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2018-03-22 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Discussion set on pet afterlife

Lifetree CafĂ©, 3766 Abbott Road, will hold the program “Do Good Dogs Go to Heaven? Questions About Animals and the Afterlife,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27. The program features a filmed interview with veterinarian Dr. Kathleen Cooney, founder of an in-home pet euthanasia service. Participants will be able to discuss the times they’ve had to face the death of a beloved pet. For more information, call Mike Wrigglesworth at 649-6261 or mikewriggs@gmail.com.

‘Lunch and Learn’ set for March

Eric Adams, owner of Picture Your Walls, will present “Wall decor solutions for your office & home” as part of the Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce’s “Lunch and Learn” seminars, to be held from noon to 1 p.m Tuesday, March 27, in the chamber office, 6524 E. Quaker St. Learn how to properly frame treasures, photos and art; professionally enhance, restore and enlarge photos; and correctly position and hang your work. The cost is $15 per person and includes lunch. To register, call the chamber at 662-3366.

Girl Scout troop to sell cookies

Senior Girl Scouts, 10th-graders at Orchard Park High School from Troop 31339, will be selling Girl Scout cookies for $4 per box during the month of March. Cookies will be sold from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Nino’s Pizza, 1737 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca; and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, 3195 Southwestern Blvd. Cookies being sold are Thanks-A-Lot, Girl Scout S’mores, Lemonades, Shortbread, Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Sandwich.

Church plans ‘Eggstravaganza’

Armor Bible Church will host an Easter Eggstravaganza at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the church, 5650 Powers Road. There will be an Easter egg hunt, Easter stones craft, egg dyeing and more for children up to fifth grade. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Quilt, rummage sale slated

Comfort Quilters will present a quilt and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at All Saints Lutheran Church, 6065 South Park Ave., Hamburg. The free event will feature more than 100 quilts for babies, toddlers and children. A $5 box sale will start at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available. All proceeds will be used for charity quilt supplies.

Lions Club sets pancake breakfast

The Orchard Park Lions Club will hold its annual pancake breakfast from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 25, at American Legion Post 567, 3740 N. Buffalo Road. Proceeds benefit the club’s Blind & Charity Fund. Breakfast includes all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage with maple syrup and beverages. The cost is $7 for adults; $4 for children ages 6 to 12; and free to children younger than 6.

New political group plans meeting

Left, Right, Center, a new political discussion group, will hold its first meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, 4369 S. Buffalo St. The purpose of this group is to provide a non-threatening atmosphere for discussion. Attendees can sign up using www.meetup.com or by email and include three to five topics for discussion. For more information, email danscotthay@gmail.com or joseph.wales@verizon.net.

Marching Band to hold meat raffle

Quaker Marching Band will hold its inaugural meat raffle from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Orchard Park Fire Hall, 30 School St. Presale tickets are $5, or $35 for a table of eight. Tickets are $7 at the door. There will be wine and pizza available for purchase. There will also be a theme basket raffle, 50/50 drawings and raffle for a freezer full of meat. Tickets can be ordered online at www.tinyurl.com/QMBMeatRaffle1 for single tickets or www.tinyurl.com/QMB-MeatRaffle to reserve a table for eight. For more information, email presidentquakermarchingband@gmail.com.

Psychology group to screen film

FMS Psychology Group, 21 Princeton Place, will host a family night to educate parents and children on responsible use of screen time. The movie “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age” will be shown, followed by small group discussions run by licensed psychologists. The screening is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Wesleyan Church of Hamburg, 4999 McKinley Parkway. It is recommended for children older than 10. To register, visit www.impactflow.com/event/ presented-by-fms-psychology-group-llc-7335.

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