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2016-06-15 / What's Going On

Whats Going On

Caregivers Support Group to meet

The next monthly meeting for the Parkinson Disease Northtowns Caregiver Support Group will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at The Meadows in Weinberg Campus, 2650 N. Forest Road, Amherst. For more information, call 449-3795.

‘Bridging the Gaps’ set for June 22

“Bridging the Gaps: WNY in Support of Veterans,” a symposium identifying key issues and service gaps to address community needs for veterans, will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Ramada Amherst/Getzville Hotel and Conference Center, 2402 N. Forest Road, Getzville. The free event is geared toward service providers and veterans. The keynote speaker is Sen. Robert Ortt. To register or for more information, email support@headwayofwny.org or call 408-3100.

Grief Support Group plans meeting

The First Trinity Lutheran Church Grief Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the church, 2235 Niagara Falls Blvd., Tonawanda. The featured speaker will be Michelle Marabelle, individual and group therapist, who will present “Finding Your New Normal.” For more information, call 580-7254.

Classic bag sale planned at church

A classic bag sale will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 18, at First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., Tonawanda. The cost is $2 for all an individual can fit into a paper grocery bag. Proceeds will benefit local charities.

Kids Fishing Derby to take place at park

The City of Tonawanda’s 21st annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 18, at the Niawanda Park Bandshell, located on River Road along the Niagara River. The free fishing event includes the following age groups: 7 and under; 8 to 10; 11 to 13; and 14 to 16. Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult, and 16-year-olds must have a fishing license. Registration begins at 8 a.m., and an awards ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m.

Historic Treasure Tour scheduled for June 18

The North Tonawanda History Museum will present its 2016 Historic Treasure Tour from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 18. This year’s tour will be of the Wilhelm Stradella home, located at 335 Goundry St. Tickets cost $15 presale and include a souvenir guidebook. Admission will cost $20 at the door and also include the guidebook. Tickets will be available at the North Tonawanda History Museum, 54 Webster St., or send a check for the tickets with $2 additional for mailing any number of tickets. For information, call 213-0554.

Free speaker series planned at Sandra Lane

As part of a free “Because We Care” speaker series, get tips on hair, nails and makeup from Sherri from Sherri D’s Salon. Attendees will also have the chance to get their nails or makeup done. The event is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Sandra Lane Senior Apartments, 705 Sandra Lane, North Tonawanda. To register, call 693-0420.

Congress on Your Corner slated

Congress on Your Corner with Brian Higgins will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at North Tonawanda City Hall, 216 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda. Residents will have the opportunity to talk directly with someone from Higgins’ office about federal matters they may need assistance with.

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