It is exciting for me to share with you the Dale Association, in partnership with National Council on Aging, New York State Office for Aging, Niagara County Office for Aging, and SUNY Albany’s Center for Excellence in Aging and Community Wellness – offers the Aging Mastery Program. It is an …

Lockport Theatre Organ Society will present "Pizza and Pipes" from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at The Dale Association, 33 Ontario St. Up to eight organists will take a turn at the Mighty Wurlitzer theater pipe organ. Admission is free; pizza by the slice, salad and pop will be available for purchase.

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host "Rock Painting for Adults" at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Advance registration is requested. Call 735-3281 or visit the library.

"Mind Control: Fact or Fiction?" will be presented by Cris Johnson from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lockport Public Library community meeting room, 23 East Ave. Johnson will present a blend of facts about psychology, the nature of deception, hypnosis and optical illusions to reveal the …

The pleasures of summer include longer, warmer and sunnier days, celebrations with family and friends, and backyard BBQs. Summer can also bring with it additional safety challenges. Summer Safety – something we should all be thinking about. This past week, high temperatures exceed previous r…

EAST AMHERST — The eighth annual “Man Up” Car & Bike show in memory of Meghan Redenbach will be held on July 21 at the East Amherst fire hall, 9100 Transit Road. All makes and models are welcome. Advance registration closes on July 16.

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host Little Yogis: Yoga For Children at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Children aged 2 to 6 years are invited to try gentle stretching and breathing exercises as an introductory yoga course. For more information, call 735-3281 or visit th…

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host “Storytime Rocks! Where Will Music Take Me?” at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Through stories and songs, participants will experience music from many lands as they limbo, hula and boogie their way around the world. The program is …

“Google Docs,” a free computer class, will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lockport Public Library community meeting room, 23 East Ave. The instructor is Sara from Nioga Library System. Registration is required. Go to www.lockportlibrary.org and click on the events calendar…

Davey-O & Savannah King will perform at the Newfane Gazebo, Main Street, beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The duo’s music is described as pretense-free Americana.

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host Rock Your Body: Hatha Yoga for All at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Students of all ages are welcome. The class focuses on balance, strength and flexibility through standing, seated and prone positions and ends with a relaxation s…

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host “Adopt a Pet Rock,” a craft session, beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday. Children are invited to stop in and make their own rock buddy, complete with a “pet carrier” and adoption certificate. Advance registration is requeste…

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., is hosting the summer reading program “Libraries Rock!” from Monday through Aug. 18. Students in kindergarten through grade 8 can take the Reading Rock Star challenge for a chance to win prizes and get a star in the Reading Rock…

“MS PowerPoint,” a free computer class, will be offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Lockport Public Library community meeting room, 23 East Ave. The instructor is Caitlin from Niagara County Community College. Registration is required. Go to www.lockportlibrary.org and click on the …

The Optimist Club of Lockport announced the winners of its 2018 Outdoor Arts & Crafts Festival. They are: Nikki Milley, best of show; Laurie Baldwin, pottery and ceramics; Fred Janik, wood painting and country wood; Joseph Hubert, painting and photography; Sarah Wachowski, fabric and sof…

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MEDINA — The third annual Farm to Table Dinner hosted by Orleans Renaissance Group Inc. will be held Aug. 2 on historic Main Street. A limited number of tickets will be sold beginning July 6.

The Reverend Justin Blakely Anderson, M.Th., is now officially serving full-time as First African Methodist Episcopal Church's preaching guest minister.

Ladies of the Lockport High School class of 1959 will meet for lunch and socializing at Willowbrook Golf Course, Lake Avenue, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Confirm planned attendance by calling Donna at 870-5403.

Niagara Career and Technical Education Center rolled out a Legal Studies program this past school year to expand upon the popular Security and Law Enforcement program that is offered at both of Orleans-Niagara BOCES’ CTE centers in Medina and Sanborn.

BATAVIA — Genesee Community College has announced a new Dual Admission agreement with Canisius College and an expanded agreement with Niagara University. Each agreement provides students with guaranteed admissions to both GCC and the four-year transfer institution if all academic requirement…

WILLIAMSVILLE — The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York chapter will “Living with Alzheimer’s,” a three-part series of educational programs for people living with a dementia diagnosis, and their caregivers, this month.

NIAGARA FALLS — “Introduction to Family Child Care” will be presented from 10 a.m. to noon July 19 at Niagara Community Action Program, 1521 Main St. The workshop is for those who are interested in becoming registered family child care providers. The state requires individuals caring for mor…

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TONAWANDA — Cardinal O’Hara High School will host its annual O’Harafest on July 27. All alumni, current students and their families, and incoming students and their families, are invited. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. at the school. Food and beverages are provided. The Jim Levinthal Band w…

Niagara History Center’s kids’ summer history program, for youths aged 7 to 12 years, will kick off on July 11. Four new themes are in play this year. The day program themes and dates are:

Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, will host its 15th annual memorial butterfly release from 1 to 3 p.m. July 21. Local residents are invited to release butterflies in memory or in honor of someone special to them. Live butterflies can be ordered until July 13.

APPLETON — AM Lockport Toastmasters will celebrate a member’s accomplishment at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Winery at Marjim Manor, Lake Road. Martin Johnston earned the rank of Distinguished Toastmaster, the highest rank in the organization.

Members of Newborns In Need, WNY Chapter, will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lockport Public Library, 23 East Ave. They’re making wash-cloth animals to include in care packages.

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., hosts a weekly LEGO Club for children at 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Participants can build whatever they’d like. For more information, call 735-3281.

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host “Little Storytime” at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Stories and songs are for preschool-age children. Registration is not necessary. For more information, call 735-3281.

The Dale Association is pleased to partner with the Town of Lockport to provide free health screenings at Lockport Town Hall, 6560 Dysinger Road, on Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon.

NORTH TONAWANDA – Make a date to visit the North Tonawanda Library, 505 Meadow Drive, at 2 p.m. July 9 for “Science Below Zero,” a live, interactive presentation for kids of all ages, presented by the science museum. Chill out during this liquid nitrogen demonstration as basic concepts of he…

SANBORN — Delegates from PTA units in Erie, Orleans and Niagara counties were on hand at the 97th annual meeting of Niagara Region PTA to elect officers and alternates, approve a bylaws amendment removing the office of corresponding secretary, receive the audit report and annual report, pres…

MEDINA — Master gardeners from Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension will offer their first ever Summer Symposium at Leonard Oakes Estate Winery from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday June 30. Three mini-presentations by master gardeners and Darrel Oakes from LynOaken Farms will culminate wi…

Mario’s Pet Food Pantry will distribute pet food and toys for cats and dogs to qualified pet owners in need at three sites on Monday.

DeSales Catholic School is offering summer camps for students entering grades 1 through 6. The programs, inspired by DeSales’ STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) curriculum, are open to all students in the area.

GASPORT — Royalton United Methodist Church will host a pet blessing and picnic at noon Saturday at Veterans Park. All are welcome to bring their pets to be blessed, and/or bring a dish to pass and stay for the picnic after the blessing service. Hot dogs will be provided by the church. For mo…

MIDDLEPORT — Royalton Hartland Community Library, 9 Vernon St., will host a Fairy Tea Party at 1 p.m. Saturday. The party involves magical refreshments, storytime and crafts with slime in honor of International Fairy Day on June 24. The party is recommended for any child who’s pre-school age…