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2017-10-11 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Haunted Harbor planned at park

The North Tonawanda Youth, Recreation & Parks Department and the Tonawanda/North Tonawanda Gateway Committee are sponsoring their annual Haunted Harbor from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Gateway Harbor Park, located at Sweeney and Webster streets. Children are encouraged to trick or treat their way around the harbor, which will have some spookily decorated boats.

Friends of Youth organizes meat raffle

The Ken-Ton Friends of Youth will hold a meat raffle on Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Melvin J. Brounshidle American Legion Post 205, at 3354 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the first spin will take place at 2:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10, which includes one beverage and a slice of pizza. Individuals can also bring their own snack, but no outside alcoholic beverages are allowed. For tickets, contact Ray at 913-2661. There will also be a basket auction and raffle for a freezer.

Halloween festival set at St. Andrew’s

A Halloween festival will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at St. Andrew’s McNulty Hall, 1525 Sheridan Drive in Kenmore. Admission costs $2 per person. At the family-friendly event, individuals can choose to wear a costume. There will be a game maze, games, prizes, bounce house, crafts, balloon artist, face painting and refreshments. For adults, there will be a 50/50 raffle and a drawing for a theme basket. Attendees should enter Door No. 4 at the Donovan Center Building.

‘Solarize’ workshop slated for Oct. 18

A Solarize Tonawanda workshop will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the NOCO Pavilion, 450 Ensminger Road in the Town of Tonawanda. The community campaign aims to help provide an incentive and promote the development and installation of solar electric systems by owners of residential properties in the town. For more information, visit www.solarizetonawanda.org.

Historical Society to host speaker

In keeping with its fall theme, the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society will present speaker Rich Szczepaniec at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the museum, at 100 Knoche Road. Szczepaniec will discuss his cross-state search for remnants of the original Erie Canal. The presentation is free.

Senior Watch meeting scheduled for Oct. 20

The Town of Tonawanda Senior Watch will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road. Gary Roussie will speak about an individual’s role in Homeland Security. Sign-up isn’t required, and the event is free. For information, call Detective Sprague at 879-6645.

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