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2017-11-09 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

West Senior presents ‘The Matchmaker’

“The Matchmaker,” the Thornton Wilder play, will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 and Friday, Nov. 3 at West Seneca West Senior High School, 3330 Seneca St. In a series of slapstick romantic situations involving mistaken identities, secret meetings, separated lovers and a trip to night court, everyone finds themselves paired with a perfect match. General admission tickets are $8 and will be sold at the door one hour prior to the show.

St. Teresa’s gift card raffle set for Nov. 3

St. Teresa’s Parish will hold a holiday gift card raffle Friday, Nov. 3, at the parish center, 33 Mineral Springs Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., and raffles start at 7 p.m. Gift cards are for various stores and amounts for holiday shopping. Admission is $5 and includes a sandwich, beer, soda, water and snacks. A basket raffle and 50/50 split will also be offered. Must be 21 to enter. Tickets may be purchased after weekend Masses, at the rectory during regular hours, or at the door. Call 822-0608 ext. 3 for more information.

New Hope plans soup sale Nov. 11

New Hope United Methodist Church will host a soup sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 11, at the church, 2846 Seneca St. A variety of soup will be available for $9 per quart. Takeout only. Come early for the best selection.

Free haircuts given to veterans Nov. 11

Armstrong’s Barber Shop will offer free haircuts to veterans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the barbershop, 2852 Seneca St. Food and drinks will also be provided by Wiseguys pizza in South Buffalo. Space is limited and haircuts will be by appointment only. Call 248-2842 to make a reservation.

Seneca Hose plans November vendor fair

Seneca Hose Fire Company will hold a vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the fire hall, 2801 Seneca St. Fifty vendors and crafters will be at the event, and a basket raffle and 50/50 split will be offered. There is no admission charge. Donations of canned goods will be accepted. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local veterans agency.

Knights of Columbus plan meat raffle

A meat raffle will be held by Father Baker Knights of Columbus, starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2838 South Park Ave. in Lackawanna. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and includes beer, pop and a roast beef sandwich. Attendees may bring their own snacks. Raffles for a basket of cheer, hams, turkeys, sirloin tips and pork loins will be $1. Adults only. Proceeds will benefit the Knights of Columbus.

Senior Center to see Elvis Show at casino

The West Seneca Senior Center is planning a trip to the Seneca Allegany Casino Tuesday, Nov. 14 to see the show “Elvis: King of Rock and Roll.” For more information, call the center at 675-9288.

New Hope plans free community meal

New Hope United Methodist Church, 2846 Seneca St., will host a free community meal as part of its outreach program. The dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, or until dinners are gone. The menu will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, Jell-o pineapple salad and dessert. A freewill donation may be made if desired. All are welcome.

Flying Bison beer tasting offered

Flying Bison Brewing Company will join St. Teresa Parish Center for a beer tasting event from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at the parish center, 33 Mineral Springs Road. Admission is $15 per person and includes beer, snacks, pizza, pop and water. Must be 21 to enter. A 50/50 split will also be offered. Tickets can be purchased after weekend Masses or at the rectory during regular hours Monday through Friday. Call 822-0608 ext. 3 for more information.

Breakfast with Santa planned for Dec. 10

The West Seneca Youth Engaged in Service annual Breakfast with Santa will be presented from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St. Admission is $10 per person and includes breakfast, crafts, sing-alongs and a visit with Santa. Tickets can be purchased at the West Seneca Youth and Recreation office, 900 Mill Road, room No. 211, during regular hours of operation. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry.

Benefit for John Wier set at Iron Workers

A benefit for John Wier will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26 at the Iron Workers Hall, 196 Orchard Park Road. Tickets are $25 and include beer, wine, food and raffles. The benefit will help John Wier battle Stage 4 lymphoma cancer. Wier survived stomach cancer 25 years ago and has been in remission, but the cancer has returned and is in his brain and lungs. For tickets, call 675-1603, 572-3689 or 598-1829.

Christmas Music Vesper Service

All are welcome to join in celebrating the Christmas season for a choral and instrumental concert at Ebenezer United Church of Christ (630 Main St., West Seneca) at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10th. Refreshments to follow.

Senior Center plans holiday luncheon

The West Seneca Senior Center is planning a Holiday Luncheon at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens Monday, Dec. 4. After lunch, Terry Buchwald’s “Elvis, Christmas and Country — And a Little Bit of Rock and Roll” show will be featured. A basket auction with prizes will be held. For more information, call the senior center at 675-9288.

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