August 1, 2006
July 30 to Aug. 6 / Niagara County Events
Following is Niagara Sunday's weekly listing of upcoming public events held around Niagara County.
If you would like your event included, send the information two weeks in advance to: Niagara Community Calendar, c/o The Buffalo News, 8353 Niagara Falls Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304, fax to: 283- 1691 or e-mail to: [email protected]>Today
DINNER: All-you-can-eat pasta dinner, noon to 5 p.m., Masonic Temple, One Cottage St., Lockport. Served by Niagara-Orleans District, Order of the Eastern Star. Cost $5.
OLD OLCOTT DAYS: Historical displays of 1900s Olcott, souvenirs, postcards, photos, narrated trolley tours, Coney Island hot dogs, music, free admission and parking, noon to 5 p.m., Ontario Street.
CEMETERY TOUR: Orleans County historian Bill Lattin offers tour of the Marble Orchard, 2 p.m., Village Cemetery, 505 Cayuga St., Lewiston. Adults, $10; children younger than 12, $5.
PERFORMANCE:Lockport Federation of Musicians Concert Band, 2 to 4 p.m., Lockport Town Hall, 6560 Dysinger Road.
BUY A SUNFLOWER: Niagara Hospice and the other four Hospices of Western New York have partnered with Wilson Farms, Sugar Creek and Wilson Farms Express stores for Sunflower Days. For a minimum $1, donors can purchase a paper sunflower. Proceeds benefit Hospices.
PERFORMANCE:Bittersweet Rose, as part of Blue Mondays, 7 to 9 p.m., Hennepin Park Gazebo, Fourth and Center streets, Lewiston. Free.
ARTS AND CRAFTS: For children ages 3 to 12, 2 p.m., LaSalle Branch Library, 8728 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Call 283-8309 to register. COMPUTER TUTORING: One-onone computer classes with Technical Services Librarian Sarah J. Watson, 3 to 3:45 p.m. and 4 to 4:45 p.m., Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St. Call 754- 4720 to register.
ART SHOW: Garden Reflections, an art and sculpture show, noon to 5 p.m., Kenan Center House Gallery, 433 Locust St., Lockport. Continues noon to 5 p.m. through Friday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
ADULT FITNESS: Low-impact aerobics, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, Niagara Falls Recreation Department, LaSalle Facility, 9501 Colvin Blvd. Free.
EXERCISE: PACE (People With Arthritis Can Exercise), a program of gentle exercise that combines recreation and socialization, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays, DeGraff Community Center of Kaleida Health, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda. Cost is $25 for a 10-week course. Call 690-2271 to register.
FREE CLINIC: Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, noon to 3:30 p.m., Trott Access Center, 1001 11th St., Niagara Falls. Confidential and anonymous. No appointment needed. Use the Elmwood Street entrance. Continues Thursday.
SUPPORT GROUP: Recovery Inc., a self-help community mental health resource, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Teresa's School basement, McKoon and College avenues, Niagara Falls.
TODDLER STORY HOUR: Miss Sandra Toddler Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., Lewiston Public Library, 305 S. Eighth St. Call 754-4720 to register. gister.
CELTIC FESTIVAL: Gaelic Storm and Enter the Haggis will perform at Artpark's annual Celtic Festival, as part of First Niagara Tuesday in the Park, 6:30 p.m., Artpark, Lewiston. Free.
FREE CLINIC: An immunization clinic for children, 9 to 11:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month, Trinity Lutheran Church, 67 Saxton St., Lockport. Appointments only by calling 278-1903. Clinics also held in North Tonawanda and in Niagara Falls.
CAR SHOW: Niagara Falls Cruisers Car Club show, 5 to 9 p.m., next to the parking lot for Sal Maglie Stadium, Hyde Park Boulevard, Niagara Falls.
OPEN ENROLLMENT: Enrollment for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and Family Health Plus, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hamilton B. Mizer Primary Care Center, 501 10th St., Niagara Falls. Bring identification showing date of birth, a current utility bill or other address verification, and wage information. For more information, call 285-1563.
NAR-ANON:Helping families cope with substance abuse by someone, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Clearview Outpatient Center, 66 Mead St., North Tonawanda.
AUDITIONS, ANYONE?: Niagara Fine Arts Program will hold auditions for "Seussical - the Musical!" 6 p.m., music suite of Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road. Participants must bring vocal selections. Continues Wednesday. Call 284-5456 or visit www.niagarafinearts.org for more information.
