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2011-06-01 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Toastmasters continues ‘Tour of Town’

Clarence Toastmasters will continue its “Tour of the Town” with the next stop at 8 a.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Clarence Senior Center, 4600 Thompson Road, Clarence. The event will allow people to learn more about becoming a better speaker and build confidence in front of an audience. For information, call Noel Dill at 864-6325, Mark Richheimer at 998-5748 or the Clarence Chamber of Commerce at 631-3888. Visit www.clarencetoastmasters.com for a schedule.

Book Review Club to review Belfer work

The Clarence Book Review Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. The book to be reviewed will be “A Fierce Radiance” by Lauren Belfer. The reviewer will be John Percy. Lunch will be served. For information, call 759-8586.

May Flower Days ongoing at market

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through October at the market lot, 10717 Main St., between Ransom and Salt roads. The market is offering spring produce and selected vendors, as well as other products and activities. For more information about the market, visit www.clarencefarmersmarket.com.

CUMC holding annual motorcycle blessing

Clarence United Methodist Church will hold its annual motorcycle blessing — Bikes, Blues and Barbecue — from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at 10205 Greiner Road. A free pig roast will be provided. It will be alcohol free and is sponsored by the Celebrate Recovery Program, which meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday nights at Clarence United Methodist Church, at the corner of Greiner and Strickler roads. For information, call the church office at 759-8921.

Dog ‘N Suds event planned for June 5

The WNY Citizens Against Puppy Mills will hold a Dog ‘N Suds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Canine & Co, 5952 Transit Road, Depew. Dog baths will cost $10 (30-minute limit), and there will be rescues available for adoption, a basket raffle, activities for children and food. Other activities include an obedience demonstration and Canine Good Citizen Test. Also, dogs can be entered in a contest for prizes. Proceeds will be used to further the mission of CAPM.

Women’s Club to feature historical fashions

The Clarence Women’s Club will hold its closing meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 6, in the Clarence Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. Lynn Gerber, from the Theodore Roosevelt Costume Resource Center, will speak on “Dressing for Tea.” The presentation will include a showing of historical fashions from 1900 to 1930. Guests and new members are welcome. For more information, call 759-9797.

Chamber to host golf outing, wine tour

The Chamber’s annual Golf Classic outing is being held Monday, June 6, at the Arrowhead Golf Club, 12292 Clarence Center Road, Akron. Golfer registration with lunch starts at noon, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The day will conclude with a social hour prior to a buffet dinner, Chinese auction and prizes. New this year is the Niagara Wine Tour for the non-golfer, which includes transportation, box lunch, winery tickets, wine glass and dinner at the club with golfers. For information, call the Clarence Chamber at 631-3888 or email info@clarence.org.

Chamber networking planned for June 8

A Clarence Chamber of Commerce networking gathering will be held from 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 8. Guest speaker Jamila Smith of SEFCU will be speaking on the “Business Partner Program” at Gianni Mazia’s, 10325 Main St., Clarence. For additional information, contact the Clarence Chamber at 631-3888 or info@clarence.org.

Cystic Health group holds meeting

Women Interested in Cystic Health will hold their installation of officers at their luncheon meeting at noon on Wednesday, June 8 at the Brookfield Country Club, 5120 Shimerville Road, Clarence. For information, call 652-0375.

Informational meeting on ice rink planned

An informational meeting to discuss the newly proposed ice rink at Eastern Hills Mall will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Clarence Middle School auditorium, 10150 Greiner Road, Clarence Center. There will be representatives from the Clarence Community Recreation Corp. in attendance to present the new rink information and answer questions. For information, call 830-4825.

BPO to perform at St. Mary’s

Members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at St. Mary’s Church, 6919 Transit Road, Swormville, to commemorate the first anniversary of the new building. Forty members of the orchestra will play a basically classical program. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased from the rectory office the night of the concert if available. Tickets also remain for the dinner package that includes reserved seating and dinner by Carmine’s on Transit Road. The cost is $45. For more information about the event, call 688-9380.

After-hours Blender planned by Chamber

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce After-hours Blender gathering is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. It will be hosted by Falletta’s Restaurant, 8255 Clarence Center Road, East Amherst, which is the 2010 Taste of Clarence’s Sliver Spoon Award winner. RSVPs are requested. For information about the event or hosting an After-hours Blender, contact the Clarence Chamber at 631-3888 or info@clarence.org. Visit www.clarence.org for additional information about the Chamber.

Concert Association sets wine, cheese fundraiser

The Clarence Concert Association will hold its annual Music, Wine & Cheese fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the Town Park Clubhouse, 10405 Main St. The price is $20 presale and $25 at the door. The wine is from local wineries, the cheese from Kutters in Pembroke and the music by members of the Clarence Summer Orchestra. Information and tickets are available on the association’s website, clarenceconcert.org.

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