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2017-12-07 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Living nativity offered at Ebenezer church

Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St., will welcome all for a reenactment of Christ’s birth with a living nativity from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Two performances will be offered, at 7 and 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

Pancake breakfast, cookie sale planned

Covenant United Methodist Church, 539 Main St., will hold a pancake breakfast and cookie sale from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. The all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast is $8 per person. Varieties of cookies will be sold for $8 per dozen. All funds raised will go toward the church’s handicapped accessibility construction project.

Church to hold cookie sale and raffle

St. John XXIII Parish will hold a Christmas cookie sale and raffle from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec 9, in the parish hall, 1 Arcade St., at Harlem Road, West Seneca. Shop for home-baked holiday cookies, hand-crafted chocolates and novelty stocking stuffers, or try winning last-minute gifts from the raffles. Drawings will take place at the end of sale hours. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Christmas vesper service welcomes all

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

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. Tickets can be purchased at the West Seneca Youth and Recreation office during regular hours of operation. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry.

St. David’s plans support service

St. David’s Episcopal Church will host a Service of Remembrance, similar to a Blue Christmas Service, but expanded to cover others for whom the holidays are a difficult time. The service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the church, 3951 Seneca St., next to Southgate Plaza.

Operation Toy Soldier seeks toy donations

Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home, located at 1340 Union Road, will be participating in Operation Toy Soldier, a nationwide non-profit program that helps local military families. Through Sunday, Dec. 17, the funeral home will be collecting new, unwrapped toys that will be donated to the toy program. For more information, call 674-5776 or visit lakesidefuneralhome.com.

St. John’s plans pizza for community dinner

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will offer a community dinner Christmas party from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at the church, 3512 Clinton St. Dinner will include pizza, salad, chicken wing soup, desserts and drinks. There is no charge for the event, but free will offerings are always accepted.

Boy Scout Troop 735 seeks new members

Boy Scout Troop 735 of West Seneca is seeking new members who are at least 11 years old or have completed fifth grade. Members enjoy camping, outdoor activities, skill training, and community service. Call Scoutmaster Tim Cych at 821-0352.

American Legion Post 735 seeks volunteers

West Seneca American Legion Auxiliary Post 735 will hold an information session for those interested in learning more about volunteering at the VA Medical Center, community volunteering, helping with unit activities or fundraising. The auxiliary will meet at the post, 35 Legion Parkway, across from the town library, on the first Wednesday of the month. Visit www.americanlegionpost735.org, for more information and to view the newsletter.

Fly fishers to meet monthly at VFW post

The Lake Erie Chapter of the Federation of Fly Fishers will hold monthly meetings at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at American Legion Post 735, 35 Legion Parkway. The nonprofit organization welcomes the community to promote fly fishing and tying education and assist in stream restoration and veterans programs. Guest speakers will present on topics such as the environment, Great Lakes and tributaries, and fishing projects.

Ice skating classes offered this Winter

Classes will be offered for ice skating at the West Seneca Ice Rink, 1250 Union Road. The 10-week class will be held on both Mondays or Fridays and include a holiday show. The class is $100; parents may join for $35. Winter sessions will start Jan. 8 and 12. Applications are available on the town’s website, westseneca.net. Call 874-7704 for more information.

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