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2015-05-06 / What's Going On

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Art to be exhibited at Schofield Residence

The work of artists Sharon and Pam Cichocki. will be exhibited May 30 through June 27 at the Schofield Residence, 3333 Elmwood Ave. Sharon’s work consists of colorful oils on a variety of themes. Pam works in watercolors, acrylics, and mixed media of all types. The exhibits are free and can be viewed from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekends and holidays. The Schofield Residence has been showcasing the work of members of the Kenmore Arts Society for more than 30 years.

Kidney education class scheduled for May 28

A free class on kidney health is slated for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Northtowns Dialysis Center, 4041 Delaware Ave., Tonawanda. Attendees will learn how kidneys function and the causes of chronic kidney disease, in addition to how medications, diet and nutrition work to keep kidneys healthy. For more information, visit www.Kid neySmart.org/Class, or call 523-9604.

Kenmore Presbyterian Church to host sale

Kenmore Presbyterian Church will host a Rummage Sale from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the church, 2771 Delaware Ave. It will also be 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at the same location. It is a $1 admission. Saturday it is a $2 bag sale.

Open House slated at St. Andrew’s Day School

St. Andrew’s Country Day School is hosting an Open House and Food Truck Rally from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the school, 1545 Sheridan Drive. For more information on the Open House, call 877-0422. To learn more about the academic and co-curricular opportunities St. Andrew’s Country Day School provides, visit the website www.standrewscds.org.

Kenmore Garden Club to meet May 12

The Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road. Joanne Bassett from the American Iris Society will present a talk titled “How Does Your Iris Grow?” Members will exchange baskets of perennials from their gardens.

O’Hara High School to host driver ed class

Cardinal O’Hara High School will be hosting a summer driver education program at the school, 39 O’Hara Road. To be eligible to receive a DMV certificate of completion, a student must successfully complete both the classroom and in-car experience. Session 1 is from June 25 to July 17, and Session 2 is July 20 to Aug. 10; the fee is $470. Students may choose one of four sections for each session. For information call 695-2600. The program is sponsored by Andy’s Driving School.

O’Hara Plans Pre-Licensing Class

Cardinal O’Hara High School in the Town of Tonawanda is offering a five-hour pre-licensing class that is required by the state Department of Motor Vehicles for those who wish to take the road test to obtain a state driver’s license. The class will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17, and Sunday, May 31. The cost is $30. To register, or for more information, call 874-1653.

Garden Club, town, to celebrate Arbor Day

The Kenmore Garden Club and the Town of Tonawanda will celebrate Arbor Day at 10 a.m. Friday, May 8. Every year the Kenmore Garden Club donates a tree to the town. This year a Pink Robinhill Serviceberry tree has been donated and planted on Sweet Briar Road Sweet Briar Court and will be dedicated by town officials during a ceremony at 10 a.m.

KVIS to hold WNY Canine Rescue Awards

The WNY Canine Rescue Awards will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Banchetti by Rizzo’s, 550 N. French Road, Amherst. The idea for the WNY Canine Rescue Awards came from the Kenmore Village Improvement Society’s Dog Days of Kenmore event, an annual celebration of all things canine that is now in its fifth year. Along with pet-based business exhibitors, contests and entertainment, the event includes the opportunity for rescue organizations to showcase their mission. For more information, visit www.face book.com/KenmoreVillage, or email melissa@villageofken more.com.

Jewelry on sale May 7 at Kenmore Mercy

The Kenmore Mercy Hospital Auxiliary will be presenting a sale of spring styles of jewelry and scarves from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 7, in the atrium of the hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. Proceeds will benefit the hospital.

Fitness classes now accepting registrations

Ken-Ton Community Education is taking registrations for a variety of fitness classes including but not limited to the following: circuit weight training for women, hula-hooping, yoga, tai chi, karate, gentle joints water workout and Zumba. To enroll or for additional information, call 874-8500 or visit the website www.ktufsd.org/ce_ register.

Month of May sale scheduled for May 6

First Presbyterian Church will host a “Month of May” sale from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St. in Tonawanda. There will be a thrift shop, mini boutique and plant sale. The luncheon will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost of the luncheon is $6. Proceeds benefit local charities.

YWCA Tonawandas to host summer camp

The YWCA Tonawandas Community Superheroes Summer Day Camp runs from June 29 through Sept. 3. Youth will participate in service projects, arts and crafts, sports and recreation, dramatic arts and weekly field trips. The camp runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is a $125 weekly fee for four to five days, and part time — one to three days — is $90 per week. For more information, call 692-5580 or visit www.ywcatonawandas.org, where applications may be printed. For financial assistance, contact the Erie County Department of Social Services.

Knee replacement class to take place May 20

Kenmore Mercy Hospital will host two free classes about knee replacements. The classes will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, in the community room at the hospital, 2950 Elmwood Ave. They will be taught by Dr. Cindy Repicci Romanowski, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. Attendees will learn if they might be a candidate for a partial replacement, a minimally invasive option with same-day discharge, better pain management and quicker rehabilitation. Call to register through HealthConnections at 447-6205.

O’Hara Class of 1965 to celebrate reunion

The Cardinal O’Hara Class of 1965 will celebrate the first 50-year reunion of the school the weekend of June 5-7. At 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, the class is invited to the 2015 graduation held at the school. At 6 p.m. Saturday, June 6, there will be dinner and dancing at Banchetti by Rizzo’s, which will be $50 per person. At 10 a.m. Sunday, June 7, there will be a class alumni Mass at the school, 39 O’Hara Road. Reservations are required by calling the Advancement Office at 695-2600, ext. 312, or visiting www.cardinal ohara.com. The All-Year Reunion will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the school’s sports complex. The cost is $25 presale or $30 at the door.

Ken-Sheriton Garden Club slated to meet

The Ken-Sheriton Garden Club is slated to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 576 Delaware Road. It will be a celebration of May Day. In medieval England, people would celebrate the start of spring by “going a-maying” and gather greenery and flowers. The program will include a small artistic design titled “Tea for Mom.” Members will create their own design in a tea cup with the greenery and flowers that were gathered.

Chiavetta’s chicken BBQ to take place May 9

A Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue is slated to take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Railroad Museum of the Niagara Frontier, 111 Oliver St. It is a fundraiser to benefit the Railroad Museum’s continuing restoration efforts. The $9 dinner includes chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, roll with butter and dessert. It is takeout only with drive-through service. For more information, email jkanstey@roadrunner.com, or visit www.nfcnrhs.com.

‘Suite Surrender’ to be performed in May

“Suite Surrender” by Michael Mc- Keever, and directed by Christine Coniglio, will be performed in May at the Sheridan-Parkside Community Center, 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive. It will be at 7:30 p.m. May 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. May 10. General admission tickets are $12, or $10 for seniors and students. For information, call 693-9641 or visit www.towneplayers.com.

Meat Raffle to take place in North Tonawanda

A meat raffle will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Live Host No. 4 fire hall, 71 Vandervoort St., North Tonawanda. There is free admission, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. The first raffle will be at 7 p.m. There will be basket raffles, 50/50 and a baked goods sale. It is being hosted by the Lake Effect Furies, the travel team of the Queen City Roller Girls. For more information, email Danielle Thomas at danithoma@hot mail.com.

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