queen of Heaven to hold Healing Mass June 25

Queen of Heaven Church will hold an Anointing of the Sick Healing Mass in honor of St. Peregrine at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at the church, 4220 Seneca St. The Rev. David Bellittiere and the Friends of St. Peregrine invite those afflicted with cancer or need special healing, who wish to receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick to attend this healing Mass. For further information, call 283-0011.

Shriners of WNY to hold chicken BBQ June 28

The Shriners of Western New York will hold a chicken barbecue from noon to 5 p.m., or until sold out, Sunday, June 28, at the Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca. The cost is $9 per person and includes a two-pound half chicken, corn, salad and roll. Eat-in and takeout will be available. For more information, call 674-8666.

Grab and Go Breakfast offered by Eden Heights

Eden Heights of West Seneca will offer a community Grab and Go Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Eden Heights of West Seneca, 3030 Clinton St. The community is invited to stop by for a complimentary breakfast of bagels, yogurt, fruit, muffins and coffee.

Program on managing arthritis pain offered

“Managing Osteoarthritis: Taking the Ouch Out of Your Joint Pain,” will be presented by Dr. Alfredo Rodes, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Elderwood Assisted Living at West Seneca, 580 Orchard Park Road. Rodes will speak on strategies for managing the pain of osteoarthritis through medication and lifestyle modification. The program is free. Refreshments will be served after the session. To register, call 677-4242.

Garden Art Saturday hosted by ETJ Gallery

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery will hold a Garden Art Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the gallery, 1168 Orchard Park Road. Artists are creating “funky” windows for fences, patios and gardens, items of pottery, painted glass pieces to decorate an outside dining table and glass wine bottles made into hanging patio lights. This event supports Enjoy The Journey’s Art Scholarship Program, which gives away a $500 scholarship each year to a West Seneca high school student attending a college for art in the fall.

Vacation Bible School set by Trinity Lutheran

Trinity Lutheran Church and Christian Day School, 146 Reserve Road, will hold Camp Discovery from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, July 20, through Friday, July 24. Through Camp Discovery, students will sing songs, do crafts, eat snacks and learn about Jesus. The camp is run by Trinity Day School teachers, public school teachers and church members. It is free to the community. Register by calling 674-9188 or email trin itylutheranchurch146@verizon.net.

Group forming for those with balance issues

A support group for people with dizziness and balance disorders is forming. The group will be a coping tool for discussing experiences, sharing ideas and providing emotional support for each other regarding dizziness problems. Members will also learn about the existence of health providers in the area who may be able to help medically. For information, visit www.dizzygroup.org or call Randy at 838-3730. Volunteers are also needed to assist the group’s facilitator.

WNYRPEA sets annual picnic at Kotecki’s

The Western New York chapter of the Retired Public Employees Association will hold its 18th annual picnic at noon, Wednesday, July 22, at Kotecki’s Grandview Grove, 4685 Seneca St. Reservations are due by Sunday, July 12, for the rain or shine event. For more information, call 536-9867 or 675-5618.

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