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2017-08-10 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Benefit to be held for Marlene McMillian

A benefit for Marlene McMillian, a cleaner at East Senior High School, will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Seneca Hose Fire Company, 2801 Seneca St. McMillian is currently battling cancer and recently lost her husband, Dick, who served as head custodian in the district. She has been a district employee since 1984. Organizers of the event are seeking monetary and food donations; baskets for a raffle; and volunteers to help run the event. For tickets or more information, call CSEA secretary Sheri Hawley at 997-6175.

BW’s BBQ benefits children’s center

The Save Our Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center advocacy group will hold a BW’s chicken barbecue and basket auction fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St. Admission is free, and dinners are $10 presale or $12 the day of the event. Meals, which include dessert, will be served until 4:30 p.m. The raffle will start after dinner and end at 5 p.m. Proceeds will benefit efforts to save the Psychiatric Center. For tickets, call 435-1597, 668-3401, 830-3171 or 479-2611.

Casino trip planned to Seneca Niagara

A bus trip to the Seneca Niagara Casino will be offered on Monday, Aug. 14. The bus will depart at 9 a.m. from Fourteen Holy Helpers parking lot, 1350 Indian Church Road, returning at 6 p.m. Lunch is included. Call 668-6037 for more information or to make a reservation.

Pub night planned at Buffalo Irish Center

The Knights of Equity and Daughter of Erin invite the community to a Pub Night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Road. The night will include pizza, wings, live music by Kevin McCarthy, and a cash bar.

Library schedules Aug. 19 yard sale

The Friends of the West Seneca Public Library will hold a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, on the hill adjacent to Town Hall, 1250 Union Road. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved to the parking lot in front of the ice rink. The public is invited to request table space for a $20 donation. All proceeds will be used to assist the library. For more information on the yard sale or to reserve a space at the event, call 674-7496.

Mensa admission test slated for Aug. 19

The summer Mensa admission test will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, in the Southgate Plaza community meeting room, 950 Union Road. The test will begin at 10:15 a.m. Walk-ins are welcome. To register, call 472-1422 or email testing@wny.us.men sa.org. There is a $60 processing fee for each test. For more information, visit www.wny.us.mensa.org.

‘Circle of Squares’ game group offered

The West Seneca Public Library is offering a “Circle of Squares” Scrabble game group on Wednesdays at the temporary library location, on Legion Drive, across from the splash pad and playground. The group will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 23, Sept. 6 and 20, and Oct. 4 and 18. Players of any skill and experience level are invited. Registration is not required. For more information, call 674-2928.

West alumni picnic welcomes classes

West Seneca West High School classes, up to and including the class of 1966, are invited to get together for a picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 23. The event is being organized by the West Seneca West Alumni Committee. Those interested in joining may call Terry Sutton at 632-4040.

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