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2018-02-15 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Seniors study spooks at February meeting

Mason Winfield will join the Ebenezer Seniors at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 to discuss supernatural and paranormal occurrences around the Buffalo area. Ghosts, spooks, things that go bump in the night. Things from dark, old, mysterious places. Join the seniors at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 630 Main St., to help yourself decide if you believe. Call 674-4566 for more information.

Father Baker Council plans fish fries

Beginning Friday, Feb. 16, Father Baker Council No. 2243 of the Knights of Columbus will again be hosting Friday fish fries during Lent. Haddock fish fry, breaded shrimp and scallop dinners will be served from 4 to 8 p.m. in the council hall, located at 2838 South Park Ave. A kids’ menu is also available. Take out dinners can be ordered by calling the council at 825-5150.

Shrine center sets chicken barbecue

The Shriners of Western New York will have a winter chicken barbecue from noon to 4:30 p.m., or until sold out, Sunday, Feb. 18. The cost is $10 per person and includes a two-pound half chicken, two salads and a roll. Eat in and take out will be available. The barbecue will take place at The Shrine Center, 1600 Southwestern Blvd. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Shrine Center. For more information, call 674-8666.

Art gallery offers studio acrylics class

Studio Acrylics with Bernice Smith will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays Feb. 20 and 27, and March 6 and 13, at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road. Studio is for those who have taken the beginner class and feel they are ready to move on, or seasoned painters who want to work more on their own personal growth. The cost is $80. For more information, call 675-0204 or visit www.etjgallery.com.

Wine, women and art set for Feb. 22

Wine, Women and Art with Andrea Oswald is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road. This evening group will be painting a glass plate with a favorite saying. Photos are available on the website. Refreshments are served including cheese, crackers, fruit, chocolates and pastry, and the cost is $30 per person. For more information, call 675-0204 or visit www.etjgallery.com.

Wool birdhouse subject of art class

Workshop participants will make a wet felted wool birdhouse pod with Suzanne O’Brien from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road. In this workshop guests will learn about the properties of wet felting and use those techniques to create a wool vessel. Hand-dyed wool and all necessary materials will be supplied. Wet felting can get wet and soapy at times, and hand-dyed wool can sometimes bleed, so wear appropriate clothing and bring two old bath towels. For more information, call 675-0204 or visit www.etjgallery.com.

‘Souper Sunday’ seeks cook off entries

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will host its first Souper Sunday soup and chili cook off contest from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 at the church, 3512 Clinton St. Christie’s, Ebenezer Stop and Shop and Koz’s Pizza Alley, along with pending contestants, will compete for the “Golden Ladle” award. Entering the cook off contest is $5. Those interested in competing may contact Mark Koeppel at 440-8173. Tasting tickets are $5 each and include 12 samples and a vote for the top two choices. Drinks and desserts will be available for purchase.

School board shop open to community

The Erie County Association of School Boards will host a workshop for prospective school board candidates from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Erie 1 BOCES, 355 Harlem Road, West Seneca. Workshop topics include information on school boards and the law, the election process, board-superintendent relationships and perspectives on school board campaigns and school board service from veteran board members. This workshop is presented as a community service and is free of charge. A light continental breakfast is provided. Register at 821-7297 or snowak@e1b.org.

Library plans annual trivia fundraiser

The West Seneca Public Library will host its annual trivia fundraiser to benefit the library’s expansion project from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 8 at the West Seneca Senior Citizens Center, 4620 Seneca St. The contests is for ages 18 and older. Prizes will be given for first- and second-place teams. Team registration is $80 for up to four players, and $20 for individual registration. Refreshments and a basket raffle will be offered. There is no charge to attend to participate in the basket raffle. Register online at www.buffalolib.org and at the library, 1300 Union Road.

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