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Community Datebook for the Week of March 14, 2013

Food Not Bombs talk March 19

A talk will be presented on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at the Great Harvest Bread Company, located at 18 Buffalo St. in Hamburg. Hear about Food Not Bombs, a worldwide grass roots movement sharing free food in public places as a protest against war and waste, and a life affirming act supporting harmony and community. For more information, call 312-0810 or 712-7822.

Aurora Waldorf open house March 16

The Aurora Waldorf School is holding a graduate panel discussion and open house on Saturday, March 16 at the school, located at 525 West Falls Road in West Falls.

The panel discussion will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, with the open house following at noon and running until 2 p.m.

For more information, visit the school’s website, or call 655-2029.

Used clothing drop-off box

A used clothing drop-off box is available at St. James U.C.C., located at 76 Main St. in Hamburg. Donations of clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, blankets, sheets and curtains can be made there.

E. Eden Home Bureau luncheon March 16

The East Eden Home Bureau is holding a members luncheon on Satuday, March 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Waterstone Restaurant.

For more information, call Joyce at 992-4435.

Senior’s program March 21

A seniors activity group will meet on March 21 at noon at St. Matthew’s U.C.C., located at 5289 McKinley Parkway in the fellowship hall. There will be a dish-to-pass luncheon.

The group meets on the third Thursday of every month. For more information, contact Shirley at 649-4919.

St. Francis fundraiser March 18 and 20

St. Francis of Assisi is holding a pierogi fundraiser in the Social Center on March 18 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Homemade potato with cheddar cheese, sauerkraut and farmer’s cheese pierogis will be available. Pierogis will cost $5 for six and $10 for 12.

For more information, call 627-5680.

Troop 509 chicken barbecue March 21

Boy Scouts Pack and Troop 509 are holding a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue on Thursday, March 21 from 3 to 7 p.m. (or until sold out) at the Hamburg United Methodist Church, located at 116 Union St.

Dinners are $8 and take-out only.

Penn Dixie training March 16

Penn Dixie’s Volunteer Training program is on Saturday, March 16, 8:30 a.m. to noon in the auditorium of the Gateway Executive Office, located at 3556 Lake Shore Road in Blasdell. Volunteers are needed to help with exhibits, school groups, scouts, public days, special events, astronomy nights, Earth Day clean-up activities, program development, membership recruitment, fundraising events, marketing and several other activities to help promot the programs and operations of the Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center.

Junior and senior high students and adults are welcome. Non-members are $25 each and Penn Dixie members are free.

Hamburg UMC Lenten fish fry

Hamburg United Methodist Church is providing fish fries during the Lenten season on March 22 and 29.

These dinners are fundraisers to better enable the church to provide for missions and other worthwhile causes in our area.

The menu will consist of battered or broiled fish, cole slaw, potato salad, bread, a beverage, pies and homemade desserts. Chicken fingers and french fries will be available for children.

Dinners are $9.95, eat-in or take-out, $5 for children 12 and under and free for children under-5.

Lenten events at St. John’s

St. John’s Community Church of Eden, located at 2871 E. Church St., is holding a Lenten fish fry every Friday during Lent, running through Friday. March 29, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

The menu includes broiled or deep fried haddock, homemade french fires, coleslaw and macaroni and cheese. Coffee, tea, soft drinks and dessert will also be available. The cost is $9 per person.

‘Change’ topic held March 17

Kathey Rickey will present her sermon A Change in Plans” on Sunday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Hamburg, located on the corner of Union and Center streets.

Rickey is a candidate for the UU ministry and is currently serving as a Chaplain Resident at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

She will be available for conversation during the St. Patrick’s Day coffee hour following the services. Religious education and child care are provided. All are welcome.

All Saints ‘Souper Suppers’ March 20

All Saints Lutheran Church, located at 6065 South Park Ave. in Hamburg, will have a Lenten service on Wednesday, March 20 featuring “Souper Suppers” at 6:30 p.m. and the Lenten service at 7:30 p.m. The Lenten theme for this service is “Facing Suffering,” from Romans 8:18-19. Pastor David Menz will be preaching. All are welcome.

Hamburg baseball benefit March 20

A spaghetti dinner is being held to benefit the Hamburg High School baseball program on Wednesday, March 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Hamburg High School cafeteria.

Tickets are $8 per person (children under 5 are free), and $7.50 pre-sale. Tickets are available at the door, or from any baseball player.

E. Eden Home Bureau meeting March 19

The East Eden Home Bureau is holding a business meeting and craft on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. at the East Eden Fire Hall. The craft is “egg, bunny, chick.”

For more information, call Joyce at 992-4435.

Emerson Home Bureau meeting

The Emerson Home Bureau will meet on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Hamburg Middle School cafeteria. There will be a business meeting and a community service project.

Eden UMC spaghetti dinner

Eden United Methodist Church, located at 2820 East Church St., is holding an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Wednesday, March 20 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread and butter, coffee and dessert. Adults cost $7 and children five to 12 are $4.50.

Round and Square Dance March16

A Round and Square Dance is being held on Saturday, March 16 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Epiphany of Our Lord Parish Hall located at 10893 Sisson Highway. in Langford.

Music will be provided by Pure Country with Paul Zittel. Pizza, beer, pop and snacks will also be available.

Admission is $25 for families, $7 for adults and $5 for children ages 10-15.

Call Mary Richmond at 337-3952 for table reservations.


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