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2012-07-25 / What's Going On

What's Going On

Irish Night planned at Asa Ransom House

The Clarence Hollow Association will present “Irish Night” on Thursday, July 26, at the Asa Ransom House, 10529 Main St., Clarence. The free concert will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will feature Celtic music by KINDRED, www.4kindred.com, and Irish dancers from Rochez Academy of Irish Dance, www.roche zirishdance.com. Food and beverages are available for purchase. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Farmers Market open on Saturdays

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 10717 Main St., east of Ransom Road. Lil Sprouts Tent will be providing activities for children. Brian & Peg will be the featured entertainment; Business of the Week will be Homewatch Caregivers and Brothers of Mercy; Community Service will be Lori Minnich, dietary medical consultant; and Winery of the Week will be Fulkerson Winery. For details, visit www.clarence farmersmarket.com or www.face book.com/ clarencehollowfm.

Chamber planning Taste of Clarence

Clarence Chamber of Commerce will hold its ninth annual Taste of Clarence & Cruise Night from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Clarence Town Park pavilion, 10405 Main St. The Cruise Night portion of the Taste is expected to host at least 850 cars and assorted motorcycles, with musical entertainment provided by the Whirlin Disc and the Blues Brothers. A number of restaurants will be featured. For additional information, visit www.clarence.org or call 631-3888.

Participants sought for Chalk Art fest

The Clarence Hollow Farmers Market will hold the “William Jobling Memorial Chalk Art Festival” on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 10717 Main St. Those interested in participating in the annual Chalk Art Festival can visit the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market website, www.clarencefarmersmarket.com, for details. People can also “like” the market at www.facebook.com/clarencehol lowfm.

Millgrove Bible Church holding VBS

Millgrove Bible Church, pastored by Clarence resident Rev. David Grainge, will be holding its Vacation Bible School program, “LifeWay's Amazing Wonders Aviation — Where Faith and Life Connect,” from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 13 through 17. Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to join the program at the church at 11517 Genesee St., Alden. Contact the church for pre-registration information at 937-7926 or by visiting the website millgrovebiblechurch.org.

Line dancing group to perform at market

Hot Country Liners, a high-energy line dancing troupe, will be performing at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Clarence Hollow Farmers Market, at 10717 Main St., east of Ransom Road.

Fostering needed for SPCA animals

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Serving Erie County is seeking people to become foster care “parents” for cats and kittens, or animals that are too young to be placed for adoption, are pregnant or are recovering from an illness or injury along with other animals, from such locations as the SPCA site at Eastern Hills Mall in Clarence. The SPCA covers expenses incurred during the foster term. To learn more about the opportunity, contact Ruppel at 629-3509 or visit www.yourspca.org.

Our Lady of Peace organizing tour

Our Lady of Peace Church in Clarence has booked a guided tour of Lancaster County, Pa., for Oct. 3 to 5. The trip includes two nights lodging at the Lancaster Host Resort; two breakfasts; two dinners; a performance of “Jonah” at the Millennium Theatre; a guided tour of the Amish countryside, including a craft farm and bake shop; Kitchen Kettle Village; Bird-in-Hand Farmers Market; Turkey Hill Experience, motorcoach transportation and all taxes; and meal gratuities. For information, call Ann or Liz at 759-8554.

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