Weekly Feature

2018-08-08 / What's Going On

What's Going On

STAGE to present ‘The Wiz’ this week

The Summer Theatre Arts Group Experience will present “The Wiz” in three evening performances at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 and 11, and in one matinee performance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, all of which will take place at the Sheridan Parkside Community Center, 169 Sheridan Parkside Drive, Tonawanda. Tickets will be $10 at the door on the evenings of performances. Tickets for senior citizens and children 10 and younger will be $8. To learn more, visit http://kentonstage.org/.

Kenmore Garden Club to tour Hurd Orchards

The Kenmore Garden Club will be taking a bus tour of Hurd Orchards and three historic cobblestone buildings in Holley, New York, on Aug. 13. The trip includes lunch. To learn more, email Elaine Wiedemann at ewpinkposies1@gmail.com. General meetings resume in September. In June, the club delivered roughly 200 origami butterflies to Ken-Ton Meals on Wheels for tray favors and will continue caring for adopt-a-boxes at the Ken-Ton Historical Building and the Blue Star Memorial garden at Kenney Field.

Jam sale coming to Kenmore Mercy

A wide selection of jams and jellies made from Niagara County produce will be sold from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the atrium of Kenmore Mercy Hospital. Tasting samples will be available.

Brighton Place benefit set for Aug. 19

A Krolick’s Chicken BBQ Fundraiser and Family Fun Day, to benefit the Brighton Place Library, is set for 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at the library, 999 Brighton Road, Tonawanda. The event will include live music, carnival and lawn games, basket raffles and a 50/50 split drawing, plus dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, and a demonstration in which children can help trained dogs do tricks. Dinner may be purchased as eat-in or takeout. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and must be purchased at the library. For information, call 332-4375.

KPD Juvenile Bureau to host youth academy

The Kenmore Police Department Juvenile Bureau will host a Youth Citizens Police Academy late this fall. Sponsored by Elks Lodge 1942, the program will be for students between the ages of 13 and 16 and will be a five-week interactive course that covers topics such as juvenile and criminal law, and includes K-9 unit demonstrations. Sessions will be held once per week at the Kenmore Community Center, 135 Wilber Ave., and the Kenmore Police Department, 2395 Elmwood Ave. For information, call 875-1414.

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