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2012-02-23 / What's Going On

What's Going On

St. John’s will serve chicken, fish dinners

A BW’s fish fry and chicken finger dinner will be offered from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3512 Clinton St., at Union Road. Dinners are takeout only. The fish fry costs $9 each and includes fries and coleslaw. The chicken finger dinner costs $7 each and includes fries and carrots. All proceeds will support the church’s new building fund. Call 668-3584 for more information.

Benefit for late Marine aids food pantry mission

A benefit in memory of Pfc. David M. Meyer Jr. of West Seneca has been planned for 6 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 2, at Seneca Hose Fire Company, 2829 Seneca St. All proceeds will benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry and its mission to feed the hungry. Tickets for the benefit cost $15 each. For more information, call Dawn Meyer-Dixon at 674-2494 or Dorothy Meyer at 675-9829.

Ebenezer Seniors to be entertained

The Ebenezer Seniors group will host “Clumsy the Entertainer” at its Friday, March 2, meeting. Clumsy is known from Scandinavia to Africa to Europe, with for his appearances on stilts and unicycle. The program will begin at 1 p.m. in the Hearth Room of Ebenezer United Church of Christ, located at 630 Main St., West Seneca. For more information, call 674-4566.

Foundation plans third wine-tasting benefit

The third annual Amanda Hansen Foundation wine- and beer-tasting benefit will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Buffalo Niagara Court Center, located at 425 Meyer Road, West Seneca. Tickets cost $25 each. The event will also feature a theme basket raffle. Call 380-1468 or email khansen10@msn.com.

First Presbyterian hosts Irish social dance

Buffalo Comhaltas is sponsoring a CĂ©ili, an Irish social dance, from 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the First Presbyterian Church, 2085 Union Road. The event will feature live music and dance. Admission is $10 for adults or $8 for Comhaltas members, and $5 for students. Children under 16 who are accompanied by an adult are admitted for free. Call 536-0490 for information.

Shriners of WNY plan spring meat raffle

The Shriners of Western New York will present its spring meat raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Shrine Center, located at 1600 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca. Admission is $2 per person and includes beer, soda and sandwiches. For additional information, call 674-8666.

St. Teresa’s to offer soup-and-salad supper

St. Teresa’s Church, located at 1974 Seneca St., will offer a soup-and-salad supper from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29. The cost is $5 per person and includes a variety of homemade soups to choose from along with a salad, roll, crackers, beverage and sherbet for dessert. The event will be held in the lower parish center; guests should enter from Hayden Street. For more information, call 822-0608 between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Kids Escaping Drugs to benefit from event

The second annual Khords for Kids event will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the Erie Community College City Campus, 121 Ellicott St., Buffalo. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $35 with all proceeds to benefit Kids Escaping Drugs and Renaissance Campus, both based in West Seneca. Admission includes valet parking, appetizers, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages. Visit www.clicketix.com to purchase tickets. For other information, call 827-9462.

West Seneca Rotary Club meets Wednesdays

The West Seneca Rotary Club meets at 7:45 a.m. every Wednesday at Alton’s Restaurant, located at Transit Road and Seneca Street in Elma. Visit the club online at www.wsrotary.org.

Artist Veronica Benes on display at Burchfield

The Burchfield Nature & Art Center will display the “My Vision ... An Eclectic Journey” exhibit by Veronica Benes now through March 4. The artist’s work includes oil and acrylic paintings. The center is located at 2001 Union Road, West Seneca. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser planned

The South Buffalo American Legion Post 721, 136 Cazenovia St., will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser and Chinese auction from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 4. Dinners cost $7 per person. Tickets for the Chinese auction cost $5 per sheet, or five sheets for $20. For information, call Al at 823-1899 or the post at 825-9557.

Fish dinner to benefit Queen of Heaven class

The eighth-grade class at Queen of Heaven School is sponsoring a fish fry dinner to raise money for a trip to New York City. This will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the parish center, 839 Mill Road. Dinners include a beer-battered haddock fish, potato and macaroni salads, roll, a drink and dessert. Chicken finger dinners will also be available for $7 presale and $7.50 at the door. Call Laurie Radwan at 674-0193 for tickets.

South Towns Gardeners plan monthly meeting

The South Towns Gardeners will meet at 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 9, at the Burchfield Nature & Art Center, located at 2001 Union Road. This will feature the annual election of officers and a regular business meeting.

Vigilant organizes weekend meat raffle

The Vigilant Fire Company, 666 Main St., will host its spring meat raffle at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 10. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $3, which includes all you can drink and eat. The meats are supplied by Camillos Sloan Market. For information, call Andy at 393-1730 or Jim at 982-4477.

Fellowship Wesleyan plans auction night

Fellowship Wesleyan Church, 1645 Southwestern Blvd., West Seneca, will host its eighth annual live and silent auctions with Cash ’n Carry Electronics from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 16. The event will feature new and gently-used items to be auctioned by Todd Jantzi, a professional auctioneer with Bontrager Real Estate and Auction Services. Food sales will benefit the church’s youth.

WS Historical Society slates March meeting

The next general meeting of the West Seneca Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the West Seneca Senior Center, located at 4620 Seneca St., West Seneca. The guest speaker will be Jerry Spinley, who will discuss “Civil War – Causes and Results.”

Womans Club plans Lucky Names Luncheon

The West Seneca Womans Club has planned its Lucky Names Luncheon for Saturday, April 28, at the Hearthstone Manor, 333 Dick Road, Depew. A viewing of gifts will begin at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. The “Get Away Raffle” is a $300 Visa travel card from AAA and a two-piece luggage set. Tickets cost $20 each and can be purchased by calling Debbie Hughson at 674-5044.

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