Saturday, April 2- Chicken BBQ and Chinese Auction to benefit Pet Connection, Variety Club Banquet hall (6114 Broadway, Lancaster). $10.

Sunday, April 3- Chicken BBQ, noon until sold-out, Marilla Rec./Hall (Two Rod Rd. and West Ave.), adults $10, children under 12 $5, sponsored by Marilla Fire. Co. Benevolent Assoc.

Sunday, April 3- Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 am-noon, St. John’s School Gym, benefits Boy Scout Troop 117, adults $6.50, children 10 and under $4, 3 and under are free.

Sunday, April 3- All you can eat Spaghetti Dinner, noon-2 pm, St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (8656 Church St., Pembroke), eat in or take out, proceeds to benefit Ronald McDonald House, $10 adults and $5 children 12 and under.

Saturday, April 9- Newstead fire Company Mega Spring Raffle, 2-6 pm, 5691 Cummings Rd., Akron. $30 donation includes food, refreshments and a chance at 35 prizes and side raffles. Tickets available at the Alden Advertiser.

Saturday, April 9- Attica Fire Dept. Trip Raffle, 1-6 pm at Darien Fire Co. Rec. Hall (Route 77 in Darien), chance to win one of 10 trips, plus floor raffle, $25 per ticket, www.atticafire.com.

Saturday, April 9- Fisherman’s Flea Market, 9 am-3 pm, Alexander Fireman’s Rec. Hall (10708 Rt. 98), $2 admission (under 12 are free), lunch available for purchase.

Saturday, April 9- Flea Market, Bellevue Vol. Fire Co. Auxiliary, 8 am-3 pm, 511 Como Park Blvd.

Saturday, April 9 – St. John’s Holy Name Society Parish Sweepstakes dance, featuring the band, “Yesterday”. Doors open at 6:30 pm, band plays from 7 – 10; sweepstakes drawing at 10 pm. Price of admission is $10 at the door. Pop, chips and pretzels provided; a cash bar will be available.

Sunday, April 10- Taste of Town Line and basket raffle, 12:15 pm, Town Line Lutheran Church (1159 Town Line Rd.).

Sunday, April 10- Great Batavia Train Show, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, Clarion Hotel, Park Rd., Batavia. Vendor tables, free parking, door prizes. www.gsme.org or email bataviatrainshow@gsme.org.

Saturday, April 16-Millgrove Clothes Closet open form 9 am-noon, Millgrove Bible Church (Genesee St., Alden), free clothing for those in need.

Saturday, April 16- Newsstead Fire Co. Aux. Spring Fling Luncheon, starts at noon, Cumming Road in Akron, Chinese auction, door prizes, Mexican theme, $15 for adults, children 6-12 yrs. are $10 and under 5 are free. Tickets available at the Alden Advertiser.

Saturday, April 16- Wine and Beer Tasting, Chinese Auction, 7 pm at the Whistle Stop Inn, tickets 937-6177, $30 per person, sponsored by Alden Chamber of Commerce.

Sunday, April 17- Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction, 8 am-noon, American Legion (3740 N. Buffalo Rd., Orchard Park), proceeds benefit WNY Veterans.

Saturday, April 23- Alden Kiwanis Duck Race, noon.

Saturday, April 23- Family Day Event sponsored by Alden’s Meals on Wheels at Alden High School, 1-4 pm, Chinese auction, In-Jest performs, kids activities, information booths, food trucks.