Saturday, October 1- Crittenden Vol. Fire Dept. Gun Raffle, 5-9 pm, 13415 Genesee St., Alden. $20 includes food and refreshments. For tickets call 955-0036.
Saturday, October 1- Craft Show, St. John’s Lutheran Church (55 pleasant Ave., Lancaster. $1 donation. Auction table/lunch served. 683-8972.
Sunday, Oct. 2- Clam Chowder and Basket Raffle, noon until sold out. Cowlesville Fire Hall (Clinton St.). Bring gallon container. Also sandwiches, beverages and desserts.
Sunday, Oct. 2- Chicken BBQ, Marilla United Methodist Church (1910 Two Rod Rd.), 11:30 til sold out, $11. 983-3664.
Tuesday, October 4- National Night Out celebration, Firemen’s Park, 4-8 pm. Food trucks, raffles, demos, DJ, and more.
Thurs., October 6th from 4:30 to 6 pm, Soup Supper Night at St. John’s.
Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7 and 8th- Dinner Theater Comedy Murder Mystery at ACTS ((Church St., Alden). Dinner 6 pm, mystery 7:30 pm. 937-7770 for tickets and info. $25 with dinner/$12 for show only ($10 for seniors and students).
Sunday, october 9- FREE pancake breakfast, 9 am-11:30 am, Holy Mother of the Rosary Cathedral (6298 Broadway, Lancaster).
Sunday, October 9- Buffalo Record and CD Sale, Leonard Post VFW 2450 Walden Ave., 54 tables of music, etc. $3 admission.
Thursday, October 13, 7 pm, Alden Historical Society celebrates Alden State Bank’s 100 year history at the Community Center.
Friday and Saturday, October 14 and 15- Dinner Theater Comedy Murder Mystery at ACTS ((Church St., Alden). Dinner 6 pm, mystery 7:30 pm. 937-7770 for tickets and info. $25 with dinner/$12 for show only ($10 for seniors and students).
Saturday, October 15- Millgrove Bible Church Clothes Closet is open from 9 am-noon (free clothing for those in need).
Sunday, October 16- Spaghetti Dinner and Raffle, Holy Mother of the Rosary cathedral (6298 Broadway,. Lanc.). Noon-3 pm, raffle draw at 2 pm. Take outs available. $8 adults and $4 children under 12. Save $1 on child ticket pre-sale, tix at 685-5766.
Oct 20-22 -Evangel Church, 8180 Greiner Rd, Clarence. Annual Christmas at the Old Homestead Craft Sale. Lunch available.
Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22- Halloween Spooktacular, family event sponsored by the Alden Substance Abuse Coalition.
Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22- Quilt Show and Basket raffle, Crittenden Presbyterian Church (3320 Crittenden Road), 9 am-4 pm. Admission is $5 includes a sheet of raffle tickets and ticket for tea room.
Saturday, October 22- Autumn Leaves Auction for Down Syndrome. 6 pm First United Methodist Church (8221 Lewiston Rd., Batavia), tickets $12 pre-sale or $15 at the door.
Saturday, Oct. 22- Hull House Regency Night at Buffalo’s Twentieth Century Club (595 Delaware Ave., Buffalo), 6-9 pm. www.hullfamilyhome.com for more info.
Sunday, October 23- American Legion Riders of post 567 Pancake Breakfast, all you can eat, 8 am-noon at 3740 North Buffalo and Webster Roads, Orchard Park, proceeds to benefit WNY Veterans help organizations. $8 adults, $5 youth 5-12 and free 5 and under.
Friday, October 28- Ten Lives Club Halloween Fish Fry, Knights of Columbus, 36 Pierce Ave., Hamburg.