GOURMET COOKING CLASS: "Dietary Supplements: What's the Big Deal?" featuring flax pizza bread, garlic dipping sauce and green tea marinated cucumbers, 10 a.m., Mary C. Dyster Community Education Room, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, 621 10th St. Free through most insurance programs. To register, call 278-4523.
MAKE A BOOKMARK: Children in grades 4 to 9 can make beaded bookmarks and an origami treasure cup, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive.
GREAT NIAGARA STEAKOUT: Put on the by Niagara Police Athletic League; golf begins, 11 a.m.; appetizers, 5 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m., Hyde Park Golf Course and Oasis, 4343 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. Golf packages, $60 and $75 per person. Dinner only, $35. Call 286- 7038 for more information.
AUDITIONS, ANYONE?: Niagara Fine Arts Program will hold auditions for "Seussical - the Musical!" 6 p.m., music suite of Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. Participants must bring vocal selections. Call 284-5456 or visit www.niagarafinearts.org for more information.
FREE DANCE CLASS: Dance instructor Joan Harris teaches line dances, including the electric slide, Jersey strut, Louisiana strut, steppin', my way and the Jackie Gleason, 5 to 7 p.m., Doris Jones Family Resource Building, 3001 Ninth St., Niagara Falls. Call 285- 5374 to register.
OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 12:30 p.m., Clearview Treatment Center, 66 Mead St., North Tonawanda.
MEETING:Panic Anxiety Depression Support Group, 6:30 p.m., Mental Health Association, 36 Pine St., Lockport.
SUPPORT GROUP: Breast cancer support, 7 p.m. DeGraff Community Center, 139 Division St., North Tonawanda.
SUPPORT GROUP: Onward, healing and compassion for divorced or separated people, 7 p.m., St. John the Baptist School, 160 Chestnut St., Lockport. Free.
FREE LEGAL ADVICE: Legal Advocacy Service, sponsored by Mental Health Association in Niagara County, offers free legal advice to qualified clients, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 36 Pine St., Lockport. For information and appointments, call Betty 433-3780.
REHAB PICNIC: Lockport Memorial Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation picnic for patients and their spouses, 3 p.m., with dinner at 5:30, Widewaters Marina Shelter, Market Street, Lockport. Bring table service, a picnic food item to share and lawn chairs. Meat and beverages will be provided. Call 514-5505 by Monday to reserve a place.
A.M. LOCKPORT TOASTMASTERS: 7 to 8:30 a.m., Friendly's Restaurant, 2 W. Main St., Lockport. Guests and visitors welcome.
PERFORMANCE:Lewiston Jazz Project features Ron Corsaro and the UpState Express, 7 to 9 p.m., Academy Park, Center Street, Lewiston.
CAR CRUISE: Weekly car cruise with free admission, 5 p.m. to dusk, Page's Whistle Pig Restaurant, Packard and Military roads, Town of Niagara. Hosted by Freewheelers Car Club.
RECREATION PROGRAM:For developmentally disabled children 3 to 10 years old, 2 to 6 p.m., Niagara United Cerebral Palsy, 9812 Lockport Road, Town of Niagara.
FAMILY WEEKENDS: "Return of the Robots," where children can use recycled household items to create an Earth-friendly robot, noon to 4 p.m., Artpark, Lewiston. Call 754-4375 for more information or go online to www.artpark.net. Continues Sunday.
ITALIAN FESTIVAL: With bocce, ethnic foods, children's pageant, music, contests, citizens' awards, 5K run and more, noon to 10 p.m., Columbus Park and Pine Avenue from Portage Road to 15th Street, Niagara Falls. Continues Sunday.
SUPPORT GROUP: Recovery Inc., a self-help community mental health resource, 2 to 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 8210 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Use the back entrance.
MUSEUM HOURS: 2 to 4 p.m., Das Haus, museum of the Historical Society of North German Settlements in Western New York, 2549 Niagara Road, Bergholz.
ITALIAN FESTIVAL: With bocce, ethnic foods, children's pageant, music, contests, citizens' awards, 5K run and more, noon to 10 p.m., Columbus Park and Pine Avenue from Portage Road to 15th Street, Niagara Falls.
PERFORMANCE:Pocket Change, 2 to 4 p.m., Olcott Lions Club Band Shelter, Krull Park, Olcott.
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