Thursday, April 9-Alden Historical Society Program :Sinking of the Lusitania” at 7 pm, Alden Community Center.

Saturday, April 11-Crittenden Quilters Project Linus Workshop, 9 am. Lunch, beverage and dessert provided. Save your spot by April 6th. Call Joan 585-937-9284 or email djfix3@verizon.net.

Saturday, April 11-Alden Chamber of Commerce Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Event, 7-9 pm, Whistle Stop Inn (1338 Exchange St.). Food pairing and Chinese auction. Pre-sale tickets only, call 937-6177.

Weds., April 15-Chicken BBQ, $10 (drive-thru), 4-7 pm, Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster), to benefit Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Saturday, April 18-Chinese Auction/Meat raffle sponsored by Marilla Ladies Fire Company Aux., doors open at 6 pm, drawing start at 7:30 pm at Marilla Fire Company Rec. Hall (Two Rod Rd. and West Ave.).

Saturday, April 18-Pancake Breakfast to benefit Hull Family Home & Farmstead at Applebee’s (5017 Transit Rd., Wmsl.), 8-10 am. For tickets call 741-7032 or email kasmith340@roadrunner.com.

Saturday, April 18-Roast Beef Dinner, 4-7 pm, Holy Mother fo the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster), adults $10 and children (12 and under) $6. To benefit the Parish Youth.

Friday, April 24-Watoto Children’s Choir from Africa performs at Alden Mennonite Church (923 Two Rod Rd.), 7 pm.

Friday, April 24-St. John’s Alumni Theme Tray Raffle, 6 pm, reservations required by April 21st, call Kathy at 937-7056.

Friday, April 24-Chinese Auction, doors open at 5:30 pm, numbers drawn at 7:30 pm, Elma Fire Hall (2945 Bowen Road), $3 admission includes dessert and beverage, kitchen will be open.

Saturday, April 25-Alden Kiwanis Duck Race, at noon. Tickets $5 available at businesses with the yellow duck sign or from any Kiwanis member.

Saturday, April 25-House Soccer Registration, ages 4-16 at Alden Community Center from 10 am-noon, questions call Mike at 937-6711.

Saturday, April 25th-Natural Health Seminar – Learn from Dr. Kroll www.kenkrollmd.com, anti-aging and wellness specialist, and other speakers how to naturally reduce pain and inflammation, boost immune system, etc. and live healthier longer. Hamburg Fairgrounds, Carousel Banquet Rm. 9 am-noon. To reserve your free admission seats contact 257-9463; 992-9264; puregood@mail.com.

Saturday, April 25-“Hungry Bear” breakfast/brunch, Corfu United Pres. Church (63 Alleghany St.), 8:30 am-12:30 pm. $8 adults, $3.50 children 5-12, and under 5 are free.

Sunday, April 26-Towel Bingo and Chinese auction, doors open at 11:30 am, Bingo starts 1 pm, $5, Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster).

Sunday, April 26-Chicken BBQ, 11:30 am-sold out, Corfu Grange Hall (Route 77 (across from Pembroke IS), $10 for adults and $6 for kids. Eat in or take out.

Tuesday, April 28-MS Tip Night at My Saloon (Rt. 20, Darien Ctr.). All tips donated from 6 pm-midnight are donated to team “Julie’s Jedi’s” who participate in the Buffalo MS Walk. Karaoke, Chinese auction, raffles, and “spin to win” wheel.

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