Friday, May 1-WhyLifeMinistries Evening For Life Event, Arrowhead Golf Club (12292 Clarence Center Rd.), dinner, guest speaker, and live auction. Dinner at 6:30 pm. Tickets $40 or $300 per table , 937-7815.

Saturday, May 2-Alden Youth Baseball Opening Day Parade, 9:30 am.

Saturday, May 2-Rummage sale, 9 am-noon at Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster), $1 admission, bag sale at 11 am, refreshments available.

Sunday, May 3-Chicken BBQ (or Ribs), pick-up noon-2 pm, St Maximilian Kolbe at East Pembroke Hall.

Sunday, May 3-Pet Connections Program, Inc. Fundraiser, 1-4 pm, at Mooney’s (6513 Broadway, Lancaster), free entry, free food, Chinese Auction, silent auction, door prizes.

Sunday, May 3-Chicken BBQ, noon until sold-out, Cowlesville Fire Hall (Clinton St.).

May 7, 9, 14 and 16 at 7:30 pm and May 17 at 1:30 pm. The Alden Christian Theatre Society, Inc. (ACTS), 1470 Church Street in the Village of Alden, will perform Acts the Musical. Tickets are available by calling the ACTS Reservation line at 716-937-7770.

Saturday, May 9- Ladies day Marketplace, 10 am-2 pm, Town Line Lutheran Church (1159 Town Line Rd.), $1 admission includes door prize ticket and benefits The Town Line Youth and Harvest House.

Saturday, May 9-Mother’s Day Tea, Hull Family Home and farmstead (5962 Genesee St., Lanc.), seatings at 11 am and 2 pm. Adults $20, children under 10 are $10. Reservations required-call 741-7032.

Saturday, May 9-Hot Dog and Pie Sale, 11 am-2 pm, Valu Home Center (Broadway in the Village of Alden), sponsored by Alden’s Meals on Wheels.

Tuesday, May 12-School Budget Hearing, 7 pm, High School Library.

Thursday, May 14, 7 PM, at the Community Center, Alden Historical Society presents “Celebrate Buffalo’s Grain Elevators.”

Saturday, May 16-Flea Market with Penny Sale/Auction, 9 am-2 pm, Elma Fire Hall (2945 Bowen Rd.), for tables call Amanda at 863-8908.

Tuesday, May 19-Chicken BBQ along side the SchoolBudget Vote, Art Show and Concert. To benefit 7th grade Washington D.C. trip next year.

Weds., May 20-Drive-thru Chicken BBQ, 4-7 pm, Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster), benefits Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Wednesday, May 20-Alden Garden Club Plant Auction, 6 pm at Alden Community Center.

Wednesday, May 20-Spaghetti Dinner and Bake Sale, 4-7 pm, Crittenden Presbyterian Church )3320 Crittenden Road), take out available. Adults $7.50, children 6-12 $3.50, and 5 and under are free. For tickets call Judy at 542-4861.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 22, 23, 24. St. Aidan’s Plant Sale, 10 am-4 pm Sunday noon-4 pm. Firemen’s Park in the village of Alden. annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, hanging baskets.