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2015-02-26 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Taste of Education to feature gourmet food

The 11th annual Global Cuisine “Taste of Education” event will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. The event is run by the WNY Chapter of the New York State Restaurant Association to benefit ProStart students. The cost is $20, and the event features food, cash bar and iron chef competition including student sous chefs, raffles and celebrity judges. ProStart is a two-year high school program for students interested in food service. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling Kerri Riedel at 432-2300.

E-book and e-reader workshop offered

The library will offer a workshop on e-books and e-readers from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the library, 1300 Union Road. A demonstration and tips will be offered. Students are asked to bring their own e-reader, if applicable. Space is limited. Call 674-2928 to register.

St. John’s sets monthly community dinner

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its monthly community dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at 3512 Clinton St. For Lent, the dinner will be grilled cheese served with Mark’s homemade tomato soup, dessert and drinks. The dinner is open to anyone who wants to enjoy food and fellowship.

Breast Cancer Network to host wine fundraiser

The Breast Cancer Network of WNY will hold a Wine, Cheese and Chocolate fundraiser to help meet the needs of the organization to provide education, support and advocacy for local women and their families while facing breast cancer. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the Bella Moglie building located at 3297 Walden Ave in Depew. Event includes basket raffle, 50/50 split and 42-inch TV raffle. Tickets are $20 per person. Visit www.bcnwny.org or call 706-0060 for tickets and information.

Printmaking class to run for four weeks in March

Enjoy the Journey Art Gallery will offer a printmaking class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 1168 Orchard Park Road. Participants will be working with linoleum block printing. The printing can be done by hand or with a press. The cost of the four-week class is $80 for nonmembers and $70 for gallery members. For more information, call 675-0204.

Shriners of WNY Meat Raffle set for Feb. 28

The Shriners of WNY will present a meat raffle at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Ismailia Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd. Admission is $2 and includes beer, soda and sandwiches. For more information, call 674-8666.

Spaghetti dinner planned at Queen of Angels

The Holy Name Society of Queen of Angels Parish will hold a Taste of Italy spaghetti dinner from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the Parish Center, 144 Warsaw Ave. The dinner includes homemade dessert and beverage. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Call 826-0880 for tickets.

Boy Scout Troop 1776 sets dinner, auction

The Parent’s Auxiliary for Boy Scout Troop 1776 will sponsor the troop’s annual spaghetti dinner and basket auction from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 1, in the cafeteria of St. John Vianney School, 2950 Southwestern Blvd. Tickets for children ages 5 to 10 cost $5 and for adults, $8. Children 4 and younger are admitted free.

Dr. Seuss on the loose at the library

The West Seneca Public Library will host a Dr. Seuss Night at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 2, at 1300 Union Road. All ages are welcome to listen to the tales and make a craft. Participants can enter to win a Dr. Seuss basket. Register by calling 674-2928 or stop in the library.

Rotary Club to learn about disaster prep

The Rotary Club of West Seneca will hear from featured speaker John Gullo, disaster coordinator for the Town of West Seneca, at its breakfast meeting, scheduled for 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Alton’s Restaurant, 2221 Transit Road. The cost of the event is $10 and includes breakfast. For more information, visit www.wsrotary.org.

Library to offer financial education workshop

The West Seneca Public Library will offer a free financial education workshop from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at 1300 Union Road. The workshop will be presented by Laura Cooley, a financial adviser, who will teach how to organize and prioritize finances, design and implement a monthly budget, and identify obstacles that could disrupt financial success. To register, call 674-2928. Participants will not be asked to share personal information, and no products will be discussed at the event.

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