Saturday, Oct. 20th- from 9-4 pm The Country Porcelain Artists Show and Sale (Columns Banquet 2221 Transit Rd., Elma). Luncheon, fashion show, basket raffles, demos and hand painted favors for luncheon ticket holders. For luncheon reservations contact Shirley at 668-4472. The show if free and open to the public.

Sunday, October 21- 7:30 am to 1 pm Newstead Fire Co. All you can eat Pancake Breakfast $8 adults, $5 for kids.

Sunday, October 21-”Remember When” Fitness Fest to benefit the Alzheimer’s Assoc., WNY Chapter. Depew-Lancaster Moose Lodge (5437 Broadway, Lancaster), Doors open at 12:30 pm. Basket raffle, 50/50 raffle, and cash bar. Info.

Sunday, October 21- Pancake breakfast, 8 am-12:30 pm, St. Vincent’s Aud. (72 East Ave., Attica). Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #2240. $8 adults, $4 age 5-14, free under 5.

Weds., October 24- Alden’s Meals on Wheels Empty Bowls Fundraiser, 5:30-7:30 pm in the Alden high school cafeteria. $20. 937-7105.

Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27th- Halloween Spooktacular, Village of Alden. Haunted house, games, treats, face painting, Trunk and Treat on the 27th (1-3 pm).

Friday, October 26-Whylifeministries presents The Truth About Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia with Dr. Stan Bukowski. 6:30 pm, Grace in Community Church (11269 Broadway, Alden).

Saturday, October 27- 7-11 pm, Crash Cadillac Dance Lt. Col. Matt Urban Post 7275 Veteran of Foreign Wars (3741 Walden Avenue – Lancaster) Tickets are $10 pre sale and $11 at the door. Bring your own snacks and food no BYOB. For tickets call 681-8387.

Sunday, October 28- Roast Pork Dinner, 12-4 pm, Grange Curriers, 983 Chaffee Rd., $10 (adults), $5 (age under 12), GFree (under age 5).

Sunday, October 28th Marilla Kiwanis Soup Fundraising, 11 am to 2 pm, Marilla Community Center, 1810 Two Rod Road, with soup take-outs available after 1 pm. 652-7608.

Sunday, October 28- Benefit for Kowal Family, BBQ and basket raffle, noon-4 pm, Alden Landings (13391 Broadway), Dinners are pre-sale only ($12), tickets available at Alden Advertiser (13200 Broadway).

Saturday, November 3- Halloween Event, Trinity Lutheran Church (4809 S. Newstead Rd.), 6-8 pm. Games, snacks, costumes, magic. Free and open to all. 542-9828.

Saturday, November 3- Pet Connection Chicken BBQ and Basket Raffle, 2-6 pm, Variety Club Banquet Hall (6114 Broadway, Lancaster),

Saturday, November 3- Autumn Leaves Auction (Down Syndrome Parent Support Group of Genesee County), 6 pm, First United Methodist Church (8221 Lewiston Road, Batavia). Dinner buffet, beverages, and dessert bar. $12 pre-sale and $15 at the door.

Saturday, November 3- Alexander Fire Department Gun Raffle, 5- 10 pm, 10708 Alexander Rd., Alexander. Twenty-nine prizes. $25 includes food, beer, pop. 585-993-6125 or 585-507-9930.

Saturday, November 3- United Church Manor Theme Basket Luncheon, Columns Banquets in Elma. Tickets $35 or $300 for a table of 10. Luncheon included with admission. 668-5804.

Saturday, November 3- Fall Harvest Beer Pairing, GO ART!, 201 East Main St., Batavia). Four course meal with two beers per course. Seatings at 6 pm, 6:15 pm and 6:30 pm. Admission %55 (gratuity not included). Reservations required, 585-343-9313 or

Sunday, November 4- Towel Bingo, doors open at 11:30 am (bingo 1 pm sharp). $5 admission includes towel, chance on door prize, coffee and dessert. Food available for purchase. Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster).

Sunday, November 4- St. Gabriel’s Guild Holiday Craft Show, 10 am-3 pm at Parish Center (5271 Clinton St., Elma. Information call Sally at 685-3986.

Thursday, Nov. 8- The Alden Historical Society pot luck supper and business meeting, 6 pm, at the Community Center. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to pass. Program portion 7:30 pm, Charles Zoerb, a veteran, will describe his experiences as a “legal counterfeiter” during the Vietnam War.

Saturday, November 10- Annunciation Church hosts Chris Wilson Concert, 7:30 pm, open to the public, free will offering. 683-5254 or

Saturday, November 10- Vendor and Craft Fair, Basket Raffle, 11 am-3 pm, St. Nicodemus Lutheran Church (corner of Liberia and Four Rod Rd.). Food and drinks available. 652-6611.

Sunday, November 11- Veteran’s Day Steak Dinner, noon-4 pm, Lt. Col. Matt Urban VFW Post 7275 (3741 Walden Ave., Lancaster). $12 pre-sale, $13 at the door. Take out available. 681-8387.

Sunday, November 11- Genesee Society of Model Engineers Great Batavia Train Show, 9:30 am-3:30 pm, Richard C. Call Arena at Genesee Community College. Vendor tables and door prizes.

Sunday, November 25- Alexander Fire Dept. Christmas Craft and Vendor Show, 10 am – 3 pm, over 80 tables available (table rental call Barbara 585-507-9930. Alexander Rec. Hall (10708 Alexander Rd., Alexander).