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2017-11-09 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Historical Society to honor veterans

The Orchard Park Historical Society and the Orchard Park Library will present “Honoring All Who Served,” a tribute to the men and women, past and present, of the armed forces, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov, 12, in the library meeting room, 4570 S. Buffalo St. The multimedia presentation will have artifacts, memorabilia and other items of local historical interest. Veterans are urged to stop by and share their memories. For more information, call Estelle Adelman at 662-5516.

Christmas Child donations sought

Orchard Park Wesleyan Church, 7295 Ellicott Road, is a drop-off site for Operation Christmas Child. The initiative looks for organizations and churches to fill boxes with gifts for children ages 2 to 14. The church will be a collection center during National Collection Week. Gifts can be dropped off from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, through Friday, Nov. 17, and from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, through Monday, Nov. 20. For information, call the church at 662-9842.

Senior group to see The Temptations

The Armor Seniors will take a trip to Seneca Niagara Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 12, to see The Temptations perform. The cost is $69 for lunch buffet, transportation and show, and $20 for slots. For more information, call Fran Ritz at 648-7526.

Church to hold weekly gathering

Lifetree Cafe, a weekly hourlong interactive experience that features stories of real people on film, guided conversation, biblical insights and time to build relationships, will be held at Windom Community Church, 3766 Abbott Road. The group meets from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday until Dec. 19. Lifetree will discuss family, friends, fears, busyness, money, materialism, health, heaven, peace and purpose. Call Pastor Mike Wrigglesworth at 649-6261 or mikewriggs@gmail.com.

Armor Seniors plan casino trip

The Armor Seniors will take a trip to Seneca Allegany Casino for “Elvis, King of Rock & Roll” on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The cost of the trip is $69 for lunch buffet, transportation and show, and $20 for slots.

Knights of Columbus to hold meat raffle

The Father Baker Council Knights of Columbus, located at 2838 South Park Ave., Lackawanna, will host its annual fall meat raffle Saturday, Nov. 11. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the first spin of the wheel taking place at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and includes draft beer, pop and roast beef sandwich. A basket of cheer will be raffled off. Attendees can bring their own snacks but not alcohol.

Legion post slates basket raffle

The Orchard Park American Legion Post 567 will hold a basket raffle from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the post, 3740 N. Buffalo Road. Lunch will be available. There is no admission to the event, where 100 theme baskets will be raffled off. The event is hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary. All proceeds of the benefit will go to active duty servicemen and women, veterans and their families.

Rededication of tombstone set

The Brothers of Weber Camp 44, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, invite the descendents of David and Angeline Knapp, as well as the public, to the rededication of the tombstone for their son, Julius. The service will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, on Chestnut Ridge Road between Ward and Gartman roads, north of the Eternal Flame. Parking will be available in the parking area of the Eternal Flame.

‘Let’s do Lunch’ set for Nov. 16

Orchard Park Presbyterian Church’s “Let’s do Lunch” series continues at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, with a special appearance by the Rev. Ryszard Biernat, producer of locally sold Holy Honey. The event will be at the church, 4369 S. Buffalo St. Before his presentation, there will be a catered luncheon. The cost is $10. Cash or checks made payable to the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church will be accepted at the door on the day of the program.

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