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2018-04-12 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

‘Face 2 Face’ tackles drug use problems

“Face 2 Face in the Church Place” will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12 at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St. Join the group for information and open conversation about drug use in the community and how to make the church a safe place. This event is sponsored by the West Seneca Community of Churches. Contact the church office for more information at 674-4566.

Art Society seeking artists for show

The West Seneca Art Society has put out a call to artists for its “Spring Art Show, Fine Arts” exhibit which will be held Friday, April 13, at the West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca St. Submissions will be accepted through Tuesday, April 10. Contact Virginia Koeppel by email at vakoeppel@gmail.com for submission information.

Ladies of Charity plan ‘Party Saturday’

The Buffalo Ladies of Charity will hold its inaugural event “Party Saturday” gift card raffle at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Catholic Charities, 75 Caldwell Place, Lackawanna. More than 30 gift cards will be awarded. Tickets are $12 at the door, and include two slices of pizza and a drink. Each round is $2. A basket and split club drawing will also be available. Call 895-4001 for more information.

Spaghetti dinner an all-you-can-eat event

Covenant United Methodist Church, located at 539 Main St., will offer an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Dinners are $8 for adults, $5 for children age 5 to 10, and free for children younger than 5. Handicap accessibility is available at the rear entrance to the church. Call 674-6869 for more information.

Vigilant serves pulled pork fundraiser

Vigilant Fire Company will hold its third annual pulled pork fundraiser to benefit the scholarship fund from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15, in the Key Bank parking lot on the corner of Seneca Street and Union Road. Pulled pork sandwiches are $7 and dinners are $10 at the drive-thru and will include coleslaw and beans. Stop by to meet local volunteer firefighters and Sparky the Fire Dog. Surprises will be available for all children who visit.

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.

St. Peter’s sets Bravo food, wine pairing

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ will hold its ninth annual Food and Wine Pairing fundraiser on Sunday, April 15, at Bravo Cafe, 5781 Seneca St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner and pairings begin at 5 p.m. Bravo’s owner has designed a menu that will pair wines with a gourmet meal, including appetizers, entree and dessert. Tickets are $50 each, not including gratuity, and are available only in advance at Bravo, by calling 674-1233, or stopping by the church office at 1475 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

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.

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.

‘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 www.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 years theme is “Splash into Summer.” Viewing of gifts is at 11 a.m. and lunch is served promptly at noon. Tickets are $25 and available for presale only until Sunday, April 1. 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.

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.

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