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2017-02-08 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Art exhibition to open at Project 308 Gallery

“Process,” an art exhibition that focuses on the artist’s process, will be featured in an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Project 308 Gallery, 308 Oliver St., North Tonawanda. This exhibit will be on view for the month of February. The exhibition “Process” will shine a light on how an artist gets to a final piece and will showcase how a group of artists who practice in a variety of mediums refine, change and develop an idea into their final work. For more information, visit www.project308gallery.com.

Middle school dance scheduled for Feb. 11

St. Andrew’s Catholic Youth Organization will sponsor a middle school dance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at St. Andrew’s Country Day School, 1545 Sheridan Drive, Kenmore. There is a Valentine’s Day theme, and dress should be appropriate. Attendees should enter Donovan Center Door No. 4, off Lowell Road. Admission is $5 and includes a free beverage. A free check-in for baggage is provided before entering Admissions.

Fundraiser to be held at Sikora Post

This weekend, a fundraiser will be held in the efforts to establish the nonprofit facility being called The Alpha & The Omega with the slogan, “Lay Your Battle to Rest Here.” The fundraiser will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Sikora Post 1322, 950 Payne Ave. in North Tonawanda. The event will feature a presentation, dinner and live music.

Congress on Your Corner slated

Congress on Your Corner with Brian Higgins will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at North Tonawanda City Hall, 216 Payne Ave. Residents will have the opportunity to talk directly with someone from Higgins’ office about federal matters with which they may need assistance.

Kenmore Garden Club sets next meeting

The Kenmore Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Kenmore United Methodist Church, 52 Landers Road. The guest speaker will be Linda Blyth, owner and grower of Song ’N Bird Gardens and a member of the Kenmore Garden Club for 25 years. At 11 a.m., Blyth will present a PowerPoint program of the September flower show, “Legends,” and the Book of Evidence submitted for a local and state award. Photos of plants available at this year’s plant sale will also be shown. Guests are welcome to attend.

Concert to take place at O’Hara High

A showcase of favorite hits from the ’80s featuring “Nerds Gone Wild” will take place at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Cardinal O’Hara High School. Proceeds from the event, sponsored by the Alumni Association, will benefit the renovation of the school’s Performing Arts Center. The show will feature trivia questions, crowd participation, contests and prizes. A cash bar will also be available. Tickets are $15 and may be ordered by calling the Alumni office, 695-2600, ext.311, or online at www.cardinalohara.com.

Snowflake Ball planned for Feb. 18

City of North Tonawanda Mayor Arthur Pappas and his wife, Linda, will host the eighth annual Mayor’s Charity Snowflake Ball from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Knights of Columbus, 755 Erie Ave. in North Tonawanda. This follows the tradition that former Mayor Rob Ortt and his wife, Meghan, started in 2010. The evening will feature music, food and cocktails. This year, the charity will be North Tonawanda’s Sikora Post 1322. Reservations are encouraged. If interested in making a separate donation, call 695-8540.

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