Weekly Feature

2017-07-20 / What's Going On

What’s Going On

Bluegrass band to play the Pavilion

Playing a variety of bluegrass hits, Creekbend Bluegrass Band will perform a concert at the Pavilion, 60 S. Lincoln Ave. The concert will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 20.

Senior Center to host Medicaid talk

“Fourteen Ways to Preserve Your Assets with the Medicaid Laws” will be presented at 1:15 p.m. Monday, July 24, at the Orchard Park Senior Center, 70 Linwood Ave. Learn how to preserve assets and plan for incapacity with powers of attorney, health care proxies, living wills, trusts, long-term-care insurance, IRAs, pensions and other issues. To register, call 631-9999 or complete the contact form at www.WNY-Lawyers.com.

Comedy and juggling show set for Pavilion

From 11 a.m. to noon Friday, July 28, Nels Cremean will present a comedy and juggling show at the Pavilion, 60 S. Lincoln Ave.

Ice cream social set for July 28

The Village of Orchard Park Events and Celebrations Committee will present the annual ice cream social from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the Orchard Park Railroad Depot. Attendees can choose among 15 selections of ice cream. The 10-ounce bowl of ice cream is $2. The Orchard Park Library’s Bookmobile will be in attendance. There will also be face painting, a bounce house and more activities for children. Fireworks will follow at dusk.

Car show, cruise set for July 29

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29, the Orchard Park Lions Club will present the 23rd annual Orchard Park Lions Club Quaker Days Car and Motorcycle Show and Cruise on North Buffalo Street. There will be 23 car and motorcycle classes with 108 awards given. Cars will register for the show at the Orchard Park High School parking lot on Baker Road and cruise to the show at 11 a.m. There will be live music by Joe & the Shmoes and food. Car entry costs $18 for preregistration and $20 the day of the show. Proceeds benefit the Lions Club Blind and Charity Fund. Call Tony Zappia at 662-1806 or Matt Schutt at 646-6162 for more information.

German band to play the Pavilion

Authentic German music will come to the Pavilion when The Frankfurters German Band plays the venue. The concert will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at 60 S. Lincoln Ave.

Credit union to hold shred-it event

Great Erie Federal Credit Union will hold a shred-it event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 29, at the credit union, 4000 N. Buffalo Road. There will be a cost of $2 per container. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Rural Outreach Center. There will also be snacks, giveaways, raffles, face painting and hula hoops. For more information, call the credit union at 662-1311.

Easystreet Big Band set for OP concert

Easystreet Big Band will feature an 18-piece band and a variety of big band classics in a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at the Pavilion, 60 S. Lincoln Ave.

Police Department to hold open house

The Orchard Park Police Department will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 28, in the police station, 4295 S. Buffalo St. Attendees can meet officers, tour the department and learn about the D.A.R.E. program. There will also be food and drinks.

Lindsay Matthews run set for July 30

The sixth annual Lindsay Matthews 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will take place at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 30, at the Orchard Park Soccer Complex, 6909 Milestrip Road. Prizes will be awarded to the top finishers, and a party with food and live music will follow the race. Matthews was killed in an accident in November 2008. The proceeds from the run will be used to benefit a scholarship fund. For more information, visit www.lindsaymatthewsrun.com or call 667-3786.

Legion post to host alumni reunion

An alumni reunion for all graduating classes from Orchard Park High School will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the Orchard Park American Legion Post 567, 3740 N. Buffalo Road. The cost at the door is $15. A 50/50 raffle and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Orchard Park Alumni Scholarship Fund. There will be pizza, wings, snacks, desserts and live music from the Screaming Pineapples.

Community Summer Band set for concert

Musicians of all ages from the Orchard Park Community Summer Band will perform at the Pavilion from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at 60 S. Lincoln Ave.

St. Mark’s to hold chicken barbecue

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will hold its sixth annual chicken barbecue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at the church, 6595 E. Quaker St. The barbecue will feature chicken from BW’s.

Street dance set for July 29

The Village of Orchard Park Events and Celebrations Committee will present the annual street dance from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 29. The Boys of Summer will provide entertainment for the event. Beer, wine and food will be sold.

Byrd House to host dance after-party

The Byrd House Restaurant will host the fifth annual street dance after-party. The event will run from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at the restaurant, 4190 N. Buffalo Road. Dawgs in the City will perform during the afterparty.

Nickel City Pimp Choir to play Pavilion

Playing rhythm and blues and soul classics from Al Green, James Brown and Otis Redding, the Nickel City Pimp Choir will perform at the Pavilion, 60 S. Lincoln Ave., from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 30.

Market continues at Orchard Fresh

The second season of the Orchard Park Farmers & Artisans Market will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot in front of Orchard Fresh, 4050 N. Buffalo Road. Each week, the market will feature approximately 20 vendors, made up of a mix of local farmers and artisans, as well as two food trucks and live music.

Buffalo and Brandy set for the Pavilion

Providing a younger audience a show involving art, music, magic and drumming, Buffalo and Brandy will perform from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, July 21, at the Pavilion, 60 S. Lincoln Ave.

Taste of Orchard Park set for July 26

The Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce will present the 13th annual Taste of Orchard Park, the anchor event of Quaker Days, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at the Four Corners. Tickets are $1. Food prices typically range from one ticket to six tickets. For more information, call the Chamber at 662-3366.

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