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2017-08-17 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Market ongoing at Orchard Fresh

The second season of the Orchard Park Farmers & Artisans Market will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot in front of Orchard Fresh, 4050 N. Buffalo Road. Each week, the market will feature approximately 20 vendors, made up of a mix of local farmers and artisans, as well as two food trucks and live music.

Spot Coffee to host Strictly Hip

The Strictly Hip will perform a concert from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Spot Coffee, 6519 E. Quaker St.

Movie slated at Chestnut Ridge

From 8:15 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug 20, the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy will present Disney’s “Ratatouille” as its outdoor movie at Chestnut Ridge Park.

Networking meeting set for Aug. 24

Business Connections, the Orchard Park Chamber’s networking group, will meet at 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the basement of the Municipal Center, 4295 S. Buffalo St. For further information, contact the Chamber office at 662-3366.

Tennis tournament scheduled

The third annual Chestnut Ridge Summer Classic Tennis Tournament will be held between Thursday, Sept. 7, and Sunday, Sept. 10. The four-day tournament is open to all ages. The tournament will run from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The entry fee for singles is $25 and $12.50 each for doubles. A $1 administration fee is also due. For more information, email tournament director Tim Sands at sandstormtennis@gmail.com.

Artisan fair, farmers market set

Father Baker Manor, 6400 Powers Road, will hold an artisan fair and market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. For $35 vendors can reserve a 12-by-12 space. Participants are also asked to donate a raffle item or basket representing their booth. Send completed applications and fees to Jill Hirczak at Father Baker Manor, 6400 Powers Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127. For information or an exhibitor application, visit www.chsbuffalo.org/FBMfair or contact Hirczak at jhirczak@chsbuffalo.org or at 209-0744

K.I.A. Memorial March planned

A K.I.A. Memorial Roadmarch will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Chestnut Ridge Park. Participants in the 10K event carry canned goods in rucksacks. Proceeds support veterans’ organizations, such as Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court and Gold Star Mothers. Canned goods are donated to three food pantries. The cost is $70 per person, or $80 at the door. For information, contact Jason Jaskula at 866-4448 or Jason@kiamemorial march.com. To register, visit www.kia memorialmarch.com.

Electronic recycling event planned

State Sen. Chris Jacobs will present an electronics recycling event from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Erie Community College South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd. The event is also being sponsored by Spectrum and Sunnking Recycling. Residents can drop off unwanted computers, televisions, printers, cellphones and more. Air conditioning units, broken CRT TVs or alkaline batteries cannot be accepted. For more information, contact Jacobs’ office at 854-8705, or email jacobs@nysenate.gov.

Depot to hold chicken barbecue

The Western New York Railway Historical Society will sponsor a chicken barbecue at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Orchard Park Railroad Depot, 395 S. Lincoln Ave. The cost of the dinners will be $10 and will be takeout only. Proceeds from the barbecue will benefit the ongoing restoration of the depot site. During the barbecue, the depot will be open for tours. For more information, call the depot at 662-7002.

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