What’s Going On
Murder mystery dinner slated
Help solve a crime at a murder mystery dinner, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Sandra Lane Senior Apartments, 705 Sandra Lane, North Tonawanda. The event includes the show and a dinner of pasta, salad, bread and butter, dessert and coffee. The cost is $35. Seating is limited. For tickets, call 693-0420.
Rummage sale planned at church
St. Francis of Assisi’s Alumni Committee is sponsoring a rummage sale of gently used items Saturday, April 29, in the School Hall, 70 Adam St. in Tonawanda. Early bids will be admitted at 8 a.m. for $3, with regular admission of $1 beginning at 9 a.m. Refreshments will also be available. The sale ends at 1 p.m., and all proceeds will benefit St. Francis of Assisi Parish and Early Childhood Center.
Cardinal O’Hara sets Buried Treasure Night
The annual Casino Night with Buried Treasure will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Cardinal O’Hara High School, 39 O’Hara Road. Tickets are $30 each, which includes two free admissions to the Casino Night, food, beer, soft drinks and wine. The event features prizes ranging from $50 to a grand prize of $5,000. For information or tickets, call 695-2600, ext. 311, or visit www.car dinalohara.com.
Kenmore East plans induction
The Kenmore East High School Performing Arts Hall of Fame will induct eight new members as part of its 2017 class at an induction event at 7 p.m. Friday, April 21. The ceremony, which is free to the public, will take place in the school’s auditorium, at 350 Fries Road. The group spans the full range of artistic endeavors, and all are graduates or educators from the school. For information, contact ke_ email@example.com or call 874-8402.
Flea market, garage sale scheduled
St. Christopher’s indoor flea market, garage sale and book sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at St. Edmund’s Campus, 530 Ellicott Creek Road, Tonawanda. Attendees should watch for the Ellicott Creek Playhouse sign and enter through the middle doors marked “flea market.” There will be a variety of vendors featured, including hundreds of books, jewelry, antiques and treasures. Admission costs a $1 donation for adults, which includes a raffle ticket for a door prize and free coffee or tea.
Rails to Trails Cleanup slated
Combined with National Fuel and NFTA Metro, the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the second annual Earth Day Rails to Trails Cleanup on Saturday, April 22. The 3.9-mile trail is composed of two segments on top of a dormant railroad bed in the Town of Tonawanda and City of Tonawanda. Volunteers are asked to meet at 8:30 a.m. at Lincoln Arena, 1200 Parker Blvd., to receive assignments. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. To sign up to volunteer, visit www.tty pr.com.
Canal Clean Sweep set for April 22
The City of North Tonawanda will once again be participating in the annual Canal Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 22. The mayor’s office and Waterfront Commission are seeking volunteer groups and individuals to meet at the large pavilion at Mayor’s Park on Sweeney Street for the cleanup efforts that are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Supplies such as rakes, gloves and trash bags will be supplied.
Republic Services to host open house
Republic Services Buffalo Recyclery will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at 2299 Kenmore Ave., in the rear of the Speed Warehouse Complex. For more information, call 614-3368.
Church plans fundraiser, raffle
Augustana Lutheran Church invites the community to attend a fundraiser brunch and raffle for its Refugee and Immigrant Driving Program. The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 23, at the church, 3143 Eggert Road in the Town of Tonawanda, following the 9:30 a.m. church service. The event features a raffle of signed sports memorabilia. Brunch cost is by donation and can be accepted in cash or check. Contact Paul Kennedy, ministry leader, at 228-3091 for more information.
Warriors Walk Wednesdays to begin
Warriors Walk Wednesdays will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in front of the Long Homestead, 24 E. Niagara St. The walks vary in length, but are approximately 1½ miles long and will run through Sept. 6. The April 26 walk will also include a tour of the Long Homestead. Interested participants can visit the Warriors Walk Wednesdays Facebook page, or contact Jenna Koch at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 692-3070 for more information.