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2018-11-14 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Grief support meeting set for Nov. 14

First Trinity Lutheran Church, 1570 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda, will hold a grief support meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Mary Ann Milak will give a talk titled, “The Holidays and Grief.” Newcomers are welcome. To learn more, contact the church by calling 835-2220.

Popcorn sale coming to Kenmore Mercy

Specialty items in a variety of flavors from the Amherst-based business That Popcorn Shack will be sold from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the atrium of Kenmore Mercy Hospital. The public is welcome to attend the event, sponsored by the hospital’s auxiliary.

Church plans benefit for photo nonprofit

A vendor and craft expo and basket raffle to benefit East Aurora-based nonprofit God Winks Inc. will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in St. Francis of Assisi Church’s St. Clare Center, 144 Broad St., Tonawanda. God Winks gives families with loved ones facing life-threatening situations the chance to have professional family photos taken. To learn more, visit www.godwinksinc.org or call 510-5259.

Christmas Bazaar scheduled for Nov. 17

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in its church hall at 3275 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. The bazaar will feature themed baskets, “trash and treasures,” pierogi and cabbage rolls, homemade baked goods, vendors with religious items and jewelry, and a hot luncheon. The event is handicapped-accessible, and parking and admission are free. To learn more, call 873-5011.

Church holding gently used jewelry sale

A sale of gently used jewelry and accessories will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 70 Adam St., Tonawanda. The sale will include vintage pieces as well as costume jewelry, purses, hats and scarves. Admission is $3 and includes coffee and a bagel or other breakfast item. Admission is free for children younger than 12. Proceeds will benefit the church and its early childhood center. To learn more, visit www.stfrancistonawanda.org/upcoming-events.html/.

Talk on Niagara River power scheduled

A free presentation titled “Wheels of power: the men and machines that harnessed the Niagara River, from Father Hennepin to Robert Moses,” will take place at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society, 100 Knoche Road, Tonawanda. The presentation will be led by historian Richard Szczepaniec and will include photos. To learn more, call historian Ed Adamczyk at 873-4656.

Restaurant holding anniversary party

Exit 2 Bar & Grille will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a party that will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the restaurant at 3191 Eggert Road, Tonawanda. The event will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres, drink specials, and live music from singer and musician Jim Weldy of local band Boys of Summer. To learn more, call 837-2523, or visit www.exit2bar.com or www.facebook.com/Exit2grille.

Vendor and crafters’ fair scheduled

A vendor and crafters’ fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Payne Avenue Christian Church, 1459 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda. Approximately 25 vendors and crafters will be participating in the event, which also includes a raffle and light refreshments. Admission to the fair is free and includes a chance to participate in the raffle. Additional sheets of raffle tickets may be purchased for $5. To learn more, call 260-1217.

NT Library paperback sale planned

The Friends of the Library Paperback Bag Sale will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda. Books will be sold for $5 per bag, or $7 per bag if a Friends of the Library bag is used.

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